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Annapurna Pony Trekking

Annapurna Pony Trekking Ghandruk  Pothana Trekking is designed as short village hiking trail in the Annapurna area, lies Western part of Nepal. It is designed who does not have enough holidays but even want to taste of Annapurna village trail of Nepal. It is also possible to trek in winter and summer season also. It is inhabited of ethnic Gurung people at Ghandruk village. Gurung is well known for British Army who still serve in Britain. One hour drive to Naya Pul from pokhara, trekking trail starts from Naya Pul along the Modi khola river to Syalibazar and ascend two hours to gurung village of Ghandruk. Along the trail you will see several ethnic groups, such as Brahmin, Magar and Gurung. The gurung villages of unique settlements are also eye catching. It offers to see you gurung people daily lifestyles and closely spectular mountain view of fishtail, hiunchuli, gangapurna, lamj ung himal and annapurna south. Walking through the village, we see Magar and Gurung ethnic group unique cultures and lifestyles. You are going to have the opportunity of talking to the native residents along the way who are known for their hospitality and warmth. It is one-of-a-kind experience to be one of them for a while and rejoice their hospitality.


Trip Facts

Trip duration - 8 days

Trek Duration - 03 days

Max. Altitude - 2,100 m

Group Size - Min-1

Trekking From – Pokhara

Trekking End – Pokhara

Grade – Easy

Transportation – Drive

Type – Tea House/ Camping

Attraction of the trek – Magar and Gurung’s settlements at the trail.

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 Pony 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 (914m.).

Drive or fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Day 04: Pokhara to Ghandruk.

Drive 18 k/mtrs to Phedi from Pokhara,it takes half an hour. Pokhara Trekking starts ascend hill walking through forest and village.

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.

Walk 2 hours descend to Pokhara.

Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu.

It takes 7 hours by tourist bus.

Day 08: Final Departure from Kathamndu.

The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. Annapurna Pony 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 Pokhara - Nayapul.
  • Ground transportation from Phedi - Pokhara and 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.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in Pokhara ( First night of the trekking and last night of the trekking).
  • 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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