Khopra Khayar Lake Trek


The Khopra Khayar Lake Trek is also a captivating journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Annapurna region in Nepal. This lesser-known trek is a hidden gem, offering an off-the-beaten-path experience for adventurous travelers seeking tranquility and natural beauty.

Starting from the bustling city of Pokhara, the trek also takes you through picturesque villages, lush forests, and terraced fields. It provides a glimpse into the traditional rural life of the Nepalese people. As you ascend, the views become more spectacular, with snow-capped peaks dominating the horizon.

One of the highlights of the Khopra Khayar Lake Trek is also the mesmerizing Khopra Ridge. Here, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic vistas of towering giants such as Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Nilgiri, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). The beauty of these majestic mountains is truly awe-inspiring and makes every step of the trek worthwhile.

The trek also includes a visit to the sacred Khayar Lake, nestled at an altitude of 4,500 meters. This serene alpine lake is also surrounded by pristine wilderness and provides a serene setting for reflection and relaxation. It is believed to be a holy site for both Hindus and Buddhists, adding a spiritual touch to the journey.

Along the way, you’ll also have the opportunity to interact with friendly locals, experience their unique culture, and taste authentic Nepalese cuisine. The traditional teahouses scattered throughout the trail also offer cozy accommodations and warm hospitality, ensuring a comfortable stay for trekkers.

The Khopra Khayar Lake Trek is a moderate-level trek that can be completed in around 10-12 days, depending on your pace and preferences. It is suitable for both experienced trekkers and those new to hiking, as long as you have a good level of fitness and a spirit of adventure

Conclusion and Summary

Overall, the Khopra Khayar Lake Trek is a remarkable journey that combines natural beauty, cultural immersion, and spiritual exploration. It offers a unique opportunity to escape the crowds and experience the raw, untouched wilderness of the Annapurna region, leaving trekkers with unforgettable memories of this hidden Himalayan paradise.


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  • DAY 1: Arrival In Kathmandu And Transfer To The Hotel

    Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and a representative of Everest Expeditions Nepal will welcome and transfer you to your selected hotel by private vehicle.

  • DAY 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley by private vehicle with an expert tour guide.

    Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley by private vehicle with an expert tour guide.

  • DAY 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus (6-7 hrs) (202 km) by flight (45 mins)

    Kathmandu to Pokhara by bus (6-7 hrs) (202 km) by flight (45 mins) stay overnight at a hotel in Pokhara near the lakeside.

  • DAY 04: Trek to PurnaGaun and approximate walking time 6/7 hours:

    Pokhara to Nayapul by private vehicle an hour and 20 minutes’ thenNayapul, we start trek toward West-Northward path and cross a suspension bridge over the ModiRiver. We walk through beautiful, local peaceful Deupur village. The trail heads gradually uphill until we arrive at PurnaGaun where we spend our first night. It is local village beautiful village where is community lodge and locality experienced. Trekkers can enjoy very much in first night.

  • DAY 05: Trek to Lespar Village and approximate walking time (6/7 hrs)

    After taking breakfast and preparation before 9:00 am will start from PurnaGaun, we walk through beautiful villages and terraces forestry. It assures to trekkers really delighted and will hear many kind of birds sounds. It makes much enjoyable and will forget everything worse and will think positive. Need to walk average 6 to 7 hourse to get camp and lunch will be in between some village. We spend overnight in beautiful Lespar village.

  • DAY 06: trek to Nangi Village and approximate walking(6 hrs)

    We start early morning after taking the breakfast and prepare the bag pack. Trekking will be fantastic ascending steep hill and forestry trail till Nangi village. Where is teaching in school computer course in remote village due to sponsor by Mr. Mahabir Pun who had achieved the magasese International Awardand, he had sponsored to some villages including Nangi village and they have internet service. Remote village but so much developed village. There is high school, telephone, and internet as well as Nepali Brown paper factory. The villagers are very understanding and really creative to do something new product. Beautiful village as well as smiling in front Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167 ranges. Visitor will enjoy very much with local life style and their progress. Next early morning could see beautiful sunrise view in mountain region.

  • DAY 07: Trek to Mohare Camp approximate walking time (6 hrs):

    We must walk up hill forestry trail and various species birds sounding will hear. Mohare camp is beautiful camp from where visitor can explore many Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges because it is (3300m) altitude. Here is basic lodge as Yak shelter but will be amazing experienced and we will make camp fire in evening. It will be wonderful night.

  • DAY 08: watch outstanding view then trek to Ghorepani walking (5 hrs):

    We need to wake up early morning before sunrise because it is awesome / outstanding magnificent view point for Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri ranges and many mores as Poonhill. It makes amazing feel watching early morning superb mountain views and green views.

    Then after enjoying the viewing and taking nice breakfast trek will start continue along the panoramic Mountain View point of Poon hill Ghorepani walking through the Rhododendron forest, pine, oak and juniper forest. Will hear many species birds’ sounds and will arrive in lunch time Ghorepani and stay at Ghorepani beautiful and big village as well as main attraction village for trekkers and will available very delicious foods in Ghorepani. Stay overnight at Ghorepani and spend beautiful day.

