Gosaikunda Lake Trekking - 11 Days

Gosaikunda lake trekking

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. Gosainkunda Lake is a prodigious trekking destination that is known as a sacred holy pilgrim. Followers of Hinduism and Buddhism perform their religious activities in Gosainkunda Lake. 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.

The Gosaikunda Lake trek is one of the short treks in Nepal. The lake is on the altitude of 4,300m, thus requires good physical condition and some previous trekking experience. In this itinerary, we will begin the journey with a drive to Dhunche and then climb to the Gosainkunda lake. We will further walk to cross the Laurebinayek Pass, Gul Bhanjyang, then to Chisapani.

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
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Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
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Langtang Trek
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Highlights:
• 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.

Itinerary:
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 Thulo Syabru Village (2200m), 5/6 hours
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 to Thulo Syabru. It’s a beautiful village with a number of settlements and beautiful lodges. Overnight in Thulo Syabru Village
Day 5: 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 6: 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 7: 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 8: Ghopte to Kutumsang(2621m)
After a tough day of the walk, it’s easy to descend to Kutumsang. We will cross the forest of pine and rhododendron and ascend downwards. Trek to Kutumsang
Day 9: Kutumsang to Chisopani(2194m)
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 10: 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 11: Departure

Trip Includes:
• 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 2 trekkers)
• Insurance of Guide and Porter
• All required Government and local taxes
• Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
• First Aid service (Basic)

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
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Day 1
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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 2
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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 3
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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 4
Day 4: Trek to Thulo Syabru Village (2200m), 5/6 hours

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 to Thulo Syabru. It’s a beautiful village with a number of settlements and beautiful lodges. Overnight in Thulo Syabru Village

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 5
Day 5: 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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 6
Day 6: 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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 7
Day 7: 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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 8
Day 8: Ghopte to Kutumsang(2621m)

After a tough day of the walk, it’s easy to descend to Kutumsang. We will cross the forest of pine and rhododendron and ascend downwards. Trek to Kutumsang

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 9
Day 9: Kutumsang to Chisopani(2194m)

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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 10
Day 10: 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

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Day 11
Day 11: Departure

Summary
Gosaikunda lake trek
Article Name
Gosaikunda lake trek
Description
Gosaikunda trek in Nepal know for the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lake at Gosaikunda and Langtang national park.
Author
Publisher Name
Langtang Trek
Publisher Logo

Trip Include

  • 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 2 trekkers)
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required Government and local taxes
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • First Aid service (Basic)

Trip Exclude

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Meals in the city Kathmandu except for breakfast and above-mentioned special dinner
  • Any kinds of hot/cold drinks during the trek
  • Wi-Fi, battery charging services and hot showers during the trek
  • Monument entrance fees during the city tour in Kathmandu (It cost about USD26 per person)
  • Your personal expenses like soft and alcoholic beverages, mineral water, snacks, extra meal, etc.
  • Extra night accommodation in the city in- case of early arrival, late departure or early return from a trip (cause of any reason) out of planned itinerary,
  • Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation higher than 4000 meters
  • Tips and any other extending trips and accommodation.

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Trip Facts

  • Langtang Region
  • 11 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & hotels at Kathmandu
  • Easy
  • Dhunche
  • Sundarijal
  • Laurebinayek Pass (4610m)
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Tamang, Gurung, Nepali, e.t.c
  • Bus, Jeep & Car