Total Duration:14 Days
Meals:Breakfast in Kathmandu, Full board in Trekking
Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
Recommended Month:Jan - May / Sept - DecShow All
Mardi Himal Trekking is comparatively a new trekking route lies on the southern mountain and hidden treasure of Annapurna range. Trekking in Mardi Himal is the best destination within a short period and to avoid the crowd. Mardi Himal Trekking route offers the Cultural diversity of unspoiled cultural villages and imaging view of Annapurna range, Himchuli, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak and Manaslu range. Trek start from 800 mitres, Phedi leading up to 3900 meters of Mardi Himal high camp. Trail also includes glorious walking inside of Rhododendron forest.
Trek start after one hour driving from Pokhara to Phedi. Cross Dhampus and Pothana village to reach Deurali for overnight today, which is 1300 mitre higher than we started. Next day, we take a different route from Annapurna Base Camp to the forest camp. Very friendly and homely environment local lodges serve you good foods and simple accommodation. The highest point of this trek, Mardi Himal Base Camp offer very close and spectacular view of all Annapurna range. When you return, you will be trekking through different villages Siding and Lwang. Lwang village is developed as a good destination of local homestay tour with optional activities of Cannoning. You also can spend more days on those villages after your Mardi Himal Trekking.
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel (1345 m). Overnight at Hotel
Day 02:Drive to Pokhara and Overnight at Hotel (6 Hours - 827m)
Day 03:Drive to Phedi (1 Hour) from Pokhara and trek to Deurali (5 Hours - m) overnight at Tea House
Day 04:Trek to forest camp (5/6 hours - 2480 m) Overnight at Tea house
Day 05:Trek to Low Camp (5/6 Hours - 3050m) Overnight at tea house
Day 06:Trek to High Camp (4/5 hours - 3900 m) Overnight at tea house
Day 07:Day trip to view point or base camp and back to High Camp for overnight
Day 08:Trek to Sidhing (5/6 hours - 3550 m) Overnight at tea house
Day 09:Trek to Lwang (5/6 Hours - 1700m) Overnight at tea house
Day 10:Trek back to Phedi 6 hours trek and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel
Day 11:Day in Pokhara. Sightseeing and overnight at Hotel
Day 12:Drive back to Kathmandu and Overnight at Hotel
Day 13:Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing and Overnight at Hotel
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel (1345 m). Overnight at HotelUpon your arrival, representative from Ganga Jamuna Adventure Treks will pick up from airport and transfer to Hotel in Thamel. If time and your interest permit, evening walking tour in Thamel.
Day 02Drive to Pokhara and Overnight at Hotel (6 Hours - 827m)Start driving to Pokahra after your breakfast in Hotel. Drive through highway road mostly followed by Trisuli River. It is 6 hours driving with private car and you can stop on the way for your drinks, Lunch or for any other purpose.
Day 03Drive to Phedi (1 Hour) from Pokhara and trek to Deurali (5 Hours - m) overnight at Tea House After your breakfast in Hotel, drive with you guide and porter to Phedi. Your first section walking start from ascending steeply of 2 hours. Cross Dhampus and Pothana village. It is walking through jungle with clear view of Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna south, Himchuli and Dhaulagiri. Reach Deurali, where only 3 lodges are in services.
Day 04Trek to forest camp (5/6 hours - 2480 m) Overnight at Tea house start trekking after you breakfast in Deurali. we left the main way of Annapurna base camp from here. The clear view of Annapurna south and Himchuli is following you. Walking through few villages and forest. After 5 or 6 hours reach at Forest camp and Overnight.
Day 05Trek to Low Camp (5/6 Hours - 3050m) Overnight at tea houseStart our walking through deepest forest of Rhododendron trees and others. Closer view of Annapurna south and Himhuli are near from us. We also can view Modi river valley leading to Annapurna base Camp. Reach at low camp surrounding by forest. We will have very closer view of Mount Fishtail.
Day 06Trek to High Camp (4/5 hours - 3900 m) Overnight at tea house Trek to High camp from Low camp. Trek in extremely diverse flora and fauna of Annapurna region today. Forested trail follow now steeply climbing over rough surface. You will pass through grassy trail up to high camp. You will enjoy panoramic view from Himalayas from here.
Day 07Day trip to view point or base camp and back to High Camp for overnight After our breakfast, we start walking up with our packed lunch. Whole day we walk up to Mardi Himal Base Camp. Enjoy your packed lunch with magnificent view of Mountain surrounding. Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Fishtail, Mardi Himal, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu and many other Himalayan peaks.
Day 08Trek to Sidhing (5/6 hours - 3550 m) Overnight at tea houseAfter our breakfast, we start walking up with our packed lunch. Whole day we walk up to Mardi Himal Base Camp. Enjoy your packed lunch with magnificent view of Mountain surrounding. Annapurna South, Himchuli, Gangapurna, Fishtail, Mardi Himal, Lamjung Himal, Manaslu and many other Himalayan peaks
Day 09Trek to Lwang (5/6 Hours - 1700m) Overnight at tea houseStart your trek and reach at Ghalek village for your Lunch. Continue trek to reach Lwang village. Lwang village is old and traditional village with Nepali home stay arrangement. Visit of Tea garden near from village. Evening explore and participate in cultural dance program by local mother group.
Day 10Trek back to Phedi 6 hours trek and drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel If we didn’t visit tea garden yesterday; we visit this morning after your breakfast. Very short trek to Phedi and take car drive back to Pokhara. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 11Day in Pokhara. Sightseeing and overnight at Hotel Day sightseeing in Pokhara valley. We cover major attraction of Pokhara. International mountain museum, David falls, Gupteswor cave and boating at Fewa Lake. If you still love to hike, we plan to hiking World peace stupa.
Day 12Drive back to Kathmandu and Overnight at Hotel We catch tourist but at morning from pokhara to Kathmandu. it is 6/7 hours driving at same road as you driven before from Kathmandu.
Day 13Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing and Overnight at Hotel Start sightseeing in Kathmandu valley after your breakfast. Meet your professional tour guide at your hotel. Your visit tiday will be Hindu temple Pashupatinath, Buddhist Stupa Bauddha and oldest palace Bhaktapur. Back to Hotel by late afternoon.
Day 14Departure Drive to International airport for your final departure
You need visa to get Nepal. Tour visa of Nepal be stamped at our International airport in Kathmandu Nepal. You just have to bring passport size of photograph and visa change in cash (USD, AUD, Yan, Yuan or any other currencies). Multiple visa of 15 days is USD 25, 30 Days is USD 40. You can add your Nepal visa in between if you want to stay longer up to 150 days in a year.
You have to bring warm clothes for this trekking, beside that some hot weather clothing are also need while staying at Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
Ganga Jamuna Adventure Treks can provide you Sleeping bag and warm jacket in returnable based. Other equipment is also available to buy either in Kathmandu of in Pokhara.
Accommodations have to adjust in very simple lodges in Mardi Himal Trekking route. But it is neat and clean. You also have option to spend more days in this trek, since there give lots of option.
Our Itinerary for Mardi Himal Trekking is just a suggested one, we can customize it as per your timeframe and interest. You also can add other more activities with this trek.