Gosaikunda (Langtang Gosaikunda Trek) is all to Trek to the gorgeous lake; Gosaikunda Lake, at an elevation of 4380 meters above from the sea level. This Trek cover another Trek on its way; Langtang Valley Trek so must of the visitors having more time prefer this Trek. This Trek is of 16 Days which is the most appropriate one and the days/itinerary; can be manage as per your requirements.we recommend this as it helps you to get your body well acclimatize. As well as, makes your trip success without facing any health problems.
Similarly, Gosaikunda Lake is a holy lake having strong religious context. It is an Oligotrophic lake of alpine fresh water. This lake stays frozen for 5-6 months from October to June. You will find many lake on this site. Almost 108 lakes are here in this conservation area and you can see three of them just near you and has been the perfect place for moviemaking, photography and so on.
Furthermore, It is believed that the Hindu god Lord Shiva drank poison to save the world from the sea, and Gosaikunda is the place where he drank the water in order to cool his burning throat due to poison. Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and Idia come here to worship every year mostly during the month of August.
In contrast, Trekking, for this reason, offers you varieties of Tea houses and lodges. This region Trek provides you with proper facilities for accommodation and the way is normal so people with moderate fitness can easily do this Trek. Trek to this (Langtang Gosaikunda Trek) starts and ends from Shyabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft). Our Trek will start from a long drive through a private vehicle. No airplane access is here! so in case of emergency, we will take a chopper.
As you are picked from Tribhuwan International Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast. We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.
During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.
Physical Condition & Requirement
This Trek is a moderate level Trek. You will be walking for 6-7 hour a day on average. We will face the steep hill, cross steep, hilly terrain etc. We will be heading mostly uphill where we will face an average of 4000m altitude change. You will be given acclimatization day in between the trail so that you will not face altitude sickness. If you have strong determination and hope in yourself then this Trek will not be that difficult.
If you have done any Trek before it will be your skill but you don’t require pre-experience or any training for this Trek. If you have any health problems it would be better if you consult with a doctor before your visit and give the details to Sherpa Himalaya so that we could customize your trip as per your body requirement.
Best Time to Visit
Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can visit Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.
Your health safety and last destination with high-quality service is our Main priority. Your guide has the authority to bring change in itinerary, stop or cancel any part of your itinerary if it is very necessary due to safety concern. However, these kinds of problem rarely arise. Our effort will be to follow our given itinerary. Weather condition, health problem or any natural disaster and flight cancellation due to bad weather in the mountain may bring change in itinerary.
Frequently Asked Questions
Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama hotel (2480 m.)
After morning breakfast we drive out along the north-western hills of Kathmandu for about 7-8hr. You will witness lovely scenery of white snowcapped mountains like Mt. Annapurna II, Manasalu, Ganesh Himal and other minor peaks along the route. We take our Lunch at the Trishuli Bazaar before continuing further to Dhunche. We descend to Syabrubesi for the overnight stay.
Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3541 m.)
Today we will head early morning. crossing the suspension bridge, the trail gradually ascends up to Bamboo passing by a landslide. We pass through the jungles of oak and rhododendron. Afterward, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m). And at the end, your trail is level to the Lama Hotel for the overnight stay.
Trek from Langtang village to Kyangjn Gompa.
Today we will be trekking to Kyanjin gompa, crossing a stream to the small village of Mundu (3442m). After passing several small streams with wooden cantilever bridges and moraines, you can finally see the monastery of Kyanjin Gompa we can explore the area with abundant panoramic views of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Genjempol, Kyangjin RI (4750m.), Tsergo RI (5000m.), Ganja La (5160m.), Langshisa- Ri (6427m.), Dorje Lhakpa (6430m.), Naya Kang (5844m.), Yala peak (5500m).
Acclimatazation Day In kyangjin Gompa and Day Hiking at Tsrko Ri
Today is the rest and exploration day of the trekking. We visit the monastery. we can walk up the moraine to Tserko Ri (5,000m), which is the highest point of this trek. Hike easy for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang Lirung, Langtang range, Kinshung, Yansa Tsenji. Back to Kyangjin Gompa for overnight stay
Trek down to Lama hotel (2480 m.)
As we finish our breakfast We will follow the same trail back following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After having a lunch we will trek steep descent to Lama Hotel.
Trek from Lama hotel to Thulo Syabru (2200 m.)
Today we will trek to Thulo Syabru; The Tamang Cultural Heritage “Thulo Syabru Gaun” preserves beautiful ethnic custom, culture and their traditions. Here, you can enjoy the fantastic landscape and the magnificent nature with splendid views of Ganesh Himal (7110m), Langtang Himal and its ranges. Overnight at Thulo Syabru
Trek from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa (3580 m.)
The trails lead us from Thulo Syabru follows a steep ascent path passing through Dursagang (2735m), Then the path gently ascends for a while and follows a flat level to the Sing Gompa. The local well managed cheese factory, and Buddhist monasteries can be the visiting places which provide panoramic views. Overnight at Sing Gompa.
Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda (4381 m.).
Today the trail climbs steeply up a ridge. The trail to LauriBinayak (3920m) is steep & continues for three hours. We follow a rough path
From LauriBinayak, the trail ascends now in the alpine country above the tree line. Cross a small ridge to see the first view of the holy lake of Gosaikunda. There are about a dozen lakes around Gosaikunda Basin, the main three being Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosaikunda. The myth is, Gosaikunda was created by Lord Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison which threatened to destroy the world. Hundreds of pilgrims come here to worship and bathe during the full-moon festival every August.
Gosaikunda to Gopte (3440m/11283ft)
The trail leads to the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake and passing three more small lakes; you will reach Laurebina pass (4610m15120ft). The trail descends to Phedi (3740m). We continue trek to Ghopte with following up and down trail. overnight stay at Gopte
Free day in kathmandu
This Day is specially created for safety! if the weather dont support our flight then we can use this day so that our Departure date will not be effected. You can use this day for shopping and so on. This night you will be invited by Sherpa Himalaya for Dinner.
This will be your last day.If you have scheduled your depart date from Kathmandu. We will drop you to TIA Airport and wave good bye to each other with lots of photos and memories
Included in the Cost