11 Days Alternative Annapurna Khopra Danda Trek

This trek is the excellent alternative to Annapurna Ghorepani Trek to those who want a little more off beaten trail to explore remotely Nepal with fewer tourists. An early morning Himalayan sunrise views at Poonhill is the starting impression of the trek. As you go up steeply higher to Upper Chistibung, you will encounter high cascading waterfalls, rushing rivers, lush pine forests with vibrant colors of flowers along with fine settlements of local Gurung tribe of people. Exploring sacred Khayer Lake, encountering the local people of fine Gurung villages, walking through the excellent layered paddy fields with rewarding views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, etc are the major attractions of this trek.

per adult from

$1,260

AUD

Duration

11 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 10x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 10 nights
    • Arrival / Departure transfers on international flights.
    • Hotel in Kathmandu / Pokhara on a twin share bed- and- breakfast basis as per the itinerary.
    • Breakfast during the trek.
    • Accommodation in comfortable teahouse during the trek.
    • Farewell with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
    • Drive from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu on a tourist coach.
    • Private transportation during the trek.
    • Free use of quality trekking gear - sleeping bag, fleece inner liner, down jacket, duffel bag
    • Professional local trekking group leader well trained in Wilderness First Aid.
    • Comprehensive First Aid Kit.
    • Trekking guides and other support staff.
    • Annapurna Khopra Danda Trekking map.
    • Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
    • Warm clothing and other required trekking gear for porters.
    • Osho Adventure T-shirts / other seasonal gifts.
    • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
    • Trekking permit, Annapurna conservation entry fees.
    • Entry/Admission - Pokhara Lakeside
    • Entry/Admission - Ulleri Football Ground
    • Entry/Admission - Poon Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Mountain Sherpa Trekking
    • Entry/Admission - Khopra Community Lodge
    • Entry/Admission - Tatopani Hot Spring
    • Entry/Admission - Thamel
    • Entry/Admission - Tribhuvan International Airport
    What's excluded :
    • International Airfare from Home – Kathmandu – Home.
    • Photocopy charges, web usage and telephone calls.
    • Nepal VISA cost which will be charge at Tribhuvan International Airport.
    • Travel Insurance
    • Extra cost due to natural calamities and hiring additional transportation and porters.
    • Emergency evacuation costs (for rental of land cruiser). Medical and Rescue insurance is recommended
    • Any additional meals in Kathmandu.
    • Entry/Admission - Thamel

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1400 m)

    Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle.

    Day 2: Drive to Pokhara- approx 7 hours

    Stop At: Pokhara Lakeside, Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700 Nepal
    On this day we have our breakfast by 6:00 a.m. in the morning and head towards tourist Bus Park at Thamel and board a tourist bus to Pokhara. The bus ride will take around 7 hours through curvy roads of hilly terrain with couple of breaks in between for snacks and lunch. The drive to Pokhara on one of the major highways is exhilarating with beautiful views of never leaving tributaries, lush green hills and roadside settlements.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star Boutique Hotel in Pokhara

    Day 3: Trek to Ulleri (1500 m)

    Stop At: Ulleri Football Ground, Ulleri, Pokhara 33700, Nepal
    The day starts early by taking a vehicle out of Pokhara. The drive takes around an hour and half to Nayapul and we start our trip towards Ulleri hiking through jeep track way and a little bit of uphill stone steps.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a simple and comfortable guest house at Ulleri

    Day 4: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2800 m)

    Stop At: Poon Hill Marga, Histan Mandali 33711, Nepal
    Walking through the beautiful Lord of the Rings like trail set-up is overwhelming and getting to Ghorepani the leading protected area in Nepal with the world largest Rhododendron forest is extraordinary.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at a comfortable guesthouse in Ghorepani

    Day 5: Ghorepani to Upper Chistibung (3000 m)

    Stop At: Mountain Sherpa Trekking, Thamel Dabali Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    An early morning excursion to Poonhill offers you the breathtaking Himalayan sunrise views of Dhaulagiri massif, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal, Hiuchuli, Mt Fishtail etc. Climbing down from Poonhill, we take a breakfast at Ghorepani and start our trip to Upper Chistibung through lush pine forests which contains diverse species of flowers such as maple, oak, orchids. Watch out grazing cattles, and wild Himalayan thar at grassy slopes on the way. Tonight we will stay at Upper Chistibung.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a simple Guesthouse in Chistibung

    Day 6: Upper Chistibung to Khopra Danda (3660 m)

    Stop At: Khopra Community Lodge, Unnamed Road, नरच्यांग 33200, Nepal
    Today, we will ascent towards Khopra Danda through the alpine meadows and pastures gazing over the rushing Kaligandaki river that originatinates from the massive ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Khopra Danda is the best viewpoint to perceive the spectacular views of Dhaulagiri massif inside the Annapurna Region. Tonight we will stay at Khopra Danda.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a simple Guesthouse in Khopra Danda.

    Day 7: Explore Khayer Lake (4620 m)

    Stop At: Khopra Community Lodge, Unnamed Road, नरच्यांग 33200, Nepal
    After a hearty breakfast at one of the finest viewpoint, we head to explore the most sacred himalayan Lake. It is one of the most holiest lake for Hindus, which is also written in Ramayan.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a comfortable lodge at Khopra Danda.

    Day 8: Trek from Khopra Danda to Tatopani (2474 m)

    Stop At: Tatopani Hot Spring, Tatopani 33200 Nepal
    After an early morning breakfast, we head to Tatopani. In tatopani many people enjoy their spear time swimming or bathing in the natural hot water spring. Tonight we will stay at Tatopani.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a comfortable guesthouse in Tatopani

    Day 9: Tatopani to Pokhara (9 hr & 22 min)

    Stop At: Pokhara Lakeside, Lakeside Rd, Pokhara 33700 Nepal
    Today is the last day of your trek. We take a private jeep to Pokhara enjoying the dramtic landscapes, waterfalls and terrains all around the way. We will stay at 3 star hotel in Pokhara tonight.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a standard 3-star hotel in Pokhara.

    Day 10: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmdu ( around 6 hrs )

    Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    On this day we have our breakfast by 6:00 a.m. in the morning and get ready to head towards Kathmandu. The bus ride will take around 7 hours through curvy roads of hilly terrain with couple of breaks in between for snacks and lunch. Tracing the same way back we reach Kathmandu and we transfer you back at the hotel.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star standard hotel in Thamel

    Day 11: Farewell

    Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
    Today we say our final goodbye. Our representative will come to see you off at the airport. Hoping you had a pleasant and wonderful trekking experience we bid you goodbye.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick you up from Kathmandu International Airport upon your arrival. If you arrange your own transport and would like us to meet up in your hotel for briefing please send us a remark of the hotel name.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Trekking Top Nepal

Activity ID: V-103070P23

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