Gosaikunda (20 Days Trek)

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Gosaikunda is famous for its lush forests, abundant wildlife, quaint village, and shocking views of the majestic Himalayas. It is one of the most famous trekking routes in Langtang region, which offers us to admire exotic 108 Glacier lakes, scattered around the Gosaikunda region along with brilliant surrounding of Himalayans ranges, lush wild nature with picturesque sceneries, delightful forest, beautiful landscapes and so on. It is a popular trekker’s destination due to its mesmerizing natural attractiveness along with wild traditional civilization of Tamang, and Sherpa who is still living over there and doing agriculture farming, animal rearing, Yak pastures and Cheese as their own business for a livelihood. The Gosaikunda Lake is a Pilgrimage place for Hindu, which also has great religious value in the Hindu religion. It is said that Gosaikunda Lake is originated by Lord Shiva and it was dug by him with his holy trident. At that time, he has created 108 lakes in this region. Gosaikunda Trek also provide you an opportunity to see some of the remarkable views of the mountains trail up to the altitude of 4,000m above the sea level as well as territory of Langtang National park, where you will get chance to see some endangered and rare flora and fauna such as, Red Panda along with the mesmerizing forest of rhododendron and pine trees. Not only that, you will get chance to explore natural beauties and intimate excursion in nature, the cultural prosperity and profundity are also the intriguing factor for the trekkers. 
 
 Starting trek from Kathmandu city, around 6 to 7 hours’ drive to Dhunche Bazaar. The trekking start from the Dhunche Bazaar to Chandan Bari passing through Deurali. Trekkers will rest at Chandan Bari and next day they move towards Gosaikunda Passing through Lauri Binayak.


outline Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Kathmandu

Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing

Day 3 : Kathmandu -Syabrubesi 1,460m. Approx 7-8 hours’ drive.

Day 4 : Trek to Riverside (2,240m)

Day 5 : Trek to Ghore- Tabela (3,020m)

Day 6 : Trek to Langtang Village (3,430m)

Day 7 : Trek to Kyangin Gompa (3,850m)

Day 8 : Acclimatization Day

Day 9 : Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m)

Day 10 : Trek to Upper Syabru (2,720m)

Day 11 : Trek to Singh Gompa/ Chandanbari (3,250m)

Day 12 : Trek to Gosainkunda (4,380m)

Day 13 : Rest Day at Gosaikunda

Day 14 : Trek to Ghopte Odar (3,430m)

Day 15 : Trek to Manage-Ghot (3,220m)

Day 16 : Trek to Gul-Bhanjyang 2,142m 5-6 hours walk.

Day 17 : Trek to Chisopani Danda 2,195m approx. 5 hours.

Day 18 : Trek to Sundarijal (1,380m)

Day 19 : In Kathmandu

Day 20 : Transfer to the Airport for Final Departure

Day 1 : Arrive Kathmandu

As you arrive at the Kathmandu Airport, our representative will welcome you and he/she will drop you at your hotel where you can relax and take rest in the hotel. In the evening, the representative leader will provide you a brief orientation class in the hotel about the trekking. Overnight at the hotel.


Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing

The next day, we’ll manage for you to visit some religious and historical places in Kathmandu Valley. We will begin our sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, observing the UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as; Hanuman Dhoka Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Swoyambhunath and so on. Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath which are the most famous place in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath Temple is the most sacred site for Hindus that is situated on the bank of Bagmati River and is known as the principal temple of Lord Shiva. Soyambhunath Temple is also known as the Monkey Temple that owns a large number of monkey populations in the area. Overnight in the same hotel.


Day 3 : Kathmandu -Syabrubesi 1,460m. Approx 7-8 hours’ drive.

