Gosainkunda Lake Trek

USD 755
  • Activities
    Gosainkunda Lake Trek
  • Max Elevation
    4,460m/14,632ft at Gosainkunda Lake
  • Trip Duration
    8 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Easy to Moderate
  • Lodging
    Eco Lodges
  • Meals
    Full Board on Trek & BB Plan on City
  • Transportation
    Private vehicle
  • Communication
  • Group Size
    Minimum 2
  • Best Season
    Autumn and Spring
  • Per Day Walk
    Approx 5 - 6 Hours

Trip Highlights Gosainkunda Lake Trek :

  • Explore dozen of lakes including Holy Lake Gosainkunda
  • Enjoy Natural, cultural, and religious experience 
  • Cross Lauribinayak La pass 4165/13661ft
  • Gosainkunda Lake Trek in Nepal has Stunning views of Mt. Langtang range, Himal Chuli 7893m, Mt. Manaslu 8156m and Ganesh Himal range
  • Trekking starts after an hour’s drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and ends at Dhunche.

Trip Introduction :

Gosainkunda Lake Trek in Nepal is a holy lake located in the Langtang region of Nepal. This can be categorized as a short, easy, and scenic trek situated near Kathmandu. The trek offers panoramic scenery of Mt. Langtang range, Himal Chuli 7893m, Mt. Manaslu 8156m, and Ganesh Himal range as well as often chance to see Annapurna Range on a clear day. Gosainkunda Lake is a placid lake considered Holily sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists. The locals pay homage on a pilgrimage journey every year in the month of August. 

Gosainkunda Lake Trek with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition starts after an hour’s drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. The ascending walk through rhododendron forests continues to reach our first overnight stay at Chisapani. Scenic hill station Chisapani offers magnificent views of Langtang to Jugal Himal mountain ranges.

Then our journey heads towards Gul Bhanjyang bypassing several villages of various ethnic groups such as Tamang, Chhetri, Brahmins, and Newars. Next, we follow the trail to Magen Goth and then to Phedi. After Phedi, we follow along ascending the trail to Lauribinayak by the crossing of the Lauribinayak La Pass 4165/13661ft. From the pass, we can have great views of Mt. Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal, and other famous mountains.

Likewise, after exploring the beautiful lake Gosainkunda, we descend to Chandan Bari and then to Dhunche. During the descending walk, we cross rhododendron forests, villages, paddy fields, terraces, and several charming villages. From Dhunche, we back to Kathmandu through a scenic drive of 6-7 hrs with an amazing experience of Gosainkunda Lake Trek in Nepal. 
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  • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu [1,345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.

    Our airport arrival and departure representative will be at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be transferred to the hotel and our staff will help you until check-in procedure ends at Hotel. Either you can have a rest at the Hotel or visit NGT’s office. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition Team.

    Accommodation: Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
    Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.

  • Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1966m.) which takes about eight hours.

    You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path now moves along the gravel road. During the rainy season, the way is sometimes blocked due to landslides. Your drive from Kathmandu to the destination is to be made by either local bus or land cruiser.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 03: Trek from Dhunche to Sing Gompa and it takes about five hours.

    The first part of the trails ascends gradually through mineral water factory up to Ghatte Khola (stream). Crossing a suspension bridge over this stream, you begin to trek steep up until you reach Sing Gompa through pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests with marijuana plants. There is an old cheese factory at Sing Gompa.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 04: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4361m.) via Lauribinayak La (3920m.) which takes about five and half hours.

    The first part of the trails emerges gently ascent up to Lauribinayak and the top of Lauribinayak gives you an exotic feeling. Then the trails steeply ascend all the way to Gosaikunda. You follow a rugged trail with dramatic views; to the west Himal Chuli(7893m) Manaslu range (8156mm), Ganesh Himal range(7406m), Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung. On a clear day, even the Annapurna range can be seen rising up behind and to the north across the valley is Langtang Lirung. You pass a few huts in the high pasture of Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge and have your first views of the holy lakes. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosainkunda. According to legend, Gosainkunda was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison that threatened to destroy the world.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 05: Trek from Gosaikunda to Sing Gompa (3250m.) or Chandan Bari (3250m.) and it takes about four and half hours.

    The trails descend all the way to Sing Gompa passing Lauribanayak with magnificent mountain views and forests.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 06: Trek from Sing Gompa to Dhunche which takes about six hours and take jeep back to Kathmandu.

