Tour Details

  • 15 Days(s)

  • Live

  • English

  • 4500m/14763ft

overview

Khopra Poon Hill trekking takes you to the unspoiled location in the lap of Annapurna region. You will get the opportunity to enjoy all the aspects of a typical trekking route of Nepal in this journey. This trekking trail takes you on an exciting adventure following the hills of Nepal where you can savor the picturesque views, varied vegetation, and wildlife, diverse landscape, lifestyle, and cultural traditions. Khopra Poon Hill trekking is even considered as an alternative to the Ghorepani trek by people. It has to offer impressive views of the Annapurna massifs. This is a relatively new route for trekking where you will get to connect to nature even better.

This amazing trekking journey starts from the city of lakes, Pokhara after which we proceed to the Birethati village from Nayapul, a beautiful place at the convergence of Bhurungdi and Modi rivers. We follow the Modi river through lush green jungles, picturesque waterfalls, and majestic mountain views. You will be amazed to see diverse vegetations comprising of pine, rhododendron, oaks, and bamboos along with different communities and snowy peaks.

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the unspoiled trekking route situated in the heart of Annapurna region
  • Picturesque views, different vegetations along with varied landscape, lifestyle and cultural traditions
  • Connect with the pristine nature
  • Move through dense forests observing waterfalls and magnificent views of mountains
  • Easy trekking through the hills around Annapurna
  • An all in one trek; historical and cultural tour as well

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Itinerary

  • Arrival day
  • Guest House

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be received by our representative at the airport and transferred to the hotel for your stay. After you take a break and get refreshed, you can join members of the group heading for Khopra ridge and Poon hill trek with you for a briefing on the journey. You can put forward your queries to the trek leader during this time. A fun dinner program awaits you at an authentic restaurant alongside the cultural show.

  • 5 hrs sightseeing tour
  • 3 Star Hotel

You will depart from your hotel in the morning for the Kathmandu sightseeing tour around the places which have significant cultural, religious and historical importance like the major stupas, temples, monasteries all included in the World Heritage Sites list of UNESCO. You will get time to prepare for Khopra Ridge and Poon Hill trek in the afternoon.

  • 6 hrs drive
  • 3 Star Hotel

Early morning we leave for Pokhara where we will get to see amazing landscape and lifestyle throughout the journey. After we reach Pokhara after our six hours drive, you will be transferred to your hotel where you can take a break and get refreshed. We will go to stroll around the lakeside afterward. (You have the options to fly from Kathmandu-Pokhara) Overnight stay in Pokhara.

  • 5 hrs Drive -5 hrs walk
  • Guest House

After a hearty breakfast in the morning, w drive from Pokhara to reach the Kyumi farm village; we will get to see amazing views of Annapurna on our way here. We then ascend on stone steps to reach the big Gurung village of Ghandruk. We stay at Ghandruk in a wonderful lodge that offers majestic views of Annapurna peaks offering the time to explore the village surrounding.

  • 4 hrs walk
  • Guest House

On this day, we head to Tadapani from Ghandruk as we walk through farm villages enjoying views of Annapurna and then ascending a place named Bhainse Kharka. We move through dense rhododendron forests with pine and oak trees to reach Tadapani which has to offer views of Mt. Fish Tail and the Annapurna South.

  • 4 hrs walk
  • Guest House

After having breakfast, we head to Dobato as we move across the secret paths away from the main route and village for a few days. We ascend to a forested area to land in Dobato, a serene place in the center of the lush green forest.

  • 6 hrs walk
  • Guest House

We walk through dense jungles past summer settlements with several ascends and descends after which we reach the secluded spot at Bayeli, a pasture area. We then head to the small glacial and pristine Hidden Lake. We stay overnight in this peaceful environment relishing the views of snowy mountain peaks.

  • 6 hrs walk
  • Guest House

As we leave Bayeli, we reach Khopra ridge after we walk for a few hours. We will stay here overnight savoring the views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna Fang, and Annapurna South.

  • 6 hrs walk
  • Guest House

On this day, we have a morning hike to the holy lake of Khayer located at 4620 meters. This is a long walk but it is worth all the hardship as it offers to close up views of majestic peaks. This a religious site where the festival is organized annually in the month of August and September. After exploring this area where villagers come to worship, take a bath in the icy water and do sacrifices, we return back to Khopra ridge for overnight stay.

