The Ghandruk and Pokhara tour is a captivating journey that combines the natural beauty of the Himalayas with the cultural charm of traditional Nepalese villages. This tour offers an opportunity to explore the enchanting village of Ghandruk, nestled in the Annapurna region, and the vibrant city of Pokhara.
Your adventure begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, where you’ll be mesmerized by the breathtaking landscapes along the way. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you’ll have time to relax and soak in the tranquil ambiance of this picturesque city.
The next day, you’ll embark on a memorable trek to Ghandruk, a charming Gurung village situated in the Annapurna Conservation Area. The trek offers stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains, as well as lush valleys and terraced fields. The village itself is rich in cultural heritage, with traditional stone houses, ancient temples, and warm hospitality from the local community.
During your stay in Ghandruk, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local way of life. You can explore the village, interact with the friendly locals, and learn about their unique customs and traditions. You’ll also enjoy traditional Nepalese cuisine, which showcases the flavors and specialties of the region.
After spending a memorable time in Ghandruk, you’ll return to Pokhara, where you’ll continue your exploration of this vibrant city. Pokhara offers a wide range of activities and attractions, including boating on the serene Phewa Lake, visiting the World Peace Pagoda, exploring the Davis Falls and Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and taking in the stunning mountain views from Sarangkot viewpoint.
Throughout the tour, our experienced guides will accompany you, providing valuable insights, ensuring your safety, and sharing their knowledge about the local culture and environment. We’ll take care of all the logistics, including accommodations, meals, and transportation, so you can focus on enjoying the journey and creating unforgettable memories.
The Ghandruk and Pokhara tour is an ideal blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and outdoor adventure. Whether you’re a nature lover, a cultural enthusiast, or simply seeking a unique travel experience, this tour promises to be a captivating exploration of the Himalayan region and its fascinating heritage.
Depart from Kathmandu in the morning and enjoy a scenic drive of approximately 7-8 hours covering a road distance of around 260 kilometers to Ghandruk in the Annapurna region. Admire the picturesque landscapes and charming villages along the way. Arrive in Ghandruk and check into your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day exploring the village and immersing yourself in its rich cultural heritage.
After breakfast, embark on a guided exploration of Ghandruk village. Walk through the picturesque streets lined with traditional stone houses and interact with the friendly Gurung community. Visit the local museum to learn about the village's history and traditions. Enjoy panoramic views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre mountains. In the afternoon, return to Pokhara by road, which takes approximately 3-4 hours covering a road distance of around 40 kilometers. Check into your hotel and relax.
Spend the day exploring the enchanting city of Pokhara. Visit the World Peace Pagoda and marvel at the breathtaking views of Pokhara Valley and the surrounding mountains. Explore the mesmerizing Davis Falls and the Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave with its impressive rock formations. Take a boat ride on Phewa Lake and enjoy the serene ambiance. Explore Lakeside's vibrant area, where you can shop for souvenirs and experience local cuisine.
After breakfast, check out from your hotel in Pokhara. Begin your journey back to Kathmandu, with a stop at Begnas Lake. The drive from Pokhara to Begnas Lake takes approximately 1-2 hours covering a road distance of around 25 kilometers. Enjoy the tranquility of the lake, surrounded by lush green hills and picturesque scenery. Take some time to relax and