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Khopra Danda Trek

Khopra Danda Trek
  • Max Altitute:4660m
  • Price:USD 800
  • Difficulty:Beginner
  • Duration:12 Days

Khopra Danda Trek

Trip Overview

Mulde/ Muldai viewpoint Khopra Danda trek is a newly introduced trek route in the Annapurna Region. Khopra Danda trek or most preferably Muldai viewpoint trek follows off the beaten path apart from the busy Annapurna Region trekking route.  From Muldai’s viewpoint (3637m) the sunrise is magnificent and during sunrise, the mountains change colors from silver to golden in a magical way. Likewise, the Muldai viewpoint trek will offer you the sight of 25 majestic mountains in the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range along with a vivid view of Phewa Lake in Pokhara.

From Khopra Ridge you can have a view of Kaligandaki Gorge which is the deepest Gorge in the world. Moreover, Khayer Lake is another attraction of the Muldai viewpoint Khopra Danda trek.

Muldai viewpoint trek walks you through beautiful Gurung and Magar villages in the Annapurna region. Hence, this trek will let you immerse into the Gurung’s and Magar’s culture. Muldai viewpoint Khopra Danda trek path follows the Ghorepani Poonhill Trek so you can experience two different treks in the Annapurna region at the same time. Likewise, the Muldai viewpoint falls under the Annapurna conservation area so you might encounter the wide range of wild flora and fauna in that region. If you do this trek in spring then you can get a Mesmerizing view of perfectly blooming rhododendrons during spring.

Related:  Mardi Himal Trek

Contact  us at:

Kathmandu Office014514568,9851237317 (Whatsapp)
Pokhara Office014514568,9801177317 (Whatsapp)
Mail us athikeontrek@gmail.com
Location of Kathmandu officeBhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Location of Pokhara OfficeStreet No. Four Pokhara Lakeside

Highlights of Khopra Danda Trek:

Highlights of Khopra Danda Trek
Trekkkers

The Khopra Danda Trek is a newly opened route in the Annapurna region, offering a unique journey through some of Nepal’s most stunning landscapes. Along the way, you’ll have the chance to visit the sacred Khayer Lake, giving this trek its alternate name, the Khopra Danda Khayer Lake trek. Despite its immense beauty, this trail remains one of the least traveled and untouched routes in Nepal.

Situated to the northeast of Pokhara, bordering the Myagdi and Kaski districts, the Khopra Danda Khayer Lake Trek takes you into remote areas beyond typical villages and human settlements. This trek is distinct from the more popular routes in the Annapurna region, leading you through pristine wilderness, dense forests, and scenic ridges nestled between the towering peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.

Throughout the journey, you’ll be treated to breathtaking panoramas of some of the world’s highest mountains, including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, and many more. Among these majestic peaks, the standout view is undoubtedly Annapurna South, which dominates the landscape with its impressive presence. The Khopra Danda Trek promises an unforgettable adventure, where you’ll be immersed in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas while exploring remote and untouched terrain.

Khopra Danda Trek Itinerary:

DayActivity
01Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
02Drive to Pokhara (900m): 30 minutes by air / 6-8 Hours drive
03Trek to Tikhedhunga (1480m): 1-2 Hours Drive and 3-4 Hours
04Trek to Ghorepani (2874m): 6-7 Hours
05Hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2630m): 6-7 Hours
06Trek from Tadapani(2630m) to Dobato(3350m): 5-6 hours
07Trek from Dobato(3350m) to Chistibung (3,026 meters) 4-5 hours trek
08Trek from Chistibung(3026m) to Khopra Danda (3,640 meters) 3-4 hours trek
09Trek from Khopra Ridge to Khayer Lake (4,660 meters) 4-5 hours trek
10Back to Khopra Danda
11Khopra danda to Tatopani
12Drive back to Pokhara 4-5 hours by jeep
13Back to Kathmandu
14free day ktm
15Final Departure

You can also ask our team for a customized Itinerary if you have a big team of trekkers.

Muldai Viewpoint Khopra Danda Trek Cost:

Muldai Viewpoint Khopra Danda Trek Cost
Muldai Viewpoint Khopra Danda Trek View
Cost for  Muldai Viewpoint Khopra Danda Trek
No of PeopleCost for Person(USD)
1 paxUSD 800 EXTRA 25%
above 2 personUSD 800
If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only   Services include a potter guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for Nepali.

Generally, the Muldai viewpoint Khopra Danda trek costs around the US ****. This cost includes all your ground transportation, Annapurna Conservation Area Park (ACAP) permit, Trekkers Information Management System(TIMS) permit, Accommodation in tea houses, and three times a day meal with fresh fruits in the evening. Likewise, this includes all the taxes and company service charges.

Note:  According to Trekking Terms and Conditions, if the client cancels the booking of the trek then the refund policy is as given:

• After booking The Trek if an Individual Gets un-well and Cancels his/her trip Before 1 Day of the Scheduled Date Company will Charge 60% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund.
• After booking The Trek if an Individual Cancels his/her trip Before Arriving here in Nepal Due to any reason Company will Charge 20% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund. (Note: if an individual Postpones the trip No Cancellation change will be taken)
• After the trip is started and if an individual cancels the trip in between Due to any region (Medical, Personal, etc.) no refund will be offered. The full Trip cost will be charged by the company.

