- Explore closely typical lifestyle of village people of Nepal.
- Pleasant homestay hikes in Annapurna region.
- Typical and traditional model village of Nepal.
Ghale Gaun Homestay
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Ghale Gaun Homestay Trek offers you ample opportunities to soak the local culture, as well as to mix with the locals and take you to the pristine villages where the Gurung Culture is rooted, such as Nandighar, Pasagaun, and Ghalegaun. 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 mountains views, and the SAARC village tourism museum are the prime attraction of the Ghale gau homestay trip.
Ghale Gaun, a village, little known, located in north-central Nepal, attracts those travelers who want to know the insights of the Gurung Culture in a full stretch. Side-by-side, its homestay trek is fascinating and amazing because of its location near the Lamjung Himal (6986m) which also acts as an add-on beauty to Ghale Gaun. The village is highly populated by the Gurung Community. Amongst them, some serve the British Army that the entire world knows. 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. Besides this, Ghale Gaun is also about defined culture. Further, Ghale Gaun is also about snow-covered peaks, and it is also about traditions. The highlights of Ghale Gaun are the Gurung Museum, traditional customs, local food, and handicrafts which are captivating.
Kathmandu arrival and transfer to hotel
After your arrival in Kathmandu, our office representative will pick up and transfer to the hotel. Take a rest at the hotel and in the evening, we will give you a welcome dinner hosted by the Glorious Himalaya company. In dinner, you will have a taste of excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which introduces Nepal’s food culture.
Sightseeing in world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley
To make your trip more memorable, we will take you to have some sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley. We 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 have some shopping for Nepalese products. Overnight at hotel inclusive breakfast.
Drive to Pokhara - 6 hrs drive
After having breakfast, we will be ready to travel to Pokhara. Kathmandu-Pokhara is about a 6-hour journey that goes by the side of the Trishulu River and Marshyangdi River. You can watch out the living style of people living all along the side of highways. After we enter the Pokhara valley, views of the mountains will be in front of our eyes. Overnight at hotel inclusive Bed and Breakfast.
Drive to Thumsikot and trek to Nangidhar - 3 hrs drive & 4 hrs walk
After a hot breakfast, we take about 3 hours off-road drive to Thumsikot from Pokhara city. Three hours drive feels you a thrill that goes through the rough road and gets to see mesmerizing Begnas Lake. And then, we start about 4 hours hike for Nangidhar. It is a beautiful Gurung village situated at an altitude of 1920m. Overnight at lodge with full board meals.
Hike from Nangidhar to Pasgaun - 5 hrs walk
After breakfast, our hike extends several hour straight trail which passes through eye-catching waterfalls, beautiful landscapes, and the jungle. After three hours walk from Nangidhar, We take our lunch at Bagaicha. Our trek continuously goes to Pasgaun. Overnight at local house inclusive full board meals.
Hike from Pasgaun to Ghale Gaun - 6/7 hrs walk
Today is a bit long hiking day then the before days. Our hike starts with about 3 hours descending and then 2 hours more ascend. We take our lunch at Bhujung. Bhujung is a compact and densely populated village looks really attractive from a little down and on its way to the village. Walk ahead up to Ghale gaun, which is our main destination of the trip. Stay overnight at a local home inclusive bed and breakfast.
Hike from Ghale gaun to Besisahar - 4/5 hrs walk
After breakfast, we walk almost descend trail to Khudi about 3 hours where we take our lunch, and then our trek goes one and a half-hour more to Besisahar. Overnight at lodge inclusive full board meals. PS: We can directly take a drive to Kathmandu from Ghale Gaun which takes about 9 hours drive.
Drive back to Kathmandu - 7 hrs drive
Today is the last day of our trip, we take a bus drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu. It is about 7 hours drive (185km) from Besisahar. During our ride, we can observe the natural beauty and people’s lifestyles along the bank of the Tirshuli river. Overnight at hotel inclusive bed and breakfast.
Today is your departure day, we will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and pray for your Safe journey.
- All the airport and hotel transfer.
- 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu city inclusive bed and breakfast.
- Homestay (local house) accommodation and full board meals during the trek.
- Trekking permits and required official paper works.
- All the required surface transportation by tourist bus and private jeep.
- One night hotel accommodation in Pokhara city inclusive bed and breakfast.
- Alcoholic beverages , bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods
- Extra night hotel in Kathmandu
- Any personal medical or evacuation expenses incur and strongly recommend international Travel insurance which included rescue
- Extra cost on natural disaster
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