Mohare Danda Trek for Families (Community Eco Trail), 10 Days
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Mohare Danda Trek for Families (Community Eco Trail), 10 Days

Days: 10 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)

Mohare Danda Trek for families is one of the newly opened tourist destinations in Nepal which takes you through the peaceful off the beaten trail on the foothills of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan Ranges. The short trek is perfect for those families looking for a quiet holiday in the foothills of the Himalayas without having to trek for many days and in less crowded area.

The Mohare Danda Trek is a short 10 days trip in the Annapurna region. The trekking route of Mohare Danda offers a perfect combination of amazing landscapes and rich culture of one of the ethnic group of Magar people. The trek gives the families an opportunity to witness extraordinary vistas of sunrise and sunset over the high Himalayas. This off the beaten trekking trail of Annapurna region is bounded by lush forests of oaks, bamboo, pines, and several varieties of rhododendrons along with ample waterfalls and rivers. Another highlight of the trek includes the panoramic view of snow-capped mountains like Annapurna I (8091m), Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), Annapurna South (7219m), Nilgiri (6820m), and Hiunchuli (6441m), and many others mountains that can be seen from Mohare Hill (3300m). The area is inhabited by the Magar and Gurung communities and vibrates with their rich culture and way of life. The homestay is quite popular which gives the families an opportunity to learn and understand the lifestyle and culture of the Magar and Gurung people. During the trek, the families can also befriend the locals and allow their children to immerse in the culture of the local community.

Swiss Family Treks and Expedition is a well-reputed organization that provides you with experienced and knowledgeable guides from the local regions. Being the pioneers in organizing family treks in Nepal, the safety and comfort of your family are what we care for the most, hence providing you with the best accommodation and transportation services. For children below 5 years of age, we arrange porters and carriers, and for children above 5 years, we can arrange horses on prior notice. 

Highlights of the Trek:  

  • Exploring the Kathmandu city and its heritage sites, 
  • Panoramic and closed views of Annapurna massif, explore in the valley, 
  • Unobstructed sunrise and sunset view from Poon Hill View Point, picturesque villages, 
  • Experiencing with life style and culture of Magar and Gurung people who is very famous for Gorkha arm, 
  • Walking in the narrow and stone paved trail, waterfalls, walking through dense Rhododendron forest
  • Scenic mountain flight to and from Pokhara, explore lake city of Pokhara, 

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Fact of the Mohare Hill Trek
Trek Region: Annapurna Region
Types of Trek: Trekking 
Duration: 8 Days
Highest Elevation: 3210m
Mode of Trek: Lodge or Tea-house
Grade: Moderate 
Average Walking: 4-5 hours in a day
Trek Start/End: Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during the trek
Accommodations: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara and normal tea-houses/lodges during the trek
Best Season: Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) and Spring (March-April-May) 
Transportation by: Domestic Flight and Private Vehicle
Culture Experience: Majority of Magar and Gurung
Major Mountain Sights:  Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) 6993m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna South 7219m, Hiun Chuli 6441m, Mardi Himal 5553m, Annapurna III 7555m, Dhaulagiri 8167m, Nilgiri 6839m, Tukuche Peak 6920m. 

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ITINERARY 
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our team representative picks you up and transfers you to the hotel by private vehicle. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van
Today our experienced guide takes you around Kathmandu valley for a sightseeing tour in a private van. The tour includes a visit to some of the UNESCO enlisted world’s heritage sites in Kathmandu. Starting with Swayambhunath Temple, you go on to visit Pashupatinath Temple, from where you proceed towards Boudhanath Stupa. You can try local delicacies taking the recommendation from the local guide. Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m/25minutes and drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedunga 1540m (3/4 hours).
Leaving Kathmandu, we fly to Pokhara early in the morning enjoying the scenic mountain views. Upon landing, we drive to Nayapul by private jeep. We begin our trek from Nayapul to Tikhedunga passing through several villages like Birethanti, Lamdawali, Sudame, and Hile on our way. We also trek through the forested trail stumbling across small waterfalls. Overnight at lodge. 

