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Mardi Himal Trek, Annapurna Region




11 Days


3 star hotel in Kathmandu and tea house during the trek

Meal Plan

Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara. Full board meals during trek.

Annapurna mardi himal trek at a glance


Mardi Himal, popularly known as the hidden gem of Nepal is a new route on Annapurna region opened for trekking in 2012. Since its new route, the trail to Mardi Himal is no lesser than off-beaten trekking destination. 
Positioning itself on the east side of Annapurna, Mardi Himal involves walking along forested zones filled with Rhododendron flowers followed by rocky mountain territory. The Gorkha regiment officer, Colonel jimmy Roberts quoted Mardi Himal trek as "the other sanctuary" is a perfect trek for trekking enthusiasts out there. In a short period, you get to see Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Machhepuchhre, Gangapurna, Annapurna-I all at once. It’s a complete package for the trekkers who have limited stay in Nepal. 

Highlights of Mardi Himal Trek

  • Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre Annapurna range.
  • Best Panoramic view of Pokhara valley and mountains.
  • scenic villages, colourful rhododendron, oak forest.
  • landscapes, organic lifestyles.
  • Opened in 2012.
  • In this Trek wifi and electricity available at most the lodge.
  • One of the most easy and beautiful trekking route.

11 Day(s) Detailed Itinerary

Arrival on:Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu


  • TIA to Kathmandu city, pickup
  • Kathmandu hotel check-in
  • Trek preparation & meet-up with guide
  • Collect all trekking permits & registration at one place
  • Local souvenir

Elevation: 1,400 metres 
Meals Provided: Welcome dinner


Day 2: Drive to Pokhara


  • Scenic drive through Prithvi highway
  • Stroll around beautiful Phewa Lake
  • Views of  sacred Machapuchare and the Annapurna 

Elevation:1,400 m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel In Pokhara


Day 3: Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m)


  • Drive to Phedi & begin the trek
  • Pass By  Villages, stone steps & terraced fields
  • Hike till Deurali, a small village
  • Views of Annapurna South, Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhare

Elevation: 2100m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Teahouse


Day 4: Deurali to Forest camp(2,520m)


  • Pass through lush forest, rhododendron flowers
  • Walk along the flat trails till forest camp
  • Explore forest camp, capture photos on the board(Mardi Himal map board)

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Teahouse


Day 5: Forest Camp to Low camp


  • Walk through dense forests
  • Mesmerizing view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail)
  • A glimpse of locals staying at the camp

Elevation: 2970m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: teahouse


Day 6: Low camp to high camp


  • Walk all day through forests
  • Hike uphill alongside a ridge towards Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhre.
  • Spot snow leopard or danphe(national bird) if lucky
  • Navigate towards high camp

Elevation: 3540m
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Teahouse


Day 7: Trek To Mardi Himal Base Camp & Trek Back To High Camp


  • Trek to the upper viewpoint through steep & narrow trail
  • Revealing views of Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar, Fishtail &  more
  • Return to High Camp before night.

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Teahouse


Day 8: High camp to Sidhing Village


  • Walk all the way down to the lowlands
  • Climb down to Low Camp
  • Pass through  forests and farmlands
  • Stay overnight at quieter Sidhing village
  • Discover local culture & their hospitality

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House


Day 9: Trek to Lwang village


  • Trek all the way till lwang village
  • Have agood rest

Meals Provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel 

Day 10: Lwang Village to Pokhara
  • Drive to Pokhara

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Pokhara (Kuti Resort)

Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu


● Catch the bus to Kathandu 

● Enjoy seeing Trisuli River (Rafting)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Fare well dinner



What's included?
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Airport pickup and drop facility.
  • Breakfast,Lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (provided upon request).
  • First aid medical kit
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after the dinner (while on the trek).
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle.
  • Insurance of guide and porter.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu travel in a deluxe bus.
  • Licensed, experienced and English speaking trekking guide.
  • Lodge expenses during the trek.
  • One porter for two people.
  • Stay in the city at finest hotel (3 nights twin sharing room at Kathmandu and 2 nights at Pokhara).
  • Upscale Adventures duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.
What's not included?
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra porter charge.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Nepal arrival visa.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation
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