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Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days

Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days

Annapurna Region
Mardi trek
Annapurnsa South view from Mardi Himal base camp
Mardi base camp, singu chuli peak view
guide minar and customer at Mardi Himal Base Camp, fishtail view
Mardi base camp
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Trip Facts

Duration : 5 Days Max-Altitude : 4500 m Program Type : Tea House Best Season : Sep to Jan, March to Aug Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Land
All price inclusive
$ 765 $ 460

Overview

Mardi Himal Trek 5 days from Pokhara

Mardi Himal trek follows the interfluve ridge between Modi Khola and Mardi Khola valleys, also known as the Hidden Treasure Trek of the Annapurna region. Mardi Himal high camp is located just east of Annapurna Base Camp and just above the beautiful and imposing Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain). 

Mardi Himal Trek opened for tourism

the Mardi Himal base camp and high camps were opened for tourism. After a survey conducted by the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) in 2012.

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 trek to Annapurna Base Camp trek. It takes about 3-4 hours to climb from Low Camp to Mardi Himal High Camp, which offers breathtaking views of the entire Annapurna Range.

The itinerary for the Mardi Himal Base Camp trek begins after driving to Phedi from Pokhara. Hike ascent to Dhampus village, which is known by the Gurung people inhabiting the village for its beautiful landscape and isolated terraces. Interact with the locals here, learn about indigenous Gurung cultures.

Mardi Himal base camp hike will take you through a greenery rhododendron forest at an elevation of around 3,300m through small winding paths. The landscape will change into rugged high mountains as you ascend, a landscape that offers a magnificent view of Machhapuchhare, which is also known as Fishtail. Most of the time you will have to walk through forests covered with trees, bamboos, and chirping plants. The five-day Mardi Himal Base Camp trek is one of the best trekking trails to see the mountains naked-eyed.

Mardi Himal base camp trek is the best option for avoiding the crowds of Ghorepani Poon hill trek, Most jungle trails, more chance to see wildlife and birds, Himalayan Thar, long-tailed langurs (monkeys), butterflies Danphe, Kalij, and Monal.

What makes us different?

The Nepal Wilderness Trekking Agency organizes the 5-day Mardi trek itinerary with local guides and porters who are local base agencies with expert local guides and porters. Because our guides are all local residents, they have an intimate understanding of local trails, mountains, cultures, and people. The guides are trained in wilderness first aid and have first aid and law enforcement licenses. We provide full insurance coverage and equipment for our guides, porters, and transports.

Our package cost for the Mardi Himal trek itinerary is very competitive; there are no hidden costs except for tips for guides and porters.

The best tea houses on the Mardi Himal Base Camp trek route

  1. Sunrise Lodge (Potana)
  2. Splendid view (Lodge low camp)
  3. Namaste Lodge (high camp)

Mardi Trek highlights

  • From Mardi Himal, 5,553 m, the best view of the Annapurna range can be seen.
  • There are three mountains that rise above 8,000 m. The Annapurna I 8,091 meter peak, Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, and Manaslu 8,163 m.
  • Trekking from Pokhara to Mardi Himal is 31.0 kilometers
  • Annapurna region substantial hike through rhododendron jungle in an eco-friendly environment.
  • The four-night, five-day Short Mardi Trek starts in Pokhara and goes to Kande, Potana, forest camp, low camp, high camp, and Siden village.
  • The trek can continue the SIKLES Village Trek via Dhibrang if you have additional days.

The best place to take photos 

Aside from the hotel, the Mardi Base Camp is the best location for taking photos of the Annapurna Himalayan range, with white peaks all around. You can take photos and videos of the mirror-style balcony. Charge your camera battery before you go. It’s a golden opportunity.

Drinking water while hiking Mardi Himal Trek

Piyush, which is widely accepted in rural trekking contexts for purifying drinking water, can be brought or purchased as part of the Mardi Himal trek. 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough for purifying drinking water, and at least 3 drops per day can be consumed. During the trek, Piyush was prepared to be used as a chlorination method for disinfecting drinking water for trekkers.



TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0

171 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 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»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 Reviews By Rathy on December 16, 2018.
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»

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: your guide and porter will pick you up at 8 Am in your Hotel and drive to Kande and trek to Pothana (1925m, about 4 hours trek) overnight at the lodge
  • Day 02: Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) - 5 hours trekking stay overnight at the hostel
  • Day 03: Trek to High Camp (3,700m)- 4 hours trekking stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 04: Excursion to Mardi Himal area (4,500m)- 4 hours and back to Low camp
  • Day 05: Trek to Siding village (1,750m) 6 hours and drive back to Pokhara by sharing jeep 2 hours.

Cost Included

  • Pokhara to Kande by private car or Van and Siden village to Pokhara by sharing jeep
  • Clean Lodge accommodation on the way during your Mardi Himal Base Camp Trekking.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • ACAP permit and TIMS card permit for Mardi Himal trek
  • One fluent English speaking, the government, registered, experienced, first aid trained guide who are friendly and familiar in this area and required porters, one porter, for every two pax
  • Guides/Porter's: food, accommodations, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc

Cost Excluded

  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip etc.
Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status
September 10, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 15, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 18, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 22, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 28, 2021 US$ 460 1 pax confirm Join a Group Book Now
September 30, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 2, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 6, 2021 US$ 460 2 Join a Group Book Now
October 10, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
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October 16, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
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October 24, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
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Reviews

From Thailand
Thank you very much for the beautiful experience and kindness with your team. Lok and Lam as Porter are a friendly and kind person for...
From Australia
My name is John Cayless, owner-operator of a travel business called Asian Experience. I have had the very great pleasure of knowing and working with...

Mardi Himal Trek 5 days from Pokhara

Mardi Himal trek follows the interfluve ridge between Modi Khola and Mardi Khola valleys, also known as the Hidden Treasure Trek of the Annapurna region. Mardi Himal high camp is located just east of Annapurna Base Camp and just above the beautiful and imposing Machhapuchhre (Fishtail Mountain). 

Mardi Himal Trek opened for tourism

the Mardi Himal base camp and high camps were opened for tourism. After a survey conducted by the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), National Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), and Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) in 2012.

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 trek to Annapurna Base Camp trek. It takes about 3-4 hours to climb from Low Camp to Mardi Himal High Camp, which offers breathtaking views of the entire Annapurna Range.

The itinerary for the Mardi Himal Base Camp trek begins after driving to Phedi from Pokhara. Hike ascent to Dhampus village, which is known by the Gurung people inhabiting the village for its beautiful landscape and isolated terraces. Interact with the locals here, learn about indigenous Gurung cultures.

Mardi Himal base camp hike will take you through a greenery rhododendron forest at an elevation of around 3,300m through small winding paths. The landscape will change into rugged high mountains as you ascend, a landscape that offers a magnificent view of Machhapuchhare, which is also known as Fishtail. Most of the time you will have to walk through forests covered with trees, bamboos, and chirping plants. The five-day Mardi Himal Base Camp trek is one of the best trekking trails to see the mountains naked-eyed.

Mardi Himal base camp trek is the best option for avoiding the crowds of Ghorepani Poon hill trek, Most jungle trails, more chance to see wildlife and birds, Himalayan Thar, long-tailed langurs (monkeys), butterflies Danphe, Kalij, and Monal.

What makes us different?

The Nepal Wilderness Trekking Agency organizes the 5-day Mardi trek itinerary with local guides and porters who are local base agencies with expert local guides and porters. Because our guides are all local residents, they have an intimate understanding of local trails, mountains, cultures, and people. The guides are trained in wilderness first aid and have first aid and law enforcement licenses. We provide full insurance coverage and equipment for our guides, porters, and transports.

Our package cost for the Mardi Himal trek itinerary is very competitive; there are no hidden costs except for tips for guides and porters.

The best tea houses on the Mardi Himal Base Camp trek route

  1. Sunrise Lodge (Potana)
  2. Splendid view (Lodge low camp)
  3. Namaste Lodge (high camp)

Mardi Trek highlights

  • From Mardi Himal, 5,553 m, the best view of the Annapurna range can be seen.
  • There are three mountains that rise above 8,000 m. The Annapurna I 8,091 meter peak, Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, and Manaslu 8,163 m.
  • Trekking from Pokhara to Mardi Himal is 31.0 kilometers
  • Annapurna region substantial hike through rhododendron jungle in an eco-friendly environment.
  • The four-night, five-day Short Mardi Trek starts in Pokhara and goes to Kande, Potana, forest camp, low camp, high camp, and Siden village.
  • The trek can continue the SIKLES Village Trek via Dhibrang if you have additional days.

