Trip Highlights
  • Relish the natures beauty with the majestic peaks like Himchuli, Annapurna South.
  • Wander and explore the lush forests of rhododendron
  • Get to know the Nepali Culture and become one with the local home stay.
  • Have fun on the Trisuli River.

Mardi Himal trek is a concealed treasure based on the east of the classic ABC trek. With the magnificent Machhapuchhare 6,993m and the impressive base of Mardi Himal 5,587m, the Mardi Himal Base Camp 4500m can be explored by any enthusiastic enough to reach the height of an adventure. The Mardi Himal trek route map will be leading us  through the miraculous forest of the rhododendron as the trail goes along the winding routes. Being a recently discovered trekking destination, Mardi Himal trek is indeed a perfect trekking destination to experience the raw form of a trekking adventure. Our Mardi Himal trek package is all set to give you a whole round of joyous trip to the top of an elevation of 4500 meters.

“Enjoy the magical companyof majestic peaks like the Machhapuchhare, Himchuli and Annapurna South while feeling the breezy freshness of mountain air on your way to the top of 4500 meters of an elevation”

What set of awesomeness does Mardi Himal trek offer?

The 11 days Mardi Himal trek par of Machhapuche Annapurna offers the spectacular sight of the Annapurna South 7,219m, Machhapuchhare 6,993m, Himchuli 6,441mand other amazingly magical mountains.The Mardi Himal Base camp hike makes this trekking journey even more wonderful and makes it feel complete as the landscape alternates into the rough high mountain landscape providing us with some gorgeous views. You can climb to the Mardi Himal Base Camp in about three hours from the Mardi Himal high camp at 3,580m where you can be on the edge of the seat to get the close sight of the spectacular Annapurna range. Along the entire path, you can get the beautiful views of the home stays and the guest houses along with the encounters with some genuine and helpful local individuals. An eco tourism trail that surpasses the diverse and the dense forest of the rhododendrons and the lush forests is certainly the Mardi Himal Trekking. The highlight of the trek is unquestionably the landscape hills, mixed local culture, pristine mountain views and the spectacular valleys. Out from the busy and bustling path of the regions, Mardi Himal Trek takes you to the off the beaten path of the Annapurna section which will welcome you in a very easy manner if explored in the right season which is the Mardi Himal Trek season.

From the bustling road of Kathmandu to the city of lakes Pokhara, our journey is initiated. We ultimately begin our trekking adventure when we drive to Phedi. The world renowned mighty mountains containing of the Annapurna South 7,219m, Fishtail 6,988m, Annapurna II7,937m, Annapurna III7,555m, Annapurna I8,091m and Dhaulagiri 8,167m. With the warm welcome and the hospitality of the local folks, this is definitely a unique experience for the trekkers. You can get to appreciate the mountain landscapes and try the local delicacies with the Mardi Himal trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Bearing huge smile of the locals in the traditional dresses will surely excite you and take you on a whole another level of happiness as you ascend from the Forrest Campas the peaks start seeming nearer. You are bound to sense the mountains holding you as you get closer to the mountains.You will be stunned with the rich biodiversity and the splendid wildlife. We can take some cool pictures and take in the breeze on the path as this is the energy that drives us closer to the Forest Camp.

The existence of Nepal Nomad is solely based on creating a perfect adventure for the trekkers, climbers and as a whole adventurers from all over the world. So you can certainly trust us and contact us to put an end to all your doubts regarding the Mardi Himal Trek. If you want to have tailored Mardi Himal Trek itinerary prepared, then we are all in for that as well.

Itinerary

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You will encounter the capital soon after your landing in the airport of Nepal. You will then be connected with our member who will be already there to receive and escort your way to your hotels or accommodation. A pre-trip meeting will be conducted after all your refreshment processes. You will be waited at our office before we head for a delicious dinner which will be a welcome sign from our team at Nepal Nomad.

  • Meals: welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Day second brings a lot of enthusiasm and fun with the voyaging in the marvelous existence of Kathmandu. Our guide will accompany while you lay your steps in the glorious historical and mystical heritage sites if the valley like Patan Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and some others. Today, all our preparations are supposed to be completed and we are expected to sit for a pre-trip meeting for the final time.

