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Short Ghalegaun Trekking

Short Ghalegaun Trekking Short Ghalegaun Trekking

Trip Description


Countless trekkers trek this destination each and every year, especially for exploring ethnic Gurung culture and traditions with their unique life style and to sight magnificent towering mountains including Machhapuchhare, Lamjung Himal, Annapurna and Manaslu range. 8 days short trekking package to Ghalegaun begins with scenic drive towards Kundi triggering Kathmandu along from there, inspecting gigantic view of snow capped mountains on way, takes to Ghalgaun to explore beautiful Gurung village with ethnic culture and tradition with unique life style along retracing developed trail back towards Kathmandu ends our awesome trip. Unobstructed sunrise and sunset views throughout gigantic Himalayas, numerous waterfalls, frequent rare flora and fauna, home stay at Gurung village with warm hospitality and many more are there as additional reward of trip.


Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m)

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation

Day 3: Kathmandu to Khudi (760 m)

Day 4: Kundi to Ghalegaun (2,016 m)

Day 5: Ghalegaun – (Exploring day)

Day 6: Ghalegaun to Kundi

Day 7: Kundi to Kathmandu

Day 8: Departure day

What's Included ?

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

What is not included ?

  • Nepalese visa fee 
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason other than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Day 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
Regarding your arrival hour at Tribhuwan International Airport, our front man will be there for your deep warm welcome and for escorting you towards fine tourist standard hotel. Later, we plan for our meeting to discuss about further trek along to finish all official conditions also.

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation
Enjoying our morning delicious breakfast, today we step throughout major attractions of Kathmandu valley for sightseeing. Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) will be our aimed destinations to explore which are registered on list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. After inspecting these wonderful spots, we step back for preparing and finalizing our entire requirements and needs during trek. This night will also be spent at hotel in Kathmandu.
 
Day 3: Kathmandu to Khudi (760 m)
Following our schedule after attending delicious breakfast, we will be shifted towards bus station to catch our tourist standard vehicle by our private compact automobile. Therefore leaving Kathmandu, we head west towards Dumre following Prithivi Highway through edge of Trishuli River along after reaching Dumre, the bus changes its direction and heads north towards Besisahar following road along the Marsyangdi River to reach Kundi for stay overnight. 

Day 4: Kundi to Ghalegaun (2,016 m)
Leaving Kundi and triggering our trek forward, trail takes us towards pleasing forest; offering wide range of harmless wild beasts by passing numerous of mini settlements; representing Himalayan lifestyle and culture with spectacular view of mountains including Annapurna and Manaslu ranges to step Ghalegaun. Finally after steeping Ghalegaun, we enter one of the houses of local people for home stay along we also enjoy amenities offered by the host family. 

Day 5: Exploring day
Today, we wake up early morning to sight impressive sunrise view throughout attractive Himalayas of Annapurna region. Therefore enjoying delightful breakfast with host family, entire day will be spent by exploring Ghalegaun (beautiful Gurung village) with magnificent view of surrounding mountains along evening hours will be spend by enjoying cultural show performed by local people and night will be spend on home of local people. 

Day 6: Ghalegaun to Kundi
Leaving beautiful Gurung village and retracing same earlier developed trail, we develop our walk down through pleasing forest, crossing numerous of Gurung settlements and waterfalls enjoying stunning views of Annapurna and Manaslu range to reach our targeted destination. Ultimately after steeping Kundi, we spend our night at lodge in Kundi. 

Day 7: Kundi to Kathmandu
Today early in the morning hour after having breakfast, we move forward towards bus station to catch a bus to Kathmandu. Consequently, bus heads forward following the road along the Marsyangdi River till Dumre. After that, the bus changes its direction towards east catching Prithivi Highway to reach Kathmandu. Tonight, we host for dinner at popular restaurant to enjoy Nepalese ethnic music and dance with Nepali food items. Finally after extending Kathmandu, our private vehicle will be awaiting you to pick and shift towards tourist standard hotel.   

Day 8: Departure day
On last day of trip after finishing morning breakfast, you can go for shopping or for visiting to purchase some gifts for your loving family of friends. We will be there to help for your packs and arrangements along our private vehicle shifts you to airport focusing your flight time and representative will be there to wish for your safe journey and further successful steps. 

