Dominated by the Himalayan mountain range and the brooding presence of the mighty Mount Everest, Nepal assures the visitor of scenic panoramas. Nepal boasts a number of UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, seven of which lie within the Kathmandu valley. These ancient temples and palace complexes are inspiring examples of skilled craftsmanship – exquisite thangkas, gold-painted stupas and intricate woodcarvings can be seen at every turn, portraying Nepal’s unique and complex blend of religions and beliefs.
In the hills around Kathmandu are found the rural retreats of Dhulikhel and Nagarkot, ideal for a night or two. Further west, situated by the serene Phewa Tal Lake, is Pokhara, often referred to as the ‘adventure capital’ of Nepal. To the south in the Terai region is Chitwan National Park where visitors may be fortunate enough to view the splendid Royal Bengal tiger or the one-horned rhinoceros. Also not be missed is the holy town of Lumbini, the reputed birthplace of Buddha and a site of pilgrimage.
The Nepalese government is aiming at developing the main culturally, naturally, historically important villages as village tourism centres. In those villages, there is the facility of the homestay. They have full filled the basic tourist standard as coded by the government. In Nepal this concept of village tourism is new. If you have had been in any homestay places all around the globe, your best experience can be used to enhance the quality of village tourism here in Nepal. This program will be a milestone to help develop village tourism in Nepal. We can give training on hygienic management, cooking, cultural preservation etc. We are looking ahead to take you to the famous homestay destinations of the country.
Ghale Gaun village the best village among south Asian villages is the perfect example of home stay based tourism destination in Nepal which is situated at an altitude of 2070 m from sea level which belongs to 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 army, Indian army, 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 rustic and traditional settlements, the ancestral home of brave Gurungs Ghale Gaun lies in the Ghale Uttar Kanya Village development committee. The lane of the road is stone-paved and clean. One can feel peace and harmony when one will be there. These days everyone is praising the place and also in these few years, Ghalegaun has developed tremendously and the homestay. It has attracted many foreign as well as domestic visitors. Ghale women normally wear blue and red attire, called Ghalek and lungi and men were Kachad, Bakchu etc.