Khayar Lake Trek - 12 Days

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At a Glance
Duration12 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Group Size1+ Pax
Travel StyleTrekking
AccomodationTea House accommodation in Mountain and 3 Star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Best TimeAll Season

The trek has been established in Annapurna Region in the high demand of trekkers to explore new destination in the Annapurna Region. The breathtaking panoramic view of mountains is the major attraction of Khayar Lake Trek.

It is a newly established trek with the route mixed with the beautiful village on the way including the Gurung and Magar community. The key attraction of this trek is the lake itself which covers the area of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and majestic range of Nilgiri.  

The trek explores both busy trekking trail to peace ones including the typical village of Gurung and Magar community. During the trek you get chance to enjoy the great view of the Himalayas including all the range in Annapurna Region. And you can visit the most visited and popular sunrise view from Ghorepani Poonhill which is in height of 3210 meters.

Overview of the 12 Days Khayar Lake Trek Itinerary:

The Khayar Lake Trek is a beautiful trekking destination in Nepal including a unique mixture of culture and excellent Mountain View. Besides these, you get a chance to explore the culture and tradition followed by Gurung and Magar village.

The warm hospitality of Gurung and Magar people makes you feel special. The Khayar Trek is the well off the beaten trail on to the long remote mountain ranges. We have to pass through exposit forests and traditional villages.

The trek worth the effort which passes into wild glacial areas below the Annapurna South is breathtaking. The ever-changing view of the mountain during the trek you get a chance to lose your mind and find the soul as it changes its beauty like a snowcapped mountain. You will feel amazed by viewing the snowcapped mountain.

As we move higher through the rhododendron woodland and the view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchre (fishtail) are astounding. We will be so grateful towards the universe seeing the breathtaking view of a snowcapped mountain.

It is the best trek to see the beautiful view of sunrise and sunset view in a row on Annapurna Massive. A famous place to see the sunrise over the Annapurna range is worth every grueling step during the trek as which takes to reach there.

During the 12 Days trek, we climb through the beautiful and colorful rhododendron forest, bamboos and take us through the villages of Gurung and Magar ethnics.

The Khayar Lake Trekking discovers Annapurna Himalayas with 160 deg angle from the station of Poon hill. The beautiful mountains like Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Machhapuchre (Fishtail) can be viewed.

Khayar Lake Trek Cost:

Newly opened Khayar Late Trek Cost is very affordable and the Trek Itinerary can also be fully customised. We are charing USD 200 for International Tourists and lesser for Domestic Tourists. For any information regarding the Cost and Packages you contact us as time.

Best Season for Khayar Lake Trek:

These beautiful views which are offered by the trek are the best part of the trek. You also get a chance to explore hot spring and nice waterfalls along the trekking routes which makes your trek simpler to climb. The experience of Gurung, Magar and other ethnic groups and explore their local lives.

Related Trips:

3 Days Annapurna Ghandruk Village Trek | 4 Days Ghorepani Poonhill Trek | 8 Days Annapurna Ghandruk Village Trek

Tour PlanExpand All

After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative. He will transfer to the hotel by tourist bus or car according to your preference.

We will have sightseeing in Kathmandu on this day. You will visit some of the main spots enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Especially, you will go to Pashupatinath temple, a renowned Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located on the coast of the Bagmati River.

Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) located on the hill holds Buddha’s eyes on the four sides of the stupa.

Boudhanath, another major Buddhist stupa on the earth. And finally Patan Durbar Square which allures visitors with its antique royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur once resided. Overnight at Kathmandu.

After having breakfast in the hotel you will be taken to the bus or car to the Pokhara which takes nearly 6-7 hours. On the way to Pokhara via Prithivi highway offers you the beautiful scene.

We also do offer you the flight to Pokhara which nearly takes 30-35 minutes from Kathmandu. And stay overnight in the city of lakes “Pokhara”. Enjoy the beautiful evening at the Fewa lake and lakeside area.

After having breakfast at the hotel we head towards Nayapul driving for half an hour. We move forward to our destination passing Tikhedhunga via birethanti at the elevation of 1065 meters.

The trek passes through small typical village of Mongolian society and settlements. Then we spent overnight at Tikhedhunga.

On the sixth day, you will reach to Goherepani which is one of the most famous and beautiful places in Nepal. It serves with the majestic panoramic view where you reach after trekking for approximately 6 hours.

During the trek to Ghorepani, you get a chance to see the tallest mountain like Machhapuchre (fishtail), Hinchuli Annapurna South. The trek goes easier while passing through the forest of rhododendron and shadowy trees. It makes you easier to climb towards Ghorepani village of Mongolian community.

After having breakfast from Ghorepani Village we head towards poon hill station. The Poonhill station serves you with a beautiful view of sunrise.

It also offers you the beautiful view of Annapurna Massive like Mount Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Nilgiri, Varaha Shikar, Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Lmgunh Himal and many other snowcapped mountains in the morning.

