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Gosainkund Trekking

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Best Price
Duration
8 days
Max. Elevation
4336.00m
Group size
2+
Level
EASY
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
Best Season
March-June and Sept-Dec
Accomodation
Double/Twin sharing in hotel/lodge
Meals
Breakfast basis in city and full board during the trek
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Dhunche-Sing Gompa-Chandanbari-Gosainkund Lake-Dhunche-Kathmandu

Highlights

    • Enjoy scenic views of Langtang- Ganesh- JugalHimal with far Manaslu range
    • Exceptional scenery of landscapes with rolling green hills and Snow Mountains
    • Within holiest of holy spots of Himalaya at sacred glacial pond of Gosainkund
    • A famous pilgrimages site in all Himalayan region for Hindu religions for worship
    • A crystal clear pond within serene environment enclosed within Langtang Himal
    • Walk in enchanting lovely pristine woodland of tall rhododendron and pine trees

‘short and scenic adventure to holy Gosainkund within Langtang Himal'

Gosainkund Trekking takes you to high areas of Nepal Central Himalaya, located straight north of Kathmandu valley within Langtang Himal range of Rasuwa district, regarded as holiest of holy spot in all Himalaya regions.

Gosainkund Trekking a short adventure where you will be in tranquil wilderness of high hills facing stunning views of mountain range from Langtang-Ganesh-Jugal Himal as far towards Manaslu and Annapurna range within western direction.

Gosainkund Trekking begins with exciting overland journey from Kathmandu to reach cooler areas at Dhunche the headquarter and administrative town of Rasuwa district and Langtang Himal region, home to indigenous Tamang tribes the hill people of Himalaya.

Where walk leads to a steep climb within serene woodland of tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pines and fir trees to reach at a small village at Singh Gompa also known as Chandanbari (Sandal-wood), from here heading much higher to cross a over Laurabinaya ridge with awesome panorama of peaks then reaching at sacred Gosainkund.

A famous pilgrimage sites where Hindu followers visits for ritual bathe and dip in the icy pond, where belief delivers one into paradise and drink of its holy water relinquishes the sins of a hundred lifetimes, the pond with myth and history.

Around this sacred pond of Gosainkund, where great festival held once a year during auspicious time of Janai Purnima (Full Moon) in the month of August, as per Hindu Lunar calendar, according to another popular belief a huge rock at the center of the pond remains hidden Shiva temple, at Gosainkund enjoy the peaceful surrounding within great holy spirits site.

Enjoying perfect wilderness and pleasant scenic moment head downhill towards Dhunche past Sing Gompa for interesting drive back to Kathmandu, after a remarkable experience and adventure on Gosainkund trekking.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

On arrival Kathmandu received by our staff for transfer to your hotels in the heart of Kathmandu, within the city reach after checking in and getting refreshed join in at the lobby or meeting place for trek briefing with other related information regarding your stay in Nepal and of the trek.

Morning after breakfast join in our exciting and interesting half day sightseeing tour at places of interest within Kathmandu city and the valley, steeped with world heritage sites and religious monuments of both Hindu and Buddhism religions and culture.

Afternoon free preparation for the Gosainkund treks starts next early morning overland journey.

An early morning departure from the hotel taking an overland drive to reach towards North around Langtang Himal, during six hours drive views of snow capped peaks, then arriving at Dhunche headquarter town of Rasuwa district and Langtang Himal area.

From this Tamang main town at Dhunche morning walk leads on gradual walk to a river, after crossing a small bridge climb on terraced farm fields and into cool shade of lovely coniferous forest filled with tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-pines and fir tree lines, heading past cattle herders shelters within grazing field.

Walk continues with final climb, then on pleasant trail to reach at Chandanbari or Sing Gompa (a place with sandal wood trees), at Chandanbari in a nice lodge, with afternoon free visit its small cheese factory and old monastery situated on top of the village.

After Sing Gompa / Chandanbari village, morning walk with views of Langtang and Ganesh-Himal includes Manaslu and Annapurna range, as our route leads higher up for an hour into rhododendron forest.

Walking past green forested areas where walk continues with climb on leaving trees for dwarf rhododendron, juniper bushes, walk unwinds uphill past few teahouses around small place of Laurabinaya, where short downhill reaches the first lake Saraswati and the Bhairabkund with short climb to our overnight stop within Gosainkund close to its calm pond.

Enjoy time around holy Gosainkund pond formed by glacier and natural spring, where belief is that a Hindu God Lord Shiva created the lake, where thousands of pilgrims visits in the month of August for prayer and dip in the holy icy pond to relinquish the sin of hundred lifetimes.

With exciting time at holy Gosainkund, morning walk leads past main pond downhill with short uphill then heading for long descend past Laurabinaya hill to reach at Sing Gompa, from here heading downhill into dense forest to reach at the bottom of a hill by the river then crossing a bridge, where nice walk lead with short ups to reach at Dhunche town for last overnight stop around Langtang Himal area.

Last and final morning within Rasuwa district and Langtang Himal region, where drive leads past Ramche and Kalikathan to reach warmer area at Trisuli Bazaar town, and then on winding downhill to reach back into main city at Kathmandu, and then transfer to your hotel after a most fascinating time on Gosainkund Trekking.

Final and last day in Nepal enjoying marvellous adventure on Gosainkund trekking, as per your time for international flight transfer to Kathmandu international airport for home-ward bound air journey or to your next respective destinations.

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Includes

    • 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 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
    • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary

Doesn't Include

    • 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)
    • All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
    • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
    • In case of extra more nights 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
    • Anything not included in service includes column

Complimentary

    • 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.

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