The highlight of the Ghalegaon/Siklis Tara Top Trekking-
- Trekking to Ghalegaon Tara Top takes you to the heaven world of “Gurung” community as the trek is mainly famous for Gurung settlements. It is considered as the earliest Gurung settlements near the surroundings covered by the beautiful stunning Himalayas. Massif views of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna range, Boudha Himal, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal.
- Ghalegaon/Siklis Tara Top Trekking provides you the great opportunity to explore the beautiful sunrise Himalayan views. People have own different cultures, traditions, languages, and rituals. and Gurung cultures,
Trip Summary –
Ghalegaon Tara Top Trekking is 205 Km northwest of Kathmandu and 125 northeast of Pokhara. The village of Ghalegaon sits at the altitude of 2070 meters near to Annapurna. It is very exotic with greenery and surrounded by unpredictable natural beauty. While Tara Top (Hill Top) is at the altitude of 3056 meters and you get amazing breathtaking, close-up view of entire Annapurna Range. However, trail is very new and only a few tourists have ever visited the place. You can experience the untouched cultural practices and their local lifestyle. The route we take covers the famous Gurung settlements, which is surrounded by hills and some mountains. As we trail further you can see rivers, waterfalls, streams, green forests, rhododendrons, alpine pastures, terraced fields. Spectacular views of Machhapuchhre/ Fishtail, Annapurna, Annapurna II, Annapurna IV. Boudha Himal, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal and many other mountains. In addition the scenic views of terraced fields, rivers, hills and rhododendron forest and great himalayas. Next this trek provide you the unforgettable moments of your life during Ghalegaon/Siklis Tara Top Trekking.
Ghalegaon trekking starts from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu valley. After preparing and making every document ready, we take the flight or drive to Pokhara. The flight is scenic with views of valleys, rivers, terraced fields, hills, and mountains. We trek to Karuwa the same day from Pokhara, which take about 4 hours. We stay in Karuwa and the next day, we trek to the popular Gurung settlement. Even though the village is very beautiful with greenery, hills, and mountains surrounding it. Similarly, from here, we hike to Tara Hill Top (3056m) to see the unique mountains. You can see spectacular close-up views of Annapurna Massif, Langtang Himal, and Machhapuchhre.
If you want to do longer trek you can do Annapurna round trek. Likewise, we trek to Parche and along the way pass through rhododendron forest and Gurung village. The next day, we trek to Lamakhet, where the route covers some of the interesting vistas of Annapurna II and rivers. Even though trek to Nayapul from Lamakhet; the route is rocky and terraced slopes are common. From Nayapul, we take a drive to Pokhara for overnight. Now, we finally drive back to the modernized city of Kathmandu.
Day1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
Day2: Sightseeing & Preparation – B
Day3: Fly to Pokhara and trek to Karuwa (1380m) – 35 min & 4 hrs – B.L.D
Day4: Trek to Ghalegaon (1641m) – about 7 hrs – B.L.D
Day5: Trek to Tara Top (3056m) – about 8 hrs – B.L.D
Day6: Trek to Parche (1760m) – about 6 hrs – B.L.D
Day7: Trek to Lamakhet (870m) – about 8 hrs – B.L.D
Day8: Trek to Thak (1340m) – about 4 hrs & drive to Pokhara – B.L.D
Day9: Drive to Kathmandu – about 7 hrs – B.D
Day10: Departure/Farewell – B
(Note: B.L.D, Plan Including / B: Breakfast, L: Lunch & D: Dinner.)