Mardi Himal Trek is an adventurous trek which begins from scenic and touristic Pokhara located on the laps of Annapurna which reflects on Phewa Lake. Within the journey, you will also find a lovely forest of rhododendron and pine trees with a view of Annapurna range of mountains with Manaslu and magnificent Macchapuchure Himal 'fish tail' that dominates throughout this trek. After we reach the beneath of base camp Mardi Himal towered by peak Macchapuchure Himal here with the marvel the glorious panoramic views of mountains and get back to Pokhara walking through interesting villages of Tolka and Landruk.
- Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
- Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (910m) Duration: 6 hrs
- Day 3: Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana (1,925m) Duration: 4 hrs
- Day 4: Trek to Forest Camp at Kokar (2,600m) Duration: 4 hrs
- Day 5: Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) Duration: 5 hrs
- Day 6: Trek to High Camp (3,600m) time: 4 hrs
- Day 7: Day walk to Upper viewpoint (4,200m) time: 4 hrs
- Day 8: Trek to Siding village (1,750m) time: 6 hrs
- Day 9: hike to Lumre and drive to Pokhara (910m) time – 3 hours walking and 2 hours driving
- Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu
- Day 11: Farewell
Day 1: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
We will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport and help you to the hotel with the short description of the program.
Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (910m) Duration: 6 hrs
Our early schedule is set early morning at 6:30 am, we will pick you and escort to the bus station. We drive towards Pokhara after an hour where we will have dramatic rivers, valley, cascade rice porch and rocky gorges on our side. Night moments will be created with boating and superior reflection of Mt. Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Range in the lake.
Day 3: Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana (1,925m) Duration: 4 hrs
We drive to Phedi and march onward to Pothana.
Day 4: Trek to Forest Camp at Kokar (2,600m) Duration: 4 hrs
Next destination after Pothana will be a place known as Pitam Deurali. Through our way, we sight dense forest of oak, hemlock, maple and rhododendrons. Our night will be calm on forest Camp, known with the name Kokar. Our camp contains splendid services.
Day 5: Trek to Low Camp (3,150m) Duration: 5 hrs
We proceed to Low Camp continuing through a forest. Rhododendrons and tree covered with moss, Lichen, and ferns come on our way. The Low Camp is designated with Mt. Machhapuchhre visible up to the valley.
Day 6: Trek to High Camp (3,600m) time: 4 hrs
The trail flares up towards the west with an adoring view of the Annapurna south and Hiunchuli. The trail leads along the Mardi Himal edge with Rhododendron bushes and colorful Danphe on the section. We will uplift to the lodge at high camp that captures the wonderful view of Annapurna, Huinchuli, and Machhapuchhre(fishtail).
Day 7: Day walk to Upper viewpoint (4,200m) time: 4 hrs
We are scheduled for an early wake up in order to have morning sunrise view. Then we follow as per routine towards Mardi Himal. Our sightseeing on the occasion includes Danphe pheasant, Nepali national. After approximation of 3 hours, we shall stand on the Upper viewpoint. This viewpoint helps us with south faces spectacular Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Fishtail via the Machhapuchhre and all of the peaks in the Sanctuary.
Day 8: Trek to Siding village (1,750m) time: 6 hrs
We will have our take off completing a circuit and low camp. The trail takes us to Siding. Siding is well known for the traditional village and is the busy destination of a journey.
Day 9: hike to Lumre and drive to Pokhara (910m) time – 3 hours walking and 2 hours driving
We forward to Lumre from Siding. On the way, we will pass Kalimati and Ghalel villages. Kalimati has Brahmin inhabitant where as Both Brahmin and Gurung in Ghalel. We catch up our transportation from Lumre that will take us to Pokhara.
Day 10: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Our day tracks back to Kathmandu, a beautiful drive for about 6 hours.
Day 11: Farewell
We will go through final schedule by taking you to the Tribhuvan International Airport, 3 hours earlier than flight time.
Note: Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner on the each day package.
Note: Our package can be adjusted according to your preference if your requirements are not met, considering balance to both the parties.
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
All your standard Meals during the Lodge to Lodge trek and Camping (Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners).
Local Touching Void Expeditions licensed English speaking guide.
The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage and equipment during the trek
Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu.
Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show on second last day.
All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
Cost Does not Include
Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
International airfare and airport departure tax.
Nepal entry visa.
Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
Hot shower,wifi and Battery charge during the trek.
Personal trekking Equipment.
Tips for trekking staff and driver.
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.