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.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 03: Drive to Dhunche (6 hrs)
  • Day 04: Trek to Sing Gompa (5-6 hrs)
  • Day 05: Trek to Lauribina (4-5hrs)
  • Day 06: Trek to Gosaikunda (4380 m/ 3-4 hrs)and trek back to Lauribina
  • Day 07: Trek back to Dhunch (4-56hrs)
  • Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu (6-7 hrs)
  • Day 09: Departure
Detail Itinerary

Trip note

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

We can also customize this trip for a single too according to their requirements.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Upon arrival in the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transfer to hotel. 

    • Kathmandu
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • 1350 m
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

    This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa, Boudhnath Stupa and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.

    In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss about your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members.

    • Kathmandu
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • 1350 m
  • Day 03: Drive to Dhunche (6 hrs)

    Your travel will start early in the morning from Kathmandu to Dunche by local bus. It takes almost 8 hours to reach there. On the way, you will have an opportunity to see the majestic views of green valley, terrace field as well as the magnificent sceneries of Himalaya’s ranges.

    • Dhunche
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 1960 m
  • Day 04: Trek to Sing Gompa (5-6 hrs)

    Today, you are going to start your trekking. Your trail will go up slowly until Trisuli River and then a lit bit steep up to Chandanbari(Sing Gompa, a place popular for cheese production and Newari style monastery). En route, you will pass the beautiful pine forest as well as the panoramic sceneries of Ganesh Himal.

    • Sing Gompa
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 3330 m
  • Day 05: Trek to Lauribina (4-5hrs)

    Your trail will go through the pine forest to Lauribinayak which offers a majestic views of Himalaya ranges from Annapurna to Langtang.

    • Lauribina
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 3910 m
  • Day 06: Trek to Gosaikunda (4380 m/ 3-4 hrs)and trek back to Lauribina

    Today you are going to enjoy the stunning views of mountains in the morning. Then your trekking will embark on to reach your final destination. From there, it takes almost three and half an hour to reach your final destination means Gosainkunda. After exploring the surroundings of that holy place, your trail will go back to Lauribina.

    • Lauribina
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 3910 m
  • Day 07: Trek back to Dhunch (4-56hrs)

    Today you are going back to Dhunche . So, you will descend through the same pleasant route and reach Sing Gompa and then to Dhunche.

    • Dhunche
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 1960 m
  • Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu (6-7 hrs)

    After having breakfast, your travel will return to Kathmandu on bus along the previous way.

    • Kathmandu
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Farewell Dinner
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • 1350 m
  • Day 09: Departure

    Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and A representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

    • Breakfast

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • English speaking, experienced, friendly and knowledgeable trekking guide during the trip
  • Three nights accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Kathmand to Dhunche to Kathmandu by bus
  • Friendly and strong porter (Salary, food, accommodation and insurance), one porter= two trekkers
  • Three times food for you in trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) according your choice
  • Permit for trekking 
  • TIMS cards for trekking
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary
  • All the government taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the Nepalese typical restaurant

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee for the Monument places in Kathmandu
  • All your personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Other expenses which are not mentioned in "Trip Cost includes"