Breeding ground in the lap of the Himalayas Ghala gaun proffer you an archetypical Nepali village taste. In the thick of south asia ghale gaun lamjung is popular in cultural (Gurung tradition) and international tourists. It is also known as the best place for home stay which occupied 2 nd position after Sirubhari in syangja. If you want to see the local life of Nepal then staying at homestay will definitely be best choice for you. Being one of the location on the way of Annapurna trekking route, Ghale gau will leave you with some of the most eye-catching view of the Himalayas.
Ghale gaun will hang on to your lungful of air with its glorious prospective view of the several peaks:- Machhapuchhare (6693m), Annapurna IV (8091m), Annapurna II (7939m), Annapurna IV (7525m), lamjung himal, Buddha himal (6974m), Himchuli (6747m) etc. The village is boarder with green hills and high Himalayas. It comes to life at first light (sunrise) and if you are lucky and the weather allow you’ll see the Santi stupa of Pokhara. It’s famous for honey hunting and you also get to know how the people harvest wild honey. Some other visit site in ghale gaun are:- Tea garden, Batase cave, Ghanpokhara village, colourful flower(Rhododendrons), Talangyo lake(where different kind of birds garther), waterfalls, rivers, green forest, valley, The Samba chhyoling stupa, Nassar Danda, lami lake, khudi hyddro-electric dam site and many more.
The village welcomes you whole heartily. Women greet you with a tika and garlands and usher you into their homes. They will take care of you and treat you as a family member.
The residents of the village are Gurungs; culturally rich people. They play various music instruments and perform cultural dances such as jyaure, serka, dohori, ghatu, sorathi decked up in their traditional attire which is an enriching experience. Residing 125 kilometers northeast of pokhara, Ghalegaun is nearested to Kundi, Lamjung. There are many possible routes one could take to reach Ghalegaun along with the majestic views. Some of them are:
- Beshishar - Baglung pani - Kapurgaun - Ghalegaun
- Beshishar - Khudi - Simpani - Ghale Gaun
- Beshishar - Khudi - Ghanpokhara - nayu - Ghale Gaun
- Pokhara - Thumsikot - Pakhurikot - Pasgaun - Bhujung - Ghale Gaun
- Beshishar - Pasgaun - Bhujung - Ghale Gaun
- Beshishar - bahundanda - Koto - Duthpokhari - Ghanpokhara - Ghale Gaun
It is best to travel in spring and in winter season with snowfalls adding to its beauty. Ghale gaub is a short walking trek and is among the gurung heritage trial trek. If you have short time allocated for Nepal then this tour should be in your list. Ghale gau will definitely leave you with beautiful memories.