Khopra Danda

15 Days
Trek Nepal’s Majestic Annapurna Region on Khopra Danda Trek

The 12-day Khopra Danda trek showcases the spectacular Annapurna region’s natural beauty and cultural riches. Encounter holy Khayer Lake, epic Himalayan views, traditional Gurung villages and more.


– Diverse landscapes from rhododendron forests to alpine meadows
– Panoramas of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and other peaks
– Sacred Khayer Lake, a pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists
– Mohare Hill’s famous Himalayan sunrise/sunset viewpoints
– Fascinating Gurung culture in villages like Ghandruk

Starting with Kathmandu sightseeing, travel to Pokhara to begin this trekking adventure. Expert guides assist throughout for safety and support. Experience Nepal’s majesty on the breathtaking Khopra Danda trek.

Ideal Seasons:

March-May, September-December.

You’ll be supported by our experienced guides and porters. We utilize quality transportation and accommodation. Safety, security and comfort are our top priorities. This trek blends adventure with comfort to create a genuinely memorable Himalayan experience.


Experience the Majestic Annapurna Region on 12-Day Khopra Danda Trek Discover the natural beauty and cultural riches of the Annapurna region on this 12-day trek to Khopra Danda and Khayer Lake. Starting with a tour of Kathmandu's UNESCO sites, travel to Pokhara to begin the trek through picturesque villages, terraced hills, and pristine mountain views.

Trip Highlights of Khopra Danda Trek

  • - Witnessing awe-inspiring Himalayan peaks like Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri
  • - Exploring Khayer Lake, considered a holy site by Hindus and Buddhists
  • - Hiking up to Khopra Danda (3660m) for stunning Annapurna and Dhaulagiri views
  • - Experiencing traditional Gurung culture in villages like Ghandruk
  • - Trekking through diverse landscapes from pine forests to alpine meadows

Itinerary for Khopra Danda Trek

Arrive at Kathmandu airport. Our staff will greet you and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy a welcome dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Guided tour of Kathmandu's UNESCO heritage sites - Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath & Durbar Square. Make final preparations for the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Scenic drive along Prithvi Highway to Pokhara. Enjoy views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre mountains before arriving at lakeside Pokhara. Explore Phewa Lake if time permits. Overnight in Pokhara.

Drive 3 hours to Galeshwar on the Kali Gandaki River. Visit Galeshwar Temple. Begin trekking, crossing bridges and forests to reach Banskharka village. Overnight in Banskharka.

Trek through rhododendron forests with Annapurna and Dhaulagiri views. Arrive at the Magar village of Nangi. Overnight in Nangi.

Ascend to Him Pal Pass (3098m) for panoramic mountain views. Trek past waterfalls to reach Mohare Hill. Famous viewpoint for Himalayan sunrises and sunsets. Overnight at Mohare Hill.

Descend through pine and oak forests to Phalate. Gradual descent to reach Swanta village. Overnight in Swanta.

Trek along the Dhasta Khare Khola River. Cross bridges and waterfalls. Arrive at Chistibang village with Dhaulagiri mountain views. Overnight in Chistibang.

Enter Annapurna Conservation Area. Alpine scenery and views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri and Annapurna peaks. Arrive at Khopra Danda. Overnight at Khopra Danda.

Ascend to sacred Khayer Lake with stunning mountain reflections. Opportunity to bathe in the holy waters. Return to Khopra Danda. Overnight at Khopra Danda.

Descend through rhododendron and oak forests. Arrive at Dobato village with impressive Dhaulagiri views. Overnight in Dobato.

Hike through forests and hills to Tadapani. Incredible Annapurna and Machhapuchhre views. Continue to Ghandruk village. Experience rich Gurung culture. Overnight in Ghandruk.

Final trekking day to Nayapul. Drive back to Pokhara through Lumle village. Free evening in Pokhara by the lake. Overnight in Pokhara.

Scenic drive back to Kathmandu. Evening free for shopping and dining in Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 15 :

Transfer to airport for return flight home or to your next destination. Farewell!

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Khopra Danda