Ghale Gaun Homestay – Most authentic cultural experience
Ghale Gaun Homestay is another package that has been quite popular among local as well as international tourists since its inception. Ghalegaun is a beautiful village in the western part of Nepal and mostly comprises of traditional Gurung people, quite renowned in the rest of the world as the brave Gurkhas. But, you need not fear, as frightening as they can be on a battlefield, they will welcome you with the warmest hospitality and accept you as one of their own during the period of stay.
Ghale Gaun Homestay trip will begin with the cultural tour of Kathmandu valley and then we will head towards our destination. This is to infuse the experience of urban Nepal with that of rural so our visitors can contrast and savor the experience. Once in Ghalegaun, you will be seeing the traditional ways of life, their culture and be part of their family whilst the amazing views of Mt. Lamjung, Mt. Annapurna (I, II and III), Mt. Bouddha, Mt Macchapucchre, and many others will keep you entranced throughout the trip.
You will be served authentic home-cooked meal, rice, daal, millet bread, meat, and if you’d like, local millet alcohol (Pa).
Trek Venture Nepal airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, displaying Trek Venture Nepal signboard outside the airport terminal. We will than be transferred to our respective hotel in private tourist vehicle.
Overnight at hotel. No meals included.
We start the day by a visiting one of the most revered, ancient and believed to have self-emerged atop green hillock west of Kathmandu, the great stupa of Swayambhunath, a site over 2,500 years old. Our guide will brief you while exploring the sites.
Afterwards, we drive towards east of Kathmandu valley to one of the important World Heritage Sites “Pashupatinath”, a renowned Hindu temple. The main deity is Lord Shiva, both destroyer and creator of the world according to Hindu belief system.
At the end of the day we return back to the home stay and go through per-briefing about our next schedule. Our guide will assist you to prepare your necessary gears as per the need of upcoming trek.
We will be picked from our hotel in the morning after our breakfast at hotel. Our drive to Khudi village will take us around 7 hours, thus we leave the highway road from Dhumre towards Besishar narrow paved road. The Ghalegaun is the lying west from Kathmandu and east from Pokhara around 43 km north from Dumre. It is one hour drive from Beshisahar to our destination for the day.
Overnight in home stay, Dinner, Breakfast Included.
Ghale Gaun is named after the tribe of the place which are known as Ghale and Ghau is translated as Village. Our journey on our foot starts with the inclined climb to Simpani and Baglung Pani village through the cultivated field and village. The trek soon awards you as your reach the height with a beautiful village and the spectacular mountain view of Mount Manaslu(8065) and Annapurna mountain range. Evening sunset view is amazing one to experience. 6 hours walk.
Overnight in Home stay, Lunch, Dinner.
We wake up on the beautiful hill top Ghale Ghau with the peaceful surrounding. We would be served traditional breakfast by our home stay host. We take our chance to see the neighbouring village like Ghanpokahara (2150m). It is beautiful Gurung settlement north to the Ghalegaun and Bhujung village (1600 m). The village is the residence of 350 households with rich culture and festival.
Overnight at home-stay in Ghale Ghau, Lunch, Dinner.
Beshi-Sahar literally means Lower city. We leave the home stay in the morning with the exchange of good bye. The host family presents us with the scarf of flower for good health, journey ahead. We descend slowly to Besi sahar for our overnight stay, Lunch, Dinner included.
We will start our drive day after breakfast in Beshi sahar. It is 43 kilometers to the Dumre, a junction to Pokhara or Besi sahar and from Dumre drive on Prithvi Highway to the Kathmandu is 148 kilometers. We hub in our vechicle that drive us along the Marsyangdi River till Dumre. From here, the bus heads east towards Kathmandu on a Prithvi Highway along the Trisuli River. After 6 hours of scenic ride, we finally reach Kathmandu. You will be escorted to your hotel and rest of the evening at leisure. We meet for dinner in the evening hosted by Trek Venture Nepal. Farwell program.
Overnight in Hotel on BB Plan, Lunch, Dinner included.
Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport check-in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 11 am. In case your flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel.
Our representative will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the airport. Farewell.