Khopra Ridge trekking is one of the most beautiful and interesting trek routes in Annapurna region of Nepal. Kopra ridge is newly established tourist destination, the Kopra ridge is perhaps more stunning than some of the trekking trails in Nepal but Kopra ridge with visiting Poon Hill will be the fantastic trekking holiday in Nepal so our itinerary we generate accordingly. Kopra ridge is in the heart of Annapurna region but still remains rural and secret for the trekkers. There is no doubt that Kopra Ridge is one of the best short treks in Nepal. This trek contains all of the elements of a classic Nepal trekking experience including villages, wildlife, panoramic mountain views and range of landscape from forest to high alpine.
Kopra Ridge trekking is located away from the busier trails of Annapurna region of Nepal and for four nights of the our itinerary you stay in community lodges set up local villagers and rest of nights you stay in teahouse or you need to book the trekking on full board camping for stay in tent camp and food prepare and provides by our own cook. Kopra ridge and Poon Hill trekking is provides immense views of Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Nilgiri (7061m), Bharha Shikhar (7647m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South (7219m) Hiunchuli (6434m), Fishtail (6997m), Annapurna II (7937m) Annapurna IV (7525m), Lamjung Himal (6983m) and other famous mountains in this area can be viewed it means Kopra ridge and Poon Hill trekking is provides unforgettable experience in life time there gradually appear, just like magic that your eye could not believe.
B: BREAKFAST, L:LUNCH, D:DINNER
Day 1: Arrival Day in Kathmandu
Welcome to Nepal! We will come to pick you up from airport than transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu 1250m. Stay there seeing surroundings, Thamel is beautiful places with so many hotels, restaurants & shopping centers, can also purchase your last minute trekking gear for your Khopra Trek, stay there at Thamel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing day. B.
Today we are taking you to show the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu valley in Nepal. Seeing Swyambhunath temple(known as a monkey temple), Patan Durbar Square a wonderful anicient royal palace from 13/14 centuries also called city of fine arts, Pashupatinath temple one of the holiest & biggest lord Shiva temple, Bouddhanath Stupa a largest stupa on the earth. B.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus (200km-7/8 hours drive
After breakfast we will leave for Pokhara850m(by tourist bus, have option of flight) a beautiful countryside ride seeing rivers, people, village, farm etc.(200km/8 Hours) A beautiful lake city exploring Pokhara, stay at Pokhara. B.
Day 4: Pokhara To Tikhadhunga 1680m/Ulleri 1960m(5-6 hour)
Today we are starting our adventure, after breakfast we are driving for Nayapul we are driving for one and half hour(45km). Nayapul is the gateway of Anapurna region people start their trek for ABC, POON HILL, GGANDRUK, KHOPRA etc. from this point. Today we are starting our hike till tikhadhunga/Ulleri village. Beautiful hike via river, jungle, village & people. 4/5 hours. B.L.D
Day 5: Tikhadhunga to Ghorepani 2860m.(6 hours)
Today we are climbing to Ulleri village at the beginning of our hike, a beautiful Magar community village in 2 hourse than after an hour takes us to the beautiful village of Banthanti where you may want to stop for lunch or tea. Than we are hiking upto Ghorepani village via Nangithanti a beautiful rododhodendrern forest hike(if you visit around February & March you can see whole forest is is blooming, stay at Ghorepani. B.L.D.
