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Khopra Khayer Trek - 15 Days

Khopra Khayer Trek
Khopra Khayer Trek
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  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Min. Age: 1 ( Minimum) – 15 (Maximum)
  • Maximum Height : Kali Barahi Lake (4,827m)
  • Trek Starting Point : Pokhara - Nayapul
  • Trek Ending Point : Nayapul– Pokhara
  • Recommended Season : Spring and Autumn
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Khopra-Khayer  is newly started trekking trail in Annapurna region. It is located in the west region from Kathmandu with the lots of fascinating and alluring views which attract the Trekkers but it still remains secret of the secrets for the trekkers along the Annapurna region. This trek is one of the less crowded, demanded and most loved trekking route in Annapurna region. While trekking to Khopra-Khayer Lake area, you not only explore the mixed of culture, excellent views of high Himalayas including Mt. Dhaulagiri , Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna south and Fang , Mt. Machhapuchhare (fish tail), Hiunchuli, Lamjung himal, Tukuche peak and Nilgiri and more. Khopra-Khayer Lake trek comprises alpine pastures, forests, lakes, glaciers; rivers, waterfalls, caves, cultivated lands, Different types of orchids and rhododendron .

The best season trekking for the trek is spring season where the nature does not hesitate to spread its beauty. On the trekking trail the blossom Rhododendron welcomes you. This trek would be your best Holiday destinations in terms of explore the south Annapurna Base Camp and superb Khayer Lake.

Khyar Lake Trekking is another best appeal for the trekkers to travel. This place is the open arms of local and their strong believe on colorful cultural tradition. Each and every year this region hold two great festivals i.e. all the local inhabitants gather together on the top of the ridge once in month of March-April, they slain Yak and drink the blood, they believe that is best treatment for any kind of illness. Similarly the 2nd one is the month of July-August during the day of sacred-thread replacement; people believe that if they pray during the time; they will receive everything. Mainly the married barren women came ask for the fertility of their wombs

Walkers Expedition offers an excellent Khayar-Khopra trekking package. This 11 days trek begins from Kathmandu – Pokhara- Nayapul. The trail gradually ascends through Villages, Forests of oak, rhododendron, and bamboo line the route and finally reaches to Khayar Lake and ends back to Nayapul and drive back to your hotel at Pokhra. 

Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna, Gangapurna, Fishtail, Himchuli, Nill Giri, Dhaulagiri and more.
  • Mixed culture and traditions
  • Inhabited both Hindu and Buddhist people
  • Temperate to Alpine forests
  • View of  over 8000 meter highest mountains
  • Glacial River, & lush of bamboo forest
  • Very rich in flora and fauna
  • Waterfalls and Suspension bridges along the way to cross the river
  • Rhododendron forest
  • Most famous trek in Nepal
  • Nepal’s ethnic Magar and Gurung culture
  • Area of renown  Gorkha shoulders

Day to day outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu City excursion

Day 03: Early morning 5/6 hours Drive to Pokhara stay at Hotel in Pokhara. An excursion to around Pokhara and boating at Phewa lake

Day 04: Take breakfast, drive to Nayapul and Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m). An interesting Gurung village walk. ~4-5 hours trek

Day 05: Trek to Tadapani (2,721m) through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 hours trek.

Day 06: Trek to Dobato (3,460m) through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 hours trek.

Day 07: Trek to Chhistibung (3,100m) 5 through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 hours trek.

Day 08: Trek to Khopra Danda (4,020m) through the Bamboo forest/ local villages. ~ 5-6 hours trek.

Day 09: Trek to Khayar base camp (4,620m) 5/6 hours walking visit Kali Barahi lake 4,827m.~ 5-6 hours trek.

Day 10: Trek back to Khopra Danda (4,020m) 5/6 hours walking .

Day 11: Trek to Chitre (2370m ) through the rhododendron, oak, orchid forest and local village. 4- 5 hours trek.

Day 12: Trek back to Ghorepani (2,855m) through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 trek.

Day 13: Trek Ghorepani- Poon Hill - Tikhedhunga (1,540m),or Bireththanti (1,080m) 8-9 hours walking then drive back to Pokhara.

Day 14: Pokhara Kathmandu drive / Fly

Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination

Cost Details

Cost Includes
  • Airport transfers 
  • Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Hotel accommodations in Pokhara
  • City tour by private transport 
  • Tourist Bus Transportation Kathmandu – Pokhara - Kathamndu
  • Annapurna Conservation permit an
  • TIMS Permits
  • Trekking equipment such as down filled sleeping bag and duffel bag.
  • An English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers : 1 porter)
  • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food and lodging
  • Private transport Pokhara to Naya Pul  and Nayapul to Pokhara 
  • 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) along the way to trek 
  • Hot drinks (Tea or  Coffee) during the meal time.
  • Purified/Iodine  Drinking water
  • All lodge accommodations on twin sharing basis ( private room share toilet) 
  • Kathmandu -Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus 
  • A comprehensive first aid medical kit
Cost Excludes
  • City entrance fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Tour guide 
  • Food in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Boiled  / bottled water
  • Hot shower 
  • Electronic device recharge 
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance and evacuation charges
  • Tips

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)Our Airport Representative will meet you just outside of exit gate of the Terminal. Please, look for Walkers Expeditions play card with your Name! Transfer to hotel, introduce your trekking guide and check the necessities. Afternoon visit Thamel.
Overnight in Kathmandu at Hotel with breakfast

Day 02Full day Kathmandu City excursionAfter breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tours to world heritage sites of Pashupatinath Temple-the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Bodhanath Stupa Buddhist Stupa. Swayambhunath Stupa-the 2500 years old legendary stupa on the hillock also famous to tourist as a monkey temple. Your day tour ends Kathmandu Durbar Square Showcasing living goddess Kumari Temple, the Kaal Bhairav, the Swet Bhairav, Indra chowk and Local market Ason and preparation for trekking.
Overnight in Kathmandu at Hotel with breakfast

Day 03Early morning 5/6 hours Drive to Pokhara stay at Hotel in Pokhara. An excursion to around Pokhara and boating at Phewa lakeOvernight in Pokhara at Hotel with breakfast

Day 04Take breakfast, drive to Nayapul and Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m). An interesting Gurung village walk. ~4-5 hours trekOvernight at Ghandruk lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 05Trek to Tadapani (2,721m) through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 hours trek.Overnight at Tadapaini lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 06Trek to Dobato (3,460m) through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 hours trek.Overnight at Dobato lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 07Trek to Chhistibung (3,100m) 5 through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 hours trek.Overnight at Chhistibung lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 08Trek to Khopra Danda (4,020m) through the Bamboo forest/ local villages. ~ 5-6 hours trek.Overnight at Khopra Danda lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 09Trek to Khayar base camp (4,620m) 5/6 hours walking visit Kali Barahi lake 4,827m.~ 5-6 hours trek.Overnight at Khayar Base Camp lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 10Trek back to Khopra Danda (4,020m) 5/6 hours walking .Overnight at Khopra Danda lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 11Trek to Chitre (2370m ) through the rhododendron, oak, orchid forest and local village. 4- 5 hours trek.Overnight at Chitre lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 12Trek back to Ghorepani (2,855m) through the rhododendron, oak and orchid forest. 4- 5 trek.Overnight at Ghorepani lodge with breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 13Trek Ghorepani- Poon Hill - Tikhedhunga (1,540m),or Bireththanti (1,080m) 8-9 hours walking then drive back to Pokhara.Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.

Trip Note

Trekking distances and times are approximate: times differ widely from group to group.

 

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