Ghaleganun Village home stays Trek

Duration: 9 Days

Ghaleganun Village home-stay trek is one of the most famous trekking tours in Nepal. Endowed with a unique ethnic culture, Ghaleganun is a perfect blend of stunning natural beauty mixed with unspoiled local lifestyle. Snuggled in the warm Mountains, this beautiful village has been blessed with ever flowing rivers and streams, waterfalls, and green forests. From here, the view of the never-ending majestic Himalayas includes Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, Annapurna, Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal, Himalchuli, and many smaller peaks.

The trek to Ghaleganun is a mesmerizing experience, as it crosses over the beautiful Marsyangdi, Khudi, and Midi rivers, passing through dense rhododendron forests filled with chirping birds and other wildlife. On reaching the village, visitors are welcomed with garlands and tikas along with local music and dances. Traditional farewell songs are sung when guests depart. A trek to Ghaleganun is an ideal opportunity to experience the typical culture and lifestyle of the Gurung people as traditional customs are still followed in their ancient forms during births, deaths, marriages, and other important occasions.

During the home-stay in Ghaleganun, visitors can witness ancient cultural dances like Jhyaure,  Dohori, Ghantu, Why to bring, Krishna Charitra, Jhakri, and many others, accompanied by traditional music and dancers in traditional dress. The friendliness and hospitality of the inhabitants of this area are incomparable. Their unique lifestyle, culture, traditions, and their heartwarming openness, along with the unsurpassable beauty of the place, make this one of the must-visit destinations.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m /4,264ft)
  • Day 02: Explore UNESCO sites in Kathmandu and trek preparation
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m)
  • Day 04: Trek Beshisahar to ghalegaun (2,095m)
  • Day 05: Trek Ghalegaun to Ghanpokhara (2,157m)
  • Day 06: Trek Baglungpani to laxmi Bazar (1300m)
  • Day 07: Trek Laxmi Bazar to Begnas Lake and drive to Pokhara (950m)
  • Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 09: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell
  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m /4,264ft)

  • Day 02: Explore UNESCO sites in Kathmandu and trek preparation

  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Besisahar (760m)

  • Day 04: Trek Beshisahar to ghalegaun (2,095m)

  • Day 05: Trek Ghalegaun to Ghanpokhara (2,157m)

  • Day 06: Trek Baglungpani to laxmi Bazar (1300m)

  • Day 07: Trek Laxmi Bazar to Begnas Lake and drive to Pokhara (950m)

  • Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

  • Day 09: Departure from Kathmandu, Farewell

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transfer by private tourist vehicle. 
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a standard twin shared room at a three-star hotel in Kathmandu on B/B basis
  • 1 nights’ accommodation in a standard twin shared room at a two-star hotel in Pokhara on B/B basis
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu including temples’ / monuments’ entrance fees and private vehicle
  • 4 nights’ accommodation during the trek in a twin shared lodge (Home stay)
  • Surface transfer by tourist bus
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Government licensed, English speaking guide trained in wilderness first aid
  • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Assistant trekking guides walking with the group to support as necessary (1 assistant guide for 4 trekkers)
  • Staff costs including their, Food, salary, accommodation, transportation and medicine.
  • Insurance covering all staff, including porters as per state law.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Annapurna Conservation Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Complimentary Adventure Club Trek T-shirt, duffel bag, first aid kit and trekking map
  • Travel and rescue arrangement (helicopter evacuation is available if needed - at an additional cost)
  • All Government and Local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Hot shower during the trekking
  • International air fares / flights (fares and flights can be arranged upon the request)
  • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, cold drinks)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the 
  • Personal travel insurance and medical bills
  • Insurance with helicopter evacuation
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for guide, porters, and drivers (tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)

Note: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are travelling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illness or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

Pre-Trip Meeting 

Prior to all the treks and expeditions, Adventure Club Trek hosts a pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu. The primary purpose of meeting is to provide an opportunity for individuals to ask questions about the forthcoming trek and to introduce other team members. The meeting covers topics as diverse as personal equipment and acclimatization and usually involves a hike and some skills training. Pre-trip meeting is very important in order to have a better preparation of the trekking.

PRICE FROM US$ 597 (Per Person)
Total: US$ 597

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code ACTE-133
  • Trip Duration 9 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy-Moderate
  • Trip Style Home-Stay
  • Accomodation Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Home stay
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