Landruk Ghandruk Ghorepani Trek is a special package designed for trekkers willing to have a comfortable trekking experience in the Annapurna Region. In this trek you can explore the rich natural beauty of Annapurna Region and get to experience its rich culture and lifestyle. Landruk, Ghandruk and Ghorepani are one of the most popular foothills of the Annapurna Region. This is an ideal trek for trekkers having a short time span in Nepal and want to have a luxurious trekking experience to the Himalayas of the Annapurna Region. While trekking in Nepal is always recognized as several days of walking on difficult terrain, sleeping in tents or hard mattresses and staying at local home stays. This trek breaks the stereotype of trekking in Nepal and gives a unique trekking experience to the trekkers with comfortable and luxurious facilities.
Landruk Ghandruk Ghorepani Trek starts with a long drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. The drive to Pokhara is fascinating with wonderful views of the picturesque villages, mountains, rivers and landscapes. En route you can see some famous historical and religious sites. The city of Lakes, Pokhara is also a tourist hub in Nepal for both domestic and international tourists. From Pokhara you will drive to Phedi and after that the original trek begins. In this trek you will stay in the finest hotels or guest houses during the trek and five star hotels or similar in major cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. Landruk Ghandruk Ghorepani Trek is suitable for people of every age group. This trek can be done with children and other elderly members of the family. Landruk, Ghandruk, Ghorepani trek is an ideal trek that can be done with anyone.
You will have a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley which takes in the key attractions in and around Kathmandu. Including AM: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Swayambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Swayambhunath.
Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square – The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, and 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kasthmandap temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century. Visit Pashupatinath temple, one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning Ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath.
After having an early morning breakfast you will drive to Pokhara in a private tourist vehicle. You can see the beautiful views of Mountains, rivers, villages, and landscapes along the way. The drive to Pokhara is scenic and wonderful. It takes about 6 to7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. The duration differs upon the condition of the road. The beautiful Pokhara city welcomes you with its enormous natural beauty. You will check in to the hotel and roam around the city after getting fresh.
After having breakfast in Pokhara you will drive to Phedi. It takes about 45 minutes from Pokhara to reach Phedi. The original trek starts from Phedi. You will trek to Dhampus from Phedi following an uphill trial. The trek goes through dense forests and small settlements. It takes about 4-5 hours from Phedi to reach Dhampus.
You will have your breakfast at Dhampus and start the trek. Today you will trek to Landruk village via Potana and Deurali. The trek goes through beautiful rhododendron forests where you can see different species of birds. Similarly, the trek follows the route towards Chandrakot Village where you can explore the warm hospitality of Gurung people. The trek further takes us to Tolka village where we will have lunch and walk further for a few hours until we reach Landruk Village. Landruk village is inhabited by Gurung people. You can experience the warm hospitality of Gurung people and wonderful views of mountains in this village.
On the fifth day of Landruk, Ghandruk, Ghorepani trek you will have your breakfast at Landruk and begin the trek. Your today’s destination is Ghandruk village which is a popular tourist destination and largest Gurung settlement of Annapurna Region. The trek goes downhill for the first few hours towards modi Khola River and then again ascends through hill terraced field towards Ghandruk.
Today on the sixth day of Landruk Ghandruk Ghorepani trek you will trek to Tadapani from Ghandruk after having breakfast at Ghandruk. The trek goes through some small settlements, forests and meadows.
On the seventh day of Landruk Ghandruk Ghorepani Trek you will trek to Ghorepani from Tadapani. The trek starts with a warm and healthy breakfast at Tadapani. Then you will head towards Ghorepani. You will pass by several beautiful villages and tea houses on the way. On your trial today you can see mesmerizing views of beautiful mountains and rhododendron trees. After walking about 4 to 5 hours you will reach Ghorepani.
Today on the eighth day of Landruk Ghandruk Ghorepani Trek you will trek to Poonhill. You will hike early morning to Poonhill for sunrise view over the mountains. You can see the mountains changing different colors and turning sparkling white at the end. Poonhill is one of the famous hill stations of Nepal. Along with the beautiful sunrise view over the mountains this place also offers spectacular views of the surroundings. After spending a few times there you will trek back to Ghorepani and down to Ulleri from here.
You will have your final trek today. After having an early morning breakfast at Ulleri you will begin the trek. After trekking about 3 hours you will reach Nayapul. You will have your lunch there and then drive back to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara you can get fresh at a hotel and roam around the city.
It is time to bid farewell to the Pokhara valley and take a bus ride back to the Kathmandu valley. You can enjoy the beautiful landscapes, river valleys and clear sky through the window of the bus before reaching the city.
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