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Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking 7 Days

Price Start
USD 600  Per Person
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Activity Level

Medium ?

Group Size
1-10
Trip Code:
NLT-LGT-7
Accommodation:
Tea house/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4390 Meters
Season:
All
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Destination:
Langtang Region, Nepal
Duration:
7 Days
Grade:
Moderate
Transportation:
Tourist Bus /Publice Transportation
Trip Attraction:

Gosainkunda

No of People Price
1-2 600
2-4 550
5-10 500

Trip Highlights

–  Visit Kyanjin Gompa and their famous cheese factory.

–  Get a chance to explore the Tamang and Tibetan cultures.

–  Lan scenery of the valley and mountains.

–  Explore the holy lake of Gosaikunda.

The  Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking 7 days starts in the beautiful city of Kathmandu. You board the bus to Dhunchhe, the starting point of this incredible trekking adventure.

Perks of Langtang Gosaikunda Trek

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking Itinerary  & Cost 7 Days trail gains elevation as you make your way along with the first through forests of oak and rhododendron. Then bamboo forests on the higher reaches of the trail. There will also be the opportunity of visiting a traditional cheese factory, where the product is manufactured by hand.

Once in Chadan Bari (3,330m/10,925ft), having traveled through Deurali, you can relish magnificent views of the towering snow-covered Ganesh Himal (7,600m/24,934ft) and Langtang -II (7,227m/23,711ft) peaks. If lucky, you might spot the shy Red Panda inhabiting the Langtang region.

Facilities during Gosaikunda Trek

During the trek almost every village, you will have access to boiling purified drinking water. When trekking, you will go through terrain that can be flat, downhill, uphill, and at points with many stairs. We are always there to help and support you and your journey.
They are learning about local culture and their Sherpa people. The monastery, prayer flag, and prayer wells. Reaching to Laurebinayak pass 4610m. Rasuwa District.

Moving on to Gosainkund, watch the sun rise over many glistening Lakes of this sacred pilgrimage site. It is believed that Lord Shiva created the holy lake with his trident. You will also trek through some beautiful rice terraces and several splendid Buddhist monasteries around the delightful villages heading back to Kathmandu. Thus, Gosaikunda Trekking 7 Days is completed.

Itinerary

It would be best if you let us know about your arrival in Kathmandu, we will be there to pick you up from Airport at your Hotel, but our package only starts on the second day of your arrival. Our representative will come to your door, at your Hotel in Kathmandu, to receive you before we start the trip.

The trip also starts with a drive of around 6 to 7 hours through lush green forest, meandering road through the hills, and gracefully flowing riverside, like the way to Pokhara. As we start the journey early by bus to Dhunche, the starting point of the trek, after we pass Trisuli Bazaar, the road might be slightly tricky and adventurous because of the grubby road. During the travel, you will pass through many small villages that fascinate you with snippets. We stay overnight in Dhunche and get ourselves ready for adventurous tomorrow.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,980m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The River we are following today, all along our way, is primarily the Gosaikunda River. You can enjoy walking through oak, rhododendron, and bamboo forests. There is also a variety of wildlife in these forests: yellow-throated martens, wild boars, langur monkeys, red pandas, and Himalayan black bears; this place is famous for cheese and curd. You can enjoy your free time in this environment full of lush greenery and local ethnic culture.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,250m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast, we will continue our trip to our next destination. Today we are starting our journey descending towards a steep forest slope to Chandan Bari sing Gompa. The trail slightly goes uphill to Lauribinayek. Along the trails past rhododendron, pine forest trees, and the vista of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, Manaslu range, and Tibetan peak are the highlights of the adventure.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,910m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After morning breakfast in Lauribinayek, the trail slightly goes uphill to Gosaikunda, Gosaikunda is the abode of the Hindu deities Shiva and Gauri. The Hindu scriptures Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu Purana, and the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata refer to Samudra Manthan, which is directly related to the origin of Gosaikunda.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,300m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We walk downhill, but you will see fantastic views of the towering mountain you missed on the way up. We will again walk through rhododendron, oak, and bamboo forests. Moreover, the landscaping views will keep you going.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,250m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will descend to Bamboo village. Continuing further from here, we will be in front of two trails separated; one goes to Dhunche village and of course, we will take the left(the latter) one. From here the trail starts ascending through beautiful green forests with distant views village is a pretty village, close to district headquarters; Dhunche has all the minimum facilities for a trekker. Some nice lodges are built, internet and telephone are available here.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,980m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Early morning after having breakfast transfer to your Bus station to start your journey towards Kathmandu, along the bus journey you will drive through a beautiful village and you will see snow Scrapped Mountain along the Gosikunda lake and it will make your trekking become pleasant and touch your heart.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Dhunchha and back to Kathmandu in local bus
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide)
  • All the required permits and paperworks(National park permit, TIMS etc)
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region

