Mohare Danda Trek - 11 Days

The Mohare Danda is a recently opened trail in the Annapurna region. You will find stunning mountain views along the trail, but it’s allure goes beyond the natural treasures along the route. The best part of the Mohare Danda Trek is the fact that it is virtually known to anyone except those who have trekked it. Even most people who live in Nepal have not heard of the trail! Most certainly you will see few other trekkers along the way. Because of this, you will be able to have a close connection with the locals and learn about their culture. 

The trail is a steep climb up to Mohare Danda (3300 meters), a picturesque opening that gives stunning mountain views. The route up is gorgeous by itself. Lush forests, expansive meadows, and rocky outcroppings characterize this wonderful trail. Stay in lovely lodges, owned and operated by locals. Try their local meals and even some special local drinks if they are available. 

From the open meadow at Mohare Danda, enjoy an unbelievable mountain panorama. The breathtaking view of Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri(8167m), Machhapuchre (6997m), Annapurna South (7219m), Nilgiri (6820m) and Tukuche Peak (6920m) is right before your eyes. Watch the sun rise and fall in front of and behind the colossal peaks. If you stay up late enough, you can see the Milky Way streaming across the sky.  

One of the best parts of the Mohare Danda Trek is that you will be trekking with a purpose beyond your own. The trail is an Eco Community Lodge Trek and seeks to promote sustainable tourism. Besides the valuable cultural interaction between you and those who live in the lodge, you will be playing a vital role in helping their financial stability. Also, locals sell handmade handicrafts for trekkers to buy, if they tickle your fancy. 

Eco-friendly practices like safe drinking water and micro-hydro electricity stations are being implemented in the villages along the route. Support these practices and the locals, while giving you a perfect Himalayan trek! The short trail is doable by trekkers of all experience levels. 

Take the Mohare Danda Trek! The route is not commercialized, and most of the promotion has come from the community itself. Get an authentic taste of the mountain culture by learning about and spending time with the local Magar and Gurung ethnic groups. 

You can take the Mohare Danda Trek all throughout the year. The best times to make the trip, though, are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These seasons provide the best weather and clearest skies, not to mention that during the springtime, rhododendron and other alpine flowers are in bloom. Rock Everest Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd. handles the trek with complete management. If you have any questions about the trek, do ask!

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)

Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Rock Everest will pick up from the airport and take to the Hotel. In the afternoon, we may take a rest or visit Rock Everest’s office. Do shop trekking gear in Thamel.

Hotel in Kathmandu- B

Day 2
Drive to Pokhara (823m): 7 hours

Early morning we drive to Pokhara. It is 7 hours drive. Drive will be through Bank of River with fantastic view. Once we reach Pokhara we can short walk on Fewa Lake and can do some shopping.

Hotel in Pokhara – B

Day 3
Drive to Galeshwor and trek to BasKharka- 3 hrs walk

After breakfast, we take three and half hours drive to Galeshwor along the bank of Kali Gandaki river and take a 1-hour break for lunch. After lunch, we begin our hike to Bans Kharka. It is about 3 hours ascend hike by crossing suspension bridge over deepest gorge “Kali Gandaki river” through a green forest. Overnight at community lodge.

Community lodge home stay – B, L, D

Day 4
Trek to Naangi - 6 hrs walk

After breakfast at community public kitchen we extend our trek to Nangi. It is about 5-6 hours walk from Baskharak which goes along beautiful villages, stunning views of mountains and impressive landscapes. We also visit organic farm school and Magar settlement on this day.

Eco community lodge home stay – B, L, D

Day 5
Trek to Mohare Danda (3300m)- 7 hrs walk

Today we are heading the main and wonderful place of the trek where we could see stunning view of mountains. The trail goes through beautiful forests of Oak and Rhododendrons with magnificent views of mountains such as Mt. Fishtail, south Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tukche and many more. In the evening, we observe a glorious sunset view from Mohare hill station and then overnight.

Eco community lodge home stay – B, L, D

Day 6
Trek to Tikot 7 hours walk.

Today after breakfast we head to Tikot a very thick village in the mountains. Where mostly Magar and Gurung ethnic casts reside. We have to take a pack lunch since we just walked bare pace without anything. At the beginning we trek down then straight up and down through beautiful forests of Oak and Rhododendrons.

Community lodge home stay – B, L, D

Day 7
Trek to Shikha 5 hours walk

After breakfast we trek to Shikha a beaten path and part of Annapurna circuit trek.First we tre down hill then again take step to up and straight. Today we enjoy easy walk and pass by local villages

Teahouse in Shikha- B, L, D

Day 8
Trek to Tatopani (1,180m) 5 hours walk

From Shikha, the trail continues downhill to Tatopani. The trek travels through numerous villages and settlements. As we get lower, you will notice how the lower altitudes are much more populated than the higher valleys in the area. Is our way to the hot springs at Tatopani. Here you can have a well needed soak in the hot springs.

Tea House in Tatopani- B, L, D

Day 9
Drive back to Pokhara 4 hours drive

After breakfast we get a vehicle to board to Pokhara. We will drive about 100km to the Pokhara where we can enjoy your ache body by doing message and roam around Lakeside with good food.

Hotel in Pokhara – B

Day 10
Drive back to Kathmandu 7 hours drive

Today we drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara by tourist bus. After reach in Kathmandu can do some shopping rest.

Hotel in Kathmandu – B

Day 11
Fly back to home country.

Our agency’s representative will put you Khada (a kind of cloth which use to wear on your neck).Wearing Khada means good luck and protection. And drop you to the airport. See you next time

Cost Include

  • All transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three night’s accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu city tours with a tour with a experienced tour guide and a vehicle
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available tea houses lodge during the trek
  • A highly Experienced professional trekking guide and porters (1 porter for 2 pax) with their food, accommodation, salary and insurance
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag (to be returned)
  • Trekking map for a group and trekking achievement certificate
  • First aid medical Kit
  • All required permit for the trekking
  • Government tax/vat and office service charge

Cost Exclude

  • International airfare
  • Personal insurance
  • Major foods ( Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu)
  • Nepal entry visa fee 15 days 25$, 30 days 40$ and 90 days 100$
  • Soft drinks, hard drinks and drinking water
  • Entry fees of Kathmandu world heritage sites
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses
  • Hot shower, Battery charge, Wi-Fi during the trekking period
  • Tips and gratitude for the staffs

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Mohare Danda Trek
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Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle / tourist bus
  • 2 +
  • 3300m
  • Nepal
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Moderate
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek.