Gosainkunda is situated at the height of 4360m. Gosainkunda (Lake) is one of the most famous pilgrimages of Nepal for Hinduism and Buddhism. It is regarded as the greatest lake of the 108 lakes in this area. The views of the Himalayas from here are truly amazing on Gosainkunda Trek.
Straight north from Kathmandu is the Langtang- Helambu region which enjoys snow-covered peaks, a mild climate, and friendly hospitable inhabitants which makes it the ideal trek almost year round. The 1,710 SQ km Langtang National Park hosts a variety of natural splendors, from lush valleys alive with red pandas, snow-leopard, langur monkeys etc. to the towering fir and rhododendron forests bursting with spring colour. The 7,246 meter Langtang Lirung to the north, Gang Chhenpo (6,388 meters) to the south and Dorje Lhakpa (6,975 meters) to the east dominates the beautiful Langtang valley.
This journey offers you numerous highlights, stunning views of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and Annapurna massif as far as you can see. The Tamang and Sherpa people living here, physically and culturally resemble the Tibet inhabitants and their unique lifestyle is still succesfull under their traditional attitude. Rich in wildlife, intense forest teaming with wild flowers and many species of wild animals adds interest on Gosainkunda trek for nature lovers.
Helambu, the mid-elevation region to the Park's south, is a study center of Tibetan Buddhism. Lama and Tamang people maintain a rich cultural heritage, evident in ornately carved wooden windows, lively dance festivals, and skilled weaving traditions. Trekkers can enjoy these sights on any of the three main trekking routes. Hiking times and overnight stops are planned for a moderate hiking pace, and proper acclimatization to altitude. Treks range in difficulty from moderate to challenging. All trail heads are accessible by bus or private transports from Kathmandu. Langtang National park entry permit and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) is compulsory for this trek.
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