Walking the Gosaikund trek, Nepal:

Gosaikund trek, also known as "the frozen lake's" trek among the Israelis, starts in Dhunche in the Langtang region, climbs up to the Gosaikund sacred lake at 4400 m, goes down through Helambu region as part of the Helambu circuit trek and finishes at Sundarijal, 30 min drive from Kathmandu.

 

Walk description:

First day - from Dhunche (1950 m) up to Sing Gompa (Chandan Bari village) (3300 m) 6-7 hours.

Alternative way to Sing Gompa: First day - from Dhunche to Thulo Syabru (2000 m) - 4 hour, moderate climb. Second day - from Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa - 5-6 hours.

Second day - from Sing Gompa to Chalang Pati (3650 m) - 2 hours, to Laurebina Yak (3900 m) - 2 hours, to Gosiankund (4400) 3 hours. Total 7 hours. This day can be divided into 2 days, first day going to Laurebina Yak and second day going to Gosiankund.

Third day - up to the viewing point in Gosiankund - 40 min up, from Gosiankund to Laurebina la pass (4600 m) - 2 hours , from the pass to Phedi (3740 m) - 2-3 hours, from Phedi to Gopte (3440 m) - 2-2.5 hours.

Forth day - from Gopte to Tharepati (3690 m) - 1.5 hours, to Magen Goth (3420 m) - 2 hours, to Khutumsang (2450 m) - 2.5 hours.

Fifth day - from Khutumsang  to Pati Bhanjyang (1770) - 6 hours

Six day - from Pati Bhanjyang to Chisopani, to Mulkharka, to Sundarijal - 4 hours.

 

General Tips:

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Last updated 17-01-2008