Ghale Gaun Trekking Tour - Days

People who love hiking at its best & wish to experience some of Nepal’s isolated beauty will choose to make an exceptional trek to untouched destinations like Ghale Gaun. The most significant features of this area offers you an encounter with real Himalayan hubs, special experiences about indigenous people & their life styles, diverse cultures, socio-economic situation as well as total sustainable eco-trekking found in this region.

The program details which are figured out for these areas leads you to explore glimpses of grey green silvery mountains mainly inhabited by the native communities of Gurung, Magar, Tamang, Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, Brahman, Chhetri and this also includes splendid views of snow clad peaks in the backdrops of this beautiful village.

This region is rich with its natural beauty and conserved floral & faunal biodiversity. 

The Other additional interesting features that add to your journey around these parts are the traditional cultural activities that cover Lamaism, Shamanism, Natural Herbal Medication, Food Habits, Colorful Culture shows during seasonal occasions as you walking through the trails of this vibrant village.

Main Attractions
A cultural tourism Village concept & its development, real mid-hills traditional life style observations, splendid mountain views of Annapurna II, Manaslu, Fish Tail, Lamjung Himal and so much more, inhabited by the Ghale tribal community, colorful photographic opportunities & an unforgettable short trip that you will remember for a real long time…

Accessibility
It begins with a Drive to Besisahar to the trailhead from Pokhara or Kathmandu by bus which is a 6-7 hour scenic journey. We begin our trek according to itinerary & after the trek we drive back to Pokhara. This trek can be done in several ways & can also be shortened for your convenience. 

The Route
This is an easy trail, a 5-6 hr. average walk in a day, with the temperate climate at a max. Altitude of 2000m approximately

Facilities
You are accommodated in Village teahouse lodges managed by villagers at Ghalegaun, & for the rest of the trek up to Pokhara we need porters for all the gear and food.

Your Day by Day Itinerary in brief & detail:

Your itinerary in brief:
Day 01: Arrive; meet at the international airport in Kathmandu and a free transfer to your hotel down town. The Rest of the day is free for individual activities or a visit to the monkey temple and durbar square for some wonderful sight seeing.
Day 02: Drive to trailhead Besisahar (760m) - Khudi (790m)
Day 03: Khudi - Ghalegaun
Day 04: Ghalegaun exploration day
Day 05: Ghalegaun - Baglungpani (1595)
Day 06: Baglungpani (1595m) - laxmi Bazaar
Day 07: Laxmi Bazaar - Begnas Lake & drive back to Pokhara
Day 08: Sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu by a tourist bus at 7:00 AM in the morning (200 km. 6/7 hours driving) and overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.
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Days 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan international airport, Kathmandu. You are welcomed by a hospitable meeting through our representatives from Blue Mountain Travels & Tours & then you will be transferred to your hotel.

After you have been refreshed, we will orient you by a short briefing about the necessary formalities and the rest of your program. Depending on your arrival time, you will have the choice of visiting nearby historical sanctuaries or enjoy a day of rest. Your first overnight in the valley of the gods.

Days 02: Drive to trailhead Besisahar (760m) - Khudi (790m)

After breakfast, we drive to Swoyambhunatha stupa which as per legends, Manjushree, patron of the temple is said to have discovered the Kathmandu valley, and also found the lotus of  the ancient valley on a lake on which  the site of this great stupa of swoyambhunath was later built. The omni sighted stare of Buddha greets visitors & residents with a compassionate look. This is one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in the world, & has been registered as a UNESCO heritage site. We then visit Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu durbar square situated in the center of Kathmandu where you can see the House of the Living Goddess”KUMARI” in the Kasthamandap temple” which is said to be built from single tree in the 16th century; we also view the big bells -& erotic carving in the old temple & old palace etc. We then finally end our sightseeing at Patan Durbar Square. Patan Durbar square is one of the beautiful Durbars in Kathmandu valley. It is very famous for its woodcarving, Metal works, Temples and Monasteries. Our Tour of Patan includes a tour of Krishna temple, Patan king’s palace, Golden temple and much more. Overnight at your hotel

Days 03: Khudi - Ghalegaun

After breakfast, we drive to Besisahar by a tourist bus. We cross a long suspension bridge on the way and enter the largest trading village of Khudi inhabited by the Gurungs. Overnight at a lodge

Days 04: Ghalegaun exploration day

The trail sets out along the banks of the Khudi River, past waterfalls and colorful villages. It then begins a 4-5 hour climb; the view from the top however, is worth it – Annapurna and Manaslu at sunset is a stunning experience. We enjoy our lodging with families and an evening cultural program is one of the unique highlights of this trek. Overnight with your village family, it’s a wonderful experience.

Days 05: Ghalegaun - Baglungpani (1595m)

Sunrise affords further stunning views followed by a local breakfast rich in natural vitamins. Visit Ghanpokhara village before descending for the short trek to Bhujung. This is a large, traditional Gurung village amid cascading waterfalls and rhododendron forests. It’s just so beautiful.

 Days 06: Baglungpani (1595m) - laxmi Bazaar

Re-crossing the Midim River via suspension bridge, we then begin a 3-hour climb to Khumre Danda (2000m) before descending to Pasgaun. We visit the Buddhist Gompa and learn traditional songs and dances with an evening cultural show. It’s always a wonderful evening under moonlit skies. Overnight with your family

Days 07: Laxmi Bazaar - Begnas Lake & drive back to Pokhara

Today begins with a steep descent to Rudi Stream, which we cross and then follow for about half an hour. As we climb again we are duly rewarded by further views of the Annapurna and Manaslu Ranges. The sights here are truly heart warming. You literally go on overdrive with your camera for some of the best pictures ever. Overnight with your family

Days 08: Sightseeing in Pokhara

It is a steep 3-hour descent this morning to the Mandi River and the roadway at Thumsikot. On the way we view irrigated farmlands with different vegetable & lentils. We also see the local village folks lost & happy in their daily chores; some of them wave to us & smile too & ask us to come again. From here it is a 2-3 hours drive to Pokhara by a local bus. We then refresh & do some thrilling sightseeing in Pokhara which includes boating on the Fewa Tal, a serene & beautiful lake that’s wonderful to spend some time in. this lake is well known throughout Asia. We then do an overnight in the beautiful city of lakes, Pokhara. 

Days 09: Drive back to Kathmandu by a tourist bus at 7:00 AM in the morning (200 km. 6/7 hours driving) and overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, we drive/ or fly to Kathmandu. If you choose to drive, along the scenic highway you can enjoy fantastic scenery of Nepal’s rural landscapes that look awesome in the backdrop of the silvery mountains right from the windows of your bus. We’ll be arriving at Kathmandu in the late afternoon.  

You're then free in Kathmandu to do your own things before departure. You can do some last minute shopping or just stroll around down the bright lively streets of Thamel, a major tourist hub famous throughout the world. It’s your last night in Kathmandu before your departure for home sweet home.

Enjoy your prime holiday time with ‘Blue Mountain Travels & Tour& discover an unknown world never seen before. We take you through green meadows & pristine valleys & some of the undiscovered spots in Nepal where you truly enjoy the wild & interact with the local folks to get upfront experiences of ancient traditions still practiced till this day. ‘Blue Mountain Travels & Tour’ gives you vacations that turn your holiday dreams into realities for a lifetime of experiences…