Mardi Himal Trek

Tour information

  • 01 day
  • 0 Review
  • Unlimited
  • Unlimited
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Speaking tour guide
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Mardi Himal Trek

  • Experience
  • Trek a pristine trail in the Annapurna region of the Nepalese Himalayas
  • Enjoy a relatively easy trek with gradual uphill increases
  • Explore a diverse landscape ranging from lush rhododendron forests to alpine terrain
Full description

The Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek is a recently-opened pristine trail in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The trail was walked only by shepherds and cattle before 2012. Trekkers follow the ridge above the Modi Khola river draining Annapurna Base Camp. The trail at first winds through dense rhododendron and maple forests rich in bird life. The clearings in the forests offer magnificent view of the Annapurna range.

The trail soon climbs above the tree line, offering undisturbed view of snow-covered peaks, including the most spectacular Mt. Fishtial. The changing colors of the peaks at sunset and sunrise appear heavenly. Eventually you will be rewarded with a view of Annapurna I (8,091 meters, 10th highest in the world) and other peaks seen from Annapurna base camp.

On day one, after breakfast, drive 40 to Kande to begin the trek. Day two heads to the forest camp at 2,700 meters. The trek branches off from the main trail towards Annapurna base camp. The forest camp has three teahouses in the middle of the forest. On day three, head to Badal Danda camp, at 3,300 meters. This offers undisturbed views of snow peaks and sweeping valleys. On day four, trek to High Camp at 3,600 meters – on this day the vegetation is mainly grass, allowing unbroken views of the range.Day five is the toughest of all, with an altitude gain of almost 1,000 meters. Mount Fishtial and Mardi Himal appear closer. You will also see Annapurna III and Annapurna I at a distance. On the way back, go further to Badal Danda for the overnight stay. Day six is a trek back to Deurali, and on day seven you will trek down to Dhampus Phedi for the drive back to Pokhara.

  • Necessary trekking permits
  • Private car transportation to and from trek trail head
  • Trekking with licensed and experienced English-speaking guide and a porter • Teahouse accommodation with 3 meals a day during the trek
  • All taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Insurance
  • Bottled drinks, beverages
  • Drinks breaks between meals
  • Tips and service charges

Mardi Himal trekking

Mardi Himal Trek is a good quality alternative trek to get away from jam-packed treks of Annapurna with eye-catching views and time interval similar to Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek. Mardi Himal Trekking is a new trekking trail opened recently and is a hidden region sandwiched between two major popular treks; Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek and Annapurna Base Camp Trek which makes it a perfect place to traverse upon for alternative desires.rnrnOur 10 days Mardi Himal Trek shall take you to the vista less explored by the trekkers whilst exploring the UNESCO World heritages of Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa (The Monkey Temple) and Pashupatinath Temple along with a tour around Patan Durbar Square in the culturally pulsating and vivacious Kathmandu valley. Initially our amazing trek shall start with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Phedi via Pokhara but the real trek shall start with a trek to Pothana (1950m). Mardi Himal Trek helps you explore well established and quiet trail through the grass in the Annapurna region off the hustles and bustles of urban life through a hidden gem area of the Annapurna region. The trek in Mardi Himal consist of short ascend and descend every day. It is an interesting trek compared to other popular treks in the Annapurna region. The Tea house on Mardi Himal Trek is basic and offers only the essential items to trekkers. With several stops in our journey we shall move on towards Mardi Himal Base Camp. We shall pass through Forest Camp (2,550m), High Camp (3,900m) before and ultimately reaching our main attraction point of our trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,500m) for the unparalleled close up view of Annapurna, Fishtail and Mardi Himal. After capturing the scenic vistas and moments with some clicks of photos we now should head back. Subsequently we shall now trail back to Nayapool. We shall traverse through the cultural and artistic riches of Landruk village and all the way through many other smaller settlements on the way before reaching our final destination, Nayapool in the later part of our trip. Now we shall officially conclude and end our trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp with a drive back to Pokhara and drive/fly back to Kathmandu from Pokhara respectively.rnrnThis is a striking and appealing trek in Nepal filled with magnificent routes that provide a golden opportunity to explore traditional villages with their authentic and original ethnic diverse cultures. It is considered beneficial to have an above average physical fitness level for this trek. Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are generally preferred as the best seasons for this trip. So contact Adventure Master Treks u0026 Expedition now and join us for this trek to get up close and personal with the Himalayan ranges in a novel trajectory of Mardi Himal Trek.rnrnItinerary OverviewrnDay 01: Arrival at TIA Kathmandu (1350m) u0026 Transfer to the Hotel.rnrnDay 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara(800m) by Bus/AirrnrnDay 03: Pokhara to Phedi by private car then trek to Pothana. 1950m (4/5 hrs)rnrnDay 04: Trek from Pothana to Forest Camp. 2550m (5/6 hrs)rnrnDay 05: Trek from Forest Camp to High Camp. 3900m (5/6 hrs)rnrnDay 06: Trek from High Camp to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500m) and then back to High Camp. (6/7 hrs)rnrnDay 07: Trek from High Camp to Landruk. 1565m (6/7 hrs)rnrnDay 08: Trek from Landruk to Nayapool 1100m (4/5 hrs) then drive to Pokhara by private Jeep.rnrnDay 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu by Bus/Air.rnrnDay 10: Final Departure.

  • Nepal
  • 9:00 to 18:00

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