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Khopra Ridge Trek is a unique and newly designed package especially for the trekkers who are unfamiliar with the terrain and want to do further higher trek than Poonhill. The Khopra Ridge trek offers the best panoramic views than Poonhill trek. It is an ideal trek for the beginner trekkers in off-the-beaten-path seeking a destination with wonderful experience. This trek is the blend of every best thing that Nepal has to offer. Khopra Ridge Trek takes you to through the beautiful villages, lush green forests, exhilarating ridges, charming tea houses, interacting with the warm and welcoming locals and every step taking you the closer to the mountains. This is not a popular trek, yet it offers breathtaking and heart-warming vistas.
This is one of the best short treks in Nepal away from the crowded routes of Annapurna. The trekking starts from a flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu then trekking from Kimche to a beautiful village of Ghandruk and then we will be trekking through beautiful green forests, terraced fields, and many other villages and many more. We will be facing with several great views along our way. Get ready for a wonderful trekking experience to a beautiful place with Actual Adventure Team. We promise to make your days in Nepal actually wonderful.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU
DAY 02: FLY TO POKHARA DRIVE TO KIMCHE TREK TO GHANDRUK
DAY 03: Ghandruk to Tadapani
DAY 04: TREK TO DOBATO
DAY 05: DOBATO TO UPPER CHISTBUNG
DAY 06: UPPER CHISTBUNG TO KHOPRA RIDGE
DAY 07: KHAYER LAKE EXCURSION TRIP
DAY 08: TREK TO SWANTA
DAY 09: TREK TO ULLERI
DAY 10: TREK TO NAYAPUL DRIVE TO POKHARA
DAY 11: POKHARA SIGHTSEEING
DAY 12: DRIVE TO KATHMANDU
DAY 13: FINAL DEPARTURE
After you arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Our representatives from Actual Adventure will be waiting for you in arrival section with your name card. After receiving you they will take you to the Hotel in our private vehicle. We will also organize a warm and delicious welcome dinner for you. Overnight at Hotel.
After having breakfast in Kathmandu we will fly to Pokhara by domestic flight. After landing in Pokhara we will drive to Kimche. Kimche is the main starting point of our trek. From here we will start our trek to a big and beautiful Gurung village Ghandruk. After walking for about 4-5 hours through the side of terraced fields and some small villages we will reach to Ghandruk. Upon reaching Ghandruk you will be welcomed by the spectacular views of Annapurna south to Gangapurna, Himchuli, Annapurna III, Machhapuchre and many other mountains. Ghandruk is a Gurung village where you can see typical Nepalese houses. Overnight at Ghandruk.
Our good morning starts with the wonderful sunrises over the mountains from Ghandruk. We will have our breakfast and start our trek. Today we will be trekking to Tadapani. The climbs today are gradual which is not steeper than yesterdays and are filled with so much of wonderful views. We will be walking through several villages and green forests, rivers and streams the mesmerizing sound of the flowing rivers and birds are the highlights of the trek. The Tadapani village offers wonderful sunrise and sunset views. Overnight at Tadapani.
We will have our breakfast in Tadapani and start our trekking to Dobato. We will walk through rhododendron and bamboo forests and meadows. The trial mostly goes uphill and downhill offering spectacular views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna South mountains passing several mountains on the way. After a short descend for a while between the hills we will reach to Dobato. Overnight at Dobato.
We will have our early morning breakfast and trek to Upper Chistbung. We will walk through beautiful forests and pastures land. After about 30 minutes hike we will reach to Muldai View point which offers 360 degree views of the mountains including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif ranges. The trial goes ups and down. We will ascend to Byali Kharka and then descend through thick rhododendron forest and reach to Upper Chistbung. Overnight at Upper Chistbung.
After having our breakfast in Chistbung today we will be trekking to Khopra Ridge. We will ascent through pastures and meadows above the tree line. On our way we can also see the national bird of Nepal (Dhaphe). After abou 3 hours hike we will reach to Khopra Ridge. The views from the Khopa Ridge are outstanding. Overnight at Khopra Ridge.
After having breakfast we will pack our lunch and will be hiking to Khayer Lake today. This lake is considered to be scared by Hindus and visited during the festival of Janaipurnima. This beautiful tranquil Khayer Lake has a backdrop of snow- capped mountains. After spending some time there we will have our lunch and go back to Khopra Ridge. Overnight at Khopra Ridge.
We will have our breakfast at Khopra ridge and trek down to Swanta Village. We will descend to Upper Chistbung. It takes an hour to descend to Upper Chistbung. After that passing some villages and forests on our way we will arrive to Swanta. Overnight at Swanta.
We will have our breakfast and trek to Ulleri. After approximately one hour trekking we will reach to Ghorepani Poonhill trekking route. After reaching Ghorepani a short downhill trek through settlements on the way we will reach to Ulleri. On our way we will notice more numbers of trekkers to Ghorepani than Khopra Ridge. Overnight at Ulleri.
After having our breakfast in Ulleri we will leave to Nayapul. It’s about 5 hours of gradual decline via some small villages and forests. After reaching to Nayapul we will stop for lunch and then we will drive back to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara we will check-in to the hotel get freshen up, roam over city for few minutes or rest overnight.
The beautiful city Pokhara is also known as the city of lakes. We will be roaming around the city today. The Pokhara city is a major tourist hub of Nepal. We will do boating on Fewa Lake, visit Tal Barahi Temple, Meausem, Mahendra Cave, Davids Falls and many more. Overnight at Pokhara.
We will have our breakfast in Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu today. On our way we will also visit the old historical town of Bandipur and many other sites that come along our way. The drive to Pokhara is one of the most wonderful scenic drives. We will drive through snake like roads attached to the hills where we will see rivers and countryside villages. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Your adventure holiday with Actual Adventure ends here. A representative from Actual Adventure will transfer you to the airport before two hours from your flight with lots of a hope of seeing you again in the future.