Ghandruk Loop trekking is one of the easiest trek in the Annapurna Region, Nepal. The trek to Ghandruk Loop will be only for three days, so the trekkers can imagine by themselves that it must be an easy trek near Annapurna Region.
The trek to Ghandruk Loop will start from Phedi. The whole region from Phedi is known as Dhampus. In Dhampus area the trekkers will see the culture of many castes such as Brahmans, Chhetris and a few Gurungs also.
The starting point of the Ghandruk Loop trek is at the height of 1130 m. and the trekkers will be amazed to see the forest which looks like a manicured park. Some parts of the trek will be little steppy. At the end of the first day the trekkers will reach to Tolka and rest there.
Second day trek is only for 4 - 5 hours which is same as the first day. Trekkers start their trek to Landruk and then go down using the staircase to the Modi Khola. At the end of trekking hours, trekkers will climb few more climb to reach Ghandruk, which is 1970m high.
On the last day of trek, trekkers will follow the clearly defined route south from Ghandruk to Birethanti and then walk to Naya Pul and hire transport to get back to Pokhara.
Day 1 - Phedi to Tolka
Day 2 - Tolka to Ghandruk
Day 3 - Ghandruk to Naya Pul
The best season to do Ghandruk Loop trek is from the month of October to May.