Gosainkunda Lake Trek

Langtang gosainkunda Trekking

Gosainlunda lake is another popular trekking route in Langtang region. Gosainkunda Lake and Helambu Trek is one of the nearest treks from Kathmandu.It has unparalleled combination of natural beauty and cultural riches. Gosainkunda is one of the holy mountain lakes at an altitude of 4380 meter from sea level. Both Hindus and Buddhists pilgrims gather around this area every year especially on full moon day of August. They believe that if they take bath from the water of this lake they will be saved from their all sins done during that year. Both Hindus as well as Buddhists once in a life visit this lake. It takes about 45 minutes to circumbulate this lake. The trek passes through varied landscapes ranging from evergreen forest, cascading waterfalls and turbulent streams to alpine grass and barren mountainsides. Besides the famous Gosainkunda Lake, the other lakes in the neighborhood are Nagkunda, Bhairabkunda, Saraswatikunda and Surajkunda. Gosainkunda lies to the north-west of Helambu beyond a 4.602-meters high pass. 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.

Gosainkunda Lake Trek

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Preparation of the trip, explore the town
Day 03: Drive to Dhunche [1760M / 5,787FT]
Day 04: Trek to Sing Gompa [3230M / 10,597FT]
Day 05: Trek to Lauribinayak [3900M / 12,795FT]
Day 06: Trek to Gosainkunda Lake [4300M / 14,107FT], explore around
Day 07: Trek to Mera Kharka [3300M / 10,826FT] crossing Lauribinayak Pass [4610M / 15,124FT]
Day 08: Trek to Mangan Kharka [3300M / 10,826FT]
Day 09: Trek to Gul Bhanjyang [2100M / 6,889ft]
Day 10: Trek to Chisopani [2300M / 7545FT]
Day 11: Trek to Sundarijal, drive to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 12: Departure or extend your trip

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