Mohare Danda Trek
Newly discovered trekking route in the Annapurna region
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|Best Season||March to May & August to November|
|Trip Duration||08 Night 09 Days|
|Accomodation||Hotel in City & lodge in trekking|
|Max. Elevation||3,300m (13,550ft)|
|Trekking Days:||05 Days|
|Activity Per Day:||Approximately 4-6 hrs walking|
|Trip Route:||Pokhara - Beni - Nagi Vallage - Mohare Danda - Upper Fulbari|
|Attractions:||Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayas Ranges|
Table of Contents
- Panoramic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, and Manaslu Himalayas Ranges
- Newly discovered trekking route in the Annapurna region
- Green Hills and a hike through the scenic pine forest
- Mohare Danda (3,300m) is the highest point in your destination
- Explore Pokhara, a city of lake, mountain, adventure, and many more
Mohare Danda is a unique destination in the lap of the Annapurna Region. The hilltop is situated at an elevation of 3,300 meters above sea level. Peculiar with its community-based lodge and homestay, it is also a startling trek that encompasses the rural lifestyle of hilly region people with magnolias views of the all-around snow-capped mountains.Continue Reading
The trek embarks from the midst of pilgrimage place Muktinath Temple, along the way many devotees can be seen heading towards the Temple. Undertaking this trip you will come across many tourist attractions such as Pokhara, Kushma Suspension Bridge, Bungy bridge, and Kaligandaki River. You will initiate your trek from 8,000 meters from the bank of the river and gradually gain elevation up to 3,300 meters. During the Mohare Danda trek, trekkers will be familiar with the pastoral way of life and confront the shifts between an agricultural and urban state of Nepal. The well-managed terrain by the villagers, where every nook and corner address the expectation of the visitor with the vibrant atmosphere while enriching the experience of the traveler to Nepal.
As a matter of fact, it is a recently developed route with more homestays and local lodge trek. The Mohare crest will astonish the seeker along with the view of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Range. Then, walk through the pine forest of mid-hill is something that everyone admires, so are you undertaking this journey to Mahore Danda.Read Less
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal
Kathmandu (1,300m /4,265 ft)
See for yourself if all that you have read and watched on the internet, about the tranquil beauty of Nepal and warm hospitality of Nepalese. After flying through the beautiful view of this trekkers’ paradise, you will meet our company representative at the airport. You must have an impatient heart for a breathtaking adventure. Get ready to experience Nepal up close and personal. But first, we will transfer you to your hotel.
If you have an early arrival, you may stroll around the hippest and happening area in Thamel, where you can find restaurants with varieties of cuisine to dine. This first night in the country, you will be staying in Kathmandu.
Have a well-rested night at Kathmandu before heading off to the mountains. (You can dump the stuff you do not want during the trek at the hotel or our office store.)
Day 02: Fly to Pokhara and drive to Beni Bazar
Pokhara: (1,400m/ 4,593 ft) Beni: (899m/ 2,949 ft)
Before initiating any journey a wanderlust fills up the vacant space of a traveler questioning everything he/she sees. The flight duration from Kathmandu to Pokhara will take roughly 30 minutes.
We will be heading west from Pokhara to Beni. It will take approximately 5-6 hours via Prithivi Highway. The two-lane highway up to Mugling will be relatively congested, however, after crossing Mugling the number of vehicles will be less. Nepal’s major tourist hub Pokhara lies just 200 kilometers, and the last stop for today will be Beni, Myadgi.
More or less, the drive itself is a traveling experience in which the motels, rivers, bridges and frequently passing major towns come by along the mid-hill highway. The transportation infrastructure of Nepal is gradually ascending so, in some sections we want to expect bumpy roads as well.
Day 03: Trek to Banskharka to Nagi Village
Beni: (899m/ 2,949 ft) Banskharka(1,526m/ 5,006 ft) Nagi Village (2,230m/ 7,316 ft)
Beni is a small town which is situated at the Watersmeet of the Kali Gandaki River and Myagdi River. After having a nutritious breakfast at the hotel, we will get into a jeep and head towards Galeshwor Temple (Lord Shiva Temple). It will roughly take half an hour.
So, here begins our trek, the majestic landscape of terraced rice, cornfields, and several villages in the initial phase will astonish and remind us how diverse culture and traditions are from place to place. Plain path and terrain through the jungle, unhurried uphill will lead to Banskharka. It will be our first halt for lunch. After lunch, the pace of our walk remains steady as the path ahead consists of dense forest with gradual ascend, small delicately located village portraits the prehistoric significance of culture and tradition. Then a cultural walk from the village known as Suntala Kharka leads the path further to the thick forest.
