Khopra Annapurna trek will take you around the scenic view points of Annapurna conservation area. This trek is suitable for family and all age groups.The region is inhabited by people of multi ethnicity which gives reflection of true Nepali culture. The trail encompasses beautiful forest and landscape with rich vegetation and wildlife. It offers magnificent views of mount Manaslu,Fishtail, Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Ganesh Himal. There is also natural hot spring in the place called Tatopani where people can take a bath which is believed to cure skin diseases.
Khopra Annapurna Trek is a new trek trail in Annapurna Conservation Area, which provides you many viewpoints with cultural heritage of this region. You can have the closer view of Annapurna range, manaslu range, and Dhaulagiri range, Ganesh Himal range with breath taking sunrise and sunset view from viewpoints during this Kopra Trek. This trek also includes one of the great view points Ghorepani Poon hill which is the greatest place to see a breathtaking sunrise view on the top of the Himalayas. You will definitely get a life-changing experience while having the best time with local people with their absolutely amazing hospitality at the same time you would be surprised getting an opportunity to explore the local culture and nature in the Himalayas with our expert team.
Scenic viewpoints of Annapurna conservation area
Explore the multi ethnicity, tradition which gives reflection of true Nepali culture
Magnificent views of mount Manaslu, Fishtail, Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Ganesh Himal
Great view points Ghorepani Poon hill which is the greatest place to see a breathtaking sunrise view on the top of the Himalayas
Early in the morning at 7:30 am drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.We will drive along the Trishuli River and we will cross some small towns and cities. On the way we can see rice, corn, millet fields with some greenery scenes. During our drive we will stop on the way for tea break and lunch. After driving approx. 7 hours’ drive we will reach the Pokhara.After reaching the Pokhara we will explore around the Pokhara city on leisure time.
Overnight stay in Pokhara.
Early in the Morning after breakfast we will drive from pokhara to Ulleri for Approx 4 hours. After reaching Ulleri we will start our trek to Ghorepani. We will explore the local tipical village and Jungle walk along this trek to Ghorepani. On Banthati we will stop for Lunch and we will enjoy the forest filled with rhododendron and many herbs and plants on the way until reach the Ghorepani. We will gradually climb uphill to reach the Ghorepani. We can see many Himalayan ranges from Ghorepani like as: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Ganesh, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Machhapurchre (Fish Tail), Nilgiri, Gangapurna, Manaslu, Lamjung Himalayan ranges. Early in the morning we will hike on the top of Poonhill view point (Approx. 30-45 minute hike) for Sunrise and sunset views. Poonhill is the most popular view point of this Annapurna region where we can see mesmerizing views of sun rise and sunset.
Overnight stay in Ghorepani. Meals: BLD
After breakfast, we will be descending through the beautiful mixed forest of rhododendron forests,Himalayan oak, and pine trees. After almost approx. 3-4 hours down the hill, we reach a small river, which we continue to follow downhill Swanta (2,200 m), overnight we stay at the lodge with Delicious typical food. We can explore the Swanta Magar and Gurung village in our free time.
Overnight stay in Swanta village. Meals: BLD
We will continue our trek after having breakfast in the early morning with the glorious sunrise views.Today’s hike is worth the climb to the popular lookout mountain Poon Hill.The comprehensive view extends from Dhaulagiri peak in the west and Tukuche over the Kali Gandaki valley, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchare, Annapurna IV and II and Lamjung Himal to the Manaslu massif in the east. This is also a magnificent view point of this Khopra trek, where you can enjoy the Himalayan view with flora and fauna.
Overnight in Dhan Kharka Meals: BLD
Today is our Main point view of this Kopra trek where we will hike to Kopra Danda early in the morning after breakfast. Today’s our trekking trail leads us to a short descent along a mountain slope to the foothills of the nearly 8,000 m high Bara Shikar. Finally, we reach Kopra Danda to 3,660 m after the approx. 4-5 hours hike.This opens up a breathtaking 360-degree view of Sunset and Sunrise from the closer view than ever, overnight we stay at the tea house.