We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

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Visa Information

All visitors are required to arrange a visa in order to enter Nepal. A Nepalese visa can be easily obtained upon arrival on arrival in Kathmandu at the airport or Nepalese embassy abroad. But nationals from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Ghana, Somalia, Swaziland, Palestine, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Liberia cannot secure the Nepalese Visa upon arrival. The Visa can also be secured at entry point at Nepalese borders. A valid passport for at least six months, recent digital photo (size: 1.5" x 1.5") will be required and you can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or up on arrival in Kathmandu Airport. Nepalese visas cost USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days till date.

Official Papers

Some of the required official documents are your valid passport, 4 extra passport sized photographs (for trekking permits), travel insurance, airline tickets and luggage tags. Visas can be obtained upon entry into Nepal.

Weather Information

Weather in the mountains is pretty difficult to predict.  Nights are generally cooler and days are warm.  Months of winter (January and February) are bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. It snows during the month of January, February and December in Himalayan areas.

Best time to travel

Nepal offers diversified geographical regions and so as the climatic condition differs from the Himalayas to the plains. The climate varies as per the season. Nepal generally offers 4 seasons amongst which autumn and spring are the two most favorable ones for visiting Nepal. It is always wise to know about the weather and climatic condition of the place you visit. The best time to travel really depends on your destination, activities and season of travel. Our destination specialists will recommend certain travel times after learning more about your preferences. The favorable months for trekking and climbing are usually September – November, and February – April. The monsoon season is June – August.

Physical Fitness

Even though the physical fitness plays an important role in trekking you don’t have to be super athletes or a marathon runner to trek in Nepal.  Many people of good fitness for their age can complete the trek. You can prepare yourself before hand by doing some yoga which will prepare you in your breathing as you will be going to the higher altitude. Running or hiking to hills, going for a long walk will also help you. And if you live in urban area running in the stairs of a tall building will also work better in keeping you fit for trekking. All though these preparations aren’t strictly compulsory, you can do well even when the preparations you do aren’t rigorous like that of some ultra-athletic person. Do these things in moderate pace for two months or even less.  And you are set to complete any trekking to Nepal.

Travel Insurance

Doing the insurance while trekking is Nepal is not compulsory but will surely help you a lot if you do one, as it covers any comprehensive expenses possible to acquire due to medical issues or accidents. Your travel insurance must protect air ambulance, treatment charge, rescue and evacuation, product cancellation and refundable charges, flight delay and cancellations. We suggest you to bring you travel insurance certificate or send us scan copy and it must be issued from your home land. We do not arrange or sell insurance so you can find your local travel insurance for this.

Vaccination for Nepal

All travelers should consult with their physician or update on vaccination requirements before travel. (Your doctor or health-care provider will determine what you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities) For traveling to Nepal; we recommend you to take a vaccination of Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies etc, it is not really must but recommended.

Booking Process

While you chose which trip you wanted to go with, contact us to our head office Thamel Marg, Kathmandu Nepal by email or phone, email is more easy and clear options, as soon as we get your email or call we will process for your booking. We need 20% booking amount to confirm your booking, the payment can be made through the Bank transfer, Credit card payment (Master/Visa card) or through online money transfers also Money Gram, Western Unions or others. After we get the 20% amount we will confirm your booking and you will get the official booking and payment receipt. The final balance for the tour will be paid upon arrival in Kathmandu.

Safety Guidelines

  • Do proper research about the company that you are planning to trek with and make sure they are legally registered travel agency.
  • You should be well acquainted about the travel health and travel insurance before travelling.
  • Have idea about the climate, geography, temperature and environment of Nepal before starting your trip.
  • Using credit cards instead of cash is a wiser idea.
  • Majority of the Nepalese people are nicer but there are few scammers you will come meet on your way and need to avoid them, for example ‘holy men’ who will try to plant a tika (a red paste denoting a blessing) on your forehead demanding a payment for it on streets.
  • Be careful while buying the medicinal herbs as some may be illegal for you t take home and also be aware of duplicate products.
  • Never get yourself involve in doing drugs, trafficking and sexual relations with children as there is a strict rules for these cases and might get yourself into a big problem.
  • Take copies of your passport, visa, air ticket and trekking permits and keep them separately from the originals.
  • Prepare yourself for altitude sickness and be familiar with its symptoms so that you can follow the guidelines for safe acclimatization.

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Activities Trekking and Sight Seeing
Destination Nepal
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 2,016 m
Transport Private van or tourist bus
Group Size 2+
Best Season Spring (April and May), Summer (June, July and August) and Autumn (September, October and November)
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu