Mardi Himal Trek is the most popular and remarkable journey in the Annapurna region. Embark on this adventure trip to Mardi Himal Trek, which takes you to the Annapurna Himal mountain range, including magnificent Machhapuchare peaks. Do uphill climbs and walk along high ridges to make your way to the base camp of Mardi Himal. Also, enjoy the amusing views of mountain giants like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Mardi Himal, and Hiunchuli. Mardi Trekking begins from scenic Pokhara valley located on the laps of Annapurna Himalaya with serene Phewa and Begnas Lakes, where walk leads with a short drive to the starting point of the trek heading into mid-hills around traditional Gurung villages, the tribe of Annapurna region.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu with transfer to hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu international airport get transferred to hotels after receiving by our guides and staff, at hotel check-in, and join in for group briefing regarding treks and other useful information, with welcome dinner.
Day 02: Drive to Fly to Pokhara 860 m – 06 hrs ride and 30 mins via air.
An early morning departure from the hotel taking an overland drive to reach Nepal Mid-West at scenic Pokhara, during six hours drive views of snow-capped peaks, then arriving by the lakeside of Phewa in Pokhara, where many good hotels located with grand views of Annapurna peaks. (Flying options of 30 mins panoramic flight to land at Pokhara from Kathmandu)
Day 03: Drive to Dhampus 1,530 m and trek to Potana village 1,900 m – 04 hrs.
After an overnight stop in Pokhara with views of Annapurna Himalaya range and Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’, having breakfast drive beyond Pokhara to begin our first day walks. A short drive facing views of Annapurna past farm villages and towns and then route climbs at a lovely nice village at Dhampus, populated by Gurung people the native of Annapurna region facing vista of Annapurna-Manaslu and Dhaulagiri mountain range. From here a short walk of a few hours up takes you to an overnight stop at Potana village situated on a high ridge facing fabulous views of Annapurna.
Day 04: Trek to Kokar Forest camp 2,515 m via Deurali 2, 050 m – 05 hrs.
Enjoy morning views from Potana, the second day walk on the main path few hours climb to a hilltop at Deurali, from here our route heads north leaving main trekking trails into the sheer wilderness to reach our overnight stop in the middle of woodland at Forest Camp with few lodges.
Day 05: Trek to Low Camp 2,968 m – 05 hrs.
From Forest Camp, walk heads lead to the steep climb to reach a pasture land for an overnight stop on route Mardi-Fish Tail base camp with super views of surrounding landscapes and mountains at close range.
Day 06: Trek to High Camp 3,710 m – 05 hrs.
This scenic spot offers a grand panorama of beautiful landscapes and snow-clad peaks in perfect tranquillity heading higher to reach at High Camp as the air gets thinner and cooler with a steep climb to reach High Camp where tree lines fade to short rhododendron and juniper bushes. Here at High Camp with a lonely lodge for overnight accommodation with basic facilities commanding superb views of Annapurna Himalaya.
Day 07: At High Camp for a hike to Mardi Himal base camp above 4,490 m.
At High Camp with a spare day to explore the unexplored areas of Mardi Himal close to Machhapuchare Himal or Fish Tail peak base camp, morning hike climbs on the high ridge then reaching the highest spot at Mardi Himal base camp above 4,485 m high. After enjoyable and exciting moments return on the same route back to the lodge at High Camp for the last overnight around tranquil areas of Mardi Himal.
Day 08: Trek to Siding village 1, 680 m – 06 hrs.
Last day of the walk, after time on Mardi Himal with scenic views walk leads back into the forest back on the same trail to Jungle Camp and beyond with more downhill walk to reach at Sidang village located at the junction of East and West route towards Mardi Himal areas, at Sidang farm village for overnight stop ending our long day nice walks.
Day 09: Trek to the road head and drive to Pokhara-05 hrs.
From Siding where the walk ends taking a morning interesting drive to reach scenic and beautiful Pokhara for overnight stops by famous serene Lake Phewa.
Day 10: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
Morning from Pokhara an exciting overland journey back to Kathmandu on route observe farm villages and towns and then reach Kathmandu by afternoon, rest of the day free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.
Day 11: Final departure from Kathmandu homeward bound or to respective destinations.
Last day in the land of Himalayan wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel for an airport for your international flight back to home country