Trip Facts

  • Duration:8 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Max Altitude:3,640 Meter
  • Min group size1
  • Best TimeFebruary to May and September to December
  • Holiday typeTrekking

About Khopra Trek

Khopra Danda Trek or Khopra Ridge Trek is a new trekking route in the Annapurna region that explores the hidden corners and ascends to Khopra Danda (3,660 m). Khora Danda is also known as Mulde Viewpoint. Khopra Danda Trekking offers a great alternative to the famous and crowded Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Our Khopra Ridge Trek itinerary also leads to the beautiful Ghorepani village (2,874 m) and hike up to Poon Hill (3,210 m) before leaving the trail. The Khopra Danda is famous for its spectacular sunrise and striking views of the Annapurna & Dhaulagiri ranges. Moreover, we will take you to a stunning high-altitude lake, Khayer Lake, at 4,660 meters. 

Himalayan mountain views like Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Bhaar Shikhar (7,647 m), and numerous others along with breathtaking landscapes will keep you motivated to move further. The trial is tranquil and offers you to enjoy nature and its serenity at your own pace.

Khopra Danda Trek is a community lodge trek, which means you will get to have close interactions with locals and a chance to live a life similar to them while trekking. You will get to know their culture and practices. Your trip to Khopra Danda will aid local communities a lot. Being a less crowded trekking route, Khopra Danda Trek solo is not a great choice. 

Why go on Khopra Danda Trek with Adventure White Mountain?

There are many routes that lead to the Khopra Danda. We offer the best Khopra Ridge Trek itinerary that offers an excellent trekking experience and gorgeous sceneries. You will trek with a professional trekking guide and porters. Our crew members are highly reliable and have numerous years of trekking experience in the Himalayas.

If you are looking for family-friendly treks in the Himalayas, then the Khopra Danda trek is a great option. We provide full support during the Khopra Danda Trek Nepal. Join our Khopra Danda Trek 2022 for an adventurous venture in the Annapurna Himalayas.

We also offer private Khopra Danda trek and tailor-made itineraries. These are a few more family-friendly trek options in the Himalayas: Langtang Valley Trek, Everest Panorama Trek, Mohare Danda Trek, Tamang Heritage Trek, etc.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore hidden corners in the Annapurna region
  • Have a peaceful yet adventurous trekking experience
  • Spend the night with locals and get to know them closely
  • The trail goes through small villages and dense forests
  • Witness gorgeous sunrise from Khopra Danda
  • Explore Khayer Lake
  • Spend a night in Ghorepani village and hike to the famous Poon Hill viewpoint before ending the trek
  • Witness spectacular mountain views and sceneries


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We would like to inform our valued clients that the time duration is depending on the trekker and their physical fitness.
B L D means Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

We will pick up you at the airport and take you to the Hotel. and in the evening you will meet your guide for the trek. 

  • Accommodation Star Hotel
  • Altitude1345 Meter

On the third day, we drive to Pokhara. This can be the boring part of the trek. But never worry at all; we play movies to entertain you on the drive. Also, the scenario makes your long drive joyful.

  • Accommodation Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Time6 Hours Drive
  • Altitude820 Meter

The real trek starts on the fourth day. We shall drive for an hour to Nayapul and then walk for 5 hours towards Ghandruk. The traditional village and forest areas remove bareness from your mind.

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsB L D
  • Time5 Hours
  • Altitude2012 Meter

We ascend up to the Tadapani (2,590m). On the route, you can witness the magnificent views of mountain ranges.

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsB L D
  • Time4 Hours
  • Altitude2630 Meter

On the sixth day of the trek, we descend towards Modi Khola. And walk towards the terraced BhediKharka.

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsB L D
  • Time5 Hours
  • Altitude3280 Meter

We ascend towards Khopra danda. You may get difficulty in breathing at this point. On this day, we explore the higher peaks like Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Annapurna.

