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Ghale Gaun Homestay - 7 Days

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Ghale Gaun Homestay
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To experience the exotic culture of Gurung people and to get surrounded by their great hospitality and friendliness for the feel of being home away from home, a trip to Ghale Gaun Home-stay is a must. Ghale Gaun Home-stay, situated in the Lamjung district, provides you the best travel experience ensuring many natural beauties and panoramic views of the different Himalayas along with an authentic taste of the Gurung culture.

This 8-day of your Ghale Gaun trip will provide you with rich information about Gurung culture and tradition as you live with them in their traditional homes. First visiting many historically and religiously important heritages of Kathmandu, you will head to Pokhara. The hike starts shortly after reaching the lake city and goes through the villages of Nandighar and Pas Gaun that take you to the picturesque Ghale Gaun. En route, diverse flora and fauna can be encountered along with several traditional villages nestled on the hillsides. Ghale Gaun is rightfully named after the indigenous group called Ghale, a sub-caste of the Gurung ethnics. Staying at the home of the locals allows you to get a closer look at the Ghale way of life as you live and eat like them and with them. This trek acquaints you with the culture, tradition, festivals, dialects, and the norms of the Ghale community. An amazing panorama of the Annapurna massif can also be observed from the picture-perfect Ghale Gaun, making this trek an amazing mixture of breathtaking landscapes and heartwarming culture to create a lasting memory.

Himalayan Summit Treks and Expedition organizes various treks, tours, and adventure sports all around Nepal with an aim of providing impeccable services to our clients from all over the world. We provide you with all kinds of transportation and accommodation facilities. Our team of experts works tirelessly to make your holiday in Nepal a comfortable and memorable experience.

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

We will escort you to the hotel after your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Have some rest in the hotel and then explore around the streets of Kathmandu. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

The capital is known for its rich history and culture. There are sites such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa which are listed as the world heritage sites by UNESCO. These sites will give you a glimpse of the Hindu and Buddhist culture. Apart from that, you will also visit the ancient streets of Kathmandu along with the Kathmandu Durbar Square. This durbar square holds lots of historical information about the Malla and Shah dynasties. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3
Drive to Pokhara and walk to Nandighar village.

Passing through Thumsikot, in order to reach Pokhara, the roads are somewhat rough but the surrounding view that we get from the drive is very pleasant. From Pokhara, the hike towards Nandighar village starts. Passing through Begnas Lake and ascending along the terraced farms, we arrive in Nandighar, a Gurung village. Overnight in Nandighar.

Day 4
Hike to Pas Gaun village. Stay overnight in a local villager’s house.

Today the trail passes through lush rhododendron forest and beautiful waterfalls. After continuous walking for 2 hours, we stop at the place called Bagaicha. We will take lunch and then head towards Pas Gaun. This village is rich with the cultural diversity and stunning landscapes. We will stay at a home-stay and have a good local meal.

Day 5
Hike to Ghale Gaun village, overnight in a local villager’s house.

The hike to Ghale Gaun starts with the walk towards Bhujung. After Bhujung, we follow a relatively flat trail that takes us to the beautiful Gurung village of Ghale Gaun. In Ghale Gaun, we will visit the Gurung Museum, where we can observe the Gurung culture, tradition, and their traditional way of life. There are unique Gurung handicrafts in the Gurung Museum. This village offers spectacular views of Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre (6993m), Buddha Himal (6672m), and Hiunchuli (6441m). Overnight at the home-stay.

Day 6
Hike to Khudi and drive to Kathmandu.

Today we walk all the way down, passing through beautiful forests, to reach Khudi. After reaching Khudi, we head back to Kathmandu via private vehicle. Driving along the highway, we get amazing views of the hills, terraced farms, raging rivers, and various settlements until we reach Kathmandu. You will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu for the overnight stay.

Day 7
Departure to your destination.

You will be escorted to the International airport in Kathmandu for your further departures.

What's included in the Cost ?

  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Accomodation at finest hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu travel in a deluxe bus.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (2 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu and 2 nights at Pokhara).

What's excluded in the Cost ?

  • Cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.

You can bring your personal clothing if you already have them with you,if not it’s worth buying all below mentioned clothing and equipments here in Kathmandu in good rates and your guide will help you with it.You will have plenty of time before the trek to buy stuffs in Kathmandu(thamel).

PERSONAL EQUIPMENTS FOR TREKKING

  • Fleece beanie
  • sun glasses
  • Chipstick / Sunscreen
  • Face mask or Scarf
  • Hand towel
  • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
  • Cold weather down jacket below waist
  • Fleece jacket and trouser
  • Trekking trouser
  • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
  • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
  • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
  • Socks and under wears
  • Trekking boot
  • Snow Gaiter (optional)
  • Runners / Snickers for camps
  • Head torch
  • Personal medical kit
  • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
  • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
  • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
  • Day pack Minimum 25L with side pocket for water bottle

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Price From USD$625/person
625
Total $ 625 USD

Trip Facts

  • Easy
  • Mar- May , Sep - Dec
  • Min 2 Pax
  • Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
  • Double/Twin Sharing
  • Full Board During The Trek