Ghandruk Trek is a Gurung tribal cultural heritage village trek and still keeping the safe linguistic and speaks the Gurung language in its dialect which is known as Gorkha Ex British army village. Ghandruk village is one of the most beautiful villages in the Annapurna area.
Ghandruk village is one of the most developed villages in the Kaski district, the Annapurna Rural Municipality, and between Lumle and Chhomrong Villages, and the closest trek from Pokhara. The Gurungs of Ghandruk villages practice their own cultural identity and traditions based on Pye-Tan Lhu-Tan as well as Hinduism, who worship natureTotal deity. The Ghandruk village Gurungs have been practicing the ancient Bon religion (pre-Buddhist religion of Tibet), which is shamanic and animistic in nature, but later adopted Tibetan Buddhism. There is a Gurung Museum at the Gurung Museum, where you can learn about their lifestyle, old history, and culture. Visit the Gurung Museum and find out more about the Gurung people!
- Trek through the beautiful rhododendron forests of the lower Annapurna Region
- Visit the Gurung village of Ghandruk, with views of Annapurna and Fishtail
- This is one of Nepal's best short treks, taking you through picturesque villages while offering epic Himalayan views