Gosainkunda Trek


Gosainkunda Trek is an adventurous trekking journey that took place in Dhunche – Helambu trekking route. Gosainkunda means an alpine fresh water oligotrophic lake suitated in Langtang National Park of Nepal at an altitude of 4380m. Thousands of people trek to Gosainkunda during Janai Purnima festival in every august because it’s the holy lake for hindu pilgrims where they wash their skins. There are some other popular lakes nearby Gosainkunda such as Nagkunda, Suryakunda, Saraswotikunda and Bhairabkunda. On the way, the trail generally ascends across forest and beautiful mountains from where panoramic views can be view.

Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing

Best Month: September – September to May

Transportation: Private Vehicles & Bus

Accommodation: Hotel & Hotel & Lodge

Start: Kathmandu

End: Kathmandu

Group Size: Min 2 pax

Mode of Trekking: Tea house and Camping

Max Elevation: 4380m

Meal: Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek

Trip Route : Kathmandu – Dhunche – Sing Gompa – Gosainkunda – Ghopte – Tharepati – Tarkeghyang – Sermanthang – Melamchi Pul Bazaar – Kathmandu.

Day 01. Arrival in Kathmandu :

Transfer to hotel facilitated with 24 hrs running hot water with attached bathroom. Our Airport representative will be at the airport to receive you on your arrival with Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks Banner. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02. Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley :

The day we would explore the Kathmandu valley probably to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath and the places you would like to visit would be managed by Himalayan Namobuddha Travel And Trek Pvt. Ltd. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03. Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche :

Today, we’ll start our journey taking a drive to Dhunche, the headquarters of Rasuwa for about 8 hrs ride on a bus. Dunche is an attractive village with large stone houses. Overnight in Dhunche.

Day 04. Dhunche to Sing Gompa :

Our trail begins to ascend all the way through forest of oaks, firs and rhododendrons while heading towards Sing Gompa. We’ll find a small monastery and a cheese factory in Sing Gompa. On the way, we’ll have a nice view of Langtang Himal and Langtang Valley. Overnight in Sing Gompa.

Day 05. Shin Gompa to Gosainkunda :

Our trail leads to ascend through rhododendron forest and climb a wider path of alpine to arrive at Gosainkunda. There are three lakes in Gosaikunda ie. Saraswoti Kunda, Bharavi Kunda and Gosainkunda in which Gosainkunda is a main place of pilgrimage and have a religious importance of its own. We’ll explore the Gosainkund and stay overnight at teahouse in Gosainkunda.

Day 06. Gosainkunda to Ghopte :

Our trail ascends through rough path and crosses moraines. We’ll cross Laurebina La and descends to Phedi. Then our trail leads up and down trek with rocky hills, pine and rhododendron forest until we’ll reach to Ghopte. Overnight in Ghopte.

Day 07. Ghopte to Tharepati :

From Ghopte our trail descends along the ridge through rohododendron and juniper forest. Then we’ll ascends to stream before reaching to Tharepati which is on the lap of mountain. Overnight in Tharepati.

Day 08. Tharepati to Tarkeghyang :

We’ll climb to ridge above the village and enter through forested area. Then we’ll follow Melamchi River and ascends towards Melamchi Guan. We’ll continue our trail leading to the other side of the old and typical Sherpa village, Tarkeghyang. Overnight in Tarkeghyang.

Day 09. Tarkeghyang to Sermanthang :

The trail continues to the small beautiful village of Gangwal after crossing small forest behind the way. We’ll find a small monastery in Gangwal village and ahead towards another beautiful village named Sermanthang where people practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism as in Bhutan. Overnight in Sermanthang.

Day 10. Sermanthang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and drive back to Kathmandu :

We take a short descend walk to Melamchi Pul Bazaar with many Sherpa villages and catch our vehicles to Kathmandu. The day would be the last day of our trek. After reaching to Kathmandu, we can buy some gifts for relatives and friends or can take relax on a hotel. We’ll have evening celebration dinner at Kathmandu and stay overnight.

Day 11. Departure from Kathmandu :

The last day in Nepal, at 3 hours before scheduled flight we’ll be taken up to airport by office representative of Himalayan Namobuddha Travel And Trek. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. And the trek would be the great lifetime memory.

Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience in Nepal !!!

The Company is not liable for any refunds after the departure date of the scheduled itinerary.
Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and a 40% cancellation charge is approved besides tax, transportation and permit. See specific information below.
No refund will be given if the program ends before the provided itinerary date.
The Company is not to be held responsible for your early termination of a trek should our experienced leader feels it is unsafe for you to continue due to fitness and/or health issues
The Company is not liable for an unconvinced or rescheduling due to natural, political or bureaucratic circumstances
The Company is not responsible for delays caused by local weather conditions resulting in international flights being missed
The Company is not responsible for the financial implications of rescue. Please ensure you have the appropriate insurance to cover these situations before you arrive in Nepal
Our staffs are very experienced in leading treks at all altitudes. It is their responsibility to ensure your safety, their conclusions regard safety are final and should you not follow their advice the Company cannot be held responsible for the outcome.
If you wish to cancel your trip for any reason the following scale of charges will apply:

Date of Cancellation Charge Incurred
2 months before departure Loss of deposit. (40% of Total Trip Cost TTC.)
29 days to 2 months before departure 50% of TTC.
10 to 28 days before departure 70% of TTC.
Less than 10 days before departure 100% of TTC.

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