Mohare Danda Trek

Nepal Pyramids Trekking & Climbing
Mohare Danda Trek
At a Glance
  • Duration11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Places to Visit Annapurna Region
  • Max Altitude 3,300m/10,826ft.
  • Group Size 2-15
  • Starts Galeshwor
  • Ends Ghandruk
  • Activity Community Lodge Trekking
  • Best Season Spring/Autumn

Mohare Danda Trek Highlights:

The Mohare Danda Trek is a relatively new and lesser-known trekking route located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. While it may not be as popular as some of the other treks in the region, it offers a unique and beautiful experience for those who choose to explore it. Here are some of the beauties you can expect to encounter on the Mohare Danda Trek:

1. Stunning Views:

One of the main highlights of the Mohare Danda Trek is the breathtaking panoramic views it offers. At an altitude of 3,300 meters, the Mohare Danda viewpoint rewards travelers with awe-inspiring panoramic vistas of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri massifs, making it one of the BEST viewpoints, BETTER THAN POONHILL.

The trek provides an excellent vantage point to witness the majestic peaks, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Dhaulagiri. Furthermore, the view of the hills that extend like a sea before your eyes is phenomenal. As the clouds settle on these valleys it creates a white sea which is heavenly.

Watching the sunrise and sunset from Mohare Danda is an unforgettable experience. The changing colors of the sky, combined with the panoramic mountain views, create a magical atmosphere that will leave you in awe.

2. Off-the-Beaten-Path Experience:

Unlike some of the more popular treks in the Annapurna region, the Mohare Danda Trek sees fewer trekkers, allowing you to experience the tranquility and peacefulness of the mountains. The trail takes you through lush forests, terraced fields, and charming villages, offering a more authentic and less crowded trekking experience.

Being it relatively less trodden destination Mohare Danda provides a more peaceful and authentic experience in nature. Furthermore, it allows trekkers to explore remote villages and feel a genuine off-the-beaten-track experience.

3. Community-Based Eco-Tourism:

The Mohare Danda Trek is known for its community-based eco-tourism approach. The trek aims to benefit the local communities while preserving the natural and cultural heritage of the region. The local communities have actively participated in developing and managing the trek, ensuring that it benefits the local economy and preserves the natural environment.

Enjoy an Eco-Friendly experience as the trek is designed to minimize its impact on the environment, with accommodations built in traditional eco-lodges that run on renewable energy sources.

So there is a lot of fun in staying at the community-managed eco-lodges along the trail. These lodges provide comfortable accommodation and delicious traditional meals, while also contributing to the sustainable development of the local communities.

By choosing this trek, you are supporting sustainable tourism practices and contributing to the well-being of the local communities.

4. Biodiversity and Wildlife:

The trekking route passes through diverse landscapes, ranging from rhododendron forests to alpine meadows. This varied terrain is home to a wide range of flora and fauna. You may encounter various species of birds, including the colorful Danphe (Himalayan Monal), as well as mammals like musk deer, Himalayan tahr, and langur monkeys.

Mohare Danda Trek Overview

The less-trodden trekking destination, the Mohare Danda trek is certainly an epic trek which is Annapurna’s off-the-beaten track. It is also very popularly known as the Eco-Community Lodge trek. We use Community Eco Lodges which despite being basic support the Local community projects and sustainable tourism policy.

This 10-day delightful trekking route offers anyone the wilderness of mountains, outstanding mountain views, and the typical culture. Additionally, it is a trip that takes you away from the commercial trekking trails and a maddening crown into the very untouched terrains with a serene atmosphere. Unlike many other destinations of Nepal, the Mohare Danda trek is a classic trek that is very pure and away from the tourism influence.

“The best view comes after the hardest climb.”

The Untouched Valley of Mohare Danda:

This Annapurna Foothills Trek delivers to anyone with inspiring beauty, an untouched trail, and the magical rhododendron forest. Furthermore, the basic accommodation facility and off-the-beaten-track give you the taste of a genuine trekking feeling. It takes you to the exotic and fascinating trail through the vibrant valleys, Himalayan meadows, and sensational lush forests.

Moreover, you would witness the series of waterfalls and mesmerizing views of soaring peaks upon the skyline. Mohare Danda Trek is suitable for anyone who wishes to taste the real trekking experience.

Mohare Danda trek is indeed a hidden treasure where the serenity is well conserved for both flora and fauna. It is more about giving yourself a chance to understand the local culture, experience the genuine wilderness, and enjoy the real serenity.

