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Mardi Himal Trek - 5 Days

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  • Duration 5 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Mardi Himal
  • Starts at Kathmandu/Pokhara
  • Ends at Pokhara
  • Max. Altitude 4500 M
  • Trip Type Tea house trek
  • Transport Public Vehicle
  • Accommodation Teahouse and Camping

Mardi Himal Trek in 5 Days

Mardi Himal trek in 5 days is a popular short trek located in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is a moderate-level trek, and it takes 5 days to complete. The total distance of the trek is approximately 45 kilometres, and the maximum elevation is 4,500 meters.

Mardi Himal 5-day trek starts from the beautiful city of Pokhara and takes you through the lush green forests, rhododendron valleys, and traditional Gurung villages. The trail is less crowded compared to other popular treks in the Annapurna region, making it a perfect destination for those seeking peace and tranquillity.

Mardi Himal short trek is a great way to see the beauty of the Himalayas without having to deal with the crowds on other popular trekking routes. The trekking route goes through remote villages, where you can learn about the culture and way of life of the people who live there.

On your way to the base camp, you will walk through rhododendron forests, across suspension bridges, and through small streams. The trek is also a great way to challenge yourself physically, as it involves steep climbs and descents.

The beautiful views of the Himalayas are one of the best parts of the Mardi Himal Short Trek. The views on the Mardi Himal trek are truly breathtaking. The trail offers stunning views of the Himalayan ranges, including the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Hiunchuli peaks.

The trek also takes you through dense forests of rhododendron, oak, and pine, which are home to a variety of flora and fauna. You can spot various species of birds, including the Himalayan Monal, which is Nepal's national bird. 

Mardi Himal short trek is a great alternative for those who like to see the Himalayas' splendour. The trek offers an exceptional blend of breathtaking vistas, difficult terrain, and cultural immersion. It is an excellent chance to explore the natural beauty of Nepal in a short time.

Note: Mardi Himal Trek can also be completed in 3 or 4 days. If you want to complete the trek in less than 5 days, then you can contact us, as we offer a customizable itinerary that fits your requirements.

Experience the adventure of a lifetime with our Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days! With our expert guides and unparalleled customer service, you'll enjoy a successful hike through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on the planet. Our guarantee of the best service at the best cost means you can focus on making memories without breaking the bank. Don't wait – Book your Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days now and embark on a journey you'll never forget!

Mardi Himal Trek Package Offers

  • Instant and Secured Online Booking System.
  • Full Packages Trip with 3 Times Meal Plan at Best Guaranteed Price.
  • The first ascent to Mardi Himal was in 1961 and the route was its East Flank.
  • Exotic flora and fauna varieties along the trekking trail. You will see Rhododendrons, magnolias, pine, and oak timberland along the trails.
  • Stunning perspective on the Himalayan scene. It incorporates Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Manaslu, and Mardi Himal.
  • Pristine social and customary encounters: the way of life, culture, custom, and friendliness of the local ethnic group, particularly Gurung.
  • This trek is profoundly viewed as an 'Eco-Tourism course' in the Annapurna district.
  • Natural diversity: Greenery, vegetation, and terraced farms along with the trek route.
  • The Mardi Himal Base Camp, High Camp, and the Forest Base Camp.
  • Twelve years’ experienced team.

Best time for Mardi Himal Short trek

The best time to embark on a 5-day Mardi Himal trek depends on your preferences and the weather conditions. Generally, the ideal time is from September to November and from March to May. During these months, the weather is mostly stable and the skies are clear, providing stunning views of the Himalayan ranges.

Additionally, the temperature is relatively mild, making the trek more comfortable. In contrast, the winter months from December to February are extremely cold and snowy, making it challenging to trek. 

The monsoon season, from June to August, brings heavy rainfall, making the trails slippery and muddy, which could be dangerous. Therefore, it's best to avoid trekking during these seasons unless you're an experienced trekker who enjoys a more challenging trek.


