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Our Ghalegaon Ghanapokhara Trek is a short, sweet package of 10 days that brings trekkers into two famous villages- Ghale Gaon and Ghanapokhara resting calmly in the bossom of Lamjung district about 20.5km northwest of Kathmandu and 12.5km northeast of Pokhara. Ghalegaon Ghanapokhara Trek shows us the two famous Gurung Settlements of Ghalegaon and Ghanapokhara whose people are known all over the world for their bravery. The ever smiling locals are more than willing to welcome you to their home and thus you will get the rare opportunity of getting to know the local culture and tradition and taste the authentic local food while engaging in Ghalegaon Ghanapokhara Trek.
Ghalegaon Ghanapokhara Treks commences by driving to Khudi which proceeds through trek in Galegaon and Ghanapokhara Villages with immense potential for eco tourism and then proceed through several villages of Bhujung, Pasagaon and Nagidhar before taking to Kathmandu via Lake City of Pokhara. The scenery and cultural beauty of this trek make it a quintessential Himalayan package. It is an underrated trek, and you will surely be more in touch with the locals than with foreigners.
Salient features of Ghalegaon Ghanapokhara Treks include Buddha Himal, Himalchuli and Manaslu to the northeast, Lamjung and Annapurna II Mountains to the north, Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Mountains to the northwest, the Khudi and Midim Rivers, passing by the way of verdant woods covered in rhododendrons and walking along cascading waterfalls.
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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader. If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.
Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago. Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Early in the morning we will drive towards Khudi via Bimalnagar, stopping at Siddha Cave and few Buddha monasteries along the way. The trail offers enchanting views of majestic Annapurna and Manaslu Mountain Ranges and river valleys will take us to Ghale Gaon. Overnight in tea house here.
We will be served a local breakfast at Ghale Gaon before continuing our trek through the woods to Ghanapokhara which is famous for the scenic beauty of river valley, especially during sunset with views of the Annapurna and Manaslu Ranges. A beautiful Himalayan Cultural Dance will be performed in the evening in our honor.
A casual stroll through the easy trail for about 2 and half hours will take us to Bhujung, the largest village in Lamjung. We will explore the Bhujung Village and familiarize with the ever smiling locals and get to know their culture. In the evening, we will see the cultural program before staying in Bhujung for the night.
We will descend via stone steps and view the small Hydro Project at Midim River before crossing the valley of Midim Khola. We'll continue our trail through the woods to make it to Pasa Gaon. Overnight at tent.
Leaving Pasa Gaon behind, we will descend along the ridge to the Rudi Khola Valley and then ascend all the way up to Nagidhar with spectacular views of mountains. Overnight at Nagidhar.
Today, we drive through Gumle Bazaar to Pokhara where we will amuse ourselves with a boat ride in Phewa Lake, and countless other possible activities. We will stay overside in Lakeside Hotel in Pokhara.
A 5hrs long drive through Prithvi Highway with scenic beauties of mountains and terraces at the backdrop will take us to Kathmandu where you will spend night in comforting bed of our hotel. Celebratory Nepali dinner in Kathmandu!
We will transport you to the airport. Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels. We look forward to seeing you again!
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