Gurja Himal Trek - Gurja Khani | Hidden Village : Himalayan Smile Treks

Gurja Himal Trek

This Gurja himal trekking trail less tourist are visited. It is really Hidden jewelers in Annapurna area. The trekking trail pass through the wild and beautiful Dhaula valley, the village nestles on a sunny shelf beneath the snows of the Dhaulagiri range. The hidden village is an undiscovered gem.

  • Trip Fact - 16 days
  • Trip Fact: 16 days
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  • Trip Code: HST-AN-21
  • Trek Start: Okhala (20310 m)
  • Trek End: Beni (900 m)
  • Grade : Moderate/Difficult
  • Highest Elevation: 3900 m
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 People
  • Best time: September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek: Teahouse / Tent
Gurja himal trek

Gurja Himal trek route offers spectacular mountain view of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain range.This Gurja himal trekking trail less tourist are visited. It is really Hidden jewelers in Annapurna area. The trekking trail pass through the wild and beautiful Dhaula valley, the village nestles on a sunny shelf beneath the snows of the Dhaulagiri range. The hidden village is an undiscovered gem. It is can experience to well-beaten routes with encounter with local people and your expenditure goes to help those most innocent villagers.

Gurja Himal trek highlights is to close-up view of 7th highest mountain Mout Dhaulagiri (8172 m). The dazzling white beautiful mountain Dhaulagiri(8172 m),Gurja Himal (7193 m) and Churen himal (7371 m) mountain range. The Chntyal village the most people of “Bishwakarma” subsist on farming and herding. They are view practice their traditional blacksmith skills. About dress of theirs the men wear thick wool jackets woven by women and felted to make them waterproof. In summer season they ascend as high at 5,000 meters with their herds. In winter when snow falls in the village they descend to temporary dwellings in the lower valley Dhaula. The village is a labyrinth of narrow alley ways the houses so tight that the slates of one roof touch those of the opposite house. The older homes display intricately carved wooden windows for which Gurja Khani craftsmen are renowned.

Gurja Himal trek most pleasant village is Gurja Khani where can spend a few days for extra activities. Early morning can hike Gurja Himal view point. The trail continuous climbs gently up to an old apple orchard just lap of the Gurja Himal. The trail follow through the clusters of rhododendrons before the trail descend to Khegas a pleasant meadow and shepherds huts. After lunch can hike old copper mines , honey hunting area and bird watching. Gurja Himal Trek route can view typical local cultural dance performing by mothers group or youth club. In Gurja Khani has a several family run home stays. The owner are well trained about hospitality and tourism.

Gurja Himal Trek Highlight

Dhaulagiri I: 8172 meters, best views Rugachaur pass, Jaljalla pass, Gurjaghat pass, Mudi, Dansilek pass, and between Dharapani and Machim. Dhaulagiri II: 7751 meters, best views Dhamja pass and Dansilek. Dhaulagiri III: 7751 meters, best views Dhamja pass and Dansilek. Dhaulagiri IV: 7661 meter, best views generally hidden by Gurja Himal Dhaulagiri V: 7618 meter, best views jaljalla pass, Dhamja pass and Dansilek. Dhaulagiri VI: 7268 meter, best views generally hidden by Gurja Himal. Gurja Himal: 7193 meter, best views Gurja khani Deorali, between Dharapani and Machim; Rugachaur pass, jaljalla pass, Gurjaghat pass, Dansilek, Dhamja pass and tributaries along Dhaula canyon. Churen Himal: 7372 meter, best views Rugachaur pass, jaljalla pass, Gurja Deorali and Gurjaghat pass. Pyutha Hiunchuli: 7246 meter, best views Rugachaur pass, jaljalla pass, Gurjaghat pass and Dhamja pass.

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