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Mardi Himal Trekking - 12 Days

Mardi Himal trekking is one of the bitten Eco-tourism based trekking destination in Annapurna Himalaya region. Mardi Himal trekking offers beautiful Himalayan views of whole Annapurna Himalayan range, beautiful valley, mixed Nepalese culture follow through Annapurna trekking trails. We Himalaya Fair Reisen arrange both options Mardi Himal trip: just Mardi Himal base camp trekking or Mardi Himal climbing trip. Mardi Himal is the name given to the feature of the long rising ridge and its summit that from the southwesterly lower slope of Mount Machhapuchhare, the famous triangular skyline that is seen from the Phewa Lake at Pokhara. Mardi Himal is located in the east of the Modi Khola, across the valley from Hiunchuli. It is separated from Machhapuchhre ridge by a col. and usual route of ascent reaches this col (about 5,200m. /17,060 ft.) and reaches the summit via a route on its east flank. The climb begins by heading steeply towards the colon the connecting ridge between Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre. The first ascent to the Mardi Himal in 1961. The first route was via the East Flank and it is only used so far. Only camping / tented trekking is possible in relevant areas.

 Mardi Himal trekking begins at Phedi after an hour drive from Pokhara. We ascend through Hindu villages and pristine oak and rhododendron forest to alpine campsite that affords close up dramatic scenery of sacred Mt. Machapuchare, Mardi Himal, and Annapurna. Himalaya Fair Reisen guide led through the beautiful valley of Dhampus Pothana Deurarli Kokar , Low camp and finally reach Mardi Himal high camp. If trekkers / mountaineers prefer to Mardi Himal climbing , next morning HFR climbing guide will take to you Mardi Himal summit or If only Mardi Himal trekking , trail continue descend siding village saidi Ghata Hyanga then drive back to Pokhara Mardi Himal trekking is non tourist trekking trail in Annapurna region. From pokhara by an overland journey or by a flight back to Kathmandu or travelers can extend their journey to Chitwan National park for Chitwan Jungle safari tour. Autumn & spring is best time trekking in Mardi Himal but we Himalaya Fair Reisen arrange around the year as per travellers wish and holiday schedule.

Day 1
Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, transfer to hotel , Mardi Himal trekking briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at kathmandu hotel.

Day 2
Pokhara drive to Phedi (900m) drive approximatley 1 hours then trek to Pothana. (1970m/5 hours.)

Day 3
Pothana to Forest Camp. (2550m/ 7 hours.)

Day 4
Forest Camp to High Camp. (4100m/ 6 hours.)

Day 5
High Camp, trek to Base Camp.

Day 6
High camp to trek to camp I (4467m) 4-5 hours

Day 7
Early in the morning Himalaya Fair Reisen's climbing guide take to you from Camp I to Mardi Himal summit (5588m) and overnight at Low camp

Day 8
Low camp to Saidhi Ghhata

Day 9
Saidhi Ghhata to Pokhara

Day 10
Pokhara by bus or flight back to pokhara

Day 11
After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath temple : the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 12
After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Fair Reisen's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, Chitwan jungle safari tour , river rafting etc.

Service Includes

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide
  • Kathmandu pokhara overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in itinerary
  • One night hotel accomodation in pokhara on BB basis( 3 star catagory hotel) as mentioned in itinerary
  • Pokhara to Phedi overland transportation by private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • Required trekking porter/sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking ( two person will get one trekking porter ( 1 porter carry 30 kg as per rule and regulation of Nepal workers Union
  • One experienced trekking cook entire the trip
  • one trekking kitchen boy entire the trip
  • Trekking accommodation in tented / camp entire the trekking as mentioned in itinerary
  • Full board meal (veg. / non veg.) prepared by our expert cook who will prepare food entire the trekking/peak climbing ( Nepalese, Chinese , Indian, American , Tibetan dishes) during the camping trekking
  • Required staff such as kitchen boy, dish washer entire the trip
  • Kitchen equipments , trekking equipments and tents (two men tent, kitchen tents, etc),mattress during the tented accommodation as mentioned in itinerary
  • Three time meal Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast during the trekking.
  • Desert/fruit after having dinner as company provided
  • Annapurna conservation area project fee ( ACAP permit)
  • Trekkers Information Managements system ( TIMS Card).
  • Mardi Himal climbing permit
  • Saidi ghatta to pokhara overland transportation by private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • Pokhara to Kathmandu overland transportation by tourist bus as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide, and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal - approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.

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Trip Facts

  • 12 days
  • Pokhara
  • Pokhara
  • Moderate
  • Mardi Himal summit (5588m)
  • Fishtail, Annapurna south, Huinchuli, Dhaulagiri
  • Mardi himal base camp with views of Fishtail, Annapurna south, Huinchuli, Dhaulagiri
  • Mixed
  • Camping trekking only