Trip Duration:

7 Days

Region:

Annapurna Treks

Country:

Nepal

Group Size:

1 To 15 Person.

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Arrival On

Pokhara

Departure From:

Pokhara

Best Season

March 1 To May 31, October 1 to December 15

Max Altitude

3646M

Trip Overview

 

Do you have a craving to trek to the Annapurna region’s rarer place Khopra Danda? Expedite, we are here to take you to the new trekking route of Nepal through the Himalayas.

Khopra Danda Trek is the latterly explored trekking route of Nepal. Located at the remote range of Annapurna which is a trouble-free and new trekking destination of Nepal.

 

Khopra Danda trekking is one of the marvelous scenery treks which offer a lifetime experience of the remote  Annapurna region. This trek is for those trekkers, seeking the amazing stroll through the uphill and downhill to Himalayan vistas.

Charm of Khopra Ridge Trek

Trek to Khopra is an easy trek that offers iconic alluring scenes of Annapurna Himalaya. It presents the mind-boggling view of Mt. Dhaulagiri altitude of 8170m,  Annapurna one, two and south with an altitude of 8095m,7937m, and 7223m respectively, Bahrashikhar altitude of 7651m, Nilgiri altitude of 7061m, and many other mountains at a spitting distance.

You don’t need any trekking experience before because this trek is for all aged group people. But keep in mind that your body is healthy enough to trek at Khopra Danda Nepal which has a height of 3646 m above sea level. Trekking to this remote route of the Himalayan region offers you a different taste of trekking in Nepal.

Through the trail, we can view the red&pink rhododendron forest and the amazing view of the golden and roseate view of sunrise and sunset over the mountains. This trek will be ideal for those trekkers who love nature and photography. The scenario of the Annapurna region seems like a paradise in front of you from the viewpoint.

Khopra Danda is also a part of the Annapurna region but it is not famous because it is along the side of the Annapurna circuit trail. If you like to have a peaceful and different trekking experience then you can join this trekking.

The cost of the Khopra Danda is much cheaper compared to other high altitude treks such as Annapurna Circuit Trek, Annapurna Base Camp trek. The trek will be adventurous and worthy, you won’t regret it.

Trekking Facts

Destination: Khopra Danda

Accommodation: Hotel/ lodges

Transportation: Car/ Jeep/ Bus

Permits:  Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) and Annapurna Conservation Area permits (ACAP)

Highlights

Trekking through the off-beaten track to Khopra Danda.

Sightseeing at an ancient Monastery.

Drop at Paudwar to the local cheese factory.

Trek to Holy Khyar soothing lake.

View of sunrise over Dhaulagiri and Annapurna with snow trumping.

Best time to visit Khopra Danda

Trekking will be more exciting if you choose the best out of the best season. The best season for Khopra Danda is Spring and Autumn. That means in Nepal from March-May and from September- November is considered the best season for trekking.

Khopra Danda weather at day time remains stable and the temperature will be warm with a clear fanciful sky and picturesque hills at a distance and glimpsing view of snow-capped Annapurna. But in the early morning and at night the weather will be chilly. You can fully enjoy your trekking during Spring and Autumn seasons.

During summer there might be heavy rainfall or mizzle. Due to this, the weather remains unpredictable so there is more chance of flight delay or cancellation.

If you are a cold and snow lover then it is better to join the trek during the winter season. In this season, there will be snowfall so that you will get the perfect trekking experience. But you should bring the foremost gear. The weather might not be clear sop there will be a delay in the flight system.

So,  the best season for trekking at Khopra Danda is Autumn and Spring season.

Required permits for khopra trek

Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) and Annapurna Conservation Area permits (ACAP) are the permits required for the trekking to Khopra Danda. These permits are easily available from the Nepal Tourism office of Pokhara and Kathmandu after some form fillup.

Khopra Danda trekking Solo or Guided?

Khopra Danda trek is incredible with a guide. The choice is yours.

If you are a peace-loving person then you can go trekking solo but you must be prepared and do some trek before going trekking to Khopra Danda.

But going with a guide will make the journey more fun and explored. They will help you out in difficult situations and make sure that you are enjoying the trek.

Khopra Danda trek itinerary:

Day 1: Drive to Nayapul from Pokhara and trek to Ghandruk

Day 2: Trek from Ghandruk to Tadhapani

Day 3: Trek from Tadapani to Dobato

Day 4: Trek from Dobato to Chistibung

Day 5: Trek from Chistibung to Khopra Danda (Ridge)

Day 6: Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani

Day 7: Return back to Pokhara

Itinerary

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Day 01:

Drive to Nayapul from Pokhara and trek to Ghandruk (Altitude: 1970 m)

6 Hour Tour.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Tea House/ Lodge.

Today is the first day of the Khopra Danda trek. After having breakfast we will drive towards Nayapul which takes 1.5 hours. After reaching Nayapul which is the junction location of tourists for checking and for TIMS, our trek will start. Then we will stroll through the off-beaten trail of the small hamlet of Shyauli Bazaar, continue the trek to Kimche. On the trail, we can see the beautiful mountains, quaint hills at a distance, monasteries and we will reach the eye-attracting Gurung village, Ghandruk.

