Gosaikunda Pass Trek
Gosaikunda pass trek is very famous to explore Red Panda an endanger animal of Nepal Himalayas. An easy to moderate grade Lauribinala pass trek located north from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
Lauribinala with Gosaikunda pass trekking presents very good value with excellent Mountain vistas, brilliant landscapes including clean lodge accommodation with good foods. Most importantly, it is less crowded trail compare with other most demanding trek routes of Nepal Himalayas.
As a result, Gosaikunda is a holy lake, an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhist therefore many people visit this place regularly. Besides that, you can walk over moraine and stone rocks to Suryakunda pass 4,630m/15,140 ft and descend downhill walking to Helambu.
Hike to Gosaikunda lakes and Suryakunda pass is prominent over the most recent few years. Local people have been fabricated modern lodges with current facilities in a large portion of the spots. If you want me to say the truth, then I must say that you can complete gosaikunda pass trek – 7 days or in 8 days with taking enough rest. You can cross lauribina la continuously Suryakunda pass in all months in all season. Winter time, for example, December, January, February remains more snow and the trail isn’t simple in view of a sleeper, cold and sloppy, yet the lodges are opening.
Moreover, trek into the March, April, May and June mark as the greatest months to visit in the spring season. The trail is clear and lush with delightful Sun shinning climate. Likewise, September, October, November speaks to the greatest months to visit as well in terms of the best weather. Hiking at gosaikunda pass is more beautiful because of the best climate, phenomenal Mountain see, wild orchids blossoms, and blue lakes. Trek in those months, you can see numerous travelers along the trek route.
Langtang National Park is the habitat of several wild animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, Himalayan wild goat and particularly birds and wildflowers. Furthermore, at spring, the trail covered with varieties of alpine wildflowers and the forests are multi-colored with colorful rhododendron, orchids, magnolia, and many other floral species.
Besides that, you will have the best view of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gangchhenpo (6388m), Dokpu (5930m), Naya Kangri (5846m), Yala Peak (5500m) and many others snow-capped mountains, rugged rocks, grassy lands, forested green valleys and as well as holy mountain lakes.
Helambu trek is equally popular for its natural beauty and wonderful climate with superb views of magnificent snow-covered mountains and as well as Tibetan Buddhism culture. The area is inhabited by Sherpa and other ethnic groups possessing Buddhist Gompas. Lauribina la trek can be done at any time throughout the year.
Gosaikunda pass trek itinerary detail
Special hike Gosai kunda Lauribinala pass includes the pristine glacial lakes along the rocky moraine trail until Suryakunda Phedi. Do not miss to get an awesome mountain view from Suryakunda hilltop. Crossing this lauribina la, you can walk downhill to get Phedi. The particular route is designed for world explorer who hikes over Lauribina la with glacial lakes but is walking to get an adventure experience within a short span of time than this itinerary would be the best.Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you briefing about your trip.
Have a breakfast at the hotel, drive few minutes to catch up coach for Dunche Bazaar with your mountain trekking guide and porters. Enjoy six our scenic drive through Trishuli bazzar with beautiful tiny villages, river valley and mountains. The bus stops roughly about 30 minutes on highway restaurants for lunch in Trisuli. Than you reached at Dunche bazaar around 2 o’clock midday. Stay overnight in lodge.
We proceed with stroll through woods incorporates a considerable staircase, in the wake of hiking for around 30 minutes, it’s moving up for around 3 hours until you reach Deurali hill. The following stop if Dhimsa, a couple of hours later passing woods of oak, hemlock, and firs, we reach at Chandanbari or Singompa.
Singompa is a wonderful little stop on the way, with bunches of pleasant inns and a DDC’s manufacturing plant where you can purchase Cheese. The vast majority take rest at Singopma and the following day rises to Lauribina take another stop before they reach Gosaikunda. We can see Langtang mountain extend including Ganesh Himal from here. Moreover, there is additionally a Tibetan Monastery on Sing gomba, intrigued individuals can visit there. We remain medium-term at hotel..
Trek constant towards Cholangpati, hike through the backwoods of Oak, Hemlock and Firs. At that point we walk rise to the Lauribina la slope (3,920 meters) station where the best perspective of Gosaikunda lakes (4,460m.), Himal Chuli (7,893m.,) Manaslu (8,156m,), Ganesh Himal (7,406m.) and numerous other littler snow secured mountains are hanging tight to see us. On a sunny morning, even the Annapurna range can be seen ascending delicately behind. Toward the north, we would see Langtang Lirung.
