Ghale Gaun Homestay

8 Days

starting from $750

$ 675

5 / 5

based on 1 Reviews

Grade:

Easy

Group Size:

1+ pax

Transport:

Bus, Jeep

Altitude:

2,070m

Meals:

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Starts At:

Kathmandu

Ends At :

Kathmandu

Accommodation:

Hotel and Homestay

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Highlights of Ghale Gaun Homestay Tour

  • Authentic Cultural Experience: Immerse yourself in the rich traditions and warm hospitality of the Gurung community by staying in traditional homestays. Engage in cultural activities, savor local cuisine, and participate in daily village life alongside friendly locals.
  • Scenic Natural Beauty: Explore the breathtaking landscapes surrounding Ghale Gaun, including panoramic views of the Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges. Explore forests, terraced fields, and serene valleys, offering opportunities for photography and relaxation amidst nature’s splendor.
  • Meaningful Community Interaction: Forge meaningful connections with the residents of Ghale Gaun as you learn about their way of life, customs, and beliefs. Engage in conversations, share stories, and gain insights into the Gurung culture through authentic interactions with the villagers.

Overview

Embark on an unforgettable cultural immersion with a Ghale Gaun Homestay Tour. Nestled amidst the majestic Annapurna range, Ghale Gaun offers a unique opportunity to experience authentic village life in Nepal. Stay with welcoming local families, who open their homes to guests eager to learn about Gurung culture and traditions. Indulge in delicious home-cooked meals prepared with locally sourced ingredients, and engage in hands-on activities such as farming, cooking, and traditional crafts.

Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the Himalayan foothills, explore scenic trails, and relish breathtaking mountain views. A Ghale Gaun Homestay Tour promises an enriching and meaningful cultural exchange, leaving you with cherished memories of genuine hospitality and warmth. It is situated at an elevation of 2,100 meters above sea level and surrounded by a massif Annapurna circuit.

Ghale Gaun homestay is one of the popular homestay tour programs in South Asia to explore ethnic Gurung cultures and their livelihood.  Gurung Museum, hill station, panoramic mountain views, and the SAARC village tourism museum are the prime attractions of the Ghale gau homestay trip.

Accessible from Kathmandu, located at the distance of 205 km in Lamjung district, Ghale Gaun is the vantage point for seeing the South Annapurna (7,219m), Annapurna II (7,937m), Himalchuli (7,893m), Mahhapuchhare (6,998m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Buddha Himal (6,692m), and Manaslu (8,156m), the world’s eighth highest peaks.

Alongside experiencing authentic village life in Ghale Gaun, delve into the rich heritage of Pokhara and Kathmandu cities. Wander through ancient temples, bustling markets, and historic landmarks in Kathmandu, discovering the heart of Nepalese culture. In Pokhara, soak in the serene beauty of Phewa Lake, explore the International Mountain Museum, and witness the cascading waters of Davis Falls. This comprehensive tour promises a captivating blend of rural tranquility and urban vibrancy, offering a truly immersive Nepalese experience.

Itinerary

01 DAY

Kathmandu arrival and transfer to hotel

After arrival at Kathmandu airport, our office representative will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Take a rest at the hotel and in the evening, we will have a welcome dinner hosted by the Glorious Himalaya company. At dinner, you will have a taste of excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine that introduces Nepal’s food culture.

02 DAY

Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

To make your trip more memorable, we will take you to have some sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley. You will be visiting some historical and cultural places. Our program includes sightseeing around Swyambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Swyambhunath Stupa and Bouddhanath Stupa are famous Buddhist holy places whereas Pashupatinath temple is a famous Hindu holy site. Similarly Kathmandu Durbar Square carries historical values. You can also do some shopping after a sightseeing tour. Overnight at hotel-inclusive breakfast.

03 DAY

Drive to Ghale Gaun via Besisahar - 9 hrs drive

After breakfast, our guide will pick you up and embark on a scenic journey from Kathmandu to Besisahar by a local bus, departing at 7 am. Upon reaching Besisahar, transition seamlessly into a private jeep for the onward drive to Ghale Gaun.

