Khopra Trek via Poonhill

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Overview

A mighty fine bonus for you: You will have the opportunity to spot rare wild animals while in a Khopra Trek ! Topping the list are deers, monkeys, blue sheeps, yaks, and monals!

Khopra Trek via Poonhill is a different adventurous game in the Annapurna Conservation area. Eyes On Nepal suggests you choose this newly discovered trail.

Khopra Trek via Poonhill is also known as Mulde /Muldai view point trek. Throughout the trek, you will pass from remote villages, farmlands; and enjoy the best sunrise views along with a birds-eye outlook of apex summit of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare; from places like PoonHill, Khopra Danda, etc.

Trip Highlights

  • Newly open trekking route in the Annapurna region.
  • Experience unique cultural and traditional villages of Gurung and Magar tribes.
  • Off-pitch adventuring trails.
  • sunrise and sunset views from PoonHill, Khopra Ridge.
  • Bird’s eye views of Pokhara valley and Phewa lake.
  • 360-degree scenery from Khopra Danda/Ridge.

If adventure is your name and trekking is your game,Then this trek is your No. 1 choice.

Come and explore this newly discovered and remote area!

Looking for more adventure?

Khopra Trek via Poonhill Itinerary

Day 1: Pokhara (820m) to Ulleri (1960mm)

Day 2: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2860m)

Day 3: Ghorepani to Swanta (2270m)

Day 4: Swanta to Dhankharka (3026m)

Day 5: Dhankharka to Khopra Danda (3660m)

Day 6: Khopra Danda (3660m) to Dobato (3420m)

Day 7: Dobato (3420m) to Ghandruk (1940m)

Day 8: Ghandruk to Pokhara (820m)

Itinerary

Day 1: Pokhara (820m) to Ulleri (1960mm)

6 hours
Car, Trekking
L|D
Mountain Lodge

Highlights: Ulleri Uphill will test your physical fitness.

07.00am: Breakfast at your hotel.

08.00 am: Drive to Nayapul with your backpack. During your drive you will see some amazing views of mountains and villages.

09.30 am: Arrive in Nayapul (1070m) and trek to Birethanti (1025m) for 15 minutes. You will enter the Annapurna conservation after after crossing over the bridge of Modi Khola. After crossing the bridge you will catch the rough motor way going to Tikhedhungga.

12.00am: Arrive in Sudame (1340m) and continue the trek to Ulleri through motor way.

01.00am: Arrive in Hille (1460m). You will have lunch at Hille.

02.00pm: Start trekking again after lunch.

02.30pm: Arrive in Tikhedhungaa (1540m). After crossing the bridge over the Bhurundi river, you will have some hard uphill stone steps trek to Ulleri. Tikhedhungga to Ulleri uphill trek will test your physical fitness.

05.00pm: Arrive in Ulleri (1960m). Rest and relax.

07.00pm: Dinner at local lodge. Overnight in local lodge.

Day 2: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2860m)

6 hours
Trekking
B|L|D
Mountain Lodge

Highlights: Uphill trek to Ghorepani through pine and rain forest.

08.00am: Breakfast at your hotel.

09.00am: Begin the trek to Ghorepani (2860m).

09.45am: Arrive at Banthanti (2210m).

NOTE: You can see mountains like Machhapuchhre (6997m), Hiunchuli (6441m) and Annapurna South (7219m) on a clear day. Enjoy the moment. After taking some photographs, continue the trek to Nangethanti (2430m) through a rhododendron flower forest.

11.30am: Arrive in Nangethanti (2430m). You will have your lunch here. After lunch we start the trek to Ghorepani (2860m).

02.30pm: Arrive in Ghorepani (2860m). You will have a good view of mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, and other mountains.

06.00pm: Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3: Ghorepani to Swanta (2270m)

6-8 hours
Trekking
B|L|D
Mountain Lodge

Highlights: Walking downhill trek.

04.00 am: Wake up and trek to Poonhill for sunrise view. NOTE: Please bring your flashlight and trekking pole because the trail is narrow, dark and icy slippery when it is snowing.

