Ghale Gaun Trekking Nepaloffered by supplier M16846 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 10 - 17 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 20 people
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking Cultural Journey
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 799 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1400 US Dollar (USD)
Cultural Attractions: Ghalegaun- Ghanpokhara is a 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.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu, Overnight in hotel. Includes: (A).
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu & Patan). Includes: (A), (B).
Day 3: Drive by Bus to trailhead Bensisahar (760m) - Khudi (790m). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Khudi - Ghalegaun. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Ghalegaun exploration day. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).
Day 6: Ghalegaun - Baghungpani (1595). Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).
Day 7: Baglungpani (1595m) - laxmi Bazar. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).
Day 8: Baglungpani (1595m) - laxmi Bazar. Includes: (A), (B), (L), (D).
Day 9: Laxmi Bazar - Begnas Lake & drive back to Pokhara. Includes: (A), (B), (L).
Day 10: Rest in Pokhara and Sightseeing. Includes: (A), (B), (L).
Day 11: Pokhara to Kathmandu by bus. Includes: (A), (B), (L).
Day 12: Rest and shopping in Kathmandu. Includes: (A), (B).
Day 13: Departure onward. Includes: (B).
Note: Abbreviation: A - Accommodation, B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner.
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Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Airport pick up & drop
- Trekking guide
- One porter each two clients in tea-house trek, required cook, trek crews & porters in tent trek
- Insurance, lodging, food & allowance to your trek crews
- Tent & mattress for tent trekking
- All meals as per itinerary
- Land transportation as per itinerary
- All accommodation as per itinerary
- Trekking Permit & National Park Fee.
- International airfares & war insurance
- The cost of personal items like laundry & all kind of soft & hard drinks
- Optional excursions
- Cost of visas, insurance charges & passports where is necessary
- Gratuities for services provided on a personal basis
- The single supplement payable on all bookings where only one person is traveling
- All others except committed to provide in ‘cost included’ section above.
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Eco-friendly adventure holiday leaders and leading climate justice research group to Nepal Himalayas. Krishna, the team leader of M16846 is also right to life related climate justice advocate. He is dedicating in this sectors researching and advocating climate justice. From 2006, he is advocating basic rights for...