Ghale Gaun Home Stay Trek

7 days 5
Ghale Gaun Home Stay Trek
us$474 per pax
your holiday update
number of pax
1
$620 x 1 = $620
total $620
difficulty
Easy
altitude
1,600m
group size
1-10
meals
B+L+D
accomodation
Lodges
season
Sep-Nov/March -May

trip overview

Asia’s model tourism village is Ghalegaun, according to another name. It is located in Nepal’s remote Kwholasothar Municipality. The hamlet is located in Nepal, around 12.5 km northeast of Pokhara and 108 km northwest of Kathmandu. The Annapurna Circuit encircles the lovely tourist town. Between the two most well-known treks, the Annapurna Circuit and the Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the Ghale Gaun Home Stay Trek.

It has a height of 2,100 meters above sea level and is a well-known picturesque tourist attraction in Lamjung District. Between those popular trekking routes and the Ghale Gaon trip, there is this Ghale Gaun Home Stay Trek. Gurkha warriors are stationed in this area. This is also less touristy, rich in culture, and blessed with mountains and other natural splendor.

Similarly, traditional cultural displays have to be preserved in Ghale Gaun. And passing on to the next generation the rituals associated with birth, death, marriage, and other significant events.

The villagers showcase their ancient dances, such as Serka, Rodhi, Sorathi, Thode, Ghatu, and Aragua, as well as occasionally utilizing their handcrafted instruments and distinctive costumes. The acclaimed Gurungs, the fabled mid-hill inhabitants of western Nepal, call the unique, pure village of Ghale Gaun home. It is blessed with unparalleled panoramic magnificence.

Keeper of a distinctive ethnic culture A genuine microcosm of breathtaking natural beauty and an unaltered ethnic way of life, Ghele Gaun is. Every season of the year is suitable for trekking in Ghalegaun. The best months for this hike are March through April and September through November. You will get the chance to observe fully blooming Rhododendron woodlands in the spring months of April and March.

Furthermore, the Besisahar-Baglungpani-Kapur Gaun road is the most popular way to go to Ghale Gaun, although you may also take the Pokhara-Thumsikot-Pasgaun-Bhujung route.

More About Ghalegaun

Ghalegaun is home to famous Gorkha warriors. They extend garlands and Red Tika as a kind of greeting to their guests. Model villages for witnessing the characteristic culture and way of life of the Gurung people are Ghanpokhara. For births, funerals, weddings, and other significant life events, traditional practices are still observed. With cozy mattresses and spotless restrooms, they are offering excellent hospitality.

Excellent Nepali cuisine is served in a traditional manner, including Dhindo, chicken curry, veggie curry, fresh yogurt, and milk. The Ghale Gaun Trek traverses through communities, traditional-style homes, and rhododendron forests.

Lastly, there are several snow-capped peaks visible, including Machhapuchhare -6,693 meters. Annapurna II -7,939 meters, Annapurna- 8,091 meters, Annapurna IV -7,525 meters, the Lamjung Himal range, Himalchuli -6,747 meters, and Boudha Himal -6,974 meters are also present. Your experience at the Ghale Gaun HomeStay will leave you with a lasting impression of traditional culture thanks to the kind hosts and stunning Himalayan vistas.

Rhododendrons that are in bloom along the path, as well as the singing of birds and the buzzing of wild insects, approach Ghale village. Ghanpokhara is a magnificent experience in and of itself. Trekking routes go past communities, thick jungles, and stunning waterfalls.

itinerary

Day00

Arrival in Kathmandu Nepal 1,350 M/30 Min.

Welcome to Tribhuvan International Airport Nepal Pick you up from the airport then drop you at your hotel where you had booked. After checking your hotel, we brief you about our program details arriving time to departure time to home.

Walking / Driving: Driving

Day01

Drive by Bus to Besisahar- Khudi 790M/6-7hours.

Taking a local Bus to Besisahar-Bulbule depends on which time you prefer. Kathmandu to Besisahar along the high way following the Himalaya rafting river Trisuli cross the Trisuli River in Muglin and follow the Marshyangdi River passing several Gurung, Magar, and other caste villages to reach the District Head Quarter of Lamjung called Besisahar.

After Besisahar there are two options by foot or drive, if you walk one hour to Khudi from Besisahar or direct bus to Khudi too, overnight at the lodge.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Driving

Day02

Trek Khudi to Ghalegaun 1,540M/4-5 hours.

Today is the first day to walk on our trip, after breakfast our trek begins toward the northwest of Khudi along the bank of the river. It is beautiful walking through the fertile fields, villages, forests, and many waterfalls along the way.

After a short climb up, you will reach Ghale Gaun village which is the nice settlement of Gurung which is the major ethnic group of Nepal. This evening spend your time walking around the village and overnight at homestay.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day03

Ghalegaun village exploration day 1,540M.

This is a rest day as well as exploring the day around this village. Wake up early in the morning for a beautiful sunrise with mountains and breakfast in the homely environment of the Gurung family.

After finishing Breakfast walks around the village to explore their traditional lifestyle, culture, religion as well as their living standard. After dinner, villagers group like the mother group, and the local club shows a cultural program of their own in the village where locals perform their traditional songs with handmade dress gathering all villagers overnight home.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day04

Ghalegaun to Baglungpani 1,600M/4-5hours.

After breakfast, our trek leads to Gurung settlement Ghan Pokhara crossing through the fertile land, and some traditional villages along the Nepali zig-zag way then will reach Ghan Pokhara after an hour then we will continue walking to Baglung Pani 1,600mtrs we reach Baglung Pani after walking 4-5hours then overnight at the homestay in the homely environment.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day05

Baglungpani to Laxmi Bazar 1,345M/5-6hours.

We leave the beautiful village Baglung Pani then our day starts to trek the typical mixed village of Laxmi Bazaar 1,345mtrs from sea level which is the nice small bazaar in this area, after walking 5-6hour we will be in Laxmi Bazar for our night in the homely environment.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day06

Laxmi Bazaar and trek to Begnas Lake-Pokhara 830M/3 hours walk and 1 hour.

This is the last day of this trek so after walking around for three hours, we will be at nice and beautiful Begnas Lake where we can take a boat in that lake for enjoy then have lunch in Begnas Lake then take a taxi or local bus to Pokhara Lakeside after an hour and rest of time sightseeing in Pokhara then overnight at lodge.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Walking

Day07

Drive by tourist bus to Kathmandu 1,350M/6-7 hours.

Back to Kathmandu after your adventure trip by tourist bus 6-7 hours and by Flight 30 minutes stay own your booked hotel. We provide farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Itinerary Meal: B+L+D
Accommodation: Lodges
Walking / Driving: Driving

what's included

  • International airport picks up and drops service
  • Kathmandu to Khudi by public bus.
  • Tourist deluxe bus Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Begnas Lake to Pokhara hotel by local transport.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner along the trek with Tea/Coffee in a cup).
  • Lodge accommodation on the way (Home Stay).
  • License holder guide (including his salary, equipment, insurance, transportation, lodging, and food)
  • Equipment; Down Jacket, Sleeping Bag.
  • All required legal documents (ACAP permit and TIMS card).
  • All government taxes.
  • Trekking and city map.
  • First aid medical box.
  • Some fresh and dry fruits along the trek.
  • Token of love from the company.
  • Farewell lunch or dinner.

what's excluded

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Cold drinks such as; Coke, Mineral Water, Beer, etc.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, bar bill, telephone, extra helper, battery charge shower, and boiled water).
  • Tips are expected.

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