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 Gosaikunda 5 Day Trek

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5

Duration

Nepal

Country

Easy Trek

Grade

4610m

Max altitude

Flight and private vehicle

Transportation

Hotel/Mountain lodge

Accommodation

Mid Feb to May, Mid Sept to Mid Dec

Best season

All meals during trek

Meals

Trip Overview

Nepal is popular for scenic beauty and magnificent views of Himalayas. Gosaikunda 5 days trek is one of the best and most famous trekking destinations of Himalayas. This trek is one of the famous short trekking in Nepal. It’s famous for a glimpse into the diverse landscape, culture, and nature of Nepal. Gosaikunda lake is the holiest place for both Hindus and Buddhists. You can get a new experience high altitude trekking in Nepal within a short period. This trek provides you with spectacular views of snow mountain peaks, flora, and fauna from the first day. You could visit beautiful, lush green forests of rhododendron, oak, pine, and birch on the way to Gosaikunda trek. It is perfect for those travelers who have a short time but want to Himalaya hiking experience.

Trek to the Gosaikunda valley is one of the most preferred treks in the Langtang region. Moreover, when a trip to Gosainkunda Lake is added to the trek, it becomes more interesting. Both adventure seeking people and religious devotees choose this trek. The trek offers strikingly enchanting views of mountains, glaciers, valleys, and hills. The major highlight of this trek is Gosainkunda lake, which is the largest lake in the region with the surface of 34 acres and situated at the altitude of 4,380 m/14,370 ft. The creek flows down to form the Trishuli River and remains frozen during the winter. The lake also has religious significance for Hindus and Buddhists. Devotees consider the water from the lake as holy water and visit the place to take a bath. During the Janai Purnima festival in August, thousands of pilgrims visit this place from across Nepal as well as India.

Apart from the religious significance, the Gosaikunda area is highly chosen by the trekkers because of its richness in natural beauty. Trekking through the region offers you a splendid view of mountains along with eye-catching landscapes. Mostly the trek requires uphill climbing, but the picturesque beauty around and the view from the top of the hills will make you forget the arduous walk. In addition to Gosainkunda lake, there are 108 lakes in the area, which is also another reason for the increasing number of trekkers in this region. You will come across many icy lakes during the trip. People take dips in these lakes considering the water holy although the water is cold.

Itinerary

Day 01 Drive to Dhunche

The first day of your journey starts a drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche.After reaching in Dhunche which is the headquarter of Rasuwa district. Dhunche is the main starting point of your trek to Gosaikunda.

Day 02 Trek to Chandanbari

From Dhunche, you will trek to  Chandanwari also known as Singompa, a famous monastery in the area. if you are interested to visit in a monastery than you can visit and also provides a glimpse into the local culture of Rasuwa district. if you visit early in Chandanwari you can visit the cheese factory.

Day 03 Trek to Gosaikunda

Your trekking destination is Gosaikunda which is the most significant lake of this trek in where there are more than dozens of small and big lakes surrounding area. Saraswati Kunda (Lake), RagatKund, Chandra Kund, Bhairav Kund, DudhKund, and AmaKund are some of the major lakes of Gosaikunda which is a beautiful lake with Hindu devotees visiting it all around the year. if you want to explore Magnificient mountains surround this lake on all sides and offers the best sunrise and sunset.

Day 04 Trek back to Dhunche

 

Day 05 Drive back to Kathmandu
 

Cost Includes and Excludes

Package Includes

  • Private vehicle with AC
  • Driver
  • Tour Guide

Package Excludes

  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch

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