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Trip Overview of Ghale Gaun Trek

Ghale gaun trek is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparallel picturesque magnificence and a home to world-famous Gurkha soldiers, Gurungs. Ghalegaun village trekking is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle. The beautiful villages of Ghale guan trek and Ghanpokhara are located in the district of Lamjung, approximately 20.5 km northwest of Kathmandu and 12.5 km North-East of Pokhara at an altitude of 2000m around. Ghale gaun trekking route passes through the dense forests, villages, and impressive waterfalls.

If you want to be the part of Nepalese little villages on your next trip then undoubtedly Ghale gaun trek is the best one. It has really been very popular these with its magnificent features. It seems like a little world of its own. With the mountains in the north and green hills surrounding, it seems a perfect place.  Moreover, even if you are on holiday, you will want to live here forever.

Ghale Gaun Village tour

Ghale Gaun trek village tour offers a superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayas, including Machhapuchhare (6693m) Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Buddha Himal (6974m), Himchuli (6747m) and many more peaks. Apart from the stunning landscape and views of the Annapurna region, Ghalegaun also offers a real opportunity to experience village life, their local culture, tradition, and historical aspects.

Ghale gaun trek (Ghana Pokhara) starts from Pokhara, passing through Pakhrikot, Pasagaun, to Ghale Gaun. You can enjoy the beautiful Begnas Lake and other seven nearby lakes of the region during the trek.  The Ghale Gaun village trail passes the beautiful Khudi and Midim rivers through the beautiful forest. Along with natural beauty, you will also get chances to see some of the wildlife. One can walk through jungles of rhododendron, chestnut, with undergrowth of raspberry, nettle, hemp, mugwort, and many other plants.

Enjoy the local delicious food in the local home

Along with all these, it is also an amazing place to find your inner peace. As they say, the beauty of life is in its simplicity. And the simplicity of life of the people living here will simply amaze you. Besides, it is just so blissful to be here. Imagine having local delicious food in the lap of Himalayas in a peaceful place with the happy and welcoming faces. It is simply an inexpressive feeling of happiness and satisfaction in this Ghale gaun trek.

Ghale Gaun trek and village tour is also famous for bird watching so that you may have views of beautiful birds. The region is home to many birds like partridges, nightingales, owls, doves, crows, eagles, kites, vultures, and barbets. There are animals like cheetahs, leopards, bears, deer, wild-cats, martens, porcupines, hedgehogs, and foxes in the region. Ghalegaun- Ghanpokhara is a model village for experiencing the typical culture and lifestyles of Ghale and Gurung people and has a fantastic moment enjoying the village lifestyle with amazing views of mountains.

Highlights of Ghale Gaun Trek

  • Simply a little and beautiful villages in the lap of Himalayas
  • Spectacular views of mountains
  • Rare wildlife and birds, also the rarest plant species
  • Amazing landscapes and forest areas

Detailed Itinerary of Ghale Gaun Trek


Early mornign we drive to Besisahar from Kathmandu or Pokhara, It will take 5/6 hour drive. On arrival Besi sahar we start our trek  for around 4 hrs to the edge beat town of Ghalegaun. Ghalegaun is a regular Gurung town arranged in the foothills of the Annapurna go. Ghalegaun is a typical Gurung village situated in the foothills of the Annapurna range. This is less visited unlike popular trekking route. One can get a true insight of Gurung culture with home stays and cultural programe. This is less visited trekking trail. One can get a genuine understanding of Gurung culture with home stays and social projects. There are Gurung pilgrimatge sites  around this area, including the Samba Chhyoling Gompa at Nassar Danda. We can observe the best view of  Annapurna , Lamjung, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and a few other few mountains.



Today we trek up to Ghanpokhara which is about half hour hiking. You can enjoy the view of sunrise and surrounding mountains as Mt. Annapurna and Manaslu ranges. You can experience the life of village people here. Ghanpokhara is about 100m above Ghalegaun.

Today is the last day of the trek. It is a clear path downhill descending. It is almost continuous down trek for nearly four hours. The trail passes through the beautiful forest, with chances to see some of the wildlifes. It is also famous for bird watching so you may have views of beautiful birds. It really can be a birdwatcher’s paradise. Stop at Khudi for lunch and take a drive from here to Kathmandu.

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Cost Includes

  • Pokhara/Kathmandu to Besisahar and Khudi to Kathmandu/Pokhara  transport by local bus.
  • Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  •  Daily Meals can choose from the menu  (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS Trekking Permit (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Annapurna Trek
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Any services in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, hot water.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 3000+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    03 days

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  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2 to 16 person

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Local tea house/homestay

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