  • DAY 09 : Trek to Chhistibang (2900 m) walking (7 hrs):

    After taking nice food and staying in Ghorepani trek will start around 8 am continue downhill an and half hour to Chitre Village then we take Khopra trail through Swanta village (2450m) where we take lunch. After lunch again we take forestry very pleasant path with bird singing. We need to ascend continue less 2 hour then arrived beautiful place Chhistibang where we stay overnight and we make camp fire and enjoy

  • DAY 10: Trek to Beautiful place main destination Khopra (3660 m) walking (5 hrs)

    After watching beautiful Mt. Dhaulagiri ranges and taking breakfast trek will start then all the trail will be up hill but fantastic enjoyable walking. Will get there for Lunch and watch great view. Khopra village is beautiful panoramic view point and very close view for Mt. Annapurna south face and Machhapuchhre. We arrange beautiful camp fire at the evening and can singing dancing in our group. It woud be fantastic in Khopra.

  • DAY 11: Hike to Khayar Lake (4700 m) approximate time (7/8 hrs)

    We need to start early morning around 6 am and we must take pack lunch and dry food. It is most of the part nice trail but near the lake we need to care full because much steep part. Khayar Lake is sacred lake holy lake for Hinduism pilgrimage. They go to pray and sacrifice to Goat male every fool moon day on July or on August. It is very sacred lake where considered abode of the Goddess of KhayarBarahi. If you can must visit in sacred lake most important to touch the lake.

  • DAY 12: Trek to Bayeli approximate time (6/7 hrs)

    There are two option trails to come


    We recommend high route In spring or in dry season, we can see best magnificent view from high rout but quite complicated trail and main winder ice frozen so, we do not recommend in main winter season but monsoon time doesn’t matter it will be fantastic outstanding view.


    Lower route is up and down we recommend in main winter snow ice time and we must walk forest trail and can’t see much view but we follow comfortable trail and will be fantastic walk and arrive in camp on time. In winter or during the snow season, we take the lower route to avoid icy paths.

  • DAY 13: Trek to Tadapani walking (6/7 hrs.)

    It is beautiful walking through the main trekking trail to Annapurna base camp after Ghorepani we call Deurali is junction for Tadapani. We need to head most of the trail downhill as well as uphill. Tadapani is beautiful place from where can explore few beautiful mountain as Annapurna south 7219m, Himchuli (6441m), Fish Tail (6993m), Annapurna III (7555m) and Annapurna II (7937m). It makes so much awesome after less touristic trek to joining again massive trekkers camp in Tadapani.

  • DAY 14: Trek to Few hours then catch vehicle to back Pokhra

    After beautiful breakfast together watch mountain views we descend thorough GhandrukGurung community village, such a Gurung cultural and beautiful village where we take lunch and explore the village then after an hour walk we will catch vehicle to back Pokhara. It takes total in vehicle 2 and half hour and arrive afternoon in Pokhara and we do small sights sing around lake and famous place.stay at Pokhara nice and comfortable hotel with breakfast

  • DAY 15: Pokhra to Kathmandu

    According to your choices as by flight or by private car van or Tourist bus return to Kathmandu then provide excellent Hotel in Kathmandu as before trek stayed same hotel will be for night. And will arrive in Kathmandu afternoon then you take your time and at evening Unique Nepal Adventure treks will provide excellent dinner.

  • DAY 16: Departure at your home

    Everest Expeditions Nepal representative will drop of by private vehicle in Kathmandu airport and do bye.

    In case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides, etc., the extra charge will be borne by themselves.

    Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Include / Exclude

Cost Includes:

    • Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
    • Licensed and trained trekking guides,
    • potters for carrying goods and supplies,
    • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) basis during the trek
    • 3 Nights Accommodation in the 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed & Breakfast) on Twin Sharing Basis.
    • All accommodation during the trek on sharing Basis.
    • All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
    • Transportation to and from trail head by Private and Sharing Transport
    • All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
    • National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Insurance, and
      equipment for the staffs.
    • Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
    • Trekking staffs wages etc.
    • Welcome dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
    • Trekking Map, T-shirt, and Trekking certificate.
    • Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
    • All Government and local Taxes
    • International Flight ticket re-confirmation.
    • Meals will be Start when your Trek starts.
    • Trekking Staff Insurance of $10,000 Per Person.

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfares,
  • Travel/Trekking Insurance,
  • Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in domestic flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Airport Departure Taxes.
  • Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
  • Tips for The staffs.
  • Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
  • Meals during stay in the Kathmandu
  • Extra Domestic Ticket  of Jomsom, Pokhara etc.
  • Extra Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Price per person

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    Trip Fact

  • Best Seasons March to May, September to November
  • Group Size 1-15
  • Duration 16 DAYS BOOKING OPEN FOR 2024
  • Maximum Altitude 4130M
  • Trek Difficulty Moderate

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