Ghale gaun is one of the exotic villages in the country, endowed with unparallel scenic views. It is the home of legendary ethnic groups called Gurungs and Ghales, lying in the western Nepal in the foot hill of Lamjung Himal. Lucky are those, who visit this mysterious village, can experience and recollect a fondest memory in lifetime seeing such a unique culture, tradition and unspoiled life style. Ghale Gaun is located in Lamjung district that lies nearly 20.5 km north west of Kathmandu or 12.5 km north east of Pokhara. This picturesque village lies on the top at an altitude of 2016 meters from the sea level. The Gaun is perhaps, the only place in Nepal, from where one can have a superb breathtaking view of majestic Himalayas including of Machhapuchhare (6639 m) Himalchuli (6747m) Annapurna IV (7525 m) Lamjung Himal, Bouddha Himal (6974 m), Himalchuli (6747 m) and many other small peaks. In later days, this picturesque village and its traditional but stylish houses has turned it, as one of the attractive tourism destinations in Nepal. Alliance Adventure Pvt. Ltd. is one of the agencies has been authorized to organize trekking activities in the area.
During your trip to Ghale Gaun, you will have chance to spend days at Ghanpokhara, which is the kindhearted Gurung ethnic inhabitant, in the middle of majestic snow capped mountains, you will also have chance to see spectacular waterfalls, roaring rivers and streams below the beautiful rhododendrons forest with birds chirping sound and numeral of wildlife playing on her green lap and rare valuable vegetation simply takes one to the faraway place and completely with the nature. The Ghale Gaun trekking begins from Khudi, the gateway of the famous Annapurna circuit trekking. Khudi is an exotic immaculate village gifted with incomparable picturesque Himalayan scenery, lifestyles and culture of legendary ethnic groups, their rituals and a home to world famous Gurkha soldiers- which has been one of the attractions to this area. While having trekking to this area, you will have chance to see the age old cultural dances like Jyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghatu, Sorathi, Jankri to name a few, that are performed on various occasions accompanied by different musical instruments and the dancers in traditional dress, but often during festival and ceremony. The additional interesting moments in your journey are, you will spot the storehouse of a unique ethnic culture Ghale Gaun and Ghanpokhara is a true microcosm of astonishing natural beauty mixed with an unspoiled ethnic lifestyle are magnetic features of this trekking trail which was developed with the concept of eco-tourism. The trekking route passes through dense jungle and villages and impressive waterfalls nearby Talyngo Lake and Lami Lake add new attractions for trekkers. 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 and making exciting tour and excursion, you follow same route and your trekking ends at Khudi and subsequently, you will return back to Kathmandu.