Ghale Gau- Ghanpokhara
Now a days tourist destinations are changing causes of spoiling culture , nature, construction of the road and crowed by tourist in a single destination. For preserve the culture and nature local community start to build up some basic infrastructure for the tourist and attract tourist in their home as a paying guest . Ghale -Gau is also one the hot spot for village tourism. Apart from the stunning landscape and views of the Annapurna region, Ghalegaun offers a real opportunity to become a part of village life, lodging with local Gurung families. This area is also home to the famous honey hunters of Nepal. This short trek is the perfect complement to discovering some of the other highlights of Nepal – historic towns, white water rafting and the country’s most famous conservation area. Ghalegaun is an exotic pristine village endowed with an unparallel scenic grandeur and a home to Gheles the famed Gurungs the legendary mid-hill people of western Nepal. Repository of a unique ethnic culture Ghelegaun is a true microcosm of stunning natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic life style.
Located is the district of Lamjung, the picturesque hill town of western Nepal.
Taking advantage of such a unique location, Ghalegaun- a picturesque hamlet of about 95 Gurung style houses, has recently been marketed as a new destination to experience Village tourism. 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 Gurung people is also bound to overwhelm the visitors. They will serve you food items such as grain, vegetable, meat, milk, eggs, are all locally produced and are indeed for any chemical fertilizers. In addition, the life-style of the village truly reflects an exotic living ethnic tradition handed down since ages. The social life is replete 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 include bird watching at Talangyo Lake and visits to the Utter Kanya Temple, Pempro Fall, Batase Cave and the Khudi hydroelectric dam site.
Ghalegaun -Ghanpokhara are model villages for experiencing the typical culture and lifestyle of the Gurung people. Traditional customs are still followed during births, deaths, marriages and at other important times in a person?s life. Age-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.
Visitors to Ghalegaun-Ghanpokhara are welcomed with offering of garlands and tika while music and dances are performed and traditional farewell songs are sung when guests depart. Nepali New Year and Buddha Jayanti are celebrated with traditional dance called Ghatu.
Day to day itinerary
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02 : Full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley, hotel
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara, hotel
Day 04 : Drive to Thunsikot, camp
Day 05 : Trek to Pas Gaon, camp
Day 06 : Trek to Bhujung, camp
Day 07 : Trek to Ghale Gaon / Ghanapokhara, camp
Day 08 : Explore Ghanapokhara, camp
Day 09 : Trek to Khudi, camp
Day 10 : Drive back to Kathmandu, hotel
Day 11 : Free day in Kathmandu, hotel
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination