Mardi Himal Trek

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

Stand between the lands covered by the magnificent Himalayas, Mardi Himal trek is one of the most popular amongst short days trial to have a perfect taste of mountain trek. Fill a quality of time by sightseeing at popular Pokhara city after a drive from Kathmandu. Dhampus Phedi is where the trek begins after a jeep drive towards bumpy roadway.
Standing at the top of the ridge of Deurali sets the panoramic view of Annapurna massif and beautiful Pokhara valley. Moving from Deurali and making a way towards Rhododendron woodland proffers it’s amazing beauty that cannot be overlooked. More the climb towards uphill, further the view of mountains appears stupendous. Moving through the low camp to high camp, the landscapes becomes more steep and little challenging to climb however, the gazing of animals, the scenic view brush-off the little difficulties that the trekkers encounter along the way. Following the rocky steps towards the base camp offers the stunning view of Mt. Macchapuchre (Fistail), Mountains of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli Mountain and many amazing snow-capped peaks leaving the traveller startled with its beauty. Spend a quality time viewing the immense mountains and glorious atmosphere and move towards Sidhing village inhabited mostly by Gurung and Magar community that provides an opportunity to get the taste of Nepali culture, tradition, lifestyle and organic Nepali foods. Following the next day, a hike towards Lumre amazes the travellers with the beautiful forests, birds and animals gazing along the way. Take a safe drive back to Pokhara and catch a flight towards Kathmandu (either drive or flight can be taken which is entirely come under the choice of trekkers). Though it’s a short trek, this trail comes with all the spice that every trekker wish to have along the journey including the flora, fauna, Nepali culture and off course the breath-taking view of mountains. Make a trip and fill the blank among your list of best trek ever done.

Trip Highlights

  • The short and exciting Mardi Himal trek presents the charm of spectacular mountains and beautiful villages that accord the people with lower stamina and beginner trekkers.
  • Getting towards the upper viewpoint (4250m/13600ft), the magnificent Himalayas such as Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna and many other snow-capped peaks makes the morning rays splendid.
  • Walk with delight passing through the amazing Rhododendron forest, exploring the flora and fauna. The traveller gets to encounter the community people that make them understand the variety of culture, tradition and lifestyle of the local people; especially that of the Gurung and Magar's community which will extremely be a new taste to cheers the moment.

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Inclusions:

  • Required numbers of time Airport pick up and drop off as per your flight schedule (international and domestic) and all required transfers in Kathmandu.
  • 3 Night’s accommodation in touristic town of Kathmandu in BB Plan (one can choose budget, standard and deluxe)
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle (places of interest), highly experienced city tour guide, and all the entrance fees of UNESCO heritage sites.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu transportation (Flight/Private vehicle/Tourist coach – choose as per your budget and interest)
  • 2 Night’s accommodation in Lake side Pokhara in BB Plan (one can choose budget, standard and deluxe)
  • Pokhara to Phedi and Lumre to Pokhara drive by private vehicle
  • Standard tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary followed by 3 times tea/coffee per day.
  • One can choose the meal from menu there.
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Nepali SIM card (Rental basis, if needed)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) fee
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Manual System) permit
  • An experienced government certified local Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of highly experienced trekking porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s foods, salary, insurance, accommodation, meals, transportation etc
  • General first Aid Kit
  • A certificate of appreciation (experience certificate) after completing the Trek
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program.
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Exclusions:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff

Tour Map

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02 - Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu/preparation for the trek

Day 03 - Drive/Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2,689ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs drive or 25 minutes fly)

Day 04 - Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft altitude) 30 minutes drive, 4-5 Hrs walk

Day 05 - Trek from Deurali to forest camp (2,520m/8064ft altitude): 6-7 hours

Day 06 - Trek from Forest Camp to low camp (2970m/9504ft altitude): 5-6 hours

Day 07 - Trek from Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft altitude): 3-4 hours

Day 08 - Trek from High camp to upper viewpoint (4250m/13600ft altitude), return back to high camp: 2-3 hours

Day 09 - Trek from High camp to Sidhing Village (1700m/5440ft altitude): 6-7 hours

Day 10 - Trek to Lumre and drive back to Pokhara

Day 11 - Fly or drive back to Kathmandu

Day 12 - Farewell, departure transfers to Tribhuvan International Airport as per flight schedule