Asiana Treks

Ghale Gaun Trekking

Duration
7 days
Max. Elevation
2100m
Group size
1 - 15
Level
EASY
Transportation
Local Bus / 4 wheel drive
Best Season
August to November and March to June, depended.
Accomodation
Hotel / teahouse.
Meals
B/L/D
Starts at/ Ends at
kathmandu / kathmandu
Trip Route

Highlights

    • Enjoy the best homestay Model village of Ghalegaun.
    • The trek offers breathtaking views of the many Himalayan mountain range. 
    • Earn about the local way of life, customs, and traditions.
    • Ghalegaun is a traditional Gurung village that offers an authentic cultural experience. 
    • Witness cultural programs, dances, and festivals that visitors can participate in.
    • Admire warm hospitality and welcoming nature, making visitors feel at home.
    • Encounter with various bird and animal species deep in the natural wilderness.

Overview

Overview

Asiana Trekking and Tours is an agency that offers various trekking and tour packages in Nepal, including the Ghalegaun trek.
Ghalegaun is a popular trekking destination located in the Lamjung district of Nepal. It is known for its stunning natural scenery, rich vegetation, and hospitable people. Ghalegaun is also renowned as Asia's tourism model hamlet. It is located in Nepal's rural municipality of Kwholasothar.
The Ghalegaun trek package typically takes around Seven days and covers the beautiful places of the Ghale and Gurung. Along the way, trekkers are rewarded with breathtaking views of Mt. Machhapuchhre(6697m), Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939), Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal(6932m), Bouddha Himal(6974m), Himalchuli(6747m), and numerous little pinnacles. Himalayas, including peaks such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu.
This trekking deserves to experience the unique culture and hospitality of the Gurung and Ghale people who inhabit the region. Visitors can stay in traditional homestays and learn about the local customs and way of life. Regarding vegetation, the Ghalegaun area is characterized by lush forests, terraced fields, and various flora and fauna. Visitors can expect to see rhododendrons, magnolias, other flowering plants, and different bird and animal species.
Asian Trekking and Tours provide transportation, equipment, guide, and potter, including accommodation in age-old traditional homestays or guesthouses and meal services.

Our local guides can provide valuable insights into the local culture, history, and natural environment of the Ghalegaun region, making for a more enriching trekking experience.
In terms of healthcare facilities, Asian Trekking and Tours take the safety and well-being of their clients seriously and can provide emergency medical services if necessary. However, it is always recommended to have adequate travel insurance and to consult with a healthcare professional before embarking on any trekking or travel adventure.

Booking a Ghalegaun trek with Asian Trekking and Tours can be a great way to enjoy the natural beauty and cultural diversity of  Nepal's Himalayan region while also ensuring a safe and well-organized journey.

Trip Itinerary

Your trip day starts today when you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will receive it from us by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today time will be notified to you by our representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at a fixed time. Until briefing, take a rest and explores a bit of the surrounding nearby your hotel Thamel.

We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. Tour will give you a mixed insight into the history, culture, art, architecture, and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having a history of over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as a monkey temple as this small forested hill is a habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City Patan Durbar Square: A tour to the medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight into the ethnic Newari culture, Buddhist spirituality, religious harmony, art, and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to a mesmerizing medieval palace square. The monuments and skills of the local artisans displayed on those monuments will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: Is the largest of its kind in the world, also one of the magnificent stupa which is very eminent centers, spiritual and faith of Tibetan Buddhism flower, the square is circular with a stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the area's atmosphere.

We check out the hotel in Kathmandu after breakfast today to go to Ghale Gaun, our rural cultural tourism destination. The drive takes us to the destination via Besi Sahar in Lamjung district. The drive takes us through the highway that stretches along beautiful landscapes. We drive past several wonderful small villages and towns which give us, very first-hand experience of life outside Kathmandu city. And we drive through a dirt road to Ghale Gaun from Besi Sahar. As soon as we reach the village, we will receive a warm welcome from the locals. This beautiful village is an ethnic settlement of the Gurung community with rich cultural wonders. We are here to explore their wonderful cultural riches and enjoy the view of mountains at the same time.


We will wake up for a beautiful morning and warm Gurung hospitality. It will be an easy morning that we spend exploring the village. Walking through the beautiful settlement brings us even closer to the Gurung lifestyle. It is amazing to see how the community has maintained a harmonious bond amongst each other. Later, in the afternoon, we will take a short walk to Ghana Pokhara village to stay overnight. Ghana Pokhara is another beautiful village to explore the cultural wonders and peaceful natural surroundings with a view

Today is another day of beautiful village and nature walk to Khudi village. About four hours of the walk takes us to the destination. We will have enough time to explore the surrounding wonders of Khudi once we reach there. But the walk-in itself is a wonderful exploration of the rural wonders and peaceful nature. We stay overnight at Khudi today.

We will finally drive back to Kathmandu today. After enjoying the cultural wonders of the rural ethnic villages in the region, we drive to Kathmandu today via Besi Sahar. Once we reach Kathmandu, we will take an easy time wandering around the local streets and marketplaces. Or we can simply spend a relaxing and easy time at the hotel.

We have come to the final day of the Ghale GhaunTrek and we hope that you enjoyed the adventure. Now, it’s time to say a departing goodbye for this time with the hope to see you soon for your next adventure. We will drive you to the airport 3 hours before your flight schedule.

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Ghale Gaun Trekking

Includes

    • Airport picks up and transfers to hotel.
    • Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu 3-star category with breakfast.
    • Day sightseeing in old heritage sites with a tourist guide.
    • All of the ground transportation is mentioned in the Itinerary.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit and TIMS Card.
    • An experienced and first aid trained license holder trekking guide.
    • Strong trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons) one porter carries 15 KG.
    • Meals, accommodation, transportation, equipment, insurance, and salary for trekking crews.
    • Simple Accommodation during the trek with twin or multi-sharing basis.
    • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
    • Nepali culture show with farewell dinner.

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal entry visa and Travel/Medical insurance.
    •  Snacks, drinks, and toiletries during the trekking,
    •  Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Hot shower and Battery Charges while on trek (if need to pay)
    • Single supplements in hotels except for solo trekking service.
    • Optional trips which are not specified in the itinerary.
    • Necessary sightseeing entrance fee for the heritage site.
    • Personal trekking equipment and Donation to the local organisation.
    • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency.
    • Gratitude to guide and porter.

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