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Annapurna Khayer Lake Trekking-13 Days

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Annapurnna Khayer Lake- 13 Days Trekking encompasses Khayer lake (4500m) and Khopra danda (3660m) as a newly opened trekking trail, which is reputed for wide range of flora and fauna, mixed culture of Gurung and Magar ethnic groups and exclusive mountain views in the Annapurna Region. Annapurna Khayar Lake-13 Days Trekking Cost differs agency to agency. Most of the local and international agencies have a common margin falling between USD$1500 and USD2000 while Himalayan Wild Treks charges only USD$1200 for the same. In addition, Himalayan Wild Treks also offers the traveler-friendly stretchable Annapurna-Khayar Lake- 13 Days Trekking Itinerary and latest upated Annapurna Khayar Lake Trekking  Map.

 Annapurna Khayar Lake- 13 Days Trekking is newly opened trekking trail which offers a good window on the mixed cuture of Gurung and Magar ethnic groups blended with  blended with exotic mountain views and diverse flora and fauna is the specialty of this trekking. The blossom of rhododendron in the jugle that is inhabited by different wild birds, the warm hospitality received in traditional Gurung and Magar villages, and the mountain views from Ghorepani  and Khopra danda are profoundly phenomenal. Khopra Danda (3660mm) offers crystal clear view of Manaaslu (8163m), Annapurna (7937m) Machhapuchhre (6993m) Hiuchuli (6441m) Annapurna South Face (7219m), Annapurna (8091m) Nirlgiri (6600m) Tukuche Peak (6800m) and Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m). Khayer Lake (4500m) a popular lake in the region where the locals perform a ritual in which they draw blood from living body of yak and drink it straight away, which is a bizarre ritual annually carried out and even popular among the trekkers.

Annapurna Khayar Lake- 13 Days Trekking starts with a brief sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu before a bus or flight journey to Pokhara(800m) from where the trekking trails ahaed through Ghandruk (1940) , Tadapani (2630m), Bayali (3570m) and Kopra Dada (3026m) where trekker may opt for exploring a famous lake named Khayar Lake (3500m). Thereafater the trail meanders through Ghorepani (3210m). We will hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) for the veiw of breathtaking sunrise early in the morning. After that, the trail leads us back to Pokhara, bringing the beautiful trekking to an end.

Himalayan Wild Treks is one of the top leading companies in Nepal founded by highly professonal and successful people who have been working in tourism sector for decades. We have been organizing different trekking, tours and all kind of adventure activities successfully. Please contact us for Annapurna Khayar Lake- 13 Days Trekking . We are on standby at your servcie around the clock.

Annapurnna Khayer Lake, Khopra danda Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu International Airport at (1300m4160 ft) then transfers to the hotel.

Day 02: Trek Preparation

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara at (820m2624 ft) (by bus/flight an option)

Day 04: Pokhara to Ghandruk at (1940m6208 ft)

Day 05: Ghandruk to Tadapani at (2630m8416 ft)

Day 06: Tadapani to Bayali at (3574m11436 ft)

Day 07: Bayali to Khopra Danda at (3026m9683 ft)

Day 08: Explore day (Visit Khayar Lake)

Day 09: Khopra Danda to Swanta at (2270m7264 ft)

Day 10: Swanta to Ghorepani at (2860m9152 ft)

Day 11: Ghorepani to Pokhara

Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu (by bus/flight an option)

Day 13: Final departure day

We will be accommodated in 3-star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara; and teahouses during the trek. We will stay at Nirvana Hotel in Kathmandu and Snow Hill Lodge in Pokhara. All accommodations are on double-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional. Himalayan Wild Treks will arrange rooms with attached bathrooms with 24 hours running cold and hot water however, teahouses in some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. Also note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and the trekking regions at lower elevation but it might be difficult to find them at higher elevations.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
This trek being a moderate of sort requires a good health of a person with ability to walk on the trail for at least five to seven hours carrying a light backpack. Walking at higher elevations require more physical stamina than at lower elevations but since this is an average route anyone with good health, willingness to walk and passion for travel can enjoy it. For the warm up, physical orientation needed for this elevation can be gained through various exercises that can be done prior to the commencement of the journey. In addition to the sound condition of heart, lung and entire setting of a body, past hiking experiences will be a plus point. Besides, it is advisable that those with any past health problems have to make sure that are medically able to walk on the trail. It is also advised that you inform Himalayan Wild Treks of any conditions before booking the trek.

