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Gosainkunda Lake Trek - 09 days

Gosainkunda Lake Trek - 09 days

Trip Fact

Duration: 09 Days

Country: Nepal

Grade: moderate

Starts/Ends point: Kathmandu

Max altitude: 4460 M

Transportation: private vehicles/ Domestic planes

Accommodation: Hotel/ Lodge

Best season: September, October, November, March, April, May

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A spectacular Gosainkunda trek considered as a holy and a pilgrimage lake trek which combines the remote and spectacular hidden valleys of Langtang with the holy lake of Gosainkunda which is unique. It is one of the best trekking trails in Langtang Himalayan ranges. 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.

The main inhabitants 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. There will also get the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory, where the produce is manufactured by hand. Oak and rhododendron forests and even glacial moraine on the way to the Tamang village of Langtang are the main attraction of this trek.

Best seasons: September, October, November, March, April, May.

This trip can be fully customized according to your requirements.

Fitness: This trip needs fair level of fitness, we recommend you to practice some exercises couple of months prior the trip.

Altitude sickness: Mild risk of altitude sickness can be found. Proper rest and medication is required.

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport

Day 02: A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Dhunche (1800m), 6-7 hours Drive

Day 04: Dhunche to Chandanbari (3200m), 4-5 hours trek

Day 05: Chandanbari to Gosaikunda Lake (4460m) via Lauribinayak (3700m), 5-6 hrs trek

Day 06: Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa (3330m), 4-5 hrs trek

Day 07: Sing Gompa to Dhunche (1950m), 6-7 hours trek

Day 08: Dhunche to Kathmandu, 7-8 hours Drive

Day 09: Departure farewell

Cost Includes

  • Pickups and drops
  • 3* property accommodation in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
  • All meals during the trek and breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works and permits 
  • All Sightseeing on private vehicle
  • Guided city tour of Kathmandu valley
  • Kathmandu – Dhunche – Kathmandu by local Bus/Jeep
  • Staff Cost including air ticket, food, accommodation, salary, equipment and insurance
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Licensed, english speaking guide
  • One porter shared between two trekkers
  • All entrance fees
  • Master Himalaya T-Shirt

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fees
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in case of early return from trek(due to any reason)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips

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