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    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Durations
      9 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy to Moderate
    • Activities
    • Accommodation
    • Meals
    • Max.altitude
    • Group Size
      Min. 2 Pax

    Trip Overview

    Nestled in the heart of the Annapurna region, the Khumai Danda Trek is a hidden gem that offers an unforgettable journey through the pristine wilderness of Nepal. This off-the-beaten-path trek is perfect for those seeking a unique and authentic experience away from the crowds and commercialization of more popular routes.

    With stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas, lush forests, and traditional mountain villages, Khumai Danda Trek is an adventure that will leave you in awe of the natural beauty of Nepal. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-time explorer, this trek promises an unforgettable journey that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

    So, pack your bags and prepare to embark on a lifetime journey in the majestic Khumai Danda Trek. 

    Major Highlights

    • Hop on a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
    • Explore the vibrant city of Pokhara.
    • Walk through terraced fields and dense forests.
    • Admire various wildflowers, blue poppies with orchids, and many other floras in the Annapurna region.
    • Grab the opportunity to interact with the local villages, mainly Gurungs and Magar groups.
    • Indulge in the local Nepalese cuisines as you pass through the villages.
    • Marvel at the breathtaking views of Mt. Machhapuchare, Mt. Lamjung, Mt Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri from Khumai Danda and Korchan Danda. 

    Route Overview

    Let’s now look at the route overview for the Khumai Danda Trek. 

    The trip begins on the day of arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Upon landing, one of our staff will be waiting for you outside, holding a Nepal Hiking Team display board. Then, after greeting you, you’ll be escorted to the hotel.

    You’ll be boarding a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara in the morning. Then, after reaching Pokhara, we’ll take a drive to Hemja and then start the hike to Hile Kharka. Then, the next day we make our way toward Khumai Danda, the main destination of the trek. After enjoying the mesmerizing views, we’ll now hike to Korchan Danda, and then make our descent to Ghachow, and then catch a ride back to Pokhara. 

    Is Khumai Danda Trek difficult?

    The answer is no. The Khumai Danda Trek is an easy trek that beginner-level hikers can also complete. There are factors that affect the level of the Khumai Danda Trek.

    Firstly, the walking distance and hours. On average, you’ll be walking for only 3 days and walk for about approximately 5-6 hours daily.

    Secondly, the highest elevated ground is 3700m at Korchan Danda. At this level of altitude, there is only a small chance of acquiring altitude sickness. Hence, you can be assured that you can easily complete the Khumai Danda Trek without facing any difficulty.

    When is the best time for Khumai Danda Trek?

    If you’re wondering when is the best time for Khumai Danda Trek, then we’re here to help you. The ideal time to set off for the Khumai Danda Trek is all year round. Whether it's autumn or spring, or even winter, the trek won’t disappoint you.

    However, it is advisable to skip the monsoon season. In the monsoon season, there is a high chance that you’ll face heavy rainfall. This makes the paths slippery, making you fall as you walk through them.

    Hence, we suggest you choose the best time for the trek and avoid the monsoon season.


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    Cost Includes

    • All ground transportation by private vehicle, including airport transfers
    • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category in Kathmandu.
    • One night’s accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category in Pokhara.
    • Round trip airfare from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu
    • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
    • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
    • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide) porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter), including their salary, insurance, equipment, meals, and accommodation.
    • Nepal Hiking Team duffle bag, trekking map, and T-shirt.
    • Down jacket and sleeping bag for the trek during the trek.
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All necessary paperwork and permits (ACAP and TIMS, please bring 3 passport-size photographs)
    • All government and local taxes

    Cost Excludes

    • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
    • Personal Travel insurance
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa fee
    • Soft drinks including water
    • Snacks and other personal expenses
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

    Cost and Date

    Start Dates refer to your arrival date in Nepal. End Dates correspond to your return date from Nepal.

    The Khumai Danda Trek set departure dates are tailored for the group joining option. If the -days Khumai Danda Trek departure dates don't fit your schedule, we can include alternative dates that better suit your needs.