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.
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Annapurnna Khayer Lake, Khopra danda Itinerary
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.
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
❌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
Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
Sunhat Warm hat
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
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
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.