Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara Trek

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 ...
  • Duration:05 Days
  • Trip Grade:Classic / Easy
  • Max Elevation:2157 m.
  • Start Point:Bensisahar
  • End Point:Bensisahar
  • Walking Hours:6-7 hrs
  • Max Group Size:1
  • Best Time:January till May, & September till December

Trip Overview

Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara trekking routes offer model villages for experiencing the typical culture and lifestyles of the Gurung people. Traditional customs are still followed during births, deaths, marriages, and 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 north of Lamjung district in close proximity to 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 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 and 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 a 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 packs 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)

  • 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

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Client's Reviews

Nepal is a nation between India and Tibet known for its temples and Himalayan mountains, which include Mt. Everest. Kathmandu, the capital, has a mazelike old quarter filled with Hindu and Buddhist shrines.

Patrik E,
Sydney, Australia

From Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!

Leonardo,
United Kingdom

I have been from Kathmandu to Pokhara alone, trekking team was very organized and professional! advice to anyone who wants to move to contact the agency, Hari and his brothers will realize your dreams! The landscape was simply extraordinary and people are very hospitable!!

Allessandra L,
United Kingdom

We did the 12-day itinerary trekking to Everest Base Camp. We booked it all from England and communicated with the owner Hari via email. Such a nice family that owns and runs this business. Very friendly and welcoming. We had loads of cups of tea with them in their shop in Thamel before and after our trek.

Patrik E,
Sydney, Australia
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