Trip Fact

Trip Duration 9 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
Accomodation Teahouse
Price US $ 680
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 4250
Per Day Walking 4 - 6 Hours
Best Season February to May and October and November
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Trip Highlights

  • Trek a perfect trail in the Annapurna locale of the Nepalese Himalayas
  • Appreciate a moderately simple trek with steady tough increments and decrements
  • Enjoy a different scene extending from lavish rhododendron, oak, pine, and bamboo woodlands to sloping scene
  • Perspective on somewhere around four mountains (Machhapuchhre, Mount Annapurna, Hiunchuli, and Mardi)
  • Observe Gurung culture and their way of life

Mardi Himal base camp trek is the gem that has opened in the Annapurna region. Mardi Himal trek has been recognized recently as has gained a lot of popularity in the shortest meantime. The classic Mardi Himal trek is 9 days of trekking to the southernmost summit of the Annapurna Mountains. Endeavors to move through the south divider have so far fizzled. The first ascent to Mardi Himal was in 1961 via the east wall. The trail and the Mardi Mountain’s discovery became possible only because of the photos taken by the Englishman Basil Good Fellow in 1953.

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek invites hundreds of travelers throughout the year, and the number is increasing day by day. It encircles a wide range of mountains, floral and faunal beauties. Mardi Himal lies in the expansion of the south-west bone of its "elder sibling" Machhapuchhare (Fishtail) and is most noticeable from the south. The south-western divider has three particular shake stones with hanging ice sheets in the middle.

The east divider is isolated from the Machhapuchhare edge by a go at 5200 meters. The most widely recognized climbing course is through this pass. The summit offers the loveliest perspective on the Machhapuchhare, different pinnacles of the Annapurna massif and other mountains like Himchuli, Ganga Purna, and Mardi Himal itself. During the trail, Modi river, steeper camps, uphill (ukalo), downhill (oralo) becomes the major attractions too.

Why You Will Love Mardi Himal base camp trek?

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek can be one of the superb treks for any trekkers. You will get a great view of Mt. Macchapuchre, Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Hiunchuli. Fragrant and vivid Rhododendron backwoods will take your heart. You will get an incredible opportunity to know socio-social qualities and way of life of Magar and Gurung people group. This trek is reasonable for both solo trekker and gathering trekkers. You will value the captivating perspective on Annapurna extend. Amid trek, the astounding dawn and nightfall sees are remarkable. In the event that you are enthusiastic about solo trekking, at that point, you will love Mardi Himal Trek. This trek is best for all evaluation trekkers.

