Ghandruk Packages and Hotels

Ghandruk Packages and Hotels

Ghandruk is one of the most commercialized tourism villages of Nepal. Because of that there are plenty of hotels and homestays for its visitors.

Sambandha Malla
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Ghandrruk Village

Ghandruk village is one of the most popular Gurung villages of Nepal. Various Ghandruk Packages are available for Nepali huge numbers of tourists stay overnight at this lovely village and experience the authentic gurung culture and their warm hospitality. Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and Khopra Danda trek are some of the most popular treks of the Annapurna region that starts from Ghandruk village. 

Ghandruk is one of the most commercialized tourism villages of Nepal. Because of that there are plenty of hotels and homestays for its visitors. Meanwhile, various categories of hotels and homestays are available to stay overnight and the cost of hotels and homestays at Ghandruk differs according to the type of accommodation you choose to stay. The most popular Lunch and Dinner at Ghandruk is Dal, Bhat and Tarkari. Meanwhile, you can go for pizza, burger, chow mein, momos and many others.

A full day of driving will take you to Ghandruk villages from Kathmandu. Meanwhile you can also choose to stay overnight at Pokhara and then take an early morning drive from Pokhara. The distance from Kathmandu to Ghandruk is about 265 kilometers whereas the distance from Pokhara to Ghandruk is 60 kilometers.

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    Ghandruk Village Facts

    Altitude

    2,012M

    Zone

    Gandaki

    Province

    Gandaki

    District

    Kaski

    Households

    1,013

    Major Ethnicity

    Gurung

    Hike Starting/Ending Point

    Nayapul

    Hike Difficulty

    Easy-Moderate

    Hike Duration

    5 Hours

    Distance of Hiking

    9 km approx.

    Conservation Area

    Annapurna Conservation Area

    Typical Nepali Dish

    Dal, Bhat and Tarkari

    Mountain ranges

    • Annapurna South

    • Hiuchuli

    • Machhapuchhre

    • Gangapurna

    Things to do

    • Mountain View

    • Sunrise/Sunset view

    • Experience Gurung culture

    • Stop by Gurung Museum

    • Hiking

    • Explore village

    • Horse riding 

    Places to visit

    • Jhinu Danda

    • Ghorepani

    • Poon Hill

    • Mohare Hill

    Best Time to Visit

    • March

    • April

    • May

    • June

    • July

    • August

    Snow Falling Time

    • December

    • January

    Highlights of Ghandruk Packages

    • Magnificent views of the Annapurna south, Machhapuchre and Hiuchuli.

    • Experience the authentic culture and tradition of the Gurung community.

    • Taste the local cuisines and organic food.

    • Away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    • Flexible itinerary and can be changed according to your length of stay.

    • Ideal choice for family tour and school tour. 

    • Plenty of hotels and homestays to choose from.

    Where is Ghandruk Village?

    The most picturesque village of Nepal, Ghandruk lies in the Gandaki province. It is also one of the most commercialized villages of Nepal. Situated in the shadows of the Annapurna south and high above the Modi river valley in the rolling countryside, Ghandruk is an ideal choice to experience the Gurung culture and rural life. 

    From the city of lakes Pokhara Ghandruk lies on the Northwest side. About 60 kilometers away from Pokhara, it will take about 2-3 hours to reach. Besides that, you can always choose to hike from Nayapul. Ghandruk is also the most visited trekking area in Nepal. Meanwhile, Ghandruk is a much used trail to the Annapurna Sanctuary or the Annapurna Base Camp trek.

    Ghandruk is also part of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP). Because of that every foreign national has to pay the Annapurna region Permits to enter this village. Our Ghandruk Packages also include the cost of the permit fees.

    Ghandruk Village

    Known by the name Konda in the regional language, Ghandruk is also known by the name The land of the Gurungs. One of the most popular Gurung villages of Nepal and the world, Ghandruk village lies at an elevation of 2,012 meters above sea level. Meanwhile, this beautiful village started getting popularity among the domestic tourists after the construction of the Pokhara baglung highway in the mid 1990s. 

    Few years later international visitors also started visiting this beautiful village. As of now, Ghandruk has become one of the most visited trekking trails of Nepal. Besides that, it has also become the starting point of popular treks of the Annapurna region. Annapurna Sanctuary Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and Khopra Ridge Trek are few of the treks that starts or ends at Ghandruk. 

