Mardi Himal Trekking

The newly opened Mardi Himal Trekking route gives you unique experience of Landscape, Mountains, people, and diversity in the Annapurna region. Mardi trek route was opened in 2014, at the beginning days there were no lodges. Nowadays there are few hotels and mardi trek is becoming the most popular trekking in annapurna region. Mardi himal is situated just east of the Most popular Annapurna base camp trek and on the bottom of Mt. Fishtail.
You can see in the pictures how close you can see the mountains ranges in front, Mardi himal trekking is one the best short trek routes in Nepal. Mardi trek route is less crowded than other popular treks in Annapurna region. Rugged Trails Nepal suggested itinerary can be customized on your request, we can make it shorter or can make it longer upon your request and time frame. Mardi himal trek goes through typical village dhampus, pothana, deurali, forest camp, low camp, rest camp, badal danda, and high camp. Along the way you will be welcomed by the Mt. Fishtail, rhododendron forest, typical villages, ships, yaks, colorful forest and grassland. Mardi Himal trek is suitable for all kind of hikers and also suggested for family. For more details and information about the trip feel free to contact us. Mardi HimalTrekking cost starts from 300 USD check our fixed departure dates for Mardi Himal Trekking 2017

Want to start Mardi trek from Pokhara? Email us our team will assist you from Pokhara.

Trip facts

Duration: 11 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trip Cost: Start from $300


Max. Height: 5300 M.

Style of trek: Tea house & lodges

Trip start from: Kathmandu

Trip end at: Kathmandu

Minimum group size: 1

Day 01 :Arrive Kathmandu / Nepal international airport.
Rugged Trails Nepal representative will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel and help you check into your hotel. We will introduce your trekking guide and meeting with you at hotel to brief you about your daily activities etc.

Day 02 :Kathmandu city tour and trek preparation day.
Leave for full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Back to hotel and stay.

Day 03 :Drive to pokhara. 210 Km, 5-6 hrs drive.
After breakfast drive to Pokhara. The way from Kathmandu to Pokhara Only 210Km. Interesting drive through the Valley, Mountains view, River side with nice green view, local village. Normally it takes 6 to 7 hours but sometime there might be accident and blockade from landslide. Check in Hotel, evening free time for walking around Fewa Lake.

Day 04 :Pokhara to Pothana. (1970m/5 hours.)

Day 05 :Pothana to Forest Camp. (2550m/ 7 hours.)
Instead of Forest Camp normally our team will take you up to Rest camp, which is just about 30 minutes walk from Forest camp. At Rest camp there is only 1 hotel and has an amazing view of pokhara valley, Mt. Fishtail and beautiful sunrise.

Day06 :Forest Camp to High Camp. (4100m/ 6 hours.)
After Badal danda you will see stunning view of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Fishtail. (Badal danda means "Clouds Hill" )

Day 07 :High Camp - Mardi Himal base camp (4500m) - Low Camp 3050m. 5-6 hrs
Early morning hike up to Mardi Himal Base Camp and view point about 2 - 3 hrs uphill walk. You will able to see Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Heuchuli, Annapurna ranges and Mt. Fishtail. If you love photography then this is t best place for sunrise and landscape and stunning Himalayas. After exploring View point and base camp hike back to Mardi Himal High Camp take your breakfast and trek down to Low Camp.

Day 08 :Low Camp - Galel Village. (1550m/ 5-6hours.)
From low camp to Sidding village all the way down hill, and after sidding walking through beautiful village towards to Lwang Galel village. Tonight we will stay at local people house (home-stay).

Day 09 :Galel Village - Pokhara. (850m/2.5 hours trek and 1 hour drive.)

Day 10 :Pokhara - Kathmandu.
Overnight in Kathmandu and join a cultural show and dinner.

Day 11 :Final departure..
Transfer to the airport our drive will drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home.

Cost Include(s)

    • Full Board (breakfast, lunch and Dinner) in Trekking
    • Domestic Airfare as per itinerary. (Depends on price quotes)
    • Accommodation during trek (local lodge).
    • Government registered English speaking local expert guide, porters.
    • Annapurna Conservation park fees.
    • TIMS Card.
    • Accommodation at standard hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
    • Guided Tour in city with Expert tour guide.
    • Welcome and farewell dinner in city
    • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs.
    • Insurance for all staff & porters.
    • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek
    • First Aid Kit Comprehensive
    • Duffel bag and Mardi Himal Trekking Map for Each Member
    • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

Cost Exclude(s)

    • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
    • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
    • Extra baggage charges
    • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
    • Tips for guide and porter
    • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason
    • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • Service other then mentioned above.
    • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water.
    • Entrance fees during the sightseeing in city.
  • This trip can be customized and trek can be organized within 6 days (depends on your hiking experience)
  • Instead of driving from Kathmandu to Pokhara or Pokharato Kathmandu we can take 25 minutes flights.
  • Price depends of hotels and transportation.
  • Normal budget price covers Tourist coaches from Kathmandu - Pokhara- Kathmandu and local transport.

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