Trekking and Walking

Mardi Himal Trek

Nepal

Mardi Himal Trek

Durtation: 8 Days

Price: US 599 All Inclusive

Mardi Himal Trek is moderately intense, is often lesser known hiking trail but offers a lot regardless of days required. 

Like all the trekking trails of the Annapurna region, the Mardi Himal trekking trail has allured many travelers with its majestic mountain views and surroundings. The landscapes of this Mardi area truly creates a sight that to behold.

No wonder so many tourists visit these wonderful areas with outstanding natural beauty surrounded by majestic peaks of Annapurna ranges in Mardi peak.

Mardi Himal Trek is also a cultural retreat as you get accustomed to different ethnic groups of Magars, Tamangs, Gurungs, Brahmins, on the trekking route.

This particular package has a precise 5 days of trek excluding Kathmandu sightseeing, arrival and departure days leading you all the way up to an altitude of 4500 m (Mardi Himal Base Camp).

Often regarded as an "off-beaten trek", nevertheless, provides mesmerizing views of snow-capped peaks of Annapurna South (7219 m), Annapurna III (8091 m), Machapuchare (6993 m), plus other peaks including lush green forest, scenic landscape, and some wilderness around.

Mardi Himal Trek Route

Without breaking the tradition of the Annapurna region, you start your trip from the city of Pokhara. Footwork starts from Kande and goes through the Australian Camp and Deurali. Then after some time in the wilderness filled with forests of pine, rhododendron, and junipers you reach the forest camp.

After you reach the Mardi Base Camp (4500 m), having acclimatized at the two high camps - you just relax and enjoy the magnificent view of the Madri Khola valley with the southern face of snow-covered Annapurna while sharing a meal with friends and strangers.

An option of camping is also available. The best time for trekking in Mardi Himal is Spring and Fall. In these seasons, the blooming rhododendron flowers can make you fall in love with nature.

What’s more on this trek?

  • Welcoming warm-hearted people
  • Scenic views of small stone-built villages
  • Stupendously attractive mountain views
  • Untainted natural resources, flora, and fauna

The experience of the Mardi Himal trail is the one that will always be stored on the panorama of your mind. The scenic beauty and the enthralling atmosphere will always be a thing for you to cherish. Though Mardi is not as popular as the ABC trail; but we can assure you that you will have the most amazing experience on this trip.

So, why wait anymore? Pack your rucksacks and start on the trail!

Why Himalayan Trekkers?
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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

30 mins

1,350 m

Once you arrive in Nepal, you will be welcomed by our representative of Himalayan trekkers in a traditional way and transfer you to the hotel.

Dinner

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 2

Kathmandu sightseeing & trek preparation

5-6 hrs

1,350 m

You can spend this day exploring some of the World heritage sites such as Syambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath and Durbar Square in Kathmandu valley for some time and prepare for the trek in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 3

Drive to Kande & trek to Australian Camp

7-8 hrs drive & 2 hrs easy trek

1,800 m

Today after a good breakfast, you will enjoy the 7-8 hrs scenic drive to Kande where you will take your lunch and trek to the Australian Camp for the overnight stay.

You can enjoy a campfire with a barbeque at night.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tented Camp

Day 4

Trek to High Camp

7-8 hrs

3,54 m

Today after a fantastic breakfast, you will trek to high camp via Deurali, forest camp, and low camp. Overnight at high camp.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tea house/ lodges

Day 5

Trek to view point and free day at the High Camp

4-5 hrs

3,850 m

Today you will enjoy an early hike to a viewpoint for sunrise with majestic mountains. At around 9 you will return back to camp and enjoy your breakfast. Free day to explore around. Overnight.  

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Tea house/ Lodges

Day 6

Trek to Sidhing & drive to Pokhara

6-7 hrs trek & 1 hr drive

1,700 m

Today, you will be trekking downwards to Shiding via low camp and enjoy an hour-long drive to Pokhara. Overnight at the city of lake paradise--Pokhara.

Breakfast and Lunch

3 star hotel

Day 7

Fly/drive to Kathmandu

30 mins flight/ 6-7 hrs drive

1,350 m

Today either you can fly to Kathmandu, which will be 30 minutes scenic flight; you can see the changing natural vegetation with Himalayan Range. Otherwise, you can drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. The drive will also be scenic.

Breakfast

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 8

Final Departure

30 mins

Our representative will transfer you to the airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight back to your home country or other destinations. You can also extend the trip to other places within or outside Nepal.

Breakfast

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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

  • All airport transfers in a private vehicle
  • All sightseeing’s in A/c vehicle
  • 1-night accommodation on BB basis in Pokhara and 3-night accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu
  • 3-nights Accommodation in a standard tea house, during the trek
  • All permits & entrance fees
  • Guide fees
  • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable taxes and office charges

Whats Not Included

  • International Airfares
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Trekking Equipment
  • All personal expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills, phone bills, laundry, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Any extra cost occurring from Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in the includes section

Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing

Trip FAQ'S

Is Mardi Himal Trek safe to travel after Covid-19?

Mardi Himal Trek is safe to travel after Covid-19 being one of the least infected regions in Nepal.

Do I need to be vaccinated for Mardi Himal Trek?

It is mandatory to be vaccinated and have a negative PCR report for Mardi Himal Trek. Similarly, Apart from the Covid-19 vaccine, we advise trekkers to consult with a medical counselor and your local trek operator for other medications/vaccines. 

How long is Mardi Himal Trek?

Mardi Himal Trek is roughly 40 kilometers from your trek starting point to the ending route excluding the rides. 

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