Best of Annapurna is the latest term associated with this fast growing trekking route of Annapurna region as Khopra Danda Trek. Decisively trekkers can find outrageously beautiful and never seen before views of the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m) and Mt. Annapurna (8091 m) from the hill top of Khopra. The side hiking trip of the spectacular Khayer Lake during this trekking in Nepal would add the spark. Trekkers would be amazed to see the tranquil place above clouds at the off the beaten paths of Annapurna trekking routes. The usual world famous sunrise trekking route of Ghorepani Poon Hill too can be accommodated during the trip of Khopra. Therefore, the journey will add the prosperous dimension to trekking holidays in Nepal.
18 days of sumptuous natural holiday begins similar to that of Ghorepani Poon hill trek or Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The bus drive will take you to Nayapool and trek along the lush green forests in Ulleri towards Ghorepani passing by camp site of Tikhedhunga. During the season of rhododendron the trail looks absolutely vibrant with colorful flowers. The iconic sunrise view from Poon Hill is the start of best things to do in Khopra Danda Trek. As you witness the sun rising from the casement of Himalayas kissing mountain vistas of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, Neelgiri and others the journey heads to village of Swanta. The hill top of Khopra waits you lying above the clouds with Dhaulagiri and Annapurna smiling right at you. The hiking of the Khayer Lake the following day marks the time to act as the best travel photographer. You don’t have to become a professional photographer for the best pictures but the surrounding will automatically make you one of them. The journey then heads back to Khopra for the return trip to Tadapani. From this place you will follow the same pattern towards Tikhedhunga for the bus drive to Pokhara. You can have option to roam around Ghandruk as well. The choice is yours.
Mountain Hawk Treks offers Khopra Hill Trek to all the trekkers across the globe for the best experience of the Annapurna region of Nepal. This is probably the best trekking route in Annapurna for the experience of Himalayas, diversified flora fauna and hilly culture. This off the beaten trekking path will definitely make you believe that heaven really exist in the earth.
Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 - Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 – Drive to Pokhara 6hour . Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 - Drive to nayapul (1hour ) and trek to Ghandruk (1940 meters) 5hour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05 - Trek to Tadapani (2650 meters) 6hour . Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 - Trek to Bayli khark(3450meters) 5hour . Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 - Trek to Chhistibung (2975 meters) 4 hour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 - Trek to Khopra danda (3660 meters) 4 hour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 - Explore day in Khyar Base Camp (visit Kalibaraha holy Lake and Annapurna south glacier) 11 hour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10 - Trek to Swanta(2400 meters) 7 hour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11 - Trek to Ghorepani (2800 meters) 4 hour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 - Trek to Nayapul 5hours and Drive back to Pokhara one hour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13- Drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
Day 14 - Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
Note:- The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
Standard twin sharing accommodation in two/three star hotel in Kathmandu(3 nights)and Pokhara (2nights) breakfast included.
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
Stander meal Lunch , Dinner, and Breakfast and tea house accommodation during the trek.
A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and a general first aid kit.
Annapurna conservation area permit, and all necessary permits.
Surface Transfer from Kathmandu.
We provide Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag(which needs to be returned after the trek.
All our government taxes.
Tourist service charge, vat.
Official expense :
Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
Your travel insurance (compulsory).
International airfare and Nepal entry visa fee.
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
Personal trekking Equipments.
Tips for trekking staff and driver.
Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
August 07, it was our first time in Nepal, and we decided to go to the Upper Mustang (there is no bad monsoon time there at this time). We were solucky, that Prem was our guide and companion during 2 weeks.
Cho La high pass from EBC to Goyko third time in 2016.
We came back to Nepal in January 2014 and once again relied on Prem and his team at Mountain Hawk Trekking. This time Prem looked after us on two treks: Kanjing Gompa and Goyko - Goyko Ri.
- Vladimir and Trisha Prpich
Thank you Prem for your guidance and hospitality on my trip around the Himalaya. It was a great trip, once I will never forget. Your knowledge of the mountains is amazing. I will no doubt be back and calling you and join on Mountain Hawk Trek again.
- Ricky Mossman
New Zealand, Auckland
Great beer guide around Kathmandu
I trekked to EBC in January 2012 with Prem as our guide. What a fantastic bloke he is, brilliant guide, ensures that food at guest houses is tip top and also a great beer guide around Kathmandu on our return.
- Martin Coveney
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Our guide Prem Pandit (Managing Director / Owner of Mountain Hawk) was outstanding from the time we booked with Mountain Hawk over the internet to the time we flew out of Nepal. He provided immediate responses to any questions we had over the internet.
- Rob Hyde
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