Ghale Gaun is a village which is one of the best village in south Asian country for a homestay based tourism destination in Nepal. It is situated at an altitude of 2070 m from sea level which belongs to the warrior ethnic Gurung tribe. This beautiful village lies in along the round Annapurna circuit route a whole world, as well as Nepal, ‘s a popular trekking destination. Most of the men serve in military groups in Nepal/ Indian /British army as well as police services and besides that main occupation is agriculture and animal husbandry.
The total houses are about 115 and the majority of inhabitants are Gurungs. This majestic village is only 205 km northwest of Kathmandu and 125 km northeast of Pokhara. The lane of roads is stone-paved and clean. One can feel peace and harmony when one will be there. The hospitality of the people out there is overwhelming. Ghalegaun is famous for its homestay. The visitors are provided with accommodation in the villagers’ houses with a home-cooked meal and are treated as the family member, not the outsider. The accommodations are simple but comfortable with good bedding as well as clean toilet facilities.
The fact of the Ghalegaun:
Ghalegaun Village Tour
2100 meter / Elevation profile
70 km Approx.
Type of Trek
Deluxe / Standard / Economy
Fixed or Customized (Group, single, or Senior packages available)
Cultural, Environmental education, Family travel, Nature cruises, Photography, single tour and senior tours, Religious
Possible views of Mountains
Machhapuchare (6693m) Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal (6974m), Himalchuli (6747m) and many smaller peaks
Food & Accommodation :
The visitors are provided with accommodation in the villagers’ houses with a home-cooked meal and are treated as the family member, not the outsider. The accommodations are simple but comfortable with good bedding as well as clean toilet facilities. Two persons will be permitted to live in a house but some times with request changes can be made too.
Climate is most pleasurable in Spring and autumn but the tour can be made many times round the year. The winter is colder some times with snowfall.
Welcome, Farewell & cultural program:
Visitor groups are welcomed in Ghalegaun with traditional dances. Handicraft exhibition and other entertainment programs are also performed for visitors. Visitors can even participate in traditional Rodhi (cultural night) every evening. Trekking to and staying at Ghalegaun is an exciting and enjoyable experience for visitors. If you really want a new taste of Nepalese culture and lifestyle, than Ghalegaun is one of the best destinations for you. The villagers welcome you with their own traditions and they fare well you in their own way with songs blessings and Tikas. No doubt, the farewell and their hospitality which will reflect on your heart through life.
Traditional rituals are still followed during births, deaths, marriages and at other important times in a person’s life. Traditional 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. New Year, Lhosar, Buddha Jayanti is celebrated with a lot of traditional Ghantu dance.
Day 01: Arrival in International Airport Nepal.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour.
Day 03: Drive by Bus to Besisahar. Trek up to Ghalegaun
Day 04: Ghalegaun village exploration day with pretty nice panoramic view of mountains i.e Dhaulagiri 8167 mtrs, Annapurna range, Manaslu range Ganesh Himalayan range , & langtang range. Also beautiful sun set.
Day 05: Ghalegaun to Laxmi Bazar / Bhorletar .
Day 06: Drive Bhorletar to Kathmandu and Farewell dinner.
Day 07: Departure from Kathmandu.