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Ghandruk Trekking
Ghandruk Trekking

Ghandruk Trekking

Ghandruk Trekking is mostly acknowledged as a shortest trek into the rich Annapurna region. Trekkers have encountered Ghandruk Trekking as a fine-looking trek with trouble- free and greatly dreamy walk all through the pleasing village. Gandruk trekking make available with the first rate overture into trekking whilst. Moreover, Ghandruk Trekking is known for the awesome lock up outlook of being together in the hallowed mountain such as Annapurna South and Fishtail. This stimulating trek covers 2,600 meter as a maximum elevation. Participating in the utmost elevation will take the trekkers into the nature which come to life for the villagers staying in the western face. Nepal Glacier Treks and Expedition is the best travel agency for trekking, tours, climbing, mountaineering and other adventure activities in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. Now proudly can say, we makes your journey memorable and adventure in Nepal’s Himalayas. Hopefully you will enjoy your Ghandruk trekking with Himalaya experience in Nepal.

The Gandruk Trekking is the central attraction of tourists as they are offered with a probability of searching the Ghandruk Village with numerous native people called Gurung. Gurung people have scores of celebration so, it is recommended to make sure you as a part of that festive. From natural perspective trekkers will enjoy the colossal Dhaulagiri, Annapurna range, Gangapurna and Hiunchuli. Although, Gandruk Trekking is counted for short trek trekkers can have immense prospect of walking short distances. Ancient museum in Ghandruk is another attraction of this trekking. Mainly trekkers or visitors will be lost simply observing the eye- pleasing settlement of Ghanruk. Another plus point of Ghandruk Trekking is it is the adobe of huge species of mammals, birds along with dissimilar flowers and trees.

The trekking will complete in 7 day including your arrival and departure day. It is fully customized package where as all our package comes with fixed departure. There are quite beautiful places for short and easy trekking in the Annapurna region. This trek gives you great opportunity to explore culture of Gurung people and their lifestyle. The best time to visits Ghandruk village trekking are spring and autumn. The classic and shorter trekking will be led by our professional and English speaking mountain experience trekking guide. We have been operating best quality service in the Annapurna region. The trekking offers with best and affordable cost for all travelers in the package. We always follow the client’s feedback and you can see our best review in the trip advisor and website. In short, Ghandruk trekking is adequate to make out about Nepal as it is based on cultural excursion.

 


Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)

Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03:Drive to Pokhara (820m) 6 hour

Day 04:Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Ghandruk (1940m) 4-5 hour

Day 05:Trek to Pothana (1900m) 5-6 hour

Day 06:Trek to Phedi 2 hrs, drive to Pokhara and flight to Kathmandu

Day 07:Final departure

Cost Details

Cost Includes
    • All airport / Hotel transfer as per the itinerary.
    • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara three star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast basis.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing tour with a professional guide.
    • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) and boils water in mountain while trekking.
    • Available Local fresh fruits while on trek.
    • Teahouse and tented accommodation during the trekking and climbing.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits (ACAP) and Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) permit for trekking.
    • Necessary staff with experience English Speaking guide, Necessary porters (We assign one porter for every two guest)
    • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicle.
    • All staff salary, insurance, equipment, flight, lodging and fooding.
    • Exclusive and medical kit bag.
    • All Government and Local taxes.
    • All official expenses.
Cost Excludes
    • Nepal Visa fee (Bring accurate cash and four passport size Photographs)
    • International airfare to and from Nepal.
    • Excess luggage charge.
    • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
    • Altitude chamber (PAC) or Oxygen.
    • Personal trekking equipment (see the trekking equipment page).
    • All personal Expenses (Phone call, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Shower, heater etc)
    • Certain Sightseeing / monument entrance fees. Which is not mention above package.
    • Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc.
    • Tips for guides, porters and driver, (Tipping is expected but not mandatory)
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)After arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will meet our representative who will receive you outside the airport with Nepal Glacier Treks & Expedition’s signboard and transfer to your respective hotel by private vehicle. After refreshed and will brief about the trip then introduce with your trek and tour leader. Don’t forget to bring your passport size photographs, copy of travel insurance. On this day, we will collect your due cash in the meeting and will enjoy the evening yourself and then have a pleasant stay at hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02Sightseeing in Kathmandu On this day, after breakfast in the morning you head towards the sightseeing in Kathmandu. There are so many places to excursion, Hindu temple- Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath and Swyambhunath stupa- Buddhist stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square which is located World Heritage Site by UNESCO. After full day sightseeing, you will return to hotel in the evening. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 03Drive to Pokhara (820m) 6 hour On the following day taking breakfast will take a drive to Pokhara (820m), taking 6 hours. The drive will make its way all through the green lush forest and villages. Taking some break will stop for lunch and then again continue the drive. Arriving at Pokhara you will check into hotel. Overnight Stay at hotel.

Day 04Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Ghandruk (1940m) 4-5 hour On the following day you will trek to Ghandruk after breakfast in the hotel. Before that you will take a drive to Nayapul. Ghandruk is the settlement populated by Gurung community. There are you can see stone houses on the ways. Village of Ghandruk offers some outstanding views of the lofty mountains. From here, Annapurna south, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) can be seen clearly. After five hour you will be Ghandruk. Overnight stay at guesthouse or homestay feels like typical Nepal home.