  • Exotic flora and fauna on the trekking trail
  • Trails that pass through rhododendron, magnolia, pine, and oak forests.
  • Amazing Himalayan view which includes Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Manaslu, and Mardi Himal.
  • Pristine social and customary encounters: the local ethnic group, mainly Gurungway ,'s of life, culture, custom, and friendliness.
  • This trek is profoundly viewed as an 'Eco-Tourism course' in the Annapurna district.
  • Greenery, greenery, and terraced farms throughout the trek.
  • Mardi Himal Base Camp, High Camp, and Forest Base Camp.

Route for Mardi Himal 5-days Trek

Mardi Himal trek for 5 days starts with an hour of driving from Pokhara to Kande (1,770 meters). From Kande, the trekking begins. We stopped for the day in Pothana/Deurali (2,031 meters) after hiking from Kande. It will take roughly 4 hours to reach Pothana/Deurali from Kande.

The following day consists of a 7-hour trek to Low Camp (2,970 meters). Hike through the wooded routes and stone-paved ways. Our next destination is the High Camp (3,580 meters), which takes roughly 4 hours from Low Camp.

The following day is our ultimate destination, the base camp of Mardi Himal (4,500 meters). Following an early morning awakening, hike four hours to Base Camp, then six hours to Siding (1,750 meters). We walk for around 9 to 10 hours on this day.

Lastly, trek down for 4 hours to Lwang (1,500 meters) from Siding. Take a shared Jeep from Siding to Pokhara. It will take roughly 2 to 3 hours to reach Pokhara.

Mardi Himal Trekking started in 2012 and has since become one of the most popular treks in Nepal. Each year, tens of thousands of trekkers and hikers traverse the area. The quantity is growing at a rapid rate. It is a less difficult walk with fewer tea houses and Nepalese delicacies.

Important Tips For Mardi Himal Trek 5 days

Here are some important things you should know before you start the Mardi Himal Trek so that your trip will be more fun and less stressful.

  • Hydrate. Walking increases sweating. Your body craves water. Dehydration may occur. Hence, drink water to stay hydrated.
  • Bring water purifiers. Drinking stream water is unsanitary. Fill your bottle with purifiers.
  • Summer and monsoon trekking requires bug repellant and table salt. They control insects and parasites easily.
  • Guided trekking is amazing. They'll guide you. Guides protect you. They'll arrange food and accommodation.
  • Have adequate cash. Mardi Himal Trek is new. So, ATMs may be limited. Get enough money for the trek.

Packaging Lists for Mardi Himal Short Trek

Preparing for a trek involves considering the weather and personal preferences, which requires thoughtful packing of only necessary items. It is recommended to bring thin and lightweight clothing that provides warmth for the Mardi Himal Trek. Here is a suggested list of items to bring:

  • A pair of comfortable trekking shoes with a few pairs of shocks
  • Jacket, windcheater a warm fleece for cold
  • Few trekking shirts and pants
  • Trekking sandals (used while walking around the tea house)
  • Sunglasses, a hat, lotion( sunscreen), lip balm
  • Toiletries: sanitizer, tissue paper, towel, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, and soap
  • Thermal wear and comfortable backpack with covers
  • Good quality sleeping bag and trekking gloves
  • Water bottles

Permits for Mardi Himal Short Trek

Mardi Himal Trek is a popular place to go trekking in Nepal's Annapurna region. You will need to get a few permits to hike in this area.

TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card: TIMS is a compulsory permit for all trekkers in Nepal. It is published by the Nepal Tourism Board and the Nepal Trekking Agencies' Association.

You can get a TIMS card from the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu or the TAAN office in Kathmandu or Pokhara. The cost of the TIMS card is USD 20 for individual trekkers and USD 10 for group trekkers.

Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP): The Annapurna Conservation Area is a protected area in Nepal. To enter this area, you need to get an ACAP permit. The ACAP permit can be obtained from the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu or Pokhara or from the ACAP office in Pokhara. The cost of the ACAP permit is USD 30 per person.

