Gosaikunda Trek

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  • Duration: 8 days
  • Price: $625

Gosaikunda Trek takes you to the holy lake of Gosain kunda, also known as frozen lake. The Gosain kunda Lake attracts thousands of Hindu pilgrims in month of September. Gosaikunda lake is located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14,370 ft) with a surface of 34 acres. This lake is a unique one because it remains frozen for six months in winter and melts to for Trishuli river. Hence, this lake is also known as frozen lake. We have to cross a challenging Lauribina La pass (4,610m) during this trek.

Day 1
Kathmandu to Dhunche (1950m.) Drive approximately 8 hrs by public coach or 6 hours by private vehicle (costs extra). Accommodation provided at lodge.
Day 2

Dhunche to Chandan Bari 3200m

Day 3
Chandan Bari to Laurebinayak 3700m
Day 4

Laurebinayak to Goshainkunda lake 4380m and explore around hindus’ holy place Gosaikunda lake .

Day 5
Goshain Kunda to Ghopte (3430): This is the hardest day because we will be crossing the Goshain Kunda pass(4610m.). Trek about 6 hours.
Day 6
Ghopte to Kutumsang (2471m): Trek about 5 to 6 hours with the Himalaya view and through the forest and Sherpa villages.
Day 7
Kutumsang to Chisapani (2194): Trek about 6 to 7 hours to Chisapani from where we could see the long range of Himalaya including east to west mountain right in front of your eyes.
Day 8
Chisapani/ Sundarijal/ Kathmandu: Trek about 5 hours along the Shivapuri water-shed forest. Drive about an hour to KTM.
Starting Point Syabru Bensi
Ending Point Sundarijal
Latitude 27° 55′ – 28 ° – 10′
Longitude 85° 14′ – 85° – 36′
Altitude Range 500m – 4610m
Difficulty Harder
Trek Type Tea-house
Group size 1 to 10 people

 

Langtang region lies directly north of the Kathmandu valley just south of Tibetan border. This is the closest Himalayan trekking destination from Kathmandu. This is third popular trekking destination in Nepal. All the trekking routs in this region are better managed by Langtang national Park office. Langtang National Park was established in 1976 to conserve the unique flora and fauna of the region. The area extends 1710 sq. km.

Trip cost for Gosaikunda Trek

Full board package: USD 725 each people
Standard package: USD 625 each people
Price based on two people, single supplement charge will be USD 75. Price also includes all necessary government taxes.

 

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Gosaikunda Trek