Khopra Danda Trekking

Khopra Danda Trekking

Khopra Danda Trekking

Khopra Danda Trekking, the less trodden trekking in Annapurna region as similar to Mardi Himal Trek of Nepal. The panoramic view of the snowcapped peaks of Dhaulagiri(8167 m), Annapurna I(8091 m), Manaslu(8163 m) with the fascinating Khayar Lake(4600 m) are the main highlights of the Khopra Ridge Trek. It is also regarded as one of the best alternative to Ghorepani Poonhill Trekking in Annapurna region.

The trekking trail follows the dense rhododendron and bamboo forest with the mixture of lush thick pine and oak trees as well. It also passes  through the numerous cultural villages and provides a great opportunity to observe the lifestyle of scattered communities like Magar, Gurung, Kami, Damai and so on.

The Khopra Danda Trek rewards with amazing landscapes and spectacular vistas throughout the journey. The elevation of 4600 m at Khayer lake is the highest point for the trek. Pokhara is the beginning as well as the ending point for the amazing Khopra Ridge Trek.

Itinerary for Khopra Danda Trekking:

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara 820m(6-7 hours)

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Kimche(3 hours) and trek to Ghandruk 1940m(1-2 hours)

Day 04: Trek from Ghandruk to Tadapani 2630m(3 hours)

Day 05: Trek from Tadapani to Dobato 3420m(5 hours)

Day 06: Trek from Dobato to Chistibung 3026m(4 hours)

Day 07: Trek from Chistibung to Kopra Ridge/Danda 3660m(3 hours)

Day 08: Exploration day – Hike to Khair Lake 4500m(8 hours)

Day 09: Khopra danda to Sikha 1935m (6hours)

Day 10: Sikha to Tatopani 1190m(2-3 hours) & drive to Pokhara(5hours)

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu and rest day

Day 13: Final Departure

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara 820m(6-7 hours)

Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Kimche(3 hours) and trek to Ghandruk 1940m(1-2 hours)

Day 04: Trek from Ghandruk to Tadapani 2630m(3 hours)

Day 05: Trek from Tadapani to Dobato 3420m(5 hours)

Day 06: Trek from Dobato to Chistibung 3026m(4 hours)

Day 07: Trek from Chistibung to Kopra Ridge/Danda 3660m(3 hours)

Day 08: Exploration day – Hike to Khair Lake 4500m(8 hours)

Day 09: Khopra danda to Sikha 1935m (6hours)

Day 10: Sikha to Tatopani 1190m(2-3 hours) & drive to Pokhara(5hours)

Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu and rest day

Day 13: Final Departure

trip facts

  • Destinations : Khopra Ridge and Khayer Lake
  • Trip Duration : 13 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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