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Mardi Himal Trek - 11 Days

Mardi Himal Trek
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Trip Highlights of Mardi Himal Trek

  • Secluded and Tranquil Region of Annapurna Trekking
  • Forest Camp, Low Camp and High Camp
  • Brahmin, Chhetri and Gurung Culture
  • Short Walking Hours
  • Panoramic view of the Annapurna Mountain series
Trekkers will find the exuberant detour in the surprising place of Annapurna region. The new and most promising trekking route with the varieties of the adventurous spots as well as sceneries in tranquil environment makes Mardi Himal Trek one of the most beautiful off the beaten trekking trail. If you are in the hunt for the mesmerizing Himalayan thrill then join our bandwagon for this glorious trekking in Nepal. From heavily wooded forests to the snow covered high camps this trekking route of Nepal can be compared alongside the legendary trekking trails of Nepal.

The alluring journey starts similar to that of the Annapurna Base Camp Trek or Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek from Pokhara. This beautiful lake city is the embarking point of Mardi Himal Trek. The chance to excavate the scenic beauty of the secluded sector of the Annapurna series and pristine mountain madness are the major highlights of this trek in Nepal. Moreover, the rest in the places like Forest Camp, Low Camp and High Camp provides the stupendous moment of living up in the Himalayas. These places lacked the proper tea houses before. However, lots of the lodges and hotels are present nowadays endowing great accommodation and food for the trekkers. Even if these days the number of the trekkers going to this place has increased tranquility and serenity is always intact in this part of Annapurna region trekking in Nepal. While you are on the high camp a mountaineering feeling can be savored. The more you trek further the more you will be obliged by the splendid view of mountains. On your return from the trek following the trails of villages like Kalimati, Sidding and Lumre you can observe the culture of Brahmins and Gurung community of people.

Book the Mardi Himal Trek for the experience of the grandeurs of secluded Annapurna sector. Be it snowy camps or wooded shelter trekkers will find the wilderness adventure to the fullest. Follow the trustworthy guidance of Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expedition to make the most adventurous journey of Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (910m) by tourist bus, 6 hrs

Day 03: Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana (1,925m) 4 hrs

Day 04: Trek to Forest Camp at Kokar (2,600m) 4 hours walking

Day 05: Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) 5 hours walking

Day 06: Trek to High Camp (3,600m) Duration: 4 hours walking

Day 07: Day walk to Upper view point (4,200m) (4 hours walking)

Day 08: Trek to Siding village (1,750m) (6 hours walking)

Day 09: Trek to Lumre and drive to Pokhara (3 hours walking and 2 hours driving)

Day 10: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 11: Fly Back to Home

Day 1
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu

Our Airport representatives will be at Airport to pick you up and transfer to the hotel. The trip details will be discussed and all your documents (TIMS, Permits) will be finalized. The introductory session will be carried out with the trekking guides and crew members.

Day 2
Drive to Pokhara (910m) by tourist bus, 6 hrs

Early morning bus drive will take you to the Pokhara in about six hours of time. The highway is an excellent place to understand different lifestyle of the people as well. The rivers, forests and the towns on the way will be very fascinating. You can enjoy the boating and roaming around the sumptuous Lakeside after checking in at hotel.

Day 3
Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana (1,925m) 4 hrs

The bus or the private car hired by us will take you to the Phedi from where the trekking begins. The first camp in the trekking is the village of Pothana. Guides will brief you further about the next day’s trekking route and things to do as well as don’t do’s during evening briefing.

Day 4
Trek to Forest Camp at Kokar (2,600m) 4 hours walking

The trail of the Annapurna Sanctuary will be left behind and take the most serene yet tranquil path of the Mardi Himal Trek towards the Forest Camp. The flora and fauna mainly of the oak, hemlock, maple and rhododendron are present on the route. The accommodation in this place will be similar to that of the home stay without having any commercial dining rooms. You can interact with the family and know about the community culture and traditions too.

Day 5
Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) 5 hours walking

During snow season the trail might be covered by the snow. However, the experienced guides will safely guide you towards low camp. The vegetations like ferns, lichen, moss attached on the trees are photographer’s and botanist’s paradise. The view of the valley and Mount Fishtail is awesome from the hotel’s room or dining room.

Day 6
Trek to High Camp (3,600m) Duration: 4 hours walking

The route beyond the Low Camp the trail leave the trees line and there follows the splendid view of the mountains like Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gangapurna and other of the Annapurna Himalayan range. The spacious hotels and rooms can be found in the high camp as compared to the low camp.

Day 7
Day walk to Upper view point (4,200m) (4 hours walking)

It’s sunrise view day. The trail along the rhododendron scattered bushes and pheasant (danphe) as well as the Himalayan caravan of the yak, dzokpa etc. The scenes of the Annapurna Sanctuary, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre and the southern part of the Annapurna are seen spectacular.

Day 8
Trek to Siding village (1,750m) (6 hours walking)

We take the different trail while returning to Pokhara from low camp. The journey will be towards the village of Siding which is very cultural and traditional rural community of the region. You can have the experience of staying in one of the houses of the locals. By doing so the close observation of locals’ culture and tradition is possible.

Day 9
Trek to Lumre and drive to Pokhara (3 hours walking and 2 hours driving)

From Siding the trekking journey heads to the village of Lumre. It is the last village before a private vehicle arranged by us takes you to hotel in Pokhara. On the way to Lumre the villages like Ghalel and Kalimati where most of the dwellers are either Brahmin or Gurung can be observed. During evening you can enjoy the clamor of the Lakeside Pokhara.

Day 10
Bus Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

The amazing hilly highway bus drive of about 7 hours will take you back to Kathmandu. The evening will be the farewell dinner organized by the company.

Day 11
Fly Back to Home

Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expedition airport representatives will bid you farewell for the departure. A private vehicle will be arranged for your transfer from hotel to airport.

Trip Cost Includes:

  • All the transfers/airport pick up drop
  • 2 night's deluxe room in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 2 night's deluxe rooms in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Guesthouse accommodation during trekking in the mountain
  • All meals during trek
  • Trekking Map
  • Tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Back .Optional:fight/Private Vehicle.
  • Car from Pokhara to Nayapul n Back to Pokhara
  • Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu with guide with Private Vehicle.
  • All necessary staff with experienced leader (guide), and porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper works; trekking

Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Boating in Fewa Lake
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Entrance fee in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Above which is not mention
Price From USD$1,100 USD$900/person
900
Total $ 900 USD

Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-10
  • 4200 Meters
  • We will be staying 3*** in Kathmandu, Hotel Mount View in Pokhara and Normal Hotel during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Brekfast at Kathmandu , pokhara and all the meal durinng the Mardi Himal Trek
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).