Goshainkunda Trek

Gosaikund at an elevation of 5106 m, is the site for a great pilgrimage for Hindu as well as Buddhist. There is a big festival on this lake in August each year. This is also considered as the origin of the bigineers rafting river - Trisuli. The large rock in the center of the lake is said to be the remains of Shiva shrine and itGoshain Kunda is also claimed that a channel carries water from the lake directly to the tank at the Kumbeshwar Temple in Patan, some 60 km to the south.

One can extend the program upon completion of this trip. Extension to Royal Chitwan National Park or rafting in the famous rivers of Nepal like Bhote Koshi or Trishuli is also possible. All treks are operated for the minimum of two people to maximum group size of 12 people. Fully organized camping as well as tea house treks are possible in this route.

Duration: 07 Days
Highlights: Visits to the famous hindu and buddhist sacred holy lake Gosaikund at 5,160 m

Trip Outline

Day 01: Kathmandu – Sundarijal – Chisapani
Day 02: Chisapani – Kutugsang
Day 03: Kutugsang – Tharepati
Day 04: Tharepati – Gosainkunda Phedi
Day 05: Phedi – Gosainkunda
Day 06: Gosainkunda – Dhunche
Day 07: Dhunche – Kathmandu

PACKAGE COST INCLUDES

Twin sharing accommodation at Mountain Holiday suggested best lodges (tea houses), services of an English speaking guide with necessary porters, Shivpuri National Park fees paid, transportation to / fro trek start point, all government taxes, road taxes etc.

TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE

Arrangements in Kathmandu, Hard & Soft drinks, all expenses of personal nature, Nepal visa fee, Airport Tax, Travel Insurance, Emergency evacuation and all those not mentioned above.

The above program could be completed in 03 days by diverting from Nagarkot. You could end up the trek out there at Nagarkot on day 03 and drive back from there. Optional sightseeing tours of Kathmandu valley is recommend pre / post trekking. Or simply a day or two extension trip to the newly opened destination Balthali residing at the appealing "Balthali Village Resort".