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Primary activity : Trekking and Hiking
Group size : 2-15 people
Country : Nepal
Transportation : Private vehicle(s) and airplane
Arrival on : Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure from : Kathmandu, Nepal
Meals : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara. All meals during the trek
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Ghalegaun (2,095m) and Ghanpokhara (2,157m), are traditional Gurung village nestled in the lap of the Annapurna range. The villages are predominantly inhabited by the Ghyabre Gurung of this region. The villages offer a peeks into the culture of Gurung at their home-stays and through cultural programs. The local people also perform traditional Ghatu, Krishna Charitra, Jhankri dances for visitors dress in traditional attire. One of the easier settlements of the Gurung Ponjyu village falls Ghalegaun VDC, while the Ghyabre Ghar, which is the ancestral home of traditional Gurung priests, and the ancestral home of Gurung Kings at Kolasonthar are in Ghanpokhara VDC. There are Gurung pilgrimage sites in and around this regions, including the Samba Chhyoling Gompa at Nassar Danda . Devotees throng Ghalegaun during Maghe Sankranti, when a fair is held at Uttar Kanya temple. Visitors can also the honey hunting sites in Ghanpokhara .Ghanpokhara is about 100m above Ghalegaun and requires hiking for about 30minutes from Ghalegaun. The village offer spectacular mountain views when weather is clear. The area has green pastures of grassland and is rich n fauna including medicinal herbs, rhododendron forest. Various kinds of Himalayan birds and wild animals are also found here.

What Is Included

  1. Airport pickup and drops by private vehicle
  2. 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  3. Camping crew.
  4. All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  5. All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  6. Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle mention on itinerary
  7. Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  8. An experienced local English-speaking and government-licensed trek Guide and assistant trek Guide (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  9. Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter only carry 25 Kg)
  10. Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  11. Home of trek, trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt.
  12. Trekking map for entire trip
  13. All necessary paperwork and trekking permits
  14. Annapurna conservation fee and ( TIMS card)
  15. Medical kit
  16. All government and local taxes

What Is Not Included

  • Nepalese entry visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, internet etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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