Gurung Ethnic Group Exploration

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Trip at a Glance

Trip code
NNTR-1079
Duration
7-20 Days
Max. Altitude
3000m
Level
EASY
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Accomodation
Hotel/Guest House/Homestay
Meals
All Meals Included
Transportation
Private Tourist Vehicle
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Gurungs Village-Kathmandu

Highlights

  • Explore the unique lifestyle of Gurungs

  • Experience the unique culture and Tradition of Gurungs

  • Stay in a local homestay of Gurungs and Experience heart-warming hospitality

Overview

The Gurungs, a Tibeto-Burmese people, live mainly in the central midlands, from Gorkha and Baglung to the southern slopes of the Annapurnas. According to their legend, the Gurung were a Wandering tribe that traversed west across Tibet before their entry into the Mustang and Manag district of Nepal behind the Annapurna Himalayas.  One of the biggest Gurung settlements is the Ghandruk village of Annapurna Region, with its sweeping views of the Annapurnas and Machhapuchhare. The Gurungs have made up large numbers of the Gurkha regiments and army incomes have contributed greatly to the economy of their region.

Many Gurungs are farmers, growing rice, wheat, maize, and millet on steeply terraced hillsides. Their villages are often perched on the tops of ridges and their fields can be up to an hour's walk below. They also keep herds of sheep and goats - sometimes as a large village flock. During the summer months, the sheep are herded to higher pastures; at the end of the monsoon, they are herded back down to the villages.

Gurungs are very rich in their traditions and culture. The Gurung dress is also known as PUD-PUDE and Bhoto, Jama with Khukuri. Rodhi is a traditional gathering place for singing and dancing. Ghatu is a famous Dance drama performed by the Gurung people.

Major area of Gurungs Settlements in Nepal


Mustang District (Upper Mustang trekking Area)
Manang District (Annapurna circuit Trekking Area)
Kaski District (Poon Hill AND Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Area)
Gorkha District (Lower Manaslu Trekking area)
Parbat and Syanga District

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Gurung Ethnic group Exploration Tour

For the Exploration and Research Trips, We customize every itinerary based on your travel plans and preferences. Normally we organize Gurungng Ethnic group exploration trips for about 7 to 20 days. It depends on you how long you want to spend and the purpose of the tour.

Please let us know how long you want to spend for Gurung Ethnic Group Exploration Trip,  Then we work with you until you’re completely satisfied that you’ve got an amazing trip planned!

How do we support you for the Gurung Ethnic Group Exploration?


    1. To identify the best Ethnic village of Gurungs as per your time, interest, and purpose of the tour

    2. To Arrange all necessary Paperwork and permits

    3. To provide professional and Experienced Guide and support staff

    4. To Arrange local expert who knows everything about the Gurung people and their Culture

    5. To Be the Local representative of your exploration tour

    6. To Arrange the best available accommodation in the exploration area

    7. To Arrange all the food and drinks during the exploration days

    8. To Arrange all the Transportation in Nepal

    9. To Arrange Flight Tickets, Charter flights, Helicopters, or the Rescue flight if needed

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