Lungri Village : The Beautiful Tourist Destination in Gandaki State

Lungri village

Lungri village municipality is also one of the 10 local levels of Rolpa district under the 5th province of the Federal Republic of Nepal Named after the beautiful Lungri River, the center of this village is located in Kilachaur of the former Vadachaur VDC. This village municipality is 35 km from Rolpa district headquarters Liwang. It is located 6 km northeast of Sulichaur Bazaar of North East and Sunil Smriti Municipality.

The area of ‚Äč‚Äčthis village municipality is 135.23 sq. Km. And the population is 23,631 The former 5 Village Development Committees (Wadachaur, Gumchal, Harjung, Pang, Shirp) have been formed in this village municipality and now there are seven wards. It is bounded on the east by Pyuthan, on the west by Sunil Smriti Municipality and Sunchahari Municipality, on the north by Sunchahari Municipality and on the south by Pyuthan and Sunil Smriti Municipality.

Lungri village
Lungri village

Naming of Lungri village municipality:

Lungri is named after Lungri, a beautiful river flowing from Uva and Seram of Sunchahari village in Rolpa district. On the recommendation of the then Local Level Restructuring Committee Rolpa and the Ministry of Local Development, this Lungri village was renamed on 27th February, 2073.


Located at a geographical altitude of about 1300 m to 2000 m above sea level, this Lungri municipality has a warm temperate climate to a cold temperate climate.

Temperature and precipitation Lungri Village :

The average temperature of this village is minimum -50C. To a maximum of 320 sec. In Shravan and Bhadra months, it rains a lot and it gets very cold, snowy and difficult to live in.

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Costume and Jewelry Lungri Village :

Despite the predominance of Magar and Chhetri communities in this village, the majority of the people seem to have adopted Nepali speaking and Magar tolerance. The people of Yaha (elders) are found embracing the costumes of the Magar community The costumes of the Magar community are rare and good in the world.

The elders of Chhetri and Magar communities wear hats on their heads, belts on their waists as well as women wear velvet bodices, gunyu, gada, yellow belts, green on the neck, yellow grandchildren, Mugamala Chauani (silver), earrings on the wrists etc.



Most of the Magar and Chhetri communities are in the majority in this Lungri municipality Apart from this, there are also Bahun, Chhetri, Dasnami, Gurung and Dalit communities

Culture, Festival, Ritual & Tradition:

This village is also very rich in the culture of the community Other castes have also embraced the Magar culture In the tribal community, it is customary to inject yogurt and white rice on the forehead at auspicious sites or at work White Tika imitates the beauty of the snow glistening on the lake as a symbol of stillness, sincerity and purity. It is customary for the Chhetri / Brahmin community to travel to Shubh Sait with a red tika on their forehead and a symbol of auspiciousness at the main door.

Lungri village
Lungri village

Social life in Lungri Village :

Most of the people in this village mainly celebrate festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Maghe Sankranti, Chaite Dashain according to Hindu tradition. The tradition of marriage is that it is customary for a boy and a girl to run away and take it to their house. In some communities, according to Hindu tradition, it is not customary to eat buffalo milk in the morning until the total puja (devali), but it is customary to eat milk in the evening. The birth and death tradition of this village is according to Hindu On the sixth day after the birth of a child, it is customary to call a Brahmin and name the child. It is customary to lie for 13 days after death.

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