The Mohare Danda Trek is a short trek that takes trekkers into the heart of the Annapurna region. With the beautiful Annapurna Mountains towering over the valley, the trek by Himalaya Land Treks is a glamorous journey that has trails traversing through Annapurna's verdant alpine woods and ethnic settlements of the indigenous Gurung and Magar people.
Mohare Danda trek is a short trip that allows trekkers to experience the ivory peaks of the Annapurna range without an extensive trekking journey. Perfect for people who are looking for a subdued trekking adventure in the beautiful Annapurna, the Mohare Danda Trek presents panoramic views of many natural landmarks.
The Mohare Danda Trek begins with a drive to the lakeside city of Pokhara- the tourist hub of Nepal and the starting point of many of the Annapurna region treks. Pokhara is one of the most popular and sought-after tourist destinations of Nepal because of its many natural and cultural attributes. Moreover, the city also offers amazing views of Annapurna I (8091m) and Machhapuchhre (6997m).
Similarly, the Mohare Danda Trek has trails that further branch out from Pokhara towards ethnic settlements and villages like Bans Kharka and Nangi. Furthermore, the trekking trail also includes visiting prominent destinations of the valley like Deurali and Ghandruk. Ghandruk is one of the biggest Gurung villages in Nepal and offers a mesmerizing introduction to the unique Gurung culture.
The trek heads west through numerous Gurung and Magar villages to reach Mohare Danda. The views of the silver mountains like Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Gangapurna (7454 m), Machhapuchhre (6997 m), and the Annapurna Range from the viewpoint are quite dramatic. The unadulterated environment blessed with natural virtues like thick woodlands and lush forests of alpine trees like the rhododendron and birch with juniper hamlets makes trekking a peaceful event where you can lift your spirits.
Join Himalaya Land Treks for a wonderful and breath-taking trekking in Nepal adventure where you can enjoy the Himalayan views in the ethnic villages of the exotic Annapurna region of Nepal. With us, you are guaranteed the best services and an unforgettable vacation!
You may arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be met by a Himalaya Land Treks’ representative who will help you get transferred to your Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, you will be driving to Pokhara from Kathmandu. The drive takes about 6 to 7 hours and passes by the countryside where you can see amazing views of terrace farms and vast fields of mustard. The drive also passes alongside the Trishuli River and gives you the chance to catch fleeting glimpses of the country-side life of Nepal. Upon arriving in Pokhara, you will be taken to your hotel for check-in. Overnight stay at the hotel in Pokhara.
You will be taking a bus from Pokhara to the Galeshwor village. It takes about 4 hours of driving to reach the village. Along the way, you can see amazing views of the Annapurna Mountains and the winding trail also trudges alongside the valley's ridgeline. From Galeshwor, you will begin your trek to Bans Kharka- a small ethnic settlement that is surrounded by beautiful emerald bamboo forest. Overnight stay at the guesthouse at Bans Kharka.
Today, you will be trekking from Bans Kharka to the village of Nangi, following the trail that winds along the thick woodlands. The view of peaks like the Annapurna (8091m) and Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m) standing tall from the valley's extremities are quite brilliant. The trek is mostly an up-and-downhill journey that goes through small settlements along with the way and terrace farms of rice and barley. Overnight stay at the guesthouse at Nangi.
From Nangi, you will be making your way to the vantage point of Mohare Danda today. A marvelous hill situated between the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri Peaks, Mohare Danda lies about 3 kilometers away from the famous vantage point of Poon Hill. Mohare Danda offers closer views of the mountains like the Nilgiri Himal (7061m), the Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and Dhaulagiri (8167m) among many others from the hill. It is also notable for its sunrise view amidst the peaks. Overnight stay at the guesthouse at Mohare Danda.
Waking up early, you will see the beautiful sunrise amidst the mountain peaks; the phenomenon is quite breath-taking as the rays of the sun change the tincture of the silver mountains to that of cascading molten gold. After breakfast, you will then make your way to another prominent Gurung village of the valley- Deurali, making your way through a mostly downhill trail that passes by amazing woodlands and open pastures. Overnight stay at the guesthouse at Deurali.
Ghandruk is a beautiful village that is famous for its views of the mountain peaks. The cobble-stones village is filled with traditional houses and is known for its Himalayan ambiance, with cattle and yaks dallying about. The trek from Deurali to Ghandruk is peaceful and the daring mountain peaks keep you company all the way. At Ghandruk, you can indulge in observing the culture of the Gurung community and visit the local Gurung Museum. Overnight stay at the guesthouse at Ghandruk.
From Ghandruk, you will make your way to the small town of Nayapul. From there, you will catch a bus back to Pokhara, enjoying the ride as the bus winds along the valley ridgeline and drives along with terrace farms and roadside settlements along the way. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Pokhara.
You will bid the mountain peaks goodbye for the last time today as you make your way back to the capital. Upon your arrival back in Kathmandu, you will be dropped off at your Hotel. In Kathmandu, you can shop for souvenirs or relax for the rest of the day. At the end of the way, you will participate in a farewell dinner hosted by the Himalaya Land Treks. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Approximately three hours before your scheduled flight, you will be dropped off at the airport from where you will depart.
We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date