Annapurna Khopra Ridge

Annapurna Khopra Ridge trekking is one of the most magnificent trekking routes around the Annapurna region. It is the ideal trekking route for the trekkers who want to submerge themselves and wanderlust in the lap of nature. This trek provides the horde free trails taking you all the way up to Khayer pond situated at the elevation of 4500 meters above the sea level and is one of the holy pilgrimage sites in Nepal for people following Hindu religion. From the Khopra ridge, you can enjoy the marvelous and mesmerizing panoramic view of one of the biggest mountain in the world, Mount Dhaulagiri and its ranges along with Annapurna South and Nilgiri. This isolated route delivers the best trekking experience to every trekker as the snow leopard, Mountain Yak, and Impeyan Pheasant - the national bird of Nepal can be seen on the way.

per adult from

$1,603

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Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 7x Dinner
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 8 nights
    • 1 night hotel accommodation in Hotel Crystal Palace or similar at Pokhara on breakfast basis
    • Accommodation in available local lodge throughout the trek in room only basis
    • Guide: government licensed and experienced fluent English speaking trek guide.
    • All land transportation in private vehicle
    • ACAP, TIMS & other permits
    • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
    • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
    • All government and local taxes
    What's excluded :
    • Food and Drinks/Beverages bills
    • Tipping (Tips for guide, driver and supporters.)
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal Visa Fee
    • International flight.
    • Extras cost for up-grading rooms at hotels if/when applicable.
    • Donations.
    • Emergency Rescue evacuation Insurance of any kind.

  • Day 1: Pokhara to Tadapani (2700 m) via Ghandruk (1940 m) Hiking duration: 5-6 Hours

    Pass By: Ghandruk, Ghandruk, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    Ghandruk village is a typical Gurung village with its unique culture still intact.

    Stop At: Tadapani, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
    Early in the morning, our team will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the foothill of Ghandruk. From here, walk for about one hour towards Ghandruk. Ghandruk village is a typical Gurung village with its unique culture still intact. From here, walk all the way up through the dense rhododendron forest to reach BhaiseKharka. Continuing our trail, we reach Tadapani.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in available local lodge in Tadapani

    Day 2: Tadapani to Bayeli Kharka (3460 m), Hiking duration: 6-7 Hours.

    Stop At: Tadapani, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
    In the morning, enjoy the beautiful sunrise and the magnificent view of Fishtail mountain. Afterward, start your trek towards BayeliKharka. At first, you will descend down through the dense rhododendron forest and gradually your trail will take you all the way up to BayeliKharka. As you reach near to your destination, you can see your surroundings and can notice that you're above the tree line. From here, you will start to walk into thin air. After reaching BayeliKharka, check-in at the tea house hotel.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in available local lodge in Bayeli Kharka

    Day 3: Bayeli to Chistbung (2950 m), Hiking Duration: 5 Hours.

    Stop At: Tadapani, Ghandruk 33700, Nepal
    Today you will be walking all the way through the remote areas of the Annapurna region. The trail will take you all the way down to lower Chistbung first and from there, you will gradually walk all the way up along with the wind breeze passing through you and the view of Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri Mountains keep you delighting all the way. After some walking, you will reach Chistbung.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in available local lodge in Chistbung

    Day 4: Chistbung to Khopra Ridge (3660 m), Hiking Duration: 3-4 Hours.

    Stop At: Khopra Danda Trek, Tatopani Nepal
    Though today is a short hike to Khopra Ridge, it’s a steady climb all the way up through the meadow and pasture trail to Khopra. If the luck favors you then you will be able to see the Pheasant, the national bird of Nepal, and the glimpse of the snow leopard as well. After reaching Khopra, you can observe the glorious view of Mount Dhaulagiri and the peak of Annapurna South. Check-in at the lodge and explore the surrounding of Khopra as from Khopra ridge viewpoint you can observe the Kali Gandaki river down the George.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in available local lodge in Khopra Ridge

    Day 5: Khopra Ridge to Khayer Lake & back to Khopra Ridge ( 4500m) Hiking Duration: 9-10 Hours.

    Stop At: Khopra Danda Trek, Tatopani Nepal
    Wake up early in the morning at 6 and head towards Khayer lake as today is the longest hike in this trek as the trail leads you through the rocky path and all the way up to the lake. KhayerLake is considered as the holy and sacred lake around this region by the native people who follow the Hindu religion and there's a belief that by bathing in the lake, you will attain tranquility. You can see the Hindu Temple followed by the Buddhist temple standing in front of the massive Annapurna south. Explore the surroundings and get back to Khopra.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in available local lodge in Khopra Ridge

    Day 6: Khopra Ridge to Swanta village (2200 m) Hiking Duration: 5-6 Hours.

    Stop At: Khopra Danda Trek, Tatopani Nepal
    We descend all the way down from the hillside through the steep trail to reach the Swanta village. As you keep on walking down, you can find yourself surrounded by the trees and soon the trail will lead you through the rhododendron forest having flora and fauna along witha glimpse of Mount Dhaulagiri throughout your trail. As the Swanta village comes nearby, you can see the terrace field and the colorful houses around. On reaching Swanta village, you can explore the village.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in available local lodge in Swanta Village

    Day 7: Swanta village to Ghorepani (2840m) Hiking Duration: 6 Hours.

    Stop At: Ghorepani, Ghorepani, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    Today, your trail will lead you through the flat land followed by the terrace field and on the way, you can observe the water mill and cross the river through the suspension bridge. From now, you will steadily walk up through the dense rhododendron forest all the way up to Ghorepani.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in available local lodge in Ghorepani

    Day 8: Ghorepani to Tikhedhunga via Poon Hill (3210m), Tikhedhunga Hiking duration: 4-5 Hours, Driving Duration: 3-4 Hours.

    Pass By: Tikhedhunga, Tikhedhunga, Seti Zone, Far-Western Region
    A beautiful place on the way to Poon Hill.

    Stop At: Poon Hill, Histan Mandali 33200, Nepal
    Wake up early in the morning and hike towards Poon Hill all the way up through the stone staircase. From here, enjoy the breathtaking view of sunrise along with the panoramic view of Fishtail mountain, Annapurna mountain and ranges with Nilgiri mountain on your north and the Mount Dhaulagiri on your west.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    Afterward, return to the lodge and have your breakfast. Then you will be descending all the way down to Tikhedhunga. The trails will take you through between the rhododendron forest and down to steep steps to Tikhedhunga. In Tikhedhunga, our jeep will be waiting for you to take you to Pokhara. Our team will drop you at your hotel making the program come to an end.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Hotel Crystal Palace or similar at Pokhara
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All airport pick ups and drop off are managed by private vehicle. Similarly, additional pickups can also be managed.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Asian Heritage Treks and Travels

Activity ID: V-65364P21

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