Gosaikunda Pilgrim Tour

Language English
Price 525 USD for tour
Capacity Group of more than 10 people
Duration 9 hours

Gosaikunda Lake is situated at the height of 4380 meters from sea level, and melts and sips down to form the Trishuli River. It is on the way of a popular trekking route of Langtang and Helambu trail. 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. During full moon in August each year both Hindu and Shamans hold a festival called Janai Purnima (Janai meaning sacred thread, and Purnima meaning the full moon) where important rites can be observed. We will arrive at Gosaikunda Lakes a day before this date. On this day Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris perform their annual change of Janai, a yellow cotton string worn across the chest or tied around the wrist of the right hand. This thread is only given to males during a lengthy and impressive religious ceremony called the Bratabandhan and change of the thread on the auspicious full moon day.

Trip Summary

Trip Name: Gosaikunda Pilgrim Tour

Trip Duration: 08 nights/09 days

Trip Start/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu

Trip Code: NAP-TOR-2017

Nett Trip Cost: USD 525.00 per passenger on tourist standard hotel in city and best available teahouse/lodge on mountain.

Group Size: Minimum 4 upto 20 passengers

Activities: Pilgrimage site tour, Sightseeing, trekking and driving

Maximum Altitude: Gosaikunda Lake (4310m) 4-5 hrs walking at easy trails

Accommodation: Tourist standard hotel in city and teahouse lodge on mountain

Transportation: Private transportation

Trip Valid: This offer is valid on reservations made from September through December 31, 2017.

Highlights of Pilgrim Tour

► Ancient temple and shrines of 3 medieval Kingdom

► Langtang national park

► A short destination trek from capital city

► Visiting the one of the Holy Lake in Gosaikunda

Outlined Itinerary

DAY 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1317m) Welcomed you by our representative, transfer to hotel, group meeting and briefing

DAY 02: Excursion day in Kathmandu (1317m) Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambunath Bouddhanath stupa and Pashupatinath temple

DAY 03: Kathmandu drive to Dhunche (1915m/7-8hrs) Scenic road head drive, enter into the Langtang National Park

DAY 04: Dhunche hike to Sing Gompa (3330m/5-hrs) Walking through Tamang village, Famous cheese factory and Monastery

DAY 05: Trek to Gosaikunda Lake (4380m/5-hrs) Holy Gosaikunda Lake

DAY 06: Goaikunda trek down to Dhunche (1915m/6-hrs) All the way down Hill, walking through the rhododendron forest

DAY 07: Dhunche drive back to Kathmandu (1317m/8-hrs) Complete the trip, drive back to Kathmandu

DAY 08: Excursion day in Kathmandu (1317m) Visit Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Bhaktapur Durbar Squarethe

DAY 09: Departure day - Departure onward destination

Trip Cost Includes:

► Fee: National park entrance and TIMS Card

► Activities: Sightseeing, walking, trekking and driving trip as per the itinerary.

► Accommodation: 4 night’s hotel in Kathmandu and 4 night’s hotel lodge in trekking

► Food: 4 breakfast, only

► Staffs: First hand knowledgeable city tour guide, trekking guide, necessary supporter and driver

► Transportation: Arrival/Departure transfer and surface road-head transportation by private transport

► Company & Government’s service charge: All applicable Government taxes & official service charges. And Crew’s, daily wages/salary, food, equipment, air and road-head transportation

Trip Cost Excludes:

► International flight and domestic airfare

► Travel/Medical insurance

► Personal travel equipment

► All meals

► Bar bills & Beverages

► Tips/Gratuities

► All monastery & temple entrance fee, while you are in city sightseeing

► Optional activities

► And unforeseen expenses which are out of control by Nepal Adventure Point


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