Ghalegaun Village Trekking

Ghalegaun Village Trekking is a highly popular cultural trek that takes us to the pristine village endowed with an unmatched picturesque magnificence. Situated at the altitude of 2016 m above sea level in the Lamjung district, the Ghalegaun village offers a magnificent Himalayan mountain view of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal, Himalchuli and many more smaller peaks. Besides the mountain views, the warm and sincere hospitality of the Gurung people, traditional food and cultural show also lure the visitors.
Most of the houses are built in traditional style making Ghalegaun village quite attractive. In addition, the lifestyle of the village Ghanapokhara, lying north of Ghalegaun also reflects an exotic living ethnic tradition handed down over generations. Talangyo Lake for bird watching, Utter Kanya Temple, Pempro Fall,Batase Cave, Khudi hydroelectricity dam site, Pempro waterfall, beautiful rhododendron forest and Midim River are the centre of attractions for visitors in an around Ghalegaun and Ghanapokhara villages inhabited by Gurung communities. Most of the youths from Ghalegaun and Ghanapokhara are serving in British and Indian Army.
Ghalegaun trekking is graded as easy to moderate trekking trail which can accomplish at any time of year but September to November and March –April is the best season for trekking.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
>A new destination to experience Village tourism
>Experience typical culture and lifestyle of the Gurung community
>Superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayan mountain range
>Age-old cultural dances and shamanism practices can be observed
>Popular for honey hunting site in Nepal

TRIP DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Drive to Bensisahar (760m) / Khudi (790m)
Day 04: Khudi - Ghalegaun (1800m)
Day 05: Ghalegaun - GhanaPokhara
Day 06: Ghanapokhara - Baglungpani (1595 m)
Day 07: Baglungpani - Laxmi Bazaar (1300 m)
Day 08: Laxmi Bazaar - Begnas Lake & drive back to Pokhara
Day 09: Pokhara Sightseeing
Day 10: Drive back to Kathmandu

SERVICE INCLUDES:

  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Welcome drinks and trekking orientation
  • 3 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Drive to Pokhara – Kathmandu
  • TIMS card
  • Annapurna Conservation permit fee
  • Accommodation in teahouse (lodge) on twin sharing basis on trekking
  • Breakfast on the trek
  • A Professional English speaking trekking guide
  • 1 porter for 2 people (each porter can carry only 18 kg luggage)
  • Trekking staff wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit)
  • Government and local taxes

SERVICE EXCLUDES:

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa and Visa extension fee
  • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement in Kathmandu
  • Lunch / dinner in Kathmandu and on trek
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Donation & tips etc
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’

Trip Facts

Price From$0 USD
  • Duration10 Days
  • Difficulty
  • Altitude2016M
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
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