Trip Duration:

9 Days


Annapurna Treks



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Nepal Trekking
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Best Season

Spring and Autumn.

Trip Overview

Ghale-Gaun trekking offers the superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayas including Machhapuchhare (6693m) Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal ((6974m), Himalchuli (6747m), and many smaller peaks.

Ghalegaun trekking is one of the best newly opened trekking routes in Nepal which passes through nature and discovers the rich culture of the region. Annapurna Ghale Gaun trek route passes through the dense forests, villages and awesome waterfalls, lush valleys, beautiful landscape.

Ghalegaun, situated at the foot of Lamjung Himal in north-central Nepal, is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparalleled scenic grandeur and a home to world-famous Gurkha soldiers- the Gurungs. Repository of a unique ethnic culture Ghale-Gaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle.

This trekking begins from Beshishar after a 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu, Ghale Gaun Trek goes a flat way crossing over the Marsyandi, Khudi, and Midim rivers; passing through rhododendrons blossoming along the way amidst the chirping of birds and wild insects.

Ghanapokhara is a beautiful village heading towards development with a concept of eco-tourism. It lies north of Lamjung district in the close proximity of Ghalegaun at the top of Dashthar Danda at an altitude of 2100 meters.

Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara are mainly Gurung settlements; they nestle amidst mountains, rivers, streams, waterfalls, and green forests. Ghalegaun trekking end at Begnastal nearby Pokhara valley. We Mission Himalaya treks arrange the Ghale-Gaun trek according to trekkers /adventure lovers' holiday schedule and wish with an unforgettable lifetime experience.

Ghalegaun trek can extend to Ghorepani poon hill trekking while trekkers reached the Pokhara. Ghalegaun trekking easy-moderate trekking trail which can do any time of year but September-November and March –April is the best season for travel.

Ghale-Gaun Trek Itinerary:

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival Day and Check-in to the hotel(1350m/4429ft) {20 minutes drive}.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu To Besishahar(760m/2493ft) Trek from Besishahar to Khudi(790m/2592ft){5-6 hours driving and 3 hours trekking}.

Day 03: Trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun{2070m}[4 to 5 hours trekking].

Day 04: Ghalegaun Exploration Day(2170m).

Day 05: Trek from Ghale-Gaun to Baglungpani(1600m) via Ghampokhara(2150m){4 to 5 hours trekking}.

Day 06: Trek from Baglungpani to Laxmi Bazar(1345m){5 to 6 hours trekking}.

Day 07: Trek from Laxmi Bazaar to Begnas Lake and drive to Pokhara(830m){3 hours trekking and 1-hour driving}.

Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to kathmandu{7 to 8 hours driving}.

Day 09: Departure from Kathmandu.


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Day 01:

Kathmandu Arrival Day and Check-in to the hotel

30 Minutes Driving.

Welcome Dinner.

3 Star Standard Hotel.


Mission Himalaya Treks Representative welcome you in front of the arrival gate of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu which is only one International airport of Nepal. After he meets you he will drop you to your respective hotel. In the evening we will introduce you to your guide and check your trekking gear. after complete, we will bring you for the welcome dinner at the typical Nepali Restaurant in Thamel for Local Nepali Cuisine with cultural dance and Music live show. Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.

Day 02:

Drive from Kathmandu To Besishahar(760m/2493ft) Trek from Besishahar to Khudi.

5 To 6 Hours Drive and 3 Hours Trekking.

Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner.

Tea Houses Or Lodges.


The morning after breakfast in Kathmandu we will drive to New bus park where we can find the bus ticket to Besishahar. We will take the public bus and drive around 5-6 hours till there. on the trail of driving, we will pass two rivers like Trisuli and Marshyangdi they both come from Langtang and Annapurna Himalayan ranges respectively. Finally, we reach to Beshishahar where Gurung Magar caste settlements are more. Its the headquarters of Lamjung district. After Besishar we will trek 3 hours gradual flat until Khudi. It's also the trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek. Overnight at Khudi.

Day 03:

Trek from Khudi to Ghalegaun.

4 To 5 Hours Trekking.

Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner.



The morning after breakfast we will see the splendid view of Himalayan ranges like Manaslu and Lamjung Himal with Annapurna then we will trek towards Ghalegaun. This village is Northwest direction from Khudi. Today trekking we follow the fertilized field many waterfalls and forests during the trekking. Then after uphill, we will reach Ghamegaun Village which is the best settlements of Gurung cast. It is one of the major ethnic groups of Nepal. Overnight at Ghalegaun.

