Khopra Danda Trek seems to be a secret yet many hikers exploring this destination just to observe the best views of Annapurna Mountain Ranges. Khopra Danda is near to 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.
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
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.
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