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.
Destination: Khopra Danda
Accommodation: Hotel/ lodges
Transportation: Car/ Jeep/ Bus
Permits: Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) and Annapurna Conservation Area permits (ACAP)
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