Ghale Gaun Ghujung Village Trek

TRIP CODE : 5051GGL

duration
8 Days
difficulty
Moderate
accomodation
Bed on sharing basis
max altitude
2070m
transportation
Private Jeep
meals included
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  • Highlights

    Ghalegaun (Nepali: घलेगाउँ) is popular tourist destination with an elevation of 2,100 metres above sea level in Lamjung District.The village is surrounded by the Annapurna Circuit.The SAARC Village Tourism Museum is one of the major attractions of Ghalegaun which was inaugurated by president Bidhya Devi Bhandari in 2017.This site is developed as popular destination for travellers across the world.

    Ghalegaun has recently been promoted as a destination to experience village tourism. You will be welcomed with offerings of garlands and tilaka while music and dances are performed, and traditional farewell songs are sung as you depart. There are over hundred Gurung-style houses in the village, a number of which have been specially prepared for visitors with comfortable basic amenities. You can see distinct and distinctive cultures and also there we can see the incomparable view of mountain ranges , lush greenery, traditional villages and the raging Marshyangdi river.

    Ghale Gaun Village Homestay is for travellers, who want to explore the local life of Nepali people. Ghale Gaun is a beautiful village in north central Nepal,villagers welcome the guests in a traditional way by wearing their ethnic dress.

    • Typical village Home stay 
    • Magnificent Mountains view including Annapurna Range, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu
    • Warm hospitality of Gurung people
    • Organic local food
    • Country-side experience 
    • Culture and lifestyle of local people
    • Wildlife 
    • Scenes and sceneries
    • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

      You will be greeted and assisted by our female representative from the airport after completion of your airport formalities. After that we will drive towards SASANE Homestay by our private vehicle.You will be welcomed by our sisters in a traditional way. Overnight in Kathmandu.

      Accomodation
      SASANE Home Stay
      Meals included
      All
    • Day 2 : Kathmandu City Tour

      After the breakfast we have a city tour to Pashupati Temple, Boudhanath, Kathmandu old market and Kathmandu Durbar Square.After the trip we will drive towards SASANE for lunch.After lunch,we have a momo making and cooking class.

      Accomodation
      SASANE Home Stay
      Meals included
      All
    • Day 3 : Drive towards Besi-Sahar - Ngadi

      On the very first day we will be driving from Kathmandu to Besisahar. Besisahar municipality has a warm and sub - tropical type of climate with deciduous forest. We are spending our first night in Ngadi which is 1 hour far from besisahar where we can see different flora and fauna playing along with different vegetation, spring water fall and many eye attracting views. Ngadi is inhabited by Gurung ethnicity. According to the Gurung language "nga" means dhyangro and "tiy" means broken. It is called Ngadi village as one day on the occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’ while the wizards were playing a dyango (Nepali musical instrument), it broke.

      Accomodation
      Home Stay In Ngadi
      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      8hrs
    • Day 4 : Trek to Ghalegaun

      From Ngadi we will have around 1 hour of ride from Ngadi to Khudi, from here we start our trek. Instead of following the vehicle route we take an alternative walking path. In between we pass by several small villages, spring waterfalls and several forests where we can see different rare flora and fauna playing along with different vegetation and a spectacular view of the Annapurna range and Manaslu.

      Accomodation
      Ghale Gaun Home Stay
      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      5hr trek
    • Day 5 : Explore Ghalegaun

      Ghale Gaun view point is 5 or 10 mins far from the place you will be staying, from where you can witness spectacular view of Annapurna Himalayan Range, Ganesh Himal, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu Himal as well as the whole Ghale Gaun village landscape. After reaching Ghalegaun we will enjoy a cultural dance known as ‘Ghatu Naach’. There are two types of ghatu dance: ‘Satya Ghatu Dance’ (starting from Sri-Panchami and ending at Buddha Purnima) and ‘Baramashey Ghatu Dance’ ( on any occasion). Other dances include ‘Krishna Charitra Dance’ (when they give birth to the elder son) and ‘Jhyaure Dance’ (men and women, sing and dance together). All of these are organized by the local homestay communities.

      Accomodation
      Ghalegaun
      Meals included
      All
    • Day 6 : Trek to Bhujung ‘1696m’

      We start our trek towards Bhujung passing through various small Gurung settlements, waterfalls and rhododendron forests with the view of beautiful landscapes. You can also see traditional houses made of stone slabs.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      3 hour trek
    • Day 7 : Bhujung to Pasgaun

      This day we will walk 5 to 6 hours to reach Pasgaun. The first one hour is downhill up to medium river and then 3 hours uphill to reach deurali and after 1 hour downhill we arrive at pas gaun. The trail passes through terrain fields, villages and jungle which is fascinating for all people. Pasgaun is a predominantly Gurung village rich in Gurung culture tradition. We will have overnight homestay at Pasgaun and we will enjoy local food and it will be our last night in Lamjung.

