Nepal Govt. Reged. No:209391/075/076
Tourism License No:2679
VAT / TAX No: 606703479
The Gosaikunda Lake trek located in Langtang National Park which is is a pilgrimage site devotees of Lord Shiva. It is situated at an elevation of 4,380 m(14,370 ft). According to Hindu mythology, Gosaikunda is the abode of the gods Shiva and Goddess Gauri. On this route, you’ll get tea house accommodation so you don’t need to bring a lot of trekking gear.
On this 1 week-long trek, you’ll see stunning mountain views such as Manaslu range, Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal range, Tibetan peaks. You’ll also see more than 7 lakes among them Gosaikunda, Saraswati Kunda and Bhairab Kunda are highlighted. We can also combine Langtang Trek with Gosaikunda Lake.
During the Janai Purnima occasion, the place is visited by thousands of local domestic people.
On the trail, we can see Tamang communities and their Tibetan influenced cultural practices. This route really is rich in flora and fauna; such as Rhododendron forests, pine, fir, etc. On the way to the lake, Monasteries and cheese factories also visible.
Gosaikunda is a Ramsar site since 2007 which meaning it is a wetland of international importance. It is those types of sites which is considered holy to both Buddhists and Hindus.
Besides, as the trail is not too difficult, anyone with moderate fitness can complete this trek.
During the winter season, Gosaikunda lake will be frozen. In summer, the water in this holy lake melts and flows it’s going down as Trishuli river. Trishuli is the type of river where you can do rafting.
Amazing it’s believed that Lord Shiva formed the lake when he thrust his holy trident into the mountain to extract the water to drink. August is the best month to visit Gosaikunda. During this month, thousands of Hindu pilgrims from Nepal as well as India goest there to celebrate Janai Purnima around the lake.
According to Hindu mythology, thereof 108 lakes in the Gosaikunda Areas which are named of 108 different names of Lord Shiv. The total area covered by these delightful lakes is 1,030 ha (4.0 sq mi).
|1st||Drive from Kathmandu to Dunche||1,966m/6,429 ft||6-7 hours|
|2nd||Trek to Chandan Bari||3,330m/10,890 ft||5 hr|
|3rd||Trek to Gosaikunda||4,380m/14,370 ft||7 hr|
|4th||Trek down to Dhunche||1,966m/6,429 ft||5 hr|
|5th||Drive to Kathmandu||1300m/4,265 ft||7 hr|
|1st||Drive to Syabru||1550 m/5085 ft||6-7 hours|
|2nd||Trek to Thulo Syabru||2330m/7,644 ft||6|
|3rd||Trek to Cholangpati||3,584m/11758 ft||7 hr|
|4th||Cholangpati to Gosaikunda||4,380m/14,370 ft||5 hr|
|5th||Gosaikunda to Ghopte||3,440m/11,283 ft||7 hr|
|6th||Ghopte to Tharepati||3,640m/11,903 ft||4 hr|
|7th||Tharepanti to Gul Bhanjyang||2,140m/6,998 ft||7 hr|
|8th||Ghulbhanjyang to Kathmandu||1300m||7 hr|
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