Trek to Holy Glacial Lake of Gosaikunda is designed for those who has short period of time and want to experience the Himalaya in short period. Gosaikunda Lake (4380m) has great religious significance which is well-known as a pilgrimage site for Hindus who flock to the site in August during Janai Purnima. The first few days are spent ascending through the forests before you reach treeline at Cholang Pati from where you get your first glimpse of the towering Ganesh Himal, Langtang Himal and Annapurna in the far distance. Rest for the night at the tea houses of Lauribinayek and then get up early the following morning to hike up to the lakes. Return the following days back to Dhunche and Kathmandu.
This short trek offer great tea house accommodation so you don’t need to bring a lot of gear. The number of days listed here is shorter then our standard itineraries so if you are pressed for time drop us an inquiry and let us help you for your unique customised trip.
Arrival in Kathmandu
Extreme Adventure representative will collect you from the airport. It’s a free day. Later in the evening, there will be a group briefing and welcome group dinner.
Day in Kathmandu
The trekking guide or experience staff will first do a gear check at your hotel and organize renting any equipment if needed. Then you have a free day to explore around beautiful Heritage sites in Kathmandu (Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Pahupatinath and Boudha Stupa).
Drive to Dhunche
The first day of the journey starts with a long drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche. After a 6/7 hours drive, you will reach Dhunche. Dhunche is the starting point of your actual trek to Gosaikunda. Dhunche is the headquarters of Rasuwa district.
Dhunche to Thulo Syabru
After Breakfast you will trek Thulo Syabru
Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa
After breakfast you start your trek to Sing Gompa. Its is also knon as Chandan Bari. Singompa is a famous monastery in the area. You can visit and pay respects at the monastery. It provides a glimpse into the local culture of Rasuwa district. There are a lot of good tea houses and lodges to spend the night at. The area is also famous for its cheese factory. You can visit the factory.
Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda
This is the day you reach your trekking destination ‘Gosaikunda’. This is the toughest section of the trek. With your beautiful destination in mind, your trek continues onwards to Gosaikunda.You can explore the area and try to locate all the 108 lakes. Or, just relax and enjoy the magnificence of Gosaikunda lake. The magnificent mountains surround this lake on all sides and offer the best sunrises and sunset views.
Gosaikunda to Cholangpati
The trek offers the views of Langtang Range as well as the vies of Annapurna at far. We ill trek to Surya Peak hich is situated at the north of Gosaikunda lake and will to alk to Cholamgpati.
Cholangpati to Dhunche
After a beautiful and relaxing night we will trek back Dhunche hich as your trekking starting point. You can have lunch and a rest stop at Singompa. You can enjoy the view of the Pine and Rhododendron forests.
Drive to Kathmandu by Bus and transfer to your hotel.
|*||Free day in Kathmandu. You can book valley sightseeing trip around placess like Swambhunath, Bhaktapur, Patan||1340 m|
|*||Depending on your flight time we will drop you at International airport for your final departure to destination||1340 m|
The accommodation in Kathmandu as well as extra activities like city tour, rafting, paragliding, jungle safari, mountain flight is not included in the above package. The company will provide you the above information according to the visitor’s choice and interest.
Accommodation in Kathmandu:
As mentioned in the note, hotel accommodation is not included in the package. Therefore, if you need accommodation in Kathmandu, we will provide you with hotels of different categories (1 star to 5 stars) as per your choice