Mardi Himal Trek is Nepal’s, one of the most beautiful trek, a short and nature vibrant which gives you really a sense of Natural healing, enjoying the travel and the great impression keeps in you. It 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 is beautiful. From High Camp 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. Our team entirely provide you a successful and pleasant tour in every possible way you want. Let’s trek with us.
Day 1: Arrive in Nepal capital Kathmandu, We welcome you at International airport then we transfer to you at hotel. A short brief will sketch about our plan. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing Tours
We provide you cultural sightseeing tour at the world heritage sights Like Pashupatinath hindu shrine, Boudth nath Temple and HanumanDhoka darbur square. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara- (830m)-7hrs by bus/5hrs by Car
We drive to Pokhara about 200km with the views of farm lands, crossing the beautiful Trisuli River, having the delicious meal on the high way. It takes 5-7 hrs. At evening we walk the Phewa lake bank with the beautiful views of lake. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 4: DRIVE TO KANDE AND TREK TO DEURALI (2,232 m)
After breakfast, drive for about 40 mins to Kande on Pokhara Baglung highway. The trail climbs for about 1 ½ hrs to the ridge at 2,060 m. The clearing in the forest with lodge settlement is known as ‘Australian camp’. The place is scenic with the panoramic view of Annapurna range and Pokhara valley. The trail further winds through the rhododendron forest to the mountain pass called ‘Deurali’. Deurali is overlooking into the Modi Khola valley wedged between Annapurna South and Mardi Himal / Mt Fishtail. Overnight at Lodge.
DAY 5: TREK TO FOREST CAMP (2,600 m / 5 hrs)
After spending beautiful morning in the ridge top village of Deurali, we head off the main Annapurna trekking trail and follow the forested ridge to Forest camp. Since this is new trekking destination, there are no teahouses along the way and we need to carry pack lunch and sufficient water. The day’s walk in the rhododendron forest is beautiful with gradual uphill. Overnight at Lodge.
DAY 6: TREK TO LOW CAMP (3 Hrs / 2,950 m)
The trail gradually climbs through the rhododendron forest following the ridge. Low camp has got couple of tea houses in the clearing of the forest. The view of Mt Fishtail and Mardi Himal appears much closer. You find yourself closer to clear blue sky with view of layers of Himalayan foothills and sweeping valley towards south. Note: You can trek 1 more hour to Badal Danda (Cloud Hill) above the tree line in consent of guide for better view. There is only one lodge in Badal Danda. Overnight at Lodge.
DAY 7: SHORT WALK TO HIGH CAMP (3 HRS / 3,550 m)
The trail further climbs along the ridge towards Mardi Himal and Mt Fishtail. From Badal Danda, we leave the tree line and arrive in shrubby alpine zone. Snowcapped peaks of Annapurna South, Huinchuli and Fishtail looms in a distance above deep valley on the either side. High camp is a small pasture after the climb with 3 lodges. Here you find yourself above the clouds and closer to snowcapped peaks. Overnight at Lodge.
DAY 8: EXPLORE MARDI HIMAL BASE CAMP (7 Hrs / 4,500 m)
The day trip is more difficult than other days with steep climb and longer walk. Trail becomes more vertiginous at some points with uneven and steep rocky steps. The first steep climb will take about 2 hrs to the ridge top which is marked as MBC (Mardi Himal Base Camp). However the real base camp will take about another 2 hrs along the ridge. The view is amazing all along the ridge. While Mardi Himal and Mt Fishtail appear right above us, view of Annapurna I, Gangapurna and Annapurna III also appears at a distance. Overnight at Lodge.
DAY 9: TREK BACK TO FOREST CAMP (4 hrs)
Even though the scenery is stationary, season and sunlight makes it different and interesting. Spend another morning watching the change that the sunrays bring. Walk down to forest camp after breakfast. Overnight at Lodge.
DAY 10: WALK DOWN TO LWANG GHALEL VILLAGE (4 Hrs / 1,500 m)
The trail climbs down steeply through rhododendron and Maple forest to the permanent settlements closer to valley basin. Lwang is a self sufficient Gurung village with rich culture and happy people. The village is the best place to watch Nepalese countryside lifestyle and enjoy the organic food. The village farmers also grow organic tea in 50 hectors of land. Farmers offer homestay accommodation. The waterfall in the outskirt of the village offers one of the most exciting canyoning adventures. Overnight at Lodge.
DAY 11: BACK TO POKHARA
Down to the Mardi River basin and drive back to Pokhara. It will take about 1 ½ hrs to get to Pokhara in a 4WD. The first 1 hr is drive on the dirt road. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 12: Drive back to Kathmandu 7hrs by Bus. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13: Last day- lesirue day/Shopping day. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 14: Fly back to you Home destination. Your tour ends.
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