The best place to take photos 

Aside from the hotel, the Mardi Base Camp is the best location for taking photos of the Annapurna Himalayan range, with white peaks all around. You can take photos and videos of the mirror-style balcony. Charge your camera battery before you go. It’s a golden opportunity.

Drinking water while hiking Mardi Himal Trek

Piyush, which is widely accepted in rural trekking contexts for purifying drinking water, can be brought or purchased as part of the Mardi Himal trek. 3 drops (0.2 ML) will be enough for purifying drinking water, and at least 3 drops per day can be consumed. During the trek, Piyush was prepared to be used as a chlorination method for disinfecting drinking water for trekkers.



TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0

171 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 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»

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 Reviews By Rathy on December 16, 2018.
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»

  • Day 01: your guide and porter will pick you up at 8 Am in your Hotel and drive to Kande and trek to Pothana (1925m, about 4 hours trek) overnight at the lodge
  • Day 02: Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) - 5 hours trekking stay overnight at the hostel
  • Day 03: Trek to High Camp (3,700m)- 4 hours trekking stay overnight at lodge
  • Day 04: Excursion to Mardi Himal area (4,500m)- 4 hours and back to Low camp
  • Day 05: Trek to Siding village (1,750m) 6 hours and drive back to Pokhara by sharing jeep 2 hours.

Cost Included

  • Pokhara to Kande by private car or Van and Siden village to Pokhara by sharing jeep
  • Clean Lodge accommodation on the way during your Mardi Himal Base Camp Trekking.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu)
  • ACAP permit and TIMS card permit for Mardi Himal trek
  • One fluent English speaking, the government, registered, experienced, first aid trained guide who are friendly and familiar in this area and required porters, one porter, for every two pax
  • Guides/Porter's: food, accommodations, bus transportation, salary, insurance, equipment, etc

Cost Excluded

  • all beverage, Soft and hard table drinks such as coke, beer, 
  • drinking water/mineral water, etc. during the trek.
  • dessert, etc
  • Hot shower, laundry  
  • personal insurance
  • Tip etc.

Fixed Departures

Trip Dates Trip Price Confirmed Pax Trip Status
September 10, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 15, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 18, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 22, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
September 28, 2021 US$ 460 1 pax confirm Join a Group Book Now
September 30, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 2, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 6, 2021 US$ 460 2 Join a Group Book Now
October 10, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 14, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 16, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 18, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 20, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 24, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
October 28, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
November 2, 2021 US$ 460 2 Join a Group Book Now
November 6, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
November 10, 2021 US$ 460 2 Join a Group Book Now
November 14, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
November 18, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
November 20, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
November 24, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
November 28, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
November 30, 2021 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
March 4, 2022 US$ 460 2 Join a Group Book Now
March 10, 2022 US$ 460 5-10 Join a Group Book Now
March 15, 2022 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
March 20, 2022 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
April 25, 2022 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
April 2, 2022 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
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April 10, 2022 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
April 15, 2022 US$ 460 6+1 Join a Group Book Now
April 20, 2022 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
April 25, 2022 US$ 460 2 Join a Group Book Now
April 30, 2022 US$ 460 4 Join a Group Book Now
May 4, 2022 US$ 460 Join a Group Book Now
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Frequently Asked Questions

The Mardi Himal trek is a moderately short trek. 4500 m is an altitude that everyone would be able to reach slowly.
5 to 6 hours walk and 12-15 km hike per day.
Mardi Himal trek accommodation is a basic tea house as Annapurna regions trek
Sure, if you have more days, you can add 2 to 3 extra days to explore Mardi high camps. The additional cost will be $60 per additional day.
We have a guide who is well-versed in altitude sickness and, if an emergency arises, the guide will contact the insurance company and us for assistance. (but note that the insurance most have to cover evacuations)
Pre-monsoon (from February to May) and Post-monsoon (from late September to December)
Mardi Himal trek has limited rooms at each place, so if you don't book in advance, you may have trouble.

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