Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek - 10 Days

  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 4610m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with a tour guide.
  • A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dunche.
  • You walk through the dense forests of pine and rhododendron.
  • Amazing sunrise and sunset view over the Himalayan range.
  • Delightful culture of Tamang and Sherpa.
  • Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage place Gosaikunda 4,380m.
  • Excellent mountain views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Langtang, and Ganesh Himal range.
  • Explore the Holly Gosaikunda Lake, Parbati lake and Sarowsoti Lake, etc.
  • Cross the fantastic viewpoint Lauri Binayak Pass 4,610m.

About Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek

This peaceful Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek is most popular to exploring Hindu pilgrimage place and gorgeous natural landscapes in Langtang region as it,s the house of sacred ponds local community trust to be relative with God Shiva. The unique amalgamation rich natural and culture give amaze moment on your lifetime experience, with you have great opportunities to enjoy the traditional culture ethnic settlements, alpine freshwater holy Lakes,  Buddhist heritages monasteries with Hindu religions, and cross the surrounded snowcovered gigantic mountains with huge glacier Lauri Binayak Pass 4610m. The hidden valley Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trekking is the appealing inner sanctuaries of the Himalaya, nearest trekking from Kathmandu and situated at the northeast part of central Nepal.

Gosaikunda Lake trek is one of the great pilgrimage destinations of Hindus and the Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek - 10 days offers a pristine environment with breathtaking Himalaya ranges and take you through the ethnic settlements of various caste groups, oldest monasteries, deep gorges, rocky stone, and dense forests of pine with rhododendron. Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek route enters the Langtang National park where you enjoy the various flora and fauna then follow a high mountain cliff defined cultural ethnic valleys. This trek is a wonderful place of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims with limited adventure journey, the whole of this Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek provides panoramic mountain scenarios Langtang Lirung (7,345m), Gang Chenpo (6,388m), Naya Kanga (5,846m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Kimsung (6,781m), Yansa Tsenji (6,575m), and many more peaks. During the trek, you'll explore the charming picturesque villages, traditional lifestyle of Tamang-Sherpa-Tibetan, holiest religion, monasteries with gompas, multi-coloured hillside terraces, and the lap of huge glaciers.

We start our Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek (10 days) Itinerary from Dhunche 1960m after a scenic drive from Kathmandu city, then the trail ascent through forests of pine with rhododendron to small settlements of Sing Gompa and Gosainkunda, where you can enjoy seeing surrounded mountain like; Ganesh Himal Manaslu, Langtang, and huge glacier valley. Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek route starts the climb to sacred holy ponds and wonderful viewpoint Lauri Binayak Pass, then you descend to colourful and cultural villages Kutumsang, Chisapani, Sundarijal, and drive back to Kathmandu. If you feel any confusion about this Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek package, cost, itinerary, route, and information, feel free to contact us. We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure team make most excited and comfortable.

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Itinerary

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You get picked up from the international airport by one of our team members. He/she will assist you to the hotel and inform you about the day program. As per your flight landing schedule, you may have or not free time to relax and explore the nearby streets. Regardless, the day is going to end with lots of laughter and happy moments when you meet with other team members over welcome dinner.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1300m
  • Kathmandu
Today you'll be sightseeing of UNESCO listed and historical place. The Himalayan frozen adventure tour guide leads you to Swyambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar square, Pashupatinath temple, and Boudhnath Stupa. Where you explore amazing traditional histories, religious, art, and culture. After visited the UNESCO listed then you return to the Hotel.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1300m
  • Kathmandu
You start your drive after having breakfast, driving by local bus or jeep through the northwestern hill highway with along a river and cross the beautiful landscapes, scenery villages, and terraced fields. Likewise, you can enjoy seeing snowy mountains then arrive at Trishuli Bazaar and drive be through dense forest to Dunche, where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1960m
  • Dunche
After having breakfast at Dunche, the trail ascends through the forests of oak and bamboo, it will be a little difficult to walk, occasionally you may see Red Panda on the bamboo bush, it's their natural habitat area. Before reaching Sing Gompa you'll cross the beautiful Deurali and Dimsa villages. Evening there you can explore the traditional gompa and natural landscapes. Overnight you stay at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3335m
  • Sing Gompa
Leaving Sing Gompa behind, trekking towards Gosainkunda lakes. You walk on dense forest then ascents Laurebina and Chandanbari to Cholangpati with enjoying magnification peaks of Langtang, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Ganesh Himal ranges. After passing Laure Binayak and walk narrow gorge to Gosainkunda, which is a holy place of Hindus and Buddhists. There you can explore Saraswati Kunda and Bhairav Kunda with lakes. Overnight you stay at Gosainkunda trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4380m
  • Gosainkunda
Today is the most exciting day of this trek. Wake up early morning to see an amazing sunrise over the mountains and have your breakfast. Leaving Gosainkunda behind, you climbing stone steps to Lauri Binayak 4610m, which amazing viewpoint of Himalayan ranges with huge glacier valley and exciting landscapes. After passing Lauri Binayak, you descend through a wide valley to High Camp 4240m and rocky path to Phedi, then reach Ghopte, where you stay overnight.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3530m
  • Ghopte
After having breakfast, you head towards Kutumsang. The trail leads through the rhododendron and pine forests to Thadepati pass 3,690m. Similarly, you follow refreshing forests, farmlands, and small villages with enjoying magical peaks of Gangchempo and Dorje Lakpa. Passing Magin Goth (3265m) and Kuala Bhanjyang (3335 m), you descend through rhododendron forest to reach Kutumsang, where you stay overnight at trekking lodge.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2470m
  • Kutumsang
Leaving Kutumsang behind, you walk through peaceful rhododendron and oak forests, then climbing to cross Jogin Danda and you descend Gul Bhanjyang village with enjoying unforgettable natural landscapes. Similarly, you'll drop down Chipling village and Pati Bhanjyang to reach Chisopani, where you beautiful panorama Himalayan views at northside.
  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2215m
  • Chisapani
Enjoy the fantastic early morning sunrise view from Chisapani. After having breakfast, the trail descends through Shivapuri National Park dense forest to Sundarijal, where you can see marvellous waterfalls. Form Sundarijal, you'll take a scenic drive to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will head to your hotel and freshen up. Later, you will stroll on the vibrant street of Thamel and end the day with a delicious farewell dinner.
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1300m
  • Kathmandu

