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Thamel, Kathmandu


Mardi Himal Trekking Overview

One of the most popular treks of Nepal, the Annapurna Base Camp trek, the Mardi Himal trek is a hidden gem. Few trekkers make their way to the Mardi Himal Base Camp spectacularly situated at the base of Mardi Himal and the impressive Machapuchhre. The trail goes along small winding paths, through magical rhododendron forests until you climb out of the forest at an elevation around 3,300 m. 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. For the winter trek we may have to use tent and some fast foods.


After arrival in Kathmandu Airport, our representative will picks up you and transfer to hotel. We will have trip briefing in the hotel.Meals Included: breakfast

We will have scenic drive to Pokhara, referred as the ‘City of Lakes' from there we get great views of the mountains including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre and Annapurna. Meals Included: Breakfast

After the breakfast in the morning, we start our trip with a drive to Phedi and trekking from there. We walk on stone steps, terraced fields and through villages and forests before reaching Dhampus where we have lunch. We continue our walk to Deurali which is a small village beautifully located on a ridge with good views of the Annapurna South, Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhare. Overnight in Deurali. Meals Included :Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Today, our trail passes through lush forest dotted with red rhododendrons forest and flowers. Our trail is very quiet until we reach a clearing of the forest camp. We can take rest and explore the area. Meals Included :Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

We continue to walk through dense forests and reach the low camp. From here, the fantastic view of Mt. Fishtail. We can spend some time in the evening observing the local lifestyle. Meals Included :Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

After breakfast, our trek goes uphill alongside a ridge towards Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhre. The tree lines start getting thinner and the area mostly consists of shrubs with isolated rhododendron bushes along the trail We may have chance to see Daphne pheasant, which is also the national bird of Nepal on the way to high camp from where we can see the beautiful mountains. Meals Included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

After breakfast, we continue to Upper viewpoint we ascend and descend on a steep and narrow trail. Our trail passes through pastures and we hike along a narrow ridge before reaching the Upper Viewpoint. The view of the Himalayan vista from here is astonishing. We see Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar (Mt. Fang) (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and others. We have overnight in High camp Meals Included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

We take a different route in high camp that takes us to Sidhing instead of going back down to Mardi Himal. The different route lets us experience something different and makes our trek exciting.  Siddhing offers a quiet stay for trekkers as it is tucked away from the busier trails. Meals Included :Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

After an early breakfast, we walk towards Lumre, where we will have road for our drive to Pokhara. We will directly transfer to Pokhara Airport for your flight to Kathmandu. We will pick up from Domestic Airport and transfer to hotel. In the evening we will have farewell Dinner. Meals Included :Breakfast.

After breakfast you will be free till your departure. One of our representative will picks up you from hotel and transfer to International Airport.

Cost Includes

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Night's in Kathmandu and Pokhara including breakfast
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara (optional)
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period in the lodges/restaurents
  • Local fresh fruits where available
  • Surface Transport to and from Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Twin sharing acommodation at the tea house lodges
  • Annapurna base camp trekking map
  • An experience guide and one trekking helper between 2 persons
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) when required
  • All required special trekking permits and conservation fee
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System)
  • All government taxes and our service charges
  • Farewell Dinner before departure

Cost Excludes

  • International flight to and from Nepal
  • Airport taxes
  • Vaccination and Nepal visa
  • Meals when not in Trekking and drinks
  • Personal insurance and other personal expenses
  • Tips for trekking staff (tipping is expected)

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