Khopra Ridge Trekking-11 Days

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 Path, An Ancient Monastery, Old Tradition Gurung Museum, Waterfalls.
  • Hike to Khayer Lake, a sacred lake at the foot of Annapurna along the Dense Rhododendron Forest.

Trip Introduction

Khopra Ridge Trekking


Firstly, Khopra ridge trekking is one of the second known treks through the Annapurna which affords the 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, which is considered sacred by Hindus, high pastures, and a temporary herder’s settlement, and winds its way through rhododendron forests and Tibetan-like villages.


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


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


What can you expect in Khopra Ridge Trekking?


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 pastoral villages to Tatopani and hike to sacred Khayer Lake at the foot of Annapurna South.


Likewise, the trip will be absolutely amazing 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 & treks who can get everything organized for you.


You’ll have an experienced licensed guide, a well thought through the itinerary, and the flexibility during the trek to move at your own pace. in the alternative, if you are planning for the Poonhill Trek we can organize it too.

Outline Itinenary

  • Day 1:  Drive From Kathmandu To Pokhara (900m)
  • Day 2:  Pokhara To Ghandruk (1,940 m)
  • Day 3:  Trek From Ghandruk To Tadapani (2,630 m)
  • Day 4:  Trek From Tadapani To Dobato (3,420 m)
  • Day 5:  Trek From Dobato To Chistibung (3,026 m)
  • Day 6:  Trek From Chistibung To Khopra Ridge (3,640 m)
  • Day 7:  Trek From Khopra Ridge To Khayer Lake: Rigid (4,660 m)
  • Day 8:  Trek From Khopra Ridge To Swanta Village (2,214 m)
  • Day 9:  Trek From Swanta To Ulleri (2,050 m)
  • Day 10:  Trek From Ulleri To Nayapul And Drive To Pokhara
  • Day 11:  Drive Back(Flight) To Kathmandu


  • Day 1: Drive From Kathmandu To Pokhara (900m)

    Early In The Morning After Having Breakfast You Will Begin A Scenic Drive To The Gorgeous City Of Pokhara And Transfer Your Hotel. Afternoon If Time Permits Boating In Phewa Lake And Visits The Barahi Temple Located Within The Center Of Phewa Lake, Also Side Visits Around The Lakeside.

  • Day 2:  Pokhara To Ghandruk (1,940 m)

    Approximately 3 Hours Of Further Driving Will Take You To Kimche From Where The Kopra Ridge Trek Formally Begins. The Vehicle Can Take You Through A Number Of Famous Villages Like Lumle And Nayapul. You’ll Be Able To Have Lunch Either In Pokhara Or Kimche, Depending Upon The Time. Once You Set 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 (7,219 Meters), Hiunchuli (6,441 Meters), Machhapuchhre (6,993 Meters), Etc.

  • Day 3: Trek From Ghandruk To Tadapani (2,630 m)

    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’ 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 Iii (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.

  • Day 4: Trek From Tadapani To Dobato (3,420 m)

    You Should Take 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.

  • Day 5: Trek From Dobato To Chistibung (3,026 m)

    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 Is Able To Give You With Fairly Satisfactory Accommodation.

  • Day 6: Trek From Chistibung To Khopra Ridge (3,640 m)

    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 To 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 Also 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, 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.

  • Day 7: Trek From Khopra Ridge To Khayer Lake: Rigid (4,660 m)

    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 Back To The Same Route That You Had 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.

  • Day 8: Trek From Khopra Ridge To Swanta Village (2,214 m)

    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.

  • Day 9: Trek From Swanta To Ulleri (2,050 m)

    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.

  • Day 10: Trek From Ulleri To Nayapul And Drive To Pokhara

    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.

  • Day 11: Drive Back(Flight) To Kathmandu

    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 Got Enough Time, It’ll Be A Pleasing Experience Riding A Bus To Kathmandu For Around Eight Hours.

Cost Includes and Excludes

Cost Includes

  • 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

Cost Disincludes

  • 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

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  • Trip Duration

    11 Days
  • Destination

    Kathmandu/ Pokhara/ Khopra Ridge
  • Activity

    Teahouse Trek
  • Price

    USD 865
  • Meal

    Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
  • Transportation

    local jeep/bus or private vehicle
  • Accommodation

    Tea House
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  • Season

    March to May & Sept to Dec
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  • Trip Attraction

    Khopra Ridge

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