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Facts of this Trip

Duration 12 Days
Trip Grade Moderate
Max Altitude 3600 M
Trip Type Tea house Trek
Accommodation *** Hotel/ Tea house on Trail
Meals Full board on trek
Transportation Comfortable Vehicle
Season Spring / Autumn
Group Size Minimum 2 pax

khopra danda trek


Khopra danda trek can be a great option for adventure lovers who are looking for weeks-long trekking with the off-beaten trail. It’s given an amazing view of Himalayan ranges and green landscape fields.

Why Khopra Danda trek?

Khopra danda trek is an emerging destination in heart of Annapurna region nowadays. It is a well-grooming adventure holiday package for mini-adventure lovers. In this trekking package, we include a unique feature of different destinations, from beginning your holidays in Nepal. It complies with cultural, and historical tours at Kathmandu and Pokhara valley and trekking in a single package.

Khayar lake trekking is one of the delightful moderate adventure trails in this region. From viewpoint or along the trail can see wonderful mountain range. Significantly we can observe breathtaking views of Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Nilgiri (7,061m), Bhara Shikhar (7,647m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6,997m), Mount Hiunchuli and many more bunches of peaks too. Besides views of mountains, you will explore nature, jungle-like Rhododendron forests “that are in full bloom in spring”, Rare orchids, and many other endemic plants and animals. From viewpoint of Khopra danda, you will see poon hill viewpoint down of you. And here is one of the amazing things you will get a free high-speed internet facility, where you can share your live experience views of Himalayas with your friends and family through social media.

Difficult Level of Khopra Ridge trek???

Khopra ridge trek is not difficult as like Annapurna circuit or Annapurna base camp trek. It is similar to Poonhill trek. Where we reach just at Kopra Danda 3660 m so, getting suffered from Altitude sickness have fewer possibilities. Actually, going nearly 4000m to 5000m in the mountain is particularly difficult, and chances of altitude sickness.

Khopra ridge trek is particularly suitable for mixed-ability adventure lovers. Those who wish to have two weak adventure holiday trips. But you will get a new test of a classic Nepal trekking experience with villages, wildlife, panoramic mountain views, and a range of landscapes from forest to high alpine. The origin point of hike is easy road access from Pokhara.

We specially designed khopra ridge trek itinerary to make it easy for travelers to avoid or adoption of our bodies at high altitude. We will just walk on an average of 5-6 hrs. And climb up usually 400-500 m a day. It may help to encounter some unexpected physical difficulties like altitude sickness. So, we arrange specific overnight stopover points at a certain elevation in the local lodge.

Highlight of Khayar lake trekking!!!

Khayar lake trekking trail is recently open trail in western development region of Nepal. The community trail covered some part of Ghorepani Ghandruk trekking route. Ridge community trail is untouched nature, gifted of high-altitude trail, caring and family operate local lodges with backdrop views of majestic snowcapped Himalayan ranges. This is what an adventure seeker awaits on this community trek. Along trail, some of lodges are often located on an edge. So, you can enjoy sunset views over Himalayan setting from your lodge where you stay overnight. Besides the views of Himalayas, you will get an opportunity to explore authentic lifestyle of locals residing, and local culture, enjoy organic cousin and many more.

First day of your trip is starting from sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley at UNESCO world heritage sites. Where you will explore ancient art, culture, historical monument with open-air leaving museum. Then you will drive or flight to city of a lake “Pokhara.” Mountains are waiting for you to welcome in this city.

Khayar lake trekking trekking will start around 1 hr. Drive to Nayapool from Pokhara. Then hiking trail gently ascends with lots of ups and downs towards Ghandruk, Tadpani, Dobato, Bayeli, and Khopra Danda Respectively. After reaching at Danda, we descend to Tatopani, Nayapoul and onward to Pokhara. Those small beautiful villages are inter-links with our trek route. Which is reach in traditional culture, local lifestyle of ethnic people like, Gurung and Magar. Along the trail, we encounter dense Rhododendron Forest full of different species of birds, flora, and fauna as well as wild orchid. Besides all of these, we will enjoy watching and listening to bird sounds with backdrop views of different Himalayan ranges.

Best time for Khayar lake trek

Autumn & Spring are best time for Khayar lake trek. Weather is pleasant with warm and stunning with outstanding views. This trail is a less crude trial in this region autumn and spring is best time for hiking. However, Khopra Danda could be done all around year. But trekking in summer or monsoon season can be more adventurous than other season due to by rain. Summer season is one of the best times for keen botanist, during this time wildflower will be blooming.

Khopra Danda Trek 11 Night 12 days Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu

Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley

Day 03: Drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and overnight in Pokhara.

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Ghandruk and trek to Tadapani

Day 05: Trek from Tadapani to Dobato

Day 06: Trek from Dobato to Bayeli

Day 07: Trek from Bayeli to Khopra Danda

Day 08: Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani

Day 09: Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara

Day 10: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu

Day 11: Final departure to your onward journey

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu

While you enter to Nepal you will welcome splendid view of snow capped peaks to the land of Himalayas and birthplace of Gautama Buddha. When you land at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu. Our office representative from Alfresco Adventure Travel waits for you outside at the Arrival gate with your Name card. Our team member will greet and accompany you to transfer to the hotel in our private tourist vehicle. When you have early arrival after some short of time have a briefed about our each day activities on the trek. At the evening you will enjoy welcome dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with Nepalese cuisine. Note: During our meeting, we will introduce to your trekking guide. For the meeting please make sure you bring the passport, three copies of passport-size photos and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. In this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any, and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer.

