Mardi Himal is one of the most famous and adventurous trekking destinations in Nepal, situated just east of the Kathmandu Valley. If you are pondering to have cultural as well as natural trekking in Nepal then the Mardi Himal Trek will promise you one of the best natural and culture treks. Regarding as a most fascinating trekking destination, the Mardi Himal trek is unfolding with the dramatic display of splendid snowcapped peaks, green rolling hills, pristine forests of lovely oak, rhododendron, and magnolia pines, spectacular landscapes and the panoramic Himalayas views. This amazing trek will allow you to trek through the high ridges, terraced farms, verdant forests, dazzling rivers with persistent grandeur views of spectacular Annapurna Himalayas and Manaslu mountain range in the east, Dhaulagiri on the west with the towering south face of the Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) is really amazing to witness. Recently, it was to gain popularity throughout the world and most of the trekkers make their way to the Mardi Himal Base Camp and experience awe-inspiring and charming adventure. Not only it offers magnificent views of the mountains, but also during the trekking trail, it allows you to encounter the warmth and generosity of the mountain people. Also, we get a rare opportunity to observe their unique culture and traditions, along with the magnificent views of Mt. Annapurna Ranges, Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchhare) on the backdrop of the area. Although the route is less used, the interesting and exotic trail wanders your lush valleys, dense forests, alpine meadows, waterfalls, and numerous streams and make your trek special.
The trekking trail of Mardi Himal Trek!
This overwhelming Mardi Himal trek begins with the exploration of the Kathmandu Sightseeing sites and heads toward the naturally blessed city called Pokhara with wonderful views and exciting boating in the famous Fewa Lake. During your trek, you can find various guesthouses and homestays along the entire route that makes our trek worth visiting. The trail goes through the beautiful forest blend with pine, juniper and rhododendron, and the striking rivers. The route takes us to steeply down to the upper Mardi Khola. Trekking in this undisturbed trail of the Mardi Himal is to experience the real wilderness zone of mountains. Mid Sept-October – November (Autumn Season) are the best seasons to visit this fascinating Mardi Himal trek in Nepal. In these seasons, trekkers will find the weather and temperature are good to go for Mardi Himal Trek and explore the rugged natural beauty of Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival day
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Trek to Pitam Deurali (2125m)
Day 04: Trek to Low Camp (3100m)
Day 05: Trek to Mardi Himal High Camp (3700m).
Day 04: Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp and back to Low camp.
Day 05: Trek to Sidding.
Day 06: Back to Pokhara.
Day 08: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 09: Kathmandu rest day
Day 10: Final Destination.
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As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in the Kathmandu, one of our representatives will pick-up you from the airport and transform you to your hotel. As you reach the hotel, there will be check-in and left you to take a few minutes rest and be fresh. We will also provide you welcome drinks and introduce with the trekking guide. In the evening, you can stroll around the Thamel Bazaar to be familiar with the place. Our representative will provide you a short brief orientation class about the further trek to Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal. Have dinner with our team and stay overnight in the hotel.
Note: Here welcome dinner is optional, you can enjoy welcome dinner as you prefer, lets us know earlier.
Have early morning breakfast and continue driving journey to Kande. Around half an hour drive will take us to the Kande by following the several scenic surrounding. As you reach the Kande, we will begin the trek to Pitam Deurali, which is situated at the elevation of the 2125 meters. As you start to trek through the beautiful forest and reach to Forest Camp at the elevation of 1810m. Continue trek steep trail until you reach to Dhampus and continue easy walk up to Pothana. Have dinner and stay in a teahouse lodge for the first night.
Have early morning breakfast and continue trek ahead to Low Camp, which is situated at the elevation of the 3150meters. As you continue to trek through following the beautiful forest. Ascend the vegetation by following the rhododendron, moss, lichen forest. As you reach Low Camp and can enjoy the magnificent views of Mount Machhapuchhre and other stunning peaks. Have dinner and stay overnight at Low Camp.
Have early morning breakfast and continue trek towards High Camp through following Low Camp with the stunning views of the Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. As we continue to trek on the further trail, we will trek along the Mardi Himal ridge mainly on the grass with some isolated rhododendron bushes along the way and explore the colorful Danphe pheasant and further trek take us to the lodge at High Camp. As you reach to the High Camp, you can enjoy the superb view from the lodge; Mt. Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Have dinner and stay overnight at High Camp.
Have an early morning breakfast and continue trek for an impressive sunrise view of the mountains. Continue trek through the ridge towards Mardi Himal Base Camp. You can witness grass fields, dzokpo (yak/ cow crossbreds) grazing, and Danphe pheasant, sheep, and goats. Continue trek around three hours and reach Base Camp at the elevation of 4500m. Enjoy the great view of the Mt. Annapurna Sanctuary, south face of Annapurna, Sanctuary peak as well as Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). Have dinner and stay overnight at Low Camp again.
Have morning breakfast and continue trek ahead to Siding Village, which is situated at the elevation of 1750 meters. We will continue trek through the down to Siding village, traditional Nepalese village. Have a wonderful cultural experience finding out more about village life and you will probably eat dhal baht in the evening with the family in their kitchen. Have dinner and stay overnight in the Siding Village.
Have morning breakfast and continue trek ahead by following village of Kalimati and Ghalel. Kalimati is mainly a Brahmin village with Ghalel and Siding mixed Brahmin and Gurung. After that, you will drive back to Pokhara from Lumre. As you reach to the paradise city called Pokhara, you can stroll around the Fewa Lake and can enjoy boating over there. Stunning mountains will surround you and add more excitement to your heart. Have dinner and stay overnight in the hotel at Pokhara.
Have an early morning breakfast and today we will visit half day and explore the world heritage sites. Visit Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Enjoy the day leisurely or catch up on some last-minute shopping. Rest in the hotel and enjoy watching pictures which were captured in the trek. Celebrate the successful completion of the trek and enjoy farewell dinner. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After having morning breakfast in the hotel, according to your scheduled flight, you will be transferred before 3 hours of your flight at the airport. We will wish you for your safe flight and hope that we will meet very soon in this wonderful country Nepal.
Thanks to Chintan's experience in promoting tourism in Nepal, we managed to organize an excellent visit to the main places in Nepal. After our arrival in Kathmandu, we planned together the various visits and transports for Pokhara, Lumbini, Chitwan. Thanks to their deep knowledge of the various places we have been able to understand throughout the package, the various experiences, such as paragliding and jungle safari, unique and absolutely to be done. I thank Chintan, Madan and the whole Himalayan Hero Adventures Company.