Muldai Viewpoint Khopra Danda Trekking difficulty:

Muldai viewpoint Khopra Danda trek is a moderately difficult virgin trek in the Annapurna region. Anyone with a good level of cardiovascular fitness can do this trek. A little previous trekking experience is enough for the Muldai viewpoint trek. Still, precautions must be followed regarding altitude sickness in the Himalayas.

Altitude Sickness or AMS(Acute Mountain sickness) During Khopra Danda Trek:

Since you’ll be trekking in the Himalayas, altitude gain will be rapid for you. if you are not used to it and this might cost you your life sometimes. The highest elevation in the Muldai Viewpoint Khopra Danda trek is 4620 meters at Khayer Lake. Hence, trekkers are prone to AMS during Muldai Viewpoint Khopra ridge trek. Hence preparation and training are essential to avoid Altitude Sickness or AMS(Acute Mountain sickness)is needed.

For bar and beverages bills, extra expenses on tea, coffee, cold drinks, personal expenses, and food in Kathmandu and Pokhara you will have to pay by yourself.

Hotels and Accommodation During Muldai Viewpoint Khopra Danda Trek

The hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara will be standard and luxurious. However, when it comes to the Himalayas the hotels and accommodation will be in basic teahouses. Still, these teahouses have good service food, and accommodation. Similarly, the warm dining room will be available for you to heat with yak dung and firewood.

Khopra Danda Trek Route:

The Khopra Danda Trek route begins with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, where you’ll be transferred to your hotel. The next day, you’ll either take a short 30-minute flight or a 6-8-hour drive to reach the vibrant city of Pokhara. From Pokhara, the trek officially commences with a drive to Tikhedhunga, followed by a trek to Ghorepani the following day. On day five, you’ll hike to the renowned Poon Hill for stunning sunrise views before continuing your trek to Tadapani.

After that, the journey then leads to Dobato, Chistibung, and ultimately Khopra Danda, where you’ll be treated to panoramic mountain vistas. An optional trek to the sacred Khayer Lake awaits on day nine, followed by a return to Khopra Danda. From there, you’ll trek back to Tatopani before driving back to Pokhara. The journey concludes with a return to Kathmandu and a free day to explore the city before your final departure.

Khopra Danda Trek with Sherpa Guide:

 Khopra Danda Trek Route
Trek Route and sceneray

The Khopra Danda Trek with the expertise and guidance of a Sherpa guide will be an enriching and unforgettable adventure. Further, with their extensive knowledge of the terrain, culture, and traditions, Sherpa guides provide invaluable support and insight throughout the journey. From navigating the trails to sharing local folklore and ensuring your safety, trekking with a Sherpa guide offers a deeper connection to the Himalayan landscape and its people. Thus, experience the Trek with confidence and camaraderie as you explore the pristine wilderness and majestic peaks of the Annapurna region alongside your trusted Sherpa companion.

Mr. Yakpu Sherpa is one of our experienced guides who is a registered guide by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

We also provide special Trekking and Tour Guides. They are listed below:

  • Specific Language Guide for City Tour (70 $) Per Day.
    English Guide for city Tour (50$) Per Day.
  • Trekking Specific Language Guide (50$) Per Day.
    English Guide for Trekking (35$) Per Day.
  • Potter Guide for Trekking (25$) Per Day.
    Support/Potter Staff for trekking (20$) Per Day

Above above-mentioned rates For Guides include Daily wages and Gear and Equipment and do not include Insurance and Ground transportation Fees. Also, you can learn about the gear and equipment for the trek from our blog Trekking Essential. 

Trek to Khopra Danda with Hikeontreks :

Khopra Danda Trek with Hikeontreks Travel Agency for a seamless and enriching adventure. With their expertise and dedication to providing top-notch services, Hikeontreks ensures a memorable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Annapurna region. From arranging transportation and accommodation to providing experienced guides and personalized itineraries, Hikeontreks takes care of every detail, allowing you to focus on soaking in the beauty of the trek. Trekking with Hikeontreks means enjoying the guidance of knowledgeable staff who are passionate about sharing the wonders of Nepal with travelers. Trust Hikeontreks to make your Khopra Danda Trek an unforgettable experience filled with adventure, discovery, and cherished memories.

