Annapurna Ghandruk Village Trek - 8 Days

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At a Glance
Duration8 Days
CountryNepal
Trip GradeEasy
i
Maximum Altitude1900m
Group Size1+ Pax
StartsKathmandu
EndsKathmandu
Travel StyleTrekking
MealB/L/D
Accomodation3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Best TimeAll Season

Annapurna Cultural Village Trek (Ghandruk village) is one of the perfect trek options. This trek is especially for those who want to visit the rustic part of Nepal. You can get acquainted with the villagers culture in a short time.

This trek will present the magnificent peak views of Annapurna. We can also see the Manaslu Himalayan range apart from that. We can explore around the Nepali life and culture in rural areas.

Significantly, you will notice Gorkha soldier village named Ghandruk which is a very well-known place in Nepal.

Overview of the Annapurna Ghandruk Village Trek – 8 Days (Annapurna Cultural Village Trek)

We will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu to start our Annapurna Cultural Village Trek. On the way, we will pass by terrace farms, villages as well as cities with striking views of snow-topped peaks.

From Pokhara, we will drive to Phedi and then walk to Dhampus Village. This presents astonishing vistas of Annapurna Himalayan range and Manaslu range along with popular Mt. Machhapuchhre.

We will also walk ahead from Deurali which too bestows remarkable vista of the snow-topped peaks and beautiful landscapes. Then, we will reach the most awaited set of the trek i.e. Ghandruk village which lies at the elevation of 1900m.

On the way, you can observe beautiful sub-tropical valleys, opaque rhododendron woods, and icy waterfalls. Notably, the massive Himalayan vistas of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) (6993m), Tukuche (6920m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South (7219m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and many other peaks will completely allure us.

Conclusion:

Trekking Guide Team Adventure designs Annapurna Cultural Village Trek to take you to Mid-hills cultural area. This area is occupied by Gurung, Brahmin, Magar and Chhetri castes. During the trek, the best views from Ghandruk as well as Dhampus Village will be unforgettable.

The picturesque site of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges will totally lure you. You will also notice a wide range of bio-diversity including natural vegetation.

Main Attraction:

Mid-hills cultural area inhabited by Gurung, Magar, Brahmin and Chhetri castes. You will get one of the best views from Dhampus and Ghandruk Village. You will pass through off the beaten path, with an unforgettable short journey. You will see a great photographic site showing whole Annapurna, Dhaulagiri ranges.

Dramatic views of Annapurna and Fishtail mountain on the way. The vast range of bio-diversity on the people and vegetation. Visit Kathmandu valley which includes World heritage site.

Related Trips:

✔ Ghorepani Poonhill Trek | ✔ 3 Days Annapurna Ghandruk Village Trek

Itinerary
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As we land in Kathmandu Airport, one of our airport representatives will receive you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. S/he will help you transfer to the hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.

We will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu by bus takes around 6 hours. On the way, we will pass from side to side with terrace farms. We can see villages as well as cities with stunning views of snow-topped peaks.

Pokhara holds three mesmerizing lakes in its region- Phewa, Rupa and Begnas. At Pokhara, we can also get pleasure from sightseeing at well-liked tourist areas like Davi’s fall, Gupteshore cave, renowned Fewa Lake. You can enjoy boating in fewa lake and visit Tal barahi temple lying in the heart of the lake

You can also sail to the next shore of the lake and hike to Peace Stupa etc. Overnight in a hotel.

As we finish our breakfast in Pokhara, we will drive to Phedi on this day taking a private vehicle which takes around an hour.

After that, we will walk to Dhampus Village taking another two hours. We will actually have an enjoyable walk as we will get to see astonishing vistas of Annapurna Himalayan range and Manaslu range along with popular Mt. Machhapuchhre.

We will also pass by a cool shaded area full of trees to reach Dhampus village. Overnight at guesthouse or lodge.

Moving ahead from Dhampus Village, on this day, we will make way up and pass by Deurali edge. Deurali also offers a remarkable vista of the snow-topped peaks and beautiful landscapes.

