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Annapurna Khopra Danda Trek - 12 Days

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Annapurna Khopra Danda Trek – 12 days: (Accommodation; Hotel/Lodge)

Explore Kathmandu’s city center and sacred sites. Trek the off-the-beaten-path Khopra Ridge route, away from the crowds. Watch the sunset from the summit of Muldai Hill. Enjoy an optional day hike to the sacred waters of Kaire Lake


Annapurna Khopra Danda trek is a newly opened route in the Annapurna region.The trek takes us with an amazing experience viewing Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna (I, II, III and south), Hiunchuli,Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal and Nilgiri views, rural villages, and rice fields. We pass through Rhododendron forest, and meet himalayan wildlifes like pheasants and yaks We can step to beautiful Khayar Lake. Similarly, this trek leads to Ghorepani Poon Hill, amazed with the best sunrise views over the massive Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Nilgiri, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre from the top of Poon Hill (3,210m).
Trekking journey begins with a scenic ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara leading the trek through Gurung communities of Ghandruk. The trail continues to Tadapani and then on the off beaten trail to Bayali. You will find a homestay feel in lodges. The trail takes us closer towards Annapurna South to Khopra danda. To enjoy the panoramic views of the entire Dhaulagiri and Annapuirna Range is its speciality. Then the trail descends to Swanta and up to Ghorepani through Bayeli Kharka and Tadapani and hike to poonhill for the stunning renowned views.


Trip Facts
Country : Nepal
Trip Duration : 12 Days
Best Season : Spring/Autumn
Max Altitude : 3660 Meter
Accommodations : Hotel in Kathmandu & Lodge during the trek
Meals : All meals provided during the trek
Trip starts : Kathmandu
Trip ends : Kathmand


Outline Itinerary
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.
Day 02 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m) 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m) 1.5 hrs and trek to Ghandruk (1940m), 5 hrs.
Day 05 : Ghandruk to Tadapani (2675m), 3-4 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 06 : Tadapani (2595m) – Bayeli Kharka (3450m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 07 : Bayli Kharka (3450m) – Khopra Danda (Ridge) (3660m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 08 : Khopra Danda (3660m) – Swanta (2214m/7874m) 4 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 09 : Swanta –Ghorepani (2880m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 10 : Early morning hike to Poon Hill view point (3,210 m), trek to Pokhara 6-7 hrs.
Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu, 6-7 hrs, overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.


Itinerary can be make decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Annapurna Khopra Danda Trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.


NOTE : All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

After arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be welcomed by the representative of AlpineTrav Treks and Expeditions and you will be shifted to your hotel.

Day 2
Day 02 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.

Today you go around Kathmandu valley and see Durbar Squares at Kathmandu and Patan. Visit to Boudhanath will be unforgettable experience since it is one of the biggest stupas in Nepal. And, Swayambhunath located top on the mount in the city known as the Monkey Temple will also captivate you. Also, you will visit Pashupatinath, at the bank of Bagmati River which is one of the Hindus sacred places.

Day 3
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m) 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, we leave Kathmandu and drive for 6-7 hrs we travel to Pokhara by tourist bus, or car depending upon the number in your group. You will be walking through exciting panorama of river and landscape. On the other hand, you might take a flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu which takes half an hour. Then, you will get into the hotel and you relax in the afternoon on your own. You can visit around lakeside region or you can go for boating at Fewa Lake. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4
Day 04 : Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m) 1.5 hrs and trek to Ghandruk (1940m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

Drive to Nayapul by bus from Pokhara, it will take about one hour. Then we will trek from Nayapul to Ghandruk. We follow the Modi Khola, cross the river in Birethanti,to follow Modi Khola valley passing Sauly Bazaar,this will take about 2 hours, then we climb up steps and continue to walk to. the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk,village with vibrant Buddhist monasteries and houses made of slate and stones.with beautiful mountain views and rich in gurung traditions, overnight at Lodge, in Ghandruk.

Day 5
Day 05 : Ghandruk to Tadapani (2675m), 3-4 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

We leave the terraced hillsides and the village of Ghandruk behind and trek through rhododendron and oak forest. There are no villages on this route, but there are a few teahouses at the place called Baisi Kharkha (Buffalo Grassing place) to rest. We will get to see awe inspiring views of Machhapuchhare (6993m),Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7237m), and Lamjung Himal (6931m) along the way.

Day 6
Day 06 : Tadapani (2595m) – Bayeli Kharka (3450m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

From Tadapani we walk the first and half hours through the forest of rhododendrons and Primula.then after 4 hours of gradual climb we reach above the timberline with amazing views of the Annapurna .we will stop for lunch my a streams and continue through the through open countryside to reach a small pass from here the trail descends through rhododendron to a clearing known as Bayli Kharka, and the lodge.From the village, we can enjoy superb views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, the seventh highest mountain in the world.

