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Lwang Ghalel Homestay

Lwang Ghalel Homestay

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Package: Lwang Ghalel Homestay
Duration 1 night 2 days
Price USD 50 per person
Transportation Included
Group Size 2+
Difficulty Easy
Max Elevation 1550
Accommodation Included
Meal Included
Trip Start / Ends Pokhara / Pokhara
Contact Detail (Viber/Whatsapp) +9779843724104
Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.
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Trip Overview

Lwang Ghalel Homestay: Immerse Yourself in the Beauty of Lwang Village

Lwang Ghalel Homestay offers a unique opportunity to experience the authentic culture and breathtaking scenery of Lwang village, nestled in the foothills of the Annapurna range. Situated just a 4-hour drive from Pokhara, this homestay provides a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Lwang Village: A Cultural Gem

Lwang village is a picturesque settlement inhabited by the Magar people, renowned for their warm hospitality and rich cultural heritage. Surrounded by lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and towering mountains, the village offers a glimpse into the traditional way of life in Nepal. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture through folk dances, traditional music performances, and local handicraft workshops. Witness the villagers' daily routines, from farming and weaving to preparing traditional meals.

Community-driven Homestay Program

The Lwang Ghalel Homestay program is a community-driven initiative, ensuring that the benefits of tourism reach directly to the villagers. By staying in a homestay, you contribute to the local economy and support sustainable development. The program also promotes cultural exchange, allowing you to connect with the locals and learn about their unique traditions and perspectives.

Getting to Lwang Village:

From Pokhara:

  • Bus: Take a local bus from Pokhara to Beni (approx. 3 hours). From Beni, hire a jeep or take a local bus to Lwang village (approx. 1 hour).
  • Private vehicle: Hire a jeep or car from Pokhara for a direct journey to Lwang village (approx. 4 hours).

Travel time: Approximately 4 hours from Pokhara.

Distance: Approximately 120 kilometers from Pokhara.

Transportation options: Local buses, jeeps, private vehicles.

Note: Road conditions may vary, so it's advisable to check with local transportation providers for the most up-to-date information.

Lwang Ghalel Homestay: A Cultural and Scenic Escape

Whether you seek cultural immersion, breathtaking scenery, or a chance to disconnect from the modern world, Lwang Ghalel Homestay offers an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in the warmth of the Magar community, explore the natural beauty of Lwang village, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

A Journey of Cultural Immersion and Natural Wonders

Lwang Ghalel Homestay goes beyond offering accommodation; it's a gateway to authentic cultural experiences and breathtaking natural beauty. Here are some highlights that await you:

Immerse in the Magar Culture:

  • Witness vibrant cultural shows: Be captivated by traditional Magar dances, songs, and music performances. Learn about the stories and meanings behind each performance, gaining deeper insights into their rich cultural heritage.
  • Embark on village walks: Stroll through the charming village, interacting with locals and learning about their daily lives, customs, and traditions. Witness their unique way of life firsthand, from farming and weaving to preparing traditional meals.
  • Engage in meaningful conversations: Connect with the friendly villagers, exchanging stories and sharing laughter. Learn about their perspectives on life, their hopes for the future, and their deep connection to the land.

Explore the Natural Wonders:

  • Hike to scenic viewpoints: Embark on invigorating hikes through lush forests, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and cascading waterfalls. Breathe in the fresh air and immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature.
  • Discover hidden waterfalls: Venture off the beaten path and uncover hidden waterfalls, where you can cool off in the refreshing waters and marvel at the raw beauty of nature.
  • Explore nearby attractions: Visit nearby attractions like the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek starting point, offering stunning sunrise views of the Himalayas, or the serene Phewa Lake in Pokhara.

Additional Unique Experiences:

  • Participate in traditional workshops: Learn the art of weaving, pottery, or wood carving from local artisans, taking home a unique souvenir and a deeper appreciation for their craftsmanship.
  • Savor authentic Magar cuisine: Indulge in delicious home-cooked meals prepared with fresh local ingredients, experiencing the unique flavors and aromas of Magar cuisine.
  • Enjoy bonfires under the stars: Gather around a crackling bonfire with the villagers, sharing stories, singing songs, and gazing at the mesmerizing night sky.

Lwang Ghalel Homestay offers an unparalleled opportunity to connect with the Magar culture, explore the stunning natural surroundings, and create lasting memories. It's a journey that will leave you enriched, inspired, and with a newfound appreciation for the simple beauty of life.