      Accomodation
      Pasgaun
      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6-7 hours trek
    • Day 8 : Drive towards Begnas Lake - Pokhara

      We start our drive towards Begnas Lake early in the morning after breakfast. At Begnas, you will enjoy boating along with local female boat drivers and learn their experiences. Then we drive back to Pokhara. O/N at Pokhara.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      4 hour drive
    • Day 9 : Drive towards Kathmandu

      After breakfast drive to Kathmandu. On the way we will visit Bandipur, a place with Newari settlement. Here, you can explore the much preserved Newari culture and have Newari food for lunch. After that we will continue towards Kathmandu.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6-7 hours drive
  • Trip cost includes

    Pick up and drop off at hotel/homestay

    Accommodation

    Three meals each day during trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    An experienced English-speaking licensed trekking guide

    At least one local porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)

    All necessary permits

    Trip cost excludes

    Travel and medical insurance

    International airfare

    Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water

    Personal trekking equipment

    13% VAT (Value added tax)

    Tips for trekking guide, porters and driver (Tipping is appreciated, but it is not compulsory)

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  • Packing List: 

    1. Good hiking shoes
    2.  Pair of trekking poles
    3.  Rucksack
    4.  Windbreaker
    5.  Warm Jacket (minimum temperature is ~2⁰C)
    6.  Pair of sandals (sleepers) and hat/cap
    7. Water bottle and water purifying tablets
    8.  Sunscreen (spf 50+)
    9.  Normal clothes, dry foods, your regular medicines etc.
    10.  Personal hygiene and first aid kit.

    SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel is happy to answer further questions about this trek. Please send us an email at info@sasanesisterhoodtrek.com and a member of our organization will get back to you within 72 hours.

    If the proposed trip itinerary doesn’t suit you, SASANE also allows itineraries to be customized. SASANE is happy to coordinate if you are interested in participating in further programs wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking,paragliding,sightseeing or visiting tourist attractions.

  • Overview

    Highlights

    Ghalegaun (Nepali: घलेगाउँ) is popular tourist destination with an elevation of 2,100 metres above sea level in Lamjung District.The village is surrounded by the Annapurna Circuit.The SAARC Village Tourism Museum is one of the major attractions of Ghalegaun which was inaugurated by president Bidhya Devi Bhandari in 2017.This site is developed as popular destination for travellers across the world.

    Ghalegaun has recently been promoted as a destination to experience village tourism. You will be welcomed with offerings of garlands and tilaka while music and dances are performed, and traditional farewell songs are sung as you depart. There are over hundred Gurung-style houses in the village, a number of which have been specially prepared for visitors with comfortable basic amenities. You can see distinct and distinctive cultures and also there we can see the incomparable view of mountain ranges , lush greenery, traditional villages and the raging Marshyangdi river.

    Ghale Gaun Village Homestay is for travellers, who want to explore the local life of Nepali people. Ghale Gaun is a beautiful village in north central Nepal,villagers welcome the guests in a traditional way by wearing their ethnic dress.

    • Typical village Home stay 
    • Magnificent Mountains view including Annapurna Range, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu
    • Warm hospitality of Gurung people
    • Organic local food
    • Country-side experience 
    • Culture and lifestyle of local people
    • Wildlife 
    • Scenes and sceneries
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

      You will be greeted and assisted by our female representative from the airport after completion of your airport formalities. After that we will drive towards SASANE Homestay by our private vehicle.You will be welcomed by our sisters in a traditional way. Overnight in Kathmandu.

      Accomodation
      SASANE Home Stay
      Meals included
      All
    • Day 2 : Kathmandu City Tour

      After the breakfast we have a city tour to Pashupati Temple, Boudhanath, Kathmandu old market and Kathmandu Durbar Square.After the trip we will drive towards SASANE for lunch.After lunch,we have a momo making and cooking class.

      Accomodation
      SASANE Home Stay
      Meals included
      All
    • Day 3 : Drive towards Besi-Sahar - Ngadi

      On the very first day we will be driving from Kathmandu to Besisahar. Besisahar municipality has a warm and sub - tropical type of climate with deciduous forest. We are spending our first night in Ngadi which is 1 hour far from besisahar where we can see different flora and fauna playing along with different vegetation, spring water fall and many eye attracting views. Ngadi is inhabited by Gurung ethnicity. According to the Gurung language "nga" means dhyangro and "tiy" means broken. It is called Ngadi village as one day on the occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’ while the wizards were playing a dyango (Nepali musical instrument), it broke.

