Ghandruk Village trek

Ghandruk Village trek

Start Point


End Point






Max Altitude

2530 meter





No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Trip Highlights

  • Trek through the beautiful rhododendron forests of the lower Annapurna Region
  • Visit the Gurung village of Ghandruk, with views of Annapurna and Fishtail
  • This is one of Nepal’s best short treks, taking you through picturesque villages while offering epic Himalayan views

Ghandrung Village trek is short trek in Annapurna Region which is really consider for gurung culture and Mountain views. Few places in the world have such a splendid variety of natural beauty as the Annapurna region. It is a rare combination of long arrays of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear lakes, turbulent rivers with deep gorges, Tibetan monasteries, hot-springs, and picturesque villages inhabited by simple and friendly ethnic people.
A unique attribute of this mid-hill region is that you will see is a vast ethnic diversity, your trip highlight will include and the majestic panorama of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manaslu (all over 8000m). Overnight stops are in the best nice and cosy Mountain Lodge & Resorts which is reachable at your own moderate walking pace. Finally arriving to the largest village of this mid-hills region at Ghandrung. This area is home to Gurung peoples, traditional members of British Gurkha Army, who as descendants of Tibet practice their own form of Buddhism. This wonderful walk ends at Pokhara for the next soft adventure which includes a day of scenic float, rafting at Trisuli River and concluding this excellent journey with two days of Wild-Life Safari at Royal Chitwan National Park, one of the best Park in the whole of Asia and a world heritage. Unquestionably, a great trip to e experience the people and culture of Nepal with a difference.

Day by Day Trip Detail Itinerary

Our representative will pick you up at airport and transfer to Hotel.

Kathmandu City in Valley are Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Swayambhunath Monastery etc……

Morning 7 am by tourist coach or Private Vehicle. 6/7 hours

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga. (1494m) It is one-hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and a short walk to Birenthati (1037m) situated on the Modi River. The trail ascends and reaches Tirkhedhunga in about 4 hours walk. Overnight at lodge.

After breakfast ascend the steep steps for about 2 hours to Ulleri (2012m). Continue climbing from Ulleri another 2 hours walk to lunch stop at Nyathanti. The climb continues on through wet temperate forests of oak and rhododendron until Ghorepani. Camp side is about 10 minutes walk form Ghorepani. Depending upon weather and physical condition it is recommended to make an hour climb to Poonhill (3100m) for a panoramic view of Annapurna range. From Ghorepani there is a spectacular view of Dhaulagiri, Machhapurche and Annapurna. Ghorepani is on of the most popular village along Annapurna circuit. Many trekkers who do not trek the whole circuit visit Ghorepani to view a magnificent panorama of the Himalaya peaks. Most of the habitants in this village are magars and Gurungs. Visit Poon Hill (3210m) early next morning about one hour walk you can have the excellent views of Machapuchre, Annapurnas and Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Himal and in spring best views of Rhododendron flowers in its vicinity or in the trail in between Ghorepani-Ghandrung . The red one called Lali Gurans, which is the national flower of Nepal.

Leave Ghorepani after having magnificent views from Poon Hill. From Ghorepani you leave the main trail that leads you to Jomsom/Muktinath, and instead walk to Tadapani, which is fairy easy. Some parts of the trail are slippery during December and January. Decend to Ghandrung.

From Ghandrung it is a steep descent on a stone staircase down to the Modi Khola. Walk further to Syauli Bazaar , a beutiful Gurung settlement where you stop for Lunch and refreshment. Explore this beautiful village for a while before heading further to Birenthnti. About half an hour walk you will be able to reach to the road head at Nayapul that leads to Pokhara. A scenery drive to Pokhara gives you excellent views. It is about an hour drive. Transfer to your hotel at Pokhara. End of service.

Morning 7 am by tourist coach to Kathmandu Journey.

Rest or gift Shopping for family and friend

We see you off at airport for your international airport or Nepal border.

Trip Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Airport Transfers - Car/Van/Bus/Jeep
  • Accommodation on B/B basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All entrance Fees of Temple, Monastery, Museum, Durbar Square, Monuments and cultural program at evening.
  • Arrangements and transportation expenses during the tour/trek
  • Arrangements and fees for trekking/hiking permits and ACAP Permit
  • Arrangements and expenses for Tour Guide/Trekking Guide
  • Insurance, Lodging and Fooding for all trekking staffs.
  • Arrangements of TIMS(Trekking information management system)Card.
  • What is Excluded
  • Any unexpected costs that occur due to:
  • Weather, Trail, Road Blockage, River conditions,
  • Due to circumstances such as:
  • Sickness, Government action, flight delays,
  • Insurance and Emergency Rescue.
  • Major changes in the itinerary
  • Personal and free-time expenses
  • Cold drinks or alcohol
  • Extra hotel expenses
  • Laundry
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Airport taxes
  • Entry visas to Nepal

Fixed Departures Date & Price

Trip Reviews

Pia Dina Montemayor

Pia Dina Montemayor - Phillipine

Culture and adventure travel

Hi Chiz Gurung
My travel vlog about Nepal might be 6 years late, but the fun memories are still fresh and thanks to your well organize package-customised tour for me…
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Rajamani Reddy

Rajamani Reddy - USA

3-country tour of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet

I did an 18-day tour of these three countries through Adventure Land Tours operated by Chij Gurung in Thamel, Kathamndu. Arrangements done by Mr. Gurung were very good. Sightseeing and accommodations around Kathmandu were fine if you can overlook the traffic and bad roads around the city. Bhutan was exceptional, its a must see destination. And as for Tibet, I wouldn’t recommend anyone to travel to Tibet by road because road conditions are BAD, and it severely lacks in facilities. Lhasa is worth visiting so my sincere advice would be to fly into and out of Lhasa. If any one is looking for a personalized tour, I highly recommend Adventure Land Tours.

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