Gosaikunda Trek from Sundarijal

Gosainkund Yatra
Gosaikunda Trek from Sundarijal

Trip Facts

5 Star
Jul 2, 2018
10 days
4316 meters
1 people
Overland
Sundarijal
Dhunche
Gosaikunda Packages

Introduction:

The Gosainkund area is named after the primary attraction which is several high altitude lakes. It is a very holy religious site for both Buddhists and Hindus. Several legends exist concerning the formation of the lake. One commonly accepted version simple described here mentions Gods trying to obtain immortality from the ocean. As a result, the ocean became unbalanced and poisons rose to the surface. Then the Hindu god Lord Shiva sacrificed himself after seeing the poisons and drank it. He became very ill and thirsty so he traveled into the Himalayas and created the lakes by piercing the snow covered mountainside to obtain pure water to cure a terrible sickness and thirst. There are five or more lakes at the area called Gosainkund but the two largest lakes are referred to the most. The are roughly 14,000 feet in elevation. They lie on a ridge just off the crest and the waters collected here by the snows forms the headwaters of the Trisuli River.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu – Sundarijal (1460m.)
Day 02: Trek Chisapani – Kutumsang (2446m.)
Day 03: Trek Kutumsang – Mangegoth (3514m.)
Day 04: Trek Mangegoth – Tharepati Pass (3650m.)
Day 05: Trek tharepati pass – Gosaikunda (4361m.)
Day 06: Rest at Gosaikunda
Day 08: Trek Gosaikunda – Chandanbari (3155m.)
Day 09: Trek Chandanbari – Dhunche (1966m.)
Day 10: Drive Dhunche – Kathmandu by bus

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu – Sundarijal (1460m.)
Arrival at Kathmandu, drive to sundarijal by car, trek sudarijal - chisapani.

Day 02: Trek Chisapani – Kutumsang (2446m.)
After taking rest at chisapani again start trekking to kutumsang.

Day 03: Trek Kutumsang – Mangegoth (3514m.)
After kutumsang start trekking to mangegoth.

Day 04: Trek Mangegoth – Tharepati Pass (3650m.)
Trekking to tharepati pass.

Day 05: Trek tharepati pass – Gosainkunda (4361m.)
Trekking to gosainkunda.

Day 06: Rest at Gosaikunda for pilgrimage
After having long trek to gosaikunda, rest at gosaikund for pilgrimage.

Day 08: Trek Gosaikunda – Chandanbari (3155m.)
After taking rest in gosaikunda again start trekking to chandanbari.

Day 09: Trek Chandanbari – Dhunche (1966m.)
Trekking to dhunche.

Day 10: Drive Dhunche – Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu.

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Karthik Subramani

5

Chennai, India

I really thank Lumle Holidays for the great effort for the successful Muktinath trip. As to sum-up our tour arranged by you can be considered as a full success. You made our trip most enjoyable and nothing was too much trouble, thank you for all the efforts you have done, we really appreciate your support regarding Mukitnath trip. Special Thanks to Nipendra Maharjan, who guided us throughout the tour. Who made the trip very easy during the Bad climate condition, he always have the backup Plan. Assisted in the shopping and got some good quality Bag and trekking material. Nice Guy how always take care until the you reach the Destination
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Santanagopalan Sriraman

5

Chennai, India

We approached Lumle for organising overland trip to Muktinath from Kathmandu and back. Operations Manager Nipendra Maharjan was the one who helped us plan our trip. He accompanied us all through the trip. We engaged a Mahindra Scorpio for our trip. Excellent and caring service has been Nipendra's hallmark. Along with the driver Sarath, both were outstanding. Ineffable to mention about their excellent conduct and service. I would strongly recommend Lumle if you are planning trip to Muktinath by overland tour. Nipendra is a great ambassador for Lumle.  Would recommend hiring an alternate vehicle other than Scorpio if you are looking at having more leg room and comfort.
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Srinivasan Venkatasamy

5

Singapor

Itinenary was prepared in nice manner considering the road conditions, traffic and other factors. Tour guide Nipendra assisted throughout the trip with more caring. Hotel and food arrangements were done nicely. Guided to collect the Saligrama stones from Kali Gandaki river that is excellent time to have in the tour. Nipendra assisted in the shopping also to buy some souvenirs and trekking items. When the return flight had issue due to Kathmandu runway issue stayed with me to make sure managed to get the flight and depart safely. Great tour operators and extraordinary guidance from Nipendra. Recommed to use LUMLE Holidays for Muktinath Tours for their caring service
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5

India

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Vinita Dubey

5

Delhi, India

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