Surya Kunda & Gosainkunda Trek situated to the North of Kathmandu valley, is also popular as “the valley of glaciers”. Langtang valley, Sing Gompa & Gosainkunda Trek along with eye-catching mountain streams, pine jungles, grassy meadows filled with daisies also fascinates you with gigantic snow-capped peaks. Moreover, the Langtang valley also popular as the store house of alpine vegetation is high and off the beaten path where majority of Tamangs inhabit and we will get the chance to explore their culture as well as their way of life which is similar to the Tibetan people. And the most fascinating part of the Langtang Valley Trek is visiting the holy lake Gosainkunda (4200m).
Gosainkunda trek makes us walk on a rugged trail with vivid views; on the west part lays Himal Chuli (7893meter), Ganesh Himal (7406m) and Manaslu (8156meter). On a clear weather, we can also see the Annapurna range towering behind and to the north region transversely the valley is Langtang Lirung is located. We also pass through a few huts in the elevated region of Laurebina La, traverse a small edge and then have a first glance of the holy lake, Gosainkunda. There are number of lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin among them the main 3 are Bhairavkunda, Saraswatikunda and Gosainkunda. Gosainkunda is also one of the holy places of Nepal where several Buddhist and Hindu pilgrims visit and worship particularly during full moon day in August. It is supposed that Gosainkunda Lake is created by Lord Shiva to repress the thirst after swallowing down the poison that was horrifying the world.
Surya Kunda Peak is situated in the north of the lake. The peak is easy to climb, to reach the top of it, there is not any technical difficulties.You can see a magnificent view of the Gosaikunda from the summit of the peak and breathtaking views of the majestic snow-capped beauties. You will get a panoramic view of Mt. Langtang, Ganesh Himal and the Annapurna massif easily from the Gosaikunda. You will be passing through the villages where the Sherpas and Tamangs who have different culture and you can get a chance to learn in depth about them.
AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions design the itinerary as per the trekkers’ desire. The following itinerary is a sample for 11-13 days Gosainkunda Trek which gives you a chance to experience natural panorama as well as unique life-style along with bio diversity. Gosainkunda trek is a moderate type of trekking and the maximum altitude we reach during this trek is 4700m. And, you will be accommodating at guesthouse during the trek. Or Alpine Trav Treks and Expedition is always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.
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