About Khopra Trek
Khopra trek is one of the rarely chosen trekking spots in the Annapurna region. The trek takes you to the heart of Annapurna region: the Khayer Lake. The trek is one of the new routes in the Annapurna region. Yearly, around ten thousands of visitors go for Khopra Trekking in Nepal. Further, you will be trekking towards Annapurna South Base Camp during the trek to Khopra.
The trekking credit goes all to the modern equipment and tools that made the roadways and internet available in the Khopra area. The trek will be completely new than any other treks in Nepal because you find very fewer people and lodges on the way. But, the views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges are evergreen. The mesmerizing views make your trek memorable till adulthood.
The best season to trek Khopra area is spring. Rhododendron and fir forest welcomes your trek. You get a chance to explore the beauty of Pokhara valley along with the wildlife of forest areas on the trail. Khopra trek is located between the Annapurna Base Camp and Jomsom trail. The trek begins after a flight or drives from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Many people start the trekking from Nayapul from where you reach to Tadapani. After a short time walk, you enter a rhododendron forest which gives the feeling of excitement.
Khayer Base Camp is the final destination of the trek. It’s located at an altitude of 4,620 meters. As soon as you reach Khayer Lake, its beauty adds excitement to the trek. After some clicks, we head towards the Annapurna South Base Camp. The marvelous view of mountain ranges attracts you. We head back towards Nayapul from the Annapurna South Bas Camp. Then, back to Pokhara and finally return to Kathmandu.
Impact of Earthquake
The massive earthquake of April 252015 destroyed many of the teahouses and lodges around the area. Now they are built again and it’s safe to trek Khopra region. The trail of the Khopra trek is already rebuilt. Everything is normal these days.