Baraha Lake Trek is one of most interesting trekking Region in the heart of Annapurna Sanctuary which is also known as Khayer lake trek or Kopra Ridge,situated west- northern part from kathmandu. The trail is still visited by less trekkers and offer one of best views of Annapurnas, Dhualigiri and more mountains. Khayer barah Trek trail seperates from Tadapani,a most popular trail of Annapurna base camp and join at Ghorepani poonhill. In the Spring, various flowers and rhododendron trees make this trail very interesting. The locals of this area offer very open arms and strong believes on colorful cultural traditions. There are two big festivals celebrated in Khayer lake trekking area every year. All the locals(Hindus/Buddhist) gather together on the top of the ridge once in the month of March/April and another in the month of July/August. The ritual follows as per the tradition. In the first case the locals slain Yak and drink the hot blood , believe the perfect treatment for any kind of illness. Lot of married barren woman comes here to pray for their fertility. This trek is excellent combination of nature and culture.
Trip Name: Baraha Lake Trek
Duration: 17 days
Best Time to go: March- May & Sep -Dec
Max. Altitude: 4827m
Group Size: min 2 pax
Transportation: Tourist bus or private vehicle
Per day walking: 5 to 7 hrs
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu /Transfer to hotel & overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing/ trek briefing /welcome Nepali Dinner & Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (915m) - 6 hours & Overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Drive pokhara to phedi - 30 mint. & trek to tolka(1750m) 6 hours & O/N at lodge .
Day 05: Tolka to Ghandurk (1940 m) -4 hours & O/N at lodge .
Day 06: Ghandurk to Tadapani(2660m)- 4 hours & O/N at lodge.
Day 07: Tadapani to Baili Kharka(3645m)- 7 hours & O/N at lodge.
Day 08: Baili Kharka to Chistibung (3000m ) -3 hours & O/N at lodge.
Day 09: Chistibung to Kopra Ridge (3660m) - 3 hours & O/N at lodge.
Day 10: Explore around Khayer lake (4827m) & back to Khopra(3660m)- 9 hours.& O/N at lodge.
(Suggest to take pack lunch because not any tea house on the way )
Day 11 : Khopra to Swanta (2270m)- 6 hours & O/N at lodge.
Day 12: Swanta to Ghorepani(2855m) Via Chittre(1400m)-3 hours & O/N at lodge.
Day 13: Explore Poonhill (3210m) & trek to hille (1435m) -5 hours & O/N at lodge.
Day 14: Hille to Nayapul(1010m)-3 hours & drive to Pokhara -1 hours & O/N at hotel.
Day 15: Drive or fly pokhara to Kathmandu -(6 hours or 30mint.) & O/N at hotel.
Day 16: Leisure time in Kathmandu (Shopping, Rest day) & O/N at hotel.
Day 17: Trip Ends/ Transfer to Airport for departure.
Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We will follow accordingly.