Gosaikunda treks begin from the Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. You need to drive around 7 to 8 hours to reach Syabrubesi, which is situated at the altitude of 1,460m. The drive passes through winding route that goes uphill and downhill. On the way, you will see some rural towns and farm villages and finally, you will reach a large town called Trisuli Bazaar, which lies in the subtropical climatic zone. Then you will continue your trek toward uphill through the rice paddy field, maize, and millet terraced field until you will reach Dhunche. In Dhunche, you will be encounter in the headquarters of the Langtang National Park Office, The Royal Nepalese Army will check trekking and Park permits as well as serve as the Park Warden. From here, you will continue your trekking toward downhill. It takes around 1 to 2 hours to reach Syabrubesi Village. We’ll stay overnight at Syabrubesi Camp.


Day 4 : Trek to Riverside (2,240m)

In this day, early in the morning, after having breakfast, you will climb for a while and continue gradual winding trail through the terraced farm fields and beautiful villages. Then the trail continues toward Syabru at the Riverside Lodge near the place of Bamboo, an ideal spot for camping where you can enjoy a refreshing splash in the upper Trisuli River. We’ll stay overnight at the Camp.


Day 5 : Trek to Ghore- Tabela (3,020m)

On this day, our destination will be Ghore-Tabela which is situated at the elevation of 3020m. you need to walk around 5 hours to reach Ghore-table. The trek will lead you to a cool forest of rhododendron and oaks in the valley which follows the surging glacial river Trisuli upstream. After around 3 hours trek you will reach Lama-Hotel, where you can get facilities for camping and lodges for backpackers. Then you will continue your trek around 2 to 3 hours to reach up to wonderful spot at Ghore- Tabela. Ghore- Tabela is an amazing place which is situated in the middle of the pines, hemlocks and rhododendron forest, which is also called horse-stable in Nepali. We’ll stay overnight at the Ghore- Tabela.


Day 6 : Trek to Langtang Village (3,430m)

In the next morning, after having breakfast, you will trek toward Langtang, which is located at the elevation of 3,430m. You need to trek through the cool shade of the alpine wood and you will continue towards uphill until you reach to Lantang. Then you will have a lunch in the Lantang where you will get chance to interact with the local folks and visit the colorful villages with the beautiful glimpse of Langtang Himal.


Day 7 : Trek to Kyangin Gompa (3,850m)

Next day, early in the morning, the trek leads towards Prickly Burberry and High alpine Shrubs encountering a wonderful Mani-Prayer Wall, where you will get chance to explore the local culture and religion of the native people. Then you will continue your trek and during your trek, you will get an opportunity to view wonderful numerous snowcapped peaks. The pleasant and vigorous trek will lead you to at Kyangin Gompa, a scenic charming spot surrounded by the peaks. Langtang Lirung is the closest peak from Kyangin Gompa, where you can see and enjoy a close view of the icefall. There is also one small monastery, located at the top of the ridge formed by a beautiful glacier moraine of rocks and boulders. We’ll stay overnight Camp.


Day 8 : Acclimatization Day

Kyangin Gompa is an interesting place to look around. In this day, early in the morning after having breakfast you will make a short walk toward Kyangin, which is located at the altitude of 4,700m. And you will also have a panoramic view of the surrounding snowcapped peaks.


Day 9 : Trek to Lama Hotel (2470m)

After spending a wonderful night at Kyangin, we’ll head toward Lama-Hotel, a small settlement in the midst of the forest at the bank of the upper Trisuli River. We’ll stay overnight at the Camp.


Day 10 : Trek to Upper Syabru (2,720m)

In this day, you will trek around 5 to 6 hours to reach Upper Syabru. You will follow the same route through the scenic bamboo forest along with one beautiful river and continue trek upwards to Upper Syabru. During your trek, you will pass landslide area of rocks and boulders and farm terraces. Nearby Syabru you will also witness one small monastery. We’ll stay overnight at the Camp.


Day 11 : Trek to Singh Gompa/ Chandanbari (3,250m)

Early in the morning, after having breakfast, our trail destination will be towards Singh Gompa/ Chandabari, which is situated at the elevation of 3,250m. During your trek, you will get chances to see a stunning view of Ganesh-Himal, Manaslu, Langtang and Annapurna ranges. Also, there, you will explore famous teahouse where you can have delicious traditional lunch. Then finally, you will reach Sing Gompa throughout the beautiful pine and rhododendron forest. We’ll stay overnight in the camp near the serene Monastery.


