khopra danda trek

Khopra Danda Trek

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There are some recently open trekking trails in Annapurna region. Among them Khopra danda trek is awesome.

Now here i am going to explain you about Khopra danda trek quick.

Here one question can arise, is Khopra Danda, Khopra ridge and Khayer lake trek are same or different trek ?

Definitely all are the same destination.

Khopra is Name of Place and Danda is Nepali word of Ridge. It is the highest elevation(3660m/12008ft) place that we need to stay one night and Khayar lake hiking spot from the ridge.

Next day morning we will go hike for Khayer Lake. Khayer lake is a holy lake. So people also called Khopra trek is the holy trek. Local people of there used to go for worship. Its provides equally outstanding views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fang, and Nilgiri. It is close to Ghorepani Poon hill trekking.

We will hike from Khopra Danda to Khayer lake to see mountains from near. View from Khopra danda and on the way to Khayer lake is marvelous. We will be close to Annapurna South. We can begin this trek from Deurali or Tadapani of Ghorepani Poon Hill trek.
Khopra Trek will be fabulous to trek inside the Colorful Rhododendron forest from March to May due to Rhododendron blowing season of Nepal. Less tourist, local community lodge, Magar culture, Hot Spring is the attraction of this trek.

On the way to Ghandruk, Tadapani, and Ghorepani, we can see the beautiful Rhododendron colorful forest from where the visitor can explore their locality lifestyle & cultures.
Khopra Danda is at 3660m above the sea level. If the weather is clear from Khopra Danda we will have the close and breathtaking view of mountains view of Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6800m), Nilgiri (6600m), Annapurna I (8091m) Annapurna South face (7219m), Hiuchuli (6441m), Machhapuchhre (6997m).
It will be a short itinerary and long itinerary according to your choice. Khopra Danda trek is a naturally beautiful, culturally rich trek. We will provide excellent services for the Khopra trek package at a reasonable price. We are providing expert tour and trek guide. Please give us chance to serve you for this trek and remember us for a lifetime period. Please send me your questions, I will send questions answers within 12 hours.

Getting there and away

Nayapul is the starting point and Pokhara is the ending point of Khopra Danda trek. If you want to fly Kathmandu to Pokhara, it takes 25 minutes. We can go directly Kathmandu to trekking starting point Nayapul using Bus or Microbus. Kathmandu to Nayapaul takes about 10 hours by driving.

Hot springs

There is a natural good hot spring at Tatopani Beni. You can feel hot experience after the cold trek. Locals people believe that hot spring is good for health.

People and Culture

Mostly there are Gurung and Magar people in the trekking area. There are also Brahmans and Chhetris other groups of people in this area.

Is it possible khopra trek 7 days ?

Yes, of course it is possible.Itinerary will be 7 to 10 days according to your choice from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.khopra trek 7 days is express trek to khayer. But 10 days you can do Khopra danda trek including Ghorepani Poonhill trek.

How difficult is Danda(Ridge) trek?

Its moderate grade of the trek. Normal fitness is required for this trek. We will have enough acclimatization before Danda.This plan is considor the accimaltization for Altitude Sickness

When to trek ?

Except for monsoon season, we can do this trek. But September to mid-December and February to April is the best time for this trek.

How much trek cost?

Price is Negotiable. Please inquire me to know this trip price at the following link.

Can i hire guide for the trek ?

Sure, you can do Khopra danda trek guide hire

Khopra trek 10 days Itinerary

Days Itinerary Altitude in ft Hour
1st Day Drive Kathmandu to Birethanti 1100m/3608ft 10hr
2nd Day Birethanti to Ulleri 2080m/6824ft 6 hr
3rd Day Ulleri to Ghorepani 2870m/9416ft 5 hr
4th Day Hike to Poonhill via Ghorepani trek to Dobato 3350m/10990ft 6 hr
5th Day Dobato to Khopra Danda/Ridge 3660m/12008ft 4 – 5 hr
6th Day Hike to Khayar Lake then rest at Khopra Danda 4500m/14764ft 6 hr
7th Day Trek to Swanta Village 2200m/7218ft 7 hr
8th Day Swanta to Tatopani 1250m/4102ft 6 hr
9th Day Drive to Pokhara 800m/2625ft 5 hr
10th Day Pokhara to Kathmandu 1300m/4265ft 8 hr

Whats Included

Cost include:

  • Airport transposition by private vehicles.
  • Two nights twin sharing on tourist standard Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • One night Tourist standard Hotel in the Pokhara with Bed with Breakfast.
  • Meals on Trekking: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara airfare with airport departure tax.
  • Teahouse basis trekking accommodation on trekking duration.
  • Tourist bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
  • Communicative English speaking license holder guide.
  • One porter for two guests who carry maximum twenty kilograms.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permits.
  • Pokhara hotel to Phedi and Lumre to Pokhara hotel by Private vehicle.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, and allowances of Nepali trekking staffs.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • One map of trekking.
  • One Nepali simcard(Ncell) for local communication.
  • A special gift from our company.
  • Farewell dinner before you leaves from Nepal.

Cost exclude :

  • International Airfare & Airport taxes.
  • Visa fee for Nepal.
  • Lunch and Dinner during staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Any kinds of charges like battery charges, laundry, phone calls, any drinks .
  • Hot shower during trekking
  • Trekking Equipment and clothing.
  • Travel insurance which is incased of emergency (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Donation and temple entrance fees.
  • Tips for the trekking staffs which is not compulsory but highly expected.
  • Any other things which are not specified above.
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  • World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu
  • Marvelous Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas Range
  • Landscapes,waterfall and Forests
  • Sunrise and Sunset viewpoints, diversity
  • Local Cultures,Nepali food and lifestyle
  • Hot Springs
  • Beautiful Pokhara Valley