Optional Addons

  • Porter

What's Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Your Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicoptor

Did You Know?

~ Gosainkunda is also a pilgrim site for people following Hinduism.

~ The lake has the most visitors during “Janai Purnima.”

~ Gosainkunda is also called “Silu.”

~ The highest point of Langtang Valley is Kyanjin Ri at 4,773m.

~ Syabrubesi is known as the gateway to the Langtang Valley trail.

~ You can view mountains like Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Loenpo Gang, and Changbu from the Langtang Valley.

~ The best time to visit Langtang is from March to May and September to November.

Permits for Trekking Gosaikunda

Gosaikunda is truly a beautiful trek that stays at the top for lake treks in Nepal. However, to trek this lake, you will be entering the Langtang National Park, and the journey continues through the Langtang valley. Moreover, you will be requiring Langtang National Park Entry Permit and the TIMS(Trekkers Information Management System) card. The trek to Gosaikunda may sometimes get a bit high and these permits are one of the contributing factors. They come with a cost of

Langtang National Park Entry Permit

SAARC Nationals- 15$

NON-SAARC Nationals-30$

TIMS(Trekkers Information Management System)

This card comes with a cost of around 20$ for individual trekkers and 10$ for group trekkers.

How difficult is Gosaikunda Trek?

Looking at the number of days, this may seem like an easy trek but is not. Gosaikunda Trek is considered a moderate-level trek. The difficulty factor also depends upon factors such as weather, season, climate, and many more. Thus you must have a certain fitness level and should be mentally prepared to trek this lake. 

Compared to high-level base camp treks, it is not that strenuous trek, but not as easy as you think. However, you must be prepared the best you can.

How many days of the trek is Gosaikunda?

Gaining its popularity for being a marvelous trek of just 5 days. This is hands down the best location in such a short span of time, perfect for those who are searching for something small but don’t want to compromise on view and experience.

Settling at an altitude of about 4300m, this trek surely tests you before you can conquer it. Walking through high passes and walking for a few days will take you to Gosaikunda.

Which month is best for Gosaikunda Trekking?

The weather around Gosaikunda has always been quite unpredictable and can change at any minute. For this you must stay cautious, the trails are wet and slippery most of the time. Pack your gear and items according to this.

When it comes to trekking this lake, hands down the best season will be October-December and March-May. Around this season the climate is moderate and somewhat predictable. According to experts, they suggest not trekking this lake around the months of June to October. But it is what it is, many have successfully trekked this piece of land any time of the year. With proper guidance and information, you can as well.

Some facts about Gosaikunda you might find interesting

Treks like Gosaikunda have not been popular for these many years just because of it being a lake and having great views. There are tons of things that people miss out on about Gosaikunda, these are the contributing factor that helped Gosaikunda in succeeding as a trekking agency in such as short span of time. These are some of the main highlights:

There is a belief that the holy water of Gosaikunda washes off all the sins of an individual

Gosaikunda Lake remains frozen for almost half a year around the months of October-June

It is a holy lake for both Hindus and Buddhist

Hindus believe that The Destroyer Lord Shiva created this lake with his Trishul, for the cold water to cool off his throat after he swallowed poison

What is Gosaikunda famous for?

Gosaikunda is a good mix of adventure and spiritual values. For those who are into both, this may be the perfect trek for you. During the festival of Janai Purnima and Gangadasahara, it is filled with devotees. 

Coming to the hot topic of views and sceneries, the breathtaking view has stunned thousands of people. For those, who can’t afford the money and time to trek other great treks, for those this short trek of 7 days will come to save the tour. Compared to famous base camp treks, the days may be short in number, but the views and experience will come neck and neck with those treks.

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