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Khopra Danda Trek is a beautiful and unspoiled alternative to the busy Annapurna Base Camp, Ghorepani, and Poon Hill Treks.This Khopra Ridge hike provides stunning views of Annapurna I, II, and III, as well as Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchre), Lamjung Himal, and Mt. Lamjung.Marching along off-the-beaten-path paths, passing through rhododendron forests and seeing Himalayan flora and fauna, provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience.The trek to the holy and pure Khayar lake, as well as breathtaking sunrise views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, are further highlights of this tour. In the Annapurna portion, this walk is also one of the most incredibly stunning pristine environment and newly unbolted territory for trekking sport.
After a short trip from Kathmandu, this incredible tour begins in the beautiful city of Pokhara. We travel through famed Magar and Gurung towns while trekking at a higher elevation. You may enjoy scenic views of enticing rhododendron woodlands, pure rivers and streams, terraced fields, terrains, and more along the journey. The morning views from Poon Hill and Khopra Danda are spectacular. It's amazing to see the sun's yellow beams over the Himalayas.
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“The hardest mountain to climb is the one within.” — J. Lynn
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft). Welcome to Kathmandu-the capital city of Himalayn country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, evening you'll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation. After breakfast the day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Bouddhanath stupa and visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple. After exploring the surrounding areas visit historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess). Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.
Day 03: Drive from kathmandu to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft), 5-6 hrs drive. Early morning drive by tourist bus to Pokhara through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach the Pokhara lakeside and transfer to the hotel and rest of the time explore the surrounding lakeside areas and overnight at hotel.
Day04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul /Syauli Bazaar / Kimche (1,784m) 2½,Trek to Ghandruk (1940m / 6,364ft), 2 hrs. The following morning after breakfast in Pokhara, we drive to Nayapul, and drive off-road to Syauli Bazar and then to Kimche. From Kimche, we start trekking to the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk. Ghandruk is renowned for Buddhist monasteries and houses made of slates and stones. This day's trek is short, and we will be spending the night at Ghandruk. Overnight stay at Gurung Cottage (room with attached bathroom) Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Day05: Trek from Ghandruk (1940m / 6,364ft ) to Bayeli Kharka (3,450m / 11,318ft), 6-7 hrs. We leave the terraced hillsides and Ghandruk village behind and trek through rhododendron, primula, and oak forests to Bayeli Kharka via Tadapani. Before reaching Tadapani, you will not find any villages, but there are teahouses at Bhainsi Kharka. We will continue trekking through the open countryside to reach a small pass. From this pass, the trail descends through rhododendron trees to a clearing known as Bayli Kharka- where we will be spending the night. From Bayli Kharka village, you can enjoy superb views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), the seventh highest mountain in the world. Overnight stay at Community Lodge Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Day06: Trek from Bayli Kharka (3,450m/ 11,318ft) to Khopra Danda (Ridge) (3,660m / 11,811ft), 5 hrs. Overnight stay at Khopra Community LodgeFrom Bayli Kharka, we descend through forests to reach Chistibang pastures and trek for around 2 hours- ascending above the timberlines to reach Khopra Danda. On the way, you might be able to get glimpses of Himalayan Tahr (goat) and Danfe (pheasant). If you look above the horizon, you will see amazing views of Dhaulagiri, Damphus Peak, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna 1, Annapurna South, and deep down Sikha. The Khopra ridge also provides views of Kaligandaki Gorge - the deepest gorge in the world. Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Day07:Trek from Khopra Danda (Ridge) (3,660m / 11,811ft) to Swanta (2,214m / 7,874ft), 4-5 hrs. Overnight stay at Hotel Candle InnFrom Khopra Ridge, we have the option to walk to Khayar Lake (4665m), which will take around 5 hours. Hindus consider this lake holy and believe that you can attain Nirvana by taking a dip into it. After visiting the lake we will return to Khopra and trek down to reach Swanta village. Swanta village is known for its community cheese factory. You can explore Swanta village and taste their cheese. Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Day08:Trek from Swanta (2,214m / 7,874ft) to Ghorepani (2,880m / 9,350ft), 5hrs. This day we will leave the beautiful village of Swanta and head to Ghorepani - our destination for the day. At first, we will descend through the village fields and reach a small river that we will cross on a suspension bridge and head upwards to Chittre village, from where we will join the classic Annapurna Circuit trekking trail. We will be ascending for a while to reach the Ghorepani. Overnight stay at Hotel Snow Land (room with attached bathroom) Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
Day09: Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3,210m / 10,525ft) then trek to Birethanti (1,039m / 3,250ft) 4-5 hrs, -Drive to Pokhara(750m) 2 hrs. We ascend to Poon Hill (3,210m) early morning to view sunrise over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs - including Mt Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Poon Hill is also a favorite spot for photographers looking to capture the best views of the Himalayas. We will not leave Poon Hill without clicking pictures to our heart's content. After catching sight of heavenly sunrise views on humongous mountains, and rice terraces, we will return to Ghorepani and trek to Birethanti. From Birethanti, we will catch a bus to return to Pokhara via Nayapul. Overnight stay in hotel with attached bathroom. Included standard meals (Breakfast + Lunch)
Day10: Drive to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft), 5-6 hrs drive. Early morning drive by private transfer through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach the Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu guide will transfer to the hotel and rest of the time relax or explore the surrounding areas and overnight at hotel.
Day11: Departure from Kathmandu.Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.
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