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Mardi Himal Trek 12 Days; Himalayan Splendor at its Finest
Mardi Himal Trek 12 Days; Himalayan Splendor at its Finest

Mardi Himal Trek 12 Days; Himalayan Splendor at its Finest

The Mardi Himal Trek is an absolutely-yes option if you want an adventurous trek and an ultimate paradise feeling both simultaneously.

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Mardi Himal Trek 12 Days; Himalayan Splendor at its Finest

The Mardi Himal Trek is an absolutely-yes option if you want an adventurous trek and an ultimate paradise feeling both simultaneously.

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Trek Facts

Trip Level
Beginners
Trip Starts At
Kathmandu
Trip Ends At
Kathmandu
Max Altitude
4500 m
Trek Activity
Sightseeing, Trekking
Trek Route
Kathmandu - Pokhara - Dhamphus - forest camp - High Camp
Best Season
October - December and march - June

Trek Overview

Enter on the trek to discover the Mardi Himal Trek, a hidden treasure of the Annapurna region. This beautiful hike offers the ideal balance of action and tranquility as it leads you through lush forests, alpine meadows, and breathtaking mountain vistas. Mardi Himal Trek is a haven for outdoor adventurers and those who love the outdoors because of its steep hills and varied scenery.

A beautiful journey, the Mardi Himal Trek offers stunning vistas of the Hiunchuli, Machhapuchhre, and Annapurna peaks. The trail showcases the area's rich cultural legacy as it winds through picturesque villages, terraced fields, and rhododendron forests. The lush foliage below is stunningly contrasted by the snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and moraines you will come across as you ascend.

The Mardi Himal Trek is a unique adventure. It offers a rare chance to venture into the Himalayas' pristine and distant regions. Since the trek is moderate,  it can be done by experienced and novice trekkers. Although there are some challenging aspects—steep climbs and descents, winding paths, and rocky terrain—the breathtaking views from the top make it all worthwhile.

The opportunity to experience the locals' culture and kindness is a delight of the Mardi Himal Trek. You'll run into friendly residents who welcome you with open arms as you navigate the communities. The journey travels through several tiny settlements that continue to follow their long-standing traditions, providing an intriguing look into the life of the locals. Additionally, you'll get to sample the regional food, which combines Tibetan and Nepalese flavors and sip hot tea in a neighborhood teahouse.

Compared to other well-known trekking routes in the Annapurna region, the Mardi Himal Trek is less crowded, making it an excellent option for people seeking peace. Fewer trekkers will pass you on the trail, allowing you to take in the area's natural splendor quietly. The journey offers an opportunity to reconnect with nature and achieve inner serenity while providing the ideal break from the rush and bustle of city life.

The immaculate Mardi Himal Base Camp is one of the area's hidden gems that may be found during the Mardi Himal Trek. Trekkers frequently travel to the base camp because it has beautiful views of the peaks. The High Camp, which offers sweeping views of the Annapurna range and Machhapuchhre, is another highlight of the trek. The snow-covered peaks surrounding the camp provide a beautiful perspective of the Himalayas.

Rhododendron forests, abundant throughout the spring, are a draw to the Mardi Himal Trek. With brilliant red, pink, and white flowers covering the entire area, the forests are a riot of color. Other animals in the woodlands include monkeys, deer, and the endangered Himalayan black bear. The rhododendrons' pleasant scent and the birds chirping will surround you as you walk through the trees.

Some of the most breathtaking mountain views in the Himalayas may be found on the Mardi Himal Trek. The trek offers a singular view of the Annapurna range, leading you through some of the area's most solitary and steep terrains. The trip offers views of the peaks from various perspectives, letting you take in their all-encompassing magnificence. The majestic vistas of the Mardi Himal Trek will take your breath away, whether you are an experienced trekker or a beginner.

The Mardi Himal trek is specially designed for adventurers seeking to trek in an 'off the beaten path' in the lustered parts of the Annapurna region of Nepal.

Mardi Himal Trek is 2024 rich in phenomenal views; we get to appreciate the beauty of Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna (south), Mt. Hiunchuli, and Mt. Machhapuchhre with magnificent Rhododendron forests, traditional villages, valleys, terraced farms, and sparkling river.

Mardi Himal Trek can be a perfect choice for you if you would like to experience the thrill of walking over the ridges and enjoying the panoramic 360-degree view. It has recently been a popular trek destination among trekkers whose duration can be customized to shorter periods than other trek routes.

It's a journey you won't soon forget to trek the Mardi Himal. The walk is an authentic example of the Himalayas' magnificence with its breathtaking vistas, varied terrain, and rich cultural legacy. The Mardi Himal Trek is an excellent choice if you want to get away from the bustle of the city or embark on a new adventure. Set out on a once-in-a-lifetime journey by scheduling your trek right away!

