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Gosainkunda Lake Trek

GOSAINKUNDA LAKE TREK

Gosainkunda also spelled as Gosaikunda or Gosain Kunda is the alpine freshwater lake at an elevation of 4380 metres.According to legends,

It is believed that gosainkunda, the holy lake was created by lord shiva (the hindu deity) himself when he pierced a glacier with his Trishul (Holy Trident) to extract water to cool off his stinging throat after he consumed poison.

Devotees bathing on the bank of Gosainkunda Lake.

Devotees bathing on the bank of Gosainkunda Lake.

Hence, the place is considered sacred and hundreds of people come to worship and bathe in the lake during full moon festival each august. It is also a pilgrimage site where there are religious shrines and several small stone shelters for pilgrims.



10 Days Itinerary:

Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 2 - Rest day and sight seeing.
Day 3 - Drive to Dhunche.(Drive approx 7-8 hours)
Day 4 - Trek from Dhunche to Sing gompa/Chandhan bari. ( walking duration 5-6 hours)
Day 5 - Trek from Sing gompa/Chandhanbari to Gosainkunda lake.(walking duration 5-6 hours)
Day 6 - Trek from Gosainkunda lake to Ghopte. ( walking duration 6-7 hours)
Day 7 - Trek from Ghopte to khutumsang. (walking duration 5-6 hours)
Day 8 - Trek from Khutumsang to chisapani. (walking duration 4-5 hours)
Day 9 - Trek from Chisapani to Sundarijal (walking duration 4-5 hours) and drive to kathmandu ( 1 hour drive)
Day 10 - Departure back to home.

Price : contact us Kit list :

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Dates

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Package

Excludes:

  • Airfares to & from Kathmandu

  • Travel insurance

  • Additional nights in Kathmandu.

  • Meals during the days in Kathmandu

  • Mineral water, soft drinks or boiled drinking water on trek

  • Single room supplement

  • We also recommend offering a tip at the end of your trip to your guide and porters, as tips are not included in the package price.

Includes:

  • In-country logistics & support

  • English speaking trekking guide

  • Porters (plus their accommodation & food)

  • Accommodation, meals & hot drinks on trek (lodges or community lodges)

  • Private vehicle for transport

  • 3 nights bed and breakfast in a hotel or guesthouse in Kathmandu

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