Gosainkunda Visit

Gosaikunda Lake is one of the most famous religious and pilgrimage sites of Nepal. It is located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14370 ft.) and surrounded by peaks in Langtang National Park in Rasuwa District with a surface of 13.8 ha (34 acres). Gosaikunda, also spelled Gosainkunda, is an alpine freshwater lake and a Ramsar site (since 2007) which means a wetland site. 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 with wild nature.

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GosainKunda

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4 night 5 days

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Gosaikunda Lake is one of the most famous religious and pilgrimage sites of Nepal. It is located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14370 ft.) and surrounded by peaks in Langtang National Park in Rasuwa District with a surface of 13.8 ha (34 acres). Gosaikunda, also spelled Gosainkunda, is an alpine freshwater lake and a Ramsar site (since 2007) which means a wetland site. 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 with wild nature.

Gosainkunda is a holy place for both Buddhist(Sharmans)and Hindu Pilgrims. Every year in Janai Purnima in the month of Bhadra (August full moon day), according to the Nepali Calendar, thousands of Hindu pilgrims come here to worships God Shiva. Sharmans (‘Dhami or Jhaakri’), also called Bon-Po in Tamang language and pre-Buddhist visit on the full moon day from all over Nepal.Sharmans perform spiritual song and dance during the trek at the beginning of their journey until they reach Gosaikunda and, on that day the ‘junior Jhaakri’ obtain the graduation from their masters.Hindu mythology says that after Lord Shiva drank poison to save the Universe, he struck his trident to release a burst of water known as TrishulDhara, which is the source of Gosainkunda. This trek thusly allows your children to get an insight of the Nepalese folklore and culture. Apart from this, the trail takes you across Lauribinayak Pass (4610m) and past several Tamang and Hyolmo villages, allowing your children to make friends with the locals. The people, already hospitable, will be more warm and welcoming to your children hence providing you an opportunity to learn about their way of life. Throughout the trek, you can carve in many memories which you can cherish for a lifetime.According to the Hindu scriptures Vishnu Purana, BhagavataPurana and the epics of Mahabharat, Ramayan refer to SamundraManthan, which is related to the Gosaikunda.

  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Dhunche (2,000m) by drive / 6 hrs drive / Overnight at Hotel in Dhunche
  • Day 2: Dhunche to Sing Gompa (3,250m) by walk / 5.5 hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
  • Day 3: Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4,380m) by walk / 6hrs walk / Overnight at mountain lodge
  • Day 4: Gosaikunda to Dhunche by walk / 7.5hrs walk / Overnight at Hotel in Dhunche
  • Day 5: Dhunche to Kathmandu by drive / 6hrs drive / Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Grounded Transportation
  • Hotel Rooms/Accommodation
  • Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast
  • Sightseeing
  • Any kind of personal expenses