Gosaikunda Pass Trekking-11 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 4610m
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Private
  • Activities Trekking, Historical And Cultural Excursion
  • Best Season March-June and Sept-Dec


  • The walk provides incredible panoramas of the Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Ganesh Himal (7,422m), Manaslu (8,163m) Annapurna range (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Surya Peak (5,143m), Paldor Peak (5,896m), Yala Peak (5,500m), Naya Kanga Peak (5,844m) and so on.
  • The trek leads you to the famous Gosaikunda Lake, which is regarded sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists. Gosaikunda Lake is a popular destination for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims who visit to take a dip in its holy waters during the full moon festival of Janai Purnima, which falls in July or August each year.
  • The walk takes you through traditional Tamang villages, where you may learn about their distinct culture, traditions, and way of life.
  • The trek includes several high altitude passes, notably the Laurebina Pass (4,610m), which provides incredible views of the Himalayas such as Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Gangchempo (6,387m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Gaurishankar (7,145m), Manaslu (8,163m) Annapurna range (8,091m).
  • The trek provides amazing views of the sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas, making it a really unique experience.

Advantage of Booking Gosainkunda Pass with Trekking Planner Nepal

  • Private vehicles pick up and drop off passengers at all airports.
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Trekking Planner’s down jackets, t-shirt, and cap, if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (you should have insurance for emergency evacuation, which will be paid for by your travel insurance company).
  • We use an oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate, and we provide oxygen cans.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Introduction: Gosaikunda Pass Trek 2024-2025

Gosaikunda lake is the holiest lake in Hindu culture which is situated at an elevation of 4312 m,  and is believed to have originated from the digging of the land by the Trishul (holy three pointed sword) of lord Shiva. Gosaikunda Lake has a black rock in the middle, said to be the head of Lord Shiva according to legend. Gosaikunda Pass Trekking itself is a good choice for all the trekkers because it is near from Kathmandu valley in Langtang National Park but quite remote and thinly populated with friendly people.

Gosaikunda pass trekking is a mixture of the Natural heritage with beautiful landscapes and panoramic mountains views, cultural heritage of Tibetan origin Tamang and Sherpa as well as religious heritage for both Hindus and Buddhists as a belief to visit a lake once in a life. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims go to Gosaikunda Lake Trekking to visit the lake during a full moon festival in August. Gosaikunda Pass Trekking offers abundant wildlife, intense forest teaming with wildflowers, animal species and heart touching scenery of natural landscapes will welcome you all the way. You will pass through oak and rhododendron forests even cross glacial moraine and typical Tamang village in a trek to Gosaikunda.

Why to select Gosaikunda Pass Trekking?

Gosainkunda Pass Trekking is a popular choice among trekkers because it allows enough time to complete the journey comfortably without any rush. The trek is challenging, and the route includes appropriate acclimatization and rest days to ensure that trekkers can acclimate to the high altitude and avoid altitude sickness.

Furthermore, the plan allows enough time to see the magnificent Langtang region and its attractions, such as the Holy Gosaikunda Lake, and traditional Tamang Villages. The journey provides beautiful vistas of the Himalayas, and the route provides many opportunities to soak in the beauty and capture some beautiful photographs.

Overall, the trek is a well-balanced itinerary that provides trekkers with a tough and rewarding trip in the Himalayas, with plenty of opportunity to appreciate the scenery and learn about local culture and traditions.

Is Gosaikunda Pass Trek a right choice for people?

The Gosainkunda Pass journey is a bit demanding journey that is best suited for both beginners and experienced trekkers with a decent degree of fitness. The trek includes hard ascents and descents, and trekkers should be prepared for the trails.

Trekkers must be be prepared for the high altitude environment and take the required steps to avoid altitude sickness. Trekking Planner Nepal is here to give you the proper itinerary and best plan regarding trip and enough time to acclimatize.

Overall, the Gosainkunda Pass Trek is a challenging yet enjoyable journey that needs high fitness and hiking experience. It is not recommended for new trekkers or those with health problems. Before embarking on the trek, you should visit a doctor to confirm that you are physically ready to withstand the demands of the walk. Also, if you want to complete the trek successfully you must need to get proper acclimatization and slow down your pace while walking.

How should trekkers prepare for Gosaikunda Pass Trek?

For the preparation of Gosaikunda Pass Trekking you need to consider the following points and tips regarding different aspect. Here are some of the tips and tricks Trekking Planner Nepal shares with you regarding the preperation.

  • Physical fitness: The trek is challenging, and you must be in good physical shape. In the months before up to the trek, you must engage in regular exercise such as involving in small hiking, running, or cycling.
  • Acclimatization to high altitude: The trek involves high altitude, and good acclimatization is required to avoid altitude sickness. Acclimatization can be done by ascend up slowly adding enough acclimatization days and drinking plenty of water. In addition you are suggested to avoid alcohol and meet items during the entire trek.
  • Packing essentials: You should have proper clothing and equipment, such as warm layers, strong hiking boots, a waterproof jacket, and a sleeping bag. It's also a good idea to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun's rays.
  • Mental preparation: The trek can be extremely demanding, so it is essential to mentally prepare by visualizing the trip and reading up on the challenges and rewards.
  • Hydration and nutrition: It is the most important task to be done in up Himalayas. You must need to be hydrated and nourished throughout the walk. To stay energetic during the journey, you should drink plenty of water and bring high-energy snacks like almonds and energy bars. Also. Trekking Planner Nepal always suggest you to drink at least 3 to 4 liters of water if you are taking any medicine regarding the altitude sickness.
  • Trekking permits: Before embarking on the trek, you must need to obtain the proper trekking permits. To obtain all the legal permits and documents you need a trusted agency. Trekking Planner Nepal is legally registered trekking agency and helps you with all the required documents and permits.

What is the best season and month for Gosaikunda Pass Trek?

The optimum seasons for the Gosainkunda Pass Trek are mid-September to mid-November (fall) and March to May (spring). The weather is consistent during these months, with bright skies and pleasant temperatures during the day and cool temperatures at night.

The weather is dry throughout the autumn season, and the views of the Himalayas are magnificent. The days are warm, with temperatures ranging from 0-20 degrees Celsius at lower elevation and around 0-10 degrees Celsius at higher elevations, and the evenings and night are cool, with temperatures plummeting to around 0 degrees Celsius at higher elevations.

The weather is also clear throughout the spring, with bright skies and pleasant temperatures during the day. The days are pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius at lower elevations, and the evenings are cool, with temperatures plummeting to around 5 degrees Celsius at higher elevations.

Both seasons are considered perfect for trekking, with trekkers experiencing spectacular scenery, clear views of the Himalayas, and pleasant trekking conditions. However, it is important to note that the weather in the Highlands can be unpredictable, and you should be prepared for dramatic weather changes at any time of year.

Climate and Weather around Gosaikunda Region

The Himalayan mountain range influences the climate and weather of the Langtang region, where the Gosainkunda pass trekking trail is located. The climate is generally cool and temperate, with temperature and precipitation varying according to altitude and season.

The weather is generally consistent and clear during the Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May) season, with warm temperatures during the day and cool temperatures at night. The days are temperate to warm, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius at lower elevations, and the nights are cool, with temperatures plummeting to around 5 degrees Celsius at higher elevations. These seasons and months are the best time to trek as the weather is pleasant and the skies are usually clear, allowing for spectacular vistas of the Himalayas.

The weather is often rainy and humid during the monsoon season (June to August), with regular rains. The days are warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from 20 to 25 degrees Celsius at lower elevations, while the evenings are pleasant, with temperatures dropping to approximately 15 degrees Celsius at higher elevations. Trekking is not suggested during the monsoon season since the paths might become slick and dangerous owing to excessive rainfall and landslides.

The temperature is frigid and dry during the winter season (December to February), with occasional snowfall. The days are cool, with temperatures ranging from 5 to 10 degrees Celsius at lower elevations, and the nights are cool, with temperatures plunging to roughly -10 degrees Celsius at higher elevations. Trekkers can still complete the route during the winter, but they must be prepared for cold and snowy weather.

Overall, the weather in the Langtang Region is variable and rapidly changing. To ensure a safe and comfortable trekking experience, trekkers should be prepared for rapid weather changes and take proper precautions.

