Annapurna region consists many options of trekking in Nepal. Annapurna base camp trekking, Ghorepani poonhill trekking, Annapurna circuit trekking, upper mustang trekking are mostly done. But, among those trekking in Annapurna region, khopra trekking is done less or khopra trekking is less discovered trekking trail in Annapurna region trekking.
Khopra Danda trekking trail is recently opened for the trekkers. It’s been hardly 9 or 10 years only and it’s started to trek a little more since 2/3 years only. Khopra hill trekking is famous for it’s richness of nature and extra-ordinary scenic landscape, scenic mountain chains- Annapurna mountain chain, dhawalagiri mountain chain and Manaslu mountain chain to the north-west of Khopra Hill. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapur Hiuchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7229m), Lamjung Himal (6986m), Nilgiri (7041m) and Holy mountain of Annapurna trekking region- Mt. Machhapuchhre (6961m) are the breathe taking mountain views from Mudai Danda in Khopra Eco trekking. And aslo, we can see Ratna Chuli and Ngadi Chuli mountains which are from Manaslu mountain ranges’. And, apart of them, there is an opportunity to discover- Khayar Lake (4500m) from one day hike from Khopra to Lake.
The best season for Khopra Hill trekking is March, April and the first week of May for the aspect of flower like Amelica Primula, Rhododendron- the national flower of Nepal, Bamboo, Magnolia and many more. Lusty forest of Rhododendron, Pine, Oak and wild Cherry blow the mind of trekkers. National bird of Nepal- Lophophorus inpejanus or Danfe in Nepali, Pheasant, Spiny Babbler, Cheer Pheasant, Fire-tailed Sunbird, and Great barbet are main birds’ species in Khopra Trekking Bird.
Temperarture of khopra trekking is adorable as it is 18/20 degree in day time during winter and -2 to -4 in night time approximately. And, in general time like October, November or March and April, is quite fitted. So, thoese trekkers, who look for alternative trekking instead of Poonhill Ghorepani trekking, is suitable for them.
Day 01: Meet in Kathmandu airport (1350m), transfer to hotel on B/B plan.
Day 02: Fly/drive to Pokhara drive to kimche and walk to Ghandruk village, (1960m), O/N in logde.
Day 03: Trek to Tadapani (2630m), 3/4 hours.
Day 04: Trek to Dobato (3420m), 5/6 hrs.
Day 05: Early morning, hike for sunrise and stunning views of mountain to Muldai Danda and trek to Chitibang (3020m), 5 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Khopra Danda (3650m), 3 hrs.
Day 07: Excursion day to Khayar Lake (4500m), fullday, O/N in Khopra Community Lodge.
Day 08: Trek to Paudar Villae, Home Stay, 3 hrs.
Day 09: Drive to BeniPokhara, O/N in hotel, Pokhara.
Day 10: Sightseeing in Pokhara- Sarangkot, World Peace Pagoda Stupa, Tibetan Camp, David’sfall and Guptswor Cave, N/O in hotel.
Day 11: Drive or Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu, O/N in hotel.
Day 12: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley- Kathmandu Darbar Square and Patan Darbar Square, O/N in hotel.
Day 13: Sightseeing in Kathmandu- Changunarayan Temple, Bhaktapur Darbar Square and Boudhanath Stupa, N/O in hotel.
Day 14: Half day sightseeing tour to Swayambhunath and Pashupatinath Temple, then free day, N/O in hotel.
Day 15: Drive to Internationl Airport, Kathmandu for your further destination.
- Airport-hotel service by private vehicle Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on the basis of Bed and Breakfast plan as per program
- Three times food during the trip
- Hot drink during the foot
- Assistant guide as per necessary
- English speaking guide and salary
- Porters as per requirement
- Local insurance, transportation for all staffs
- Annapurna Conservation Area Project permits
- TIMS cards and, all necessary transportation according to programmed itinerary
- Applicable Nepal government tax.
- International flights and airport tax
- Nepal entry visa
- Travel insurance
- Excess luggage charge
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Personal expenses: Phone bills, Laundry etc
- All kinds of unforeseen circumstances
- Gratitude for your staffs.
Duration Of trekking:9 days
Best Seasob: All four season
Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge trek
Maximum elevation: 2100m
Trek start/End: Kathmandu-Kathmandu
Trekking highlgits: Fly/Drive to Pokhara, drive to Nayapool- Kimche, travers Jeep route to Kimche and Ghandruk villages, visit old Gurung museum, ACAP information centre, crossing the busty forest of Rhododendrons, Stunning mountain views from Muldai Danda. Stunning mounain view from Austrailina camp- including big mountains- above 8000m Dhawalagiri-I 8167m and Annapurna-I 8091m. Others are Holy mountain Fishtail as well as nice sunset and rise from Damphus and Australian camp, trek descend to Damphus-Phedi to be driven back to Pokhara Fewa Lake side.