Ghale Gaun Homestay Trek

Ghale Gaun Homestay Trek

USD$891 per person
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Gale Gaun Homestay Trek offers you to have great experiences in the beautiful settlement chiefly inhabited by Gurung communities. It is a famous destination to explore the local life of Nepali people. Located at the north-central part of Nepal, at the foot of the Lamjung Himal, Ghale Gaun is a beautiful village popular for its superb breathtaking views of the mountain including Himalchuli, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, II, IV, Bouddha Himal, and many more stunning peaks. During your trek, you can see local people warmly welcoming you by wearing their traditional customs which makes your trek worth visiting. Gale Gaun Homestay is famous for local culture, local food, Gurung Museum, Handcraft, Spectacular mountains view and many more. Exploring the village and enjoying their festivals, lifestyle, their culture and practices are really awe-inspiring. The northeast side of the village offers you the views of Mt. Himalchuli, Manaslu and Bauddha Himal and Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Annapurna II and Mt. Lamjung. The people of Ghale Gaun welcome their guests with their traditional dances. A visitor can enjoy the locally hosted entertainment programs, handicraft exhibition, Rodhi many more.

Gale Gaun Homestay trek begins with a short drive to Besisahar from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal and then trekking towards Khudi. It takes about 5 to 6 hours to reach Besisahar, and then we have hiking beside the beautiful Marshyandi River for an hour. This is considered as a comfortable, easy and short trekking trail in Nepal. Autumn and Spring seasons are the ideal time for the amazing Gale Gaun Homestay trek. 

Short Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,320 m)
Day 2:  Kathmandu Sightseeing (1,320)
Day 3: Drive to Besisahar (800 m) and trek to Khudi (790 m)
Day 4: Trek to Ghalegaun (2,070 m)
Day 5: Explore Ghalegaun
Day 6: Trek to Ghanpokhara (2,150 m)
Day 7: Trek to Khudi (1,320 m)
Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu (1,320 m)
Day 9: Final Departure

 
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,320 m)
Welcome to Nepal. Our representative shall receive you from the airport and take you to your hotel, where you shall rest and freshen up. We shall host a Welcome Dinner in the evening in the popular restaurant in the town, enjoying the typical Nepalese dishes. Stay your first night in Nepal at your hotel.

Day 2: At Kathmandu (1,320)
You can visit some of the World Heritage Sites enlisted by UNESCO, such as the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath, Basantapur Durbar Square, etc. You can also visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan Temple, Patan Durbar Square, etc. depending upon the time available. You might want to do some shopping for you trek starting from the next day. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 3: Drive to Besisahar (800 m) and trek to Khudi (790 m)
It takes about 5-6 hours to reach Besisahar from Kathmandu. You shall be riding alongside the Trishuli River which you shall cross at Mugling. You shall pass several villages, riding alongside the Marshyangdi River, you shall reach Besisahar. Witnessing the amazing views of snowcapped mountains, crossing some streams, you shall ascend to Khudi after a couple of hours. Stay overnight at Khudi.

Day 4: Trek to Ghalegaun (2,070 m)
After breakfast in the morning, you shall trek towards the northwest side, trekking alongside the river. You will pass several villages, cultivable fields, waterfalls, and forests. Then, ascending shortly, you shall reach to the Ghalegaun Village. Be amazed by the hospitality and welcome rituals of Gurung community. Stay overnight at Ghalegaun.

Day 5: Explore Ghalegaun
In this day, we will have an early breakfast and stroll around to explore the Ghalegaun Village. You will meet with the Gurung people and encounter with their culture and traditions. Overnight at Ghalegaun.

Day 6: Trek to Ghanpokhara (2,150 m)
After exploring the Ghalegaun Village, you shall head off towards Ghanpokhara. You shall pass through the fertile lands and some traditional villages to arrive at Ghanpokhara. This village is located at the top of the Dasthar Danda, at the north of the Lamjung District. Stay overnight at Ghanpokhara.
 
Day 7: Trek to Khudi (1,320 m)
You return trek starts from today. Passing the waterfalls, green dense forest, several inhabitants of various tribes, witnessing the mountains, you shall trek to Khudi. The experience that you bag from this trek is staggering; the blend of natural beauty and hospitality here can mesmerize you. Stay overnight at Khudi.

