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Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking – 11 Days

11 Days Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking Facts

Trip Facts

Weather

Weather -5°C to 23°C View Weather Detail

Duration

Duration 11 Days

Difficulty

Difficulty Moderate View Difficulty Detail

Accommodation

Accommodation Lodge

Meals Included

Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Best Season

Best Season Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April & May

Transportation

Transportation Private Jeep

Daily Activity

Daily Activity 06 hours hike

Religion

Religion Buddhist

Ethnic People

Ethnic People Magar, Gurung

Geographic Terrain

Geographic Terrain Mountain, Village, Forest, Lake, Rivers, Terrace

Region of Nepal

Region of Nepal Annapurna Region

Max. Altitude

Max. Altitude 4,660 m./15378ft.

Overview

The  11 Days Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking starts from Nayapul, a small town in the Pokhara district, and goes through several small villages, including Tikhedhunga and Ghorepani. During their journey, Trekkers will see traditional Nepalese houses, terraced fields, and the local lifestyle. The trek also takes you through forests of rhododendron and oak, which are home to a wide variety of birds and animals.

The Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai Viewpoint Trekking is a moderate-level trek with a maximum altitude of 4,010 meters. Trekkers need to acclimatize correctly to avoid altitude sickness. The trek requires a good level of fitness and endurance. Trekkers should also carry appropriate clothing and gear, including a warm jacket, hat, and gloves, as the weather can be unpredictable in the mountains.

Accommodation during the trek is readily available, with several teahouses and lodges. The teahouses offer basic facilities, including clean rooms, hot showers, and simple but delicious meals. Trekkers should carry cash, as credit cards are not accepted in the teahouses.

Why Take Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking

The Mohare Danda is the first destination on this trek. It is a viewpoint that offers a stunning panoramic view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This relatively new trekking route offers a more peaceful and less crowded experience than popular destinations.

The Khopra Danda is another popular destination on this trekking route. The ridge offers a magnificent view of the Annapurna range and is home to the Khopra community lodge, which the locals run. The lodge is an excellent example of sustainable tourism and offers a unique cultural experience to trekkers. It serves traditional Nepalese food and provides comfortable accommodation.

The Muldai Viewpoint is the last destination on this trekking route, which is a viewpoint that offers a breathtaking view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. It is a relatively easy trekking destination that offers stunning views of the mountains without the need for prior trekking experience. The Muldai Viewpoint Trekking is famous for novice trekkers and families with children and older adults.

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Highlights

  • Traverse through dense forests of rhododendrons, oaks, and conifers.
  • Witness the stunning mountain panorama of Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli, Dhaulagiri, and more.
  • Get a breathtakingly stunning sunrise view from Mohare and Khopra.
  • Travel through beautiful traditional Gurung and Magar villages.
  • Visit the tranquil city of Pokhara.
  • Relax in the small teahouses while savoring the region’s finest regional cuisine.
  • Experegion’she rich culture and warm hospitality of locals.

Difficulty in Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking

The 11 Days Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking is a moderately challenging trek. Trekkers will require good fitness, stamina, and endurance for the trek. The trekking trail mainly consists of walking through dense subtropical and conifer forests. However, the average daily walking duration is 5 to 6 hours. There are also steep uphill and downhill climb sections.

Similarly, the trail includes ascending and descending steep stone staircases, which is more demanding than it sounds. Trekkers must be ready to trek on varied terrains, including off-beat trails. The trek’s highest point is the Khayer Barah trek, 3,660 meters. Due to the high altitude, trekkers can experience symptoms of altitude sickness. Thus, trekkers must take proper precautions, ascend gradually, and keep themselves hydrated.

The weather changes rapidly at higher altitudes, adding further challenges for trekkers. Those looking to take Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking must prepare physically and mentally. Likewise, they must carry proper equipment to tackle unpredictable weather conditions.

January
-5°C to 10°C
February
-2°C to 11°C
March
0°C to 15°C
April
5°C to 18°C
May
8°C to 20°C
June
10°C to 22°C
July
12°C to 23°C
August
12°C to 23°C
September
10°C to 20°C
October
7°C to 18°C
November
1°C to 14°C
December
-3°C to 11°C

Best Time For Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking

Choosing the right season for the Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking further enhances the experience. It makes the trek more enjoyable and comfortable. The best times for trekking in Nepal are spring and autumn. The temperature can vary between lower and higher regions, but it is usually warm and pleasant during these two seasons.

