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Khopra Danda Trek

10 Days

Khopra Danda Trek seems to be a secret yet many hikers exploring this destination just to observe the best views of Ranges. Khopra Danda is near to Ghorepani poon hill trek. This Danda (Mountain) is in Nepal. Somehow, it is very closer to Pokhara city.

Highlights of 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
  • Best Panoramic Views from Khopra Danda
  • Pastoral land
  • Exciting Feeling
  • Famous for Cheese and dairy production
  • Based on 3660 m from sea level.
  • Annapurna Reign
  • Stone Buddhist monasteries
  • Gurung Village
  • View of Rhododendron Tress
  • Poon Hill Trekking

An Overview of the Khopra Danda Trek

It is 3660 m from the sea level and which lies in the beautiful Annapurna region in South Asia. Many trekkers hike this mountain in order to see the stunning views of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, II, II, Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre (fishtail) and Nilgiri.

The real trekking 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 the trekking more memorable and exciting. Khayar Lake is the most natural and beautiful.

Most of the times hikers stay at Teahouse while hiking and your exciting trekking ends up at Nayapul 1070m from the sea level.

If are you willing to do perfect trekking, then visit our Annapurna Mountain Treks Khopra Danda Trek itinerary. We even similar trek options like Ghorepani poon hill trek, Mardi Himal trek and for the long routes Annapurna Circuit trek and Annapurna base camp trek.

The secret is yet to reveal, come and explore yourself.

Khopra Danda Trek Difficulty

Khoprea Danda trek is easy yet you need to hike step nearly 2 or 4 hours each day.  If you have use good trekking gears then it will not be hard for you.   

Weather could be another factor, since it is very unpredictable, winter and summer times are not good for hiking.  Before getting into a hike, you need to get ready with sound boots, warm jacket, raincoat, even good trek gears.

Altitude Sickness

The other difficulty is altitude sickness, as the trek essentially takes you higher than 4,500 meters. The more you hike the more you would have to face a difficulty in regard to the oxygen since higher altitude there be would be low oxygen. There are types of AMS like High Cerebral and Pulmonary Edema. 

The Early Symptoms of Altitude Sickness 

  • Decreased appetite
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia

Post Symptoms of Altitude Sickness

  • Respiratory failure
  • Coughing of blood
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Shortness of breath

How to over on Altitude Sickness?

Where is there a problem there a solution. So, it is worth applying following ideas if you face AMS, otherwise it may be dangerous.

Getting Down to lower level

It is very worthy to step down while facing an AMS in the lower level of land for taking a rest once you trek on higher level then you to do this so that your   body becomes strong  just because of acclimation and defends altitude sickness.

Medications such as Diamox

You could have a medicine   like Diamox which supports in reducing the AMS and prevents it.

Oxygen Supply

It is the easy one, you have an oxygen by using an oxygen gas mask with regulator when facing the AMS. You can get oxygen bottles in different locations but you will have to pay for this.


At times, dehydration can be the cause of altitude sickness, so you must have to be wise for staying hydrated  in the  hiking times.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara (Drive)

Pokhara – 830 m / 2723 ft – 7 hrs

Day 2: Pokhara to Naya Pool (Drive) to Tadapani

Tadapani – 1940 m / 6364 ft – 5 hrs

Day 3: Tadapani to Bayeli Kharka

Bayeli Kharka – 3420 m / 11220 ft – 6 hrs

Day 4: Bayeli Kharka to Upper Chistibung

Upper Chistibung – 2975 m / 9760 ft – 4 hrs

Day 5: Upper Chistibung to Khopra Ridge

Khopra Ridge – 3660 m / 12007 ft – 4 hrs

Day 6: Day Trip to Khayer Lake

Khopra Ridge – 3660 m / 12007 ft – 4 hrs

Day 7: Khopra Ridge to Swata Village

Swata Village -2200 m / 7217 ft – 6 hrs

Day 8: Swata Village to Ulleri

Ulleri – 2050 m / 6725 ft – 5 hrs

Day 9: Ulleri to Naya Pool to Pokhara (Drive)

Pokhara – 830 m / 2723 ft – 7 hrs

Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu (Drive)

Kathmandu – 1300 m / 4265 ft – 8 hrs


Day 1 :

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop from the international and domestic airports by private vehicle.
  • Three stars hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with Breakfast (Options)
  • Three times meals during the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Private a/c transportation for sightseeing activities with a tour guide
  • Necessary trekking permits (TIMS card and ACAP entry permits)
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara by plane.
  • From Pokhara to Kathmandu by car (or flight ticket in extra coverage)
  • From Pokhara-Nayapul-Pokhara by private vehicle
  • From Nayapool to Pokhara by car (at the end of the trip)
  • A professional trekking guide with required porters (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Salary for the guide and porters, their insurance, food, accommodation, and transportation
  • Trekking map, duffel bag for trekking.
  • If require Sleeping Bag (Refundable)
  • Government tax

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Heritage sightseeing entrance fee.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Bar bills and hard drinks
  • Soft drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters (expected)

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Trip Facts

  • Annapurna Region, Nepal
  • Pokhara
  • 10 Days

  • 3660 Meters

  • Moderate
  • By Bus
  • Septemrber to November and March to May