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Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek
  • Max Altitute:4250 m
  • Price:****
  • Difficulty:Easy
  • Duration:10 Days

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek

Trip Overview

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek in Nepal known for its spectacular and breathtaking scenic beauty is one of the best trekking destinations in the world. Though Langtang region is very close to Kathmandu it is still able to preserve the beauty and remoteness it is known for. Without a doubt Gosaikunda is regarded sacred place for shamans, the traditional doctors as well as for both Hindus and Buddhists. It is believed that once you bathe in this holy lake all your pain, sorrows and sins will be washed off. Commonly known as the frozen lake instead of its religious importance trekkers visit here because of the beauty and adventure it serves at the height of 4,300m. Gosaikunda trek grants the chance to the trekkers and adventure admirers to explore the land that is very far behind the time.

Trek to Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek undoubtedly offers perfectly placed terraced slopes, settlements of different ethnic groups, rare wild animals, and a diverse range of flora and fauna. Langtang Helambu trek is an ultimate destination easily accessed from Kathamndu whereas other major treks need long and expensive transport by air travel, Langtang and Helambu offer breath-stopping mountain views from Tsergo Ri, Kyanjin Ri, Lauribina, and cultural experiences every bit as magnificent as anywhere else in Nepal.

Related:  Tamang Heritage Trek

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Kathmandu Office014514568,9851237317 (Whatsapp)
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Mail us athikeontrek@gmail.com
Location of Kathmandu officeBhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Location of Pokhara OfficeStreet No. Four Pokhara Lakeside

Highlights of Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek:

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek
Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek: Picture of Highcamp

Gosaikunda Lake holds immense significance as a religious site for both Hinduism and Shamanism. Hence it drew a large number of pilgrims from Nepal and India during the auspicious occasion of Janai Purnima. According to Hindu beliefs, taking a ritual bath in the sacred waters of Gosaikunda on this day, while donning the sacred thread or Janai, brings spiritual merits or Punya. The trek unfolds amidst enchanting views of Rhododendrons, pine forests, and diverse vegetation. The trail goes along with spectacular panoramas of Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Mahalangur Himalayan range, and numerous other snow-clad peaks.

Furthermore, nestled within Langtang National Park, Gosaikunda Lake hosts an annual fair during Janai Purnima (July-August), attracting pilgrims and trekkers alike. Commencing with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche, the trek winds its way through Sing Gompa, where the term ‘Sing’ signifies ‘wood,’ and ‘Gompa’ denotes ‘Monastery.’ The renowned Monastery at Sing Gompa adds cultural depth to the journey, preserving its spiritual values.

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek Itinerary:

01Arrival in Kathmandu (1370m)
02Kathmandu to Dhunche (1960m; around 51/2 hours trek)
03Dhunche to Chandanbari/sing Gompa (3330m; around 5 hours trek)
04Chandan Bari to Gosaikunda (4380m; around 6 hours trek)
05Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3530m; around 6 hours trek)
06Ghopte to Kutumsang (2470m; around 7 hours trek)
07Kutumsang to chisapani (2215m; around 6 hours trek)
08Chisapani to Kathmandu
09Free day
10Departure Day

You can also ask our team for a customized Itinerary if you have a big team of trekkers.

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek Costs:

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek: Surya Kunda
Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek: Picture of Surya Kunda
Cost for Gosaikunda Helambu Trek
No of PeopleCost for Person(USD)
1 pax****
above 2 person****
If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only ****. Services include a potter guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for a Nepali.

This trek is remarkably categorized and a relatively well-liked trek. It is well suited for 1 to 15-day itineraries. There are no 8000m peaks in the vicinity (unless you count Shisha Pangma, across the border in Tibet). It makes up for base-to-peak rises that are as dramatic as anywhere. Langtang, in particular, delivers more amazing views in a short time than any other walk-in trek in Nepal, with the possible exception of the Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Sanctuary & Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek.

Note:  According to Trekking Terms and Conditions, if the client cancels the booking of the trek then the refund policy is as given:

• After booking The Trek if an Individual Gets un-well and Cancels his/her trip Before 1 Day of the Scheduled Date, the Company will Charge 60% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund.
• After booking The Trek if an Individual Cancels his/her trip Before Arriving here in Nepal Due to any reason, the Company will Charge 20% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund. (Note: if an individual Postpones the trip No Cancellation change will be taken)
• After the trip is started and if an individual cancels the trip in between Due to any region (Medical, Personal, etc.) no refund will be offered. The company will charge for the full Trip.

