Tuesday, November 18, 2008


Pictures of Ghandruk (also known as Ghandrung). It is one of the popular trekking routes of Nepal and also the route to Annapurna Trekking and Poon Hill.

Ghandruk Trekking
The view seen from the trekking route of Ghandruk. Ghandruk is considered as relatively easy trekking.

Ghandruk Ghandrung Donkeys Carrying Goods
Beyond the trekking points the best way of carrying goods are using donkeys, or ass. You can also find many porters carrying goods at their back.

A view of Annpurna Himalaya from Ghandruk
On a clear morning you can see the beautiful view of Annapurna range from Ghandruk, including Machapuchre. The view is even better from Poon Hill, but you have to do some extra trekking.

Goats fighting at a cliff in Ghandruk
Goats fighting over a cliff in the Ghandruk route. Amazing balance I have to say!

Typical Gurung Village in Ghandruk
A typical house in the Ghandrug Village. The majority of people are Gurung and you can find them in their traditional Gurung dress in Ghandruk.