Day 7
Day 07 : Bayli Kharka (3450m) – Khopra Danda (Ridge) (3660m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

From Bayli Kharka we will descend through forests to reach the pastures of Chistibang . From Chistibang we trek for around 2 hours to ascend above the timberlines to reach the ridge at Kopra,You might get to see Himalayan tahr and Danfe pheasant on the way.On top we will see amazing views on all sides of Dhaulagiri, Damphus Peak, Tukuche Peak,Nilgiri, Annapurna 1, Annapurna South and deep down Sikha.

Day 8
Day 08 : Khopra Danda (3660m) – Swanta (2214m/7874m) 4 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

From Khopra Ridge we can walk to Khayar Lake at 4600m which will take around 5 hours we’ll take a steep trail on the ridge with stone steps with a gorgeous view of nature. After visiting the lake we will come back down to Khopra. For those who don’t want to visit the lake we will trek down a trail to reach the nice little village Swanta ,with incredibly friendly people, it is also also the community cheese factory. where not many other tourists come. You can explore the place as well as taste cheese.

Day 9
Day 09 : Swanta –Ghorepani (2880m), 5 hrs. Overnight at Lodge.

We will descend through the village fields to a small river then will cross the suspension bridge and head upwards to the village of Chittre, where will join the main trekking trail. There is a further ascent to reach the Ghorepani .we will enjoy seeing great views of the Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre massif and a well-earned rest.

Day 10
Day 10 : Early morning hike to Poon Hill view point (3,210 m), 45 minutes, and then trek to Pokhara 6-7 hrs. Overnight at hotel.

We ascend to poon Hill (3,210m) early morning to view sunrise over the whole Annapurna , Dhaulagiri massif including Mt Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) , Mt Manaslu and surrounding rice terrace A favourite spot among photographers After visiting Poonhill, we will trek back to nayapul then drive to pokhara.

Day 11
Day 11 : Drive back to Kathmandu, 6-7 hrs, overnight at hotel.

Passing all the way through the striking countryside early in the morning and travelling for 6-7 hours we return back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be transferred to the hotel and rest of the day rest or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.

Day 12
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Today, our airport representative will drop you to the airport and then you will depart from Nepal.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle as per group size.
  • 3Night's hotel accommodation in kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Guide sightseeing tour in Kathmandu inclusive with entrance permit fees.
  • 2Night’s Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Ground Transportation: Kathmandu to Pokhara, Nayapul and Nayapul, Pokhara to Kathmandu for member and involved staffs.
  • Best accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
  • Provision of eating stuffs to boost up energy level on the way.
  • As per group size experienced, government licensed holder trek guide, helpful and friendly strong, porters (1 porter for 2 Trekkers.) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff ( 4 trekkers 1 assistant guide ). Are included in Cost.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) and Annapurna Conservation entree Fees.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups.
  • All applicbale taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
  • All organisational requirements.
  • Farewell dinner second last day of departure.

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverages and others personal expenses.
  • Battery charge & international phone calls.
  • Trekking Equipment, travel and medical insurance & helicopter rescue, personal expenses.
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Tips for Guide, Porter and Driver.
  • Services not mentioned here in.

Khopra Danda Trek – 12 days: (Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge)

(All rates are in Euro)

PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person : EUR 1050
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-3 Person basis : EUR 980 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 4-6 Person basis : EUR 910 per person
⇒ All inclusive Trek Cost for 7-10 person basis : EUR 840 Per person


The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested. Join with Us on  trek in – 2020/2021.


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

Additional trip extension option:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.


NOTE : We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities. Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

Recommended Gear Lists:

Packing essential gear before trekking is a must in any situation. Thesegears can protect you from the harsh conditions you may face during the trek.


Clothings : Woolen caps, hats, Neckwear, Sunglasses, Hiking boots,
Trekking socks.
Trekking trousers, Waterproof, (preferably breathable fabric) shell
pants,Waterproof(preferably breathable fabric) shell  jacket, Fleece,
jackets, downJackets, Cotton T-shirts, Sweaters, Lightweight gloves.
Headgear : Woolen caps, hats, Neckwear, Sunglasses.
Accessories :  Batteries, Chargers, Sleeping bag, First-aid kit.
Toiletries : Toilet papers, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Shampoo, Soap, Body
Lotions Sanitary, napkins, tampons, Cotton towel, Sunscreen, Hand Sanitizers.


NOTE :  We would kindly like you to know that we try our best to follow up the set programs as given all above but at times, because of some local trails or weather conditions may compel us to have a slight changes in necessities.  Similarly, the itinerary may also vary slightly subjected to our trekkers’ acclimatization rates. We always prefer the secure and precious life of yours along with the best of the best adventures.

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Trip Facts

  • 12 Days
  • 3660 Meter
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