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek with Sherpa Guide:

The expertise and companionship of a Sherpa guide in the majestic landscapes of the Himalayas will make it at ease. A Sherpa guide has deep-rooted knowledge of the terrain and cultural nuances. Thus, they become not just a navigator but a cultural ambassador. They enrich the journey with insights into local traditions and stories. As you traverse through challenging trails and picturesque vistas, the Sherpa guide provides valuable support, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.

In addition, their familiarity with the mountains and weather patterns adds an extra layer of security. This allows trekkers to fully immerse themselves in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayan region. Also, beyond the technical aspects, the Sherpa guide often shares personal anecdotes. This makes the trek not just an adventure but a cultural exchange. So, this symbiotic relationship with a Sherpa guide transforms the trek into a holistic exploration, where every step is guided by their wisdom. Also, every panorama is accompanied by its narratives, creating an unforgettable journey etched with cultural richness and mountainous splendor.

Mr. Yakpu Sherpa is one of our experienced guides who is a registered guide by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

  We also provide special Trekking and Tour Guides. They are listed below:

  • Specific Language Guide for City Tour (70 $) Per Day.
    English Guide for city Tour (50$) Per Day.
  • Trekking Specific Language Guide (50$) Per Day.
    English Guide for Trekking (35$) Per Day.
  • Potter Guide for Trekking (25$) Per Day.
    Support/Potter Staff for trekking (20$) Per Day

Above above-mentioned rates For Guides include Daily wages and Gear and Equipment and do not include Insurance and Ground transportation Fees. Also, you can learn about the gear and equipment for the trek from our blog Trekking Essential. 

Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek Route:


Trek to Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani starts on arrival in the vibrant city of Kathmandu. The journey officially kicks off as you trek from Kathmandu to Dhunche, situated at 1960 meters takes approximately 5 1/2 hours. After that a trek from Dhunche to Chandanbari/Sing Gompa, reaching an elevation of 3330 meters in about 5 hours. And then the trail leads to the pristine Gosaikunda Lake at 4380 meters, promising a captivating 6-hour trek. Moving onward, it takes you from Gosaikunda to Ghopte at 3530 meters, a challenging yet rewarding 6-hour trek.

As the journey progresses trekking from Ghopte to Kutumsang, situated at 2470 meters, encompassing approximately 7 hours. The trail then winds its way to Chisapani which is at 2215 meters, involving a 6-hour trek. The final leg of your trek unfolds as a trek from Chisapani back to Kathmandu. A well-deserved free day awaits after that. This offers an opportunity for relaxation or optional exploration. Finally, your departure from this Himalayan odyssey, concludes an unforgettable trek through diverse landscapes and picturesque vistas.

How Difficult is the Dhunche Gosaikunda Chisapani Trek?

The Dhunche-Gosaikunda Lake-Chisapani Trek is considered moderately challenging. It involves varied terrains, including uphill and downhill sections, with altitudes reaching up to 4380 meters at Gosaikunda. Trekkers should have a reasonable level of fitness and acclimatization to handle the altitude changes. The trek provides stunning views and cultural experiences, making it rewarding for those seeking a moderately challenging adventure in the Himalayas.

Detailed Itinenary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1370m)

Day 2: Kathmandu to Dhunche (1960m; around 51/2 hours trek)

Day 3: Dhunche to Chandanbari/sing Gompa (3330m; around 5 hours trek)

Day 4: Chandanbari to Gosaikunda (4380m; around 6 hours trek)

Day 5: Gosaikunda to Ghopte (3530m; around 6 hours trek)

Day 6: Ghopte to Kutumsang (2470m; around 7 hours trek)

Day 7: Kutumsang to chisapani (2215m; around 6 hours trek)

Day 8: Chisapani to Kathmandu

Day 9: free day 

Day 10: Departure Day

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

  • Pick up and transfer by car from Airport-Hotel-Airport.
  • 3 nights deluxe hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Local lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • Government licensed guides, plus experienced porters ( including their food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance).
  • All local transportation.
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • All government taxes
  • Rescue assistance
  • Our service charge.

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ($40).
  • Your travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue)
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Any kind of hot & cold drinks
  • Staff & driver tipping
  • Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets, walking sticks etc.)

Important Info

Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late

departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Trip Map

trip map

Fixed Departures