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Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Trip Duration: 7 Days

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.

Sunset at Gosaikunda

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.

saraswoti kunda

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.

surya kunda pass

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.

Suryakunda La

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.

Suryakunda 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).

5 Days Gosaikunda Lake Hike Itinerary

Days Itinerary Altitude Hour
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

8 Days Gosaikunda trek with Lauribina Pass

Days Itinerary Altitude Hour
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
Trip Price

US $495 USD

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