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Ghandruk is a mountain village set in the Modi Khola Valley at around 2,000 meters.

Local man weavingThe village is a major recruitment center for the famous Gurkha soldiers and is the hub of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project, which promotes many varied ecological projects.

A wander round it will reveal shops, tea houses, local people transporting goods from one village to the next, small farm houses and their families, donkeys, mules, chickens and plenty more.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Ghandruk

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Ghandruk, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    Our expert guides to exploring Ghandruk

    Written by our specialists from their own experiences of visiting Ghandruk, these guides will help you make the most of your time there. We share both our practical recommendations and the best ways to appreciate Ghandruk at its best.

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    Accommodation choices for Ghandruk

    We've selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Ghandruk. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.