Khopra Trek-12 Days

Khopra Trek
Khopra Trek
Khopra Trek
At a Glance
Duration12 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Maximum Altitude3700m/12139.11ft
Group Size1 to 10 pax, per group
Travel StyleTrekking /Hiking
Best TimeAugust to December and March to May

​​​​​​The Khopra trek is a relatively short and easy trek that has recently gained popularity in the Annapurna Trekking region. This rewarding trek takes you through the hidden gems of the beautiful Annapurna region, offering breathtaking views of the snowy Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other majestic mountain peaks. The trail, which has been recently opened to both foreign and domestic trekkers, showcases untouched natural beauty and awe-inspiring Himalayan vistas. With its pristine wilderness and limited number of visitors, the Khopra Rim Trekking is perfect for those seeking tranquility and a chance to appreciate the magnificence of the Annapurna Massif.


  • Discover the expansive Gurung villages, such as Ghandruk and Tadapani, on an exciting exploration.
  • Marvel at the diverse flora and fauna that thrive in the region, offering a captivating sight.
  •  Observe wild yaks grazing on lush green meadows, creating a picturesque scene.
  • Visit breeding farms that house both cows and yaks, providing an insight into local agriculture.
  • Explore a Yak cheese factory, where you can learn about the production process and taste this unique delicacy.
  • Ascend to the sacred Khayer Lake, situated at an impressive altitude of 4660 meters, offering a serene and spiritual experience.
  • Experience the warm hospitality of the local Pun , Magar, and Gurung villages, immersing yourself in their rich culture and traditions.
  • Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs, accompanied by the majestic peaks of Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre.
  •  Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region, with stunning landscapes that will leave you in awe.
  •  Embark on an unforgettable journey, filled with cultural encounters, natural wonders, and unforgettable vistas.

Prior to embarking on the captivating adventure, we will explore Kathmandu City in a private vehicle, taking in the sights of various landmark sites that hold both historical and cultural significance. These sites include the revered Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, the sacred Buddhist shrines of Boudhanath and Syambhunath, and the renowned Kathmandu Durbar Square, all of which are recognized as UNESCO world heritage sites. Once our exploration is complete, we will commence our trek from Nayapul, situated at an altitude of 2,200m. The trail will lead us through a series of stone steps, passing by terraced farms and friendly locals above the Modi Khola valley. As we journey, we will be treated to breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains, eventually arriving at the enchanting village of Ghandruk (1,830m), inhabited by the hospitable Gurung community.

In the early morning, we will have the opportunity to witness the sunrise over Annapurna South (7,219m) in Ghandruk, immersing ourselves in the authentic Gurung culture. Continuing our trek, we will pass through the villages of Dobato and Chistibung, ultimately reaching Khopra Ridge (3,660m). From this vantage point, we will be able to marvel at the panoramic and awe-inspiring mountain vistas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Tukuche Peak (6,800m), Nilgiri (6,600m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South Face (7,219m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), Machhapuchhre (6,993m), Annapurna II (7,937m), and Manaslu (8,163m). With these majestic views etched in our memories, we will continue our journey towards the village of Swanta (2,200m). Descending further, we will pass through the Magar village of Ulleri (2,050m) before returning to our starting point, Nayapul, marking the end of our extraordinary expedition.

Undoubtedly, the Khopra Rim trekking offers an extraordinary fusion of rich heritage, vibrant culture, and awe-inspiring landscapes that no avid traveler like yourself should overlook! Prepare your belongings and get in touch with us to secure your spot for this incredible trekking expedition!