Khopra Trekking is newly opened destination located in Annapurna Region. The site is so gorgeous that it is gaining its popularity twice a day and four fold a night. It is a crowd less trekking trail where you will get astounding view of mountains and get opportunity to acquaint with blood drinking culture of Yak.
Moreover, the scenic view of every place while on the trek will make your mood. You will witness Annapurna South, Himchuli, Tent Peak, Gandharvachuli, Fishtail and Nilgiri on this trek. Well, you can even get the view of Mount Manaslu if the day is clear.
Culture of this place is another reason to attract tourists in recent days especially, in Janaipurnima. Locals here drink blood of yak on the festive day of Janaipurnima which falls on full moon day of August.
People in this part of the world believe that drinking the blood of yak is a cure of many diseases including cancer. According to locals, yak here graze Yarshagumba. It (yarshagumba—caterpillar fungus) is regarded as master herbal which is a cure of many diseases.
Notably, locals do not kill yak to get its blood. They inject some part of yak’s body and draw blood to serve their purpose.