Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara Trek


Classic / Easy


5 days


January till May, & September till December


From single person


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Trip Highlights

Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara Trek, glimpse of super Mountain View, different tribe, Ghalegaun, Ghanpokhara village, Excellent landscape, best combination of manaslu and Annapurna range, friendly people and many more ...

Trip Overview

Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara trekking route offer model village for experiencing the typical culture and lifestyles of the Gurung people. Traditional customs are still followed during births, deaths, marriages and in other rituals. Age old cultural dances like Jyaure, serka, dohori, Ghatu, Sorathi, Jankri etc are performed on various occasions accompanied by different musical instruments and with the dancers in traditional dress.

Ghalegaun, situated at the foot of Lamjung Himal in north central Nepal, is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparallel scenic grandeur and 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 mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle.

Ghanapokhara is a beautiful village heading towards development with a concept of eco-tourism. It lies at north of Lamjung district in the close proximity of Ghalegaun at the top of Dashthar Danda at an altitude of 2100 meters.

Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara are mainly Gurung settlements; they nestle amidst mountains, rivers, streams, waterfalls and green forests. These places command a superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayas including Machhapuchhare(6693m) Annapurna(8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal((6974m), Himalchuli (6747m) and many more smaller peaks.

The approach to Ghalegaun-Ghanpokhara is a wonderful experience in itself as it goes crossing over the Marsyandi, Khudi and Midim rivers; passing through rhododendrons blossoming along the way amidst the chirping of birds and wild insects. The trekking route passes through dense jungle and villages and impressive waterfalls. Nearby Talyngo Lake and Lami Lake add new dimension to these attractions.

Activities around Ghalegaun include bird watching at Talangyo Lake and visits to the Utter Kanya Temple, Pempro Fall, Batase Cave and the Khudi hydroelectric dam site.

Trekkers carry only day pack and walk at their own pace. Average hiking per day will be 6-7 hrs

  • Day 01 Drive by Bus to trailhead Bensisahar (760m) - Khudi (790m) / Lodge (L,D) 
  • Day 02 Walk from Khudi to Ghale Gaun 2095m (5/6 hours). Overnight in Home-Stay. (B,L,D) 
  • Day 03 Hike to Ghanpokhara Village 2157m (1 hour). Overnight in Home-Stay. (B,L,D) 
  • Day 04 Walk from Ghale Gaun to Beshisahar 760m (5 hours) / Lodge (B,L,D) 
  • Day 05 Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu (6 hours) and transfer to Hotel. (B) 
Note: The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.
  • International airport pickup and drop
  • Trekking Transportation by land  as per the itinerary
  • Conservation permit.
  • TRC permit
  • Meals as per mention (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Trekking home stay accommodation with organic local food
  • English speaking guide with his insurance and equipment.
  • Porter with his insurance and equipment (one porter in between two person)
  • Wages, food, accommodation, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs
  • Drinks and Bar Bill (beverage) in the tea house trek
  • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal use trekking equipment
  • Tipping to guide and porter

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