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Travel Guide of Ghandruk in Nepal by Influencers and Travelers

Ghandruk is a Village Development Committee in the Kaski District of the Gandaki province of Nepal. Situated at a distance of 32 kms north-west to Pokhara, the village is readily accessible by public buses and private taxis from the provincial headquarter.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Ghandruk


1 - Mardi himal

   11 km away

Mardi Himal is a 5,587-metre peak beneath the much more prominent Machapuchare in the Annapurna region of Nepal, from which it is separated by a 5,200 metres col. It was first summited in 1961 by Basil Goodfellow.

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2 - Poon Hill

   12 km away

Poon Hill is a hill station overlooking the Annapurna Massif range and Dhaulagiri mountain range, located on border of Myagdi District and Kaski District in Gandaki Pradesh of Nepal. This lookout is the key viewpoint in the Ghorepani Poon Hill trek.

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3 - Shore Excursions in Dhampus

   18 km away

Dhampus village (1650m) is situated on the north from the Pokhara valley beside gorgeous views of golden rice terraces from the farmer. Hiking to this village offer wonderful view of mountain, nature, landscape and internal silence. Different class of birds to the village of Dhampus populated welcome by the Gurung committee. Tourists usually stay here as a halt point its main income source roundabout to local people. Dhampus hiking is suitable for who have short holidays. This hiking route is much ideal because in the Annapurna region, Dhampus hill is one of the best view point of Nepal places in the earth. From Dhampus, one can also clutch the outstanding view of Pokhara and the landscape gets even better as the sun goes down.

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4 - Annapurna Sanctuary

   18 km away

The Annapurna Sanctuary is a high glacial basin lying 40 km directly north of Pokhara. This oval-shaped plateau sits at an altitude of over 4000 metres, and is surrounded by a ring of mountains, the Annapurna range, most of which are over 7000 metres.

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5 - Mahendra Cave

   21 km away

Mahendra Cave is a cave located in Pokhara-16, batulechaur, Kaski district, close to the Kali khola, is a large limestone cave. It is a rare example of a cave system in Nepal containing stalagmites and stalactites. This show cave attracts thousands of tourists every year. A statue of Hindu lord Shiva can be found inside the cave.

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6 - Phewa Lake

   23 km away

Phewa Lake, Phewa Tal or Fewa Lake is a freshwater lake in Nepal formerly called Baidam Tal located in the south of the Pokhara Valley that includes Pokhara city; parts of Sarangkot and Kaskikot.

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7 - Annapurna

   24 km away

Annapurna is a massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over 8,000 metres, thirteen peaks over 7,000 metres, and sixteen more over 6,000 metres.

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8 - International Mountain Museum

   27 km away

The International Mountain Museum is a museum located in Pokhara, Nepal.

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9 - Manang

   29 km away

Manang is a town in the Manang District of Nepal. It is located at 28°40'0N 84°1'0E with an altitude of 3,519 metres. According to the preliminary result of the 2011 Nepal census it has a population of 6,527 people living in 1,495 individual households.

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10 - Pokhara

   30 km away

Pokhara is a metropolitan city in Nepal, which serves as the capital of Gandaki Pradesh. It is the country's largest metropolitan city in terms of area and second largest in terms of populations. The city also serves as the headquarters of Kaski District.

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11 - World Peace Pagoda

   31 km away

World Peace Pagoda, also called Nipponzan Peace Pagoda, is a Buddhist monument in Lumbini, Nepal. It was designed and built by Japanese Buddhists at a cost about a million US dollars.

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Learn More about Ghandruk

Ghandrunk is a small typical Nepalese village of a little more than 4000 inhabitants, located in the North of Nepal in the Kaski district.
This picturesque village in the heart of the Nepalese nature nestled in the middle of the Annapurna has a panoramic view of the valley which is quite impressive and which will surprise you.

You will be delighted to be able to appreciate the small traditional stone houses and to immerse yourself in their deep culture by discovering their museum.

The small Gurung ethnic village of Ghandruk, composed mainly of farmers and fishermen has an amazing culture and a rich ancestral heritage. The Gurungs live mainly in the mountains around the Pokhara Valley. Meet the Gurungs and immerse yourself in their culture and discover their way of life.

Ghandrunk is often considered a perfect stopover on the many treks of the trekking the peaks of Annapurna, one of the Himalayan mountain ranges. of the Himalayas. Indeed during your walks, do not hesitate to contemplate the numerous ranges of mountains and summits like Gangapurna, Hinuchuli and Fishtail.

To get to Ghandrunk village, you must first have an adventurous and exploratory spirit an adventurer and explorer, and a good physical condition.
To do this you will need to follow the paths and admire the exotic and spectacular landscapes filled with dense vegetation and countless waterfalls. But you will also have the choice to walk along the rice fields while having the possibility to cross the same time other villages like Birethani, Nayapul or Landrul.

During your journey, you will have the chance to discover a rather important fauna and flora in an environment where nature is queen and takes back its rights.

Discover the Himalayas and its surroundings like never before!

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Ghandruk

What language is spoken in Ghandruk?

In Ghandruk, the official language of Nepal is spoken, namely nepali

The nearest airport to Ghandruk is Pokhara, which is about 1.5 hours from the city. Then, you can easily take the bus or the car to get to the city.

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