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Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek

Trip Highlights

  • Get to know the most colorful folks, enjoy their culture and tradition, stay in the traditional houses
  • Go through the picturesque landscape and miraculous rhododendron forest
  • Enjoy the scenery of beautiful villages, gorgeous valleys and breathtaking views of different mountains
  • Enjoy the rich and bountiful ecosystem of Annapurna Conservation Area

A short trek in the spectacular Annapurna region, the Mardi Himal trek. It has been gaining popularity day by day by all genre of travelers. Moreover, this short trek is an ideal option for travel enthusiasts who wish to embrace the beauty and grandeur of the Himalayas; in a short amount of time.

At 4200m, the way to Mardi is along cute little villages, gorgeous valleys, and breathtaking views of the Machhapuchhre (6,993m), Annapurna (8,091m) and Himchuli (6,441m). The Mardi Himal Trek though not considered difficult requires continuous walking and is a relatively easy trek for passionate long-distance walkers. This is also one of the best viewing points for the mighty Machhapuchhre or fishtail.

Best season for Mardi Himal Trek

The most widely recommended and best season for this trek falls during the autumn months (Sep – Nov) and spring (March-May). The Annapurna Conservation Area is the largest conserved area in Nepal and it is rich with the bountiful ecosystem. Moreover, lust forest and rhododendron dominate the view during peak seasons and is an explorer’s paradise.

This is a much quieter trek in the region and allows an ample amount of time for solitude and reflection.  Furthermore, staying in little traditional tea houses the worries and stresses of the city vanish as one stands in front of the mighty Himalayas.  The region is full of various ethnicities such as the Gurung, the Thakali who live in perfect harmony in the lap of the mountains.

The forest and mountains hold a great spiritual significance for the people of the Himalayan region and the projection reflects in many rituals and traditions. Colorful folks, the residents of this area are cheerful and happy to spot a usual traveler or two.

Remember Himalayan Summit Treks and Expedition for your next travel needs. Our experienced guides are medically trained for first aid. Also, they have an in-depth knowledge of the cultures and the traditions of the routes. It is our privilege to host and serve travelers from all over the world.

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$999 10% Off

US$ 900

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TOUR DETAILS
  • Duration 10 Days
  • Vacation Style Trekking
  • Max-Altitude 4,500m
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Best Season Mar - May , Sep - Dec
  • Group Size 2 - 12 pax
ACCOMODATION

Double/Twin Sharing In Hotel/Lodge

Transportation:
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight

Meal:
Full Board During The Trek


    Our representatives will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You will be briefed on about the upcoming trip. Overnight at the hotel.

    We will make our way to Pokhara early in the morning either by flight or driving. The beautiful city of Pokhara is a delight after the hustle bustle of Kathmandu and the round windy highways of Nepal.

    Today we will drive from Pokhara to Kande and then start walking towards a forest camp. We will be walking through a lot of steps, and terraced farmed lands today. If we are in season we will be able to see the rhododendron which is the national flower of Nepal bloom in its full glory, turning the forest a deep shade of red. Upon reaching the forest camp. Overnight at a teahouse.

    Passing by local villages and dense forests we will make our way to Low Camp where we will be rewarded with stupendous views of Machhapuchhre which is shaped like a fish tail. The valleys are a work of art of nature. On reaching Low Camp, overnight at Teahouse.

    After a good rest, we wake up and make our way early in the morning. We will be walking alongside the ridge as the tree lines start to fade. This area is also pretty famous for Danphe which is the national bird of Nepal. On reaching high camp one can see the ever gorgeous mountains by their side. A million-dollar view is worth a lot of effort. Overnight at guesthouse.

    Today we will be heading towards the upper viewpoint and reach the maximum altitude for this trek. Grass fields and thorny shrubs dominate the scene with the mountains keeping a constant watch on us. One can also see many shepherds grazing their yaks along the grass fields. The viewpoint offers a scenic sunrise and an equally beautiful sunset. We will head back to the High camp, overnight at a tea house.

    After breakfast, we will make our way down to Landruk. Today is a long walk with breath-taking views and similar landscapes. Upon reaching, overnight at guest house.

    We will leave early from Landruk towards Nayapul and reach there by mid-day. From there we will take a vehicle back to Pokhara. Night enjoy at Pokhara. Overnight at the hotel.

    Today we will head back to Kathmandu, either by vehicle or flight. Overnight at guesthouse.

    Our representative will drop you at the Airport for your final departure, hoping you luck and best wishes.

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WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Accommodation at the finest hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • All required local and government taxes.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • Trekking permits/TIMS.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu travel in a deluxe bus.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Stay in the city at the finest hotel (2 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu and 2 nights at Pokhara).
  • Official T-shirt
  • Adventure Certificate (after completion the trek)
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • The cost incurred during the tour around the city.
  • Extra porter charge.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra hot showers, wifi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.

Packing Checklist

You can bring your personal clothing if you already have them with you,if not it’s worth buying all below mentioned clothing and equipments here in Kathmandu in good rates and your guide will help you with it.You will have plenty of time before the trek to buy stuffs in Kathmandu(thamel).

PERSONAL EQUIPMENTS FOR TREKKING

  • Fleece beanie
  • sun glasses
  • Chipstick / Sunscreen
  • Face mask or Scarf
  • Hand towel
  • Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
  • Cold weather down jacket below waist
  • Fleece jacket and trouser
  • Trekking trouser
  • T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
  • Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
  • Wind stopper and fleece gloves
  • Socks and under wears
  • Trekking boot
  • Snow Gaiter (optional)
  • Runners / Snickers for camps
  • Head torch
  • Personal medical kit
  • Water Bottle/Camel Pak
  • Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
  • Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
  • Day pack Minimum 25L with side pocket for water bottle

FAQs

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season. It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

One Review to “Mardi Himal Trek”

    • Lucia F

    I highly recommend to everyone for short but beautiful trek. It is breathtaking. Perfect and professional services from the beginning to the end. Sujan is just amazing as a guide and we had good time while having the most beautiful views. Maybe this one is short but worth each day. Thank you so much for everything.


    Rating: 5 / 5

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