The path will take approximately 6-7 hours and the overnight at Nagi Village will wipe out the entire tiredness of the day. It is time to get cozy in the traditional homestay and local lodge.
Day 04: Nagi Village (2,230 meters) to Mohare Danda (3,320 meters)
Nagi Village (2,230m/ 7,316 ft) Mohare Danda (3,320m/ 10,892 ft)
Yeah, the breakfast can be in a localized manner too!
Barley, Millet flour with organically cultivated vegetables can definitely boost your stamina for the destination Mohare Danda. On this specific day, we will approximately gain 1000 meters throughout the day.
As we climb up, the scenic view of mid-hill ranges will emerge. From a distance, several crests will seem like a hillock. The Southern, as well as the Northern part, will be visible and the bird-eye view of the verdant Hilly Ranges with ever-green trees will hold your gaze. The best day to scrutinize the surroundings because an inclined path will make you rest frequently. Another top known as Him Pal which is elevated at 9,098 meters offers the grand view. Later, during the evening you will observe the dusk from the local lodge.
Day 05: Mohare Danda to Upper Fulbari or Danda Kharka
Mohare Danda (3,320m/ 10,892 ft) Danda Kharka (2,765m/ 9,071 ft)
The mighty Himalaya just in front of you, the tiredness you were feeling until yesterday will be gone and you have added an unforgettable experience and life. Early in the morning, witness the mystical hemispherical dusk.
The golden rays of the sun on the pinnacle of Mt Dhaulagiri (8,167 meters), Annapurna (8,019 meters), Macchapuchhure (6,993 meters), Manaslu (8,156 meters) including other ranges as well. Mohare Danda is one of the favorite spots to observe the topography swifts. The Juniper forest on the lower part, a barren hill in the middle, and on top all-around snow-capped Himalayas.
The path will be slightly easier and downhill through the forest crossing one to two sparse villages. Tonight, we will be staying either in Fulbari or Danda Kharka (2,765 m).
Day 06: Fulbari or Danda Kharka to Tikot Village
Danda Kharka (2,765m/ 9,071 ft) Tikot Village: (2,210m/ 7,250 ft)
Today’s walk will be from various exquisite viewpoints of Thula Kharka & Sikha Danda. Regardless of the elevation, today’s spot offers an admiring view towards the North and villages located nearby. The total day walk will be relatively shorter than the previous day. We will be exploring the village and getting familiar with the villagers’ chores.
Day 07: Trek to Baseri and Drive to Pokhara - 4 hours walk/4 hours drive
Tikot Village: (2,210m/ 7,250 ft) Baseri: (830m/ 2,730 ft) Pokhara: (1,400m/ 4,593 ft)
Today’s ending point of the trip is Pokhara. The trip today will include both on foot and in-vehicle. Mostly the trail will be downhill towards the Kali Gandaki River. We suggest trekkers be cautious because walking downhill needs more concentration compared to uphill.
After getting at the bank of the river we will hop into a jeep and head towards Pokhara. The distance is almost 100 kilometers while it will take approximately 4 hours drive.
Pokhara is the tourist hub, where you can eat, drink and roam around. And make sure you pack your stuff and essentials as we will be leaving early tomorrow morning.
Day 08: Flight or Drive back to Kathmandu
Pokhara: (1,400m/ 4,593 ft) Kathmandu: (1,300m/ 4,265 ft)
6-7 hours drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu in a private vehicle, pulling over occasionally for lunch, toilet breaks, and tea/coffee breaks. Check-in at a hotel in Kathmandu. There are few restaurants on the way which serve great food and fresh coffee. This above 200 km day ride to Kathmandu can be fun with good music and memories of the trek.
Once you reach Kathmandu you will check-in at a nice hotel around the Thamel area. In the evening you can stroll around for souvenir shopping, drinks, and dinner. Walking around Thamel and nearby areas for shopping and self-exploring the narrow streets of this tourist hub is a good idea to spend your evening in Kathmandu.
Day 09: Final Departure
Kathmandu: (1,300m/ 4,265 ft)
We will drop you at the airport according to your flight schedule.
Trekkers Paradise hopes to take you on another exciting trek soon.
- All necessary airport arrival departure as per the itinerary.
- 2 night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis on BB plan.
- 1 night’s hotel accommodation in Pokhara & Benni on a twin sharing basis on BB plan.
- Domestic Flights (Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu) Tickets for clients and guide. or Private transport to (Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu)
- 3 meals a day during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as mention in the itinerary.
- For nights best available room during the trek (twin sharing room)
- Professional government license holder English speaking trekking guide and his salary.
