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Khopra Ridge Trekking 11 Days

Price Start
USD 865  Per Person
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Activity Level

Teahouse Trek ?

Group Size
1-10
Trip Code:
NLTT-KRT-11
Accommodation:
Tea House
Maximum Altitude:
4660m
Season:
March to May & Sept to Dec
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
Destination:
Kathmandu/ Pokhara/ Khopra Ridge
Duration:
11 Days
Grade:
Moderate
Transportation:
local jeep/bus or private vehicle
Trip Attraction:

Khopra Ridge

No of People Price
1-3 865 USD
4-6 850 USD
6 above 835 USD

Trip Highlights

–  Best Panoramic Views Over Amazing Dhaulagiri And Annapurna.

–  Picturesque Villages of Magar and Gurung cultures also watch the yaks come to pasture

–  Walking Through Narrow And Stone-Paved Paths, An Ancient Monastery, Old Tradition Gurung Museum, and Waterfalls.

–  Hike to Khayer Lake, a sacred lake at the foot of Annapurna along the Dense Rhododendron Forest.

Firstly, Khopra ridge trekking is one of the second known treks through the Annapurna, which affords views of the giant mountains like Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Nilgiri (7,061m), Bhara Shikhar (7,647m), Annapurna I (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6,997m), and more. This trek leads towards Khayar lake, considered sacred by Hindus, with high pastures and a temporary herder’s settlement, and winds its way through rhododendron forests and Tibetan-like villages.

Also, a steady climb through alpine meadows and pastures will lead you to the Khopra ridge, trekking at 3,660m. As a result, it provides a nuanced viewpoint overlooking the Kali Gandaki river far below in the world’s deepest gorge. The mountains are a panorama of shimmering snow and ice from the ridge.

One long walking day can let you enjoy the panorama and viewpoint of the Himalayas. This Khopra ridge trekking is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayan landscape and mountain. So, the mountain ranges in an exceedingly more calm and solitary manner.

It is always an easy option to enjoy a fantastic sunrise over Dhaulagiri and the Annapurnas. Don’t forget to enjoy the teahouses with one of Nepal’s best panoramic views. Further, descend through rural villages to Tatopani and hike to the sacred Khayer Lake at the foot of Annapurna South.

Likewise, the trip will be fabulous while having your holidays in this heavenly place. Moreover, you also get a unique experience of the diversity of cultures and traditional villages. You can expect warm and friendly Gurung as well as Magar people. So, to organize your trek to Khopra danda, get in touch with Nepal lion tours & excursions, which can arrange everything for you.

Itinerary

Early in the morning, after breakfast, you will begin a scenic drive to the gorgeous city of Pokhara and transfer to a hotel. In the afternoon, if time is in your favor, we will go boating at the Fewa Lake and visit the Tal Barahi Temple at the lake’s center. Moreover, we can explore around the lakeside.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Approximately three hours of further driving will take you to Kimche, from where the Kopra Ridge Trek Formally Begins. The vehicle can take you through several famous villages like Lumle and Nayapul. Depending on the time, you’ll have lunch in Pokhara or Kimche. Once you sit down from the vehicle at Kimche, you’ll get to observe the agricultural life.