The Mardi Himal base Camp trek route has contributed a lot in increasing the flow of tourist in Nepal. It compelled the Nepal government as well as the treks and tours agency to watch over it and make it one of the way possible treks in Nepal. Mardi Himal Base Camp trek can be done in as many long days as the visitors want to spend time there. Likewise, Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition has organized this 9 days Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek. Also, this itinerary can be modified into 5 days, 7 days, 9 days and 10 days respectively. All the itineraries and whole packages are organized in best and negotiable prices that the visitors will love to get in uniting with. Enjoy your beautiful Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek with Nepal Trek Adventure Team and collect a bundle of memories of there within you.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu
  • Day 02:Drive to Kande from Pokhara and trek to Pothana
  • Day 03:Pothana to Forest Camp
  • Day 04:Forest Camp to High Camp Via Low camp
  • Day 05:Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,450m) and back to High Camp
  • Day 06:High Camp to Siding Village
  • Day 07:Siding Village to Lwang
  • Day 08:Lwang to Khora Muk to Pokhara
  • Day 09:Drive to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu After breakfast drive 200km to Pokhara from Kathmandu (6-7 hours) by private bus. The ride provides the beautiful view of terraced rice field, eye catching landscape, Trisuli and Marsyangdi Rivers and Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal and most of Annapurna Himalayan Range. The team members stop for some hours for breakfast and stay overnight in Pokhara.
  • Day 02:Drive to Kande from Pokhara and trek to Pothana After having breakfast, we start our journey with a drive to Kande and start trekking from there. We reach to Pohtana viewing beautiful houses, cattles, and trees. We take rest and stay overnight at teahouse over there.
  • Day 03:Pothana to Forest Camp We trek for this day start with the passage through the dense forest covered with red rhododendron (National flower of Nepal). The appearance of flower in green dense forest makes the sight more delightful. Our trek continues until we reach the forest camp, which is locally known as Kokar. Overnight in Forest Camp.
  • Day 04:Forest Camp to High Camp Via Low camp We start our patrol to Low camp through murky forest viewing and applauding the beautiful forest filled with rhododendron and other admirable flora and fauna. From Low camp, we can get very peaceful and charming view of Mt. Machapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail). We also enjoy the cultures and lifestyle of local residents. After a lunch at low camp, our trek starts leaving the dense forest behind and admiring the beautiful view towards Mardi Himal and Machapuchhre. On the way, we can view the beautiful appearance of Danphe (National bird of Nepal) if our fortune becomes on our side. We reach to the High camp and enjoy the beautiful view of mountain and environment around. Overnight in high camp.
  • Day 05:Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,450m) and back to High Camp Our trek starts with waking early in the morning and viewing beautiful sunrise. Then after having breakfast, we trek towards Mardi Himal Base Camp. Here we find the beautiful view of dzokpo (yak/ cow crossbreds) grazing up here as well as Danphe pheasant. In summer the sheep and goats from lower villages are brought up to graze in this area. After some hours we reach Base Camp (4450m), from where we can have view of the Annapurna Sanctuary and all of the peaks in the Sanctuary as well as Hiunchuli and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail).
  • Day 06:High Camp to Siding Village Siding village is one of the traditionally popular village far from city lights which is naturally beautiful and consists of small lodges, houses and woods mesmerizing our eyes. We trek back to this beautiful village rather than going back to Kokar. Here, you can enjoy the lifestyle and culture of local inhabitants. We spend our night here.
  • Day 07:Siding Village to Lwang After early breakfast, we leave Siding and head towards Lwang. On the way to Lwanng, you observe the villages of Kalimati and Ghalel which are villages of Brahmin and Gurungs. We spend our night here.
  • Day 08:Lwang to Khora Muk to Pokhara This is nearly the end of our trek. We trek from Lwang to Khora Muk (nearly 1-hour trek) and Khora Muk to Pokhara (nearly 3 hours trek). The provision of the private van is also there for the ones who want to drive rather than walking. Overnight in Pokhara.
  • Day 09:Drive to Kathmandu After having breakfast, we head towards Kathmandu. You will also be provided opportunity of shopping and visiting different beautiful places in Thamel. The aid in packing your luggage and enjoying your last night here will also be delivered.

Cost Includes

  • Free airport picks upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip
  • Trekkers information management system.(Tims Card)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit.(ACAP Permit)
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara. (Tourist Deluxe)
  • All necessary ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Trekking Map
  • Complete free trekking information before going to trek
  • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the trek in Kathmandu
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • All nights in local teahouses/lodges during trekking
  • An experienced licensed holder guide and needed number of porters as per your group size
  • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your team) 
  • Foods, accommodations and local tax for guide & porters

Cost Excludes

  • Your travel insurance ( Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum. 
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
  • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking  
  • Tips and gratitude to your guides, porters, and drivers
  • Extra night accommodation or meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure and early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
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  • Marriage Anniversary at Mardi Himal
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    Marriage Anniversary at Mardi Himal


    My husband and I spend around a week in Mardi Himal basecamp. It was our 3rdĀ marriage anniversary. We made another unforgettable memory there. This is one of the best places I ever visited. We want to thank Krishna Sapkota for his wonderful company. I was impressed with the knowledge and professionalism of the guide. He organized dinner for us on our anniversary day. I can really prescribe this wonderful organization to everybody. We had a great time there. Binod, the proprietor of Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is so helpful and kind, he satisfies every one of the desires you may have for your trek and encourages you with all that he can, and he even provides me a backpack and a sleeping bag. It feels like family and I certainly will trek again with them on my next Nepal Visit.

