Nepal Travel advice
This classic 2 night/3-day trek in the Pokhara region leads you through vegetable patties and stone stairs to the picturesque village of Ghandruk. The views on Annapurna south are spectacular. More info please email as I will give you more details about this hike…
Ghandruk is a town and Village Development Committee in Kaski District in the Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 4,748 persons living in 1,013 individual households. Ghandruk is a common place for treks in the Annapurna range of Nepal (i.e. specially for Annapurna Base camp trek), with various trails and accommodation possibilities. From Ghandruk there are views to the mountains of Annapurna including Machapuchare and Himchuli. It is the route to Annapurna Base Camp and Poon hill. Gurung people are common in this village.
Day 01: Pokhara to Ghandruk (1540m) 5 hrs
Meet at your hotel and drive to Nayapul. Trekking starts from Nayapul ascending upto Ghandruk. En-route witness majestic views of Annapurna range, Manaslu and other mountains. In Ghandruk, visit the Gurung museum. You can spot different mountains from Ghandruk like Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna II, Hinuhuli, Fishtail. Overnight at Lodge or guest house .
Day 02: Ghandruk to Pothana (2870m) 5-6 hrs
Early in the morning, enjoy the sunrise over the mountains as the first ray of the sun hits the Himalayas. Then after breakfast, trek to Pothana. At first you will have to descend down to Modi Khola then start climbing up to Landruk village. The trial passes thru paddy fields and reaches Deurali. Trekking further will arrive at Pothana. Overnight at Lodge or guest house ..
Day 03: Pothana to Pokhara 3 hrs 30 Minutes back to by car Pokhara
Early in the morning, spent some time at Pothana. Pothana is on a ridge and offers great views of Annapurna massif, Fishtail and other mountains. The trek then begins to Phedi. En-route, witness some good views of the Himalayas and lush green forests. Upon reaching Phedi, your vehicle will be awaiting and drive you to Pokhara, and drop-off at your hotel or guest house ..
Pokhara – Phedi – Pokhara by private vehicle.
Accommodation during the trek at guest houses/lodges.
Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
Experienced English speaking trekking guide and necessary porters (1 Porter for 2 trekkers) during the trek including their transportation, food, accommodation, salary, equipment’s and insurance.
Annapurna Conservation area entrance Permit and fees.
Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS) card fees. (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
All government taxes, VAT and office service charge.
Anything not mention in includes section.
Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, hot shower etc.)
Any kind of drinks (tea/coffee, hot chocolate, boiled water, bottle water, cola, beer etc.)
Tips for guide and porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Ideal choice for families
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Perfect for all ages and skill level