Khopra danda lies at 3660m from sea level. Firstly, this place is famous for its panoramic/outstanding mountain views. Some of are Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6800m), Nilgiri (6600m), Annapurna I (8091m). Likewise, Hiuchuli (6441m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Manaslu(8163m), and also other himalayan can view from there. As well as, the extra beautiful scenery is Khayar Lake situates at 4700m.
Secondly, this place has fewer visitors as it is the new trek in the Annapurna region. In addition, the Khayar lake trek is an awesome trek for peace and quiet lover trekkers. There are neat, clean, and comfortable community lodges at every campsite. The trekker will assure much more satisfaction. You will get a chance to explore the local people, their lifestyle, natural and cultural. So trekking is a popular destination for religious people who want to visit pilgrimage sites and pray.
Thus, the place considers a holy lake. Similarly, it believes that when people visit the pilgrimage site and pray they will get good karma. The peak point of the trekking route is the base camp of Annapurna south climbing. Moreover, this is a beautiful place and adobe of Goddess Khayar Barahi. During the period of the Janai Purnima festival, there is the ritual of sacrificing animals.
Duration: 13 days
Best season: Sep to till mid-Dec,
Trek Starting Point: Nayapul
Ending Point: Tatopani.
Culture: Different communities with the majority of Gurung, Magar, and Poon.
Himalayan Sights: Ukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapurchre (Fishtail), Hiuchuli, Gangapurna, and Manaslu Ranges.
Highlight: moderate and short trek that offers a glimpse at the mountains with the beautiful village of Ghandurk and Gurung’s unique culture. Panoramic view from Khopra Danda.