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The Annapurna Region is renowned for its captivating trekking trails and natural beauty. It consistently ranks among the top 10 treks in the world, attracting adventurers seeking authenticity. One of its notable trails is the Mardi Himal Trek, emerging in 2012. Trekking agencies predict its increasing popularity due to its all-encompassing and genuine experience. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking altitudes exceeding 4000 meters, where moving clouds dance beneath your feet and majestic mountains unfold before your eyes. The warm hospitality of the mountain villages awaits, offering genuine care and service from the hearts and souls of the locals. Experience the essence of trekking in this remote Himalayan region.


Trek to Upper Viewpoint (4,250m), return to High Camp Duration: 4 hours
On this day, you'll trek to the Upper Viewpoint, allowing you to soak in the most beautiful and awe-inspiring mountain vistas. Start your trek early in the morning as you ascend to the highest point from where you can witness the majestic mountains in their full glory. Surprisingly, even at such altitudes, you'll come across lush pastures where animals graze during the summer. The landscape becomes rocky as you approach the Upper Viewpoint. After enjoying the breathtaking scenery, you'll return to High Camp.
Trek to Siding Village (1700m) Duration: 6 hours
Prepare for a descent to Siding Village, situated at 1700 meters. The transition from the cold climate of the Upper Viewpoint to the greener surroundings of Siding Village offers a pleasant contrast. Take delight in the abundance of nature as you experience the warmth and hospitality of the lovely people in this village, who will welcome you to their homes for a unique homestay experience.
Drive to Pokhara Duration: 3 hours
As you descend from Siding Village to Lumle, a town en route, you'll then board a vehicle for a scenic drive back to Pokhara. On the way, you'll pass through Kalimati and Ghalel, where you'll get a glimpse of the diverse cultural landscape, including Brahmin communities alongside the Gurung and Magar people who are native to the Annapurna Region. These communities often come together to celebrate Diwali, a festival of light, both in Nepali and Hindi traditions. Once you arrive in Pokhara, you'll have the rest of the day to relax and enjoy the city's lakeside ambiance.
Drive to Kathmandu Duration: 6-7 hours
Bid farewell to Pokhara as you embark on a scenic drive back to Kathmandu. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to witness the beauty of rural Nepal, passing through small towns and villages. The road follows the path of the Trishuli River, known for its excellent rafting opportunities. If you're interested, you can even stop at one of the resorts along the way and indulge in a thrilling rafting adventure. The journey showcases the natural fertility and prosperity of the region, with green plants and terraced fields of rice dotting the landscape. After the scenic drive, you'll arrive in Kathmandu, ready to conclude your memorable adventure.
Trip Concludes
We value your time and commitment, and as your trip concludes, we'll ensure that all your transportation needs are met promptly. Whether it's taking you to the airport or any other necessary arrangements, we'll handle everything with utmost care and respect for your time.
Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Welcome to Kathmandu! Upon arrival at the airport, our team will be there to greet you and ensure a smooth transition. We understand the importance of making a great first impression, and we want to leave a lasting mark on your journey. If you arrive during our office hours, we'll take you to our office for a warm welcome. Otherwise, we'll escort you to a comfortable hotel with all the amenities you desire, including attached bathrooms, TV, and phone. Feel free to reach out to us if you need any assistance; we're just a phone call away.
Drive to Pokhara (827m) Duration: 6 hours
For your convenience, we have arranged a comfortable tourist bus to take you from Kathmandu to Pokhara. During the scenic journey, you'll get a glimpse of rural life in Nepal as you pass through charming villages and towns. Keep an eye out for the famous Trishuli and Marshyangdi rivers, known for their thrilling rafting experiences. After the pleasant ride, you'll arrive in Pokhara, the city of lakes, where you'll spend the night near one of its beautiful lakes.
Drive to Phedi (1130m) and trek to Deurali (2100m) Duration: 30 minutes drive, 4-5 hours trek
Get ready for an incredible trekking experience! As you ascend, the trail will lead you through forests, villages, and stone steps carefully arranged by locals. You'll pass through the picturesque village of Dhampus, offering breathtaking mountain vistas, and then continue to the equally stunning village of Pothana. Enjoy the mesmerizing views of mountains along the way until you reach Deurali.
Trek to Forest Camp (2520m) Duration: 6 hours
As you continue your ascent, you'll be treated to more mountain views, including Annapurna South, Fishtail, and Mardi. The trail will also take you through enchanting mountain forests adorned with Rhododendron, birch, oak, maple, hemlock, and daphnia trees. Immerse yourself in the lush greenery and revel in the majestic mountain scenery until you reach a serene open space.
Trek to Low Camp (3050m) Duration: 5 hours
Today's trekking trail offers a tranquil and solitary experience, with few fellow trekkers along the way. You'll pass through a forest that provides a comfortable and safe environment, allowing you to immerse yourself in nature without worries of encountering wild animals. Take in the organic scent of the forest as you gradually ascend to Low Camp, where you'll be rewarded with a stunning close-up view of Fishtail Mountain.
Trek to High Camp (3900m) Duration: 4 hours
Embrace the essence of trekking as you ascend towards High Camp. Prepare yourself for the awe-inspiring rewards that await you. The higher you climb, the more magnificent the mountain views become. Be prepared to witness the grandeur of mountains, cliffs, hills, valleys, and ridges from the vantage point of High Camp.


  • Comfortable accommodation in twin-sharing rooms at tourist standard hotels (3-star category) in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Cozy lodge/mountain teahouse accommodation during the trek, where you'll stay in shared rooms with fellow trekkers.
  • Delicious meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with tea/coffee during the trek, as outlined in the itinerary.
  • Convenient airport pickup and drop-off in a private vehicle, ensuring a smooth transition to and from your hotel.
  • Transportation between Kathmandu and Pokhara in a comfortable tourist bus. (If you prefer a private vehicle, it can be arranged upon request at an additional cost).
  • Professional, English-speaking local trekking guide certified by the Nepal Government, who will accompany you throughout the trek.
  • Porter service, with one porter assigned for every two trekkers, to help carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Permits required for trekking, including ACAP permits and the Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) card.
  • Official paperwork, government taxes, and local fees related to the trek.
  • Comprehensive medical kit for any emergencies or basic medical needs.
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner at a restaurant with a cultural show, celebrating the successful completion of your trek.
  • Receive a trip accomplishment certificate as a memento of your memorable adventure.


  • International flight tickets
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses such as water, laundry, phone usage, and bar bills
  • Additional accommodation in Kathmandu beyond the scheduled itinerary due to early arrival, late departure, or early return from the trip (for any reason)
  • Expenses arising from unforeseen events like flight cancellations, strikes, or other unavoidable circumstances
  • Tips for your guide, porter, and driver
  • Any other expenses not specifically mentioned in the "cost includes" section.


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8,091 m / 26,545 ft
28.5961 N°, 83.8203 E°