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    Mohare Danda Trek

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    At a Glance

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      10 days
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      Hotel/Lodge/Tea House
    • Meals
      All meals included during the trekking
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      Toursit Bus/Private Vechile
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    Trip Highlights

    • Visit Mohare Danda and witness the panoramic views of the Annapurna Mountain massif 
    • Visit Pokhara and enjoy a boat ride on the Phewa Lake 
    • Trek to ethnic Gurung and Magar settlements for a cultural experience 
    • Explore the southern parts of the Annapurna Conservation Area

    Trip Overview

    Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Annapurna region with the remarkable Mohare Danda Trek offered by Himalaya Land Treks. This short yet glamorous trek takes you on an unforgettable journey through the heart of the Annapurna Mountains, offering stunning panoramic views and a glimpse into the lives of the indigenous Gurung and Magar communities.

    Unlike lengthy and strenuous treks, the Mohare Danda Trek is designed for those seeking a more subdued and accessible trekking adventure. It allows you to experience the majestic ivory peaks of the Annapurna range without the need for an extensive time commitment. This makes it an ideal choice for individuals who want to immerse themselves in the beauty of the Annapurna region while enjoying a shorter trip.

    As you embark on this trek, you will be surrounded by untouched natural wonders. The pristine environment is adorned with thick woodlands and lush forests, including the vibrant rhododendron and birch trees, creating a serene atmosphere that will uplift your spirits. You'll also have the opportunity to visit charming juniper hamlets along the way, further immersing yourself in the local culture and traditions.

    The trek follows a path westward, passing through a series of picturesque Gurung and Magar villages, before reaching the mesmerizing Mohare Danda. From this vantage point, you'll be treated to awe-inspiring views of the glistening silver mountains, including Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Gangapurna (7454m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and the entire Annapurna Range. This trek truly allows you to explore the unexplored areas of the Annapurna region, unveiling its hidden treasures.

    Immerse yourself in the unadulterated beauty of nature and embark on an extraordinary adventure with the Mohare Danda Trek. Experience the splendor of the Annapurna Mountains, connect with local communities, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Join us on this remarkable journey and discover the wonders that await you in the heart of the Annapurna region.

    What are the major attractions of Mohare Danda trek?

    Divine Pokhara City

    City of lakes-Pokhara offers you heart catching view of nature. It is a popular tourist hub where you can relax and enjoy your holidays. The reflection of beautiful Macchapuchre on the silence of Fewa Lake makes you speechless. The Mysterious caves, rushing springs and many more take your heart here at Pokhara. It is a place of nature with a preserved culture. Everyone must visit this place at least once in a lifetime. Visit this place takes away all your stress.

    Ethnic villages 

    The Mohare Danda trekking takes you to the many ethnic villages of the Annapurna region. This trek offers you with immense beauty of nature. A hilly lifestyle with Himalayan views is given to trekkers by this trek. You trek to Ghandruk, the largest Gurung settlement and the best place to discover their culture. You pass through many beautiful villages like Baskharka, Ghandruk, Mohare, Nangi, Deurali etc. You are welcomed with a warm gesture by the different community with their own culture.

    Mohare Danda 

    Mohare Danda is located at an altitude of 3300 m. It provides the closest views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massif. This hill station is very famous among trekkers because of the stunning views of nature seen from here. Mohare Danda offers you also get to see amazing views of the Himalayas, dramatic sky and lush green hills covered in clouds.  From here you are presented with breath-taking views of the Annapurna range like the Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Gangapurna (7454m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and the Pisang Peak (6091m) among others.

    Alternative Route

    This alternative route combines the incredible Annapurna Base Camp Trek with a visit to Chitwan National Park for a unique wildlife safari experience. It allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Annapurna region and also explore the rich biodiversity of the Nepalese jungle.

     A relatively less crowded and off-the-beaten-path option, the Mardi Himal Trek offers stunning views of the Annapurna range, including the iconic Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) peak. The trail takes you through dense rhododendron forests, charming villages, and alpine meadows. It's a shorter trek, usually completed in 6-8 days, making it ideal for those with limited time or seeking a quieter experience.


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    Good to know before you travel

    Mohare Danda Trek in Nepal is one of the best short treks in the Annapurna region that offers a unique experience to trekkers. The trek is a perfect blend of cultural immersion, scenic beauty, and adventure. Before you go or book your trek, there are a few things you should know to make the most of your experience.

    Best time to go

    The best time to go for Mohare Danda Trek is from September to November and March to May. These months offer the best weather conditions with clear skies and moderate temperatures. However, it's important to note that the weather can be unpredictable in the mountains, so it's always best to prepare for any eventualities.

    Trek difficulty

    The Mohare Danda Trek is a moderate trek suitable for beginners and experienced trekkers alike. The trek takes you through picturesque villages, dense forests, and stunning landscapes. You'll also get to see panoramic views of the Annapurna range, including Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, and Machhapuchhre.

    Trek route and itinerary

    The Mohare Danda Trek usually takes 6 to 8 days, depending on your pace and itinerary. The trek starts from Nayapul and goes through Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Poon Hill, Mohare Danda, and finally to Jomsom. You'll also have the option of extending your trek to the Mustang region or taking a flight back to Pokhara.

    Permits and fees

    To do the Mohare Danda Trek, you'll need to obtain two permits: Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card. These permits can be obtained by Himalaya Land Treks. The permit fee for foreigners is USD 30 for the ACAP and USD 20 for the TIMS card.

    Accommodation and food

    During the trek, you'll stay in teahouses, which are basic lodges with shared rooms and bathrooms. The teahouses offer simple but nutritious meals, including traditional Nepali dishes like dal bhat, momos, and thukpa. It's important to note that the higher you go, the more basic the facilities become, so it's always best to bring your own snacks and water purification tablets.

    In conclusion, the Mohare Danda Trek in Nepal is an amazing trekking experience that offers a unique blend of culture, adventure, and stunning natural beauty. By keeping these tips in mind, you'll be able to make the most of your trek and have an unforgettable adventure.


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