It is important to know that in order to get permits for the Mardi Himal Trek, there must be at least two trekkers. Solo trekkers are not allowed to trek in this region. Therefore, it is advisable to hire a trekking agency that can help you obtain the required permits and make other necessary arrangements.

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You can start your Mardi Himal 5 Days Trek Either from Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Option A: Trek Starting from Pokhara
If you start your trek from Pokhara, then our office representative will meet you in your respective hotel and explain to you about the trek. And then you will continue your trek to Mardi Himal.

Option B: Trek Starting from Kathmandu
If you are willing to start your Trip from Kathmandu, then you need to take a flight or road trip to Pokhara. This transportation cost will be added on your trip (Fare of Flight or Road Trip).

  • DurationDriving Time- 1 Hours & Trekking Time- 4 Hours
  • Highest Altitude2,125m/69,72 ft
  • AccommodationLodges

On day 1, you will need to drive from Pokhara to Kande, which is about a 1-hour drive. Kande is located at an altitude of 1,770 m (580 ft). From Kande, you will start your trek to Pothana or Deurali, depending on your preference.

Pothana is a small village situated at an altitude of 2,125m/69,72 ft. It is surrounded by beautiful forests and offers stunning views of the Annapurna mountain range. Deurali is another small village located at an altitude of 2,100m/6890 ft. It is situated on a ridge and offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.

The trek from Kande to Pothana  and to Deurali is relatively easy and takes about 2-3 hours, depending on your pace. The trail is well-marked and passes through beautiful forests and small villages. Along the way, you will be able to see some of the local flora and fauna, including rhododendron trees and various bird species.

Once you reach Deurali, you can check into one of the tea houses and rest for the night. These tea houses offer basic accommodation and food, so you can relax and enjoy the mountain views while you res

  • Lunch at: Pothana or Deurali
  • Altitude: 2,125m/69,72 ft
  • Day Difficulty level: Easy
  • Number of lodges: 5 in Deurali and 3 in Pothana
  • Main attractions for the day: green forest views, panoramic mountain views
  • Mountains viewed: Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Himchuli (6441m), Mardi (5587m) 

  • DurationTrekking time: 7 hours
  • Highest Altitude3,150m/ 10335ft
  • AccommodationLodges

Trekking from Deurali to Low Camp on Day 2 is a beautiful journey through the dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo, passing through small villages and streams, with breathtaking views of the snow-capped mountains.

The trek starts from Deurali, which is located at an altitude of 2,100 meters. The trail initially descends steeply through the forest of bamboo, rhododendron, and oak trees. You will cross several streams, and the sound of the waterfalls will accompany you throughout the trek.

After a few hours of trekking, you will reach Dovan, a small village at an altitude of 2,500 meters. Dovan is a beautiful spot to take a rest, have some tea or coffee, and interact with the locals.

From Dovan, the trail goes up steeply through the dense forest of rhododendron and bamboo. The trail is well-defined and is marked with signs. You will pass through some small clearings in the forest that provide excellent views of the snow-capped mountains.

After a few hours of trekking, you will reach Low Camp, which is situated at an altitude of 3,150 meters. Low Camp is a beautiful place to spend the night with stunning views of Machhapuchhre and Annapurna South. The temperature at Low Camp drops significantly during the night, so be sure to pack some warm clothes.

  • Lunch at: Forest Camp
  • Altitude: 3150m/ 10335ft
  • Day Difficulty level: Moderate
  • Number of Lodges: 5
  • Main attractions for the day: Green hills, Rhododendron forests, cloud hill, Panoramic Views of mountains
  • Mountains viewed: Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Mardi (5587m)

  • DurationTrekking Time 4 Hours
  • Highest Altitude3700m / 12,140ft
  • AccommodationLodges

On the third day of the trek, you will embark on a journey from Low Camp to High Camp, which is situated at an altitude of 3700m (12,140 ft). The trekking trail was steep and strenuous, and we had to walk for almost 7-8 hours to reach our destination. However, the scenic beauty that surrounded us throughout the trek made it all worthwhile.