Local Culture and Tradition along the Trekking trail

Gosainkunda Pass Trek is located in Langtang region of Nepal, which is home to the Tamang and Sherpa tribe. These communities have distinct cultures and traditions that are an important part of the trekking experience.

Tamang and Sherpa are well-known for their warm and friendly nature. They always welcome trekkers and are happy and open to explain their culture and traditions. Trekkers will get the opportunity to connect with the locals, visit their houses, and learn about their way of living during the trek.

The Tamang and Sherpa populations are profoundly rooted in Buddhism, and the hike is peppered with Buddhist monasteries, prayer flags, and chortens (stupas). Trekkers will get the proper opportunity to visit these important spots and observe the native tribes performing their daily rituals during the trek.

Tamang and Sherpa communities each have their own distinctive traditional attire, music, and dancing forms. You may have the opportunity to watch and even participate in these traditional forms of art and entertainment while on the trail.

You can sample traditional Tamang and Sherpa foods like dal bhat (rice and lentils), momos (dumplings), and thukpa (noodle soup) while on the trail.

Overall, local culture and customs of these locals add to the attractiveness and diversity of the Gosainkunda Pass Trek. You can learn about their culture, observe their distinctive traditions, and enjoy their wonderful hospitality firsthand.

Washing, Toilets and Accommodation

Accommodation, washing facilities, and toilets may be basic throughout the Gosainkunda Pass Trek, especially at higher elevations. However, most teahouses and lodges along the walking route provide shared toilets and rudimentary cold-water washing facilities.

The teahouses and lodges provide basic yet comfortable lodging with a bed, blankets, and a pillow. Trekkers should have sleeping bags to keep warm and comfortable at night, especially at higher elevations. A sleeping bag liner is also recommended for added warmth and cleanliness.

You should be prepared for the basic washing facilities, which usually include a bucket of water of taking bath. The washing facilities may be limited, especially at higher elevations, so you should bring wet wipes and hand sanitizers for personal hygiene.

Toilets throughout the walk are typically shared and primitive, with squat toilets and no running water. To preserve hygiene, hikers should bring toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
It is also a good idea to have a headlamp or flashlight on hand for late-night bathroom visits or during power outages.

Overall, while the facilities may be basic, you can still enjoy a comfortable and hygienic trekking experience by being prepared and taking appropriate precautions.

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    Trip Itinerary

      Up on arrival in Kathmandu Airport, you will be greeted by Trekking Planner's representative and transfer to the hotel. After refreshment, your tour guide will come to pick you up for half day sightseeing tours to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Back to the hotel and be ready for dinner with cultural program. Stay overnight at the prescribe hotel.

        Today you have full-day guided sightseeing tours to the Buddhist and Hindu sights in Kathmandu, probably to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath; combination Hinduism and Buddhism known as monkey temple as there are many holy monkey living in the north-west part of the temple. Pashupatinath a sacred Hindu temple situated on the bank of the Bagmati River. Then drive to Buddhanath stupa one of the biggest and oldest stupa in the world. Later in the afternoon there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide in hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding our trek as well as provides you opportunity to ask any question of upcoming trip with guide. And sty over night in Kathmandu.

          Today after breakfast at the hotel days start with about 1 hrs drive to Sundarijal from where trekking going to begin. The trail starts ascending steeply through a dense forest of oak, pine and rhododendron along with a large water pipe, that supplies water to  Kathmandu, until the ridge of Burlang Bhanjyang(2442m) from where you will have magnificent views of Annapurna in the west to Ganesh Himal and Numbur in the East. Then, you descend again through oak and rhododendron forest, cultivated fields, and meadows to Chisapani. Stay overnight at the tea house.

            Chisapani is such a nice place from where you able to  Dorgelakpa and Langtang Himalayan range. After breakfast trek descent about one and a half hour, you reach a large Tamang village-Pati bhanjyang from where you again climb to cross a pass of 2470m and then descend to Gul Bhanjyang, another Tamang Village. From here the trail again hikes to a pass of 2620m before descends to Khtumsang. You will have splendid views, stretching from the Annapurna’s and Manaslu in the west to Numbur in the East. Stay overnight at the tea house.

