Gosainkunda is one of the most popular religious lakes in the popular langtang trekking area. This is short and sweet trek with magnificent views of snow capped mountains with five different holy lakes. Thousand of devotees and visitors mainly Hindu religious (Brahmins and Chhetri) including Buddhist followers go to this Gosainkunda Lakes to offer their prayers at this lake during Janaipurnima and the flow of trekkers wont stop to trek this place throughout the year. This Janaipurnima which is also known as Rakshya Bandan is celebrated in the month of August for the purpose of bond of purity and security. Janainpurnima is not only celebrated inside Nepal it is observed all over the world mostly by Hind men especially the Brahmins and Chhetri perform their annual change of Janai and all who celebrate this festival put a scared thread around their wrist.
The religious trek of Gosainkunda on Janaipurnima/ Rakshya Bandan with Passages Nepal Pvt. Ltd trek starts after a day drive to Dhunche or Shyabru Bensi . The beautiful trekking trail continually offers wonderful forest, rice field, different views of Tamang and Sherpa ethnic group as well as spectacular views of mountains like Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Annapurna. We observe five different holy lakes near Gosainkunda lakes which are very important according to Hinduism and Shamanism.