It's time to back you home. Our Himalayan Frozen Adventure team will help you transfer to the international airport. We wish your flight arrive safety and say bye.

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup and drop from Airport to Hotel private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek 6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide and porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan frozen adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Trekking permits (Langtang National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • First aid box.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • farewell dinners.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

FAQs

Is Gosaikunda Trek Difficulty?
This trek is easy than another trek, Gosaikunda Trek difficulty is through the Gosaikunda Lake (4,380m). Gosaikunda Trek Difficulty is classified as moderate, who has good healthy fitness, perfect training, and already has done trek above 2000m, those trekkers can do easily this trek. 


Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for this trek?
The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 


Electricity does available on Gosaikunda Trek?
Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of the Langtang region, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has a solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Gosaikunda trek.


Is possible to take my children to Gosaikunda Trek?
Of course, all of the age can do it but before goes trekking, you have to give training for your child.


Is possible to get a hot shower the trekking?
Yes, the hot shower is possible to get many lodges and teahouse but above the 4,000m is not available and not good for your health.


Can I found Wi-Fi through the trek?
Of course, Wi-Fi is available many lodges and teahouse, but you have to pay extra.


Is it safe for a solo female traveler?
Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.


How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get Different kinds of culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.


Is possible to get ATM through trek?
No, is not possible to get ATM and bank through the trek, so you have to takes Nepali money from Kathmandu.


Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.


How high the Gosaikunda Trek?
Gosaikunda Trek's high elevation is (4,380m) above the sea level. 


Is Gosaikunda Trek permit necessary?
Yes, Gosaikunda Lake TIMS and Permit are necessary.


How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Gosaikunda trek per day maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 5 hours, you have to walk.


Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.


Without any trek can I do it? 
Yap, many trekkers succeed without any trek but you have to use acclimatization day through the trekking. Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend you before going to the Gosaikunda trek, you have to need training. If any information needs about this Gosaikunda Trek please kindly contact us.


Booking trip can I do cancel?
Yes, you have the option to cancel this trip but there are some certain conditions:

  • If you cancel your trip before 60 days the full amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel your trip before 30 days the 30% amount will be refunded.
  • If you cancel your trip before 1 week the 5% amount will be refunded.

How to manage drink water through trekking?

The Langtang region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. Bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters water for your health.


Is possible to pick up me from the airport?
Yes, when you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.


Can I exchange my money in Nepal?
Of course, You can exchangers your money at the Airport, ATM, and money exchange by a better rate. And you can get enough Nepalese cash for your trek.


What do I have to carry on the trekking?
You have to carry the perfect size trekking bag where you can put your personal belongings item, snacks, sunscreen, water, camera,  gloves, hat, and jacket. Our porter will carry your 20 kg bigger packs.


Is possible to store my extra things in Kathmandu Hotel?
Yes, it's possible to store your extra things in Kathmandu Hotel, We have a safe place to store your luggage.


Can I get an experienced guide?
Of course, we'll provide an experienced guide, who has the deepest information about Himalayan Nepal, and government license holder English speaking guide. Our guide and porter are fully helpful and friendly and make your trip fantastic.


 

Useful Information

Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek Accommodation

Gosaikunda Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Gosaikunda Trek all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.


Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu have included only breakfast. During the Gosaikunda Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Langtang region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Gosaikunda Lauri Binayak Pass Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!