You can go for a short visit to Buddhist monasteries to learn the culture and tradition of the Gurung people, unique houses made up of slate and stone, stunning paddy fields, and farming terraces in the remaining time at Ghandruk. More, you can get to see the hypnotic view of Himchuli, Annapurna, and Fishtail. We will stay overnight at Ghandruk.

Day 02:

Trek from Ghandruk to Tadhapani (Altitude: 2615 m)

3 TO 4 Hours Trek.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Tea House/ Lodge.

Starting the day with breakfast, we will take steps towards the destination place, Tadhapani. The trails from Ghandruk to Tadhapani are slop up but easy and it passes through the dense wood of pine and red&pink Rhododendrons. We will stop for lunch at Bhise-Kharka and then we will continue our trek to ascend to stroll through the groves. After walking for a few hours we will reach Tadapani hamlet.

Viewing the mesmerizing golden view of the sunset over Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and other peaks from the room or from outside the hotel. We will stay at the hotel of Tadhapani overnight.

Day 03:

Trek from Tadapani to Dobato (Altitude: 3370m)

6 Hour Tour.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Tea House/ Lodge.

Beginning the day with breakfast, our journey will kick off toward the grove forest of Rhododendron for more than half-hour. After the forest trail end, we ascend to reach Dobato. On the trail, we can get to see the amazing views of the Annapurna and quant view of the hills, brown and white monkeys jumping from one tree to another, deers, snow-leopard and unique birds.

After walking for more than 4 hours uphills we take a rest at the lodge in Dobato. Enjoying the view of the scenario of hills and mountains will melt your heart. Overnight at lodge.

Day 04:

Trek from Dobato to Chistibung (Altitude: 3010 m)

5 To 6 Hour Trekking.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Tea House/ Lodge.

Taking a breakfast before starting a trek. Before that, we will ascend to Muldai  Viewpoint to gaze at the amazing view of the sunrise. Then we will return to our hotel, have breakfast and step forward for the trek to Chistibung.

We will stroll through up and downhill ways to rhododendron woods.  We will stop at lower Chistibun to take some rest and for a lunch break. After some minutes we will continue our trek to Chistibung where the trail passes through the several buffalo grazing pastures from where a stunning view of Mt. Dhaulagiri can be seen at a short distance. Trekking about an hour we will reach Chistibung and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 05:

Trek from Chistibung to Khopra Danda (Ridge)Altitude:3646 m

5 To 6 Hour Trekking.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Tea House/ Lodge.

Today is the main day of this 7-day trek to Khopra Danda. Nodoubetly, you will enjoy the trek while gazing at the real rustic Nepal.

After breakfast, we will start our trek which takes about a 3-hour stroll. The trek will be quite easy but you might lose energy while walking uphill so, carry some energy-giving foods or drinks with you. You can get to see the national bird Danfe, wild goat, musk deer, and other Himalayan wild animals on the way to Khopra Danda.

After reaching Khorpa Danda you will be amazed, because of its beauty. The scenario of the viewpoint is mind-boggling that you can’t explain in words.

The close full view of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Dhampus, Tukuche can be seen from the top of Khopra Ridge.

Not only amazing view, the love and respect showered by the local people will also make your trek unforgettable. Spending some hours there, we will return and explore the Khopra Danda hamlet more and stay overnight there.

Day 06:

Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani(1970m)

6 Hour Tour.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Tea House/ Lodge.

Breakfast in the morning at the hotel and we will pack our bags and trek downhill through the beautiful hamlet to reach our destination place Tatopani. The trail will pass through the quaint hills at a distance and mesmerizing view of the peaks.

After reaching Tatopani Village we will take some rest and after a while, we can go to take a bath at a natural hot spring. Then after returning, we will stay overnight at the hotel of Tatopani.

Day 07:

Return back to Pokhara

5 hours Driving

Breakfast, Lunch.

None

After having breakfast, we will enjoy the time at Tatopani and return to Pokhara. There will be a pleasant experience drive from Tatopani to Pokhara which takes about ⅘ hr drive.

Gear List

Preparation for Khopra Danda

  • T-shirts and shirts
  • Windproof and Down jacket
  • Quick-drying underwear
  • Hiking shorts and trousers
  • Woolen Pants
  • Hiking Boots
  • Sandals
  • Sport shoes
  • Warm and normal socks
  • Warm and normal gloves
  • First-aid Kit / Toiletries/ wet wipes
  • Sunscreen/ Lip Balm
  • Sunhat/ Headlamp / scarf
  • Trek Map/ trekking poles
  • cards/ chess/ books
  • Camera with some spare batteries etc

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