Day 05Trek to Pothana (1900m) 5-6 hour On this day, you will trek to Pothana from Ghandruk after taking breakfast. Passing the straight, little bit up and down trails on the day. Today, the trails is much easy than other days, it scenery day where you will see settlement Gurung village, terraced farmland. Leaving beautiful settlement Landruk and Tolka village with Himalaya’s vista of Annapurna south and Hiunchuli. After walking six hour will you reach Pothana village from there you can see excellent view of Machhapuchhre himal (Fishtail). Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 06Trek to Phedi 2 hrs, drive to Pokhara and flight to Kathmandu On this day, after breakfast in the morning you will trek down two hour to Phedi from Pothana and drive to Pokhara. After 45 minute will you reach Pokhara is dazzling city with lovely weather, a few sightseeing will you take a flight to Kathmandu. After arriving at airport, you will be transferred your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07Final departure On this day, you will be transferred into Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) so that you can return your hometown or move for next destinations. Our team representative will take you to airport with great respect and safely. Have a safe journey.

Usefull Info

Are you planning to holiday in Nepal? We suggested you to packing and arranging while you are at home. These little things are very important for travel in Nepal. Please note down these list details before leaving your hometown, this little tips will help you to make your Nepal journey enjoyable and lifetime memory.

  • You are suggested to make sure that your travel insurance, three copies of passport size photos and passport is valid for at least six months before leaving your hometown.
  • Before traveling, consult about visa processing.
  • Ensure two ways international flight tickets.
  • Do travel insurance; this is very important for travelers which will cover all emergency evacuation and external medical cost.
  • Before leaving your hometown, please inform your family and friends about trip and country.
  • Make sure and guess what your estimate travel budget then chose right and suitable destination.
  • Before traveling any country, read travel advice, buy guide book and study general information like, geography, culture, people, festival, religion, and weather, custom, political, rule and regulation)
  •  Before leaving home and preparing, note down travel check list.
  • In the travelling period, make copies of your important documents as a support in case you lose the originals.
  • Keep the bank and home’s number if you have a problem can call them to emergency. Call your bank for credit and debit- card to let them know about fees and your travel destination.
  •  Visit the doctor before traveling for your health report and take medicine and vaccine hence.
  • As soon as possible make reservations with advance payment, for accommodation, trip and local guides.
  • Better to learn and know some local and national language while travelling any country.
  • Always remember and follow to local laws, it is your responsibility.
  • Be aware to local culture, traditions and practices as your activities may be seen as unacceptable, unfriendly or also unlawful. 
  • Take off your shoes before entering someone’s house, temple, stupa or monasteries and somebody’s kitchen especially in remote areas.
  • You may not be permitted entry to the very old and inner sanctuaries Stupas and temples.
  • Ensure do not drink from other person’s glass or bottle and do not eat from other person’s plate. It is considered impure by Nepalese people.
  • Never touch anything with your foot. It is considered the much impure part of the body among Nepalese people.
  • In village areas, especially rural areas avoid skimpy outfits. Women should especially avoid dressing in skimpy outfits while travelling. You should cover your legs and shoulders.
  • Avoid bathing in public and never spit around stupa and temple site.
  • Some Hindu temple is fully prohibited for some western to enter. First of all take a permission before entering Hindu temple.
  • Take photographs only after getting permission for the person or object being photographed.
  • Avoid touching offerings or person when they are on the way to spiritual stupas.
  • You should not to touch offering or people when they are on the way to spiritual site.
  • It is make sure that never step over anyone body/ legs/ feet, when someone want to go and pass, you must pull own your legs.
  • You can’t export any antiques without taking special permitted and corticated from the department of archeology, if export stuffs over hundred years old such as sacred image, painting, manuscripts that are valuable for cultural and spiritual reasons will be illegal.

Some Nepali Words:

  • Nepali                 English
  • Namaste             Nepali form of greeting
  • Swagatam           Welcome
  • Dhanyabad         Thank you
  • Sundar                 Beautiful
  • Ramro                  Nice
  • Mitho                   Tasty
  • Fheri Bhetaula    See You Again
  • Shubha Prabhat  Good Morning
  • Shubha Din          Good Afternoon
  • Shubha Ratri       Good Night
  • Chiya                    Tea
  • Khaja                    Breakfast
  • Dal- Bhat             Rice and Lentil
  • Topi                      Cap
  • Himal                    Mountain
  • Khola/ Nadi         River
  • Pokhari                 Lake/ pond
  • Jungle                   Forest/ Jungle

Important Note

NOTE: During the trip, weather, transport, local politics situation, strikes and numerous of other issues that are outside our control could result in change of itinerary. It is, but, very unlikely that the itinerary would be significantly different; if different itinerary are necessary the trek/ tour leader will resolve what is the best others. We discuss and observing the best interest of whole group. We can do everything to minimize its results, but we could not be responsible for the effects of delay and changes. 

You are suggested to make sure that your travel insurance, three copies of passport size photos and passport is valid for at least six months before leaving your hometown. We request you, please book your trip as early as possible because if you gives us enough preparation time for your trip. It means your trip will be managed well and you will get full satisfaction from our services. And please ensure that you have got confirmation receipt from our company about your booking. If you need any special services and facilities that are not included in the listed itinerary, ensure that you have informed us about it at the time of booking. Would you want to book any other programs which are not listed in this website as tailor made package let us know by email; we will design it as per your travel need. Not really satisfied from this itinerary, you can make own and we will help you to make itinerary as per your travel need in Nepal.

This little information is a standard outline and guide of what we provide. This trip can be customized at your demand to accommodation your exact requirements.

 

Trip Fact

Starting Price 550(per person)
  • Trip Duration 7 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Max Altitude 1940m
  • Trip Grade
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