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Mohare Danda Eco Community lodge trek

Mohare Danda Eco Community lodge trek 6 or 8 Days

  • Duration: 6 or 8 days

  • Trip level: easy (info?)

  • Maximum altitude: 3320 m

  • Accommodation: teahouse/lodge

  • Season: March, April, May, September, October, November

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view from Mohare Danda

The Mohare Danda Eco community trek is a new trek in the Annapurna region. Set up as a community trek you will stay at a few teahouses run by and for the local Gurung and Magar community in the area. Despite being in the heart of the popular Annapurna region, Mohare Danda is far less crowded than the well-known trails in the region. From Poon Hill you will enjoy a lovely sunrise. This is one of several new community-managed projects in Nepal where the benefits from tourism reaches the whole community.

The trek starts at Dinuwa, not far from Pokhara. The trail passes through rhododendron and pine forest. After a few days hiking past local villages you will reach Mohare Danda. The community lodge stands on a steep ridge and offers beautiful panoramas of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. Famous mountains like Mount Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (7061m), Annapurna South (7219m) and Annapurna I (8091m) are all in this viewpoint. After Mohare Danda the 6 day trek will follow the trail over Poon Hill towards Ulleri. The 8 day trail will lead you to the remote lodge of Danda Kharka and afterwards towards the end of this nice little trek.

Day 01                  Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara, flight is optional ( 6 hrs.)
Day 02                  Drive to Dinuwa (2 hrs.) and trek to Lespar (2321m – 3 hrs.)
Day 03                  Trek to Tare (3032m – 7 hrs.)
Day 04                  Trek to Mohare Danda (3320m – 6 hrs.)
Day 05                  Climb over Poon Hill(3193m) and trek to Ulleri, drive back to Pokhara (5 hrs. + 2 hrs.)
Day 06                  Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu, flight is optional ( 6hrs.)

8 day trek:
Day 05                  Trek to Danda Kharka (2820m – 3 hrs.)
Day 06                  Trek to Khibang (2060m – 7 hrs.)
Day 07                  Trek to main road and drive to Pokhara (2 hrs. + 3 hrs.)
Day 08                  Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu, flight is optional ( 6hrs.)

Sherpa Heritage Trails shows you a starting price. During the trekking season prices may rise. The final price depends on the trekking season, group size and, if applicable, cost of local flight.

The starting price for Mohare Danda 6 days is:
€ 300,00 per person ( party of 4 persons)
€ 385,00 per person ( party of 2 persons)

The starting price for Mohare Danda 8 days is:
€ 325,00 per person ( party of 4 persons)
€ 440,00 per person ( party of 2 persons)

We have noticed the ways of traveling and booking are changing rapidly. Many customers book a hotel or a guesthouse themselves prior to their journey. However, we would happily like to arrange accommodation for you. We have excellent contacts with various hotels and guesthouses and will be able to offer a good price rate for any budget.

When you arrive at the International Airport we will pick you up and bring you to your accommodation. Here we will give you a short briefing about the trek. In addition we will give you advice about hygienic food, customs, and sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Cost include:
-Pick up and drop off from Kathmandu International Airport to hotel
-Return drive Kathmandu to Pokhara, and private drive to start and from end trek
-Certificate of CO2- emission free return drive Kathmandu to Pokhara
-One night in guesthouse in Pokhara before and after trek
-Licensed and certified mountain guide. Well experienced and English speaking
-Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for the mountain guide
-Free use of waterproof bag ( only available with porter service)
-ACAP fee, TIMS card and local taxes
-Support of the Sherpa Heritage Trails head office in Kathmandu

Cost exclude:
-International flight to Kathmandu
-Nepal entrance visa
-Accommodation and all meals in Kathmandu
-All meals in Pokhara
-Lodging and food during trek
-Porter service for carrying luggage. One porter for two persons, max. luggage 10 kg. per person
-All beverage bills, hot shower, internet services, laundry and battery charge during trek
-Personal travel insurance
-Rescue operation charge in case of an emergency
-Any cost that arise due to change of itinerary like flight delay, natural calamities, etc.
-Gratitude and tips for mountain guide (and porter)