    Almost all the people living here are Gurungs. Situated on the foothills of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre, it is a must visit place to experience the authentic Gurung culture and traditions. 

    How Far is Ghandruk From?

    Kathmandu

    265 km

    Pokhara

    60 km

    Nayapul

    19 km

    Kushma

    41 km

    Chitwan

    195 km

    Mugling

    155 km

    Major Attractions of Ghandruk Packages

    The Land of the Gurungs, Ghandruk village is one of the major attractions of the Annapurna region of Nepal. Thousands of visitors explore this beautiful village every month. Although situated at a low altitude, it still offers astonishing views of the mountain ranges. Besides that, the roadways that reach the starting point of the village have made it easy for all age groups to reach this wonderful village.

    Easy and Short Hike

    Ghandruk package is one of the ideal choices for the short hike near Pokhara. The hiking starting point of Ghandruk is from Nayapul. The walking distance from Nayapul to Ghandruk is about 9 kilometers only. During the hike you will pass through the rural villages. The hike is easy and you can also see Machhapuchhre at a distance. The trail starts from Nayapul and ends at the same point. 

    Besides that, you can always extend your length of stay by combining a few of the popular treks of the Annapurna region. Some other popular trekking trails that start from Ghandruk include the Annapurna Base Camp Trek, Khopra ridge trek and the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. All of these treks are easy and are ideal for the beginners as well as for the family.

    Mountain Views

    Ghandruk is one of the renowned villages of Nepal to witness the Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Hiuchuli and the Machhapuchhre at once. All of these gigantic peaks are one of the main highlights of this beautiful Gurung village of Nepal. The views of the mountain ranges can be seen throughout the year during a clear day. Besides that, during the winter season of the year, almost all the hills near the village are covered with snow. Huge numbers of visitors explore this easily accessible place to witness the mountain ranges.

    Warm Hospitality and Culture

    Ghandruk village is an amazing place to experience the culture and traditions of the Gurung community. Huge numbers of visitors explore this village during the Gurung festival of the year. Among all the festivals Tamu loshar is the main festival of the Gurungs living in Ghandruk. Generally, It is celebrated on the 15th poush (December/January). 

    The warm hospitality of the Gurung is also the main highlight of Gurung village. All the villagers here are very friendly and helpful. Meanwhile, the guests visiting this palace have never been disappointed with the hospitality of the locals. Besides that they also entertain the guests by performing beautiful Gurung cultural dances. Beside that, they also provide the opportunity to wear the traditional gurung dresses and ornaments.

    Things to do in Ghandruk

    Popular for the warm hospitality of the Gurung community and the marvellous views of the mountain ranges, Ghandruk village offers a lot of activities to do during your stay. Here are few of the things that you can do during your stay at Ghandruk. 

    Trekking

    Trekking is one of the most popular activities of Nepal. Various trekking routes are available throughout the natio for the hiking lovers. Among all the trekking regions of Nepal, Annapurna region is one of the most popular as well as the loved trekking area of Nepal. Some of the renowned treks of Nepal lie inside the Annapurna Region of Nepal. 

    Ghandruk is also one of the major starting points of few of the treks of the Annapurna region of Nepal. The Ghandruk package is very flexible and can add a few of the trekking trails of the Annapurna region. The most popular trek that starts from Ghandruk is the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. Both of these treks are recognized throughout the globe and huge numbers of hikers explore these trekking trails every year.  

    Besides that, other trekking trails that can be done with Ghandruk packages include the Khopra Danda trek and the Mardi Himal Trek. In recent days both of these trekking trails are getting a huge popularity. Moreover, there is a huge tourism potential in both of the trekking trails and is expected to get huge numbers of travellers in a few years. 

    Hiking

    The hike of Ghandruk packages starts from Nayapul. The hiking distance from Nayapul to Ghandruk is only 9 kilometers. After getting off the vehicle you can start the hike towards the Ghandruk. After crossing the Modi Khola bridge, you will reach the old trekking trail to reach Tikhedung and another one that will take you to the Ghorepani Poon Hill through the Ghandruk village. At the beginning of the trek you will walk through the vehicle road and will start walking stone paved trails. 

