Ghandruk

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Ghandruk

घान्द्रुक
Village Development Committee
A view of Annapurna range includes Annapaurna South(far left), Himchuli(Heuchuli), Gangapurna and Macchapucchre (Fishtail,dog or tiger) on far right from Ghandruk
A view of Annapurna range includes Annapaurna South(far left), Himchuli(Heuchuli), Gangapurna and Macchapucchre (Fishtail,dog or tiger) on far right from Ghandruk
Nickname(s): 
Konda
Ghandruk is located in Nepal
Ghandruk
Ghandruk
Location in Nepal
Coordinates: 28°22′37″N 83°48′25″E / 28.377°N 83.807°E / 28.377; 83.807Coordinates: 28°22′37″N 83°48′25″E / 28.377°N 83.807°E / 28.377; 83.807
Country   Nepal
ZoneGandaki Province
DistrictKaski District
Elevation
2,012 m (6,601 ft)
Population
 (1991)
 • Total4,748
Time zoneUTC+5:45 (NST)

Ghandruk (Nepali: घान्द्रुक) is a Village Development Committee in the Kaski District of the Gandaki province of Nepal. Situated at a distance of 32 kms north-west to Pokhara, the village is readily accessible by public buses and private taxis from the provincial headquarter. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census, it had a population of 4,748 residing in 1,013 individual households.[1]

Ghandruk is a common place for treks in the Annapurna range of Nepal (Annapurna Base camp and Annapurna Circuit treks, in particular), with various trails and accommodation possibilities.[2] The village hosts dramatic views of the mystic peaks of Mt Annapurna, Mt Machapuchare, Mt Gangapurna and Mt Hiunchuli, and serves further as the gateway to the Poon hill trek thus placing it amongst the forefront of tourism attractions in the province. Gurung communities comprise the major inhabitants of the village.

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  1. ^ "Nepal Census 2001". Nepal's Village Development Committees. Digital Himalaya. Archived from the original on 12 October 2008. Retrieved 30 September 2008.
  2. ^ "THE BEST Ghandruk Bed and Breakfasts of 2020 (with Prices) - TripAdvisor". www.tripadvisor.com. Retrieved 2020-01-18.

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