Ghalegaon Ghanapokhara Trek - 10 Days

Trip Cost
US$ 850 (Per Person)

Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Accomodation: Hotel + Lodge + Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Age requirement: 12-90
  • Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara and all meals during the trek
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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.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02:Sightseeing and preparation day in Kathmandu
  • Day 03:Drive to Khundi and Trek to Ghale Gaon (2095m)
  • Day 04:Jungle Walk from Ghale Gaon to Ghanapokhara (1780m)
  • Day 05:Trek from Ghanapokhara to Bhujung (1700m), exploration day
  • Day 06:Trek from Bhujung to Pasa Gaon (1652m)
  • Day 07:Trek from Pasa Gaon to Nagidhar (1260m)
  • Day 08:Drive from Nagidhar to Pokhara, exploration day in Pokhara
  • Day 09:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 10:Departure from Nepal

What's Includes:

  • 5 nights and 6 days of food and accommodation during trek 
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Khundi, from Nagidhar to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • English speaking local expert guide, (porters,cook,sharpa and helper)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees
  • Annapurna Conservation permit (ACAP)
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at bed and breakfast, one night accommodation in Pokhara at bed and breakfast
  • Airport transfers and escort
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Equipment & clothing for porter & staffs
  • Equipment (sleeping bag, first aid kit, oximeter etc.)
  • Tent,sleeping bag,kitchen equipment, atc
  • Insurance for all staff & porters
  • Trekking achievement certificate
  • Adventure Himalayan Tshirt

What's Excludes:

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entry 30 days - USD 40  (Details in Visa Page)
  • International flight & all domestic flights
  • Insurance for clients (i.e. helicopter evacuation, etc.)
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Shower and electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
  • Hot shower during trek
  • Alcoholic drinks, candies, etc.
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking. 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in KathmanduUpon 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.
  • Day 02Sightseeing and preparation day in KathmanduKathmandu 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.
  • Day 03Drive to Khundi and Trek to Ghale Gaon (2095m)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.
  • Day 04Jungle Walk from Ghale Gaon to Ghanapokhara (1780m)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.
  • Day 05Trek from Ghanapokhara to Bhujung (1700m), exploration dayA 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.
  • Day 06Trek from Bhujung to Pasa Gaon (1652m)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.
  • Day 07Trek from Pasa Gaon to Nagidhar (1260m)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.
  • Day 08Drive from Nagidhar to Pokhara, exploration day in PokharaToday, 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.
  • Day 09Drive from Pokhara to KathmanduA 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!
  • Day 10Departure from NepalWe will transport you to the airport. Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels. We look forward to seeing you again!

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