Mardi Himal Trekking - 13 Days

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Mardi Himal Trekking
Mardi Himal Trekking
At a Glance
Duration13 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Maximum Altitude3,580m
Group Size1+ Pax
Travel StyleTrekking
AccomodationTea House accommodation in Mountain and 3 Star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Best TimeMar - May, Sep - Dec

Mardi Himal Trekking is one of the less picked yet very rewarding trekking destinations in Nepal. This trekking trail takes you all the way through the deep woods, the high pastures and the beautiful Annapurna ranges.

The Mardi Himal Trekking route is a newly opened and it veilsa the jewels of the Annapurna region. The fantastic views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare and several other peaks will completely captivate you.

Overview of the 13 Days – Mardi Himal Trekking:

The trek (Mardi Himal Trekking) begins after we drive to Pokhara and walk to Dhampus Phedi. We will trek to the top of the ridge above 500m to reach Dhampus Phedi occupied by few Gurungs, Brahmins, and Chhetris.

We will also be enthralled to walk passing wooded areas of birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, maple, trees before reaching Forest Camp.

Also, we will ascend through the woods and eye-catching views of Machapuchare and Annapurna will greet us as we walk to Himal. Then, we will hike to Machhapuchhre base camp which is magnificently set on the northern side of the gigantic Mt. Machhapuchhre.

The views of Mardi Himal, Hiunchuli, Annapurna South, and Annapurna-I also become visible which makes the entire trip memorable.

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Trekking Guide Team Adventure designs 13 Days Mardi Himal Trekking which is a richly distinct trek. It takes you through stunning wooded areas to rock-strewn peak landscape and different unique settlements.

Just don’t miss this classic trekking opportunity. It present a savor of unspoiled culture and village with magnificent sceneries. This Mardi Himal and Machapuchare Trekking is famous for views of the landscape and to experience culture of the people living in the area.

Other Annapurna Region Treks you may like:

15 Days Annapurna Base Camp Trek | 16 Days Annapurna Circuit Trek | 20 Days Chulu West Peak Climbing

Tour PlanExpand All

Our airport representative from Trekking Guide Team Adventure will welcome you after you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport. At the hotel, you can just relax. Overnight at Kathmandu.

We will have sightseeing in Kathmandu city on this day. You will visit some of the major spots enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Especially, you will visit Swayambhunath (Monkey temple) lying on the top of the hill. Pashupatinath temple, an eminent Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. it is positioned on the coast of the sacred Bagmati River.

Boudhanath, another largest Buddhist stupa on the earth; and Patan Durbar Square which allures visitors with its antique royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur once resided. Overnight at Kathmandu.

We will drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu taking about 6 hours. We will pass along with terrace villages, farms, as well as cities with arresting views of snow-capped peaks.

Pokhara holds three attention-grabbing lakes in its region- Phewa, Rupa, and Begnas. At Pokhara, we can also enjoy boating and visit Tal Barahi temple lying in the heart of the Phewa lake. Overnight in a hotel.

Today we will begin our trek. We will drive to Phedi and walk up the hill. We will trek to the top of the ridge above 500m to reach the main part of the Dhampus Phedi.

The region is occupied by a few Gurungs, Brahmins, and Chhetris. We will also walk on stony staircases on this day. Plus, the amazing panoramic sights of Annapurna Himalayas also appear. Overnight in Deurali.

We will on this day trek for around 6 hours to reach Forest Camp. We will also be enthralled to walk passing wooded areas of birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, maple, trees.

Since it is a new trekking route, there are no teahouses, so we need to carry sufficient water and packed lunch. Overnight in Forest Camp. (2550m)

We will see the terraced fields and settlements clinging to the hillsides as we depart from Forest Camp. We will also ascend through the woods to our campsite where eye-catching views of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna will greet us.

You will get to enjoy the splendid views for rest of the day. Overnight in low camp.

Departing from  Low camp, we will walk to Guhe on this day after our breakfast. As we walk further on, the vistas of Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre and Hiunchuli become more clear and beautiful.

We will also walk through rhododendron and birch forest and climb ahead before arriving at the grassy hills. Overnight on top of the ridge in Guhe.

This is one of the most important days of the tour. We will hike to Machhapuchhre base camp which is wonderfully set on the northern side of the gigantic Mt. Machhapuchhre. Here, you will be also rewarded with the views of Mardi Himal, Huinchuli, Annapurna South, and Annapurna I.

After the awesome experience we will install our camp to stay overnight at Low camp.

After finishing our breakfast, we will descend all the way through the shady forest, terraced fields and make way down to the upper Mardi River.

We will also walk along the Mardi Khola banks to Sedding village through the beautiful fields, beautiful farms and traversing suspension bridges. Overnight in Sedding.

We will on this day walk to Lwang from Sedding. It takes around 5 hours. As we reach Sedding, we will set our camp. Overnight at camp.

Trek to Khoramuk Bazaar 2 hours & drive back to Pokhara. At Pokhara, if we are interested, we can go sightseeing in popular tourist areas like Gupteshore cave, Davis fall, famous Fewa Lake where you can enjoy boating, etc.

Early in the morning, we will drive back to Kathmandu. After that, we will transfer to our hotel in Kathmandu. At the hotel, you can just relax or go for last-minute shopping. Overnight in the hotel.

This is your last day in Nepal. You will leave Nepal with wonderful memories and awe-inspiring time. Our staff will transfer you to the airport for your departure.

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Cost Details
  • Hotel in Kathmandu 3 night accommodation at “Nivas Boutique Home” or similar category in twin sharing basis.
  • Hotel in Pokhara 2 night Accommodation at “Splendid View” or similar category in twin sharing basis.
  • Your daily meal main course (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek.
  • One experience English speaking trekking guide & one porter for each two tourist. if you are a solo traveller porter is not included.
  • All land transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu. Trekking starting point Pokhara to Phedi by taxi. Trekking End Point Khoramukh to Pokhara by taxi or jeep or whatever available at the moment.
  • Annapurna Conservation Permit.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System. (TIMS)
  • Insurance for guide & porters.
  • All accommodation during the trek available lodge/tea houses home stay twin sharing basis.
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer.
  • Our service charge.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Personal equipment for trekking (sleeping bag, down jackets, gloves, sun glass, sunscreen, trekking stick, trekking shoes)
  • Nepal entry visa fee you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport–Kathmandu. You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal (covers Helicopter rescue).
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation.
  • Tipping (Tips) for guide & porter.
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. (tea, coffee, mineral water, hot water, soup)
  • Sweet things like chocolate and desert.
  • Hot shower and laundry during the trekking.
  • Personal expenses, personal hygiene.
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fee USD$26.
  • All that are not included in cost include.
  • Wi-Fi, internet, phone calls, battery charging.
  • Mardi Himal Local Government tax Nepali rupees 500.
Add-ons & Options
  • Personal equipment for trekking (sleeping bag, down jackets, gloves, sun glass, sunscreen, trekking stick, trekking shoes)
  • Our trek will be in a very beautiful part of the Mardi Himal. Trekkers are Expected to trek about 6-7 hours daily or about 10-15 kms per day. It is recommended that you prepare for the trek by suitable training such as climbing hills or stairs, jogging, and spending some time in the gym to improve your stamina for a few months prior to the trek. If you are quite fit and do sufficient training prior to arriving in Nepal the trek will be enjoyable, and it is suitable for fit people in to their early 60’s. This trek is the most popular trek for those wishing to get wonderful views of the Himalayan peaks.

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