Exploring the Khopra : An 11-Day Trekking Adventure

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Annapurna region with our 11-day Khopra Trek adventure. Traverse lush forests, quaint villages, and rugged terrain as you make your way to the stunning Khopra Ridge. This lesser-known route offers a unique perspective of the Himalayas, with panoramic views of snow-capped peaks including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the local communities, interacting with friendly villagers and experiencing their traditional way of life. Each day brings new discoveries as you trek through diverse terrain, from rhododendron forests to alpine meadows, with opportunities to spot native wildlife along the way. With comfortable accommodations and experienced guides leading the way, you can focus on soaking in the natural beauty and tranquility of this remote region. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-time adventurer, the Khopra Trek promises an unforgettable experience filled with awe-inspiring scenery and authentic cultural encounters. Join us and create memories to last a lifetime on this remarkable Himalayan journey.

Highlights

  • Experience the Magnificent Sunrise Over Dhaulagiri and the Annapurnas
  • Indulge in Unparalleled Panoramic Views at a Teahouse Along the Route
  • Explore Charming Pastoral Villages on Your Descent to Tatopani
  • Embark on a Memorable Hike to the Sacred Khayer Lake, Nestled at the Base of Annapurna South

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu - 1400m

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax and explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu at your own pace.

Day 2. Flight to Pokhara, trek to Tirkhedhunga (1488m/ 2 hours)

Catch an early morning flight to Pokhara, where your adventure truly begins. From Pokhara, embark on a scenic drive to Nayapul, the starting point of your trek. Trek through lush forests and picturesque villages to reach Tirkhedhunga, where you'll spend the night.

Day 3. Trek to Tirkhedhunga( 1488m / 2 hours)

Continue your journey through beautiful rhododendron forests and charming villages to Ghorepani, a renowned vantage point offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Day 4. Trek from Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani(2857m/ 4-5 hour)

Today's trek takes you through enchanting forests and quaint villages as you ascend to the village of Ghorepani. The trek usually takes around 4 to 5 hours and rewards you with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

Day 5. Trek from Ghorepani to Upper Chistibung(3000m/ 5-6 hour)

Journey through rhododendron forests and alpine meadows as you make your way to Upper Chistibung. This leg of the trek typically takes 5 to 6 hours and offers opportunities for birdwatching and enjoying the natural beauty of the region.

Day 6. Trek from Upper Chistibung to Khopra Danda(3650m/ 4-5 hour)

Enjoy a relatively short trek to Khopra Danda, where you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Rest Day in Khopra Danda, Day-Trip to Khayer Lake (4660m/7-8 hour). Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani(1250m/4-5 hour)

Take a well-deserved rest day in Khopra Danda or embark on an optional day-trip to the sacred Khayer Lake, nestled at the foot of Annapurna South. This challenging but rewarding trek offers unparalleled views and a chance to immerse yourself in the tranquility of the Himalayas.

Day 8. Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani(1250m/4-5 hour)

Descend from the high mountains to the village of Tatopani, famous for its natural hot springs. The trek takes around 4 to 5 hours and offers stunning views of the surrounding valleys and terraced farmland.

Day 9. Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara(815m/ 4 hour by jeep)

Bid farewell to the mountains as you embark on a scenic drive back to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, you can unwind and enjoy the lakeside ambiance of this charming city.

Day 10. Morning Flight to Kathmandu

Catch a morning flight back to Kathmandu, where you can spend the day exploring the city's cultural attractions, shopping for souvenirs, or simply relaxing before your departure.

Day 11. Departure

Your Khopra Trek adventure comes to an end as you prepare for your departure from Kathmandu. Transfer to the airport for your onward journey, taking with you cherished memories of your trekking experience in the Himalayas.

What's Included

  • Airport pick-up & drop-off transportation by private vehicle

    Twin /Double sharing deluxe accommodation in 2-3 star hotel with breakfast

    Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Escorted with English speaking guide. Private transportation. Entrance fees

    Private transportation

    Flight for clients and guide

    Meals - Breakfast with 2 cups of tea/coffee, lunch, dinner - during trek

    Map for group

    All necessary paper work & permits

    National Park entrance fee

    A First Aid and Eco trained & government licensed English speaking guide

    One porter between each two members during trek

    Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff

    First Aid kids

    Travel & rescue arrangement

    All government taxes

    Farewell dinner

What's Not Included

  • International airfare

    Nepal Entry Visa fee (US$ 50 per person for 30 days)

    Excess baggage charges

    Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu

    Drinking Water, Electricity bills & hot shower during trek

    Medical evacuation in case of emergency

    Personal gear & clothing - these may be available for hire

    Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance

    Soft/hard drinks

    Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual

    Anything not specified in the Cost Include section

Clothing:

Moisture-wicking base layers (tops and bottoms)

Insulating mid-layers (fleece jacket, down jacket)

Waterproof and windproof outer shell jacket

Waterproof and breathable hiking pants

Thermal underwear (for colder months)

Hiking socks (synthetic or wool blend)

Insulated gloves or mittens

Warm hat or beanie

Sun hat or cap

Bandana or buff (for sun protection or dust)

Footwear:

Sturdy and broken-in hiking boots or trekking shoes

Comfortable camp shoes or sandals (for evenings)

Gaiters (optional, for added protection against snow and debris)

Gear:

Backpack (comfortable and appropriate size for the trek)

Sleeping bag (rated for the expected temperatures)

Sleeping pad or inflatable mattress

Trekking poles (adjustable and with shock absorption)

Headlamp or flashlight (with extra batteries)

Sunglasses with UV protection

Sunscreen (high SPF)

Lip balm with SPF

Personal first aid kit (bandages, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers, blister treatment)

Water bottles or hydration system (at least 2 liters capacity)

Water purification tablets or filter

Snacks and energy bars

Trekking map and compass or GPS device

Multi-tool or knife

Camera or smartphone for capturing memories

Portable power bank (for recharging electronic devices)

Lightweight dry bags or stuff sacks (for organizing gear)

Personal Items:

Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, etc.)

Quick-dry towel

Personal medications and prescriptions

Insect repellent

Hand sanitizer or wet wipes

Tissues or toilet paper

Personal hygiene products (feminine hygiene products, etc.)

Optional:

Trekking umbrella or rain poncho

Lightweight camp chair or seat pad

Book or journal for downtime

Binoculars (for wildlife viewing)

Playing cards or travel games

Lightweight duffel bag (for porter use)

Portable lightweight stove and cookware (if planning to self-cook)

Important Notes:

Make sure all equipment is in good condition and properly functioning before the trek.

Pack efficiently and consider the weight of your backpack for comfortable trekking.

Dress in layers to adjust to changing weather conditions and temperatures.

It's advisable to carry a few extra items of clothing for unexpected changes in weather.

Follow Leave No Trace principles and avoid carrying unnecessary items that could contribute to environmental impact.

Trip facts

  • Region
  • Activity
    Trekking
  • Duration
    11 Days
  • Grade
    Moderate
  • Max. Altitude
    3600
  • Group Size
    2
  • Transportation
    Private jeep/ Public Bus/ Airplane

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