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 wonderful trekking along the Langtang National Park.
Trekkers get the fascination with diverse scenarios such as the White Mountains, rhododendron forests, gorges, rock formations, frozen Lakes, and ethnic villages. The whole area is surrounded by 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 its religious values as it is a pristine lake both in Hinduism and Buddhism. According to Hindu mythology, the Hindu god of Lord Shiva, a god of destruction 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 from a place, called Dhunche. You can reach there 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 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 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 to Gosaikunda Lake. Immediately after reaching there, you fall in love with the 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 to the top of the Pass where you are surrounded by the many remarkable mountain views from the 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 an hour's drive from Sundarijal.
Gosaikunda Trekking Weather changes in a minute. It is tough to predict the Gosaikunda weather condition as it is a rainy place. Besides, April to May and September to December can be considered 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.