Trip Grade Moderate
Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days
Max. Altitude: 4380M
Destination: Nepal
Region: Langtang
Activity: Trekking & Hiking
Theme: Extension Trips Lodge & Tea House Self Guided Trips

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Gosain Kunda Tour

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. Gosaikunda, also spelled Gosainkunda, is an alpine freshwater lake and a Ramsar site which means a wetland site. Gosain Kunda Lake is very import for Hindu and Buddhist people as it is related to Lord Shiva. 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. In Hindu mythology, Gosaikunda is an abode of Lord Shiva and Gauri. According to the Hindu scriptures Vishnu Purana, Bhagavata Purana and the epics of Mahabharat, Ramayan refer to Samundra Manthan, which is related to the Gosaikunda.

 

Many foreigners choose Gosaikunda Trek as one of their trekking destinations while traveling to Nepal. 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 wild nature. Gosain Kunda can be reached either by helicopter or by trekking from Dhunche or Sundarijal. Trekking Experts has designed trip from driving to Dhunche, Rasuwa. This 3-days trip will be a short trip for your which can be done before or after your main trip. Also it can be done without guide too.

Trip Highlights

Short visit of holy Gosain Kunda Lake
3-days trip that will bring you to 4380 meter from sea level
Perfect trip for couple
Short glimpse of Langtang National Park
Trip can be done without guide too

Itinerary

After early breakfast in Kathmandu, you’ll drive to Dhunche through Prithvi Highway and Trisuli. During the drive you’ll see views of Langtang himal, Ganesh Himal and beautiful landscapes. It will take about 5 hours to reach Dhunche by jeep/bus. After lunch heard quarter of Rasuwa, Dhunche, you’ll start trek. From Dhunche, you’ll reach Singompa in about 4 hours of walking. Accommodation: Lodge Included

  • Lodge
  • Lunch/Dinner
  • 4 Hours Walk
  • 3250 meter

After breakfast at Singompa, you’ll trek to Gosain Kund Lake via Laure Bina pass. Once you reach lake, you can do Pooja or take a bath at the lake and then return to Singompa for overnight. You can enjoy the panoramic view of mountains, green jungle, rhododendron flowers and animals.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 6/7 Hours Walk
  • 3250 meter

After breakfast in Singompa, you’ll trek all the way to Dhunche. After lunch in Dhunche, you can drive to Kathmandu.

  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • Hours Walk
  • 1310 meter

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What’s Included

One air conditioned jeep for Kathmandu-Dhunche and Dhunche to Kathmandu 2 nights in Singompa at lodge guest with twin sharing basis Meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 2 dinners Langtang National park Fee and TIMS (for foreigners only) One English speaking trekking guide

What’s Not Included

All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry services etc. Tips for guide and driver Porter if required

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