Day 04:

Ghalegaun Exploration Day

Stroll Around 1 Hours.

Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner.



After breakfast in the Homely atmosphere in Ghalegaun today we will explore this village after the beautiful Sunrise. 
Ghalegaun is one of The Gurung settlement village. Gurung is popular for fighting so they are selected in Gurkha soldiers from British, Singapore, and India. We can learn about the traditional lifestyle of the Gurung people, Culture, and religion after exploring this village. After dinner Villagers, some groups, and Mother Group or Local club show us the Traditional culture program to teach us they are culturally rich. you can see the homemade dress and the majority of full villagers.

Day 05:

Trek from Ghale-gaun to Baglungpani via Ghampokhara(2150m)

4 To 5 Hours Trekking.

Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner.



After exploring the beautiful Ghalegaun trek and morning breakfast we will hike upwards to Ghanpokhara today. It takes around 3 hours from Ghale-Gaun. Today you can have a beautiful sunrise view of Beautiful mountains and hills from Ghanpokhara. Fertilized lang and zigzag trails like a little bit up, Litle bit down the trail today. After 1 hour of trekking from Ghanpokhara, we will reach to Baglungpani and stay overnight at Homestay there.

Day 06:

Trek from Baglungpani to Laxmi Bazar

5 To 6 Hours Trekking.

Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner.



After breakfast in the beautiful village Baglungpani, we will start our trek towards the typical mix village Laxmi Bazaar. Bazaar means Market in Nepal but it is a small market only. it takes around 5 to 6 hours trekking to reach the village. the environment is homely in Laxmi bazaar. Overnight Homestay.

Day 07:

Trek from Laxmi Bazaar to Begnas Lake and drive to Pokhara

3 Hours Trekking And 1 Hour Driving.

Breakfast And Lunch

3 Star Standard Hotel.


Today is the final day of trekking. after 3 hours of trekking, we will reach the beautiful Begnas Lake. If you interest in boating you can enjoy 1-hour boating there and take lunch in the lakeside. then we will take a bus or Private Vehicle to Pokhara. Pokhara is the best and leisure city in Nepal. Most of the travelers trekking start and end at Pokhara from Annapurna. Evening you can sightseeing and walk along the banks of Phewa lake.

Day 08:

Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

6 To 7 Hours Driving.


3 Star Standard Hotel.


After a beautiful sunrise view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range, we will take breakfast in Pokhara and we will drive to the Tourist bus park around 7:30. then we will drive to Kathmandu around 7 to 8 hours by tourist bus. On the way, we have 3 stops. one for breakfast, another for lunch, and another for a toilet break with lots of Scenery of waterfall, rivers, rafting, and local lifestyle view. In the evening Mission Himalaya Treks and Expedition PVT LTD representative will come to share your trekking experience and he will provide you a certificate of your complete trek. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 09:

Departure from Kathmandu.

30 Minutes Driving.




Today after breakfast you have leisure time and last hour shopping for your friends and family. Before your departure time, we will drive you to the Tribhuvan International Airport departure gate before 3 hours. We will wish you have a safe flight to your sweet home. We will wait for your next outdoor tour with us next time with your family, friends, and relatives.

  • All transport from pick up you to transfer airport for your departure. (Bus and private vehicle according to itinerary).
  • Accommodation in a three-star category hotel in Kathmandu and at Teahouse/lodges while on the trek.
  • Accommodation in three-star category hotel in Pokhara According to the itinerary.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner with a cup of tea or coffee during your trekking period.
  • Deserts (Some fresh fruits) after dinner every day.
  • Nepal government licensed holder English speaking local trekking Guide with his salary food accommodation transportation and insurance.
  • One porter can carry 20 to 25-28 kg only with his salary food accommodation transportation and insurance.
  • Government local taxes and all service charges.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project(ACAP)and Trekkers Information Management System(TIMS)  permits.
  • Trekking Registration Certificate after complete your trip.
  • First Aid kids {Carry by the guide}.
  • Trek map for Ghalegaun trek area.
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural dance show.
Antonio Rubio Salazar
Antonio Rubio Salazar

We had a brilliant trekking homestay with Mission Himalaya Treks, our guide Madan was fantastic and Shyam was there to help carry luggage whenever we needed which was a great arrangement for us. Highly recommend!!

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