Ghandruk Trek - 9 Days

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Ghandruk Trek is one of the best short trek in the Annapurna region. Every interested individual can easily and wonderfully trek it. On this hike, you can visit the Annapurna Himalayan hills and stunning blooming rhododendrons around the forests as well as the beautiful city of Pokhara.


Ghandruk Trek 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 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 gandruk trek.


Outline Itinerary (Gandruk Trek: Classic Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara fly – Duration: 23 minutes. After reaching you will be taken to hotel and have a leisure afternoon. You can visit around the lakeside or go for boating at Fewa Lake
Day 03 : Drive to Phedi 45 minutes and start trek to Dhampus (1650m.)  walk – Duration: 4 hrs
Day 04 : Trek Dhampus to Tolka (1700m.) walk – Duration: 5.5 hrs
Day 05: Trek Tolka to Jhinu Danda (1780m.) walk – Duration: 5 hrs
Day 06 : Jhinu Danda to Ghandruk Village (2012m.) walk – Duration: 4.5 hrs
Day 07 : Ghandruk to Siwai walk – Duration: 1.5 hrs, and drive to Pokhara 4 hrs
Day 08 : Morning Hike to World Peace Stupa and afternoon fly back to Kathmandu
Day 09 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this Gandruk Trek if you are interested for other activities like Sightseeing, Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1050

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

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu to Pokhara fly - Duration: 23 minutes. After reaching you will be taken to hotel and have a leisure afternoon. You can visit around the lakeside or go for boating at Fewa Lake

Day 3
Day 03 : Drive to Phedi 45 minutes and start trek to Dhampus (1650m.) walk - Duration: 4 hrs

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek Dhampus to Tolka (1700m.) walk - Duration: 5.5 hrs

Day 5
Day 05: Trek Tolka to Jhinu Danda (1780m.) walk - Duration: 5 hrs

Day 6
Day 06 : Jhinu Danda to Ghandruk Village (2012m.) walk - Duration: 4.5 hrs

Day 7
Day 07 : Ghandruk to Siwai walk - Duration: 1.5 hrs, and drive to Pokhara 4 hrs

Day 8
Day 08 : Morning Hike to World Peace Stupa and afternoon fly back to Kathmandu

Day 9
Day 09 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • 2Night's accommodation at Hotel Green Tara with breakfast in Pokhara
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • Fluent English Speaking and well clarifying Mountain Guide
  • Assistant guide in need if the group size exceeds more than 4 persons
  • Porters for carrying luggage, 20 Kgs – 25Kgs (1 porter 2 guest’s)
  • Staff salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Standard & comfortable Guesthouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Food during the trek (full board with tea/coffee and seasonal fresh fruits)
  • Trekking TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Permits
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photos)
  • Extra night accommodation, if required (in Kathmandu)
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery charge, wifi, boiled water and shower
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation during trekking in need
  • Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslide, political disturbance and strikes
  • Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek
  • Items and expenses of personal nature
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for guide, porters

Ghandruk Trek 9 Days (Accommodation: Guesthouse/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1050
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1000 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 950 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 900 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Ghandruk Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 9 Days
  • Easy
  • 1780 Meter
  • September - December & January – June
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight (Both way)
  • Guesthouse/Lodge

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