Annapurna Khopra Ridge trekking is one of the most magnificent trekking routes around Annapurna region. It is the ideal trekking route for the trekkers who want to submerge themselves and wanderlust in the lap of nature. This trek provides the horde free trails taking you all the way up to Khayer pond situated at the elevation of 4500 meters above the sea level and is one of the holy pilgrimage sites in Nepal for people following Hindu religion. From the Khopra ridge, you can enjoy the marvelous and mesmerizing panoramic view of one of the biggest mountain in the world, Mount Dhaulagiri and its ranges along with Annapurna South and Nilgiri. This isolated route delivers the best trekking experience to every trekker as the snow leopard, Mountain Yak, and Impian Pheasant - the national bird of Nepal can be seen on the way.
|Food and drinks/ Beverage bills|
|Extars cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels|
|donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .|
|Personal Hiking gear, personal kits|
|Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind|
|Good wind/rain Jacket|
|Warm fleece jacket or Jersey|
|Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.|
|Sun hat or scarf|
|Sunglasses with UV protection|
|Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is more safe than your own home country .
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
Early in the morning, our team will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the foothill of Ghandruk. From here, walk for about one hour towards Ghandruk. Ghandruk village is a typical Gurung village with its unique culture still intact. From here, walk all the way up through the dense rhododendron forest to reach Bhaise Kharka. Continuing our trail, we reach Tadapani. Overnight in local lodge.
In the morning, enjoy the beautiful sunrise and the magnificent view of Fishtail mountain. Afterward, start your trek towards Bayeli Kharka. At first, you will descend down through the dense rhododendron forest and gradually your trail will take you all the way up to Bayeli Kharka. As you reach near to your destination, you can see your surroundings and can notice that you're above the tree line. From here, you will start to walk into thin air. After reaching Bayeli Kharka, check-in at the tea house hotel. Overnight in local lodge.
Today you will be walking all the way through the remote areas of Annapurna region. The trail will take you all the way down to lower Chistbung first and from there, you will gradually walk all the way up along with the wind breeze passing through you and the view of Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri mountains keep you delighting all the way. After some walking, you will reach Chistbung. Overnight in local lodge..
Though today is a short hike to Khopra Ridge, it’s a steady climb all the way up through the meadow and pasture trail to Khopra. If the luck favors you then you will be able to see the Pheasant, the national bird of Nepal, and the glimpse of the snow leopard as well. After reaching Khopra, you can observe the glorious view of Mount Dhaulagiri and the peak of Annapurna South. Check-in at the lodge and explore the surrounding of Khopra as from Khopra ridge viewpoint you can observe the Kali Gandaki river down the George. Overnight in local lodge.
Wake up early in the morning at 6 and head towards Khayer lake as today is the longest hike in this trek as the trail leads you through the rocky path and all the way up to the lake. Khayer lake is considered as the holy and sacred lake around this region by the native people who follow Hindu religion and there's a belief that by bathing in the lake, you will attain tranquility. You can see the Hindu Temple followed by the Buddhist temple standing in front of the massive Annapurna south. Explore the surroundings and get back to Khopra. Overnight in local lodge.
We descend all the way down from the hillside through the steep trail to reach the Swanta village. As you keep on walking down, you can find yourself surrounded by the trees and soon the trail will lead you through the rhododendron forest having flora and fauna along the glimpse of Mount Dhaulagiri throughout your trail. As the Swanta village comes nearby, you can see the terrace field and the colorful houses around. On reaching Swanta village, you can explore the village. Overnight in local lodge.
Today, your trail will lead you through the flat land followed by the terrace field and on the way, you can observe the water mill and cross the river through the suspension bridge. From now, you will steadily walk up through the dense rhododendron forest all the way up to Ghorepani. Overnight in local lodge.
Wake up early in the morning and hike towards Poon Hill all the way up through the stone staircase. From here, enjoy the breathtaking view of sunrise along with the panoramic view of Fishtail mountain, Annapurna mountain and ranges with Nilgiri mountain on your north and the Mount Dhaulagiri on your west. Afterward, return to the lodge and have your breakfast. Then you will be descending all the way down to Tirkhedhunga. The trails will take you through between the rhododendron forest and down to steep steps to Tikhedhunga. In Tikhedhunga, our jeep will be waiting for you to take you to Pokhara. Our team will drop you at your hotel making the program come to an end.
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