      Accomodation
      Home Stay In Ngadi
      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      8hrs
    • Day 4 : Trek to Ghalegaun

      From Ngadi we will have around 1 hour of ride from Ngadi to Khudi, from here we start our trek. Instead of following the vehicle route we take an alternative walking path. In between we pass by several small villages, spring waterfalls and several forests where we can see different rare flora and fauna playing along with different vegetation and a spectacular view of the Annapurna range and Manaslu.

      Accomodation
      Ghale Gaun Home Stay
      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      5hr trek
    • Day 5 : Explore Ghalegaun

      Ghale Gaun view point is 5 or 10 mins far from the place you will be staying, from where you can witness spectacular view of Annapurna Himalayan Range, Ganesh Himal, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu Himal as well as the whole Ghale Gaun village landscape. After reaching Ghalegaun we will enjoy a cultural dance known as ‘Ghatu Naach’. There are two types of ghatu dance: ‘Satya Ghatu Dance’ (starting from Sri-Panchami and ending at Buddha Purnima) and ‘Baramashey Ghatu Dance’ ( on any occasion). Other dances include ‘Krishna Charitra Dance’ (when they give birth to the elder son) and ‘Jhyaure Dance’ (men and women, sing and dance together). All of these are organized by the local homestay communities.

      Accomodation
      Ghalegaun
      Meals included
      All
    • Day 6 : Trek to Bhujung ‘1696m’

      We start our trek towards Bhujung passing through various small Gurung settlements, waterfalls and rhododendron forests with the view of beautiful landscapes. You can also see traditional houses made of stone slabs.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      3 hour trek
    • Day 7 : Bhujung to Pasgaun

      This day we will walk 5 to 6 hours to reach Pasgaun. The first one hour is downhill up to medium river and then 3 hours uphill to reach deurali and after 1 hour downhill we arrive at pas gaun. The trail passes through terrain fields, villages and jungle which is fascinating for all people. Pasgaun is a predominantly Gurung village rich in Gurung culture tradition. We will have overnight homestay at Pasgaun and we will enjoy local food and it will be our last night in Lamjung.

      Accomodation
      Pasgaun
      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6-7 hours trek
    • Day 8 : Drive towards Begnas Lake - Pokhara

      We start our drive towards Begnas Lake early in the morning after breakfast. At Begnas, you will enjoy boating along with local female boat drivers and learn their experiences. Then we drive back to Pokhara. O/N at Pokhara.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      4 hour drive
    • Day 9 : Drive towards Kathmandu

      After breakfast drive to Kathmandu. On the way we will visit Bandipur, a place with Newari settlement. Here, you can explore the much preserved Newari culture and have Newari food for lunch. After that we will continue towards Kathmandu.

      Meals included
      All
      Trip Duration
      6-7 hours drive
  • Services

    Trip cost includes

    Pick up and drop off at hotel/homestay

    Accommodation

    Three meals each day during trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

    An experienced English-speaking licensed trekking guide

    At least one local porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)

    All necessary permits

    Trip cost excludes

    Travel and medical insurance

    International airfare

    Alcoholic, non-alcoholic drinks and bottled water

    Personal trekking equipment

    13% VAT (Value added tax)

    Tips for trekking guide, porters and driver (Tipping is appreciated, but it is not compulsory)

  • Date & Price

    Start Date

    End Date

    price

    status

    Thur,Feb 20, 2020

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

    Feb 20

    Feb 20

    $260

    Departed

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  • Important Info

    Packing List: 

    1. Good hiking shoes
    2.  Pair of trekking poles
    3.  Rucksack
    4.  Windbreaker
    5.  Warm Jacket (minimum temperature is ~2⁰C)
    6.  Pair of sandals (sleepers) and hat/cap
    7. Water bottle and water purifying tablets
    8.  Sunscreen (spf 50+)
    9.  Normal clothes, dry foods, your regular medicines etc.
    10.  Personal hygiene and first aid kit.

    SASANE Sisterhood Trekking and Travel is happy to answer further questions about this trek. Please send us an email at info@sasanesisterhoodtrek.com and a member of our organization will get back to you within 72 hours.

    If the proposed trip itinerary doesn’t suit you, SASANE also allows itineraries to be customized. SASANE is happy to coordinate if you are interested in participating in further programs wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking,paragliding,sightseeing or visiting tourist attractions.

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