Gosainkunda lake Trek is a prodigious trekking destination that is known as a sacred holy pilgrim. Gosaikunda Lake trek begins right from Shivpuri national park in the northern rim of Kathmandu valley providing the magnificent view of the snow peaks from the first day itself. The Gosaikunda Chisapani Sundarijal Trek and circuit trekking trail are best to explore the natural beauty of Langtang trekking valley. Followers of Hinduism and Buddhism perform their religious activities in Gosainkunda. Local people believe that taking a shower in Gosainkunda Lake washes all your pain, sins, and sorrow. Also, they claim to see the image of Lord Shiva in the button of the pond when the lake remains calm.
There are other many lakes such as Bhairav Kund, Nag Kund, Surya Kund, Saraswati Kund, Bhut Kunda, Dudh Kund, etc. The trek offers stunning views mountains ranges as Ganesh Himal; Manaslu, Langtang Lirung I and II, Nagdi Himal and Nadgi Chuli, etc.
Gosaikunda Chisapani Sundarijal Trek widely mentions as Gosaikunda lake. The lake is an altitude of 4,300m, thus requires good physical condition and some previous trekking experience. You can also cross the high pass called Lauribinayak Pass (also called Gosainkunda pass) at 4610m and enter the Helambu Valley. In this itinerary, we will begin the journey with a drive to Dhunche and then climb to Gosainkunda. We will further walk to cross the Laurebinayek Pass, Gul Bhanjyang, and then to Chisapani. Gosaikunda lake trek is a memorable trekking experience for all the adventure lovers.
• Experience the typical Nepalese culture in Langtang region
• Walk along the crown forest of rhododendron, pine, and oak
• Stunning views of Langtang, Lirung, Dorje Lhakpa, and Gaurishankar range
• Visit the holy Gosainkunda lake
• Enjoy the view of over 100 small lakes around Gosainkunda lake
• Encounter many old Buddhist monasteries
• Scenic drive to from Kathmandu to Dhunche
Where to meet:
We will meet upon your arrival at Kathmandu at Tribhuwan International Airport.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, we will meet you and then transfer you to the hotel. During your leisure time, we will do the trip briefing and also complete the remaining formalities. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 2: Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu city
During the morning, we will visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple, which is an important Hindu pilgrimage site. Then afterward, we will also visit the historic Kathmandu Durbar Square area & the Boudhanath Stupa. These are the most popular attractions in Kathmandu valley. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive to Dhunche (1960m), 6/7 hrs
After breakfast, we will start to drive from Kathmandu. The 6 hours of drive to Dhunche in a jeep/ bus is filled with beautiful scene and adventure. During the evening, you can explore the area around the hotel. Dhunche, the headquarters of Rasuwa district, falls under Langtang National Park. Overnight in Dhunche
Day 4: Trek to Syabrugaon (1460m), 5/6 hrs,
From Dhunche, our trek begins as we climb along the forest of oak and bamboo. We will pass some beautiful villages on the trail and reach Syabrugaon. It’s a beautiful village with few settlements and beautiful lodges. Overnight in Syabrugaon
Day 05: Trek to Sing Gompa (3330m), 5/6 hrs,
After a beautiful night in Syabrugaon, we will further climb to an altitude of 3330m. You need to stroll as there is a chance of getting altitude sickness. There is a very famous monastery over Sing Gompa that has great religious value. Overnight in Sing Gompa
Day 06: Trek to Gosainkunda (4380m), 6/7 hrs
After breakfast in the morning, we will cross the settlement of Chandanbari and Cholangpati. Then we will climb along the gradual hill and reach Laurebina. After some rest, we will continue our trail that leads to Gosainkunda in about 2-3 hours. Overnight in Gosainkunda
Day 07: Trek to Ghopte (3430m) via Laurebinayek Pass (4610m), 6/7 hrs
It’s the toughest day of our trek as we need to climb Laurebinayek Pass (4610m). After breakfast, we will trek for a couple of hours to reach Laurebinayek Pass. We will enjoy the beautiful landscape from Laurebinayek Pass and then start to climb down to Ghopte. Overnight in Ghopte
Day 08: Trek to Thadepati (3690m), 5/6 hrs,
After breakfast, we will begin our trek. Today’s trek is quite easy, as the trail is rather straightforward. We will only climb the altitude of about 250m, which is an easy climb. Overnight in ThadepatiDay
09: Trek to Gul Bhanjyang (2130m), 6/7 hrs,
After a night in Thadepati, it’s all about descending as we walk closer to Kathmandu valley. We will follow the trail that ascends and then descends for about 6 hours. Overnight in Gul Bhanjyang
Day 10: Trek to Chisopani (2160m), 5/6 hrs
After breakfast, the trail leads all the way to Chisapani as we pass through the green forest of rhododendron and oak. Chisapani is a prodigious hill station known for the spectacular sunrise views.
Overnight in Chisapani.
Day 11: Trek to Sundarijal (1460m), 4/6 hrs and then drive to Kathmandu (1350m), 1 hrs,
Once we enjoy the beautiful sunrise view from Chisapani, we will descend to Sundarijal. Sundarijal is another popular trekking destination around the valley, which is loved for its spectacular landscape. From Sundarijal, we will drive to Kathmandu valley. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 12: Departure
• Pick up and drop from Airport in a private vehicle
• Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
• Full-day guided Kathmandu in a private vehicle
• Trekking permits like TIMS card and Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ANCAP)
• Transportation by Jeep/Bus
• Three meals a day (Breakfast, Dinner and Lunch) during the trek
• Accommodation during the trek (Lodge/Tea House)
• Safe drinking water (Medicated), during the trek
• Seasonal fresh fruits (during the trek only) after dinner.
• Government-licensed, experienced, knowledgeable, well-trained, English-speaking guide and his entire expenses
• Farewell dinner.
• Porter and his entire expenses (One porter for every two trekkers)
• Insurance of Guide and Porter
• All required Government and local taxes
• Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
• First Aid service (Basic)