Khopra Trek: Trekking in Nepal/winter Trek/Rhododendron Trek/Short Trek

Khopra Trek

  •   Duration: 17Days
  •   Activities: Trekking-Sightseeing
  •   Country: Nepal
  •   Trip Grade:
  •  Group size: 1-15
  •  Max Elevation: 3660M./
  •  Difficulty:Easy to Moderate
  •   Departure City: Kathmandu
  •  Trip style: Lodge Trek
  •   Price:Price on request
  •  Best Season: Sep-May
  •  Min Elevation: 820m.
  •  Meals: refer to itinerary

Holiday Overview

Nature and Culture enthusiast Travelers!  Instead of  hustle and bustle most crowds Annapurna circuit Trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek,Annapurna Base Camp Trek we offer you an alternative, incredible,  a most attractive, beautiful Community  khopra Trek in Annapurna south Region of west Nepal. Lodges are community based ,the local inhabitants are   Nepal’s ethnic group Magars and Gurungs .Alternative opened discovered community khopra Trek is peaceful,less tourist,foothills, off the beaten path ,Rhododendron, Mountain vistas and Easy Trek in Nepal.

Khopra Trek offers  the remarkable snowcapped Mountain view of Annapurna Range(Annapurna south, world’s ten highest mountain Annapurna I 8091meter,II,III, sacred mountain Machhapuchhare 6993meter, Gangapurna ,Hiuchuli, Tukuche Peak,Nilgiri,world’s seven highest mountain Dhaulagiri 8167meter)as well as world’s eight  highest mountain Manaslu 8163 meter and  enticing  khayar lake 4500meter, Dense Rhododendron forest, orchid Bamboo, ( Maize, potato, Rice, Millet terraced fields), pastureland ,farming land,herbs, wildlife Thar,Dhanphe, Money. In contrast-Nature and culture alternative exotic, picturesque, thrilling, panorama ,oak Rhododendron Forest community Khopra Trek makes your walking paradise, enjoy, glory, pride, admire and fruitful in your life time.

 

Accommodation info: 3 star standard Hotel in kathmandu and tea house/Lodge /community lodge during your trek.

Meals info: Menu choice( Breakfast,lunch,dinner),tea, coffee, chocolate, fruits during your trek.

When to travel:(Sep-May ) but eager to Rhododendron flower travelers the recommended months are March and April.

Winter Travel info:Eager to winter mountain lover travelers khopra Trek is best for winter as well.At this time  clearest sky. Day Temperature is 10-20 degree Celsius and night  Temperature  is  2-5 degree Celsius. Khopra Trek has many potential and possibilities to combine Trekking routes(short and long)as per clients needs,time,interest.We would like an offer different itineraries on your choice.

Staff info: Enjoy  Nepal Treks Expedition & Tours P.Ltd. provides an experience, trained, knowledgeable,very helpful, perfect English speaking Guide,assistance, porters  with their insurance.

Internet info: Wifi available during your trek at your Lodges.

Some recommended Equipment

Trekking Bag

Sleeping Bag

Trekking shoes

Down Jackets.

Rain protected Jackets

Trousers

Underwear

T-shirts

Plastic

Thermal Inner Wear

Woolen Hat

Gloves

Sun cream

Sun glass

Head light

sandal

Sucks

Medicine kit …

 

Khopra Trek Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu airport(arrival)-Transfer to Hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara (827m.) 25 minutes Flight/7-8 hours drive

Day 03: Pokhara (827m.) –Landruk 1640m.  6-7 hours walking

Day 04: Landruk-Paradise Lodge 2342m. 5 hrs approx

Day  05: Paradise Lodge -Tadapani 2630 m.- Mulde 3486m.8 hrs.

Day  06: Mulde 3486m.-Christibang 2990m. 6-7 hrs.

Day  07: Christibang 2990m. –Khopra 3660m. 3-4 hrs.

Day  08: khayer lake 4600m hiking day 8-9 hrs.

Day  09: Khopra 3660m.- Swanta 2260m.  5-6 hrs.

Day 10: Swanta-Phulbari 5-6 hrs

Day  11: Phulbari -Mohare danda 3300 m. 3 hrs.

Day  12: Mohare danda- Ghorepani- Nangethanti. 5 hrs.

Day 13: Nangethanti -Hile 4/5 hrs.

Day 14: Hille 1430m.-  Drive to Pokhara 827m. 3hrs driving

Day 15: Pokhara (827m.) to Kathmandu 25 minutes Flight  /7-8 hours drive

Day 16: sightseeing in kathmandu (Farewell Dinner)

Day 17: Departure to Airport

 

Service  included

1) Airport Pick up ,Drop and Transport

2)Welcome and farewell dinner (kathmandu)

3)4 nights at 3 star Hotel (2+2 kathmandu and pokhara)

4)Kathmandu sightseeing(half day) and entrance fees.

