Ghandruk Trek


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Trek to Ghandruk

Ghandruk Trek of Raconteur adventure is a mesmerizing trek where you can experience the best of both nature and humans. Trail offering captivating views of Mt. Fish Tail and Mt Annapurna with the perfect blend of soulful lullaby of birds, green hills and of course, warm hospitality of natives. Ghandruk is a beautiful village typically of Gurung people lying at North West side of Pokhara. Trekking in Ghandruk is not demanding, too, as the altitude you will attain in this trek is just 2010m (6601ft.) Mastery of work can be thoroughly enjoyed as houses in villages is full of heritage and custom arts. Ghandruk Trek is ideal for all who have less time to do a full-fledged trek but still wish to involve in the playful act of natural and artificial masterfulness.

 

An offering of Ghandruk Trek

Ghandruk houses lot in its bag. This place does not disappoint in any area. Perfect sunrise view early in the morning, sun rays hitting Annapurna and Macchapucchre (Fishtail) creating golden mountains is awe-inspiring. These mountains are not only to look for in the Ghandruk trek; the whole journey to this natural paradise promises to create stories. Ghandruk trek trail passes through green hills, and the accompanying is the peaceful sound of Modi Khola. Hundreds of fauna to play along in your travel journey with an occasional encounter of Mule and other domesticated animals on the way is an exciting subject for your lens partner as well.

 

Ghandruk trek, all assured knows very well to satisfy the senses of travellers from around the world. Choosing and planning the best Ghandruk trek itinerary can be troublesome as options might confuse you, especially for these routes. So, leave logistics to us, be free, and come to see majestic mountains up close as Raconteur Adventure offers the best Ghandruk Trekking Itinerary.

 

Itinerary Overview

Trekking to Ghandruk commences from Kathmandu. On the first day, you will be observing different UNESCO sites in Kathmandu. On our second day, we will either fly or drive to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will check-in at Hotel in Pokhara and sort out necessary items to carry for the trek leaving other things in the hotel’s luggage room. Then, one hour drive from Pokhara will take you to Phedi, our start point for the walk. Starting our trek from Phedi, our destination for the day is Pothana.

 

One of the beautiful villages in this part is Dhampus, and this village lies on the way to Pothana. We will rest and relax for a short time at Dhampus and continue our ascending trek to Pothana. The third day of the Ghandruk trek is most important as you will reach Ghandruk on this very day. After having early breakfast, a slight ascend trek awaits ahead.

 

You will climb until Deurali, and after Deurali, a steep downward walk starts to get Tolkha, Landruk and Modi Khola River. After crossing an iron bridge of Modi Khola river, uphill ascend starts to Ghandruk. Upon reaching Ghandruk, you can feel the warmth of Gurung hospitality and coolness of air passing through Mt Annapurna, Mt Hiunchulu and Mt. Fish Tail. On our fourth trek, we will trek downhill to Nayapool and stay overnight at Pokhara. You can stroll around the lakeside, hit local bars and clubs, or visit sightseeing points here in Pokhara. On the last day of the trek, you will fly/drive back to Kathmandu.

 

Astonishing panorama of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and Macchapucchre is all here to reward you with the refreshment you so desire. Wait no more, pack your bags and experience this natural heaven with Ghanduk Trek of Raconteur Adventure.

 

Credits and blog

Images from unsplash.com, Wikimedia Commons and flickr.com

Photo Blog of Ghandruk by Kathmandu post;

Link

 

Included/Exclude

  • Accommodation, Food, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • All typical Meals during the trek(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Raconteur Adventure personnel standby during emergency
  • Hotel and Airport pick up and drop by car, bus and van
  • Lodge and homestay accommodation in the mountains
  • Star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Trekking Guide and Porter(on demand)
  • Domestic airfares(on request)
  • Park Fees wherever applicable
  • 3 Cup of tea during the trek
  • All your trekking permits
  • All government taxes
  • Official expenses
  • First-aid Kit
  • Map
  • Your expenses might include room service, internet charges, laundry, bar bills, telephone bills, etc.
  • Sightseeing and activities other than those mentioned
  • International Plane fare and taxes in the Airport
  • Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment’s
  • Travel Insurance which is mandatory
  • Tips and Gratitude’s (expected)
  • VISA Fees