- The required number of porters to carry the luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
- Pokhara- Galeshwor – Pokhara private vehicle
- Coverage of Guides and Porters, Their meals, insurance, transportation, flight, and other necessary equipment.
- Annapurna Conservation Entry Park Permit
- Trekking permit (TIMS)
- Farewell dinner.
- A comprehensive medical kit.
- All government and local taxes.
- Trekkers Paradise’s appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
- Insurance for Nepali staff.
- International airfare to/ from Nepal.
- Nepal Entry Visa Fees for multiple Entries on arrival at Tribhuwan Internationa Airport- (15 days – $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110)
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Insurance covers, medical, emergency evacuation, loss, etc.
- Personal expense (shopping, snacks, boil bottle water, hot and cold drinks, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone call, battery re-charge fee), extra porters, etc
- Hot shower during the trekking.
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
- Additional costs or delays caused by out of management control, for example, landslide, weather condition, itinerary modification due to safety concerns, illness, change of government policies, strikes, etc.
- Tips and gratitude provided to staff.
Arvinda Kumar Singh & Ajay Kalkata, India
Successful Science Research Trip to Annapurna RegionWe chose Nepal for our science research trip, which was organized by Trekkers Paraside and Adventure Pulse. We both appreciated the dedication of the entire team to making our research trip successful. Our research based on Glacier, river, high altitude lake & mountain, flora & fauna through the Science University of Calcutta. We explored the Manaslu Glacier near Bimthang, Himlung Himal glacier of Nar Phu valley trek, Tilicho Lake, and the Kali Gandaki River. Our trip duration of about a month. Because of the heavy snowfall in February 2021, crossing the Throng-la pass was difficult but worth it. The guide Mr. Sange Sherpa is the most important aspect of our research trip's success. If you are looking for any science-related research in the Himalayas, both guide and company are highly recommended.
The best physical condition is required to trek in Nepal’s high altitude. Without some pre-trek training or a good level of basic fitness, it can be hard. We suggest running, walking, hiking on the hill, and climbing stairs rather than elevators to prepare for the trek. Include swimming, rowing, and biking in your daily base training.
Basic further experience and strength required for Trekking
- One should be able to hike for 4-5 hours a day.
- One should be able to carry 5 kg themselves in a backpack for preparation.
- We suggest you run about 4/5 miles in the home for the preparation with some load on your back for 1 month to make your climbing much easier. Or use the treadmill for everyday running and walking.
- If you have an uphill location/mountain then once a week you should go hiking with a loaded bag pack on your back. If you do not have mountains and high hills then use stairs to go up/down than the elevator.
- Regular swimming, biking, and rowing are also good ways to maintain your physical strength.
- Fuel your body well with small but frequent healthy foods and drink plenty of water.
- Go through a trek grading and know what type of trekking is suitable for you. The treks are graded as easy, moderate, hard, and challenging treks.
- Go after what you want and what your physical capabilities will allow you to. Do not push too hard yourself. Trekking is not a competition. It is relaxing and rewarding.
- Walk at a pace you are most comfortable with. An assistant guide will be always walking at the back of the group so you don’t have to rush to catch up with the faster walkers at the front.
- Using trekking poles reduces the body and backpack’s weight on the legs and makes walking more easier on inclines.
- Invest in the comfortable full trekking boot with ankle support and a sturdy Vibram sole that suit your foot to avoid blisters.
We will meet you at the airport and pick you up:
We organized Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) airport pick up and drop service. Upon your arrival, you are welcomed and greeted at your arrival gate (Holding your name on the company pamphlet- Trekkers Paradise) by our representative member from a company, then transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. For departure transfer, we will come to pick you up at your hotel in Kathmandu and take you to the airport for your international flight.
Safety precaution for Mohare Danda trek:
Aside from geographical protection, Trekkers Paradise has taken safety in following things to make travel as safe as possible making the most out of it without any worry!
- Our guides have received extensive wilderness first-aid training.
- Trek leaders and guides have years of trekking experience who can help you if there is any kind of uneasiness and assure happiness & satisfaction are guaranteed.
- We’ll have High-quality masks & Gloves with sanitizers for everyday use throughout the journey for the Trekkers Paradise team assisting you.
- Encouragement and inspiration can be a regular occurrence.
- Food and accommodation in the mountains would be rechecked for additional hygiene.
The meals during the trek:
Our trek takes us to high altitudes near the world’s highest point, which means your body will need enough starch, protein, and nutrition, as food is the body’s fuel for hiking on such massive Himalayan trails.
