Mardi Himal trek is a newly open treking destinationin the Annapurna Range. It is an alternavive for other routes and it is still less crowded during the peak season. The Mardi Himal is derived from the mark on the mountain edge and its peaks that touches the Mt. Machhapuchhre. It offers amazing nature in many ways still untouched by the western civilization. This makes this trek one of the best for the cultural experience.
Mardi Himal it is a short and moderate trek with fes camping/ tea houses. It is located towards the east of the Modi Khola river. During the trek the whole stunning Annapurna range can be observed.
During the trek we will walk through the thick rhododendron forests. Unspoiled terrain will take you as high as 4100. You will enjoy few days walk on the ridge running down from the Machhapuchhre Peak (6993m). The region is also known for its rich wildfife and bio-diversity. If you are lucky you can spot: Danphe (Pheasant), Himalayan Thar, Mask deer, spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Snow leopard and many other.
- What Will You DoDay 1: The trek starts after 1 hour driving from Pokhara to Kabe. It starts slowly up, then a bit steeper to Australian Camp (2060m) where we will stop for lunch. After lunch we start trek slightly downhill to Pothana (1950m) and then up again to Deurail (2100m) where we will stay overnight at the tea house.
Day 2: Trek from Deurali to Low Camp and overnight stay at the tea house.
Day 3: Trek to High Camp with the spectacular view of Machapuchre and Annapurna South.
Day 4: Early morning hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500m) and then trek down to Sidhing village. Drive back to Pokhara.
- What To ExpectUnspoiled cultural experience.
Rich fauna and flora.
Stunning views of all Annapurna Range.
Less crowded trek.
- What Is Included- Accommodation tea houses during the walk
- Transportation to and from the trekking starting point
- Trekking Permit, Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) fees.
- An experienced fluent English speaking guide trained and licensed by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism with his foods, wages, equipment, and insurance
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
- Sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag, and walking poles use during the trip (to return after the trek)
- Government taxes and official expenses.
- Assistant guide group size above 6+ persons.
- pick up from the airport in Kathmandu
- What Is Not Included- Meals and Hotel in Pokhara.
-Meals during the trekking
- Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu)
- Travel insurance
- International airfare.
- Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, battery charging.
- All alcoholic and nonalcoholic cold drinks.
- Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
- Tip for the trekking staff.