Overview of Khopra Danda Trek
Khopra Danda trek is off beaten, less crowded, and perfect trek to experience the traditional culture of the pastoral village where multiple ancient groups are residing, for instance, Gurung and Magar. At the west of the Annapurna sanctuary, khopra ridge trek is located.
This, Khopra Danda Trek can also be termed as the combine trek of the cultural and mountain trek in which you’ll also experience the natural hot spring bath at Tatopani.Khopra trek combines the best of what Nepal has to offer. Dense forest of Rhododendron and pine forest, rustic villages and the rice fields are the other major attraction of this, Khopra trek.
From multiple trek choices, Khopra Danda Trek is becoming the favorite one because of the crowd and astonishing views of the mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Hiuchuli, Nilgiri, Machhapuchhre, Mardi Himal and many other mountains of the Annapurna region.
Khopra Danda Trek Itinerary
Representative of Life Himalaya Trekking will pick you up from the Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your respective hotel.
Today early morning, After having breakfast, we will take a domestic flight for Pokhara from Kathmandu. Your Scenic flight takes about 25 minutes to reach Pokhara. At Pokhara airport our guide will pick you up. After an hour of drive we will reach our trekking starting point Birethati. We will pass through the pastoral villages, mountain rivers and rice paddy fields.
Overnight at Tikhe dhunga .
It’s going to be a long day trek, and this day you’ll be amazed to experience nature, views flora and fauna of the Annapurna region. Ghorepani is also a famous trekking destination of short Annapurna hike. Introductory views of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri Range and other mountain ranges are the main attraction of today. Asia’s largest rhododendron forest adds more beauty on this trek.
Overnight at Ghorepani.
Chistibung is situated at a height of 3000 m above the sea level. This is the perfect place to cath the breathtaking views of the world 10 and 8th highest mountains from its closest point. After breakfast, we will ascend towards chistibung through the ridges of the mountains. Mountain flowers, Mesmerizing views of the landscapes of Himalayan range, and all the vegetation are the major attraction for today.
Overnight at Chistibung.
Today, After Breakfast, we will walk upside down towards the khopra Danda which is our main destination of this trek. From here, We can view the Mount Annapurna I (8091 m), mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Hiuchuli (6441 m), Nilgiri (7,061 m) and any almost every mountain in Annapurna region. Sunrise over these mountains are spectacular.
Overnight at Khopra Danda.
After long days of walking, we will take a rest day at Khopra danda. We will take a short day hike to the khair lake situated at an elevation of 4628 m. We will explore the, lake and return back to Khopra Danda.
Overnight at Khopra Danda.
Today we will walk about 5-6 hours to rach Tatopani (natural hot spring).
Along the trek, the trails offers us the beautiful and vivid village or Gurung and Magar culture, Various forest of rhododendron and oak with fascinating natural surroundings. We will take a bath in natural hot springs.
Today our trek will officially ends at Ghandruk fedi, From where we will take a jeep drive to Pokhara. In the evening, we will have a sightseeing around lakeside of Pokhara, and also boating around Phewa lake.
Overnight in 3-star hotel Pokhara.
After breakfast, our representative will be there to pick you up. It takes 5-6 hours drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. The roads follows two big rivers that are popular for rafting, Trisuli and Marsyangdi River.
Overnight in 3-star Hotel Kathmandu
Representative of Life Himalaya Trekking will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport.
- All ground transportation
- Private transportation pick up and drops.
- Best Lodge accommodation during trekking
- 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner included chosen from lodge menu.
- Twin share best available lodge accommodation during the trek.
- As per group size experience, government license holder trek guide, helpful and friendly strong, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, transportation, accidental insurance for all staff.
- Warm Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bag will be provided
- TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 3 passport size photos for permits)
- Annapurna Conservation Area permit fee.
- Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trail map.
- First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
- Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
- Government taxes & office service charge
- Farewell Dinner in reputed traditional Nepali cultural restaurant.
- Achievement Certificate.
- Travel insurance
- International airfare.
- Nepal entry visa charge.
- All beverages and other personal expenses.
- Snacks and other personal expenses.
- Tips for Guide, Porter and Drivers.
- Service not mentioned above.
Khopra Danda Trek - Essential Information
Khopra Danda Trek is a best short trekking in Annapurna region for families, Students (for voluntary work), couple and for any age group.
Khopra Danda Trek
The trek is initially begins with a scenic flight for the touristic paradise Pokhara, which is also known as the gateway city of the Annapurna region trekking like Annapurna base camp trekking, Ghorepani poonhill trekking, Khopra trekking.
From these we will take a short drive to our trekking starting point Birethanti. We will pass through the different, suspension bridges and waterfall, and the homes of the countryside. These homes are the true gesture of Nepali culture. Every houses in this area represents the traditional homes of Nepal.
After 2 days of the Khopra Danda Trek we will reach Ghorepani, Which is also one of the major trekking destination for Annapurna Short trekking. Walking through the ridges of dense forest of the rhododendron and alpine, capturing the magnificent views of the Mountains and beautiful landscapes we will reach Khopra Danda.
We will spend one day resting at Khopra ridge and we will also take a day hike to the Khair Lake, which is the major attraction of this trek.
Overall, Khopra Danda trek is a short and easy trekking in Annapurna Region for all ages. Views of the Annapurna mountain range and Dhaulagiri mountain range, Village and landscapes are the major attraction of this trek. Khopra Danda Trek is combination of two treks, Ghoprepani and Khopra ridge trek. In ten days you’ll experience everything of the Annapurna region.
Required Equipments for the Trip
Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.View Equipment List
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