Khopra Ridge Community Trek

1 Days

3660 m

Highlights

    - Less crowded short trek in Annapurna region - Best panoramic views of mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre etc. even within short days of trekking - Stays in community lodges-experience and taste the local village, cuisine and lifestyle - Very easy and magnificent trekking

At a glance

    Fantastic views of the Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Annapurna mountain.

Grade : medium

Season :Jan - May and Sep - Dec

Khopra Ridge Community Trek

Overview

Kopra Ridge Community Trek is newly developed trekking route in Annapurna Region. And this trek is one of the best short treks in Nepal which will allows you the best views of mount Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. This trek offers you the best views of mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri; experience the classic trek route including villages, wildlife and wide range alpine landscape.  You can also see wonderful mountain views from Kopra Ridge especially; you’ll see the breathtaking views of Mount Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fang and Nilgiri, Mount Machhapuchhre and Mount Hiunchuli.

This trek is one less crowded trekking trails of Annapurna region of Nepal. Kopra is located away from the busier trails of Annapurna and during this trek you’ll stay in community lodge. This trek is taken as  a best alternative for Ghorepani Poon Hill trek.

 

Itinerary

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Airport, you’ll be met at the airport by our representative (they’ll have the Trekking Experts signboard if you’ve booked direct or the logo of your agent if you are booked through your agent). Then you’ll have a short drive to the hotel. After arrival in hotel, you’ll be served with welcome drink and will start briefing about your programs and collect necessary documents for permit for the trekking. Overnight at Hotel. Included Meals: None vegetarian.
After breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, today you’ll drive to Pokhara with our trekking team. You’ll be picked up trekking staff and will drive to Pokhara. It will take about 5-6 hours drive to reach Pokhara. On the way you’ll lunch at lunch stop. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you’ll check-in at hotel and you’ll freed time to explore around Pokhara and lake side. Overnight at hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast
oday, after breakfast at hotel at Pokhara, you’ll drive to Galeswar which will take about 3 hours drive. You’ll lunch at Galeshwor at a lunch at River Side Hotel. Then you’ll start first walk to Banskharka which will take about 3 to 4 hours. This is a beautiful Magar village in the middle of orange farm crossed by streams. Banskharka has a long history of mandarins, oranges and honey production, which you might learn about and taste in your visit. Banskharka village is situated at 1526 M above the sea level. You should eat dinner and breakfast at community dinning and sleep at villagers' house. This one is the combination of lodge and home stay. Free WiFi at Community Dinning if the power is available. Overnight at community house.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast at local house at Banskharka, you’ll continue trek to Nangi. Nangi village is the birth place of Dr Mahabir Pun who is the concept creator of all these concept and projects. It may take 6 to 7 hours to get to Nangi village situated at 2330m. Today again you’ll stay at Nangi Community Lodge with neat and clean environment in Nangi. This village has different Community Projects to generates income for community support and environment preservation like Fish Farming, Community based school, Shiitake mushroom farming, Handmade Lokta paper Making Project, Women's clinic and Forestry nursery.

If you stay one more night then you can visit all the projects and do village tour as well. Hot shower is provided at the lodge. Free WiFi at Community Lodge if the power is available. Overnight at community house.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner .
After breakfast at Nangi, you’kk trek to Mohare today. It may take7/ 8 hours walk from Nangi to Mohare Danda. Mohare Community Lodge stands above deep gorges and valleys on the verge of a steep ridge at 3360m. Here our spacious comfortable Mohare Community Lodge offers an exclusive and pristine view of a mountains range such as : Dhaulagiri range (Dhampus peak, Tukuche peak, Dhaulagiri-1, Dhaulagiri-2, Dhaulagiri-3, Dhaulagiri-4, Dhaulagiri-5 and Gurja peak even Phewa Lake), Annapurna range (Nilgiri south, Baraha Shikhar, Annapurna-1, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna-3, Gangapurna, Machhapuchchhre (Fishtail), Mardi Himal, Annapurna-4, Annapurna-2 and Lamjung Himal) and Manaslu range (Peak 29, Himalchuli, Gorkha himal, Bouddha Himal and Ganesh Himal). Dhaulagiri is the 7th and Annapurna is the 10th highest in the world. This is a perfect place for sunrise and sunset views. We have started Cross Breeding Project in Mohare Danda. Free WiFi at Community Lodge if the power is available. Overnight at community house.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner .
After breakfast at Mohare, you’ll continue exploring community lodges. Today, you’ll trek to Danda Kharka. It is located in the middle of a stunning Rhododendron forest crossed by spring streams. Dandakharka Community Lodge is one of the quietest spots on the trail – yet just a short walk from local buffalo farms that worth to visit. Trekkers have to walk through the different species of forest like Pinus pindrow, Rhododendron. Free WiFi at Community Lodge if the power is available. Overnight at community house.Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
After breakfast at Danda Kharka, you’ll trek to Tikot Village today. It will take about 6 hrs to reach Tikot Village from Danda Kharka. Tikot village is very beautiful villages in Annapurna region. It is located at one side of a smooth ridge in front of the Annapurna and right above the Kali Gandaki. The settlement of these villagers is Pun Magar village. At Tikot, as always you’ll have meals at community lodge and sleep at the villager’s house. Free WiFi at Community Lodge if the power is available. Overnight at community house.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast at Tikot village, you’ll trek to Swanta village today. First, you’ll trek to Khibang village which will be reached by walk of around 4 hours walk from Tikot village. Khibang Village is situated at around 2060m from sea leve and it is typical Magar village. After lunch at Khibang village you’ll trek to Swanta Village. After approximately ¾ hours walk, you’ll reach Swanta Village. The trail follows by passing the main tourist trail to Ghorepani. Swanta village is at 2270 M above the sea level. This village is standing at the bottom of the Annapurna South, along a green valley. Swanta village is the perfect place to rest before trekking up to Khopra. Also, the community lodge offers some of the best food you might find in your visit to Nepal. You have hot shower facility in Swanta village. Overnight at community house.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast at Swanta village, today you’ll head towards Dhan Kharka. From Swanta Village first you’ll have 4 hours walk steep up the hill. And then you’ll reach Dhan Kharka which is called ‘Chhistibung’. And after lunch here, you’ll rest today at this village for acclimatization. . Overnight at community house.

