Important Information

Annapurna Region Treks
14 Days
Max Altitude 4500 M
Best Season Spring (Mar-Mid May) & Autumn ( Late Sep - late Nov)
Activity Per Day
5-6 Hours
Level 3
Group Size
2 - 10 people
Transportation Car, Jeep, Eco Van, bus

The combined trek of Mohare Danda and Khopra Ridge is ideally chosen by regular trekkers who want to experience off-the-beaten-path treks which take you to the three different great viewpoints in the southern Annapurna Region

Although Nepal is well known as a trekking paradise where more than hundreds of Trekking destinations have been discovered till date and still some are yet to explore. Mohare and Khopra Danda Trek is one of the emerging trekking destinations which provide an opportunity to level up trekking grades from beginners to intermediate. No doubt that Mohare and Khopra will make your trek rewarding and memorable. If you don't have enough time to do this trek then you can choose only Mohare Danda Trek which is shorter in comparison. 

The top reasons to choose Mohare and Khopra trek are its jaw-dropping views and less crowded.  Himalayan Wander Walkers have been successfully organized treks in different remote destinations of Nepal where only very few trekkers had reached so far.  If you are looking for a different itinerary than the itinerary here please Customize Your Trip.

Highlights of Mohare and Khopra Danda Trek

  1. Witness one of the best mountain views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges
  2. Explore the Magar and Gurung ethnic villages
  3. Experience the off-the-beaten-path trek
  4. Enjoy the peaceful trek without traffic of trekkers
  5. Support Eco-Tourism based Trek 

Mohare and Khopra Danda Trekking Route Detail
Mohare and Khopra Danda Trek route start from Nayapul by driving from Pokhara. The first-day trek to Purna Gaun (705m) passes a few villages and farming fields. Your second-day trek to Lespar and third day to Nagi village are all uphill climbs through a dense forest. The lodges in Mohare Danda are community-based which is one of the best eco-lodges treks in Nepal. 

After spending quality time in Mohare Danda you will continue to Swanta village which is on the north of Chitre. On the same day, you will pass through the popular Poon hill where you can take a break for photos and witness panoramic mountain views. From Swanta it takes two days to reach Khopra Danda. Even though locals can get there in a single day from Swanta, Himlayan Wander Walkers kept two days to avoid altitude sickness by spending overnight in Chistibang (3020m). You will have one more day in Khopra Danda, the highest point of this trek to explore the hidden Khayer Lake that lies close to Annapurna South. The trail descent from Khopra Danda to Dobato, Tadapani, Gandruk village, Pothana, and then to Phedi through a clockwise route. From Phedi, you will drive to your hotel in Pokhara.

Outline Itinerary ( 14 Days )

Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m) to Pokhara (827m)

Our office staff will pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu and escort you to the tourist bus station. You will drive to Pokhara around 6/7hrs which is 200km from Kathmandu. A beautiful valley set on the bank of Phewa Lake, Pokhara is also known for its panoramic views of Annapurna, Machapuchare (Fishtail) in the north, Dhaulagiri in the west, Lamjung Himal, and Manaslu in the east. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu which provides the perfect starting point for our trek.
Overnight at the hotel set with BB Plan.

Day 2

Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Purna Gaun (1705m)

  • Total Distance: 7 km walk and 42 km Drive
  • Ascent/Descent: 710m ascent 
  • Duration: 1 & Half Hour Drive – 4-5 Hours Walk

Day 3

Trek from Purna Gaun to Lespar (2080m)

  • Total Distance: 8 km walk and 42 km Drive
  • Ascent/Descent: 300m ascent 
  • Duration: 4-5 Hours Walk

Day 4

Trek from Lespar to Nangi village (2340m)

  • Total Distance: 9 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 750m ascent
  • Duration: 4-5 Hours Walk

Day 5

Trek from Nangi Village (2340m) to Mohare Danda (3300m)

  • Total Distance: 10 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 960m ascent
  • Duration: 5-6 Hours Walk 

Day 6

Trek from Mohare Danda (3300m) to Swanta (2260m)

  • Total Distance: 9 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 1040m Descent
  • Duration: 5-6 Hours Walk 

