Ghalegaun Short Trek - 6 Days

Ghalegaun Short Trek

Ghalegaun Short Trek is an attractive village. It is situated on the foothills of Annapurna and Lamjung Himal around 2,100 meters above sea level. The normal route to reach Ghale Gaun is through the Besisahar-Baglungpani-Kapur Gaun. This is one of the popular homestay destinations in Nepal. Ghale Gaun is probably one of the best examples of homestay villages among the south Asian villages which are promoting community-based touring with courteous hospitality.

Ghalegaun Short Trek is a hilly settlement that comes under Kholasothar Rural Municipality.  It is on its way to becoming the first “smart village” in the country. To materialize this vision, villagers are currently working towards beautifying the village.  By laying out new flower beds, replacing roofs on old houses, among other overhauls.

Originally inhabited by Tamu (Gurung sub-caste) folks, Ghale Gaun features homestay facilities. In an idyllic rural setting that highlights the Tamu culture through its hospitality. The village showcases the rich culture and history of the Tamu people. Through age-old cultural dances like Ghatu, Krishna Charitra, Sorathi, and Jhyaure Nach. These dances are always accompanied by traditional musical instruments. Brought to life by dancers bedecked in traditional Gurung dresses.

This village is popular as a Ghale Gaun from the beginning. Ghale Gaun village tour promoted rural economy, local’s involvement, typical culture. The homestay village provides a solar hot shower, a basic room, clean outside toilet. Buffalo milk, fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits are available.

Local make a tumpline, basket from the Himalayan bamboo, rural lifestyle, Gurung, Ghale tradition, hospitality, even daily lifestyle is interesting. Annual approximately 20000 people with 1000 foreigners visit there. Ghanpokhara at 2175 m (60 households, 45 minutes hiking) and Bhujung at 1642 m (500 households.

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Overview

Ghalegaun is a colorful village with picturesque hills and mountain scenery. This is one of the unspoiled habitats of Gheles, the famous Gurungs, the legendary ‘Gurkhas’ of western Nepal. Ghalegaun is 205 km northwest of Kathmandu and 125 km northeast of Pokhara.

Perched at the ridge top at 2,095 m, the village hosts the close-up view of western Himalayas including Machhapuchhare (6693m), Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal (6974m), Himalchuli(6747m) and other small peaks.

The trek allows you to experience the indigenous people, their lifestyle, culture, socio-economic status, and more in just a few days’ trips. You can attend cultural events while staying at the local peoples’ houses. And, enjoy tantalizing views of the Annapurna region, Ganesh Himal, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu Himal.

The Gurung people with their traditional costumes, dances, and lifestyle with practices like Shamanism, Lamaism, herbal medication, etc allow you to experience a cultural trip like no other.

A little detour to the Ghanpokhara village lets you enjoy the mountain peaks, Himalayan flora and fauna, and the specialty of the place’s honey hunting sites. Comfortable stay in local’s house and lodges run by local people offers you memorable food with warm hospitality.

Trip Highlights

  • The village is surrounded by the Annapurna Circuit.
  • Typical village Homestay is a destination to experience village tourism
  • Magnificent Mountains view including Annapurna Range, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu
  • The warm hospitality of Gurung people
  • Organic local food and culture and lifestyle of local people
  • Country-side experience

Itinerary

Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar and trek to Khudi (7/8 hrs +)

Early in the morning breakfast at the hotel
Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi along the high way follow the Trisuli and Marshyangdi River.
Reach District Head Quarter of Lamjung called Besisahar.
After the Besisahar trek to Khudi
Transfer to the hotel or lodge in Khudi and refreshment
Overnight at lodge or hotel

Day 2
Trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun (5/6 hrs)

Early in the morning breakfast at the hotel or lodge
After breakfast trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun with wonderful landscapes and some mountain views along the way.
At Ghale Gaun, you will be welcomed by the homestay community in their unique way.
Transfer to the homestay and refreshment.
After refreshment explores the local village and observes the local lives.
Hike up to the view tower and enjoy the sunset view
Overnight at a local homestay

Day 3
Trek from Ghalegaun to Ghanpokhara (45 min) then trek to Bhujung (2 hrs), the biggest Gurung village in Nepal -trek back to Ghanpokhara

Early in the morning breakfast at concerning homestay
After breakfast trek from Ghalegaun to Ghanapokhari
Explore the typical cultural lifestyles of Gurung community
Then further walking up to about two hours, to go to Bhujung.
Bhujung is the largest settlement of Gurung people in Lamjung district
Overnight at Bhugung or back to Ghalegaun

Day 4
Trek back from Ghanpokhara to Khudi (5/6 hrs)

Early in the morning take breakfast
After breakfast trek back from Ghalegaun to Khudi
Transfer to the hotel or lodge and refreshment
Overnight at hotel or lodge

Day 5
Drive back from Khudi to Kathmandu (7/8 hrs)

Early in the morning breakfast at hotel or lodge
After breakfast trek back to Beshisahar and drive to Kathmandu
Or, Drive back to Kathmandu from Khudi
Transfer to the hotel at Kathmandu
Overnight at hotel Kathmandu

COST INCLUDES

  • Trekker's information management system. (TIMS Card)
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • All Trekking Permit and Local Permit.
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly, and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance, etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • After the Success Trip, Provide Adventure Certificate.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.

COST EXCLUDES

  • Meals and Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All Hot and Cold drinks
  • Single Trekker & Solo Trekker (Porters Extra Charge)
  • Special Table Menu/Bakery Cafe
  • The additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi-Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter

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Ghalegaun Short Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 2016m
  • Minimum 2 persons
  • Nepal
  • Throughout the year

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