Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Gosaikunda Lake Trek is unique and one of the best trekking trail in Langtang Himalayan ranges. The Gosaikunda pilgrimage trek climbs more steeply through farmland and above the tree line up an alpine ridge that offers a huge Himalayan panorama, to reach a rocky bowl studded with scared high altitudes lakes. Gosaikunda hiking gives you the opportunity to get right in among the Himalayan peaks and to get off-the-beaten-track, walking through some fascinatingly remote and relatively unpopulated areas.

The religious lakes of Gosainkunda situated here a much-reversed Hindu pilgrimage site. Gosainkunda Lake is believed to have been created by lord Shiva when he thrust his trishul (trident) in to a mountain to extract water so that he could cool his burning throat after swallowing poison which threatened to destroy the world. There are 108 kundas in this area and mainly visible from the routes are Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, Surya Kunda and Gosaikunda is the famous and most important one. Every year, these sacred places are visit by thousands of Hindu Pilgrims during the month of August.

The main inhabitances of Gosaikunda region are Tamang and Sherpa, origin of Tibetan, whose religion, culture, languages and dress are similar to the Tibetan people. Gosaikunda trekking offers an ideal trek for those without much time but wish to experience Nepal’s unique combination of cultures, landscapes, stunning mountain and diverse wildlife and vegetation.

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Meet assist and transfer to hotel. Overnight stay stay at hotel.

Day 2: A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley. Overnight stay stay at hotel.

Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Dhunche. Overnight at lodge.

Day 4: Dhunche to Chandanbari. Overnight at lodge.

Day 5: Chandanbari to Gosaikunda Lake (4460m) via Lauribinayak. Overnight at lodge.

Day 6: Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa. Overnight at lodge.

Day 7: Sing Gompa to Dhunche (1950m). Overnight at lodge.

Day 8: Dhunche to Kathmandu (1320m). Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 9: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 10: Farewell/ Transfer to International airport for final departure