Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek is short trek in lap of Annapurna and Fishtail that offers breathtaking Himalayan panorama and provide real trekking experience that keep you away from busy and crowd that you will get real trekking experience in short amount of time too. Mardi Himal Trek is suite for travelers has only a week time but wanted to experience real treks “off the beaten path”.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration - 10 Days
Trekking Duration - Seven Days
Trekking Mode - Tea House+Camping
Trip Level - Easy
Max. Altitude - 4250
Min. Group Size - 1+

Mardi Himal Trek is a short trek in a lap of Annapurna and Fishtail that offers breathtaking Himalayan panorama and provide real trekking experience that keeps you away from busy and crowd that you will get real trekking experience in short amount of time too. Mardi Himal Trek is suite for travelers has only a week time but wanted to experience real treks “off the beaten path”. Mardi Himal Trek is one of the remarkable and beautiful short treks in Nepal that offering golden chances to explore traditional local Gurung villages, terraced farms, lush forests, breathtaking scenery, immeasurable and diversity of culture make Mardi Himal Trek more rewarding and fascinating.

  • Short Trek to the lap of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).
  • Breathtaking views of Annapurna & Fishtail.
  • Away from the crowd with fascinating landscapes.
  • Explore the typical local villages see their culture.

During our trekking to Mardi Himal provide magnificent views of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Mardi Himal Peak and Lamjung Himal can be visible during the trek. Beside of the Himalayan views, in a month of March, April blooming rhododendrons flowers covering the forest that add extra attraction of the Mardi Himal Trek. Mardi Himal Trek start from just north corner of Pokhara City ending point of popular Annapurna Base Camp Trek as a known by Dhampus Phedi. This 7 days Mardi Himal Treks lead us through beautiful Dhampus village, one of the most beautiful Gurung village close to Pokhara City, Pothana, Pitam deurali, Forest Camp, Mardi Himal

ow Camp, Mardi Himal high Camp, a day trip to Mardi Himal viewpoint and back to Siding village and Lumre that makes a beautiful Mardi Himal Circuit Trek.

Mardi Himal Trek Short Itinerary;
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 02: Flight to Pokhara Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft): 25 minutes Flight 30 minutes drive, 3-4 hours trek
Day 03: Deurali to Forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 5-6 hours
Day 04: Forest Camp to low camp (2970m/9504ft): 5-6 hours
Day 05: Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours
Day 06: High camp to upper viewpoint (4250m/13600ft), return back to high camp: 2-3 hours
Day 07: High camp to Sidhing Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours
Day 08: Trek to Lumre, drive and drive to Pokhara Stay overnight at Pokhara.
Day 09: Flight to Kathmandu and sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Final departure

