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Kyanjin Gompa
Ganesh Himal from Laurebina
Gosainkund Lake
Way to Chisopani
Gatlang village
Langtang Himal range from Nagathali

Gosainkund & Helambu Trek

11 Langtang Kyanjin Gompa

Langtang is located in the north of Kathmandu that offers a multitude of fine trekking destinations. Langtang region is inhabited by a majority of Tamang people with rich cultures and tradition.  Langtang and Helambu are divided by a high pass with about 13 beautiful lakes. Gosainkunda being the biggest and the holiest of all. 

Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just south of the Tibetan border Keyrong. The highest point in Langtang is the Langtang Lirung (7,246m). Other smaller mountains are Gang Chenpo (6,380m), Naya Kanga (5,846m) and Dorje Lhakpa (6,966m).



Trip Facts

Helambu RegionCode: LT 01
Duration: 14 days
Max. Elevation: Laurebina Pass (4,600 m)
Walking Hours: 4 - 7 hrs per day
Difficulty: 2boots
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 2 people
Best Season: Feb-May & Sept-Dec



Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Airport Pick-up, Drive to hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Swayambunath, Durbar Square), Welcome Dinner in the evening, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Boudanath), overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Drive by local bus or by Jeep from Kathmandu to Dhunche (2,030 m) (7 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 05: Walk from Dhunche to Shing Gompa (3,300 m) (6 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 06: Walk from Shing Gompa to Laurebina (3,900 m) (4 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 07: Walk from Tharepati to Kutumsang (2,470 m) (5 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 08: Walk from Laurebina to Gosainkund (4,200 m) (4 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 09: Walk from Gosainkund to Tharepati (3,510 m) (via Laurebina Pass 4,600 m) (8 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 10: Walk from Tharepati to Kutumsang (2,470 m) (5 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 11: Walk from Kutumsang to Chisopani (2,215 m) (6 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 12: Walk from Chisopani to Sundarijal (1,460 m) (4 h) and drive back (by taxi or by private car) to Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 14: Drive to airport, departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • 8 days teahouse trek in Langtang
  • Holy lakes of Gosainkunda
  • Cross Laurebina Pass (4,600 m) 
  • Fascinating mountain views to  Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), Dorje Lhakpa  (6,988 m), Ganchempo  (6,387 m), Annapurna Range, Manaslu Range, Ganesh Himal and Tibet Range

Shing Gompa (Chandanbari):
The most famous cheese Factory in Langtang region is located in Shing Gompa.
Furthermore a Buddhist monastery is situated in Shing Gompa.

From Laurebina you have a wonderful mountain view to Ganesh Himal, Annapurna Range, Manaslu Range and the mountain Shisapangma in Tibet.

The name Laurebina signifies “without sticks”. Laure means sticks and bina means without.

The name is based on the following legend: Shiva forgot his bamboo sticks in Laurebina during his pilgrimage to Gosainkund. Nowadays while Janai Purnima Festival many of the pilgrims leave their sticks in Laurebina due to this legend.

Holy Lake of Gosainkunda:
The Gosainkunda Lake in a height of around 4,200 m is one of the most famous religious pilgrim places in Nepal.  Each year in August at full moon the festival "Janai Purnima" takes place and thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims come to this holy place.  Especially the Hindu people take a bath in the holy lake for purifying.  The large rock in the middle of the lake is regarded as remains of Shiva and it is believed that channels carry the waters of the lake to the water basin of Khumbheshwar temple in Patan. 

Includes / Excludes


  • All transfers (usually by private vehicle) according to tour plan (incl. transport during sightseeing)
  • Map
  • Accommodation (double room) in Kathmandu and  in simple teahouses/lodgesduring the trekking tour *)
  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu, Trekking permit and  TIMS card
  • English speaking travel guide/city guide in Kathmandu
  • English speaking guide and porter during the trekking tour
  • Food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea during the trek/tour
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Welcome- Dinner in Kathmandu

Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the trekking tour
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights
  • Extra charge for hot shower during the trekking tour
  • Extra charge for recharging camera or mobile batteries during the trekking tour
  • Personal travel- and health insurance
  • Emergency transport / emergency evacuation
  • Tips (especially for driver, city guide, trekking guide and porter)
  • Personal expenses
  • Flight from home country to Kathmandu and back

*) single supplement charge has to be added, if requested.