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Kopra Ridge Trek - 12 days

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Despite being in the heart of the popular Annapurna region, Kopra Ridge has only recently been developed as a trekking destination and is therefore less crowded than the more well-known trails in the area (at least for now!) The Kopra Ridge trek is particularly suitable for mixed ability trekkers looking for a two-week experience within easy road access of Pokhara.  Trekkers can expect to amble through a variety of scenery – including vibrant rhododendron forests, terraced rice fields and alpine landscapes. This Kopra Ridge trek also includes Poon hill & Ghorepani area, along the way trekkers can’t only catch a glimpse of local wildlife and experience panoramic views of iconic Himalayan landmarks, such as Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Nilgiri (7,061 m), Bharha Shikhar (7,647 m) and Annapurna I (8,091 m) but also very splendid and magnificent view of sunrise. Around every corner is a tantalizing glimpse of the high mountains, whole horizons of which will be revealed to you as you reach the high points of your trek. As the sun touches the snow-capped summits, the Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri and Annapurna along with a maze of other peaks slowly begin to appear, like magic, before our eyes.
 
The teahouses along the trail will provide a welcome rest at the end of the day, as well as a rare glimpse into the culture of the warm and hospitable Gurung and Magar communities who manage them.

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Local cultures of Thakali, Gurung’s community
  • Stunning views of Mt. Dhaulagiri & Mt. Annapurna and many others.
  • Less crowded than normal Annapurna treks

DETAILS ITINERARY

Day 1

Arrival in KTM, transfer to hotel, trek briefing

Arrival in KTM, transfer to hotel, trek briefing









 

Day 2

Tour, necessary preparation & packing

Tour, necessary preparation & packing

Day 3

Fly to Pokhara(900m); drive to Ghorepani (1,920m) via Nayapul (5hrs)

Fly to Pokhara(900m); drive to Ghorepani (1,920m) via Nayapul (5hrs)

Day 4

Trek to Tadapani (2,590m) – 5 hours

Trek to Tadapani (2,590m) – 5 hours

Day 5

Trek to Bayali Kharka (3,420m) – 6 hours

Trek to Bayali Kharka (3,420m) – 6 hours

Day 6

Trek to Upper Chistibung (2,9750m) – 6 hours

Trek to Upper Chistibung (2,9750m) – 6 hours  

Day 7

Trek to Kopra Ridge/Danda (3,660m) – 4 hours

Trek to Kopra Ridge/Danda (3,660m) – 4 hours

Day 8

Trek to Swanta Village (2,200m) – 5 hours

Trek to Swanta Village (2,200m) – 5 hours  

Day 9

Trek to Ghorepani (2,860m) – 4 hours

Trek to Ghorepani (2,860m) – 4 hours

Day 10

Short trek (3 hours) to Ullary and drive to Pokhara by Jeep (4 hours)

Short trek (3 hours) to Ullary and drive to Pokhara by Jeep (4 hours)

Day 11

Fly to KTM, transfer to hotel, free afternoon and celebration dinner in the evening

Fly to KTM, transfer to hotel, free afternoon and celebration dinner in the evening

Day 12

Transfer to Int’l airport, fly to home.

Transfer to Int’l airport, fly to home.   
Start Date
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Start Date
4th Oct 2019
End Date
15th Oct 2019
Availability
OPENED
Price
USD 1,445
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REMARKS : If you have private team, contact us for special discounted cost
Start Date
12th Oct 2019
End Date
23rd Oct 2019
Availability
OPENED
Price
USD 1,445
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2
 
REMARKS : If you have private team, contact us for special discounted cost
Start Date
31st Oct 2019
End Date
11th Nov 2019
Availability
OPENED
Price
USD 1,445
Min
2
 
REMARKS : If you have private team, contact us for special discounted cost

COST INCLUDES

  • Conservation/National park fees and all govt. taxes
  • All required trekking permits
  • 4 (four) nights 3-star hotel accommodation on twin sharing BB basis
  • Round trip (KTM – Pokhara –KTM) domestic airfares with domestic airport taxes
  • All airport/hotel/airport transfers by private vehicles
  • An Experience Sherpa Trek Guide
  • Support Sherpa staffs
  • Required number of porters
  • Trek sleeping bag and Down Jacket (to be returned after the trek)
  • Trek duffle bag to each trek member
  • All meals of high quality and hygienic (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • All hot drinks and beverages (tea, coffee)
  • Treated drinking water and trek First Aid Kit
  • Insurance of all local team members
  • Half-day world heritage sites tour with guide & private transport
  • Farewell celebration dinner

COST EXCLUDES

  • Medical/personal travel insurance, medical and evacuation cost
  • International flight cost
  • Personal trek gears
  • Major meals in Kathmandu
  • Cost of personal expenses i.e. telephone calls, laundry, Toiletry items etc.
  • Bottle water, boiled water, soft drinks, beers and extra snacks etc.
  • Tips to the local staff
Fitness
This kind of trek doesn’t really require previous trekking and mountaineering experiences. It doesn’t require any technical experience, only that you be in good physical condition and be able to hike 4 – 6 hours over hilly terrain up to 4,300m of altitude with a light day pack.
 
Experience
If you have any previous experiences would be helpful but if you don’t have is also not important matter of issue. This trek will introduce you about trekking in the Himalayas and also about the local cultures, traditions and local people. Even if you are around the age of 65 years, you can be a candidate for this trek.    
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Trip Info

Trip Code: DHA/T-01
Grade:
Best Month of the Year : March to May and September to November
Trekking Duration: 8 days
Hotel Accommodation : 3-star, 4 nights twin sharing BB basis
Trek Type : Lodge
Maximum Elevation : 3M.
Average hours of walking per day : 5 hours
Destination: : Nepal

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