    You can also see the popular Landruk village on the right side across the Modi river. Besides that, you can also see the marvellous views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre during the hike to Ghandruk. After 5 hours of walking you will reach the entrance gate of the Ghandruk village. 

    Experience Unique Culture

    Gurungs in this region exercise Buddhism along with their native birth, marriage, death rituals, also known as life-rituals. They follow animistic religion traditionally and got introduced to Buddhism in the 7th century. They have their own language with their unique dialect. 

    Their mother tongue is called ‘Tamukwyi’. They have their own scripture known as ‘Pye-ta Lhu-ta’ and ‘Pye’ is the name of their orally spoken language. It is believed that they were originally from Tibet, came to Himalayan region of Nepal as wanderers and later settled here. Various festivals are celebrated by the locals of Ghandruk. During your stay at this village you can also experience the unique culture and traditions. 

    Explore Village

    Ghandruk is one of the many villages in the Annapurna Conservation Area. With an area of 200 square km, this village is situated at an altitude of 2012 meters above the sea level. Due to its variety in its geographical features consisting of high mountains, hills, forests, terraces, and river valleys with variable geographical zones ranging from 400 ft to 12000ft, it is home to various flora and fauna more than that of 1000 species. 

    As the village lies in the Annapurna Conservation Area, a spectacular view of Annapurna Mountain Ranges, Mt. Machchapuchhre including various other mountains surround it. Along with the great scenery of mountains, the village has forests full of the national flower of Nepal, Rhododendron. People visit Ghandruk also to watch different species of birds, as hundreds of bird species are found in the Modi Gorge of this region only.

    Gurung Museum

    Although being small this gurung museum is packed with items that explains the past and the present of the Gurung community living in this area. Gurung peoples were the preserver of this place and this museum shows the reflection of their tribe, lifestyle and so many things.Beside that the fascinating displays of traditional crafts, basketery, woodwork and the metal work can also be seen. 

    The old Gurung museum is one of the attractions in Ghandruk that still preserves the antique culture of Gurungs. The museum is designed with typical old Gurung house with lots of collection of their livelihood.One large room is stuffed with old everyday things made of bamboo (baskets optimized for every need), wood (containers, musical instruments), brass (pots, dishes), wool (blankets), etc. weapons, an altar, many things a Gurung farmer's family needed. Labels in English explain how things were used.

    Ghandruk Packages

    One of the most visited villages of Nepal, Ghandruk is a village development community in the Kaski district of Gandaki zone. Ghandruk is a common place for treks in the Annapurna range of Nepal, with various trails and accommodation possibilities. From Ghandruk there are views to the mountains of Annapurna including Machapuchare and Himchuli. It is the route to Annapurna Base Camp and Poon hill. Here are a few of the Ghandruk packages for trekking. 

    Ghandruk Trek Packages

    1. Overnight Ghandruk Trek from Nayapul

    2. Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek

    3. 3 Days Ghandruk and Jhinu Hot Spring Trek

    For booking, please email us at info@altitudehimalaya.com or contact us at +977-9823000055.

     

    Ghandruk Tour Packages

    1. Ghandruk Overnight Tour Package from Pokhara

    2. 3 Days Ghandruk Tour Package from Kathmandu

    3. 5 Days Pokhara Ghandruk Tour Package

    4. Family tour package to Ghandruk

    For booking, please email us at info@altitudehimalaya.com or contact us at +977-9823000055.

    Overnight Ghandruk Trek from Nayapul

    Overnight Ghandruk package from Nayapul is one of the most popular packages to explore the Ghandruk village of Nepal. You will take a drive to Nayapul through the Pokhara Baglung highway. Meanwhile, you will drop off at Nayapul and start walking. After a few minutes you will cross the Modi Khola bridge. This is where the trail to Tikhedhunga and Ghandruk separates.

    Taking the right trail you will walk on the bank of Modi Khola. The distance from Nayapul to Ghandruk is about 9 kilometers only. During the beginning of the trek you will walk on the offroad. Passing through the several villages you will start walking through the stone paved after Kimche village. Following the path you will reach the entrance gate of the village within 5 hours. 

