Mohare Hill trek is a 10 days cultural eco trek to the Mohare hill of Annapurna Region. Mohare Hill is also popular by the name Mohare Danda where “Danda” is the translation of Hill in the Nepali language. Meanwhile, the altitude of Mohare Danda is 3,300 meters above sea level. Mohare Danda lies in the Myagdi district of Nepal on the periphery of the Annapurna Conservation Area. We are offering 10 days itinerary of Mohare Hill Trek where you will be exploring one of the best hill stations which are often compared with Poon Hill.
Mohare Hill trek is an ideal choice for the trekkers willing to travel in the less crowded areas with an awesome view of the mountain ranges. Besides that Mohare hill trek is an awesome opportunity to view some of the high mountain ranges including Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Situated about 3 km away from Poon Hill, The difficulty level of the Mohare Hill trek is moderate. Also popular by the name “Eco Lodge Community Trek” and “Myagdi Community Eco Trek” Mohare Hill trek passes through the beaten trekking trails, beautiful hilltops, forest, rivers, and many more attractive places.
Mohare Hill offers the closest views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This trail is certainly considered the best alternative choice for the Ghorepani Poon hill trek. Traveling on the off-beaten site of the Annapurna region, bounded by hills, forests of Oaks and Bamboos, and rivers give you a phenomenal experience. Similarly, the rich culture and traditions of the Magar and Gurung community are also the main highlights of this trek. Mohare Hill Yoga Trek can be done and it is one of the ideal treks with such good spots and views for the yoga trek in Nepal.
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- Spectacular sunrise and sunset from the Mohare Hill Viewpoint.
- Awe-inspiring drive along the bank of Trishuli and Kali Gandaki river.
- Amazing views of the sunrise and sunset over a meal from the lodge.
- Inspect the local lifestyle and sustenance.
- Contributing to the promotion of Sustainable Eco-tourism.
- Stunning and closer view of mountain ranges in comparison to Poon Hill.
There is no specific best season to explore this trek. Mohare Hill is similar to Poon Hill in terms of the weather condition. Autumn and Spring are the best seasons for the Mohare Danda trek. During those months of the year, the sky is clear and the chances of rainfall are low. Morning and late afternoon are the best times in a day at Mohare Hill; amazing sunrise and sunset views over the mountain ranges can be seen.
During the months of March, April and May the dry season ends in Nepal and is one of the ideal months of the year to explore Mohare Danda. The chance of rainfall is also very low and the sky is clear. The blooming rhododendron flowers throughout the trail make the trek even more wonderful during these months of the year. During September, October, and November the monsoon season ends in Nepal and clear views of the mountain ranges can be seen. Which makes an ideal month to visit Mohare Danda.
Mohare Danda (Hill)
Mohare Hill is situated southwest of Poon Hill. Meanwhile, there are two ways to reach Mohare Hill. The first one is from Nagi Village and another is from Poon Hill. Mohare Hill is a newly established trekking destination because of that there are few hotels and lodges around this area. At the top of Mohare Hill, there is a single community lodge that is run by the local people.
Started in 2010 Mohare Danda has gained a lot of popularity in recent years by its amazing scenarios and the distance of the trek. The best part of Mohare Hill is that the amazing view of the sunrise and sunset can be seen from the community lodge situated at the top of the hill. Unlike Poon Hill, no further climb is needed to witness the amazing scenario. The view can also be seen while having a meal from the community lodge itself.
Mohare Hill was actually discovered by the backpackers searching for the alternatives of Poon Hill. Compared to Poon Hill, Mohare Hill gets comparatively fewer numbers of tourists every year. But in terms of the mountain views that can be seen, it is still better than Poon Hill. The total distance of Mohare Hill trekking in Nepal is about 50 km in total. However, the distance can be different according, the site visit of the places during the trek.
About Mohare Hill Trek
Mohare Hill trek starts from Galeshwor of Myagdi district of Nepal. From Kathmandu, you can drive or fly to Pokhara and further continue the journey towards Galeshwor. The distance from Pokhara to the headquarters of the Myagdi district Beni is about 80 km. Meanwhile, the distance from Beni to Galeshwor is 3 km. Galeshwor is the starting point of the trek. Alternatively, you can also start the trek from Ghandruk village. After about an hour of drive, you can reach Nayapul and a further drive will take you to the beautiful Gurung village Ghandruk.
From Galeshwor the trek leads to Bas Kharka village which is also popular for orange farming. The oranges grown here have a high rate in the domestic markets. Meanwhile, September and October are the best months for the oranges in Bas Kharka. The further walk will lead you to Nagi village for an overnight stay. Which was popularized by the popular public figure of Nepal Mahabir Pun. He is an IT pioneer and is working to develop the remote villages of Nepal.
It takes a day to reach Mohare Danda from Nagi village and pass through beautiful rhododendron forests. Jaw-dropping views of the Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Hiuchuli, Machhapuchre, and many more can be seen from the hill. Meanwhile, the sunrise and sunset view from Mohare Hill is a lifetime experience. The next day you will cross Ghorepani and reach Deaurai for the overnight stay. The trail is awesome and the mountain views and rhododendron forests add extra beauty throughout the day. After a day of the walk, you will reach Ghandruk village and spend a night in this beautiful Gurung village.