Day 12 : Trek to Gosainkunda (4,380m)

Goisakunda is a famous place for breathtaking views which offers you spectacular views of mountains with snow peaks such as; Ganesh- Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna, Langtang, Laubrebin and so on. You will trek through the woodland of oaks, pines and rhododendron forest.


Day 13 : Rest Day at Gosaikunda

In this day, you will walk around the lake and go for a short hike in order to view magnificent panoramic central Himalaya; Manaslu and Annapurna range.


Day 14 : Trek to Ghopte Odar (3,430m)

From the Gosaikunda, you will make a gradual trek along the banks of the lake until you will reach the east Laurebina La, which is the highest spot of this trek. Then you will have a lunch and continue your trek throughout the vegetation of junipers, rhododendron and other alpine bushes towards the east Helambu region. You will stay overnight in the camp.


Day 15 : Trek to Manage-Ghot (3,220m)

On this day, our destination will be the Manage- Ghot, which is situated at the elevation of 3,220m. It takes around 5 to 6 hours trek to reach Manage- Ghot. During your trek, you will pass alpine forest with the view of snowcapped peaks of Jugal Himalayan range in the east and Ganesh- Manaslu in the west. Then finally you will reach Manage- Ghot which is a very beautiful place with grassy field and an Army Barrack nearby. You will stay overnight at the Camp.


Day 16 : Trek to Gul-Bhanjyang 2,142m 5-6 hours walk.

The trek destination is to Gul-Bhanjyang where you will get chances to visit farm fields, some Sherpa and Tamang Village along with beautiful forest. A few hours walk leads you to Kutusang Village which is situated at the altitude of 2,470m. Then you will continue your trek until you will reach Gul-Bhanjyang Village. You will stay overnight at the Camp.


Day 17 : Trek to Chisopani Danda 2,195m approx. 5 hours.

Chisopani Danda is a popular scenic spot which is located at the top of the Hillock EN- route to Kathmandu from where you will get an opportunity to view panoramic Jugal Himal, Manaslu Himal and Annapurna range in the west. In addition, you will also view some wonderful glistening snow peaks and lovely surrounding landscapes. You will stay overnight at the Camp.


Day 18 : Trek to Sundarijal (1,380m)

This is the last Day of your trek, you will enjoy the naturally rich Sundarijal and you will be back to the Kathmandu Valley. The main attraction of Sundarijal is its natural beauty, the waterfalls, and the beautiful rivers along with the National Scout Training Center, which is located 15 kilometers northwest of the Kathmandu. This place is also famous for a picnic spot in Nepal and well known for its cultural sites, there are three famous temples; Sundarimai Mandir, Ganesh Mandir, and Krishna Mandir. Various trekking routes lie in the Sundarijal, among them one of the famous starting points is Langtang trek.


Day 19 : In Kathmandu

The next day, you can have a rest and shortly look after all the snaps that you captured along the trek. If you wish you can go shopping as well. We’ll stay overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 20 : Transfer to the Airport for Final Departure

Our representative will help you to find your final departure. This is the time to say goodbye. Where you will leave all the beautiful moments and natural scenarios of the tour.


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Trip Facts

  Trip Code : AN/T-06
  Duration : 20 days
  Best Season : Round the year
  Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
  Accommodation : Hotel, Lodge

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive Kathmandu / Syabrubeshi via mountain terrain
  • Langtang village aptly called ‘the valley of glaciers’
  • Kyanjin Gompa, an old Buddhist shrine
  • Climbing Chorko-Ri
  • Have a panoramic view of Mt. Langtang-Ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak
  • Walking through rhododendron forest
  • Visit holy lake Gosaikunda (4200m)
  • Slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams
  • Rugged rock and grassy meadow

Route Map

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