Ghalegaun – Ghanpokhara Round Tour is most popular tour which is located east of the Marshyngdi River, between Gorkha and Lamjung district. The trail starts from Khudi via Besisahar to Ghalegaon and Ghanpokhara. The Villages are predominantly habited by Gurungs of this region.
The trail passes through other Gurung villages, Bhujung, Pasgaun, Pakhrikot, Nangidhar finally ending at Pokhara. Visitors can see spectacular panoramic views of Annapurna range,Dhaulagiri,Manaslu,Lamjung and Hiunchuli, if weather permits.The local communities in these villages perform cultural shows for visitors on request. Accommodation is available at community-run home-stays.The local people also perform traditional Ghatu,Ghaybru,Krishnacharitra,Jhankri/lama and many local cultural dances for visitors dressed in traditional attire.
There are many interesting traditional places like Budhists Gompas,Temples and Gurungs Museum where the visitors can get brief information of their life style and culture.
There are three different ways to reach the village, each trail passes through the Friendly villages, terraced field, green pasture of grassland and rich in fauna including medical herbs, rhododendron forests. Visitors can also visit honey-hunting place in Ghanpokhara village. So, we recommend our clients to visit once these places for a life time memory. The Village Development committee, Nepal Tourism Board, Annapurna Conservation Area project (ACAP) and many non government organizations helping this rural tourism promotion.
Hospitality of the people out there is overwhelming. The villagers welcome with red tika and garland. The concept of â€œAtithi Devo Bhawaâ€ is completely followed by the habitat of this village. Ghalegaun is famous for it home stay. The visitors are provided with accommodation in the villagers’ houses with home cooked meal and are treated as the family member not the outsider. The accommodations are simple but comfortable with good bedding as well as clean toilet facilities.