Ghandruk Panorama Trek goes at lower elevation in the lower Annapurna region of the Himalayas. This trip involves very gentle trekking of only three days that goes around the Himalayan foothills. Although the trek stays lower in altitude, it brings the feel of being at high elevation as it offers captivating views of the high soaring peaks in the Annapurna range.

With three nights of stopover at the peaceful mountain lodges, the trek goes winding through a complete rural setting in the region. The trail winds up and down through the villages, river bank, wooded parts that make this trip wonderfully beautiful. Himalayan panorama, peaceful trail, beautiful landscape, amazing culture and wonderful hospitality makes this short trekking trip the best in the lower Himalayan foothills.

Highlights of Ghandruk Panorama Trekking

  • Short and panoramic trek of lower Annapurna region
  • Cultural sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • Himalayan Panorama and sunrise over them
  • Culture and life style experience of the ethnic mountain tribe
  • Best low altitude trekking in the lower Annapurna region

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu:
  • Day 02: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara:
  • Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and Trek to Ghandruk:
  • Day 05: Trek from Ghandruk toTolkha:
  • Day 06: Trek from Tolkha to Dhampus:
  • Day 07: Drive from Dhampus to Pokhara:
  • Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara:
  • Day 09: See You Again:

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff
  • Himalayan Scenery trekking map, Trekking T-shirt and duffel bag for trekking
  • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Key Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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