All the meals including breakfasts, lunch, and dinner are served during your stay in Kathmandu and the trekking journey. Usually, breakfast and dinner are served at the same hotel where we stay overnight and lunch is served en route to our destination during the trek.
The services are basic, with some of the popular western, Asian, or Nepalese menus being the most popular and consumed. The most popular and common menu items include the Dal-Bhat set, which consists of rice, lentils, and vegetables, as well as meat, rice, and noodle items, spaghetti, pasta, momo(dumplings), Tibetan bread, chapatti, local tsampa porridge, potatoes, sandwiches, macaroni dishes, pizza, Sherpa stew, steaks, vegetable curry and so forth. The Dessert Items (Rice Pudding, Apple pie), Hard Drinks Steaks, etc.) are available on the menu as well during the trek.
However, you cannot compare them with the choices available in large cities. Usually, local agricultural products are used to prepare meals. Other ingredients are purchased from the market if they cannot grow at a particular elevation.
Breakfast and dinner orders are taken in advance to save time; breakfast orders are taken the night before and dinner orders are taken as soon as you arrive at the teahouse. Depending on your schedule for the day, your typical day will begin. Breakfast is served in your lodge each morning, after which you leave for the next stop. A guide will notify the next tea house or lodge of your arrival each day. Around noon, you’ll stop for lunch at any nearby lodge on the way. You will arrive at your destination shortly after lunch. You can unwind or explore the nearby attractions when you arrive. You will dine around 7 to 8 pm.
At high altitudes, we strongly advise drinking hot liquid drinks in addition to fresh vegetable foods and fruit drinks. Drink plenty of water, not all a once but regularly on a time intervals.
It is best to avoid smoking cigarettes, consuming alcohol, non-vegetarian foods like meat, caffeine-containing foods, hot chocolate, and dairy and cheese products on high-altitude treks. These things increase the chances of getting altitude sickness and diarrhea.
Accommodation details during the Trek:
10 days Mohare Danda trek includes four nights’ lodge-to-lodge stay at a mountain, one night in Beni Bazar, one night in Pokhara, and three nights in Kathmandu hotel, where we use the best available lodge and select the best accommodation in the Dhaulagiri region. We provide four nights in a standard room generally twin sharing basis.
Three nights of Hotels in Kathmandu before and after the trek is required which is included in the package.
You can find some teahouses and lodges with good services on the trekking routes during your trekking days. But as you ascend higher they become more basic. Rooms are basic, almost every room consisting twin-bedded with two beds with a mattress, a pillow, and blankets. You can share a room with a fellow trekker with whom you feel at ease.
Although, each lodge has its own set of standards, please do not anticipate luxurious accommodations, particularly in the mountains. Most teahouses offer hot showers, boiled drinking water, extra blankets, charging stations, and WIFI for an additional fee. The price of teahouses is determined by the location and the facilities/services they offered.
Passport and Visa:
All foreigners except Indian nationals must have a valid visa to enter Nepal. Visa is available on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport upon entry in Kathmandu, Nepal, and at Nepal borders of India and Tibet. Visa can be easily extended to the central immigration office. www.immigration.gov.np Visa application requires a passport with at least 6 months until expiration and one passport size photo.
The current cost of a visa for 15 Days – 30 USD, 30 Days – 50 USD, and 90 Days – 125 (to be paid in cash) Other currencies are also accepted although rates may differ. Other nationalities should check entry requirements. Visitors are requested to specify return flight tickets, time intended to stay in Nepal.
Visa Extension Fee: Tourist visa extension is done for a minimum of 15 days with USD 45 and USD 3 per day for additional days. In the case of a delay of less than 150 days additional USD 5 per day as of late fine.
Tipping is not included in the salaries of your guides, porters, or crew, but it is greatly appreciated. In Nepalese culture, tips are the accepted and a lovely way of saying thank you (“Dhanyabada”) for good service. Normally the tips are offered at the end of the trek and this is best done as a group. Most groups will give the trips the last day of the trek.
Booking and payment process:
Trekkers Paradise is a government authorized, registered, licensed, and bonded trekking and touring operator in Nepal. The company registered number is 221608/076/0677. We are members of the Trekking Agency Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). Therefore, the book the Trekkers Paradise trip with confidence as we are reliable.10 percent of payment in advance and other necessary documentations like passport copy, passport size photos, travel insurance policy, arrival, and departure flight details can be made later but must not exceed within two weeks’ period from the booking date. Payment is to be made by bank transfer, western union. The remaining trip cost can be paid whether in cash or by bank transfer when you arrive in Nepal. Furthermore, we put forward the necessary modes of payment details as per your convenience by mail.
