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Gosainkunda Trek

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Gosainkunda trek lies in Langtang region. Gosainkunda, the holy lake has gained its reputation among both the Hindus and the Buddhists. The lake is visited every year by thousands of visitors during the full- moon night in August. Hindu mythology says- when the God churned the primordial ocean to produce elixir of eternal life, the poison was also produced along with the elixir. To save the universe from this poison, Lord Shiva drank it. Hence, the throat of Lord Shiva is still blue due to the effect of the poison.

To cool down his burning throat, Lord Shiva struck his trident into the rock creating three springs which ultimately resulted in the formation of beautiful lakes. Finally, Lord Shiva drank the water of the lakes and got rid of the pain. Hence, in this process, the lake Gosainkunda was formed.

Overview:

Trekking duration: 12 Days

Starting from: Kathmandu

Ending at: Kathmandu

Grade: Moderate

Highest access of the trek: Gosainkunda (4380meters)

Culture: Sherpa Culture

Mode of trekking : Tea-house (Lodge) or a camping

Himalayan sights: Langtang Himal

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Dhunche (2030meter), 8hrs drive.

Day 04: Trek to Sing Gompa (Chandanbari) (3250meter), 5hrs walks.

Day 05: Trek to Goshaikunda (4380meter), 6.30hrs walks.

Day 06: Trek to Ghopte (3430meter) after crossing Lauri Bina La pass (4610meter), 7.30 hrs walks.

Day 07: Trek to Tharepati (3510meter), 2.30hrs walks.

Day 08: Trek to Kutumsang (2470meter), 4.30 hrs walks.

Day 09: Trek to Chisapani (2170meter), 6hrs walks.

Day 10: Trek to Sundarijal (1460meter) and back to Kathmandu, 3.30hrs walks, 1hr drive.

Day 11: Leisure day in Kathmandu.

Day 12: Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination

Trip Cost Include:

  • KTM International Airport Arrival & Departure by Private Car/van/Private Bus
  • Total 03 Nights Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing/Single room in Kathmandu
  • Round Trips (KTM-Syabrubesi-Sundarijal-KTM) By Tourist Bus/Van for all staffs & Guests.
  • English Speaking experienced Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder Guide for KTM-whole Trek- KTM
  • Porters (One porter for 2 Pax bases, Max 35 KGS per Porter) from kathmandu-Whole Trek- Kathmandu
  • Trek Permit & TRC Permit
  • Best Tea house/Mountain Lodge Accommodations in Twin/single Sharing basis in Whole Trek
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in Whole Trek
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu (Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa, Kumari temple/durbar square & Pashupatinath Temple by tour guide and car/driver
  • Entrance fees of all sightseeing Monuments/temples/stupas during sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees

Trip Cost Exclude:

  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa fee: US$ 30 & Departure Airport tax: Approx. US$ 24 in International Airport, KTM
  • Travel & Health Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Waters, Beverages Etc in Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter( Not mandatory but expected)
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges( Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free on spot)
  • Any Other Cost, which is not mentioned in Cost Includes Items as Above
 

Adventure Activities

  • Paragliding
  • Bunjee Jumping
  • Ultralight Aircraft
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Canoyning