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The Khopra Ridge Trek is the best off the beaten hiking trail in Nepal. If you are looking for best short trekking in Nepal, trek to Khopra Ridge with Khayar Lake Hike is the Best Choice. This is the best short trekking near the Pokhara, in terms of scientific mountain views.
Khopra Danda is Nepali word of Khopra Ridge. From this point, you’ll see a massive mountain range with a closer view. It is situated at 3660m (11,000 ft) from the sea level. There is only one Community Lodge on the Khopra Danda. So during the main time, it’s difficult to get a room for solo travelers as well as a group. Due to the tourist flow increase, now local people are going to add some more guesthouses to those places.
At the bottom of Annapurna South, there is a holy lake which is called Khayar Lake. Till now it’s popular for local people of Khopra Area as holy places.
Khayar Lake is not big in areas but it’s beautiful. It’s located at 4,800 m altitude. From Khopra Danda, it takes approx 10 hours to go and back. On the midway, there is small teashop where we can get some basic foods as well as hot drinks.
We can say alternative trekking trail of Most popular short Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Because from this route you’ll have a closer view of mountains than Poon Hill. If you want to avoid more tourist areas Khopra Ridge can be your best choice.
Khopra Trekking is best hike route due to outstanding views of More than 10 peaks from Khopra Danda, we can say Khopra Danda trek is the best short hiking in Annapurna. In terms of altitude easy to moderate difficult trek. As we stay one night at Khopra Danda(3,660m) and for the Khayar Lake you should hike up to 4800m. Khayar Lake hike makes this trip more adventure. If you want to see Annapurna South just closer your eye and want to explore Khayar Lake, you should hike from khora Danda to Khayar Lake.
This trail is open a few years ago to explore the hidden beauty of Annapurna Region.
If you do this trek then you can see astonishing views of 2 major Mountains of Nepal.They are:
Besides Annapurna and Dhaulagiri major mountain you will other popular peaks sucha as Tukuche, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli and Fishtail. On Khopra Danda and Chistibung places , they have community system lodges. So this trail is also called Khopra Community Lodges trek .The good things is profit from that two places hotel goes to social works like school education of that areas.
During the trek to Khopra Ridge Trekking, you’ll see fabulous views of major peaks such as Mount Annapurna, Mount Dhaulagiri, Mount Machhapuchhre(Fishtail), Nilgiri and Tukuche as well. Your journey to Khopra Ridge will move forward through the most popular short trekking Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Rhododendron forests, beautiful farmlands, and an amazing landscape makes more remarkable trekking.
Let’s dive right in the topic of your interest on The Khopra Trek brought you by Base Camp Hike.
For the Route map of Khopra, here is Google Maps.
Let’s dive into some reason that you need to do Khopra trekking.
695 per personSee Group Discount
|No. of people||Price P.P|
|1 – 1||US$ 695|
|2 – 2||US$ 680|
|7 – 9||US$ 640|
|10 – 16||US$ 600|
|1st||Kathmandu to Pokhara (Drive)||830 m||7 hr|
|2nd||Pokhara – Ghandruk – Tadapani||2760||7 hr|
|3rd||Tadpani to Dobato||3,440m||7 hr|
|4th||Dobato to Khopra Danda||3660 m||8 hr|
|5th||Hike to Khayar Lake( Optional Rest at Khopra Danda)||4,680 m||10 hr|
|6th||Khopra Danda to Swanta Village||2200m||7 hr|
|7th||Swanta village to Ghorepani||2850m||6 hr|
|8th||Ghorepani to Tikhedungha via Poon Hill||1540||7 hr|
|9th||Trek to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara||800m||5 hr|
|10th||Back to Kathmandu||1300m||7-8 hr|
The Khopra Ridge Trek Package cost USD 695 per person for 10 days. It is the cost from Ktm to Ktm with normal plan. If you want to get higher service than the cost cover you can get luxury Khora trekking package. Likewise if you are travelling with tight budget you can join in a group to share guide and porter cost.
|Start Date||Start Date||Price||Availbility||Booking|
|17 March, 2020||27 March, 2020||USD 695||Guaranteed|
|2 April, 2020||12 April, 2020||USD 695||Guaranteed|
Guaranteed – Trip is Guaranteed to RUN.
Available – Trip is available to run if minimum group size is filled
Limited – Only few space available
You can do Khayar-Khopra trek a minimum 6 days and you can extend it up to 14 days. If you wish to do this trail including Ghorepani Poon Hill Plus Tatopani then it takes around 10 days. But if want to do this trek within 5 to 7 days, we should escape either Ghorepani Part or Tatopani Part.
There are main two routes to do Khopra Trekking. One, you can do similar like Poon Hill up to Deurali. But From Deurali we will go through a narrow way to Dobato. The Dobato is one the popular point of Khopra Ridge.
The another way(two) is you can go Nayapul to Tadapani. And next day morning Tadapani to Bayeli Kharka.
First you should take either fly or drive to Pokhara. Afterward, next day morning take you can take a taxi from Pokhara to Ghandruk. Or if you choose the route from Ghorepani poon Hill then drive Pokhara-Nayapul.
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