Gosaikunda Lake Trek is one of the most cherished treks in the Langtang region of Nepal. The splendid nature of Langtang valley with a classic combo of high mountain lakes and towering mountain peaks. Besides that, walk into the beautiful Langtang valley which is something more than just a mere imagination. Moreover, the lush valleys, terraced farmlands, rhododendron forests and the tantalizing mountain lakes embedded in between mountain peaks are glorifying to watch.
The main feature of Gosaikunda Lake Trek are the serene mountain lakes. They are Gosaikunda lake, Dudh Kunda, Surya Kunda, Bhairab kunda and many others. Amongst which Gosaikunda lake is the most popular one. This lake holds high value amongst Hindu pilgrims. As per Hindu mythology, Lord Shiva created this lake with the help of his trident to cool his stinging throat after swallowing the poison. Therefore, many Hindu people around the globe come to this lake to take a dip into its fresh water. Hence people believe that all our sin will go away if we perform this religious act.
Gosaikunda Lake Trek is an opportunity to pass through the ethnic settlements. Also an opportunity to get acquainted with the unique culture, tradition and lifestyle of the people residing in this area. As you walk through the trail, you mostly walk through the Langtang National Park. Therefore, this trek can also be an opportunity to encounter the rare birds and animals residing inside the park. You can expect to see red panda amidst the bamboo woods if lucky. The Lauribinayak pass in the trek offers some best views of mountains like Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal and other peaks in Lantang and Ganesh Himal range. The majestic waterfalls that one can witness emerging out from the crevices of hills, forests painted with rhododendron flowers and the monasteries along the way makes Gosaikunda lake trek a mystical and spiritual journey.
So, are you ready to join this journey with Himal Eco Treks? We are here to make your journey wonderful.
Arrival day and sightseeing of Kathmandu as well as trek preparation.
Drive to Sundarijal
Trek to Chisapani
Trekking (mostly 5-6 hrs a day trek)
Accommodation in a guesthouse.
Drive back to Kathmandu and finally a departure day
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal Entry visa fees.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in the hotel in cities
- Airfare from your country to Nepal
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek
- Hot showers during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. Also you can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.