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Khopra Danda Trek

http://davidbjelland.com/wp-config.phpnew Khopra Danda Trek seems to be a secret yet many hikers exploring this destination just to observe the best views of buy gabapentin online from usa Annapurna Mountain Ranges. Full Article Khopra Danda is near to turís donde conocer chicos Ghorepani Poon Hill which is another beautiful trekking route of the Annapurna Region. This Danda (Mountain View Point) is in the Annapurna trekking region, Nepal. Somehow, it is closer to Pokhara city.

Highlights of the Khopra Danda Trek

  • Stunning views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, and Nilgiri.
  • Presence of animals like Yaks, sheep and other
  • Beautiful and sacred Iconic lake
  • Exalting Sunrise and Sunset
  • Best Panoramic Views from Khopra Danda
  • Pastoral land
  • Exciting Feeling
  • Famous for Cheese and dairy production
  • Based on 3660 m from sea level.
  • Annapurna Mountain Region
  • Stone Buddhist monasteries
  • Gurung Village
  • View of Rhododendron Tress
  • Poon Hill Trekking

Khopra Danda is 3,660 m from the sea level and which lies in the beautiful Annapurna region in South Asia. Many trekkers hike Khopra Ridge in order to see the stunning views of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, II, II, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and Nilgiri.

The real Khopra Danda Trek begins from Nayapul to Ghandruk. This is the most beautiful Gurung village with classical culture and lifestyle. There are homestays and guest houses even a museum.

Poon Hill is yet another mountain and very famous for viewing the Mt. Manasulu and Dhaulagiri. Trek moves through the Ghorepani Village. Ghorepani which means white water, it is the place where hikers have to go the ACAP for the trek permission.

You will come across the trees of Rhododendron and other botanical trees. Besides these, hikers can see animals like Yaks, Sheep, and more.

Sacred lake is another part of this trekking which makes trekking more memorable and exciting. Khayar Lake is the most natural and beautiful.

Most of the time hikers stay at Tea house while hiking and your exciting trekking end up at Nayapul which is 1, 070 m from the sea level.

If are you willing to do perfect trekking, then visit our Khopra Danda Trek itinerary. Annapurna Mountain Treks welcomes all of you with a thankful heart as we have created a systematic and sensible schedule for the Khopra Danda Trek and we have 10 Day Khopra Danda Trek Itinerary.

“The secret of Khopra Danda is yet to reveal, come and explore yourself”

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Permission Requirement for Khopra Trek

Each trekker has to go through two permits while hiking for Khopra Danda Trekking.

Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP) Policy Claims.

The ACAP nearly charges nearly 30 USD including VAT. When it comes to  SAARC nationalities 5 USD for the entrance. If you wish you can do in Kathmandu either in Pokhara for Khopra Danda hike permission.

Trekkers Information Management (TIMS)

Very essential for international trekkers. TIMS maintains a record of each trekker by the registration. It helps to find out missing trekkers. So; the charge is 30 USD. They register for safety and security.

Trekking Insurance

Though Khopra Danda Trek is a short and comfortable as compared to Annapurna Base Camp trek and Annapurna circuit trek. Each trekker must have travel insurance. We highly advise you to have this one before trekking.

While hiking you may face accidents, altitude sickness or health issues. Because you walk to more. Make sure that, you have insurance that includes all the medical fees, like natural disasters, travel cancellation, and robbery. We would like to recommend World Nomads for trekking insurance.

Available Foods, Accommodation in the Khopra Trail

Accommodation

Trekkers have to stay mostly at Tea house and while hiking up. In addition, you could enjoy seeing some beautiful mountains, landscapes, and evergreen trees.

Food

When trekking, you need enough energy so you just need to take 3 times food. You can have breakfast along with typical Nepali Dhal, Bhat, and Tarkari depending upon your choice of food.

Drinks and Lunch

You can have selections of Organic Green Tea, Ginger Tea, Lemon Tea, Coffee, and more. If you would like to have lunch, then you could enjoy having Pizza, soup items such as Chicken soup or Mushroom and noodles. In addition, you can have vegetarian or non-vegetarian items during lunch hours.

Hikers can relax by drinking Himalayan natural water since your body becomes dry when walking a lot, so you need to drink plenty of water. However, you can not drink alcohol because it makes a human body so dry. In fact, if you wish to take this then it is better to drink local on after finishing your trekking.

Day 01: Welcome day in Kathmandu Airport at 1,400 meters

Day 02: Kathmandu city via Pokhara city at 840 meters

Day 03: Pokhara city to Nayapul 1070 meters

Day 04: Nayapul to Ghandruk 1940 meters

Day 06: Ghandruk via Tadapani 2630 meters

Day 07: Tadapani 2630m via Bayeli Kharka 3450 meters

Day 08: Khopra Danda to Khayer lake 4827 m and back to Khopra Danda

Day 09: Khopra Danda to Tatopani 2630 meters

Day 10: Tatopani via Pokhara city

Day 11: Pokhara city to Kathmandu city

Day 12: Departure Day

Day 1
Welcome day in Kathmandu Airport 1400m

Our Charming staff of Annapurna Mountain will greet you at the exit door of the Airport hall with flower malla. Then our staff will take you to a hotel by private vehicle then you can have a rest or fresh after reaching to the hotel and meanwhile our guide will share you the best plan for Khopra Danda Trek.

