• Duration 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Price from $249 / person
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Max Altitude 2200 Meters

Trek into one of the popular destinations in the Annapurna region, Ghandruk. The beautiful village of Ghandruk is located in western Nepal and inhabited by Gurung community. Spectacular panorama of the Himalayas in the Annapurans can be spotted from Ghandruk such as Annapurna south, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre. There’s also an old Gurung museum at the village. The trek is ideal for anyone who is looking into shorter hikes around Pokhara with easy trekking trails and no difficult ascends/descends.

The trek begins with drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek towards Ghandruk crossing Dhampus en-route. Explore the beautiful village of Ghandruk which has a Gurung museum and the mountain views seen from the village is just spectacular from mountains like as Annapurna south to Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre and others. The next day the trace the route to Pothana, stay overnight at Pothana then back to Pokhara and transfer to your hotel. The trek is combination of witnessing the local culture and tradition with great mountain panorama.Day 01: Pokhara to Ghandruk (1540m) 5 hrsMeet at your hotel and drive to Nayapul. Trekking starts from Nayapul ascending upto Ghandruk. En-route witness majestic views of Annapurna range, Manaslu and other mountains. In Ghandruk, visit the Gurung museum. You can spot different mountains from Ghandruk like Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna II, Hinuchuli, Fishtail. Overnight at Lodge.Day 02: Ghandruk to Pothana (2870m) 5-6 hrsEarly in the morning, enjoy the sunrise over the mountains as the first ray of the sun hits the Himalayas. Then after breakfast, trek to Pothana. At first you will have to descend down to Modi Khola then start climbing up to Landruk village. The trial passes thru paddy fields and reaches Deurali. Trekking further will arrive at Pothana. Overnight at Lodge.Day 03: Pothana to Pokhara 3 hrsEarly in the morning, spent some time at Pothana. Pothana is on a ridge and offers great views of Annapurna massif, Fishtail and other mountains. The trek then begins to Phedi. En-route, witness some good views of the Himalayas and lush green forests. Upon reaching Phedi, your vehicle will be awaiting and drive you to Pokhara, and drop-off at your hotel.

What to pack?

  • Backpack (preferably 40L to 45L as per your preference.
  • Proper hiking shoes, sandal / flipflop, 1/2 pair of socks, traveling towel
  • Some warm clothes (if trekking in winter).
  • Hiking pants/short, 2 selected t-shirts, windcheater, sun hat/glass.
  • Head lamp or torch (optional, most of the place have electricity).
  • Rain gears and mosquito repellant if trekking in warm/rainy season.
  • Toiletries, trekking pole. Camera, Mobile phones and its chargers.
  • Water bottles. Buying bottled water is available.
  • Books / e-books, playing cards or chess optional.
  • Some snacks (nuts/dry foods etc) optional
  • Basic medicines (eg. Paracetamole, Ibobrufen, Iodine, Bandages, Antifungal ointments etc)
  • Some extra money (NPR) for beverages and other personal expenses.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for seniors and families.
  • Informative, friendly and professional local trekking guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

Itinerary

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Enjoy the morning breakfast with beautiful view. We leave Ghandruk today, the trail is pleasing until reaching he beautiful village of Landruk then it drops down to Modi Khola at Kyumi then it goes up to Ghandruk. In Ghandruk, you can visit the Gurung museum and ACAP visitor’s center. You can spot different mountains from Ghandruk like Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna II, Hinuchuli, Fishtail. Overnight at Lodge.

Early in the morning, enjoy the sunrise over the mountains as the first ray of the sun hits the Himalayas. Then after breakfast, trek to Pothana. At first you will have to descend down to Modi Khola then start climbing up to Landruk village. The trial passes thru paddy fields and reaches Deurali. Trekking further will arrive at Pothana. Overnight at Lodge

Rejoice with the morning breakfast with beautiful view. We leave Ghandruk today, the trail is down until the Ghandruk welcome gate then we turn right toward Siwai and from here we take the public jeep to Pokhara. 

Customized Trip

What's Included

  • Shuttles to and from your hotel in Pokhara by private vehicle / cab.
  • Local bus/sharing jeep transfer to Pokhara after the trek.
  • 2 Nights trekking lodges accommodation on twin/double sharing basis.
  • Meals (2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch and 2 Dinner) during the trek.
  • An experienced English speaking local trekking guide.
  • Guide fee and all his/her expenses for meals and accommodation.
  • An assistant guide if the number of trekkers are 8 or above.
  • All necessary trekking permits for Ghandruk trek.
  • All government taxes and service charge.

What's Excluded

  • Transfers, accommodation and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Guided sightseeing and monument site entry fees in cities.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, hot shower etc.)
  • Any kind of drinks (tea/coffee, hot chocolate, boiled water, bottle water, cola, beer etc.)
  • Porter and horse ride (Please let us know in advance if you need porter)
  • Tips for guide (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)

Availabilities

We are local tour and trekking operator based in Kathmandu so we guaranty small private group departures any dates that suits your date and time. Please kindly contact us for your customized departure date, itinerary and the price. Thank you and Namaste!
Start Date End Date Status Note Price  
June 01, 2024 June 03, 2024 Available US$249
June 08, 2024 June 10, 2024 Available US$249

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