    Overnight Ghandruk Trek Itinerary from Pokhara

    01 Day: Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Ghandruk

    02 Day: Trek to Nayapul, Back to Pokhara

     

    Alternative Itinerary from Kathmandu

    01 Day: Night ride to Nayapul

    02 Day: Trek to Ghandruk

    03 Day: Night ride back to Kathmandu

    Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek

    Ghorepani Ghandruk trek is the renowned trekking trails of the Annapurna region of Nepal. During this trek you can experience mountain villages of Nepal, rhododendron forests as well as some of the most iconic views of the Annapurna ranges along with other mountain ranges. Best known for the panoramic sunrise and the sunset view, Poon hill is one of the most popular viewpoints of the Annapurna region of Nepal. 

    The trekking days of the Ghorepani Ghandruk are 4 days only. Meanwhile, the starting point of the Ghorepani Ghandruk trek is the Ghandruk village. Meanwhile, you can end the trek at the same place or choose to end the trek at Tikhedhunga. The trek starts from Kathmandu and you will also get to spend a night in Pokhara. 

    Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek Itinerary

    01 Day: Drive to Pokhara

    02 Day: Drive to Nayapul, Hike to Ghandruk

    03 Day: Trek to Tadapani

    04 Day: Trek to Ghorepani

    05 Day: Hike to Poon Hill, Trek to Tikhedhunga

    06 Day: Drive to Kathmandu

    3 Days Ghandruk and Jhinu Hot Spring Trek

    3 Days Ghandruk Jhinu hot spring trek passes through waterfalls, villages, farmlands, rhododendron forests, and vistas invigorates your soul. Also, you will pass through a diverse geographical and cultural variation with an amazing range of flora and fauna in between and the magnificence of the sunrise over the snow-capped Himalayas.

    Our 3 days Ghandruk package with Jhinu Danda trek starts from Nayapul. You will take a drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. The distance from Kathmandu to Pokhara is 200 kilometers. The next day you will take a ride to Nayapul through Pokhara-Mugling highway. The trek starts from Nayapul, which is also the starting point of other trekking trails of the Annapurna region of Nepal. 

    The distance from Nayapul to Ghandruk is about 9 kilometers and will take about 5 hours to reach. You will stay overnight at Ghandruk. Similarly, the next day, you can wake up early to witness the astonishing sunrise views over the Annapurna south, Hiuchuli and the Machhapuchhre. After breakfast, you will start moving towards Jhinu danda. The trek will take about 5 hours. Upon reaching there you can also explore the hot spring pond. The next day you will take 

    Trek Itinerary

    01 Day: Kathmandu to Pokhara

    02 Day: Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Ghandruk

    03 Day: Trek to Jhinu Danda

    04 Day: Trek to Nayapul, Drive to Pokhara

    05 Day: Drive to Kathmandu

    As of recent days, the road has reached the entrance gate of Ghandruk village. Because of that most of the travellers skip the 5 hours of hike and take a drive to Ghandruk village from Pokhara or Nayapul. Still the hiking lovers use the old trekking trails to reach the Ghandruk village. Driving to Ghandruk is also an ideal option to reach this beautiful village without any demanding trek.

    Ghandruk Overnight Tour Package from Pokhara

    Ghandruk Packages from Pokhara is one of the most popular weekend getaway locations. The distance from Pokhara to Ghandruk is 60 kilometers. You will take a drive through the Pokhara Baglung Highway until Nayapul. Meanwhile, after that you will cross the Modi Khola Bridge and move toward the Ghandruk village of Nepal. After 1 and a half to 2 hours of drive, you will reach the Ghandruk village.

    You can explore the village and also learn the tradition and culture of the locals. Meanwhile, you also witness the amazing sunset views over the Annapurna ranges. Our Ghandruk packages are flexible and can be changed according to your time and duration of stay. You can also explore the beautiful Gurung museum. Besides that you will also get to wear the traditional Gurung dress and ornaments.

    Ghandruk Overnight Tour Package from Pokhara

    01 Day: Drive to Ghandruk via Nayapul

    02 Day: Explore Ghandruk village, Back to Pokhara

    3 Days Ghandruk Tour Packages from Kathmandu

    The Ghandruk tour package from Kathmandu is one of the shortest tour packages that will take you to the most popular Gurung village of Nepal. Ghandruk Packages take you away from the dirt and pollution of the capital city. The fresh air of the mountains and the warm hospitality of the local people will refresh you to the core. The tour is perfect for those travelers who want to explore the incredible nature in a short time.

