Discover a very inspirational trek away from the crowded trails. This trek includes several stops to villages integrated in the new community-managed projects of Nepal; where the benefits from tourism reaches the whole community instead of only individuals. The trek offers community lodges and home stays.
The views from Khopra, offer similar, if not a better perspective to the Annapurna Himalayan Range than the one from Poon Hill. Views of 2 of the highest mountains in the world: Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8172m), and also other numerous snowcapped mountain peaks such as Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Varaha Shikhar, Annapurna South, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna IV, Annapurna II, Lamjung Himal.
The ascension to the Khayer Lake is one of the holy pilgrimages for the local Hindu community. This trek offers a great opportunity to get involved and understand the culture of the region. We will walk through many temples along the way. A fusion of culture and astonishing nature with the most spectacular Rhododendron forests of the region.
The Eco-Tourism approach in this region offers a sense of humanity and respect that will bring us a fresh perspective.
Check our Trip Schedule below this page for more details.
“Mountains have a way of dealing with overconfidence.”
Nemann Buhl (1924-1957. Austrian mountaineer. Considered one of the best climbers of all time)
What’s not included
Best time to trek: Spring and Autumn (April, May until mid-June / October, November until mid-December). Check our page “When to visit Nepal and When to Trek”.
*NOTE: Flights at the airport of Pokhara rarely get canceled or delayed in high seasons (Spring and Autumn) but can be delayed or canceled because of bad weather. Please, be prepared for potential delays. It is advisable that clients have insurance coverage for their international flight in case of delays in their return flight or allow extra days when booking the return international flight.
Airport pick up and transfer to Hotel. There will be a welcome dinner with your guide. First taste of the wonderful local food.
We will take a 25 minute flight to Pokhara in the morning. And we will have plenty of time to enjoy the City by the Phewa Lake. Numerous activities can be done in Pokhara, amongst them, a visit to the World Peace Pagoda, to the International Mountaneering Museum, a walk by the lake and a traditional meal contemplating the panorama that the lakeside offers...
A short drive of 2 hours will leave us to the start of our trek in Nayapul. Our journey will take us to the beautiful Ghandruk village along the Modi river, where we enjoy the lifestyle of the place.
This short trek day will take us to Tadapani, with views of snow-capped mountains surrounding the valley.
We are now leaving the crowded trails and enter the Rhododendron forest paradise towards the north west surrounding the Annapurna South (7219m).
We get up very early to contemplate the magic of the sunrise from Muldai viewpoint. After breakfast, we will continue walking through forest trails to Sistibung.
Trek towards Khopra, where views of the spectacular Annapurna Himalayan Range await us.
A day hike to the Khayar Lake, a very special and sacred walk for all local hindu community.
We will be in contact with the culture and lifestyle of the locals in a very special home stay.
Here you are welcomed to enjoy the Hot Springs in the afternoon and evening before dinner.
We return to Pokhara by transport. Once we arrive to Pokhara, we will check in at the hotel and you will have the rest of the evening for you. Our suggestion? a dinner by the lake contemplating the lights reflected on the water is a beautiful scenery.
We catch a 25 minute flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. On our arrival, we will transfer you to the hotel and after that, enjoy the fantastic city of Katmandu! We will be available for recomendations or if you wish a small Tour Guide, do not hesitate to ask us!
We hope to see you again soon!