Langtang Gosainkunda Trekking

Langtang Gosaikunda Trekking

Gosainkunda area lies within the Langtang National Park. One can get there after several adventurous and pleasant days of trekking through forest and traditional ethnic villages. Gosainkunda lake trek is a short tea house trek that can be extended up to Helambu region or Kyanjingompa. Gosainkund is a lake named after the Hindu god Mahadev (Gosain-Shiva, Kunda-lake). According to Hindu mythology,when both the Gods and Demons churned the primordial ocean to produce elixir of eternal life, first the poison came. lord Shiva (Mahadev) drank it to save the world from its effect. He stopped poision within his neck and became Nilakantha (blue neck) due to the effect of poison. He, then moved to Himalaya to cool down his burning throat, Lord Shiva struck his trident into the rock to quench his thirst creating three springs which ultimately resulted in the formation of beautiful lakes. Finally, Lord Shiva drank the water of the lakes one of thus formed lake is Gosainkunda.This lake system is known as an alpine freshwater oligotrophic lake series with alpine meadows, bogs, streams, wet steep slopes creating a unique and representative wetland in Langtang National Park. Every year, thousands of pilgrims visit this lake during the Janaipurnima (full moon night) festival in the month of August because of its relevance among Hindu and Buddhist.

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Trip Highlights

Destination :Gosaikunda (4361m)
Group Size : Min - 1
Maximum altitude : 4361 meter
Grade :Moderate
Season : Spring & Autumn
Accommodation : Hotel and  Lodge
Duration :15 Days
Entry :Syabrubeshi
Exit :Dhunche

  • Explore around the Tibetan village, Kyangin Gompa old Buddhist Shrine.
  • Eye-catching a panoramic view of Mt. Langtag-ri, Langsisa, Langtang Himal, Ganjala peak.
  • The trail passes through the rhododendron and oak forest.
  • Visit the Hindu Pilgrimage lake Gosainkunda.
  • Rough rock and lush meadows.
Langtang Region Trekking

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