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Gurung Heritage Trail

Explore the Gurung culture of Nepal, a ethnic group

Trip Overview

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code TMG-GT100
  • Start Point Kathmandu
  • End Point Kathmandu
  • Trip Duration 11 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Activity Educational Tour
  • Region Annapurna Region
  • Trip Staff Trekking Guide, Porter
  • Transportation Private Vehicle
  • Trip Style BLD
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max Elevation 1400 m
  • Group Size 1-12 pax
  • Accomodation Value
  • Trip Type Small Group Guided Trips
  • Best Time March, April, May, September, October, November, December

Trip Highlights

  • Cultural trek in Nepal
  • A rich ethnical group
  • Life, culture and tradition
  • Mountain people and their daily routine
  • Peaceful and less trekkers route
  • Remote villages and the traditional houses
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US$ 10201200per person
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Trip Overview

Gurung Heritage Trail takes you to the villages of the Gurung People, the descendants of the Mongolian People, that’s what the history tells if we trace back their origin, and the history book tells that they are brave and served the British Government during the Second World War. They are found in western and eastern Nepal, including central Nepal, such as Kaski, Lamjung, Baglung, Gorkha, and Dhading. But you will visit their villages that are in western Nepal where you will also see lots of mountains, including hills and forests.

If you have decided on the Gurung Heritage Trail in 2022, then you can directly fly to Pokhara, the city of lakes, which has the Pokhara International Airport. Thus you will save 2 days, and you do not need to fly to Kathmandu as shown in the itinerary below. The representative of Travel Max Guide will help you to check in a hotel and from there guide you to the final destination of the Gurung Heritage Trail.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is a must because you are trekking near the mountains at an altitude of more than 3000 m. You must ensure in your country before coming to Nepal, before starting your trek. Please bring with you a copy of insurance, and your insurance policy must cover the medical expenses, helicopter evacuation from the altitude of 5000 m to 6000 m, and other things related to your health. Please give the copy to TRAVEL MAX GUIDE. It will send the information to the insurance company if you use the mountain rescue operation, mentioned above.

Passport and visa

Before coming to Nepal, your passport has must have the validity of 6 months, and you can put the visa on your passport at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. The current cost of the Nepalese visa is the US $ 40 for 30 days, and you must also bring 4 passport-sized photos. If you are from China or SAARC countries, a free visa will be provided to you.

Trekking Information

The following are the best seasons for trekking in Nepal, and each of these has its charm, the one which is on the top of the list is the best.

  • Winter season (December – February, including September, October, and November)
  • Spring season (March-May)

As a trekker, you can do different types of trekking in Nepal, and they have been given below.

  • Tea House Trekking (Lodge Trek)
  • Camping
  • Home Stay 

Walk miles for a good cause

TMG Adventure is not just a tour operator in Nepal but also a contributor for a good cause to our communities and the Himalayas people especially working on behalf of children where are abundant from education. Company work through FAN (First Act Nepal) It’s a team that works purely for our children. Support for their well being through education providing child sponsorship programs. Assisting them in school uniforms, stationery, and school fees.

TMG Adventure donates a certain amount of its income to FAN annually, and the amount that it donates varies from year to year because the income that it earns also varies from year to year. Sometimes the income of TMG Adventure is high, and sometimes, it is low. Accordingly, the donation is made.

TMG Adventure also has a volunteering program, and if you are interested, then you can help these children through this program. For more, you can contact us via email, make a call or visit our office. You can also be a part of encouragement by engaging and sharing your ideas in our project.

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Itinerary & Maps

Itinerary & Maps

Below is an existing itinerary; this is a standard itinerary of ours, but you can customize the itinerary to meet your specific needs. You can prepare the itinerary that is going to work best for you. Your itinerary should be based on your interest. You can make your itinerary unique by adding fun to it. Travel Max Guide gives the topmost value to your customized itinerary because it has experienced trekking guides to make your itinerary better as well as make it easier for you to travel and have a good time in Nepal.

Welcome to the Land of Himalayas, a birthplace of Lord Buddha; known as “The Light of Asia” and also the City Of Temples- Kathmandu Valley. To receive you, our staff will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport. You can notice him, holding company signboard. After that, will transfer you to the hotel. If you have some spare time, you can walk to the street of Thamel. A company representative will meet you and explain to you about your trip in detail.

  • Accomodation

    Comfort

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private room

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

The sightseeing that you are going to do, today, comprises of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and they can be categorized as Stupas, Temples, and Palaces. The sightseeing can be personalized, according to your interest, and all the effective route planning for the sightseeing will be done by the city guide of TMG, focusing on all the values of your satisfaction like how much time you want to spend, the mode of transportation you want to choose, such as rickshaw, private car, cycle, and it also takes walking distance into account.