  • Meals: breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

Whether through an amazing five to six hours long drive or through an instant flight, we reach the gracious and incredible Pokhara valley where we will be spending our third day and night in a peaceful setting while exploring some of its gems like Fewa lake and others, if the time permits.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pokhara
  • Altitude: 850m

We get ourselves ready and with an amazingly awesome breakfast, we further head to Kande very early in the morning through drive which won’t take us a lot of time. We have our lunch there and start trekking to Pothana elevated at 1,950 meters of height. Our first night of rest is spent in a lodge at Pothana.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Pothana
  • Altitude: 1950m

Today's trek heads off into the wilderness, leaving tourists, other trekkers, and even villagers behind. You will be stunned by the lush forest of the maple, hemlock, red rhododendron and birch. While trekking is you come across a clear weather, you will also come to the clear view of the mountains.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Forest Camp
  • Altitude: 2,600m

Variety of high-altitude vegetation on display as the route climbs, the flora turns to classic ‘cloud forest’ with mosses and lichen, tree ferns, and orchids hosted by the hardier trees. Towards the Annapurna South and Himchuli, you can view the natural windows that bring you closer to the thrilling panoramas. A walk of five hours will take us to Badal Dada which is a spectacular spot for a night’s rest and scenic enjoyment. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Badal Danda
  • Altitude: 3550m

From Badal Danda, carrying the energy of our breakfast, we head to Mardi Himal Base Camp if the weather is supportive, otherwise we might make it up to the Mardi Himalm Viewpoint. However, Annapurna I, highest of all, is beyond, and the surrounding panorama sweeps from Dhaulagiri to Ganesh Himal and makes for a heavenly scenic sight from the base camp at 4500 meters. On the same day, we will head back to the middle camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Middle Camp
  • Altitude: 4500m

Descending to 1600m, we gently trek through the lush forest and to the terraced fields after a breakfast. We then go to the distinct route where the Mardi Himal’s snow melts and forms the upper Mardi Khola. We are then led to the tea house on the remote and into the Kalimati which has a friendly village. In a lodge at Kalimati, we will spend the ninth night.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kalimati
  • Altitude: 1600m

We leave Kalimati and head to Lwang Village through Sidhing. We will be crossing and passing some pastures and villages of Tamang and Gurung along the way. It will mostly be downhill. We stay overnight at ana elevation of 1500 meters in the Lwang village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lwang Village
  • Altitude: 1500m

On day 10, we get up early in the morning to be ready for the arrival of your aircraft for the flight back to Kathmandu. We will meet at the airport and shall be transferred to hotel. Please remark, our flight will be subject to good weather for the sake of our overall safety.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lwang Village
  • Altitude: 1300m

Today is the final day so you can relax until your departure or you can also initiate any supplementary trips or activities that you may have booked. In case of departure, you will be transferred to the international airport for fight back home.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with coffee/Tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

  • one needs to be Physically fit
  • One needs to be healthy and sound
  • It’s better if one has some long walks experience

Pre-Trip Meeting:

On the first and second day, it will be hosted by Nepal nomad to make sure everything and everyone is clear and ready before the trip.

Equipment Check List:

The equipment listed below should be carefully considered:

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

  • You have breakfast
  • You leave for the day’s hike
  • You have lunch in a comfortable spot in between the trek
  • You again conduct few hours of walk
  • You reach the targeted destination
  • You have dinner and spend the night at that destination

Accommodation:

  • Limited lodging facilities
  •  Especially, family run lodges
  • Shared Bathroom facility
  • Limited access to Shower

Insurance:

One is required to have:

  • Insurance on medical factor
  • Insurance on Trip cancellation factor
  • Insurance on Emergency Rescue Evacuation factor

Altitude Sickness:

Its occurrence is not rare rather normal in new and upper level environment. We have acclimatization planning to tackle with it. However, if the case is severe regarding the height sickness, there will be rescue or evacuation if that particular person.

Meals:

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be offered three times a day on full board basis.