Mardi Himal trekking is located in northwest from capital of Kathmandu. It is one of the best Eco-tourism trekking destinations in Annapurna region. Mardi Himal is the name given to the feature of the long rising ridge and its mountain that from the southwesterly lower slope of Mt: fishtail (“Machhapuchhare”-6993m), the famous triangular skyline that is seen from whole area of Pokhara. Mardi Himal trekking is less touristy trekking trail in Annapurna region.
Mardi Himal is considered to be an ideal introduction to trekking in the high Himalaya, above all if you have limited time available. If you have no previous experience of high altitudes, is necessary as every safety measure will be taken to guarantee slow but sure and careful acclimatization during the trek to the mountain. The variety of Mardi Himal trekking is on the forest and wilderness region of these mountains. This trekking, follows the least trodden trail away from the trekkers madding crowd with and fundamental nature of discovery. We ascend through villages,tarreces and pristine oak and rhododendron forest to alpine campsite that afford close up spectacular scenery of sacred Mt. Machapuchare, Mardi Himal and Annapurna’s. The great ice fields and the blue glaciers of the Annapurna sanctuary walls lie below us. We descend from the different route to the warm valley and friendly villages on the bank of Mardi River still away from the used trekking routes. This treks designed to provide outstanding mountain profile and to venture into the forests and villages that have not felt the impact of tourism. Mardi Himal trekking offers excellent view of Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Dhauglagiri- 8167m, Mt. Annapurna I-8091m,Annapurna II -7937m, Annapurna III-7555m, Annapurna IV- 7525m, Annapurna south -7219m Hiunchuli - 6441m, Fishtail/Machhapuchhare- 6993m etc.
Trip Name: Mardi Himal
Trekking Duration: 16 days
Starting / Ending: kathmandu
Mode of trekking: camping / tea house
Maximum altitude: 4500m
Best Season: Sept. to Dec. / March to May
Transport: Flight or private vehicle
Per Day walking: 5 to 7 hrs
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu/Transfer to Hotel & Overnight in Hotel
Day 02: Half day Sightseeing in Kathmandu / Trek brefing / wel come Nepali Dinner & Overnight at Hotel
Day 03 : Drive kathmandu to Pokhara- 6 hours and overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Drive to Kande -1 hours and trek to Pothana -2 hours via Australian camp and overnight at lodge.
Day 05 : Trek to Forest Camp(3050 m) - 5 hours and overnight at lodge.
Day 06 : Trek to Bhaisi Kharka/High camp(3900m) -6 hours and overnight at lodge.
Day 07 : Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 08 : Climb to Mardi Himal High Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 09 : Summit Mardi Himal and back to Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 10 : Trek back to Forest Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 11 : Trek to Siding village, overnight at tented camp.
Day 12 : Trek to Lwang , overnight at tented camp.
Day 13 : Trek to Hyanja and drive out to Pokhara, overnight at tented camp.
Day 14 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at tented camp.
Day 15 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.
Day 16 : Transfer to airport, departure onward destination.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu/Transfer to Hotel and overnight at Hotel
Day 02: Half day Sightseeing in Kathmandu / Trek briefing / wel come Nepali dinner and overnight at hotel
Day 03: kathmandu to pokhara(915m)-6 hour drive/30 mint. flight and overnight at hotel
Day 04 : Drive to Kande -1 hours and trek to Pothana(1970m) -3 hours via Australian camp and overnight at lodge
Day 05: pothana to Forest Camp(2550m)- 6 hour and overnight at lodge
Day 06: Forest Camp to Low Camp(3450m)-5 hour and overnight at lodge
Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp(3935m)-4 hour and overnight at lodge
Day 08: Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp(4525m)-6 hours and return to same place.
Day 09: High Camp to Forest Camp-5 hour and overnight at lodge
Day 10: Forest Camp to Landurk(1565m)-4 hour and overnight at lodge
Day 11: Langdurk to chomrong(2170m) via Jhinu hot Spring(1610m)-6 hour and overnight at lodge
Day 12: Chomrong to Ghandruk(1940m)- 5 hour and overnight at lodge
Day 13: Ghandruk to Pokhara-4 hour Trekking /1 and half hour drive from Nayapul and overnight at pokhara
Day 14:Drive pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist Bus- 6 hour and overnight at Hotel
Day 15:Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 16:Trip end/Transfer to Airport for Departure.
Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We will follow accordingly.