Gosainkunda Lake Trek

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

The pleasure of exhilarate Gosainkunda lake trek encompassing the charming villages, diverse landscapes, amazing flora and fauna, astonishing mountain ranges, splendid lake and the culture and tradition adopted by the local inhabitants is fulfilled through this trekking trail. Spend a day viewing at the world heritage sites of Kathmandu and take a drive towards the headquarter of Rasuwa district, Dhunche. This is the place where the trekkers get ready for the climb.
More the steps are taken; the wonderful view of mountains appears to be gigantic. Langtang Himal is explored firstly and then the other peaks appear gradually. The village settlement heartily welcomes the travellers letting them to know about various culture, tradition, way of living, taste of Nepali foods and most of all the warm welcoming attitude of Nepali people that pleases every tourist passing by. Visit Sing Gompa carrying ancient cultural values representing the Tibetan arts crafts and values. The cheese factory is one of the major attractions of this area. The place covered by Himalayan range appears to be delightful where every person spends a quality time unfolding the charm of Himalayas. Go through the suspension bridges, pine and Oak forest, Rhododendron woodland hearing the chirping of birds and watching the utmost beauty. Capture the stunning appearance of west Himalchuli(7893m) Manaslu range (8156mm), Ganesh Himal range(7406m), Tibetan peaks, Langtang Lirung and numerous snowy mountains as the feet reaches towards the Gosaikunda lake. The immense asset of Langtang region- Goasaikunda Lake is the origin of river Trisuli appears heavenly carrying its religious significance. It is strongly believed to be the divine lake created by lord Shiva to relief his throat after swallowing poison. This is one of the reason, every travellers comes to visit this area along with the intention to get rejoiced with its breath taking beauty. Make a way back to Kathmandu following the route of Dhunche.
The immense beauty of this route accords the amazing experience of every trekker in their travelling history.

Trip Highlights

  • The thrilling trek towards the sacred Lake Gosainkunda, is one of the most popular trekking route in the Langtang region.
  • Pass between the massive trees along the way uncovering the charming hills, small villages and have the mouth-watering Nepali food. The river bridges and water streams across a way creates the eye-catching scenery and excites travellers.
  • Oak, Rhododendron, Pine forest and every single vegetation presents it's entrancing beauty and delightful atmosphere leading towards Sing Gompa and it's old cheese factory. Apart from this, the small villages encountering during Gosaikunda Lake trek welcomes the travellers and offers an opportunity to observe their culture, lifestyle, significance of ancient arts and crafts more closely.
  • Get closer towards the immense panorama of the great Himalayas such as: Himalchuli(7893m) Manaslu range (8156mm), Ganesh Himal range(7406m), Tibetan peaks, Langtang Lirung and many snow-capped peaks and the stunning rays of sun falling over it.

Remember: Our travel planner can customize the itinerary outline as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon level of service; Deluxe, Standard and budget as well as per the group size. You can easily CONTACT US at any time for any queries.

Inclusions:

  • Required numbers of time Airport pick up and drop off as per your flight schedule (international and domestic) and all required transfers in Kathmandu.
  • 3 Night’s accommodation in touristic town of Kathmandu in BB Plan (one can choose budget, standard and deluxe)
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle (places of interest), highly experienced city tour guide, and all the entrance fees of UNESCO heritage sites.
  • Kathmandu–Dhunche – Kathmandu both way transportation (one can choose private vehicle or public sharing as per budget and interest)
  • Standard tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary followed by 3 times tea/coffee per day.
  • One can choose the meal from menu there.
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Nepali SIM card (Rental basis, if needed)
  • Langtang National Park Fee
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Manual System) permit
  • An experienced government certified local Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of highly experienced trekking porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s foods, salary, insurance, accommodation, meals, transportation etc
  • General first Aid Kit
  • A certificate of appreciation (experience certificate) after completing the Trek
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program.
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff

Tour Map

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrive in Kathmandu

We welcome you at the city of Kathmandu on your arrival in Nepal and then transfer you to your hotel. Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request. Meal includes: Breakfast. We prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02 - Sightseeing day in Kathmandu

We will take you to an interesting tour in the entire city of Kathmandu and thereby allow you to view worldwide heritage sites, which include Pashupatinath Temple, Durban Square, Bouddhanath Temple and so on.

Day 03 - Drive to Dhunche (1,950m) (7-8 hrs Drive)

After almost 7 hours drive, we will reach to Dunche from here we start our tekking journey.

Day 04 - Dhunche to Sing Gompa (3,254m) (4-5 hrs walk)

A Climb uphill and Uncover the beauty of Sing Gompa by passing through the prayer flags, yak cheese farm and small villages with crystalline atmosphere from where the wind blows through mountains.

Day 05 - Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,336m) (5-6 hrs walk)

We will move slowly and constantly to higher altitude passing through Lauribina from where the Mt. Manaslu, HimalchuliLANGTANG Lirung and Tibetian peaks looks magnificiant. Moving further to Gosaikunda within some minutes makes the views more alluring and splendid. Besides the unexplained beauty of Gosaikunda, it is also considered as a holy lake and has religious signifance among Hindus.

Day 06 - Explore the day in Gosaikunda

On this day, we will uncover the beauty of Gosaikunda along with the mouth opening views of giant Mountains.

Day 07 - Gosaikunda to Dhunche (5-6 hrs walk)

We will move downwards to Dunche and reverse the trial by exploring more.

Day 08 - Dhunche-Kathmandu (7-8 hrs drive)

We will drive from Dunche to Kathmandu this day.

Day 09 - Free for personal activities or guided tour on request.

You will get a spare day to explore many quiet streets of the Kathmandu City and be the part of various personal activities before stepping ahead for your return journey.

Day 10 - Final Departure

We will take you to the Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport for your farewell and departure process.