Kathmandu Mohare Danda Trek is a new trekking trail in the Annapurna region, best for those trekkers with limited time. The trip begins from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then to Galeshwor and continue trek up to Mohare danda discovering amazing mountain culture supporting and staying at local community run homestay lodges and tea houses. Mohare danda trek has explored to promote sustainable eco-tourism of Nepal. The less traveled trek is full of amazing landscapes, cultures and the spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. The scenery and mountain views is much better from Poon Hill and Ghorepani. The wonderful views of the Himalayas from hotel room is really great. For last minute booking and any queries regarding Tilicho Lake and Annapurna Circuit trek, please email us at [email protected] and call or message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742.
Name: Kathmandu Mohare Danda Trek
Duration: 8 days
Season: March/June and Sep/December.
Altitude: 850m- 3300m
Cost: USD 530-USD 750
Size:1 - 12 pax
Package: Lodge to Lodge Trek
Kathmandu Mohare Danda Trekking package cost with departure dates.
8 days Kathmandu Mohare Danda Trek is newly developed trekking trail in Annapurna region. This trek could be the best choice for trekkers who have a short time to explore the cultural and natural beauty of Annapurna. The Mohare Danda Trekprovides the closest view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges from Mohare Hill, the highest point of Kathmandu to Mohare Danda Trek.
Kathmandu Mohare danda trek is a less-touristic than Poon Hill. This trek offers a unique experience of community home stay. This trek has much better scenery than Poon Hill Trek. Kathmandu Mohare Hill Trek is good for the people who want to walk on less crowd trail of Annapurna and also wish to see the magnificent view of the Himalayas.
As you doing a trek in Spring, the trail is completely colorful with the blossoming of rhododendron. This is fully homes stays trek but you will hardly get a chance to sit down with family in a kitchen because have a community dining hall for travelers. The toilet is very simple most of the place Asian squat toilet and hardly get proper hot shower unless you take bucket hot shower but it will be an experiencing of a lifetime. It would be nice to trek with guide or porter because the trek is not that popular some of the area hard to find the trekking trail. Mohare danda trek gives you some things new while trekking in Nepal.
Day 1: Drive to Pokhara(850m, 6 hours)
After breakfast, we leave our hotel early morning for a drive with scenic views along the road to Pokhara via Prithivi national highway. The drive could take roughly 7-8 hrs to reach Pokhara. We also have the option for a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara for 35 minutes. We then do an overnight at our hotel by the lake in the lovely ‘city of lakes’ on BB Plans.
Day 2: Drive to Galeshwor and trek to Bans Kharka(1525m, 3 hrs walk)
After breakfast, we take three and half hours drive to Galeshwor along bank of Kali Gandai river and take 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 green forest. Overnight at community lodge.
Day 3: Trek to Ngagi(2300m, 7 hrs walk)
Day starts with hot breakfast and extends our trek to Nangi. It is about 6-7 hours walk from Bans Kharak which goes along beautiful villages, stunning views of mountains and impressive landscapes. We also visit organic farm school and Magar settlement on this day. Stay night at eco community lodge.
Day 4: Trek to Mohare Danda(3300m, 7 hrs walk)
Today’s 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 glorious sunset view from Mohare hill station and then overnight at eco community management lodge.
Day 5: Trek to Deurali(2100m,5 hrs walk)
Wake up early in the morning for sunrise view and crystial clear mountain views such as mount Fishtail, Dhaulagiri I, Dhaulagiri II, Tukche, South Annapurna, Nilgiri and others, then after breakfast our trail leads gradually ups and down to Deaurali. It is about 5 hours walk to reach Deaurali via Ghorepani from Mohare Danda.
Overnight at lodge.
Day 6: Trek to Ghandruk village(1960m, 5 hrs walk)
As the trail moves across a group of flatlands, forest, cultivated lands and a suspension bridge over Khumnu Khola, we arrive at the scenic & the beautiful village of Ghandruk after hiking for 5 hours. A supreme vantage point in this pristine & serene village offers breathtaking views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhare and Hiunchuli. Several hotels and teahouses at the village give us a warm welcome with sincere Nepalese hospitality while catering to the requirements of all trekkers’ who hit the trail through this village. Camping in its terraced fields give you the open wild feelings of adventure! Overnight at the lovely village of Ghandruk.
Day 7: Trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara(850m, 4 hrs walk and 2 hours drive)
Today is the last day of this trek. After breakfast, we ascend to Nayapul about 5 hours walk, following the trial paved by stones; we walk through some beautiful villages and terrace framings. After crossing Modi khola, we reach Birethanti. And then half an hour walk from Birethanti, we enter Nayapool. From here, we can easily access any means of transportation to drive to Pokhara. In the evening, you are free to wander by the lakes of Pokhara. Overnight at hotel inclusive breakfast.
Day 8: Drive back to Kathmandu(1300m)
While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, we head up to Damauli, Dumre, Mugling and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach Manakamana Temple, this is a temple where most Nepalese come to have their wishes granted before leaving home or getting married. From Naubise we climb up to Thankot, the gateway to Kathmandu and finally reach our hotel & a lovely soft warm bed. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel inclusive with breakfast.