Since 1998

Khumai Danda Trek

4 Days

Main Highlights:

Nepal stands as a coveted trekking destination, providing an array of options for both lengthy and brief treks that unveil the breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas. While extended treks demand robust physical fitness and a commitment to longer trail days, shorter alternatives offer a more manageable week-long experience. Among the myriad short trekking routes in Nepal, the recently discovered Khumai Danda Trek has swiftly gained popularity. Nestled in the vicinity of the heavily traversed Mt. Machapuchare, it remains unspoiled and less crowded compared to the well-trodden paths of Poonhill and Mardi Himal. "Khumai Danda Trek: A Short, Trending Destination for 2024," will delve into the itinerary, tips, and the unique experiences awaiting travelers during their journey.

At a Glance




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18 Days


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Breakfast and Lunch


Private Car

Kathmandu – Khumai Danda

Brief trip Profile:

  • Spring and Autumn
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 2,800 meters to 5,364 meteres
  • 5 to 7 hours

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Cost Includes:

  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back (by road or flight, as per your preference).
  • Pokhara to Gha-chowk and back (by jeep)
  • Accommodation for three nights in a 3-star hotel in Pokhara.
  • Guest house/Tea houses during the trek
  • 3 Meals During the trip
  • Guided tours and entrance fees to specified attractions.
  • TIMS and Permits

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal expenses, such as additional meals, snacks, and souvenirs.
  • Optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances, such as flight delays or cancellations.
  • Tips and Gratitude


The adventure begins with a scenic drive or a quick flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. If you choose the road, be prepared for a journey of approximately 6 to 7 hours, traversing picturesque landscapes and charming villages. On the other hand, a short 30-minute flight offers breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas before landing in Pokhara.

After a hearty breakfast in Pokhara, embark on a drive to Gha-chowk, the starting point of your trek. The drive takes you through winding roads, revealing the diverse beauty of the Nepalese countryside. Upon reaching Gha-chowk, your trek begins, leading you to the enchanting Khumai Danda, situated at an altitude of 3245 meters. Allow the lush greenery and serene surroundings to immerse you in nature.

Today's adventure involves a challenging hike to Korchan, an elevation of 3700 meters. The trail offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys, making the effort worthwhile. After reaching Korchan, trek back to Gha-chowk, where your journey by road resumes. The drive back to Pokhara allows you to reflect on the beauty and accomplishments of the trek.
Throughout the day, you'll experience the diverse landscapes, from dense forests to open meadows, creating a memorable journey filled with natural wonders.

As your remarkable journey comes to an end, bid farewell to Pokhara and head back to Kathmandu. Whether by road or a short flight, relish the final moments of your adventure, reminiscing about the stunning landscapes, cultural experiences, and the sense of accomplishment gained from this exploration.

In summary, this four-day itinerary combines the thrill of travel, the beauty of trekking, and the tranquility of nature, offering a holistic experience of Nepal's diverse landscapes and cultural richness.

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Khumai Danda Trek

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Trip Detail:


Khumai Dada sits high up on the northern side of Pokhara, reaching 3245m in elevation. Nestled at the foot of the south side of Macchapuchre, it’s part of the Macchapuchre Model Trek. You can finish the Khumai Danda trek in 3-4 days from Pokhara, and if you’re up for it, you can stretch it to a week by adding the Mardi Himal trek to your plans.


Being at Macchapuchre’s base, the scenes of the Himalayas and the sunrise from the top spot, Korchan (3700m), are breathtaking. What makes Khumai Danda special is not just the stunning views but also the tranquil trekking path, pure natural beauty, dense forests, and charming villages like Saripakha, Hile Kharka, and Mirsha Village. It’s a magical trekking spot, perfect for those seeking solitude and a delightful time surrounded by nature.


Best Season for Khumai Danda Trek:

This trek, being the shortest and easiest in Nepal, can be undertaken throughout the year. With modest altitude gain and consistently pleasant weather, trekking is feasible year-round. While monsoon season (June to August) presents challenges such as slippery trails and continuous rainfall, the allure of Khumai Danda is heightened by blossoming wildflowers. Spring and Autumn offer diverse rhododendron flowers along the trail, enhancing the scenic beauty. Winter (December-February) is also viable for those seeking snow-capped vistas.


Why Trek to Khumai Danda in 2024?

As people venture beyond their homes after over two years, Nepal emerges as a top destination for treks and tours. In 2024, amidst the bustling trails of Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Langtang, Manaslu, Ghorepani Poonhill, Mardi, Gokyo, and Tilicho, the relatively unexplored Khumai Danda beckons with its remoteness, majestic views, lush forests, and sought-after solitude. This trek offers a unique opportunity to escape the crowds and immerse oneself in the tranquility of nature. Whether it’s the vibrant wildflowers, unobstructed views of Annapurna, Machapuchare, Mardi, and Dhaulagiri, or the warm hospitality of the locals, Khumai Danda promises a fulfilling experience for those seeking a new and intimate connection with the Himalayas in 2024.


Permits Required for Khumai Danda Trek:

The Khumai Danda lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area, necessitating both the Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit and the TIMS card, mandatory for most treks in Nepal.

Can I trek to Khumai Danda alone?

Yes, solo trekking is possible, but international tourists require a guide.

What food is available in teahouses?

Teahouses offer traditional Nepali dishes like Dal Bhat, soup, curries, and continental options.

Is Khumai Danda suitable for beginners?

Absolutely! Beginners can complete this trek. If any issues arise, your guide will assist or adjust the trek duration.

What type of accommodation is on the trail?

Basic teahouse accommodation is available, though options are limited compared to more popular treks in Nepal.

What is the maximum elevation reached on the trek

The highest point is 3700m at Korchan, providing breathtaking views of Macchapuchre and a stunning sunrise.

How many days does it takes to reach Khumai Danda?

It can complete in 3–4-day trek, a jeep ride to Ghachowk can allow you to reach Khumai Danda in a single day.