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Ghandruk Trek

Trip Duration: 6 Days Best Seasons: March-May/September-November
Group size: 2 person (minimum) Max-Altitude: 1,980 m
Fitness level: Easy 
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel and Tea-house lodges during trek

Overview

The beautiful Ghandruk village is the most popular Gurung village in the Annapurna region. Basically this is one of the shortest treks in the trekking category. Ghandruk is the most scenic and popular trek that can be done from Pokhara. Ghandruk offers very close view of Annapurnas and the view during sunset and sunrise is fantastic. The walk provides you the breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchre and Hiunchuli. Ghandruk trek is best for those who just wants to feel the Annapurna region in a very short period of time. Annapurna south, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre can be seen from Ghandruk. The Gurung culture awaits your visit at Ghandruk.

This trek is for those who doesn’t want to trek for a long time but still wants to witness the Himalayas. Some Photographers can also consider doing this trek as it is short, but will still be able to click satisfying pictures.

Highlights

  •   The beautiful Gurung village rich in culture and tradition
  •   Astonishing views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchare and Hiunchuli
  •   Nepali cuisines
  •   Pokhara city, one of the best tourist attraction places in Nepal

Outline Itinenary

  • Day 1 : ARRIVAL AT KATHMANDU

  • Day 2 : KATHMANDU TO POKHARA (25 MINS FLIGHT) and drive from pokhara to ghandruk (1,940m)

  • Day 3 : Trek from Ghandruk (1,940m) to Pothana (1,980m)

  • Day 4 : Trek from Pothana to Phedi and drive to pokhara

  • Day 5 : POKHARA TO KATHMANDU BY BUS

  • Day 6 : DEPARTURE FROM KATHMANDU

Itinerary

  • Day 1 : ARRIVAL AT KATHMANDU
    • Altitude: 1,350 m
    • Accommodation: Hotel

    Welcome to Tribuvan International Airport Kathmandu the capital of Nepal. We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting with traditional Khata and easy transfer to your Hotel. Check in hotel and then briefing about trek and early fights-out timing and introduction with your guide and staffs.

  • Day 2 : KATHMANDU TO POKHARA (25 MINS FLIGHT) and drive from pokhara to ghandruk (1,940m)
    • Altitude: 1,940 m
    • Duration: 5-6 hours
    • Accommodation: lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    Enjoy your flight to Pokhara for about 25 minutes. You will be seeing the majestic views of glorious Manaslu Peaks, Annapurna, and Langtang Himalaya range during your flight. Pokhara (1,400 m) which is located in the Western Development Region of the country is certainly the best place for tourists to spend some holidays. overnight at Ghandruk.

  • Day 3 : Trek from Ghandruk (1,940m) to Pothana (1,980m)
    • Altitude: 1,980 m
    • Duration: 5-6 hours
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Meal: B L D

    Early in the morning, enjoy the sunrise over the mountains as the first ray of the sun hits the Himalayas. After our breakfast, we will head towards Pothana. We come across Landruk too. Overnight at Pothana.

  • Day 4 : Trek from Pothana to Phedi and drive to pokhara
    • Altitude: 1,400 m
    • Duration: 3 hours
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Meal: B L D

    Pothana is on a ridge and offers great views of Annapurna, Fishtail and other mountains. After breakfast we head towards Phedi, and then we will head to Pokhara by our reserved vehicle. You will get enough time to stroll around Pokhara's lakeside area filled with shops and cafes. Overnight at Pokhara.

  • Day 5 : POKHARA TO KATHMANDU BY BUS
    • Altitude: 1,350 m
    • Duration: 6-7 hours
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Meal: B D

    On this day, we will be leaving Pokhara by bus. witness the scenic hills and rivers on the way to Kathmandu. You will be transferred to your Hotel where you stayed before. A farewell dinner is hosted with the group.

  • Day 6 : DEPARTURE FROM KATHMANDU
    • Meal: B

    Our staffs will be helping you to reach the airport. You will be dropped at the airport on our reserved vehicle.

SOME REQUIRED EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING

  • Windcheater
  • Water bottle
  • Trekking Bag (35L to 50L Maximum)
  • Sunblock cream, face and body moisturizer
  • Sunglasses
  • Tissue papers and wipes
  • Toothbrush and toothpastes
  • Flashlight / Headlight 
  • Face towel
  • Warm Jackets
  • Trekking Poles

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