Checklist

  • Pair of comfortable trekking shoes, sandals and socks
  • Camera, Power Bank, Smartphone, Torch, and Whistle
  • Toothbrush, Sunscreen, Shampoo, Shower Gel
  • Towel, toilet paper, gadgets, slippers
  • Lightweight and fast-drying T-shirts
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Snickers and other energy bars
  • Backpack with 15kg capacity
  • Pair of easy drying trousers
  • Pair of waterproof trousers
  • Route Map of Annapurna
  • Cash in local currency
  • Hat and set of Glove
  • 2 sets of underwear
  • A fleece jacket
  • Water Bottle
  • Down Jacket
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sunglasses
  • Raincoat
01

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu, Overnight at Kathmandu

As you enter Kathmandu, you will see the beautiful view of the valley. Different scenes unfold from your aeroplane seat. As you finish immigration formalities, our representative will welcome you on Nepalese soil and help you get through cultural shock as you encounter gullies, streets, and different facets of Kathmandu. After checking in and settling down, you will have this chance to explore the colourful streets of Thamel to rituals of Pashupatinath (Hindu temple). Thamel, a paradise place for trekkers and all travellers, also houses cafes, dance clubs, bars, and restaurants serving expensive liqueurs to international cuisines. The local taste of Nepal in eatery is not to be missed.

02

Day 02

Explore Kathmandu

On our second day of the trek, we see, observe and experience Kathmandu up-close. Out of many fascinations of Kathmandu, the climate it serves stands over the top. No winters and summers are extreme here. You can engage in sightseeing tours to three durbar squares, religious, cultural and architectural and other mastery of works. Or you can book a hill station tour of Nagarkot. Nagarkot is the best viewpoint to observe and capture sunrise and complete view of Annapurna range and other world’s most giant mountains. Overnight at Nagarkot/Kathmandu.

03

Day 03

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and trek to Pothana.

You will be dropped at Domestic Airport to catch the flight to Pokhara after having a delicious meal at Kathmandu or Nagarkot. Nagarkot is just 1.5 hours’ drive from Kathmandu. After arrival at Pokhara Airport, you will be picked up in SUVs and driven to Phedi. Phedi is the starting point of the trek. The trail ascends, granting you a peaceful view of rhododendron, oak, sandalwood, magnolia and pine forests till we reach Dhampus. Dhampus is an affluent village of the Gurung community. Dhampus is also the village to engage in beautiful sightseeing of snow-capped glittering mountains, Annapurna and Lamjung.

After having a refreshment break at Dhampus, our trail ascends in a stone-paved path through mossy trees and other forests. We will reach Pothana from Dhampus. Pothana is the village to look out for tea houses, eateries and shops. Enjoy overnight at Pothana, overlooking a lovely mountain view.

04

Day 04

Trek from Pothana to Ghandruk

Day four is the most important day of our hike as we will reach Ghandruk on this very day. Starting early to trek from Pothana, the first one hour of the walk ascends until reaching Deurali. From Deurali, the trail will follow through lush forests, and accompanying will be the mind-boggling view of Annapurna, Manaslu and Mardi Himal. Once we leave Deurali, the trek descends to reach Tolkha. Tolkha is enriching village of Gurungs. Then, we will trek downhill furthermore to reach Landruk from Tolkha. Then, from Landruk, a continuous downward walk follows until reaching Modi Khola River. After crossing Modi Khola, the trekking trail demands you to ascend steep uphill to reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk serves a magnificent view of panoramic mountains with the soulful hospitality of Gurungs. We will stay overnight at Ghandruk, as Ghandruk offers more in the department of Accommodation and catering. You can roam around Ghandruk, visit the Gurung museum, or engage in photography capturing large mountains or the tiniest details of arts and architecture here in Ghandruk.

05

Day 05

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara from Nayapul.

After having early morning breakfast at Ghandruk, we will start trekking to Nayapul. This trail to Nayapul passes through small villages and beautiful rice fields. After you arrive in Nayapul, you will be picked up in SUVs and driven to Pokhara. After arriving in Pokhara, there are plenty of activities for you to see and experience. You can hit local bars and clubs, engage in sightseeing of the most beautiful sites here or stroll around Fewa Lake. The choice is all yours. Multiple restaurants serving international delicacies, including French, Middle Eastern, Vietnamese, etc., can be lovely places to suit your palate. Overnight at star category hotel in Pokhara.

06

Day 06

Fly/Drive back to Kathmandu

The time has come for farewell. You can either fly or drive back to Kathmandu, and we will assist you with choosing transportation. Upon reaching Kathmandu, raconteur adventure welcomes you and help you to your hotel. Raconteur adventure will host a farewell cultural dinner at one of the restaurants downtown and will be more than happy to hear back from you.

