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Annapurna Gurung Village Trekking

Annapurna Ghandruk Gurung Village TrekkingOne of the short and popular trek is well known as Gurung village trek lies westnorth part of pokhara valley in Annapurna region area. This is the homeland of famous ethnic Gurung people. On the trail of Annapurna Base camp, there are some villages Ghandruk, landruk, Dhampus and Pothana where you see gurung ethnic group people. It offers to see you spectacular view of annapurna mountain and experience culture, village lifestyles with unique settlements.

The trek offers to see you an experience of natural beauty lush green hills, dense rhododendron forests, many varieties of trees and seasonally blossoming flowers and multiple species of birds, breathtaking landscapes, and warm greetings from smiling local people. Trekkers can see a well-preserved example of traditional gurung Museum culture and handicraft production. In the gurung Museum, you see what they use in their daily life. The local cloth weaving and the ancient water driven flourmills are another attraction of this village. It is not a heavily trekked area giving all its beauty to one alone. As one is walking along the peaceful ranges with terraced hills all around, you will see colorful flora and fauna painting the landscape, eagles soaring high above and good mountain views including machhapuchhare and Annapurna Gurung villages.

 

Trip Facts

Trip duration - 8 days

Trek Duration - 3 days

Max. Altitude - 1950 m

Group Size - Min-1

Trekking From – Pokhara

Trekking End – Pokhara

Grade – Easy

Transportation – drive

Type – Teahouse

Attraction of the Trek – Gurung Village of unique settlements at the Ghandruk

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

Culture – Buddhist and Hindu religon.

Activity – Trekking and Cultural excursion

Highlights of trip - View of Himalaya, Gurung’s settlements, culture and religon, National’s bird-Phasant and National’s flower Rhodendron.

Detail Itinerary of Annapurna Gurung Village 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 valley sightseeing tour.
Half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour of three places: Kathmandu: Swayambu Nath Stupa, famous hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and buddhist pilgrims of Bouddhanath Stupa, overnight at hotel.


Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Kathmandu Flight to Pokhara and stay at Pokhara Hotel.


Day 04: Pokhara to Ghandruk.
First of all we drive one hour to Nayapul (Newbridge) 44 kms by car and trek One hour walking to Banthanti which place is the lunch and then gradually 3 hours up in the rhododendron forest. to Ghandruk 5 hours.


Day 05: Ghandruk to Pothana.
First one hour down to river and walk gradually up to Pothana 4 hours through village and forest.


Day 06: Pothana to Pokhara.
Trek to Phedi via Dhampus and drive to Pokhara by car.


Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Flight to Kathmandu, It takes half hours.


Day 08: Final Departure from Kathamndu.

Today you will transfer to the international airport for your final departure.


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

 

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Three nights 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.
  • Ground transportation from Kathmandu – Pokhara and Birethati - Pokhara.
  • Ground transportation from Pokhara – Kathmandu.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks 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 .
  • 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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