5)Trekking permit and Tims

6)Guide and Porter with insurance

7)Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner during the Trek

8)Tea,Coffee

 

Service not  included

1)Kathmandu and Pokhara(L/D)

2) Personal Expenses

3)Water and alcoholic Drinks

4)Nepal visa and Travel insurance

5) Airfare (international)

Khopra Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu airport(arrival)-Transfer to Hotel

Enjoy Nepal Treks Staffs will come to Airport for your arrival in Kathmandu then you will drive to hotel and you will have welcome dinner in the evening at Nepali culture restaurant with your Trekking Guide.

Included: Welcome Dinner

Altitude: 1350m.

 

Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara (827m.) 25 minutes Flight/7-8 hours drive

There are two possibilities options  fly or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Option 1) Drive to pokhara it takes 7 to 8 hours from kathmandu.you drive through the Trisuli River.And you have lunch on the way.

Drive time: 7-8 hrs 210 km

Option 2) Fly to pokhara it takes 25 minutes from Kathmandu.During your flight time, you enjoy the entire view of Mt Annapurna Massive,Mt Manaslu Massive and Langtang massive.It is an amazing like mt flight.When we arrive in Pokhara you can relax your day Or if you like, you can visit  Phewa lake. In the evening we will  have dinner  at the Nepali Culture  Music Restaurant.

Overnight: Hotel 3 stars

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Flight time: 25 minutes

 

Day 03: Pokhara (827m.) –Landruk 1640m.  6-7 hours walking

After your Breakfast,1hrs you drive to Kande 1770m.From here you climb up to Pitam Deurali  pass 2100m. through the small villages,Rice fields,Millet fields, Rhododendrons.Also you enjoy the great view of mt Annapurna south, Machhapuchhare and mt Dhaulagiri.From Deurali you walk downhill through the forest about 50 minutes then you walk jeep Road continue  to Landruk.Landruk is big settlement of  Magar people. It is one of the nice village in this areas.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:6-7hrs. (330 m+ and 460m-)

 

Day 04: Landruk-Paradise Lodge 2342m. 5 hrs approx

Early in the morning enjoy the view of Annapurna south.After the breakfast Walk downhill to Modi River 1364m  then cross the bridge and walk uphill to Ghandruk 1940m.through the village.Ghandruk is a big settlement of Gurung people.There is Gurung museum in the village, if you like you can visit.Landruk to Ghandruk it takes about 3-4 hrs.from Ghandruk walk up to Paradise lodge by crossing the Ghandruk village.It takes from Ghandruk to Komrong 1hrs and from Komrong to paradise lodge 30-40minutes walk uphill through the rhododendron forests.From here enjoy the best view Annapurna south, Hauchuli and Fishtail.

(Lodge – Little Paradise Lodge, Tel.: 9816180596,9846303793,9817177703)

Overnight: Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 5  hrs approx. (675 m+ and 275m-)

 

Day  05: Paradise Lodge -Tadapani 2630 m.- Mulde 3486m.8 hrs.

30 minutes downhill to Komrong then 2 minutes walk up through the small trail and follow the right trail to Tadapani through the Rhododendron forests about 3-4 hrs.On the way before Tadapani there are no lodges so prepare drinking water yourself from your lodge or Komrong.The trail is most of part uphill. From Tadapani 30 minutes walk uphill to small pass then walk downhill 25minutes about and walk uphill to Mulde peak through the Rhododendron forest  3-4hrs. (lodge-hotel View Point, Tel. -061696977)

Overnight: Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 8  hrs approx. (1380m+ and 350m-)

 

 

Day  06: Mulde 3486m.-Christibang 2990m. 6-7 hrs.

Early in the morning  walk to  Mulde Peak 3686 m. 30- 40 minute Then enjoy the Annapurna Panorama massive. Then come back at your lodge mulde . After Breakfast walk through the Bayeli kharka. Bayeli kharaka also so nice view point for a great panorama.From Bayeli walk downhill ,This is trekking route to Khopra.On the way you walk through the Rhododendron forest, Mountain pasture, grasslands. Finally you reach to Cristibang

Overnight: at simple  Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 6-7 hrs approx. (300m+ and 725m-)

 

Day  07: Christibang 2990m. –Khopra 3660m. 3-4 hrs.

You have short walking day. After your breakfast walk up to Khopra 3hrs approx through the Rhododendron forest, pasture and  grassland.On the way, while walking enjoy the view of mt Dhaulagiri 8167m,Dhampus peak,Tukuche peak, Annapurna south 7219m,Nilgiri.

Overnight: at simple  Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 3-4 hrs approx. (700m+ and 50m-)

 

 

Day  08: khayer lake 4600m hiking day 8-9 hrs.

