Gosain Kunda Trek

langtang region

Gosaind kunda lake (4300m) known as popular Hindu holy lake; Gosainkunda with number of mountains offers you probability to flavor the natural world in different habits. This trek is superb introduction of trekking in Nepal which includes all the main elements of a good trekking. This trekking offers you spectacular alpine scenery in one hand and in another hand this trek is also an opportunity to experience old Tibetan culture followed by the Tamangs of Nepal. This amazing adventure course is the combination of heart-breaking views of Himalayas with a huge number of exciting ethnic encounters with you.
Gosainkunda Lake Trekking is done inside the Langtang National Park. Langtang National Park has a total Area of 1,710 sq. Kilometers and this national park lies in the North of Kathmandu. This national park Was designed in 1970/ 1971 but established only in 1976 by the government of Nepal. This trekking Route requires a national park permit and it is illegal to enter inside the national park without national Park entry permit.

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Facts of Trip:

  • Trip Destination: Gosain Kunda Trek
  • Group Size: 2-12 pax
  • Highest Altitude: 4300m
  • Grade: 2
  • Transportation: Drive
  • Type of Tour: Teahouse
  • Trekking Hour: 5/6hrs
  • Total Days: 10 Days
  • Trip Cost: On Request

Trip Day to Day Itineary

Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel 
Definitely be an adventure experience. Our airport representative and driver will be waiting for you to pick you up from airport to your hotel. Our airport representative will take you to your hotel. In the evening you will have briefing about your trip from your guide.
Day 02:Kathmandu valley sightseeing & preparation of your Trek
Kathmandu is known for its historical and cultural values. One can’t say that how many temples exist in Kathmandu valley and how important are they. After having you breakfast, your day will start with our
guided tour of Kathmandu valley which includes world heritage listed sites includes Swoyambhunath or The Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath; the famous Hindu Temple, Patan Durbar Square and finally The Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche 1760m (5-6hrs drive)The road is quite difficult afterTrisuli, a town on the way to Dhunche.The trail is really seems to be dangerous and its seasonable road which is not drivable during the monsoon. On the way you can see surprising landslides over the big green hills. On the rainy season, even you can experience thundering
sound of waterfalls everywhere. But the journey offers you very nice rhododendron forest and
Himalayan sceneries far way. After reaching Dhunche, we will stay overnight and prepare to start ourtrek next day.
Day 04:Trek to Sing Gompa (Monastery) 3,230m  5-6hrs
Dhunche to Sing Gompa trek is for about 5 hours and not so hard to follow. The first part of the trails follows slowly all the way through a mineral water industrial unit up to Ghatte Khola (stream).  After crossing a suspension bridge over the Ghatte Khola, the trek goes quite uphill until you reach Sing Gompa through dense pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests with marijuana plants. After completing this trail we will reach Sing Gompa where you will explore an old Yak Cheese Factory.
Day 05:Trek to Lauribinayak 3,750m 3-4hrs
The trail is quite short comparing to other days but still offers you very good sceneries along the
rhododendron and pine forest along the trail. In the morning first we will visit the Cheese Factory in Chandanbari and after that we will start our trek to Lauribinayak. The day is short and we may trek leisurely. We can’t go higher than this because of the high altitude.
Day 06:Trek to Gosainkunda Lake 4,300m 4-5hrs
Trek to Gosainkunda Lake from Lauribinayak is the final uphill trail of your whole trek to Langtang and Gosainkunda Lake. The trail passes through the middle of Himalayan panorama on both side along through Gholangpati and Lauribinayak. The uphill trail of Lauribinak is really tough and hard to uncover. But when you pass the Lauribinayak uphill trail, then the trail is in almost flat type. You may reach Gosainkunda Lake for your lunch and after your lunch you can explore around Gosainkunda Lake and other small lakes near Gosainkunda. Gosainkunda offers you very close views of Himalayan panorama and much closed shot of white and lightening snow capped mountains around it.
Day 07: Trek Back to Sing Gompa 3350m. 5-6hrs
In the morning you can take close shots of white Himalayan mountains. Then after having breakfast we Can start our trek back to Sing Gompa. The trail is easy and downhill through rhododendron and pine Forest. On the rainy season even you can encounter with lots of leeches on your body.
Day 08: Trek down to Dhunche 4-5hrs 
We will have our breakfast in the lodge then start our trek to Dhunche, the capital city of Rasuwa
district. The trail is downhill and flat all the way and offers your panoramic peaks from Tibet far from your eyes. Get reach to Dhunche and get fresh in the Hotel and prepare for your next day drive to Kathamdnu.
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu 6-7 hrs drive back to kathmandu by local bus
Day 10: Rest day in Kathmandu or shopping day!

Trip Cost Details

Trip Cost Include

  • 4 night 3 star hotel in kathmandu
  • Transport: Airport pick up and drop
  • English Speaking Government licensed  holder Trekking  guide 
  • Assistance Guide and porters
  • Foods and Accommodation in T-house lodge ( 3 meals a day with tea, coffee)
  • All Nepali staff and porters insurance during the trip
  • All grounded local transport 
  • National Park fee, TIMS Permit.

Trip Cost Exclude

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • Personal trekking  warm clothes, sleeping bag
  • High risk medical insurance
  • International air ticket.
  • Alcohol , beverages & telephone calls
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed.
  • Tips (end of the trip) for your trekking staff and porters.
If bad weather and other natural disasters circumstance makes your trip longer than our estimate itinerary and the cost will be extra!

Fixed Departure Dates

S.N. Start Date End Date Status Pax Book Remarks

Trip Information & Equipments

Moderate and  High passes Altitude Trekking (3500-6000M)
  • XL /M size Duffle Bag
  • Rucksack (40ltr-55ltr)
  • Down Jacket
  • Water proof Jacket
  • Jumper or pile jacket
  • Hiking shirts
  • Hiking pants
  • T-shirts
  • Full –Sleeves shirts
  • Sun hat
  • Personal towel
  • Sleeping bag – 20 avobe  (3/4 season)
  • Camp shoes
  • Rain poncho or Umbrella(if you are summer travel)
  • Plastics for cover your personal bag when gets rain
  • Polypropylene /wool socks
  • Water bottle
  • Flash light
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Medical& First-aid kit
  • Swiss army knife
  • Sewing kit
  • Light weight fleece jacket
  • Wool long under wear
  • Light cotton socks for under wools socks
  • Woolen socks to wear with boots
  • Mountain trekking boots/ water prove shoes
  • Insulated pants
  • Nylon wind stopper
  • Nylon wind pants
  • Long under ware
  • Woolen hat
  • Gloves /fleece/mitten
  • Gaiters
  • Goggles or sunglass UV protected
  • Sun block
  • Toiletries
    • Camera /memory stucks
    • 1 medium sized quick drying towel
    • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
    • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
    • Deodorant
    • Nail clippers
    • Face and body moisturizer
    • Feminine hygiene products
    • lip balls/ sun creams UV protect
    • Mosquito protect creams (required only summer)
    • Personal your nature things
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