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Mardi Himal Trek - 8 Days

Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek is located just east of one of the most legendary trekking destination of Nepal, the Annapurna Base Camp trek. Mardi Himal trek is an unseen gem yet. Few trekkers make their way to the Mardi Himal Base Camp outstandingly positioned at the base of Mardi Himal and the Annapurna region´s most iconic mount Machapuchhre literally meaning “Fish tail”. The trail goes along small winding paths, through enchanted rhododendron forests until you climb out of the forest at an elevation around 3,300 meter. The landscape changes quite abruptly into a rugged high mountain landscape, with amazing views of Mardi Himal, Machapuchre, Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.

From High Camp (3580 m; some maps incorrectly mention 3900 m) you can climb up to Mardi Himal Base Camp in about 3-4 hours, which offers spectacular close up views of the entire Annapurna Range. There are simple guesthouses and homestays along the entire route. If you plan to do this trek in the winter months please check with a us Wilderness Excursion – Kathmandu based registered adventure trekking company operated by enthusiastic trekking pioneers.

Day 1
Day 1

Drive to Pokhara (800m). Stay overnight at Pokhara

Day 2
Day 2

Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana (1925m, it takes around 5 hours trek)

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Forest Camp at Kokar (2,600m), it takes around 5 hours walking.

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Low Camp (3,150m), it takes around 5.5 hours trekking.

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to High Camp (3,700m), it takes around 4.5 hours trekking.

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Siding village (1,750m), it takes around 6.5 hours walking.

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Lumre and drive to Pokhara, it takes around 4 hours walking and 2 hours driving.

Day 8
Day 8

Drive back to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • A guide
  • Entry permits for Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Necessary transport by: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist Bus or flight. Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus or flight.
  • Meals for guide during a trek.
  • Accommodation for guide during a trek.
  • Insurance for guide
  • Hotel accommodation in Pokhara for Guide .
  • Airport picks up service

Cost Excludes

  • Mountain Medical Rescue help (It is provided by your insurance company)
  • Expenses of Personal Nature such as drinks and beverages, etc.
  • Tips
  • Meals for you during trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Accommodation for you during trek
  • Hotel accommodation and meal for you in Pokhara.

Personal Trekking Equipment List

  • Lightweight walking boots, spare laces
  • Sleeping bag (You can rent from here)
  • Down Jacket (You can rent from here)
  • A rain proof jacket with hood or Punchoo
  • 2 pairs of loose fitting long shorts/skirts
  • 2 cotton T-shirts
  • Sun-hat
  • One pair of sandals
  • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woolen socks
  • Personal medical supplies (first aid kits)
  • Flash light
  • Toiletries with towels
  • Sunglasses
  • Suntan cream
  • Water bottle
  • Iodine for the purification of drinking water
  • Daypack
  • Rucksack
  • Things of your personal interest
  • Lip guard

Note: Please bring if you have good quality Sleeping bag & Down Jacket can be used for -10 °C or you can rent here.

Price From USD$445/person
Total $ 445 USD

Trip Facts

  • Pokhara
  • Pokhara
  • Moderate
  • 3700m
  • Trekking
  • Tea House
  • Nepal
  • Western Region
  • Sep - Nov and Mar - May

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