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Ghalegaun Village Tour

  • 6 Days
  • Easy
  • $350 USD
Ghalegaun Village Tour - Ghalegaun village tour

Trip highlights

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.

Trip facts

Duration: 6 Days

Grade: Easy

Price: $350 USD

Destination: Beshisahar, Khudi, Ghalegaun, Ghanapokhara, Bhujung

Accommodation: Homestay

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

Detailed itinerary

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:

Start End Price
26.01.2018 31.01.2018$350 USD $298 USD Book
01.02.2018 06.02.2018$350 USD $298 USD Book
07.02.2018 12.02.2018$350 USD $298 USD Book
13.02.2018 18.02.2018$350 USD $298 USD Book
19.02.2018 24.02.2018$350 USD $298 USD Book
04.03.2018 09.03.2018$350 USD Book
10.03.2018 15.03.2018$350 USD Book
16.03.2018 21.03.2018$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.

  • Day back pack
  • Nepalese Money
  • Passport
  • Address book
  • Walking Boots
  • T shirts
  • Fleece 
  • Sun-hat
  • Walking Trousers
  • Towel 
  • Wash Gear (compact) 
  • Sun Block
  • Sandals 
  • Shorts 
  • First Aid pack + any extra medication
  • Glasses
  • Sun Glasses
  • Digital Camera + extra batteries + charger & leads 
  • Mobile Phone (Buy Local SIM card) 
  • Battery chargers for above
  • Small Padlock
  • Water Bottle
  • Water Purifier 
  • Pocket knife
  • Head Torch
  • Trekking Pole(s)
  • Guidebook / Maps
  • Snacks
  • Waterproof / Windproof Jacket
  • An Umbrella 
  • Insect repellent cream
  • Personal toiletries
  • Hand sanitizer 
  • Personal toiletries

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