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsB L D
  • Time5 Hours
  • Altitude3660 Meter

We ascend for about 3 hours. The path is tedious and adventurous. The place is home of wild yaks and you can observe them on the way.

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsB L D
  • Time4 Hours
  • Altitude3820 Meter

We descend back to Khopra Danda. The enjoyment and excitement continue as it was on the previous day.

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsB L D
  • Time4 Hours
  • Altitude3660 Meter

The Khopra trek almost ends when you start trekking to Ghorepani. You get a chance to observe Sherpa villages on the way. The rhododendron forest and gorgeous landscape of mountain ranges make the trail thrilling.

  • Accommodation Tea House
  • MealsB L D
  • Time5 Hours
  • Altitude2875 Meter

After a visit to Poon Hill (3,210m, we descend towards Nayapul. We directly drive to Pokhara and then to Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Time5 Hours Trek, 1 Hour Drive
  • Altitude820 Meter

Trip Map

Khopra Trek map

What's included


  • Costs related to all airport and hotel transfers. 
  • 3 nights in a hotel in Kathmandu, 2 nights in Pokhara 
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide 
  • 7 nights in local lodges/tea houses during the trek with breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek
  • Experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide) and Sherpa porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (on hire ) and trekking map.
  • All permits and necessary paper work (National park permit, TIMS )
  • First aid kit.
  • All taxes, be it local or government.


  • Visa fee for Nepal (bring accurate USD cash and 2 passport size photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • All conservation areas and cultural heritage sites entrance fees
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from trekking than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • International or domestic flights
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters


Khopra Danda Trek is located northeast of Pokhara and borders Myagdi & Kaski district. The Khopra ridgeis close to the popular Ghorepani village.

We offer 11 days of Khopra Danda Trek. You can also do this trek in 6 to 9 days if you are already in Nepal.

You will need a TIMS Card and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit for Khopra Ridge Trek. You can obtain both permits in the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Yes, you will easily get drinking water during Khopra Danda Trekking. Boiled drinking water is available in tea shops and lodges along the way. We also suggest you carry water purification for additional safety.

During the Khopra Danda Trek, you will stay overnight in the lodge or teahouse. The accommodation along the Khopra Danda Trek route is run by the locals. You will basically stay overnight in their home at many places. The rooms will be small with a shared washroom.

The meals are served as per the menu of the lodges. All the food is cooked and served by the lodge owners. Dishes like dal Bhat Tarkari, stir-fried veggies, curry, chapati are the freshest options. You will also get momo, noodles, pasta, sandwich, soup, porridge, etc.

Yes, Khopra Danda Trek 11 Days is a safe trek. The trail can get a little difficult and risky for solo travelers because of its tranquility. You may not see any humans at some part of the trail too. So, if you are trekking alone, you have to be more careful. Trekking with a guide or in a group is always advised in the Himalayas.

Useful Information

Khopra Danda Trek best time

The best trekking experience you can get during the Khopra Danda Trekking is during spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November). These two seasons have a moderate climate and stable weather in the mountains, which makes trekking safe and pleasant. 

The lower part of the Khopra Danda Trek route is more on the warmer side. The temperature ranges between 15°C to 5°C. At higher elevations, the temperature may drop below 5°C in spring. 

Trekking to Khopra Danda in spring means passing by verdant forests blossomed with a range of flowers and vegetation. You may get to see exotic birds and animals along the way. Likewise, autumn brings the bustle of the biggest festivals in Nepal. The crisp air and excellent mountain views make Khopra Danda trek perfect in spring and autumn.

Khopra Danda Trek difficulty

Khopra Danda Trek is an easy to moderate trek. You will be walking on a well-made trail during the trek. There will be numerous ascends and descends throughout the trek along forested and rugged paths. The most difficult part of the Khopra Danda Trekking is when you begin to approach the Khopra Danda itself.

