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Highlights of Mardi Himal Trek

  • Off the beaten path around Annapurna region.
  • Observing various species of flora and fauna.
  • The great countryside hills, terrace farming and mountain landscapes
  • Explore ethnic culture and their lifestyle.
  • Pristine mountain views of Annapurna ranges, Lamjung Himal, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri.

Mardi Himal Trekking Nepal

Mardi Himal base camp trekking is an exotic and interesting trek in Nepal. This is very popular trekking trail in the western Annapurna region of Nepal and is located east of Modi khola across the valley from Hiunchuli. This trail is also known as an eco-tourism trail that passes through lush forests filled with Rhododendrons and other vegetation. The attraction of the trek is pristine mountains views, beautiful valleys, and mixed local culture and landscaped hills. Mardi Himal takes you off ‘the beaten path’ away from the busy trails of the region. The first discovery of Mardi Himal was made in 1961 through a route via the east flank. Only camping is possible in significant areas on this trail


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
On reaching Kathmandu international airport through various respective airlines, our Sherpa expedition and Trekking team will receive you with warm welcome and then a short drive to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city.
After checking in your hotel rooms and getting refreshed join at the hotel lobby for group briefing and orientation program where our guide informs you regarding hotels, Kathmandu, Nepali culture and Mardi Himal Trekking.

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara.
Morning an exciting drive on nice comfortable coach or in a private vehicle (depending upon the group size), the road to Pokhara lead on low hills of with views of Himalayan peaks and rolling green hills, passing through many farm villages and towns to reach at scenic and famed city Pokhara.

Pokhara located in the shadow of massive Annapurna range of mountains with pristine Lake Phewa, here in accommodation in nice hotels with time in the afternoon for walks on the lake side where you can browse around excellent shops-stores-restaurants.  
(Options by air from Kathmandu 30 mins of scenic flight to Pokhara)

Day 03: Drive to Kande  start trek to Potana through Australian Camp - 04 hrs.
Beginning a short drive of an hour to reach outskirt of Pokhara on a hill village at Kande with glorious views of mountains along the ride, from Kande where our adventure starts with an hour uphill walk to Australian camp a scenic spot also known as Thulo Kharka, a grazing pasture land with amazing panorama of whole Annapurna range of mountains along with Dhaulagiri, Mardi Himal and Manaslu peaks including towering Machhapuchare ‘Fish Tail’.
After scenic break head downhill into cool forest to reach our overnight stop at Potana a small village with excellent views of snow-clad peaks in the midst of alpine woodland.

Day 04:  Trek to Kokar Forest Camp  through Deurali - 04 hrs.
After a pleasant and refreshing first overnight stop in the high hills of Annapurna at Potana village with scenic views, walk continues on the main trekking trail reaching at Deurali with superb scenery of landscapes and snow-clad peaks. From here our route leads into complete wilderness away from mainstream trekking trail heading towards north along a ridgeline into deep forested area where the temperature drops to cool and refreshing air with super views of Annapurna I and South with Huinchuli including Annapurna IV -II and Lamjung Himal and then slowly walk leads to our overnight stop in the middle of a woodland where few lodges are located for trekkers.

Day 05: Trek to Low Camp - 04 hrs.

From this forest area, walk leads higher on uphill path with steep climb to reach a pasture land for overnight stop on route Mardi base camp with fantastic views of surrounding landscapes and mountains at close range, today a short walk where you can marvel beautiful scenery at ease with moderate walk reaching at Low Camp for lunch and overnight stop in the comfort of nice basic lodge but with warm hospitality of the locals.

Day 06: Trek to High Camp - 05 hrs.
After a pleasant overnight stop, morning walk leads beyond towards upper and higher ridgeline of Mardi Himal hills, as the walk progress leaving behind the tall tree lines and lush vegetation for alpine shrubs and dwarf rhododendron bushes.

 This wonderful area offers great views of surrounding hills and landscapes with high snow-clad mountains as the walk approaches closer towards Mardi Himal and towering Mt. Machhapuchare, a perfect spot within absolute tranquility as the walk leads at High Camp where air gets thinner and cooler after a steep climb to reach our overnight stop at High Camp with few simple lodges and excellent panorama of Annapurna Himalaya.

Day 07: At High Camp for day hike to Mardi Himal West Base Camp. 
At High Camp with another free day for excursion and to explore the hidden ridges of Mardi Himal area in complete wilderness, morning hike to Mardi Himal following a high ridge line to reach the highest point of this trek at 4,500 meters.

Walk leads to a steep climb on the ridgeline reaching a hidden plateau right at the base of Mardi Himal South West Face with majestic Mt. Machhapuchare that towers into blue skyline; Mardi Himal also called as 'The Other Sanctuary' named by early explorer Mr. Jimmy Roberts, when he first ventured the area in late 1970's.
After a marvelous time at Mardi base camp with superb mountain views return walk on the same trail back to our overnight stop at High Camp.

Day 08: Trek to Sidhing village through Low Camp - 06 hrs.

After an enjoyable and memorable walk on high ridges of Mardi Himal with awesome views our morning walk leads back into forested areas full of rhododendron and pines trees, retracing the path back into a forest reaching at Low Camp, from here downhill walk to reach at Sidang village situated on a junction to other East and West route of Mardi Himal as the walk leads to warmer area for overnight stop.

Day 09: Drive back to Pokhara through Mardipul - 05 hrs.

Last day of trekking of this wonderful adventure after being on a hidden trails of Annapurna area, where few trekkers venture, morning walk leads on the trail following Mardi River on a wide valley reaching more warmer areas with farm villages and rice paddy terraces, our walk finally ends at Mardi village where we will take a short drive back to Pokhara.

Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu - 06 hrs evening farewell dinner.
After a great adventure on the hidden pockets of Annapurna at Mardi Himal area, morning journey with a drive back to Kathmandu with few rest stops for refreshment and lunch, after 6 hours of good drive reaching back at busy city life in Kathmandu.
(From Pokhara an option taking a flight to Kathmandu of 30 minutes).

Day 11: Final International departure homeward bound.
Today, we have to say to you that good bye, because Last day in amazing Nepal with Sherpa expedition and Trekking team that you had great experiance  in the high hills of Annapurna Himalaya and Mardi Himal trekking, our staff will transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your final flight back homeward bound or to respective countries.


  • All the surface transportation inclusive hotel and airport transfer.
  • 2 night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive bed and breakfast.
  • 2 night’s hotel accommodation in Pokhara inclusive bed and breakfast.
  • Full board meals during the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner).
  • Twin sharing lodges accommodation during the trek.
  • An experienced and trekking guide license holder.
  • Required supporting porters to carry your luggage.
  • Annapurna conservation special trekking permits and other essential permits.
  • A comprehensive medical kit box.
  • Sleeping bag and down jackets.
  • Farewell dinner program at typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Exclusions

  • International airfares and Nepal entry visa.
  • Alcoholic beverages, bar bills and bottle water
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Tips to the trekking crews
  • Any other personal and non-personal expenses which are not include in our cost.
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    Expedition Information
    Mardi Himal Base Camp 
    Sherpa Expedition And Trekking
    Sherpa Expedition And Trekking
    Sherpa Expedition and Trekking is a Nepal-based adventure travel company that offers a range of outdoor activities such as trekking, mountaineering, rafting, and cultural tours in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, and India, committed to sustainable tourism.
    4,500 m / 14,764 ft
    28.4667 N°, 83.9167 E°