Explore Ghandruk Village Trek with City TourA wonderful 7N/8D journey to Nepal: the land of Everest. Have a insightful visits to the major places of Kathmandu valley.
Day 01: Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m/4,428 ft)
Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be welcome by our representative from Mountain Go Trekking, transfer to hotel, after refreshment he gives you orientation of the overall trip and meet staffs. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Full day guide tour in Kathmandu: Buddhanath, Bhaktapur & Patan. Overnight at Hotel.
Today, after breakfast, we start a guided tour to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the ancient kings who ruled over the then Kathmandu Kingdom. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus all over the world. We also visit popular Buddhist stupas in Kathmandu. Swayambhunath, is located in the heart of the city and is also called Monkey Temple by the tourists owing to the large number of monkeys in the temple area. Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupas in the world, and one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destinations in Kathmandu. The area of Boudhnath is also famous for over 50 Tibetan gompas or monasteries. Overnight in KTM at Hotel.
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara (823 m/ 2699 ft) continue trek to Pothana (1900 m/ 6,232 ft) 3-4 hrs.
After breakfast drive to domestic airport to fly Pokhara, which takes about 25 minutes. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty. Situated at an altitude of 823m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley, the city is known as a center of adventure. This enchanting city has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic. The city has not only become the starting point for most popular trekking and rafting destinations but also a place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature. The climate of Pokhara is slightly warmer than Kathmandu with daytime. Meet with staffs then drive to Phedi 16 kilometers. The trail ascends all the way to Dhampush through forests till you reach village call Dhampush. It’s Gurung village which gives you an opportunity to look at the magnificent views of Annapurna ranges, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu. Thr ascent trail follows to Pothana through the forests. This is a small village which is surrounded by forests having marvelous mountain views. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 04: Pothana to Ghandruk village (1950 m / 6,396 ft) 6-7 hrs.
After breakfast trek steeply up to Deurali (2100 m/6,888 ft) which passes through oak and mixed forests with splendid views of Manaslu, Annapurna ranges and Mardi Himal. After deurali trek steeply descend Bedi khara, where we can find out just two small tea shop, then trek continue to Tolkha (1840 m/ 6035 ft) there are mixed ethnic group with beautiful Annapurna south, Fishtail & Hinchuli mountain views. Similarly trail is gradual descent till Modi Khola (Modi River) which is falls through Annapurna Glacier, cross the Modi Khola then gets 2 more tea shop, which trail goes directly to ABC. After the cross the Bridge trail steeply around 1: 30 hrs then we reach Ghandruk village which is main Gurung village of that area. There are several different hotels, Gurung museum, ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project’s house). It is your golden opportunity to draw very close of Annapurna South (7229 m.), Hiunchuli (6441 m.) Annapurna III (7755 m.), Glacier dome (7200 m.) & Fishtail Mountain (6997 m) and other five peaks of Annapurna. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 05: Ghandruk to Pokhara Via Nayapull 4-5 hrs. (Drive 47 km from Nayapull)
After the breakfast trek toward to Nayapur with beautiful scenery view of Moki river. Which takes around 4-5 hours to get Nayapull then drive to pokhara, check in room, after refreshment, we boating on phewa lake. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Full day sightseeing in Pokhara.
Early in the morning we leave for Sarangkot, a hill that overlooks the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges in the north and Pokhara city in the south. From here, we catch amazing views of the sun as it rises in the mighty Himalayas. We then head back to Pokhara and continue touring the city’s landmarks. Davis Falls is a unique waterfall that flows directly into a narrow and deep canal which has no end. The Shiva Cave is located near Davis Fall and houses a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva, a primary Hindu God. We also do some boating in Phewa Lake, the largest lake in Pokhara and visit Bindyabasini Temple located at the center of the Lake. We visit the famous International Mountain Museum (IMM) that records, documents and chronicles the past and present development of mountaineering activities in the world and the Himalayas in particular. We also tour the Tibetan refugee camp and witness how the refugees keep themselves busy by producing and trading woolen carpets and other handicraft items. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Fly to Kathmandu-Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast drive to Airport to fly Kathmandu at 9:15 AM, next visit to Bhakatapur & Patan. Overnight night at Hotel.
Day 08: Final Departure to home.
Tour & Trekking ends