May 21, 2024

A galore of activities in Bhujung village

A galore of activities in Bhujung village

Bhujung is a budding tourist destination which was originally an economic hotspot as signified by its name which means a place of transactions in the Gurung language. It has more than 400 households making it one of the largest Gurung communities in Nepal. Apart from tourism, it sees people engaging in agriculture and animal husbandry.

Bhujung falls in the Annapurna Conservation Area which is home to many endangered wildlife species. The village is gifted with a great enthralling view of mountain ranges, lush hills, rivers and streams, waterfalls, old hamlets as well as culture, tradition and religion. It takes 6-7 hours to reach Besisahar from Kathmand and costs around Rs. 600 on a local bus. You can reach Bhujung from Besisahar in 4 hours by jeep and it costs around Rs. 500. Bhujung gaun offers Homestay which started from B.S. 2053.

Visitors can experience local food, daily lifestyle, traditional culture and traditional handicraft in bhujung gaun. Major attractions for tourists are tea gardens, organic farming, traditional Gurung culture, local cuisine, mountain views, hospitality, local handicrafts, organic cuisine and traditional Gurung song and dances. You can also visit the museum, Kaiyo waterfalls, Honey Hunting sites, rope ways, etc. This variety of activities is sure to make it a memorable trip.

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