Trekking To Gosainkunda, the Sacred Lake

trekking to goshainkunda lakeFebruary-May and September-November are great months to go trekking in the mountains of Nepal, but if you want to trek to the sacred lake of Gosainkunda, plan to reach there during the full moon day around the end of August so as to be a part of the Janai Purnima festivities. Continue reading

A Romp through the Langtang Valley

The Langtang village, in langtang valley. Image: Wikipedia/ Yosarian

Thirty kilometers as the crow flies north from Kathmandu is a Tamang village called Gatling in Langtang, Reaching there begins with a day’s bus ride over a distance of 130 km from the capital to Syabrubesi from where you start trekking. The trail is narrow and climbs up quite steeply. Continue reading