Additionally, it provides you with an opportunity to try local delicacies and make the most out of your travel understanding. The panoramic views of the massive Himalayan Mountains including the Annapurna range, Machhapuchre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli Mardi Himal, etc. are simply Phenomenal.

The beauty of the Mohare Danda Trek lies in its pristine natural surroundings, panoramic mountain vistas, cultural encounters, and the opportunity to explore a less-trodden path in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It offers a unique and unforgettable trekking experience for those seeking tranquility, authenticity, and breathtaking views.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu Airport (1400 m/4593 feet) and Transfer to Hotel
  • Day 02:Half day city tour/ afternoon trek briefing and preparation / welcome dinner
  • Day 03:Drive to Pokhara (820 m/2690 feet) overnight at Hotel
  • Day 04:Drive to GALESHWOR and Trek to BasKharka
  • Day 05:Trek to Naangi
  • Day 06:Trek to MOHARE DANDA (3,300 m/ 10, 826 feet)
  • Day 07:Trek to Deurali (3090 m/ 10,137 feet) via Ghorepani (2860 m/9383 feet)
  • Day 08:Trek to Ghandruk (1940 m/6364 feet)
  • Day 09:Drive to Pokhara EXPLORE the Lake Ctiy
  • Day 10:Fly to Kathmandu - Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 11:Departure Day - Transfer to the International Airport

Mohare Danda Trek Detailed Itinerary

Arriving at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport is the first step in embarking on a journey through the heart of Nepal. The moment you step off the plane, you're greeted by the unmistakable scent of incense and a sense of excitement in the air. 

The airport itself is a bustling gateway to the city, with travelers from around the world coming to create new adventure stories. 

As you collect your luggage and clear customs, you'll be received by the warm welcome of your Trekking Group Leader or Our Office Representative and transfer you to the hotel. 

The drive from the airport to your hotel takes you through the vibrant streets of Kathmandu, where ancient temples and bustling markets coexist with the modern world. 

The journey is a sensory overload, with the honking of vehicles, the aroma of street food, and the vibrant colors of Nepal's vibrant culture. 


  • Pick up from the international airport.
  • Transfer to the hotel by your Group Leader.
  • Short preliminary briefing.
  • Arriving early gives you an opportunity to explore Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1400 m/4593 feet
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Distance: 6 km
  • Transport: Airport Pickup

Your Trek leader will introduce you to our Professional City Tour Guide. A half-day city tour to Pashupatinath and Boudhanath is a splendid introduction to the cultural and spiritual aspects of Nepal. Pashupatinath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in the world, situated on the banks of the Bagmati River.

This serene complex is a hub of spiritual activity, where pilgrims perform rituals and ceremonies.  The stunning pagoda-style architecture and intricate woodcarvings add to the temple's attraction.

Nearby, Boudhanath is a massive stupa and a center of Tibetan Buddhism, with its massive dome and the watchful eyes of the Buddha gazing out over the bustling streets. The stupa is surrounded by monasteries, prayer flags, and shops selling religious artifacts, creating a vibrant atmosphere.

After the city tour, the afternoon is dedicated to trek briefing and preparation, ensuring that trekkers are well-informed and adequately equipped for the upcoming adventure. This briefing typically covers the trek itinerary, safety guidelines, and important details about the journey. It's also an opportunity to address any questions or concerns.

The day concludes with a warm and welcoming dinner, where you and your team come together to build camaraderie and share your excitement about the upcoming trek. The dinner is often a blend of traditional Nepali cuisine and international dishes. 

  • Altitude: 1400 m/4593 feet
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast/Welcome Dinner

To Drive to Pokhara we will leave the hotel early in the morning to get away from any sort of traffic or uncertainty. Pokhara happens to be the second biggest city in Nepal and one of the most beautiful city. Driving to Pokhara is not just a journey; it's an adventure filled with scenic vistas and glimpses of local life. The winding roads, lush landscapes, and the anticipation of reaching the serene lakeside city make it a fun and memorable road trip in Nepal.


  • 7/8 hours scenic drive.
  • Early drive to Pokhara to skip any uncertainty of traffic jams.
  • Fabulous scenery as you navigate through these new roads.
  • A very relaxing multiple break gives you time to stretch and enjoy.
  • A lunch stop in one of the highway restaurants with its excellent food choices is very comforting.
  • Being in Pokhara unlike Kathmandu will definitely add more excitement to your anticipation.
  • Altitude: 820 m/2690 feet
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 7/8 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Distance: 200 km
  • Transport: PRIVATE VEHICLE

This 4-hour drive to Galeshwor through the winding highway with stunning landscape views, inspiring towering mountains, and vibrant green hills is sensational. Approximately 3 hours walk through a green lush forest to our first destination Banskharka which literally means ‘Bans as Bamboo’ and ‘Kharka as pasture’. Overnight stay at Community Local Lodge.


