Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek

Trip Overview

  • Amazing view of the Himalayan panorama. It includes Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Manaslu and Mardi Himal.
  • The lifestyle, culture, tradition, and hospitality of local ethnic groups, especially Gurung.
  • Beautiful and remote villages like Siding and Liwang
  • Exotic floral and faunal diversity along the trekking trail. You will see Rhododendron, magnolia, pine, and oak forest along the trails.
  • The lush forests, green hills, rugged landscapes.
  • Natural diversity: Greenery, vegetation and terraced farms alongside the trek route
  • The Mardi Himal Base Camp, High Camp, and the Forest Base Camp

10 Day(s)
Tour Type
Wildlife and Adventurous
Start Point
End Point
Best Season
Mar-Jun, Sep-Nov
Mode of Transportation

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Mardi Himal Trek thanks the trekkers with a staggering adventure. You will love the appealingviews of the snow-capped peaks in the Annapurna Region. Walking across the chain of green hills, you will have the most beautiful memories.This astonishing journey takes you to 4,500 meters to show the marvelous landscapes. The Low Camp, Forest Camp, High Camp, and the Mardi Himal Base Camp are such mesmerizing places to be at.It is the lowest and perhaps the least explored of the trekking peaks in Nepal.  While trekking on this route, leading up to Mardi Himal base camp and finally the high camp, we get to acknowledge the solitary route complete with flourishing forests, interesting villages, valleys, terraced farms, sparkling rivers and the panaromic views of the Annapurna, Machhapuchre (Fishtail) and Hiunchuli mountains

The spectacular natural beauty is immensely springled throughout the region. Walking past the cultural Gurung villages and witnessing Buddhist culture is truly heavenful. The warm hospitality of villagers at villages like Kande, Pothana, Siding, Deurali, etc is wonderful. Get ready to collect the diverse culture and geography of the Annapurna region in less time

Trip Itineraries

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pick  up from the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. We take a short drive from the airport to our hotel. After a short rest. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals:Dinner

After breakfast, we fly to Pokhara in a wonderful scenic flight of 30 minutes. Upon arrival, we drive to Phedi which takes around 1-2 hours. Phedi is our trek starting point, from where we ascend to Deurali. Passing through stony steps, villages, terraced fields and green forests of oak, maple and hemlock, we reach Deurali, a beautiful village with awesome views of Annapurna South, Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhare. Overnight at Tea House .

Early morning, after breakfast with sunrise view, we start our journey. Our trail passes through a quiet wooded area along a ridge which starts to descend after half way. After a while the trail starts gaining height rejoining the earlier ridge and continues till we reach Forest Camp. After reaching our stopover for the night, we explore the area which will be followed by a well earned rest. Overnight at Tea House .

As we move on to the higher altitude, the trail gets more rugged and we can feel the wilderness slowly taking over the surrounding. En route we can observe the breathtaking views of Hinchuli and Annapurna South occasionally. After walking about 3/4 hours, lesser compared to previous days, we reach Low Camp. Overnight at Tea House .

We have our early breakfast and start trekking. After short walk inside the forest, the trail leads to the grassy land with lesser vegetation. We can enjoy the Himalaya panorama throughout our trek. We may also have an opportunity to have a glimpse of Himalayan birds Impeyan Monal and lophophorus, the national bird of Nepal. Once we reach High Camp, we have one of the most stunning views of the Himalaya. Overnight at Tea House .

Today we hike through the challenging terrain towards Mardi Himal Base Camp. As we move on towards the deeply off the beaten track, the views become more and more captivating. If we continue to the Base Camp, it makes the back and forth trek of around 7/8 hours. However, there is also a viewpoint halfway for those who want shorter trek. From the Base Camp we can have the wondrous views of Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar (Mt. Fang) (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and others; and its sure that moment will stay in our memories for ever. After enjoying the great views, we retrace back to High Camp. Overnight at Tea

After breakfast, we descend to Kalimati passing through the pine and rhododendron forests, and farms. We take a different route rather than retrace back the same route which allows us a new perspective of the region. We walk 5/6 hours down to the upper Mardi Khola to reach Kalimati. It’s a small quiet village untouched by the bustle of tourist traffic. We can have the experience of authentic Nepali village life here. Overnight at Tea House .

Today is the last day of our trek. We walk for around 3 hours and reach Lumre. Enroute we pass though some beautiful villages inhabited by mixed communities. At Lumre, we take a vehicle and reach Pokhara in about 2 hours. Upon reaching Pokhara, we enjoy the rest of the evening doing boating or other independent activities. Overnight at Hotel.

We fly to Kathmandu after breakfast. In Kathmandu, we have a half day sightseeing tour to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Kathmandu Durbar Square, the architectural masterpiece of medieval Nepal; and Swayambhu, or Monkey Temple, a place of great significance in Buddhism and the origin of Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at Hotel .

You have free time till departure. You will be assisted to Tribhuwan International Airport as per your flight time. Have a safe journey back home!.

Costs & Includes

What's Included

  • Local transfers for your international flight x 2 (arrival/ departure)
  • Kathmandu Pokhara Kathmandu Drive
  • ACAP Permit and TIMS Card
  • Guide for 10 days
  • Porter for 10 days
  • Four nights accommodation in a Kathmandu hotel 
  • 9 night accommodation in mountain teahouses
  • 10 x set breakfast, 10 x set lunch and 9x set dinner while on trek.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

Not Included

  • International flight ticket and Nepal Entry Visa
  • Personal travel insurance (Which should include coverage for trekking)
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu, 
  • Personal gear for trekking (Including any your may wish to hire in Kathmandu), any personal expenses (i.e. soft and alcoholic drinks, snacks etc.)