On this day, you have a wonderful khayer lake excursion 4600m. After breakfast  with your packed lunch hike to Khayer lake.It is believed  as sacred Hindu lake. In the lake Bathing means, to attain Nirvana (freedom).Explore the Surrounding Mountains, get the  Himalayan experience. Finally, walk back to khopra  at the same lodge.

Overnight: at simple  Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 8-9 hrs approx. (950m+ and 950m-)

 

Day  09: Khopra 3660m.- Swanta 2260m.  5-6 hrs.

Today you walk downhill to Swanta Village through the Rhododendron forest, pine trees, bamboos and terrace field. Swanta is known as Magar Village. Explore the village, farming etc.In this village their main farming is Maize, potato, Millet, wheat and barley.

Overnight: at simple  Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 5-6 hrs approx. 75m+ and 1500m-)

 

 

Day 10: Swanta-Phulbari 5-6 hrs

From Swanta walk uphill near to the Chitre village.Then cross the jeep road.After 25 minutes will come Temple.From here 2-3 hrs to pass through the rhododendron and pine trees.From the pass 2 hrs walk gradually  downhill ,uphill and flat trail to Pulbari.While walking through the forest enjoy the view of mountains. on the way it comes somewhere cowshed but there are not lodges so prepare packed lunch and enough drinking water for today.

(Lodge-kharka Danda Community Lodge, tel. 9746702092)

Overnight: Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 5-6  hrs approx.

 

 

Day  11: Phulbari -Mohare danda 3300 m. 3 hrs.

Through the Rhododendron forest,Holy lake and  with the great  panorama of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manalsu massive walk uphill to Mohare Danda 3 hrs approx.Mohare Danda is the best view point on this trek. Sunrise and sunshine is an amazing with the Himalayas here.Today you overnight at community lodge.

Call: 9857622028

Overnight: Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 3  hrs approx.

 

Day  12: Mohare danda- Ghorepani- Nangethanti. 5 hrs.

2hrs walk downhill to upper phulbari then follow the right trail to Poon Hill 3210 meteres through the rhododendron forest 1.30 minutes. Again enjoy the Dhaulagiri,Nilgiri,Tukuche Peak, Annapurna I, Annapurna south,Hiuchuli,Machhapuchhare and more peaks from poon hill and walk downhill to Nangethanthi through the Ghorepani.The day will be amazing with an awesome panorama.

(Lodge-Laligurans Guesthouse und Restaurant, Tel. 9846464663,9846875548.

Overnight: Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time: 3  hrs approx.

 

Day 13: Nangethanti -Hile 4/5 hrs.

After Breakfast walk  through the Rhododendron forest, Bamboo trees to Ulleri 2000m. Then from Ulleri walk down to Suspension bridge with the natural  stone steps.After crossing the bride walk to Hille about 30-40 minutes to Hille through the Tikhedhunga.

Overnight: at Lodge

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Walking time:4-5 hrs.  350m+ and 2000m-

 

Day 14: Hille 1430m.-  Drive to Pokhara 827m. 3hrs driving

After breakfast walk about 5 minutes and drive to pokhara about 3 hrs.

Option 1 You have free a free in pokhara.

Option 2: you have sightseeing day after your lunch (visit International Mountain Museum,Gupteshor cave, Devid falls, Fawa boating and Peace Stupa.

 

Day 15: Pokhara (827m.) to Kathmandu 25 minutes Flight  /7-8 hours drive

 

There are two possibilities options  fly or drive from Pokhara to kathmandu.

Option 1) Drive to  kathmandu it takes 7 to 8 hours from pokhara.you drive through the Trisuli River.And you have lunch on the way.

Drive time: 7-8 hrs 210 km

Option 2) Fly to kathmandu it takes 25 minutes from pokhara.During your flight time, you enjoy the entire view of Mt Annapurna Massive,Mt Manaslu Massive and Langtang massive.It is an amazing like mt flight.When we arrive in kathmandu you can relax your day

Overnight: Hotel 3 stars

Includes: Breakfast/lunch/Dinner

Flight time: 25 minutes

 

Day 16: sightseeing in kathmandu (Farewell Dinner)

You have world heritage sites seeing in kathmandu.Our agency provide you Culture Guide in kathmandu for your sightseeing.We include you Pashupatinath ,Swayambunath  and Boudanath sightseeing.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch and farewell dinner

Accommodation: Hotel

 

Day 17: Departure to Airport

you will be picked up at your hotel and drive to Airport by an agency

 

What is included?

  • Airport Pick up ,Drop and Transport
  • Welcome and farewell dinner (kathmandu)
  • 4 nights at 3 star Hotel (2+2 kathmandu and pokhara)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing(half day) and entrance fees.
  • Trekking permit and Tims
  • Guide and Porter with insurance
  • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner during the Trek
  • Tea,Coffee

What is not included?

  • Kathmandu and Pokhara(L/D)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Water and alcoholic Drinks
  • Nepal visa and Travel insurance
  • Airfare (international)

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