Bhujung: A historical trading post

10, Sep 2020 |

Located within the Annapurna Conservation Area the village highlights local traditions and culture


Bhujung is a village in the Annapurna Conservation Area. Located at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level in the north-west of Beshisahar, Lamjung, it is one of the cleanest villages in Nepal.

Bhujung in Gurung language signifies a place that is known for business or transactions. It is believed that Bhujung was an important historical place where deer were traded. With over 500 houses in the village, the majority of the inhabitants are Gurung.


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.



Trek around the village and nearby areas.

Jaw-dropping views of mountain ranges like the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal can be had here.

Visit the Bhujung Museum which displays archeological as well as religious and cultural artifacts.

Enjoy the handicraft products made her like Bakkhu, Chitra along many others.

Stroll around the tea garden and soak in majestic views of the area.

Kaiyo waterfall and Middle Marsyangdi Hydroelectric dam.

Adventurous honey hunting sites and the sweetness of wild honey.

Taste traditional food like phapar selroti, jhiljhile, sukuti, jhaikuti and local chicken.

Explore beautiful villages nearby like Gaunshahar, GhaleGaun, Majh Gaun.


Getting there

Regular buses and microbuses are available from Kathmandu. One can take a flight to Pokhara and then take a local bus or taxi from Pokhara airport to the village.



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