Khayer Lake Trek

Trip Fact:
  • Duration 13 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • DestinationNepal
  • AccommodationHotels in Kathmandu/Pokhara and Guest houses/lodges during trekking
  • MealsBreakfast in Kathmandu/Pokhara and All meals during the trek
  • Trip Start/EndPokhara
  • Group Size1-30 pax
  • Best SeasonMarch to May and September to November are the best months.

What to Expect:

  • Luxuriant rhododendron forest and beautiful Modi river
  • Fascinating traditional villages and culture
  • Spectacular views of Daulagiri, Nilgiri, Dampus Peak, Himchuli, Fish-tail, Lamjung Himal and Annapurna.

Khayer lake trek in Nepal is newly opened beautiful trekking trails in Annapurna Himalayan range. Gorgeous Kopra Danda ( Khayar Lake) trek, off the beaten trekking trail, goes to along the remote Himalaya scopes of Kopra edge and through forest with conventional towns in the heart of Annapurna region.

Annapurna region into the wild frigid regions underneath Annapurna South is requesting however well worth the exertion. This khair lake trek is best undertaking holiday of Annapurna, while Khayar lake trek offer amazing surrounding Himalayas perspective of Daulagiri, Nilgiri, Dampus Peak, Himchuli, Fish-tail, Lamjung Himal, and of course Annapurna Range.

It is superlative goal for the all travelers and adventure lovers, which can be arranged in entire years. Beside the scenic variety of the peaks, the warm generosity of the Gurung people and rhododendron forest can be explored.

Your occurrence of Khayer lake trek will be different level of landscape, from the lowland to high alpine territory. This beautiful trip to Khayer trek starts and ends in Nayapul, 1.5 hours drive from Pokhara. The trail goes through Luxuriant forest of rhododendron, with flash of some untamed life and vegetation; orchids convey fragrance.

Khayer Lake Trek Route

The Khayer Lake Trek has been hailed as one of the most beautiful and challenging treks in Nepal. The Khopra Danda trek includes plenty of ups and downs but also rewards you with a breath-taking view of the Annapurna Range and rhododendron forests. It also offers an opportunity to explore the sacred Khayar Lake, which is famous among wanderers in the region. The area is also regarded as a holy place by Hindus.

The Khopra Danda trek starts from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is best to reach the city one day before your trek begins. From there, you will take a tourist bus to Pokhara, the gateway to Khopra danda. To reach Pokhara, you can also fly from Kathmandu. This flight will take around 20 minutes and 6-7 hours by bus.


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Welcome to Nepal, Tribhuwan International Airport, and transferred to your hotel.

  • Hotel
  • 1400m

Drive or fly to Pokhara, 25 minutes flight or 6-7 hours drive, overnight at Pokhara hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 820m

Pokhara to Ghandrunk (2012m), first drive to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk, walking distance about 5 hours, overnight at guesthouse/ lodge.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2012m

Ghandrunk trekking to Tadapani (2610m) walking distance about 6 hours, overnight at guesthouse/ lodge.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2610m

Tadapani trekking to Dobato (3350m) walking distance about 6 hours, overnight at guesthouse/ lodge

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3350m

Dobato trekking to Chistibung (3000m) walking distance 5 hours, overnight at guesthouse/ lodge.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3000m

Chistibung trekking to Khopra Danda (4020m) walking distance about 6 hours, overnight at lodge.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4020m

Exploration day in Khopra Danda (4020m), hike up to Khayar Lake (4827m), overnight in lodge.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4020m

Khopra Danda trekking to Sewata (2270m), walking distance about 5 hours, overnight at lodge/guesthouse

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2270m

Sewata to trekking to Ghorepani (3210m), walking distance about 5 hours, overnight at guesthouse/lodge

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3210m

Early morning Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m) for sunrise view, back to Ghorepani and trekking to Hile, walking distance about 5-6 hours.
Then drive back to Pokhara

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 820m

Drive or fly to back Kathmandu, 25 minutes flight or 6-7 hours drive, overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1400m

Transfer to Tribhuwan international airport for your final departure

  • Breakfast

Cost Details


  • Airport pickup/drop off ( International/Domestic)
  • Kathmandu hotel for 3 nights ( 3 star hotel )
  • Pokhara hotel for 2 nights ( 3 star hotel)
  • Tea house accomodation in the mountain ( as per itinerary )
  • Meals during the trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner )
  • Professional trekking guide
  • Strong and helpful trekking porter
  • ACAP permit and TIMS card for the trek
  • First aid kit
  • Equipments for trekking staff
  • Tourist bus for Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu
  • All necessary land transportation during the trek


  • Meals in Kathmandu/Pokhara ( lunch, dinner )
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expences
  • Other expences ( if any )

Good to Know

Useful Information

Ensure you have the right trekking shoes and a hiking backpack. The trek is at a high altitude, and there is a risk of muscle and joint pain. To prevent these problems, you should bring painkillers and ointments. In case of emergency, it is best to carry a first-aid kit.

While the Khayer lake trek is not difficult, it requires adequate trekking gear. It also requires supplements to help you reach your goal. Having a guide will make you more comfortable and prevent you from getting lost or injured in the mountainous regions. Moreover, a guide can provide you with information about the local culture and language, which is vital when trekking alone.

If you want to hike to the highest point of the Khopra Danda, our staff will check the weather forecast for your desired time of year. It can be quite cold during the winter season. The temperature can reach -5 degree C at certain points. During spring, temperatures increase to a comfortable level and conditions are ideal for hiking.

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