You will start the trek early in the morning, and the initial part of the trail is relatively easy. You walk through dense forests of rhododendrons and bamboo, and the fresh air and tranquil environment lift spirits. As you continue, the trail starts to become more challenging, and you have to navigate through steep inclines and rocky terrain. The panoramic views of the Annapurna range and the Machhapuchhre mountain will keep you inspired to push your limits.

During the trek, you stop at a few teahouses to rest and refuel. The local tea houses served hot beverages and snacks that gave people the energy to continue the trek. You will also get the chance to interact with the locals and get a glimpse of their lifestyle and culture. The people were warm and friendly, and their hospitality made us feel at home.

After several hours of trekking, you will finally reach High Camp, which is the destination for the day. The sight of the snow-capped mountains and the surrounding landscape is awe-inspiring. The High Camp has basic accommodation and facilities, but it is comfortable and warm. You will spend the evening relaxing and acclimatizing to the high altitude. 

Note: You can trek 1 more hour to Badal Danda (Cloud Hill) over the tree line in the assent of guide for a superior view. There is just one lodge in Badal Danda.

  • Lunch at: High camp
  • Altitude: 3700m / 12,140ft
  • Day Difficulty level: Easy
  • Number of lodges: 4
  • Main Attractions of the day: Majestic Views of mountains, Danphe, Sunset view
  • Mountains viewed: Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Mardi (5587m)

  • DurationTrekking Time: 7-8 Hours
  • Highest Altitude4500m / 14,764ft
  • AccommodationLodges

The fourth day of the trek will be an exciting one as you will hike to the Mardi Base Camp and then trek down to Sidding. Wake up early in the morning, have breakfast and pack your bags for the journey ahead. 

The trek to Mardi Base Camp  starts by heading up steep hills and rocky terrain. The altitude gain is significant, and you could feel the thin air as you climb higher. However, the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains will keep you motivated. The lush green forests and the sound of the streams flowing by provides a refreshing break from the strenuous climb.

As you approach the Mardi Base Camp, you will  be greeted by the magnificent views of the Mardi Himal and the surrounding mountains. The snow-covered peaks look stunning against the clear blue skies, and you couldn't help but take a moment to appreciate the beauty of nature. You will take some time to rest and enjoy the view before starting the descent to Sidding.

The trek down to Sidding is relatively easier than the climb up to Mardi Base Camp. You will follow a different trail, which takes you through dense forests and beautiful villages. You will pass by small tea houses and shops where you can  rest and refuel. The locals are friendly and welcoming, and you will also get a glimpse of their lifestyle and culture.

As you descend further down, you can feel the temperature rising, and the landscape changing. The snow-capped mountains will be replaced by green hills and valleys, and the air will become thicker. You will reach Sidding in the late afternoon, exhausted but exhilarated.

  • Lunch at: High camp or Badal Danda
  • Altitude: 4500m (Mardi Base Camp)
  • Day Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Number of Lodges: 7
  • Main Attractions of the day: Mardi Base Camp, exotic flora and fauna, traditional villages
  • Mountains viewed: Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Mardi (5587m)

  • DurationDrive: 2 to 3 Hours
  • Highest Altitude822m / 2695ft
  • AccommodationHotel

On Day 5, you have two options for your return journey to Pokhara. The first option is to drive back directly to Pokhara, which will take approximately 5-6 hours. This option is ideal for those who are short on time or prefer a more comfortable and faster mode of transportation.

Extend More Hiking

Alternatively, you can choose to take the Lwang (Mukhkhora) Trekking route, which will take you through beautiful villages, lush forests, and scenic landscapes. This trek will take around 6-7 hours, but it is worth the extra time and effort for those who want to experience the natural beauty of the area.

