Ghale Gaun Homestay Trek
Ghale Gaun is beautiful village offer community base homestay facilities for the tourists and local visitors. Ghale Gaun Trek with Homestay program offering the trekkers a unique experience in typical settlements in the Annapurna region. This trek route passes by mainly Gurung settlements nestled amidst mountains, green forests, rivers, streams and waterfalls. The different villages visited lie to the Northeast from Lamjung Himal and practice a community based hospitality contributing to the promotion of village tourism in Nepal which help directly to the local people of this area. Ghalegaun is a home to world famous Gurkha soldiers- the Gurungs.
Repository of a unique ethnic culture Ghale gaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty and mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle. Ghale Gaun trek is the perfect trek in which to experience the unique lifestyles of the Gurung with panoramic views of snow-capped mountains.
This trek is in famous Annapurna region. The route starts from Khudi and leads to the beautiful, traditional village of Ghalegaun, which is located at an altitude of 2020 meters and after Ghale Gaun we follows trek trail to end the trek at Begnas Tal (Begnas Lake) then drive to Pokhara. In this area traditional cultural practices are still followed by the locals during births, deaths, marriages and in other ritualistic activities. Locals perform old cultural dances such as Jyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghatu, Sorathi, Jankri etc. on various occasions by using different musical instruments along with traditional, unique dress.
This trek offer majestic views of the Himalayas, such as Machhapuchchhre (6997 meters) meaning “Fishtail”, Annapurna II (7939m), Annapurna(8091m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli (6747m), Bouddha Himal (6974m) and many more snowy mountains. This trip grants you perfect memories of traditional cultures with their warm hospitality.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu air port- transfer hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Kathmandu drive bus Besi Sahar then trek to Khudi (790m)
Day 04: Khudi trek to Ghalegaun (2020m)
Day 05: Ghalegaun trek to Baghungpani (1595)
Day 06: Baghungpani trek to Laxmi Bazaar
Day 07: Laxmi Bazar trek to Begnas Lake then drive back to Pokhara
Day 08: Pokhara tourist bus to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 09: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 10: Drive to Airport for flying your own destination