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The villages Ghandruk, Landruk and Dhampus are all located in Annapurna Conservation Area in Kaski District, Gandaki Zone of northern-central Nepal. These villages are also known as Gurung Villages. The trek of Ghandruk-Landruk-Dhampus  popular treks in the Annapurna range of Nepal, with easy trails and various accommodation possibilities to gain mountain experience and refreshment with no high altitude risk. Trek in Annapurna Region offers to learn and understand various culture, beautiful Buddhist Stupas, Hindus Temple, an amazing views of Annapurna Mountains (Annapurna Range) and many more. The route starting from Nayapul and ending to Phedi (trek route) has much natural diversity and cultural varieties. The trek from Nayapul, instantly after leaving Pokhara valley shortly gives us the fantastic and amazing views of the mountains of Annapurna Range including the giant Machhapuchhre Himal (Fishtail Mountain). We will complete our trek in 8 days and enjoy all the varieties and scenario of all the villages. This trek also offers the Natural hot springs in Annapurna Region of Nepal where we can enjoy a bath. The trek is rigorous, but the rewards can be worth the walk. Visiting the most popular places in Pokha city at the end of the trek such as Davis falls, Sarankot, Mahendra Cave, World peace pagoda, Seti Gandaki River, etc. Paragliding over Phewa laka, boating and cycling in the city adds more enjoyment and reduce tiredness of the trek.  

 

Trip Facts

  • Activity: Trekking
  • Duration: 08 Days
  • Grade: Normal
  • Highest Alt: 2100 m
  • Trek Type: Hotel / Lodge
  • Best Season: Autumn (Sept to Dec) and Spring (Feb to May)
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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, after completion of our custom formalities (Visa, etc), Sherpa Khangri Outdoor representative will pick you up from airport and transfer to hotel. Depending on time if we have enough time we will hang around Thamel, buy some necessary gears and in the evening there will be short briefing about the trip and a welcome dinner.

After breakfast, we will be escorted to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for an early morning flight or will take a tourist vehicles (Van/Bus) to Pokhara, the beautiful lake city and catch great views of the Himalayas, a gateway destination from where our trek begins. On your own you can take a walk around Lakeside or you can do boating at Phewa lake. Overnight stay in Pokhara. - Included meals:  BLD

After having our breakfast in the morning we drive 1 hour 30 min to Naya Pul and the trek start from here. Eventually, from Nayapul we will walk on a nice dirt road alongside beautiful river stream for 30 minutes to Birethanti. Next, we trek to Ghandruk (5 hours approx.), a beautiful Gurung village and If time permits, we also visit the Gurung museum today. Night stay in Ghandruk - Included meals:  BLD

After taking breakfast earlier morning at Ghandruk regular day trek commence again. We trek slowly down hill all the way to Modi Khola. After crossing the Modi river on a suspension bridge then the trek goes through hill terraced field climb up to Langruk Village and have our lunch. The trail collects the great views of waterfalls, landscapes, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail and other mountains. Overnight stay in Landruk - included meals : BLD

In this day early in the morning we can enjoy the breath taking sunrise view with Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail mountain and other mountains. After having our break fast we trek to Tolka 1700m. The way is almost flat and after crossing the suspension bridge of Tigu Khola we reach to Tolka. The trek following through forest, ascending by flag stone steps and descending from Deurali 2100m  we will reach to Pothana 1950m. Potana is not  famous for only a mountain view it is a  ethnic Gurung village. A hike to Potana will give an opportunity to watch the daily lives of these villagers from milching the buffalows to their daily works on the farms. - included meals : BLD.

Today we will walk up to beautiful Dampus village trail follows through dense mossy jungle along the ridge of hills. Dhampus Gaun offers you spectacular views of Annapurna Himalayan range. From Dhampus we walk 1 and half hour gradually down to Phedi 1130m. From Phedi we will catch the vehicles to Pokhara. Overnight stay in Pokhara - included meals : BLD

Earlier morning, we take a car/tourist bus or fly to Kathmandu in the afternoon. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be escorted by the representative of Sherpa Khangri Outdoor to our hotel and we can enjoy our day in Kathmandu. In The evening to celebrate our successfull journey, we will have a farewell dinner with Traditional Nepali Cuisine. Overnight in Kathmandu. Included meals:BLD

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Sherpa Khangri outdoor representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. Included meals : Breakfast

  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking.
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles.
  • Trekking guide and porter.
  • Staff Insurance and Salary.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Trekking Area to Kathmandu.
  • Welcome and farewell dinners.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trek.
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permit and others.
  • Medical kit.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg) *only on flight.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Internet Access during the trek.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Personal guide if requested.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
  • Tips for guides and porters.