Nepal: Mohare Danda Trek

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Discover the Enchanting Mohare Hill Trek: A Sustainable Adventure in the Annapurna Region

Mohare Hill Trek, also known as Mohare Danda, is an emerging and enchanting destination for trekkers at an elevation of 3,300 meters. Nestled within the Annapurna region of Nepal, this trek offers a distinctive experience while contributing to developing a sustainable economy that supports the local Magar community. With its abundant natural beauty and cultural richness, marketing this area as a tourist destination becomes significantly easier.

You can see peaks like Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, and Nilgiri from the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.

Sustainable and Immersive Adventure

Mohare Danda Trek is an eco-friendly community trek that allows trekkers to immerse themselves in stunning landscapes while exploring the unique cultural heritage of the Magar community. Serving as an alternative route to the popular Ghorepani and Poonhill treks, this trail is particularly suited for those with limited time in Nepal. Despite its shorter duration, it offers an immersive journey that combines breathtaking scenery, warm interactions with friendly locals, and panoramic views of the awe-inspiring Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

What sets the Mohare Hill trek apart is the opportunity for travelers to engage in a homestay experience with local villagers. By staying with Magar families, trekkers gain an intimate understanding of their daily lives, traditions, and cultural practices. This authentic cultural exchange allows for a deeper connection with the local community and fosters a sense of appreciation for their way of life.

Authentic Cultural Exchange through Homestay Experience

One of the most remarkable features of the Mohare Hill trek is the opportunity for trekkers to engage in a homestay experience with local villagers. By staying with Magar families along the trail, trekkers gain a firsthand understanding of their daily lives, traditions, and cultural practices. This authentic cultural exchange deepens the connection with the local community and fosters a genuine appreciation for their way of life.

Breathtaking Sunrise and Sunset Views

Prepare to experience the mesmerizing and breathtaking sunrise and sunset display during the Mohare Hill trek. As the sun’s rays gradually paint the Himalayan peaks with a golden glow, a mesmerizing play of light and shadows unfolds before you. The community lodge located at the hilltop serves as the perfect vantage point to witness this awe-inspiring phenomenon. The tranquil atmosphere and ethereal beauty of the Himalayas create a sense of wonder and serenity, leaving trekkers in awe of nature’s magnificence.

Sustainable Development Efforts and Environmental Preservation

The development of Mohare Danda as a trekking destination owes much to the visionary efforts of Mahabir Pun. Recognizing the potential for community development and environmental preservation, Pun was pivotal in promoting the area and introducing sustainable practices. His forward-thinking approach has transformed the lives of the local Magar community and helped protect the natural resources and maintain the region’s pristine beauty.


In summary, Mohare Hill Trek, or Mohare Danda, offers a unique and sustainable trekking experience that combines natural beauty, cultural immersion, and community empowerment. This emerging destination in the Annapurna region provides trekkers with an unforgettable adventure while supporting the local Magar community through developing a sustainable economy. With its picturesque landscapes, warm hospitality, and captivating sunrise and sunset views, the Mohare Hill trek promises an enriching and awe-inspiring journey for those seeking to explore the wonders of Nepal.

Day to day schedule to Nepal: Mohare Danda Trek

  • Day 01: Arrival o/n in Hotel +D

    Arrival in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to hotel.

  • Day 02: Fly or drive to Pokhara o/n in Hotel +B

    Today if we take flight then it will take 45Minutes and if we drive to Pokhara (200km), approximately 6 hours. We will see the good scenery of the countryside while driving. Pokhara is an enchanting Himalayan Valley of remarkable beauty. We can explore its scenic land on foot or as your own like boating in Fewa Lake overlooking the region of Annapurna Himalayan ranges. In the evening prepare for the trek overnight in Pokhara.

