Langtang Gosaikund Lake Trek

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Gosaikund Lake is one of the important holy sites of Nepal. The alpine fresh water lake lies at an altitude of 4350 meters above sea level. Gosaikund is situated in Syabru VDC of Rasuwa in the Bagmati zone and carries natural and religious significant. Gosaikund Lake is an important religious conservation area in the Langtang National Park

According to Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva drank the poison to save the universe from poison and his deed ultimately resulted in the formation of beautiful lakes.

Langtang Gosaikund TrekGosaikund Lake

Travel Facts
Grade: Moderate-Strenuous
Best season: February, March, April, May,September, October, November
Per day walking: 5 – 6 hours
Type of Trek: Teahouse
Duration: 12 days
Maximum Elevation: 4460m

Trekking Highlights
Religious Gosainkunda Lake
Stunning views of Ganesh Himal. Manaslu and Annapurna massif
Traditional Sherpa and Tamang Village
Abundant wildlife and flowers
Kathmandu Sightseeing
Sundarijal Hydropower Project

DAY 01: ARRIVAL KATHMANDU:
On your arrival at Kathmandu Airport you will be met by our representative who will take you to the hotel for the night. O /N at hotel

DAY 02: CITY SIGHTSEEING:
After having breakfast you take a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You will visit many Buddhist and Hindu temples which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. In the afternoon you willbe taken back to your Hotel. O/N at hotel

DAY 03:KATHMANDU TO DHUNCHE -SYABRU: 117km
Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche by local bus, there is adescent to the Trisuli river which is reached within half an hour. From the river bed there is a steep climb to Dovan. Right from here a track to Gosainkund leaves the main train to Rasuwa Ghari and the Langtang Valley.From Dovan there is a gentle climb to 6,400ft. and Barku village is reached. From Bharku, traversing up and down after crossing a suspension bridge over the Langtang river, the village of Syabrubesi is reached. Overnightat hotel.

DAY 04: SANO SYABRU TO SHING GOMPA: 3330m
The trail from Syabru crosses the river and heads through the forest. The trail climbs uphill most of the way until it reaches Sing Gompa. O/N in Sing Gompa Lodge.

DAY 05: SHING GOMPA TO LAURE BINAYAK: 3920m
From Sing Gompa the trail climbs gradually up and reaches Chalang pati (3650m) where you have a splendid view of Langtang Lirung, Tibetan mountains and the forest filled with beautiful rhododendron and pine. The trail ascends to Laurebinayak. O/N in Laurebinayak Lodge.

DAY 06: LAURE BINAYAK TO GOSAIKUNDA: 4460m
The route ascends up to a small temple with a statue of Sakyamuni and further climbing you can see good views of Saraswati kunda (lake). After trekking some while you will have excellent views of Bhairav Kunda (lake) and climbing gently you will reach to Gosaikund. O/n in Lodge

DAY 07: GOSAIKUND TO GHOPTE VIR: 3440m
The trail leads to the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake,crosses a moraine, passing three more small lakes; you will reach Laurebina La (4610m). The trail descends to a National Park Post at Bhera Goth (4240m) and to Phedi(3740m). From Phedi the route drops and climbs through scrub bamboo to Dupichaur (3630m) and descends finally to Ghopte. O/N at Lodge

DAY 08: GOPTE VIR TO THAREPATI: 3640m
Descending from Ghopte the trail makes several ups anddown across moraines, then makes a final ascent to Tharepati observing the fine scenery along the path. O/N at Tharepati Lodge.

DAY 09: THARE PAATI TO GUL BHANJAYANG: 2130m
From Tharepati the trail precedes passing through forests, to Magen Goth (3420m) and to Panghu. The trail descends through fir and rhododendron forest observing the view of beautiful and glittering peaks on its way to Khutumsang (2450m). Finally the trail descends to the delightful hill village of Gul Bhanjyang. O/N at Gul Bhanjyang Lodge.

DAY 10: GUL BHANJYANG TO CHISOPANI: 2134m
The trek conntinues along the forested ridge climbing to Thodang Betini (2260m) and to Chipling (2170m). Making avery steep descent the trail heads to Pati Bhanjyang (1860m), a Brahman and Chhetri village. Then the trail proceeds to Chisopani where you can see the mountain views and the sunrise on the Himalaya. O/N at Chisopani Lodge.

DAY 11: CHISOPANI TO SUNDARIJAL - KATHMANDU:
From Chisopani the route goes forward through the forestof oak and rhododendron, and brings you to Borlang Bhanjyang (2440m). After a while you will get to the Army check post where your Shivapuri entrance permit is checked, then to Mulkharka (1800m) from where you will have a spectacular view of Kathmandu valley. Descending through the forest you will reach to Sundarijal where there is a large water project. then take a local taxi to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 12: FINAL DEPARTURE:
Transfer to Airport for your onward destination

INCLUDES:
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car/van/bus
Hotel in Kathmandu on BB.
Guided Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour
All meals during trekking 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners)
Government Licensed holder English speaking Trekking Guides and Porters during the trek
Langtang Conservation Area Permit.& TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System)
All local Transportation from and to Kathmandu by private car/van/bus

EXCLUDES:
Meals whilst in Kathmandu except Breakfast.
All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
Personal Trekking Equipment.
Personal travel and medical insurance
Tips for trekking staff (Tipping is expected).
Sightseeing Monument entrance fees.
Any kind of personal expense / Helicopter rescue
Any others expenses which are not mentioned

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