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Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Gosaikunda  Lake Trek $695/-

Gosaikunda Lake Trek

Gosaikunda lake is located in Langtang National Park which is located North from Kathmandu. Gosaikunda is high altitued freshwater lake nearby Kathmandu which is famous holy lake belong to Hindu relegion. Thousand of people visit Gosaikunda Lake during cotton threat changing festivels during fullmooon in monsoon season. Gosaikunda Lake trek start from Dhunche which begins by following the Trishuli river upstream through pastures and forests of pine, bamboo and rhododendron. Gosaikunda Lake is located 4380m from sealevel. It recommended for every one, with(out) trekking experience.  The hight of Lauribinayak pass is 4610m from sealevel. 

 

Trip Summary

  • Trekking Duration: 4 Days
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Trekking Season: March to May, October to december
  • Accommodation Type: Lodge / Tea Houses
  • Maximum Elevation: 4610 m

Highlights

  • Explore the beautiful city of Kathmandu and immerse yourself in the Nepali culture
  • Visit the ancient monastery of Chandanbari
  • Feel the fresh water in high altitude Gosaikunda lake
  • Take holy shower in Gosaikunda lake
  • Relax around the lakeshore and experiences the natural beauty of the holy (frozen lake) lake Gosaikunda
  • Pass through local settlements inhabited by  Tamangs and Sherpa people
  • Cross Lauribinayak pass 4610m. 
  • Set footprint in the holy place, a place with Tamang and sherpa culture and history
  • See breathtaking views of peaks including Dorje Lakpa (6966 m) and Sisha Pagma (8013 m)

Itinerary

Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu, hotel transfer

Day 02 – Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1960m) by private jeep

Day 03 – Trek from Dhunche to Chandanbari (3330m)

Day 04 – Trek from Chandanbari to Gosaikunda (43800m)

Day 05 – Trek from Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3430m)

Day 06 – Trek from Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2530m)

Day 07 – Drive from Melamchigaon to Kathmandu by private jeep

Day 08 - Transport to airport for international flight 

 

Price and Cost Details

$695/- per person
Minimum 2 person in the group

Cost Inclusions:

  • Airport pickup and drop off
  • 2 night 2-3 star hotel in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis
  • Kathmandu to Dhunche by private jeep
  • Conservation/national park fees and all government taxes
  • All required trekking permits (Trekkers' Information Management System card)
  • All meals during trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner) Menu available 
  • All accommodations during the trek (twin sharing basis with common toilet)
  • Government-licensed and experienced English-speaking trekking guide
  • Salary of staff (guide and porter)
  • Porters to carry luggage on 1:2 ratio (max. of 20 kg) minimal 2 person in the group 
  • Insurance for staff during trekking period (porter and guide) 
  • Melamchigaon to Kathmandu by private jeep

Cost Exclusions:

  • International airfare and travel taxes
  • Nepal entry visa fee (tourist visas are issued upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Fee is 40 USD for 30 days stay)
  • Medical/personal travel insurance (must cover emergency evacuation cost)
  • Medical first aid kit
  • Personal trekking gear
  • All meals and beverages in Kathmandu/ Pokhara
  • All beverages during trek (mineral water, tea, coffee, soft drinks, etc.)
  • Personal expenses such as hot shower, telephone calls, laundry, wifi and battery charging
  • Tips for guide and porter (expected by staff)

 

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