The ideal choice of the trekkers who are looking for a peaceful, off the beaten trails to explore the Annapurna from a different angle is Mardi Himal. It is also the least explored and the lowest trekking peaks in the entire region of the Annapurna Conservation Area. The mini circuit trek starting from Deurali or landruk taking gradually higher up to high camp through forest camp and low camp offers the picturesque view of dense forests, fascinating villages, a huge range of terrace farms, gorgeous valleys, dazzling rivers and unique overview of Machhapuchhre, Annapurna, Hiunchuli and more peaks. Moreover, after witnessing the breathtaking sunset and sunrise view from the base camp of Mardi, the trail takes you down the Pokhara valley via siding or twang village welcomed by the local living of farmers where you can see their daily lifestyle moving with cultivation of different crops, fruits and vegetables and also not to forget their animals like buffaloes, cows, goats and chicken. Fish farming is also being a trending occupation these days. To conclude Mardi Himal is a short trek you can indulge into the wilderness of forest walks, warm hospitality of Gurung tribe, unique landscapes and most importantly the trail with less trekker. Enjoy peacefully.

Trip Highlights of Mardi Himal Trek

  • Off the beaten trek
  • Alternative trek of A.B.C
  • Less explored, low crowd
  • Variation in landscapes
  • Wilderness trekking
  • Gurung lifestyle
  • Amazing viewpoints
  • Widely expandable routes

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathamandu
  • Day 02: Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 03: Drive to Phedi (20 minutes) and trek to Pothana( 4 hours)
  • Day 04: Trek to Forest Camp (6 hours)
  • Day 05: Trek to Low Camp (5 hours)
  • Day 06: Trek to High Camp (5 hours)
  • Day 07: Explore the Upper view Point (6 hours)
  • Day 08: Trek to Siding village (6 hours)
  • Day 09: Trek to Lumre (3 hours) and drive to Pokhara (2 hours)
  • Day 10: Sightseeing and fly back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 01 :Arrival in Kathamandu
  • Day 02 :Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 03 :Drive to Phedi (20 minutes) and trek to Pothana( 4 hours)
  • Day 04 :Trek to Forest Camp (6 hours)
  • Day 05 :Trek to Low Camp (5 hours)
  • Day 06 :Trek to High Camp (5 hours)
  • Day 07 :Explore the Upper view Point (6 hours)
  • Day 08 :Trek to Siding village (6 hours)
  • Day 09 :Trek to Lumre (3 hours) and drive to Pokhara (2 hours)
  • Day 10 :Sightseeing and fly back to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • All transportations during the trip
  • All necessary documents and paperwork (TIMS cards and permit)
  • Highly experienced English speaking Government Registered trekking guide and porter to carry luggage (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
  • Guide and porter salaries, equipment, food and lodging, insurance and transportation)
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the trip
  • Chlorine treated drinking water
  • Accommodation: Private /Share and single/double room in Mountain
  • First aid box
  • All government and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner
  • Souvenir

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (Phone calls, WIFI, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, boiled water and hot shower)
  • Tipping and donations
Price from US$ 1650 US$ 999 (Per Person)
  • Trip Duration 10 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • AccomodationHotels, Lodges and Tea Houses
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