There is no doubt that Annapurna Kopra Ridge trek is one of the best short walking & trekking destination in Nepal. This trek contains all of the elements of a classic Nepal trekking experience including villages, wildlife, panoramic mountain views and range of landscape from forest to high alpine.
Annapurna Kopra Ridge Trek – Khayar lake trekking in Nepal Kopra Trek is the newly explored trekking route in Annapurna Region. It is one of most interesting trekking area in the heart of Annapurna Sanctuary, which is also known as Khayer lake trek or Kopra Ridge trek. The trail is still visited by less trekkers and offer one of best views of Annapurnas, Dhualigiri and more mountains. Khayer lake Trek trail separates from Tadapani, a most popular trail of Annapurna base camp and join at Ghorepani poonhills / foothills. In the Spring, various flowers and rhododendron trees make this trail very interesting. The locals of this area offer very open arms and strong believes on colorful cultural traditions. There are two big festivals in Khayer lake trekking area in every year. All the locals gather together on the top of the ridge once in the month of March-April and another in the month of July-August. The ritual follows as per the tradition. In the first case the locals slain Yak and drink the blood while it is hot as they believe it’s the perfect treatment for any kind of illness. On the later occasion, during the day of sacred-thread replacement, people believe that they will receive everything they pray for. Especially the married barren women came to ask for the fertility of their wombs.
Annapurna Kopra Ridge trekking Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 km 6-7 hrs ) Overnight Hotel
Day 03: Trek to Upper Ghandrung 4-5 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 04: Trek to Tadapni(2300m) 4 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 05: Trek to kharka Baili(2300m) 5 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 06: Trek to Chisitibung(3000m) 4-5hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 07: Trek to Kopra(3870m)3 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 08: Trek to exploration around kopra 3-4 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 09: Trek to Swata (2270m) 5 -6 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 10: Trek to Phulbari(2658m) 4 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 11: Trek to down the pass and Camp in between 4hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 12: Trek to Dimma 4 hrs Overnight Tea house
Day 13: Drive to Pokhara: Transfer to hotel.
Day 14: Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 km 6-7 hours: Drive by tourist bus
Day 15: Final departure transfer to Airport
|Trek Region:||Kopra Ridge||Starts in/ Ends in:||Pokhara/Pokhara|
|Trek Duration:||15 days (11 days trek)||Type of trek:||Lodge/home stay|
|Best Season:||March to May and September to November|
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