Gosiankunda Lake Trek

Gosainkunda Lake Trekking is located northern part of Nepal in the Langtang region. Gosainkunda Lake is situated in 4380 meters of elevation; it is also called a frozen lake. There are 108 other small Lakes around Gosiankunda and some popular Lakes are Surya Kunda, ParbatiKunda and Bhairabkunda.

Trekkers walk through dense pine and rhododendron forests, inhabitants of Tamang village, magnificent waterfall and an incredible view of sacred Gosainkunda Lake with a splendid view of LantangLirung, Ganesh Himal, LakpaDorje and many white Himalayan peaks. There will be a great opportunity to see Red Panda, Musk Deer, Black Bear and mountain birds such as Pheasants, Himalayan Monal while the hike to Gosainkunda Lake.

Gosainkunda Lake Trekking begins after having 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche and hike to Shin Gompa, LauriBinayak and finally Gosainkunda and descend to Phedi, Tharepati, Kurumsang, Chisapani, and Kathmandu. It is one of the perfect trekking trails for those tourists who want to see Lake, Himalaya, forests with typical Nepali mountain villages. The land of Gosainkunda is mostly occupied by Tamang people, offering old Buddhist lifestyles, and its existence still held now.
Gosainkunda Lake Trek is equally very popular for Hindu and Buddhist people; it is a spiritual journey to get a bath in the Lake to go to heaven is washing sins as done in this physical world. Every Year, during the Janai Purnima festival in August, thousands of Hindu people visit to get holy bath in the Lake.

It is said that Hindu God Shiva drank the poison from Samundramanthan and wandering to drink cold water to kill the heat of Poison; finally, he came to Gosainkunda and hit a rock with his weapon Trishul (Three pointed sword), later he drunk water. The large Lake was formed and it is said to be remains of a Shiva Shrine and people started to visit holy Place Gosainkunda.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu Nepal

 

Our represented member from our company receives you from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu Nepal. Drive to Hotel; meet with your trek organizer.

Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing

 

Our cultural tour guide takes you to show world heritage sites of Nepal such as Monkey Temple, Old Patan City, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa. It is a full-day guided tour where our guide will explain about Nepal associating with history, Geography, religion, People and culture where you can have a cross-question to him to know about all details of Nepal.

Day 3 Kathmandu to Dhunche (Drive 5 hrs) 1910m

 

Early morning after having breakfast, drive to Dhunche with your guide and porters. It takes a 6 – hour drive to reach in Dhunche. During your drive, you will pass beautiful villages, Trishuli River. You are not only drive by Jeep but also enjoy the views of Himalayan scenery. Overnight at Dhunche.

Day 4 Dhunche to Sing Gompa 3250m 5 hrs walk

 

Today is the first-day trek in the Gosainkunda region. You will trek to Sing Gumpa from Dhunche; cross a dense forest of oak, rhododendron, pines, and bushes with waterfall. It is all the way to up till you reach in Sing Gumpa. Mostly, you will walk through the forest and finally reach Sing Gumpa. Visit the Cheese factory of Sing Gumpa.

 

Day 5 Sing Gompa to Lauribinayak  3980m 4 hrs walk

 

From Sing Gompa, trek to Lauribinayak through rugged and steep trail and dense forests where there is the possibility to see Red Panda on the way. The dramatic view of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Langtang Lirung makes your trip awesome. We climb to Chalang Pati also enjoy the view from View Point. We walk through rhododendron and pine forests and we will reach to Lauribinayak.

Day 6 Lauribinayak to Gosaikunda 4380 m. 3 hrs.

The trail is more diverse in wildlife vegetation. Gosainkunda is protected land where killing animals, the lighting of wood fires and grazing Goats is strictly prohibited. After finishing the steep climbing of Lauribinayak, we have a little tuff walk to Gosainkunda. Local people believe that without sticks cannot conquer the climbing part so need stick to climb Gosainkunda. We can see the stone shelters on the way to Gosainkunda which is made by pilgrims during the visit to festival time to have good luck and peace. We cross beautiful temple with a statue of Buddha and reach in Saraswati Kunda, Bhairav Kunda and finally Gosainkunda.

Day 7 Gosainkunda to Ghopte 3440 m 6-7 hrs walk via Gosainkunda Pass /Lauribinayak Pass 4609m

 

In the morning, visit Gosainkunda Lake and purify the body by washing face and hands and enjoy the magic of the majestic lake. Also, visit the Shiva shrine where Hindu people worship for peace and harmony. After breakfast, ready to cross Lauri Bina and walk steep down to Phedi via rugged moraines. Finally, walk in a rugged way to reach Ghopte.

Day 8 Ghopte to Kutumsang 2430m 6 hrs walk

 

Today we walk down to Kutumsang via Thare Pati and Gul Bhangyang. From Ghopte to Tharepati we walk slightly up and from Tharepati to Kutumsang mostly all the way to down through forest and village area. Mostly we cross subtropical forests such as pines, bamboo, and ferns. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Lakpa Dorje and Shisha Pangma. Kutumsang is a big village and it is nice to stay here.

Day 9 Kutumsang to Chispani 2110 m 6 hrs walk

 

Today, we trek to Chisapani from Kutumsang so most of the trekking route goes descents. We will also see an amazing view of the Helambu region during the hike we walk through beautiful local villages. Chisapani is a beautiful place to see panoramic view of Himalayas; so many local tourists from Kathmandu go there to have one night stay.

Day 10 Chisapani to Sundarijal to Kathmandu 4-5 hrs walk

 

Today is the last day hiking in the mountain region of Nepal; Walking through Shivapuri National Park, the trail goes straight and all the way down to Sundarijal. We will pass through beautiful local village settlements and encounter their living standards. From Sundarijal, 1-hour drive to center Kathmandu.

Day 11 Free day in Kathmandu

 

Today, you are free in Kathmandu & shopping day.

Day 12 Departure to Home

 

Our representative from our company assists in your departure to Tribhuvan International Airport.

Cost Included

  • Airport Arrival and Departure by Private Transport
  • 4 Nights 3* Standard Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Private Jeep Drive to Dhunche from Kathmandu
  • Private Transport to Kathmandu from Sundarijal
  • Langtang National Park Permit Permit, Tims& All documents for Trekking
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide
  • Strong Trekking Porter who carries 25 Kg of Bags ( 1 Porter for 2 Tourist)
  • All Tea House Trekking Accommodation with Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Tea/Coffee
  • Salary, Insurance, Personal Equipment Foods of Our Staff during Trekking
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing, Cultural Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees of World Heritage Sites
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excluded

  • Travel Insurance
  • International Flight Ticket
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Expenses (Phone Call, Laundry, Alcoholic beverage, Battery Charge, Hot Shower, and Drinking Bottle Water, etc.
  • Nepal Visa which you can get in Kathmandu Airport
  • Personal Trekking equipment for Trekking
  • Tips for Guide & Porter
  • Anything else which is not mentioned except what is included
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