• Ghale Gaun - Homestay Trek

Ghale Gaun - Homestay Trek


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  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: moderate
  •    Destination: Nepal
  •    Activities: Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Guest House In trek/ Hotel In City
  •    Meals: Full Board in trek
  •    Maximum altitude: 2150m
  •    Group size: 1
  •    Best Season: Sept to Nov, Mar to May

Trip Information

Ghale Gaun/ Homestay Trekking 

Ghale gaun trekking offers the superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayas including Machhapuchhare (6693m) Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal ((6974m), Himalchuli (6747m) and many more smaller peaks. Ghalegaun trekking is one of the best newly opened trekking routes in Nepal which passes through nature and discover the rich culture of the region. Annapurna Ghale Gaun trek route passes through the dense forests, villages and awesome waterfalls, lush valleys, beautiful landscape. Ghalegaun, situated at the foot of Lamjung Himal in north-central Nepal, is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparallel scenic grandeur and a home to world famous Gurkha soldiers- the Gurungs. Repository of a unique ethnic culture Ghale gaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle.
This trekking begins from Beshishar after 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu, Ghale Gaun Trek goes flat way crossing over the Marsyandi, Khudi and Midim rivers; passing through rhododendrons blossoming along the way amidst the chirping of birds and wild insects. Ghanapokhara is a beautiful village heading towards development with a concept of eco-tourism. It lies at the north of Lamjung district in the close proximity of Ghalegaun at the top of Dashthar Danda at an altitude of 2100 meters. Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara are mainly Gurung settlements; they nestle amidst mountains, rivers, streams, waterfalls and green forests. Ghalegaun trekking end at Begnastal nearby Pokhara valley. We Mission Himalaya treks arrange the Ghalegaun trek according to trekkers /adventure seekers holiday schedule and wish with unforgettable lifetime experience. Ghalegaun trek can extend to Ghorepani poon hill trekking while trekkers reached the Pokhara. Ghalegaun trekking easy-moderate trekking trail which can do any time of year but September-November and March –April is the best season for travel.

Suggested Itinerary for Gale Gaun Trekking:

Day 1st: Arrival Day in Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft) transfer to hotel. {15 minute drive)
Day 2nd: Sightseeing In Kathmandu valley and trek preparation.
Day 3rd: Drive from Kathmandu to Bensisahar (760m/2493ft) – trek from Besishahar to Khudi (790m/2592ft) {6 hour drive and 3 hour trek}
Day 4th: Trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun (2070m/6791ft) {5 hours trek}
Day 5th: Ghalegaun exploration day (2070m/6791ft)
Day 6th: Trek from Ghalegaun to Ghanpokhara (2150m/7054ft) {3 Hours trek}
Day 7th: Trek from Ghanpokhara to Khudi (790m/2592ft) {5 Hours trek}
Day 8th: Drive from Khudi to Kathmandu (1350m/4429ft) {7 hour drive}
Day 9th: Shopping, final departure or extend your trip.

Detail Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary of Ghale Gaun/ Homestay Trek in Nepal

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival and Check-in to the Hotel
The representatives from Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions Pvt Ltd will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. We then transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Today, you will visit main places of Kathmandu valley. In the morning you visit Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, and Swayambhunath. Pashupatinath is the oldest and holiest Hindu temple; Bauddhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa are the oldest Buddhist Stupas. After launch you visit Kathmandu durbar square and Patan durbar square. In Kathmandu durbar square, you visit Kumari temple, the temple of Living goddess.

Day 3rd: Drive from Kathmandu to Bensisahar (760m/2493ft) – trek from Besishahar to Khudi (790m/2592ft) {6 hour drive and 3 hour trek}

Day 04: Trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun (2070m) – 5 Hours
Khudi is the starting point for our trek. And today, we are heading for Ghalegaun. Observing the splendid views of mountains including Annapurna and Manaslu ranges, the beautiful river valleys, we arrive at Ghalegaun. Ghalegaun offers you typical Himalayan culture and lifestyle.

Day 5th: Ghalegaun exploration day (20170m/6791ft)

Day 06: Trek from Ghalegaun to Ghanpokhara (2150m) – 3 Hours
Exploring the Ghalegaon village and its culture, we hike up to Ghanpokhara today. It takes approx. 2 hours to reach Ghan Pokhara from Ghalegaun. You will rejoice the beautiful sunrise view and surrounding mountains from Ghan Pokhara. We spend remaining time for the village tour.

Day 07: Trek from Ghanpokhara to Khudi (790m) – 5 Hours
After having a beautiful village tour, we return back to Khudi today. We will have the opportunity to witness the waterfall and caves on the way. We can also visit the construction site of Khudi Hydro Electricity Project. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 08: Drive from Khudi to Kathmandu
After having a beautiful Ghalegaon trekking, today we return back to Kathmandu. It takes approx. seven hours to reach Kathmandu. If time allows, you can utilize the remaining time to explore the Kathmandu city or you can either go for last minute shopping.

Day 09: Final Departure
We are saying good bye to the Kathmandu as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We will transfer you to the airport for your returning flight.

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Airport picks up and drop service during international arrival/ departure
  • Deluxe 3 star category accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive with breakfast according to itinerary.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Besishahar by local bus(optional private car by extra cost)
  • Transportation from Khudi to Kathmandu by Local bus (optional private car by extra cost)
  • Beautiful and clean accommodation at home stay or lodges during the trek.
  • Full board meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with a cup of hot drinks)
  • One trekking Guide highly experienced, friendly, English speaking, Government licensed, Ministry of tourism Trained with his salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and insurances.
  • One strong porter with his salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and insurance
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permits and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) Permits
  • Complementary welcome or Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant with culture dance show
  • All necessary paper works Government tax and office service charges.
  • First Aid Medicines and medication with your guide
  • Certificate of your trekking signed by the company Manager and your trekking Guide

What is not included?

  • Kathmandu city Lunch and dinner (also not include in case of early returns, flight delays, or other cause than the schedule itinerary)
  • International airfare from and o Nepal
  • Travel – medical insurances and emergency evacuation.
  • your personal nature expenses (Hot shower, Alcoholic beverages, Telephone, Laundry, personal snacks, Internet, Battery Charging, hot water, Mineral water, beer, coke)
  • Extra accommodation in Kathmandu rather than the itinerary
  • Nepal Visa fees (two passport photographs, US$ 25 for multiple entry 15 days, USD 40 multiple entry for 30 days, US$ 90 multiple entry for 90 days) can be issued upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu.
  • Gratitude, tips for your guide and porter.
  • Cost arising by mishaps, nature calamites.
  • Services that are not mentioned in service include section.
  • Sightseeing cost in Kathmandu City.



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