Mardi Himal Trek Highlights:

  • A scenic trek through verdant forests, alpine meadows, and breathtaking mountain vistas is available on the Mardi Himal Trek.
  • With stunning views of the Annapurna range, Machhapuchhre, and Hiunchuli peaks, discover the undiscovered jewel of the Annapurna region.
  • Take on the challenging terrain and varied scenery, which offer the ideal balance of excitement and tranquility.
  • As you go through picturesque villages and run into kind inhabitants, learn about the local way of life.
  • View the expansive views from the High Camp while exploring the pristine Mardi Himal Base Camp.
  • View the breathtaking mountain landscapes from various perspectives for a precise understanding of the Annapurna range.
  • Enjoy a nice cup of tea while interacting with the locals at one of the cozy and pleasant teahouses.
  • Awe-inspiring mountain sunrises will greet you in the morning, and a romantic sunset over the valley will mark the conclusion of the day.
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of areas with little pollution or human interference.

Best Time for Mardi Himal Trek:

The spring months of March to May and the autumn months of September to November are the ideal times to commence the Mardi Himal Trek. These months offer the best trekking weather because they are clear and consistent.

  • Rhododendron woods burst into life in the spring, generating a magnificent display of color that brings the area to life. The trip is made more bearable by the temperate temperatures and the clear skies, which provide stunning vistas of the mountain summits.
  • Another well-liked season for the Mardi Himal trek is the autumn when the weather is good, and the skies are clear. The area is breathtaking because of the region's natural beauty, enhanced by the vibrant autumn leaves.
  • The monsoon season, which lasts from June to August, is not the best time to go trekking because of the risk of landslides and excessive rain, which makes the trail treacherous and slick. The hard path and severe snowfall during the winter months of December to February make these months unsuitable for trekking.

Plan your trip at the optimal time to hike in the Mardi Himal region if you want a genuinely unforgettable trekking experience. Prepare to be enthralled by nature's beauty and make lifelong memories!

Mardi Himal Trek Difficulty:

A modest trek that offers a unique fusion of adventure and tranquility is the Mardi Himal Trek. The trail poses several challenges that trekkers should be aware of, even if it is easier than other Himalayan treks, which are as follows:

  • Up to 4,500 meters of elevation gain can be found on the trail. Altitude sickness, which manifests as headache, nausea, and exhaustion, may result from this.
  • The trek has challenging terrain, rocky roads, and steep inclines. Therefore, it's necessary to be physically fit and wear strong shoes.
  • The trail can become treacherous and challenging due to sudden snowfall and rain storms that can occur suddenly in the Himalayas.
  • With few facilities and conveniences, the walk includes staying in teahouses or camping. Trekkers should be equipped for simple living.

Despite these challenges, the Mardi Himal Trek is a life-changing adventure that allows you to test your limitations and appreciate the Himalayas' natural splendor. So accept the difficulties, engage in the adventure, and enjoy the breathtaking mountain views and exposure to the local culture!

The Mardi Himal Trek offers a singular fusion of excitement and tranquility with its spectacular mountain panoramas, varied landscapes, and cultural immersion. This walk is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors, are looking for adventure, or want to escape the city. The trail can be challenging because of the height rise, the rough terrain, and the bad weather, but it is a task that is well worth taking on. The ideal seasons for trekking are spring and fall, when hikers may take advantage of clear skies, comfortable weather, and breathtaking displays of color.

Are you prepared for an exciting journey deep into the Himalayas? Join the Mardi Himal Trek today to enjoy a journey that will motivate, test, and reward you.

 

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Key Highlights

Explore Nepal rich culture and diverse nature in the Annapurna ( Mardi )region.
Enjoy the hospitality of the Nepalese mountain people and taste traditional Nepalese food.
Dramatic landscapes, verdant steep valleys ,panoramic 360° view.
Sensational views of an array of high snow-capped mountains,
Observe the spectacular sunrise on the mountains.

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Trek Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

Welcome to Nepal! well, upon your arrival in airport , a representative from Himalayan Connection will greet you and take to the hotel. After having some rest you’ll join to team meet – up and pre-trip discussion.

Where you will meet your trek guide / leader before Mardi Himal Trek start. at evening Himalayan Connection will organize welcome dinner with delicious Nepali cuisine and cultural show .

 

DAY 2 : SIGHTSEEING AND TRIP PREPARATION DAY

Camp: Thamel Kathmandu

Altitude: 1400m. / 4592 ft

Time:

Meals: breakfast

Main Attractions: world heritage sites( Pashupatinath temple, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath stupa, Newari culture, durbar squares (Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan ), etc.

Be ready for Mardi Himal Trek.

DAY 03: DRIVE TO POKHARA (827M) 6 - 7 HRS

Camp: Pokhara

Altitude : 827m / 2712ft

Time : 25min flight / 6-7 hrs drive

Meals: Breakfast

Main Attractions: stunning mountain views, beautiful lakes, paragliding, mountain flights, temple, pagoda, cave, and many more.

 

DAY 04: TREK TO POTHANA (1890M) 4 - 5 HRS

Camp: Pothana

Altitude : 1890m / 6200ft

Time: 20 min drive / 4-5 hrs walk

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Main Attractions: stunning mountain views, organic cultivation, stone stairs, greenery, and a valley.

Mardi Himal Trek.