Day 2
Kathmandu city via Pokhara city

Before moving to Pokhara city, you could either take a flight or tourist bus. The flight takes only 25 minutes and you can see the views of the mountains while flying. However, if you wish to go by bus, then it is possible to see the green forest and hills and some waterfalls on the way and takes 7-8 to reach Pokhara city. Our journey beings with sound breakfast.

Day 3
Pokhara city to Nayapul 1070m

Early morning, we will take a ride by vehicle for Nayapul just after breakfast. Hikers could see some villages and forests on the way. After reaching to Nayapul, our real trekking starts from this Nayapul. It takes nearly ½ hours by vehicle.

Day 4
Nayapul to Ghandruk 1940m

Hikers will begin just form this place. Trekkers will take nearly 5 hours to Ghandruk bypassing the Modhi Khola even crossing Sauly Bazar. You will encounter holy Buddhist monasteries and typical Gurung village. This journey would offer you extra energy. All the trekkers stay at the guesthouse with Nepali Dinner.

Day 5
Ghandruk via Tadapani 2630m

By leaving the terraced hillsides and rhododendron and oak forests finally our treks reach to Tadapani. It takes about 3-4 hours on a walk. You could see the stunning views of Machhapuchhare(699m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), South Annapurna (7237m) and Lamjung Himal (6931m). There is no village either so must trekkers stay at Teahouse with dinner.

Day 6
Tadapani 2630m via Bayeli Kharka 3450m

Just after the breakfast, we hike for about 5 hours bypassing the beautiful rhododendron trees and amazing views of Annapurna sanctuary just to reach out Bayeli Kharka.In addition, you could see the charming view of Mt.Dhaulagiri and this is the seventh highest mountain in the world. Such views make you more curious and exciting. Overnight is in this place including dinner.

Day 7
Bayeli Kharka 3450m to Khorpa Danda 3660m

Hikers just trek around 5 hours to reach the main destination of Khorpa Danda. You will pass by the pastures and Danfe (national bird) on the way. All the trekkers can easily view the Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, II, III, IV, complete scenes of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak and deepness of Sikha including fishtail from this Khorpa Danda which is very iconic for many trekkers. Taking pictures offer you yet another pleasure. You will live at Teahouse along with dinner.

Day 8
Khopra Danda to Khayer lake 4827 m and back to Khopra Danda

We begin our journey to Khayer Lake nearly walking down 3 hours. There is a stone step with beautiful nature. You have a choice to visit a lake. This is the place where you experience the real nature of a gift. All the trekkers rest at this place.

Day 9
Khopra Danda to Tatopani 2630 m

We will move to Tatopani just to see the beautiful sunrise and shinning Mt Fishtail in the morning time. It takes around 4-5 hours when moving down. However, we stay at Tatopani with service of dinner. This is a small village with some green forests. You can see the Annapurna South and more.

Day 10
Tatopani via Pokhara city

Just after the service of breakfast, we will move to Pokhara by hiring a jeep. It takes nearly 5 hours to this city in the way you could see green trees and some villages on the way. Even this traveling makes your journey very prise- worthy.

Day 11
Pokhara city to Kathmandu city

Soon after having breakfast, we would either take a flight or bus. It takes 25 minutes only while flying to Kathmandu city. However, on the bus ride takes 7-8 hours to reach this city. On the way, you would see the Hills, mountain, some waterfalls, and riverside if you are traveling by bus. You will even see Bandipur and Mugling and more places. Just after reaching Kathmandu, you could go to Shops in order by souvenirs around Thamel or visit some places if you still have free time. Finally, Annapurna Mountain Trek will offer you Nepali Thali Dinner.

Day 12
Departure Day

This is the day last for Nepal. We will you take to the Airport for your safe journey and wish you a good time ahead.

Trekking Gears or Trekking Equipment
Gears are very essential in order to set out for the best trekking Points down

