Gosaikunda Lake Trek – 6 Days


USD 550

Trip Duration

6 days

Trip Grade


Highest Altitude



Tea Houses, Lodges


By Public Bus or Private Vehicle

Group Size


Best Season

through out the year

Gosaikunda Lake Trek – 6 Days Brief Insight

Gosaikunda Lake Trek – 6 Days is leveled as medium hard in terms of difficulty though the level of difficulty. It all depends on other things such as age factor, your trekking habit, physical fitness, the itinerary you choose, or the weather of the season you are trekking in. These reasons decide whether the trek is going to be easy or hard. You need to keep in mind that you will be reaching 4380 meters in two days from Dunche (2100m).

Highlights of Gosaikunda Lake Trek – 6 Days

  • Lying in the majestic Langtang region, Gosaikunda trek is a spectacular short trek that will take you to the land of 108 lakes
  • It not just attracts religious Hindus, Buddhists and Shamans, but also trekkers who seek Himalayan wonders.
  • Gosaikunda lights up during Janai Purnima festival (the full moon of August) as several Hindus worshipping Lord Shiva take a pilgrimage to dip in in this sacred lake and wash away their sins
  • Mainly Tamang, Gurung and Sherpa tradition are there, physically and culturally looks comparable with Tibetan Chinese and their one of a kind existence
  • The trekking cross through the numerous landscapes and green wooded area ranging from subtropical to alpine environment, terrace fields the place farmer develop corn, millet and rice.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (2030 m)

Day 2 : Trek from Dhunche to Chandan Bari (3330m)

Day 3 : Trek from Chandan Bari to Gosainkunda (4380 m)

Day 4 : Climb up Surya pick (5145 m) and trek to Cholangpati (3650 m)

Day 5 : Trek from Cholangpati to Dhunche

Day 6 : Drive from Dhunche to Kathmandu

What is included in Gosaikunda Lake Trek – 6 Days

  • Trekkers’ information management system. (Tims Card)
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • All Trekking Permit and Local Permit.
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly, and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance, etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • After the Success Trip, Provide Adventure Certificate.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.

What is Excluded

  • Meals and Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All Hot and Cold drinks
  • Single Trekker & Solo Trekker (Porters Extra Charge)
  • Special Table Menu/Bakery Cafe
  • The additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi-Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter

Trip Map

Additional Information

Holy Gosaikunda Trek carries religious, cultural, natural, and social values. This trek is the most valued and famous trek in the Langtang region. Similarly, at an elevation of 4,380 m (14,370 ft) Gosaikunda is located. Gosaikunda is famous for its Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage.

Trishuli River formation is from the meltwater of the Gosaikunda, and other 108 lakes in the vicinity. The poison was released after the Samudra Manthan. To save it, Lod Shiva swallows the poison, keeping it in his throat to save the world. To calm his pain Lod Shiva drink the water of Gosaikunda. Therefore, Hindus believe that Lod Shiva is sleeping under Gosaikunda.

Similarly, the beauty of Langtang National Park is the major attraction of this Holy Gosaikunda Trek. This trek has an amazing view of the snowy peaked mountains and a variety of unique flora and fauna. One can also Experience the culture of the Tibetan people and their traditions.

Different beautiful lakes like Bhairavkunda, Suryakunda, Saraswatikunda, Blood Kunda, Naukunda, and Nagkunda surround Gosaikunda Lake. Likewise, after visiting this sacred lake, you will cross Laurebina La Pass at an elevation of 4,610m. Similarly, it follows the trail down towards Helambu valley. To make this trek shorter one can get down to Dhunche.

Moreover on Gosaikunda Trek

One of the easiest and simplest treks in Nepal where all age groups people are eligible to trek in this route. Within 6 days from Kathmandu, this trek will be complete. Gosaikunda lake, Gosaikunda temple, and Trishul Dhara are the attraction over there. Mesmerizing mountain views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Himchuli are visible. Thus, Green rhododendron forest and lush green pine forest welcome trekkers.

Gosaikunda trek is suitable for all seasons. Among them, Spring and autumn seasons are the best time to trek this region. At this time the environment and the climate condition are very favorable.

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