10-day Gosainkunda Trekking Nepal

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5-79 yrs
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Trek difficulty Easy
  • Maximum altitude 4610 meters
  • Tour Code BM-4047
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  • Operated in English, Hindi, Nepalese
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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  • The famous holy lake of Gosainkunda
  • Beautiful towering Himalayas along the trek
  • Remote trekking route, less commercialized and less disturbed area
  • Various traditional villages to experience different cultures
The Gosainkunda Lake Trek will allow you to see the beautiful holy lake of Gosainkunda. The trekking route is moderate and provides spectacular views of both the Langtang and Ganesh Himal mountain ranges.

This Gosainkunda Lake Trek is a journey through the isolated Tamang villages with minimal effort and mostly in a peaceful environment. Gosainkunda Lake itself is an alpine freshwater lake located North of Kathmandu valley having several other smaller lakes around it. It is said that there are 106 lakes around the main Gosainkunda Lake.

Lauribinayal, a place before reaching Gosainkunda, provides excellent views at sunrise and sunset over the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges. You can therefore look forward to getting here.

This trek is an ideal trekking route for trekkers looking for a moderate trek surrounded by peaceful nature. Lodges are relatively simple along the trek but have well-maintained rooms and great food everywhere.

Our Gosainkunda Lake trek is undoubtedly a beautiful trekking adventure. Please see the itinerary for day-by-day activities.
  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel (1,310M)
  • Day 2: Drive to Dhunche (1,950M)
  • Day 3: Trek to Sing Gompa (3,584M)
  • Day 4: Trek to Lauribinayak (3,925M)
  • Day 5: Trek to Gosainkunda Lake (4,381M)
  • Day 6: Cross Gosainkunda Pass (4,610M); trek to Mera Kharka
  • Day 7: Trek to Kutumsang (2,471M)
  • Day 8: Trek to Chisapani (1,746M)
  • Day 9: Trek to Sundarijal (1,463M), drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 10: Departure from Kathmandu
  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary with complimentary breakfast
  • Kathmandu - Dhunche transportation by local bus together with staffs
  • Sundarijal - Kathmandu transportation by private vehicle according to the group size
  • All meals [Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with 3 cups of hot drinks] during the trek
  • Accommodation on cozy / small tea houses as per the itinerary
  • Langtang and Shivapuri National Park Entry Permit
  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card
  • Experienced English speaking, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide
  • Assistant trekking guide for groups over 6 people
  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • Comprehensive first aid medical kit carried by the guide
  • Necessary paper works, all government and local taxes
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant [optional]
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
  • International airfare, Nepal visa fees ( two passport photographs ), travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation
  • Personal nature expenses (bars and beverage bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc. )
  • Costs arising from natural calamities, mishaps or anything beyond our control (Costs are not refundable and transferable in any means if you leave the trek voluntarily)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (Also in the case of early returns and late departures than scheduled itinerary )
  • Services not mentioned in 'Services Includes' section
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Based on 1 review
  • Krish D
  • From Canada
  • On Jun 15 2016
4 - Very Good
Gosaikunda-Amazing place to hide from this world
This was one of the best trek in my life. I was amazed by the beauty and lives in hills. Gosaikunda, a lake in about 4000 m altitude was breathtaking and even surpassed its myths. Upendra and his team organized the trek with... Read more
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    There are no quarantine requirements in Nepal for arriving visitors at the moment.

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • Do I require a porter for carrying water?

    On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.

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