Annapurna Ghandruk trekking | Ghandrung Village : Himalayan Smile Trek

Annapurna Ghandruk Trekking

Annapurna Ghandruk trekking is popular among those trekkers who love soft and few days walking. Ghandrung circuit trekking is a short trekking in Nepal.

  • Trip Fact - 10 days
  • Trip Code: HST-ET-10
  • Trek Start/End: Nayapul /Phedi
  • Grade: Strenuous
  • Trek start Elevation: 1070 m.
  • Highest Elevation: 2170 m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 People
  • Best time: September, October, November, December, February, March, April
  • Mode of Trek: Teahouse / Tent
  • Duration: 10 days
Annapurna Ghandruk trekking

Annapurna Ghandruk trekking is popular among those trekkers who love soft and few days walking. Ghandrung circuit trekking is a short  trekking in Nepal. The major highlight of village is situated at an altitude of 2012 meters above sea level. The village is inhabited by Gurung people. They are one of the major ethnic groups of Nepal having their own tradition and culture.

In Ghandruk village  people are gathering from Ghorepani  Poon hill trekking and Annapurna base camp trekking. The village is has several  excellent tea house  where you can view mt. Machhapurchher and Annapurna mountain range.Walking through rhododendron forests is also another exciting experience of this trekking. Villages of Landruk, Dhampus in the route of this trekking trail gives rural lifestyle of Annapurna.

The Ghanruk circuit trekking is also appropriate for the children as well as weary trekkers because it doesn’t entail any particularly long walking day and ascents to high altitude. The Annapurna Ghandruk trekking is one of the model trek for trekkers who are preparing  for next adventure trip in Himalayas.

Annapurna Ghandruk Trekking Route Map

Annapurna Ghandruk Trekking Highlight

  1. Seven hour scenic drive to Pokhara
  2. Walk around Phewa Lake
  3. Enchanting Sunrise view from Dhampus (1600m)
  4. Close up view of Mt Machhapurchhre , Annapurna South(7219m) and Himachuli(6446m)
  5. Eye-catching waterfalls and Modi Khola river
  6. Beautiful terraces with rice field and farm house.
  7. Friendly Gurung people and their hospitality

Annapurna Ghandruk Trekking Itinerary

The trail ascends between the beautiful agriculture terrace fields. You see stunning view of Machhapurchhre Himal (6696m). Then you arrive to Ghandrung village. This village is well managed on the concept of eco-tourism. In, the same village the project of eco-tourism is implemented at the time in Nepal. There you can also visit Gurung Museum. The Ghandruk village is also the head quarter of Annapurna conservation area project. You can see there slide show about the activities of ACAP.

Today you can see very close-up view of Annapurna South (7219m), Himchuli (6644m) and Machhapurchhre Himal (6996m).

The trail descend one and half hour to Jhinu Danda. If you walk half and hour up and down you can also experience natural hot spring. After the lunch trek to Landruk. The village of Landruk is also the village Gurung people. From this village you can see excellent view of Annapurna mountain.

The trail contour through the nice village called Tolka. This village is surrounded by cultivated agriculture terraces. Then trail climbs up with lush forest until to Deurali. From Deurali you can witness Dhaulagiri Mountain and north part of Pokhara valley. set.

On this day early morning you see stunning sunrise and exiting view of Annapurna mountain range. The trail descends to all way back to Phedi. From Phedi you drive to Pokhara Valley (about half and hour). Afternoon you can rest in your hotel in Pokhara.

(Fewa Lake, International mountain museum, David Fall, Bindybasini Temple, Shiva cave, Tibetan refuse camp and Seti River Gorge). O/n in hotel at Pokhara.

Annapurna Ghandruk Trekking Price

Silver Price - US$ 770.00 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu at three star hotel with breakfast
  • Two night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Pokhara valley sightseeing and entry fees
  • Half day Kathmandu sightseeing and entry fees
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation area entry permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • Kathmandu/ Pokhara / Kathmandu airfare.
  • Other ground transportation by private vechicle

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue)(You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • All Meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trekking
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking

Gold Price - US$ 960.00 Per Person (Twin sharing)

The Package cost includes:

  • Airport to hotel pick and drop by private vehicle
  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu at three star hotel with breakfast
  • Two night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodge run by local people during trek
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking
  • One highly experienced mountain Guide and porters (1 porter for 2 people),
  • Pokhara valley sightseeing and entry fees
  • Half day Kathmandu sightseeing and entry fees
  • Accommodation food, drinks, salary, insurance, transportation of both trek guide and porters
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation area entry permit
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • All additional government tax
  • Kathmandu/ Pokhara / Kathmandu airfare.
  • Other ground transportation by private vechicle

The Package cost excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days from date of issue)(You may easily get Nepal visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu)
  • International air fare
  • Travelers insurance
  • All kind of drinks (Alcohol, hot and cold drinks)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara (Approx 10-12 USD)
  • Bar bills, telephone bills and other personal expenses (shopping/ laundry)
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. personal illness, strike etc.
  • Helicopter evacuation charge in case of emergency whilst trekking

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