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Khopra Danda trek is a newly opened trekking route in the Annapurna region.This trek takes you to the off the beaten track through rhododendron, oak and pine forest, with amazing views of awe striking mountains such as Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna (I, II, III and south), Hiunchuli,Machhapuchhre, Lamjung Himal and Nilgiri in the background. If you are lucky, you can encounter Himalayan wildlife such as yaks , pheasants and other birds. If you are interested, you can also hike up to the holy and beautiful Khayar Lake. This is a very unique trail still untrodden by many people in the Annapurna region. Khopra Hill trek begins with a scenic bus ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara and next morning trek through the lively ethnic Ghandruk village. The trail follows to Tadapani and then on the off beaten trail to Bayali which goes through thick forest of rhododendron, oak and pine.You will not meet anyone else here as it is a very rare trail.and lodges here will provide a very homestay feel . The trail takes you even closer towards Annapurna South to Khopra ridge. From Khopra ridge you can see panoramic views of the entire Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain range. The Khayar Lake is another attraction of this trek but it is optional for those who want to explore the lake and come back to Khopra danda. From Kopra danda you will descend to Swanta and then continue up to Ghorepani through Bayeli Kharka , Tadapani and further hike up to Poonhill to enjoy the mountain view and finally ends in Pokhara. In conclusion, it is a short but not a difficult trek and the main thing is that only few people know about it.