This 5 days short trek to Holy Glacial Lake of Gosaikunda is designed for those who has short period of time and want to feel alpine zone and experience Himalaya. 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 customized trip.
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Barkhu and trek to Thulo Syabru.
Day 2: Trek to Cholang pati (3600m).
Day 3: Trek to Gosaikunda (4380m) about 7 hour’s walk.
Day 4: Trek to down Dhunche (2100m).
Day 5: Drive to Kathmandu.
Alternative Route via Sundarijal Chisapani
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani.
Day 2: Chisepani to Tuksang. Overnight at Tuksang (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 3: Tuksang to Ghopte. Overnight at Ghopte (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 4: Ghopte to Gosaikunda. Overnight at Gosaikunda (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 5: Full day rest to overcome fatigue of continue trek at Gosaikunda.
Day 6: Gosaikunda to Dhunche. Overnight at Dhunche (Approx 5 hrs trek)
Day 7: Drive back from Dhunche to Kathmandu. (Approx 6-7 hrs. drive by local bus)
When you travel to the new place for your holiday, food is most concern part of travel. While, traveling with Wilderness Excursion, you can experience the delightful cuisine of typical Nepali food, continental food, Italian food, Chinese food and different international cuisine. You will be suggested by your guide for good food during your trip. During the trek do not order many dishes and waste food, they have to cater more trekkers before they run off stuck. It is very hard and takes week or more for caravan and porter to brings the food in these places. You will take lunch in route side, breakfast and dinner will arrange in the same lodge/Tea house.
During the trek you can get the bottled water but it is hard to dispose plastic and it will be the big problem for environment. We will provide purified mineral water during trek. In tea house you can get bottle water and mineral water in additional cost. It will better to drink mineral water rather than bottled water.
We provide you trekking lodges accommodation in twin sharing basis and the accommodation in Kathmandu are not included in the package. During the trek tea house is main accommodation for trekkers. A tea house is combination of lodge and restaurant. In the tea house lodge are fairly basic, some tea house you can get separate room but in the high altitude rooms are spare with two beds with blanket and little additional furniture. There will be large dining room where you can get the warm by Bukhara stove. In the tea house there will be the solar electricity but these days most of the tea houses have electricity for charge Camera, Mobile phones and other small appliances.
Health & Fitness:
These treks are some of moderate and some of strenuous, passionate trekkers should have ability to walk for 4-7 hours a day. Trekking to the high altitude is more challenging than the low altitude. To complete the trip we have good health, average physical fitness, passionate, confidence, determination and positive attitude. If you have past hiking experience or exercising habits it will be the better for your trek. If you have pre-existing health problem such as lung, heart and other diseases it is better to consult with your doctor or inform Yarsa treks before booking the trip.
Best Time to Trek:
For Trekking to the high altitude we should concern about the weather condition. Autumn (Sept-Nov) and spring (March-May) is the best season for trekking in Himalayas. Trekking in summer and Monsoon (June-Aug) is affected by rain. You can also trek in winter but tempters could be most harsh for most trekkers.
Check our fixed departure dates for the trip start dates and cost for Gosainkunda Trek. If it does not suit your dates and length of trip, please kindly contact us for your customized departure date, itinerary and the price. As WE (Wilderness Excursion) is a local tour and trekking operator based in Kathmandu; we guaranty your small private group departure any date you select that meets your travel needs. Thank you and Namaste!
|Trip Dates||Availability||Person Left||Price|
|Start: September 10, 2018
End: September 14, 2018
|Available||11 Left||US$ 395|
|Start: September 30, 2018
End: October 04, 2018
|Available||10 Left||US$ 395|
If you’re confused to pack up your necessary things just see in the check list tab. Bring light and necessary things. You will need medium size bag to carry your daily usable stuff. The weather is subject to change in high altitude so layered clothing is recommended throughout the trek.…
Wilderness Excursion (P) Ltd is a government certified fully and licensed best adventure trekking agency based in Kathmandu Nepal and documented by the tourism authority of the government of Nepal to run tours, travel, trekking, mountaineering expeditions, and other travel related activities. Wilderness Excursion is proud member of TAAN (Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal) NTB (Nepal Tourism Board) NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project) HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association etc. Committed and dedicated. Wilderness Excursion is run by committed and dedicated professionals with decades long experience in trekking and climbing having passion to our work. Our guide and field support staff are highly experienced, helpful and friendly to take care of all your trekking holidays needs in the Himalaya that enhance for your memorable trip. We are specialized for effectively planned trekking tours to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, India and Pakistan and beside this we arrange Cultural Tours, Village Excursion, Short Adventure Activities like; Bungee Jump, Paragliding, Ultra…Read Review