              From  Khutumsang, the trail ascends through a forest with superb views across to Numbur,  Jugal Himal and many other snowcapped peaks, before you arrive a ridge form where a short descent brings you to Mangan Kharka at 3285m. Now, the trail gradually gains altitude through pine and rhododendron forest with good views down into the Helambu valley and across to Jugal Himal and Numbur. Finally, reach at the Tharepati for overnight.

                From Tharepati, the trail descends to a stream and ascends along the ridge, through rhododendron and juniper forests, to Ghopte at 3359m.  From here, we again ascend to Phedi. This is such a nice trek which offer imagines view of Laurebina pass. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                  The trail ascends all the way to Laurebina pass at 4610m, pass four small lakes and descend through rugged country and arrive in Gosaikunda. There are three sacred lakes in Gosaikunda- Saraswati Kunda,  Bharavi Kunda, and Gosaikunda. This third lake is particularly sacred and is a place of pilgrimage in summer. According to the legend, this lake was created by Lord Shiva himself when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after he drank the poison which was a byproduct while churning the ocean by "Suras" and "Asuras" for ambrosia. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                    From the lake- Saraswati Kunda, the trail ascends to a ridge. There are good views across Langtang valley to Langtang Lirung. To the west are dramatic views of Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. From this ridge, we descend to Sing Gompa via Laurebina. There is a small monastery and a cheese factory in Sing Gompa. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                      Today after breakfast you trek down all the way to Dhunche through the forest of oaks, firs, and rhododendrons. Dhunche is district headquarter of Rasuwa. Stay overnight at the tea house.

                        Today after an early morning breakfast your guide will take you to the bus station for a day scenic countryside drive back to Kathmandu through the bumpy road till Betrbati Bazaar, After Betrabati Bazaar the road begin better. Stay overnight at the hotel.

                          After a wonderful time in Nepal, you will be transferred to the international airport according to flight time or you can join with us for next trip.

                          Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

                          Trip Map
                          Gosaikunda Pass Trekking-11 Days Map
                          What's Included
                          • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle.
                          • 03 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu.
                          • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with privet vehicle entrance fees extra.
                          • Kathmandu to Sundarijal and Dhunche to Kathmandu by local bus (if you want both way private vehicle also available on additional cost).
                          • Langtang National Park entrance fee and Trekkers' Information Management System( TIMS card).
                          • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                          • 02 guest=01 porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation and equipment paid.
                          • Twin/double shearing accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
                          • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.       
                          • Welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant.
                          • First add kit box.
                          • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffel bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                          • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
                          • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
                          • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.
                          What's Excluded
                          • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos).
                          • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight).
                          • Lunch and Dinner  in Kathmandu.
                          • Meals during the traveling time.
                          • Personal  travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation.
                          • In case of extra more night accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary.
                          • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
                          • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive.
                          • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.   
                          Departure Dates
                          • This trip departures every day of the year.
                          • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
                          • This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
                          • This trip can be booked privately if you’re travelling solo or private or with family.
                          • Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
                          • We can help you make it fit your budget.
                          • We accept instant booking and online payment.
                          Essential Info

                          Equipment and Gear List

                          trekking iconGeneral

                          • Four-season (-20 degree) sleeping bag (We provide rental sleeping bags available for an additional USD 35)
                          • Puffy down jacket (We provide rental jackets for an additional USD 35)
                          • Daypack (25-30 liters recommended) with rain cover

                          HeadUpper Body

                          • Sun hat or cap (We'll provide you with a trekking cap.)
                          • warm woolen hat
                          • Scarf/Neck Buff (highly recommended to get saved from wind and cold)
                          • Headlamp or mobile torch light for nighttime
                          • Polarized sunglasses


                          • Technical fabric base layer thermals are light for warmer months, heavy for colder months
                          • Technical fabric t-shirts and sleeve sweaters or high-necks
                          • Waterproof rain jacket
                          • windproof jacket for the walk as it gets windy
                          • Fleece jacket or down jacket

                          PantLower Body

                          • thermals inner
                          • Hiking pants at least 3
                          • Comfortable pants for teahouses
                          • Waterproof, windproof shell
                          • Hiking shorts


