Gosainkunda Trek

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal
Trip Grade: Challenging
Max Elevation: 4,610m
Total Duration: 11 Days
Best Time: Spring, Summer & Autumn
Group Size: 2+

Karma Eco Adventure Nepal

Boudha-06, Kathmandu Nepal.
karmaeco2203@gmail.com, info@karmaecoadventure.com

Gosainkunda Trek

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    Gosainkunda Trek in Nepal is holy and scenic. It is the jewel of the Langtang Region too. It offers mountain vistas as well as religious significance. Karma Eco Adventure prides itself on providing the trekking package for clients at the best possible rate. The journey of the Gosainkunda Trek coincides with Langtang Valley Trek.

    However, it is beyond one’s imagination. There is a great myth about Gosainkunda Lake (4,380 m). The Lake is the creation of Lord Shiva. During the excavation of the elixir, poison came out. It started to engulf the universe. Lord Shiva came to the rescue and drank all the poison.

    He kept the poison on his neck. He couldn’t bear the pain and threw his trident on the rocks of Gosainkunda. Eventually, the water came out. This formed the Gosaikunda Lake. During the festival of Janai Purnima in August Hindus and Buddhists flock to the lake. Those who take bath will have their sin relieved.

    The Remarkable Journey to Gosaikunda Lake

    The journey is remarkable for Buddhists as well as Hindus. Therefore, it is the destination of great religious harmony and tolerance. Nepal truly is magnificent culturally and naturally too. Moreover, the vistas of the mountains and landscapes are a bonus. The green lush forests of rhododendron, pines and coniferous trees will light up any nature lovers. Karma Eco Adventure knitted itinerary for Gosainkunda Trek in Nepal for the glorious experience of mountains, nature, and culture.

    The trek is also the most coveted in terms of budget and attractions. Mountain Vistas of Langtang Lirung (7,227 m), Gangchempo (6,387 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Gaurishankar (7,134 m), Sishapangma (8,013 m), etc. ignite mountain wilderness. Lakes and high-altitude pass offer challenging moments. Similarly, the trekkers will get a chance to witness the short trekking destination from the Kathmandu Valley. The Chisapani Village excursion is the bonus trip of this trekking in Nepal. Witness the Shivapuri National Park as well as Kathmandu Valley’s drinking water resource.

    It is indeed a cultural, traditional, natural, and mountainous adventure. Book the Gosainkunda Trek with Karma Eco Adventure Nepal. Follow your dream of being at nature’s biggest allure.

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Preparation

    Day 03: Drive to shyapru besi

    Day 04: Syabru bensi to thulo shyapru

    Day 05: Thulo Syabru to sin gompa (chandan bari)

    Day 06: Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake

    Day 07: Gosainkunda to phedi

    Day 08: Phedi to Tharepati

    Day 09: Tharepati to Gul Bhanjyang aka Golphu Bhanjyang

    Day 10: Golphu Bhanjyang to Chisopani

    Day 11: Chisopani to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu

    Day 12: Departure

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Thank you for choosing Gosainkunda Trek as your next adventure destination. You will arrive on this day to Tribhuvan International airport, in Kathmandu. A representative from Karma eco adventure will transfer you at your hotel. You can take your time to stroll around and see the surrounding of your accommodation.

    Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Preparation

    On this day we get busy with couple of things; one making the last minute paperwork for your trekking and second, sightseeing some rare UNESCO world heritage sites. Meanwhile, our backend staff will make ready all the permits to take along on the trail. Simultaneously, our guide will help you get acquainted with the country by taking you to different heritage sites. In the evening, you will be briefed about your trek either in your hotel or over the dinner.

    Day 03: Drive to shyapru besi

    This is the first day on the road to get to our trek put in destination. The choice of vehicle can differ from the package you opt to choose, ranging from public vehicle to a private vehicle. There are two ways to reach Syabru Besi and the best way is the national highway namely Prithvi highway. The trip on a coiled highway and along one of the biggest tributaries of Trishuli takes roughly around 7 hours. Once in Syabru Besi you will unload your luggage and call it a night.

    Day 04: Syabru bensi to thulo shyapru

    Today is the warm up trek day for you and you will only walk around 4 hours to gain 750 meters in elevation. You will follow the only major trail out of Syabru besi and follow the Langtang Khola until you hit the fields of Thulo Syabru. Overnight in Thulo Syabru

    Day 05: Thulo Syabru to sin gompa (chandan bari)

    We head out of Thulo Syabru all the way to the village of Dursagang. From here, the trail then climbs steeply through the forest of hemlock and rhododendron to the ridge namely Phoprang danda. There is another option as well available to Sing Gompa and depending upon the condition the route may differ. From here the trail continues in the forests and makes through hamlets and lodges all the way to Chandan bari. Chandan bari is famous as Sing Gompa. where there is available local cheese factory as well. Overnight in Sing gompa.

