Mohare Danda Trek is one of the newly opened trekking trail and eco-lodges community base trek in Nepal. This trek is in all likelihood domestic stay and natural trekking trail in Nepal.
This 9 Days Mohare Danda Trek takes you to the peaceful off - beaten path in the Annapurna’s foothills. Mohare Danda Trek is a newly discovered hiking route in the Annapurna region created to promote sustainable Eco-tourism in Nepal and support local community projects that play a vital role in the overall upliftment of lifestyle of local inhabitants. This trek is also popularly known as the Eco-Community Lodge Trek. It is the best choice for those enthusiastic travelers who have a short time to explore the unlimited cultural and natural beauties of Nepal.
The Mohare Danda trek provides the closest view of the massive mount Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges from Mohare hill station at an elevation of 3,300m above sea level. Moreover, you can also see the glorious sunrise and sunset views over the glittering towering mountains. A trip to the beautiful - off the beaten site - of the Annapurna region bounded by hills, mountains, rivers, and forests of oaks, bamboo and pine is truly an incredible experience.
Highlights of Mohare Danda Trek
- Instead stunning and closed view of Annapurna massif than Poon Hill from Mohare Danda.
- Explore the village local lifestyle and their livelihood.
- walking in the narrow and stone-paved trail, amazing waterfall, walking through dense colorful Rhododendron forest in spring.
- Homestay with local people house and familiar with nature, trails, peoples, flora, and fauna of the Mohare region.
- The great experience of Gurung and Magar culture and lifestyle who are famous for Gurkha regiment.
Day 1: Drive from Pokhara to Beni, Myagdi.
From here a short drive to Gakeshwar village. The village is named after Galeshwar Mahadev Temple. After lunch trek to Banskharka village in Parbat district.
Day 2: Trek to Nagi village.
Myagdi district passing through Dandakaateri where one can have lunch.
Day 3: Trek to Mohare Danda.
Passing through a dense forest of pinus, Wallichiana, Abies, pin drow, and Rhododendron. Magnificent view of Annapurna and Gaurishankar range can be seen from Mohare Danda.
Day 4: Trek to Danda Kharka.
The temple of Pyari Baraha is the major attraction of Danda Kharka.
Day 5: Trek to the Pun Magar village of Tikotot.
The village offers a magnificent view of Mt. Dhaulagiri.
Day 6: Trek to Khiwang in Ghar VDC.
It is a beautiful village in Shikha VDC. It is a beautiful village with Pun Magar as the dominant population. Organic farming can be observed here.
Day 7: Trek to Swat village in Shikha VDC.
It is a beautiful village offering the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Gurja, Tukkuche and Sita Chuchura peaks.
Day 8: Trek to Khopra village via Dandakharka.
It is a popular viewpoint along the trail as it offers the magnificent views of the mountain peaks from western to the far-western region in Nepal. Andha Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world and Dana valley can also be seen.
Day 9: Trek to Narchyang, the largest VDC.
Myagdi district. It lies in the Annapurna Conservation area and is rich in biodiversity. Rhodendron and pine are the major vegetation. Musk deer various species of pheasants are the other attractions.
Day 10: Trek to Tatopani, the final destination of this trek.
A natural hot spring on the bank of Kali Gandaki river is a major attraction there.
Day 11: Beni can be reached after a drive of three hours.
From Beni, trekkers can either continue trek to Dhorpatan or Dhaulagiri Base Camp or return to Pokhara.
- Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
- Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
- A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- A warmer hat that covers the ears
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- Headlamp and an extra set of batteries
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- Warmer shell gloves and liner
- long sleeve t-shirts
- Thermal Tops
- wool Jackets or pullover
- Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
- Water and windproof shell jacket
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable trekking pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
- Pair of sandals
- 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
- Socks liner
- Light shoes and sneaker
First Aid Kits and Medicines
- Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
- Blister treatment
- Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
- Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
- Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
- Warps, splints, and a wound coverings butterfly bandage
- Water purifying pills
(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to bring your personal first-aid kit as well)
Miscellaneous, but must useable
- 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
- Water bottle & filter
- Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
- Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Doing treks in Himalayas of Nepal is the distinct culture and environment. Trekkers need to consider on following do’s and don’ts.
- Do smile and greet the local people by saying “Namaste” and “Tashidelek” to show respect.
- Do walk in a group or keep a distance that you could see your front and behind fellow.
- Do consult with your trekking guide before trying anything new during the trek.
- Do ask a question to the guide for the next day trekking necessity, so that you could pack in your small backpack because rest baggage will carry by a porter and will get only in the evening.
- Do give the donation to the monastery in the trekking area where they don’t collect tickets from the visitors but there is a donation box.
- Do inform your trekking guide if you are not comfortable with your health while approaching higher altitude.
Note regarding itineraries.
- Don’t underestimate the local culture and belief even if you find uncomfortable with it.
- Don’t take a picture of the people without their permission during the trek because some individual doesn’t like that.
- Don’t be strange if local people stare at you because they are surprised to see you, not with a bad intention.
- Don’t expect too many facilities in the trekking areas, most places provide you only the basic facilities.
- Don’t harm wild animals, birds, and plants during the trek and take a global responsibility to save the environment.
- Don’t give money to the children and the beggars; it encourages them to beg from the visitors.
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan; their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition & trekking Pvt. Ltd Walkers have led till now. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is successful.