Khumai Danda Trek


6 Days






Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Best Season

Spring, Autumn




Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Trip Highlight:

  • Great natural and cultural experience in the Himalayas of Nepal.
  • Majestic views of mountains like Machhapuchre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and others.
  • Rich in flora and fauna
  • Observe the Himalayas in all their glory while enjoying the pure snow.
  • Natural hot spring.
  • Enjoy the sunset and sunrise views.
  • Explore the lifestyle of local people.
  • Less crowded and unspoiled area.


Khumai Danda; The Machhapuchhre Model Trek is an alternative trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal that was created especially for adventurous trekkers looking for a less-traveled path in an unspoiled area.  The Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal just confirmed the opening of this brief and very simple trek (TAAN). The Swiss Ambassador to Nepal “Thomas Gass” first explored the route through seven northern village development committees of the Kaski district in December 2009.

In general, the Khumai Danda Trek is renowned for its unique gradually climbing route that allows us to take in the stunning scenery, go for walks in the forest, and get fantastic close-up views of Machhapuchre and adjoining peaks. The Machhapuchre Model Trek in Nepal offers the chance to observe a gradually changing variety of vegetation, sceneries, and surrounding.

Another feature of this trip would be knowing about the customs, cultures, and way of life of the locals. With all of these incredible opportunities, the Machhapuchre Model Walk hopes to soon draw just as many adventure seekers as neighboring excursions like the ABC and Poonhill trek.

The majority of the Gurung people inhabited in Khumai Danda trail. Trekking through culturally wealthy indigenous settlements of Brahmins, Gurungs, Tamang, and others would make for entertaining days. This trail will be rewarding in terms of other activities as well, such as flora and fauna, bird watching, and other things.

Khumai Danda trekking begins with a scenic drive from Pokhara to Ghahachowk

Graceful Adventure travel is a registered adventure travel company from Pokhara, Nepal that organizes adventure activities for valued guests all around the globe. As a company, we assure your safety by providing a qualified and well-experienced guide. If you need any more services, we can arrange for them as well. We can plan the entire vacation for you, including hotel reservations, meals, and lodging. Since you could be unfamiliar with this wild land, managing your time and schedule will be simpler for you. Our company will be happy to be part of your thrilling experience.


On the 1st day, your journey starts from Pokhara to Ghahachowk, which is the starting point of the trek. From Gahachowk your start trekking towards Hile Kharka. You may take in views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and portions of Lamjung Himal while hiking. The best place to view the entire Himalayan range is Ghachok. After eating lunch in Ghachok, you must go for three hours uphill before reaching Hile Kharka. Enjoy your meals while camping or at a local residence.

Overnight in Hile Kharka.

After breakfast, trekking begins from Hile Kharkha. You can enjoy the amazing views of beautiful Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Fishtail (Machhapuchhre). Hilly and flat trails, and frequent treks into the forest will lead you to Samsur Daurali, where you will stop for lunch while carrying camping supplies. Have fun exploring the jungle. You can observe the panoramic views of Machhapuchhre.  A close-up view of Machhapuchhre will make you feel fortunate.

Overnight in Khumai Danda

Finally! The has been arrived to explore the Machhapuchre Model trek via Korchan. Wake up early in the morning to view the sunrise above Fishtail Himal. The area is peaceful and quiet. You will enjoy the peaceful surroundings and grassy area. It seems like privacy trekking to you. After breakfast, you’ll head to Korchan with a packed lunch. The mountains Annapurna, Mardi Himal, Fishtail, and other mountains can be seen from the Korchan. After spending some time at Korchan with mesmerizing views of the Mountains, you’ll then hike back to Khumai Danda (which is downhill).

After breakfast with amazing views of Machhapuchre and Annapurna ranges, you’ll walk downhill to Mirsha Village. Its Gurung communities offer a kind greeting and unique cuisine. good accommodations at home. Stay the night at Mirsha while using camping equipment. Enjoy the kindness of the locals while eating some organic food locally.

Overnight in Mirsha Village.

After breakfast, followed a descent to Ghachok through Tatopani (Hot spring). If the hot springs are in good condition, you can enjoy the hot water while traveling to Ghachok. It is dependent on river flow. Ghachok is a village with several amenities. where there is a comfortable, comfy place to stay. You can enjoy local cuisine and beverages.

Overnight in Ghachok.

After breakfast, our vehicle was ready in the guest house then drive back to Pokhara. Today free day in Pokhara.

Food & Accomodation:

Food and Accommodation at Khumai Danda Trek

During the Khumai Danda trek, everyone’s top priorities are food and lodging. Since Khumai Danda is located in a rural section of the nation, there are no five-star hotels there, yet we can nevertheless offer first-rate hotels and lodges. The majority of the teahouses have twin-sharing arrangements, while single bedrooms can be arranged upon request.

Food is necessary during the hike. The primary source of energy for this expedition is food burning. In Nepalese, the phrase “Dal Bhat power, 24 hours” refers to the ability to endure for practically a day after consuming dal bhat. The national dish is dal bhat, however other dishes can be made, including vegetable and noodle soups.

We advise you to stay away from dairy items, hard drinks, and beverages with a lot of caffeine since they could be harmful to your physiology and health at higher altitudes.


