Mardi Himal Trek

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  • Details Itinerary
With its route officially opened in 2012, Mardi Himal trek offers you the opportunity to trek through rocky terrain, amazing dense forests, and various base camps that might be accumulating snows depending upon the time you go for this trek. While trekking over the ridges in this trek, you can see the Annapurna Base Camp down below. Through forest rich in rhododendron, villages with stone built houses, you shall reach at the low camp offering you the majestic views of Machhapuchhre. Mardi Himal is the highest point you shall cover during this trek. As you will not be involved in any technical climbing, a moderate level of physical fitness is sufficient to accomplish this trek.

After Forest Camp, the accommodation you receive in this trek is basic; you will have foam mattresses and shared bathrooms. You shall be trekking through graveled, rocky, and rough route after the Forest Camp. During the rain, the trekking through forest region can be slippery. The only tough trek you shall experience is while making to Mardi Himal Base Camp from the High Camp. You shall be staying in tea houses, enjoying typical Nepalese dishes, witnessing the staggering views of mountains and natural vistas. 

Itineary
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 : Drive to Pokhara
Day 3 : Drive to Phedi/Trek to Deurali
Day 4 : Trek to Forest Camp
Day 5 : Trek to Low Camp
Day 6 : Trek to High Camp
Day 7 : Trek to Upper Viewpoint-High Camp
Day 8 : Trek to Sidhing Village
Day 9 : Trek to Lumre/Drive to Pokhara
Day 10 : Drive to Kathmandu
Day 11 : Departure
 
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
Welcome to Nepal. Our representative shall receive you from the Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. After you rest and freshen up, you can do some shopping for the trek. After a Debrief Session, we shall be sitting together in the Welcome Dinner enjoying Nepalese delicacies. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Drive to Pokhara
Altitude : Pokhara: 823 m
 
Throughout the 7 hour long ride to Pokhara, you shall enjoy highway shops, terraced farms, beside the highway, along the gushing Trishuli River. Pokhara offers you the best views of mountains such as Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, etc. Stroll on the lakeside of the city. Stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 3 : Drive to Phedi/Trek to Deurali
Altitude : Deirali: 2,100 m
 
It's a 30 minutes' drive from Pokhara to Phedi. Walking through the stone steps, several villages, terraced fields, dense forest, you shall reach to Dhampus. Walking further over the ridge, you shall reach all the way to Deurali. Deurali offers you the majestic views of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, and Mardi Himal. Stay overnight at Deurali.

Day 4 : Trek to Forest Camp
Altitude : Forest Camp: 2,520 m
 
Passing through dense forest full with blooming rhododendron you shall keep on trekking silently till your arrive at the Forest Camp's clearing. You shall be amazed by the staggering views of Mt. Machhapuchhre. Explore the Forest Camp after your rest. Stay overnight at Forest Camp.

Day 5 : Trek to Low Camp
Altitude : Low Camp: 2,970 m
 
Trekking further through the dense forests with rhododendrons, diverse wildlife, wildflowers, and plants, you shall reach today's destination—Low Camp. The views of mountains from this place is quite phenomenal. You can spend some time exploring the local culture and lifestyles of the villagers. Stay overnight at Low Camp.

Day 6 : Trek to High Camp
Altitude : High Camp: 3,540 m
 
Trekking alongside the ridge you shall ascend towards the Mardi Himal. As you continue to trek forward, you shall find lesser and lesser number of trees and plants, and become substituted by shrubs. You shall ascend further to arrive at High Camp. Stay overnight at High Camp.

Day 7 : Trek to Upper Viewpoint-High Camp
Altitude : Upper Viewpoint: 4,250 m
 
You will make through several ups and downs, steep-comfortable, narrow-wide trail. Passing through pastures, you shall reach the Upper Viewpoint through narrow ridge. This place is best known for the breathtaking views of Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Baraha Shikhar, Hiunchuli, Singhachuli, Tent Peak, Machhapuchhre, and Mardi Himal. After spending some time on the Upper Viewpoint, you shall retrace your steps back to High Camp. Stay overnight at High Camp.

Day 8 : Trek to Sidhing Village
Altitude : Sidhing Village: 1,700 m
 
After breakfast in the morning, you shall descend to Sidhing rather returning back to the Mardi Himal. In this way, you shall get the opportunity to gather new experience, and view the amazing vistas through different angle. As it is away from a busy trail, you shall enjoy your stay here in the quite environment. Stay overnight at Sidhing Village.

Day 9 : Trek to Lumre/Drive to Pokhara
Altitude : Pokhara: 823 m
 
You shall trek for about three hours to reach Lumre, from where you shall catch a vehicle to Pokhara. It takes about 2 hours to arrive at Pokhara. Stroll around the lakeside of the city, and visit some of the important sites that you had missed in your starting of the trek here. Stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 10 : Drive to Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
You shall return back to Kathmandu via a 7 hour ride from Pokhara. Witnessing small shops besides the highway, scattered settlements over hills, terraced fields, you shall reach to Kathmandu. After your arrival here, you shall be taken to your hotel where you might want to rest for a while.

Day 11 : Departure
Our representative shall receive you from your hotel after you are done with packing with your bags and luggage and take you to the airport within sufficient time before your departure flight. We shall bade our goodbyes and farewell and part away from the airport. Have a happy and safe journey back to your country.

Trip Facts

Duration: 11 days
Seasons : Spring & Autum
Type: Moderate
Maximum height : 4500 M.
No. of Pax : Min 2 Pax
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

Route Map

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