Langtang Gosainkunda Trek
An Overview of Langtang Gosainkinda Trek
Langtang Gosainkunda Trek is one of the most popular spiritual treks in Nepal, especially among domestic trekkers. Gosainkunda lies in the Langtang region which is proud of having Nepal’s first Himalayan National park also known as Langtang National Park.
Langtang Gosainkunda trek offers you the spectacular natural sceneries, a glimpse of panoramic views of snow-capped mountains, diverse flora and fauna, and rare wild animals. Not only this, trekkers while trekking in Langtang Gosainkunda gets the opportunities to explore the old monasteries, ethnic settlements, lakes, glaciers, and so on.
Among other trekking regions in Nepal, Langtang Gosainkunda trek is one of the shortest treks in Nepal. Enjoy the waterfalls, streams, hills, and mountainous views on the trekking trail of Langtang Gosainkunda!
There are 108 lakes in the vicinity that bestride at an altitude of 4,380m in Langtang Region. Among all of them, Gosainkunda is regarded as one of the holiest lake in Nepal. Over 25,000 Hindu and Buddhist followers visit Gosainkunda Lake on a special occasion known as “Janai Purnima”. This festival falls on the full moon of August every year.
Gosainkunda lake is well-known as the holy place to wash off the sins and pains of human beings. This lake is oligotrophic because of which fewer marine animals survive. The interesting fact about this lake is it is frozen during the winter season (December to February). Hence, it is also popular as “the Frozen Lake of Nepal”.
The Trekking Trails to Langtang Gosainkunda Trek
Located in the north of the Kathmandu valley, trekking in Langtang Gosainkunda provides you the trekking trails covered with the spectacularly terraced slopes, diverse flora and fauna, dense forests decorated with pine trees, bamboo, rhododendron flowers, oak, and so on.
The Langtang Gosainkunda trek provides you one-day sightseeing around the UNESCO World Heritage Sites that lies in the Kathmandu valley such as Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and so on. Pashupatinath Temple is the holiest Hindu Temple lies at the bank of Bagmati River, Patan Durbar Square is the old city of the Kathmandu Valley. Whereas Boudhanath Stupa is the world’s biggest Buddhist Stupa and Swayambhunath is popular as the Monkey Temple.
Furthermore, the trekking trails pass through the delightful forest, beautiful mountainous scenario, and lush wild nature. As a leading travel company in Nepal, Hiking Adventure is famous for professional and friendly tour guides and better arrangements.
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