- Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara Trek
- 7 days
- Min 2 Pax Max 14
Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara are mainly Gurung settlements nestled amidst mountains, rivers, streams, waterfalls and green forests. Ghalegaun is a modern village to experiencing the typical culture and lifestyles of the Gurung people. Traditional customs and cultural activities are still following in the life throughout the year accompanied with Local using local different types musical instruments performed dances in local traditional dresses. The views from the villages stretches from Buddha himal, himalchuli and manaslu to the northeast Mt. Lamjung (6932m) and Annapurna II (7939m) and Annapurna IV (7525m) to the north and Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) (6993m) and Annapurna south (7219m) to the northwest. The approach to ghalegaun â€“ Ghanapokhara is a wonderful experience, the mists of the early morning, the beautiful khudi and minim rivers, beautiful rhododendrons chirping sound of the birds simply takes one to the faraway place and completely with the nature, the trekking route passes through the dense forests, villages and awesome waterfalls.
Day 1: Arrival to Kathmanduon your arrival representatives from Malung treks will be there at the airport to give you a warm Nepali welcome and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara (884m) Driving time: 6 hours
Day 3: Pokhara to Pakhrikot / Nangidhara (1900m) Driving time: 6 hours Trekking time: 3 to 4 hours
Day 4:Nangidhar to Passgaun Trekking time: 5 hours
Day 5: Passgaun to Ghalegaun: (1800m) Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
Day 6: Ghalegaun to Kathmandu via Khudi (790m) Trekking time: 4 hours Driving time: 7 hours
Day 7: Departure
Malung treks and expedition bids you farewell with all the best wishes until we see you again.
ItineraryDay 1 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (884m)
Driving time: 6 hours
The mountain scenery along the drive looks like a magnificent amphitheatre of staggering scale and the scenes in the passing villages are astonishing. You will spend the night in Pokhara, which gives you the opportunity to enjoy the ambience of Lakeside, or have a short walk around the valley and check out the restaurants and shops.
Day 2 : Pokhara to Pakhrikot / Nangidhara (1900m)
Driving time: 6 hours
Trekking time: 3 to 4 hours
Pokhara to Thumsikot drive. The drive is a very exciting drive, the rough roads, the awesome beauties, the flora and fauna that one gets to see is simply awesome. One can also enjoy the beautiful begnas lakes and other seven lakes of the region. After the initial easy trek, it now will be a tough ascend for Nangidhar and Pakhrikot, beautiful gurung village lying at an altitude of (1900) meters.
Day 3 : Nangidhar to Passgaun
Trekking time: 5 hours
The trek starts with several hours straight walk and the trekking routes passed through jungles, beautiful waterfalls and the chirpings of the birds, then after it is a straight descend for another 2hours for a place called bagaicha, for lunch. After lunch continuously working to pasagaun village. This village is much more cleanly compared to the Nangidhar or pakhrikot and even the food is good and even the beds are much more comfortable.
Day 4 : Passgaun to Ghalegaun: (1800m)
Trekking time: 6 to 7 hours
The longest day of the trekking, it starts with a descending for about 3 hours and again ascended for another 3 hours. One can stop for Bhujung for lunch or even stay overnight. Bhujung, a compact and a densely populated village look really attractive from little down and on its way to the village.
Day 5 : Ghalegaun to Kathmandu via Khudi (790m)
Trekking time: 4 hours
Driving time: 7 hours
Down hill one has to continuously down trek for almost four hours before one can stop for lunch at khudi. The trail passes through the beautiful forest, if you are lucky enough you will also get to see some of the wildlife this area holds a tremendous potentiality for birds watching. It really can be a birdwatcher’s paradise.
- All necessary entry permit and TIMS Card
- English speaking trekking guide
- 1 porter between 2 trekkers
- Breakfast, lunch , dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
- Accommodations during the trekking part
- Transport by land
- Insurance for staff
- Airports pick up and drop 2 times
- First aid kit for our staff
- Personal equipment for trekking gear
- Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
- Emergency rescue evacuation
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (tips)
- Bar bills, mineral water on trek
- Hot shower/battery charge for camera during trek
Accommodation3***base hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara and tea house and lodge during the Trek
Meals3 times of food during the trek, break fast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee