Gosaikunda trek short and beautiful trek in langtang region of Nepal on the north of Kathmandu valley. The gosaikunda trekking is gives you a glimpse into the diverse landscape, culture, and nature as well as Panoramic view of Langtang Himalayan Range. Langtang National park has a lot of protected fauna, they are Resus monkey, snow leopard, wild boar, grey wolf and more importantly this is also a Red Panda protected zone. Known as holy lake is one of the easiest and short 5 days trek in Nepal. The trek is all about reaching Gosaikunda Lake which is elevated at 4380m. This is Nepal’s one of the sacred place for both the Hindus and Buddhists people. These holy lakes get’s a big number of pilgrimage when there is a festival Janai Purnima. Shaman perform different religious dance as well as worship on those days. Our Gosaikunda trek 5 days very short sweet which covers all aspect of trek and gives taste of Nepal.
Gosaikunda lake and mythsHimalayan lake Gosaikunda is a holy lake which lies at the heart of Langtang National Park. The source of Trisuli river, Trisul Dhara has out from here. It is located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14,370 ft). Several other lake such as Suryakunda, bhairav kunda and many other are below and above this lake. All lakes have its own religious significance.
According to Hindu myth Gosaikunda as the abode of the Hindu god lord Shiva. Hindu scriptures Bhagavata Purana, Vishnu Purana refer to Samudra Manthan by god and devil from that poison produced and that poison started to destroy everything. Lord Shiva drunk that poison, afterward he got a neck burn then went to walk to the world seeking the cold place. When he arrived Gosainkunda he hit the hill with his trident and drunk the cold water and lied own to the lake. This is the place where Big river Trisuli origins from here.
Your Gosaikunda trek begins driving from Kathmandu to Dhunche. With outstanding view of countryside, you will be able to enjoy the driving even though the road is not good. Most of the road are not blacktopped. Dhunche headquarter of Rasuwa where you will spent a night. Walk starts from dhunche by next morning, the trail is accent with bamboo bushes and rhododendron tree. Cholangpati is overnight place where you spent the next night before Gosainkunda. Viewpoint in Gosainkunda is another majour attraction of this trek from where you can observe the Langtang Himalayan range. To back from here to Dunche it is another 2 days trek.
Nepal trek hub Gosainkunda trek 5 Days is actually is 6 days from Trek departure to arrival in Kathmandu. Which means you need 2 more days to come and go to your country. If you have more time you can do sightseeing in Kathmandu as well.
Regarding gosaikunda weather, like others trekking route of Nepal. March, April, May and September last to November last the weather here is perfect. So we call this time is gosaikunda trek best season. Mountain up to far distance can be seen if there is no fog or hazy weather. Even in season that we mentioned above can be bad, but generally it is good on that time. Other month the weather might be good or bad, When there is festival in august on gosaikunda temple, this is rainy season. If the dhunche weather is bad then you should think about the rain shade to go trek
dhunche to gosaikunda the trek trail is very unique as well as peaceful, you will get the companion of birds and wild animals.
This is moderate trek, Get some primary information, it is always good to get some prior information before your trek. If you don’t know anything about trekking please ask us , we would be glad to answer your question, with fast response.
Make sure that your time frame in holiday. This will help you to make more efficient plan, you need to calculate your time duration totally, how many days trek will you able to do and stay on city. This will make you easier for proper and suited planning
It is always very good to get the Pre-information as much as you can before your trek, Nepal Trek Hub presented some information which might be very important for you, for your successful and memorable trek in Nepal
|1||Arrival in Kathmandu||1350 Meter||Your time|
|2||Dhunche||1,950 Mft||6-7 Hours|
|3||Cholang Pati||2450 M||6-7 hr|
|4||Gosainkunda||4380 M||6 – 7 hr|
|5||Sing Gompa||350 M||6-7 hr hr|
|6||Dhunche||1950 M||6 hr|
|7||Kathmandu||1350 M||6 hr|
Trekkers get’s many question on their head before they start trek on planning phase. trekkers need to make a small plan for the successful trek. In preparation phase they might want to know many question. It is very hard to get all question answer here but we have mentioned some question answer, follow our Gosaikunda trek FAQ. if it does not satisfy you please
Nepal has 2 best season to trek. The first season of trek here in Nepal is September to November. The second best season is March – April to trek in Nepal. Because this both season the weather is very nice, clear and pleasant. You can see the magnificent view of Mountain.
Here, we have made 8 days plan from arrival to departure, Among them 2 Nights in Kathmandu, 5 Nights in Trek, you can make this trip longer, if you wish to do it. Sightseeing plan can be added or you can continue to Lauri Bina la pass then to Sundarijal Chisapani.
There are basic tea houses in the trekking trail. They provide a good room and comfortable bed in standard of Nepal trek. For hot shower, they provide a bucket hot shower to the guest by charging some money or some place they do have a bathroom with solar.
Yes, There is WIFI service in most of the guest houses. Speed of the WIFI is not that good but it is ok to connect with your family and friends
When there is main season the room might get packed often, and you need to adjust with this. Room sharing is common. sometimes the guest house might be full so you need to be very careful. if you can reach earlier would be always good to you. if you are with us we manage everything to you.
Yes, There is a availability of Mineral water, every tea houses. It is always not good to drink the mineral water, first it is quite costly to traveler, secondly it is damaging the Eco-system, the water company using a lot of plastic bottles. In a mountain mineral water bottle are a real threat to the environment. We can use the water purifier or water purification tablet and become a responsible traveler
Gosainkunda lake is at 4380 Meter height, we will hike up to lauri Bina La 4630 Meter. This is the maximum height you need to adjust .
Langtang National Park permit and Trekkers information management system permit (TIMS) are required to trek here in Langtang.
If the child can walk for 6-7 hours, then you can trek with child too. otherwise you need to extend your trek days
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Thrilling and nice drive to Syabrubensi
Deep and very thick forest langtang river valley, animals can be seen here such as Himalayan thar, monkey, red panda and so on
Magnificent view of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Naya Kangri (5846m) ,Dorje Lakpa (6966m) and many other peaks
Friendly and very hospitable tamang people of Langtang
Hindu holy lake gosainkuna, bhairav kunda, sarswatikunda and many other lakes
Very peaceful environment