Gosainkund Trek

The Langtang Goshaikund trek is one of the most beautiful trekking in Nepal. Kund is a Nepali word, means: lake. There are 108 kunds in this area and mainly visible from the routes are Saraswati Kund, Bhairab Kund, Surya Kund and Goshaikund is the famous and most important one.

Langtang Gosaikunda trek combines the remote and spectacular valley of Langtang, with the high mountain lakes at Gosainkund. Visit the beautiful Langtang National park and then trek to the end of the valley to view the wonderful mountains views. Following the Trisuli River north out of Kathmandu, we travel through Trisuli Bazaar and Dhunche to Syabrubensi, a Sherpa village located at the very edge of the Langtang National Park. We then swing east into the Langtang valley, crossing the river several times as we travel up along a gorge-like, lower section of the valley.

 

Trip Facts

Trip days: 16 Days

Gosainkund trekking itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport and Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Dhunche (1,960m).
It takes about 11 hours on a bus for us to reach Dhunche. Since tourist buses do not travel to this region we make our journey in a local bus. Overnight stay in Dhunche.

Day 03: Trek to Sing Gompa. O/N in Sing Gompa (3,330m).
From Dhunche we cross rivers, pass through forests and walk mostly uphill before we stop for an over night stay in Sing Gompa.

Day 04: Trek to Gosainkunda. O/N in Gosainkunda (4,380m).
The trail leading to Gosaikunda is mostly steep and rugged. According to Hindu mythology, the holy lakes of Gosaikuda was created by Lord Shiva’s Trishul (three pointed weapon) so that he could drink it’s cold water and quench his thirst.

Day 05: Trek to Laurebinayak pass (4610m). O/N in Gopte or Tharepati (3,690m).
As we head  towards the Laurebina pass (4610m) the trail climbs through rugged paths passing through small lakes in between.

Day 06: Trek to Kutumsang. O/N in Kutumsang (2,470m).
From Tharepati the trail to passes through forests of fir and rhododendron as we arrive in Magen Goth (3420m), Panghu and finally Khutumsang.

Day 07: Trek to Chipling. O/N in Chipling (2,170m).
The trail now descends to the beautiful hamlet of Gul Bhanjyang and then climbs up to Thodang Betini (2260m) and Chipling (2170m).

Day 08: Trek to Chisopani. O/N in Chisopani (2,165m).
Today our trail makes a steep descent as we stop in Pati Bhanjyang (1860m), before finally arriving in Chisopani.

Day 09: Trek back to Sundarijal (1,300m) and drive back to Kathmandu.
Our 9 day trek ends in Sundarijal a beautiful place high above the Kathmandu valley. A short ride in a cab takes us from Sundarijal to Kathmandu. You can either fly to your destination today or you can stay in a hotel in Kathmandu.

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