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Khopra Danda Trek

Trip code
Package name Khopra Danda Trek
Duration 12
Max. elevation 3660 m
Transportation Private Transportation
Accomodation Hotel and Guesthouse
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route
Cost USD 975 per person



Khopra danda Trek has got a distinct feature which goes through an off-the-beaten trail. Khopra danda is an exotic trek in Annapurna. It is also known as Khopra ridge trek or Khopra community trek. This trek exists in 3660m. It is main destiny of the trek from where visitor can see panoramic, outstanding and breathtaking mountains views. Some of them are as Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6800m), Nilgiri (6600m), Annapurna I (8091m) . You will have a close view Annapurna South face (7219m), Hiuchuli (6441m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Annapurna II (7937m) and Manaslu(8163m) etc. Khopra Danda Trek will be one of the best decisions of your life.

The biological diversity surrounds the trail to Khayer Lake. Rhododendron forest, waterfalls, hilly gorges and some tiny villages are the route based features of this excursion. It is a moderate trek which begins from Nayapul. Walking through the easy trail, you head towards Ghorepani and Poon Hill. First the trek leads you to Poon Hill, which is the best viewpoint to explore the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri panoramas. Then you approach towards Tadapani and split towards the Khopra ridge via Bhisi Kharka and Chistibung. It is becoming in a primary list of the trekkers in Nepal to find a suitable trekking. Khayer Lake is located at 4827 meters altitude and offers the incredible views of Annapurna South, Himchuli and pyramid shaped Fishtail. Khayer Barah temple is another attraction of the trek with the spiritual insights.

The back route leads you via Swata village to the lower section of Ghorepani and retraces all the way to Nayapul. Then we will drive to Pokhara for the wonderful sightseeing. After that, we will fly to Kathmandu celebrating our successful journey with a delicious dinner you will be dropped at the airport for your departure. Here the Khopra Danda trek comes to end. Khopra Danda trek is growing big in terms of popularity but despite the fact, there is still a handful of teahouses only. Hence, this trek as well provides ample opportunity to do camping trek. Bharal Adventure offers you this off beaten trek just in 10 days. Your journey would be worth it we promise that because this trek is such an amazing package which makes you feel the sensation of nature.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive at Tribuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

A representative from Bharal Adventure will greet and accompany the guest from the airport to their hotel. The guests are briefly explained about the program they will be participating on.

Day 2 : Kathmandu – Pokhara [910m/2,985 ft]: 6 hrs

Soon after breakfast, the group will set off on a long scenic drive to Pokhara, the second largest city of Nepal. After checking in to the hotel and taking rest, leisure boating on the picturesque Fewa Lake will be arranged for making the evening pleasant.

Day 3 : Pokhara – Naya Pul and Trek to Tikhe Dhunga [1,495m/4,905 ft]: 4 hrs

After a quick breakfast, we will take a 42km drive to Naya Pul via Lumle village from where a walk of about 20 minutes will proceed up to Birethanti. From here, the trail traversing through bamboo forests, large waterfall and swimming hole takes us to Ramghai where lunch will be served. After the relaxing lunch, a gradual climb along the trail up on the side of the valley is followed which takes us to Tikhe Dhunga.

Day 4 : Tikhe Dhunga – Ghorepani [2,850m/9,348 ft]: 7 hrs

Crossing a stream on a suspension bridge near the camp site, we walk from Tikhe Dhunga ascending a steep stone staircase of about 3300 steps to a large Magar village of Ulleri at 2,080m. Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields taking us to a camp site for rest and water stop after an hour’s walk. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short final climb to Nangethati where we will be stopping for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali word for “rest house”. From here, we will climb to Ghorepani at 2,850m where we will be welcomed by the picturesque sight of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6,940m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m) and Tarke Kang (7,193m).

Day 5 : Trek from Ghorepani to Swata 1700m :5hours

Today we descend steeply through the hillside.  Today we will have to trek around 5 hours .  Swanta is a beautiful village inhabited by Magar people. It's a good time to observe their cultural activities. Overnight at teahouse with Breakfast,Lunch& Dinner.

Day 6 : Trek from Swata to Upper Chistibung 3000m :4 hours

Trek from swata to upper chistibung may be a little hard in  comparison to others as its mostly ups but travelling through the rhododendron forest is more good .We may encounter some animals like Himalayan Thar and Himalayan Monal. We may have a clear glimpse of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Machhapuchhre.Overnight at teahouse with Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner.

Day 7 : Trek from Chistibung to Kopra Ridge/Danda 3660m:4 hours

Today will be the more exciting day of all trek as we will make our trek to the top with the mesmerizing view of various mountains namely Nilgiri,Annapurna,Dhaulagiri Machhapuchhre and others.It will we climbing up through the beautiful rhododendron forest.Overnight at teahouse with Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner.

Day 8 : Trek from Khopra Danda to Dobato (3300m): 6/7 hours

A steep descent through the dense, shady forest of old rhododendron tress that turn into marvelous gardens when the rhododendrons are in full bloom takes us to the slopes where cherry blossoms could be enjoyed in full bloom if the season favors. Few hours trek from here ends at the entrance of Dobato.Overnight at teahouse with Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner.

Day 9 : Trek from Dobato to Tadapani 2630m :4/5 hours

Dobato to tadapani will be ascending down along the oak and rhododendron forest.Its a easy part as compared to others .We will have a relaxing evening at Tadapani village with the sunset view of Himchuli,Machhapuchhre & Annapurna South.We can also witness sunrise the next early morning before we head to Nayapul.Overnight at teahouse with Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner.

Day 10 : Trek to Nayapul & Drive to Pokhara:7 hours

After the ups and downs for several days it will be downs and downs of trek and trekking through the flat roads.Passing through the beautiful Ghandruk village,which has grown up numbers of Gurkha British Soldiers.We will continue to steep down and walking along the modi river bank will make you more excited to be in Pokhara and have a nice  and joyful time. The private bus, car or micro will take you down to beautiful city Pokhara.Overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast.

Day 11 : Drive to Kathmandu :6 Hours

Early morning we will take a comfortable tourist bus and drive back to kathmandu which will take us between 6/7 hours depending upon the traffic on the way.Overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast

Day 12 : Fly to your Onward Destination

The Himalayan journey in Nepal comes to an end on this day. The representative of Bharal Adventure will drop the travelers at the airport approximately three hours before their scheduled flight.


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