Mardi Himal Trek attracts trekkers from around the world who wish to explore the quieter trails in the Annapurna region. In comparison to other busy trails in the Annapurna region, the trails in this trek are a delight to anyone who loves to travel in a completely peaceful environment. The trek starts at Phedi, a few hour's drive from Pokhara, and leads to Mardi Himal High Camp while crossing Mardi Himal Base Camp.
Further, the main highlight of the trek is ascending to the upper viewpoint (4250 m) from the High Camp for the best sightseeing of mountains in the Annapurna range. The breathtaking panoramic views of mountains Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Hiuchuli, and of course Mardi make any trekker’s journey a blissful one. The trails to the base camp of Mardi Himal make up a small circuit to allow the trekkers in taking the new trail from the base camp, thus, without having to return back the same trail.
It is an ideal trekking destination for travelers with limited vacation time and looking to closely explore the Himalayas. The trek along with the green forests, beautiful villages, and mountain landscapes and stays at the teahouse.
You arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport. Glacier Nepal treks representative welcomes you at the airport and takes you to the hotel by privet vehicle. After a short rest, You will meet the guide at our office. you may have some questions about trekking he will give you an answer to the question. Overnight at the hotel.
Kathmandu to Pokhara Drive (Around 6- 7 hours) After having breakfast in the morning we drive to Pokhara by tourist bus. It takes around 6- 7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu. You can also take the flight which takes about 30 minutes and in the remaining time, take your time to explore Pokhara city and Lakeside. We stay overnight at Pokhara.
After breakfast drive for one and half hours to reach Kande. Then trek to the Pritam Deurali first we climb up to Australian Camp and Pothana village we stop for lunch at Pothana. You make a gradual ascent to your destination in about 3 hours. Overnight stay at the nice and clean guest house at Pritam Deurali.
Walking through rhododendron forests, reach the forest camp in about 5 hours. Overnight stay in the nice and clean guest house we can see a nice view of Ghandruk Village from the forest camp.
You will experience the thrill of walking in the total wilderness of thick forests covered with rhododendron and oak trees. Mostly the trees are covered with mosses and lichen. Occasionally the thick foliage opens into small windows, from which you will stare at the stunning sceneries of in the direction of Fishtail (Machapuchre). On the right side far below lies the Modi Khola Valley. Then you will be Low camp of the northern face of Mt Fishtail and trek one hour more you will reach Badal danda there is newly open nice and clean guest houses.
After having breakfast, we pass through rhododendron forest and alpine pasture land to reach the High Camp. In clear weather, you will definitely enjoy the Himalayan panorama views like Annapurna South, Himchuli, and Fishtail. Overnight stay at a nice and clean guest house.
If we walk from high to Viewpoint 4250 m about 3 hours from there we can see the good views of Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail Mardi Himal, and Annapurna base camp area and to continue to Mardi Himal Base camp 4500m about 4 to 5 hrs and back to high camp.
The return route is different from Low Camp. You will have to long descend through the thick forest and then see the terraced farmland as you return to the Upper Mardi Khola region and reach Siding. You will see original rural Nepal with its life at ease and proximity to Mother Nature. Stay overnight nice and clean guest house.
Treat yourself to magnificent sceneries of the Himalayan region from this place and return to Pokhara by local jeep then stay overnight at Pokhara for 3 hrs
After breakfast we leave at 7;30 for Kathmandu by tourist bus it takes about 6 to 7 hours and overnight stays at Kathmandu.
This is your final day in Nepal. Glacier Nepal treks representative will drop you at Tribhuwan international airport by privet vehicle. Home sweet home.