Ghalegaon Homestay Trek is a short 7-day trek to a scenic village in Lamjung. The Ghalegaon is situated 12.5km to the northeast of Pokhara. It is an easy trek to learn about the Gurung ethnic group and their culture. Trekkers can also enjoy the scenery of the Annapurna range on the horizon. Get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty of the touristy village.
The Ghalegaon Homestay Trek explores villages like Pasagaon and Nandighar. Gurung and Ghale people reside in all these villages. Above all, they have their own language, food, and culture. As a result of the homestay, trekkers can easily enjoy the day-to-day activities of the locals.
Firstly, the trip starts with a drive to Besisahar from Kathmandu. Ghalegaon is not far off and is easily reachable. Ghalegaon is located at the foot of the Lamjung Himal (6983m). The vast village has a lot of activities to offer. The Gurung locals in the village are a welcoming bunch. They greet you in their local clothing and rituals. Similarly, their local food, dances, and rituals are equally enjoyable as well. Moreover, the Gurung Museum in the village has cultural and historical items of the Gurung community.
Likewise, apart from the rich culture, the Ghalegaon Homestay Trek offers amazing scenic views. The Annapurna range, Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Fish Tail (6997m), etc. cover the scenery. While you relish the nature and culture, you will enjoy the trek even more.