Ghandruk is a lovely mountain village in the Kaski District in north-central Nepal, near Pokhara city. Day hiking to Ghandruk is the most beautiful and popular best day hike from Pokhara.
Ghandruk can be easily reached by drive from Pokhara.
The main attraction of the Ghandruk hike is the unique taste of the Gurungs residing in the area. The peoples of Ghandruk village welcomes you with the Gurung dances and offer you to wear the old Gurung dresses with their ornaments.
The tourists are glad to encounter the new culture and take photos in the traditional style. Local foods and horse riding experience is another attraction on this trek.
The clean stone steps up and downhill walk trail are relatively more comfortable, and the highest altitude is around 2,000 meters. So, the hike is safe for family groups and beginner trekkers.
The Ghandruk hike is especially famous for incredible Gurung villages and their culture, geographical differences, splendid sunrise and sunset, and the fantastic views of the mountains of Annapurna, Fishtail, Himchuli, and many more.