Ghale Gaon village Tours and Trek

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  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 9 Days
  • Trip Grade: Easy
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Passage to Ghale Gaon is an opportunity to become a part of village life, lodging with local Gurung families. This area is also home to the famous honey hunters of Nepal. This short trek is the perfect complement to discovering some of the other highlights of Nepal historic towns, white water rafting and the countrys most famous conservation area. Ghalegaun is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparallel scenic grandeur and a home to Gheles the famed Gurungs the legendary mid-hill people of western Nepal. Repository of a unique ethnic culture Ghelegaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic life style.

Located is the district of Lamjung, Ghale Gaun is approximately 20.5km north west of Kathmandu and 12.5 km north east of Pokhara, the picturesque hill town of western Nepal. Perchedatop a ridge at an altitude of 2016 meters from the sea level, Glalegaun is probably the only place which commands a 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.

Taking advantage of such a unique location, Ghalegaun- a picturesque hamlet of about 95 Gorung style houses, has recently been marketed as a new destination to experience Village tourism. Accordingly quite a number of houses have been prepared for domestic and international visitors with comfortable basic amenities.

Besides the scenic extravaganza of the peaks, the warm and sincere hospitality of the Gurung people is also bound to overwhelm the visitors. Here food items such as grain, vegetable, meat, milk, eggs, are all locally produced and are indeed for any chemical fertilizers. In addition, the life-style of the village truly reflects an exotic living ethnic tradition handed down since ages. The social life is replete with interesting rituals of life cycle; birth wedding, death etc., religious events and a lively cultural tradition of dance and music and it is well augmented by interesting locally produced exotic handicrafts and utensils.

Activities around Ghalegaun include bird watching at Talangyo Lake and visits to the Utter Kanya Temple, Pempro Fall, Batase Cave and the Khudi hydroelectric dam site.

This is a pristine area newly opened for village tourism. Apart from the stunning landscape and views of the Annapurna region, Ghalegaun offers a real

Day to day itinerary:

  • Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 2:Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private car. Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 3:Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi 790m (7/8 hours). Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 4:Walk from Khudi to Ghale Gaun 2’095m (5/6 hours). Overnight in Home-Stay.
  • Day 5:Hike to Ghanpokhara Village 2’157m (1 hour). Overnight in Home-Stay.
  • Day 6:Walk from Ghale Gaun to Beshisahar 760m (4/5 hours). Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 7:Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu (6/7 hours) and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 8:Sightseeing tour to Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square by private car. Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 9:Departure to International Airport.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 2Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private car. Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 3Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi 790m (7/8 hours). Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 4Walk from Khudi to Ghale Gaun 2’095m (5/6 hours). Overnight in Home-Stay.
  • Day 5Hike to Ghanpokhara Village 2’157m (1 hour). Overnight in Home-Stay.
  • Day 6Walk from Ghale Gaun to Beshisahar 760m (4/5 hours). Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 7Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu (6/7 hours) and transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 8Sightseeing tour to Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square by private car. Overnight in Hotel.
  • Day 9Departure to International Airport.
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Trekking to the Ghale gaon is to experience the cultures and their hospitality with panoramic view trek is available during the whole year.