    Our Ghandruk tour package starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. You will drive through the Prithivi highway and reach Pokhara. The distance from Kathmandu to Pokhara is 200 kilometers and will take about 6 hours to reach. Meanwhile, you can also choose to stop by the Manakamana temple while on the way to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara you will check in at the hotel. Meanwhile, you can also choose to take an evening walk around the Phewa lake too. 

    The next day wake up early and you can also choose to witness the marvellous sunrise view from Sarangkot. Meanwhile, you can also choose to Paraglide from the top of the Sarangkot hill. You will take the Pokhara-Baglung highway until Nayapul. From there you will take an off road ride to reach Ghandruk. You can explore this beautiful village and interact with the locals. Besides that you can also explore the Gurung museum and wear the traditional gurung dress and ornaments. 

    Itinerary of 3 Days Ghandruk Tour Package from Kathmandu

    01 Day: Kathmandu to Pokhara

    02 Day: Drive to Ghandruk via Nayapul

    03 Day: Explore Ghandruk Village, Drive back to Kathmandu

    5 Days Pokhara Ghandruk Tour Package

    Gateways to the Annapurna, Pokhara is among the most visited cities of Nepal. It sits at an elevation of 850 meters above sea level and offers astonishing views of the mountain ranges. Meanwhile, Pokhara is also the home of the adventure lovers as many of the adventure activities including the Bungy Jump, Paragliding, Hot air ballooning, Sky diving and many more are operated in this beautiful city of lake. 

    Starting from Kathmandu, You will drive through the Prithivi highway to reach Pokhara. Besides the adventure activities you can also explore some of the most charming places of Pokhara. As a day's activities at Pokhara, you can visit the World Peace Pagoda, International Mountain Museum, Devi’s Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave and many more. Our Pokhara Ghandruk Packages are flexible and you can always add or remove any activities you wish to visit. 

    Ghandruk lies about 60 kilometers away from Pokhara. You will take a ride through the Pokhara- Baglung highway until Nayapu. After that you will cross the Modi Khola bridge and drive through the offroad to reach the Land of the Gurungs. Most of the locals living in Ghandruk are the Gureungs. Because of that you can experience the authentic culture and tradition of the gurung community. Besides that, you will also get to witness the marvellous views of the mountain ranges. Similarly, you can also take a village tour or explore the Gurung museum during your stay at Ghandruk.  

    Pokhara Ghandruk Package Itinerary

    01 Day: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu

    02 Day: Drive to Ghandruk

    03 Day: Explore Ghandruk

    04 Day: Drive to Pokhara, Pokhara Sightseeing

    05 Day: Drive back to Kathmandu

    Family Tour Package to Ghandruk

    Ghandruk is among those areas of Nepal which are suitable for the Family tour. The accessibility of the road to the starting point of the village helps the travellers to skip the 5 hours of walk from Nayapul. No hiking is required to reach the Ghandruk village of Nepal. Because of that it is an ideal choice for all the age groups. Besides that, it lies at an elevation of 2,012 meters above sea level, because of that there is no chance of getting altitude sickness.

    Ghandruk packages for families are very flexible and we can provide a custom made itinerary for all the family groups. Just mention to us your travel date and the activities that you want to include during your tour. We will make a suitable itinerary according to your requirements. 

    While travelling to Ghandruk we highly recommend you to stay an extra day at Pokhara to explore this beautiful city of lakes. You can always choose to go on a day sightseeing at Pokhara or to choose any adventure activities to experience during your stay. We offer all kinds of services at Pokhara and we will make a custom itinerary according to your requirement especially designed for you.

    Ghandruk Packages Cost

    The cost of Ghandruk Packages differs according to the activities you choose and your length of stay. We offer various Ghandruk packages for trek as well as for the tour. Besides that, we can also provide a tailor made itinerary especially designed for you. Our Ghandruk Packages include all the cost of transportation, 3 meals and for the accommodation. Meanwhile, you can always choose the services required during your tour. During the trek you will get an experienced trekking guide too throughout the trek.

