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Gosainkunda Lake Tour

Trip Overview

Gosaikunda Trek is all about trekking to Gosaikunda Lake, a lake situated at about 4380 meters above sea level falls under Dhunche-Gosaikunda-Helambu trekking route, one of the most popular trekking routes.Gosaikunda Trek is famous for its scenic and breathtaking beauty. It is a popular trekking destination for both domestic as well as foreign tourists. It is one of the best short treks in Nepal.

Gosaikunda Lake is believed to have created by lord Shiva. When he thrust his trident in to a mountain to draw water so that he could cool his burning throat after swallowing poison. There is a large rock at the center of the lake, which is said to be the remains of the Shiva shrine.  It is also said that the water from this lake disappears underground via a subterranean channel and surface in Kumbeshwor pool, adjoin to the five stored temple of Shiva in Patan. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (2090m)  6 to 7 hours

Day 2: Trek from Dhunche to Chandanbari (3580 m) 4 to 5 hours

Day 3: Trek from Chandanbari to GosainKunda (4380 m)5 to 7 hours

Day 4: Trek back to Dhunche

Day 5: Return to Kathmandu


Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (2090m)  6 to 7 hours

Today, you wake up early in the morning and reach Balaju Bus Station for onward journey to Dhunche. The bus journey will take you through beautiful villages and you will see snow-capped mountains and many more natural scenery. stay overnight at Dhunche Hotel.

Day 2: Trek from Dhunche to Chandanbari (3580 m) 4 to 5 hours

After breakfast, you will leave Dhunche and trek to Deurali. In Deurali there are many good restaurants and cafe, you can have your lunch and can relax for a while and start your trek to Chandanbari. You can visit  Sangompa Monastery.  Stay overnight at Hotel/Lodge in Chandanbari.

Day 3: Trek from Chandanbari to GosainKunda (4380 m)5 to 7 hours

After an amazing night in Chandanbari, your trek starts with an ascend till you reach Cholangiopathy.Further, you will trek onwards to Lauribine, it is most difficult part of the trek. After some hours you will reach to your destination i.e Gosainkunda, you can explore the area and try to see all the 108 lakes. The mighty mountains surround the lake from all sides. From here you can also witness the best sunrises and sunsets. you can also take a dip in the Gosaikunda lake because people believe it is a holy lake and dipping in the water washes off their sins.Overnight at Gosaikunda.

Day 4: Trek back to Dhunche

https://www.swadeshsandesh.com/uploads/gallery/Dhunche%20to%20Gosaikunda%20by%20Ankur%20Mourya-1530178966-Swadesh%20Sandesh%20Dhunche%20to%20Gosakunda%20By%20Ankur%20Mourya%204.JPGToday after breakfast you will trek back from the way you came. You will stop for lunch at Singompa. Here you can enjoy the view of the Pine and the Rhododendron forests.You will  see the view of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Manaslu range, Hiunchuli, and Tibetan peak.From Singompa, the trail directly drops you downhill to Dhunche via small village of Ramche and other villages along the route.Overnight at Dunche.

Day 5: Return to Kathmandu.

After a night at Dhunche, you will drive to Kathmandu by bus or jeep.

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Useful Info

This trek can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at mountainsunvalley@gmail.com


From USD250pp

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Duration 5 days
Transportation Bus
Group Size 2-10
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 4380 m
Accomodation Hotel/Lodge
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