Ghale Gaon Village Tour is interesting to see Gurung village in Nepal. Ghale Gaon is located western Nepal Himalaya in Lamjung district with an altitude of 2100m/6890ft above the sea level. The rural lifestyle of Gurung people, dress, language, food, culture and festival is noticeable. A home stay principle is in this village. All houses are beautiful with traditional style in here. Since 2001, the home stay is run by 28 houses and the capacity is 100 people per day. Here they have a tea garden and animal husbandry. Visitor can go here via Besishahar and Khudi village.
Ghale Gaon Village Tour offers the spectacular views of snowcapped mountains including Fishtail 6993m/22942ft, Annapurna I 8091m/26544ft, Annapurna II 7939m/26046ft, Annapurna IV 7525m/24688ft, Lamjung Himal 6932m/22742ft, Boudha Himal 6974m/22880ft and Himalchuli 6747m/22135ft. The visitors can visit to Talangyo Lake for bird watching, Uttar Kanya Temple, Batase cave, Khudi hydroelectric dam and Pempro fall. Gurung people perform the traditional dances including Rodhi, Ghatu, Jhyaure, Ghyabring, Serka, Jhakri and Krishna Charitra with typical dress and music in various occasions. This is the district of honey hunting where you can enjoy the local’s skill to harvest the wild honey at cliffs with 200 meters long bamboo ladder and hemp ropes. They provide organic foods that received their own farm and local wine made by millet and rice. Nepalese porridge is a unique food is made with boiling water and millet flour is taken with local rooster soup.
Ghale Gaon Village Tour is important to see local people’s team work with mother’s community. Here is not electricity but available of solar system hot shower. They provide you a basic neat and clean room, outside toilet and bathroom. The pure buffalo milk and organic food and seasonal fruits are available in this village. Handicrafts are available made by sheep wool including warm clothes, scarf, bags etc. The bamboo is used to make different goods are seen here. This is your opportunity to see a traditional rural lifestyle of hill region in Nepal. Please contact us for more information.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport
When your flight arrives at Tribhuban International Airport. Take your bags and go to immigration to put a visa time in Nepal. Check our office board with representative and he will pick up you with car then transfer to hotel. It is 6km distance takes minimum 25 minutes to reach the hotel. Do check in and later come to our office for your previous plan and next day full day sightseeing and preparation your village tour and other mention program. We offer you welcome dinner at evening in a restaurant. Tomorrow you will take sightseeing tour and we do make sure your tour and other mention programs during your time in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Full day sightseeing tour will be 6 hours time and you will back after your tour. We will provide a relevant Tour Guide and he will brief about Nepal, people, geography, culture and takes to you at 4 world heritage site including Swyambhunath – Swyambhunath is popular for old Buddhist Stupa, an activities of Asamese monkey and panoramic view of Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – Kathmandu Durbar Square is popular for wooden pavilion known as Kasthamandap, Kumari House with living goddess culture, medieval palace with museum, freak street and several pagoda types of Hindu Temples, Pashupatinath – Pashupatinath is popular for Hindu live cremation center bank of the holy Bagmati River, Pashupatinath Temples and other temple of Shiva Lingam, Hindu holy men and sub-tropical forest with deer and an activities of Asamese monkeys, Baudhanath – Baudhanath is popular for the largest Baudhanath Stupa, Tibetan refugee settlement with their painting school, big prayer wheels and several monasteries with monks and lamas
Day 03: Kathmandu to Khudi via Besishahar 820m/2690ft
The same highway of Pokhara-Kathmandu is until Dumre 135km/84mile, leaves the Pokhara road, and follow right fork to Besishahar 43km/27mile Kathmandu to Besishahar is 178km/111mile distance west direction and only Local Bus service takes 7 hours time to get here. Besishahar is the district headquarters of Lamjung district of Nepal. Here are 15 hotels with electricity. Marsyangdi River in the south and north side snow caped mountain is visible when good weather. The 16th century Palace of King Yoshobrahma Shah is above the town takes 2 hours climbing uphill to the ridge. From Besishahar it is another 8km takes 25 minutes by bus to reach Khudi 790m. Stay overnight at lodges in Khudi.
Day 04: Khudi to Ghalegaon
Take a hot breakfast at lodge. You make backpack and enjoy hiking to Ghalegaon. It takes 5 hours time to reach the village. The view of mountains, river, villages, forest are including during the hiking time. When you arrive at village, the host will welcome to you their homes and provide the welcome drinks. Stay overnight at home in Ghalegaon village with full board of meal.
