Mardi Himal trek is a newly discovered trek in Annapurna region. It is one of the stunning trek despite being the shortest trek in Annapurna region. The trekking trail of Mardi Himal includes terrain, hidden and most beautiful landscape with some of the breathtaking glacial valleys.

While trekking in Mardi Himal you will pass through the dense forests of miraculous rhododendron and eventually reach the trail dominated with hard rocks formation. Trekking through the tough trail of Mardi Himal we can see the panoramic views of Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. The main objective of this trek is to reach the base camp of Mardi Himal from where you can view the entire Annapurna region. As the trek was recently discovered there are limited no of tea house and some stops even lack tea houses. So, while on this trek we have to camp overnight on some stops which makes the trek even more interesting and adventurous.

Highlights of Mardi Himal Trek

  • Sightseeing around Kathmandu including cultural heritage sites
  • Panoramic views of Mardi Himal, Annapurna and Mt. Machhapuchhre.
  • Reach the Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,500m) and High camp (3,700m)
  • Stunning View of mountain while on Sunrise and Sunset
  • Stunning views of terrain landscape and terraced farmlands
  • Interact with local people, their tradition and culture
  • Trail that has only been explored by few trekkers.
  • Local Home stay and Tea garden.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu:
  • Day 02: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara:
  • Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Pothana:
  • Day 05: Trek to Forest Camp at Kokar:
  • Day 06: Trek to Low Camp:
  • Day 07: Trek to High Camp:
  • Day 08: Trek from High Camp to Mardi Himal Base Camp:
  • Day 09: Trek from Mardi Himal Base Camp to Siding village:
  • Day 10: Trek to Lumre and drive to Pokhara:
  • Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara:
  • Day 12: See You Again:

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Pokhara
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff
  • Himalayan Scenery trekking map, Trekking T-shirt and duffel bag for trekking
  • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
per person US$ 1080 US$ 724

Key Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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