Ghale Gaun Trek
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Ghale Gaun Trek

Price: USD 550.0 USD 390.0

Nepal

calender icon Duration 9.0 days
accommodation icon Accommodation
season icon Best Season Whole Year,
hiking icon Hiking,Sight Seeing 9.0 days
transportation icon Transportation Tourist Vehicles days
altitude icon Max-Altitude 2070.0 m
meal icon Meal
difficulty icon Difficulty easy
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Ghale Gaun Trek Overview

Highlights 
    Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar 
    Breathtaking views of the Himalayas, Landscapes 
    
Trek through the beautiful and dense forest 
    Experience the unique lifestyle and culture of Ghale Gaun inhabitants
    Beautiful chirping of birds 
    Trek to Ghanpokhara village 
    Beautiful and welcoming rural settlements 
    Warm hospitality of people in Ghale Gaun

Ghale Gaun is a beautiful village situated at the foot of Lamjung Himal. This village is home to world-famous Gurkha soldiers- the Gurung.  So, it is a cultural Gurung village in the north-central part of Nepal. Moreover, Ghale Gaun is an alluring pristine village blessed with an unparalleled scenic grandeur. Ghale Gaun is a recently opened popular scenic tourist destination. This village is self-enough and harvest is organic. This village is self-enough and harvest is organic. This village is home to world-famous Gurkha soldiers- the Gurung. Alight at the ridge top at 2,100m, this village offers to close up view of western Himalayas. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna range, Lamjung Himal, Hiunchuli are amazing from here.  


Ghale Gaun trek is an afresh and popular trekking route to the Annapurna region. This trek is a community-based trek with Homestay programs. Moreover, it's a model village for experiencing the typical culture of the Annapurna region. This trek best offers an opportunity to explore with the amazing view of mountains. Additionally, local food, handicraft, museum, culture is the prime attraction of Ghale Gaun. Archive of a unique ethnic culture, Ghale Gaun is a true world of stunning natural beauty. It is also mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle. The trail to Ghale Gaun passes by generally Gurung settlements nestled amidst mountains. And also through green forest, rivers, streams, and waterfalls.


Aside from the scenic pageant of the peaks. The warm hospitality of the Gurung people is also bound to engulf the visitors. As the Gurung people are prominently known for their hospitality. So, you get to explore ancient villager's day to day living and indigenous rituals of Nepal. Additionally, locals prepare a cultural program for trekkers. They do cultural dances like Rodhi, Serka, Sorathi, etc. wearing their traditional dresses. Moreover, the cultural practices of this village seem to inherit from the Tibetans. 

Since the area is recently opened, the path is less stridden. It gives you the experience of the wild in the purest. The trail passes through dense forest, beautiful settlements, green valleys and some of the most ethereal of nature. Likewise, the trail takes you to several beautiful villages like Besisahar, Khudi. After Ghale Gaun to Ghanpokhara-Baglungpani, Laxmi Bazaar, Begnas Lake, Pokhara. The Ghale Gaun trek is one of the best trekking routes. As it provides a spectacular view of the mountains. The trail also drives you through the woodland of rhododendron, paddy fields, hillside.


Annapurna region being rich in flora & fauna, you can witness this richness while trekking to Ghale Gaun. You can chase mountains bees for fresh honey. Likewise, you can hear the beautiful chirping bird while trekking. The journey is through the unaltered ecosystem. So, trek to Ghale Gaun gives the perfect memory of traditional culture. As well as the great views of the Himalayas which will reflect on your heart forever. And we offer you the best, easy trekking trail to the Ghale Gaun.



