Gosainkund Spiritual Trek

GOSAINKUND SPIRITUAL TREK

Gosainkund is alpine holy lake on langtang region just below the Langtang Himalaya ranges. This holy lake is a holy shrine of lord Shiva at the corner of lake which has long legends connection with Hinduism and Buddhism. Spiritually the region identifies the place of Gosainkund [4381m] which is spiritual destination for all Hindu & Buddhist followers. The lake is a major pilgrimage site that includes a large glacial lake. The Hindu faithful comes to worship the numerous shrines of Lord Shiva in the area. The large rock in the centre of the kunda is said to be the remains of a shrine of Lord Shiva and is believed that a channel carries water from the lake to the tank at the kumbeshwar temple in Patan. The trek goes through sarswati kund bhairab kunda Gosainkund and many more. Great view of Langtang Lairing (7245m), Ganesh Himal (7146m) and Dorze Lakpa (6990m) peaks are reward for the Pilgrimage.

The Extension of Surya peak Expedition ( 5145m) makes this trek wonderful with long range of Himalaya . The view of Surya peak climbing covers more than 100 mountain peaks with green hills, lans scape and long white Himalaya including Annapurna, Manaslu,Langtang and Gauri Shankar himalaya range. Surya peak ( 5145m) take 3 to 4 hours ascend to summit from the base.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Trek start point: Dhunche

Trek end point: Dhunche

Accommodation: Lodge or Guest House

Geography: Alpine Lake, High Mountains, Countryside, forests, villages & Green hill

Highest Altitude: 4381meter (GOSAINKUND)

Difficulty: Medium (Moderate)

Religions: Hindu and Buddhist

Trek Duration:  8 Nights/ 9 Days

Transportation: Bus or Private Vehicle

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

DAY 01. ARRIVE KATHMANDU O/N HOTEL

DAY 02. KATHMANDU SPIRITUAL TOUR

DAY 03. DRIVE TO DHUNCHE (1950M) O/N GUEST HOUSE

DAY 04. DHUNCHE - SINGH GOMPA (3580M) O/N GUEST HOUSE

DAY 05. SINGH GOMPA - GOSAINKUND (4381M) O/N GUEST HOUSE

DAY 06. EXRLY MORNING HIKE UP TO SURYA PEAK ( 5145M) ,BACK TO HOTEL O/N GUEST HOUSE AT GOSAINKUND

DAY 07. GOSAINKUND - SINGHGOMPA

DAY 08. SINGH GOMPA - DHUNCHE

DAY 09. DHUNCHE- KATHMANDU

DAY 10. DEPARTURE

THE COST INCLUDES

  • All accommodation in Kathmandu on (BB)
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu by excellent English speaking tourist guide.
  • All Transportation by private vehicle.
  • All Trekking arrangements (Guide, cook, Sherpa, & Helpers)
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) in Trekking.
  • Accommodations in trekking in guesthouse.
  •  Trekking Permit & all entry permits.
  •  All services charge & Government Tax.

THE COST EXCLUDES

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal nature cost, Beverages, Personal insurance & personal tips.
  • Beverages and drinks
  • The cost not mentioned in cost includes

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 8 -13 Days
  • Best Time: Feb-June/ Sep- Dec
  • Difficulty: Moderate