Pokhara - Purna Gau - Nagi Village - Hampal Jaljala - Mohare Danda - Tikot Village - Pokhara
Easy to Moderate
Community Lodge & Home-Stay
3,300 M/10,825 Ft
Full Boards Meal On The Trek
September to June
Mohare Danda Trek Highlights
- Glorious golden ray sunrise and sunset over the second-longest mountain range, Annapurna mountain range and Mount Dhaulagiri
- Trekking throughout beautiful Nepalese villages and diverse landscapes
- Hike into the blossoming rhododendron forest and bamboo shrubs
- Experience authentic Nepalese culture and eco-friendly homestay hospitality
- Encounter distinct species of birds and animals along the Mohare Danda Trek
Mohare Danda trek, alternative hike route throughout flawless terrain and ethnic village, foot of Annapurna mountain range with avoiding crowded Poon Hill Viewpoint. Mahare Danda viewpoint trek developed as an alternative route of crowded Poon Hill trek and guarantee get better mountain view with amazing experience of local hospitality. Mahare Ridge trek graded as a moderate trekking route in a jagged mountain where trail often climbs up into the pristine rhododendron and pine forest and steeply walking down into the mountain cluster villages. Trekking to Mahare danda is absolutely different hiking experience than any other trekking in Nepal. It is eco-tourism as well as community-based trek where the trekker's expense directly goes to the local community which helps to uplift native people economic. Also, maximum profit spending to fixed the villagers issue and look after the school expenditure. Mahare Danda (3300 m) viewpoint is the highest place of your trek, the stunning sunrise and glorious sunset on the Annapurna Mountain make your Annapurna trek pleasant. Highlights of Mahare danda trek is mountain panorama of Annapurna massif, Dhaulagiri, Mt. Fishtail, Mount Manaslu and several other trekking peaks as well as charming culture glimpse of Magar people. It is a short trek in Annapurna region which can be done in minimum 6 days but can extend to Khopra and Khayer Lake or Poon Hill, Annapurna base camp or Jomsom Muktinath as well. Mahare Danda Nagi trek is completely off the beaten trek in the Annapurna region where only community lodge and home-stay accommodation are available with basic facilities. It is a great opportunity to learn the Nepalese culture with spending sometimes with a host family
Day 01: Pokhara - Nayapul - Purna Gau (1,650 m)
2 Hrs Drive & 4 Hrs Trek B/L/D with hot drinks Home-Stay & Lodge
The first day of your Mohare Danda trek, a drive begins from your hotel Lakeside Pokhara then 2 hours' drive ends up Nayapul. Nayapul is the junction of most of Annapurna trekking. From here descending into the villages and rice terrace then cross a suspension bridge over Modi river and get breathtaking sights of Mt. Fishtail. Upon crossing Iron Bridge, a trail leading steeply up throughout the villages and cultivate the farm, it will be beautiful trekking with a view of diverse landscapes and mountain above the valley.
Day 02: Purna Gau - Lespar Village (2,060 m)
5-6 Hrs Trek B/L/D with hot drinks Home-Stay & Lodge
The trek starts after breakfast, it is a colorful trail which let you experience authentic Nepalese culture and along the wild flowering forest. The trail mostly flattens throughout the villages hardly see any other tourist and get a massive view of Mount Dhaulagiri and unmatched landscapes of Kali Gandaki valley.
Day 03: Lespar Village - Nagi Village (2,330 m)
4-5 Hrs Trek B/L/D with drinks Community Lodge
We are heading to popular Nagi village, the birthplace of Mahabir Pun also well-known for the community hospitality. Mr. Pun was Magsaysay awarded in 2007 of community work of wireless internet services.
From Lespar walking out with climbing up into the rhododendron forest and Magar villages also pass Sailaja village, another attractive Magar village. After here follow flatten trail alongside the villages to Nagi village. Here accommodation is better than previous nights also enjoy to use free internet.
Day 04: Nagi village - Hampal Jaljala - Mohare Danda (3,330 m)
4-5 Hrs Trek B/L/D with drinks Community Lodge
From Nagi village steady climbing up through-out Mahare Danda (3,330 m), we follow the uphill path inside the dense forest till Hampal Jaljala. We stop for the lunch in the small tea shop then trek continues with viewing Annapurna mountain range. The walking process into the bamboo shrubs where often spot the different types of Himalayan birds. Mohare Danda is set on the highest ridge among, you will be rewarded with stunning sunrise and sunset mountain panorama of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri.
Day 05: Mohare Danda Viewpoint - Tikot Village (1,420 m)
6-7 Hrs Trek B/L/D with hot drinks Home-Stay & Community Lodge
One of the beautiful day on your Mohare Danda journey, here your day begins with an incredible sunrise view of the three highest mountains out of fourteen and several surrounding snowcapped peaks. You will see close mountain panorama more than 20 snowcapped mountains and wider landscapes diverse.
