Gosainkunda Trek is shortest but one of the complete treks for adventure lovers. This is closest trekking route from Kathmandu, where you can experience diverse and adventurous trek you ever have. Most of the trek is in the famous Langtang National park, which is rich in diverse flora and fauna. Langtang is the home of Red Panda, snow leopard , himalayan black bear and other many species. Gosainkunda trek starts from one hour drive to Sundarijal from Kathmandu. You will stay overnight at Chisapani after walking through beautiful rhododendron forest. You can see the amazing scene of Langtan to Jugal Himal mountain ranges. Then you will lead towards Gul Bhanjyang by passing many tiny villages . Then the trail follows to Magen Goth to Phedi. You will then ascend to lauribinayak Pass 4165 meters. You can see the Mt. Manaslu, Langtang, Ganesh Himal and other many snowy peaks from Lauribinayak pass. Then you will reach to beautiful lake Gosainkunda.It is also known as frozen lake. After exploring the lake you will then continuously descend to Chandanbari and finally to Dhunchhe.
Gosainkunda trek is one of the beautiful but shortest treks in Langtang region. It provides you a fascinating and pleasant experience of short mountain trek. Gosiankunda lake itself is the destination of this trek. It is also known as frozen lake. The trek offers you amazing mountain view, mountain and hilly biodiversity, ethnic culture and many more. It is one of the closest trekking destination from Kathmandu. In a clear weather day it takes about 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu to the trek start point Dhunche. Many trekkers also go for other routes of this region such as Tamang heritage trail and Langtang Valley trek only if you have enough number of days.