Ghalegoun Village tour

  • Ghalegaun is an exotic pure village gifted with an unparallel scenic splendor and a home to Ghales the legendary mid-hill people of western Nepal. storehouse of a unique ethnic culture Ghelegaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic life style.

    Situated is the district of Lamjung, Ghale Gaun is approximately two hundreds five kelo -meters north west of Kathmandu and north east of Pokhara the pictorial hill town of western Nepal.Ghale Gaun Perched atop a ridge at an altitude of 2016 meters from the sea level, Glale gaun is probably the only place which offers a superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayas including Machhapuchhare(6693m) Annapurna(8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Buddha Himal((6974m), Himalchuli(6747m) and many more smaller peaks.
    Ghalegoun has about 80 houses in Gurung traditional model. Sufficient numbers of houses have been organized for domestic and international visitors with comfortable basic facilities.

    Besides the scenic white Himalayan peaks, the warm and heartfelt hospitality of the Gurung people is also bound to overcome the visitors. Here food items such as grain, vegetable, meat, milk, eggs, are all locally produced and organic. The life-style of the village truly reflects an exotic living ethnic tradition handed down since years. The social life is abounding with interesting rituals of life cycle; birth wedding, death etc., religious events and a lively cultural tradition of dance and music and it is well augmented by interesting locally produced exotic handicrafts and utensils.
    Activities around Ghalegaun may include bird watching tours at Talangyo Lake and walk to the Utter Kanya Temple, Pempro Fall, Batase Cave and the visit to Khudi hydroelectric dam site.

    Cultural Attractions
    Ghalegaun -Ghanpokhara are model villages for experiencing the authentic culture and lifestyle of the Gurung people. In Ghale goun, traditional customs are still followed during births, deaths, marriages and at other important times in a person’s life. Years old cultural dances like the Jhyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghantu, Ghyabring, Krishna Charitra and Jhakri are performed on various occasions accompanied by different musical instruments with the dancers in traditional dress.

    Glale goun is famous for sheep woolen handicraft products. They make clothes and bags from nettle fiber and scarf, towels and shawls from the wool of angora

    Honey Hunting
    Honey hunting which is the collection of honey from the nests of wild bees built on steep cliffs is an age-old tradition. Local honey hunters show their exceptional skills by hanging themselves form cliffs as high as 300 meters using bamboo ladders and hemp ropes, while harvesting the honeycombs. Everyone is thrilled to watch honey hunters at work.

    Getting There
    Ghalegaun and Ghanpkhara lie northwest of Kathmandu and northeast of Pokhara & it is about 205 K.M far from two major cities in distance. The nearest motor road is at Khudi in Lamjung; Khudi can be reached by daily bus services from Kathmandu and Pokhara. The hotels in Khudi provide safe stay with hygienic food; pleasant rooms, clean restrooms .Ghalegaun is about walk from Khudi via another Gurung village Bhalam Chour. The way from Bhalam Chour to Ghalegaun through the dense forest offers opportunities to see many species of animals, birds and butterflies. Ghanpokhara is also a three hours walk from Khudi but it can be also be reached from Beshisahar by passing Kapur Gaon without reaching Khudi.

    Tourist groups are welcomed into Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara with traditional dances. Handicraft exhibition and other entertainment programs are also performed for guests. Trekkers can participate in traditional musical program of Rodhi every evening. Trekking to and staying at Ghalegaun and Ghanpokhara is an exciting and enjoyable experience for both international and domestic tourists.

    Lodging and food
    Comfortable & clean rooms/restrooms are available at Gurung houses. There is no electricity in the village.Solar Lamps and water heating system facilities are available .There are a few community lodges available .About 100 tourists can be accommodated both in Ghalegaon and Ghanpokhara. Good camping sites are also available too.
    Organic food like cereals, vegetables, milk products, eggs and meat prepared in traditional way is served to guests. 

  • Day 01:
    Meet Our represantative at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight Hotel.

    Day 02:
    After breakfast 6 hours drive to Besisahar, 2 hour Travel by vehicle for Baglupani/Kapur Gaun, 2 hour walk for Ghalegaun, Welcome by villagers, Welcome Drinks, Dinner Rest. Overnight Ghalegaun (2016m).

    Day 03:
    Wake up early morning. Follow by tea, Viewing the sunrise, Mt. Annapurna & Manaslu Ranges, Khudi, Medem River valley & many more. Breakfast. Tour to Talangyo Pound & Birds watching. Tour to tea farm, Gurung lifestyle, evening sight scenes, Gurung Culture Entertainment, Dinner/ Rest (Overnight Ghanpokhara (2100m).

    Day 04:
    Wakeup early morning, viewing the morning sight scene, Farwell program after breakfast. 3 hours adventure jungle walk, viewing the cliff honey hunting site, Khudi Hydro project Damp & power house site, Batasay cave, lunch, one and half hour walk Khudi river bank for Khudi village Via Tarapu. Swimming at Natural swimming pool. Dinner slideshow program. Rest (over night Khudi 792 m.).

    Day 05:
    Breakfast 2 and half hours travel by Vehicle for Vimal Nagar, Lunch, Tour to Siddha Cave, 4 hour drive to Kathmandu. O/N at Hotel.

    Day 06:
    Full Day Sightseeing in Kathmandu world heritage sites & over Nights hotel

    Day 07:

    Transfer to the international airport to connect onward flight.


  • Cost Include

    • Pick up drop airport- hotel airport by car/ van depend on group size,

    • Hotel in kathmanud, BB basis

    • Private vehicle during the tour

    • 3 time meal, lunch dinner and breakfast during the tours,

    • Acap and TIMS permits to entry ghale goun,

    • Tea and coffee

    • Guide and required porter

    • Sightseeing in Kathmandu by private vehicle & guide

    Cost Exclude

    -Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    -Your travel insurance
    -International flight and departure tax
    -Any expense of personal nature
    -Nepal entry visa fee
    -Any kinds of Bar bills
    -Entrance & donation while sightseeing in kathmandu


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