Trip Introduction: 3 Days Ghale Gaun Homestay.
3 Days Ghale Gaun Homestay is a well-planned and designed program by Trekking Planner Nepal, where all age-group and various types of people can join in. An ideal and perfect cultural Himalayan holiday, for family groups, school/college students to high corporate executives, as this trip allows you to be in the fresh cool mountain air, in the harmony of fascinating local culture within the backdrop of the high Snow Mountain range.
A great place to experience Himalayan village age-old farm activities, where one will be able to quiet your mind and reduce stress to aid relaxation by learning how to mediate within a serene environment.
Ghale Gaun, a blend of traditional and modern influence represents here in everything from cuisine to the arts with a scenic panorama of high Annapurna, Lamjung, and Manaslu Himalayan peaks.
Ghale Gaun Experience is an exclusive Himalayan holiday to soak into local culture an opportunity to interact with local natives, one of the highlights of this trip and doing things as the villagers.
Around Ghale Gaun there are various ways that one can enjoy like taking a short scenic pleasant hike, or just relax and marvel the awesome views of the dramatic landscapes of the white-mountain range, and rolling green hills.
This lovely neat village with stone-paved path steps and a walking path, houses are made of stones and of special mud plaster with slate stones, and every house has a courtyard to dry their seasonal harvest as well a gathering place.
Ghale Gaun homestay begins with an exciting drive heading beyond Kathmandu valley or from Pokhara, as the drive leads through many villages and towns a chance to see more of Nepalese rural life and farm activities.
An interesting day drive of some hours taking more than five hours to reach our Himalayan Hill destination at Ghale Gaun. Where you will be received with a local traditional ceremony, villager welcomes with marigold garland and a silk Buddhist scarf called ‘Khada’.
After a joyous and merry reception check into your rooms in a well-built hut, serving as Home-Stay, a great way to enjoy your time traditionally as a village impressive life.
During your stay, enjoy fascinating moments with a short hike to the viewpoint with a glorious panorama of Annapurna Himalaya with towering Machhapuchare the famous Fish-Tail peak, which includes views of Lamjung Himal and Manaslu Mountain range.
Rest of the day get into local activities and witness the busy traditional life of village communities, with a joyful and exciting evening where local teenage performs traditional Nepalese and Gurung dance and folk songs.
Enjoying a wonderful and overwhelming stay in Ghale Gaon, depart from this lovely village with a farewell ceremony, and then an exciting drive brings you back to Kathmandu, after a great memorable, and exciting time on Ghale-Gaun Experience.
Good Seasons to do Ghale Gaun Homestay.
Ghale Gaon can be visited nearly all months of the year round, the best time is spring from March to May, with autumn/fall to pre-winter seasons of mid-September to early December months.
Springtime is lively surroundings when wild flowers especially the rhododendron are in seasonal bloom. With clear blue sky most of the day but cooler morning and late afternoon till night time.
The other peak season around the Himalayas as well for Ghale Gaun visit in the autumn-fall and pre-winter times of middle September to mid-December months when you can walk with pleasantly mild temperatures, with crystal clear blue sky facing a super panorama of the high snow-capped mountain range.
Culture, Religion, tradition, and Customs in Ghale Gaun.
Ghale Gaun and villages around Lamjung district and Annapurna Himalaya Range are mainly populated by Gurung people, as well call Tamu of Mongolian and Tibetan origin. Practice Buddhism religion as well as their ancient cult called Bon a pre-Buddhist religion. Worships nature like mountains, rivers, forests, and ancestral spirits as well.
The name Ghale is one of the sub-caste of the Tamu Gurung ethnic tribe, the hill people of Nepal Himalaya Region. Although Buddhists, but quite different from other Tibetan Buddhism as they follow Shamanism, where every village has a witch doctor to wade evil spirits and heal certain illnesses as well, do not have Buddhist monasteries only a few
Gurung villages have monasteries. However, every house is festooned with Buddhist prayer-colored flags called Lung-Ta (Wind Horse) that represent blue for the sky, white as cloud/water, red for thunder or fire, and green for vegetation with brown on the bottom for soil.
Gurung is mainly farmers as well as Shepard raising live-stock like sheep, goats, buffalo, cow and ox, besides being farmers they are skilled craftsmen where women weave their traditional dress for the wool of animals.
Gurung is also famous as brave Gorkha soldiers in foreign infantry like in the British and Indian Army, as well as in Singapore police and security and bodyguards for the Sultan of Brunei.
At Ghale Gaun where you can witness traditional customs that still retains with many interesting rituals taking part in folk dances known as Jyaure, Serka, Dohori, Ghatu, Sorathi, and Janki are performed for the guests accompanied by different musical instruments with dancers in traditional dress.
Where all visitors are warmly welcomed with garlands, and a traditional dance called Ghatu while having time around lovely villages where you can observe woolen handicraft products clothes, bags made from nettle fiber (Allo Cloth), and scarf.
Climate and Weather Ghale Gaun.
Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to the first week of June will be the best time during spring times when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.
Morning and night time as well as in shade can be cold, other months from September and October great times for rafting, and most days are clear for views of mountains and beautiful landscape scenery.
Although much colder months of the autumn season an extremely cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.
- Trip departures are available every day of the year.
- This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip per your need, please contact us.
- This trip is available on both a Fixed Departure and a Private Group Basis.
- This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo or with your family.
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