Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 5 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation Public Vehicle
Accomodation Teahouse and Camping
Price US $ 680
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 4500 M
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Trip Highlights

  • Less crowded trek in Nepal
  • Enriched in exotic flora and fauna
  • The overwhelming view of Annapurna ranges, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and Dhaulagiri
  • Unspoiled cultural and traditional experiences
  • The first ascent to Mardi Himal was in 1961 and the route was its East Flank
  • This trek is highly regarded as ‘Eco-Tourism route’ in Annapurna region

Mardi Valley 5 days trek is the shortest trek to Mardi Himal situated in the Annapurna region which starts from Pokhara. It provides picturesque and overwhelming experience to the mountainous environment soaked view of green hills, snowcapped mountain and walks into the pristine forest of lovely rhododendron and oak. In the trial, we walk through the high ridge with the constant view of Annapurna mountain ranges and Dhaulagiri at the west, Mt.Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) at east, and Manaslu mountain range in the east. Mardi Himal is located beneath Mt. Machhapuchhre which is one of the forbidden mountain and unclimbed peak so far.

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In this trek, we move towards our final destination Mardi Himal through the path offering the vision of different mountains, forests, valleys, beautiful lakes, waterfalls, and many more. Our trek to Mardi Himal starts from Pokhara from where we take a drive to Kande and trek to Pothana or Deurali. Then we move towards Low Camp, then to High Camp, and finally to Mardi Himal Base Camp. After the beautiful experience in base camp, we trek down to Sidding. From Sidding, we drive back to Pokhara by private vehicle (jeep, car, van, etc.) provided by the company.

Mardi Himal Trek Route

Pokhara -> Kande -> Pothana/ Deurali -> Low Camp -> High Camp -> Mardi Base Camp -> Sidding -> Pokhara

Mardi Himal Trekking Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Highest altitude: 4500m (14,762ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 1400m
  • Trip grade: Moderate
  • Group size: 1-12 people
  • Start point: Pokhara
  • Departure point: Pokhara
  • Meals: Breakfast in Pokhara and all meals in the trek
  • Accommodation: Tourist hotel in Pokhara and teahouse/lodge during the trek
  • Best time to trek: September, October, November, March, April, May
  • Other activities in Pokhara: Zip Flyer, Paragliding, Bungee Jumping

Nepal trek adventure & Expedition is one of the best agencies in Nepal, engaged fully in the field of tourism and management. We provide best offers with negotiable prices and flexible itineraries. We provide group joining facilities as well. You can make your own group and inform us, but if you do not have the group then we can involve you in another group if you demand it. You can check in to our fixed departure section for the appropriate schedule but if you do not find it in your support, you can discuss your own time schedule with us. Feel free to contact us and we will be there for your assistance. Thank you!

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Drive to Kande and trek to Pothana / Deurali (2,125m)
  • Day 02:Trek to Low Camp (3,150m)
  • Day 03:Trek to High Camp (3,700m)
  • Day 04:Hike to Mardi Base Camp and trek down to Sidding (4,500m)
  • Day 05:Drive back to Pokhara by jeep

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Drive to Kande and trek to Pothana / Deurali (2,125m) This is the first day of our trial. On this day, we will drive from Pokhara to Kande which will take about 1 hour. Again we trek to Pothana (or Deurali) from Kande. It will take about 3 to 4 hours to reach there. After reaching there, we will check in to the hotel to refresh oneself. Just 5 hotels are present in Pothana and 3 in Deurali. If we stop our foot at Pothana, we will stay at Hotel Sangrila G.H or similar., and if we stop at Deurali, we will stay at Nice View Lodge or similar.
  • Day 02:Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) Next day, our trial continues to Low camp which is at the height of 3,150m. It will take about 3 hours to reach there and we will be there enjoying the view of beautiful rhododendron trees covered with moss, fern, and lichen. The best view from this camp is the splendid Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountain. There are just 3 lodges in Low Camp and we will stay in Low Camp GH or similar. Despite fewer numbers of hotels, facilities provided there are adorable. It provides room in twin sharing basis or single bedroom along with Wi-Fi, hot shower, extra blankets and many more.
  • Day 03:Trek to High Camp (3,700m) This day, we will trek straight to High Camp from the Low camp which will take around 5 to 6 hours to reach there. Our path will pass through the Mardi ridge providing the majestic view of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna ‘South’ and Hiunchuli. Isolated rhododendron bushes and colorful Danphe pheasant are also the major attraction during the trial. There are 3 hotels at High camp which are much bigger than the ones in Low camp. The best hotel there is Trekkers Paradise which is the best among all with the best of facilities of internet, charging, water (both hot and cold), shower, and so on.
  • Day 04:Hike to Mardi Base Camp and trek down to Sidding (4,500m) This is the day when we finally trek to our major destination, Mardi Base Camp which is at an altitude of 4,500m. We will move from High Camp after having breakfast and it will take around 5 hours to reach there. We will explore the area around enjoying the natural environment including exotic flora and fauna, mountain ranges, snowy landscape, etc. After spending some time there, we will descend back to Sidding. It will take around 4 hours to reach Sidding. The way can be sloppy and slippery too, so we need to be much careful. We will stay in Trekkers Lodge or similar at Sidding. This hotel is the best one with facilities of Wi-Fi, organic and non-organic foods, water, and many more.
  • Day 05:Drive back to Pokhara by jeep From Sidding, we will trek to Lumre passing through the villages of Kalimati and Ghalel. From Lumre we will find the jeep organized by Nepal Trek Adventure for your kind service. Then finally, we will drive to Pokhara enjoying the music and interesting conversations.

Cost Includes

  • 2 Nights Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Well-experienced and licensed trekking guides
  • 1 sharing porter to carry luggage (weight limit is 25 kg)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permit and TIMS card
  • 3 times meal during the trek (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Fruits, tea, and coffee during the trek
  • Twin or double bedroom in lodges/tea houses
  • Transportation during the trek
  • Insurance for guides and porters
  • All accommodation during the trek
  • Local taxes, VAT and service charges

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Pokhara
  • Beverages like alcohol, coke, Fanta, and mineral water
  • Tips and gratitude for guides and porters
  • Your travel insurance
  • Nepal Tourist Visa Fee
  • Personal expenses like shopping and trekking equipment
  • Laundry, internet, heater, Wi-Fi, and phone calls
  • Rescue operation charge in case of need
  • Extra expenses that may have caused in case of the change in itinerary, natural calamities, political issues, strikes, and so on.
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