  • 6 hrs walk
  • Guest House

After having a great time in Khayer lake and Khopra, we head to Sauta by trekking through green forests by descending. Sauta is occupied by the Poon-Magar people who are the tribes of the Western Nepalese Hills. We will get to see the Dhaulagiri range along with the tips of Annapurna peaks in the northeast direction.

  • 5 hrs walk
  • Guest House

We head on a gradual way down to a stream where a short climb takes us to Chitre village. From here, with some steep ascends for few hours into the alpine woods with rhododendron and pine trees, w reach at the beautiful Ghorepani village facing the Dhaulagiri range.

  • 6 hrs walk
  • Guest House

We go on a morning hike to Poon Hill to witness the amazing sunrise over the Himalayas with Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna, Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal. After savoring the beautiful mountains and sunrise, we head back to Ghorepani and follow rhododendron forest to reach Ulleri village; after this, we descend to Tirkhedhunga for overnight stay.

  • 5 hrs walk
  • Guest House

On this day, we walk to the beautiful village Bhirethati where our trekking journey comes to an end. Now we drive back to Pokhara as the drive takes us to Beni and Pokhara Highway. After the fun exciting drive to Pokhara, you will be transferred to the hotel and after getting refreshed, you can stroll around lakeside if time allows. Overnight stay at Pokhara.

  • 6hrs drive/30 min flight
  • 3 Star Hotel

On this day, you will take the road back to Kathmandu after your wonderful trekking journey to Khopra Poon Hill trek. Upon your arrival to Kathmandu via drive or flight, you will be transferred to your hotel. You will have leisure time for individual activities. You have the choice to go either by drive or flight.

  • Departure
  • None

This is your final day in Nepal. You will be transferred to the hotel from where you will leave for your next trip or back to your home country.

What’s included/excluded

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickup and drop via private vehicle
  • Three-night twin or double sharing deluxe lodging facility inclusive of breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Two nights twin or double sharing deluxe lodging facility inclusive of breakfast in Pokhara
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara via private vehicle
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu via tourist bus (You can choose to go via private vehicle or flight which is subject to additional charge)
  • Permit to Annapurna Conservation Area and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS card)
  • Licensed guide proficient in English (salary, accommodation, insurance, food, drinks, transport)
  • One porter for two guests (inclusive of salary, food, lodging, insurance, and equipment)
  • Top notch twin sharing lodging facility throughout the trek
  • All the three main meals throughout the trek along with tea/coffee
  • Clean drinking water along with first aid kit
  • Pokhara to first trekking point and final trekking point to Pokhara via private vehicle
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets, cap, duffle bags, T-shirt and city as well as trekking route maps from Trekking planners if required

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa charge (kindly bring adequate fee in USD along with two passport size photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu (departure tax is not required to be paid for international flight)
  • Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Meals during the traveling time
  • Travel and health insurance along with insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • Extra night accommodation along with lunch and dinner in Kathmandu due to circumstances like early arrival or late departure or early return from the mountain is subject to an additional charge
  • Personal expenses including baggage charge, phone calls, bar bills, extra porters, shower, laundry, bottle or boiled water
  • Tipping to trekking staffs or driver
  • An additional expense due to external vents out of our control like flight delays, weather conditions or strikes
  • Other items not included in the service column

cancellation

Note that free cancellation is possible if the notice for written cancellation is sent as soon as a tour has been booked. The cancellation notice must be clear and will be valid upon the approval of the company.

And if due to unfavorable circumstances your tour is canceled without you wanting it to get canceled, we will offer you an alternative tour package.

If the offered package does not match your preference, you will be given the choice to cancel it along with the complete refund of the amount paid to us. Nevertheless, we shall not be accountable for any further claims or damages.

Good to know

  • Best Hospitality services to our esteemed clients
  • Well trained and experienced guides and porter to reduce the trekking hassles
  • Reasonable tour prices based on the itinerary
  • Well thought and planned itinerary to match the interest and needs of the travelers
  • Properly equipped guide with apt knowledge of minor sickness, and injury; and the ability to provide reassurance to trekkers
  • Itineraries based on seasons (Since spring and summer have longer days and autumn and winter have shorter days and lesser sunlight)

Provision to contribute to charity funds for the growth of local villages, rural kids with education funds, maintenance and development of trails and availing pure drinking water for everyone.