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Ghandruk Trek

Royal Ghandruk Trek - 8 Days

Ghandruk is a beautiful village that lies close to Pokhara. The trek to Ghandruk is a beautiful short trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek offer you the most amazing views of Annapurna range as well as the Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Ghandruk trek also provide a very good opportunity to witness the culture and tradition of the Nepalese countryside.  The trek starts from an hour drive from Pokhara to Phedi which is the starting point of our trek. Along the trek we will pass by beautiful villages, Rhododendron forests and fields. Ghandruk has been a popular trek in this region from a long time as one can explore the area with ease and have wonderful views of the mesmerizing Himalayas and beautiful villages.

Royal Ghandruk Trek - 8 Days
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Upon arrival at International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representatives and transferred to hotel. Today you are free and easy to spend time on your own. You may  wish to buy some trekking gears such as hats, t-shirt, walking stick, trekking bags etc which is found everywhere in Lake side area.  In the evening we will proceed for welcome dinner hosted by our Company and there will be a briefing on the trek at the same time during dinner.

Dinner included

Today we will drive to Pokhara valley which is also known as the “Dreamland of Nepal” due to its beautiful landscape, lakes and amazing mountain views. After arriving in Pokhara, check in to the hotel. In the evening we will proceed for boating in Phewa Lake for an hour and free time to explore the lake side area.

 Breakfast included                                                                              

In the morning, we will leave Pokhara and travel by road to Phedi, which is around 1 hour drive. Upon arrival in Phedi our trek starts. From here, the trail ascends steeply through forest and later through paddy fields to the village of Dhampus. Then walk to Potana, where you wil stay overnight in a tea house Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today the trail goes along the ridge to Deurali. Descend through forest again for some time to the small villages of Tolka and Beri Kharka. The trail then descends through scattered forests and villages to reach Landruk. After reaching Landruk, explore the area.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

The trail goes steeply down towards the river for an hour then there is a steep ascent for about 2-3 hours through scattered villages with beautiful views of the Himalayas. Eventually, reach Ghandruk, one of the largest Gurung settlements in Western Nepal.

You can have good views of Gangapurna, Machhapuchhare (Fishtail), Mount Annapurna and other snow-capped mountains. If time permits, visit the Annapurna Mountain Conservation Area Project headquarters, the local museum and the village.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Today is our last day of trek. The trail will descends to Syauli Bazaar for about 3 hours and then an easy walk for another hour to reach Naudanda then to Pokhara by drive which is approx. 1 hour drive. Reach Pokhara and free time on leisure.

Breakfast & Lunch included

After breakfast drive to Kathmandu crossing many hills and river on the way. After reaching Katmandu check in hotel and take a short rest.

In the evening we will proceed for a fare well dinner with cultural show in a traditional Nepalese restaurant hosted by our company to celebrate the completion of your trip.

Breakfast & Dinner included

Today we will drive you to the airport and bid you farewell and thank you for your visit.

Breakfast included

Cost Includes:

  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast on a twin shared basis
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara inclusive of breakfast on a twin shared basis
  • 03 nights’ accommodation during Trek in best available Tea House on a twin shared basis
  • All meals during trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Airport – Hotel – Airport Transfers (Arrival & Departure)
  • English speaking Trek leader/Guide
  • Porters to carry your bags (1 porter for 2 guests)
  • Sleeping bags
  • Duffel bag and T shirt (Yours to keep)
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Insurance and equipment’s for all staffs
  • All necessary permits required for the trek
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner 
  • All ground transfers on comfortable private vehicle
  • Government, hotel and all applicable taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare and taxes
  • ravel Insurance
  • epal Entry visa (Visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival. USD 30 for 15 days Visa, USD 50 for 30 days Visa and USD 125 for 90 days visa. All the visas are multiple entry visas. Please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • All items of personal nature like telephone calls, laundry, drink etc.
  • Items such as hot water for shower/drinking; Mobile phone and camera charging etc will be extra during trek which can be paid to the tea house/lodge owner directly.
  • Tipping to guide, porter and driver
  • Any other item that is not mentioned in the Cost Includes list.

How long does it take to reach Ghandruk?

Once you reach Galeshwor, you can then trek the remaining distance on foot. There are various ways to reach Ghandruk from Pokhara and your trekking itinerary may not always require you to take the most direct route. You can begin by taking a private means of transport from Pokhara along the Pokhara-Baglung Rajmarg Road until you reach Galeshwor. From there, you can then complete the journey by trekking on foot.

Which time is best for visit Ghandruk?

Peak trekking season in Nepal is during the months of October and November during Autumn and March, April, May during Spring season when temperatures are mild, the weather is relatively stable, and the clear air allows for stunning mountain views. The high mountains remain cold and lower elevations remain warm, yet daytime walking temperatures are generally the most pleasant.

Is Ghandruk worth visiting?

Ghandruk, located in the Gandaki region of Nepal, boasts a variety of popular attractions, such as Tadapani and Annapurna South (Dakshin) Mountain, making it an ideal destination.

How much do treks cost?

Companies typically charge between US$500 and US$1000 per person, depending on the cost of the trek.

How do I get to Ghandruk?

Ghandruk, a Gurung town, is a common stop on many Annapurna-region treks, including the Ghandruk Trek. To reach Ghandruk from Kathmandu, travelers must first fly or take a private vehicle/bus to Pokhara, followed by a private vehicle to the trekking trailhead.

How long does it take from Kathmandu to Ghandruk?

The driving distance between Kathmandu and Ghandruk is 258 km.It takes around 10 hours to reach Kathmandu from Ghandruk. It is recommended to drie or fly to Pokhara and trek or drive the next day.

How long does it take to reach Ghandruk from Pokhara?

It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive the 54.8 km road distance from Pokhara to Ghandruk.

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  • duration Trip Duration : 8 Days
  • difficulty_level Trip Grade : Easy/Moderate
  • accommodation Accommodation : 3 star hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara; and Tea House/ Lodge during trek
  • altitude Max. Altitude : 1940 m
  • best_season Best Season : January, Febraurary, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December

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