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Itinerary

day-1

Welcome to the beautiful country Nepal. After a long flight from your home town, you land on the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Upon landing, our representative will receive you from the airport and drop you to your desired hotel. If your arrival is in the afternoon, you can stroll around the nearby area. Later, you will be briefed about our program and helped with the preparation. Overnight at Kathmandu.

day-2

Today, you will have an early morning breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from your hotel and you will have a drive to Besisahar. Our driving route first goes through Prithivi Highway following the Trishuli River. Then we cross the river and further follow the Marsyangdi River. Continuing our drive, we pass several villages of Gurung, Magar with beautiful scenery. And finally after around 6 hours' drive with beautiful views of green hills, rivers we reach to Besisahar. 

Besisahar is a district headquarter of Lamjung District. Here you find people of different castes and religions. And this place has a sub-tropical climate with deciduous forest. On reaching Besisahar we will have some lunch and head toward Khudi.

Leaving Besisahar, we chase the narrow trail to Pam Khola. Then we cross a stream and start trekking along the bank of Marsyangdi River. And our continuous walk along the paddy fields and tropical forest lead us to Khudi. Khudi is a beautiful Gurung village. Overnight at Khudi. 

day-3

After delicious breakfast on Khudi, we hike to the main destination of our trek. our trek begins toward the northwest of Khudi. Our trek continues along the bank of the river. Out trail passes through the fertile fields and forest. We cross several villages and waterfalls along the way. And finally, our around 4 hours’ trek enjoying the mountain beauty, we reach to the Ghale Gaun. 

Ghale Gaun is a small Gurung village situated at the foot of Lamjung Himal. It is blessed with beautiful landscapes. On reaching Ghale Gaun you will be ardently welcomed by the homestay community. Ghale Gaun provides a panoramic view of the mountain which is worth to watch. We will have a breathtaking sunset over the Annapurna and Manaslu. Overnight at Ghale Gaun. 

day-4

We are spending another day at Ghale Gaun. We will have a delicious breakfast after a wonderful sunrise view over the snow white-peaks. Ghale Gaun offers an amazing view of the majestic Himalayas including Machhapuchhre, Annapurna range, Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal, Himalchuli and many other snowcapped peaks. Today, we will hike around this beautiful Ghale Gaun. Ghale Gaun is mainly inhabited by the Gurung ethnic group. The houses are constructed in the same design. You get to know about the lifestyle and their living standards while exploring. Additionally, you witness a true insight of Gurung culture. In the evening, after dinner villagers show a cultural program of their won at the village. Overnight at Ghale Gaun homestay.  

day-6

With the beginning of another beautiful day, we begin our trek to Laxmi Bazaar. After breakfast, we follow the trail that steeply descends to the Rudi stream across the suspension bridge. Then we continue our trek to its ridge. And upon reaching the ridge you will be rewarded by the spectacular views of mountains. Laxmi Bazaar is a typical mix village and a nice small town. Overnight at Laxmi bazaar

day-7

On the lake day of our trek, we are trekking to the beautiful Begnas Lake. Begnas lake (second largest lake in Pokhara valley) is a freshwater lake situated in the south-east of the Pokhara valley. Our trail goes through a narrow road leaving the highway. We walk over a dead flat terrain of rice fields toward the hills. On reaching Begnas Lake, you can have a boat ride. After spending some time in Begnas Lake, we have a short scenic drive from Begnas Lake to Pokhara

After reaching Pokhara, you will have free time for self-exploration. Overnight in the beautiful city of Lake, Pokhara. 

day-8

After a wonderful breakfast in Pokhara, we will have a scenic drive to Kathmandu. We will have a beautiful drive along the Prithivi Highway. Additionally, we have a drive along the famous rafting riverside, Trishuli river. And after around 7 hours drive with the beautiful view of terraces, streams, river, high hills and local settlements. On reaching Kathmandu, we will drop you to your hotel. You can freshen up and have some rest. You can also stroll around the Thamel area. In the evening you will have a cultural dinner with Bold Himalaya. Overnight at Kathmandu. 

day-9

After a wonderful trek to Ghale Gaun, today we have to say goodbye. Our representative will drop you to the international airport before you schedule a flight. 

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  • International airfare 

    Travel Insurance 

    Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu 

    Tips for crew members 

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