After one hour’s hike, a warm welcome awaits you at Ghandruk, arguably, the foremost known Gurung Village in Nepal. From Ghandruk, at the elevation of 1,940 meters, you’ll be able to see the Panorama of large mountains like Annapurna South (7,219m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), and many more.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,940m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You Can Stroll Around The Village For A Few Time Within The Morning And Observe The Approach To Life Of The Gurung Community. Observation Of The Mountain Ranges Is An Unavoidable Part. You’ll Be Able To Leave For Your Next Destination, Tadapani, Either After The Breakfast Or After Lunch Because You’ll Have A Straightforward Trekking Day. After Three Hours of Hike Through Oak And Rhododendron Woods, You’ll Reach Tadapani (2,630 Meters).
The Sound Of Waterfalls And Chirping Of Birds Can Endlessly Provide You With The Pleasure Of Nature. There’s No Explicit Village On The Route. However, There’s A Large Buffalo Pasture Wherever You’ll Be Able To Stop And Have Some Dairy Snacks. Tadapani Is A Wonderful Place To Look At The Panoramic Vistas Of Snow-Capped Mountains Like Annapurna Ii (7,937 Meters), Annapurna ii (7,555 Meters), Annapurna Iv (7,525 Meters), Lamjung Himal (6,931 Meters), Etc. Moreover, It’s Conjointly A Wonderful Place To Possess Sunrise And Sunset Views Over The Top Of These Mountains.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,630m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It would help if you Took Breakfast Before Going Away, Tadapani. On These Days, You’ll Divert From The Annapurna Base Camp Trekking Trail To A Less Used Path. Walking Through Rhododendron Forests, You May Stumble Upon Buffalo Pastures And Small Clearings. Although You’ve Got To Ascend Hills, It’ll Not Be An Exhausting Day. It Takes About 3 Hours To Succeed In Isharu, Where You’ll Have Lunch. After That, You Have Got To Travel Through Rhododendron Forests Once More For About Two And A Half Hours To Reach Dobato. If You Have Spare Time, You’ll Be Able To Visit The Muldai Viewpoint, Which Is Half An Hour’s Ascent Far From Dobato. It’s A Wonderful Place To Observe The Panorama Of Himalayan Ranges Like Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Etc. Morning Is A Superb Time For Sunrise View Over Those Large Mountains.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,420m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It Will Be A Desirable Thing To Hike For Half-Hour Uphill To Muldai Viewpoint Early Within The Morning For Sunrise View. You Have Come Back To Your Lodge In Dobato For Breakfast Before Starting Up For One More Incredible Journey. The Path Is Currently Uphill And Downhill In An Exceedingly Moment Through Rhododendron Forests Once More. It Needs An Hour’s Walk To Succeed In Bayli Kharka, An Attractive Pasture, From Where You’ll See The Dhaulagiri Range At Close Distance. From These Days Onward, You May Begin Experiencing A True Rustic Nepal. It Takes Roughly Three More Hours To Reach Chistibung From Bayli Kharka. There Are A Little Community And Personal Lodges In Chistibung Which Can Give You With Fairly Satisfactory Accommodation.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,026m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On These Days, You May Have A Fairly Straightforward Time Trekking To The Khopra Ridge, For It Takes Only Three Hours At The Most. It’s Recommended To Take Enough Breakfast And Carry Some In Order Not To Lose Your Energy Before Reaching The Destination. Because It Is An Uphill Trek, You May Need To Take Rest Very Often. You Can Expect To Visualize The Himalayan Tahr (The Wild Goat) And The National Bird Of Nepal, Danfe. You, Will, Feel  Doubtless Elated Upon Reaching The Kopra Ridge For Lunch. You Can’t Even Describe How Sensible An Area It’s To Look At The Panoramic Vistas. Almost All Members Of The Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri Range, Nilgiri, and Bahrasikhar, Together With Their Foothills, Are Visible At A Close Distance From Here. Khopra Community Lodges Have Distinguished Identities For The Nice And Cozy Love They Shower To Their Guests And Their Attempts To Provide As Many facilities As Possible.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,640m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It Might Be An Exhausting Journey From Khopra Danda To Khayer Lake With. The Sweetness Of This High Altitude Lake And Brahma Temple Is Price Over Your Effort. The Problem, However, Is That You Will Not Realize Lodges There. Thus You Have Got To Manage Workers Whom Will Come Upon Tents And Do The Kitchen Works For You. It Takes About 5 Hours To Reach This Sanctum. You Have Got To Return To The Same Route You Used While Intensifying. Walking Down Through An Extremely Remote Space For Over Four Hours, You May Reach Kopra Danda Wherever You’ll Spend One More Night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,660m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After Observing A 360 Degree Of Panoramic Vistas And Having Taken Breakfast, You’ll Descend The Hill To Chistibung. Even A Relaxed Walk Can Take Only 2 Hours At The Most, And You Should Take Lunch At Kharka In An Hour’s Journey Down From Chistibung. Then The Route Goes Instantly Up And Down. Once More. That Continues Until You Reach Swanta, A Gorgeous But Less Far-Famed Magar Habitation. Altogether, You May Have Walked For 5 Hours By The End Of Your Trek On These Days. You Have The Right To Decide On A Lodge At An Appropriate Location.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,214m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This Day’s Trail Doesn’t Need A Lot Of Rising And Down. It’s Mostly Level Which Meanders Sometimes. The Enjoyment Of Walking Amidst The Aroma Of Rhododendron Is Beyond Explanation. You May Not Have Any Issue Finding Lodges There.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,050m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

It Is The Last Day Of Your Trek. When Trekking For 2 Hours Partly Downhill, You May Reach Nayapul From Where You’ll Catch A Bus To Pokhara. After One And A Half Hours Driving You May Find Yourself In Pokhara, The Attractive Lake City. You May Likely Have Some Spare Hours Throughout That You’ll Visit Totally Different Places Of Tourist Attractions. Alternatively, If You Would Like To Remain A Full Day, You’ll Consider Spending 2 Nights There So You’ll Visit Most Of The Tourist Destinations.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
822m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You Can Select The Means Of Transportation As Per Your Preference. If You’re In A Hurry, It’s Better For You To Decide On A Flight Because It Takes A Full Day Of Driving To Reach Kathmandu. However, If You Have Enough Time, It’ll Be A Pleasing Experience Riding A Bus To Kathmandu For Around Eight Hours.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Airport Pick-up or Drop-off service (in our own private vehicle)
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Nayapul in tourist bus both way (optional flight with extra costs)
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • One licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own). Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide but you are also advised to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperworks
  • A nation-wide operated Mobile SIM Card and a map of the trekking region
  • Welcome or farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant(complimentary)

Optional Addons

  • Porter
  • Private Jeep

What's Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted helicopter

Did You Know?

