Gosaikunda Trek is also popular as the frozen lake trek. The Gosaikunda Lake lies in the langtang region at an altitude of 4,380 m, the northern part of Kathmandu Valley. It is a wonderful trekking along the Langtang National Park.
Trekkers get the fascination of diverse scenarios as White Mountains, rhododendron forests, gorges, rock formations, frozen Lakes and ethnic villages. The whole area is surrounded by the flowers and it becomes surprising in spring. You can view the wonders of Mt. Langtang Lirung, west of Himal Chuli, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu peaks.
Gosaikunda Lake is not renowned only for its glaciated lakes, but also for religious values as it is the pristine lake both in the Hinduism and Buddhism. According to the Hindu mythology, the Hindu god or Lord Shiva, a god of destroys had drunk the water from this lake and gotten rid of his pain. So, every year, lots of pilgrims visit this sacred lake. Saraswatikunda and the Bhairabhakunda are the reputed neighboring lakes of Gosaikunda Lake.
The Gosaikunda Lake Trekking starts after spending a day for sightseeing the World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Dhunche is the trekking starting point, where you reach by bus.
Trekking to Gosaikunda embarks on through the pine forest after crossing the Sing Gompa . This Gompa is popular for the Newari Style Monastery and for the Cheese production too. The trekkers can enjoy the views of Ganesh Himal.
This Gosaikunda Trekking route includes the Helambu region too. So, it can be named as the Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking. As a result, trekkers get the chance to know about the typical culture of ethnic groups especially of the Tamangs and the Sherpas which is indescribable.
The continuation of Gosaikunda Trekking in Nepal takes you at the Gosaikunda Lake. Immediately after reaching there, you fall in love with such a beautiful glaciated lake Gosaikunda and its surrounding views.
Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking trail ascends and crosses the Lauribinayak La Pass. It is a little bit difficult day as the trekkers need to walk on the rocky ridges. However, our experience trekking guides ease the way and take you on top of the Pass where you are surrounded by the much remarkable mountain views from Annapurna ranges to the Langtang ranges.
Then the trek descends and goes through the forests of oak, rhododendron and so on. Finally, you get back to Kathmandu after having an hour drive from Sundarijal.
Gosaikunda Trekking Weather changes in a minute. It is very hard to predict the Gosaikunda weather condition as it is the rainy place. Besides, April to May and September to December can be considered as the Gosaikunda Trekking Best Seasons.
Gosaikunda Lake Trekking is one of the beautiful options to explore the Himalayan region of Nepal. For more details, please do not hesitate to contact Rising Adventure P. Ltd.