During the trek, you will pass through the traditional village of Lwang, which is known for its rich cultural heritage and warm hospitality. You can also visit the local tea gardens and learn about the tea-making process. The trek ends at Mukhkhora, where you can catch a jeep back to Pokhara.

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

What's Included

Domestic & International Airport Pickup – Drop-off Services

  • International arrival pickup
  • International drop-off on your final departure day


  • Kande from Pokhara by local bus/jeep
  • Sidding to  Pokhara by local bus/jeep


  • 4 nights at local guest houses or lodges  
  • If you want to upgrade the hotels in Kathmandu (Apply the Addons option)

Trekking Permit

  • Local Government Entry Permit (Trek Card)
  • Trekkers Information Management Systems Card (TIMS)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP)

Food During the trek

  • 4 Breakfast: Local and continental choices from tea house Menu
  • 5 Lunch: Simple and light lunch in lunch camp tea houses 
  • 4 Dinner: Veg and Non-Veg Meals of your choice domestic and continental foods from the local tea house Menu

Includes Guide/Porter Services & Their Liabilities

  • English-speaking government trekking guide
  • With a minimum of 10 years experience
  • All meals for Guide/Porter
  • Insurances for Guide & Porter (Emergency evacuation and accidental medical expenses)
  • Salary as per the company standard rate (which is recommended by the concerned association of the tourism industry)
  • A first-aid kit box carried by our team

What's Excluded

  • International flight fares
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara transportation
  • Hotels is Pokhara
  • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and 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 Pokhara or Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Your travel insurance (Covering both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum.
  • Hotels in Pokhara
Availability & Private Trip

For those interested in joining a group tour, we offer a fixed departure date. However, if you prefer to choose your own date for the trip, we encourage you to explore our Book a Private Trip section, which provides the flexibility of booking on any day of your choice, as private trips offer daily availability.

We provide Porter services only for a minimum booking of 2 or more people. If you are traveling alone, the cost of Porter services is extra. Please apply add-ons to get Porter services for carrying your luggage on a Private Trek or in a Group Joining Trek.

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Start DateStart: FridayFeb 23, 2024End DateEnd: TuesdayFeb 27, 2024PricePriceUS $450StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: TuesdayFeb 27, 2024End DateEnd: SaturdayMar 02, 2024PricePriceUS $450StatusStatusGuaranteed
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Food During Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek offers a variety of food options to cater to all types of dietary requirements.

The food in the Mardi Himal area is full of flavour and gives you a taste of the area's traditional food culture. Dal Bhat, a staple dish in the Himalayan region, is a combination of lentil soup and rice, served with vegetables and pickles.

It is an excellent source of carbohydrates and proteins, making it a popular choice for trekkers. Additionally, the local tea, known as Masala Chai, is a popular beverage that can be enjoyed with snacks like biscuits and noodles.

Along the trail, there are numerous tea houses that offer a variety of international cuisine. For those who prefer a Western-style breakfast, options like pancakes, omelettes, and toast are readily available.

Similarly, for lunch and dinner, one can find a range of options like pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and burgers. These dishes are ideal for those who are not used to the local food or who have specific dietary requirements.

It is essential to stay hydrated during the trek, and therefore, it is recommended to drink at least three litres of water per day. Bottled water is available at tea houses and shops along the trail. Additionally, there are several options for hot drinks like tea, coffee, and hot chocolate that can help keep you warm in the cold weather.

Mardi Himal Trek Accommodation

Mardi Himal trekking route in Nepal offers a range of accommodation options including hotels and tea houses, which provide basic necessities for day-to-day life. These accommodations are equipped with necessary equipment and facilities such as single beds, thin mattresses, sockets for charging mobile phones, and shared bathrooms.

It is worth noting that there are no separate toilets available on this route, so trekkers should be prepared to share the bathroom facilities with others. In addition, hot water for showers may not be available in all tea houses, but some may offer a bucket of hot water at an extra charge.

It is important to note that the availability of hot water may not be guaranteed in higher altitude locations such as High Camp and base camp, as the weather conditions can be harsh and it may be difficult to maintain a steady supply of hot water.

