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Annapurna Ghale Gaun Trekking

Annapurna Ghale Gaun trekking
May 10, 2019

Newly opened, Annapurna Ghale Gaun Trekking is one of the most renowned exotic trek in Nepal, which offers you magnificent views of the western Himalayas including Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Machhapuchhare (6693m) Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli (6747m), Bouddha Himal ((6974m), and many other striking peaks. The isolated trekking trail of Annapurna region of Nepal allows you to pass through the rugged nature with the rich multi-culture of the region. The trekking trail of Ghale Gaun of Annapurna region is fused with the dense forests, several ethnic villages, awesome waterfalls, wonderful landscapes, lush Valley, and the amazing Ghale Gaun. This legendary and an exotic pristine village situated at the foot of Lamjung Himal in the north central of Nepal is endowed with an unparallel scenic grandeur and the village of great Gorkha Soldiers. This amazing trek will allow you to get involved with the Gurung community and encounter their repository ethnic cultures, lifestyles, and traditions with stunning natural beauty.

A journey to Ghale Gaun of Annapurna Region.

With the amazing view of the surrounding during around 5 to 6 hours driving onwards to Beshishar will be the beginning of Annapurna Ghale Gaun Trek. By following the awesome Marsyandi, Khudi, and Midim rivers, travelers have to trek on the flat trekking trail through witnessing amazing multi-color rhododendron flowers blooming along the side with the chirping melody of the birds and wild insects. As the trail goes ahead, travelers will encounter Ghanapokhara village, at the north of the Lamjung district and finally arrive at the amazing village Dashthar Danda at the elevation of the 2100 meter of Ghale Gaun. Ghale Gaun and Ghanpokhara are mainly villages of Gurung, where you can encounter with the Gurung people and their unique cultures and traditions.  In this village, you can also explore the incredible rivers, streams, waterfalls, green forests with breathtaking Himalayas views. Himalayan Holyland Trek will carefully organize Annapurna Ghalegaun trek in Nepal and according to traveler’s desire, it will also customize itinerary if they want to visit and explore the paradise city called Pokhara.

The best time to visit Ghale Gaun of Annapurna Region

This astonishing and audacious Ghale Gaun at Annapurna can be visited in a different time frame with various options. Especially, many travelers regard Autumn (September-December) and spring season (February to May) are the best seasons to visit and discover the Ghale Gaun in the Annapurna Region. Different people have their different test of trekking even in the same destination. Some prefer to trek in the winter season while some in the summer, some spring and some may be in the Autumn season. Usually, in the spring season, the weather is quite cloudy and cloud will hide mountains after 12 o’clock, however, if you are passionate to explore the gorgeous nature and relish with the snow, then this season will be perfect for you. In this season floras of rhododendrons are flourishing, everywhere you can see greenery, the blooming flowers with the rippling sound of birds is really overwhelming.

Short Itinerary of Ghale Gaun Trek

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport- transfer hotel
Day 02: Drive to Besi Sahar then trek to Khudi (790m)
Day 03: Khudi trek to Ghalegaun (2020m)
Day 04: Ghalegaun trek to Baghungpani (1595)
Day 05: Baghungpani trek to Laxmi Bazaar
Day 06: Laxmi Bazar trek to Begnas Lake then drive back to Pokhara
Day 07: Pokhara tourist bus to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 08: Drive to Airport for flying your own destination

Trek Highlights

  • Amazing Annapurna Ranges.
  • Typical Gurung village including Lifestyle, cultures, people, and local food.
  • A famous top hill of Lamjung Himal, at 2,016 meters on in north central Nepal.
  • Homestay Trek starts from the doorway of the Annapurna Circuit trail from Khudi.
  • An exotic spotless village offers picturesque Himalayan scenery with folk’s cultures.
  • Explore a home of Gurkha soldiers, promote village tourism and practicing community-based hospitality.
  • Witness the Gurung ethnic group’s traditional customs and rituals are still followed in the occasion.
  • Opportunity to witness Gurung tradition and cultural dances like Dohori, Jyaure, Serka, Ghatu, Sorathi, and Janki.
  • Breathtaking view of the majestic western Himalayas including Fishtail, Annapurna range, and another vicinity.
  • The Journey begins from Besishahar – Khudi after 6 to 7 hours bus drive and ends in the heavenly city Pokhara.