Spring (March to May)

Spring is one of the best times to trek to Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point. The weather is dry and pleasant, with moderate temperatures. There is minimum rainfall except for occasional rain showers. The clear skies provide a grand view of the surrounding snow peaks from the vantage points.

Moreover, the entire rhododendron forests bloom in red, pink, and white, adding beautiful colors and vibrancy to the landscapes. The trekking trails lie within the Annapurna Conservation Area. Hence, you can witness the active flora and fauna in spring. The warmest temperature is 20 degrees Celsius, while the coldest is 0 degrees Celsius.

Autumn (September to November)

The autumn season has stable weather with mild temperatures. The rainfall right before autumn cleanses the landscapes and vegetation. Hence, the visibility is one of the best, allowing you to witness crystal-clear views of the surrounding mountains. The landscape is also vibrant and thriving.

Days in autumn are bright and sunny. The cool weather is perfect for trekking. Additionally, the biggest Nepalese festivals fall during this time of the year. You can be part of the festive celebrations, which further enrich the cultural experience. The warmest temperature in autumn is around 20 degrees Celsius, and the coldest temperature ranges around 1 degree Celsius.

11 Days Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking Day-to-day-Itinerary

Day 1

Drive to Galeshwor and Trek to Banskharka

Day 1 Facts

Trekking Time Average

Drive to Galeshwor and Trek to Banskharka
(Average 5 hour Drive)

Accommodation

Lodge in Banskharka

Altitude

(1,526 m./5035ft.)

Included meals

Lunch, Dinner

To start our experience, we will travel in a private vehicle for about 4-5 hours from Pokhara to Galeshwor. We will begin our hike from Galeshwor toward Banskharka at a height of 1,526 meters. The route offers a glimpse into Nepal’s rural way of life as it passes Nepal’s villages and terraced farms. En route, we will cross a suspension bridge and beautiful landscapes over the Kali Gandaki River. You will stay overnight at Banskharka, a Magar village famous for its orange farming.

Day 2

Trek to Nagi

Day 2 Facts

Trekking Time Average

12km./04 hours Uphill's trek to Nagi

Accommodation

Community Lodge in Nagi

Altitude

(2,320 m./7656ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On this day, you will leave Banskharka and head toward Nagi, which is at a height of 2,320 meters. You can witness vibrant flora and fauna as the trail leads you through deep rhododendrons and oak woods. If you are lucky, you may also catch sight of some rare and endangered wildlife.

After trekking for a while, we will reach Danda Kateri Village. It is a popular trekking stop and offers gorgeous views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. You will continue trekking until you reach Nagi. It is a beautiful Magar Village, and verdant hills surround it. You will spend the night in a Nagi guesthouse.

Day 3

Trek to Mohare Danda

Day 3 Facts

Trekking Time Average

14km./05 hours uphill's trek to Mohara Danda

Accommodation

Community Lodge in Mohare Danda

Altitude

(3,320 m./10956ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will continue your hike to Mohare Danda. The trail enters lovely forests of rhododendrons and pine trees. Similarly, you will gradually ascend to a higher altitude region to Him Pal Pass (3,098 meters). From the mountain pass, you can enjoy breathtaking vistas of the Annapurna range and other surrounding snow peaks. You will continue trekking from the Him Pal Pass while passing by several cascading waterfalls and suspension bridges.

Finally, you will reach Mohare Danda, 3,320 meters above sea level. Mohare Danda lies to the south of the Poon Hill and provides stunning sunrise and sunset views. On clear days, trekkers can get a spectacular view of 28 peaks, from Annapurna to Gauri Shankar range. You will rest overnight at a lodge in Mohare Danda.

Day 4

Trek to Tikot

Day 4 Facts

Trekking Time Average

13km./05 hours Donwhill's trek to Tikot

Accommodation

Community Lodge in Tikot

Altitude

(2,260 m./7458ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On the fourth day, you will hike to Phalate or Tikot. Along the way, you will observe locals going about their everyday lives as the trail takes us past lovely woodlands and tiny towns. The beautiful Magar village of Tikot, or Phalate, sits 2,260 meters above sea level and offers one of the best views of Mount Dhaulagiri.