Overnight at Kopra Danda. Meals: BLD
Early in the morning after having breakfast we will leave the Kopra and head into the deep, almost untouched Rhododendron, Bamboo bushes with mixed forest. Today trek is going to be challenging as we will slowly trek up and down, this is the most challenging day of this whole Kopra Trek. The forest thins to approximately 3,100 m elevation and the path leading out into open grassland. For our lunch break, we are looking for a nice place with good views. Then it continues uphill through the forest and over pastures to the pasture Dobato. Here you can see shepherd down with their livestock in the summer. In Sumphul Danda (3,400 m) we reach a pass that gives us an uninterrupted view of the western mountains of Dhaulagiri, the Nilgiri Mountains and the Annapurna massif to Machhapuchare in the east. After a short descent, it’s another hour along the ridge (3,500 m) to our simple accommodation on the Bayeli Alm (3,400 m). This “Community Lodge ” is managed jointly by the inhabitants of the surrounding villages.
Overnight at Bayeli. Meals: BLD
After having breakfast we will start our trek by heading down hill with gorgeous views of mountains. Our morning trek continues downhill into the forest of rhododendron, oak, and Bamboo bushes and we can also encounter the wildlife like: Black bear, Musk Deer, Mountain goat, snow leopard and some peasants. After reaching the main trekking route at Tadapani, overnight in the comfort of the nice and cozy lodge, and enjoy the beautiful sunset on the top of Annapurna ranges and fishtail mountains.
Overnight Stay in Tadapani. Meals: BLD
Today early in the morning after breakfast we will start our trek gradually heading down hill till we reach Ghandruk village.We will see a Gurung traditional museum at Ghandruk, Ghandruk is one of the best destinations for domestic or international tourists so many travellers visit here to see the ethnic culture and traditional. We will have lunch at Ghandruk Village. The place still provides us beautiful landscape and awesome mountains view with Annapurna south, Machhapuchre, and Annapurna II, the journey ends here and we will drive to Pokhara Approx. 3-4 hours. You can also explore the Pokhara views on your free time.
Overnight in Pokhara.Meals: BLD
Today after having breakfast we will drive or flight (optional) from Pokhara to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu we will drop you in your hotel and after some rest you can explore the Kathmandu Valley or do shopping on your free time. Meals: BB Plan Overnight in Kathmandu
Today is our last day of this trek and we will drop off you by our company representative for your international flight. And for optional, if you are interested for mountain flight here in Kathmandu then you can do mountain as the mountain flight duration is 1 hour.
- Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
- All transportation: Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu, Pokhara – Ulleri and Ghandruk - Pokhara
- 2 night's hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
- Guesthouse accommodation during the trek.
- All necessary trekking permits: Annapurna Conservation Area and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) fee.
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader
- Staff costs including salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
- Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
- All government and local taxes.
- First aid medical kit.
- Trekking Map
- Fresh fruit
- Nepalese visa fee.
- Personal expenses phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, Beverage bills, shower, etc.
- Travel and rescue insurance.
- Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver
- Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 10 kg of luggage, a cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
- OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
- 1 hour Mountain flight
Day pack (25–35 liters),Pack cover
Sleeping bag comfortable to 0°F (dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference) optional
Waterproof hiking boots
Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)
LED headlamp with extra batteries
Trekking poles,Trekking Clothing
Wicking, quick-dry boxers or briefs (3)
Wicking, quick-dry sports bra (for women)
Heavyweight long underwear bottoms
Mid weight long underwear bottoms
Mid weight long underwear top
Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)
Mid weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)
Convertible hiking pants
Fleece pants or insulated pants
Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket
Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain pants
Mid weight fleece gloves or wool gloves,Liner gloves
Mid weight fleece/wool winter hat,Sun hat
Mid weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)
Liner socks (optional)Sunglasses
Sun lotion 35 to 50,Water Bottle
Personal medicine kits