Gosainkunda Lake Trek takes you to the magnificent Gosainkunda Lake is not just a beautiful natural setting but also a sacred destination for the Hindu pilgrims. Thus, Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims thousands of pilgrims visit Gosainkunda every year, especially on Janai Purnima. This trek takes you to the holy lake through lush oak, rhododendron, and pine forest with the views of Langtang range, Ganesh Himal (7,422m), Gaurishankar (7,134m), Jugal and Numbur Himal ranges, and Helambu Valley.
The 12-day Gosainkunda Lake Trek kicks off with your arrival in Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, you drive to Sundarijal and then start the trek. The trail climbs steeply through the farmlands above the tree line up an alpine ridge offering a magnificent view of the mountains. From Sundarijal, you will first make your way to Chisapani and continue walking uphill through Kutumsang and Thadepati. Peaks like Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Ganesh Himal (7,422m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Langshisha Ri (6,427m) and many others. After crossing Thadepati, you will make your way past the Lauribina Pass (4610m) to reach Gosainkunda lakes. Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda, and Gosainkunda are the main lakes here. After exploring Gosainkunda, you will make your way back to Kathmandu. On the way back, you will cross Shin Gompa, an ancient monastery in the Langtang region. Along the trek route, you get to observe the incredible bio-diversity of the Langtang region. This area is particularly famous for the snow leopard and red panda which are listed as endangered species. Various kinds of forests such as rhododendron, pine, and oak can be found in this region. The trek is of moderate difficulty so people with no trekking experience can also enjoy this.
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