Khopra Ridge is situated away from the eventful paths of Annapurna region but offers correspondingly amazing views of the Himalayas that includes Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fang and Nilgiri. Additionally, beauty of Khopra Ridge Community Trek is the holy Kaire Lake, which needs a little travelling away from the Kopra Ridge.
The trek starts from Kathmandu then heading to Pokhara. After that driving to Syauli Bazaar. You get the major trail after Tadapani and for some days walk through a remote trail while living at the community teahouses. The trek is applicable for the one willing to relish the splendor of Mt. Annapurna, while also takes pleasure in the comfort of a more remote trail.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
After you reach in the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will welcome you and take you to your hotel. Then, we rest or explore around the streets of Thamel. In the evening, we will be enjoying welcome dinner organized by Hop Nepal introducing you with delicious Nepalese cuisine.
Day 2: Traveling around Kathmandu
In the morning, we adore a guided outing to different historic and divine attractions in Kathmandu that are Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath. Afterward, we get our kit checked by our mounting instructor, get familiar with fellow members, and talk about the trip.
Day 3: Fly to Pokhara, drive to Syauli Bazaar and trek to Ghandruk
We take a flight towards Pokhara after early breakfast. We check out remarkable sights of the Himalayas from the right part of our airplane. On your entrance in Pokhara, the attractive lake city, we are pleased with wonderful sights of the Himalayas along Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, the 5 mountains of Annapurna and more. Later, we proceed towards Syauli Bazaar and begin the trekking towards Ghandruk. The community is a main recruitment center for the renowned Gurkha militaries.
Day 4: Ghandruk to Tadapani (2,590m/8,497ft)
In Ghandruk, we adore amazing sights of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli Highlands. From here we start uphill via Deurali and into the condensed rhododendron woodlands. After walking on a tiny pass, we arrive Tadapani where we relish outstanding sights of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna and Hiunchuli highlands. There are some Tibetans in the community who trade things for the travelers to take back their residence as a memento.
Day 5: Tadapani to Dobato (3,350m/10,990ft)
After Tadapani we move towards the chief path and for the next 5 days we will move in a more remote part of the Annapurna region. During the journey today, we are likely to appreciate the varied wildlife of the region and obviously the wonderful sight of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna South. Hiking in a comparatively calm trail we arrive Dobato which is conquered by the outstanding sight of the Annapurna South.
Day 6: Dobato to Upper Chistibung (2,975m/3,198ft)
In the morning, we go downhill via open ground and gorgeous woodland to arrive the grasslands of Lower Chistibung. Then, we climb slowly via a forest earlier arriving Upper Chistibung which is a temporary herder’s defrayal. If you’re fortunate, you can also spot the interesting Lophophorus (Danphe), the national bird of Nepal.
Day 7: Trek to Khopra Ridge (3,660m/12007)
We get on a stable hike above the tree line over alpine fields and grasslands to arrive Khopra. As we move Khopra Edge, we view the landfill of Annapurna South. While arriving Khopra we move for a small hike down Khopra Edge to a lookout managing Kali Gandaki river far beneath in this profound gorge. From Khopra we also esteem the striking foothill view that includes Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Annapurna South.
Day 8: Rest day in Khopra Ridge: Tour of Kaire Lake (4,500m/14,763ft)
We start journey from about six in the morning to the Kaire Lake from where we reach outstanding sights of the Fang and nearby mountains. Measured to be a holy lake by the Hindus, it is supposed that bathing in the lake helps achieve Nirvana. As Hinduism and Buddhism are involvedly connected in Nepal, we can also view different Hindu and Buddhist monuments on the waterside. For those of us who do not desire walking all the way towards the lake, a half day hike from Khopra can even be settled.
Day 9: Trek to Swanta Village (2,200m/7,217ft)
From Khopra Ridge we go downhill off the hillside and start simple on a vertical path. Throughout the journey we get more sights of Mount Dhaulagiri with the mountain offering an attractive environment to the adjoining arenas and traditional communities in the near communities.
Day 10: Trek to Ulleri (2,050 m/6,725 ft)
From Swanta we go downhill over the community arenas to a tiny stream and take a rapid glance at the local water grinder. From here we pass the suspension bridge and move uphill to the community of Chittre, where we are likely to join the key walking path at Ghorepani. After Ghorepani we go downhill via rhododendron woodland to Ulleri where we spend the night.
Day 11: Trek to Naya Pul then drive to Pokhara
Throughout your way to Nayapul, we adore the remarkable hill scenery of western Nepal. Our walk ends at Nayapul where we board our automobile towards Pokhara, the attractive lake city. Also from the city we are pleased with wonderful sights of the Himalayas along with Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Manaslu (8,156m), Machhapuchhre (6,993m), the five peaks of Annapurna and others.
Day 12: Exploring Pokhara then return Kathmandu
After early breakfast, we visit the Shanti Stupa, a Buddhist Stupa graded as the top second attraction in Pokhara via TripAdvisor. There we relish astonishing sight of the sun as it rises from the huge Himalayas. We then start visiting the city’s benchmarks along Davis Falls, Shiva Cave and the International Mountain Museum (IMM). Then, we return Kathmandu in the late noon. There we will be enjoying farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 13: Final departure
Today is last day at Nepal. Our representative will drop you to the airport around 3 hours earlier your arranged flight.
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