The Ghandruk trek in Nepal is a short hiking trek to the Beautiful Gurung village called Ghandruk. Located between two scenic hills, Lumle and Chhomrong, it is home to the ancient Bon religion and Gurung community.
Ghandruk tour in Nepal is surrounded by majestic Annapurna, Machhapuchre, and Himchuli from all sides. This short hike to 2012m in the Annapurna region offers a lifetime experience for travelers from different parts of the world.
Due to its scenic beauty and jaw-dropping scenery along the trail, this village is famous among many national and international trekkers.
This trek is a lifetime memory as we can witness the majestic mountains towering over us throughout the trek. This famous village that reflects the Gurung culture and tradition is unique and offers you different experiences from the rest of the trek.
The houses of the Gurung people, lifestyle, culture, tradition, and customs are unique and different from the rest of the globe. There is a beautiful Gurung cultural museum in the heart of the Village that reflects the stories of brave Gorkha and British militaries that fought in the World war from this village.
Ghandruk Village Tour/ Trek is one of the short and easy treks. You do not need a lot of trekking experience. As a result, enthusiastic travelers can go on Ghandruk Village Trek and Ghandruk Village Tour.
Furthermore, this is one of the cheapest tours/ treks in Nepal. Enthusiasts can go on this trek on a low budget of around USD 550. But this price may decrease depending on the group size.
Ghandruk Trek is a getaway to the famous Annapurna Base Camp Trek and Ghorepani Poonhill Hill Trek. Here you get to experience some of the most breathtaking Sunrise and Sunset. Due to the short time for trekking, you will have enough time to explore the tourism hub of Pokhara city.
This trek for Ghandruk offers you the opportunity not only to explore the tourism hub Pokhara but also to witness the amazing cultural and different environmental aspects. All this while driving to Phedi or walking towards the Poon Hill trekking route. Then the foot trails start to reach Dhampus and Ascend to Pothana Village. Then, the next day our trek goes through the scenic Ghandruk Village Via Landruk Village, where we will have enough time to explore the cultural and significant natural diversities of Ghandruk. Further, our trail descends to Nayapul and drives back to Pokhara city.
Ghandruk Tour/Trek is a trek of lower difficulty, especially when compared with Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking and Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. This is one of the best alternatives to Annapurna Base Camp Trekking. If you plan the day well, you can even turn this into a one-day hiking trip. If you do this, Ghandruk Tour will be among the shortest tour in Nepal. Naturally, these short tour packages cost less than other forms of a long tour in Nepal.
This trek is unique on its own. However, if you want something else to compare this trek with, we would say it is Chitwan National Park. You experience the views of different peaks and trekking routes such as Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking and Annapurna Circuit with Gurung culture on this trekking route. Similarly, you would experience the Tharu culture while getting a scenic view of the forest trails. The only difference between these two destinations is the location and travel motive.