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Pilgrimage Lake-Gosaikunda

Pilgrimage Lake – Gosaikunda is an admired trek situated in the Langtang Region. Gosaikunda is the celebrated pilgrimage for Hindi and Buddhist people so every year countless devotees show their presence in Gosaikunda Lake. Behind the Gosaikunda there is the Hindu myth. So, according to that myth Lord Shiva had drank the poison and to cool down the blazing throat he had created sacred Gosaikunda Lake. Thus, Gosaikunda Lake is the symbol with religious faith and way to reduce the pain. At the center of lake there is a huge rock which is believed to be the leftovers of Shiva shrine.

Pilgrimage Lake – Gosaikunda is the most eminent and notorious lake amongst Nepali people along with the foreigners devotees. The proper way of accomplishing Pilgrimage Lake- Gosaikunda is after getting acclimatized either in Lantang or Helambu. Trekking is not an easy task one has to walk downward and upward so in such circumstances if trekkers are offered with the forest of rhododendron, beautiful monastery and cheese factory (Sing Gompa) won’t it be a precious gift provided by nature?  Pilgrimage Lake – Gosaikunda manages to ascend close summit for overwhelming sceneries. Generally this trek is used for those tremendous vistas, quaint valley and foretaste of striking 108 sacred lakes.

Pilgrimage Lake – Gosaikunda moreover, wrap the places like Gisaikunda, Langtang and Helambhu Valley Trek so, in that sense this is considered as remarkable trek. moving into the nature of trek Pilgrimage Lake- Gosaikunda  is based on lodge or camp trekking type whose maximum altitude is 4,610 meter because of Lauribinayak pass. Likewise, October to November and from March to May is supposed to be the best season to carry out Pilgrimage Lake- Gosaikunda.
Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation
Day 03: Drive to Dhunche
Day 04: Trek to Singh Gompa
Day 05: Trek to Gosaikunda Lake (4,100m)
Day 06: Explore to Kunda holy bath and Puja
Day 07: Trek back to Singh Gompa
Day 08: Trek back to Dunche
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 10: Departure!!!!
Costs included in the price:
1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
2. Accommodation in Kathmandu as mentioned in the itinerary. 
3. Guided city tours (if applicable by private car / van / bus)- depending on the number of tourists.
4. All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5. Local licensed English and other language speaking guides. (We have guides for different language including Russian, etc.)
6. Local staffs and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
7. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
9. All necessary land transportation
10. Inclusive of government tax. 
11. Official expenses
12. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) 

Costs excluded in the price:
1. All meals (lunch and dinner) in City or the Capital.
2. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
3. International airfares and airport departure tax
4. Visa fees
5. Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
6. Personal trekking equipments
7. Tips for trekking staffs and driver. (Note: Tipping is expected)
8. Certain sightseeing/monument entrance fees
9. Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu
On the first day upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu our team representative staff will already show his presence to greet you. From the airport you will transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation
Spending a night at Kathmandu you will wake up early in dawn so that you will cover maximum places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Our first priority is to show the Kathmandu Valley whose monuments are listed in World Heritage Sites just like Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), holy Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar square. This is the day for preparation as well so; you will manage all necessary things. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 03: Drive to Dhunche
From Kathmandu you will take a drive to Dhunche taking 7 hours. Dhunche is the administrative headquarters which is moderately amusing place. Dhunche is the chief way in to Langtang National Park. Stay overnight at gesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Singh Gompa
So, on this day you will wake up early have your breakfast in Thulo Syabru village. The trail will take you to striking rhododendron, bamboo and pine trees. All along the trail you will cross a number of mountains village to turn up Chandan Bari Sing Gompa. There you will visit cheese factory in the Langtang region. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 05: Trek to Gosaikunda Lake
After having breakfast in Sing Gompa, the trail somewhat goes rising to Gosaikunda through Lauribinayak Pass. Next to the trails cross rhododendron and pine forest trees and panorama of Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung, and Manaslu range, and Tibetan peak. This is the day for moving into adventure by stepping into the altitude of 4,360 meter. Gosaikunda Lake is the chief spot for the pilgrimage. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 06: Explore to Kunda holy bath and Puja
As this is the Pilgrimage Lake- Gosaikunda you will explore the holy Kunda holy bath and carry out the puja nearby sacred lake. It is believe that performing the holy ceremonies at Gosaikunda dead spirit will get peace. Thus, you will find out more interesting thing about Gosaikunda, the holy and sacred pilgrimage lake. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek back to Singh Gompa
On the following day you will set all your things as you are trekking back to Singh Gompa. Trekking downward for 4 hours, it will take you to Sing Gompa crossing Lauribinayak so that you will be able to view splendid mountain ad forest. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek back to Dunche
From Singh Gompa you will trace your route to Dunche on the next day. Here, you will walk through the oak and rhododendron forest by passing the wooden bridge. The trek will take you all through the human settlements and you will love to view the busy villagers and thus finally you will arrive at Dhunche. Stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu
On the following day you will take drive to Kathmandu from Dhunche. Arriving at Kathmandu you will take some rest at hotel then, if you wish you can move out for exploring the busy roads of Kathmandu valley. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Departure!!!!
Officially getting done with the tour package it’s time to say good bye. So taking the breakfast you will be transferred into the Tribhvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van. We hope we are able to make your holidays as memorable as you have vision. Have a safe journey. 

Trip Facts

Duration: 10 Days
Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge
Altitude Height: 4,100m.
Seasons: February-June, September-December
Level: Moderate
Trip Departure: Kathmandu
No. of Pax: 1-30 people
Activities: Trekking
Mode of Travel: Car, Bus

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