While walking down you reach to the Swanta Village. The beautiful flowers bloom and make the forest colorful which adds more charm to our journey.

After having the breakfast we cross a stream and start to ascend all the way to Khorpa ridge. During the trek, you get a chance to explore the beautiful rhododendron forest. Here you can enjoy the facilities like telephone, internet and get prepared for tomorrow’s trek to Khayar Lake.

Kharyar Lake, which is pilgrimage destination, is the final destination of our trip we reach here after having the breakfast and pack your lunch. The lake is worshiped by Hindu people.

The trek not only offers you the view of the lake but also with the Machhapuchre (fishtail) and Annapurna South. The animal-like goat and sheep are sacrifice ceremonies is done in full moon day which is mainly done in July. Furthermore, the yak blood drinking festival in khayar baraha area is equally popular.

After trekking, the higher trial straight above the Khopra Hill. Enjoying the colorful bloom of forest covered with different flowers including rhododendron.

You pass through the Kali Gandaki River and Majestic River. There are two paths while returning from the trek but lower path is comparatively icier. The lower path is quiet longer than the upper one with lower and upper hills but it is safe.

While returning from the trek we pass through a downhill walk through forest. We keep on continuing and reach to Tadapani village. The Tadapani village is touristy junction it offers beautiful mountains like Hinchuli, Annapurna South and Machhapuchhre (fishtail).

After having lunch we again follow the path of beautiful forest and reach to biggest settlement of Gurung village. You can here interact with the villagers and explore their culture and tradition. And it also offers the magnified view of mountains.

Enjoying the scenic beauty of Annapurna South, Hinchuli, fishtail we walk downhill. Following the Modi Khola, we leave the khayar lake trek, till we reach Nayapul and the vehicles will pick you from there and drop you to Phewa lake.

After having the breakfast you will travel at bus and reach at Kathmandu which takes 6-7 hours by tourist bus or you also can demand for flight if you wish to which takes you 30-35 minutes from Pokhara. Get chance to spend last night at Pokhara.

Hence, enjoy your beautiful Khayar lake trek with us. You will make sure that each moment you spent will worth it.

And contact us for more detail you are always welcome for any kind of trekking in Nepal we will provide you customized trekking package.

Route Map
Khayar Lake Trek - 12 Days
Cost Details
  • Hotel in Pokhara tourist standard hotel bed & breakfast 2 nights. (Splendid View or similar category twin sharing basis)
  • Hotel in Kathmandu 3 nights tourist standard hotel in twin sharing basis with breakfast. (Nivas Boutique or similar category)
  • Your daily meal main course(Breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek as per itinerary
  • One experience English speaking trekking guide & one porter for each two tourists. If you are only 1, it is not including porter in our package it is additional cost you have to pay extra.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Pokhara to trek start point Nayapul and trek end point to point by Taxi
  • Annapurna Conservation Permit.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System. (TIMS)
  • Insurance for guide & porter.
  • All accommodation during the trek available lodge /tea houses or community lodge. (run by Nepali families with dormitory style room with outside toilet)
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer
  • Our service charge.
  • Farewell dinner typical Nepali cultural dance program.
  • Nepal visa which is open arrival in Kathmandu per person $30 USD
  • Personal equipment for trekking: sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking shoes, gloves, sunscreen, sun glass, hat. Trekking stick, some pair socks, hiking shirt , hiking pant
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal covers helicopter rescue, accidents
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara per item $3-7 USD choose from menu.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation.
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter according to your main interest.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. (Tea, coffee, mineral water, hot water, soup).
  • Sweet things like chocolate and desert.
  • Hot shower and laundry during the trekking $2 USD.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee $26 USD per person.
  • Personal expenses, personal hygiene.
  • Laundry, internet call, phone
  • All that are not mentioned in cost include.
  • Wi-Fi, internet, phone calls, battery charging.
Add-ons & Options
  • Personal equipment for trekking: sleeping bag, down jacket, trekking shoes, gloves, sunscreen, sun glass, hat. Trekking stick, some pair socks, hiking shirt , hiking pant and medicine for stomach ache, headache and diahorrea. 
  • Extra Night Accommodation: If you plan to arrive early or depart late please make sure you make extra hotel arrangement.You can mail us at [email protected] It is available by adding extra cost.
  • Extra Packages: If you want extra programs like 2 night/ 3 days Chitwan  Jungle safari package , 1 day River Rafting and 1 day hiking in Kathmandu valley Please contact us on What's App 977-9851229400. It is available by adding extra cost. We will organize it as per your wish and requirement. 
  • Porter: For solo travellers porter is not included. If you want a porter in the trek it will be available in an additional cost.
  • Single Supplementary: On our holidays tour/trek packages, rooms or tents are provided in twin sharing basis. Thus, single room supplement charge will be imposed to client who does not have another tour participant to share room/tent with according to your trip. When you are traveling alone, single supplementary charge must be paid.
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