    Ghandruk Packages Cost for Nepali

    Ghandruk Packages

    2-3 Pax

    4-6 Pax

    7-8 Pax

    Overnight Ghandruk Trek from Nayapul

    4,000 Nrs 

    3,500 Nrs

    3,000 Nrs

    Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek

    17,000 Nrs

    15,500 Nrs

    13,000 Nrs

    3 Days Ghandruk and Jhinu Trek

    13,000 Nrs

    12,000 Nrs

    11,000 Nrs

    Ghandruk Overnight Tour Package From Pokhara

    5,000 Nrs

    4,500 Nrs

    4,000 Nrs

    3 Days Ghandruk Tour Packages from Kathmandu 

    7,700 Nrs

    7,000 Nrs

    6,500 Nrs

    5 Days Pokhara Ghandruk Tour Package

    11,000 Nrs

    10,500 Nrs

    9,000 Nrs

    For booking, please email us at info@altitudehimalaya.com or contact us at +977-9867631225.

    Ghandruk Hotels and Homestays

    Ghandruk is among the most commercialized villages of Nepal. Situated at an elevation of 2,012 meters above sea level, there are variou hotels and homestays in Ghandruk to stay overnight. With plenty of options you can get the hotel of your need at Ghandruk. For the budget tourists there are various options for the homestay. Meanwhile, you can also get the mid range hotels around the Ghandruk village.

    All of the hotels and homestays provide warm hospitality to their guests. The only difference is the various services provided by different hotels and homestays. Most of the homestays provide the basic facilities whereas the hotels at ghandruk provide services similar to mid range hotels of the cities. 

    List of the Hotels and Homestays in Ghandruk 

    Hotel Old Village Inn

    Hotel

    Gurung Cottage

    Homestay

    Little Paradise Lodge

    Hotel

    Ashish Aama Homestay

    Homestay

    Panorama View Point 

    Hotel

    Grand View

    Hotel

    Ghandruk Village Eco Lodge

    Homestay

    Trekkers Inn Hotel

    Hotel

    Bishow Guest House

    Homestay

    Breeze Guest House

    Guest House

    Hotel Old Village Inn

    Hotel Old Village Inn offers a great view along with tasty food. Some of the rooms have bathrooms, but unfortunately there is not hot water in every room. All the staff of Hotel Old Village Inn are friendly and are always happy to help the guests. All the rooms are good and Wi-Fi is accessible all over the property.  

    Similarly, the spacious rooftop also offers astonishing views of the Annapurna, Hiuchuli and the Machapuchhre. Each room has a balcony with seats and you can enjoy the view from your balcony too. Besides that there are numerous flowers in the hotel premises.

    This hotel is one of the best hotels of Ghandruk. The wooden carved windows add extra beauty to this hotel. Meanwhile the food is also amazing and a variety of options are available for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. But we highly recommend you to try Dal, Bhat and Tarkari here. With the organic vegetables and the homemade pickles they provide one of the best thakali foods you have ever had in your life. 

    This typical traditional Gurung style hotel also provides the laundry service for its guests. The neat and clean quiet comfortable rooms will make you feel like home while sleeping. They also provide hot and cold showers. However, you may need to pay extra for using the hot shower. Besides that campfire and BBQ are also available on demand. 

    Gurung Cottage

    The ambiance of Gurung Cottage is heavenly. Due to its location and less access to roads, it is slightly on an expensive side when it comes to food and beverages. Hospitality is something you'll remember for a lifetime. Besides that you can also witness the marvellous views of the mountain ranges from the cottage itself. 

    Gurung Cottage is one of the beautiful and peaceful homestays around the Ghandruk village. The Wifi connection is also good and can easily be accessible throughout the property. Besides that, the fresh and tasty organic food is also the main highlight of this homestay. The place is good, with nicely built gurung style traditional houses. You can get all the comfort of modern amenities. For example, shower, attach restrooms, western foods, etc.

    Gurung cottage is one of the ideal choices for the refreshments out of your busy schedule and away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Clean and very Well hospitality with pleasant services. Beautiful and lovely courtyard garden from where you can see fantastic mountain views and sunrise too. It is an ideal choice for the family and friendly to childrens. You will need to pay extra for the wifi however, the hot water bath is free in this homestay. 

