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The Khopra and Mohare Community Trek travels a path through a cohort of villages in the Western Annapurna region of Nepal. Ten villages take part in the project: Banskharka, Nangi, Ramche, Tikot, Aula, Khibang, Swanta, Kindu, Paudwar, and Narchyang.
Tikot village hosts homestays and a community dining hall. Proceeds fund the local secondary school, local clinic, and trail maintenance.
Banskharka village hosts homestays and a community dining hall. Proceeds fund the local clinic and secondary school.
Nangi village hosts a community lodge and dining hall. Proceeds fund the local clinic and higher secondary school (Himanchal Education Foundation).
Alula village and Tikot village manage a community lodge and dining hall at Danda Kharka. Proceeds go toward a general development fund.
About Khopra Mohare Community Trek
The Khopra and Mohare Community Trek weaves through villages and outposts in the Parbat and Myagdi districts of Nepal to take you on a trek less traveled.
The Khopra and Mohare Community Trek is Nepal’s only trekking project operated by the communities it runs through to financially support community development programs. The proceeds from your visit support sustainable projects related to infrastructure, health, and education.
The trail offers both incredible views and genuine local interaction. Trekkers eat locally grown food in community dining halls and sleep at homestays and community lodges. Along the way, trekkers are welcome to visit local schools, clinics, and community enterprises. Itineraries can vary from 5 to 12+ days.
Mr. Mahabir Pun, a native of Nangi village, established the trekking route in 2010 with the financial support of the Nepal Micro-Enterprise Development Program (a program of the UNDP) and village contribution. The project is a joint venture of ten villages: Banskharka, Nangi, Ramche, Tikot, Aula, Khibang, Swanta, Kindu, Paudwar, and Narchyang.
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