Apart from the trekking route, you also have to be prepared to face the unpredictable weather of the Himalayas and its remoteness. The services along the Khopra Danda Trekking route are limited, therefore trekkers' endurance and determination also matter a lot. 

You have to be able to walk 5 to 6 hours a day on average with a day pack. Anyone can do Khopra Danda Trek with proper guidance and a well-made itinerary. You do not need previous trekking experience to join Khopra Danda Trekking. 

Let's talk about altitude sickness. Of course, it is a high-altitude journey, which means there is the potential of altitude sickness even if it is very low. Be careful while walking and take proper measures, and you will be able to complete this trek without any issues.
Read below to know more about altitude sickness and its symptoms:

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headache

Preventive measures

  • Gain elevation slowly and steadily
  • Add acclimatization days to the itinerary 
  • Do not ascend more than 500 meters a day
  • Keep your body hydrated
  • Stay away from alcoholic drinks and smoking
  • Inform your team leader if you feel any uneasiness

Mode of transportation during the trek

The starting and ending point of the Khopra Danda trek is at Nayapul. We will use a tourist or local vehicle to drive in/out of that place. Likewise, our Khopra Danda trek package offers airport pick up and drop as per the Khopra Danda itinerary. Other than that, we will use a tourist standard vehicle to drive between Pokhara and Kathmandu.

Electricity and Charging Facilities 

During the Khopra Danda trekking, you can charge your devices in the lodges. The locals depend on both hydroelectricity and solar panels. You may have to pay a little extra money to use the charging service. Do carry a power bank or spare batteries with you for your devices. Some trekkers also prefer solar chargers.

Sim Card and WiFi

The lodge along the Khopra Danda trek route offers WiFi service, especially at low elevations. Some places may charge you a few bucks for the service. Likewise, you also have the option to get a Nepali Sim card to stay in touch with your loved ones. The network connection might not be stable all the time. At high points, we will communicate with the city office through the phone.


You will get a packing list from us to prepare for the trip. Do not carry unwanted clothes or supplies during the trek. If you are left with any additional luggage, then you can store it in the hotel's locker room free of cost while trekking.

While trekking, we will give you a duffel bag to pack your stuff for the trip. Each trekker has a weight limit of 10 kgs. The duffel bags are carried by our porters during the trek. The trekkers carry a daypack with their valuables and essentials.

Child policy

Khopra Danda trek is one of the friendly family treks in the Himalayas. You can trek with your kid to Khopra Danda. The kid must be healthy and able to adjust to the change in elevation and the limited facilities. For more information about our child policy, get in touch with us anytime.

Tipping to crew members

Tips are not covered in our Khopra Danda trek package cost. Trekkers are responsible for tipping. There is no limit to tipping if you love the assistance of our crew members during the venture. Usually, tips are given at the end of the trips or during the farewell dinner. For a reference, you can tip USD 10 to drive, USD 20 to tour guide, and USD 150 to trek guide (divided between guide and porter). Each member of the group should individually tip.

Personal expenses 

Personal expenses involve visa fees, international airfare, extra meals/drinks, shopping, travel insurance, tips, etc. Please carry enough extra money to use during your trip to Nepal. Check our cost includes and excludes section for more information.

While trekking withdraws cash in the city because there are no ATMs on the way, and tea shops do not accept cards. You may need extra cash to use services like WiFi, hot shower, snacks, etc, which is not included in the package cost. 

Insurance, Rescue, Evacuation

Khopra Danda trek takes you above 4,000 meters. Even though the trek has less possibility of altitude sickness, you will be traversing in a remote area where unexpected events may occur. So, if you have travel insurance and any medical emergency occurs, we will be able to provide you with quick air evacuation and treatment at the nearby hospitals. 

Your travel insurance should cover airlift up to 5000 meters for Khopra Danda trek and medical bills. If you wish, you can also include flight cancellation, baggage loss, etc in the travel insurance.