Ghandruk Short Trek

Trip Fact:
  • Duration 5 Days
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max Altitude1980m
  • AccommodationHotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Guest houses during trekking
  • MealsBreakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara, All meals during trekking
  • Trip Start/EndPhedi/Nayapoul
  • Group Size1-30pax
  • Best SeasonFebruary, March, April, May, June, September, October,and November are the best months.

Ghandruk Short Trek is one of the easiest treks in the Annapurna region, Nepal. The short trek to Ghandruk loop will be only for five days ( from Kathmandu to Kathmandu), so trekkers can imagine by themselves that it must be an easy trek in Annapurna region.

This mini trek to Ghandruk will start from Phedi. It is at the height of 1130m. The whole region from Phedi is known as Dhampus. In Dhampus trekkers will see the culture of many castes such as Bramhin, Chhetries and a few Gurung also. The trekkers will be amazed to see the forest which looks like a manicured peak. Some part of the trek will be little steeply. 

At the end of 1st day, trekkers will reach to Tolko and rest these, 2nd day trek is only for 4-5 hours which is as 1st day. Trekkers continues their trek to Landruk and then go down using the staircase to the Modi Khola. At the end of trekking hours, trekkers will climb few more climb to reach Ghandruk, which is 1970m high. On the last day trekkers will follow the clearly defined route south from Ghandruk to Birethanti and then walk Naya Pul and hire transport to get back to Pokhara.


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Today we leave to Pokhara, which takes 30 minutes by flight and 6-7 hours by bus.  Today you will be free in Pokhara you can visit yourself.  Pokhara is beautiful lake city which offers panoramic views of Mt. Machapuchre, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna and Mt. Manaslu.



  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 800m

After having breakfast drive up to Phedi. From here we begin Our Ghandruk Trek which takes 4-5 hours to reach Tolka. On the wan one can see magnificent views of Fishtail and Mt. Annapurna Range.



  • Tea House
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 1783m

Early morning after breakfast, we ascend downhill to reach Landruk Village. After crossing forest, flatland, and a suspension bridge over Modi Khola, we arrive at the beautiful village of Ghandruk. This Ghandruk village is popular trekking destination which offers spectacular mountain views and tradition lifestyle of Gurung people.


  • Tea house
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • 1980m

Today is the last day of our Poon hill trekking. From Ghandruk, the trail goes down through the rice field and some villages to reach Birethanti. From here we step up to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara.



  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 800m

Today we leave Pokhara to Kathmandu, which takes 30 minutes by flight and 6-7 hours by bus. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel

  • Breakfast
  • 1400m

Please let us know if you would like to do a trek from Pokhara directly, it will be 3 days Itinerary from PKR to PKR.

Cost Details


  • Airport pick up and drop by car/van/hiace
  • Three Night Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed and Breakfast
  • Two Night Hotel in Pokhara twin sharing on Bed and Breakfast
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and transportation
  • An experienced English-speaking and Government license holder Trekking guide including salary, insurance, flight, food and lodging
  • Trekking porter including salary, insurance, flight, food and lodging ( 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis)
  • All necessary paper works, trekking permits and TIMS card.
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All trekking equipment for trekking staff
  • All government and local taxes
  • Transportation by Tourist Bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu
  • Private Transportation from Pokhara to trekking starting point and trekking ending point to Pokhara


  • Nepal entry Visa fee
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax, Sightseeing entry fee for the city tour.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • All Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, bottle, hot shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • All kind of drinks, hot water, alcoholic and soft drinks.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in cost include.

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