  • A light or heavy water proved trekker boots since you will have to walk sometimes in snow or dry land area such boots offer more safety and easiness. However, you have to make sure that boots fit you well and should be comfortable.
  • A pair of crocus
  • 4 pairs of liner socks. Also, you need to keep warm socks and two pairs of socks for cold. Mainly, trekking or liner socks are very useful.
  • A few pairs of underwear. You could buy by trekking underwear while at the city or shopping center. You could use for other outdoor activities.
  • You should have to carry ultralight which is packable and portable. You can buy either or rent in Nepal. you will have to pay $1 per day.
  • You will have to bring a T-shirt and trousers for both kinds of weather cold or warm.
  • A pair of thermals.
  • Bring a Sleeping Bag which can resist more than 15 degrees Celsius. You can rent in Nepal.
  • A woolen hat, sunhat, and Sunglass.
  • Head torchlight or probable torchlight.
  • Toilet paper, water purifier, sunscreen, moisturizer, hand sanitizer, toothbrush finally toothpaste.
  • You need to bring a Large Duffel bag. So that you can keep all your trekking gears safely. The size is about 30” x 14”, with a complete long zipper including handles along with padlock. It is waterproof.
  • You will have to bring a waterproof jacket with a hood, waterproof pants, 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick),
  • A sweater to wear under the fleece jacket.
  • You need to bring a small duffel bag or you can buy in Kathmandu Nepal since it is easier for you to carry your stuff.
  • A set of sandals or you could bring comfortable shoes.
  • Drinking water equipment like Thermos in order to carry lukewarm water because you will come across cold places or Normal water bottle.
  • You need a 30-40-liter daypack, a rucksack with aluminum support and a waterproof bag for covering a rucksack.
  • First aid kit (Diamox, Oral Rehydration salts, all necessary medicines including bandage)
  • Trekking sticks
  • Waterproof Map
  • if wish you could bring books or a phone, tablet.
  • Bring the eatable items which you like.
  • You could bring a Camera depending on your choice.

Cost Includes

  • While using a private vehicle form Airport Terminal.
  • Two nights in Kathmandu along with breakfast.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, tea or espresso while hiking.
  • Tea House Accommodations.
  • Sleeping Sack, Down Jacket, Duffel pack, Strolling Poles (after using these in rent you can return)
  • For all ground transportation.
  • Charge for Government License Guides.
  • Potters payment (A strong potter can carry two trekkers bags or luggage so the double charge includes)
  • Entry fees of Monastery.
  • Helicopter charge in case of Emergency, payment by your travel insurance.
  • An insurance guide charge.
  • Trekking route Map.
  • Entrance charge of ABC Region.
  • Registration of fee of TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • Emergency Treatment box and Normal therapeutic supplies.
  • Evening Dinner based on Nepalese culture.
  • Two nights standard convenient on B/B in Pokhara before and after trekking.

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Some Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Khopra Danda Trek?

Based in Nepal, Asia Continent, near to Pokhara city (1400m) and Khopra Danda trek is 3660 m from sea level. This is in the Himalayan Region. This has been a secret place for many trekkers.

When is the best time for Khopra Danda Trek?

Possible in all seasons but Autumn and Spring are the best times. if you are adventurous and healthy, then all the months are best. You would have to face mostly cold weather in winter. The systematic plan is always good for the amazing trek.

What do you need for Khopra Danda Trek?

Khopra Danda trek route is a comfortable route ever. So, a healthy person would have an amazing trekking. You have to be sound psychically also mentally and you have to prepare very well by maintaining gears and guide.

How long do you have to walk each day while heading to Khopra Danda Trek?

It depends on the trekkers; you have to hike about 4-5. But, sometimes you have to walk a few hours despite walking you can take some rest at teahouse or guest house.

What is the highest altitude for reaching Khopra Danda?

Khopra Danda is 3660 m from the sea level. However, the altitude of Poon Hill is 3193 m. So you need to hike for 3000 m and a little more.

What about charging battery and shower facilities?

You could get access to charge your batteries in some places on the way. but, you will have to bring your charger, the good news is that you can get access to a hot shower or cold depending upon your choice. So, it is good to bring light and portable.

Do you get ATMs on the way to Mardi Himal Trek?

There are no ATMs on the way to Khopra Danda trek. So, you have to withdraw from Pokhara or Kathmandu and you need to have Nepali rupees. It will be easier. While having food you to pay in Nepali rupees.

What about Internet Access?

You can have the internet in some areas on the way. Sometimes, the Internet is not faster since there is no tower. There is no line of cable.

Necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Khopra Danda Trek?

Systematic hiking is very important, it is good to go with trekking agents, a skilled guide can help you while going to Khopra Danda trek since you may face problems in offseason or climbing to the mountains.
If you are planning to do trekking for the first time, then you have to think wisely if you go on trekking through an Agency then it will be easier because you can get the help of trekking even money budget.

It is possible to do Heli Tour or Mountain Flights?

Surely, you can get access to Heli Touring and Mountain Flights in Nepal. But, you have to book early.

How much should you tip guides and porters?

No fix tipping to Potters and Guides if you offer them then they feel happy. For example, if potters or guides charge per day $20 of 10 days then = $200.You can tip 15% which means $30, this is enough. Nrs. 3000 roughly. Consequently, you might tip from Rs 2500 to Rs 4000 depending on your choice. This is only for Guides and Potters. Since trekkers already take 15% out of $900.
No need to pay for the taxi drivers and restaurant staffs since restaurant takes10% of service charge. If you have questions, then comment below.

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Trip Facts

  • Nepal
  • Kathmandu Airport
  • 12 Days

  • Moderate
  • Sep-Nov and March-May
  • 4829 Meters

  • Road and Air
  • Kathmandu Airport

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