12 Days Khopra ridge (Danda) Trek from Kathmandu!!

12 Days


Khopra Danda Trek

This trek takes you through lesser-known paths to Khopra Danda while letting you experience traditional villages, terraced farms, and amazing mountain peaks (including Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak), and Poon Hill – in the Annapurna region.

Khopra Danda Trek is a Newly opened and less crowded trekking route that offers outstanding  mountain views, cultural experiences, and an opportunity to explore the unspoiled  beauty of natural , The Khopra Danda is a  ridge of mountain,  3640m which provides Stuning views of the surrounding mountains, including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fang, Nilgiri, and Hiunchuli. The Trekking Parsees Through of   several local settlement, lush forests, clear mountain streams and terraced fields which are the hallmarks of the Himalayan foothills , After reaching Khopra danda, The trekkers can also visit the holy Khayer Lake and experience the traditional Gurung culture and lifestyle.

Trip Highlights

  • Amazing closest Mountain views such as Mt Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South etc
  • Less Touristic, peaceful Trek
  • Walking through of beautiful rhododendron forest.
  • Visit the Holy Lake ( Khayar Tal) at the bottom of Annapurna South.


After arriving in Kathmandu, a representative from Sea & Sky Tours & Travels Trekking & Expedition will pick up from the airport and take to our hotel and we are introduced to our fellow participants and discuss our trip at office or hotel. Evening dinner and Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Morning after breakfast at hotel, then drive to Pokhara, (Pokhara is located in the mid western Nepal and a six-hour drive or 20-minutes flight from Kathmandu. Pokhara, the centre of adventure in Nepal, is an enchanting city nestled in a tranquil valley. Due to its stunningly beautiful natural setting and the suitable base for trekking in the Annapurna region, Pokhara is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal after Kathmandu. It is the starting point for many of Nepal’s most popular trekking and rafting destinations. The majority of the people of Pokhara are Brahmins and Chettris from Kathmandu and Tibetan settlers) Arrive and lunch in Pokhara, rest then 1 hour Boating on Fewa Lake, free time lake side, dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Starting at about 8 am from Pokhara (the main closest town to the Annapurna Himalaya range), we took a bus to Nayapul to begin the Poon Hill trek.
We start trekking from Nayapul (trekking entry point) to Birethanti about one hour. Then have lunch at Birethanti after lunch trek to Tikedhunga Village passing mountain forests & Rivers about 3/4 hours then hike to Ulleri about 2 hrs and overnight at Tea house.

Morning after breakfast in ulleri then we walk straight up the face of the mountain for about 5/6 hours, eventually catching glimpses of the white snow capped Annapurna peaks.
We stay at upper Ghorepani village offers best view of Annapurna South & Nilgiri Mountains. Overnight at Tea house.

Early in the morning (4 am) we hike steps trail about one & half hour to Poon Hill view point for sunrise view over amazing Himalayas. Poon hill is the highest altitude of this trekking situated at 3210 M offers magnificent panoramic view Annapurna Range including Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and others 20 highest mountains. After sunrise back to hotel have breakfast and begin trek to Dobato. Today trek is fantastic cause you to walk through the ridge of the hill until deurali, you can taste the local cheese of this place. Now the trail separates, as there are two trails one is to go Tadapani and another one is to go Dobato with forest. following the second trail, you continue the trek up to Dobato. Amazing landscape is on the way here.

It is an exciting day today. Early in the morning, you wake up and go to see the view from Mulde View point; this is the best viewpoint even better than Poon hill. After heaving a breakfast you trek through the beautiful forest today, you pass several pastures and arrive the Shrsitibang where you do lunch. Heaving lunch you carry on the trek to Khopra Danda, which takes 2.30 hours from here.

Early in the morning, you begin trekking from around six in the morning towards the Khayer Lake from where we attain excellent views of the Fang and surrounding mountains. Trek through the ridge, you would see both sides of the mountain. Khayer Lake is considered to be a sacred lake by the Hindus, and it is believed that bathing in the lake will help attain Nirvana. As Hinduism and Buddhism are interrelated, you can even see a number of Hindu and Buddhist shrines on the lakeside.

Today hike is very amazing with thick forest to decent down to Swanta. The forest is full of rhododendron, oak, pine and other alpine trees. This walk is very pleasurable. Overnight at Swanta.

Today is the last day of the trekking and you will trek down to Tatopani and rest there, There is natural hot-spring, where you can take a bath. Enjoy the evening here.

Morning breakfast at hotel then take the Local bus or Jeep to Pokhara, arrive check in hotel rest in lakeside, enjoy the evening with your own, evening dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

Morning breakfast at hotel, then drive back to Kathmandu, Arrive check in hotel, rest then free time for shopping in Thamel and Ason Area, Evening farewell dinner at Typical Nepali Restaurant with live Folk music and Dance, then overnight stay at hotel

Morning breakfast at hotel, then transfer to airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On our way to home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.


Cost Includes

  • • Hotels as 3/4 star (twin sharing) in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • • Airport pick up and transfer (from/to the international/domestic flight),
  • • Privately reserved transportation as per the group size for round the trip (Car/HIACE/van, mini/bus, Sutlaj etc. as per the group size),
  • • Full board trek (with 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) And in Kathmandu and Pokhara all meals inclusive as on the given program,
  • • Accommodation (twin sharing) on trek,
  • • All trek and entry permits & TIMS,
  • • 1 guide, guide's assistant (for the group if higher than 10 people) assistant, necessary number of porters.
  • • Duffel bag for carrying your things if required for trek purpose only,
  • • Services of trekking map (1 or 2) depending on the group size,
  • • Services of daily warm/washing water, fresh fruits, etc.
  • • Lunch and dinner all inclusive.

Cost Excludes

  • • Trek equipment, back pack, warm clothes, rain wear, personal medicines if any,
  • • Cold drinks, bar bills, personal expenses, tips to your trek guide and other porters (if any),
  • • extra night stay in Kathmandu or in Pokhara and anything not mentioned on the above price
  • • inclusive column,
  • • Any International and Domestic Airfare.
  • • Tips for Driver, Guide & Staff.

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12 Days Khopra ridge (Danda) Trek from Kathmandu!!