Pokhara isn’t simply a gateway for trekking but also an extra-ordinary destination for all kinds of tourists. Spend a wonderful time and memorable experiences on the Annapurna circuit. Get a view of fantastic scenery and breathtaking mountains. The natural ambiance, which will allow you to enjoy lakeside serenity diverse topography, bio-diversity, caves, gorges, mountains, and waterfall have transferred Pokhara into a PARADISE ON EARTH.
The beautiful village of Ghandruk is found in western Nepal and inhabited by the Gurung community. It is a hill station and hiking place from where you can enjoy the local culture, sunrise, sunsets, panoramic Mountain View, etc. It is a touristic village with nearly 300 households and a community based responsible and eco-tourism in Nepal. Ghandruk is a Gurung village with stone-roof traditional small houses with paved paths. Every morning as u wake up you will be blessed to view the most beautiful sunrise within the mountains and Himalayas. Get to explore the rural beauty of Nepal. People living there are kind and heartwarming who will take care of you and accommodate you throughout your stay in their hotel. You will be glad to experience and acknowledge the culture and religion of people in Ghandruk district.
It is a gorgeous town and a Village Development Committee (VDC) within the Kaski District within the Gandaki zone of north-central Nepal. The distance between Pokhara and Ghandruk is 20 km. The road distance is 53.4 km. Ghandruk VDC, with 986 households and 5529 population (according to the census year 2011). Being culturally a rich heritage village, Ghandruk offers you warm hospitality throughout your stay. Trek in Ghandruk to experience the Himalayan views and cultural experience in the Gurung community. The main attraction of Ghandruk trek is to explore and experience the beautiful village life, majestic Himalayas views, cross-culture, and many more. Hike on foot trails of Annapurna is an easy trek to anyone and is fascinating due to its natural beauty. It is trekking, fit for anyone at any time. Ghandruk is the most scenic and popular trek which can be done from Pokhara. A spectacular panorama of the Himalayas in the Annapurna can be spotted from Ghandruk such as Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre. There’s also an old Gurung museum in the village.
During your trek, you can observe beautiful forests, hills, and mountains. As Ghandruk is a home for a large number of species, plants, animals, and mountains you can get the spectacular view of forest covered with rhododendrons and many flowers especially during the spring season. The magnificent view of the Annapurna Mountain range is breathtaking; no wonder why every year hundreds of tourists visit this village.
The trek is usually wiped out 6 or 7 days. We recommend you arrange trekking only through trekking agencies that will benefit you a lot more.
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Full day sightseeing in UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
Spend the night in comfortable teahouses along the trekking route
Hike to Gurung villages and experience village life
Visit the Gurung village of Ghandruk, with views of Annapurna and Fishtail
Get to know the cultural and culinary highlights of Kathmandu
This is one of Nepal's best short treks, taking you through picturesque villages while offering epic mountains views
know about villagers culture, rituals, traditional, etc
Cultural show of Gurung Community in Pokhara Ghandruk
Trek duration: 6 days
Trek Grade: Moderate
Highest Altitude: 2012m
Weather: 21degreeC and 94% humidity
Accommodation: Lodge/teahouse or camping
Transportation: jeep for land transport and domestic airfare
Group Size: 2 to 12 pax maximum
Best season: March-April or May-June
Walk per day: Depends (2-3 hours and 4-5hours to reach the destination)
Here are some of the trekking gears which will be there to assist us while climbing any kind of mountain trails weather be steep or narrow. These trekking gears are extremely useful and are handy so make sure you have it in your checking list.
It's very necessary to wear the outfit according to the situation and place. So here are some of the essential clothing gears required for trekking.
It’s very essential to take your own health and hygiene from the new weather condition. So here are some of the apparatus that might be needed while the trekking period.
To capture moments, to withdraw money, and to trek in a very efficient manner here are some technical gears that should be packed.
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