Ghalegaun Home Stay

  • $475 per person

Ghalegaun Home Stay Trekking is one of the famous trekking destinations in Nepal. It is for the tourists who want to explore the traditional cultural beauty of the tribe Ghale and Gurungs. It is situated 205 km northwest of Kathmandu and 125 km northeast of Pokhara. Ghale gaun is the most frequently visited places by many national and international tourists throughout the year. Ghalegaun Home Stay trek is generally a short trek (around 5 days). It starts from Khudi. Khudi is half an hour drive from Besisahar, Lamjung. Lamjung is around 6 hours of drive from the capital. Ghalegaun is a tiny little village of around 100 houses with most of the inhabitants being Gurung and Ghale. Ghalegaun Homestay trek provides you the opportunity to explore the remote lifestyle of the local people. The warm hospitality is offered by the local people. This would make your stay at the Ghalegaun more comfortable.

If you are to taste the remote lifestyle and culture of the Nepalese (specially Gurungs), then Ghalegaun Home Stay trek with Nepal Pioneer Trek could be the one. Trekking to Ghalegaun offers you the stunning landscape. It also offers you panoramic views of mountains like Annapurna, Lamjung, Ganesh, Manasalu and many more. Ghalegaun is known to be home to the famous honey-hunters of Nepal. Ghalegaun Home Stay could be the transit to one of the best trekking circuits in the world. The name of trekking is Annapurna Trekking Circuit. The visitors to Ghalegaun are offered with the traditional Tika and garland. Also the traditional dance and music are also performed to welcome the guests. This place is rich in ethnic, cultural diversity. A visit to the Museum of Gurung society will help tourists to know about the history of the Ghalegaun. Tourists will have the opportunity to know traditional values of the inhabitants, many religious and cultural backgrounds of the place and many more. The best part of your stay could be the pure organic tea offered by the local people. It is cultivated by the farmers in Ghalegaun. The people here don’t prefer compost tea.
Last but not the least, you will not regret for a single penny you’ve spent during your stay at Ghalegaun. You must be sure you choose your right travel partner. It is a short package and highly recommended.

Day 01 : Arrival day in Kathmandu

Day 02 : Tour in Kathmandu

Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishar

Day 04 : Trek from  Beshishar to Ghalegaun

Day 05 : Acclimatization day

Day 06 : Drive to Pokhara

Day 07 : Tour in Pokhara

Day 08 : Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 09 : Departure day

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu

Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport, one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to well come to the new stranger. After welcoming you our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a  plane, you may get tired, so be fresh and take a rest a bit, then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan of your trip details.

Day 02: Tour in Kathmandu

Today our tour guide will come to meet you at the hotel at 09.00 AM. The tour guide will introduce you then take you to the world heritage sites. He will describe you about the history, cultures, religion of Nepal and so on. After visiting the world heritage sites, our manager will meet you again and take a feedback about the day trip, then take you to the most famous typical restaurant for well come dinner to show the cultural program.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishar

Drive from Kathmandu to Beshishar. Today you may surprised if you are at the first time in Nepal. You have a very long bus journey to Beshishar. It is long and tiring but you enjoy a lot. This is the Prithivi Highway. You can observe the beautiful scenery, landscape, river views as well as mountain views of Annapurna, Langtang and Ganesh Himal. Today you should drive approximately 6-7 hours in total. Once you arrive at the Beshishar, you can take showers and take a bit rest, then look around the city in the evening. Beshishar is big  , this is the headquaters of Lamjung district.

Day 04: Hike from Beshishar to Ghalegaun

Beshishar to Ghalegaun. Today you have two options, either would like to take a jeep or prefer walking to Ghalegaun. The road not so good enough. You may prefer walking. The trail to Ghalegaun is tough but very much worth able. In the beginning from Beshishar to Khudi easy and follow the road about one and half hour. Once you reach to Khudi you have to follow the local trail all the way up to Ghaleghau. The scenery and the country sites are beautiful and superb. You can see the mountain views as well while you are climbing up to the hills. It takes about five hours climb to reach the Ghalegaun. You will get tired today after long walk so better sleep early after welcoming you by the villager’s people there.

Day 05: Acclimatization day

Rest Day at Ghalegaun. Today is the best day for you on this trip. You should wake up early in the morning, go to see the sunrise and all the mountain views of Annapurna. This is the amazing view place to see the sunrise and observe the mountain views. After enjoying the views back to the home stay and have breakfast, then look around the village. The village is beautiful, villagers are so kind and friendly. After lunch you can visit the nearest villages, then back to the home in the evening. Today you have the special programmed you will never forget it. They have a nice community and the unity. The villagers show you their culture program. This is the place for home stay. They have very nice food and good hospitality. Once you visit this place, you will never forget it. You can see and know about Nepal exactly after visiting this place.

Day 06: Drive from Ghalegaun to Beshishar to Pokhara

Drive back to Beshishar Then to Pokhara. You have enough time to get to Pokhara today. It takes about six hours drive to reach in Pokhara. You can look around the lake side in the evening and stay overnight there.

Day 07: Tour in Pokhara

Sightseeing in Pokhara. Today our tour guide will take you several places for touring. You can visit Devis Fall,  Gupteshor Cave, Museum, Seti River and boat in Phewa Lake.

Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu. Today you should back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. The bus leaves in the morning from Pokhara. It takes about 6-7 hours drive. You can enjoy the beautiful countryside, landscape, rivers and the scenery. Today you have farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 09: Departure Day

Departure to Home. Our driver will drop you to the Tribhuban Internation airport. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.

 

Trip Includes:

  • Four nights accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
  • All Ground and air transportation.
  • One full  day Kathmandu sightseeing by private vehicle with English speaking city tour guide if you required.
  • Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee (served in a cup).
  • English speaking trekking guide who has been authorized by the government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary,accommodation and meals.
  •  welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural show.(Ethnic music and dance)
  • All the necessary official documents , TIMS Permit,Trekking Permit ,Upper Mustang restricted permit etc.
  •  Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking Route map.
  • Insurance of Guide and Porters.
  • All require local and government tax.

Trip Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
  • Meal except Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea / coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges , landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.
  • Monument entrance fees.

: Sun Glasses

: Scarf Face Mask

: Fleece Bennie

: Sunscreen

: Cap stick

: Hand Towel

: Cold weather Down Jacket

: Wind Stopper

: Rain Coat

: Fleece Jacket and Trouser

: T-shirt (short or long selves)

: Trekking Trousers

: Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom(two pairs)

: Trekking Boots

: Socks and under wears

: Head torch

: Snow Gaiter(depends on trekking region)

: Camel Pack or water bottle

: Trekking Poles

: Day Pack minimum 25 L with side pocket to keep bottle

: Spare batteries for Camera

: Down Jacket

: Sleeping Bag

Fixed Departures