Kopra Ridge Trek

Trip CostUS$ 550 (Per Person)
  • Duration 11 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01-15 people in a group
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Kopra Ridge Trek is one of the exotic short trekking routes in Annapurna region which is located away from very busier and crowded trails but provides same remarkable views of the Himalayas including excellent panoramic mountain views of Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, and Annapurna south, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Himchuli and many other peaks. And another main attraction of this trek is the holy Kaire Lake, which is a beautiful lake of these areas.

This trek also includes one of the fabulous viewpoints Ghorepani Poon hill trek which is the greatest place to see a breathtaking sunrise view on the top of Himalaya. On this adventure, you will definitely get a life-changing experience while having the best time with local people with their absolutely amazing hospitality in mountains regions and you would be surprised getting an opportunity to explore the local culture and nature in the Himalayas with our expert team. After having top of this trek than journey returns through the large Gurung village of Ghandruk along the way and journey crossed wonderful view of Machhapuchrhare.  

The Kopra Ridge excursion begins from beautiful city Pokhara after 6 hours scenic drive from Kathmandu, next day after 1 hour another scenic drive from Pokhara to Nayapul than officially trek starts from here than trail follows onwards beautiful Kaligandaki river valley through the Magar villages towards up hills. After Tadapani trail leads us to along the remotes area for few days while spending time with the local community lodges. This trip is very suitable for visitors who really wish to enjoy the delightful unique culture and an amazing view of Annapurna and many others mountains as well as breathtaking landscape.  

The trip will be absolutely amazing while having your holidays in this heaven place at least once in a lifetime. you also get a unique experience of the diversity of cultures, traditional villages with warm and friendly of Gurung and Magar people.

Join Kopra RidgeTrek with Alpine Ramble, you will surely enjoy with incredible scenery with spectacular views of equally beautiful views of Himalayan ranges.

Trip Highlights of Kopra Ridge Trek

  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing
  • Scenic drive to Pokhara
  • Visit blessed city Pokhara
  • Spectacular mountains view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu Himalayan peaks
  • Glorious sunrise view over the Himalaya
  • Explore the beautiful Gurung and Magar villages

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: upon arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (7/8 hours), overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03: Pokhara to Nayapul by taxi (1hours drive) than 3 ¾ hours trek to Tikhedunga, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 04: Trek to Ghorepani (2640m- 4/5 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek to Swanta (2270m-3/4 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Dhan Kharka (3020m-4/5 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 07: Trek to Kopra Dada (3620m- 3/4 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 08: Trek to Bayeli (4520m- 5/6 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek to Tadapani (2830m- 7/8 hours walk, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara (4 hours walk than 1 hours drive), overnight at hotel.
  • Day 11: Drive back to kathamndu by Delux tourist bus (200km-7/8 hours drive), overnight at hotel.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:upon arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.Upon your arrival in Kathmandu airport than you will be picked by our represantive team than transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02:Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (7/8 hours), overnight at hotel.Today we have early breakfast in the morning at our hotel than we start walking about 5 minutes to bus station than after we take a bus ridge to Pokhara, a scenic drive on the prithivi high way to pokhara makes our journey more fabulous while seeing the beautiful white water rafting in Trisuli River.
  • Day 03:Pokhara to Nayapul by taxi (1hours drive) than 3 ¾ hours trek to Tikhedunga, overnight at lodge.Our trekking starts today from Nayapul after an hour drive again through the beautiful hills from our hotel pokhara. This trek basically starts from here onwards as we following on the routes; the trail leads us eventually outstanding green views with magnificent mountain range along the way. After hiking few hours short trip today than we reach to Tikhedunga which is small but gorgeous town lies on the river side, over night we stay at lodge with beautiful traditional meals.
  • Day 04:Trek to Ghorepani (2640m- 4/5 hours walk), overnight at lodge.Today we ascent more than 900 meters to Ghorepani, our hiking will be started as we finished morning breakfast at the lodge, while after having breakfast than we start gently climb on the hills to Ulleri which is situated at 2350 meters mainly this village is Magar settlement and place lies on the top of the hills the place has surrounded by green valley. And this is a place of first view point of Annapurna and Machhapuchhare himal. Really cool place to have tea break and enjoy the scenery after beautiful tea stopped than our journey follows continually towards Ghorepani walking through the gain forest and beautiful nature. As we reach Ghorepani we have enter the check post to check ACAP permits and TIMS cards than we enjoy the view from our lodge. Ghorepani is one the best view point to see whole range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.
  • Day 05:Trek to Swanta (2270m-3/4 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 06:Trek to Dhan Kharka (3020m-4/5 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 07:Trek to Kopra Dada (3620m- 3/4 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 08:Trek to Bayeli (4520m- 5/6 hours walk), overnight at lodge.
  • Day 09:Trek to Tadapani (2830m- 7/8 hours walk, overnight at lodge.
  • Day 10:Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara (4 hours walk than 1 hours drive), overnight at hotel.
  • Day 11:Drive back to kathamndu by Delux tourist bus (200km-7/8 hours drive), overnight at hotel.

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  •  Kathmandu valley sightseeing with a tour guide. 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in Himalaya.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide and a porter.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for the porter and your guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Managment System) 
  • Accommodation 2-night standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2-night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Tea house lodge during the trek
  • Arranged an emergency helicopter services (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Trekking equipment such as Sleeping bag, down jacket etc.. on return basic
  • Exclusives First aids box.
  • All Government and local taxes.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
  • Farewell Dinner at typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.   

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Clients Reviews

  • Nikole
    Nikole
    United Kingdom Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    I had an amazing time

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    Diman was our guide while travelling in Nepal in 2015. I had an amazing time and saw so much wonderful places entire my trip in Himalaya. I was initially nervous about travelling but felt very secure travelling with Alpine Ramble team; I have no words to express for the great help as…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.

Health and Fitness requirement

Kopra Ridge trek is moderate trekking destination for every trekker who loves to enjoy and explore the beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey.  The everyday trek prefers 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepared by physically and mentality to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to steps with your wealth health. Our first priority is safety for your entire trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek which could be greatly helped you, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, in twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking  is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing two persons sometime  if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, Every trekking routes have fixed menu and hotel system by local management community at in area

Passport and Visa

Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.

Meals and Drinking Water

In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have a menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals you can see on the Menu, you could pick up any kinds of the meal as you like to eat from the Menu. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates; a variety of pieces of bread, a variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy there. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and controlled by plastic pollution as well.

Trekking Equipment

What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
b. Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp or torchlight
c. Ear-muffs, Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt. 
f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. 
g. Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures. 
h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist. 
i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring. 
g. Inner cloths as you need

Lower Body-Legs. 
a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

Feet 
a. 2Pair of loner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on the evening and 1Pair light sports shoe.

b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea. 
c. Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits. 
e. Alpine Ramble will provide you more medical for the trip.

Environment:

The Kopra Ridge trek areas embrace the entire Annapurna region. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. This area provides you blooming spectacular view the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,

Best Season

Best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble will provide you standard level hotel with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choice. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choice. 5 stars hotels are in Kathmandu: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels.

Trip Start Dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble pvt.ldt, would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role following below. 
a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.