  • Day 03: Drive to Beni and trek to Bhas Kharka o/n in Lodge +B+L+D

    After breakfast, drive to Beni and a short walk to Bhas Kharka (1500m). Begin the Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community trek along the Kali Gandaki river valley. A short hike up to Bhas Kharka village (1500m) where you need to walk step climbing on lots of stone-paved steps through the terraced fields and traditional farms to the village. Upon arrival Bhas Kharka village, you will welcome by the local community. Evening you get a chance to sit with the host family together at the table or on the floor for dinner with family.

  • Day 04: Trek to Nangi (2300m)(Visit The home of Mahabir Pun) o/n in Lodge +B+L+D

    After breakfast, you walk through the rhododendron forest with a great view of snow-capped mountains up to Danda Kaski. In this village, the locals and children are waiting to see you and getting more close. That is a part of this community trek you have always a chance to get more and more closely with a local feel and read to them. After a short lunch break again keep continuing another 2 hours to Nangi village (2300m). A nice village, visit the school and village where learn Mahabir Pun (Who start the Internet in Village on the wireless system and get international awarded) Stay at local village community lodge.

  • Day 05: Trek to Mohare Hill (3300m) o/n in Lodge +B+L+D

    Mohare hill is a famous hill station on top of the village. Where you can have great silent and peaceful panoramic view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Range. As you wish it is possible to enjoy early morning stunning sunrise views of those mountains. To get top of the hill you need to climb almost 1000 meters uphill. Slowly and gradually climb higher and higher along the dense rhododendron forest until the top of Mohare hill which is our goal. On arriving at Mohare hilltop you will forget past difficult hours to climb here because of its magnificent views and impressive landscapes with the mighty Himalayan range Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Stay on Community lodge can be a bit cold night with a beautiful morning.

  • Day 06: Trek to Danda Kharka o/n in Lodge +B+L+D

    After breakfast in the village, today you will experience a short hike into the Rhododendron forest, different species of birds, and pristine Mountain View along the short walk to descent down. Today we walk only a few hours after lunch leisure time around the village Danda Kharka with local communities. Stay at the community lodge.

  • Day 07: Trek to Tikot o/n in Lodge +B+L+D

    After breakfast in Mohare hill, today you will descent down to Tikot for about 5 to 6 hours hiking. Every movement changing landscapes makes this day varied from the highest Mountain View Mohare hill to Tikot is a part of the most charming day on your journey in This Annapurna Dhaulagiri Community trek. Tikot is a village where the houses are built by traditional stone walls with eco-cottage and slate roofs. But every roof you can see satellite and along the way wireless wife. Goats, cows, chickens, and other domestic animals are in harmony with humans. Explore the village and watch the daily life of the locals look that lives mainly on agriculture. Stay in Eco community lodge.

  • Day 08: Trek to Tatopani and drive to Pokhara. o/n in Hotel +B

    Today is the last day of the Annapurna Dhaulagiri community trek. After a 2 to 3 hours walk, you will reach Tatopani then you will connect the popular Annapurna circuit hiking trail and mustang road along the Kaligandaki River. Here we take a short break for lunch. After lunch, we drive to Pokhara.

  • Day 09: Drive back to Kathmandu o/n in Hotel +B

    Today after breakfast we drive back to Kathmandu.

  • Day 10: Departure +B

    Today after breakfast you are free until the time of your departure to the onward destination.

What is included?

  • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Government licensed english speaking trekking guide and necessary porters during trekking (1 porter for 2 clients)
  • 3 meals a day during trekking (B, L, D)
  • Welcome dinner by arrival
  • Staff insurance, wages, equipment and local transport
  • Accommodation in hotel and lodge
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Pokhara with tourist bus
  • Annapurna conservation fee
  • Private transport to trek starting point and from ending point to hotel

What is excluded?

  • Personal expenses and tips for staff
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Nepal visa fees
  • Domestic flight ticket
  • Personal insurance for helicopter rescue in case of emergency
  • Extra porter or transport incase of accident or any emergency
  • Personal Medicine

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Best Season
March -November

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