Khopra Danda Trek  |  7 Days

Khopra Danda Trek is newly opened trekking trail in the Himalayas of Nepal. The trek will take you to the famous Annapurna region. The most interesting thing about Khopra Danda Trek is that it is managed by local people, which highly contribute in the conservation of this region and the income generated by the locals with the trail is used to empower women and invest in local projects. Khopra Danda Trek is a short trek and can complete in a week. Even though the trail is short, you will get to witness panoramic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Hiuchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), and several other mountains.

Khopra Danda Trek will take you up to 4,700 meters,  Khayar Lake, which is a pilgrimage site. Hundreds of people visit this lake every year in the month of August during Janai Purnima to celebrate this festival. Khopra Danda Trekking will present rich culture as the trail includes several typical villages resided by Brahmin, Chhetri, Tamang, and Magar communities. You will get to see their tradition, culture, lifestyle, and practices during the trek. Every community has its own norms, languages, and assortments. You will get a chance to get close with the locals and experience the warmest hospitality. No doubt, Khopra Danda Trek is a different trekking route initiated to develop the community of Parbat and Myagdi District.

Khopra Danda Trekking begins with a scenic drive to Nayapul. From here, we will trek to Ulleri via Birethanti, Burundi Khola, and Tikhedhunga. Leaving Ulleri behind, the trail goes to Ghorepani passing by small villages, dense forest of rhododendron & oak, and river. Ghorepani is one of the most beautiful and famous villages in this region. Further, we will ascend all the way up to Khopra Danda en route Chistibung. The trail will be a little difficult and present us superb views of Himalayan mountains. Next day, we will go on an excursion to Khayer Lake and explore the nearby areas. We then descend down to Tatopani where we will relax in hot spring before driving to  Pokhara.

Khopra Danda Trek goes through the forested trail, rivers, crossing several thrilling suspension bridges with several ascends and descends. You will have to trek around 5 to 6 hours every day, which demands good physical fitness and strength. You don't need to have any prior trekking experience to go on this trek. Feel free to contact us for further information or Khopra Danda Trek cost. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

Trip Highlights of Khopra Danda Trek

  • Explore ample flora and fauna
  • See superb sceneries throughout the trail
  • Witness picturesque villages, lush green hills, beautiful forests of oak & rhododendron, lovely lakes, cascading waterfalls & fine valleys
  • Experience a rich tradition & culture
  • Relax in natural hot spring
  • Panoramic views oft. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Mt. Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Mt. Hiuchuli, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna II, Mt. Manaslu, and many other mountains

Outline Itinerary:

  • 1Day 1: Drive to Nayapul Trek to Ulleri (1,970 m); 5/6 hrs:Today, we will drive to Nayapul. From here, we ascend towards Ulleri. The trail will take us to Birethanti where we will get our permits checked in the National Park Office. We will also have our lunch here and after a short break, we continue trekking to Tikhedhunga via Burundi Khola, Mathathati Hille. Further, a short ascend will take us to Ulleri where we will stay overnight.
  • 2Day 2: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,875 m); 4/5 hrs:We will wake up early and begin trekking after having a quick breakfast. Today, we will get to see stunning sunrise if we begin trekking timely over the valley and mountains. Passing by small villages, dense forest of rhododendron & oak, and river, we reach Ghorepani, a beautiful village. From here amazing views of Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m) and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m) can be seen.
  • 3Day 3: Trek from Ghorepani to Upper Chistibung (3,000 m); 5/6 hrs:After having a warm breakfast, we begin trekking through beautiful pine & rhododendron forest and reach Dobato. We will take a small break here and have our lunch. Further, we descend all the way down to Chitsibung and ascend to the upper part of the village for the night stay.
  • 4Day 4: Trek from Upper Chistibung to Khopra Danda (3,640 m); 3/4 hrs:Leaving Upper Chistibung behind, we ascend through alpine meadows and pastures to reach Kopra Ridge. We will get to see panoramic views of Annapurna South, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, and Mt. Fang. Upon reaching Khopra Danda, we will have lunch and then we begin exploring the region. We will descend down to Kopra ridge viewpoint to see excellent views of several snow-capped peaks like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Tukuche Peak (6,920 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Hiuchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m).
  • 5Day 5: Rest day in Khopra Danda, Day-trip to Khayer Lake (4,660 m); 7/8 hrs:Today is our rest day at Khopra Danda. We will go on a short excursion to Khayer Lake. The hike will be a little difficult and require good fitness level. As a matter of fact, Khayer Lake is also considered as a holy lake and pilgrimage site of Hindus. Many people visit here during Janai Purnima to celebrate the festival. After exploring the lake and its nearby areas, we trek back to Khopra Danda for night stay.
  • 6Day 6: Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani (1,250 m); 4/5 hrs:After having breakfast, we will descend down to Tatopani along with beautiful landscape view. The trail will be easy and scenic. We will find natural hot springs at Tatopani where we will relax and lose our tight muscles. We will stay overnight in a lodge.
  • 7Day 7: Drive from Tatopani to Pokhara (815 m); 4 hrs:After having breakfast, we will drive to Pokhara. The drive will be scenic. Upon reaching Pokhara, we will settle down in our hotel and explore the market. We will buy souvenirs to take back our home as a memory.

Cost Includes

Transport

  • All Airport, Bus Park and Hotel transfers with private vehicles.
  • pokhara to Nayapul by private vehicle.  
  • Tatopani to pokhara by searing jeep or private Vehicles.
  • Transfer to Nepali restaurant.

Accommodations

  • Khopra Danda Trekking (6 Ns): Best Available Lodge Accommodation during treks on twin sharing basis room.

Meals

  • There are multiple selections in meals item in Khopra Danda trekking. (But, it can be basic and may not have choices in menu some of the rest places)
  • Breakfast: includes full trip.
  • Lunch: During the trekking (7 Lunch)
  • Dinner: During the trekking (6 Dinner)
  • Guide and Potter
  • Trekking Guide leader in mountains.
  • 1 Sherpa potter for 2 trekkers in mountain.

Trekking Package

  • Best Lodge Accommodations Mountain, all meals during trekking, all necessary staff with the experienced leader (guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging.
  • Taxes and Entrance Fees
  • All the applicable services charges, government taxes, all necessary paperwork and permits (Annapurna Conservations Area permit, TIMS Card).

Others

  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • Good Vibe Adventure offers you Farewell Dinner on last night.

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare.
  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs).
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu & Pokhara city.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, bottle or boiled water & Hot Drinks Tea and Coffee, Hot Shower, Batteries charge, Heater during the Trek and Sweet things like desert).
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from mountain.
  • Tips for the guide, porter. (Tipping is voluntary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on including section.
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    Excellent trip

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    We knew GoodVibe Adventure through our friend's recommendation. At first, we felt a bit doubtful, is it really a good agency? But throughout our trip, GoodVibe Adventure proved a excellent service to us. Our guide, Krishna, was super dedicated with our weak strength, he took care of every little thing we need.  The trail we chose is Khopra Danda, it's shorter than other popular trail, but it was memorable and breathtaking.  Thanks for your good service, GoodVibe.

  • Trip Duration 7 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Accomodation Lodge Trek
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