Day 05: Tour in Ghalegaon village
Take hot breakfast and enjoy tour around village. It is a large Gurung village with typical tradition, culture and agriculture base culture. They have own language, dress and custom. The view of surrounding snowcapped mountains is so beautiful. After dinner, you will enjoy with the cultural show with typical dress by the village community. Stay overnight at home in Ghalegaon village with full board of meal.
Day 06: Ghalegaon to Khudi
Take hot breakfast in the morning and enjoy hike to back to Khudi. It will be 4 hours time with downhill to get Khudi. You will see the view of Marshyangdi River valley, mountains, rice terrace and village while hiking. Stay overnight at lodges in Khudi village with full board of meal.
Day 07: Khudi to Kathmandu
Take hot breakfast and ride an 8 hours local bus with 186km/116mile distance. The views are highway town, village, river, rivulet, Marshyangdi and Trishuli River valley, rice terrace, mountains during the bus trip toward Kathmandu city. Stay overnight at hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu.
Day 08: Departure to Tribhuban International Airport
You should enter the airport 3 hours before your flight schedule. It is 6 km car ride with our representative takes minimum 30 minutes time to get there. We hope you enjoyed once in Nepal and it is not enough so we optimist next visit with us for new program. We wish you safe and happy flight journey to next destination with putting scarf (Khata). We make sure you are not going to pay any airport take because it is already included in your flight ticket.
Where is Nepal ?
Nepal is landlocked country located in southern Asia couched between two Asian giants India and China. Nepal is geographically, culturally and linguistically diverse. The capital city of the country is Kathmandu, commonly known as ‘city of temples’ where we can explore traditional artistic beauty. Draped along the greatest heights of the Himalaya, Nepal is where the ice-cold of the mountains meets the steamy heat of the Indian plains. Moreover, it's a land of yaks and yetis, stupas and Sherpas and some of the best trekking on earth. The Himalaya's most sophisticated urban cultures took shape here, in the three great mini kingdoms of the Kathmandu valley- Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur - home to a world-class artistic and architectural heritage.
What is Nepal known for?
Nepal is Known for Mt. Everest, highest peak in the world and Lord Buddha, who was the pioneer of Buddhist religion. Besides, among 14 eight thousand meters cross mountains in the world, eight are located in this naturally beautiful country. Nepal has been the focus of outstanding achievements in the world of peak climbing expeditions with the identification of more than one thousand peaks above 6,000 meters .Trekking through the Everest region offers astounding mountain views, an opportunity to take a glimpse into the life of world heritage sites, discovering variety of Himalayan flora and faunas, and an opportunity to explore the highest Buddhist monasteries in the world. Overall, Nepal is known for its hospitality and the local people believes in the mantra ‘Atithi Deba Bhaba’ (Guest are god).
Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?
Yes! Nepal visa is easily available up on arrival in the entry places. Make the process easier by downloading & completing the application form, having the correct USD cash and two passport photographs.
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent Nepali currency
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent Nepali currency
Is the country politically safe and stable?
Nepal is one of the new democratic countries in the world with many active political parties, ideas, ideologies and leaders. As such there might be some disturbances in some parts of the country. But it does not and will not affect the daily life of the residents in the other parts. Life moves on as usual, unperturbed.
How to enter Nepal?
Nepal can be enter by two ways,
By air: Some of the major international airlines operating schedule services to Nepal are Royal Nepal Airlines, British Airways, Biman Bangladesh, China South West Airlines, Druk Air, Gulf Air, India Air, Thai Airways, Qatar, Pakistan Air, Jet Air and Singapore Airlines. By air, you will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport (only one international airport) located in the heart of Kathmandu City.
By Road: There are several entry points by land route mainly from Nepal / Indian borders;
Scheduled public as well as tourist buses run to and from Kathmandu. Traveling by bus is recommended if you can cope with 10 to 12 hours of long drive in return for a fascinating mountainous views and snail tail roads that meet above the clouds.
Do you have Airport pickup facilities?
Definitely! We do have airport pick up facilities for our customers who have booked for our any packages. We don't charge any money. As the time you booked your trip, you have to inform us.
What is the best time to visit Nepal?
September and April are warm with the temperature ranging between 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit. In October, November, late February and March it is typically 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. In December and January it is much cooler, between 45-70 degrees Fahrenheit, and you may experience foggy conditions as well. As there is an ideal time to visit Nepal. Nepal can be visited the whole year round. Light weight clothing is recommended from May to October. Warm garments are required from October to March. An umbrella or a raincoat is a must for the rainy season.