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

After breakfast at Dhan Kharka, today you’ll trek to the most impressive view point Khopra Danda. It will take about 4 hours of walk from Dhan Kharka. Upon arrival in Khopra Danda, check-in at lodge and you’ll time for lunch and hiking towards Khayer Lake. From the Khopra ridge, you’ll have breathtaking 360 degree view of Annapurna South, Bara Shikhar (Annapurna Fang) and Nilgiri. After lunch you’ll head towards Khayer Lake for about 2 hrs walk. On 2 hrs walk, you’ll have pleasant hiking with small monuments on the way. And back to lodge. Overnight community lodge.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast in Khopra, you’ll descent passing by Chhistibung. And will trek down to Swanta. The trek will be a pleasant nature walk until reach Swanta. Upon arrival at Swanta village, you’ll check-in at lodge. Overnight at lodge.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
From Swanta you’ll descend to Banthanti. On the way you’ll pass through the country sides with some water mills. And then you’ll cross the suspension bridge and head upwards to the village of Chittre, where we’ll join the main trekking trail of the most popular trekking destination, Around Annapurna on your to way to Chittre. From Chittre, you’ll again ascent Ghorepani, the main attraction point for Ghorepani trek with lots of rhododendron forest. From Ghorepani you’ll descent about 2 hrs more to reach Banthanti. Overnight at lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
After breakfast at Banthanti, first you’ll trek to Birethanti where you’ll reach for lunch. And you’ll finish of your trek for this trip. After lunch you’ll drive to Pokhara which will take about 1.5 hrs drive. Upon arrival in Pokhara, you’ll check at hotel. You may also stroll in the streets of Pokhara and just enjoy being in one of the most beautiful cities of Nepal. Overnight at hotel

Included Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Today is fully free for your shopping or rest at hotel. You may visit the most visited places such Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambunath, Bhaktapur, Patan etc. Overnight at hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Today is fully free for your shopping or rest at hotel. You may visit the most visited places such Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambunath, Bhaktapur, Patan etc. Overnight at hotel.

Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Upon your flight time, you’ll be transfer to airport before 3 hrs of your flight time.

Package Cost

Group Size 1 Pax 2 Pax ¾ Pax 5/7 Pax 8/10 Pax 11/14 Pax
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Prices & Dates

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1 15 Pax 01.11.2021 13.11.2021
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What's Included

  • Trekking Permits & Fees (Annapurna National Park Fee and TIMS Fee)
  • 1 English speaking trekking guide
  • All wages, insurance, transfers, accommodation and fees for trekking guide
  • Ground Transfer: Kathmandu-Pokhara and Pokhara-Kathmandu by local bus with trekking staff
  • Ground Transfer: Pokhara-Nayapool and Nayapool-Pokhara by private vehicle with trekking staff
  • 8 nights’ accommodation in local lodges based on twin sharing

What's not Included

  • Hotel Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Meals during the trekking
  • Airport/Hotel/Airport transfers
  • Porters for trekking
  • All personal expenses like alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc.
  • Medical and travel insurances
  • International airfare and taxes
  • Nepal Visa fees i.e. USD 25 for 15 days visa
  • Emergency helicopter rescue charges
  • Tips for staff
  • All extra services if required (except mentioned in 'The Price Include' section)

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