Overview

Trek to Ghandruk

Ghandruk Trek of Raconteur adventure is a mesmerizing trek where you can experience the best of both nature and humans. Trail offering captivating views of Mt. Fish Tail and Mt Annapurna with the perfect blend of soulful lullaby of birds, green hills and of course, warm hospitality of natives. Ghandruk is a beautiful village typically of Gurung people lying at North West side of Pokhara. Trekking in Ghandruk is not demanding, too, as the altitude you will attain in this trek is just 2010m (6601ft.) Mastery of work can be thoroughly enjoyed as houses in villages is full of heritage and custom arts. Ghandruk Trek is ideal for all who have less time to do a full-fledged trek but still wish to involve in the playful act of natural and artificial masterfulness.

 

An offering of Ghandruk Trek

Ghandruk houses lot in its bag. This place does not disappoint in any area. Perfect sunrise view early in the morning, sun rays hitting Annapurna and Macchapucchre (Fishtail) creating golden mountains is awe-inspiring. These mountains are not only to look for in the Ghandruk trek; the whole journey to this natural paradise promises to create stories. Ghandruk trek trail passes through green hills, and the accompanying is the peaceful sound of Modi Khola. Hundreds of fauna to play along in your travel journey with an occasional encounter of Mule and other domesticated animals on the way is an exciting subject for your lens partner as well.

 

Ghandruk trek, all assured knows very well to satisfy the senses of travellers from around the world. Choosing and planning the best Ghandruk trek itinerary can be troublesome as options might confuse you, especially for these routes. So, leave logistics to us, be free, and come to see majestic mountains up close as Raconteur Adventure offers the best Ghandruk Trekking Itinerary.

 

Itinerary Overview

Trekking to Ghandruk commences from Kathmandu. On the first day, you will be observing different UNESCO sites in Kathmandu. On our second day, we will either fly or drive to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will check-in at Hotel in Pokhara and sort out necessary items to carry for the trek leaving other things in the hotel’s luggage room. Then, one hour drive from Pokhara will take you to Phedi, our start point for the walk. Starting our trek from Phedi, our destination for the day is Pothana.

 

One of the beautiful villages in this part is Dhampus, and this village lies on the way to Pothana. We will rest and relax for a short time at Dhampus and continue our ascending trek to Pothana. The third day of the Ghandruk trek is most important as you will reach Ghandruk on this very day. After having early breakfast, a slight ascend trek awaits ahead.

 

You will climb until Deurali, and after Deurali, a steep downward walk starts to get Tolkha, Landruk and Modi Khola River. After crossing an iron bridge of Modi Khola river, uphill ascend starts to Ghandruk. Upon reaching Ghandruk, you can feel the warmth of Gurung hospitality and coolness of air passing through Mt Annapurna, Mt Hiunchulu and Mt. Fish Tail. On our fourth trek, we will trek downhill to Nayapool and stay overnight at Pokhara. You can stroll around the lakeside, hit local bars and clubs, or visit sightseeing points here in Pokhara. On the last day of the trek, you will fly/drive back to Kathmandu.

 

Astonishing panorama of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and Macchapucchre is all here to reward you with the refreshment you so desire. Wait no more, pack your bags and experience this natural heaven with Ghanduk Trek of Raconteur Adventure.

 

Credits and blog

Images from unsplash.com, Wikimedia Commons and flickr.com

Photo Blog of Ghandruk by Kathmandu post;

Link

 

Included/Exclude

  • Accommodation, Food, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  • All typical Meals during the trek(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Raconteur Adventure personnel standby during emergency
  • Hotel and Airport pick up and drop by car, bus and van
  • Lodge and homestay accommodation in the mountains
  • Star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Trekking Guide and Porter(on demand)
  • Domestic airfares(on request)
  • Park Fees wherever applicable
  • 3 Cup of tea during the trek
  • All your trekking permits
  • All government taxes
  • Official expenses
  • First-aid Kit
  • Map
  • Your expenses might include room service, internet charges, laundry, bar bills, telephone bills, etc.
  • Sightseeing and activities other than those mentioned
  • International Plane fare and taxes in the Airport
  • Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment’s
  • Travel Insurance which is mandatory
  • Tips and Gratitude’s (expected)
  • VISA Fees