Day 6: Trek to Swanta (2270m-3/4 hours walk), overnight at lodge
Today we will be descending through the beautiful mixed forest of rhododendron trees, Himalayan oak, and pine. After almost about 3 hours down the hill, we reach a small river, which we continue to follow leisurely downhill Swanta (2,200 m), overnight we stay at the lodge with beautiful traditional meals. B.L.D
Day 7: - Trek to Dhan Kharka (3020m-4/5 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
Our beautiful day will start after having breakfast in the early morning with the glorious sunrise view, today’s hike is worth the climb to the popular lookout mountain Poon Hill. The comprehensive view extends from Dhaulagiri peak in the west and Tukuche over the Kali Gandaki valley, Nilgiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchare, Annapurna IV and II and Lamjung Himal to the Manaslu massif in the east. B.L.D
Day 8: Trek to Kopra Dada (3620m- 3/4 hours walk), overnight at lodge
Today is our one of the exciting days to explore Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif, our journey will begin after having breakfast at the lodge. Today’s our trekking trail leads us to a short descent along a mountain slope to the foothills of the nearly 8,000 m high Bara Shikar. Finally, we reach Kopra Danda ( Danda = open ridge ) to 3,660 m. This opens up a breathtaking 360-degree view, overnight we stay at the tea house. B.L.D
Day 9: Trek to Bayeli (4520m- 5/6 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
We leave the main path and head into the deep, almost untouched Rhododendron mixed forest. Little over-committed paths it goes slowly uphill. The forest thins to approximately 3,100 m elevation and the path leading out into open grassland. For our lunch break, we are looking for a nice place with good views. Then it continues uphill through the forest and over pastures to the pasture Dobato. Here you can shepherd down with their livestock in the summer. In Sumphul Danda (3,400 m) we reach a pass that gives us an uninterrupted view of the western mountains of Dhaulagiri, the Nilgiri mountains and the Annapurna massif to Machhapuchare in the east. After a short descent, it’s another hour along the ridge (3,500 m) to our simple accommodation on the Bayeli Alm (3,400 m). This “Community Lodge ” is managed jointly by the inhabitants of the surrounding villages. B.L.D
Day 10: Trek to Tadapani (2830m- 7/8 hours walk, overnight at lodge
With great views of mountains, morning walk continues downhill into the forest of rhododendron, oak, and magnolia, then reaching the main trekking route at Tadapani, overnight in the comfort of the nice and cosy lodge, and enjoy the beautiful sunset on the top of Annapurna south and fishtail mountains. B.L.D
Day 11: Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara (4 hours walk than 1 hours drive), overnight at hotel.
today is as you reach Ghandruk after the short and wonderful walk from Trapani you will see a Gurung traditional museum at Ghandruk, Ghandruk is one of the best destinations for domestic or international tourists so many travellers visit here to see the ethnic culture and traditional. The place still provides us beautiful landscape and awesome mountains view with Annapurna south, Nilgiri, Machhapuchre, and Annapurna II, the journey continues to descend to Nayapul gradually downhills and flat on sometimes. As we reach Nayapul the private vehicle will be waiting for you to drop you at the hotel. B.L.D
Day 12: Drive back to kathamndu by Delux tourist bus (200km-7/8 hours drive), overnight at hotel.
A scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu will take between 7/8hrs( have an optional to fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu). At Kathmandu, you will have free time for shopping souvenirs for family and friends. We will take you for farewell dinner with traditional cultural show in the evening. B.D
Day 13: final departure for home or your next destinations
After having last breakfast in Nepal Happy Mountain will drop you off to the airport for final departure for your home or your destinations on your given time. End of all the services. B
√ Simple tea houses in trekking with 3 times of meal. (Breakfast, lunch & dinner with 3 cup of tea each).
√ A professional trekking guide & necessary number of porters (2:1) with their salary meal & insurance.
√ Necessary permits & TIMS card
√ 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara on BB basis & simple lodges/guesthouses on trek.
√ All grounded transportation like pick up drop(domestic/Intl both).
√ Katmandu-pokhara-kathmandu by tourist bus.
√ UNESCO sites city tour with professionally trained city guide at Kathmandu.
√ One night cultural show & dinner (farewell).
× All Kind of beverage
× All extra expenses such as shopping/trekking gears.
× International/domestic flights.
× UNSCEO sites entrance fee.
× Early arrival/late departure.
× Travel insurance.
× Tips for guide& porters(expected).
× If plan change by any other problem such as, landslide, strike, political disturbance etc Or the things not mention above.