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Langtang Valley & Gosainkunda Lake Trek Culinary Tour

Key Information

Per Person Min 4 persons
Private Tour Min 2 persons

Langtang Valley and Gosainkunda Lake trekking

The Langtang Valley trek passes through the Langtang National Park. This trek rewards hikers with rich biodiversity in subtropical and alpine landscapes. The forest covers over 25% of the entire 1,700 square kilometres of protected national parkland. Many famous Himalayan ranges such as Langtang and Langtang Linrung fall in this region.

Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is perfect for trekkers who want to explore nature and culture without travelling too far from Kathmandu. The Langtang trek is the right combination of the Langtang valley’s traditional Tamang villages to the holy Gosainkunda lake. The mesmerizing snowy peaks of the Langtang, Jugal, and Ganesh Himal Ranges. This trek is the perfect choice for everyone, from beginners to experienced hikers.

The Langtang valley and Gosainkunda Trek begin after a drive from Kathmandu to the starting point of Syabrubensi. The trek follows the trails next to the Langtang River, heading towards Langtang and Jugal Himal Ranges close to the Tibetan border. You will pass through several small Tamang hamlets. You will even get to the beautiful Langtang village, situated at the base of Langtang Lirung 7227m. The trail continues to Kyangjin Gompa from Langtang village. 

The Swiss Development Corporation built a cheese production centre at Kyangjin Gompa in the 1950s. We explore the upper valley on our extra day at Kyangjin Gompa.

We retrace our steps back to Bamboo before heading towards Gosainkunda Lake via Thulo Syabru, Shing Gompa, and Lauribina. Gosainkunda is a holy Lake for both Hindus and Buddhists alike. The locals believe that there are 108 lakes/ponds of various sizes in the 

Food and nutrition on the trek

We are pioneers in culinary trekking in the Himalayas. We provide a varied, exciting menu on treks throughout the Himalayas. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals can be catered for upon request, and other special diets can be accommodated with advance notice.

Trekking is not only fun, but it is beneficial for you. It helps in detoxifying the body while also nourishing the soul. Although to provide a better experience, we also tailor our meals to include superfoods as part of the ingredients to keep you fit and healthy while assisting in acclimatization to high altitude. Combining hiking in the pristine mountain air and healthy food makes trekking with us a complete adventure. Read More on Food and nutrition on our treks.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our expert trek leader will ensure your safety while enhancing your trekking experience.
  • Your private social bubble by staying in less busy lodges and trekking away from the crowded trails where possible.
  • Experience the Himalayas in style.
  • Your food is prepared with superfood ingredients to give the best nourishment, recovery, and acclimatization to high altitude for our gourmet trekking adventures.

    Detailed Itinerary

Cost Includes:

  • Boutique hotel in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Hotel/lodges on twin sharing basis on the trail
  • All transportation
  • Responsible Adventures’ expert trek leader or Trek with Raj
  • Complimentary T-shirt
  • Use of trekking kit bag during the trek
  • One assistant guide between 4 trekkers
  • Trekking Chef
  • One porter between two trekkers
  • Proper clothing for porters and crew
  • Food for porters & crew members (we are less than a handful of trekking companies that provide this facility)
  • Insurance for team and porters
  • All permits
  • Twin sharing room on the trek
  • All meals on the trek (healthiest and most varied trekking meals in the whole of the Himalayas)

Cost Excludes:

  • International airport taxes
  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips (suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only); Leader’s tips at your discretion
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.