trip duration TRIP DURATION
9 days
mountain range MOUNTAIN RANGE
Himalaya
max people per fuide MAX PEOPLE PER GUIDE
-
trip level TRIP LEVEL
Easy
best period OFFER PERIOD
-
type of trip TYPE OF TRIP
Not specified

Description

Go on a fantastic 9-day trekking program across Ghalegaun, right at the foot of Lamjung Himal in North Central Nepal. This exotic traditional village in the Himalayas is located in an unparallel scenic context. It is also the birthplace of the iconic Gurkha soldiers, or Gurungs. Come along this once-in-a-lifetime experience – Open to beginners!

This program will begin at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, where you will meet your guide. Next, after discovering Khathmandu’s multiple treasures, we will begin our trekking adventure in Khudi.

Over the following days of the itinerary, we will cover many amazing locations. Some of the highlights include:

  • touring the Buddha Monastries in Khudi
  • enjoying the unique views of Mt. Annapurna and the Manaslu ranges from Ghanpokhara
  • visiting impressive waterfalls and caves on our way to the Khudi Hydro Electricity Project

A detailed day by day itinerary is included below.

All this is complemented with an unbeatable natural context that will take your breath away time and time again. This program is a perfect way to discover this section of Nepal. Plus, we will be in close contact with the special and unspoiled ethnic lifestyle still very much alive here.

This program is of an Easy difficulty level, so it’s open to a broad number of people who either already have trekking experience, or want to start trekking as a way of discovering new locations.

On this program you will be guided by a certified guide from the GuideSource team. At GuideSource we are proud to have been working in the mountains for over 35 years, and zero fatal or serious accidents.

Interested in this Ghale Gaun Trek, 9-day program? Request your booking! If you would like to consider other trekking programs of similar difficulty level in this area, have a look at the 11-day Millennium Trek in Nepal via Pokhara.

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Briefing on the itinerary for the next days
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B
Day 2

Kathmandu

  • Sightseeing around the main landmarks of Kathmandu, including World Heritage Sites like the Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ Swayambhu Nath, and the Buddhist shrine Bouddha Nath
  • Optional: last minute shopping in preparation for the next day
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B
Day 3

Kathmandu - Khud

  • Transfer from Kathmandy to Khud (390 m) – (Duration of drive: 7 hours)
  • Tour of the Buddha Monastries and the Bank of Marshyangdi River
  • Overnight at Khudi
Day 4

Khudi - Ghalegaun

  • Trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun – Views of Mt. Annapurna and the Manaslu ranges, river and valleys; and observation of the Himalayan culture along the way
  • Overnight at Ghalegaun
Day 5

Ghalegaun - Ghanpokhara

  • Hike from Ghalegaun to Ghanpokhara – Views of sunrise and surrounding mountains like Mt. Annapurna and the Manaslu ranges
  • Village tour around Ghanpokhara
  • Overnight at Ghanpokhara
Day 6

Ghanpokhara - Khudi

  • Khudi Trekking down from Ghanpokhara to Khudi – Views of waterfalls and cave
  • Tour of the construction site of the Khudi Hydro Electricity Project
  • Overnight at Khudi
Day 7

Khudi - Kathmandu

  • Drive back to Kathmandu from Khudi (Duration: 7 hours – lunch on the way)
  • Overnight in Hotel B/B
Day 8

Kathmandu

  • Full day at leisure at your own. Options:
    • To extend your trip with an additional tour
    • To explore the Thamel for last day of shopping
  • Farewell dinner
  • Overnight at Hotel B/B
Day 9

Departure from Kathmandu

  • Transfer to the International Airport
  • End of program

Price per person

Price includes

  • Guiding fee

Other details

Skill level required

Beginner
?

Fitness level required

Occasional

Meeting point

Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport

Accommodation

Hotel

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