Festival in Gosainkunda

  • Nepal's one of most famous pilgrimage  places for both Buddhism and Hinduism is Holy Gosaikunda lake situated at an altitude of about 4381 m. Gosainkunda is situated in north east of Kathmandu surrounded by mountain. Each year during Full Moon day in August, thousands of Buddhists and Hindu pilgrims visit Gosainkunda for pilgrimage.

    Gosaikund Lake is habitation of Lord Shiva. According to religious faith channel carries water from the lake directly to the tank at the Kumbheshwar Temple in Patan (Kathmandu Valley), 60 km south west. In the occasion of Full Moon Festival, Shamans from all over Nepal arrive to the lake and have religious dancing and singing ceremony.

    On Janai Purnima, a full moon day of August , Hindus chant the Gayatri Mantra and change new Sacred thread called Janai, while a Rakshya Bandhan, a red or yellow protection cord, is tied around the wrists of other Hindus and Buddhists by the priest. The Pilgrims take bath in the sacred lake of Gosainkunda for curing body & getting good luck from Shiva. 
     

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
    Meet our representative at Airport & transfer to hotel. After refreshment a short briefing is  ,

    Day 02: Arrival in Kathmandu.
    Sightseeing in kathmandu VAlley

    Day 03: Drive to Dhunche by Local bus O/N Lodge 6hrs
    Drive to Dhunche through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche for 7-8 hours.Overnight  lodge
    19th Aug. 2013 - Day 02:  Trek Dhunche to SingGomba for 5 hours trekking
    Firstly ascends gradually from Dhunche up to Ghatte Khola (stream). Passing a suspension bridge over this stream, you comence to trek steep up until you arrive Sing Gompa through pine, silver oak and rhododendron forests with marijuana plants. There is an old cheese production center at Sing Gompa. Overnight Lodge
     
    Day 04: Sing Gompa to Gosainkund(4381m) O/N Lodge/Tea house 5hrs
    Trek to Gosaikunda lake takes about four and half hours. Firstly we  ascent up to Lauribinayak and the top of Lauribinayak offers you an exotic views. Then the path steeply ascend to Gosaikunda. You follow a rugged trail with majestic views of  Himal chuli (7893m) Manaslu range (8156mm), Ganesh Himal ranges (7406m), Tibetan peaks and Langtang Lirung. Annapurna range can be seen in clear days. You pass Laurebinayak, cross a small ridge and have views of the holy lakes. There are several lakes in the Gosainkunda Basin, the main three are Saraswatikunda, Bhairabkunda, and Gosainkunda & Suryakunda. 
     
    Day 05: Enjoy Festival with local people O/N guest house
    We enjoy festival & explore the Lauribina pass and Surya kunda, overnight in Guest House . 
     
    Day 06: Trek to Dhunche 1950m. for 7 hrs. O/N Guest house
     
    Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu early morning for  7 hours . Transfer to hotel
    Day 08: Departure or free from Program

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