Nepal - Annapurna Khopra Ridge Trekking (16 days) Book Now

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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, Fang, 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. 

Included in the Cost

  • All land transportation by private vehicle.
  • 3 nights accommodation in 4-star hotel at Kathmandu and 2 nights at Pokhara in a room only basis.
  • Accommodation throughout the trek on room only basis.
  • All necessary permits to treks and Expeditions.
  • All Camping equipment.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • First aid kit 

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
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

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.
Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

FAQ

Answer

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.

  • Day 1

    Arrival in Kathmandu - Altitude: 1300m


    Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Our office representative will receive you and will transfer you to the hotel. You might be having Jet Lag so you can rest for a while and later on you can go to stroll around the streets of Thamel. Overnight in Yatri Suites and Spa hotel, Kathmandu. Website: http://www.yatrikathmandusuite.com/
  • Day 2

    Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu


    Have your breakfast in the morning. And get ready to explore the fascinating Kathmandu by guided sightseeing tour. This tour will bring you to Kathmandu’s must-see places including UNESCO world heritage site, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudhastupa which is the largest stupa in the world and Pashupatinath temple, the most sacred temple of Kathmandu where you can experience a traditional Nepalese cremation ceremony. Overnight in Yatri Suites and Spa hotel, Kathmandu. Website: http://www.yatrikathmandusuite.com/
  • Day 3

    Kathmandu to Pokhara 827m, Drive duration: 5/6 hours


    After breakfast, get ready to drive towards Pokhara as the vehicle will come to pick you up at the hotel. And from Kathmandu, Pokhara is 207km far away and will take around 5 to 6 hours to reach. In between, you can stop to get fresh and to have lunch as well. After reaching to Pokhara check in hotel and rest for a while and later on you can stroll around the lakeside of Pokhara.Overnight in Pokhara.
  • Day 4

    Drive to Phedi and trek to Tolka - Altitude: 1890m, Driving duration: 45min, Hiking duration: 5 hours


    Today after having your breakfast, you will drive up to Phedi where the trek begins. From the entire walking path, you will be rewarded with great views of the mountains that continue to improve as you ascend along the ridge to Dhampus (1750m at the top), from where you will get to observe the magnificent view of Fishtail and Annapurna mountain. From here, you will continue your trek to Pothana and have lunch here. After lunch, you will continue your trek to small settlement Tolka. Overnight accommodation in Local Lodge.
  • Day 5

    Tolka to Ghandruk village - Altitude: 1940m Hiking duration: 5 hours


    Early in the morning have your breakfast and start your trek towards Ghandruk. First, you will walk through the crop field leading you to the village name Syaulibazaar then you will descend down all the way to cross the river through suspension bridge and will start to ascend all the way up to Ghandruk village. After reaching to Ghandruk village, check in hotel and rest for a while and later in the afternoon you will be visiting the typical old Ghandruk village. Overnight in Ghandruk.
  • Day 6

    Ghandruk to Tadapani - Altitude: 2700m Hiking duration: 6 hours


    After breakfast, you will be heading towards Tadapani. Today you will be walking all the way up through the rhododendron forest, after you reach to Bhaise kharka you will stop here for the lunch and to rest and after that, you will continue to trek and once you reach to Tadapani, check in hotel. Overnight in Tea house hotel.
  • Day 7

    Tadapani to Bayeli Kharka - Altittude-3460m Hiking duration: 6/7 hours


    In the morning you can enjoy the beautiful sunrise and the magnificent Fishtail mountain then you can have your breakfast and after that, you will 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 being above the tree line, from here you will start to walk into thin air. After reaching to Bayeli. Check-in Tea house hotel. Overnight in Bayeli.
  • Day 8

    Bayeli to Chistbung - Altitude: 2950m Hiking duration: 5 hours


    After breakfast, you will start your trek towards Chistbung. 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 reaching to Chistbung, check in hotel and rest. Overnight in Chistbung.
  • Day 9

    Chistbung to Khopra Ridge - Altitude: 3660m Hiking duration: 3/4 hours


    Have your breakfast and then you will head towards the Khopra ridge. 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 Impean Pheasant- the national bird of Nepal and the glimpse of snow leopard as well. After reaching to Khopra you can observe the glorious view of Mount Dhaulagiri and the peak of Annapurna South. Check in hotel and explore the surrounding of Khopra as from Khopra ridge viewpoint you can observe the Kali Gandaki river down the George. Overnight in Khopra.
  • Day 10

    Khopra Ridge to Khayer Lake & back to Khopra Ridge ( 4500m) Hiking duration: 9/10 hours


    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 as you can have your pack lunch on the way. Overnight in Khopra.
  • Day 11

    Khopra Ridge to Swanta village - Altitude: 2200m Hiking duration: 5/6 hours


    After breakfast 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 with that you will have the glimpse of Mount Dhaulagiri throughout your trail. Aa the Swanta village comes nearby you can see the terrace field and the colorful houses around. Once you reach to Swanta village check in hotel and rest. Later on, you can explore the village. Overnight in Swanta.
  • Day 12

    Swanta village to Ghorepani (2840m) Hiking duration: 6 hours


    After your breakfast, head towards Ghorepani. First, your trail will lead you through the flat land and then through the terrace field and on the way you can observe the water mill and cross the river through the suspension bridge and from now you will steadily walk up through the dense rhododendron forest all the way up to Ghorepani. After reaching to Ghorepani check in hotel and have a rest. Overnight in Ghorepani.
  • Day 13

    Ghorepani to Tirkhedhunga via Poon Hill (3210m) Hiking duration: 1 & 5 hours


    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, Nilgiri mountain on your north and the Mount Dhaulagiri and ranges on your west then get back to your hotel and have your breakfast. After your breakfast, 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 Tirkhedhunga. After reaching over there check in hotel and have a rest. Overnight in Tirkhedhunga.
  • Day 14

    Tirkhedhunga to Naypul to Pokhara Hiking - duration: 4 hours


    After your breakfast, we will head towards Nayapul and on the way, you can observe the amazing hill landscape with the steep steps taking you all the way down to Nayapul from where you will board our vehicle to get back to Pokhara. After reaching to Pokhara check in hotel and rest for a while and the evening you can stroll around the lakeside streets of Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.
  • Day 15

    Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive - duration: 5/6 hours


    After your breakfast gets ready to get back to the city of temple Kathmandu by private vehicle. as the vehicle will come to pick you up at the hotel. And from Pokhara, it is 207km far away and will take around 5 to 6 hours to reach. In between, you can stop to get fresh and to have lunch as well. After reaching to Kathmandu check in hotel and rest for a while and later on you can stroll around the local streets of Thamel or to the nearby places. Overnight in Yatri Suites and Spa hotel, Kathmandu. Website: http://www.yatrikathmandusuite.com/
  • Day 16

    Departure


    Have your breakfast in the morning and intact your luggage, later on, our office representative will come to receive you to transfer you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your hometown destinations according to your flight time. Have a safe journey.

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