How can I make the payment?
There are various payment options by which you can make payment to Glory Nepal team. You can make payment by cash, bank transfer, online credit card payment and Travelers checks. If you wish to use another option of payment suitable to you, then Glory Nepal will assist you for that.
Why should I book the tour through Glory Nepal?
Glory Nepal team is a recognized Holiday Planner and service provider related with the Nepal Tourism Sector. The Team of Glory Nepal is able to work on your any kind of travel requirements as it is associated with a team of Tour Escorts, Guides who are well trained, fluent in different languages and with long experience in related sectors. We do offer verities of Nepal Tour, Trek, Jungle Safari, Adventure packages but beside that we are best in organizing special tailor made itineraries in any areas of Nepal. As our motto is "Guest's Satisfaction is our Achievements" we are always here to assist you for your holiday to Nepal.
What does grading (Easy, Moderate, Difficult, Strenuous) means?
"Grading" is a term used for rating treks based on difficulty. According to Himalayan Glacier standards and experience, we have divided the trekking into four types, namely Easy, Moderate, Difficult and Strenuous- the challenge in terms of both technicality and geography increases as we move higher in that order. Thus, Easy Treks could be suitable for all while Strenuous and Difficult Treks are meant only for those who have certain experience and capability.
This can help you choose a trek or climb especially in the Himalayan Region that best suits your fitness level and experience. Please keep in mind that this is a general guide only. A variety of factors, including weather, may add to the challenge.
No previous trek experience and any physical preparation are required to attempt this trek. An interest in walking will be enough to take up such treks. Such treks usually vary from 2 days hike to 5 days trekking and can reach up to an altitude of 3000 m. Treks usually on well maintained paths and passes through ridges and involve walking up to 5 hours a day.
Moderate Treks will require at least 6-7 hours of walking every day, crossing 4000 m above high altitude passes, and long and exhausting walks through often rough trails, rocks and boulders. Therefore, you will require physical and mental fitness, positive attitude and interests and previous hiking or camping experience is preferred. You should prepare to face high altitude.
Previous trekking experience and technical knowledge is essential in Difficult Treks. Besides walking through rough trails for 6-7 hours and crossing high passes as high as 5000 m, you will also be glacier crossings on snow/ice. You will be facing high altitude air with low level of oxygen and continuous walking over huge stretch of Himalayan valleys. Positive attitude and perseverance is required.
Strenuous Treks involve long days, long hours of challenging walks, high altitude passes above 5000 m, difficult terrains and glacier and snow walking. No doubt you need to be mentally and physically fit and in excellent health condition. As part of technical requirements, you will require to have rock and ice climbing experience with the knowledge of use of ice axe and crampons. You should consider joining one of the rock climbing and glacier walking classes prior to heading for Trek.
Are there ATM facilities in Nepal?
There are many ATM machines in the Kathmandu and Pokhara Valley. ATM machines are slowly being introduced to other cities like Bhuwtal and Dharan.
What types of cards are accepted? Debit or Credit? Visas or Masters or Discovers or Dinners?
Most popular cards accepted in Nepal are VISA, MASTERCARD and American Express. Both Debit and Credit Cards are accepted here. American Travelers Cheques are also accepted in most Banks, Hotels, and Travel companies.
Are there any tourist police in Nepal?
Of course there is tourist police located near the Nepal Tourism Development Board's Office. Also, there are complaint counters at the airport and Basantapur Durbar Square. Tourist police are specially trained in English and have detailed local knowledge to assist tourists. For security and travel related assistance, you can reach any of the officers from telephone 4-247041, 4-4268969 during 11 a.m to 5 p.m
Is Nepal safe? Is a woman traveling alone safe with your company?
Absolutely Nepal is safe for traveler. Firstly, Nepal is considered as one of the peaceful countries in the world (chances are it's safer here than your home-country). Secondly, while you're on one of our trips, we take personal responsibility for your well-being, a responsibility we commit very seriously.
• All the entrance fees while sightseeing in the city.
• Guided Katmandu sightseeing tour by Car.
• All accommodation on B/B basis.
• 13% government tax where applicable.
• International flights, visa and departure taxes
• Airport pick up and drop.
• Personal expenses such as drinks, postage, laundry
• All the expenses in except mention in the include section
Domestic Airport Tax
• Domestic airport tax
All the entrance feels for sight seeing in the city
International flights, visa and departure taxes
Tips for gratuities
Drink, Posatage, Laundry for Personal Expenses
Domestic Airport Tax