Day 7

Trek from Swanta (2260m) to Chistibang (3020m)

  • Total Distance: 7 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 760m Ascent
  • Duration: 3-4 Hours Walk

Day 8

Trek from Chistibang (2260m) to Khopra (3660m)

  • Total Distance: 4 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 1400m Ascent
  • Duration: 3 Hours Walk

Day 9

Side Trek to Khayer Lake (4500m) and Return to Khopra (3660m)

  • Total Distance: 5 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 140m Ascent &140m Descent
  • Duration: 5-6 Hours Walk


Day 10

Trek from Khopra (3660m) to Dobato (3440m)

  • Total Distance: 6 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 220m Ascent & 440m Descent
  • Duration: 5-6 Hours Walk

Day 11

Trek from Dobato (3440m) to Ghandruk (1940m)

  • Total Distance: 12 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 1500m Descent
  • Duration: 6-7 Hours Walk

Day 12

Trek from Ghandruk (1940m) to Pothana (1800m)

  • Total Distance: 9 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 300m Descent & 160 Ascent
  • Duration: 5-6 Hours Walk

Day 13

Trek from Pothana (1800m) to Phedi and Drive to Pokhara (884m)

  • Total Distance: 24 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 916m Descent & 160 Ascent
  • Duration: 3 Hours Walk & Drive 40 Minutes (It covers 20 Km)

Day 14

Drive back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, you will return back to Kathmandu which is of 6/7 hours drive. You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto Chitwan jungle safari, rafting adventure, Kathmandu valley shopping tour, scenic Everest flight, mountain biking, and other activities.



All land transportation as mentioned in the Itinerary
National Park and Trekking Permit
Hotels in Pokhara
Tea houses accomodation during whole Trek
Trekking Guide and a Porter for two trekkers
Staff insurance and all Expenses
Full Board Meal in The Mountain (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)


International Flight
Kathamandu Hotel (We book on request)
All foods in Pokhara and Kathmandu
Your travel Insurance must cover Rescue service wiht Max 4500 meters
Trips for Staff (not compulsary but expected)
Everything that are not mentioned in include side

Important Information


  • Valid passport (valid for six months from the date of your trip)
  • One other picture ID, such as driver’s license (in case of emergency and for use as a substitute of passport or in case of loss of your passport) Photocopy of passport page to carry in a wallet
  • Air tickets (Make a copy of flight tickets which may be helpful, in case of loss)
  • Visa Clearance (Make a copy of visa clearance which may be helpful, in case of emergencies)
  • MasterCard, Visa Credit, and Debit Cards are accepted in Nepal. However, traveler's cheques and some cash are highly recommended.
  • Travel Insurance which must cover rescue maximum of 3660 meters altitude
  • Mobile (if your cell phone is from CINGULAR USA or ATNT (USA) operators then your cell phone will work in Nepal.)

Food and Accommodation in Mohare and Khopra Trek

In Nepal, all trekking supplies - Teahouse trekking means staying and eating in local lodges. We stay in single rooms where possible, but often you will have to share. Rooms are basic, normally just a bed with a pillow, blankets. A few have electric lights and all have a spacious dining room lounge. We eat at teahouses and, although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, the menu is not extensive. They offer a variety of potatoes, rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. Beers and local spirits are often available, but that will be at your own cost. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There are also snacks available such as basic biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. It is normal to meet your porter in the teahouse where you will stay overnight. So, pack your necessary things in your own day pack. 


If you don't know much about the locals and their culture, Please ask your live guide for help.

Note regarding itineraries
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan; their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Himalayan Wander Walkers has led till now. Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is successful.

Frequently Asked Question

Trekking to Mohare and Khopra Danda is considered a moderate trekking grade.  In grading, it is 3 out of 5. 

Trekking or running shoes, Camp shoes or thongs Socks (polypropylene)

Down or fiber-filled jacket, Jumper or piled jacket, Hiking shorts, Waterproof jackets, poncho or umbrella, Hiking pants, T-shirts or blouses, Underwear, Sun hat

Rucksack Self Inflating Sleeping Mattress (optional), Water bottle Torch, batteries, and bulbs