Ghandruk Village trek is one of the well-known rural homestay trips in Nepal. This trek is a calm and short trekking in Annapurna region. The trek takes you to homely amity environment and gives enormous relief from propelling city life. It is also very pleasing and nice for children as family trek & tour in the mountain region.
Ghandruk family trek is the most popular for traditional, topographical variety and remarkable views of mountains and stone covered built villages. Ghandruk village is known as Stone Village and also called Konda Village in the local language. We are sure that trekkers enjoy and are happy on Ghandruk village trek route because of clean stone steps up and downhill, the close sight of mountains and budding rhododendron flowers on track in the spring season.
You will be warmly welcomed at the airport by our workplace representative and then you will transfer to hotel. Our staff will give a brief explanation about the program.
The day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley after breakfast; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu.
We will leave the hotel at morning time with a scenic view of the road to Pokhara via Prithvi highway. It might take around 7 hrs to reach Pokhara. We will visit some beautiful places in Pokhara like Davis fall (if we reached in the early.
Leaving Pokhara early in the morning either taxi or car to Nayapul. Thus, we head in the direction of Ghandruk by a trek through Birathati. It might take 4/5 hours to reach Ghandruk through vertical mount trail. From Ghandruk we can perceive attractive Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Himchuli & Annapurna south.
After breakfast, we will have a breath-taking scene of waterfalls, landscapes, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail and other mountains. And we will visit the Annapurna preservation office and gallery in afternoon. We will endure our walk to sheer down till Modi Khola and then climb up steeply about an hour more then we spread to Landruk.
Early morning, we can enjoy the view of Sunrise, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapurchre & the scenery. After breakfast, we consent Landruk almost flat tracks about an hour then Little steep for 20 minutes to reach Tolka. after Tolka trail shadows through the forest then starts again steep climbs about one & half hour to get Deurali, from where you can see gorge of Pokhara. Their tea shops are accessible between Tolka and Deurali. After Deurali trails primes you progressively incline to Dhampus via Pothana.
This pre-lunch will be one of the excessive mornings with views of Annapurna Himalayas & scenic settlement villages, walk down to Dhampus Phedi (approximately one and a half hrs.) and then drive to Pokhara (about 30 minutes).
Today in Pokhara you will have free for personal activities- you may simply rest or go for visiting Lake Side down town market etc. Pokhara is main entry city for Annapurna region trek and other mid-west areas.
We take a drive to Kathmandu or take a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu after breakfast.
It’s free or last-minute shopping for mementoes or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to originate any extra excursions or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.