This is a pristine area newly opened for tourism. Apart from the stunning landscape and views of the Annapurna region Ghalegaun offers a real opportunity to become a part of village life, lodging with local Gurung families. A scenic countryside drive to Bensi Sahar, The vibrant, chaotic, colourful lifestyle, trail through the villages, rivers and panoramic mountain views of Manaslu and Annapurna range are the main highlights of the Ghale gaun tour.
Ghalegaun is situated at the lap of Lamjung Himal in north and eastern part of Pokhara is an exotic pristine village gifted with an unparallel scenic grandeur and a home to world famous Gurkha soldiers, the Gurungs. It is a beautiful village set against the backdrop of surrounding hills and Himalayan ranges including Machhapuchhare (6693m) Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal (6974m), Himalchuli (6747m) and many other smaller peaks.
Ghalegaun is a model village for experiencing the typical culture and lifestyle of the Gurung people. Traditional customs are still followed during births, deaths, weddings and at other important times in the peoples life. Old cultural dances like the Jhyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghantu, Ghyabring, Krishna Charitra and Jhakri are performed on various occasions accompanied by different musical instruments with the dancers in traditional dress.
Visitors to Ghalegaun are welcomed with offering of garlands and tika while music and dances are performed and traditional farewell songs are sung when guests depart. Nepali New Year and Buddha Jayanti are celebrated with traditional dance called Ghatu. We believe that exploring this unique destination will provide memorable holiday and seeing rural real country side of Nepal.
All our trips are tailor made trips with personalized services. Please let us know the number of participants in your group, your choice of hotels and amendments in our itinerary, if any, so that we can quote you the price.
Duration: 6 Days
Price: $350 USD
Destination: Beshisahar, Khudi, Ghalegaun, Ghanapokhara, Bhujung
Average Hiking: 5-7 hrs/day
Best Season: March, April, May, September, October, November
Starting Point: Khudi
Ending Point: Khudi
Geography: Countryside, Forests, Mid hills, Rivers, Towns, unique culture, valleys, villages
Max. Altitude: 2,300m.
Min. Altitude: 850m
Min. Group Size: 1
Program Type: Guided Village Tour
Special Interest: Culture, Environmental education, Ethnic People, Family travel, Lifestyle, Nature cruises, Photography, Tradition, adventure, exploration, history, research, single tour, villages, senior tours
Day 01 :Pickup from the airport and transfer to the hotel
Day 02 :Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi about - 6 hrs
Day 03 :Trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun about - 4 hrs
Day 04 :Trek from Ghalegaun to Bhujung, the biggest Gurung village and stay overnight at Ghanpokhara - 5 hrs
Day 05 :Trek from Ghanpokhara to Khudi - 5 hrs and drive back to Kathmandu by Bus or Car and farewell dinner
Day 06 :Drop off at the international airport and flyback onward destination
If above trip itinerary that doesn't suit to your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combines with any travel plans, then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary, designed especially for you.
We can organize this activity anytime. We recommend going during March, April, May, September, October, November. However, going during 6 is disrecommended. You can also join another group for the following fixed departure dates:
|StartStart date||EndEnd date||Price||Status|
|16 October 201816.10.2018||21 October 201821.10.2018||$350 USD||Book|
|22 October 201822.10.2018||27 October 201827.10.2018||$350 USD||Book|
|04 November 201804.11.2018||09 November 201809.11.2018||$350 USD||Book|
|10 November 201810.11.2018||15 November 201815.11.2018||$350 USD||Book|
|16 November 201816.11.2018||21 November 201821.11.2018||$350 USD||Book|
|22 November 201822.11.2018||27 November 201827.11.2018||$350 USD||Book|
|28 November 201828.11.2018||03 December 201803.12.2018||$350 USD||Book|
|04 December 201804.12.2018||09 December 201809.12.2018||$350 USD||Book|
Equipment list for village tours
Usually you should need these things while you are in Nepal with you for a cultural day tours, day hiking or short village tours around Kathmandu or Pokhara.