Khopra Danda also known as Khopra Ridge trek is a new alternative trekking destination in Annapurna region.If you are seeking for the short trek with less crowded area of Annapurna, Khopra Danda Trek may fulfil your desire.Khopra Danda Trek offers the perfect view of snow-capped peaks with green hill including terraced fields and beautiful cultural villages. We can explore the flocks of yaks and yaks cheese factory. The trail fulfills the desire of off beaten track which combines great mixture of peolpe with hilly landscape and panoramic view of himalaya.
Scenic drive to Pokhara.
Spectacular panoramic view of Mountains.
Yak and Yak cheese factory.
Explore Gurung and Magar Culture.
Day 1:Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu.5-6hours (After a early breakfast we will start a scenic drive to pokhara with so many beautiful green hills and a flowing river of Trisuli and a houses on the bank of river. We will stay overnight at hotel in the beautiful city of Pokhara.)
Day 2:Drive from Pokhara to Kimche and trek to Ghandruk-1hour (After our early breakfast we will drive to Kimche and start our trek to Ghandruk, a beautiful Gurung village with vibrant buddhist monasteries and houses made of slates and stones from where we can view a beautiful Mountains.We can explore their culture and tradition and spend our night over there.)
Day 3:Trek to Tadapani from Ghandruk-3hours (After spending our amazing night at beautiful gurung village we will continue our trek to Tadapani through beautiful landscape scene along with Mt. Machhapuchre, Mt. Annapurna, Lamjung Himal and many other high peaks.)
Day 4:Trek to Dobato from Tadapani-5hours (After a nourishing breakfast we will head towards our next destination to Dobato through beautiful scenaries of green farmland, terraced fields with heavenly Mountains view. We will stay overnight at hotel until we begin our next trek.)
Day 5:Trek to Chistibung from Dobato-4hours (As soon as we finish our early breakfast we will start our next trek to beautiful Chistibung where we are going to spend our night. Before that we will explore many beautiful places, views on the way.)
Day 6:Trek to Khopra Danda from Chistibung-3hours (After finishing our early breakfast we will continue our trek to Khopra Danda. On the way we can see beautiful forest of rododendron,oaks with breathtaking landscape view of Mt.machhapuchhre, Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri,Tukche and many more.)
Day 7:Trek to Swanta from Khopra danda-5hours (From Khopra Danda we will continue our trek to Swanta through beautiful dense forest with breathtaking view of giant Mountains.We will spend our night at Swanta in beautiful hotel.)
Day 8:Trek to Ghorepani from Swanta-3hours (Ghorepani is a spectacular settlement of Gurung and Magar located on a ridgeline. We can have a breathtaking panoramic view of so many mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri Machhapuchhre etc.)
Day 9:Trek to Tikhedunga from Ghorepani-5hours (After our early breakfast we will continue our trek to Tikhedunga from Ghorepani. We will follow the trail through the north bank of Burungdi Khola and beautiful view of fertile jungle,terraced fields etc.)
Day 10:Trek to Nayapul from Tikhedunga and drive to Pokhara. (As we are very near to the end of our trek we will have our breakfast first and continue our trek to Nayapul and drive to pokhara by bus.)
* Bus (Kathmandu-pokhara-Kathmandu) tickets.
* Lodge accommodation (generally twin sharing room)
*All standard meals (lunches,dinner and breakfast) during the trek.
*Government liscence holder with very good english speaking trekking experienced and qualified trek leaders(8 or above trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and porter to help in heavy luggage ( 2 trekkers: 1 porter “9kg per trekker max limit).
*Coverage of guides and porter their meals,insurance,lodging,transportation,flight and other necessary equipment.
*Water purification tablets for safe drinking water.
*Trekkers information management system (TIMS) card fee.
*Snacks(cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits everyday.
*All government, local taxes and official expenses.
*Assistance in arranging rescue operation incase of complicated health condition (funded by travel insurance).
*Farewell dinner at the end of the trek.
*International flight airfare.
*Nepal entry visa fees for multiple entries on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (15days – $25-30, 30days – $40-50 and 90days – $100-110).
*Excess baggage charge (limit is 9kg per person).
*All accommodation and meals in Kathmandu before and after we start our journey.*Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure , early return from trek.
*Personal expenses ( shopping,snacks, boil bottle water,hot and cold drinks,alcohol,telephone)extra porters etc.
*Personal clothing and gear.
*Travel insurance which has to cover emergency high-altitude rescue.
*Tips for guides and porters (recommended by the culture).
*Additional cost or delays caused by out of management control for example; Landslides,weather conditions,itinerary modification due to safety concern,illness,change of government policies strikes etc.
*All the cost and expenses which are not mentioned in “Cost Includes” will be counted as excludes.