Ghandruk Trekking takes you for one of the best and most scenic trekking destinations in the Annapurna region. An excellent introduction into trekking for beginners, Ghandruk Trekking has in store for you wonderful views of unique and sacred Fishtail Peak, Annapurna South and other snowy peaks, indigenous and well preserved culture and tradition of legendary Gurung community, diverse and rich floral and faunal diversity of conservation area and deep insight of the mountain life. If you are short on time and seek to experience the beautiful Nepal, Ghandruk trekking fits perfectly for you. Traverse through rhododendron forests and terraced fields, walk on stone steps and experience the warm welcome by ever smiling hosts in this trek. Stay in the home of legendary Gurung community, visit the Gurung Museum and marvel at the picturesque landscape of the scenic Ghandruk village when you embark the Ghandruk Trekking.
Exploring the ancient heritages of Kathmandu, Ghandruk Trekking announces its beginning. After the sightseeing of World Heritages, our journey heads on for Pokhara and to the trailhead of Phedi after which our walk on the picturesque landscape commences. Traverse through the forest dotted with rhododendron, oak trees and some scenic and lively settlements such as Dhampus and Tolka, we reach to our ultimate destination of this journey. The perennial and roaring Modi River, suspension bridges clad with prayer flags, uniquely arranged houses and raw rural life are the attractions of your trekking to Ghandruk village. On reaching this destination, you shall realize that the effort made was worth the destination. One of the best places to view the best of Annapurna, Hiuchuli and Fishtail peaks up close, Ghandruk is well known for well preserved Gurung culture and traditions. The Museum, village with traditional houses weaved by stone paved yet narrow streets and excellent hospitality exhibited by the locals shall give you wonderful experience. Experiencing one of the best days of life, you shall then descend to Nayapul along the trail accompanied by Modi River and other small streams, several rural settlements before heading to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu to complete the Ghandruk Trekking.
Ghandruk Trekking is an easy trekking experience involving trekking and excursion of historical and cultural heritages. With February to May and September to December as the most preferred season for trekking, you need to have an average fitness level to go for this trek. Whether you want to go solo or with your family, join this easy and short trek without the risk of altitude sickness. At Nepal Trekking Planner we are committed to make this trip even more comfortable for you.
1st Day: Arrival in Kathmandu-Hotel (D)
2nd Day: Full day in Kathmandu-Hotel (B/B)
3rd Day: Drive to Pokhara (820m) about 07 hrs drive-Hotel (B/B)
4th Day: Drive to Phedi (30min) and trek to Tolka (1810m) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)
5th Day: Trek to Ghandruk (1970m) 4-5 hrs walk-Lodge(B/L/D)
6th Day: Trek to Nayapul-Pokhara (4-5 hrs walk and 2 hrs drive)-Hotel(B/L)
7th Day: Drive back to Kathmandu-Hotel (B/B)
8th Day: Fly to destination-(B)
B/B = Bed & Breakfast, B = Breakfast, B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
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The itinerary had arranged by Mr. Dipak was great and suitable to our needs . Its was also reasonable to our quotation. Appointed guides , Mr.Siva on Kathmandu City Tour and Mr . Ganesh on Ghandruk Loop Trekking were great . Their knowledge were meaningful to us. Along 3 day in Ghanruk Loop, we experienced beautiful view of Annapurna in every morning. The weather was raining in evening. And thank God in the morning was bright morning shine.