Mardi Himal Trek: Mardi Himal is a Himalaya in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The Mardi Himal trek begins from Pokhara, initiating with stunning views of Himalayas. Mardi Himal Trekking offers beautiful vibes of mountain vistas, Hills, cultures, natural environment, heritage, etc. Additionally, the stunning views of Machhapuchre, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri ranges are just astonishing. Mardi Himal Trekking is a new trekking route in the Annapurna region, which has every memorable aspect on its scalp. Colorful forests of oaks, rhododendron adds limelight to our Mardi Himal trek in Nepal.
Our Mardi Himal Trek initiates with Kathmandu City Tour and heads to Pokhara. From Pokhara, we will drive to Phedi, Deurali, Forest Camp, Siding Village, Lumiere, and back to Pokhara. It’s a fabulous trek journey towards the asylum of majestic hilltops that offers exotic-biodiversity and mountain vistas.
• Stunning views of sunrise and sunsets from numerous Hilltops,
• We will witness diverse landscapes, rice terraces, local villages, farmlands, hills, mountains, etc
• Enjoy sceneries of colorful Rhododendron forests, ammonic grasslands,
• Views of Mt. Himchuli (6,441m), Machhapuchre (6,993m) and Annapurna South (7,010m), etc.
• Warm greetings of the locals,
• Relive stunning moments in Mardi Himal High Camp & Mardi Himal Base Camp,
• Enjoy the stunning floras and faunas of the region.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1400m),
We will receive you at Kathmandu, Tia airport. Our representative will be there to transfer you to the Hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu,
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour:
After having breakfast, we will head the Holy areas of Pashupatinath Temple. From here, we will go to Bouddhanath, which is a holy Buddhist Monastery. Remaining of the time, we will do the shopping and prepare for the trek. Overnight at Kathmandu,
Day 03: Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (1400m),
We will head for a scenic drive to Pokhara, enjoying the stunning flow of the Trishuli river. It takes 6-7 Hrs of scenic drive to reach Pokhara. Along the pathways, we will enjoy views of suspension bridges over hills and rivers. Besides this, after reaching Pokhara, we will explore Phewa Lake at Pokhara Lakeside. We will stay overnight at Pokhara,
Day 04: Scenic drive to Phedi and Trek to Deurali (2100m): 30 min (Drive); 4-5 Hrs Trek,
Initially, we will drive to Phedi via Jeep crossing narrow and rough roads. After 30 minutes of the scenic drive, we will ascend crossing Bamboo forests, Pine and Rhododendron forests. We will encounter Dovan (2630m), where we will witness a few lodges and campsites. After this, we will stretch gradually to Deurali (3,230m). We will stay overnight at Deurali,
Day 05: Trek from Deurali to Forest Camp (2,520m), 6-7 Hrs,
Our trek continuous crossing Deurali as we witness birch, oaks, rhododendron, maple, and hemlock forests. Moving forward, we will reach Ghandruk and extend towards woods, as we set our camp here. We will stay overnight at Forest Camp,
Day 06: Trek from Forest Camp to Low Camp (2970m), 5-6 Hrs,
We will have breakfast and walk gradually, and along the routes, we will view the stunning combination of biodiversity. It includes fantastic views of mountain vistas, hills, forests, floras, faunas and more. Along the route, we will divert down to the left following Mardi Khola, which admits views of Annapurna Sanctuary.
Furthermore, we will spend some time in lower camp observing Mt. Machhapuchre, and surrounding peaks. We will stay overnight at Low Camp,
Day 07: Trek from Lower Camp to High Camp (3540m), 3-4 Hrs,
We will stretch a bit observing views of shady forests head to High Camp. After reaching High Camp, we will witness thrilling vistas of Annapurna Massif, including Annapurna South. We will stay overnight at High Pass,
Day 08: Trek from High Camp to Upper Viewpoint (4250m), Return to High Camp (2-3 Hrs),
We will relax a bit and extend gradually towards the fantastic landscapes, foothills, as we trek for a few hours to reach High Camp. We will stay overnight at High Pass,
Day 09: Trek from High Camp to Siding Village (1700m), 6-7 Hrs,
We will trek descending towards the Low Camp crossing rhododendron, oaks forests leading to Gurung villages.
Furthermore, we will walk gradually, crossing several barren trails on our way to Upper Mardi Khola. We will stay overnight at Siding Valley Day,
Day 10: Trek from Lumiere, Drive to Pokhara,
We will descend downhills to Lumiere, as we land towards the plateaus of landscapes. The route offers traditional settlements of Tamang, Gurung settlements. After this, we will go for a scenic drive to Pokhara. We will stay overnight at Pokhara,
Day 11: Scenic drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu,
After having breakfast in the morning session, we will leave Pokhara and enjoy a scenic road trip to Kathmandu. We will reach Kathmandu in about 6-7 Hrs. Based on our timing, we will enjoy shopping in Thamel. We will stay overnight at Kathmandu,
Day 12: Departure:
Our representative will be there to guide you towards the airport, as per your flight schedule.
Airport pick up-drop by private vehicle
twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
One full-day guided city tour by private car in Kathmandu
Trekking permits like TIMS card and Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ANCAP)
Transportation by Tourist Bus
Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), during the trek
Accommodation during the trek (Lodge/Tea House)
Safe drinking water (Medicated), during the trek
Seasonal fresh fruits (during the trek only) after dinner.
Government-licensed, experienced, knowledgeable, well-trained, English-speaking guide and his entire expenses
Porter and his entire expenses (i.e., One porter for every two trekkers)
Insurance of Guide and Porter
All required Government and local taxes
Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
First Aid service (Basic)
Nepal arrival visa fee
Meals in the city (Kathmandu/Pokhara) except breakfast and above-mentioned special dinner
Any kinds of hot/cold drinks during the trek
Wi-Fi, hot showers, battery charging services during the trek
Monument entrance fees during the city tour in Kathmandu (It cost about USD26 per person)
Your nature expenses like mineral water, soft and alcoholic beverages, snacks, extra meals, etc.
Extra night accommodation in the city in- case of early arrival, late departure or first return from a trip (cause of any reason) out of planned itinerary,
Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation higher than 4000 meters
Tips (As an appreciation) and any other extending trips and accommodation.