Gosaikunda Pass Trek

Gosaikunda Lake Trek is known for popular as well as medium range trek in Nepal. Situated on the northern and eastern sides and surrounded by high beautiful mountains, Goisaikunda Lake offers fascinating sight. This place has high importance as a religious place therefor the lake also offers stiff challenge to the trekkers. The best approach to Gosaikunda is through Trishuli valley that is 71 kilometers from Kathmandu.

Glimpses of Sherpa life and lovely scenic views here rise the pleasure of the trek manifold. We can even acclimatize in some of beautiful places as Tharepati or Chandabari and Lauribinayak. One has to assumesharp ascent of 4380m while on trek path to Gosaikunda. The Langtang Mountain which is also locally called Langtang Himal, is anarealocated at the north part of the Kathmandu valley and south of Tibetan border. This village is very much interesting with banks of the Bhote Koshi river. The track gains elevation as you make your mode along the Langtang river, through forests of rhododendron (laliguras), oak and bamboo forests on the sophisticated reaches of the trail. Beside Gosaikunda Lake,additional lakes in the neighborhood are Bhairabkunda, Nagkunda, Surajkunda and Saraswatikunda.

Gosaikunda Lake is also known for the Frozen Lake since it remains frozen during winter. The trek generally starts from Dhunche and permits through lush green forest, varied sceneries and villages occupied by ethnic Tamang tribe. This trek will surely give anyone magnificent peace and helps in getting rid of demons.


Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,385 m) transfer to hotel

Day 02 : Drive from Kathmandu to dhunche (2,030 m) by Bus. 6-7 Hrs

Day 03 : Trek from Dhunche to Sing gompa (3,250 m). 5-6 Hrs

Day 04 : Trek from Sing gompa to Gosaikunda lake (4,380 m). 5-6 Hrs

Day 05 : Trek from Gosaikunda lake Lauribina La (4,6-0 m) to Ghopte (3,440 m). 6-7 Hrs

Day 06 : Trek from Ghopte  to Kutumsang (2,470 m). 5-6 Hrs

Day 07 : Trek from Kutumsang to Chisapani (2,165 m). 6-7 Hrs

Day 08: Trek from Chisopani to Sundarijal (1,460 m) drive back to Kathmandu by private car.

Day 09 : Final Departure

Itinerary Detail

Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu

Once you arrived in Kathmandu, You will be warmly welcomed and greeted by our friendly staffs at Tribhuvan International Airport. And transfer you to hotel in Thamel, Overnight at Thamel.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (2,030 m) by Bus. 6-7 Hrs

Early morning, we drive from Kathmandu by local bus. We pass through the green and beautiful landscape, with terrace field, green valley as well as splendid views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang,Manaslu and many more.We stay at a local guest house in Dhunche overnight.

Day 03 : Trek from Dhunche to Sing gompa (3,250 m). 5-6 Hrs

Today after having breakfast we start our trek toward Singompa. It takes 5-6 hours to reach Singompa. The trial goes slow up at the beginning and after crossing Trishuli River the trial goes steeply up from the Gosaikunda Lake. The walk toward Singompa is pleasant crossing green pine forest. On the way we can see many species of birds and wild animals. Overnight at Singgompa

Day 04 : Trek from Sing Gompa to Gosaikunda Lake (4,380 m). 5-6 Hrs

Upon leaving Singompa the trial cuts across the head of final ridge and enters through forests as it crosses the head of a valley. Then we continue our trail across the head of a final ridge and soon we will be on the village of Lauribina. It offers us magestic views of   Manaslu, Annapurna, Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal.We will have lunch here and will continue our trek to Gosaikunda Lake  through rocky and slight trail , where we can see almost all mountain ranges around and we will feel like as if you are in the heaven. Trek to Gosaikunda will be fascinating to the trekkers in beautiful and glorious country like Nepal. We can feel utmost peace and comfort here. Overnight at Gosaikunda Lake

Day 05: Trek from Gosaikunda lake to Lauribina La (4,609 ) to Ghopte (3,440 m). 6-7 Hrs

Today is a challenging day of our trek as we will have to cross Lauribina La (4,609 m).Along the way we will walk steeply uphill and cross the moraines . We will also pass three small lakes . After the Lauribina La Pass the trail goes down to phedi and then continue up and down trail to Ghopte through Pine and Rhododendron trees. Overnight at Ghopte.

Day 06 : Trek from Ghopte  to Kutumsang (2,470 m). 5-6 Hrs

After breakfast, we will head to kutumsang crossing small streams. The trail goes through the Rhodedendron and Pine forest to Tharepati which is located on the ridge of scenic valley.and continue trek to Kutumsang. Overnight at Kutumsang.

Day 07 : Trek from Kutumsang to Chisapani (2,165 m). 6-7 Hrs

After breakfast we will leave Kutumsang for Chisapani , it takes approximately 6 hrs. the trail begins with ascending and down to Gulbhanjyang. And again ascend to Thodand and descend to Chipling where we will have our lunch and take rest.After lunch we will continue trekking to Chisipani and stay overnight there.

