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    The Mohare Danda trek, also known as the Annapurna Community Eco Lodge trek, is a gateway to a hidden world that has grabbed the globe's attention. With our Nepal hiking team, experience the least crowded adventure in the Annapurna Region.

    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Durations
      9 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy to Moderate
    • Activities
      Trekking
    • Accommodation
      Community Lodge
    • Meals
      B.L.D
    • Max.altitude
      3300m.
    • Group Size
      Min. 1 Pax
    • Best Time
      March - May and Sept - Nov

    Trip Overview

    The Mohare Danda Trek is a good choice for trekkers looking for a new destination in the Annapurna region. This trek offers many stunning landscapes, calm and solitude, and exposure to various Himalayan cultures. The magnificent Mohare Hill and the panoramic sunrise views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Nilgiri are the main attractions in this area.

    The journey begins from Pokhara and takes you through picturesque landscapes, remote villages, and dense forests teeming with diverse flora and fauna. The trail winds toward Mohare Danda (3300m), offering breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks.

    This 5-day trek is a newly opened and less-traveled trekking trail in the Annapurna region that will introduce you to the Magar people's warm hospitality. You will stay at community-run lodges along the Mohare Danda trail, with profits going to support local schools and people in the area. This trip goes through some attractive traditional villages, beautiful green forests, and high alpine pastures where you can see the beautiful Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

    This moderately paced trek is suitable for both skilled hikers and first-time travelers. It presents a super combination of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and adventure.

    Highlights of Mohare Danda Trek

    • Take a scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
    • Begin your journey to Galeshwor, the trek's starting point, and visit the Galeshwor Temple.
    • Explore the organic orange farm and gardens of Banskharka, known for its picturesque landscapes and vibrant orange trees.
    • Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of Nangi Village, the birthplace of Mahabir Pun, and visit landmarks like the Nangi Barahi temple, craft shop, and medicinal plant nursery.
    • From the summit of Mohare Danda, enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, and Machhapuchhre.
    • Witness stunning sunrises/sunsets over the mountains from the vantage point of Mohare Danda, providing unforgettable moments amidst nature.
    • Stay overnight in community lodges and homestays, experiencing authentic Nepalese hospitality and lifestyle while supporting sustainable tourism initiatives.
    • Encounter wildlife such as yaks grazing in the pasturelands and a variety of bird species.
    • Trek through diverse landscapes, including forests, farmland, orchards, and mountains.
    • Interact with local communities, participate in community activities, and visit landmarks like schools and paper-making plants, gaining insights into Nepalese people's daily lives and traditions.

    Route Overview to Mohare Danda

    The Mohare Danda Trek begins when you arrive in Kathmandu's bustling and historic valley, from where we will continue driving or fly to Pokhara. Pokhara is well-known among domestic and international travelers worldwide for its clean atmosphere, natural beauty, and lakes. We drive 3 to 4 hours from Pokhara to Galeshwor, where the Mohare Trekking trail begins, and arrive at Baskharka after crossing a suspension bridge beneath the stunning Kaligandaki River. We steadily go up from Baskharka to Danda Kateri, passing through Rhododendron, Pine, and Oak forests.

    The trek continues to Nangi (where we will spend the night), from where we will follow the path to Mohare Danda. From there, we gradually climb to the Hampal pass (3200 meters) for lunch. Then we go up to Mohare Danda, the trek's highest point. From the Mohare, we gradually descend to Fulkharka, following the rhododendron till we reach Danda Kharka. We then go through the magnificent lake in the direction of Tilkot. After waking up early, watch the beautiful sunrise over the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan Ranges.

    We leave Tikot and take the down trail to Tippling, where we get in the car and drive back to Pokhara. We'll return to Kathmandu and drop you off at the airport according to your travel schedule. The Mohare Danda trip concludes with many lifelong memories.

    For detailed itineraries/blogs, discover a Complete Guide to Mohare Danda Trek

    Difficulty Level

    The Mohare Danda Trek is moderately challenging, with various uphill, downhill, and mixed terrains, so good physical fitness is necessary. To stay fit, it's essential to exercise regularly and eat healthily.

    With proper preparation, you can complete the trek easily. The highest point is 3300m, which poses a low risk of altitude sickness.

    Our trekking guides will accompany you and assist you with adjusting to the altitude. They'll also guide the walking pace and breathing techniques along the way.

    Itinerary

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    Cost Includes

    • Airport picks up and drops off by private vehicle.
    • Two nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu. We use Woodapple Hotel and Spa or similar.
    • Two nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
    • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus, then by private car to and from Nayapul.
    • 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 to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter), including their salary, insurance, equipment, meals, and
    • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bags, duffel bag, T-shirt, cap, and trekking map (the down jacket and sleeping bag must be returned after the trip is completed).
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All necessary paperwork and permits (ACAP, please bring three passport-size photographs)
    • All government and local taxes

    Cost Excludes

    • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
    • Travel Insurance
    • International airfare
    • Nepal entry visa fees.
    • All kinds of cold drinks including water, coke, Fanta, juice, etc.
    • WI-Fi internet during the trek
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Tips for trekking guide and porter

    Cost and Date

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

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

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