Ghandruk Trek is a short, easy and popular trekking trail for those people who do not have long holidays. Ghandruk trekking is also known as the Ghandruk culture trek. It is populated by ethnic Gurung people. It is located in the Western part of Nepal. Those who go for the Ghandruk trek can also enjoy Hiking in Winter and summer seasons.
Ghandruk trek offers to see you a spectacular Mountain View along with charming Gurung village and their daily lifestyles, culture and sunrise view. You can enjoy the view of fishtail (6993m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), Lamjung Himal and its ranges. March, April and May are suitable months to enjoy beautiful national flowers with the picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare (Fishtail Peak) and Annapurna ranges. You can see the breathtaking reddish Jungle of Rhododendron which blooms in the month of March / April with great landscapes, Rivers & waterfalls. Ghandruk Village is also popular for the view of sunrise over the Himalayan giants; fishtail (6993m) ranges. Ghandruk village trek is also suitable for children and for those who are not interested in long trekking, as it doesn't require any particular fitness. As Ghandruk lies in the route of the Annapurna base camp trek, you will find a larger number of trekkers walking through Ghandruk. Together you will be exploring the scenic and magnificent beauty of the rich Nature, and encounter Gurung culture in Ghandruk and Pothana villages.
Will start early morning flight, 25 min fly to Pokhara as per departure time. A city that offers us a magnificent view of various mountains namely Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchre and another mountain of the Annapurna range. You have a good chance to do some last-minute shopping and self-exploration around the town, walk around a few lakes, boating etc; (Overnight at a deluxe hotel on a BB basis)
After breakfast, early morning travel by car to Nayapul and trek continue along the terraced fields with a constant view of the Himalayan mountain ranges with superb views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna Annapurna III and Machhapuchhare. The landscape remains relatively flat, before crossing over a suspension bridge over Khumbu Khola to Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a large Gurung village and has its own museum and handicraft centre again popular with visitors. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)
The trek from Ghandruk to Pothana is about six hours and begins with a steep descent following a stone staircase to Kimbu which means Bee Hive. Kimbu is located at an elevation of 1200m on the bank of the Modi Khola. From here on the trail continues upwards through Landruk, then Deurali (2150m) passing through Tolkha village (1850m) which means there are panoramic views of Dhaulagiri I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhare, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal. The trail then descends to reach Pothana village. (Overnight at tea house on full board basis)
Around 3 hrs trek down to Phedi with good views of the mountains before Phedi and 30 min drive back to Pokhara by private car. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)
you could choose an afternoon flight to Kathmandu till some hours before the flight; you may take an optional sightseeing tour around Pokhara or enjoy adventure activities such as boat riding, paragliding, etc. While returning to Kathmandu from Pokhara, be sure to catch the left side of aeroplane for the best views of the Himalayas. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)
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