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Gosaikunda Trek - 12 Days

Gosaikunda Trek
$927 All Inclusive Price.

Gosaikunda, also spelled Gosainkunda Lake is most popular destination for the trekking, as a sacred holy pilgrim place for both the believer of Hinduism and Buddhism. Gosainkunda trek is requires some trekking experience and good physical condition because Gosaikunda Lake is 4,300 m, altitude above the sea level and if you want to cross the high pass after Gosainkunda known as Lauribina Pass/Gosaikunda pass at 4610m. After you cross the Lauribina pass/Gosaikunda pass enter the beautiful Helambu Valley. People believe that once you take a shower in this holy Gosainkunda Lake, all wash your pain, sorrows, and sins will be gone. If the lake remain calm, it can be seen the image of Lord Shiva in middle the lake at bottom. People celebrate great festivals two times in a year. These festivals are very important in shamanism. There are other lakes more than 100 lakes. Among them Bhairab Kund, Saraswati kund, Dhudh Kund, Nag Kund, Surya Kund, Bhut Kunda etc.

Gosaikunda trekking offers great views of beautiful lakes with amazing mountains views including Ganesh himal range and Langtang Lirung I and II, Manaslu, Nadgi Chuli and Nagdi Himal etc. Gosaikunda trek itinerary is possible to make short means starts the trek from Dhunche and after Gosainkunda trek back to Dhunche instead of heading to Helambu Valley over the Gosaikunda Pass/Lauribina Pass (4610m).

However, Our below given itinerary after Gosaikunda continue trekking over the Lauribinayak Pass (4610m) then you reach Phedi where small lodge are available, which is open only in high trekking season after having lunch in Phedi continue trek to Gopte (3440m) where is most of trekkers staying night in here after the pass.

After Gopte few hour walk you will be reach in Tharepati then you choose route one lead to Sundarijal and another lead to Melamchi gaon. If you choose the route lead to Melamchi Gaon it will be the perfect way to explore the Helambu valley. It is possible to end trek at Thimbu, Talamarang or Melamchi Pul but our program itinerary end the trek at Melamchi Pul where you get the bus to Kathmandu.

Join now on Our Fixed Departure Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek for 2020 or if dates are not suitable please ask for private departure. The group joining package cost includes 3 star accommodations in Kathmandu and normal Teahouses/Lodges accommodation in trekking but if you want to make same trip as a private individually or with your family and friends then it is also possible to upgrade the service quality with paying additional cost (if required).


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) and transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1960m)
Day 04: Dhunche trek to Sing Gompa (3330m)
Day 05: Sing Gompa trek to Lauribina Yak (3920m)
Day 06: Lauberina Yak trek to Goisakunda (4460m)
Day 07: Gosaikunda trek to Ghopte (3440m) Over the Lauribina Pass (4610m)
Day 08: Ghopte trek to Kutumsang (2450m)
Day 09: Kutumsang trek to Chisapani (2140m)
Day 10: Chisapani trek to Sundarijal (1400m) drive to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 11: Rest and Buffer Day in Kathmandu
Day 12: Depart Kathmandu or extend your trip

Destination: Nepal
Trekking Region: Langtang and Helambu
Trek Start Point:  Dhunche
Trek End Point: Sundarijal
Trekking Accommodation:  Teahouse (Lodges)
Trekking Grade: Medium-Hard
Best Season:  March - June / September-November
Max Elevation: 4610m
Duration: 12 Days

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m) and transfer to Hotel
After landing at the Tribhuwan International Airport, we will be greeted by a representative of Alpine Adventure Club who will drop us off at our hotel. We then check-in at the hotel, freshen up and if time permitted visit our office to pay the rest of bill, collect the information and signup the trip agreement or not enough time office authorize person come to your hotel to collect the payment. Overnight at Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. At late afternoon, we introduced with mountain/trek guide. Overnight Hotel

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1960m)
Today your guide will pick you up from your hotel early in morning to go for new bus park to catch the public bus to Syabru Besi but if you prefer to hire private vehicle then private vehicle (Jeep/Land cruiser or bus depend on group size) will pick up from hotel and directly drive to Syabru besi. You head north of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi (1503m) through the famous places Kakani (2145m), Ranipauwa, Trisuli Bazaar (548m), Betrawati (620m), Kalikhastan (1390m) and finally you reach at Dhunche (1960m) It takes about 6/7hours drive from Kathmandu. Overnight at teahouse

Day 04: Dhunche trek to Sing Gompa (3330m)
Today is steep, hard that climbs more than 1300m. Few minutes walk in motor road then you will meet the sign for trail, the first part of the trails ascends gradually through mineral water factory up to Ghatte Khola (stream). Crossing a suspension bridge over this stream, the trail follows the north side of the river for short while, then begins the steep climbs towards the ridge. After the initial climb, the trail levels a bi, Passes through tiny village of Deurali (2660m) and then continues up to this ridge. Climbs through a forest of firs and rhododendrons for about two hours you reach at very basic teahouse from where you will see views of back down valley. After that the trail continues to climb to the Dimsa (3030m). Beyond trek continue up past an army camp, and then climb up through scrub and oaks to Sing Gompa (3330m) overnight at teahouse

Day 05: Sing Gompa trek to Lauribina Yak (3920m)
The trail of today climbs steeply up the ridge, which creates a transition zone between rich, moist forests on the northern slopes and dry scrub vegetation on the slope facing south. The area on the northern slope is a sanctuary for the red panda, an endangered species that the Nepali calls cat bear. The trail crosses behind the ridge and stays in the deep forest for a while before emerging onto a saddle at Chalang Pati (3650m) from here we enter the Goisakund protected area where the killing of animals, lighting of wood fires and grazing of goats is prohibited. As the trail steeply climbs up to Laurebina today you will enjoy the outstanding views of Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and Langtang lirung.  It is possible to continue to Goisakund on the same day, but for acclimatization reasons as well as morning view from here is excellent so it is better to stay one overnight in Laurebina Yak (3920m). Overnight at teahouse

