Khopra Khayar Lake Trek

GRADE

Moderate

TRIP DURATION

8 days

BEST SEASON

March till May and October till November

GROUP SIZE

From single person

TRIP Altitude

4700 meters

CUSTOMIZE TRIP

On Request

Trip Highlights

Quite tourist area trek, Spectacular mountain scenery, inhabited by the Gurungs, rhododendron forests full of birds, climb Poon Hill, Climb Khopra Hill, Khayar Lake, Himalayan Giants, Dhaulagiri 8,167m and Annapurna 8,091m along with a maze of other peaks, rhododendron flower in March, April and many more..

Trip Overview

The Khayar Lake Trek is an alternate captivating trekking destination of Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). It is one of the most of the eye-catching and magnificent trekking areas of Nepal, located in just day hike distance from Khopra Hill. It was discovered and was started to be used as a trekking route only a few years ago. The trek unlike others merges and blends in natural beauty with culture unknown to outside world. The journey combines both the element of beauty of nature in the city and the beauty of Himalaya and greenery.

The trek route though remains less crowded and has fewer tourists than other trails in this region. The major climax of Khayar lake trek is the view of Annapurna mountain range over the magnificent Khayar Lake at 4700m. The massive Annapurna region is captured in a unique and captivating dominance over the blue sky. The enormous Annapurna mountain range includes Annapurna South, Annapurna III,IV, Himculi , Machapuchre and many more. The scenic scenes of the green sceneries are also along the trail. The national flower of Nepal Rhododendron in the evergreen forests of the trail just adds cherry on top of the cake.

Along the twisting highways to Pokhara the monotony of one's ride is taken over by the soothing sound of streams and green pastures. Poon Hill, one of charm of this trek is famous for its captivating sunrise through the mountain peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri where the colour of the sunlight changes from pink to red. Khayar Lake trek also provides the opportunity to discover the cultural diversity of Nepal. The trail trails through many villages with their special traditional lifestyle and culture especially that of Magar, Tamang and Gurung community. We can all together explore and enjoy the views of mountain ranges through paddy fields.

  • Day 01 Pokhara Hotel pickup up, Early morning Drive to Hile from Pokhara via Nayapul (1010m) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1577m); 3 hr trek
  • Day 02 Trek Ghorepani (2850m)  - 6 hours
  • Day 03 Hike up Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) - 45 minutes, to Swata /Swanta (2270m) -5  hours
  • Day 04 Trek Swata to Khopra Danda (3660m) -4 to 5 hours
  • Day 05 Day trip to Khopra  Khayar Lake (4700m) Trek- 8 hours
  • Day 06 Day trip-Trek Khopra Danda to Bayeli (3432 m) -6  hours
  • Day 07 Trek Bayeli to  Ghandruk (1950m) via Tadapani (2520m) - 8 hours
  • Day 08 In the morning explore around Ghandruk (1950m) village ; after the village visit short trek to Kimche and drive to Pokhara
  • Trekking transport start from Pokhara
  • Trekking conservation permit
  • Trekking Register Certificate
  • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter in between 2 person)
  • Experienced and first aid trained license holder trekking guide
  • Tea House accommodation during the trek in double occupancy
  • All meals during the trek (B=breakfast, L=Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Sleeping bag (only if require)
  • Government taxes and service charges
  • Drinks and Bar Bill (beverage) in the tea house trek
  • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal use trekking equipment
  • Tipping to guide and porter

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