Mohare hill trek community also manages this eco-trail. This trial was started in 2010 with the help of UNDP/MEDEP. It was initiated in order to promote sustainable ecotourism and support the local community projects to uplift local people’s standards. Originally, the residents of Myagdi and Parbat district. Mohare hill community lodges afford homestay and local lodges focusing on village tourism. So, this trek is also popular as Eco-Community Lodge Trek. However, One can choose Mohare Hill Trek as a trekking destination to explore the unlimited cultural and natural beauties of Nepal.
If our trip itinerary doesn’t suit your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combine it with any travel plans, then please let us know and we’ll be happy to create a tailor-made itinerary, designed especially for you. Also whether you are a student group/family group /corporate team please inquire with us. We offer you a variety of packages.
Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. At 06:00 PM: In the evening we will meet for a coffee and will brief you on the details of your trek program.
*Optionally you can add one additional night stay in Kathmandu to cover cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu as well for your trek preparation shopping.
Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing: You will visit for a full day sightseeing in Kathmandu of Kathmandu and Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and Swayambhunath.
Drive to Pokhara
At 06:30 AM: Have your breakfast at the hotel and be ready for your drive to beautiful lake city Pokhara. Pokhara is about 200 KM far from Kathmandu, it takes Approx. 6-7 hours of drive to reach there.
03:00 PM: First check-in at your hotel. You will get few hours to buy your required things for the trek if needed. If not, you can explore the lakeside area and take a rest. You will keep your extra baggage at the hotel in Pokhara.
Drive to Galeshwor, Trek to Bas Kharka
At 07:00 AM: Have your breakfast at the Pokhara hotel and be ready for our first-day adventure of the trek. We will start with the drive towards Galeshowr village in the Myagdi district west of Nepal. The drive takes around 4 hours and from there we will start our trek towards Bas Kharka. Overnight at Bas Kharka.
Trek to Nagi
At 08:00 AM: We will start our second-day trek adventure in style. Today’s trek is mostly through the village and jungle which offers a great view of stunning mountains and breathtaking landscapes. With trekking uphill through Magar village, we will visit the Organic farm run by the Magar community to promote eco-tourism. Overnight at Nagi village.
Trek to Mohare (Hill) Danda
At 08:00 AM: After breakfast on our third day of the trek, we will be moving towards Mohare danda. The trail to Mohare danda mostly passes through beautiful Oak forest and Rhododendron forest. The great views of mountains like Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Hiuchuli, Tukuche peak don’t leave us throughout the trail. We will be having an amazing sunset view in the evening. Overnight at Mohare Danda.
Trek to Deurali
At 05:00 AM: We will wake up early in the morning for the sunrise view over the Annapurna Himalayas. The peaks visible from here are more than 10 and Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna south, Hiuchuli, Machhapuchhre, Tukuche peak being the closest ones.
At 8:00 AM: We will have our delicious mountain breakfast and start trekking towards Deurali. Throughout the trail the views of landscape, mountains, and forests are amazing. Finally crossing the up and down trails we will cross Ghorepani t reach the Deurali. Overnight at Deurali.
Trek to Ghandruk
At 8:00 AM: Today is the last day of our trek and we will be descending more down towards the Gurung village Ghandruk. From Ghandruk we can see the amazing views of Annapurna South, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Machhapuchhre, and Hiuchuli. The village lies at the cliff of the hill. Here you can see the local cultivation, farmlands, Gurung tradition, and nice landscapes. Overnight at Ghandruk.
Drive to Pokhara
At 8:00 AM: Today we will be going to Pokhara after our successful trek to Mohare hill. You can have your post-trek good time at the lakeside or you can take the sightseeing tour around Pokhara
Drive to Kathmandu
At 08:00 AM: On this day you are returning to Kathmandu by drive. You will get shopping time in Kathmandu and we will have a farewell Nepali dinner together.
You will be free until your flight time; we will drop you at Kathmandu Airport 3 hours before your flight.
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- All arrival and departure at Kathmandu airport as mentioned.
- Private Transfer (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Galeshwor - Ghandruk - Pokhara - Kathmandu)
- 2-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu/Pokhara as per the trek itinerary.
- Daily breakfast throughout the trip.
- Lunch and Dinner from trek start day to trek end day.
- All necessary paper works. (National Park Entry Permits and TIMS Card)
- English-speaking licensed trek guide.
- Porter during the trek. (Can carry 20KG Baggage of 2 people)
- Lodge or Tea house accommodation during the trek.
- One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.
- All government and local taxes.
- Guide and Porter’s salary, food, and accommodation during the trek.
- Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your traveler’s insurance company.
- Sleeping bag, duffle bags, and trekking route maps – if necessary.
- Farewell Nepali dinner on your last night.
- Personal expenses.
- Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport size photos and 30 USD)
- International flight ticket.
- Travel health insurance. (Recommended)
- Tips for the guide, porter, and driver.
- Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
- All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
- Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned in including section.