|Trip Duration:||7 days|
|Trek Start Point:||Pokhara|
|Trek End Point:||Pokhara|
|Meals:||Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee|
|Mode of Travel:||Adventures|
|Best season:||September to November and March to May|
Mardi Trek Over view
Mardi Himal trekking: – Mardi Himal trekking is a short trek in the Annapurna region in Nepal. It is an excellent destination for those trekkers who love comparatively perfect and less crowded trekking regions. Mardi Himal trek provides marvelous views for those who love mountain sceneries and also allows them to create some memorable lifetime memories.
Mardi Himal trekking route is famous because during this trek, we can see Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Fishtail (Machhapuchhere), I,II,III, IV, Gandharva Chuli, Glacier dome, and Lanjung Himal etc. and also get an opportunity to see numerous villages like Dhampus, Pritam Deurali, Landruk, Ghandruk, Chomorong, Sinuwa, Siding etc. We can also see beautiful forests and attractive landscapes during the trek.
Mardi Himal trekking route is an attractive route in the Annapurna region; nevertheless, there are many different attractions like thick Rhododendron, Juniper and Magnolia forests, different kinds of vegetations and amazing waterfalls. All these attractions make the trek even more appealing for the trekkers.
Mardi Himal treks starts from a beautiful valley from Pokhara with a drive to Suikhet Phedi. From Suikhet Phedi, we start to climb up to Dhampus, and continue walking to Pritam deurali. Mardi Himal trekking route will provide the entire trekker with an enormous destination to get a flavor of the actual panoramic views and a whole life of memory for your life.
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 Tribhuvan international airport (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 the 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 starts to walking our trail passes through a 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 viewpoint 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 Siding Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours:-We take a different route in a high camp that takes us to Side 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 Siding.
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 your assistant with a vehicle and pick you up then 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 Tribhuvan 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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