Short Ghandruk Trek - Ghorepani Ghandrunk Trek - Annapurna Short Trek
Regd. No: 191703/74/075, Vat No: 606682361

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Short Ghandruk Trek

Short Ghandruk Trek


  • Trip Code : NHT DH30
  • Max Elevation: 1945 mt.
  • Trip Grade: Easy Hiking
  • Best Time: All Round Year
  • Group Size Min: 01 Pax
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Start & End: Tea House
  • Destination: Nepal

enjoy marvelous walks within hill villages in the shade of Annapurna Himalaya

Short Ghandruk Trek takes you to wonderful and scenic hills of Annapurna Himalaya, where views last from the start to an end of walks within amazing scenery of dramatic landscapes dotted with nice farm villages. Short Ghandruk Trekking, allow you to witness typical Nepalese Hill people culture of Gurung, one of the famous tribes as Gorkha soldiers in foreign legion with British and Indian Armies, besides as Gorkha they are farmers and cattle herders since ancient times.

Short Ghandruk Trek starts from scenic and beautiful Pokhara city and its verdant valley, where a drive leads to begin our walk uphill into nice lovely villages with grand views of mighty Annapurna peaks, and then walking ups and down to reach another magnificent spot at Dhampus villages facing an outmost panorama of Annapurna-Dhaulagiri-Manaslu with famous Machhapuchare the Fish-Tail peak. Our short Ghandruk trekking ends after taking a drive back to magnificent Pokhara after a glorious experience on high hills of massive Annapurna range of mountains.

Main Highlights:

“A scenic and cultural walks in the shadow of mighty Annapurna Himalaya
Explore Gurung farm villages with age-old traditional life of Buddhist culture
The dramatic scenery of landscapes with hills and valley including snow-capped peaks
Walk into a lovely cool forest of rhododendron, magnolia, oaks, pines and fir trees
Enjoy stunning sunrise over high mountains from lovely Dhampus village”

Trip Preview:

Mode of accommodation: Hotels and local Lodge on treks.
Trek Grade: Moderate with ups and down walks
Highest spot: At Deurali 2,150 m high.
Trek Duration: 03 Nights and 04 Days (with drives and walks).
People and Culture: Populated by Gurung people of Buddhism religion and colorful culture with some mix Hindu people Newar, Chettries and Brahmin with old traditional heritage life.
Best Seasons:  Nearly all months of the year except wet months from June to mid-September, where’s March to May lively with wildflowers and rhododendron (Nepal national flower in blooming times, where days are clear for views. October to December another best months for clear views with short daylights, cold in the morning and night times
Short Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Drive to Bhirethati and trek to Ghandruk 1,945 m – 05 hrs.
Day 02: Trek to Tolka 1,640 m via Landruk village – 05 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Dhampus village 1,530 m and drive to Pokhara – 06 hrs.

Detail Itinerary:

Day 01: Drive past Bhirethati and trek to Ghandruk 1,945 m – 05 hrs.
After Pokhara with views of Annapurna Himalaya with Machhapuchare peaks ‘Fish Tail’, and then drive beyond Pokhara to commence our first day walks. Journey with grand views of Annapurna past farm villages and towns and then reaching past Bhirethati to start walks from low warmer farm areas and then on stone steps uphill to reach at Gurung village Ghandruk. At Ghandruk overnight in a nice comfortable lodge with a view of Annapurna peaks with time to visit around this nice Gurung village, which is also a gateway to many trekking and adventure around Annapurna areas, visit Gurung museum for information of the local people and its impressive culture and history.

Day 02: Trek to Tolka 1,640 m via Landruk village – 05 hrs.
From Ghandruk downhill on stone steps to reach low warm farm areas at Kyumi village, from here crossing a steel bridge over raging Modi River and then with an uphill climb to reach another large Gurung village at Landruk facing views of Annapurna South and Huin-Chuli peaks. After a short break on nice gradual walks leads to Tolka village for last overnight stop with views of Annapurna South and Huinchuli peaks.

Day 03: Trek to Dhampus village 1,530 m and drive to Pokhara – 06 hrs.
After Tolka on nice gradual walks past Bhedi Kharka farm villages and then with last climb of the journey of an hour to reach at scenic Deurali hilltop 2,150 m, with grand views of landscapes and mountains. Our last walk from here on easy descend through cool shade of forest to reach at Potana and then at Dhampus another Gurung village with fabulous views of Annapurna-Manaslu-Lamjung Himal and Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish-Tail’, where walk completes taking an exciting hour-long drive back to scenic Pokhara by its calm Phewa Lake after a great time on high hills of Annapurna