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3 Days Ghandruk trek from Pokhara

Trip Facts

3 days,
Trip Destination:
Program Type:
Tea House,
Max. Altitude:
Minimum Pax:
Walkimg & Trekking,
Start Trip:
End Trip:
Tea House/ Lodge,
Car/ Taxi,
Per Day Walking:
4 to 6 Hours,
3 Days Ghandruk trek from Pokhara


The 3 days Ghandruk trek from Pokhara is the best option for those trekkers who ave just very short time but want to still explore the localities of remote villagers and Enjoy the view of towering snow cap peaks. The 3 days short trek begins from Pokhara with a short drive to Phedi about 30 minutes than we follow the beautifully made trekking routes towards Dhampus through Dense Rhododendron forest, Filed of rice(paddy) and stone made steps. The view will be just unbelievable while you are going up to picturesque village Dhampus including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre(fishtail) and many other peaks.

3 Days hiking to Ghandruk provides you an immense opportunity for hikers to explore the Annapurna Himalayas, culture, remote lifestyle beside that the main highlights of this short trek is exploring traditional Gurung people settled village Ghandruk as it is quite a big village with many unique traditions and customs. 3 Days Ghandruk trek from Pokhara is our new concept for short-timer tourist but it can be done within 2 days also, we can customize the itinerary if needed.

3 Days Ghandruk trek from Pokhara Highlights:

  • Explore beautiful Pokhara,
  • Walking and trekking experience through the picturesque villages,
  • enjoy the stunning view of epic Himalayas,
  • Visit old Ghandruk and Landruk Gurung villages


Day 01: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi than trek to Tolka.

We are leaving Pokhara city today after breakfast today. We will get a pre-arranged Car, Jeep drives to Phedi which is about 30-minute drive we then begin our trek. Phedi is a name of the local area from where we start to walk following the stone made steeps, Forest, terrace field and Beautiful Cultural Villages. The frst1.30-minute walking going to be quite steep but your every step towards Dhampus Village provides you stunning views of High Mountains and clear sky. Once we reach massif Gurung village Dhampus we continue to walk gradual uphill to Pothana which is about 1-hour walk, we probably stop there for lunch we then trek to Tolka through the dense forest via Pitam Deaurali. Tolka is a beautiful village inhabited by Gurung people mostly however, it is a wonderful spot and village to explore the high snow cap peaks and heavenly made landscapes.

Day 02: Trek from Tolka to Ghandruk.

We begin our day after breakfast at tea house Tolka. The first 1-hour walk is just easy to walk through the terrace field and villages we than descending to Kiumy passing over the suspension bridge & follow the small village trail going steeply up to Ghandruk. The last 2 hours walking up to Ghandruk will be quite difficult but the view in the back side of the hill will be just insane especially the valley and River. Ghandruk is beautiful Gurung village and it is also one of the most populated Gurung village of Nepal and most of them involving in Farming, Hotel. Lodges and young boys are in Indian and UK army forces as they are strong and honest people. We will stay overnight in Ghandruk Village at Tea House/Lodge.

Day 03: Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul than drive to Pokhara.

Today is our last hiking day. When we weak up in the Northeast side we will have stunning Annapurna south and Hiuchuli view including holy mountain Machhapuchhre(Fishtail), probably today is the easiest day for hiking that we just descend and gradual downhill walk until we arrive Nayapul via Birethanti. We will have a warm day today because we are just walking along the river, Village and field that means no trees along the way, so you may wear just T-shirt and half paint which is comfortable and easy for you. After 4 hours walking from Ghadruk village, we will get car/jeep from Nayapul then drive to Pokhara.

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Local transportation Pokhara to Phedi and Nayapul to Pokhara.
  • 3 Times meals a day during your hiking,
  • Guide salary,
  • Trekking permit and TIMS card,
  • porter if needed,

Service Excludes

  • Your visa fee, 
  • Extra meals during the trek,
  • Bar bills and all drinking items including water,
  • Tip for Guide and Porters

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Giusy Bertolotto

Giusy Bertolotto Aug 1, 2012

Annapurna Base Camp Trekking

The trip to Nepal was a great experience.  I organized the tour (10 days) with Santosh Gauli . Very good flexibility on his part to change the program to suit our needs (both of time and things to see). Santosh welcomed us at the airport and we have always followed the best. I was really happy for his organization of all the pro ... Read More

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