Gosaikunda Helambu Trek

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12 days trekking to Gosainkunda lake and Helambu valley, Melamchi is popular among the adventure hikers to Nepal. ,Gosainkunda Helambu Trek,Trekking,Gosainkunda Helambu trekking 12 Days!,Published: 2022-01-18,Last Updated: 2022-01-18,https://www.himalayanmentor.com/gosaikunda-helambu-trek.html, Gosainkunda Helambu Trek 1195 USD In stock Jan 06, 2040 Trekking
  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Difficulty:
  • Tour Type: Private Guided Trek
  • Max altitude: 4610m
  • Transportation: Land
  • Best Time: Sep. - Dec. & Mar. - Jun.

The main attraction of Gosaikunda Helambu Trek is holy Gosaikunda Lake which is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations among both Hindu and Buddhist religious groups of people. Especially during full moon in the month of August, this sacred lake is visited by large number of people. There is also some festive moment when many shamans gather to show their shamanism rituals thus claiming their rights traditionally. According to a legend Lord Shiva had created this holy lake when he pierced a glacier with his trident weapon Trishul to obtain water to slake his thirst after consuming poison. The holy Gosainkunda Lake has a black rock in the middle which it is said to be the head of Lord Shiva and white rocks under the water that is said to be the remnant of an ancient shrine. Around Gosainkunda Lake, there are few other lakes also namely Bhairabkunda, Suryakunda, Sarswotikunda and Nagkunda. These lakes are worth to observe and enjoy the views as well. After visiting this sacred lake, you will be crossing Laurebina Pass (4,610m) and now, the trail will be dropped down towards Helambu valley.

One of the most beautiful valleys, Helambu, offers you to enjoy real cultural hospitality and breathe taking views of Langtang Himalayan region. In the higher elevation, mostly the villages are inhabited by Sherpa and Tamang communities. So, the local traditional culture reflects eventually the similar themes of other regions inhibited by Buddhist society. Particularly, villages like Melamchi Gaon, Tarkeghyang and Sermathang are large settlements of the trek and are worth to explore. Together you will glimpse magnificent views of the towering peaks of entire Himalayan range while passing through lush forests of pine, oak and rhododendron flowers.

Gosaikunda Helambu trip highlights

  • 12 days Private guided trek to Gosaikunda Lake and Helambu valley
  • Experience the beauty of holy Gosaikunda Lake and her neighborhood Lakes
  • Walk through Lauri Bina pass and enjoy the fantastic Himalayan view
  • Explore Helambu valley and observe the lifestyle of local people
  • Enjoy walking through flora fauna and natural diversity
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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: None
  • Overnight at: Kathmandu
  • Maximum Elevation: 1400m.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1950m, 6-7 hrs)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Dhunche
  • Maximum Elevation: 1950m.
Day 03: Trek from Dhunche to Sing Gompa (3350m, 5-6 hrs)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Sing Gompa
  • Maximum Elevation: 3350m.
Day 04: Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda (4380m, 5-6 hrs) via Laurebina Pass(4610m)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Gosainkunda
  • Maximum Elevation: 4610m.
Day 05: Exploration day – visit Holy Gosaikunda Lake around
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Gosainkunda
  • Maximum Elevation: 4380m.
Day 06: Trek from Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3420m, 6-7 hrs) via Laurebina Pass(4610m)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Ghopte
  • Maximum Elevation: 4610m.
Day 07: Trek from Ghopte to Melamchigaon (2530 m, 3 hrs)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Melamchigaon
  • Maximum Elevation: 2530m.
Day 08: Trek from Melamchigaon to Tarkeghyang (2560m, 5-6 hrs)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Tarkeghyang
  • Maximum Elevation: 2560m.
Day 09: Trek from Tarkeghayang to Sermathang (2621m, 4-5 hrs)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Sermathang
  • Maximum Elevation: 2621m.
Day 10: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchipul (846m, 5-6 hrs)
  • Accommodation: Local Lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Melamchipul
  • Maximum Elevation: 846m
Day 11: Drive from Melamchipul to Kathmandu (5 hrs)

Evening farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant!

  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
  • Overnight at: Kathmandu
  • Maximum Elevation: 1400m.
Day 12: Final Departure

Transfer to the airport for your final departure!

  • Accommodation: None
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Overnight at: -
  • Maximum Elevation: 1400m.
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Inclusion in the Package

Included

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Full board basis on the way of trekking- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation at tea house lodge.
  • Transportation- to starting point and ending point
  • Necessary trekking permit, national park, conservation and TIMS fee.
  •  Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu 2-nights in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • One day guided historical & cultural sightseeing- visit Nepal’s world heritage sites.
  • Wildness First aid kit pack for the trekking.

Excluded

  1. International flight tickets, airport tax and Nepal visa
  2. Food (Lunch & Dinner) before and after the trip in Kathmandu.
  3.  Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water), tips etc. 
  4. Travel insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  5. Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  6. Personal trekking gear for the trek.

Availability

This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

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