3-Day Ghandruk Loop Trek from Pokhara

3-Day Ghandruk Loop Trek from Pokhara

Trek into one of the popular destinations in the Annapurna region, Ghandruk. The beautiful village of Ghandruk is located in western Nepal and inhabited by Gurung community. Spectacular panorama of the Himalayas in the Annapurans can be spotted from Ghandruk such as Annapurna south, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre. There’s also an old Gurung museum at the village. The trek is ideal for anyone who is looking into shorter hikes around Pokhara with easy trekking trails and no difficult ascends/descends.


Day 1: Pokhara to Ghandruk (1540m) 5 hrs

Pass By: Nayapul Trekking Starting Point, Baglung Rajmarg, Salyan 33400, Nepal
Meet at your hotel and drive to Nayapul. Trekking starts from Nayapul ascending upto Ghandruk. En-route witness majestic views of Annapurna range, Manaslu and other mountains. In Ghandruk, visit the Gurung museum. You can spot different mountains from Ghandruk like Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna II, Hinuchuli, Fishtail.

Pass By: Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
Pokhara is the beautiful lakeside town in Nepal.

Stop At: Ghandruk, Ghandruk, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village in the Annapurna region.
Duration: 12 hours

Pass By: Annapurna Region, Annapurna Region, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
Annapurna region is the popular trekking destination of Nepal.

Pass By: Annapurna Mountain Range, Nepal
Annapurna mountain range can be spectacularly seen from Ghandruk.

Pass By: Machhapuchhare, Machhapuchchhre 33700, Nepal
Machhapuchhare is a beautiful peak also known as Mount Fishtail.

Pass By: Hiunchuli, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
One of the beautiful peak in the Annapurna region.

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge.

Day 2: Ghandruk to Pothana (2870m) 5-6 hrs

Pass By: Old Gurung Museum, 5 Kaski, Ghandruk Nepal
Early in the morning, enjoy the sunrise over the mountains as the first ray of the sun hits the Himalayas. Then after breakfast, trek to Pothana. At first you will have to descend down to Modi Khola then start climbing up to Landruk village. The trial passes thru paddy fields and reaches Deurali. Trekking further will arrive at Pothana.

Stop At: Pothana, Dhampus 33700, Nepal
Rural mountain village in the Annapurna region.
Duration: 12 hours

Pass By: Landruk, Landruk, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
Landruk is the village en-route Ghandruk to Pothana.

Pass By: Deurali 33700, Nepal
Deurali is en-route Ghandruk to Pothana.

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at Lodge.

Day 3: Pothana to Pokhara 3 hrs

Pass By: Pokhara Museum, Pokhara Nepal
Early in the morning, spent some time at Pothana. Pothana is on a ridge and offers great views of Annapurna massif, Fishtail and other mountains. The trek then begins to Phedi. En-route, witness some good views of the Himalayas and lush green forests. Upon reaching Phedi, your vehicle will be awaiting and drive you to Pokhara, and drop-off at your hotel.

Pass By: Phedi Khola, Phedi Khola, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
Phedi is the end point of the trek then drive to Pokhara.

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 3 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up from inside the Pokhara City.

Cancellations and refunds: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


  • Pokhara - Nayapul & Phedi - Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation during the trek at guest houses/lodges.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Experienced English speaking trekking guide and necessary porters (1 Porter for 2 trekkers) during the trek including their transportation, food, accommodation, salary, equipments and insurance.
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees. (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
  • All government taxes, VAT and office service charge.
  • ACAP Trek permit
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights

Not Included

  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, hot shower etc.
  • Any kind of drinks (tea/coffee, hot chocolate, boiled water, bottle water, cola, beer etc.
  • Tips for guide and porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)


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