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Annapurna Ghandruk Short Hiking

Annapurna Ghandruk Short Hiking Annapurna Ghandruk Hiking is known as short, easy and popular trekking trail who does not have long holidays. It lies Western part of Nepal. It is also possible to hike in winter and summer season. It is also known as Ghandruk Gurung village. It is inhabited of ethnic Gurung people at Ghandruk village. Gurung is well known for British Army who still serve.

Annapurna Ghandruk hiking offers to see you a spectacular mountain view along with charming Gurung village, their daily lifestyles, culture and sunrise view. You can enjoy the view of fishtail 6993m., Hiunchuli 6441 mtrs. Annapurna South 7219 m., Lamjung Himal and its ranges. The dense Rhododendron forests where 9 kinds of species are found. March, April and May are the months to enjoy beautiful national’s flowers with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) and Annapurna ranges. The Jungle of Rhododendron which blooms in the month of March/April great landscapes, rivers and waterfalls. The view of sun rise over the Himalayan giants, fishtail (6993m) ranges on Earth. Besides this natural landscape on the trail is amazing to experience.


Trip Facts

Trip duration - 07 days

Trek Duration - 03 days

Max. Altitude - 1,970mm

Group Size - Min-1

Trekking From – Pokhara

Trekking End – Pokhara

Grade – Easy

Transportation – Drive

Type – Teahouse

Attraction of the Trek – Ghandruk village

Himalayan Sights – Spectacular views of of fishtail 6993m., Hiunchuli 6441 mtrs. Annapurna South 7219 m., and its ranges.

Culture – Buddhist and Hindu religon.

Activity – Trekking and Cultural excursion

Highlights of trip - The jungle of Rhododendron on March April would be great . You can experience snow and play with in December January. The farming field and terraces are great and the life of farmers to experience.

Detail Itinerary of Annapurna Ghandruk Short Trekking

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.)
You will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, stay overnight in hotel Kathmandu.


Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara by Private Vehicle or Fly to Pokhara.


Day 03: Pokhara to Tolka (1810m).
Today after breakfast you will drive up to Phedi (30min) from where the trek begins.It takes to Tolka (1810m) 4-5 hrs walk . You will be rewarded with great views of the mountains that continue to improve as you ascend along the ridge to Dhampus (1750m at the top), from where you will have magnificent view of Fishtail and Annapurna mountain. Continues trek to Pothana where you will have lunch break. After lunch you will have up and down trek to Small settlement Tolka. Stay over night at the tea house.


Day 04: Tolka to Ghandruk (1970m) 4-5 hrs walk.
After an early morning breakfast at the lodge, you will trek slowly down hill to Landruk from where the trail descends all the way to Modi Khola. After crossing Modi Khola stream on a suspension bridge with a view of wild honey bee hives on the rocky cliff, from here the trail leads all the way up to a Ghandruck. Ghandruck is a big Gurung Settlement, kind of modern town of this trek where you can see local museum and Buddhist Monasteries. Stay over night at the lodge.


Day 05: Ghandruk to Pokhara via Nayapul (4-5 hrs walk and 2 hrs drive).
Ghandruk is one of the best places from where you can have best view of the Annapurna, Hiunchuli and Fishtial hmalaya closely. After wonderful short time in the Ghandruk, trek down all the way to Nayapul via Birethanti. Nayapul is the ending point of the trek, drive back to Pokhara.


Day 06: Drive back or Fly back to Kathamandu.
After fantastic time in and around Pokhara, today after breakfast you will transfer to the tourist bus station for day scenic countryside drive to Kathmandu. Stay over night at the hotel.


Day 07: Final Departure from Kathmandu.

The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. Annapurna Ghandruk Trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements.


Cost Include

  • Airport picks up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Three night standard accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the trekking).
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Kathmandu to pokhara by flight or car and Pokhara to Phedi by car.
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu by car or flight and Nayapul to Pokhara by car..
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the trekking and Pokhara.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara .
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.
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