Day 06: Lauberina Yak trek to Gosaikunda (4460m)
Today we start by climbing further along the ridge till we see the first lakes at around 4100 meter. The trail now leaves the ridge and heads high above the Trisuli valley. After the trail crosses a spur, the second lake in the chain (Bhairav Kund) comes into view. The trail climbs gently but continuously to the third and largest lake known as Gosaikunda (4460m). Gosaikund Lake has a black rock in the middle, said to be the head of Shiva. According to the legend, Shiva created the lake when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after consuming poison. Hundreds of pilgrims come here to worship and bathe during the full-moon festival each August. It takes about 40 minutes to walk around the lake. Overnight at teahouse

Day 07: Gosaikunda trek to Ghopte (3440m) Over the Lauribina Pass (4610m)
The first part of the trek trail climbs further through rugged country passing three more small lakes towards Laurebina La pass (4610m). There is a good view from this pass in both directions. After the pass, the trail descends alongside a stream through alpine country to the national park post at Bhera Goth. We continue descending over a rocky trail along the middle of the valley to Phedi (3740m). From Phedi the route drops to a stream and then climbs through scrub bamboo to a crest at 3750 m. The trail cross the head of the valley on an extremely rough trail, descending to Dupi Chaur (3630m) after that across moraines to the bottom then steep climb to the Kasturee Danda. Beyond the trail descends though forests, climbing in and out of ravines across the head of valley to Ghopte (3440m). Overnight at teahouse

Day 08: Ghopte trek to Kutumsang (2450m)
Today the trek trail descends from ridge at Ghopte, the trail makes numerous ups and downs across ravines and across boulders of old moraines, then make a final ascent to Tharepati (3640m) from. Here are two routes one goes to Melamchi Gaun (2530m) for longer Helambu valley trek that trek end at Melamchi Pul and another trail goes Kutumsang for short Helambu valley that trek end at Sundarijal so we follow the short trail right hand side trail that lead to Kutumsang (2450m), we walk through the alpine country side with meadows and scrubs typical for high elevation. We will enter the forest again and follow the ridges before descending to Magen Goth (3420m). After that the trail gently climbs to a small pass at Mere Danda at 3510 meter before descending through rhododendron forest inhabited by only a few shepherds’ huts. The trail continues further down to Kutumsang (2450m) overnight at teahouse

Day 09: Kutumsang trek to Chisapani (2140m)
Today, the trek trail gently climb and descends to Gul Bhanjyang (2140m), the delightful and classical hill village. We start by gradually ascending a forested ridge to the long, strung-out village of Thodang Betini (2260m). From here we climb up around 200 meters to the top of the Jhogin Danda (2420m) and descend over a stone staircase to the teashops at Chipling (2170m). Continuing trek down to Pati Bhanjyang (1860m), Brahman and Chhetri villages and continue trek gently climb up through meadows and fields we finally reach at Chisopani (2140m). Overnight at teahouse

Day 10: Chisapani trek to Sundarijal (1400m) drive to Kathmandu (1350m)
Today is better to wakeup early morning for the sunrise view with magnificent  views of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt.Dorje lakpa, Langtang Himalaya ranges and Annapurnas.  First part of trek climb up the last pass of the trek Borlang Bhanjyang (2440m) close to Shivapuri Hill. From here we descend steeply through deeply eroded chasms towards the Tamang settlement of Mulkharka (1800m). From here on it is a short bit to Sundarjial as we walk past the local water supply system and follow the water pipe to this village. From Sundarijal we can take local transportation, or have our private transport waiting for us to bring us back to Kathmandu

Day 11: Rest and Buffer Day in Kathmandu
Today, you have leisure day for relax or shopping in Kathmandu so you can do your own activities by yourself or consult with company to arrange extra activities. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12: Depart Kathmandu or extend your trip
We will drop you at the airport by our private vehicle according to your airport time. It is recommended to reach the airport at least two hours prior to departure.


  • Airport pickup and drop services on a private vehicle
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu sightseeing/monument visits Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary with complimentary breakfast (2 and above participant get twin sharing room in a 3 star standard hotel)
  • Kathmandu to Dhunche transportation by public sharing bus
  • Trekking accommodation in normal Trekkers lodge / Teahouse (2 and above participant get twin sharing room)
  • Three time meals a day during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner/Main course
  • Desert (Fresh fruit/Chocolate) after having diner as company provide
  • Experienced English speaking, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained trekking guide with his meals, accommodation and salary
  • Porter who will carry your luggage during the trekking (Maximum weight 25kg in two people)
  • Langtang and Shivapuri national park fees
  • Sundarijal to Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff (Trekking guide and Porters)
  • Nepal Government taxes and Office service charge


  • Lunch and Dinner during the stay in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • International and domestic air tickets and airport taxes
  • Kathmandu to Dhunche private transportation cost (if you decide to use private vehicle)
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 15 days ) and US$ 50 (duration 30 days )
  • Personal trekking equipments and Clothing
  • Wire Transfer charge or Credit card service charge as company rule
  • Alcoholic beverages, laundry, Telephone calls and all type of hot drinks during the trek
  • Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water etc
  • Hot water, battery charge and hot shower charge during the trek (If need to pay)
  • Personal nature expenses and Tipping (Tips)
  • High risk medical / travel insurance and First aid kit
  • Expenses occurred as a result of delay beyond our control in case of weather, flight cancellation or natural calamities
  • Emergency rescue evacuation (if needed)
  • Any other things not mentioned


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