Day 08 : Trek from Chisopani to Sundarijal (1,460 m) drive back to Kathmandu by private car

It takes approximately 4 hrs to reach chisapani, mostly trail goes slightly downhill and plain. we will take private car from Chisapani to Kathmandu which takes approximately 2 hrs . Overnight in Thamel.

Day 09. Final departure

It’s time to say Goodbye, Our representative will drop you to Tribhuvan  Internation Airport before 3 hrs of your schedule flight.



Cost Include: –

• Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
• 2 night’s hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
• Tea house accommodation during the trek.
• All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea coffee during the trek.
• Deluxe Bus from Kathmandu to dhunche And private car from Sundarijal to Kathmandu.
• An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed guide and  porter.
• Porter service ( 1 porter : 2 trekkers )
• Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
• Sleeping bag and duffel bag to each trekker (to be returned after trip completion)
• All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIM’s card)
• Medical kit
• Farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant
• Trekking certificate
• All government and local taxes
• Travel & rescue arrangement (Helicopter evacuation available if required, at clients
Cost based on client’s insurance policy).

Cost Exclude:-
• Nepalese visa fee
• International airfare to and from Kathmandu
• Excess baggage charges
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu .
• Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu  in case of early arrival, late
Departure, than the scheduled itinerary
• Travel and rescue insurance
• Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters,
bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
• Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Equipment List


  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Departure Date
  • Start Date
  • End Date
  • Booked
  • Availability
Terms and Conditions

Himalayan Gateway Trek is a reputed adventure travel company that has been serving thousands of trekkers from all around the world. We are situated in Thamel, Kathmandu ,registered under license number 2126/073. Bunch of experienced guides and focused stuff has made the company this trust worthy up to date. The company is under the supervision of Mr. Bipin Lamichhane (Head) which has been providing facilities such as Trekking, hiking, tours and peak climbing.  We are fully approved and licensed  under Ministry of Tourism, Government of Nepal. We are also an active member of Trekking agents association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Assocation (NMA).

1, When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost in advance as per the company’s policy, it help us to reserve Hotel’s in city, domestic flight’s and all other trip arrangement’s for final trip booking. with your deposit we need your details of scan passport copy by e-mail for all trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan,which is more secure for you to book flight ticket or more things in your real name, gender, date of birth and passport number with home address.

2, All clients are request to have a valid passport, relevant visa/s and conform to the health regulations required by the country/s that will be visited during the trip.

3, You should clear rest of the amount on your Arrival day.

Any trip booking Payment process is very easy with Himalayan Gateway Trek (P.) Ltd, We accept your last minute booking also, but you should pay total tour cost in advance.

Travel Insurance

Insurance strategy takes care of the expense of a save helicopter from rocky or remote districts of the nation and covers all outrageous exercises for your excursion, for example, boating, endeavor, trekking, canyoning and so on.

On the off chance that you fall sick or have a mishap amid your trek in Nepal, the cost can end up noticeably over the top on the off chance that you need travel protection.

Numerous insurance agencies from everywhere throughout the world are giving travel protection administrations at a sensible cost and on the off chance that you are travlling in a gathering, you might have the capacity to get further rebates.

We firmly prescribe you to purchase a travel protection that comers Rescue and Evacuation at that point bring your strategy subtle elements (eg approach number, contact telephone, scope, and so forth) since save administrations will seldom go to your guide without money store or a guarantee in Kathmandu however when you are doing visit with us, we orchestrate helicopter departure in crisis case because of height ailment or enduring damage amid campaign/trekking/Climbing or potentially wellbeing conditions.

You have to either send your duplicate of travel protection approach authentication or basically convey alongside you amid your excursion. Himalayan Gateway Treks don’t offer or mastermind any kind of Travel Insurance Policy.

At long last, please dependably have a printed duplicate of your protection strategy helpful while going in Nepal

Health & Medicine Advice

High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks. Good advice is to make sure that you are well prepared for the trek since lack of fitness can often lead to discomfort or illness. The most common health issues that trekkers have during the trekking is altitude sickness so we should always ready for these risks. Something as simple as a foot blister can totally ruin a trek, not only for you but also for your companions.

You are healthy and mental and physical wellness at the season of booking this visit

A standout amongst the most well-known grievances endured by guests to Nepal is stomach issue. Drink just packaged beverages with the seals in place, boiled and filtered water. Maintain a strategic distance from extremely spicy foods in the event that you are unused to it.

Before beginning, do warm-up activities. Extending slowly builds heart rate, temperature and flow to your muscles. Likewise, following a decent night’s rest, your muscles require warming.

Altitude sickness is the name given to the collection of symptoms which can happen, when a man endeavors to rise too rapidly at heights over 2500 m (8202 ft). If you take the necessary precautions and listen to your body, chances are you will be fine.

Wearing good, comfortable and softened up footwear will go far to dodging foot issues like blisters which is one of the probability issues among trekkers.

You should have taken the necessary precautions to immunise/vaccinate for the destination you are   travelling to. If you fail to comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Escape Trekking Adventures would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure under this condition, Himalayan Gateway trek will not be liable, except to the minimum extent.