Likewise, at Gosaikunda climbing, you can see a few frigid lakes. Among them, the significant three are Saraswati Kund, Bhairab Kunda and Gosainkunda are generally prevalent. As per a legend, Gosaikunda was made by Shiva when he punctured an icy mass with his trident to get water to extinguish his yearn for having gulped toxic substance.
The trail leads to the northern side of Gosaikunda Lake, crosses a moraine, passing three more small lakes; you will reach Laurebina La (4,610m / 15,121 ft). The trail descends to a National Park Post at Bhera Goth (4,240m) and to Phedi (3,740m). From Phedi the route drops and climbs through scrub bamboo to Dupichaur (3,630m) and descends finally to Ghopte. Stay overnight at guest house in Ghopte vir.
Descending from Ghopte the trail makes several ascends and descends across moraines, then makes a final ascent to Tharepati observing the fine scenery along the path. Afternoon, hike to the view point to explore the whole Helambu village as well as the famous boarder Himalayas including Xisapangma (Above 8000 m). Stay overnight at guest house in Tharepati.
From Tharepati the trail precedes passing through forests, to Magen Goth (3,420m). The trail descends through fir and rhododendron forest observing the view of beautiful and glittering peaks on its way to Khutumsang (2,450m). Thus, the trail descends to the delightful hill village of Gul Bhanjyang. Stay overnight at a guest house in Gul Bhanjyang.
The trek proceeds with the forested edge moving to Thodang Betini (2,260m) and to Chipling (2,170m). Making an exceptionally steep plummet the trail heads to Pati Bhanjyang (1,860m), a Brahman and Chhetri town. At that point the trail continues to Chisapani where you can be seen the mountain sees and the dawn over the Himalaya. Remain medium-term at visitor house in Chisapani.
From Chisopani hill station, the route goes forward through the forest of oak and rhododendron and brings you to Borlang Bhanjyang (2,440m). After a while, you will get to the Army check post where your Shivapuri entrance permit is checked, then to Mulkharka (1,800m) from where you will have a spectacular view of Kathmandu valley. Descending through the forest you will reach Sundarijal where there is a large water project. Furthermore, we drive out to the city center of Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
How much does Gosaikunda pass trek cost?
Hike to Gosaikunda pass 7 days is available now on USD 550 per person is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size.
For the deluxe and luxury trek tour plan, we add 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary according to the group size you are coming with.
Lauribina la Gosaikunda pass trek cost includes
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
- 2 night’s twin sharing tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu within breakfast plan.
- Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
- Langtang National Park entrance permits and their fees
- Shivapuri National Park entrance permits and their fees
- Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
- Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day during the trek
- Kathmandu to Syabrubensi & from Sundarijal to Kathmandu by bus transfer as per itinerary.
- All grounded transportation as per itinerary.
- Professional English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
- Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 25 kilogram.
- Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
- A First Aid medical kit bag.
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
- A special gift from our company.
Hike to Gosaikunda Lauribinala pass trip cost excludes:
- Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
- Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
- Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
- Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
- Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
- Any other things which are not mentioned above
We can organize a exclusive private trip Gosainkunda pass trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Sept 10, 2019 – Sept. 19, 2019
Sept 15, 2019 – Sept 24, 2019
Sept 20, 2019 – Sept 29, 2019
Sept 30, 2019 – Oct 08, 2019
Oct 05, 2019 – Oct 14, 2019
Oct 10, 2019 – Oct 19, 2019
Oct 15, 2019 – Oct 24, 2019
Oct 17, 2019 – Oct 26, 2019
Oct 20, 2019 – Oct 29, 2019
Oct 25, 2019 – Nov 03, 2019
Oct 30, 2019 – Nov 08, 2019
Nov 05, 2019 – Nov 14, 2019
Nov 10, 2019 – Nov 19, 2019
Nov 15, 2019 – Nov 24, 2019
Nov 20, 2019 – Nov 29, 2019
Nov 25, 2019 – Dec 02, 2019
Nov 30, 2019 – Dec. 08, 2019
Dec 01, 2019 – Dec 09, 2019
Dec 05, 2019 – Dec 14, 2019
Dec 10, 2019 – Dec 19, 2019
Dec 20, 2019 – Dec 29, 2019
Dec 25, 2019 – Jan 03, 2020
Dec 30, 2019 – Jan. 08, 2020
Feb 10, 2020 – Feb 19, 2020
Feb 20, 2020 – Mar 01, 2020
Feb 28, 2020 – Mar 10, 2020
March 10, 2020 – Mar 19, 2020
March 20, 2020 – Mar 29, 2020
March 25, 2020 – April 05, 2020
April 05, 2020 – April 14, 2020
April 20, 2020 – April 30, 2020
April 25, 2020 – May 05, 2020
May 05, 2020 – May 15, 2020
May 10, 2020 – May 20, 2020
May 15, 2020 – May 25, 2020
May 25, 2020 – June 05, 2020
June 01, 2020 – June 10, 2020
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to run.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
Question: Is pick up service available if my arrival day in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us your flight details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Do I need the experience to do surya kunda Lauribinala pass trek group?