 

 

DAY 05: TREK TO FOREST CAMP ( 3050M) 4 - 5 HRS WALK

Camp: Forest Camp

Altitude: 3050m /10004ft

Time: 4-5 hrs walk

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Main Attractions: Appealing lush forest, amazing walk into the Oak and Rhododendron forest ( blooms in April May ) wild animals and birds, etc.

DAY 06: TREK TO HIGH CAMP ( 3900M) 6 - 7 HRS

Camp: High Camp

Altitude : 3900m / 127792 ft.

Time: 6 – 7 hrs. walk

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Main Attractions: beautiful jungle walk, stunning view of Mt. Fishtail ( 6997m) Annapurna South (7219m) Hiuchuli, panoramic 360° view, deep valley rocks, and many more.

DAY 07: TREK T0 VIEW POINT AND MARDI BASE CAMP (4500M) 7 - 8 HRS

Camp: Badal Danda

Altitude : 3620 m / 11874 ft

Time: 7 – 8 hrs walk

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Main Attractions: Magnificent snow-capped mountains view, Annapurna 1st( 8091m ) and many more high mountains , breathtaking ridge walk, supper deep valley, and many more.

DAY 08: TREK TO KALIMATI VILLAGE (1775M) 6 - 7 HRS

Camp : Kalimati Village

Altitude : 1775 m / 5822 ft.

Time: 6 – 7 hrs. walk

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Main Attractions: big downhill walks through the jungle. wild animals and birds, greenery, mountains, etc.

DAY 09: TREK TO LUMRE AND DRIVE TO POKHARA (827M) 4 - 5 HRS

Camp: Pokhara

Altitude : 827 m / 2713 ft

Time: 2 –3 hrs walk and 1-2 hrs drive

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Main Attractions: different village and their lifestyle, waterfalls, vegetable cultivation, etc.

Mardi Himal Trek ends here .

DAY 10 :RELAXING DAY AND SIGHTSEEING

Camp: Pokhara

Altitude : 827 m / 2713 ft.

Time: a relaxing day

Meals: breakfast

Main Attractions: Pokhara lake city nightlife, temples, cave, world peace pagoda, paragliding, mountain flight, sightseeing, international museum, boating, lakes, and many more…

DAY 11: DRIVE TO KATHMANDU (1400M)6 - 7 HRS DRIVE

Camp: Kathmandu

Altitude : 1400 m / 4592 ft.

Time:6 -7 hrs. bus drive

Meals: Breakfast and special farewell Dinner with Nepali cultural show.

Main Attractions: a wonderful road trip along the famous rivers (Marsyangdi and Trisuli ). massive hills, local markets deep valleys, amazing settlements around the hills, cultivation, etc.

DAY 12 : FINAL DEPARTURE

Your new adventure experience in Nepal ( Mardi Himal Trek ) ends today. A representative from Himalayan connections will take you to the airport, 3 hrs. before your flight schedule. we wish you a safe journey to your home and hope to see you soon for your next adventure.

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Mardi Himal Trek 12 Days; Himalayan Splendor at its Finest

Mardi Himal Trek 12 Days; Himalayan Splendor at its Finest Equipment Checklist

For Head/Face

Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Hats

For Body

Fleece Jacket
Down Jacket
Light and Warm Thermal (set)
Hiking shorts ( pant )
Light gloves
T-shirts
Hiking Boots
Thik wool shocks
Slippers

Toiletries

Toothbrush/Paste
Toilet Papers
Oil or cream for dry protection
Multipurpose soap
Anti bacterial hand wash

Accessories

Rapid Test Kit
Stick
Thermal water bottle
water purification drop
Sleeping bag
Camera
Cell Phone
Ear plug

Cost Includes

Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader for a group
One porter for Two guests.
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS) and all government and local taxes
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)

Cost Exludes

Nepalese visa fee
International airfare to and from Kathmandu
Excess baggage charges
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
Tips for guide, porter and driver

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the Mardi Himal Trek?

A spectacular and moderate trek across the Nepalese Himalayas, the Mardi Himal Trek offers breathtaking mountain vistas, various landscapes, and a chance to see local culture.

2. When is the best time to trek Mardi Himal?

The spring months of March to May and the autumn months of September to November are the ideal times to trek Mardi Himal. The weather is clear and consistent during these months, making for a relaxing and pleasurable walk.

3. Is Mardi Himal Trek suitable for beginners?

Yes, Mardi Himal trek is a moderate trek suitable for novice trekkers which will engulf you in immense natural beauty.

4. How long does it take to complete the Mardi Himal Trek?

The Mardi Himal Trek usually takes around 7 to 9 days to complete, depending on the pace of the trekker and the route taken.

5. What is the maximum elevation on the Mardi Himal Trek?

The maximum elevation on the Mardi Himal Trek is 4,500 meters.

6. Is a guide or porter necessary for the Mardi Himal Trek?

While having a guide or porter is not required for the Mardi Himal Trek, it is advised for safety and to provide a comfortable and pleasurable trip. A local guide will also be well-versed on the trail and the local way of life.

7. Can I charge my electronic devices on the Mardi Himal Trek?

Limited charging facilities are available in teahouses along the trail, but it is recommended to bring a portable battery pack to ensure that electronic devices can be charged.

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