Essential Info:

Best Time for Khumai DandaTrek

Khumai Danda trek is thought to be most enjoyable in the spring and fall. The best climate is reached during the spring season, which runs from February to April. You are welcomed by the sight of springtime’s flowering rhododendron and lush, green woodlands. The blossoming plants and stunning mountain views are at their peak during this time of year. At lower elevations, it is warm and moderate; as you ascend higher, it becomes colder.

Similarly, the ideal period for the Khumai Danda Trek is during the autumn, which lasts from September to November. The enormous snow-covered mountains are stunning throughout the autumn when the skies are typically clear. Daytime temperatures are quite consistent. It can get a little chilly at night and in the early morning. But the trek is pleasant on bright, sunny days.

Winter season, which falls from December to January is not recommended as it has the coldest weather. But if you want to experience snowfall in Khumai Danda, then you can go in this season also. You can get stunning views of mountains.

The rainy season, which lasts from early June to late August, can be used to complete the Khumai Danda Trek, though it is not generally recommended. The weather during this season can shift rapidly from clear to wet. Since there is no snow during this season and one can enjoy the monsoon together with the rough mountain environment, the period is not the toughest.

Tipping During the Trekking

Tipping is a personal way for you to express appreciation for your services. You may want to leave a tip for the services you appreciate, or you may just want to express your gratitude in Nepali by saying “DHANYABAD.”

The final day of the vacation is typically when tips are given. Similar to this, trekkers are free to tip a hotel, lodge, or individual on whatever day they choose. Tipping is purely a matter of personal preference and perspective.


Altitude Sickness and Acclimatization

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms can appear at elevations above 2000 meters above sea level because there is less oxygen in the air, which makes breathing difficult. The signs and symptoms of AMS include nausea, fatigue, headache, and dizziness.

Keep in mind that the Khumai Danda Trek will take you above 3000 meters, which reduces your risk of developing AMS. To help your body adjust to the thin air, walk gradually and gently. There is a danger that you could develop AMS if you try to move quickly and cover a large area at a high altitude. To prevent the situation from getting worse, vigilance should be exercised. Drink plenty of water to keep your body hydrated, and eat a balanced diet of foods to help your body feel more energized.

Travel Insurance

A quality travel insurance policy that provides adequate coverage for all of your activities is crucial for the Khumai Danda Trek. During the journey, anything may happen. Even though we are more concerned with safety, accidents and emergencies can sometimes happen where we are going.

Physical injuries, helicopter evacuation, medical costs, and any other situations you can face while trekking should all be covered by your travel insurance policy.

Drinking Water on Khumai Danda Trek

Trekkers must drink plenty of water to keep their bodies hydrated and avoid altitude sickness (AMS) (Acute Mountain Sickness). Three to four liters of water per day should be consumed while climbing up Khumai Danda.

Instead of purchasing bottled water, we strongly advise you to carry one reusable water container that can hold hot water. In addition to being pricey, bottled water might cause severe issues in the Annapurna region. Water purification tablets can be used to clean water. But after taking tablets, the flavor will change. Water should always be consumed after sufficient cleansing. Both the teahouse and the tent have access to boiled water.

Entrance Permit and Requirement

The permits you need for the Annapurna Base Camp trek are:

  • TIMS (Tourist Information Management System) card.
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project) Permit

Important Documents and Information to get these permit

  • 2 passport-size photos
  • Photocopy of your passport
  • Dates when your trek starts and end
  • Emergency Contact Information
  • Travel Insurance Detail

What makes Khumai Danda special? 

Khumai Danda is the nearest and short hiking destination of the Great Machhapuchhre trail. Observe the Himalayas in all their glory while enjoying the pure snow. Being so near Mt. Machhapuchhre and the Annapurna Massif, taking a hot springs bath, dining on regional specialties, and being surrounded by mountain kids who are hard at work promoting and developing this trail.

Equipment Required for Khumai Danda Trek


  • Down sleeping bag (you can borrow with us)
  • Down Jacket (according to the Season)
  • Fleece linear
  • Walking Poles
  • Water bottles and water Purification tablets
  • Sun block cream
  • Lip Guard
  • Hand wash Liquid
  • Toiletries Kit

Upper Body

  • Sun hat
  • Glacier glass
  • Head Torch
  • Ear-muff and neck warmer


  • T-shirts
  • Light Jacket
  • Water and Windproof Jacket
  • Shirts and warm shirts
  • Light and Weight thermal tops


  • Hand gloves

Lower Body

  • Long and Short trekking pants
  • Water and Windproof trekking trousers


  • Thin and Thick Shock
  • Trekking Boot, Light boot and Slipper
  • Trekking Gaiters

Medicine and First Aid Kits

(Our guide will carry a first aid kit bag during the trek. We will recommend carrying your personal first aid kit bag if necessary)

  • Headache and fever medicine.
  • Burnt cream
  • Antibiotics
  • Ibuprofen for general ache and pain
  • Blister treatment such as hand plants and aids, some waterproof tape, and anti-infection.

Khumai Danda Trek Difficulty

Khumai Danda Trek difficulty is the world’s easiest trek. Despite not being very difficult, this journey requires the trekker to be in good physical and mental health. One shouldn’t have heart and lung conditions as well as knee or ankle issues.

This hike can be done in 5 to 6 hours of walking per day with adequate rest. A month or two before the journey date, you should start exercising and getting ready for this trip. These could include daily walking, going on hikes, taking a big walk once a week, practicing breathing techniques connected to yoga, etc.

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