Trekkers and adventurer in search of week-long treks around remote corners of Annapurna Himalaya range, we highly recommend Kopra Ridge Annapurna Hidden Area Trekking.
As Kopra Ridge Annapurna Hidden Area trekking takes you on special and elusive hidden corners of Annapurna massive mountain range away from main popular route on off the beaten trails, seldom dared by few groups of trekkers.
All interested trekkers joining on this marvelous adventure will enjoy fantastic panorama of high Himalayan peaks from Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri’s, Annapurna massive with Manaslu and Machhapuchare Himal the famous Fish Tail peak.
Besides spectacular views of high mountains includes stunning sunrise from scenic Poon Hill on route to Kopra Ridge Annapurna Hidden area trekking, getting the best within a week time frame and exploring nice mountain villages of Poon / Magar and Gurung people the hill tribes of Western Nepal.
Kopra Ridge Annapurna Hidden Area trekking begins from lovely Pokhara city one of the most scenic place of Nepal as well a leading touristic city due to its beautiful scenery of high Annapurna and serene lakes.
From Pokhara on the high trail with climb to mid hills heading through nice farm and typical mountain villages and entering into dense forest of tall rhododendron and pines trees to reach at Ghorepani village located at the base of Poon Hill view point.
Next morning hike to Poon Hill for mind-blowing sunrise over array of peaks that extends from far west to mid-west Himalaya range, enjoying gorgeous moments on the trail past Ghorepani then leaving the main popular route to head into remote hidden corners of Annapurna Himalaya.
Feel the great difference being away from main trail as walk leads on tranquil path past farm villages to reach sheer wilderness of high mountains with climb to our main destinations at Kopra Ridge.
A place with few lodges on top of a high hill and ridges with close views on both sides of massive Dhaulagiri, Tukuche and Nilgiri’s towards north Annapurna Fang or Vara Shikar with Annapurna South east from Kopra ridge.
At scenic Kopra with free day where one can hike to holy lakes of Khair, located north east from the ridge line of Kopra a long day walk both ways but worth a visit with views and adding more heights of the adventure.
From Kopra with marvelous time walk takes you on an alternative route with much descend into thick forest of rhododendron, pines and fir tree lines heading past cattle herders camp of Dobato to join on the main trekking trail on the way towards large Gurung village at Ghandruk.
Ghandruk home of Gurung people the main tribes of Annapurna region known as famous Gorkha in foreign legion with British and Indian armies, from here short walk for interesting short drive to Pokhara, to complete our wonderful adventure on Kopra Ridge Annapurna Hidden Area trekking.
Season for Kopra Ridge Annapurna Hidden Area Trekking:
From March to May and September to November months within spring-autumn / fall, unless some people interested to join in summer and monsoon wet season of June to mid September heavy rains on southern sides of Annapurna Himalaya range.
Best months March to May when days are longer with sunlight hours with clear morning till late afternoon, chances of light shower and snow on mid hills above 2,000 m high.
Spring seasons, where are hills alive bright and colorful from wild-flowers in full bloom especially rhododendron of various species from tall trees to bush, also a national flower of Nepal.
Around Ghorepani area surrounded by tall rhododendron trees regarded as world largest natural garden, which you can witness on the treks to Ghorepani and Poon Hill all the way to Ghandruk village.
Another great time for Kopra Ridge trek from mid September to November months when days are clear for mountain views and pleasant walks, much shorter sun-light hours due to autumn season.
Freezing cold temperature in the morning and night times above 1,800 meters higher can expect snow above 2,500 m onward.