After breakfast trek continues on downhill throughout the thick rhododendron forest also passes two beautiful lakes where can see spectacular images of Himalayas. The trail is solid downhill and passing yak and sheep grazing area also stop at Phulbari. The entire trail is completely colorful from February to May because of the blossoming of different color of rhododendron. 6 hours solid downhill trek brings us Tikot village, a traditional village of Magar people and can see mount Dhaulagiri and Annapurna South on the forehead. In Tikot village, your accommodation arranging on home-stay based and eating your meals in the community house.
Day 06: Tokot village - Tiplyang - Beni - Pokhara (850 m)
2 Hrs Trek & 6 Hrs Drive B/L/D with hot drinks ---No---
The last day of Mohare Danda trek, walking downward to Tiplyang village then 4 hours' drive to Pokhara via Beni. It is 3 hours steeply downhill trek into the mixed vegetation forest and along the Kaligandaki River to Tiplyang village. Upon arrival, Tiplyang takes a bus or jeep to Beni then from Beni Bazar change bus to Pokhara.
- International airport transfer services
- English speaking licensed holder trekking guide
- Trekking equipment's sleeping bag, down jacket and trek pole on returning basic
- Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with cup of hot drinks)
- Pokhara to beginning point of trek by private jeep/bus and drive back to Pokhara by bus/jeep
- First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
- Basic lodge/guesthouse/community lodge/home-stay based accommodation during trek in the mountain
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance
What's not included?
- Travel and medical insurance
- Kathmandu and Pokhara accommodation and meal
- Personal expenses hot shower, laundry, internet, telephone, battery charge, heater charge etc
- Porter to carry your luggage
- All the drinks soft and hards
- Tips for guide and porter
Mohare Danda Trek Best Season?
Mohare Danda trekking route stretching on a distinct elevation on diverse landscapes from subtropical to subalpine near to the Annapurna mountain range. Besides the monsoon possible to hike here from September to May but possible to have heavy snowfall during the midwinter (January/February). Still, we recommend the best time of the year trekking to Mohare Danda viewpoint is spring (March-April-May), it has mild temperatures with clear blue sky also the forest is blooming of the diverse jungle flowers. After that autumn is another the best time hike across the Mohare Danda route, the suitable temperature either hot or cold with breathtaking Mountain View without any layer of the smoke, fog and cloud on the mountains also the valley has green and yellow colors. It also perfect winter trek for the snow lover, still no rain but possible walk on the snow above Nagi village to Phulbari village via Mohare Danda ridge.
Mohare Danda Trekking Route
Mohare Danda trek, newly discovered trekking route in Nepalese Himalayas which is an eco-friendly community-based walk through blooming rhododendron forest and cultural Magar villages on the Annapurna Nepal. There is a couple of the way to reach ultimate Mohare Danda ridge which depends on travelers travel duration and budget.
6-Days Mohare Danda Trek
Our Tailor-made Guided Mohare Danda Trek route commences from Nayapul then rambling throughout beautiful Magar villages and forest of the pine and rhododendron. 6 days Mohare Danda trek taking into the rural villages of Purnagaon and Lespar, these villages have attractive costumes and charming culture on diverse landscapes. A trail passing birthplace of Mahabir Pun, Nagi village who developed wireless internet technologies also established Annapurna and Dhaulagiri community lodge route. The reason to open this trekking route directly support to local life and also fundraising to the schools of Nagi and Pauduwar village. The mountain journey continues to climb on the Hampal Jaljala pass to Mohare Danda [Ridge]. Mohare Ridge, an amazing place to observe glorious sunrise on the large mountain range. The route endures solid downhill passing into the thick forest often see Yak and Sheep are grazed to Tikot village. The next day walking down to the bank of the Kali Gandaki River, Tiplyang then drives back to Pokhara.
5-Days Mohare Danda Trek
We following the classical route of Mohare Danda Trek begin the trek drive-out from Pokhara to Galeshwor then walking on rice terraces, villages, and forest. A 5-days Mohare Danda trek provides a picturesque view of the villages, various landscapes, charming Nepalese culture with superb Mountain View of the world two highest mountains Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri. Trekking to Mohare Danda Trek through Banshkharka- Danda Kateri - Nagi Village - Hampal Jaljala Pass - Mohare Danda - Tikot Village - Tiplyang - Pokhara. A Mohare Danda trek route contains bold ascend from Galeshwor to Mohare Danda ridge after that steeply descending to Tiplyang then drive to Pokhara.
3-Days Mohare Danda Trek
From Pokhara straight drive to Nagi village, it is 8 hours scenic drive in the hills and mountains. Next day trek to Mohare Danda viewpoint via Hampal Jaljala pass and then 3-4 hours walking down to Ulleri village, from here 4 hours' drive to Pokhara.
What kind of accommodation expect on Mohare danda trek
Newly discovered Mohare Danda trek lying west south of Poon Hill viewpoint in Annapurna region. The Mohare danda trail is known as eco-tourism path throughout the typical Magar villages and pristine forest of different vegetation up to 10,500 ft. As it is a fresh and less touristic route where the basic lodge and home-stay accommodation are available en route. Most of the night arranging your lodging on the very simple local house where usually have more than 2 single bedrooms. Most of the lodges have a squat toilet and built a few distances far from the room. Hardly find the proper hot shower room but still can take a cold shower all the lodge.