Khayar Lake Trek - 12 Days

Khayar Lake Trek - 12 Days


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

Khayar Lake Trek Itinerary Details:

The khayar lake trek is most classical trek along the Annapurna Region as compared to most treks in this region. The itinerary is designed for such people who enjoy luxury in the trek.

Each of our treks is customizable, you can add up or exclude some place if you wish to do so.


Day 01: Arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport.

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.


Day 02: Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley (Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath Temple & Patan durbar square and overnight at Kathmandu.) (B)

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.


Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. (B)

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.


Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga. (B/L/D)

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.


Day 05: Ghorepani Trek. (B/L/D)

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.


Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill and trek to Swanta. (B/L/D)

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.


Day 07: Khopra Ridge trek. (B/L/D)

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.


Day 08: Khayar Lake trek. (B/L/D)

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.


Day 09: Trek to Dobato. (B/L/D)

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.


Day 10: Ghandruk Village Trek. (B/L/D)

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.


Day 11: Trek to Nayapool. Drive to Pokhara. (B)

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.


Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu City. (B)

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.

Cost includes

    • 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. (Nivas Boutique or similar category)
    • Your daily meal (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 Galeshwor and trek end point to Pokhara by local bus.
    • 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)
    • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer
    • Our service charge.
    • Farewell dinner typical Nepali cultural dance program.

Cost excludes

    • 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).
    • 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.

Travellers Reviews

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During your Khayar Lake Trek, you will be walking around 6-7 hours on an average per day.

Since you will be trekking through the Annapurna Conservation Area during the Khayar Lake Trek, you will be able to see Musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Ghoral, and the national bird, Danphe.

During your Khayar Lake trek, you will be accommodated in the local lodge popularly known as teahouses/guesthouses. The teahouse provides a twin sharing room with twin beds, mattresses, and a pillow. You can also use facilities like a hot shower, wifi, and charging your gadgets by paying additional costs.

The Khayar Lake elevates at an altitude of 4665m.

The main highlight of the Khayar lake trek is mentioned below:
•    Astounding sights of Mt. Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges
•    Traditional Gurung Museum at Ghandruk
•    The sacred Khayar lake is located at the foot of Annapurna south and elevates at an altitude of 4665m.
•    Amazing sunrise view from Poonhill.