A night in the typical Nepali homestay in Lwang while experiencing the beauty of Himalayan. Explore the mixed culture of various ethnic groups of people. Visit the organic tea garden while hiking to the Lwang village.
Lwang village is located in Kaski district, which is just 30 Km away from the Pokhara city. The village is famous for its homestay program because of its most beautiful surrounding scenery. A hilly village situated in the altitude of 1550m attracts lots of travelers or visitors each year to their homestay. Lwang village homestay falls under the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), which aims to provide the hygienic food and clean stay to the travelers.
A Lwang village is also called a Gurung valley because the village was dominated by the Gurung people. These kindly hearted Gurung people warm welcome visitors to their beautiful typical Nepali homestay made with the stone. You can also find the settlement of Brahmin, Chettri, Tamang, and Newar people in the Lwang village. You will experience the unique culture and lifestyle of Lwang people, which you have never seen anywhere around the world. If you are a curious person or want to learn more about the lifestyle of Lwang people, then you can participate in the short program, which includes: milking cattle, churning yogurt, and making butter out of milk.
The village community has its own rich music and language, where visitors can only find in Nepal. These unique language and music make the people of Lwang different from other people of Nepal.
Besides that, local people of Lwang village serve local Nepali cuisine Dal, Bhat, Tarkari, and the local chicken, which tastes so good when you reach the village with an empty stomach. If you are lucky, then you can also get a little sip of their local alcohol (Raksi), which is made from the local millet. The meals which are served in the Lwang homestay come right through the fresh garden, which is healthier and tastes good.
Visitors can also get to see the beautiful panoramic view of snow-capped mountains such as Annapurna South, Himchuli, and Machhapuchhare, which catches the heart of visitors and makes the memorable moment of their entire life. The Lwang village is also famous for its organic tea garden, which looks so spectacular during the sunrise and sunset.
Lwang village also provides a route to other fascinating hiking and trekking places for travelers, such as Mardi Himal and Annapurna Base Camp.
Lwang village homestay is such a beautiful place that reflects the true beauty of Mother Nature. There is no specific month or day for a Lwang homestay, so you can visit the place throughout the year. The people of Lwang always welcome you with a kind heart, which makes your visit even more enjoyable.
Day 01: Drive to Lwang village (Lwang Ghalel) . Overnight in Homestay.
Drive 1 and half hrs to Lwang village northwest of Pokhara. The village is perched high up at the altitude of 1,550 m. Mt Fishtail appears undisturbed in the northeastern backdrop of the village. We will stay in one of the community managed homestay with some of the lovely Gurung family and enjoy their hospitality. Meals served are made of local products and fresh from the garden.
Day 02: Visit tea garden, village and canyoning site. Overnight in Homestay.
You can participate and learn the village life, observe feeding and milking cattle, churning of yogurt and making butter, traditional way of grinding cereals to make flour for your meal. Learn about their customs and help them prepare your meal.
Day 03: Drive back to Pokhara.