Mardi Himal Treks

Detail Itinenary

Arrival In Kathmandu Day 01
Arrive in Kathmandu receive in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel
Arrive in Kathmandu receive in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel stay overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
Flight back to Kathmandu Day 02
Fly to Pokhara - Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft)
Fly to Pokhara - Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft): 25 minutes flight 30 minutes drive, 3-4 hours trek. Early morning drive to Kathmandu airport taking scenic flight to Pokhara. Our flight journey is only 25 minutes, landing at Pokhara we will have breakfast at Pokhara and start our Mardi Himal Trek with a drive to Phedi and start trekking from there. We walk on stone steps, terraced fields and through villages and forests before reaching Dhampus. We continue our walk to Deurali via Pothana stay overnight at Deurali at Tea House. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Mardi Himal Treks Day 03
Deurali to Forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 5-6 hours.
After breakfast our trek start passing through lush forest dotted with the red rhododendrons. Trek through the very quiet but hearing great sound of birds. Finally our journey arrived at Forest Camp stay overnight at Tea house. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Mardi Himal Treks Day 04
Forest Camp to low camp (2970m/9504ft): 5-6 hours.
Our Trek continues lead us through the dense forest toward to Forest Camp. From Forest Camp we can view fantastic views of the Himalayas Machhapuchhre, (Fishtail) with exciting valley with charming landscapes stay overnight at Forest Camp at tea house.( (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Mardi Himal Treks Day 05
Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours
After Breakfast our trek start ascending alongside a ride towards Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre. Now we can see clearly that tree lines are getting thinner and the area typically consists of shrubs with isolated rhododendron bushes along the trail. Continues ascending trail lead us finally at high Camp this is our last destination the day stay overnight at tea House ((Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Mardi Himal Treks Day 06
High camp to upper viewpoint (4250m/13600ft), return back to high camp: 3 - 4 hours.
On our day hikes to the Mardi Himal Trek view point walking through the steep and narrow trail lead us ascending and descending through the grazing land toward to Upper viewpoint of Mardi Himal Trek. The view of the Himalayan vista from here is amazing like Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar (Mt. Fang) (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and Lamjung Himal at backdrop. After enjoying the view trek back to Mardi Himal High Camp folowing the same trail we walk earlier on our way up to Mardi Himal upper view point stay overnight at tea house. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Mardi Himal Treks Day 07
High camp to Sidhing Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours.
Taking different route toward to Sidding village makes our trek more interesting. Sidding village provides a quite stay with opportunity to experience the pure local tradition, their culture and village lifestyle stay overnight at Sidding village at tea house. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
Drive to sotikhola Day 08
Trek to Lumre, drive and drive to Pokhara Stay overnight at Pokhara.
After breakfast, we trek towards to Lumre that is place finally connected with driving road and we will meet our vehicle at Lumre and drive to Pokhara which is takes about 2 hours to arrive in Pokhara. Check in Hotel and free day Pokhara stay at Hotel Pokhara.
Flight back to Kathmandu Day 09
Flight to Kathmandu and sightseeing in Kathmandu.
After breakfast drive to Pokhara Airport, take short 25 minuts flight to Kathmandu, receive in Kathmandu Airport and drive to Hotel, Check in Hotel and sightseeing in Pasupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa stay overnight at Hotel Kathmandu.
Final-Departure Day 10
Departure.
A representative from Visit Himalaya Treks Pvt. Ltd. will check your flight tickets and transfer you to the airport before two hours from your flight with a hope of seeing you again in the future. (Breakfast included)

Service inclusion on trip cost;

  • Arrivals and departure transport by car (We will collect you from the Kathmandu international airport) and transfer to Hotel.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara with a Historical tour guide with necessary land transport
  • Accommodation (2 persons per room) in Kathmandu and Pokhara in a 3* standard Hotel with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu airfare including airport.
  • Accommodation and all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) while on a trek in normal teahouses.
  • Salary, insurance, food, accommodation for guides and porters.
  • 2 in sharing porter to carry your luggage on treks (Per person 12-kilogram luggage).
  • National Park entry fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
  • Group First Aid Kit.
  • Government taxes and service charge.

Service exclusion on trip cost:

  • Nepal entry Visa Fee.
  • Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara & Bandipur.
  • Entry fee at the sightseeing sites.
  • Personal expenses like beverages (mineral water, alcohol, and soft drinks), telephone bills, laundry, bar bills, personal tips etc.
  • All not mentioned in inclusion section.

Gear List

Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen on safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
  • Thermal shirts/underwear
  • Nightwear thermals
  • Fleece/sweatpants
  •  Day-wear shirt/rain pants
  •  Trekking pants
  • Wind pants
  • Warm hat/balaclava
  • Neck gaiter
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Mittens/gloves
  • Water bottle
  • Torch / Flashlight
  • Quick drier Towel
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with sunscreen 35++
  • Water purification
  • A set of Earplugs
  • Trekking Poles
  • Hiking Boots
  • Socks
  • First aid kit
  • Antiseptics
  • Camera and video camera
Medical
  • Betadine / Dettol.
  • Hand-plaster
  • Bandage
  •  Eye drop.
  • Eardrop
  •  Sinex.
  • Gauge
  • Cotton
  • Move / Spray
  • Design
  • Diamox
  •  D-Cold
  • Vicks
  • Paracetamol
  • Medicine for diarrhea
  • Medicine for a toothache

 

Notes: ALL ITINERARIES CAN BE CUSTOMIZED AT YOUR REQUESTS ACCORDING TO YOUR CONVENIENCE.

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