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Ghandruk Trek - 8 Days

Ghandruk village trek for families is a fabulous trek for families. We can enjoy the astounding views of the Himalayas. We can create lifetime memories with our family in the lap of nature. Further, we can know about the families very closely being close to nature. This trek takes you to several Gurung villages hosting breathtaking panorama of the Annapurna massif. It gives a thrilling cultural and natural best experience. This is an easy trek so,any age group can go for this trek.

The trail of Ghandruk village trek  passes through many natural wonders, you will enjoy the gushing rivers, waterfalls, and oak rhododendron forests. The breathtaking views of the Himalayas will be a sight you will cherish throughout life. The panorama of Annapurna massif and Machhapuchhre (6993m)seen throughout the trek will be the motivation factor for each step you and your family take at 1940m altitude. The highest point of the trek; certainly be the best part of the journey along with the amazing view from Ghandruk. Ghandruk village also has a huge cultural importance. Visiting the old Gurung Museum takes you to the ancient times, and you can get dressed up in their traditional way. Your children will certainly look adorable in small Gurung dresses. Apart from this, experiencing the lifestyle, tradition, and daily chores throughout the trek can be a different yet memorable experience to you and your family. Spring and the autumn seasons as well as winter seasons are the best time to trail the Annapurna foothills trek. Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions are always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.


Note:

All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.


(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

Group Discount: Available

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

On your arrival in Kathmandu, our company representative will pick you up at Tribhuvan International Airport. We ensure you a comfortable drive from the airport to the hotel. You can visit nearby places in the evening to get a feel of Kathmandu air. Overnight at a 3* hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, drive to Phedi 1130m. and trek to Dhampus Village 1650m. 3 hrs, overnight at hotel.

On the second day, you will fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara, which takes about 25 minutes. From Pokhara, the city of lakes, you will drive to Phedi which takes about 1 hour. The actual trek begins from Phedi as you walk for 3 hours to reach Dhampus village. The walk comprises steep ascends, rhododendron forest, stone staircases, and beautiful scenery of the Annapurna Massif. Overnight in Dhampus.

Day 3
Day 03: Trek from Dhampus Village to Tolka 1700m. 5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

After spending a night in the beautiful Dhampus village inhabited by the Gurung communities, you will slowly head towards Tolka. The trek from Dhampus to Tolka passes through beautiful rhododendron forests blooming with flowers. Walking through the suspension bridges, you will cross Modi Khola and Mardi Khola. With a lot of uphill and downhill walks, you will reach Bheri Kharka, a Gurung village, before reaching Tolka. Overnight in Tolka.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek from Tolka to Jhinu Danda 1780m. 5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

Enjoying the stunning views of the Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri massif, Machhapuchhre (6993m), and other Himalayan ranges, you will head from Tolka to Jhinu Danda. The day has a lot of descending through stone staircases, which can be somewhat challenging. Thus, prepare yourself and your children physically and mentally. Passing through the Gurung village of Landruk can be an exciting cultural experience. The trail includes other interesting places like the waterfall and the natural hot water spring in Jhinu Danda. After about 5 hours of total trek, you will reach Jhinu Danda, where you will spend your night at.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Ghandruk Village. 5 hrs, overnight at guest house.

The day has 5 hours of the trek through beautiful landscape and astounding views. From Jhinu Danda, you first descend and then ascend towards a ridge giving you a clear view of Jhinu Danda and Chhomrong village. Passing through rhododendron forests, you will slowly reach Ghandruk. The beautiful village is the largest Gurung settlement in the Annapurna region, where you can enjoy Gurung lifestyle, architecture, and also dress in the Gurung attire at the Gurung Museum. You will also catch an alluring panorama of Annapurna South (7219m) and Machhapuchhre (6993m) from your hotel in Ghandruk. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Day 6
Day 06: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul 1070m. 4 hrs, and drive to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.

From Ghandruk, you gradually trace your way back, descending down the staircases. A short 2-hour walk from Ghandruk takes you to Syaulibazar. Then, the trail moves on dusty roads and you will also cross a suspension bridge over Modi River. Passing Birethanti, you will walk 2 more hours to reach Nayapul. From Nayapul, a 2-hour drive will take you to Pokhara. In the evening, you can hang around the lakeside area enjoying the food and music of the lake city. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Pokhara.

Day 7
Day 07: Morning Hike to World Peace Stupa and afternoon fly back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.

You will leave to visit World Peace Stupa, early in the morning. After about 20 minutes’ drive from Lakeside, you will have to hike for about 20 minutes to reach the top of the stupa. The stupa is a synonym of peace and serenity, and you can also enjoy a breathtaking view of Pokhara city and Phewa Lake from the stupa. Then you will walk down through the forest to Phewa Lake for an hour and cross by boat to Lakeside. In the afternoon, you will fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 8
Day 08: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  • 2Night's hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 1Night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Domestic flight from Kathmandu - Pokhara to Kathmandu.
  • All your standard Meals and best available guest house accommodation during the trek.
  • An Experienced English – speaking trekking guide and 4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • Porters to carry luggage for 2 trekkers: 1 porter including their salary, insurance, food and lodging.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS), and Annapurna - Conservation. Area entry permits.
  • Down Jacket, duffel-kit bag and sleeping bag by AlpineTrav Treks. Are to be returned after trip completion.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals at Kathmandu.
  • Your international airfare.
  • Nepal visa
  • Personal expenses.
  • Landry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters.
  • Mineral water Bottle or boiled water, shower etc.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Tips for tour and trekking staffs.

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Recommended Gear Lists:

Packing essential gear before trekking is a must in any situation. These gears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the trek.
Clothings:
Woolen caps, hats
Neckwear
Sunglasses
Hiking boots
Trekking socks
Trekking trousers
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Fleece jackets
Down jackets
Cotton T-shirts
Sweaters
Lightweight gloves
Headgear:
Woolen caps, hats
Neckwear
Sunglasses
Accessories:
Batteries
Chargers
Sleeping bag
First-aid kit
Toiletries:
Toilet papers
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Shampoo
Soap
Body lotions
Sanitary napkins, tampons
Cotton towel
Sunscreen
Hand sanitizers


The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact us.)

Group Discount: Available

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Ghandruk Trek
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EUR 1,050 Per Person
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EUR 920 Per Adult

Trip Facts

  • 8 Days
  • Spring/Autumn/Winter
  • 1780 meter
  • Flight
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 6 people
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