Nepal - Gurung Hill Trek (11 days) Book Now

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Our company, Asian Heritage Treks & Expeditions, has prepared the Gurung Heritage Trail where you'll visit major Gurung/Ghale villages across Lamjung and Kaski districts of Nepal. During the program, you'll explore the village of Thunsikot, Pas Gaon, Bhujung and Ghale Gaon which are the nerve center of the Gurung community and are famous for spectacular mountain vistas, hilly landscape, terraced farmlands, forests, rivers and local rituals. During the visit, you get the chance to enjoy the local cuisine, home-brewed alcohols, lifestyle and traditional folk songs which will definitely make your trip memorable.

Included in the Cost

All transportation by private vehicle.
1-night accommodation in the hotel at Pokhara including breakfast.
3-nights accommodation in the hotel at Kathmandu including breakfast.
accommodation throughout the trek in the best available hotel, lodge or camp.
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
National park entrance fee, Trekking permit and TIMS card
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels 
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

12 day trek to Gurung Hill

  • Day 1

    Arrival in Kathmandu (1400 m)

  • Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet, greet and welcome you before transferring you to your confirmed hotel. You can rest, relax and enjoy your time in the hotel or you can stroll around the streets of Thamel. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

  • Day 2

    Free day in Kathmandu

  • Today is you free day in Kathmandu. After having breakfast in the hotel you have multiple options to spend the day, Kathmandu is a diverse and cultural city and has plenty to offer. You can visit (one of) the three most important religious sites: Swyamambhunath (also known as the monkey temple), Pashunpatinath temple (one of the biggest pilgrimage sites for the hindu religion) and/or Boudhanath Stupa (a one of a kind stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world). Furthermore, you can wander around the streets of Old Town or search for souvenirs or tokes of love for you friends, relatives or family. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

  • Day 3

    Kathmandu to Pokhara (827 m), Driving duration: 6 to 7 hours

  • Have your breakfast in the morning before you will head towards Pokhara by car. Pokhara, also called the lake city, is a peaceful place around 200 kilometers west from Kathmandu. Along the highway, you can enjoy the exiting views of rivers and different landscapes. Upon arrival in Pokhara, Check in to the hotel and have some rest. Later in the afternoon, you can stroll around the lakeside streets of Pokhara or explore the bank of Phewa lake. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

  • Day 4

    Pokhara to Thunsikot (2000 m), Driving duration: 5 to 6 hours.

  • After having your breakfast, check out from the hotel and then we start our drive to Bijayapur Khola. From there we start our hike through flat paddy fields for about an hour before we cross the river. After the river, the trail starts to ascend to Kalikasthan. On reaching Kalikasthan, we drive to Thunsikot, were we spend the night. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

  • Day 5

    Thunsikot to Pas Gaon (1652 m), Hiking duration: 5 to 6 hours.

  • After having breakfast, we begin our trail to Pasgaun. We start hiking along a straight, plain steep trail. Pasgaun is a beautiful village located in the Lamjung district and has preserved its long history, its culture, delicacies and architecture. Enjoy your remaining time roaming around the village and experiencing the culture. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

  • Day 6

    Pas Gaon to Bhujung (1700 m), Hiking duration: 5 to 6 hours

  • After having breakfast, we head towards Khumeru Danda (2200 m). From Khumeru Danda, you can enjoy the stunning views of the himalayan ranges including Mt. Manaslu, Himal Chuli, Ngagi Chuli, Bhujung village and Boudha Himal. After the visit to Khumeru Danda, we move along a dense forest and descend to the Midim river. You can visit the small hydropower station located next to the river. After the visit, we hike for around 30 minutes to reach Bhujung, where more than 400 Gurung families reside. Enjoy the rich culture and interact with the local residents later on the day. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

  • Day 7

    Bhujung to Ghale Gaon (2095 m), Hiking duration: 3 to 4 hours

  • Today, we trek to the famous Ghale Gaun. In Ghale Gaun. We visit the long-established Gale and Gurung villages followed by the famous viewpoint from where various stunning mountain views can be witnessed. some views you can see during a clear day form this point include the Lamjung Himal range, the Annapurna range and the Manaslu mountain range. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

  • Day 8

    Ghale Gaon to Ghan Pohkara (1780 m), Hiking duration: 1 hour

  • Today, we have a leisure day. After breakfast, we explore Ghana Pokhara, which is a large Gurung village. surrounding this village, we will have the privilege of the scenic beauty of the river valley. Especially during the sunset, the valley offers magnificent views of the Mt. Annapurna and Masaslu ranges. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

  • Day 9

    Ghan Pokhara to Khudi (790 m), Hiking duration: 5 to 6 hours

  • Early in the morning, we leave Ghan Pokhara and head towards our next destination, Khudi village. Along today's trail, we will visit a beautiful waterfall and a cave. Furthermore, you can visit the construction site of the Khudi Hydro electricity project. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge. 

  • Day 10

    Drive back to Kathmandu, Driving duration: 7 hours

  • Today, we will make our way back to Kathmandu. After having breakfast, we'll head towards Kathmandu which is about 186 kilometers away. During the drive, you can enjoy the views of the villages, Marsyangdi river, Trishuli river, rice terraces, the mountain ranges and much more. On reaching Kathmandu, Check-in to the hotel and have some rest or stroll around downtown Thamel. Overnight accommodation will be in a hotel.

  • Day 11


  • Have your breakfast in the morning and our office representative will come pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to your the airport regarding your flight time. Have a safe journey onwards.

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