Ghale Gaun - A Beautiful Village Famous for Home Stay, Hiking route, Sightseeing and Mountain Viewing

Ghalegaun (Nepali: घलेगाउँ) is a popular scenic tourist destination in Lamjung District. The village is situated at the altitude of 2,095 meters, approximately 108 km northwest of Kathmandu and 12.5 km northeast of Pokhara, Nepal. The beautiful tourist village is surrounded by Annapurna Circuit. The SAARC Village Tourism Museum is one of the attractions of Ghalegaun which is inaugurated by Bidhya Devi Bhandari in 2017.

Ghale Gaun, one of the most popular homestay villages in Nepal that are also known for preserving its authentic Gurung culture. Homestay has emerged as a popular form of accommodation in Nepal in recent years, especially since it provides an immersive, firsthand experience of local cultures to travelers who stay in the homes of the people rather than in hotels and lodges along a route.

Ghale Gaun has emerged as one of the most popular destinations for both domestic and international travelers looking to experience local culture while enjoying the beautiful scenery around. Some of the mountains that you can see from this beautiful village are Machapuchare, Annapurna II, Annapurna, Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, Himalchuli and Bouddha Himal.

Adding to is popularity is the way the locals have preserved their culture despite all odds. Traditional customs are still followed during births, deaths, marriages and other rituals, while age-old song-and-dance forms like Jyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghatu, Sorathi, Jankri, etc, are performed on various occasions accompanied by different musical instruments.

If you are looking for an opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of Nepal's cities and explore the hidden wonders of its villages, then this is an ideal trip for you.
  • See breathtaking views of the western Himalayas
  • Experience Gurung culture firsthand
  • Admire the pristine landscape surrounding Ghale Gaun
  • Enjoy performances of traditional Gurung music and dance

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