    The first part of the trails descend through pine, silver oak and rhododendrons forests with marijuana plants up to you cross a suspension bridge over the Sing Gompa Stream.

    Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
    Meals: All Meals [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

  • Day 07: Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu by bus and it takes about seven hours.

    It is a pleasant drive back to Kathmandu. you can visit some market at Kathmandu.

    Overnight at Aryatara Kathmandu Hotel
    Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner.

  • Day 08: Our representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

    Our representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.

What's included?
  • Airport Arrival and Departure transfer by private vehicle
  • Hotel/Resort Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan –as per mentioned in Itinerary
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including experienced city guide, all entrance fees, and private vehicle
  • All required ground transportation by private vehicle as per mentioned in the itinerary
  • Teahouse lodges accommodation during trekking
  • All meals- B/F, Lunch & Dinner during the trek
  • TIMS – Trekkers information Management System Fee
  • Langtang National Park Fee
  • Highly experienced trekking guide
  • The required number of Porter
  • Staffs insurance, salary, and clothing
  • General first aid kids
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All applicable tax, Vat, service charge, and paperwork
What's not included?
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks
  • Rescue & Evacuation
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

Check our assured departure schedules given below:

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In the total trip cost of Gosainkunda Lake Trek package, we provide accommodation in a three-star rated hotel while in Kathmandu. And during the trekking days, your accommodation will be arranged in teahouse lodges. Accommodation will be arranged in single, double, triple or twin sharing basic as your preference. You may not find attached toilets in all the tea houses. In such case sharing toilets will be found right outside your respective rooms.
The cost of the package covers all meals – Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the whole trekking period and Bed & Breakfast in Kathmandu. Due to the growth of tea houses and lodges in the Langtang region, we will find wide varieties (Nepali, Continental, Italian etc) of food on the menu. Dinner and Breakfast will be served in the same teahouse lodge and for lunch, we will make a stop en-route trekking. All the meals are served hygienic which helps trekkers to maintain their physical fitness needed for the trekking.
Physical Conditions and Experience Required:
Trekkers must have the ability to walk at least 5 to 6 hours a day carrying a light private bag-pack. Gosainkunda Lake Trek includes trekking in altitude reaching up to 4550 meters above the sea level. So a good level of physical fitness gained by at least an hours’ daily physical training (jogging, swimming, hiking, gym etc). Highly skilled mountaineering is not required for this trek, however previous trekking experience in the Himalayas would be strongly beneficial.

Best Season for Gosainkunda Lake Trek:

3 months in autumn (September, October & November) & 3 months in spring (March, April & May) is considered as the best season for trekking in the Himalayas. Around this time we are guaranteed with clear weather and magnificent views of the mountain in the Langtang region. For those wanting to avoid the crowd in the best seasons, this trek can be done also in December, January, and February. Monsoon Season (June, July, and August) will be affected by rain and is no good for trekking.
How to Get Nepal Visa?

Immigration Office at Kathmandu Airport Facilitating Tourist Visa on arrival.

Visa Fees:

Two Weeks – 30 USD

One Month (Four Weeks) – 50 USD

Three Month (90 Days) – 125 USD

For more info, please email at info@nepalguidetreks.com

Visa Extension Fees:

Tourist Visa Extension required a minimum of 15 days (USD 45)and USD 3 for each extra days.

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Prakash Devkota

Meet with Prakash Chandra Devkota, Managing Director and Team Leader

Mr. Devkota hails from the beautiful hilly region of Gorkha District. He started his career as a guide in 1997 and quickly became a reputed figure in the Tourism Industry because of his extensive experience. He has gathered impressive experience in all Trekking and Climbing Routes, such as Mera, Island, Lobuche, Ama Dablam etc.

His success also lies in his brilliant mind and hospitable nature. He is fully dedicated to providing excellent services and introducing innovative concepts. With more than 15 years of experience in trekking and expedition operations in Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan, he has earned a reputation as a renowned leader in the field. He understands the importance of personalized service for creating memorable experiences for his clients and constantly seeks innovative company operation methods.

Mr. Devkota has always been an avid practitioner of eco-friendly tourism and has always promoted environmental conservation throughout his career. He motivates his staff to embrace eco-friendly tourism through responsible tourism practices.

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