Khopra Danda Trek
This trial is a newly-opened and pristine trekking route in the Annapurna Region. One of the most adventurous trekking journeys, it offers astounding views of Annapurna I (8,091m) and the rest of Annapurna Range, Machhapuchhre (6,993m), Nilgiri (7,061m), and Dhaulagiri (8167m). From the serene blue water of beautiful Khayer Lake to the breathtaking sunrise view at Poon Hill. This trek never ceases to amaze the traveler. Get familiar with the Gurung lifestyle and culture, the biodiversity, and the Himalayas of the Annapurna region.
Khopra Danda Trek Highlights
- Visit the breathing Khayer Lake at 4,620m
- Stunning sunrise view and the Annapurna Himalayan Range from Poon Hill
- Trek through charming Gurung villages and learn their way of life
- Explore the biodiversity of the Annapurna Conservation Area
Khopra Danda Trek Overview
The Khopra Danda trek with start with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. On the second day, you will be driving towards Pokhara via Prithvi Highway. You can also take a short flight of 30 mins. The long drive of 9 hours will take you through valleys, hills and forested area alongside the bank of Trishuli River. From Pokhara, you will again drive towards Nayapul from where our trekking to Khopra Danda starts by reaching Ghandruk. We shall provide you full khopra danda trek map to ensure your safety.
Walking along Modi Khola, you will cross Kimche enjoying a stunning view of Annapurna (8091m) and Machhapuchhre (6,997m) to arrive at Ghandruk. The village is astounding in terms of Gurung cultural display and scenes of the mountains in the background. The trail then passes through Tadapani and proceeds towards Dobato. Crossing Upper Chistibung you will reach Khopra Ridge where you will do some exploration and rest for a day.
After visiting Khayer Lake (4,620m) and taking in the magnificent view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range, you will descend towards Ghorepani via Swanta. Poon Hill, a famous vantage point, is a brilliant hiking destination to the west of the village. It breathtaking sunrise and sunset offers views of Annapurna (8,091m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Nilgiri (7061m), and Bharha Chuli (7647m) to name a few. Retracing your steps, you will return to the beautiful lakeside city of Pokhara. The trail takes you through the forest of pine and rhododendron, small hamlets and sloppy landscapes. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for this trekking.
Khopra Danda Trek by Nepal Treks is an excellent trip that integrates great transport and accommodation services along with a great team of professional staff and guides. During the trip, we put our prime focus on safety, comfort, and satisfaction of our valued clients.