Gosainkunda

Gosainkunda

  • 5D/ 4N
  • Nepal

Nestled within the heart of the Langtang National Park in Nepal, Gosaikunda stands as a celestial gem, drawing both pilgrims and adventure seekers to its ethereal beauty. At an elevation of 4,380 meters (14,370 feet), this sacred alpine lake is surrounded by majestic peaks, offering a spiritual and visually stunning experience.
The journey to Gosaikunda weaves through dense forests, charming villages, and rugged landscapes, revealing breathtaking panoramas of the Annapurna, Langtang, Ganesh, and Manaslu mountain ranges. The pristine waters of the lake mirror the ever-changing hues of the surrounding peaks, creating a tranquil haven for those seeking solace in nature.
Gosaikunda holds profound religious importance, particularly for Hindus and Buddhists. Legend has it that the lake was created by Lord Shiva, and a pilgrimage to its shores is believed to cleanse the soul. The nearby Lauribina La Pass adds an adventurous dimension to the trek, making it a harmonious blend of spirituality and exploration.
The trek to Gosaikunda is an immersive journey, encompassing traditional villages, terraced fields, and rhododendron forests. Trekkers traverse rugged terrains, experiencing the warm hospitality of local teahouses en route. The final ascent to the lake unveils a breathtaking panorama that rewards the effort with a sense of awe and accomplishment.
The ideal time to explore Gosaikunda is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is clear, and the views are at their best.
Gosaikunda isn't merely a destination; it's a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts, photographers, and those seeking a profound connection with the Himalayan landscape. Whether trekking for spiritual reasons or the love of adventure, Gosaikunda promises an unforgettable experience, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of those who venture to its sacred shores.
 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2: Drive to Dhunche
Day 3: Trek to Sing Gompa
Day 4: Trek to Gosaikunda
Day 5: Explore Gosaikunda Lake
Day 6: Trek to Dhunche
 

Airport transfers
Accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trek
Meals as per the itinerary
Trekking permits and fees
Experienced trekking guide and porters
Transportation to and from the trekking trail
 

International airfare
Nepal visa fees
Personal expenses (such as snacks, Wi-Fi, and hot showers during the trek)
Travel insurance
Additional accommodation and meals in Kathmandu due to unforeseen circumstances
 

Is Gosaikunda suitable for beginners?
The trek to Gosaikunda is moderately challenging and is suitable for individuals with a reasonable level of fitness. Prior trekking experience is beneficial but not mandatory.