Gosaikunda at an altitude 4380 meters and 14370 feet is one of the renowned pilgrimage site in Nepal. This Gosaikunda Lake - a Hindu pilgrimage site is visited by thousands of Hindu devotees every year especially in full moon day in the month of August.
Devotees believe that this Lake has origins from the God. Lord Shiva – one of the prominent figure in the Hindu Scripture – created this sacred lake where devotees take a dip in this lake to wash away their sins, pains, and sorrows. This holy lake is also a sacred site for Buddhists followers. The near outlook of Gosaikunda lake is also the Langtang Himalayan range alongside exploring local Tamang heritages. The pivotal magnetism of Langtang Gosaikunda is a trek to the lake at a high elevation which turns to be a great adventure for explorers.
Trekking to Gosaikunda starts from Kathmandu, heading to Dhunche (1950 meters) which takes almost about 6 hours to reach passing through alluring forests like rhododendron, oak, bamboo & gorges with beautiful landscapes. From Dhunche, we head to Syabru ascending uphill where we get to perceive the flawless and spectacular views of Mount Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Ranges,Ganesh Himal and Mount Kerung including several other snowcapped peaks.
On the trail to this trek, you will also be visiting some of the Sherpa and Tamang communities. Subsequently trekking along, we then reach Sing Gompa exiting Syabru behind.
After suitably adapting the climate for the day - we carry on our trip to Gosaikunda Lake. This lake also offers the glittering sights of other ponds close by during sunrise. Next, we will be following the steep trail to Ghopte followed by Kutumsang and Pati Bhanjyang over forests, terraced meadows, and small hamlets. Finally, our Langtang Gosaikunda trek finally comes to the end after trekking towards Sundarijal followed by an hour drive back to Kathmandu.
This picture-perfect timing for trekking to the Gosainkunda is from the month of March to May and also from September to December. Summarizing, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek organized by GHHT gives you a delightful chance to visit and get insights of the famed pilgrimage site – Gosaikunda Lake, along with the magnificent views of Himalayas.
For attempting this trek, one requires a good level of physical fitness as it encompasses trekking round high passes. If you have any inquiries about this trek to the sacred site, please feel free to email or contact us. We will respond promptly.