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Ghandruk Trekking 07 Days

Ghandruk Trekking 07 Days

Ghandruk trekking is one another most demanding trekking trips in the Annapurna region, situated at the northwest of Pokhara, popular for sneaking the close views of amazing Himalayan scenery, equally the local culture, rituals and lifestyles of Gurung ethnic groups mostly in Ghandruk, enjoy with local wine and dines.

  Ghandruk Trekking is one another a short and most popular trek in Annapurna region. It is low altitude trekking trips mostly revolves bellow 2000 meter, around the northwest of Pokhara, the picturesque valley in the central Nepal, the west from the capital city Kathmandu. Ghandruk is a picturesque village offers the most amazing mountain sceneries, and no doubt you will be able to explore the distinct language, culture, ritual and lifestyles of Gurung indigenous community who are densely settled in the Ghandruk village. You will equally be able to explore their traditional Ghatu dances and enjoy with local dishes and delicacies including having local wines and dines. The Ghandruk village is also popular for lively Gurung museum preserved age long culture and tradition of Gurung indigenous community, with panoramic Himalayan sceneries. Ghandruk village is settled densely by Gurung indigenous community, who are known as Gurkha. They have glorious history of fighting in the first and second world wars being involved in the British Army.

Mission Eco trek has designed Ghandruk trek especially for those who have limited time but wishing to have short trekking as well as have close up views of mountains, equally wishing to explore the local culture and more, also appropriate for the first timers and physically challenged who cannot trek to the higher altitude areas. From Ghandruk village, you will have amazing mount vistas from very close up views namely of Mt. Annapurna south (7,219 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Machhapuchre also known as Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m) as well as Dhaulagiri Himalayan range. The trail passes through the lovely forest full of rhododendron flower and pines also filled with numerous of flora and fauna, and equally passes through the terraced farm field, beautiful Gurung village, offering you utmost opportunity for photography not only of the traditional village itself but also of amazing landscapes with the backdrop of lofty Himalayas. Therefore, Ghandruk trek is no doubt a memorable holiday trip.

Ghandruk trek begins after a short tour in Kathmandu valley, where you explore around the cultural and religious heritage sites, ancient arts and architecture, after exploring all around Kathmandu valley, you will have a half-day drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, where you will have tour around the caves, lakes and explore the enchanting landscapes. Next day you will have a short drive from Pokhara to Nayapul or to Phedi and then you begin hiking alongside of Dhampus ridge, from where you will have amazing sceneries of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range and via Modi river bridge you will finally reach at Ghandruk, the picturesque village settled by Gurung ethnic groups filled with amid distinct culture and ritual, where you will also enjoy taking picture of rows of neat slate- roofed houses, typical lifestyles of villagers, terraced farm field and close view of lovely Himalayas and so forth. After exploring all around, you will descend down to Landruk village, another lovely Gurung village and awesome viewpoint for lovely Himalayan scenery and finally you will retrace down to Pokhara via Dhampus ridge, subsequently return back to Kathmandu. 

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