The Ghale Gaun home stay trek

Ghale Gaun, situated on the footsteps of Mardi Himal, appears to be mountainous humanity and spot to worth a watch. The sunrise and the sunset make colorful over the mountain of Mt. Machhapuchhare. There is another attraction of Gurung community lifestyle, traditions and customs along with Tarar Barah, Asla fish and Canyoning (Adventure Sport).

The Ghale gaun home stay trek lies in the trail of Mardi Himal Trekking. Home stay Tourism has been started since 2066 in the state. Gurung vicinity, Ghale Gaun, situated on the footsteps of Mardi Himal, appears to be mountainous humanity and spot to worth a watch. The sunrise and the sunset make colorful over the mountain of Mt. Machhapuchhare. There is another attraction of Gurung community lifestyle, traditions and customs along with Tarar Barah, Asla fish and Canyoning. See more.

Canyoning is a part of adventure sports, following its flow over natural obstacles with wetsuits, harness and with the aid of ropes; your guides will help you navigate this breathtaking journey. There are four streams of 9, 12, 45 and 75 meters which are open for Canyoning. It is located uphill of Lumre in the Kadi river of Ghale Gaun, which is located in Machhapuchhare Guanpalika-8, Kaski's canvas. There are facilities of homestay in 8 homes in Ghale Gaun home.

Everything is produced in village itself and every things are organic like vegetable, village chicken meat, milk curd, Millet, dal Bhat etc. People of Ghale Gaun are welcoming and endearing who believe in hospitality and enjoys singing and dancing. Under the Ghale gaun the fish is found in the Mardi River. The taste of Asla fish is sharp and teasty. Located below, local people have farmed a trout fish. Trout can also be tasted.

We start our journey from Kathmandu to Besisahar ans reaching Khudi and trekking to the destination of beautiful Ghale Gaun (village). And we head to trekking to pokhara via Begnas Lake exploring all beautiful landscapes and traditions.

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Detail Itinerary

  • Group Size: 1-12 People
  • Max-Altitude: 2,100 m/6930 ft
  • Destination: Ghale Gaun
  • Fitness level: Easy
  • Arrival on: Kathmandu
  • Departure From: Kathmandu
  • Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and full-board meal during the trek
  • Best time:September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Accommodation: Twin sharing in 2 star to 5 star hotel in city and tea house, lodge, camp and home-stay during trek

Trip Highlights

  • Seven hour scenic drive to Pokhara with scenic view that offers greenery, rivers, villages, farms and beautiful mountain scenarios.
  • Close up rewarding view of Mt Fishtail and Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Gandharvachuli 
  • Explore gorgeous springs, waterfalls and river in Annapurna region of Nepal
  • Beautiful lush green forest, rice field terraces and farmhouses.
  • Friendly Gurung people, culture, tradition, living style and their warm hospitality along withTarar Barah, Asla fish and Canyoning
  • Mountainous compassion and spot to worth a watch
  • The sunrise and the sunset make colorful over the mountain of Mt. Machhapuchhare
  • organic  vegetable, village chicken meat, milk curd, Millet, dal Bhat etc
    enjoys singing and dancing

Trip Map

Outline Itinerary

Option 1

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m) 6hrs
Day 4: Pokhara to Nangidhar via Thumsikot - 3 hrs drive & 3-4 hrs
Day 5: Hike from Nangidhar to Pasgaun – 4-5 hrs
Day 6: Hike from Pasgaun to Ghale Gaun – 6-7 hrs
Day 7: Hike from Ghale gaun to Besisahar - 4/5 hrs walk
Day 8: Drive back to Kathmandu - 7 hrs drive
Day 9: Final Departure

Option 2

Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing-tour.
Day 3: Kathmandu To Besisahar 765m Drive
Day 4: Besisahar to Khudi 8,10m trek to Ghale Gaun. 2,100 m 4 – 5 hrs
Day 5: rest day at Ghale gaon for local exploration.
Day 6: Trek Ghale gaon to Bhujung 1,690m 3 – 4 hrs
Day 7: Trek Bhujung to Pasgaun 1,630m. 3 – 4 hrs
Day 8: Trek Pasgaun to Singdi 1,650m. 4-5 hrs
Day 9: Trek Singdi to Pakhurikot 1,400m. 2 – 3 hrs
Day 10: Trek Pakhurikot to Libiyani 1,050m. 4 hrs
Day 11: Trek Libiyani to Kalikasthan 1,105m. 4 – 5 hrs
Day 12: Trek Kalikasthan to Pokhara via Begnas Lake 2 hrs hike and 40 mins drive
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 14: Final departure.

Detail Itinerary

option 1

Day1: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)
After your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel.

