Kopra Ridge Trek
Kopra Ridge Trek is recently opened as the trekking destination despite being in the center of the Annapurna region. If you are looking for a relatively short trek where you can experience the best of what Nepal has to offer, this one is tailored for you. It won’t be an exaggeration to say that this route is one of the best-kept secrets of the Annapurna region and since the cat is out of the bag, let us proclaim that we connect this route with Ghorepani Poon Hill in order to combine the best elements to give you that ultimate experience!
The Kopra Ridge Trek excursion begins with a short drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and once we hike through the Gurung and Magar villages, their green paddy fields that overlap each other, their way of life and heart-warming hospitality makes you feel like a part of the whole. Moving on, after passing the rhododendron forests and alpine landscapes, it is advisable to visit Khayer Lake, a sacred lake at the foot of Annapurna south.
During this exotic journey to Kopra Ridge Trek, you will be graced by the behemoths like Mount Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Nilgiri (7061 m), Bharha Shikhar (7647 m), and Annapurna I (8091 m). Away from the busier trails of the Annapurna region, you will be enjoying fewer crowds, and also the teahouses/lodges set up by the local community will add a welcoming and wholesome touch to your itinerary.
The wonderful Gurung people and their warm and hospitable nature will add a homely feel to your journey even though you will be traveling far away from home. This unique infusion of less-trodden trails, warm hospitality, rich cultural heritage, diverse landscape, and awe-inspiring picturesque mountains will surely leave an imprint in your mind and soul.
Mardi Himal Trek is the best suitable alternative to this trek. Click on it, for further information on Mardi Himal Trek.