Annapurna Ghandruk Trek is a short and easy trek into the heart of vibrant Gurung culture, Ghandruk. It is a prosperous village residing at the foot of Annapurna where ancient cultures and traditions are still in intact conditions. Here we observe the lifestyle and customs by staying one of the homestays or community lodge and also unwind in incredible natural splendor offered by the region.
Ghandruk Village Trek is one of the popular trek in Annapurna region of Nepal with easy trails and numbers of accommodation possibilities. Ghandruk is model village which is promoting eco-friendly and rural tourism utilizing local resources. The village has been successful in preserving and maintaining its rich ethnic culture, tradition and beautiful natural settings while adopting modernization. The town still holds the appeal of credibility, the houses are made of stone and muds offering the sentiment of genuine crude voyaging. Many travelers call Ghandruk village as a stone village and local calls it Konda Village.
2 nights 3 days Annapurna Ghandruk trek takes you to homely peace environment and offers a great respite from your hectic life. It is best for children and family trek in the mountain region. Also revered as Ghandruk Family Trek, this trek is known for known for cultural, geographical variety and breathtaking views of the mountain and stone-thatched houses.
It is short and fairly easy trekking sojourn in comparison to longer and arduous trekking in the region like Annapurna Base Camp Trek or Annapurna Circuit Trek. This trek involves no remarkable ascends and descends, neither long nor exhausting walks. Likewise, there is zero risk of altitude sickness as the highest point of the trek is 1940m at Ghandruk.
Info Nepal Trek organizes and conducts Ghandruk trek to those families or couples who want to enjoy their vacation with families amidst of snowy mountain peaks. Trekkers can have the view of daunting peaks like Annapurna South (7219m), Hiu Chuli (6441m), Annapurna III (7555m), Gandarba Chuli (6248m), MACHHAPUCHHRE (6993M), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m) and other peaks.
The beginning of March to last June and beginning of September to last December are the time of the year for Annapurna Ghandruk Trek.