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Ghale Gaun Trek – Home Stay

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1139
10 Days
Availability : All Year
Kathmandu, Nepal
Kathmandu, Nepal
Min Age : 13+
Max People : Group or Private Trek Options

Trek Details

Located at the lap of the Annapurna Trekking area, Ghale Gau (2,080m) is a village of the ethnic Gurung people. To reach his unique and culturally rich village we drive 179km from Kathmandu to the village of Khudi in Lamjung. From there we start our hike up the hills to Ghale Gaun. We also trek to Bhujung and return back to Pokhara and take a ride back to Kathmandu. Ghale Gaun Trek Home Stay provides new experiences to the Tourists.

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This is a 10-days short trek that encompasses the culture of the Gurung People along with the beauty of the Annapurna ranges and other mountains, along with the thick forests. The eastern Himalayas are the major attraction along with the ethnic lifestyle. Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna Range and Nilgiri mountains are clearly visible and serve as a perfect backdrop for the scenery. Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Ganesh are also visible and provide a great view. The hydropower projects, Pempro waterfall, and Talangyo lake also supplement this beautiful trek.
Our Guides here at HappyLand Trek will pick you up from the airport and transport you to your hotel where you will be briefed about your trek. All the food, accommodation, and luggage will be taken care of. The food reflects typical Gurung delicacies and the local cuisine.

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Trip Highlights
  • Himalaya’s peak of fishtail, Annapurna, lamjung, buddha Himal and hiunchuli.
  • Breathtaking views of the Himalaya view.
  • Gurung culture experience.

Departure & Return Location

Kathmandu, Nepal

Trek Grade

Moderate

Best Trekking Season

Mid February – Mid June

September – December

Max. Altitude

2100 meters

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by car/van/ bus/
  • Tims Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Annapurna conservation area entry permits, include park and hot spring.
  • All your standard meals while in the trekking (Breakfast/Lunches/Dinners) with three cup of tea or coffee a day.

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  • Tea house accommodation during the treks.
  • Friendly English speaking guide.
  • Accommodation, Food, Salary, Insurance, and medicine for all staff.
  • Porter service (1 porter between 2 person basic)
  • Medical kit.
  • Happyland treks certified.
  • Company Duffel bag and a t-shirt.
  • One night accommodation in Pokhara.
  • All ground transportation land to land./
  • All government and local taxes.

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Price Excludes

  • Any food and accommodation during your Kathmandu stay.
  • Travel medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Nepal entry visa fee. International air fare.

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  • Personal equipment.
  • Tips for guide and Porter (Tipping is expected)
  • personal expenses such as:  Alcoholic beverages, hot shower, water bottle, cold drinks, hot water, battery charge, donation.
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on ‘price include’ section.

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What to Expect DURING Ghale Gaun Trek Home Stay

We trek per day between 4 to 8 hours it’s Depending on the walk, we can always tailor the date to you and your needs. While trekking with Happyland Treks we recommend you to drink 4 to 5 liters of water per day. Water is known to help when combating mountain altitude sickness.

When trekking you will go through terrain that can be flat, downhill uphill and at points with lots of stairs. We are always there to help and support you and your journey. Learning about local culture and their people. Reaching to Ghale Gau 2029m. During the trip we will sleep at a maximum altitude of 2029m. Ghale Gau.

Purified water, Shower and Mobile Battery 

During the Ghale Gau trek almost every village you will have access to boiled purified drinking water, bottle of water and hot water for the drink which is cost started from 60 – 500 rupee per liters depends where you are.

Cold shower is free but we are not recommends cold shower during the trek because it too cold up there, so it’s better to have hot shower which is possible by Gas Geysers or Hot Bucked and prices started from 100 – 500 rupee per head.

For the camera/mobile battery we always recommends you bring some extra batteries if possible, Meanwhile you can have Mobile/Camera Battery charge almost every tea house the places where you staying in the night, and it costs 200 – 500 per battery charge.[/show_more]

Itinerary OF Ghale Gaun Trek Home Stay

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel and over night in Kathmandu preparation for trekking.

Day 2Kathmandu to Khudi

Kathmandu to Khudi (790m) by bus 6-7 hrs

Day 3Khudi to Ghale Gau

Trek Khudi to Ghale Gau (2029m).

Day 4Ghale Gau to Bhujung

Trek Ghale Gau to Bhujung (1625m).

Day 5Bhujung to Pasagaon

Trek Bhujung to Pasagaon (1652m).

Day 6Pasagaon to Nagidhar

Trek Pasagaon to Nagidhar (1310m)

Day 7Nagidhar to Thumsikot

Trek Nagidhar to Thumsikot (1500m)

Day 8Thumsikot to Pokhara

Trek Thumsikot to Pokhara (820m).

Day 9Pokhara to Kathmandu

Pokhara to Kathmandu (1336m) by tourist bus.

Day 10Departure to International Airport

Departure to international airport or if you have few days extra in Kathmandu you can relax, do shopping, sightseeing, etc.

