Short Gosaikunda Trek
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Duration: 07 Days
Type of Trek : Tea House (Lodge) / Camping
Max Altitude: 3870 m.
Minimum Pax: 1 +
Mode of travel: Land Transportation
Cost Per person: US$425.00 OR EURO 315.00
Gosainkunda Trek is one of the most important and popular trekking routes for the domestic tourists. The presence of the holy and pilgrimage lake of Gosaikunda is one the reasons behind the importance of Gosaikunda Trek. Gosaikunda Trek is also equally popular among the foreign tourists for it provides an opportunity to explore relatively unspoiled and under developed section of Nepal. Another feature of Gosaikunda Trek is that it is not located that far from the capital city of Kathmandu. Because of its proximity with the Capital city, many foreigners choose Gosaikunda Trek as one of their trekking destinations while in Nepal. Gosainkunda Trek also provides the opportunity to explore the famous Langtang region and know about the ethnic settlements in the region. Besides the holy lake of Gosaikunda, the trek also offers chances to view snow-clad mountains mostly the Lantang Mountain Range. Langtang valley and the conserved region of Langtang National Park are the other major features of Gosaikunda Trek as you pass through the regions during the course of your journey to the holy lake.
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani.
Day 2: Chisepani to Tuksang. Overnight at Tuksang (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 3: Tuksang to Ghopte. Overnight at Ghopte (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 4: Ghopte to Gosaikunda. Overnight at Gosaikunda (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 5: Full day rest to overcome fatigue of continue trek at Gosaikunda.
Day 6: Gosaikunda to Dhunche. Overnight at Dhunche (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 7: Drive back from Dhunche to Kathmandu. (Approx 6-7 hrs. drive by local bus)
(The above itinerary is open to any sort of modification as per your desires)
Day 1: Get up early in the morning and catch local bus to Sundarijal from the specified location (approx 2 hours by local bus,45 minutes by private car or can be hired private car in request).Reach to Sundarijal and start trekking to Chisapani (Approx 5 hrs trek). Overnight at Chisepani as per the accommodation in local lodge. During the trek, you will be exposed with green forest, chirping of birds and many typesof plants and stunning views of many mountain ranges. You will enjoy the pure oxygen from natural forest too).Day 2:
Get up early in the morning and start trek from Chisapani to Tuksang. (Approx 6 hrs trek). Overnight at the accommodation in local lodge. During the trek, you will be exposed with green forest, Village life of Tamang communities,Traditional types of houses, chirping of birds and many types of plants and stunning views of many mountain ranges).
Day 3: Get up early in the morning and start trekking from Tukang to Ghopte (approx 6-7 hrs trek). Overnight at Ghopte in local lodge. During the trek, you will be exposed with dense green forest, enjoy watching many types of birds and many types of plants like rhododendron along with many flora & faunas.)
Day 4: Trek from Ghopte to Gosaikunda (approx 6-7 Hrs). Overnight at the accommodation at Gosaikunda in local lodge. Gosaikunda, also spelled Gosainkunda and Gosain Kunda is an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake in Nepal's Langtang National Park, located at an altitude of 4,380 m (14,370 ft) in the Rasuwa District with a surface of 13.8 ha (34 acres). Together with associated lakes, the Gosaikunda Lake complex is 1,030 ha (4.0 sq mi) in size. The lake melts and sips down to form the Trishuli River and remains frozen for six months in winter October to June. There are 108 lakes in this area, small to medium in size. The challenging Lauribina La pass at an altitude of 4,610 m (15,120 ft) is on its outskirts.During the trek, you will be exposed with dense green forest, enjoy watching many types of birds and Gosaikunda with pure water from mountain as a holi lake according to Hindu religion).
Day 5: Take one day full rest at Gosaikunda enjoying the scenery of Gosaikunda to get rid from the fatigue of Trekking in local lodge.
Day 6: Get up early in the morning. After light breakfast trek towards Dhunchhe. Dhunchhe is the districts headquarter of Rasuwa. (Approx 6 hrs Trek)
Day 7: After light breakfast move down to Kathmandu in a local bus ( Approx 6-7 Hrs. driving).This day will be your last day.Thank you
( We encourage you to extend your views in case if you want to change the itinerary)
Cost includes / excludes
- A professional trekking guide
- Porter (1 porter carries the luggage up to 25 kgs of 2 participants)
- Entry permits for Shivapuri National Park & Langtang National Park
- All meals 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
- Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
- All land transportation through local bus
- Rescue Assistance
- Necessary insurance for trekking staff
- First Aid kit
- Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant with typical musical program.
- Sleeping bag
- Nature of personal expenses
- Drinks, beverages, hot shower, phones etc.
- Tips to guide and porters.
- Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
- All other expenses that are not included in itinerary
Note: Our guide is very experience so you can consult with him for further sightseeing within the trekking route if that is not included in the itinerary.Necessary Gears:
- Down jacket
- Trekking shoes
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