Despite these basic facilities, the tea houses and hotels along the Mardi Himal route provide a comfortable and safe place for trekkers to rest and recharge after a long day of trekking.

The accommodation options are affordable and provide an opportunity for travelers to connect with the local culture and experience the hospitality of the Nepalese people.

    Extra Cost for Kathmandu To Pokhara

    Type of transportation



    Booking Link


    USD 120 Per Person(for foreigners)

    15 to 20 Minutes 

    For Flight Booking

    Daily Tourist  Buses

    USD 15 to 30 USD

    6 to 7 hours

    For Tourist Bus Booking

    Private Car/Jeep

    USD 130 up to USD 150 

    5 to 6 hours 

    For Private Car Renting

    Travel Insurance for Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days

    If you're planning on embarking on a Mardi Himal 5-day trek, it's important to consider getting travel insurance to protect yourself in case of any unforeseen circumstances. Trekking can involve a certain amount of risk, and it's important to have peace of mind while you're out exploring the stunning Himalayan scenery.

    With travel insurance, you can be covered for a range of issues, such as medical emergencies, trip cancellations, lost or stolen luggage, and more. Be sure to carefully read and understand the policy you choose, as some insurance providers may have restrictions or exclusions for high-altitude activities like trekking.

    It's always better to be safe than sorry, so consider investing in travel insurance before you set off on your Mardi Himal adventure.

    Temperature and Weather during Mardi Himal trek






    March to May

    average up to 20 degrees

    Mostly clear skies 


    June to September

    between 10 to 23-degrees Celsius

    experience heavy rainfalls


    October to December

    around 20 degrees Celsius 

    cooler atmosphere


    January to March

    9 to -12 degree Celsius

    more snow and chilling cold

    Safety Tips For Mardi Himal Trek

    The 5 days trek to Mardi Himal  is relatively short and easy compared to other treks in the region. It's important to take safety precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trekking experience. Here are some safety tips for the short Mardi Himal trek:

    • Hire an experienced and licensed guide for the trek. A local guide knows the trails well, the weather conditions, and how to deal with altitude sickness.
    • Train for the trek by doing cardio exercises and walking on uneven terrain. 
    • Get a medical checkup to ensure you're fit to trek. 
    • Bring proper clothing and gear like trekking shoes, warm clothing, and a rain jacket.
    • Drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration, which can cause altitude sickness.
    • Know the symptoms of altitude sickness, which include headache, dizziness, nausea, and shortness of breath. If you experience these symptoms, descend to a lower altitude immediately.
    • The trail can be rocky and uneven, so watch your step to avoid tripping or falling. Use trekking poles for added stability.
    • Keep a safe distance from animals like yaks and donkeys, which are common on the trail.
    • Be respectful of the local culture and customs. 
    • Dress modestly and ask for permission before taking photos of people or religious sites.
    • Don't venture off the trail, as it can be dangerous and damage the fragile ecosystem.
    • Bring a first-aid kit and know how to use it in case of emergencies.
    • Check the weather forecast before heading out and be prepared for changes in weather conditions. Don't trek in extreme weather conditions.
    Frequently Asked Questions
    • Q1. What kinds of food do we get during Mardi himal Trekking?

      Delicious typical Dal, Bhat, Tarkari, and some international cuisines like Tibetan, Chinese, Indian, etc. are available during Mardi himal Trekking. In beverages, you can get tea, coffee, flavored drinks, beer, vodka, etc.

    • Mardi himal is raised up in an altitude of 5,587 meters. We will trek up to base camp of Mardi himal and its altitude is 4,500meters. But, we are staying at High Camp and High Camp is elevated at 3,900 meters from sea level.

    • No, there is no age limit for Mardi himal trek. Individuals of any age group, any background, and any trekking level can do this 5 days Mardi himal trek. But be careful about your physical fitness and acclimatization.