Traverse picturesque landscapes and winding roads, immersing yourself in the beauty of the journey. Prepare to be captivated by the charm and tranquility of Ghale Gaun as you approach your destination nestled amidst the Himalayan foothills.

04 DAY

Explore Ghale Gaun or Visit Bhujung Village

Discover the beauty of Ghale Gaun’s surroundings by immersing yourself in its cultural and natural treasures. Take a journey through Gurung heritage at the Gurung Culture Museum, learning about their traditions and way of life.

Alternatively, embark on an adventurous hike to Bhujung village, where stunning mountain views await at every turn. Whether delving into history or exploring the pristine wilderness, Ghale Gaun offers a captivating experience for all who visit.

05 DAY

Drive to Pokhara - 5 hrs Drive

After an enriching exploration of Ghale Gaun, our journey continues with a private jeep ride to Besisahar. From there, we transition to a local bus for the scenic drive to Pokhara. Upon arrival, we transfer to your hotel and explore the vibrant Lakeside area, soaking in the beauty of Phewa Lake and its surroundings.

06 DAY

Explore Pokhara

Explore the wonders of Pokhara Valley starting with a visit to Sarangkot for a mesmerizing sunrise and panoramic mountain vistas. After breakfast at your hotel, venture to Davis Falls to witness the majestic cascades before delving into the rich history of mountaineering at the International Mountain Museum.

Conclude your day with a serene boating experience on Fewa Lake, soaking in the tranquil ambiance of this idyllic atmosphere.

07 DAY

Drive back to Kathmandu

After breakfast in Pokhara, it’s time to wrap up our Ghale Gaun Homestay tour by journeying back to Kathmandu. Traversing the Prithivi Highway, we follow the scenic route along the Trishuli and Marshyangdi Rivers.

As we bid farewell to the majestic landscapes, our ride to Kathmandu promises a blend of reflection and anticipation for the journey’s end.

08 DAY

Departure day

As our journey together comes to an end, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for joining us on this unforgettable adventure through Nepal. Today, on your farewell day, we bid you farewell and accompany you to Kathmandu Airport for your return journey.

Trip Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicles.
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu city inclusive of breakfast.
  • 2 nights Homestay (local house) accommodation inclusive of breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Pokhara city inclusive of breakfast.
  • Full board meals during the stay at Ghale Gaun. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • 1-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Visit 4 cultural heritage sites.
  • 1-day sightseeing tour in Pokhara.
  • Private car/jeep transport for Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing tour.
  • Annapurna conservation entry permits to visit Ghale Gaun.
  • Tourist bus transport from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • Local bus transport from Kathmandu to Besisahar.
  • Private jeep transport from Besishar to Ghale Gaun and return.
  • Local bus transport from Besisahar to Pokhara.
  • An experienced tour guide for the entire tour.

Trip Exclude

  • International airfares and Nepal visa fees.
  • Alcoholic beverages, bottled mineral water, cold drinks, and snack foods
  • Entry fees for Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing tours.
  • Tips to the guide.

Book Your Own Date

Choose a Private Trip

If you’d prefer to share this with your own group of friends, we’ve got good news, it’s also available as a Private Adventure!, Our Private Adventure specialists are on hand to give you a quote or talk through some different options. Feel free to give them a call on +9779843760242 or Email us at info@glorioushimalaya.com

 

 

 

 

Traveller’s Review


After experiencing the Ghale Gaun Homestay Tour organized by Glorious Himalaya, we consistently praise the authentic cultural immersion and warm hospitality provided by local families. Well-organized itinerary, which seamlessly integrates village life experiences with visits to Pokhara and Kathmandu’s heritage sites. Thanks to our guide Ramesh who escorted us throughout our entire Nepal stay.

If you are willing to delve into the true cultural and homestay tour in Nepal, you must go for it.

Visited in March 2024.

Andreas and Anna
Barcelona, Spain

8 Days starting from $750

$ 675

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