Checklist

  • Pair of comfortable trekking shoes, sandals and socks
  • Camera, Power Bank, Smartphone, Torch, and Whistle
  • Toothbrush, Sunscreen, Shampoo, Shower Gel
  • Towel, toilet paper, gadgets, slippers
  • Lightweight and fast-drying T-shirts
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Snickers and other energy bars
  • Backpack with 15kg capacity
  • Pair of easy drying trousers
  • Pair of waterproof trousers
  • Route Map of Annapurna
  • Cash in local currency
  • Hat and set of Glove
  • 2 sets of underwear
  • A fleece jacket
  • Water Bottle
  • Down Jacket
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sunglasses
  • Raincoat

Tour Plan

01

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu, Overnight at Kathmandu

As you enter Kathmandu, you will see the beautiful view of the valley. Different scenes unfold from your aeroplane seat. As you finish immigration formalities, our representative will welcome you on Nepalese soil and help you get through cultural shock as you encounter gullies, streets, and different facets of Kathmandu. After checking in and settling down, you will have this chance to explore the colourful streets of Thamel to rituals of Pashupatinath (Hindu temple). Thamel, a paradise place for trekkers and all travellers, also houses cafes, dance clubs, bars, and restaurants serving expensive liqueurs to international cuisines. The local taste of Nepal in eatery is not to be missed.

02

Day 02

Explore Kathmandu

On our second day of the trek, we see, observe and experience Kathmandu up-close. Out of many fascinations of Kathmandu, the climate it serves stands over the top. No winters and summers are extreme here. You can engage in sightseeing tours to three durbar squares, religious, cultural and architectural and other mastery of works. Or you can book a hill station tour of Nagarkot. Nagarkot is the best viewpoint to observe and capture sunrise and complete view of Annapurna range and other world’s most giant mountains. Overnight at Nagarkot/Kathmandu.

03

Day 03

Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and trek to Pothana.

You will be dropped at Domestic Airport to catch the flight to Pokhara after having a delicious meal at Kathmandu or Nagarkot. Nagarkot is just 1.5 hours’ drive from Kathmandu. After arrival at Pokhara Airport, you will be picked up in SUVs and driven to Phedi. Phedi is the starting point of the trek. The trail ascends, granting you a peaceful view of rhododendron, oak, sandalwood, magnolia and pine forests till we reach Dhampus. Dhampus is an affluent village of the Gurung community. Dhampus is also the village to engage in beautiful sightseeing of snow-capped glittering mountains, Annapurna and Lamjung.

After having a refreshment break at Dhampus, our trail ascends in a stone-paved path through mossy trees and other forests. We will reach Pothana from Dhampus. Pothana is the village to look out for tea houses, eateries and shops. Enjoy overnight at Pothana, overlooking a lovely mountain view.

04

Day 04

Trek from Pothana to Ghandruk

Day four is the most important day of our hike as we will reach Ghandruk on this very day. Starting early to trek from Pothana, the first one hour of the walk ascends until reaching Deurali. From Deurali, the trail will follow through lush forests, and accompanying will be the mind-boggling view of Annapurna, Manaslu and Mardi Himal. Once we leave Deurali, the trek descends to reach Tolkha. Tolkha is enriching village of Gurungs. Then, we will trek downhill furthermore to reach Landruk from Tolkha. Then, from Landruk, a continuous downward walk follows until reaching Modi Khola River. After crossing Modi Khola, the trekking trail demands you to ascend steep uphill to reach Ghandruk. Ghandruk serves a magnificent view of panoramic mountains with the soulful hospitality of Gurungs. We will stay overnight at Ghandruk, as Ghandruk offers more in the department of Accommodation and catering. You can roam around Ghandruk, visit the Gurung museum, or engage in photography capturing large mountains or the tiniest details of arts and architecture here in Ghandruk.

05

Day 05

Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara from Nayapul.

After having early morning breakfast at Ghandruk, we will start trekking to Nayapul. This trail to Nayapul passes through small villages and beautiful rice fields. After you arrive in Nayapul, you will be picked up in SUVs and driven to Pokhara. After arriving in Pokhara, there are plenty of activities for you to see and experience. You can hit local bars and clubs, engage in sightseeing of the most beautiful sites here or stroll around Fewa Lake. The choice is all yours. Multiple restaurants serving international delicacies, including French, Middle Eastern, Vietnamese, etc., can be lovely places to suit your palate. Overnight at star category hotel in Pokhara.

06

Day 06

Fly/Drive back to Kathmandu

The time has come for farewell. You can either fly or drive back to Kathmandu, and we will assist you with choosing transportation. Upon reaching Kathmandu, raconteur adventure welcomes you and help you to your hotel. Raconteur adventure will host a farewell cultural dinner at one of the restaurants downtown and will be more than happy to hear back from you.

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