Gosaikunda Trek [7 Days] - Adventures Snow Mountain

Gosaikunda Trek [7 Days]

 Trip Duration: 07 Days                                           Max-Altitude: 4,380m/14,370ft

TRIP INFO –

Gosaikunda is situated to the north of the Kathmandu valley in Langtang region. Gosaikunda short trek is commenced from the Kathmandu valley with an 8 hours drive to Dhunche, from where the trekking begins and ends. This trekking is perfect mixture of cultural heritage and nature that Nepal offers to visit. Langtang region is third popular trekking destination in Nepal which starts from edge of the Kathmandu valley. It is probably the only trek which leads trekkers more than 4,000 m high elevation within short period. Gosaikunda treks offer magnificent view of green hills, alpine valleys, high Himalayas and typical cultural heritage.

Gosaikunda Lake, situated at 4,380 m above from sea level, is still one of the most popular religious pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims are flocked every year in Janai Purnima for holy bath at the sacred lake with a belief to relieve of the sins. This trek mesmerizes us with a majestic view of highest mountains surrounding the lake.

7 Days Short Gosaikunda trek driving from Kathmandu to Dhunche and trek to Sing Gompa.  From Sing Gompa a walk of 5-6 hours will lead us to the scared lake- Gosaikunda. After visiting Gosaikunda, we trail back to Dhunche via Sing Gompa and drive to Kathmandu. This short Gosaikunda Trek is tailored to meet the needs of one with limited time and budget.

OUTLINED ITINERARY

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1,764 m) ~ 7-8 hours drive

Day 02: Trek from Dhunche to Sing Gompa (3,580 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk

Day 03: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,380 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk

Day 04: Trek from Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa (3,580 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk

Day 05: Trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche (1,764 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk

Day 06: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu (1,400 m) ~ 7-8 hours drive

Day 07: Final Departure

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1,764 m) ~ 7-8 hours drive
Today early in the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche. We drive through foothills of Langtang region, on the way we pass through Kakani (famous hill station near Kathmandu) with the spectacular view of green valleys, far Himalayas view and dense forest. This route offers magnificent view of Trishuli valleys, crops fields and mountains view. When we reach Dhunche we will explore around and see the magnificent view of sunset. Rest overnight.

Day 02: Trek from Dhunche to Sing Gompa (3,580 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk
Today we walk from Dhunche to reach Sing Gompa. Trail descends to downhill and we will cross the river. After crossing river and trail gently descend through forest then gradually ascend to Deurali; which is small settlement of Tamang community. After taking rest we ascend through forest with the view of mountains then you will reach Chandan Bari called Sing Gompa. Here you can visit cheese factory and get the spectacular view of mountains. Rest overnight.

Day 03: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,380 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk
Trail gradually goes up hill via Lauribinayak with the view of Langtang Lirung, Huinchuli, Manaslu region, Ganesh himal and Tibetan peaks which are highlight of this adventure treks. Next, we will reach Gosaikunda Lake, visit around and rest overnight.

Day 04: Trek from Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa (3,580 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk
Today early in the morning, visit another two lakes Bhairav Kunda and Saraswati Kunda. After taking breakfast we trek downhill via Lauribinayak through forest of rhododendron and pine with the view of giant Himalayas. Rest overnight at Chandan Bari.

Day 05: Trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche (1,764 m) ~ 5-6 hours walk
After breakfast trail descend via pine, rhododendron and bamboo forest to reach Deurali. After lunch trail descend through dense forest and cross the river. Next, final ascend will lead us to Dhunche. Explore the culture and lifestyle of Tamang community and rest overnight.

Day 06: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu (1,400 m) ~ 7-8 hours drive
After breakfast, we will drive to Kathmandu through foothills, terraced fields and small highway town. After taking lunch we drive through Kakani see the view of sunset and drive to hotel in Kathmandu. We will arrange dinner in Nepali restaurant with cultural shows. Overnight at the 3-star hotel.

Day 07: Final Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast, be ready with your bags and luggage, our vehicle be there to receive you from your hotel and drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Our goodbyes and farewell bade for you with warm gratitude. Have a safe journey!

Thank you very much!

Inclusion

  • All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers.
  • All trekking permits.
  • An experienced and license holder English speaking guide.
  • Porter to carry your luggage (1 porter=2 trekkers luggage), maximum 30 kg
  • Experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • All national transportation fees.
  • First aid medical kit
  • Government taxes & office service charge

 

Exclusion

  • Travel insurance
  • All meals during trek
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Extra food and beverage charge.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Personal trekking equipment’s
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
  • Emergency rescue charge.