Gosaikunda Shaman Festival Trek – 6 DAYS


Gosainkunda Shaman Festival Trek is specially designed for those people who love Himalayan culture and Shamanism, which is still making alive by local Tamang people. Shamanism is not an archaic religion but rather a set of practices and beliefs from which Buddhism and Hinduism have borrowed fundamental tenets.

Shaman Festival Nepal

Nepal has ethnic groups in the multiple of hundreds and religious diversions who have their shamans. Shamanism involves traditional and ancient forms of spiritual healing with characteristics having a common link worldwide. In Shamanism, it is believed that there are good and evil spirits who inflict sickness or harm.

Shaman-festival Photos Nepal

In the small towns and villages of Nepal, Shamans hold positions of great authority and respect among their communities. They are often viewed as the protector in Nepalese societies.

There are certain rituals in shamanism unique to Nepal. They include the shams wearing several accessories like beads and necklaces around hands and shoulders, a bell hanging at the waist and heavy drumming until they enter a trance to be possessed by a nearby forest spirit. There are lots of speculations and apprehensions and we understand and it might be hard to believe but according to the natives, proves are there. Hop on your ride and get prepared for new exploration in Nepal.

Tamang Shaman

During august full moon Shaman festival is performed by the Tamang ethnic people in Gosaikunda Lake as well as all around the Mountain. According to Tamang Language Shaman means Dhami and Jhankri and the dance performed by these Dhami and Jhankri is called Shaman festival. For Shaman festival Tamang Dhami and Jhankri all over the Nepal gather in Gosainkunda Lake premises to perform their singing and dancing. On the full moon night of august Dhami and Jhankri spend whole night by singing and dancing. Moreover, Tamang Dhami and Jhankri believe that those who perform singing and dancing they become holy. In this festival junior Dhami and Jhankri obtain graduation from the senior Dhami and Jhankri. During this festival visitor also can see the Dhami and Jhankri’s way of deep spiritual practice.

Gosainkunda Shaman festival Trek could be important festival trekking trip for you which offer beautiful natural scenery with the local cultural flavors.

♂ Itinerary Overview of Gosaikunda Shaman Festival Trek

Day 1: Drive to Dhunche (1,966m)
Day 2: Dhunche to SingGomba (3,330m)
Day 3: Sing Gompa to Gosainkund (4,381m)
Day 4: Participate in Festival with local people (4,381m)
Day 5: Trek to Dhunche (1,950m)
Day 6: Drive to Kathmandu

♂ Note: All itineraries can be customized at your request.

Trip Cost: 500 US $ PP
Single Supplement: 250 $
Group Size: Min-2, Max-15, Ave 10

♂ Cost Inclusive in Gosaikunda Shaman Festival Trek:

1. All transfers according to the above Itinerary.
2. Foods (Lunch, Dinner & Breakfast) during the Trek.
3. All mountain basic accommodation with sharing toilet in twin sharing basis.
4. All necessary paper work and permits (National Park permit and TIMS)
5. Guide and porters salaries and insurance
6. All government and local taxes
7. 1 porter (Max. 20 kg) for 2 people
8. Sleeping Bags if needed.
9. Community Trek’s Duffel Bags.

♂ Cost Exclusive:

1. Mineral water in bottle
2. Electronic device re-charge
3. Hot shower
4. WiFi
5. Personal expenses
6. Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
7. Tip for guide & porter

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Trip Facts

  •  Trip Duration:  6 Days
  •  Activities:  Trekking and Tour
  •  Country:  Nepal
  •  Group Size:  2- 12 Pax.
  •  Price:  From 500 US $ PP.
  •  Trip Style:  Lodge and Camp
  •  Diffculty:  Medium
  •  Transport:  Bus/Jeep

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