                          • Woolen gloves for the tea house
                          • Hard-shell windproof outer gloves for the walk


                          • Marino Wool or comfortable, warm socks
                          • Hiking socks
                          • Liner socks
                          • Trekking/hiking boots (waterproof recommended)
                          • Crampons (For passes)
                          • Casual shoes or sandals that are comfortable for the time in the tea house
                          • Gaiters (lightweight for rain and snow)

                          UndergarmentsUndergarments and inner wears

                          • Technical fabric/quick drying (can be washed during the trek)
                          • Sports bras (women)
                          • sleeping clothes as per the comfortability

                          MedicineFirst Aid Kits and Medications

                          • Sunscreen SPF- 50+
                          • Lip balm or Vaseline
                          • ointment cream
                          • Cough Syrup and strepsils (recommended for Khumbu Cough)
                          • Creams and medicines (for any allergies or diseases)

                          (Note: Our guides carry medications, oxygen cans, and first aid kits during the trip. However, personal kits and medications are recommended.)

                          Other essentialsOther Essentials

                          • Passport
                          • Extra copies of passport-sized photos
                          • Reusable water bottle
                          • Toilet paper, small soap, and shampoo
                          • Water purification tablets or UV water purifier (if you plan to treat water)
                          • water bladder for the day bag
                          • small towel for personal use
                          • Pillowcase in case of allergies to new pillows
                          • High-protein snacks (such as mountain bars or nuts)
                          • Waterproof/dry bags for carrying essential documents, stuff, frequently used items, and money
                          • Power bank or extra batteries
                          • Cameras and mobile phone
                          • Cards/book
                          • Pee bottle/ pee funnel for women
                          • Trekking poles
                          • Whistle in case your voice is not loud enough to stop or start
                          • Thermos for hot water during the nighttime
                          • We give you a free duffel bag, trekking cap, maps, and t-shirt during your pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The duffel bag will be used to pack your trekking supplies.
                          • For every two participants, we assign one porter. The porter will carry the duffel bag, which should weigh around 10 kg/22 lbs., throughout the walk.
                          • Daypack bag for daily used stuff like cash, documents, papers, a water bottle or bladder, a camera, toiletries, sunscreen, a notebook, clothing, etc. (with a waterproof cover).
                          • You can store your luggage (on-trekking items) at the hotel in Kathmandu, and we can assist and help.
                          • Total luggage for the Kathmandu-Lukla flight is (15 kg/33 lbs.), including duffel (10 Kg/22 lbs.) and backpack (5 kg/11 lbs.)
                          • A down jacket with a hood(cap) to be warm in altitudes above 3,000m.
                          • We can provide a down jacket for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, you need to pay back the cost of USD 200 per item.
                          • We can provide a sleeping bag for USD 35. In case of loss or damage, USD 200 per item must be paid.

                          Note: Supplies and gear can be rented or purchased in Kathmandu. Once you are in Nepal, you can buy supplies and gear for hiking if you have spare time. Trekking Planner Nepal representatives will assist you in purchasing the equipment. Thamel a tourist hub, offers a wide range of trekking equipment at affordable prices. Don't wear short clothes inside the monasteries and religious places.

                          • During the Gosaikunda Pass Trek, drinking water is readily available. You can replenish your water bottles at teahouses or use water purification tablets or filters to clean water from natural sources such as streams and rivers. To reduce plastic waste, it is recommended that you bring a reusable water bottle with you.


                          • The Gosaikunda region is well-known for its religious significance, notably during the Janai Purnima festival, which takes place in August. During this event, Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit the Gosaikunda lakes for religious ceremonies and celebrations. Witnessing the festival can be a unique cultural experience, but it's necessary to plan ahead of time and be prepared for heavier crowds around that time.

                          • Yes, for the Gosaikunda Pass Trek, you can hire a porter without a guide. Porters can assist you in carrying your hefty bag, allowing you to hike more comfortably. However, without a guide, you will be responsible for route navigation and decision-making.