06.00am: Arrive at Poonhill and wait for the sunrise. You can see amazing panoramic views of mountains from Poonhill such as Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7855m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (729m), Nilgiri (6940m), Tukuche peak (6920m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Lamjung Himal (6931m), and other mountains. After taking some photographs, we will trek down to out hotel for breakfast.

08.30am: Arrive at hotel for breakfast.

09.30am: Check out from local lodge/hotel and trek down to Chitre (2390m). NOTE: Citre is a popular Magar village in this area.

11.00am: Arrive in Citre. You can see mountains like Annapurna South, Nilgiri South, Tukuche peak, and Dhaulagiri Range from here. Continue the trek to Swanta.

01.00pm: After about a 2-hour downhill trek from Chitre, you will arrive at another Magar Village called Swanta (2270m). You will see the Dhaulagiri range and Gurju Himail. NOTE: Lunch and dinner at the local lodge. There are only 3 hotels operating here.

Day 4: Swanta to Dhankharka (3026m)

4-5 hours
Trekking
B|L|D
Mountain Lodge

Highlights : Amazing view of the mountains.

07.00am: Breakfast at the hotel

08.00am: Start the trek to Kopra Danda (3660m) along Rhododendron flower forest.

11.00am: Arrive at Ratmate (2930m). You will have a tea break here in Ratmate. We will continue our trek to Dhankharka (3026m) after the tea break.

01.00pm: Arrive in Dhankharka known as Sistibang (3016m). Lunch and dinner at the hotel. You will see some views of Dhaulagiri 5th from here.

Day 5: Dhankharka to Khopra Danda (3660m)

4-5 hours
Trekking
B|L|D
Mountain Lodge

Highlights: Amazing panoramic view of the mountains.

07.00am: Breakfast the hotel

08.00am: Start the trek to Khopra Danda. NOTE: You will have a difficult uphill trek for 3 hours. But the deep rhododendron forest offers you some wildlife such as blue sheep, wild monkeys, deer, and Nepal’s national bird Impeyan Monal known as Impeyan Pheasant

12.00pm: Arrive in Khopra Danda (3660m). You will see panoramic views of Dhaulagir in close view, Tukuche peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Bharha Chuli (Fang) etc. Lunch and dinner at the hotel.

NOTE: You can stay one more day at Khopra Danda. If you extend your stay by a day at Khopra Danda, you can visit the Khayer Barah Temple and visit the town. This is area is popular for wildlife and mountain views.

Day 6: Khopra Danda (3660m) to Dobato (3420m)

6-7 hours
Trekking
B|L|D
Mountain Lodge

Highlights: Amazing panoramic view of the mountains.

07.00am: Breakfast at the hotel.

08.00am: We start our trek to Dobato (3420m) through a rough narrow trekking route in deep rhododendron flower forest. There are two routes to reach Bayeli. We choose the trail that goes to the river. Because of security concerns such as stone falls and slippery trails, we don’t use the old route to reach Bayali even though it is an hour shorter than the new route.

09.30am: Arrive at the river, cross the wooden bridge over river, and start your uphill trek to Bayeli. NOTE: You will trek in deep Rhododendron forests with a chance to encounter wild animals.

01.00pm: Arrive in Bayeli. You will have lunch in Bayeli. There is only one hotel to have lunch at.

02.00pm: Continue the trek to Dobato known as Baisi Kharka (3420m). It is about 1.5 hours on a slightly inclining and declining trail.

03.30pm: Arrive in what is known as Baisi Kharka (3420m). You will have amazing views of the mountain from Dobato. You have two options here:

  1. Option 1: Rest and relax
  2. Option 2: If the weather is good, trek to Muldai view point for the sunset view. The sunset views from here are amazing. It is a 45-minute uphill trek and you can see more than 26 mountains such as Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri range, Nilgiri, Lamjung Himal range, etc. And on a clear day, you will even be able to see the Pokhara Valley and the beautiful Phewa Lake. Enjoy the views and the moment. After talking some photographs, we take a 30-minute trek down to the hotel.

07.00pm: Dinner at the hotel.