Day 8: Drive to Kathmandu (1,320 m)
From Khudi, you shall head towards Besisahar. From Besisahar, you shall catch a ride of long hours to Kathmandu. Throughout the trek, you shall view the vegetation beside the road, scattered settlements, terraced fields, etc. We shall be sitting together in the Farewell Dinner and share our trekking experiences. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 9: Final Departure
This is the day of your departure. Our representative shall drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport within sufficient time to your departure flight. We shall bid our goodbyes and farewell. Have a safe journey back to your homeland.

Included in the Cost

 
  • All the Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle, car/van or bus (depends on the  group size)
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast at a 2- Star level (3 nights)
  • One full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (cultural Heritages, UNESCO World Heritage sites by Private Vehicle.
  • Professional English-speaking Tour guide during a city tour.
  • An experienced, Knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English speaking, government-licensed trekking guide.
  • Porter / Sherpa carry your Duffel bag (2 clints 1 porter)
  • kathmandu-Besishar-Kathmandu by bus 
  • All necessary paperwork such as Annapurna Conservation area entry fee, trekking permit, TIMS Card (Trekkers information Management system).
  • Accommodation on the Tea House/ Mountain Lodge/Guest House /Home StayTwin sharing bases with 3 times meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) with tea and coffee during the trek
  • Mountain King Treks and Expedition printed T-Shirt, duffel bag and Annapurna (Ghale Gaun) route map souvenir for you.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Group medical Supplies (First Aid Kit) carry by the guide
  • All the meals, accommodation, equipment’s, salary, transportation, Insurance and local tax for all trekking staff.
  • Trip achievement appreciation certificate
  • All the tax, vat, local tax, and services charge. 

Not Included in the Cost

  • International Airfare and Nepal entry visa
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu 
  • Entrance fee for Temple, and Monuments during the city tour in Kathmandu Valley.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages, hot water, mineral water during the trek.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, internet, sweet snacks beverages barbill and battery charge
  • Tips for tour/trekking staff and driver
  • Extra night Kathmandu Hotel early arrival from Trekking and late departure.
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include a section 
Trekking equipments
The main essentials to bring are:
  • Sturdy and comfortable hiking boots, flip-flops
  • Sleeping bag (depending on your accommodation) and -20 degree Celsius for colder regions
  • Daypack, trekking bag pack, dry sack and camera bag
  • Few changes of clothes for the varying temperatures
  • For cold weather, hiking pants, thermals, gloves, neck warmer/scarf, beanie, a warm inner jacket and a windproof / waterproof outer jacket and down jacket are essential.
  • Water purification supplies, a reusable water bottle and a camelback water bladder
  • Sunscreen, Hat, sunglasses, moisturizing skin cream and lip balm
  • Few snacks, granola bars
  • Hiking stick or two
  • Waterproof case, fabric bandages such as moleskin, a headlamp, altitude sickness and other medication
  • Camera and binoculars.
  • Hand sanitizers, toilet paper, band-aids, wet wipes
  • Extra batteries (solar chargers recommended)
On the popular trekking routes, everyday supplies, such as toilet paper, soap, chocolate bars, and even basic hiking supplies can be purchased along the way, though prices rise dramatically as you go higher in elevation. Try to stock up lower down and buy locally-produced products such as fruit, biscuits etc. Maps are easy to find in Nepal. For the more difficult treks involving mountaineering, crampons and ice axes may be required. Simpler types of crampons, which attach to the shoe using a rubber ring, are easily obtainable in the Thamel neighborhood. These are variously known as spikes, micro spikes and chains.

Trip Facts

Duration: 9 days
Accomodation: Hotel/Lodge/Guest House
Seasons : Hole Year
Type: Easy & Moderate
Maximum height : 2150 M.
Type of Transport : Drive
No. of Pax : Minimum 2
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : khudi

Trip Highlights

  • Experience the culture and tradition of typical village
  • Stunning views of snowcapped Himalayas
  • Incredibly beautiful sunrise and sunset view
  • Very popular and relatively easy trek
  • Explore beautiful lake city Pokhara
  • Emerge with ethnic people and their culture
  • Explore medieval Kathmandu and Bhaktapur city
  • Breathtaking mountain scenery and beautiful villages

Route Map

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