Day 4: Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani 2750m (5/6 hours).
Today we head towards Ghorepani village, inhabited by Gurung and Magar people. From Tikhedunga, we ascend to Ulleri village through stone steps. The trail then steeply ascends until Banthanti which offers a beautiful view of Hiunchuli (6441m), Annapurna South (7219m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m). From there, we gradually ascend through the forested path to finally reach Ghorepani. Overnight at lodge. 

Day 5: Trek from Ghorepani to Mohare Hill 3320m/3 hours
Today we follow the trail of Poon Hill for about 45 minutes, enjoying the great views of Dhaulagiri Range and Annapurna massif in the background. We then take a left turn and enter the forested path filled with rhododendron bushes. The trail follows small ups and down on steep, grassy paths along the ridge until reaching Mohare Hill (3320m). Mohare Hill offers a splendid panorama of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs along with a stunning sunrise and sunset view over the mountains. Overnight at home-stay.

Day 6: Trek from Mohare Danda to Nangi 2320m/4 hours
Today we wake up early in the morning to enjoy the view of the sunrise over the Himalayas. We then head towards Nangi descending on grassy land followed by a forested trail with small ups and downs. We again trek in the grassy land until we reach Hampal Pass (3098m). We then descend through steep zigzag trail and enter the dense forest that leads us to the Magar village of Nangi. The village still gives us a beautiful view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. Overnight at home-stay.

Day 7: Trek from Nangi to Banskharka 1526m/4 hours
Leaving Nangi, we continue our trek on an off-road trail that heads through villages. The trail steeply descends on the stone staircase followed by a steep ascent to the top a hill which gives a faraway glimpse of Banskharka village. Enjoying the view of Dhaulagiri range in the background, we continue to trek downhill until we reach the village of Banskharka. The village is popular for their orange farming and homestay. Overnight at home-stay.

Day 8: Trek from Banskharka to Galeshwor and drive to Pokhara
For our last day of trekking, we head towards Galeshwor descending on a narrow trail through the terraced farms. The trail then steeply descends to Kaligandaki River where we cross the suspension bridge. We then continue to walk on a dirt road that leads us to Galeshwor, where a famous Hindu temple is situated. We make a quick visit to the temple and drive back to Pokhara enjoying the scenic countryside view. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Pokhara. 

Day 9: Morning Hike to World Peace Stupa and afternoon fly back to Kathmandu,
Today we go for an early morning short hike to World Peace Stupa, which offers a panoramic view of the mountains like Machhapuchhre (6997m), Annapurna massif, and Dhaulagiri massif along with a bird's eye view of Pokhara valley and Phewa Lake. After spending some time at the Stupa, we walk down to Phewa Lake through the forested path and take a boat ride to cross the lake. In the afternoon, we catch a flight back to Kathmandu and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Our team representative transfers you to Tribhuvan International Airport in our private van approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight back to your home country.

Note: Depending on the ages of children, they get discount in trek cost and domestic flight ticket cost accordingly. Also Horse renting in Annapurna Region is USD 75 per day per horse including horse man, his food, accommodation, salary and insurance. 

Booking Open Now: Join with Us on a Mohare Danda Trek for families in 2018/2019

Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

Important: In case of emergency during the trip, a helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.

Price Adult below 12 years below 6 years Status *
USD 1,150
EUR 1.083
SFr 1.153
USD 850
EUR 801
SFr 853
USD 760
EUR 716
SFr 762
Trip is available
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Trek Package includes;
* Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up and transfer by private car/van.
* 3 nights deluxe accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 3*** hotel in Kathmandu and 1 night deluxe accommodation at standard hotel inPokhara.
* Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu as per above itinerary and all entrance fees.
* Domestic Flight Ticket from KTM-PKR-KTM and airport tax.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* Lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter  for 2 peoples), their food & accommodation, salary, equipments & insurance.
* All transportation by private vehicle.
* Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and TIMS.
* All necessary entrance fess.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Office Service charge
* All Government Tax.
 



Our Trek Package doesn't include;
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...

                                     Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.


Mohare Danda Trek for Families (Community Eco Trail), 10 Days


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