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Ghalegaun Village Trek - 5 days

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5 days
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All ground transportation as per Itinerary.
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2 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 4 Nights accommodation in Ghalegaun home-stay.
All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the Ghalegaun Trek.
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    • 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.
Ghalegaun Village Trek: Embracing Nature and Culture. Nestled in the lap of the majestic Annapurna range in Nepal, Ghalegaun village stands as a testament to the harmonious coexistence of nature and culture. This quaint village, perched at an altitude of around 2,100 meters, offers a serene escape from the bustling city life, immersing trekkers in the simplicity and beauty of rural Nepal.

The trek to Ghalegaun begins from the vibrant city of Pokhara, often referred to as the gateway to the Annapurna region. From here, you embark on a picturesque journey, traversing through lush forests, terraced fields, and charming Gurung settlements. The trail gradually ascends, rewarding adventurers with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, including the towering peaks of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Lamjung.

One of the highlights of the Ghalegaun trek is the opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich cultural heritage of the Gurung community. As you make their way through the village, they are warmly welcomed by locals, who offer insights into their traditional way of life. Visitors can experience authentic Gurung hospitality by staying in homestays, where they are treated to delicious home-cooked meals and traditional cultural performances, including dance and music.

Beyond cultural immersion, Ghalegaun also offers ample opportunities for outdoor activities and exploration. You can embark on scenic hikes to nearby viewpoints, such as the Ghalegaun View Tower, which offers panoramic vistas of the Annapurna range and the surrounding valleys. Additionally, the village serves as a gateway to the renowned Khudi-Ghalegaun Community Trek, allowing adventurers to extend their journey and explore more remote areas.

The Ghalegaun trek is not just about experiencing the beauty of nature and culture; it also promotes sustainable tourism and community development. Local initiatives, such as homestay programs and community-managed trails, empower villagers economically and encourage environmental conservation practices.

In conclusion, the Ghalegaun village trek offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and sustainable tourism. Whether you are a seasoned trekker seeking adventure or a traveler yearning for an authentic cultural experience, Ghalegaun promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of rural Nepal. So, pack your bags, lace up your boots, and get ready to embark on a trekking adventure like no other.

Important Note

It's important for you to carefully review the inclusions and exclusions provided by Nepal Everest Adventures and clarify any uncertainties before booking the trek and tour. Additionally, you should consider your personal preferences, budget, and specific needs when before your trip booking.

Trip Itinerary

  • Start your journey from Kathmandu early in the morning.
  • Drive to Besisahar (approximately 5-6 hours).
  • From Besisahar, take a local jeep or bus to Khudi (approximately 1 hour).
  • Overnight stay in Khudi.

  • Begin trekking from Khudi after breakfast.
  • Follow the trail through lush forests, terraced fields, and traditional Gurung villages.
  • Enjoy stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Arrive at Ghalegaun in the afternoon.
  • Explore the village and interact with the locals.
  • Overnight stay in a homestay in Ghalegaun.

  • Spend the day exploring Ghalegaun and its surroundings.
  • Visit the Ghalegaun View Tower for panoramic views of the Annapurna range.
  • Take a guided tour of the village, learning about the Gurung culture and way of life.
  • Participate in cultural activities such as traditional dance and music.
  • Enjoy delicious home-cooked meals prepared by your hosts.
  • Overnight stay in Ghalegaun.

After breakfast, bid farewell to your hosts and begin trekking back to Khudi.

From Khudi, catch a  bus back to Besisahar.

Drive back to Kathmandu, where you can either spend the night or continue your onward journey.

Transfer to Airport and say good bye to you as a friend.

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    • Arrival/departure transfers
    • Welcome drinks and trekking orientation
    • 2 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
    • Tourist Bus to Kathmandu-Beshishahar Khundi-Kathmandu
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP)
    • Accommodation in Home-Stay on twin sharing basis on Ghalegaun Village
    • All meals a day (Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)during Ghalegaun Village Trek
    • A Professional English speaking trekking guide
    • 1 porter for 2 people (each porter can carry only 15 kg luggage)
    • Trekking staff wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
    • Group medical supplies (First Aid kit)
    • Government and local taxes.

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare
    • Nepal Entry Visa and Visa extension fee
    • Monuments entry fee in Kathmandu
    • Single supplement in Kathmandu
    • All meals in Kathmandu 
    • 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’


    Ghalegaun Village Trek Map

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