                          • Yes, wildlife can be seen during the Gosaikunda Pass Trek. The Langtang National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including the elusive Red Panda, Himalayan Thar, and many bird species. However, wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed because animals tend to avoid frequently travelled trekking trails.

                          • There are 108 lakes in the area. On its exterior lies the Lauribina La pass, which has an elevation of 4,610 m (15,120 ft.).

                          • In the event of an emergency, there are rescue services available in the area.  It is essential to purchase travel insurance that covers emergency evacuations and medical bills in the event of an emergency.

                          • Trekking over the Gosaikunda Pass path is generally regarded as safe. However, being prepared, following safety requirements, and being aware of the potential risks connected with high-altitude trekking are all essential. It is best to trek with a reputable trekking company like Trekking Planner Nepal. Also before you embark trekking ensure complete acclimatization, and to have travel insurance that covers trekking activities.

                          • Trekking over the Gosaikunda Pass path is generally regarded as safe. However, being prepared, following safety requirements, and being aware of the potential risks connected with high-altitude trekking are all essential. It is best to trek with a reputable trekking company like Trekking Planner Nepal. Also before you embark trekking ensure complete acclimatization, and to have travel insurance that covers trekking activities.

                          • No, as per new government rules and regulation, you must hire a guide for your trek. This is all for your safety and security. Having a guide can enhance your trekking experience by providing valuable information, ensuring your safety, and assisting with navigation.

                          • There are no ATMs available on the Gosaikunda Pass Trek. Carry enough Nepalese cash (Nepalese Rupees) for your trek, plus some extra for unforeseen scenarios. Before beginning the trek, you can withdraw cash from ATMs in Kathmandu or Syabrubesi. Also, you are not suggested to swipe cards in Himalayas.

                          • The Gosaikunda Pass Trek is a renowned trekking route in Nepal that leads to the pristine alpine lakes of Gosaikunda via the Langtang National Park. The journey provides jaw-dropping vistas of the Himalayan Mountains, various landscapes, and an opportunity to learn about the local communities' unique culture.

                          • The Gosaikunda Pass Trek has no age limitations. However, it is a moderately difficult trek that requires many hours of walking and hiking to high altitudes. Before embarking on the trek, examine your fitness level and speak with a healthcare practitioner, especially if you are elderly or have pre-existing health concerns.

                          • Yes, the Gosaikunda Pass Trek can be tailored to your needs and linked with other treks in the area. Combining it with the Langtang Valley Trek or extending the trek to Helambu are two popular variants. Options for customization can be discussed with trekking companies or guides.

                          • Yes, as per government rules and regulations either guide or a porter is compulsory to trek in Nepal. Besides, a guide will also provide all the required information about the trail, local culture, and ensure your safety. A porter can carry your heavy backpack, allowing you to trek more comfortably. In case you get the altitude your guide helps you in term of emergency evacuation.

                          • The Gosaikunda Pass Trek does require permissions. You will need to obtain both the Langtang National Park Entry Permit. This permit can be obtained through a well-known trekking agency.

                          • Teahouses and guesthouses along the trail provide lodging alternatives for the Gosaikunda Pass Trek. These offer minimal amenities including a bed, blankets, and food. Teahouses are typically run by local families, providing an opportunity to experience local culture and hospitality

                          • The Gosaikunda Pass Trek takes you to high elevations, with the highest point being the Laurebina La Pass at 4,610 m (15,125 ft.). Altitude sickness can be a problem, therefore it's essential that you acclimatize correctly by taking rest days and gradually ascending. Before embarking on the journey, it is suggested that you consult with a healthcare expert.

                          • While prior trekking experience is not required, a reasonable level of fitness and some hiking experience are suggested. The Gosaikunda Pass Trek requires several hours of trekking each day on rough terrain and going to high altitudes. Hiking and cardiovascular conditioning, for example, can help you prepare for the expedition.

                          • The Gosaikunda Pass Trek is best done in the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. The weather is often consistent during these months, with bright skies and warm temperatures. The views of the mountains and neighboring areas are also magnificent.

                          • The time of the Gosaikunda Pass Trek varies based on the itinerary and the pace of the trekker. The trek takes an average of 8-10 days to complete. However, some extra days are required for acclimatization and exploring the gorgeous environments.

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