Gosainkunda Frozen Lake Trek Itinerary - Nepal Trekking
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Gosainkunda Frozen Lake Trek

All price inclusive $710 Package Trek
All price inclusive $540 Service Trek

Trip Facts

(Based on trip reviews)

Duration:6 days

Starting from: Dhunche

Ending at: Dhunche

Grade: Moderate

Highest access of the trek: 4380m.

Culture encounter: Tamang

Trekking type: Teahouse

Himalayan sights: Langtang Region

Most Attraction of the trek: View of snow cap & hot spring

Best Seasion: March, April, May, September, October & November

Meal: Menu choice (breakfast, lunch, & Dinner)

Activities: Trekking

Transportation: By bus/Land Cruiser

Accommodation: Hotel

Minimum Group Size: 1

Per day Walking: 5 to 7 hours

Itinerary type: Customized

About Trip

Gosainkunda Frozen Lake is a short and adventurous trek in Nepal, located at an altitude of about 4360m. Gosainkunda Frozen Lake trek also a pilgrimage trek that takes you to the holy lakes of Gosainkunda. This trek cuts across high passes and is surrounded by mountains with magical landscapes in view.

There are nine other lakes surrounding the Gosainkunda and once a year in August, the festival of Janai Purnima, hundreds of Hindu pilgrims gather here during the Full Moon to take a holy bath in the lake.

The large rock at the center of the lake is said to be the remains of Shiva shrine. You can trek for about 4 days to reach Gosainkunda after some acclimatizing in Langtang or Helambu. It is a perfect trek for those who seek for adventure and the beauty of nature.

  • Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
  • Kathmandu (1400m)
  • Kathmandu-Dhunche (1950m) 6 hours by bus
  • Dhunche to Singgompa (3250m), approximately 6 hours
  • Sing gompa (3250m) to Lauribinayak(3925m), approximately 4 hours
  • Lauribinayak to GosainKunda(4380m), approximately 3 hours
  • GosainKunda to Dhunche, approximately 6 hours
  • Dhunche to Kathmandu, approximately 6 hours
  • Farewell
    • Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)
      Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Showcard. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes. After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.
    • Kathmandu(1400m)
      Population: counted nationwide in AD. 2011, Kathmandu had households: 434344 & population: 1744240.
      Major Place to see: -BodhnathStupa, Pashupatinath, syombhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, patan durbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square etc.
      In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour Guide then Prepare for trekking.
    • Kathmandu-Dhunche(1950m) 6 hours by bus
      Dhunche is the center of this area and has public offices and army camp.You is heading north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche. While passing along the road on the bank of the Trishuli River you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills too.
    • Dhunche to Singgompa (3250m), approximately 6 hours
      Today we have gone a start hiking for Frozen Lakek. After Dhunche, we will take a right side of narrow valley. 1 hour walk then we will rich to the place call Dhimsa(2600m) then steeply up alone the deep forest to the Deurali(2900m).  Another deep forest walk then will rich to the Chandanbari(3200m). Few minutes’ walk  then will be in Sing gompa.
    • Sing gompa (3250m) to Lauribinayak(3925m), approximately 4 hours From here the path gently ascends to the mountain with bare trees. After crossing the ridge, you will be going through a forest full of moss and fern. While you reach to Lauribinayak there is a spectacular view of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Ganesh Himal and LangtangLirung. The best view point for entire trek.
    • Lauribinayak to GosainKunda(4380m), approximately 3 hours
      At begin steeply up till the Shiva temple then Crossing over the ridge of SaraswatiKundapper the first of several Lakes dedicated to different divinities. Gosaikund is the third lake, sacred place of Hindus and Buddhist. Rests of day just explore the local area.
    • GosainKunda to Dhunche, approximately 6 hours
      Same way back to Dhunche all the downhill.
    • Dhunche to Kathmandu, approximately 6 hours
    • Farewell

As you know Nepal is offering much more then only Trekking so if you have time & interest then you could do some other activities too. Nepal Trekking in Himalaya organize different kind of other activities to make your holiday longer.  

  • Mountain Flight
  • White water rafting
  • Jungele Safari
  • Bungee Jump
  • Paragliding
  • Mountain Biking

Note:
Above holiday itinerary can be customized as our guest specific requirements and we can make shorter and longer. We design your holidays accordingly.

Price Include

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Three night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with two people sharing one room.
  • Welcome dinner, farewell dinner
  • 6 days food (3 times a day) in trekking area.
  • All government taxes, National Park entry fees TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Bus, Kathmandu to Dhunche to Kathmandu.
  • Trekking maps, Trekking poles, sleeping bag (if necessary, we provide)
  • Second day one full day tour around Kathmandu with Guide.
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Water & any kind of Drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc),
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein

Cost include for service treks

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Three night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with two people sharing one room.
  • Welcome dinner, farewell dinner
  • All government taxes, National Park entry fees TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Bus, Kathmandu to Dhunche to Kathmandu.
  • Second day one full day tour around Kathmandu with Guide.

Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Excludes for service trek

  • All food & drinks
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc),
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein,

Cancellation

Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.

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Note:Please ensure names must be exactly the same as your passport (for ticketing/security purposes). You could incur extra costs or even miss your flight if the names are not correct.


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