Gosainkund-Helambu Trek 8 days

This trek starts from Dhunche. It is approximately 10 hours drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche and after 2 days climb comes to sacred lake “Gosainkund”. This lake is situated at the height of 4312m. Gosainkund Lake is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations for Hindu and Buddhists as well. It is sacred lakes. It is regarded as the greatest lake among the three main lakes. The other two lakes are Saraswatikund and Bhairabkund. According to the Hindu legend, Shiva created Gosainkunda when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water to quench his thirst after having swallowed a poison that threatened to destroy the world. Along this section of trail there is extraordinary views of Himalayas.

  • Duration of trekking : 08 days
  • Grade : Moderate
  • Type of Trek : Camping / Tea house
  • Recommended season : Spring / Autumn / Winter
  • Trekking starting point : Kathmandu / Dunche
  • Trekking ending point : Kathmandu / Sundarijal
  • Maximum height : 4600 m.

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What’s included

  • Airport/Hotel/ pick up and drop-off
  • All ground local transportation
  • Three night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with BB basis.
  • Full board meals as per itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Necessary Trekking Permit and all national park fees.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trek.
  • Expert bilingual, government license holder Guide.
  • Domestic flight for the guide if required.
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Trekking Porter as required (usually 1 porter for 2 members)
  • Necessary Trekking equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket.
  • Travel Insurance of our staffs.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service, which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government taxes, vat and service charges.
  • Fare well dinner.

What’s not included

  • Nepal entry visa fee, which can be issued on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu).
  • All International airfares
  • Travel insurance.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Your personal expenses such as gratuity (recommended), gifts etc.
  • Cold drinks and beverages
  • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance