Ghalegaun Village Tour

Ghalegaun Village Tour

Ghalegaun, nestled in a landscape of wooded hills, terraced fields, rivers, and waterfalls near the base of Lamjung Himal in north-central Nepal, is a traditional Gurung village that has adopted village-tourism as a way to provide travelers with a real taste of Nepali rural life and culture. This beautiful village sits at 2100 meters, from which spectacular mountain views unfold in the midst of the colorful and exotic activities of agrarian Gurung life. Accommodations in Ghalegaun have been specifically designed to cater to curious visitors – its friendly residents have opened their homes to guests, providing them with clean and comfortable accommodations, traditional Nepali meals, and a chance to learn first-hand about their fascinating culture. With a local family as your host, enjoy an authentic experience and explore the village and surrounding area at your leisure. Numerous day walks can be taken around the region to spectacular vistas and the nearby village of Ghanpokhara, where you will find residents eager to share their culture and show you their hospitality.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi

Days 3 and 4: After spending the night in Khudi, easy walk to Ghalegaun along scenic trails.  Will be greeted by host community in Ghalegaun.  Explore village and nearby areas, including a visit to Ghanpokara.  Meals and lodging provided by host family.

Day 5: Spend afternoon in Ghalegaun and walk to Khudi.  Stay overnight in Khudi.

Day 6: Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi

Day 7: Depart from Kathmandu

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop off in private vehicle
  • Hotel with included breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Private transportation and government licensed guide while sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Government licensed, experienced trekking guide and porters during trekking
  • Insurance for trekking crew (guides and porters)
  • All required equipment for trekking crew, kitchen tent, dining tent, and toilet tent
  • Accommodations in hotels, tea-houses, or camps during trekking
  • Three daily meals while trekking
  • All required conservation fees and trekking permits (TIMS)

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees for attractions (UNESCO world heritage sites, museums, etc.) during sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Personal insurance or cost of air rescue in the event of emergency
  • Air ticket to and from Nepal from your point of origin
  • Visa fee for entry into Nepal
  • Personal expenses (souvenirs, alcoholic beverages, hygiene items, staff tips, etc.)