    Hotel Trekkers Inn

    Trekkers In Hotel and Restaurant is one of the best hotels of Ghandruk. It was also awarded with best hotel of the year in 1994, 1995 and 1996. This family running hotel has a long history and serves thousands of visitors every year. The atmosphere is lovely and you can also witness the marvellous views of the mountain ranges from the terrace. 

    Trekkers Inn also has an organic vegetable garden and serves organic vegetables to all of its customers from that garden. The plants and the flowers inside the property are also amazing and enhance the beauty of this hotel. The rooms are also comfortable and marvellous views of the mountain ranges and the village can be seen from the window itself. 

    It is one of the Fabulous guest houses around Ghandruk and the owners and staff are very helpful, polite and respect all the visitors. With numerous hotel rooms available, Trekkers Inn Hotel and Restaurant is an ideal choice for college tours and similar packages. It is also suitable for the family or the trekkers travelling to the Ghandruk or the Annapurna Base Camp. Hot showers and wifi are also available in this hotel. Meanwhile, you can also enjoy the massage service in the hotel with an additional fee. 

    Ashish Aama Homestay

    Ashish Aama Homestay is another fascinating place to stay overnight at Ghandruk. Such a lovely place to be in. They serve organic  food and it's tasty and amazing. Besides that, this homestay also has a good internet and also provides free wifi service to all of its visitors. The only thing this place is lacking is you wont be getting a luxurious suite. 

    Ashish Aama Homestay is a family run homestay of Ghandruk village. The hospitality is amazing and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Above all, marvellous views of the Annapurna, Hiuchuli and the Machapuchhre can be seen from the property. They also offer organic food from their own garden. Beside that various foods are available but the most popular food here is Dal, Bhat and Tarkari. 

    Breeze Guest House

    Breeze guest house is one of the finest and the friendliest guest houses around Ghandruk. The rooms are also quite clean and amazing views of the mountain ranges can be seen from the hotel itself. This hotel is runned by a couple and provides 24/7 hot shower services for the guests. Besides that this guest house uses solar energy for the hot shower. They have a good spacious dining room and the food served is very comparable to the food offered by other teahouses  during the trek.

    There are a total 11 rooms in Breeze Guest House. Meanwhile, both single and double occupancy are available to stay overnight. Bathrooms are attached and provide hot showers and marvellous views of the mountain ranges can be seen from every room. Above all, washing and dry cleaning services are also available on request but you will need to pay extra.

    How to reach Ghandruk?

    Ghandruk lies in the Gandaki province in the Kaski district of Nepal. Situated on the shadow of the Annapurna and the Machapuchhre, it is one of the most popular tourism destinations of the Annapurna region. Besides the warm hospitality of the gurung community, the organic food are also the main highlights of Ghandruk. You can easily reach Ghandruk from Kathmandu and Pokhara. 

    From Kathmandu

    Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. Out of the 0 UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal, 7 of them lie inside the capital. Meanwhile, Ghandruk lies about 265 kilometers away from Kathmandu. There are mainly two ways to reach Ghandruk from Kathmandu. One is by Flight and road and another is by road only. 

    By Road

    Kathmandu to Ghandruk road trip is the best option to reach this beautiful Gurung village. At the beginning of the trip you will pass through the Prithivi Highway. After reaching Mugling the road to Pokhara and Chitwan separated. Passing through Damauli you will reach Pokhara in about 6 hours. The road is not so good and you will be accompanied by large traffic until Mugling. 

    Upon reaching Pokhara you will start driving through the Pokhara-Maldhunga sadak until Nayapul. After crossing the Modi Khola bridge, you will drive through the off road to reach the Ghandruk village. The distance from Napul to Ghandruk is 19 kilometers only. But because of the off road it will take longer to reach the starting point of the village.

    By Flight and Road

    If you are in a hurry then by flight and road is the best option to reach the Ghandruk village of the Annapurna region. There are daily flights to Pokhara. Because of that you can easily get one to reach Pokhara. You can take a flight from Tribhuvan Airport and reach Pokhara Airport. The flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu will take about 25 minutes. Upon reaching Pokhara you can take a drive and follow the same route to reach the Ghandruk village.

