KHOPRA Helicopter Return Trek

KHOPRA Helicopter Return Trek is also called KHOPRA Ridge, Khopra Danda or Khayer lake Helicopter Return Trek is very famous off the beaten path hiking that is in the middle of Annapurna region. Khopra provides views of the Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Nilgiri (7,061m), Bhara Shikhar (7,647m), Annapurna l (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6,997m), and lot of other mountains that are not mentioned here. Furthermore, this is a very nice trek trail for hikers who have a very short time to hike about 10 days but are willing to prefer to hike in a quiet location; this one is the best choice. Khayer Lake 4500 m (14763 feet) is the significant location which is regarded holy according to Hindu religion. Situated only by a leap on the Annapurna Range, a Khayer lake trek is something demanding hike itself, mainly in this last section.

The ever-smiling face of local inhabitants, their cultures and the dense rhododendron forest every time keeps the trekkers very happy at the time of this trek. March and April is the primary duration for rhododendron flowers. This trek is popular as one of the best, a short and simple trek in Nepal Khopra trek. If provides a great Himalayan landscapes from Poon Hill, Mulde peak, and Khopra of a sunrise view and highland scenery from where trekkers can view Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6800m), Nilgiri (6600m), close view of Annapurna South face (7219m), Hiuchuli (6441m). And additional attraction gifted by nature God sacred religious Khayar Lake located at 4500m bottom of Annapurna South.

The same landscape gets even closer to Khopra Danda (3660m) but too close. To get to the last location trekkers have to trek about 7 hours to Khayer Lake and 3 hours to back on Khopra Danda. Hikers can hike the Annapurna Khopra Trek from the month of March to June, and September to November is an extraordinarily perfect season since the Annapurna Khopra trek that totaled all prospects of natural scenery, cultural and holy prospects. This is suitable for hikers who seek who are novices and choose soft adventure. After completing the Kopra trek the return will pick the trekkers from Pokhara and travel back to Kathmandu. KHOPRA Helicopter Return Trek is provided by and for more information trekkers can call on the number +977 9866551703 (WhatsApp).

Highlights of KHOPRA Helicopter Return Trek

  • Scenic drive or flight to Pokhara through the magnificent view of the Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayan Range.
  • Experience the beautiful evening in the pleasant and magnificent city Pokhara, trekkers can also do boating in Phewa Lake.
  • Another amazing drive to Nayapul, from the drive the trekkers will view the very excellent mountain scenery of Annapurna and Fishtail in a very close distance.
  • Pleasing trekking by the local village which lies on the way to the Ghorepani. The trekkers will cross the village-like Nayapul, Sudame, Hile, Tikhedhunga, Ulleri, Banthanti where they can view the Pun and Magar people settlements.
  • Marvelous mountain ranges scenery from the maximum height of the Poon Hill 3210 m, Mountain like Mt. Annapurna 8,091m, Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167m), Annapurna South, Nilgiri, Dhampus peak, Tukuche peak, Himchuli, Gurja Himal can be viewed clearly.
  • Wild and pleasing hike experience from the Deurali to forwards.
  • Amazing landscape from Mulde Peak, trekkers can view the same landscape as they view from the Poon Hill.
  • Nice experience being to the maximum height of the Khopra Danda on the heights of 3660 m. Trekkers can view the excellent view of Dhaulagiri Range and Nilgiri Mountains from here and Annapurna south 7,219 m is only behind the Khopra Danda.
  • Demanding trek to the Khayer Lake 4500 m. This is a Hindu holy lake just behind the Annapurna south with the stunning view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range.
  • Hot spring on the Bank of the Kali Gandaki River.
  • Scenic helicopter return ride from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Key Takeaways

  • Khopra Trek (Khopra Ridge Trek) is one of the short, simple, less touristic and simple treks in Annapurna Region.
  • It has a viewpoint like Mulde Peak 3637 m provides a better view compared to Poon Hill 3210 m. They can view Annapurna 8091 m and Dhaulagiri 8167 m and a lot of other peaks.
  • On Khopra Trek, trekkers have to pass the thick forest to the mountain peaks base at Khopra Danda.
  • Another amazing view from the Khopra Danda of the Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167  m, Annapurna South 7,219 m, Annapurna 8091 m, Niligiri and a lot of other mountains.
  • Adventure and marvelous trek to the Khayer Lake 4500 m that is holy for both Hindus and Buddhist.

KHOPRA Helicopter Return Trek facts

Trek Name
  Khopra Ridge/Danda Trek
Duration: 7 days trek, 2 days in Kathmandu

2 days in Pokhara but this can be up and down as per trekker’s time frame

Max. elevation: 4500 Meter, Khayer lake
Start Naya Pul or Ulleri
Ends Pokhara, Tatopani with return helicopter ride
Difficulty modest


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