Day2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, being the historical and cultural heart of the country, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers and other types of adventure seekers. The city is a marvelous amalgamation of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western cultures influences. Paten and Bhaktapur are its two major neighboring cities. These two cities, like Kathmandu, have a rich historical, cultural and religious legacy which is reflected in the many temples, monuments and artifacts that they contain. You will be taken on a half-day guided tour of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur cities. In Kathmandu, you will be visiting Pashupatinath, the most famous and revered Hindu shrine in the country; Bouddhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, Swyambhunath, which contains both Buddhist and Hindu shrines and stands as testimony to the religious harmony that exists in the country; and the 15th-century 55-window palace in Bhaktapur. An orientation session for the trek, which commences the following day, will be organized in the evening.
Included meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (910m) 6hrs
Early morning after breakfast, we drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu (208km) via Prithvi Highway, takes 6hrs approximately (option of flying from Kathmandu to Pokhara, takes extra cost). Along the way we will stop in scenic spots, for lunch and to get fresh as well, en-route you experience the countryside which is lays with greenery, rivers, local villages, farm lands and beautiful mountain scenarios. Upon on arrival in Pokhara you have a option of your own.
Included meals: Breakfast,

Day 4: Pokhara to Nangidhar via Thumsikot - 3 hrs drive & 3-4 hrs
Our Journey starts with Off-road drive to Thumsikot from Pokhara city which goes through the rough road with mesmerizing view of Begnas Lake. And then, we starts about 4 hours hike for Nangidhar. It is a beautiful Gurung village situated at an altitude of 1920m.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

Day 5 : Hike from Nangidhar to Pasgaun – 4-5 hrs
Our hike starts with a straight trail passing through outstanding waterfalls, gorgeous countryside and the tropical forest. Our trek continuously goes to Pasgaun.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

Day 6 : Hike from Pasgaun to Ghale Gaun – 6-7 hrs
From Pasgaun we walk a head up to Ghale gaun, which is our main destination of the trip.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

Day 7 : Hike from Ghale gaun to Besisahar – 4-5 hrs
After breakfast, we hike down trail to Khudi near point to Besisahar. If you wish to get back earlier we could drive back same day back to Kathmandu or we call it a night.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner

Day 8 : Drive back to Kathmandu – 7-8 hrs drive
Today is a last day of our trip, we take a bus drive from Besisahar to Kathmandu. It is about 8 hours drive (185km) from Besisahar. During our ride we can observe the natural beauty and people's lifestyle along the bank of Tirshuli River.
Included meals: Breakfast

Day 9 : Final Departure

Option 2

Day1: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)
After your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel.

Day2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, being the historical and cultural heart of the country, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers and other types of adventure seekers. The city is a marvelous amalgamation of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western cultures influences. Paten and Bhaktapur are its two major neighboring cities. These two cities, like Kathmandu, have a rich historical, cultural and religious legacy which is reflected in the many temples, monuments and artifacts that they contain. You will be taken on a half-day guided tour of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur cities. In Kathmandu, you will be visiting Pashupatinath, the most famous and revered Hindu shrine in the country; Bouddhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, Swyambhunath, which contains both Buddhist and Hindu shrines and stands as testimony to the religious harmony that exists in the country; and the 15th-century 55-window palace in Bhaktapur. An orientation session for the trek, which commences the following day, will be organized in the evening.
Included meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Kathmandu To Besisahar 765m Drive
Today we begain our trip, we take a bus drive fromKathmandu to Besisahar. It is about 8 hours drive (185km) . During our ride we can observe the natural beauty and people's lifestyle along the bank of Tirshuli River.
Included meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Besisahar to Khudi 8,10m trek to Ghale Gaun. 2,100 m 4 – 5 hrs
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: rest day at Ghale gaon for local exploration
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Trek Ghale gaon to Bhujung 1,690m 3 – 4 hrs
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Trek Bhujung to Pasgaun 1,630m. 3 – 4 hrs
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Trek Pasgaun to Singdi 1,650m. 4-5 hrs
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Trek Singdi to Pakhurikot 1,400m. 2 – 3 hrs
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Trek Pakhurikot to Libiyani 1,050m. 4 hrs
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 11: Trek Libiyani to Kalikasthan 1,105m. 4 – 5 hrs
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 12: Trek Kalikasthan to Pokhara via Begnas Lake 2 hrs hike and 40 mins drive
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day Early morning after breakfast, we drive to Kathmandu (208km) via Prithvi Highway, takes 6hrs approximately (option of flying from Pokhara to Kathmandu, takes extra cost). Along the way we will stop in scenic spots, for lunch and to get fresh as well, en-route you experience the countryside which is lays with greenery, rivers, local villages, farm lands and beautiful mountain scenarios. Upon on arrival in Kathmandu you have an option of your own.
Included meals: Breakfast,

14: Final departure.

 

Cost Includes

  • Welcome in Airport by garland
  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2 star to 5 star hotel with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide & Entrance fee
  • Two-way ticket in domestic fixed wings Air craft, Kathmandu by local bus or private jeep
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek, lodge and Home-stay
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking
  • 4 seasonal sleeping bags
  • trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • All cost for a staff (A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide and one Porter between each two clients while on trek )
  • Salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff
  • National Park Fee
  • TIMS
  • First aids kit
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Does not Include:

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Personal spending money.
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Client's insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual

Fixed Departure Dates

 

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