Day 2

Full day sightseeing at Kathmandu valley

After early morning breakfast, we have a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu valley is well known as living museum, art and cultural hub of the ancient historical city. We visit the Swoyambhunath Stupa. Swoyambhunath stupa is popularly known as monkey temple, which is isolated on a hilltop in Kathmandu and is also one of the well-known historical and religious site for both Hindus and Buddhist community. It provides outstanding views of the Kathmandu valley and Himalayan ranger. Then we drive to the next renowned landmark Boudhanath stupa, which is one of the largest stupas in the world and one of the important religious site for Buddhist around the world. Finally, we drive at Pashupatinath Temple is the biggest temple of Lord Shiva in south Asia. It is a close distance from Boudhanath Stupa and located at the bank of holy Bagmati River. Pashupatinath Temple is the ultimate pilgrim site for Hindus throughout the world. All those three sites were listed in UNESCO World Heritage sites. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3

Drive or flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu.

Early in the morning your team member of trekking will come to your hotel and pick up you to the tourist bus park near to thame. Particularly the bus was leaving around 7:30 in the morning. It will take around 6 hrs. And cover approximately 200 km distance to reach Pokhara but it depends upon the road condition. You have also option to reach Pokhara. You can have a flight to Pokhara it will take nearly 30 mi. Pokhara is a beautiful valley set on the bank of Phewa Lake as a natural paradise. It is also popularly known as the city of lake. From the city you will enjoy watching the majestic views of the Himalayas like Annapurna and Machapuchare (shape of fishtail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west and Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. From every corner of the city. it is a small beautiful city and must less much less hectic than Kathmandu.

Day 4

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapoul, and hike to Ghandruk 1932 m

After Breakfast early in the morning, we drive around 1 hr. from Pokhara to Nayapoul. Then we start our hike towards Ghandruk. Our trekking trail is continuously upward with some of the ups and down. Along the trail, we encounter different species of flora and fauna, traditional lifestyle of village people. While reach at Ghandruk, it is a small beautiful Gurung village situated in the altitude of 1932 m. from the village you will enjoy beautiful Himalayan ranges include Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli and so on.

Day 5

Trek Ghandruk to Tadapani 2630 m

After amazing sunrise views over the Himalayas with your breakfast, we slowly climb towards Tadapani. It is a transit point of Ghorepani or Annapurna base camp and from Ghandruk. It takes around 5 hr continuous upward to the Tadapani. Your tiredness will relief by background views of the Himalayas on your right site. We will stop there for the overnight.

Day 6

Trek from Tadapani to Dobato

The interesting day of the trek starts now because the off Bettino path starts from here. Most of the trekkers are heading towards the Ghorepani “get a way of Poonhill or Annapurna base camp and Ghandruk. But we are ceasing towards Khopra ridge of Dobato. Along the trekking route, we will meet few trekkers or even not only local people. Today route offers an organic test of the hilly village. While you walk on the trail you can really feel those test. Besides that, you will enjoy great views of Dhaulagiri and South Annapurna is a significant attraction of Dobato. Where the charming peace and cool atmospheric place welcome you. Overnight at Dobato

Day 7

Trek from Dobato to Bayeli

After breakfast in the morning! Our trekking trail tugs to us inside thick edge of Khopra via denies forest full of Rhododendron, juniper and other wild orchids with tropical forest Lin. Today you will get enough time to enjoy and feel natural vibrate along the route. Overnight at Bayeli.

Day 8

Trek from Bayeli to Khopra Danda 3600 m

The final and one of the amazing part of this trek is Khopra Danda. From the Khopra you will enjoy the majestic sunset views over the Dhaulagiri I 8167m from close Arial distance with other Himalayan range. So it is a perfect landmark for sunrise and runs set views over the Himalayas with grail landscape field and hills. From here you will see Poonhill down from you.

Day 9

Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani

While enjoying sunrise views over the Himalayas with hot breakfast early in the morning .then we continuous heading towards Tatopani. We had already enjoyed sunrise and sunset views from the Khopra at a close distance. So we scape Ghorepani. And we further ahead towards Tatopani that lies on ending point of Annapurna Circuit. Which offers natural hot spring water pond. At the pond, we can enjoy the bath and it also gives natural therapy. While getting a bath at the pond you feel you get relief from you long adventure trip.

Day 10

Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara

Instead of the trek, our some sort of trail is covered by an off-road drive from Tatopani to Beni. Beini to Pokhara we travel thought the well-cemented road. It will be a unique experience to share with other those who had done Ghorepani Poonhill Trek instead of Khopra Danda Trek. The itinerary is highly changeable as instead of descending toward Tatopani we can trek back toward Ghorepani from Khopra Danda, explore Poonhill and drive back to Pokhara.

Day 11

Drive or fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu

We will Drive or fly back to Kathmandu in the afternoon. The left side of the airplane offers some amazing views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will be escorted to our hotel. We enjoy the day leisurely or catch up on some last minute shopping or explore any landmarks we missed during our first day in Kathmandu. In the evening, we will attend a celebratory farewell dinner together. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 12

Final departure

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! Alfresco Adventure representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Price & Dates

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Note: The available of fixed Departure date can be change or have a private Departure date as per your request.

Trip Cost Includes :

  • Arrival and Departure by comfortable Private vehicle
  • All necessary paperwork, trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan (with breakfast)
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek (Include breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner in typical Nepal restaurant with Nepal food
  • All land transportation is arrange as pre the itinerary in a comfortable vehicle
  • City tour in Kathmandu with expert guide by private vehicle
  • All entrance fees and government and local charges for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced English spoken and government certified trekking leader, guide and assistant trek leader or guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers = 1 porter)
  • Staff cost including their salary, insurance and allowance
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader or guide)

Trip Cost Exclude :

  • Your travel insurance
  • Personal Belong items
  • Personal expenses, shopping, Beverage bills and so on.
  • Tips for staffs

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