Answer: It is suitable for keen trekkers/walkers who are able to walk around 4 or 5 hours in a day, with a lightweight daypack. For this trekking, if you have about the little experience would be better.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Gosaikunda pass trek?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking routes. the rooms along the routes are clean with a cozy bed with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?
Answer: All the guest houses/lodges in Langtang trekking, they have attached restaurant and they cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along express Gosaikunda pass trek?
Answer: Guest house trekking all the lodges they have a shower which you can get it somewhere paying and somewhere without paying however if you are in camping trekking – we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Question: How do I get drinking water on Gosaikunda pass solo trek?
Answer: All places offer nice lodges and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you with boiled water or bringing chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.
Question: Is there any communication facilities on Gosaikunda pass hiking?
Answer: In this trek route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Question: Is it possible to rent a guide? how to hire a local trek guide?
Answer: Yes of course. If you are not happy to go with the complete full board package trip, still you can hire our expert guide to make your holiday tour safer. However, visit a guide and porter hire or email us for your detail travel inquiry.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.
Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on Gosaikunda pass trek?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.
Question: How much distance do I walk each day?
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need walking polls ?
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
Gosainkunda pass trek highlights
- Discover langtang Himalayas with Ganesh Himal families within eye catching view from Lauribina la hill station.
- Walk through fertile fields, colorful Rhododendron, conifers and oak trees.
- Best view of Mt.Langtag lirung, Langtag-ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal … etc.
- Gosaikunda a pilgrimage tour / trek destination of Hindu devotees, located at 4,460m above sea level.
- Experience the Sherpa and other ethnic groups and their life styles.
Gosainkunda pass trek Notes
As the information about the trek stated above is just a guideline what we provide you, however, the trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Local politics, landslides, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.
It is, however, very incredible that the itinerary would be extensively altered. If alterations are necessary than we decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of delays.
“What makes Gosainkunda pass trek special?”
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our main concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who know the destination better than others. Besides that, we give benefits to the local communities and helps to conserve natural resources through reducing costs and consumption.
Brilliant hospitality, professional guides, best experience.
My husband and I trekked to the amazing Langtang gosaikunda to Helambu scenic trek in November 2016 with kamal our guide through Gokyo Treks and Expedition. Ammar organised everything for us with perfection. We stayed at Ammar’s home after arriving in Kathmandu. What a nice welcoming.
We had an amazing time with our Trek guide who has almost 12 years experience trekking all over the Himalayas in Nepal and Tibet.
We had such an amazing trip. Pictures can not give back the natural beauty of the Himalayas. It was amazing to be in nature far away from civilization. The trekking was hard but it was well worth the effort when we reached the amazing Langtang and Lauribina la. All the villages had simple lodges with great varieties of foods.
I can not recommend enough Goyko Treks and Expeditions. Trip of the lifetime !!
Thank you very much, Ammar and Kamal, for the amazing experience! – Heiner Uwe, Dusseldorf, Germany.
Trip Price : USD 550 Per Person
- Duration of trek: 10 Days
- Max Altitude: 4,610m / 15,121 ft
- Trekking Hour: 6 hours
- Group-Size: 2-20 People
- Best Time: Oct – May
- Trip Mode: Guest House
- Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Transportation: Car/Plane/bus
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