~ Annapurna means “full of food,” significant to Hindus as the “Goddess of Harvest.”

~ Annapurna-I is the tenth-highest mountain in the world at 8,091 meters.

~ Annapurna was the first eight thousandar ever to be climbed in 1950.

~ The renowned Tilicho Lake lies in the Annapurna Region.

~ The successful climbing ratio of Annapurna is only 38%, making it the most dangerous 8000ar to climb.

What is the Khopra Ridge Trekking 11 days itinerary?

These 11 days are going to be full of adrenaline and dopamine. This adventure-packed journey through some of the most spectacular landscapes in the Himalayas is what many people dream of. And you are going to experience it first hand. The trek typically starts from the village of Khopra and will take you to a scenic route to the Kongma La Pass, which is one of the highest passes in the Annapurna region.

Moreover, from there the trekker will have the opportunity to explore the breathtaking scenery, including glaciers, snow-capped peaks, and deep valleys. Thus, in this way, most of the days will be spent walking and hiking steep valleys and hills.

How challenging is the Khopra Ridge Trekking?

The Khopra Ridge Trekking is a physically challenging experience that requires a good level of fitness. Being in good shape and size with somewhat of a trekking experience will be beneficial when we talk about the long run. As 11 days of this trek is not a joker. Trekkers will be navigating through rugged terrain and steep inclines, so they need to be prepared for a demanding trek. 

The trek takes you to high altitudes, which can also be a challenge for those who are not acclimatized to the conditions. Moreover, for situations like this, you may need to consult with a doctor before the trek. As around these parts, you may not find great medical care. However, the sense of accomplishment and the breathtaking views make the effort worthwhile.

What is the highest altitude reached during the trek?

11 days of Khopra Ridge Trekking will take you to a whopping height of approximately 5000 meters above sea level. By no means this altitude is a joke. With problems like thin air, lack of oxygen, and altitude sickness. If not taken care may result in fatal incidents.

On the other hand, this high altitude provides trekkers with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. The great Annapurna region and other valleys. Thus, making the trek truly an unforgettable experience.

Is the trek suitable for first-time trekkers?

Whether the Khopra Ridge Trekking is suitable for first-time trekkers depends on their fitness level and experience. For someone to be able to conquer this trek takes a whole lot of stamina, dedication, and fitness. While the trek can be physically demanding, it is also a great opportunity for those who are new to trekking to challenge themselves and push their limits. If a first-time trekker is in good physical condition and has a positive attitude, they will likely find the trek to be a rewarding experience.

For a first-timer, who has no prior knowledge of trekking and is not that well when comes physically, they can try the Poon Hill trek of 4 days. This may give them an idea of how difficult a trek can be. So later, with modifications, they may be able to conquer this part too.

What kind of accommodation is available during the trek?

Accommodation during the Khopra Ridge Trekking is basic, but comfortable. Trekkers will usually stay in lodges or tents along the way, which provide basic amenities such as a bed, food, and a place to rest. 

While the accommodations may not be luxurious, they offer a unique and authentic experience of trekking in the Himalayas. Moreover, these accommodations are perfect for recharging your body and preparing it for the next day. Along the way around tea houses and lodges, you will find basic supplies such as electricity and some may even provide internet services at cost.

What is the weather like during the trek?

The weather during the Khopra Ridge Trekking 11 days can be unpredictable, with warm days and cold nights. The trek takes place at high altitudes, so it’s important to check the forecast beforehand and be prepared for all types of weather conditions. Trekkers should pack appropriate clothing, including warm layers, a waterproof jacket, and sturdy footwear, to ensure they are comfortable during the trek.

Are there any notable landmarks or scenic spots along the trek?

Along the Khopra Ridge Trekking for 11 days, trekkers will have the opportunity to see some of the most iconic landmarks and scenic spots in the region. These include the Khumbu Glacier, which is one of the largest glaciers in the region, and the Kongma La Pass, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. The trek also takes trekkers through remote villages and traditional farming communities, giving them a glimpse into the culture and way of life of the local people.

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