Located at an altitude of 4360m, Gosaikunda Lake is considered as one of the most visited pilgrimage Holy and sacred Lake.
Gosaikunda Lake is believed to have created by lord Shiva. When he thrust his trident into 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 temples of Shiva in Patan.
Gosaikunda (altitude 4380 M.) is situated to the north of Kathmandu of the Langtang reason. The Holy Lake is two days trek from Dhunche (1950 M.) that is reached over adventures 118 Km mountain road from Kathmandu via Trisuli Bazar. About 10 of thousands of devotees make a pilgrimage to this lake on the on full moon day of middle of June to middle of August to take a ritual holy dip in the cold mountain water.
Day 1: Kathmandi - Dhunche via Trishuli
We will pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu. Drive to Trishuli by bus (approx.3 hours). The bus stops for a 20-minute lunch in Trishuli and then continue to Dhunche. The 1st bus usually get to Dhunche by 3:00 pm and the 2nd bus about 5:00 pm. are prepared for a late bus though. Breakdowns do happen. Sleep in one of the handful of lodges in Dhunche. A nice peaceful village with great people. (Sleep at 6,450 feet)
Day 2: Dhunche - Singh Gompa
Walk to Singh Gompa (about 5 hours) and pass through a few usually closed tea houses along the way. Its fairly straight up but this is Nepal (sleep at 10,675 feet)
Day 3:S Singh Gompa - Lauribinayak
Walk to Lauribinayak (about 3 hours). The walk this day is much easier as the first half of the walk is what Nepali''s call flat...be prepared for muddy trails if there is any snow around which melt about 3 hours after sunrise. (Sleep at 12,800 feet - you feel the altitude here).
Day 4: Lauribinayak - Gosainkunda
Walk to Gosainkund (about 3 hours). Sleep at Gosainkund at 13,400 feet if you want to continue over the two passes and go back to Kathmandu via Helambu or stop for a few hours and return back the same day to Lauribinayak or Singha Gompa depending on your pace. If tea house is closed then stay in Ranipauwa a second night to better acclimate.
Day 5: Return back down Dhunche
Return back down Dhunche or go to Syabru 6,950 feet. People with knee problems should be ready for a physical and mental breakdown.
Day 6: Dhumche - Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu. Rest.
• Hotel pickup & drop off using appreciate vehicle
• Twin share hotel accommodation at respective hotels on BB (Bed & Breakfast) Basis
• Local English speaking guide (Other languages speaking guides also available on request)
• All sightseeing tours transfer using appreciate vehicle (depend on group size)
• Necessary entrance fees as per itinerary
• International flight ticket to/from Nepal
• Nepal visa fee - (visa is upon arrival at Kathmandu airport or border)
• Beverage and expenses of personal nature
• Any Optional Tours, extension of tours, hotel accommodation etc.
• Tips to guide, porters, drivers etc.
• Personal Insurance
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