    From Pokhara

    Pokhara is the gateway to the Annapurna region of Nepal. Most of the treks of the Annapurna region start and end at Pokhara. One of the most touristic places of Nepal, Pokhara is also the gateways to the Ghandruk village. Ghandruk lies about 60 kilometers away from Pokhara and you can easily get a ride to Ghandruk from Pokhara bus park. You can book your ticket or can also hire a private vehicle to reach Ghandruk village. You will follow the same route through the Pokhara Maldhunga sadak until Nayapul and catch the off road.

    Vehicles hiring options to reach Ghandruk village

    There are various options to reach Ghandruk village from Kathmandu and Pokhara. You can get a ride according to the size of your group. Normally, the 2-3 pax can get a car for transportation. Meanwhile, more than 4 and less than 8 pax can get a scorpio jeep during the Ghandruk tour. If the size of your group is less then we will provide a vehicle on the sharing basis. 

    Vehicles Hiring Options to Reach Ghandruk Village

    Vehicle

    From Kathmandu

    From Pokhara

    Car

    19,000

    6,000

    Scorpio

    36,000

    10,000

    Bus

    70,000

    20,000

    When is the best time to visit Ghandruk?

    Ghandruk is among those tourist places of Nepal which get tourists almost throughout the year. Although Situated at an elevation of 2,012 meters above sea level, marvellous views of the Annapurna and the Macchapucchre can be seen from the village. Besides that the heart warming gurung culture and the organic food are also the main highlights of Ghandruk. Because of all these reasons people choose Ghandruk to spend quality time out of their busy schedule away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    Winter Season (December-February)

    The air is slightly humid with average humidity being 68% and the average temperature is 10c. This is the winter season in Nepal, because of that the temperature may decrease rapidly in these months of the year. There are high chances of snowfall in these months of the year. If you are a snow lover then this is the best time to visit Ghandruk village. Besides that due to the snow fall you can see the astonishing views of the mountain ranges. Even the small hils look like Mountains during these months of the year.

    Spring Season (March-May)

    March, April and May are regarded as the Spring season in Nepal. Besides that it is an ideal time for the trek all over Nepal. The weather is clear and the chances of rainfall is very low during these months of the year. Similarly, you can also witness the beautiful rhododendron flower blooming all over the Village. Many trekkers travelling towards the Annapurna Base Camp or the Ghorepani Poon Hill stay overnight herer during these months of the year. Because of that it is better to check the availability of the hotel rooms before showing up here.

    Summer Season (June-July)

    The time has been observed as the peak season to visit Ghandruk and rightly so. The temperatures range between 64℉ and 93℉ and the humidity that has been observed to be a usual of 81% marking the perfect climate to head out and check out the best things to do in Ghandruk.

    Monsoon Season (August)

    A pleasant time to be in the Ghandruk, the temperature lies within the range of 64℉ and 88℉, the average being 77℉. Although the weather is humid, it is not hot enough to make you not like it outdoors! All in all, a good time to be here!

    Autumn Season (September-November)

    September, October and November are regarded as the Autumn season in Nepal. It is one of the ideal times for trekking in Nepal. Meanwhile it is also the best time to visit Ghandruk village. The weather is clear and you can witness the marvellous views of the mountain ranges due to clear weather. But the only problem is that Ghandruk village is full of domestic and international trekkers during these months of the year. It is better to book hotels in advance during these months of the year.

    Ghandruk Travel Tips

    Ghandruk is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Nepal. Huge number of foreigners as well as domestic tourists visit this place every year. It is getting a lot of popularity from the last decade. Besides that you will also get to experience the tradition and culture of the Gurung community. Above all, the fresh organic foods are the main highlights of Ghandruk. But to keep the trip safe and successful you need to follow a few of the rules. Here are a few of the tips that can help you throughout the trek in Nepal.

    • Always carry plenty of water and stay hydrated.

    • Always respect the culture and traditions of the locals. 

    • Take out your shoes or slippers before entering any temples or monuments.

    • Always keep your light weight first aid kid.

    • Avoid short dresses around the village..

    • Always ask permission before taking pictures of the locals. 

    • Check the availability of the hotel during the Autumn and Spring season of the year before moving towards Ghandruk.

    • Wake up early to witness the marvellous sunrise views over the mountain ranges.

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