Important Information

Annapurna Region Treks
8 Days
Max Altitude 3300
Best Season Spring (Mar-Mid May) & Autumn ( Late Sep - late Nov)
Activity Per Day
5-6 Hours
Level 2
Group Size
2 - 10 people
Transportation Car, Jeep, Eco Van, bus

Mohare Danda Trek lies in the southwest of Ghorepani Poon Hill and is a popular community-based lodging trek in the Annapurna Region which can be done within a week. 

Mohare Danda trek is also known for Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Community Trekking where the credit of this project goes to Dr. Mahabir Pun from Nagi village. He won the Magsaysay Award in 2007 for wireless internet and later after a few years he contributed to the development of tourism in his village that has high potentiality for trekking destinations. Finally in 2010 Mohare Danda Trek route came into operation with support from UNDP/EDEP and local contribution. Thereafter, the Mohare trek is marked as a must-do trek near Pokhara by many trekkers.

Variations of Mohare Danda Trek
The variations of Mohare Danda make trekkers a flexible trek by extending their trek days to different treks within Annapurna. While you are doing the Mohare Danda trek and if time permit you to trek further then you extend your trek by continuing to Khopra Ridge. Mohare and Khopra Ridge can be done in 12 Days. Still, if you have enough time and thinking to do more trek then you can prolong by trekking to popular trekking destination ABC Trek or Mardi Himal Trek with a new itinerary designed by Himalayan Wander Walkers that end at Lwang village. 

Why Mohare Danda Trek is recommended by many?
Mohare Danda Trek offers much more to explore than Ghorepani Poon Hill Treks. The reasons to visit this amazing Mohare Danda Treks are given below in brief. 

  1. Alternative trek of Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek 
  2. Avoid from crowd or traffic trekking trail
  3. Short and Sweet Trek
  4. Less touch by Modernization 
  5. Benefit local Community 
  6. Free Wifi connection in all the community lodges 
  7. Purely Eco based Lodging and Food for trekkers
  8. witness many community-initiated projects
  9. Organic Farms for Vegetables and crops production
  10. Typical village life 
  11. Flexible trek itinerary
  12. Clean filter water is available at no cost
  13. Encounter great view of the Himalayas from Mohare Danda

Mohare Danda trek is a moderate trekking grade that is suitable for family, friends, and those who want to explore the less crowded remote areas within a short period of time while they are in Nepal. If you are looking for a different itinerary than the itinerary here please Customize Your Trip.

Outline Itinerary ( 8 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

Overnight at Community Lodges.
Meal: Three times (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

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

Overnight at Community Lodges.
Meal: Three times (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 4

Trek from Lespar to Nangi village (2340m)

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

Overnight at Community Lodges.
Meal: Three times (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

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 

Overnight at Community Lodges.
Meal: Three times (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 6

Trek from Mohare Danda (3300m) to Ghorepani (2750m) through Poon Hill (3210m)

  • Total Distance: 6 km walk
  • Ascent/Descent: 550m Descent
  • Duration: 2-3 Hours Walk 

Overnight at Tea House.
Meal: Three times (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 7

Trek to Ulleri (2070m) and Drive to Pokhara (800m)

  • Total Distance: 8 km walk/ 52km Drive
  • Ascent/Descent: 1950m Descent
  • Duration: 2-3 Hours Walk/ 2.5 hours Drive

Overnight at Tea House.
Meal: Three times (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

Day 8

Drive to Kathmandu (1300m)

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.



Land Transportation from Pokhara to Trek Start point and Ulleri to pokhara by private Car or Jeep
Two way bus between Pokhara and Kathmandu
Expereinced Trekking Guide
Community and Tea houses accomodation during whole Trek
Two nights Hotel in Pokhara
One Porter for 2 Person
Necessary Permits


International Flight
Travel insurance
All liquors and mineral bottled waters
Tips for crew member
Foods in Pokhara
Everything that are not mentioned in include side

Frequently Asked Question

Trekking to Mohare Danda is considered a moderate trekking grade.  In grading, it is 2 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