Day 7: Dobato (3420m) to Ghandruk (1940m)

8-9 hours
Trekking
B|L|D
Hotel

Highlights: Amazing panoramic view of the mountains and sunrise.

05.00am: Wake up and trek to Muldai Hill view point (3637m) for the best panoramic view of the mountain in this entire Annapurna conservation area

05.30am: Arrive at Muldai Hill view point. You will see some amazing colours in the sky. Muldai Hill view point offers you views of more than 26 mountains in panoramic order. You will forget Poonhill once you reach this hill station. Take some photographs.

07.00am: Trek down to the hotel. NOTE: Dobato itself offers amazing views of the mountain and sunrise.

07.30am: Breakfast at the hotel.

08.30am: Start the trek to Ghandruk (1940m).

12.30pm: Arrive at Tadapani (2630m). You will have lunch here. You can see mountains like Annapurna South, Hiuchuli, Fishtail, Gangapurna, and Mardi Himal.

01.30pm: Continue the trek to Ghandruk (1940m).

02.30pm: Arrive at Bhaisikharka and continue the trek to Ghandruk.

04.15pm: Arrive at Ghandruk. This is the most popular and scenic Gurung Village in this Annapurna region. You can explore this village. There is the Gurung Musuem too. You can see mountains like Annapurna South, Fishtail, Hiunchuli, and Gangapurna etc.

07.00pm: Dinner at the hotel.

Day 8: Ghandruk to Pokhara (820m)

Car, Trekking
B|L
Hotel Mt View

Highlights: Amazing view of Annapurna South and Ghandruk Village.

07.00am: Breakfast in the hotel.

08.00am: Start trek to Pokhara.

09.00am: Arrive in Chane and continue the trek to Kimche (1640m).

09.30am: Arrive at Kimche (1640m) and continue the trek to Kilyu.

10.30am: Arrive in Kilyu and continue the trek to Syauli Bajar by motor way. NOTE: You can catch a bus to Pokhara from here easily.

11.30am: Arrive in Syauli Bazar and have your lunch here.

12.30am: Continue the trek to Birethanti (1025m) after lunch.

02.30pm: Arrive at Birethanti (1025m) and walk to Nayapul.

03.00pm: Arrive at Nayapul (1070m) and we will catch a bus to Pokhara.

04.30pm: Arrive in Pokhara. Check in your hotel. Congratulations! Trek ends.

Price & Terms

USD850 per pax (based on 2 pax) NOTE: The price above is quoted based on 2 people. If you are travelling in a group of more than 2 people, kindly write to us at sales@eyesonnepal.com, we will give you a special quotation.

What is included?

  • Accommodations x7 nights in the mountains. NOTE: Based on twin sharing and in some of the places you will sleep in the hall. It depends upon the touristic season. We will do our best to provide you your own room.
  • All as stated on itinerary
  • All land transportation and flight tickets.
  • Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Nayapul on Day 1.
  • Pick up from Nayapul and transfer to your Pokhara on Day 8.
  • All meals stated in the itinerary
    • Breakfast x8
    • Lunch x8
    • Dinner x7
  • 23% VAT (Government tax and service charge)
  •  TIMS & Annapurna National Park entrance fees (trekking permit and entrance fees to National Park)
  • 1 trekking guide & 1 porter (maximum 20 kg luggage) will be provided during your treks.
  • Salary, accommodations & meals for trekking guide and porter.
  • First aids kits, water purifier tablets & all necessities required in the mountains.

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses
  • Items that mentioned as your own expenses.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tipping

Important Notes

  • Time schedules in the itinerary are for reference. Changes of time and schedule will be advised by your tour guide depending on the situation, weather conditions, and road conditions during the tour.
  • Customers have to write in email for confirmation.
  • Payment phases:
    • 50% upon Confirmation
    • 50% upon Arriving in Kathmandu Airport
  • Please note that the itineraries are subject to change. The schedule will always depend on the time available and weather conditions. Some of them can be cancelled without prior notice. There will be no refund upon cancellation if the guest does not keep to the agreed upon time, or if there are bad weather conditions.
  • Any request for changes will be charged accordingly.

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  • Subject: Khopra Trek via Poonhill
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