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Gosainkunda Lake Trek

Duration 8 days
Max-Altitude 4,610 m
Transportation Local Bus / Private Jeep
Grade Moderate
Accommodation 3 * Category hotel in kathmandu and Teahouse During Trek
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu and All meals during the trek
Best Season March - May, Sept - Dec
Communication Avialable
Group Size 1+

Gosainkunda Lake Trek offers perfectly placed terraced slopes, settlement of Tamang ethnic group, wild animals and diverse range of flora and fauna as well as miracle panorama Mountain View. Gosaikunda Lake lies at an altitude of 4,300 m above the seas level. It is an adventure trek and suitable for those who are interested to explore the sacred holy land. The distance from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda is 67.5 km only. It is also a short trip from Kathmandu to Gosaikunda lake trek and back to Kathmandu.

Gosaikunda Lake is a sacred holy pilgrim place for both the believer of Hinduism and Shamanism. People also believe that, once you take shower in holy Gosaikunda lake it wash all your pain, sorrows, and sins. This Lake is famous as the frozen lake of Langtang region. Hindus religious also believe that the god Mahadev, drunkenness by grief due to his wife died, felt thirsty so he struck the rock with his holy stick, thus producing the lakes. The thousands of domestic pilgrim and Indian pilgrim visit Gosaikunda lake at Early September full moon day (Janai Purnima); rest of the month thinly trekkers visit at Gosaikunda lake via  Langtang Trek, and from  Helambu Trek.

Day 01: Kathmanud arrival.

Day 02: Drive to Sundarijal  to Chisapani (2,167 m)Trek 4 – 5 hrs

Day 03: Trek to Tuksang – 4-5 hrs / 3,180 m

Day 04: Trek to Ghopte – 5-6 hrs / 3,340 m

Day 05: Trek to Gosaikunda – 5-7 hrs

Day 06: Trek down to Dhunchhe – 5-6 hrs / 1,764 m

Day 07 : Drive back to Kathmandu – 4-6 hrs

Day 08: Departure Day.

Day 01: Kathmanud arrival.

One of our representative will Pick up from the International Airport and transfer you to the Respective Hotel  

Day 02: Drive to Sundarijal to Chisapani (2,167 m)4-5hr

Drive for about 40 mints to the Shivapuri National park entrance in the north of Kathmandu. Sundarijal is scenic recreation and picnic spot for locals from Kathmadu. Walk 2 hrs. to the Mulpani village where we will have lunch / snacks and then climb through the forest to Chisapani. Chisapani village is perched along the mountain ridge offering view of lush valleys with Himalayas.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  

Day 03: Trek to Tuksang – 6 hrs / 3,180 m

We walk through the lively forest and charming Tamang villages with Himalayan view. Tamang follows pre-Buddhist shamanistic and animistic practices now dominated by Buddhism. Langtang and Shivapuri national park is popular birding destination that protects several rare species of flora and fauna including the last population of ‘Red Panda’.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  

Day 04: Trek to Ghopte – 7 hrs / 3,340 m Walking becomes more interesting through sparsely populated, deep forest. Altitude gain slows you down but the temperature and scenery is inspiring.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  

Day 05: Trek to Gosaikunda – 7 hrs

Gosaikunda Lake is sacred for both Hundus and Buddhists. Shamans and other pilgrims visit the Lake during the full moon day in August. It is a complex of about 108 alpine lakes spread in the area of 1,030 ha (4 sq mi). The area is designated as Ramsar Site in 2007. The trail climbs steeply through the rocky terrain and cross the Lauribina pass (4,610 m) coming down to Gosaikunda valley.

Included Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  

Day 06: Trek down to Dhunchhe – 6 hrs ( 1,764 m)

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  

Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu – 6 hrs

Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu. we will take you in the evening to celebrate farewell dinner with Nepali Family.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  

Day 08: Drive to the airport for Departure.

Price Included

  1. Pick ups and drops from Airport.
  2. 3 star Category hotels accommodation  in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
  3. Teahouses/Lodge  Accommodation including Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner during the trek.
  4. Farewell dinner at the end of Trek.
  5. Transportation by Private Jeep/Car to the Trekking Starting Point.
  6. An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment,food and lodging
  7. All necessary paper work ( Tims and permits )
  8. A comprehensive medical kit
  9. All government and local taxes

Price Excluded

  1. Nepalese visa fee
  2. International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  3. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  4. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the Trekking(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  5. Travel and rescue insurance
  6. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry,Tea,Coffee,Bar bills,hot and cold Drinks, bottle or boiled water, hot shower)
  7. Tips for guides and porters

Clothing and Equipment List :

Our main paramount is to offer safe and enjoyable trek for your clients.Experienced trekkers will often take only a selection of these items based on what has worked in the past.

Please find the equipment list below for your personal use during your traveling period.

Foot wear:

Walking boots, Wool and liner socks, sandals

Clothing:

Waterproof jacket and trousers, Trekking trousers, Long sleeve shirts, Micro fleece, Mid to heavyweight fleece, Sleeveless or body warmer type fleece, Thermals or base layer for top & bottom (merino wool or synthetic), Fleece pants, Medium weight down jacket

Hand wear:

Fleece gloves, Warms mittens and/or gloves

Head wear:

Wool or fleece hat, Sun hat, Scarf, Head torch and extra batteries,Sunglasses

Personal Equipment:

Sleeping bag, Backpack large enough to carry water bottles, camera and extra clothing, Stuff sacks for keeping your gear dry and organized, two water bottles (Nalgene wide mouth bottles are the best), Sunscreen and lip salve with a high SPF, Insect repellent, Water purification tablets (Pristine, Biox Aqua or Aqua Mira), Favorite snack food, Books, iPod and cards etc, Trekking poles, Camera with spare batteries and memory cards, Insurance certificate.

Travelling:

large backpack for your personal gear on the trek (carried by a porter), Bring a small combination padlock to secure the bag, Travel clothes. You will need casual clothing for air travel days and time spent in Kathmandu, Toiletry bag include toilet paper, soap, towel, toothbrush, etc.

Personal first aid kit:

Any personal medications, Diamox (optional) helps with acclimatization.

Each trekker should carry one backpack for items required during the day. Your day backpack will contain items such as warm clothes, jacket, camera, water bottles, and personal first aid kit and day snacks.

The maximum weight allowance is 15 kgs/33 pounds

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