Meals in Trekking 
Typical Nepalese food is the specialty we will relish on our journey in addition to the international cuisine that is Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian and so on. Breakfast and dinner will be provided according to menu that is in the lodge or a guest house. As for the lunch, it will be provided on the way to the next destination. All mealsincluding breakfast, lunch and dinner, will be provided during trekking while only breakfast will be available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners.

Best Time to Travel
As for the propitious seasons to carry out the trekking in the Annapurna Region, the suggestable time would be September to November and March to May. During these times, the visit will be showered with the arcane beauty of the nature and the outstanding landscape views. To avoid the traffic, you can choose any of the times from December to February. It is also to be informed that during the winter the temperature here goes down low that poses challenges to the travelers. Except for botanists, the trekking in this region in monsoon or summer that is from June to August can be impacted by the rain.

Annapurna Khayer Lake Trekking– 13 Days Highlights
The scenic flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu after the sightseeing of the UNESO Word Heritage Sites fills the heart with sense of rejuvenation. Pokhara is a spectacular touristic town adjacent to Phewa Lake that reflects the view of Machhapuchhre is phenomenal. Traversing through the forested ridges and valleys studded with rhododendron, magnolia and pine the majestic view of Annapurna Massif, Dhaulagiri Range including other peaks from Ghorepani and the breathtaking sunrise view from Poon Hill allures the trekkers. Newly opened trekking route, it is a stronghold of Gurung and Tamang ethic groups. The bizarre tradition of drawing blood from living yak and drink it right away is a popular recreational activity here. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu

Day 02:Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing pre- Treks (1350m) Our Tour Guide led

Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m) - 6 to 7 hours

Day 04:Drive to Nayapul (1010m) -1: 45 hours and trek to Ghandruk (1960meters) - 5 hours

Day 05:Trek Ghandruk to Tadapani 4-5 hours

Day 06:Trek Tadapani to Dobato - 4 to 5 hours

Day 07:Trek Dobato to Chhistibung -5 to 5 ½ hours

Day 08:Trek Chhistibung to Kobra Danda (4020m) -4 to 5 hours

Day 09:Trek Kobra Danda to Khyar Base Camp-5 to 5 ½ hours

Day 10:Explore day in Khyar Base Camp (visit Kalibaraha holy Lake and Annapurna south glacier)

Day 11:Trek Khayar Base Camp to Kobra Danda -5 to 6 hours

Day 12:Trek Kobra Danda to Sewata -4 to 5 hours

Day 13:Sewata to Ghorepani (3210m)

Day 14:Hike up Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) and trek to Tikhedhunga

Day 15:Tikhedhunga trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara

Day 16:Drive back to Kathmandu early in the morning by Tourist Bus - 6 to 7 hours

Day 17:Final Departure

Included in the Cost

Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Welcome and farewell dinners
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Pokhara-Kathmandu)
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(National Park Permit, TIMS)
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
International flights
Travel and rescue insurance
Cold Drinks and Alcohol
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver




The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

 Hiking boots Socks

Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

 Baselayer shirts

 Casual shirt and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater

Waterproof jacket

Sunhat Warm hat


Thermal gloves

 Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens

Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries

 Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

 Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash

Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres

 Trekking poles

Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)

Warm jacket (down)*



Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)

Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)

1 skin-blister repair kit

Anti-diarrhea pills

Anti-headache pills

 Cough and/or cold medicine


 Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide

Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.

Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.

 Water purification tablets or water filter

1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

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Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 13 Days
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Easy
Activities : Hiking/ Trekking/ Sightseeing
No. of Pax : 1-10
Starts From : Nayapul
Ends at : Nayapul

Trip Highlights

Khayar Base camp and holy lake 
Beautiful landscapes 
Pokhara City 
Spectacular of Montains views 

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