Mohare Danda and Khopra Trek

Duration: 16 Days
Price: US $845 View dates & Prices
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • ActivityTrekking
  • TransportationPrivate Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • AccomodationLodge to lodge
  • Max Person12
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Mohare Danda Trek with Khopra Ridge via Nepal’s first internet village of Mahabir Poon’s Nagi village is newly designed community based trekking routes in Annapurna Region. The Mohare Danda and Khopra Trek route goes through charming hamlets, high passes and rugged landscape. It offers some of the best views of mountain peaks in Annapurna range. The region is also rich in terms of unique culture, tradition and lifestyle of poples. The Trail trek begins from Galwshwar of Parbat and passes Nagi, Narchang and Tatopani before ending at Beni of Myagdi. It is a community based trekking trail that has been developed as per the eco-friendly concept. The trekking route distance is approximately 60km. It is specially dense forest covered route with sunrise and sunset from Mahare Danda sun set from Nagi and Khopra Danda and panoramic Himalayan view from complete routes. The main Himalaya peaks are Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Brahashikhari, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri I, II, III, IV and Gurja Himal. Wireless internet facility is available in the villages and Khopra hill station.  

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Join Kathmandu (1300m).
  • Day 02: In Kathmandu.
  • Day 03: Drive to Galeshwor (1,170 m) from Kathmandu
  • Day 04: Trek from Galeshwor to Banskharka (1,526 m).
  • Day 05: Trek from Banskharka to Nagi (2,320 m),
  • Day 06: Trek from Nagi to MohareDanda (3,320 m),
  • Day 07: Trek from Mohare Danda to Phalate or Tikot (2260m)
  • Day 08: Trek from Tikot to Khibang (2,060m)
  • Day 09: Trek from Khibang to Swanta (2,270,m)
  • Day 10: Trek from Swanta to Khopra (3,660 m)
  • Day 11: Excursion to Khayer Barah Lake
  • Day 12: Trek from Khopra to Narchyang (1,510 m).
  • Day 13: Trek from Narchyang to Tatopani (1,190 m)
  • Day 14: Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 15: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 16: Further Destination

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Join Kathmandu (1300m). Wilderness Excursion representative will greet you at the airport and transfer to selected hotel. A welcome drink will be serve and check in, and a short briefing about your trip is held in the evening. Relax in hotel.
  • Day 02 :In Kathmandu. Today; Wilderness Excursion will arrange your permits, you have choices to do preparing or an go visiting ancient old Buddhist and Hindi temples in Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu is home to many UNESCO listed world heritage sites. We can arrange guided sightseeing on client request.
  • Day 03 :Drive to Galeshwor (1,170 m) from Kathmandu After breakfast, we drive from Kathmandu to Galeshwor which is 285 km west from Kathmandu. It takes about 7-8 hours. Galeshwor has its identity as a religious and cultural destination. Many pilgrims come to worship Galeshwor Mahadev with great devotion. Overnight at guest house
  • Day 04 :Trek from Galeshwor to Banskharka (1,526 m). Today, we begin our trek and cross the Suspension bridge of Kali Gandaki River. We keep on continuing our trek passing through the panoramic landscape and typical Nepalese houses in the west region. We arrive at Banskharka which is mostly a Magar settlement. The village is famous for orange farming. Overnight at home stay.
  • Day 05 :Trek from Banskharka to Nagi (2,320 m), Today we commence our jouenry towards Nagi, the famous village, known as “Internet Village”. This is the old and unique cultural settlement of Magar community. Wireless Internet service started in the initiation of Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner Mahabir Pun is the main attraction of this village. From Nagi, we can view Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Nilgiri, Tukuche and Dhampus Pass. Local people produce organic food, export handmade paper. The Sorathi dance is very popular cultural dance shown in the evening. Overnight at community lodge.
  • Day 06 :Trek from Nagi to MohareDanda (3,320 m), The journey starts from Nagi through the dense forests of Pine and rhododendron forests. We can observe fascinating mountain views on the way. Mohare Danda is the best view point for the sun rise and sun set. One can get the stunning mountain view of 28 peaks in the clear day from Annapurna and Gauri Shankar range. The community has operated a cross breeding project of yaks to generate income to finance their activities. Overnight at community lodge.
  • Day 07 : Trek from Mohare Danda to Phalate or Tikot (2260m) After taking hot breakfast, we trek to Phalate or Tikot, Tikot is also the village of Pun Magars. Tikot offers the great view of Dhaulagiri. There is also the community-run lodge to accommodate the trekkers. Overnight at community lodge
  • Day 08 :Trek from Tikot to Khibang (2,060m) We descend through the lovely forest of rhododendron and arrive at Khibang. Khibang is the beautiful village of around 800 Pun Magars. They produce 100% organic farm products. The village lies in the Annapurna Conservation Area. The place can provide wide knowledge about their life style, culture and their tradition. Overnight at community lodge.
  • Day 09 :Trek from Khibang to Swanta (2,270,m) After breakfast, we descend down through the Magar village. After crossing stream, we gradually ascend to the the beautiful village of Swanta. This is the village about 52 houses, lies in Annapurna Conservation Area too. This is another spot from where we can view Dhaulagiri, Gurja, Tukuche and Chuchura Peaks clearly. Overnight at community lodge.
  • Day 10 :Trek from Swanta to Khopra (3,660 m) we climb steep from Swanta via Dhandkharka. We pass through the cultivable land, dense forest and arrive at Khopra. Khopra is also the popular view point for the mountains in the western region to the far western region. It also offers the magnificent view of Andha gorge (The world’s deepest gorge) and Dana Valley. Khopra valey is the gateway to the Barahi Tal, situated at an altitude of 4,600 m. The place is worth visited in the time of ritual thread ceremony festival. Overnight at guest house.
  • Day 11 :Excursion to Khayer Barah Lake We make a day hike to Khayer Lake today, the glacial Khayer Barah Lake has cultural religious value, the lake is considered to be holy which situated at the altitude of 4827 meter from the sea level. It is quite a long walk but you will not be disappointed and the views are worth it! A day pack lunch need to be carried with.
  • Day 12 :Trek from Khopra to Narchyang (1,510 m). We walk down through the pasture land. The landscape and rich vegetation has studded this area. The houses made of stones and mud plaster are attached each other.There is also the dominant population of Magar community in Narchyang, about 2600 people. Overnight at homestay
  • Day 13 :Trek from Narchyang to Tatopani (1,190 m) After breakfast, a hike less than two hours from Narchyang takes us to Tato pani. So, we descend down through the rough trail and explore the Kali Gandaki Valley. We can see the waterfall on the way. After crossing the Suspension bridge of Kali Gandaki River, we arrive at Tatopani (Hot Spring). This is the major attraction of natural hot water. Overnight at Guest House.
  • Day 14 :Drive to Pokhara Today; we drive to Pokhara from Tatopani, nothing to do but relax and rest in Pokhara hotel.
  • Day 15 :Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu After breakfast, we start our 200 kilometers drive back to Kathmandu. Better to hold on the left pane of the vehicle to enjoy the sceneries through the route. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 16 :Further Destination Depart to home. Extra days are available at your own cost but we will be happy to arrange this for you.

Cost Includes

  • All airport transfers by private car or van depending on group size.
  • 1 Government registered and well experienced local guide.
  • Assistant guides to walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
  • 1 Sharing porter for 2 clients to carry trekking stuffs (Porter weight limit is 25kg)
  • 3 Nights sharing twin/double deluxe room in 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu with buffet breakfast.
  • 2 Nights sharing twin/double deluxe room in best tourist standard hotels in Pokhara with buffet breakfast basis.
  • All breakfast in Kathmandu, Pokhara and during the trek. 
  • 3 times meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Tea, coffee, cookies and fresh fruits are served during the trek.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara - Kathmandu by A/C tourist bus.
  • Sharing twin/double trekking lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary of guide and porters.
  • Insurance and trekking gear for guide and porters.
  • TIMS Card and ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) Permit.
  • All local government taxes, vat and office service charge.
  • Farwell dinner in one of the authentic Nepali restaurant with live culture show.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa, international air ticket and Personal travel insurance.
  • Hard drinks, beverages such as coke, fanta, mineral water
  • Hot shower, hot water, toiletries and personal nature expenses.
  • Internet, battery charge and phone calls.
  • Rescue operation charge in case of emergency.
  • Advance deposit transfer fee to book your trek.
  • Tips and gratitude for guide and porters.

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Dates & Prices

Wilderness Excursion (P) Ltd is a local tour operator so we guaranty small private groups departures any dates that suits your date and time.

Trip Dates Availability Person Left Price
Start: September 20, 2018
End: October 05, 2018
Available 8 Left US$ 895

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