Mardi Himal Short Trek

Mardi Himal Short Trek

TripGrade: Easy
An Easy Grade Trip - as the name suggests if a trek not that difficulties to trek around. This trip reaches up to 3000 meters high in altitude. The trails will not be that rugged and are highly suitable for family trips. The trips are generally around of a week or little bit more.

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Duration:

6 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

4500m Mardi Himal Base camp

Group Size

Any

Trial Access:

Private and comfortable drive/ scenic flight.

Best Season:

Mar-May and Sep-Nov

Mardi Himal has been well known to trekkers who love the outdoors and like to camp among the elements. But only since 2011, tea houses have been established throughout the trail that allows travelers and tourists who like to have a comfy warm resting place and can enjoy well-prepared meals without having to cook for themselves.

This 6 days Mardi Himal Short Trek goes through the lesser taken routes of the Annapurna region. Located towards the east of the Annapurna Base Camp and sits virtually at the base of Mount Fishtail, the captivating wilderness and charming nature will surely be able to etch a permanent mark on your heart.

Mardi Himal Short Trek is designed for those trekkers who want to explore the least explored Mardi Himal Base Camp plus travelers having limited time but still want to have some taste of the Annapurna region.

Mardi Himal is truly a hidden gem standing at 5587 meters. Though it is a mountain peak below 6000 meters, its beauty is eye-catching and mesmerizing. It lies 20 kilometers north to Pokhara and to the southernmost part of the Annapurna mountain range.

There are plenty of rhododendron and bamboo forests on the trail to Mardi Himal and the surrounding valleys. The route gives you the best view of Mt. Machhapuchhre and stupendous Mt. Annapurna.

The trek starts from Pokhara to Pitam Deurali where you take rest overnight. The second day you trek to low camp, then to Mardi high camp and base camp on third and fourth day respectively.

You then trek back to low camp to Sidhing and finally back to Pokhara. The walking distance is shorter in comparison to other trekking routes in Nepal.

There is a limited number of guest houses and tea houses, but you even have an option to stay at a camp.

Starting Price

USD 375 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Pokhara

Departure from:

Day 1

Trek from Pokhara to Pitam Deurali (2,125m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, you commence your trek from Pokhara to Pitam Deurali. It is at an altitude of 2100 meters and will take you about 2 to 3 hours of walk. You will see amazing Mountain View on your way. Stay overnight at a guest house.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 2-3 hrs

Day 2

Trek to Low Camp (2,990m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, you start your trek towards Mardi Himal Low Camp. Today's trek duration is a bit longer. It will take about 7 hours to walk. But the landscapes and the scenic view on the trekking trail lets you forget about your walk duration. Overnight at a camp.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 3

Trek to Mardi Himal High Camp (3,580m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After having breakfast at the camp, today you trek towards High Camp which is at an altitude of 3580 meters. Even though it is a less-traveled trekking trail, but it is a beautiful trail to explore. You have to be careful about the icy and slippery trail. Set a camp once you reach there to stay overnight.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 4

Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,500m) and trek back to Mardi Himal Low camp.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Finally, the day to ascend to Mardi Himal Base Camp has arrived. The Base camp lies at an altitude of 4500 meters but is equally beautiful like other Mountain Peaks. You reach the Base camp, halt for some time to take photographs, and enjoy the stunning view of the mountain ranges, then trek back to Low camp. Stay overnight at the camp.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 8-9 hrs

Day 5

Trek to Sidhing (1,850m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

It is now time to almost end your trek. After breakfast at the camp, you trek from Low Camp towards Sidhing. The altitude range falls from 2990 meters to 1850 meters. At Sidhing you stay at a guest house.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 6

Back to Pokhara.

After breakfast, you trek back to Pokhara and are at your own.

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferred accommodation.

In general we arrange a 3-star hotel with all facilities in cities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra.

Although all places during your trek do not have all modern facilities (especially at higher altitudes), we ensure that it is arranged safely and comfortably. Mostly hygienic and safe tea houses / local lodges / home stays are arranged & please feel free to personalize according to your preference.

If your travel schedule includes camping or if you choose to experience it, a correct campsite will be determined in advance and everything will be taken care of. If required, we also provide equipment such as a tent, cookware, etc. Check the equipment lists and equipment lists for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B accommodation within the costs. Meals in the city must be paid separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place.

Remote areas don't have that many options, but hygienic and well-prepared food is always served. Moreover, most meals are included in the costs during your trek. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available! Moreover, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome of Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Follow the detailed route description or itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you to your heart's content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • TIMS
  • Permit
  • Entry Fees
  • Transportation as per itinerary
  • Guide, Driver, and Porter
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with Tea)
  • Accommodation during Trek
  • All Taxes

Whats Not Included

  • International airfares and airport tax
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees (USD 25/40/100- 15/30/100 Days, Cash On Arrival)
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips to Guide, Porter, and Driver
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable condition such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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