Trekkers Paradise Crews:
During the Mohare Danda trek, you will be accompanied by our local best trained and well-experienced guides/Sherpa’s to make your journey even more comfortable and memorable. All guides are well trained licensed with prior experience they have spent years trekking / climbing a peak all over the world. Porters will also be assigned to carry your luggage. Two members will be assigned one porter, combined luggage should not exceed more than 20 kgs. We provide basic accommodation for our guides and porters or tents with sleeping gear and we also provided them food and warm drinks.
- Intensive Wilderness First Aid
- Authorized certificate of Trekking Guide Training
- Fluency speaking English and other major Languages
- Rock climbing
- Conservation and biodiversity
Safe Drinking Water
The availability of drinking water is not an issue. Bottled mineral water is available in most places for purchase, but there is no provision to dispose of plastic bottles. We encourage guests to do what they can to protect the environment. We do not recommend purchasing single-use plastic bottles. You can buy or bring your own Nalgene bottles on the trek which makes the trail free from bottles and rubbish.
Filling your water bottles in tea houses is another option for getting drinking water. Several guesthouses have the Euro-guard filters water. Boiled filter water is also available in tea houses that are completely safe to drink but may be inexpensive for the duration of the trek.
River water is generally full of glaciers and sand and may be contaminated with animal urine and toilet run-off, so do not drink it. The tap water in the lodges is piped from high up, away from rivers and clean glaciers, so it is better, but it still must be treated.
Use iodine drops (3 per liter) locally known as Lugols solution, available at Thamel supermarkets in Kathmandu. The chlorine-based tablets are another choice, but they do transmit a taste to the water. Alternatively, you could purchase a Steripen, which uses UV to kill the bacteria but is a bit fragile to carry during the trek.
The best option is the water purification tablet Aquaprove, which uses cutting-edge technology. Most importantly, it works against all pathogens in impure water. It’s light, simple to use, has no taste, and is all-natural.
Waste Management during the trek
Leave No Traces, Only the Footprints! Pack out your own waste. We practice responsible eco-tourism and organize eco-friendly trips to support sustainable tourism.
The trekking trail in Nepal has suffered significant damage as a result of not having a strong policy of waste management. Act and travel responsibly. We prefer that all of our clients bring their trash and keep them in a container or bag, and dispose of it properly at a specific spot or dustbin.
How to avoid acute mountain sickness?
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is the most deadly risk of trekking. Anyone can get a victim of this sickness when their body is exposed to a higher elevation in a short period of time and the body is unable to adapt to the changing atmospheric pressures. As you ascend higher, the oxygen and air pressure decrease. Our bodies are capable of handling the change, but they require time to gradually adapt. If it is not treated in time, it can be severe and result in death. You can take a few preventative measures to avoid it.
- Not to climb too high too fast.
- Climb slowly and attain the height gradually.
- Take it easy and climb at your own comfortable pace.
- Reduce your walking hours as you reach 2000 meters and walk slowly.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Get plenty of rest. If you feel like your body needs more rest, get it.
- Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking.
- Meditation and warm-up exercise each day before starting the trek.
- Allow an acclimatization day for every 1000m of elevation gain.
There are two more serious but less common severe forms of altitude sickness. Both have the potential to be fatal. You must descend immediately to receive medical care.
High-altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) causes the lungs to swell with excess fluid, which makes breathing difficult even when at rest. You experience extreme exhaustion, weakness, and perhaps a sense of suffocation. A dry cough, nose breathing, shortness of breath, fever, chest tightness, rapid heart rates, congestion, swelling, and fainting are the symptoms of HAPE. If HAPE is not promptly treated by lowering the altitude or using oxygen, it can be fatal.
High-altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) is characterized by an accumulation of fluid on the brain that results in swelling. Confusion, poor coordination, and possibly violent behavior could occur. Hallucinations, loss of consciousness, fever and fatigue, photophobia, hypertension, coma, shortness of breath, and inability to walk are some more symptoms of HACE. HACE can result in death if it is not treated immediately.
The early signs of altitude sickness can be relieved by immediately descending. However, if you are experiencing severe acute mountain sickness symptoms, you should see a doctor.
The drug acetazolamide can ease heavy breathing and lessen the effects of altitude sickness. You may also be given the steroid Dexamethasone. But you are never recommended to take such drugs as far as possible until the situation is harsh.
Join Some Extra Activates:
- A unique Mountain Flight to Mt. Everest, Annapurna
- White water rafting on Nepal’s famous rivers
- A romantic overnight stay in a mountain resort
- A cultural show, with dinner
- A traditional Nepali Luxury Dinner
- The most spectacular Bungee Jump on the Planet
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