Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days Itinerary from Pokhara
Mardi Himal trek follows the huge interfluve ridge separating the Modi Khola and Mardi Khola valleys known as the Hidden treasure of Annapurna region Trek.
In the ancient time, Mardi Himal base camp and high camps were meadows for sheep and Yaks pasture, but nowadays, the route has to be popular in the tourism markets after Survey in 2012 by the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).
The 5 days Mardi Himal trek appears first and foremost as an easily accessible trek, and it is the closest view of snow-capped mountains like Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6993 m), Annapurna I 8,091 m, Annapurna South 7,219 m. Him Chuli (6,441 m), Mardi Himal (5,553 m) Annapurna III (7,555 m ),Gangapurna (7,454 m), Dhaulagiri Himal(8167 m) etc. Mardi trekking is situated just east of the most popular treks Annapurna Base Camp trek.
Mardi Himal Base camp trek itinerary starts after driving to Phedi from Pokhara city. Then hike uphill to a beautiful landscape with Isolated terraces Dhampus village, which is well known by Gurung indigenous peoples inhabiting the town.
It is a good place to stay overnight interact with locals, learn about indigenous cultures, surroundings with the snow-capped mountains and greenery rhododendron jungle.
Mardi Himal Trek 5 days trail will lead you through small winding paths, through the largest rhododendron forest at an elevation around 3300m. As you go higher up the landscape will change into rugged high mountains, a landscape with the beautiful view of Machhapuchhre, which is also known as Fishtail. Mostly you will have to walk into the forest with different kinds of trees, Bamboos, and chirping plants, five days Mardi Himal trekking is one of the best trekking trails to have good views of the Mountains with your naked eyes.
Forest camp or Low camp is the second last day to stay overnight before heading to High camp which is the previous tea house before Mardi Himal base camp. The grand lodge situated at the elevation of 3580 and from there it takes 3-4 hrs.
This five days trekking is the best option for avoiding the crowds of Annapurna base camp Ghorepani Poon hill, mostly trails through the Jungle, more chance to see wild animals, Himalayan Thar, long-tail languor (Monkey) many Species Birds, and butterfly, Danphe, Kalij, and Monal.
why with us?
Nepal Wilderness trekking agency organizes Mardi Himal trek package, with professional guide and porters who are the local base agency with expert locals guide and local porter, our guide known as more about trails, mountains, local culture, and peoples, because of guide from the same region. Our guide and porters are fully insured and equipped, and the guide is first aid and wilderness training with government license holders.
Our package cost of the 5 days Mardi Himal trek is very competitive as listing in the blog; there is no hiding cost except the tips for guides and porters.
Best Tea houses on the Mardi Himal trekking trails
- sunrise Lodge (Potana)
- splendor view (Lodge low camp)
- Namaste Lodge (high Camp)
Mardi Trek highlights
- Best Annapurna ranges Himalayas View glance from Mardi Himal 5,553 m.
- Three mountains are over eight thousand meters high View of Dhaulagiri 8,167M, Manaslu 8,163m, and Annapurna I 8,091m.
- Pokhara to Mardi Himal trek distance is 31.0 km
- Eco-friendly environment and substantial wilderness hike of rhododendron forest.
- Four-night five days Short Mardi trek start from Pokhara to Kande, Potana, forest camp, h=low camp, high camp, and Siden village
- if the customer has additional days then can continue to SIKLES Village Trek via Dhibrang.
The best spot for photos
Mardi Base Camp just side of the hotel, is the best photo shooter location of the Annapurna Himalayan range, with white peaks all around. Mirror-style balcony views can be shot, don’t forget to charge your camera battery, it’s a golden opportunity for you to take photos and make videos.
Drinking water for your Mardi Himal trek
Please do not forget to bring or buy Piyush which make natural drinking water purification, 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough per liter, and at list need to drink 3 letters per day during Mardi Himal trek, It is widely accepted in rural area trek contexts for drinking water purification. Piyush was prepared to serve as a chlorination method for disinfecting drinking water so as to make it fit for trekker’s consumption.
Reviews By Arum
on May 6, 2019.
Amazing Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek
I initially contacted Himal asking for a guide/porter for Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek.
Then he also offered his service for arranging a permit, and I wanted his help to organize my bus ticket as well.
He got everything ready on the day we arrived, so helpful! The trekking trip itself was amazing, we enjoyed it much. I would not doubt…more»
Mardi Himal Trek
This is my second time in Nepal, so I just booked a trekking package starting from Pokhara. Himal did a very good job. He always replied to my inquiry promptly and customized a trekking route according to my needs. After my husband and I arrived at Kathmandu, we contacted Himal in his office to arrange the TIMS. He helped us to book a flight to Pokhara at a lower price…more»