Important Information

Accommodation During Ghale Gaun Trek Home Stay

Moreover, We stayed at the Tea house. Tea house trek basically means a small hotel with a cozy room. Established along the trekking route that provides room and food. Therefore, Most of these established family-owned and home-cooked meals. In adddition, are served as well as different types of European and western food. To sum up, It’s a bit different but it’s good.

Equipment and Trekking Kit 

However, For all Trekking and Hiking trips, we recommend you be prepared and have the items from this list

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Head:
Sun hat / warm fleece hat / Sunglasses / Head torch/headband

Body:
Few pair of T-shirt / Cotton t-shirt / Light thermal / leggings
Fleece jacket/down jacket
Lightweight walking pants /  Hiking Shorts / Undergarments

Feet:
Inner Socks / Thick warm wool hiking socks / Comfortable Hiking boots / Sandals

Hands:
Fleece Gloves / waterproof wind fleece gloves

Accessories:
Sleeping bag liner / Poncho rain cover / Trekking poles. Headlamps and spare batteries/camera batteries with chargers. Watch with light alarm / Water bottle or Camel bag/money belt / Dry Packs

Toiletries and Personal Hygiene:
Shampoo / conditioner
Toothbrush and paste / Face and body moisturizer
Nail clippers file / Clothes washing shop
Toilet paper you can buy more on a trek/hand sanitizer / Sunscreen/body high UV Protection.

Medical Kits:
However, See your doctor for complete travel medicine. In addition, Including High altitude medicine Diamox. and In addition carry your daily medicine.

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Do I need training for Ghale Gaun Trek Home Stay?

Trekking in the Himalayas is challenging. Therefore, As you will be hiking steadily for 4 to 8 hours a day. Therefore, this trek is great for people with some physical fitness. In addition, Improving your cardio endurance with activities. Such as jogging or rowing beforehand can help your body and energy level during the trip. And ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. However, it is not necessary to be a high-level athlete, simply in good shape.

What is the best season for the Ghale Gaun Trek Home Stay?

However, People travel and trek every month of the year. But the best seasons are Spring, from March to May, and Autumn, from October to the beginning of December. Therefore, January is one of the coldest months of the year and May is one of the hottest. In addition, the rainy season happens between June and August. So, you should keep that in mind when planning your trip. 

Mountain Sickness and Prevention in Ghale Gaun Trek Home Stay

To clarify, Mountain Altitude Sickness can affect anyone above 3000 meters. Altitude Sickness affects people regardless of sex, age, and fitness. Secondly, Therefore, If you are showing signs of mountain altitude sickness. Your safety is our first priority and we will facilitate you getting down as fast as possible.

Therefore, We suggest prior to trekking to ensure you are in good health and have consulted with your GP. However, It is recommended prior to departing that walking training is done. So, you have the most enjoyable time while trekking. Please feel free to contact us.

ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS!

However, Many people suffer from mild symptoms of AMS (ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS)
In addition, A light headache, loss of appetite. and disturbed sleep may occur when suffering from AMS. If you experience any of these symptoms do not continue to ascend. Therefore, stay where you are or go down to acclimatize.

Hace – High Altitude Cerebral Edema (swelling of the brain)
Hape – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (fluids in the lungs)

SYMPTOMS INCLUDE:

Firstly, Persistent severe headache, difficulty breathing, confused thinking, loss of appetite. Therefore, rapid breathing or breathlessness at rest, vomiting, coughing up pink. In addition, brown or white sputum, the sound of liquid in the lungs. Moreover, Blueness of face and lips, severe lethargy (not wanting to do anything). Persistent bubbling cough. or persistently increased heart rate (110 per minute)
Prevention:- Therefore, Drink plenty of water (not the alcoholic beverage) and eat fruit – especially when crossing high pass.

Accommodation in Kathmandu 

However, Accommodation in Kathmandu is not included in this package. And you will have to arrange accommodation for staying in Kathmandu yourself.  Therefore, Its costs varies depending on the tourist. season as well as the areas where you choose to stay. In conclusion, Our team members will be more than happy to help you. Moreover, provide assistance and guidance for booking accommodation. Or any other travel information related to your Nepal trip. 

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Kate Govender

Solo Traveller

“Excellent services ”
We were spending two months in Nepal and had been told by a friend that Happyland Treks was a great place to get started with our adventure. This was great advice: all the details and chores were sorted for us, meaning my friends and I could focus entirely on the experience itself. Those four days of trekking were astonishing, and when we got back, Happy showed us how to celebrate in style (and which tourist traps to avoid!) Next time I’m in Kathmandu, I’ll be visiting Happy again, for sure.

September 16, 2018

Tony Parker

Solo Traveller

“Best Trekking Nepal ”
After a very long journey to Kathmandu, Happy was a breath of fresh air to deal with. Travel can be very unpredictable, but having a reliable guide made us rest much easier. The seven days of trekking, while arduous, were very rewarding, and the Gurung people were warm, welcoming, and accommodating. I would go again next week if I could.

September 16, 2018
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