Day 5

Trek to Khibang

Day 5 Facts

Trekking Time Average

13km./05 hours downhill's trek to Khibang

Accommodation

Lodge in Khibang

Altitude

(2,060 m./6798ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You will leave Phalate or Tikot and head toward Khibang after breakfast. The trail descends through a dense forest of rhododendrons. You will encounter several small settlements, streams, and waterfalls along the route. Khibang is another Magar village at an altitude of 2,060 meters. There are over 800 Pun Magars who live in this picturesque village. You can get insight into the local’s unique culture and lifestyle.

Day 6

Trek to Swanta

Day 6 Facts

Trekking Time Average

14km./06 hours uphill's trek to Swanta

Accommodation

Lodge in Swanta

Altitude

(2,270 m./7491ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, you will leave Khibang village after breakfast and begin descending. The trail heads into the forests of conifers. After descending for a while, you will come across a stream, after which the trail ascends. The beautiful village of Swanta lies at 2,270 meters altitude above sea level. There are around 52 houses in the town, and it offers clear views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche, Gurja, Chuchura, and other snow-capped peaks.

Day 7

Trek to Khopra

Day 7 Facts

Trekking Time Average

14km./06 hours uphill's trek to Khopra

Accommodation

Lodge in Khopra

Altitude

(3,660 m./12078ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

On the seventh day, you will depart Swanta and travel toward Khopra, 3,660 meters above sea level. The trail goes through lovely rhododendrons and oak forests. Similarly, the trail requires steep ascension via Dhandkharka, and you can get amazing views of the Annapurna range. En route, you will pass through several villages and terrace farms at the hillside.

Upon reaching Khopra, the stunning view of mountains in the western region greets you. Likewise, you can also see the world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki Riworld’sso known as Andha Gorge), Dana Valley, and surrounding landscapes. You can call it a day after watching a gorgeous sunset view from Khopra.

Day 8

Excursion to Khayer Barah Lake

Day 8 Facts

Trekking Time Average

Excursion to Khayer Barah Lake

Accommodation

Lodge in Khopra

Altitude

(4,660 m./15378ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is the highlight of the Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trek. You will take an early hike to the glacial lake of Khayer Barah, which is 4,660 meters high and the trek’s highest point. The trail to the lake is challenging and physically demanding. The high altitude makes the climb more difficult, but the effort is worth it.

The Khayer Barah Lake is sacred to Hindus and has religious and cultural importance. Glaciers of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, and Annapurna Fang form the holy lake. Pilgrims come to offer their prayers to Lord Shiva at the lake. After exploring for a while, you will return to Khopra and stay for another night.

Day 9

Trek to Dobato -Muldai View

Day 9 Facts

Trekking Time Average

14km./05 hours downhill's trek to Dobato

Accommodation

Lodge in Dobato

Altitude

(3,420 m./11286ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You will depart Khopra after breakfast. The destination for the day is Dobato, which sits at a height of 3,420 m. Upon reaching Dobato, you will begin your ascension to Muldai Viewpoint at 3,640 meters. With sweeping views of the Himalayas, including the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges, Muldai Viewpoint offers one of the most breathtaking panoramas in the Annapurna region. After enjoying the view, you will head back to Dobato.

Day 10

Trek to Ghandruk

Day 10 Facts

Trekking Time Average

16km./06 hours downhill's trek to Ghandruk

Accommodation

Lodge in Ghandruk

Altitude

(1,940 m./6402ft.)

Included meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast in the serene atmosphere of Dobato, you will head towards Ghandruk. The trail descends through thick woodland and several settlements. The stunning views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Hiunchuli will keep you company during the trek. Ghandruk is a picturesque Gurung village at a height of 1,940 m. The local people have preserved their age-old culture and traditions to date. There is also a small museum that shows the culture and heritage of the Gurung people.

Day 11

Drive to Pokhara

Day 11 Facts

Trekking Time Average

Drive to Pokhara
(Average 03 hours)

Altitude

820m./2706ft.

Included meals

Breakfast

Today will be the last day of your trip. After breakfast, you will depart from Ghandruk and return to Pokhara by car. During the two—to three-hour drive, you will have time to unwind and reflect on your trekking journey in the Annapurna region.

What do you get in the Trip?