 

  • Kathmandu Durbar Square

From the hotel where you are staying, nothing is near the Kathmandu Durbar Square. It was a ceremonial site; it was a palace where the would-be kings used to be coronated in the past, now it is a palace cum museum, and to be there is to experience how the royals spend their life. Stand among the monuments, temples, and statues that back to the 17th and 18th centuries.

 

  • Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)

Be well prepared in advance because this stupa is located at quite an altitude and is more than 2,000 years old. This is the most important of all the Buddhist Stupas in Nepal and has a fascinating face of Lord Buddha on every side, and its base has the stonework of 5 Dhyani Buddhas – Vairocana, Ratnasambhava, Amitabha, Amoghasiddhi, and Aksobhya, and each of these represents the wisdom of Lord Buddha. People flock to this stupa to see the birds-eye view of Kathmandu.

 

  • Pashupatinath 

Pashupatinath is as old as the hills, but the Hindu Committees of Nepal, looks after it, such as renovation and maintenance, and there are new adds on in and around the temple. Pashupatinath is the most important temple of Lord Shiva and located not far away from the heart of Kathmandu. Only Hindus are permitted to enter from the main gate to Pashupatinath Temple. As a visitor, you will enjoy the rich combination of architecture from a distance. If you are lucky, then you might see the Hindu Cremation taking place.

 

  • Bouddhanath 

Bouddhanath is also a stupa. It is one of the holiest pilgrimages of the Buddhists. It has a white doom just like Swayambhunath, whatever the myth is, it contains the bones of Kasyapa Buddha (Buddha incarnation), while others say it contains the bone of Lord Buddha. Around the base of the stupa are 108 small images of the Dhyani Buddha Amitabha. Go anytime to enjoy these images.

  • Accomodation

    Comfort

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private room

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

kathmandu valley
boudha nepal

Early morning as the schedule, your guide will be in your hotel to pick up you. After that, you will head to the tourist bus station. Approximately after traveling 6 hours, will reach the City of Lake- Pokhara. On the way, you will see the beautiful landscapes, villages, rivers and small towns. In the evening time, you can walk through the beautiful lake, Fewa Lake and Lakeside of Pokhara. It’s a touristic place in Nepal where you can spend you memorable evening time.

  • Accomodation

    Comfort

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private room

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Tourist Bus

lakeside pokhara
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Additional Services
  • Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara
    USD 90

After having our breakfast we will head to Bijayapur and Kalikasthan, and then Thunsikot. This point will be our final point for today. You can explore the villages, in monsoon time, you can see the paddy fields.

  • Accomodation

    Homestay

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/ Private room

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Surface Transport

After having our breakfast, we will start walking, we will trek to Pasgaun. Pasgaun is famous for its local culture and tradition. Today we will stay in a homestay.

  • Accomodation

    Homestay

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private room

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Walking

After having your breakfast, we will start our trekking. We will head to Khumeru Danda, a spot from where you can see the stunning views of Mt. Manaslu, Himal Chuli, Ngagi Chuli, Bhujung village. After all having we will descend for a while, where you can see small hydropower in Midim Khola. Approximately after ascending for half an hour, you will reach Bhujung village, a small habitat around 400 households with an enriching of cultural heritage.

  • Accomodation

    Homestay

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private room

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Walking

Today will be our special day because we are going to head to Gale Gaun- village. This village is very well known for Gale and Gurung’s life and culture. It’s an old village of Gurung in Nepal. There is also a viewpoint from where you can see the famous mountain like Annapurna ranges, Lamjung Himal ranges, and Manaslu ranges.

  • Accomodation

    Homestay

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private room

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Walking

After having our breakfast, today we will head to Khudi, where you can see Khudi Hydropower. In the meantime, you will see the waterfalls, caves, and hills with terrace farming.

  • Accomodation

    Homestay

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/ Private room

  • Meals provided

    BLD

  • Transportation

    Walking

Today we are going to head to the capital. On the way, you can see the rivers, hills and the local towns. After having the hectic trekking schedule, you will get the time to rest.

  • Accomodation

    Comfort

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private room

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Surface Transport

This day will go for you. Walk around the Thamel and explore the narrow street, buy a souvenir and taste the foods over there. In the evening time, we will have a farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with a cultural show.

  • Accomodation

    Comfort

  • Types of room

    Twin sharing/Private Room

  • Meals provided

    MAP

  • Transportation

    Walking

Before 3 hours of your scheduled flight time, the company staff will come to your hotel to drop you to the airport.

  • Accomodation

    Comfort

  • Meals provided

    Breakfast

  • Transportation

    Private Vehicle

Cost and Dates

Cost & Dates

The price below is per person. If you have more than 8 people, then please feel free to ask for a discount. Those who love to do a single trip or a special trip with family, friends, and yourself, you can fill up the private journey or a tailor-made journey. According to your requirements, we will send you the price. TMG is happy to serve you very much.

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