gosainkunda lake

Gosainkunda Helambu 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 his stinging throat after he consumed some poison.Hence, the place is considered sacred and hundreds of people come to worship as a pilgrimage site. Whereas Helambu, it is a region that facilitates buddhist culture and is considered as buddhist pilgrimage site, inhabited by Sherpas called Hyolmo.   

This trek is the combination of two major destination i.e. Gosainkunda and Helambu, which starts from Dhunche and ends at Melamchi.

An old chorten in Helambu region

An old chorten in Helambu region

The trek can vary and can be redesigned as per your request as well or you can check onto our website for particular treks.

12 Days Itinerary:

Day 1- Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 2- Rest day and sightseeing.
Day 3- Drive to Dhunche.(Drive approx 7-8 hours)
Day 4- Trek from Dhunche to Sing gompa. ( walking duration 5-6 hours)
Day 5- Trek from Sing gompa to Lauribinayak.(walking duration 4-5 hours)
Day 6- Trek from Lauribinayak to Gosainkunda.( walking duration 3-4 hours)
Day 7- Trek from Gosainkunda to Ghopte (walking duration 6-7 hours) via laurebina pass.
Day 8- Trek from Ghopte to Tharepati.(walking duration 5-6 hours)
Day 9- Trek from Tharepati to Tarkegyang (walking duration 6-7 hours)
Day 10- Trek from Tarkegyang to Sermathang ( walking duration 5-6 hours)
Day 11- Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi bazar ( walking duration  2-3 hours ) and drive to Kathmandu(duration 3-4 hours)
Day 12- Departure back to home.

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  • 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.


  • 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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