Personal first Aid Kit

Medical survival kits are often a boring subject and many hikers don’t give it much attention. However, a survival kit is one of the most important items you carry and should not be compromised. Carry a first aid kit with you. Every outdoor person must have a personal first aid kit with proper medical background information inside, namely: emergency contact info, blood type, allergies and current medication. Trekkirs should carry followings things.
->Analgesics. Aspirin, Advil or Tylenol – for headaches etc.
->Thermometer (to check for fever) – mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines
->Anti-diarrhoeal drug
->Antibiotic eye drops (one bottle)
->Anti-inflammatory drug
->Tweezers (for removal of splinters)
->Adhesive waterproof tape (3-4′ long of 1″ wide tape rolled onto a popsicle stick or sewing thread bobbin)
->Safety pins (2 large pins; can be used for gear, to secure bandages, dig out a splinter, etc)
->Medical gloves (1 pair, nitrile surgical or non-latex barrier gloves; the sanitary option if you need to help someone that is bleeding, or you want them to help you!)
->Muslin Triangular Bandage in a compressed package (handly as a sling of to fashion different types of splints)

Trekking equipment
  • • Fleece beanie
    • sun glasses
    • Chap stick / Sunscreen
    • Face mask or Scarf
    • Hand towel
    • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
    • Cold weather down jacket below waist
    • Fleece jacket and trouser
    • Trekking trouser
    • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
    • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
    • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
    • Socks and under wears
    • Trekking boot
    • Snow Gaiter (optional)
    • Runners / Snickers for camps
    • Head torch
    • Personal medical kit
    • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
    • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
    • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
    • Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Nepal visa

Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.

You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and 2 passport sized photo with a light background.

Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:

  • Multiple entry visa for 15 days US$ 30
  • Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 50
  • Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 125

Tourist visa extension facility:

  • Visa extension fee for the period of 15 days us US$ 30
  • Visa extension fee for the period of more than 15 days US$ 2 per day.
  • Visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (January – December) at the Department of Immigration.

No visa required for:

  • Children below 10 yrs.
  • Any foreigner, who has stayed in Nepal up to fifteen (15) days continuously and re-enters Nepal during the same visa year.
  • Any tourist who is entering Nepal for three days or less.
Permits and fees

Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Narayanhiti Durbar Museum Rs. 500 Rs. 250 Rs. 100
Kathmandu Durbar square Rs. 750 Rs. 150 free
National Museum Chhauni Rs. 200 Rs. 25 Rs. 20
Patan Durbar Square Rs. 500 Rs. 100 free
Patan Museum Rs. 250 Rs. 25 Rs. 10
Patan Golden Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 20 free
Mahabouddha Temple Rs. 50 Rs. 30 free
Bhaktapur Durbar Square Rs. 1,500 Rs. 500 free
National Art Museum, Bhaktapur Rs. 100 Rs. 50 Rs. 20
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Rs. 200 Rs. 50 free
Bouddhanath Stupa Rs. 250 Rs. 150 free
Pashupatinath Temple Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000 free
Changu Narayan Temple Rs. 100 Rs. 25 free
Ethnographic Museum, NTB Rs. 200 Rs. 100 Rs. 30


Entrance permits fees for National parks and Conservations areas

Foreigners SAARC Nepalese
Makalu-Barun national park
Sagarmatha national park
Langtang national park
Rara national park
Shey Phoksundo national park
Khaptad national park
Rs. 3,000/person +13% VAT Rs. 1’500/person + 13%VAT free
Bardia National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Toppi Wildlife Reserve
Rs. 1,000/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 50/person
Chitwan National Park Rs. 1,500/person Rs. 500/person Rs. 100/person
All Conservation Areas Rs. 2,000/person Rs. 200/person free

Jungle drives / vehicle entry fees

Car Jeep Van Chopper
Chitwan National Park Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 4,000/day Rs. 5,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Parsa, Shuklaphanta
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve
Rs. 1,000/day Rs. 2,000/day Rs. 3,000/day Rs. 5,000/landing
Food And Accommodations.

Himalayan Gateway Trek  usually books hotel accommodation for you in cities on  Bed and Breakfast basis as your requirements. During your trek you can stay in a local tea house or camp. It depends on your wishes. While you are on a tea house trek, Himalayan Gateway Trek  invites you to choose the food you like for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu. Our experienced guide will help with selecting and ensure that you get hygienically prepared, plentiful and healthy food. Most tea houses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast, properly Hot drinks like Tea/coffee,Hot chocolate and others are available with all meals, and you can also buy mineral water in most of the areas where you find tea houses.

Tour Highlights

  • Trip Grade
  • Duration9
  • Starting PointDhunche
  • Ending PointSundarijal
  • Transportation Bus/Private Car
  • Group Size1-20
  • MealsBreakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • ActivitiesTrekking
  • Trek StyleTea House
  • Max. Altitude4,609
  • Min. Altitude1,385
  • Best TimeMarch ,April, May & October, November, December

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