Ghale Gaun Trek is a near-perfect trekking experience if you are willing to explore around the local villages of Western Nepal and learn about the ethnic people who reside in the region. Ghale Gaun Trek takes you to the exotic settlement of traditional Gurung community in the Western part of Nepal. Besides, you also can view the panoramic sight of the snow-clad mountains. Ghale Gaun Trek is located in the region of famous Annapurna trail. Besides being a popular trekking destination, Ghae Gaun is more popular these days for home stay services. Home stay facilities have emerged at several places in Nepal like Nagarkot, Bandipur, Chitlang etc. where the tourists and foreigners will spend time with the local villagers and stay with them like their family, learning about their way of life and culture.
The route for Ghale Gaun Trek begins from Kathmandu when you take a ride along the Prithvi Highway and the trail then splits from Khudi from where it leads to the beautiful and traditional Gurung village of Ghale Gaun. Ghale Gaun is situated at an altitude of 2020 meters above the sea level. It is a mild and easy trek which introduces you to the rural life of Nepal and also makes you enjoy the natural beauty of the hills and the mountains. The local people of Ghale Gaun still follow their ancient traditions which are followed during the rituals like birth, death, marriages and other activities. During the course of Ghale Gaun Trek, you will also be able to witness the cultural dances like Jyaure, Rodhi, Dohori, and many others performed by the local villagers.
Besides the cultural aspect and the serenity of the nature, the trekkers will also be able to spot the majestic views of the Himalayas like Machhapuchhre (6693m), Annapurna II (7939m), Annapurna (8091m), Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli (6747m), and many other snow-capped mountains that fall around the Annapurna Mountain Range. Ghale Gaun Trek is a perfect combination of nature and culture as it leaves you with amazing memories of trek, adventure and nature-sightseeing. The memories will remain with you long after the trip is over.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m)
Day 03: Drive to Khudi (760m) 7 hours
Day 04: Trek to Ghale Gaun
Day 05: Exploration day
Day 06: Trek to Khudi
Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 08: Departure!