    • Mardi himal trek offers an amazing perspective on Annapurna massifs, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre (Fishtail Mountain), Manaslu ranges and Mardi himal itself. Other major attractions during trek remain the forest camp, high Camp, Mardi himal view point, Badal danda (Cloud Hill), traditional village - sidding, forest of rhododendron magnolia, and oak, suspension bridge, wooden bridge, terrace field, cascades, and river.

    • Nepal is the second richest country in water resources. You can find streams, ponds, and taps all over the place throughout the trek. But, drinking water directly from natural sources might not be safe. It would be better for you to carry water purifier tablets. You can pour water in a bottle with a tablet and after some time drink it. In this way, you can enjoy water directly coming from natural sources. Mineral water and bottled water are also available on trail-side hotels and tea houses.

    • Mardi himal trek is an easy to moderate level trek. So, it won’t be difficult for those who are trekking for the first time. We have to cross a nasty trail for this trek, so it would be better to do some short trek or walk a nearby rocky way. Cardio practice like running, jogging, swimming are plus points for this trek.

    • There is access to landline phones with ISD services or you can get a network in some places. You can directly contact me from your own phone, whenever there is network access. Also, some hotels have Wi-Fi service. You need to pay an extra charge for using the internet service.

    • If you want to explore Mardi himal but are not able to walk then we also operate the Mardi himal helicopter tour. You can choose either a private helicopter tour or a group-joining tour depending upon your group size and comfort level.

    • Don’t panic, just don’t hesitate to inform guide about your problem. Our guide will take action according to the level of your sickness. If there are minor problems, then the guide will look after you and take you to the near hospital.

    • The permits required for Mardi himal 5 days trek are TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) worth USD 20 and ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit) worth USD 20. These permits are made available from Tourism Board Offices in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

    • The highest point we reach during Mardi himal trek is 4,500 meters, which is the height of the base camp itself. Per-day walking distance is shorter as well. The height won't be problematic as we stand there for some time only. But the steep ascent and descent, narrow and edged path, remains difficult to cover. This is leveled as a moderate level of trekking in Nepal, despite steeps. 

    • Yes, of course. You can do a solo trek to Mardi himal. But with a guided trek, there will be no problem in finding rooms, track, and direction.

    • The fourth day of the trek is the hardest day at Mardi himal trek. This day, we trek from high camp (3,580 meters) to Base Camp of Mardi (4,500 meters). Then trek down direct to Siding (1,750 meters). This day we have about 9 to 10 hours of walking; 4 hours of ascent (from high camp to base camp) and 5 to 6 hours of descent (from Base Camp to Sidding). Steep uphill and downhill trails with edges make the day the hardest of all.

    What Our Clients Say
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      Matthew HarrisUnited States,August 21, 2023

      Mardi Himal Trek

      Mardi Himal Trek was an adventure at its best! The journey was filled with excitement and stunning vistas. The trail was diverse, offering everything from dense forests to alpine meadows. The final push to the base camp was challenging but incredibly rewarding. The sunrise over the Annapurna range was mind-blowing, and I got some of the best photographs of my life. The local culture and hospitality were heartwarming, and the trekking experience was unforgettable. I can't recommend it enough to anyone seeking an adventure in the Himalayas.

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      Lily MartinUnited States,August 14, 2023

      Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal

       Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal provided the serene escape I needed from the chaos of daily life. The trek was well-organized, and our guide was knowledgeable and friendly. The trail took us through pristine forests, charming villages, and terraced fields. The highlight, of course, was reaching the Mardi Himal Base Camp. The tranquility of the place and the stunning mountain views left me in awe. I felt like I was on top of the world. If you're seeking a peaceful adventure amidst nature's beauty, this trek is a must-do.


    Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

    Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

    • Expert Guides
      Expert Guides

      Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

    • Top-notch Customer Service
      Top-notch Customer Service

      Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

    • Flexibility

      We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

    • Unmatched Value
      Unmatched Value

      We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.


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