Holy Gosainkunda Lake Tour

Gosaikunda is an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake in Nepal's Langtang National Park, located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14,370 ft) in the Rasuwa District. The Gosaikunda Lake has been designated a wetland site on 29 September 2007.

The main attraction of this trek is an exotic 108 glacier lakes, small to medium in size that is scattered around the Gosaikunda region surrounded by Himalayas range, delightful forest, beautiful scenario and lush wild nature. The fascinating beauty along with the traditional civilization of Tamang people and their culture and values, cheese business and abundant wildlife make Gosaikunda a famous tourist destination.

Every August as many as 50,000 pilgrims crowded into the area for a festival by the lake that fingers prominently in Hindu mythology. There are several legends all similar, concerning the formation of this lake and its significance. The fantastic view from Loribinayak Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang range are picturesque.

per adult from

$801

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Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • Guided Tour
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    • Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

      Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
      Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. After you freshen up we will have trip briefing. Overnight in Hotel.

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 2: Drive Kathmandu to Dhunche (1950m), 5-7 hours drive

      Pass By: Dhunchet Gaun, Dhunche Sadak, Dhunche 45000, Nepal
      You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridge line vistas to Dhunche. The first part of drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path now moves along the gravel road. Your drive from Kathmandu to the destination is to be made by either local bus or land cruiser, Jeep.

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 3: Trek from Dhunche to Sing Gompa (Chandanbari), 4-5 hours trek

      Pass By: Chandanwari Market, Chandanwari, Jammu and Kashmir 193122
      The first part of the trails ascends gradually over mineral water factory up to Ghatte Khola (stream). Crossing a suspension bridge over this stream, you begin to trek steep up until you reach Sing Gompa through pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests with marijuana plants. There is an old cheese factory at Sing Gompa. Overnight at Lodge.

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 4: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4360m), 5-6 hours trek

      Pass By: Gosainkunda, Rasuwa District, Langtang National Park Nepal
      The first part of the trails emerges gently ascent up to Lauribinayak and the top of Lauribinayak gives you an exotic feeling. Then the trails steeply ascend all the way to Gosaikunda. You follow a rugged trail with dramatic views; to the west Himal chuli (7893m) Manaslu range (8156mm), Ganesh Himal ranges (7406m), Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung. On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up behind and to the north across the valley is Langtang Lirung. Passing a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge and have your first views of the holy lakes. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosainkunda. According to legend, Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison that threatened to destroy the world.

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 5: Trek from Gosaikunda to Lauribina, 4 hours trek

      Pass By: Lauribinayak, Gosaikunda Path, Dhunche 45000, Nepal
      The trails descend all the way with magnificent mountain views. Overnight Tea house/Lodge.

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 6: Trek from Lauribina to Dhunche 1950m, 4-5 hours trek

      Pass By: Dhunchet Gaun, Dhunche Sadak, Dhunche 45000, Nepal
      The first part of the trails descend through pine, silver oak and rhododendrons forests with marijuana plants up to you cross suspension bridge over the Sing Gompa Stream. Now the path stretches at flat level through some human settlements and mineral water factories up to Dhunche. It is a small town and headquarters of Rasuwa district. Overnight at Hotel.

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 7: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu

      Pass By: Dhunchet Gaun, Dhunche Sadak, Dhunche 45000, Nepal
      Early morning drive by tourist coach or local Bus, it takes about five to seven hours. It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel, diner and last preparation.

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.

      Day 8: Depart from Kathmandu

      Pass By: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
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      No meals included on this day.
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    • Departure Point :
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      • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
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      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
      • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
      If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
      If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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    Group Size

    15

    Organised by Temples and Mountain Tours Private Limited

    Activity ID: V-72461P6

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