Mardi Himal Balcony View Trek
Mardi Himal trek is newly open and getting more popular trekking route in Annapurna Region. The highlights of this trek is Panoramic and close view of Annapurna massif, explore in the valley, sunrise and sunset view, picturesque villages, experiencing with life style and culture of Gurung people who is very famous for Gorkha army, walking in the narrow and stone paved trail, waterfalls, scenic mountain, walking through dense Rhododendron forest and even more beautiful in Spring.
Mardi Himal Trek is Idea trekking trail in Nepal and beautiful Balcony of Annapurna Region. Mardi Himal Base Camp is located just east of most famous trekking destination- Annapurna Trekking Region. This route is newly opened with a good facility of tea house trekking trails and best destination to avoid the crowded of Annapurna, Ghorepani – Poon Hill and circuit. Mardi Himal Trek (Balcony View trek Poon Hill version).
We have to hike through the Jungle seeing the wild animals and fantastic trees. Sleeping in the local lodges or teahouse offers you different experience then sleeping in the deluxe hotel room. Exploring the surrounding of mountain like Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) 6993m, Annapurna I 8091m, Annapurna South 7219m, Hiun Chuli 6441m, Mardi Himal 5553m, Annapurna III 7555m, Gangapurna 7454m gives you lifetime memory of trekking in Nepal and Mardi Himal trek.This region is the settlement of Gurung caste people and mix culture.
Trails of Mardi Himal Base Camp
The Trails to Mardi Himal Base Camp is followed centuries old originally quite steep use by village people who bring here sheep and goats for the monsoon. Some place have rocky natural trails and some place have re-fixed by local shepherd, Mardi Base Camp is more exposure to heights as the grade steeper and the trek follows Mardi base camp ridge where is narrow and difficult ridge trails, as the trails follows often along ridge, Jungles more chance to see wild animals, of course, the Panorama of the magnetic Himalayas which can captivate your concerned and shift emotion feeling,
most of the place has 2 to 3 lodges accommodations at Mardi Area, each Lodge has 5 to 7 room and each room has 2 to 4 beds and nice heater dining hall, so 6 to 10 pax group can exist the same lodge comfortably at season time, but some time have to share with other lodges, if we have large number in a group or if your booking is late or lodge are already booked by other groups before us, but we Nepal Wilderness Trekking (Pvt) Teams have all lodges cell phone numbers of Mardi Himal Base camp Trails, call them and book the rooms after confirming your trip with us.
Type of Meal on the Tea Houses
The Type of Meals at Mardi Himal area tea houses trekking is menu system each and every lodge, but Note that the meals are really organic and hygienic from villages even though less verify Menu than Annapurna base camp. Each and every lodge cooks fresh meals after order, lunch dinner and breakfast.
Mardi Himal trek is very suitable for beginner to advanced trekkers who have the ability to walk 5-6 hours per day by carrying a light private backpack. Altitude sickness is exceptional for this trip but sometimes walking in an altitude may occur unexpected sickness, slow rhythm walk would be the perfect solution.
Basically, September, October, and November 3 months in autumn and March, April, May 3 months in spring are considered as the best trekking seasons for Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek. The weather would be clear, sunny and warm at daytime with great views of Annapurna range during the seasons, morning, evening and night time will be chilly temperature above 3700 – 4500 meters altitude
Mardi Himal Trek weather is pretty good with clear blue sky at peak season time, September to November. and March to April are best seasons for Mardi Himal Trek rest of month is the changeable weather because of much nearer to Pokhara which is famously called as Cherapunji of Nepal as it receives maximum rainfall in entire Nepal,
The equipment requires for Mardi Himal Trek, a pair best walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof, warm socks, Gaiters for the winter season, Loose, casual trousers, Thermal Leggings, a Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers, Waterproof Trousers.
For body Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton, Thermal shirt, warm shirt, possibly Fleece, Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper. Windproof, waterproof outer higher altitudes, Down jacket (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply) and for head and hand, Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking, Sunglasses or goggles, Warm Gloves. for more info
Mardi Himal Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive international airport in Kathmandu, transport to the selected hotel at Thamel 3 star category.
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley world heritage site full day sightseeing with professional tour guide.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (200 km. 5/6 hours driving) by tourist bus at 7:00 am from Kantipath And stay overnight at selected hotel nearby Lakeside.
Day 04: Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana (1925m, about 4 hours trek) overnight at lodge
Day 05: Trek to Forest Camp at Kokar (2,600m)- 4 hours walking stay overnight at lodge
Day 06: Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) – 5 hours trekking stay overnight at lodge
Day 07: Trek to High Camp (3,700m)- 4 hours trekking stay overnight at lodge
Day 08: Excursion to Mardi Himal area (4,500m)- 4 hours Trekking
Day 09: Trek to Siding village (1,750m) -6 hours walking Stay overnight at lodge
Day 10: Trek to Lumre and drive to Pokhara- 3 hours walking and 2 hours driving, stay overnight at selected hotel at Pokhara
Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu (200 km. 6/7 hours driving) by tourist bus at 7:30 am from Pokhara. And stay overnight at selected hotel in Kathmandu
Day 12: Departure to International Airport to fly your home country. we will provide you transport to international Tribhuvan airports.