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Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal

Highlights

  • Short and Easy trekking route
  • Suitable for beginners, family with children and also for expreinced trekkers
  • Explore and Enjoy Mardi Himal Trekking
  • Enjoy the community hospitality in Annnapurna foothill
  • Enjoy magnificent view of of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri 
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara Sightseeing

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Briefing and Prepare the Trek.

Day 02:Drive to Kande (1,706m) 1 Hour, & Trek to Australian Camp, 1.5hrs trek. Overnight at tea house.

Day 03:Trek Australian Camp to Forest Camp, 7hrs trek.

Day 04:Trek Forest Camp to Low Camp (3,050 m) - 4 to 5 hours

Day 05:Trek Low Camp to High Camp (3,600m) -4 to 5 hours trek

Day 06:Explore the High Camp View Point (4200). Overnight back at Mardi Himalaya at High Camp.

Day 07: Trek High Camp to Siding (1,690m) -6 to 7 hours

Day 08:Trek to Lumre, 2hrs trek and drive to Pokhara, 2hrs drive. Drive Back Siding to Pokhara (950m) -3 to 4 hours

Day 09:Breakfast and Drive to Kathmandu. Afternoon, Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 10:Breakfast and fly back home. Final Departure.

Detail Itinerary

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Briefing and Prepare the Trek. Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport, Kathmandu. We will meet you at the airport and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu. As you arrive at Hotel, check in and we brief you about the preparations of the tours. And we will help you make your final preparations.

Day 2Drive to Kande (1,706m) 1 Hour, & Trek to Australian Camp, 1.5hrs trek. Overnight at tea house. Morning Breakfast at Hotel, and drive to Kande, 1hrs drive. Trek to Australian camp, one of the most best view point in Annapurna foothill. The trek takes little more than an hour from Kande. The first day, after a long drive, the hike is just less than 2 hours. In the beginning of trekking, it will be just fine to avoid staying overnight at Pokhara and instead directly proceed to the trek. Australian Camp is great view station. Overnight at Australian Camp (1999 meters).

Day 3Trek Australian Camp to Forest Camp, 7hrs trek.Morning Sunrise views and views of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges from your tea house. After an early breakfast, trek to Forest Camp, 7hrs trekking. The trails passes through beautiful villages of Pothana (1990m) and Deurali (2142m).The trail leads us to the an enchanted forest of rhododendron, mountain oak, maple, hemlock, and daphnia in a small clearing far from the beaten trail. Forest Camp is serene, tranquil and offers breathtaking view. Overnight at Tea House.

Day 4Trek Forest Camp to Low Camp (3,050 m) - 4 to 5 hoursBreakfast at tea house, and trek to Low Camp (3050m). The uphill trekking trail passes through the dense forest, where birds are chirping, and some others wildlife can encounter. The flora has turned to classic cloud forest with mosses and lichen, tree ferns and orchids hosted by the hardier trees. The trail follows the natural windows in the woods that look out on to thrilling panoramas towards Hiunchuli. The breathtaking views of Fishtail and Annapurna South. Our overnight location at Low camp (3,050m) offers great views of the Fishtail Mountain. There are only couple of tea houses. Enjoy the Himalayas with local meals at tea house.

Day 5Trek Low Camp to High Camp (3,600m) -4 to 5 hours trekAfter Breakfast at the tea house, trek to High Camp (3600m). Our high mountain trekking continues today to further uphill trek to high camp. The trail is steep uphill through forests possibly spotting the national bird Danphe, and Monal. A ridge, now grassy and sometimes under snow, takes us up to the high camp where we shall reach at lunch time. This is also where a second consecutive afternoon is spent enthralled by the views of Annapurna panorama. Annapurna south seems near enough to touch of us! Overnight at tea house at Mardi Himalaya High Camp.

Day 6Explore the High Camp View Point (4200). Overnight back at Mardi Himalaya at High Camp. Enjoy the breakfast with breathtaking Himalayan views at high camp at 3600 meters above the sea level. After breakfast, Day hike over 4000 m elevation. The trail goes through several ups and downs and through pasture land on the ridge. After passes pastureland and hike the narrow ridge, we get in High View point (4,200m). The view point is only the crest of Mardi Himal itself which is separated from the south face of Machhapuchae and the great blue glaciers of the Sanctuary Wall lie below it. The Mt. Annapurna I, the highest of all, sits in an arc from horizon to horizon, from Dhaulagiri to the Mustang, is a dozen or more glistening snow giants. The Mardi Himal (5587m) can be seen just above us. The Mardi Himal view Point offers great views of Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Hiunchuli (6,441m), Baraha Shikhar (Mt. Annapurna Fang) (7,647m), Tent Peak (5,695m), Singhachuli (6,501m), Machapuchhre (6,993m). The Mardi Himal high camp to view point trail is full of yaks and sheep along with several yak herders’ huts during summer. Overnight at High Camp.

Day 7 Trek High Camp to Siding (1,690m) -6 to 7 hoursEarly morning breakfast at tea house and trek to Siding (1690m), 7hrs trekking. The trail descends through the shade of the forest and out onto terraced fields. This trail is less crowded by tourists and relatively remote. The trail passes through hillside villages, down through lovely fields, past the simple farms, and over bridges to Siding (1,690m). Today’s trekking is indeed offers the ideal Nepali countryside experience. Overnight at tea house.

Day 8Trek to Lumre, 2hrs trek and drive to Pokhara, 2hrs drive. Drive Back Siding to Pokhara (950m) -3 to 4 hoursMorning breakfast and trek for 2hours to Lumre. And take a jeep to Pokhara, 2hrs drive. Afternoon stay relaxed at Lake Side Pokhara. Lake Side Pokhara offers great shopping, food, massages and Phewa lake boating experiences. Optionally you can involve to do Paragliding, Zipline, Ultralight sports activities. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.

Day 9Breakfast and Drive to Kathmandu. Afternoon, Kathmandu Sightseeing. Morning Breakfast and private car transfer to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Arts or similar. Afternoon/evening explore Monkey Temple and tourist district of Thamel. Free and easy shopping time around Thamel.

Day 10Breakfast and fly back home. Final Departure. After the breakfast at hotel in the morning, we organize Monkey temple, Kathmandu Durbar squrae, Ason local market sightseeing. In the evening, we drive you to the airport 3 hours before your flight time.

Cost Includes
  • Airport transfers while arriving and departing Kathmandu. 
  • Kathmandu to Nayapool transfers by private jeep and Pokhara to Kathmandu transfers by private van. 
  • Mardi Himal Trek
  • 1 Guide for the group and 1 porter for each 2 trekkers
  • Daily Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea house accommodation
  • 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara including breakfasts. 
  • Trekking permits (TIMS and ACAP)
Cost Excludes
  • personal expenses
  • lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu and Pokhara except mentioned. 

Key Info

  • Trip CodeThamelTT-0114
  • Duration:10 Days
  • Trip Grade NA
  • Destination: Nepal