Gosaikunda Lake Pilgrimage Trek for Nepali

  • Trip CodeGHN-Trip-99
  • Duration:5 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
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About Trip

Gosaikunda Lake trek is one of short, sweet and easy- moderate level trekking that trekkers can see Holy lake close to Kathmandu with finest view of Mountains, trek starts from one place and ends at another place so that trekkers does not need to walk in same route twice. This is amazing trekking close to Kathmandu offers best short trekking experience. this trek also covers other interesting trekking areas such as Chisapani and Helambu valley.

Gosaikunda trek is also known as the holy lake circuit trek in the Langtang region. This gosikunda lake is located at the altitude of 4,380 M in the Rasuwa District. The total lakes are 108 in this area, small to medium size. We cross the Challenging Lauribina Pass at altitude of 4,610 m (15,120 ft) is on its outskirts.Our trek itinerary for Gosaikunda Trek start from Dhunche Village about 6 hrs drives by Comfortable 4W jeep. Our first day trek involves a long steady climb to reach Chandan Bari/ Singgompa (3,330m/10,925ft) .On our Second day we Pass through Laurebinayak (3,700 M) and we reach the Gosaikunda.

After Gosaikunda Lake Exploration we Pass Laurebinayak (4,609m/15,121ft) and we trek through mostly descent some of the beautiful villages like Kutumsang and Chisopani before heading back to Kathmandu City. Along the way you delight panoramic views of high Himalayas.The highlight of this trek, the sacred lake Gosaikunda, Hindu place of pilgrimage dedicated to Lord Shiva which is based on a perched 4298m high plateau.

Trip Highlights:

  • Gosaikunda Lake: The trek's centerpiece is Gosaikunda Lake, a sacred lake at an altitude of about 4,380 meters. It is believed to have been created by Lord Shiva's trident and is highly revered by Hindus and Buddhists.

  • Scenic Landscapes: The trek offers stunning views of the Himalayan ranges, including peaks like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and even glimpses of the Annapurna range on clear days.

  • Cultural Encounters: Along the trek, you'll encounter Tamang and Sherpa villages, providing insights into the local culture and lifestyle.

  • Tamang Heritage Trail: Some parts of the trek overlap with the Tamang Heritage Trail, offering opportunities to explore traditional Tamang villages and their rich cultural heritage.

  • Chandanbari and Laurebina Pass: Chandanbari is a popular stopover known for its tea houses and the trail to Laurebina Pass (4,610 meters), which offers panoramic views of the mountains and valleys.

  • Pilgrimage Route: Gosaikunda is a significant pilgrimage site, especially during the Janai Purnima festival in August, when thousands of pilgrims visit the lake to bathe in its holy waters.

  • Flora and Fauna: The trek passes through diverse landscapes ranging from subtropical forests to alpine meadows, home to various wildlife such as the red panda, Himalayan black bear, and numerous bird species.

  • Adventure and Serenity: The trek combines adventure with serene natural surroundings, making it a popular choice for both adventure seekers and those seeking spiritual solace.

   Price for   6-12   pax            NPR  21100  Per person

   Price for 12-24 pax              NPR 20150  Per person

Day to Day Itinerary:

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Day 01: Kathmandu to Dhunche (1,960 meters)

Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche via the Trishuli Highway.
Enjoy scenic views of terraced fields, lush green hills, and the Trishuli River.
Lunch break en route at a local restaurant.
Continue the drive through winding roads with occasional stops for photos and refreshments.
Arrive in Dhunche by late afternoon.Check-in at a guesthouse.
Dinner at the guesthouse.

Price Include:

1. Guide for 5 days:

  • A knowledgeable guide will accompany you for the entire trek, ensuring your safety and providing insights about the local culture and environment.

2. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner):

  • All meals included during the trek. Meals will be provided Nepali Dal Bhat at teahouses along the trail,

3. Jeep from Kathamadu to Dunche

  • Private jeep transfer from Kathamadu to Dunche, ensuring a comfortable and convenient start to your trek.

4.  4-night room during the trek:

  • Basic accommodation in teahouses for 4 nights These teahouses provide simple but cozy rooms with shared bathroom facilities.

5. Jeep from Dunche to kathamandu:

  • Private jeep transfer from Ghandruk back to Pokhara, offering a hassle-free return journey after the trek.

 

 

Price Exclude:

Any kind of hot & cold drinks (e.g., tea, coffee, etc.):

  • Beverages are not included in the meal plan during the trek. You will need to pay for any drinks separately.

No porter:

  • This itinerary does not include a porter. You will need to carry your own gear. Hiring a porter would be an additional cost.

Tips for the guide:

  • Tips for your guide are not included but are highly appreciated. While not mandatory, a tip is a way to show your gratitude for their services.
  • Travel & health insurance

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