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Mardi Himal trek 10 days

Facts of the trip

Trip Code: MHT23
Trip Duration: 7 days
Max. Altitude: 5545m
Grade: Moderate
Program Type: Trekking
Trek Start Point: Pokhara
Trek End Point: Pokhara
Accommodation: Teahouse
Meals: Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Mode of Travel: Adventures
Transportation: Air/Bus/Car
Minimum Pax: 05
Best season: September to November and March to May

The Mardi Himal Trek is a short trek and newly opened route in the Annapurna region of Nepal .It is an excellent choice for those who love to trek in relatively unspoiled and less crowded trekking region. Mardi Himal Trek provides an life time memorable opportunity to explore magnificent and panoramic views of Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Mt Gangapurna, Mt Hiunchuli, the Annapurna South, Mt Machhapucchre (Fishtail), and Mardi Himal. One gets an opportunity to explore beautiful and numerous villages, terraced farms, murderous forests and beautiful landscapes.

Mardi Himal is a less traveled route located in the most visited destination of Annapurna region. It is best to experience the brilliance of solitary ever snow capped peaks and the great opportunity of an excellent cultural experience and venture of Machhapuchhare Base camp. The exotic and interesting trail wanders through lush valleys, alpine meadows, lichen-laden dense forests, numerous streams, and waterfalls, with the fascinating mountain scenery glossy upon the close horizon. The path is so less used and non-touristy that you feel like embarking upon a discovery expedition.

The Mardi Himal Trekking trail starts from the very beautiful city, Pokhara with boating in Phewa Lake and enjoying the views. It goes through the pine, juniper and rhododendron forest and the Rivers. The route takes us to steeply down to the upper Mardi Khola. The journey of Mardi Himal Trekking ascends through the forest and actuality wildlife. Mardi Himal trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna Ranges, and Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Fishtail (Machhapuchhare) etc.

Hiking on this route will give you a great place to get a taste of the real thing if you are light on alpine experience. The climbing trip can be combined with a trekking adventure in the remote steep-sided valleys heavily wooded with bamboo and rhododendron. Above the forest, high alpine pastures provide good grazing and undisturbed habitat for wildlife. It’s prominence on the wilderness zone of mountains designed to provide outstanding mountain views and to get away from the tea-house trails and into the forests and villages that have not felt the impact of tourism.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuban international ariport (1,300m/4,264ft):

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft): 6-7 hours

Day 03: Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft)

Day 04: From Deurali to forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 6-7 hours

Day 05: From Forest Camp to low camp (2970m/9504ft): 5-6 hours.

Day 06: From Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours.

Day 07: From High camp to upper view point we ascend 4250m/13600ft).

Day 08: From High camp to Sidhing Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours.

Day 09: From Siddhing to Lumre and back to pokhara by drive to go direct pokhara airport and back to Kathmandu by flight.

Day 10:- From hotel to Trivhuvan international airport: Final departure for you own destination.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuban international ariport (1,300m/4,264ft): then pick you up and take a short drive from the airport to the hotel check in the hotel and rest for few hrs then we meet again with guide and barging about the trek what we need the equipment for then trek and what time we live from Kathmandu details

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft): 6-7 hours:-We can enjoy the beautifully terraced farms, little shops by the side of the road and the raging Trishuli River on our drive to Pokhara also referred to as the ‘City of Lakes.’ From the city, we get great views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, the five peaks of Annapurna. Pokhara is also a tourist destination, so we take some time out in the evening and enjoy! Stay overnight hotel in Pokhara.

Day 03: Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft): 30 minutes drive, 4-5 hours trek After an early morning breakfast, we start our adventure with a drive to Phedi and start trekking from there. We walk on stone steps, terraced fields and through villages and forests before reaching Dhampus where we have lunch. We continue our walk to Deurali which is a small village beautifully located on a ridge with good views of the Annapurna South, Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhare. Stay overnight in the lodge in Deurali.

Day 04: From Deurali to forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 6-7 hours:- After breakfast start to walking our trail passes through lush forest dotted with the red rhododendrons. The flowers are a common sight in Nepalese hills and it is no surprise that its Nepal’s national flower. Our trail is very quiet until we reach a clearing of the forest camp. We can take rest and explore the area which is also known locally as Kokar. Stay overnight in Forest Camp.

Day 05: From Forest Camp to low camp (2970m/9504ft): 5-6 hours: After breakfast We continue to walk through dense forests admiring Nepal’s rich biodiversity and reach the low camp. From here, the fantastic view of Mt. Machapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail) up the valley is mesmerizing. We can spend some time in the evening observing the local lifestyle. Stay overnight in low camp.

Day 06: From Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours:-We trek uphill alongside a ridge towards Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhre. The tree lines start getting thinner and the area mostly consists of shrubs with isolated rhododendron bushes along the trail. If lucky, we might even come across the Daphne pheasant (national bird of Nepal) on our way to high camp. We ascend up to the high camp, which the final destination of the day. From here the mountain views are stunning. Stay overnight in high camp.

Day 07: From High camp to upper view point we ascend 4250m/13600ft), return back to high camp: 2-3 hours on our trek to the upper viewpoint we ascend and descend, and sometimes on a steep and narrow trail. Our trail passes through pastures and we hike along a narrow ridge before reaching the Upper Viewpoint. The view of the Himalayan vista from here is astonishing. We see Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar (Mt. Fang) (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and others. We trek back to the high camp for an overnight stay.

Day 08: From High camp to Sidhing Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours:-We take a different route in high camp that takes us to Sidhing instead of going back down to Mardi Himal. The different route lets us experience something different and makes our trek exciting.  Siddhing offers a quiet stay for trekkers as it is tucked away from the busier trails. Stay overnight in Siddhing.

Day 09: From Siddhing to Lumre: – After an early breakfast, we walk towards Lumre finally reaching the road from where we begin our drive to Pokhara. After reaching the city, we continue our drive to its domestic airport and fly back to Kathmandu and meet you assistant with vehicle and pick you up than transfer to the hotel.We take a rest and freshen up. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner to celebrate the successful completion of our Mardi Himal Trek. Stay overnight hotel in Kathmandu

Day 10:- From hotel to Trivhuvan international airport:- today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing then  We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.

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A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@nepalfreelanceguide.com

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All the Prices are in GBP (£) Per Person.

Cost Include

COST INCLUDED

  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • conservation  and TIMS permit
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara tourist bus fear for guest, guide and staff.
  • Pokhara  to Kathmandu  flight fear for tourist and guide
  • From Pokhrar to Kathmandu bus fear for Staff.
  • Accommodation, food, & Tea/coffee during treks
  • Guide:- including salary, insurance, equipment, bus transportation, flight fare, food and lodging
  • Porter:- including salary, insurance, equipment, bus transportation, food and lodging
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

        COST IS NOT INCLUDED 

  • Food in Kathmandu ( Lunch & Dinner)
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • International airfare from your country to Kathmandu and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance if guest get mountain sickness and need to rescue helicopter.
  • Personal expenses example (phone calls, laundry service , bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guide and porters
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    I have had an association with Dammaru over the last three years. My first trek with Dammaru was to the solu Khumbu region where he tailored a trek to suit our…

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  • Dear Dammaru

    I have been trekking to poonhill on jan 07 for 6 days with Mr. Dammaru. Poonhill is so beautiful, so all I can do is just taking picture on poonhill. If you were planning to…

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  • In 2004 I was a member of a group of nine friends from Northamptonshire, UK, on a trek of the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. Apart from one member, we were all approaching or over the age of 60 and were all well aware of the…

    Philip Pomeroy  Holcot, Northamptonshire, UK.
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