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    Mardi Himal Trek Amazing Experience


    Just returned back from Mardi Himal Trek 2018. Wow what an amazing experience it was. I just loved walking in that beautiful landscape full of mountain, greenery and most obliging people. It was the best offering of god that provided Nepal extra points in its beauty. I loved everything around that area. Thank you, Nepal Trek Adventures for this amazing offer of visiting such a heavenly place on the earth. God bless you. See you soon for my next visit to Nepal.

Accommodation During Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

Best accommodation for Mardi Himal Trek is essentially a teahouse or hotel. Homestay and Guesthouse are additionally fundamentally accessible amid Mardi Himal trek.

Grade: Moderate to Difficult

Meals During Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

You will be served with typical Nepali sustenance Daal Bhat Tarkari. Cornbread is a popular local dish. Refreshment like Tea, Coffee, hot lemon, soft drink, and so forth are likewise accessible.

Group Size

For any trek, there will be one leader, and Sherpa porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers). This arrangement is done for the smooth running of the campaign. It ensures that the trip will carry on as per plan even if anybody in a group gets sick. NTA can operate this trek for a group of any size. But, a group of 10 are considered as optimum size. However, if you have a group of more than 10, NTA can arrange this too.

Weather and Temperature at Mardi Himal


The atmosphere is perfect for the trek. The perspectives on the mountains come unhindered. Timberlands are overflowing with splendid Rhododendron blossoms. The most vital temperature may go up to 20 degrees. On the other hand, the daytime temperature is ordinarily near 17 degrees. Night times and early mornings are colder anyway not cementing.


Amid Monsoon, the mountain perspectives may not be clear. The ordinary temperature in the midst of Monsoon goes between 10 to 23 degrees. After precipitation temperature among night and morning drops from 5-10 degrees.


Mardi Himal looks staggering in autumn. You will see shimmering snowcapped mountains. The atmosphere is clear and dynamically enduring. The daytime temperature circumvents 20 degree Celsius. The night temperature is near 5 degrees.


In winter the atmosphere is dry. In the midst of winter, the temperature drops someplace close to 5 degree Celsius (approx.) with every 1000 meters ascending in tallness. The temperature will connect with 9 to 12 degrees. The mornings and evenings are subzero. Temperature extents to about – 5 degree Celsius.

Counsel your specialist about elevation infection, and its tonics before going on Mardi Himal Trek.

Windproof coat, a couple of comfortable shoes, Water compartments, Map, and Sunglasses are principal things to pack.

Best time to visit Mardi Himal Base camp

The atmosphere along the Himalayas isn't predictable and stable for a long time. The climate of Mardi Himal Basecamp is correspondingly unstable. Be that as it may, autumn and spring, don't exhibit many varieties. The time from Mid-September to Early December is the best time to go trekking in wherever of Nepal. More likely than not! This remaining parts were consistent for Mardi Himal Trek moreover. Climbers and trekkers, therefore, support these seasons to trek in the Mardi Himal. If you trek from February to April, you are picking the second best season for the Mardi Himal Trek. December and January are winters. The temperature is cold and hard to change it. In the midst of this time, you will see valleys growing in splendid blossoms. June to Mid-September is the perfect open door for overpowering rainfalls.

Getting Visa for Nepal for Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

You will get on arrival visa for Nepal. On arriving Nepal you will get a tourist visa for 15 to five months. It depends upon your purpose of visit but regarding the tour, you will get the visa for 15 to three months. 

For trekking, you need to submit a photocopy of passport and two pp size photo of yours.

Departure Details

The Fixed Departure dates are listed for the special quoted price specified on Small Group Joining trip. But we are flexible to receive any dates booking in Private Group Departure or Single Traveler basis for the year 2022, 2023 and 2024 on your suitable dates which can certainly be added by us in our fixed departure list.

For Comfortable Booking Contact:
Nepal Mobile +977 9851017030 24 Hrs
 Available on WhatsApp, Viber or WeChat. 
Contact Person - Binod Sapkota

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