The Khayar Lake kopra dada trek takes you to a beautiful, remote glacial lake high in the Annapurna mountains. There are few other hikers in the upper reaches of the trail and, in fact, part of the trek's appeal is its remote location away from more popular treks.The trek features beautiful Himalayan scenery, with hilly gorges and green meadows, and contact with various Nepali ethnic groups.Reaching Nayapul by car, we walk toward Ghandruk, which features a museum dedicated to the ethnic Gurung people that populate the area. From there we trek through various traditional Nepali villages over the next several days, such as Tadapani, Baile, Chistibung and Kopra before our ultimate destination of Khayar Lake kopra dada trek and its mesmerizing location and surrounding landscape.
On our descent, we stop in Ghorepani, a place surrounded by rhododendron forests. From there we take an early morning walk to Poon Hill to catch a spectacular sunrise view of the Annapurna Himalayan chain. We then walk down to Nayapul, which brings us back to land connections to Pokhara and Kathmandu.Please feel free to contact us for more information.
Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 02:City tour or free day to explore and shop on your own.
Day 03:Drive to Pokhara (900m).
Day 04:Drive to Nayapul, trek to Ghandruk (1,970m).
Day 05:Trek to Tadapani (2,610m).
Day 06:Trek to Baile (3,350m).
Day 07:Trek to Chistibung (3,000m).
Day 08:Trek to Kopra Danda (4,010m).
Day 09:Day trip to Khayar Lake (4,500m) and back to Kopra Danda.
Day 10:Trek to Chitre (2,311m).
Day 11:Trek to Ghorepani (2,834m).
Day 12:Hike to Poon Hill (3,210m), trek and drive Pokhara
Day 13:Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, farewell dinner.
Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m). Namaste and welcome to Nepal! A Nepal Hiking Trek representative will meet you at the airport and transport you to your hotel. Bed and breakfast plan (BB).
Day 02City tour or free day to explore and shop on your own. The tour includes the Kathmandu valley, Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Boudhanath. We offer an expert tour guide for this day excursion. BB.
Day 03Drive to Pokhara (900m). In the morning, we drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, which takes about 6 hours. There's also an option to fly, at an additional cost. At Pokhara, you can enjoy a boat ride or walk around the lake. Pokhara is a trekker’s mecca, with excellent shopping and restaurants. Overnight at Hotel. BB.
Day 04Drive to Nayapul, trek to Ghandruk (1,970m). After a short drive to Nayapul, we begin our 5-hour walk, with the Bhurungdi Khola river to our left and terraced farm lands along the way. Breakfast, lunch and dinner (BLD) included.
Day 05Trek to Tadapani (2,610m). We walk gradually uphill for about 3 to 4 hours, with the possibility of seeing monkeys along the way. BLD
Day 06Trek to Baile (3,350m).Another uphill day through the forest, perhaps seeing exotic birds and tiger footprints. BLD
Day 07Trek to Chistibung (3,000m).An easy day of mountain walking with beautiful valley views. BLD
Day 08Trek to Kopra Danda (4,010m). This is a tough day going up more than 1,000 meters, but we're rewarded with spectacular views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. BLD
Day 09Day trip to Khayar Lake (4,500m) and back to Kopra Danda. This is a long day, involving about 8 hours of round-trip walking, but we're rewarded with the sight of Khayar Lake, a remote and mesmerizing glacial lake surrounded by the glorious Himalayas. BLD
Day 10Trek to Chitre (2,311m). We descend rapidly, enjoying scenic views along the way. BLD
Day 11Trek to Ghorepani (2,834m). We trek up again today to reach Ghorepani in preparation for our spectacular sunrise walk tomorrow to Poon Hill. BLD
Day 12Hike to Poon Hill (3,210m), trek and drive Pokharatrek to Nayapul, drive to Pokhara. Before breakfast, we walk 40 minutes up to Poon Hill to catch the amazing sunrise views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Fishtail (6,998m), Nilgiri (7,041m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Annapurna II (7,939m), Annapurna III (7,555m) and other surrounding peaks. Then we return to our lodge for breakfast and trek down to Nayapul. There we meet our driver, who will take us back to Pokhara. We're free to enjoy the shops and restaurants of Pokhara during the rest of the day. BLD
Day 13Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, farewell dinner.From Pokhara, we take a bus for about 6 hours to Kathmandu. You have the option to fly for an added cost. Arriving at Kathmandu, we transfer you to your hotel. To celebrate your successful trek, we take you out for a farewell dinner. BB.
Day 14Departure.After a memorable experience, we take you to the airport for your departure. Thank you for your journey with us.