LANGTANG GOSAIKUNDA TREK

LANGTANG GOSAIKUNDA TREK
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duration

19 Days

Duration

altitude

4984 m

Altitude

best season

Spring/ Autumn

Best Seasion

walking

5/6 Per Day

Walking

        The trail follows six hours driving to Dhunche from Kathmadu to the North and end at another point in Sundarijal. Gosaikunda trekking grants the others perspective of Langtang trekking in the same region.

Gosaikunda is a lake which lies in Rasuwa district of Langtang region that is the site of regular Hindu pilgrimage a journey or search of great moral significance. It is situated at the height of 4380 metres from sea level, and melts and sips down to form the Trishuli River. The lake remains frozen for 6 months in winter october to june. In fact there are 108 total lakes, small to medium in this area and also the challenging Lauribina La pass 4610 meters on its outskirts. It is believed to have originated from the digging of the land by the Trishul (holy 3 pointed sword) of lord Shiva after he drank the poison from samudramanthan and desperately wanted cold water to drink to quench the overwhelming heat of the poison.