Lwang Ghalel Homestay Itinerary

Day 1:

  • Morning: Depart from Pokhara by bus or private vehicle, enjoying the scenic journey through the countryside.
  • Afternoon: Arrive in Beni and transfer to Lwang village by jeep or local bus. Check in to Lwang Ghalel Homestay and settle into your cozy room.
  • Late afternoon: Embark on a guided village walk, interacting with locals and learning about their daily lives, customs, and traditions.
  • Evening: Join a traditional Magar cultural show, witnessing vibrant dances, songs, and music performances. Enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your host family.

Day 2:

  • Morning: Hike to a scenic viewpoint, taking in breathtaking panoramas of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and waterfalls.
  • Afternoon: Return to Lwang village and enjoy a leisurely lunch with your host family.
  • Late afternoon: Depart from Lwang village and return to Pokhara by bus or private vehicle.
  • Evening: Explore the vibrant Lakeside area of Pokhara, with its shops, restaurants, and cafes.


  • Lwang Ghalel Homestay: Immerse yourself in the local culture and enjoy comfortable accommodations in a traditional Magar house.


  • Lwang Ghalel Homestay: Savor delicious home-cooked meals prepared with fresh local ingredients.
  • Restaurants in Pokhara: Explore the diverse culinary scene, offering a range of cuisines from Nepali to international.

Note: This itinerary is designed for a 1 night, 2 days trip. If you have more time, consider extending your stay in Lwang village to further immerse yourself in the local culture and explore the surrounding area.

Additional Recommendations:

  • Pack comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, and a raincoat, as the weather can be unpredictable.
  • Learn some basic Nepali phrases to enhance your interactions with the locals.

Enjoy your short but enriching trip to Lwang Ghalel Homestay!

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Accommodations, Facilities, and Cultural Experiences


Lwang Ghalel Homestay offers comfortable and cozy accommodations in traditional Magar houses. The rooms are basic but clean and well-maintained, providing a comfortable base for exploring the village and its surroundings. Guests can choose from single, double, or triple rooms, some with attached bathrooms.


  • Comfortable beds with fresh linens
  • Shared or attached bathrooms with hot showers
  • Wi-Fi access in common areas
  • Electricity (limited hours)
  • Solar-powered lighting
  • Bonfire area
  • Stunning views of the surrounding mountains

Meals and Dining:

Enjoy delicious home-cooked meals prepared by your host family using fresh local ingredients. The meals typically include a variety of Nepali dishes, such as dal bhat (rice and lentils), curries, vegetables, and pickles. Guests can also request vegetarian or non-vegetarian options.

Local Cuisine and Cultural Experiences:

Local Cuisine:

The Magar cuisine is known for its simple yet flavorful dishes, often featuring local ingredients like millet, buckwheat, and seasonal vegetables. Some popular dishes include:

  • Dhindo: A thick porridge made from buckwheat or millet flour, often served with curries or vegetables.
  • Gundruk: A fermented leafy vegetable dish with a unique sour flavor.
  • Kodo ko roti: Flatbread made from millet flour, often served with ghee or butter.
  • Chhaang: A traditional Nepali alcoholic beverage made from fermented millet or rice.

Cultural Experiences:

Lwang Ghalel Homestay offers a variety of cultural experiences that allow guests to immerse themselves in the Magar culture:

  • Traditional dance performances: Witness vibrant dances like the Sorathi and the Jhyaure, accompanied by rhythmic music and colorful costumes.
  • Cooking classes: Learn the art of preparing authentic Magar dishes from local women, gaining insights into their culinary traditions.
  • Handicraft workshops: Participate in workshops on weaving, pottery, or wood carving, learning traditional techniques and creating unique souvenirs.
  • Village walks: Explore the village with a local guide, learning about their daily lives, customs, and traditions.

Community Engagement and Sustainability:

Lwang Ghalel Homestay is a community-driven initiative that directly benefits the local villagers. The homestay program provides employment opportunities, supports local businesses, and promotes cultural preservation. The homestay also implements sustainable practices, such as using solar energy, composting waste, and sourcing food from local farmers.

Responsible Tourism:

By choosing to stay at Lwang Ghalel Homestay, you contribute to responsible tourism, ensuring that your visit benefits the local community and minimizes environmental impact. You can further support the community by:

  • Purchasing handicrafts and souvenirs from local artisans.
  • Hiring local guides for village walks and treks.
  • Respecting local customs and traditions.
  • Minimizing waste and conserving water and energy.

Your responsible tourism practices will help ensure that Lwang Ghalel Homestay continues to provide a sustainable and enriching experience for both guests and the local community

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