About Mardi Himal Trek

The Mardi Himal Trek is the best option available for travelers that wish to explore the less crowded trail and magical part of the Annapurna region. This short trek provides an amazing view of the Himalayan Mountains. Mardi Himal Trekking leads you to the Mardi Himal Base Camp. The experts at Himalayan Asia Tours & Travels have specifically crafted our Mardi Himal Trek route that is bound to exceed all your expectations. You will see a jaw-dropping panorama of the Himalayas, which includes mountains like Dhaulagiri, Macchapucchre, Annapurna 1, Annapurna 2, and Annapurna 3. Along with a great picture of mountains, this Mardi Himal Trek combines rich culture, tradition, and lifestyle of locals as well.

In accordance with your needs and wants, we also provide the facility of a tailor-made Mardi Himal Trek; therefore feel free to contact us to share your dream trip with us. The difference between the actual trek and this tailor trek lies on the fact that the tailor-made trek moves completely according to your will. You will walk through the ancient temples and monuments in Pokhara.

The Mardi Himal Trek 10-days starts from Kathmandu, and after completing the formalities, you drive to Pokhara. Spend a night in Pokhara; make your way to Phedi, which is the gateway to the Annapurna region. The trail then heads towards Pothana. From here, the trail gets challenging. The Mardi Himal Trek route consists of many isolated areas like Forest camp and Low Camp. The people here follow Buddhism. Battling the elevation and snow, you reach the base of Mardi Himal, Mardi Himal Base Camp. Admire the view of the snowy mountains, and make your way back to High Camp. Experience rich culture at the Siding village, and finally head back to Pokhara via Lumre to mark the end of this Mardi Himal Trek-10 days.

Accommodations on Mardi Himal Trek:

During Mardi Himal Trek, you will spend the night in a guesthouse. The rooms will be on twin-sharing terms with little space and a few pieces of furniture. Likewise, bathrooms will also be on sharing basis. In Kathmandu, you will stay in a three-star hotel. Rooms will be big with private washrooms.

Mardi Himal Trek difficulty:

The Mardi Himal Trek difficulty level is marked moderate. The trails are newly built so there are some paths which need further development. The best time to go on Mardi Himal trek is during the months of October to December. The Mardi Himal Trek provides an off-the-beaten trekking experience. Traversing these parts of the Annapurna region means that you need to walk for about 4 hours daily.

Best Season to go on Mardi Himal Trekking:

The best time to go on Mardi Himal Trek is from March to May and September to December. You will get to observe wonder landscape view during this time of the year. Similarly, the weather is also perfect with little chillnes in the environment that makes the journey even more charming and relaxing.

In winter, the heavy snowfall usually blocks the trail and makes the views unclear. Similarly, during the monsoon the region receives rainfall, which makes the trail slippery and dangerous.

Highlights

  • Hike all the way to the World Peace Pagoda and observe the Fewa Lake
  • Explore bustling Lakeside market
  • Trek through beautiful trails that lead to the Mardi Himal Base Camp
  • Taste the delicacies made from locally grown Mustard oil in Khokana
  • Reach Mardi Himal Base Camp
  • Relish at the sight of the jaw-dropping mountains like Macchapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, and Annapurna range

Day to Day Itinerary

After finishing immigration process, Himalayan Asia Treks representatives welcome in airport and transfer towards on your selected hotel. Our representative shortly brief about Mardi Himal Trek .

Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

After breakfast in your hotel, your guide transfer towards Pokhara. It will take 6-7 hours 200KM and drive through Trishuli River (famous river for White Water Rafting) and small greenery mountain. After reaching in Pokhara, you can enjoy in colorful lakeside road and walking around Fewa Lake.

Overnight in Pokhara.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Pokhara.
  • Altitude: 820m.

After taking breakfast, drive to Kande which one is famous trekking start point of Mardi Himal Trek. The trail is good, started go up then little bit steeper to Australian Camp 2060m which one is famous place of hiking around Pokhara. We will take lunch in Australian Camp and enjoy beautiful scenery of Annapurna and other snowcapped mountain. After lunch in Australian Camp, we will hike downhill Pothana.

Overnight in Pothana.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea House.
  • Location: Pothana.
  • Altitude: 1950m.

Breakfast in Pothana, we hike towards Rest Camp via Forest Camp. We will pass Deurali through jungle where the trail drops steeply up and slowly down towards Forest Camp 2600m. We will pass through rhododendron forest.

Overnight in Rest Camp. 

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea House.
  • Location: Rest Camp.
  • Altitude: 2605m.

The trail passes through again rhododendron forest following the ridge. After passing jungle, you will be able to see amazing view of Mardi Himal , Fishtail , Annapurna range with closer blue sky. We will reach Badal Danda (Cloud Hill) of our final destination of today.

Overnight in Badal Danda. 

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea House.
  • Location: Badal Danda
  • Altitude: 3212m.

The trail climbs along the ridge towards Mardi Himal Base Camp. While we are hiking towards High Camp, we will see breathtaking view of different snowcapped mountain like Annapurna, Hiuchuli, Fishtail and you will find above the clouds you.

Overnight in High Camp. 

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea House.
  • Location: High Camp.
  • Altitude: 3850m.

The trail is little bit difficult comparatively with other day. The first steep climb will take around 2 hrs then walk towards the ridge the top which is known as Mardi Himal Base Camp. While trekking towards Mardi Himal Base Camp, the scenario is amazing with the view of Annapurna I, Gangapurna and Annapurna III also appears at a distance. After taking some snap in Mardi Himal Base Camp, we will back to Low camp.

Overnight in Low Camp. 

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Lodge / Tea House.
  • Location: Low Camp.
  • Altitude: 2900m.

Today is the last day of Mardi Himala Base Camp Trek. After taking breakfast, we will be backing Sidding.After reaching in Sidding, we take private jeep or car, then transfer towards Pokhara.

Overnight in Pokhara. 

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Pokhara.
  • Altitude: 850m.

Breakfast at hotel in Pokhara, we will take bus/car for returning back to Kathmandu. After reaching in Kathmandu, you can buy souvenir for your family and friends and will meet with our staff for dinner with cultural program.
Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

According to your flight schedule, Himalayan Asia Treks staff transfers towards airport for your onward destination with amazing memories of Mardi Himal Trek and Nepal.

  • Meals: Breakfast .
  • Location: Kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on Bed and Breakfast basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara in best Three Star hotel.
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private and Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by Tourist Bus ).
  • Entrance fees in entrance fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing place.
  • Three times meals at trekking route.
  • Accommodation in Tea house or lodge in trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Any type of international flight fare.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips(Not mandatory but expected).
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Nepal Information:

Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.

Weather:

Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as Cold season so it’s not good time for high altitude trekking time.

Best Time to Go Mardi Himal Trek:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is September to November and March to May. December and January is also possible to do trekking but winter season so it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest lower part of mountain trekking. June, July and August is raining season so we suggest contacting us for best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website. We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also. If you need more question about suitable trekking package in Nepal for you, please drop email or contact us in social sites also.

Currency:

The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, can visit Bank, govt. licensed holder Money Exchange.

Insurance:

We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country with showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Mardi Himal Trek:

We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.

Meals Mardi Himal Trek:

The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Mardi Himal Trek:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person. One porter carries 15 kg .

Personal Expenses Mardi Himal Trek:

Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.

Some do’s and do not’s Trekking in Nepal:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
  • While you are entering in Temple and monasteries, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

What do I need for trekking?/ Packing list :

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Light weight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Light weight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flash light
  • Down jacket
  • Trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of sandals.