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Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek - 8 Days

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek

Ghorepani, Poon Hill and Ghandruk are the most popular places in Annapurna region to visit. Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek package takes you through these all and offers the incredible views of sunrise, sunset and mountains. Besides this, warm cultural experience with charming hospitality gives the inner depth feeling into your life. Ghorepani – Ghandruk trekking route is easy for walking and can accomplish by all kinds of trekkers. It is one of the most celebrating route for trekking in Nepal.

Highlights of Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek:

  • Easy walking trail
  • Sunrise view from Poon Hill
  • Local cultural experience
  • Real taste of Nepalese lifestyle
  • Warm hospitality from Ghandruk village
  • Great mountain views just in-front of your room

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek is most popular trekking in Annapurna region of Nepal. It is famous for best sunrise views and amazing panoramic views of Himalayas. The Ghorepani – Ghandruk trek starts from Nayapul after an hour drive from Pokhara.

This Ghorepani village and Ghandruk village trek passes through Ghorepani, Poonhill, Tadapani, and Ghandruk then back to Nayapul. Ghorepani Poonhill Treks is short trekking trail in Annapurna region which is also known evergreen trekking trail of Nepal.

Most Trekkers Hike up to the Poon hill top early in the Morning before to sunrises for mesmerizing view of sunrise and golden color views on Mountain. In the short time, you will get chance to see a Great panorama of views Mountain in a close distance. Like: Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu then so more Mountain.

Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek has been charming village, inhabited by the bravest ethnic group of Nepal named by Gurungs. Dense forest of rhododendron, hundred’s species of bird flora and faunas with deep sub-tropical valleys has brought the importance of Ghorepani -Poon Hill-Ghandruk  trek. Especially the trekking in spring season is most special for trekkers, because the flowers and the new leaf of Jungle is the most enchant and interesting for trekkers. The trekkers who wish to explore different experience of culture, Views of Himalaya, culture, Lifestyle of Nepalese flora and faunas. It is highly recommended the evergreen trail of Annapurna region.

Ghandruk Village

Ghandruk is the famous Gurung village at 2,010m (6,600ft), is located northwest of the Pokhara city. The village can be reached after 4/5 hours walk from Pokhara. Ghandruk offers the Gurung culture and warm hospitality for tourist. The mountain views from Ghandruk is awesome. The charming village lies on the route of famous Annapurna Base Camp trekking.


Pokhara is a metropolitan and the second largest city of Nepal. Pokhara is headquarter of Gandaki Zone and Kaski District. It is located 200 km. of west from Kathmandu. It has couple of tourist sport is very popular. Like: World peace Pagoda, Phewa Lake, Devi’s fall, International Museum and so more. This is a land of spectacular beauty city. It has won reputation of being the second home for the tourists worldwide.

Day 1
Arrival to TIA airport. Pick up from there then check in to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.

Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Showcard. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes.After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.

Day 2
By tourist bus to Pokhara. (850m)

The Bus journey will take 6 to 7 hours.Pokhara is set in a lovely valley at the foot of the Machapuchare so you get spectacular views of the mountains from all parts of the town. It is quite different then Kathmandu, it has plenty of scenic attractions and is close to the mountains. Here is some interesting short walks or bicycle rides inPokhara, you can swim and canoe on Lake Phewa or just watch the last rays of the sun stream across the dip in the mountains that hold the lake. Along the lakeside road there is a continuous stretch of small hotels, restaurants and shops; it’s an area which still has a bit of the old hippy scene felt about it.

Day 3
Pokhara to Tikhedhunga(1577m)

(Trekking: approximately 4 hours) After breakfast take a bus ride to Nyapul(trek starting point) for one hour than trek to Birethanti for 30minates where trekking permit and national park permit will be checked. The trail continues along the BhurungdiKholapasing through small villages and water fall you will reach a small village called Tikhedhunga. Where you will spend a nights.

Day 4
Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani(2870m)

(Trekking: approximately 4 hours) After crossing the suspension bridge over the BhurungdiKhola, you will have to start a steep ascent to Ulleri( 2073m)using a continues stone steps. This is the hardest ascent in this course. From Ulleri trail continues gradually uphill through small village and Rhododendron forest you will be in Ghorepani. Somewhere in middle place called Banthanti there can have lunch too.

Day 5
Ghorepani/ Poon hill to Tadapani(1190m)

(Trekking: approximately 6 hours) Weak up early to climb up Poon Hill, to watch a magnificent sunrise over the Himalayas, panoramic view of Snow Mountain, best valley view. We return to Ghorepani for breakfast. We then continue to Tatopani(hot spring), trekking through open grassland and farmland. The views are the same as the previous afternoon but the sunrise adds a further dimension and many travellers will consider this to be one of the main highlights of the trip. The ascend path clears every so often, providing absolutely beautiful views of the Dhaulgiri, Nillgiri& Annapurna’s.

Day 6
Tadapani to Pokhara via Ghandruk

Tadapani, the trail decently down through forests to Ghandruk. Here are Gurung people which are the ethnic groups of Nepal. From Ghandruk village easy walking all downhill to Nayapul then we take a short drive to Pokhara by private car.

Day 7
Return back to Kathmandu by tourist bus.

The bus journey will take 5 to 6 hours.

Day 8

Cost Include

  • Two night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu, B/B plan with twin sharing basic,
  • All government taxes, Annapurna National Park entry fees TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist Bus,
  • Pokhara-nayapul-Pokhara by private car,
  • Accommodation & Meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the treks.
  • Hotel in Pokhara, B/B plan with twin sharing basic,
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Exclude

  • Water & any kind of Drinks, Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses,
  • Services not mentioned herein

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