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Mohare Danda Trek 5 days-Best short treks in Nepal

Mohare Danda Trek 5 days is the best short treks in Annapurna Conservation Area Project(ACAP) Nepal.This is recently opened trekking route in Nepal, you will pass through picturesque villages, fruit orchids and remote farms. The 5 days trekking to Mohare danda is in order to promote sustainable Eco-tourism and to support local communities economically. Also, the best view point, Mohare Hill(Danda) offers up close view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain ranges with sunrise/sunset. Hence, Mohare Danda Trek 5 days itinerary is recommended for trek beginners like families with children to seniors, adults and small group trekkers. For booking and inquiry regarding Mohare Danda Trek, please email us at [email protected] and call or message on Whats App at +977 9851023742.

Trip Fact

Trek Name: Mohare Danda Trek 

Trek Duration: 5 days

Trek Difficulty: Easy 

Trek Season: Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/June

Trek Altitude: 850m-3300m

Trek Cost: USD 380- USD 650

Group Size: 01 - 12 people

Trek Package:  Lodge to Lodge Trek

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep

Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu/Kathmandu

Mohare Danda is a short, the best 5 day trekking route in Annapurna region of Nepal.

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Mohare danda trek is a relatively new trekking route in the Annapurna region trek through the villages of Bhanskharka, Ngagi, Mohare Danda and Tikot. The highlight of Mohare Danda Trekking Tour is the wonderful sunrise and up close view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Mountain range from Mohare Danda top at 3,300m. Mohare Hill Trek Package is a community home stay trek that brings direct income to the people of Mohare danda trekking trails. This trekking trails are in Parbat and Myagdi districts of Nepal. The 5 days Mohare Danda Trek offers stunning and closer views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains than Poon Hill. This is the peaceful off beaten path track in Annapurna's foothills. Mohare danda (3300 m) is the hill situated in the gorge between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains near Ghorepani Poon hill.

Mohare Danda Trek, an Eco community lodge trek is an alternate  trek of Ghorepani Poon Hill trekking. The trek starts with a short drive of 150 km to Galeshwor and trek up more pristine side of the Ghorepani trek. The Mohare Hill Trek trail passes through charming and unspoiled villages to the best view point, Mohare danda at 3,300 m. Accommodations are available in home stay and community lodges making Mohare danda trek, the best example of sustainable tourism. Mohare Danda Trek from Pokhara can customize from 4 days and longer with trek to Khopra ridge and Ghandruk.

The newly trekking trail to Mohare Danda is the best choice if you are looking for a relatively short and easy trek in Nepal that brings you far from the crowded paths of more popular trekking trails like EBC and ABC. The trek is moderately difficult with ups and downs most of the way, and a 2,200 m elevation gain in total. The highest point is 3,300 meters so you will not need to worry with altitude sickness. This trek lasts for 5 to 6 days, depending on your fitness level and the pace at which you want to do it. If you want to see mountains, you recommend that get up early in the morning and go up to the high point to try your luck before the clouds cover the peaks. Incredible views of the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and the mighty sacred Fishtail Mountain await.

The 5 days trekking in Mohare Danda not only immerses you in this natural beauty, but also introduces you to local Nepalese culture. The accommodation in Mohare danda trek is very basic with a simple room with two beds and a squat toilet means there is a shared bathroom with a bucket flush, and often no shower and no sink. The peaceful and scenic trekking trail is becoming popular day by day. The several viewpoints on the trek offers an attractive views of Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will also see the eye-soothing sunrise and sunset views from Mohare Danda. Mohare Danda Trekking Package aims to promote sustainable Eco-tourism in Nepal as the community based Eco trek supports the local communities in their economic development.

Day 1: Pokhara - Galeshwor ( 5 hours drive) - Banskharka( 3 hours trek)
Climb up 3 hours almost only on stairs. You’ll make your way past a couple small villages until you reach Baskharka Community Lodge. Breakfast and start drive early in the morning from Pokhara for 5 hours passing through corn fields and hydro-electric dams until the village of Galeshwor. We geared up there and start the trek through little farming communities who were growing oranges, lemons, corn, and plums. We stop to catch our breathe many times during the nearly all vertical climb, and one time we look up and the clouds parted enough for us to see Dhaulagiri, the 7th highest peak in the world.  After three hours of sweat and wobbly legs, we reach to Banskharka Community dining hall, where we would have dinner that night. If  you are lucky to watch the sunset over the vast valley below the dining hall.
Day 2: Banskharka - Nangi Community Lodge(5 to  6 hours trek)
The morning is another 3 hour climb up steps and passing through villages. But after lunch, the trail levels out a bit so you can enjoy the views more. Breakfast and the next 3 hours is pretty tough trekking similar to the day before up the mountain past rice and corn fields. After lunch, the hike is much easier as the trail leveled off and we walk across a few race fields and through local communities. Walk around Nangi village and enjoy the view of Annapurna South and Dhaulagiri with sunset.  
Day 3: Nangi - Mohare Danda(5 to 6 hours)
Even though we gain 1,000 meters this day, it didn’t feel like it. The trail is mostly uphill, with intervals of flat trail in between the climbs. We pass through an evergreen forest and past the tree line with epic views of the valleys below. Also, we have to carry all the water we’d be needing with us, as there are no villages on this section of the trek. After breakfast, continue trek uphill until the lunch spot around 12 pm, which is a hut in the middle of the path. After lunch, continue trek again another 2 hours on a Nepalese flat trail up and down, up and down, until to the top at Mohare Danda Lodge( 3,300m), this is the highest point of the trek. On a clear day you can see the peaks of Dhaulagiri (8,172m), Nilgiri (7,061m), Annapurna 1 (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), and Fish Tail Mountain (6,997m) which is sacred and no one permit to the summit.  
Mohare Danda is the highest wireless internet relay station in Nepal, which allows the schools and hospitals in remote villages to connect to Kathmandu providing better healthcare to the region. 
Day 4: Mohare Danda - Tikot Village(5 to 6 hours trek)
Wake up early in the morning, enjoy sunrise view over the  Himalayas. Breakfast and trek down hill through a rhododendron forest and over streams to Tikot village. On the trail you could see the Poon Hill. Walk in rhododendron forest which feel like we step out of the wardrobe and into Narnia. Loads of colorful barked trees formed a thick overhead canopy line your hiking trail which would be really nice. The trail eventually connects with a road which we travel on until the village of Tikot.
Day 5: Tikot - Bashari(3-4 hours trek)- Pokhara( 5 hours drive)
All downhill today which is actually one of the most difficult parts of trekking. You’ll walk down steps through small villages and farm terraces as you zig-zag your way down to the Kali Gandaki River where the shuttle will be waiting to go back to Pokhara.

Cost Includes

  • Pokhara to Galeshwor by sharing jeep transfer
  • Galeshwor to Pokhara by sharing jeep transfer
  • All the necessary trekking permit-ACAP and TIMS card.
  • English speaking guide during the trek and all his expenses like meals, accommodation. salary, insurance and transfer.
  • Tea house lodge/home stay accommodation during the trek.
  • 3 times meals-breakfast, lunch and dinner during trek.
  • All the government taxes and company service charge
Cost not Includes
  • Hotel accommodation, lunch and dinner in Pokhara.
  • Private Transfer 
  • Porter to carry your luggage
  • Travel insurance in case of emergency for medication and rescue evacuation.
  • Lunch, dinner and sightseeing in Pokhara and Kathmandu.
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, cost for charging battery of camera.
  • Any kind of drinks like coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of mineral water, tea, coffee and hot water
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes.

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