Dec 15 - Dec 22, 2017 | Change

Ghandruk, Kopra Ridge, & Poon Hill trek (8 days)
Annapurna Region, Nepal

Highlights: Ghandruk, Khopra Danda, and Poon Hill

Difficulty: moderate
Ghandruk
Starting at $291 usd
For 1 person -Guide & Permits
Includes guide and all required permits & entry fees:
$27.54 /day per person for guide
+ $30 per person for guide's insurance
+ $40 per person for permits

Teahouse lodging, food, & transportation paid separately.

Prices for groups of
Sherpana prices are based on group size. We refund you the difference if more people join your trek.
Currently you have 0 guests trekking with you.
Included Permits
  • ACAP
  • TIMS Card
Porters (optional $20 per day)
+ Porter Insurance $30 per trip

Porters available upon request. You can request a porter at anytime while booking or after booking your trek up to 2 days prior to the trek's departure. Each porter may carry no more than 20 kg (44 lb) at a rate of $20 per day + $30 per porter per trip for insurance.

Guides do not carry any client's belongings if you want help carrying your personal belongings your must hire a porter or share one with someone else in your group.

This trip has optional side trips. Would you like to see the options?

Available Side Trips

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Extra rest days and overnights can be added once the itinerary is created. However any side trips must be added in this step before the itinerary is created.

Fri Dec 15 (day 1)

Pokhara (827 m)

Pokhara lake phewa peace pagoda
Public bus from Pokhara to Naya Pul (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Naya Pul (1000 m)

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 1 hour from Naya Pul

Syauli Bazaar (1170 m)

1 hour easy walk from Birethani

Ghandruk (2000 m)

About 2-3 hours from Syauli Bazaar

Ghandruk
Sat Dec 16 (day 2)

Tadapani (2590 m)

About 3-4 hours from Ghandruk (trail climbs through forest)

Sun Dec 17 (day 3)

Bayeli Kharka (3440 m)

About 5 to 6 hours from Tadapani

Mon Dec 18 (day 4)

Chistibung (3000 m)

About 4 to 5 hours from Bayeli Kharka

Tue Dec 19 (day 5)

Khopra Danda (3640 m)

About 4 hours from Chistibung

Highlights: Khopra Danda
Difficulty: challenging
The long day hike to this remote sacred lake at the foot of Annapurna Fang is a strenuous but rewarding side trip climbing 1000 m from Khopra Danda to this small lake at 4660 m  (15,289 ft). You will need to pack a lunch and bring water or water purification equipment with you since there is no lodging along the route or at the lake. This hike brings you right next to the soaring rock and ice of the Annapurna Massif.

Wed Dec 20 (day 6)

Chistibung (3000 m)

Swanta (2350 m)

Thu Dec 21 (day 7)

Ghorepani (2874 m)

Ghorepani
Fri Dec 22 (day 8)

Poon Hill (3210 m)

About 1-1.5 hours up and a half hour back down to Ghorepani

Poonhill

Tikhedunga (1525 m)

About 5-6 hours from Ghorepani (while not required it is recommended to add an overnight in Tikhedunga to avoid a very long day and more time on top of Poon Hill)

Birethanti (1025 m)

About 1-2 hours from Tikhedunga

Naya Pul (1000 m)

About 45 minutes from Birethanti

Public bus from Naya Pul to Pokhara (Not Included)

Estimated cost: $2
Travel time: about 2 hours
Please pay the fare for your guide & porter (if you have hired one)

Pokhara (827 m)

Pokhara lake phewa peace pagoda
you can add extra rest days after the itinerary is created