Included

  • Tribhuwan International Airport transfer ( Airport + hotel + Airport ) in Kathmandu .
  • All meals during the trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Lodge ( Community eco lodge) accommodation during the trekking.
  • One highly, experienced, first aid trained, fluent English speaking, local language speaking, friendly and government authorized trekking guide and required porters (one porter for two persons).
  • Guide/ Porter’s food, accommodation, salary, insurance and transportation etc.
  • Overland transportation as per mentioned in itinerary.
  • All necessary trekking documents.
  • A trek map, Oxygen saturation check up everyday, company t-shirt, and first aid medical kid.
  • Government tax and service charge.
  • Assistance for Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Public Liability Insurance.

Not included

  • Hotel accommodation and meals in  Kathmandu and Pokhara .
  • Hard and soft table drinks such as tea/coffee, coke, fanta, mineral water, beer, desert, laundry, phone bill, battery charge, bar bill etc.
  • Personal Travel insurance.
  • Tips for guide and porters.( Highly suggested).

Book the Trip

Group Discounts Available

Group of 2 - 4 $740.00 PP $640.00 PP
Group of 5 - 8 $720.00 PP $620.00 PP
Group of 9 - 12 $700.00 PP $600.00 PP
Group of 13 - 16 $680.00 PP $580.00 PP
Group of 17 - 20 $660.00 PP $560.00 PP
Group of 21 - 24 $640.00 PP $540.00 PP

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Additional Trip Information

Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking Route

Your journey for 11 Days Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking begins with a drive from Pokhara to Galeshwor. The drive takes 4 to 5 hours, and Galeshwor will serve as the starting point of our trek. You will head towards the direction of Banskharka at 1,526 meters elevation. You will pass by picturesque small villages and terrace farms along the way.

From Banskharka, you will head towards Nagi Village (2,320 meters). As you leave Banskharka, the trail enters the thick forest of rhododendrons and pine. When you reach the Danda Kateri village, the mountains get closer. You can get a closer view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Then, you will continue ascending to Nagi.

Nagi is a beautiful Magar village surrounded by green hills. You will climb uphill to Mohare Danda (3,320 meters) through dense subtropical forests. Then, the scenery changes a little as you get to Him Pal Pass (3,098 meters), which offers gorgeous mountain panorama views. En route, you will cross several bridges and waterfalls to Mohare Danda. The Mohare Danda is famous for its breathtakingly beautiful sunrise and sunset.

The route from Mohare Danda leads you to Phalate or Tikot (2260 meters). You will once again trek on forest trails while passing by tiny towns. Tikot provides one of the best views of Mount Dhaulagiri. From Tikot, you will descend the rhododendron forests to Khibang (2060 meters). Around 800 Pun Magars inhabit the beautiful Khibang village. You will continue your descent for a while before crossing a stream. Then, you will ascend gradually to Swanta (2270 meters).

The trail from Swanta is a steep climb via Dhankharka. En route, you will pass dense woodland, small villages, and farms. Khopra (3,660 meters) is one of the best vantage points, offering gorgeous views of the mountains, valleys, and the world’s deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki Gworld’s Khayre Baraha Lake (4,660 meters), which lies a few hours away. The trail continues to ascend until you reach Dobato (3,420 meters). Your climb to the Muldai Viewpoint (3,640 meters) begins from here. The viewpoint is on top of Muldai Hill. You can enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the Annapurna region from here.

From the viewpoint, you can catch an early sunrise. Then, you will descend the trails through dense forests towards Gandruk (1,940 meters), a picturesque Gurung village. You can also enjoy mountainous views of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Hiuchuli. You will catch a jeep from Ghandruk and drive back to Pokhara, where your trip concludes.

Permits For Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking

TIMS Card

The TIMS card helps ensure trekkers’ safety during the journey. Trekkers must provide their details for the card, including their passport number, emergency contact, and itinerary. This information is vital for quick rescue operations in case of accidents or natural calamities. You can obtain the information through a registered trekking agency.

The cost of the TIMS Card and its color are different for SAARC nationals and non-SAARC nationals. They are as follows:

Cost Card Color
Solo SAARC Nationals NPR 600 Green
Group SAARC Nationals NPR 300 Blue
Solo Non-SAARC Nationals NPR 1000 Green
Group Non-SAARC Nationals NPR 2000 Blue

ACAP

The Mohare Danda and Khopra Muldai View Point Trekking trails lie within the Annapurna Conservation Area. The conservation area is home to diverse ecosystems, flora, and fauna. It is the largest protected area in the country and requires a permit to access. The costs of the license are as follows:

Costs
SAARC Nationals NPR 1000
Non-SAARC Nationals NPR 3000

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