Detailed Itinenary

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu and transfer to hotel:
In the first place, you will possibly be arriving at any time in Kathmandu. Then, our representative will receive you with a warm welcome and help you get transferred to the hotel. Further trip details, plans and programs will be provided to you. You will be staying overnight in Hotel.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (900m): 30 minutes by air / 6-8 Hours drive
Based on the itinerary you can either take the tourist bus, private transportation or flight to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara you can enjoy your remaining time of the day sightseeing. Pokhara is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal and it has so much to offer to you. In like manner, the main attractions of this place are lakes and the Mountains which can be spotted around the valley. Finally, you will be staying overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Trek to Tikhedhunga (1480m): 1-2 Hours Drive and 3-4 Hours
From Pokhara, you will be then driving to Nayapul which is a 1.5-hour drive from Pokhara. After getting stuff sorted out and hiring porters you will walk to Tikhedhunga (1750m). Then, the trek follows the path along Modi Khola, a downstream following from Annapurna valley. You will be staying overnight in the guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2874m): 6-7 Hours
Then, you will hike through more than 3000 stone steps to Ulleri-halfway to Ghorepani. It will take 6 to 7 hours to finally reach Ghorepani from Tikhedhunga. You will be staying overnight in the guesthouse.

Day 05: Hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and Trek to Tadapani (2630m): 6-7 Hours
From Ghorepani, you will reach the top of Poonhill. It is the best spot for viewing Himalayas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Likewise, you can enjoy seeing mountains turning golden by a morning sunrise. You will then return to Ghorepani and continue your trial to Tadapani. Walking through Deurali you will reach Tadapani in 6 to 7 hours. You will be staying overnight in the guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek from Tadapani(2630m) to Dobato(3350m): 5-6 hours
Today, from Tadapani you’ll hike further to Dobato. The trek length is 6.5 kilometres. You’ll walk across several beautiful villages and you’ll encounter several flora and faunas on the way. Likewise, you’ll still get the view of several silvery mountains. You’ll finally reach Dobato at the elevation of 3350 meters after 5-6 hours of trek and stay overnight.

Day 07: Trek from Dobato(3350m) to Chistibung (3,026 meters) 4-5 hours trek
Early in the morning, you’ll hike up to Muldai viewpoint at the elevation of 3637 meters to collect the spectacular morning view of 25 mountains in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Later you’ll walk back to Dobato and start your trek to Chistibung. For first one hour, you’ll trek to Bayli Kharka. And finally, you’ll reach Chistibung from Bayli Kharka after 3 hours trek. Stay overnight at Chistibung.

Day 08: Trek from Chistibung(3026m) to Khopra Danda (3,640 meters) 3-4 hours trek
Today, you’ll trek for a relatively shorter time. After three hours trek from Chistibung you’ll reach Khopra ridge from where you can get a spectacular view of mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri and many other peaks in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
You’ll spend the rest of the day resting in Khopra community lodges and enjoy the best hospitality they offer to their guests. stay overnight in Khopra.

Day 09: Trek from Khopra Ridge to Khayer Lake (4,660 meters) 4-5 hours trek
Today, after breakfast you’ll start your trek up to Khayer Lake. The khayer lake at an elevation of 4660 meters worth the effort of 5 hours exhausting trek. Likewise, the Khayer lake is a sacred lake with the Brahma temple along with it. You’ll set tents and stay overnight. All required kinds of stuff and food must be carried from Khopra danda for this day.

Day 10: Back to Khopra danda
Today, you’ll trek back to Khopra danda following the same path that you followed previous day for the descent. You’ll stay overnight in community lodge in Khopra ridge.

Day 11: Khopra danda to Tatopani
Today, after lunch you’ll descend towards Tatopani. Tatopani lies at the end point of Annapurna circuit trek and it offers hot water ponds. One can relish on hot water pond to comfort the muscle pain during the trek. Stay overnight in Tatopani.

Day 12: Drive back to Pokhara 4-5 hours by jeep
Today, you’ll drive back to Pokhara by jeep. The off-road trail till Beni and the black topped road from Beni through Nayapul (The starting point of Ghorepani Poonhill trek and Khopra ridge trek) will be followed back to Pokhara. Stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 13: Back to Kathmandu
Either you can take the tourist bus and enjoy viewing the countryside on the way back to Kathmandu or you can take the flight back to Kathmandu. You will be staying overnight in Hotel.

Day 14 : Free day ktm

Day 15: Final Departure
Our airport representative will transport you to Kathmandu International Airport 3 Hours before your flight schedule. You will be taking a great lifetime experience from Nepal and you will be recalling your moments in Nepal while leaving this paradise.

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

  • Pick up and transfer by car from Airport-Hotel-Airport.
  • 3 nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara as per the itinearay.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Local lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • Government licensed guide,plus experience porters ( including their food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance).
  • All local transportation by car/bus as per the itinerary.
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • Medical kit box
  • Rescue assistance.
  • All government taxes 
  • Our service charge.

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets etc)
  • Meals in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ($40).
  • Your travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue).
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Bar bills
  • Staff & driver tipping.
  • Any kind of hot and cold drinks

Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Pokhara.
  • View of 25 majestic mountains in Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range.
  • Sunrise from Poon Hill and Muldai viewpoint.
  • View of Deepest Kali Gandaki gorge.
  • Calm and peaceful Khayer Lake.
  • Immerse into traditional Nepalese villages and culture.
  • The mesmerizing view of perfectly blooming rhododendrons during spring.

Important Info

Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late

departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Trip Map

trip map

Fixed Departures

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