Gosainkunda Lakes Trekking

This beautiful trek leads through native villages settled among green hills and fields. Visit an old monasteries and an old cheese factory on your way.

The path takes you to the sacred Lakes of Gosainkunda, where the clouds reflect in the clear blue waters and the calmness is overwhelming.

Behind the lakes the trail climbs across the Laurebina La pass into the Valley of Helambu.

Length: 16 days
Trek level: moderate
Accom.: lodges
Max. height: 4610 m
Best time: October–November and March–April


Itinerary of the trek
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel
Day 2 Half day of guided sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 3 Drive to Syabru Besi, 2087 m (9–10 hrs drive???)
Day 4 Trekking from Syabru Besi to “Lama Hotel”, 2748 m (5 hrs)
Day 5 Trekking from “Lama Hotel” to Langtang Village, 3500 m (5 hrs)
Day 6 Trekking from Langtang Village to Kyangjin Gompa, 3800 m (3 hrs)
Day 7 Rest Day in Kyangjin Gompa. Explore Langsisha Kharka. Trekking up to Donkey Peak, 4700 m (x hrs)
Day 8 Trekking from Kyangjin Gompa to Ghora Tabela or “Lama Hotel”, xxxx m (x hrs)
Day 9 Trekking from Ghora Tabela to Thulo Syabru, 2130 m (6 hrs)
Day 10 Trekking from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa, 3254 m (5 hrs)
Day 11 Trekking from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda, 4336 m (5 hrs)
Day 12 Crossing Lauribina La Pass, 4610 m. Stop at the Holy Lakes. Continue to Ghopte, (6 hrs)
Day 13 Trekking from Ghopte to Tharepati, 3610 m (5 hrs)
Day 14 Trekking from Tharepati to Gulphu Bhanjyang, 2125 m (5 hrs)
Day 15 Trekking from Gulphu Bhanjyang to Chisopani, 2194 m (5 hrs)
Day 16 Trekking from Chisopani back to Kathmandu, 1250 m (5 hrs)

Please note: Variations of the here shown itinerary are no problem, even appreciated. My ambition is to trim the trek for your individual timetable and budget. Please contact me for any further questions.