Annapurna Gurung Heritage Trail Trek

Trip Facts

  • Cost Start FromContact Us
  • Duration 8 Days
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • TransportationBus
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • DestinationNepal
  • Accommodation: Lodge to lodge
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About Trip

Gurung Heritage Trail Trek, as the name suggests is an enchanting journey into the local lifestyle of Nepal. Ideally designed for novice trekkers who love nature walks, the easy route climbs a few uphills, yet provides astounding views of the Himalayas. Manaslu, Annapurna II, Machhapucchre, Annapurna, Lamjung, Himalchuli et cetera are easily visible from the villages. En route, dense forests, refreshing waterfalls, and beautiful rivers pass by as nature's beauty reflects among them in the early morning mists, chirping of birds or simply in the burning rhododendron hills. Among annapurna region trek, Gurung heritage trek is mixed of experience. 

Trip Highlights

Impressive mountain views and attractive landscape amid leisurely walks through friendly ethnic villages with just a day's backpack to carry and lots to discover. The Gurung Heritage Trail Trek walks through the village of the hyped honey hunters of Nepal besides exploring white water rafting and the preserved beauty of the conservation area. Views of majestic peaks like Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal, and Annapurna ranges add to the charm of the trek.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arive at Kathmandu, 1350M
  • Day 02:Kathamandu to Besisahar
  • Day 03:besisahar to ghalegaun
  • Day 04: Ghalegaun to Bhujung
  • Day 05:Bhujung to Pashgaun
  • Day 06:Pashguan to Pakrikhot
  • Day 07:Pakhrikot to Pokhara
  • Day 08:Pokhara to Kathmnadu

Cost Includes

  • from the airport to hotel and hotel to airport transfer by private vehicle
  • Three nights’ accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Kathmandu to Kathmandu surface transportation ( road and flight )
  • Transportation road and flight for Guide and Nepali crews while applicable
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide) and High Altitude trekking local Sherpa porters to carry your luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter maximum weight 20 kg) including their allowance wages, salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging expenses during a trek
  • Full board meals BLD ( breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) during the trek as per available food menu in tea houses/Lodges
  • Three times a cup of tea or coffee during the trek
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis 
  • Down jacket and trekking Equipment for local Staff
  • Annapurna conservation area Permit Fee (ACAP)
  • TIMS card Permit (Trekkers Information Management System) for responsible tourism and porter protects
  • Basic group medical supplies  (First Aid medical kit will be available)
  • Medical and health insurance for local crew members
  • All government and local taxes 

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee 
  • International flight ticket to arrive in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara
  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu if the early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses ( Telephone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Extra Tea coffee, Snacks, energy chocolates ETC
  • Personal travel and medical insurance and medicine if you using any regular medicine
  • Helicopter evacuation and emergency rescue
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Any other items which are not in include section

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Arive at Kathmandu, 1350MAfter arriving in Kathmandu representative of Mountain Rock Treks will pick up you by our private vehicle and transfer you to the Hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu
  • Day 02Kathamandu to BesisaharEarly morning after breakfast we will depart to Besisahar one of the main entry point of famous Annapurna trekking. It takes about 6-7 hrs drive. Overnight in Besisahar
  • Day 03besisahar to ghalegaunAfter breakfast around 3 hrs drives we will reach in Ghalegaun and attend welcome program organized by mother’s group of Ghalegaun. After lunch, we will sightsee of the surroundings. Overnight in Ghalegaun
  • Day 04 Ghalegaun to BhujungEarly morning after some tea we will take a 5 min walk to viewpoint tower and view of sunrise and snowcapped mountains. Then we return back to the village and sightseeing of Gurung museum. After lunch, we will trek 3 hours to Bhujung village, which is known as the village of wild bee honey hunters. On the way sightseeing of historical uttarkanya temple, community-based tea garden of ghalegaun and Bhujung village. Overnight in Bhujung
  • Day 05Bhujung to PashgaunOn this day we will trek to pashgaun another Gurung village which is still untouched by modernity. It takes about 5 hours walk. Overnight in Pashgaun
  • Day 06Pashguan to PakrikhotAfter breakfast, we will sightsee the village and after having lunch trek to pakrikhot which takes about 5 hrs. While moving on the way view of snowcapped mountains, historical forts and village blow your mind. Overnight in Parkikhot
  • Day 07Pakhrikot to PokharaAfter breakfast, we will take a short hike to thumsikhot and take a drive to pokhara. Rest of time we will do leisure activities in Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara
  • Day 08Pokhara to Kathmnadu

Trip Note

Above itinerary can be re-designed as per your interest & preferences. Let us know whether you would like some changes