Khayar Lake Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Arrivals in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport (TIA), one of our staff will meet you at the airport and coordinate transfer to your hotel. 1,300 m/4,290 ft.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist bus.
After having breakfast in the Hotel, Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. It is a 7 hours scenic drive to Pokhara through Prithiv High way. It will stop for lunch and tea break on the way. Along the way you can see the Mountain view and beautiful landscape. Arrival and transfer to Hotel. Evening walk along the lake side.
Day 03: Pokhara drive to Ghandruk by sharing vehicle and trek to Chuile (2,200m), 4hrs
After having a healthy breakfast at your hotel, Drive to Ghandruk via Nayapul and Birethanti- where you need to check in your permit. The first part of the trek is flat through the terrace, a small village, and crossing small streams to Chuile. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 04: Chuile Trek to Dobato (3,350 m), 6 hrs
There is no bigger village along the way. You will pass some Yak huts along the way. After walking for about 4 hours you will have lunch at Haire/Ishori. After having lunch keep continuing to Dobato. The trails are mostly uphill. Mostly through forests, different types of alpine forests release fresh air. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 05: Dobato - Chistibung (3,000 m), 5 hrs
We are approaching mountains and wider valleys are seen. It is completely into nature get the height of the mountain. The accommodation is clean and comfortable, enjoy the most beautiful panoramic mountain view including the glacier river and beautiful landscapes. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 06: Chistibung - Khopra Danda (4,020 m), 5 hrs
Wow…the great Himalayan range appears just around. The Glacier River and the noise from the silence make your trek more enjoyable. Imagine you are above the mountain and feel like you are on the horizon. Overnight at Teahouse
Day 07: Khopra Danda day trip Khayar Lake (4,620 m), go and back 8 hrs
We will slow down as we are getting into the high places. We take our packed lunch with us because there is no any tea shop in Khayar Lake. You may feel harder due to altitude but it is doable. Make sure we are having enough water to drink along the way. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 08: Khopra Danda - Swata (2,270 m), 6 hrs
Again we are trekking downhill through the valleys and hills. Mostly we will be walking through the Rhododendron forest with many Bamboo forests with many Orchid flowers. Overnight at Teahouse
Day 09: Swata - Ghorepani (2,855 m), 4 hrs
Another good view point point is getting at Ghorepani to see the sun rise from Poon Hill (3100m). Overnight at Camp.
Day 10: Ghorepani - Tikhedhunga (1,570 m), 4 hrs walking-bus to Pokhara 2 hrs
Early morning 30-minute hike to Poon Hill for the sunrise view and back to lodge for breakfast and trek to Tikhedhunga. It is mostly downhill through the Rhododendron forest and Magar local village. After walking 3/4 hrs you will reach Tikhedhunga where we take Lunch and take a bus to Pokhara. Arrival and transfer to Hotel. The rest of the time is free.
Day 11: Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Departure Pokhara about 8 am to to Kathmandu by tourist bus. Arrival and transfer to hotel. Evening farewell.
Day 12: Final Departure.
After having the breakfast we transfer to Kathmandu International Airport for your final departure.