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Ghale Gaun Trek Ghale Gaun Trek

Ghale Gaun Trek

Trip Facts

Trip Grade Moderate
Max Altitude 2,157m
Activity Trekking
Group Size 02-12 People
Arrival On Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure From Kathmandu, Nepal
Accommodation Stone Built Houses (tea houses) during trek
Meals All meals during trek & breakfast in kathmandu
Ghale Gaun Trek is a short yet popular trek that takes trekkers through densely forested trails filled with exotic wildlife and villages that are bound to be-wilder the heart & minds of travelers. With pristine natural environmental and cultural highlights, this short trek offers a variety of opportunities to trekkers who wish to explore the off the beaten trek routes with little difficulty. Upon joining this trek, trekkers can even witness the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are the highlighted destination of our beloved Kathmandu city. After enjoying our sightseeing tour, we are going to drive west toward Beshisahar town. Then we begin our first trekking experience inside this astounding natural sanctuary where enchanting foothills, valleys, ridges, and forests create an amphitheater for travelers to gaze upon as they traverse through. Continuing forward from Beshisahar, we shall reach Ghale Gaun after a 4-hour long walk. Ghalegaun village is situated at a high altitude of 2,095 meters above sea level and is a very naturally blessed village of Nepal where numerous Gurung pilgrimage sites such as Samba Chhyoling Gompa are located. Following another beautiful trekking trail, we are now going to leave Ghalegaun behind and then make a beeline towards Ghanpokhara village (2,157m). All in all, it can take us about 1 hour to reach Ghanapokhara from Ghalegaun village which won’t be much physically taxing for trekkers. Upon reaching Ghanpokhara, travelers can enjoy the scenic picturesque green hills along with the surrounding Himalayan massifs such as Mt. Annapurna and Mt.Manaslu Relish the eccentric joy of staying in these ancestral traditional villages of Nepal where people still follow their old customs and norms with adds extra aesthetic feeling to ones stay in these villages. As we approach the ending phase of our trek, we now start descending down to Khudi village where a private vehicle will help us get transferred to Kathmandu city. Exceptional hill terrains and dramatic landscapes make this trek pleasurable for every individual traveler while allowing them ample time to capture every cultural essence of their travel days without any rush or hurry. This trek is perfect for those who have a limited amount of time and don’t want to go for a long strenuous walk. Contact Himalayan Holyland Treks & Expedition today to be a part of our short Ghale Gaun trek and spend a couple of days with the welcoming ethnic people of western Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu(1350m), Transfer to hotel and trek preparation.

Day 02: After breakfast, Drive by Bus to trail-head Beshisahar (760m) – trek to  Khudi (790m).

Day 03: From Khudi trek to Ghale Gaun village.

Day 04: Ghale Gaun village exploration day.

Day 05: Ghale Gaun trek to  Baghungpani (1595m).

Day 06: Baglungpani trek to laxmi Bazar.

Day 07: Laxmi Bazar trek to Begnas Lake.

Day 08: Begnas lake to Pokhara by private vehicle. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara(840m).

Day 09: After breakfast, by tourist bus or by a flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final departure day.

Detail Itinerary


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu(1334m) and transfer to hotel.

Arrive in Kathmandu(1334m) Himalayan Holyland Treks & expeditions’ airport representative transfer to hotel, Ghale Gaun trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.


Day 02 : Ktm-Beshisahar-Khudi.

After breakfast, Drive by Bus to trail-head Beshisahar (760m) – trek to  Khudi (790m).


Day 03: Khudi trek to Ghale Gaun village.

From Khudi trek to Ghalegaun walk gradually up way about 4 hours.


Day 04: Ghale Gaun exploration day.

Ghale Gaun exploration day, During this day you can excursion around Ghale Gaun village. Most of the people of this place are Gurung ethnic.


Day 05: Ghale Gaun to Baghungpani (1595m).

After breakfast, we start to walk Ghale Gaun to  Baghungpani (1595m) village.


Day 06: Baglungpani to laxmi Bazar.

After breakfast from Baglungpani trek to Laxmi Bazar.


Day 07: Laxmi Bazar to Begnas Lake-5 hrs.

Start Laxmi Bazar trek to Begnas Lake. This is the last day of trek.



Day 08: Begnas lake to Pokhara(840m).

Begnas lake by private vehicle transfer to Pokhara and sightseeing around Pokhara valley. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara(840m).


Day 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu.

After breakfast, by tourist bus or by a flight back to Kathmandu & farewell dinner.


Day 10: Final departure day.

After breakfast, the trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your final flight departure from Nepal.

Price Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in and Pokhara with B/B basis.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • Hot soup with dinner in the high places.
  • Three times meal in the trek.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All the transportation as per the itinerary.
  • A professional guide for trek and sightseeing.
  • Porter service(2 trekkers : 1 porter).
  • Insurance for guide and porters.
  • Food and accommodation for guide and porters.
  • All necessary documents(Permits and TIMS).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Medical kit.
  • Trekking map as itinerary.
  • T-shirt from the company.
  • Trip completion certificate

Price Excludes

  • Visa for Nepal.
  • International flight to and from Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel and rescue insurance of clients.
  • Personal expenses: Hot shower, battery charge, bar bills, cold drinks and laundry service.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and in exception of itinerary.
  • Tips for guide and porters.

Gear Lists

Basic Gears:

For head:
-Sun hat or scarf
-Light balaclava or warm fleece headgear
-Sunglasses and snow goggles with UV protection
-Sun cream
-Sun glasses


For Lower Body:
-Under Garments
-Hiking shorts
-Lightweight cotton long pants
-Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
-Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
-Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


For Feet:
-Thin, lightweight inner socks
-Thick, warm wool hiking socks
-Hiking boots with spare laces
-Camp shoes or sandals
-Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp if snow there


For Upper Body:
-Light and expedition weight thermal tops
-Fleece jacket
-Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
-Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
-Down vest or jacket


For Hands:
-Lightweight gloves
-Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Other Accessories:
-Sleeping bag rated to zero DC * (4 seasons down sleeping bags)
-Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
-Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
-Basic First Aid Kit for you
-Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside your kit/duffel bag
-Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches / 10-15 liters / KG capacity)
-Trekking Poles (optional)
-Water bottle (2) or cameo bag
-Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)


-1 medium-sized quick-drying towel
-Multipurpose soaps (preferably biodegradable)
-Nail clippers
-Face and body moisturizer
-Feminine hygiene products
-Small mirror
-Wet wipes (baby wipes)
-Tissue /toilet roll
-Anti-bacterial hands wash


Extra Luxuries as optional:
-Reading book
-Trail Map/Guidebook
-Journal, pencil & Pen
-Pen and small notebooks
-Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, and cards
-Base Layer
-Trekking Shirts
-Trekking Trousers and Shorts
-Hard Shell Jacket and Rain Gear
-Sun Protection Hat

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