Gosaikunda Helambu Trek Details

Main Attractions:

  • Gosaikunda Lake
  • Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna
  • Tharepati and Lauribina pass

Difficulty Level: Easy | Days: 10 | Max. Altitude: 4700 (Suryakunda pass)

Gosaikunda is an alpine freshwater lake that is situated at an altitude of 4380m. The lake remains frozen in winter. Its water is considered holy and large numbers of pilgrims visit every year. People of all ages enjoy this route. Gosaikunda lake is one of the preferred short trekking destinations in Nepal by Nepalese. It is also considered a great holiday adventure for those who seek refreshment while walking for only a few days.

Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking

The trekking route to Gosaikunda offers an experience of a variety of different landscapes along with multiple cultures along the way. On top of that, this route also offers a wide range of views of the Himalayas throughout, right from the day you start your trek. Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, and Annapurna are among the peaks that you can view as far as you can see, depending on the weather! We can start this trek from either Dhunche or Sundarijal, however, it is highly recommended to follow via Sundarijal as it offers a wide range of variety both in terms of culture and panoramic views.

The large numbers of hotels and tea houses on this trek make this an enjoyable, refreshing leisure trip with the added beauty of the scenery and people of Nepal. It is not a difficult trek and has a wide variety of rich flora and fauna, which make it one of the most memorable treks available.

Earthquake 2015

The devastating 2015 earthquake destroyed many parts of the route with a number of landslides along the way. However, the route is now well re-established and even better managed. Hotels and tea houses are ready to welcome new arrivals with a same friendly smiles on their faces.

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    • Few Landslides
    • Mostly Uphill terrain
    • Leeches during monsoon
    • High altitude

    Gosaikunda Helambu Trek Itinerary



    Altitude (m)


    01 Arrive Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel 1300
    02 Trek Orientation /  Kathmandu Site seeing 1300


    03 Drive to Sundarijal, trek to Chisapani 2115 5 -6 hours
    04 Trek to Kutumsang 2446 7 hours
    05 Trek to Tharepati pass 3640 5 hours
    06 Trek to Phedi 3740 5 hours


    07 Trek to Gosaikunda Lake 4380 (4700- Suryakunda pass) 6 hours
    08 Trek to Lauribinaa after sightseeing & Lunch  3920  3 hours
    09 Trek to Dhunche, Drive to Kathmandu 2030 4 hours+ 3 hours
    10 Leisure/Dinner    
    11 Airport Drop

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      Pick Up and Drop

      Three Star Accommodation in Kathmandu

      Three meals during the trek

      All ground transportation in comfortable vehicle

      Guided City Tour

      Entrance fee for the routes

       An experienced, licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader

      Porters (2 trekker: 1 porter)

      All paper works and trekking permits

      All government and local taxes

      What’s not included

      Nepalese visa fee

      Excess baggage charge

       Private transportation apart from those in itinerary

      Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu  due to early/late arrival/departure, or due to early return from the trek

       International flights

       Travel and Rescue insurance

       Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra porters, bottled/boiled water, shower)

      Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking
      Cholangpati at Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking
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      Range at Gosaikunda Helambu Trekking
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      Helambu view at Gosaikunda Helambu Trek

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