Khopra Danda Trek is the new, less explored, off-the-beaten-trekking route in Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek also has alternative names like Kopra Ridge and Khayer Lake trekking etc.
This is the perfect scenic trek to avoid the crowded part of the Annapurna region. On this trek, you will have the peaceful memories on the less explored trails. Within a short duration, this trek lets you enjoy the beautiful untouched nature. And the chance to observe real Nepali lifestyles (their culture, art of living and religion).
This trek is suitable for all trekkers from beginners to experienced. Most parts of the trails are strenuous while some parts are easy. The path goes through a deeply lush pine, oak, rhododendron, and bamboo forest.
You will get to witness gorgeous vistas of snowy Himalayas. And cross beautiful Magar, Gurung, Kami, Brahmin villages with its beautiful terraced farming lands.
Moreover, in this trek, you will take an adventurous hike up to Khayer Lake at 4600m. This is the highest point with most spectacular and picturesque views of mountain peaks and landscapes.
The best time to take this trek is March, April, May and September, October, November. However, you can still trek during other months which offers more peace and solitude with nature.
Overall, Khopra Danda trek is one of the great and short treks that Nepal has to offer. For further details, please feel free to contact us.
Khopra Danda Trek Highlights
- Panoramic and close-up view of Annapurna Massifs
- Witness unobstructed sunrise and sunset views from Poon Hill viewpoint.
- Enjoy the newly opened, less crowded trekking within unspoiled nature.
- Experience the lifestyle and culture of Magar and Gurung people.
- Walk through dense jungle, Rhododendron flowers, waterfalls etc.
- A side trip to Khayar Lake.
- A unique experience of natural hot spring at the bank of Kaligandaki River.
|Day 01||Arrive in Kathmandu||1400m||-|
|Day 02||Fly to Pokhara, Drive to Nayapul, Trek to Tikhedhunga/Ulleri||1488m||2-3hrs|
|Day 03||Trek to Ghorepani||2875||4-5 hrs|
|Day 04||Trek to Upper Chistibung||3000m||5-6 hrs|
|Day 05||Trek to Khopra Danda||3640m||3 hrs|
|Day 06||Rest day in Khopra Danda, Day trip to Khayer Lake||4660m||6 hrs|
|Day 07||Trek to Tatopani||1250m||4-5 hrs|
|Day 08||Drive to Pokhara||815m||4 hrs|
|Day 09||Fly or drive to Kathmandu||1400m||35 minutes/ 6-7 hrs|