Mohare danda (3,300 m) is the hill situated in the gorge between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains of Myagdi district. The hill is 3 km away from the popular trekking destination the Poon hill. The difficulty level of the trek is moderate and best suits to family trek also.
Best Season: Spring (March, April, May), autumn (Sept, Oct, Nov)
The Mohare Danda Trek is also known by the name ‘Eco Lodge Community Trek’ and ‘Myagdi Community Eco Trek”. Besides other crowded regions of Annapurna region, the trek to Mohare Danda is off-beaten path whose trail passes through the laps of hills, mountains, forests, rivers and much more. The forests on the route offer different vegetation like Oak, Bamboo, Pine, Rhododendron etc. From February to April the Rhododendron blossoms in a forest making the land colorful. So it’s also called Rhododendron trekking. Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal and from its nectar wild bee prepare a honey which gives the nostalgic effect. A drive to the trekking point passes along Trishuli and Kaligandaki River. Not only the natural beauty during the trek but culturally rich Magar and Gurung communities and the rural lifestyle is also the cynosure of the trek. Those communities offer domestic staying and preserve the sustainable eco-tourism. Myagdi being the birthplace of IT pioneer and popular figure Mahabir Pun the region is facilitated with electronic communique. This enables trekkers to keep connect themselves with their dear ones.
The Mohare Danda offers a closer view of eye catching snowcapped mountains of Annapurna or Dhaulagiri range than that from Poon hill. The major mountains include Dhaulagiri I (8167 m), Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machhapuchre (6993 m), Neel Giri (7061 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m). Also the hill is best suited to observe amazing landscapes, glorious sunrise and sunset view over the glittering mountains.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m), Drive transfer to hotel
Day 02: Drive Kathmandu / Pokhara (830 m) – 6 hrs
Day 03: Drive Pokhara Galeshwor (1170 m), Trek Galeshwor / Bans Kharka (1525 m) – (4 + 3) hrs
Day 04: Trek Bans Kharka / Naangi (2230 m) – 7 hrs
Day 05: Trek Naangi / Mohare Danda (3300 m) – 7 hrs
Day 06: Trek Mohare Danda / Deurali (3090 m) – 5 hrs
Day 07: Trek Deurali / Ghandruk village (1940 m) – 5 hrs
Day 08: Trek Ghandruk / Nayapul (1070 m) – 3 hrs, Drive Nayapul / Pokhara (830 m) – 1 hr 15 min
Day 09: Drive Pokhara / Kathmandu (1350 m) – 6 hrs
Day 10: Departure transfer to Intl’ airport
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu or Pokhara|
|JOIN GROUP||1 before departure from Kathmandu.|
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