  • Enchanting drive to the village of Galeshwor.
  • 3-hour beautiful hike through woodland to Banskharka.
  • The vertical ascent is challenging yet rewarding with the most beautiful view.
  • The scenic beauty, deep gorge, and farming terraces at the backdrop are phenomenal.
  • Overnight stay at basic Community Eco Lodge, fabulous dinner, and briefing by your leader along with a number of alluring narratives.
  • Altitude: 1,526 m / 5,007 feet
  • Accommodation: COMMUNITY LODGE
  • Walking Hour: 4 hrs DRIVE 3 hrs Walking
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

6 – 7 hours walk through the beautiful forest of Rhododendron, Maple, Oak, and a number of other floras. Walk to Naangi is very delightful as it gives anyone ample comprehension of the local culture and the people popularly known as Magars. Overnight stay at the community local lodge gives you a real sense of being local.


  • Wake up call as set by your leader.
  • After breakfast, today's walk is pretty much on undulating trails.
  • Most of the time you are in the shade keeping you away from the harsh day sun.
  • A visit to organic farms and Magar settlements is worth it.
  • Overnight stay at Naangi Tadapani is quite an experience.
  • The Landscape and mountain views are stunning.
  • Altitude: 2,320 m / 7,612 feet
  • Accommodation: COMMUNITY LODGE
  • Walking Hour: 7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

6/7 hours walking through the beautiful Lord of the Rings-like trail set-up is overwhelming. The trail takes you into the spectacular woodland of Rhododendrons, Maple, Bamboo, and Oak. You get very close to the high majestic snow-capped peaks of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and the Holy Fishtail. Overnight at the Local Community Lodge.


  • Unbelievable hike through the dramatic forest setup.
  • A lot to see if you are trekking in spring.
  • Incredible view of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri.
  • Flawless sunset view from Mohare Danda.
  • Overnight stay at Community Eco Lodge, marvelous dinner, and chill out.
  • Briefing by your leader and entertaining activities.
  • Altitude: 3,300 m/ 10, 826 feet
  • Accommodation: COMMUNITY LODGE
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Morning sunrise view from Mohare Hill Station is one cherishing moment with a panoramic view of mountains like Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Dhampus Peak, Fishtail, etc. Looking down upon the Kali Gandaki Gorge, the world's deepest gorge is something remarkable. Today we walk to Deurali via Ghorepani, a village famous for the mountain view and Rhododendron forest.


  • An early wake-up call for the inspiring sunrise view.
  • The dazzling sunrise view moves many emotionally.
  • Breakfast and undulating trail to Ghorepani and then a few hour's walk to Deurali.
  • A pleasant walk through the world’s largest rhododendron-growing forest area.
  • Altitude: 3090 m/ 10,137 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

You would be amazed to walk the beautiful trail today as it discloses to you the different faces of Nepal. The trail is popularly known as the “Lord of the Ring Trail” due to its unusual forest setting which is very dramatic. Eventually, we get to Ghandruk, the village of Gurungs – these people have ample legends in the history of British Gorkhas.


  • Beautiful walk through the Lord of the Rings trail.
  • Walking into this woodland keeps you away from the harsh day sun.
  • The dramatic forest is simply phenomenal.
  • Overnight stay at Luxury Tea House giving yourself a break for a cozy bed, great food, and luxury hot shower.
  • Being it a last night fun activities follow with dancing, eating, drinking, and tipping.
  • Stunning view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Fishtail.
  • Altitude: 1940 m/6364 feet
  • Accommodation: Teahouse Lodge
  • Walking Hour: 4/5 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We will Drive for 3 hours to the Lake city of Pokhara.


  • End of your trekking days.
  • Drive to Pokhara.
  • Relish in the Paradise like Pokhara
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 3 Hours DRIVE
  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
  • Transport: PRIVATE VEHICLE

Sensational flight back to the capital city of Kathmandu with an outstanding panoramic view.


  • Sensational flight to Kathmandu
  • Explore the Capital City of Kathmandu as per your requirements.
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transport: MOUNTAIN FLIGHT

Depending on your flight schedule airport transportation will be provided.