    Day 06: Sing Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake

    The trail climbs through the same forest you left behind on the previous day and soon enough you will enter the protected area of Gosainkunda. With every spur towards your destination of the day, the mountain vista becomes bigger and awe inspiring. The trail climbs through Chalang Pati all the way to Lauribina Yak. The views of all Ganesh including the Paldor peak, Manaslu, Annapurnas and several unnamed peaks are captivating. From Laurebina you will enter tree less terrain. Soon enough, the lakes starts unfolding from the distance and the first ever lake that you will witness is Saraswati Kunda. It is believed that there are 108 lakes in the Gosainkunda periphery. Overnight in Gosainkunda.

    Day 07: Gosainkunda to phedi

    It is a downhill from Gosainkunda to Phedi and your knees will be put into test. Out of Gosainkunda the trail traverses through the pass of Laurebina and then further drops steeply to the seasonal lodges of high camp. Further down the trail you will take the easier and less steep path to Phedi. Since the trek will last for around 3 hours you will get plenty of time to rejuvenate for the days to come. Overnight in Phedi.

    Day 08: Phedi to Tharepati

    Usually people walk all the way to Ghopte from Gosainkunda which is around 8 hours of downhill. However we break the day into 2 as it would be too much to ask within a day from your body, adventure apart rest and your fitness is a must. You would start downhill from Phedi until the final nerve wrecking uphill through the forest of Bamboo to ghopte. There are high chances of seeing a lot of wildlife in this section of the trek. From Ghopte the trail drops and climbs continues and makes its way through windy and exposed ridges. Overnight in Tharepati.

    Day 09: Tharepati to Gul Bhanjyang aka Golphu Bhanjyang

    This is one of the most dramatic section of the trek as you descend around 1650 meters and ascend around 250 meters on the trail. You descend down from beautiful village of Tharepati through the forest of pine intermingling with chortens all the way to Magin Goth. From this first village or rest area you ascend to Mere Danda and this probably is the only noticeable ascend for the day. From here, you begin descending down to a ridge which offers a beautiful views of Langtang and Gosainkunda. You descend all the way down to Golphu Bhanjyang through forest of Rhododendron and fir. Overnight in Gul bhanjyang.

    Day 10: Golphu Bhanjyang to Chisopani

    Its a roller coaster ride on the trails this day. The trail drops and climbs almost 900 meters but is gentle and not as demanding as high in the mountains. Beginning from Golphu Bhanjyang the trail climbs to the Tamang village of Thotong. From here the trail first climbs through the forest of rhododendron to Lapchu Danda and then drops to Chipling and Pati Bhanjyang. The views of the mountains from Lapchu Danda as well are commendable. From Pati the trail again climbs to Chisopani. Overnight in chisopani.

    Day 11: Chisopani to Sundarijal and drive to Kathmandu

    You will begin descending from Chisapani and it's almost descend all the way down to Sundarijal. Around 1100 + meters in descend can easily be down in around 2 hours as the trail descends gradually on a single track. The entire trail is inside the Shivapuri National park and there are high chances of seeing a lot of birds and few animal species. Once in Sundarijal, you will drive back to Kathmandu. When in Kathmandu, we will drop you at your hotel. Your Gosainkunda trek officially comes to an end on today’s date. Thank you for choosing Karma eco adventure as your travel partner in Nepal.

    Day 12: Departure 

    Today will transfer to Airport to fly back your home.


    • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
    • Welcome dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant in Kathmandu.
    • 2 nights Hotel accommodation 2/3 star including breakfast in Kathmandu.
    • All government and local taxes.
    • A comprehensive medical kit.
    • An experienced Trekking Guide,Assistant Guide, Cook, assistant cook and Porters.
    • All accommodations on the trails and  3 times meals during the trek (staple meal of Daal Bhat for lunch and dinner or  any one item from the menu )
    • 3 Cups Tea while on the Trail ( in most of the places where applicable)
    • Best available local lodges / Teahouse  in mountain
    • Accidental and medical Insurance of Nepalese staffs
    • Both way private bus/jeep transportation from Ktm to Pokhara to Ktm
    • Certificate of trek Completion
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, mineral water  etc).
    • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure.
    • In case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc the extra charge should be borne by themselves.
    • Additional food.
    • Tips for staffs.
    • Anything else that is not mentioned on what is included.

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