Annapurna Short Trek

Ghandruk is a popular trekking destination situated towards the northwest of Pokhara, and has an altitude of 2012 meters above sea level and is inhabited by Gurungs, one of the many ethnic groups of Nepal, with their own religion and culture. It is suitable for the children or weary trekkers because it doesn't entail any particularly long walking days and there is always plenty to see. The trek evolves no difficult climbing or ascents to high altitudes.

During your trek you will explore majestic Himalayas views from every corner including Dhaulagiri (8,167m.), Annapurna I (8,091m.), Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) (6993m), Tukuche (6920m), Nilgiri ( 6940m), Homunculi (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), Lamjung Himal (6931m), and some other smaller peaks. The trek passing through Impenetrable rhododendron forests, varieties of bird species, deep sub-tropical valleys, traditional villages, age-old tradition and culture, the ever smiling faces of hospitable people and majestic mountain views are some of the major attractions of this trek.

Out Line Itinerary

Day 1: Your arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel. B.B
Day 2: Sightseen in Kathmandu valley and trekking preparation. B.B
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara 6-7 hrs. Over night at hotel. B.B
Day 4: Half an hour drive to Phedi and 3 hours trekking to Dhampus O/N at guest house. B.L.D.
Day 5: Trek to Landruk( 5 to 6 hours) O/N at guest house. B.L.D
Day 6: Trek to Ghandruk ( 3 to 4 hours) O?N at guest house. B.L.D
Day 7: 4 to 5 hours trekking to Naya poon and one hour drive to pokhara by Car or Taxi O/N at hotel. B.L.D.
Day 8: 6-7 hrs drive to Kathmandu deluxe buy O/N at hotel. On B & B plan.
Day 9: Transfer to international airport for your final departure " farewell"!!
Note: B.B> Bed and Breakfast, B.L.D> Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Annapurna Short Trek Fixed Group Departures !!

02nd , 09th , 16th, 23rd, 25th and 30th September 2010 !

01st, 06th , 07th, 09th , 13th , 18th , 24th and 30th October 2010 !

02nd, 06th , 09th , 15th , 22th and 30th November 2010 !

02nd, 05th , 09th, 13th, 15th and 31st December 2010

  • Above indicated dates are your arrival in Nepal.
  • All of dates are reached the minimum numbers of customers and guaranteed to depart.
  • If our set departures date are not suitable for your holidays, please let us know, we will set your convenient tour date.
  • Private departures is available any months any date by selecting your desire.
  • Our Cost Included During Trip!

    • All Airport / hotel / pick up & drop by private car / van.
    • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
    • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at 3* category hotel in Kathmandu.
    • Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
    • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
    • Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
    • 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary, equipments, insurance.
    • Surface Transfer from from/to Kathmandu.
    • Annapurna conservation permit and all necessary permits.
    • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
    • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara (inclusive of Government taxes, breakfast, lunch & dinner).
    • Government taxes and Official Service charge.
    • Cost does not include during the Trip!

    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Your Travel insurance.
    • International airfare and airport departure tax.
    • Nepal entry visa , you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.).
    • All kind of cold drink like alcoholic and mineral water, Coke, Fanta, Juice etc.
    • Hot and cold shower during the mountain.
    • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
    • Personal trekking Equipments.
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver.


    NOTE: Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

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    Trip Highlights

    • Kathmandu valley sightseeing by experience tour guide,
    • Scenic Drive to Pokhara, Different Community with majority of Gurungs,Magars, Chhetri,Brahman
    • Best Sunrise view from Dhaupus,
    • Great Himalayan Sights Including Annapurna I - 8091m,  Baraha Shikhar 7847m, Himchuli 6441m, Dhaulagiri 8163m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Tharpu Chuli 5663m. Gangapurna 7483m, Lamjung Himal 6931m, Manaslu 8163m, Ganesh Himal 7429m

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    Trip Facts

    Tour Code:
    NHT 13
    Max. Altitude:
    Trip Duration:
    13 days
    Trek Grade:
    Trekking + Tour
    Group Size:
    1 (minimum)
    Best Time:
    Jan - May, Sep - Dec.
    Per Day Hiking:
    5 to 6 hours
    Trip Cost:
    USD 750.00 Per Person

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