About Gosaikunda Trek- Dhunche to Sundarijal
It is one of the popular trekking routes in Langtang route in Langtang region. It is not so far away and only a few hours drive from Kathmandu brings you to the starting point of this spectacular Langtang valley region of central Nepal. This trail shows you around the Gosainkunda lake which is one of the most beautiful lake in Langtang region. This trek takes you through a journey of lush forests, small villages, abundant wildlife and astounding views of the majestic Himalayas. The place is named after the glistening Gosaikunda Lake whose water is believed to have magical healing powers. There are about a dozen lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin but the largest lakes are Gosainkunda (the holy lake), Bhairab kunda, and saraswatikunda. On our way to the Gosaikunda Lakes trek, your trail takes you through an opening that brings you to an alpine plateau with wonderful views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal. If you do the Langtang Valley Trek, you haul up in an area where from your teahouse lodges you can roam across the inspiring glaciated upper valley ringed in by tall Himalayan peaks. Your journey up to Gosainkunda takes you through some high alpine territory that begins your hike across the Laurebina La (4,610 meter) pass decked with Buddhist prayer flags fluttering in the wind whispering odes of prayers for the souls of the departed.
Main season of Gosainkunda trekking is starting from March to May and September to December. You can extend your trip to Helambu valley and end your trek in Melamchi bazaar. This trek is of 11 days and 10 nights trek.