Ghale Gaun Home Stay

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We arrange a beautiful homestay trip to the most charming village of Nepal called Ghale Gaun. This village is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparallel scenic grandeur and a home to GHALES the famed Gorkhas the legendary mid-hill people of western Nepal. Repository of a unique ethnic culture Ghale Gaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle. Located in the district of Lamjung, Ghale Gaun is approximately 205km northwest of Kathmandu and 125 km northeast of Pokhara the picturesque hill town of western Nepal. Perched atop a ridge at an altitude of 2016 meters from sea level, Glalegaun is probably the only place that commands a superb breathtaking view of majestic western Himalayas including Machhapuchhare(6693m) Annapurna(8091m), Annapurna II (7939m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal((6974m), Himalchuli (6747m) and many smaller peaks.

Taking advantage of such a unique location, Ghalegaun- a picturesque hamlet of about 95 Nepali-style houses, has recently been marketed as a new destination to experience Village tourism. Accordingly quite a number of houses have been prepared for domestic and international visitors with comfortable basic amenities. Besides the scenic extravaganza of the peaks, the warm and sincere hospitality of the Ghale people is also bound to overwhelm the visitors. Here food items such as grain, vegetables, meat, milk, and eggs, are all locally produced and are indeed for any chemical fertilizers. In addition, the lifestyle of the village truly reflects an exotic living ethnic tradition handed down for ages.

The social life is replete with interesting rituals of the 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 include bird watching at Talangyo Lake and visits to the Utter Kanya Temple, Pempro Fall, Batase Cave, and the Khudi hydroelectric dam site.   

Outline Itinerary

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Day 1:Drive from Kathmandu to Bulbule:

About 10 hours drive from Kathmandu to Bulbule. Overnight at local house.  

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Place:Kathmandu
  • Maximum Altitude:1350m

4 hours trek from Bulbule to Ghale Gaun (2,095m). Here you can enjoy the magnificent views of sunrise and sunset. The mountain views of Mt. Annapurna and Manaslu ranges and river valley add another dimension to this trip. The Himalayan culture dance offered on the way amuses the visitors. Ghalegaun is a traditional Gurung village situated in the lap of the Annapurna range. Here you are offered in depth experience of the culture of the Gurungs at their home stays and through cultural programs. There are Gurung pilgrimage sites in and around this region, including the Samba Chhyoling Gompa at Nassar Danda. The peaks such as Annapurna range, Lamjung, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and several other unnamed can be seen from these villages. The area is enriched with green pastures of grasslands and can be found fauna including medicinal herbs, rhododendron forest with various kinds of Himalayan birds and wild animals. 

  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Ghale Gaun

About half an hour trek from Ghalegaun to Ghanpokhara (2,157m).You can enjoy the view of sunrise and surrounding mountains as Mt. Annapurna and Manaslu ranges. You can experience the village tour. Ghanpokhara is about 100m above Ghalegaun.

  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Ghanpokhara
  • Maximum Altitude:2157m

Trek from Ghanpokhara to Khudi and it takes about five hours. This day you can see waterfall and cave. You can also visit construction site of Khudi Hydro Electricity Project. 

  • Accommodation:Guest House
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Place:Khudi

Drive from Khudi to Kathmandu. The drive will take about 8 hrs. Alpine Eco Trek’s representative will receive you at the bus park and transfer to your hotel. 


    • Pick up and drops by private coach.
    • Standard accommodation on a breakfast basis.
    • While trekking tented camp or basic lodges with Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, coffee, etc...
    • An English speaking guide for your whole trip.
    • All activities as per above program.
    • All tour permits and entry fees.
    • All surface Transportation whole trip.
    • Your travel insurance
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
    • Personal clothing and equipment.
    • Tips for guide and driver. (Tipping is expected). 

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    Cost: contact us for fresh information and up-to-date price details. 

    Ram Kumar Adhikari
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