• Trek Duration
    13 Days + –
  • Accomodations
    Tea House Trek
  • Max Altitude
    4500 Meters
  • Group Size
  • Price: 700 or + –

Best Annapurna trek is the combination of the different trek trails to give the ultimate and best experience of the trek in the Annapurna Regions. Now, most of you may worry about the crowds of the trekkers on the trek but this is the trek that you are mostly going to avoid the crowds. This trek also combines the lower part of Annapurna to the backside of the Annapurna 8091 Meters. You will enjoy the stunning scenery of Annapurna as well as Dhaulagiri together with the few tourists on the trek. Trekkers can get the best chance to see the local cultures and traditions during their best Annapurna trek. Gurung and Pun are the incredibly hospitable local peoples who live on the trails. Ghandruk and Landruk are the 2 bing villages which you will cross to go to the ultimate destinations of the Trek.

Best Annapurna Trek Route

The ultimate destination of this trek is to reach the Khopra ridge and Khayer Lake 4500 Meters. So we call Khopra to trek the Best Annapurna Trek of the Annapurna Regions. The trek starts from the Kande near Pokhara and ends at Tatopani of Myagdi Districts. As it is one of the less touristic routes you can enjoy your holiday if you like to stay in peace on the holiday. The trek passes villages like Landruk, Ghandruk, Tadapani, Dobato, Bayeli, Shristibang, and finally to the Khopra Ridge. Khopra ridge is one of the best viewpoints to see the Dhaulagiri Range mountains as well as Nilgiri on the opposite sides. You would see a more spectacular view than Poon Hill from the Khopra trek. Holy Khayer lake is another attraction of the trek which is located at the base of the Annapurna on 4500 Meters. This place is very holy for Buddhists and Hindu people.

Best Annapurna Trek Route

Annapurna is known as one of the best trekking destinations for mountain lovers and hikers. There are many multiple treks in Annapurna but this one is considered one of the best Annapurna treks. Why? Because this is less touristy as well as you can see most of the things that you can see on other Annapurna treks. The trek route is very good to see all the High mountains from close range plus you will visit the Khayer Lake which is located at the Altitude of 4500 meters. The trail of the trek is very uniquely designed which covers the local settlement to the Natural beauty too. The rhododendron forests are another attraction if you do this trek during the spring seasons. Trekkers have a multiple-choice to finish thor trek after the Khopra trek as well as begin too.

Best Annapurna Trek highlights

  • Surface glance of Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
  • Scenic flight/drive to Pokhara and when you are in Pokhara you would see an amazing view of the Mt Annapurna range.
  • Wonderful start of the trek with the local village and surroundings of the trekking trails you will see an amazing view of the Annapurna range including holy Mt. Fishtail.
  • Gurung and Magar village excursions of landruk and Ghandruk, There is also a cultural museum to see.
  • Stunning view of Annapurna south, Hiuchuli, Fishtail, Annapurna III, IV from Ghandruk, Tadapani, Dobato.
  • Walk through the beautiful rhododendron forest mostly on the entire trek.
  • Breathtaking close view of Mt Dhaulagiri 8167 Meters ranges and Annapurna 8091 Meters range from the khopra Danda/ridge
  • Khayer lake hike which is a holy lake for both Hindus and Buddhist which is quite challenging due to the long hike on altitude
  • Trek down to Tatopani (natural hot spring) or Poon Hill to finish the trek.

Best Annapurna Trek facts

Trek Name:
Best Annapurna Trek (Khopra Danda Trek)
Duration:8 Trek days, 2 days in Kathmandu
2 days in Pokhara so in total 12 days holidays
Max. elevation:5416 M/17, 769 Feets Thorong la
Start:Pothana, Dhampus or Birethanti
Ends:Pokhara or Tatopani
Trek Best Time:Spring and Autumn Season
Permits:TIMS and ACCAP Permits
Accommodation:Tea House

Best Annapurna trek map

We have created the dynamic google map with photos and information please find the Best Annapurna Trek map. Thare are many types of map avilable in the market which you can buy for the trek. You should ask for the Khopra trek map which is inside on Annapurna Regions of Nepal. We have modified the Khopra trek to give the best taste of the trek and built the Best Annapurna trek my modifying the normal route.

If you want to buy the map in Kathmandu there is a Himalayan Map publisher, the Nepal map house publisher. There are plenty of map shops in Kathmandu thamel.

Best Annapurna Trek itinerary

Options 1

This is the first options of the trek itinerary, which starts from the pothana near pokhara and ends at Nayapul. here is how itineraray looks like.

1Arrival in Kathmandu1350 MeterYour time
2Drive to Pokhara800 Meter8-9 Hrs
3Drive to Kande and trek to Landruk1500 Meters5-6 Hrs
4Trek to Tadapani2650 Meters5 – 6 Hrs
5Tadapani to Dobato3350 Meters6-7 Hrs
6Dobato to Khopra danda3660 Meters6-7 Hrs
7Trek to Khayer Lake4500 Meters10-11 Hrs
8Khopra to Swanta2200 Meters6-7 Hrs
9Swanta to Ghorepani2860 Meters6-7 hr
10Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara800 m6-7 hr
11Kathmandu drive1350 m7-8 hr

Options 2

This is the Second options of the trek itinerary and starts from the Ghandruk and ends at Nayapul. here is how itineraray looks like.

1Arrival in Kathmandu1350 MeterYour time
2Drive to Pokhara800 Meter8-9 Hrs
3Drive to Ghandruk and Trek to Tadapani2650 Meters5 – 6 Hrs
4Tadapani to Dobato3350 Meters6-7 Hrs
5Dobato to Khopra danda3660 Meters6-7 Hrs
6Trek to Khayer Lake4500 Meters10-11 Hrs
7Khopra to Swanta2200 Meters6-7 Hrs
8Swanta to Ghorepani2860 Meters6-7 hr
9Trek to Nayapul and drive back to Pokhara800 m6-7 hr
10Kathmandu drive1350 m7-8 hr

Trek cost includes

  • Airport Pick up and drop service
  • 2 night’s twin sharing on tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and 2 Nights in Pkhara
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
  • tea house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis
  • ACCAP Permits
  • Narphu special control region permit
  • First Aid Box
  • TIMS Permit
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop off itinerary
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs

Cost excludes

  • Any meal in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, wifi charge, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.(tea, coffe, water, beer, alcohol, wine)
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Trek FAQ

often trekkers get’s many question before they start trek. In preparation phase they might want to know many question. It is very hard to get all question answer here but we have mentioned some question answer, follow our Trek FAQ. if it does not satisfy you please

Which is the best time to do Best Annapurna Trek?

Without any arguments, September to November are the first best season to trek. The second best season is March – April to trek in Nepal. Because this both seasons has perfect tempretures, weathers and different other factors which is very suitable for the trekking in Annapurna

Is there good accommodation on Best Annapurna Trek?

Yes, there are good accommodations in the route of Trek, Dobato, and Khopra hill are the place where there is less options of the hotels but it is tourist standard tea house. In Khopra Danda the lodges is operated by the community and this only one lodge here on Khopra Danda where we should spend 2 nights.

how many days is best Annapurna Trek?

Here, we have made 13 days and 12 days trek plan from arrival to departure. This can be customize by your needs and time frame. we can also modify the itinerary as per your preferance.

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Trek facts
  • Difficulty:Moderate
  • Duration:13 Days
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • RegionAnnapurna
  • MealsB,L,D, A
  • Altitude4500 Meter
  • Group-Size1-18 Person
  • Transportation:Land transfer
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