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7 Days Nature tour itinerary for nepal: Be Smitten By The Khopra Danda Trek

Annapurna, Ghandruk, Ghorepani, Pokhara

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Be Smitten by the Khopra Danda Trek

Glorious Spectacle

Annapurna-Nepal

Do you wish to trek in the newly opened trekking trails but have a shortage on time? Do not worry! Khopra Danda short trek is the newly opened community trek at the popular Annapurna region of Nepal. It is one of the popular treks among the world’s best trek as it renders amazing and adventurous trekking trip for the trekkers.

DAY 01

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1050m) 1 & ½ hr & Trek to Ghandruk (1940m) – 5 hrs

  • Drive to Nayapul by private car from Pokhara; it will take about one hour. 

  • Trek from Nayapul to Ghandruk, follow the Modi Khola, cross the river in Birethanti, to follow Modi Khola valley passing Sauly Bazaar, this will take about 2 hours. 

  • Climb up steps and continue to walk to. the beautiful Gurung village of Ghandruk, a village with vibrant Buddhist monasteries and houses made of slate and stones with beautiful mountain views and rich in Gurung traditions.

Overnight at the lodge.

Included meals - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 02

Ghandruk to Tadapani (2675m.8,630 ft) 3-4 hrs

  • Leave the terraced hillsides and the village of Ghandruk behind and trek through rhododendron and oak forest. There are no villages on this route, but there are a few teahouses at the place called Baisi Kharkha (Buffalo Grassing place) to rest. 

  • See awe-inspiring views of Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7237m), and Lamjung Himal (6931m) along the way.

Overnight at the lodge.

Included meals - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 03

Tadapani (2595m.) – Bayeli Kharka (3450m/11318 ft) 5 hours.

  • From Tadapani, walk the first and half hours through the forest of rhododendrons and Primula.

  • After 4 hours of gradual climb, reach above the timberline with amazing views of the Annapurna with your Nepali trekking guide.

  • Stop for lunch and continue through the open countryside to reach a small pass from here the trail descends through rhododendron to a clearing known as Bayli Kharka and the lodge.

  • From the village, enjoy superb views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, the seventh highest mountain in the world.

Overnight at the lodge.

Included meals - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 04

Bayli Kharka (3450m.) – Khopra Danda (Ridge) (3660m/11811 ft) 5 hours.

  • From Bayli Kharka, descend through forests to reach the pastures of Chistibang.

  • From Chistibang, trek for around 2 hours to ascend above the timberlines to reach the ridge at Kopra, You might get to see Himalayan tahr and Danfe pheasant on the way.

  • On top, see amazing views on all sides of Dhaulagiri, Damphus Peak, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna 1, Annapurna South and deep down Sikha.

Overnight at the lodge.

Included meals - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 05

Khopra Danda (3660m.) – Swanta (2214m/7874m) 4 hours.

  • From Khopra Ridge, walk to Khayar Lake at 4600m which will take around 5 hours. 

  • Take a steep trail on the ridge with stone steps with a gorgeous view of nature.

  • After visiting the lake, come back down to Khopra. For those who don't want to visit the lake can trek down a trail to reach the nice little village Swanta, with incredibly friendly people, it is also also the community cheese factory. Where not many other tourists come. You can explore the place as well as taste cheese.

Overnight at the lodge.

Included meals - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 06

Swanta – Ghorepani (2880m9,350 ft) 5 hrs.

  • Descend through the village fields to a small river then will cross the suspension bridge and head upwards to the village of Chittre, where you will join the main trekking trail. There is a further ascent to reach the Ghorepani.

  • Enjoy seeing great views of the Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre massif and a well-earned rest.

Overnight at the lodge.

Included meals - (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 07

Early morning hike to Poon Hill viewpoint (3,210 m/ 10,525 ft) ¾ hr, then trek to Pokhara.

  • Ascend to Poon Hill (3,210m) early morning to view sunrise over the whole Annapurna, Dhaulagiri massif including Mt Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Mt Manaslu and surrounding rice terrace a favourite spot among photographers. 

  • After visiting Poonhill, trek back to Naya pul then drive to Pokhara followed by a drop-off at your hotel. 

Included meals - Breakfast. 

  • 550 USD Per Adult
  • Accommodations: Tea house lodge in the mountains.

  • All itinerary as on suggested itinerary.

  • All land transportation

  • Pick up from your hotel in Pokhara and transfer to the trekking starting point.

  • Pick up from trekking ending point and transfer you to Pokhara.

  • All meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

  • All necessary paper works, conservation entry permits and Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.

  • 1 Nepali trekking guide & 1 porter (maximum 25kg luggage) will be provided during your treks.

  • Salary, accommodations & meals for trekking guide and porter.

  • First aids kids, water purified tab & all necessary in the mountains.

  • All VAT (Government tax and service charge)

  • Personal expenses

  • Items that mentioned as your own expenses.

  • Travel Insurance

  • Tipping.

  • Any extra expenses due to weather change or natural causes such as landslide or accident.

  • Passport copy required for to make permit

  • Traveler pickup is offered

  • Any hotels, please give us a hotel name day before the trip.

  • Return Details

  • Returns to the original departure point.

  • 7 Days Short Khopra Danda Trek from Pokhara

Annapurna, Ghandruk, Ghorepani, Pokhara

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