We will also walk through Pothana which presents memorable views of Annapurna Himalayan range including the Mt. Machhapuchhre and Manaslu range. It takes around 4 hours to reach Tolka Village from Dhampus Village. Overnight at tea house.

This is one of the most significant days of the trek. After having our breakfast, we will walk to Ghandruk village from Tolka taking around 5 hours. Ghandruk lies at the elevation of 1900m and seems like the village is unaffected by modernity. On the way, you can notice beautiful sub-tropical valleys, dense rhododendron woods and icy waterfalls.

Here, you can also notice villagers, apart from farming spend their time weaving baskets, clothes and manage their resources.

We can also view enormous Himalayan vistas of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Machapurhre (Fish Tail) (6993m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Tukuche (6920m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Nilgiri (6940m), Annapurna South (7219m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) and many other peaks. Overnight at tea house.

Trekking for approximately 2 hours, we will walk down to reach Syaulibazar. On the way, we will also pass the grazing lands in the Modi River valley.

We will stroll downhill with green cultivated and amazingly conserved farms to the Modi River. Next we will drive back to Pokhara for 2 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

On this day, after having our breakfast we will take the tourist bus from Pokhara to return to Kathmandu which is 200 km drive. In Kathmandu, you will return back to the hotel. At hotel, you can just relax. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Today is the last day in Nepal. Our staff will drive you to the airport to bid farewell.

Cost Details
Included
  • 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu for 2 night at Nivas Boutique Home or similar category in twin sharing basis.
  • 3 star Hotel in Pokhara for 2 night at Splendid View or similar Category in twin sharing basis.
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer by private car/van.
  • During the trekking accomodation in tea houses which is run by Nepali family and outside toilet.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara & Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus (if you want take flight additional cost for flight ticket US$240 per person both way round trip).
  • Farewell dinner with Traditional dance.
  • All government taxes.
  • All daily meal main course breakfast lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Transportation Pokhara to Phedi which is the trekking starting point and end point Syaulibazar to Pokhara by taxi.
  • 1 English speaking trekking guide and 1 potter for each 2 tourist.
  • Annapurna permit and TIMS card permit.
Excluded
  • Nepal Visa Fees.
  • Personal Expenses, personal hygiene.
  • Your lunch & dinner Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Tips for guide & porter.
  • All that are not included in cost include
  • All alcohol and non-alcohol drinks. (Tea, Coffee, Mineral Water, hot water, soup)
  • Equipment: Sleeping bag, hiking shoes, personal towel, torch light, hiking shirt-pant, some warm clothes, sun glass, sunscreen, socks, some medicine for headache, fever, handiplast, bandage, pain killer, stomach ache, diarrhea, (You can hire or buy sleeping bag easily in Kathmandu)
  • Insurance
  • Wi-Fi, internet, phone calls, battery charging.
Add-ons & Options
  • Extra Night Accomodation: If you plan to arrive early or depart late please make sure you make extra hotel arrangement.You can mail us at [email protected] It is available by adding extra cost.
     
  • Extra Programs: If you want extra programs like taking a flight Kathmandu to Pokhara  to Kathmandu and want travel  by private a car from Kathmandu to Pokhara or 2 night/ 3 days Chitwan  Jungle safari package or 1 Day River Rafting or 1 Day hiking in Kathmandu valley Please contact us on What's App 977-9851229400. It is available by adding extra cost. We will organize it as per your wish and requirement. 
     
  • Single Supplementary charge:On our holidays tour/trek packages, rooms or tents are provided in twin sharing basis. Thus, single room supplement charge will be imposed to client who does not have another tour participant to share room/tent with according to your trip. When you are traveling alone, single supplementary charge must be paid.
     
  • Porter: For solo travellers porter is not included. If you want a porter in the trek it will be available in an additional cost of USD 100.
     
  • Upgrade the transportation to flight: You can upgrade your bus ride to flight at a minimal cost. It will provide you with extra time in the city to explore and rest.
Dates & Availability
StartsJune 27, 2024
EndsJuly 04, 2024
AvailabilityGuaranteed
US$450
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