  • Transport: Airport Transfer
What's Included
  • PERMITS: All Essential permits required to legally trek in the region are procured before arrival.
  • PICKUP AND DROPS: Roundtrip airport pickup and drop-off facilities for both domestic and international flights are included.
  • ACCOMMODATION: Twin-sharing hotel accommodation in both KATHMANDU and POKHARA at three-star hotels on a bed-and-breakfast basis.
  • WELCOME DINNER: A traditional Nepali-style welcome dinner at a local restaurant in Kathmandu.
  • SIGHTSEEING: A half-day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu’s two most sacred UNESCO World Heritage sites with entrance fees included.
  • TAXES: All applicable local and national government taxes are covered.
  • GROUND TRANSPORTATION: Roundtrip PRIVATE VEHICLE ground transportation between destinations as per the itinerary.
  • STAFF TRANSPORTATION: All ground transportation for assistant guide, porter, and other trek staff as required.
  • DOMESTIC FLIGHTS: One-way domestic flight from POKHARA to KATHMANDU at the end of the trek.
  • EQUIPMENT: Fundamental trekking gear like a sleeping bag with fleece liners, Primaloft jacket, Rain Poncho, Yak-Track, Trekking Poles, etc. are provided.
  • LODGING: Local Tea-house accommodation on a twin-sharing basis – A single supplement is provided on request OVER MINIMAL COST, however, depends solely on the availability.
  • DRINKING WATER: Properly filtered and boiled water for drinking is provided each morning and evening. Trekkers are advised to carry reusable water bottles/bladder bags that can hold at least 3 liters.
  • GLORIOUS FOOD: All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with hot beverages are provided throughout the trek duration.
  • TREK LEADER AND ASSISTANT GUIDE: An experienced trek leader holding legitimate licensing leads the group, along with assistant guides based on group size. Groups of 3 or more are typically assigned at least 1 assistant guide.
  • PORTERS: The porter to trekker ratio is 1:2 - meaning 1 porter for every 2 trekkers. However, for groups larger than 4 trekkers, an additional porter is provided specifically to assist with hot water supply during the trek.
  • STAFF INSURANCE & ALLOWANCES: Insurance coverage, wages, and allowances for all trek staff are included.
  • SAFETY CONCERNS: Emergency equipment including oxygen cylinders and a comprehensive medical kit is available at all times during the trek.
  • COMPLIMENTARY TAKE AWAY: Trekkers receive a duffel bag, t-shirt, multi-functional headwear, baseball hat, trekking map, and completion certificate to take home.
What's Excluded
  • NEPAL VISA: A fee of $50 that is levied on a 30-day Nepali visa.
  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: The cost of all international flights.
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES: All personal expenses that may include Nepalese SIM card, internet, battery charging, hot shower, laundry, fizzy drinks, Alcohol, etc.
  • EMERGENCY: A medical examination of any kind, High Altitude Evacuation over any circumstances, Air Evacuation and Rescues.
  • DONATIONS: Donations of any kind.
  • STAFF TIPPING: Tipping is entirely a personal matter, however, it’s a trekking culture.
  • EXTRA NIGHTS: Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival or Late departure.
  • SANCTIONS: Permits or the letter of Authorization that is required for special Filming, big Drones, and Filming Cameras.
  • INSURANCE: All-inclusive Travel or medical insurance is a must.
  • EXTRA PORTER: Over request Extra Porter or Assistant is provided that may include the cost of $25 per day.
  • OPTIONAL TOURS: Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.
Why Choose Nepal Pyramids?

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  • Team of Local Experts
    Team of Local Experts

    Our team of local experts is the driving force behind our success. With their passion, experience, and commitment, our team of local experts ensures that we all are not just participants but integral contributors to the growth and well-being of the community we serve.

  • Safety is our Prior Concern
    Safety is our Prior Concern

    Safety is our foremost concern at our Travel company. We prioritize the well-being of our adventurers above all else. We provide top-notch equipment and conduct rigorous safety checks to ensure every trek is as secure as it is adventurous.

  • Travel Sustainably
    Travel Sustainably

    Sustainability is at the heart of our mission. We ensure that the beauty and integrity of the destinations we explore are preserved. We believe in responsible tourism that contributes positively to the environment and the livelihoods of the local people.

  • Hassle Free
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    Nepal Pyramids takes pride in making your journey hassle-free from start to finish. With our efficient services, expert Group Leading, and attention to detail, you can leave the hassles behind and focus on creating lasting memories during your travels.

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