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Village Tour to Ghale Gaun (Home-Stay) 9 Days
Introduction to Ghale Gaun Village Tour
Ghale Gaun is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparallel scenic grandeur and a home to Ghales the famed Gurungs the legendary mid-hill people of western Nepal
. Repository of a unique ethnic culture Ghele Gaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic life style. This village is located the district of Lamjung, Ghale Gaun is approximately 205km north west of Kathmandu and 125 km north east of Pokhara the picturesque hill town of western Nepal
. Ghale Gaun Perched atop a ridge at an altitude of 2016 meters from the sea level, Ghale Gaun is probably the only place which commands a superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayas including Machhapuchhre(6693m) Annapurna(8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal(6932m), Bouddha Himal(6974m), Himalchuli(6747m) and many more smaller peaks. Taking advantage of such a unique location, Ghale Gaun- a picturesque hamlet of about 95 Gurung style houses, has recently been marketed as a new destination to experience Village tourism. Accordingly quite a number of houses have been prepared for domestic and international visitors with comfortable basic amenities. Besides the scenic extravaganza of the peaks, the warm and sincere hospitality of the Gurung people is also bound to overwhelm the visitors. Here food items such as grain, vegetable, meat, milk, eggs, are all locally produced and are indeed for any chemical fertilizers. In addition, the life-style of the village truly reflects an exotic living ethnic tradition handed down since ages. The social life is replete with interesting rituals of life cycle; birth, wedding, death etc., religious events and a lively cultural tradition of dance and music and it is well augmented by interesting locally produced exotic handicrafts and utensils. Activities around Ghale Gaun include bird watching at Talangyo Lake and visits to the Utter Kanya Temple, Pempro Fall, Batase Cave and the Khudi hydroelectric dam site.
Ghale Gaun -Ghanpokhara are model villages for experiencing the typical culture and lifestyle of the Gurung people. Traditional customs are still followed during births, deaths, marriages and at other important times in a person’s life. Age-old cultural dances like the Jhyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghantu, Ghyabring, Krishna Charitra and Jhakri are performed on various occasions accompanied by different musical instruments with the dancers in traditional dress. Visitors to Ghale Gaun-Ghanpokhara are welcomed with offering of garlands and tika while music and dances are performed and traditional farewell songs are sung when guests depart. Nepali New Year and Buddha Jayanti are celebrated with traditional dance called Ghatu
Highest Elevation: 2157m
Tour Style: Home-Stay
Major attraction: Magnificent Mountains view including Annapurna Range, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu, unobstructed Sunrise & Sunset View, Buddhist Monuments, Waterfalls, Culture, Lifestyle, Wildlife, Natural beauty and warm hospitality.
Itinerary in details:
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private car. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Khudi 790m (7/8 hours). Overnight in Hotel.
Day 4: Walk from Khudi to Ghale Gaun 2’095m (5/6 hours). Overnight in Home-Stay.
Day 5: Hike to Ghanpokhara Village 2’157m (1 hour). Overnight in Home-Stay.
Day 6: Walk from Ghale Gaun to Beshisahar 760m (4/5 hours). Overnight in Hotel.
Day 7: Drive from Beshisahar to Kathmandu (6/7 hours) and transfer to Hotel.
Day 8: Sightseeing tour to Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square by private car. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 9: Departure to International Airport.
Our Tour Package Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 4 nights accommodation with breakfast at 3*** Standard hotel in Kathmandu.
* Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
* Meals(breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot water during the trek.
* All transportation (private car).
* All necessary permits.
* Tourist service charge, Vat.
* Office Service charge.
* Guide & support staffs insurance and salary.
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance
* International air fare to and from Nepal
Tourist Visa fees
* Items and expenses of personal nature
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot shower, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
N.B: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste. For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.