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Trip Name: Gurung Cultural Trail Trekking Trip starts- ends: Kathmandu –KTM
Destination: Western Region, Nepal Accommodation: Teahouses
Duration: 7 Days Grade: Moderate to Strenuous

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Gurung Cultural is one of such trail which provides the first hand experience of Gurung culture and lifestyles to the visitors. The trek starts from Hudi Bazzar of Lamjung district. The trails passess through various Gurung settelements of Ghalegaun, Ghanapokhara, Bhujung, Pasgaun, Nagidhar and Pakhrikot. Wonderful views of Annapurna range can be seen during the trek. Every villages on the way has its own mother’s group or Aama Samuha that are active and dedicated to the development of their village. They are also active in hospitality, environment protection, and cultural programs, conflict management in the society as well as family and various income generating activities.

Day 1 :

Arrive in Kathmandu international airport. Welcome by our representatives and transfer to hotel. In the evening welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant where we will be able to enjoy authentic.

Day 2 :
Early in the morning breakfast and drive from Kathmandu to Ghalegaun. Ghalegaun hosts exemplary home stay facilities. Gurung cultural shows can be observed. Beautifjul views for Sunrise and sunset as well as Manaslu and Annapurna ranges can be seen.

Day 3 :
Ghalegaun to Ghanapokhara-Bhujung
Trek to another well populated Gurung village Bhujung. Observe the local lifestyle and Gurung cultural shows.

Day 4 :
Trek to Pasgaun, a perfect example of community village life of Nepal. Vist hydro project at Midim river, Buddhist monastery and observe Gurung handicraft.

Day 5 :
Trek to Nagidhar village. Observe the remains of 200 years old Gurung settlement in the hill and short hike can take to a beautiful lake.

Day 6 :
Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Dinner with Nepali culture dance.

Day 7 :
Enjoy the free time and shopping till you Depart

Services Include :

  • Airport pick up/drop and city guided tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicles.
  • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan at 3 stars level
  • Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking for you (You can choose any food from the Menu)
  • Twin sharing, comfortable and clean private room during the trek. Trip Map.
  • Ground transportation by Jeep from Kathmandu to Ghale Gau nad Pokhara to Kathmandu tourist bus 
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers:1 porter).
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • Four season sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag (bag pack) and walking stick(which need to be returned after the trek).
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement

Services Exclude :

  • Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 15 - US$ 20 per day.
  • Entry fee while sightseeing in Kathmandu (USD 20 per person).
  • Personal equipment
  • Nepal Visa fee (visa charge USD 40 and 4 passport photographs for the visa and permit).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry, shower etc.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.