Mardi Himal Trek - 13 Days

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  • DestinationMardi Himal South West Base Camp
  • ActivitiesCultural / Tour Trekking
  • Best SeasonAll season except mid June to August.
  • Starts/EndsKathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
  • Accomodation3 to 4 stars hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on BB plan & mountain lodge( Tea-house ) in trekking.
  • TransportationAll the ground Transportation as per itinerary & by flight from Jomsom to Kathmandu Vai Pokhara
  • Meals IncludedBreakfast in kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

Unique Path Trekking & Expeditions offers adventure to Mardi Himal Trekking an ultimate destination, on least explored and around hidden areas of Annapurna Himalayan belts where majestic Machhapuchare 'Fish Tail' Peak and Mardi Himal located above high ridges and rolling hills from scenic Pokhara valley.

Mardi Himal stands at 5,587 m high, beneath towering majestic Machhapuchare the Fish Tail peak actually a lower rocky ridges of Machhapuchare, where Col Jimmy Roberts and his British team first explored in early 1960's and christened this virgin areas as 'Other Sanctuary' after first being Annapurna Sanctuary which is separated by the high ridges of Mardi and Machhapuchare Himal.

Although the walk to Mardi Himal slowly getting popular due to its unique scenery with daily excellent views of high snow capped peaks within complete tranquil environment and in the harmony of mountains and serene wilderness in the comfort of nice and cozy lodges.

Starting this marvelous journey to Mardi Himal Trekking taking a short drive from scenic and beautiful Pokhara, a famous and popular touristic spot blessed with natural green surrounding hills, mountains and lakes.

Drive leads to Mardi Himal starting point of the trek and then heading towards high alpine hills within Gurung tribe traditional villages on the main trail, and then our route diverts from the mainstream trekking path entering into dense alpine forest with scenic views of snow clad peaks of Annapurna and Machhapuchare Himalaya and as far towards Dhaulagiri.

As the walk progress reaching our main highlights and main destinations at high Mardi Himal base with stunning views of mountain range and beautiful landscapes.

After a wonderful moment on high ridges and hills at Mardi Himal our return journey heading back to beautiful Pokhara taking an alternative route with wonderful views past interesting farm villages, a short drive outskirt of Pokhara valley reaches to your hotel in Pokhara by the serene Phewa lake after a marvelous experience on Mardi Himal trekking with great guidance and services of Unique Trekking & Expeditions.

Mardi Himal Trekking offers excellent views of Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft), Mt. Machhapuchare (Fish-tail) 6,790 m, extends towards world’s 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m in the west with worlds 8th highest Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m towards further east.

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu from respective airlines and transfer to hotels.
  • Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 950m -06 hrs journey (options by air 30 mins) [B L D Plan].
  • Day 04: Drive to Dhampus 1,530 m (trekking point) with 3 hrs walk to Potana 1,900m. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 05: Trek to Kokar Forest camp 2,520 m via Pitam Deurali 2,100 m - 05 hrs. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 06: Trek to Low Camp 2,970 m - 05 hrs. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 07: Trek to High Camp 3,700 m - 05 hrs. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 08: Rest and free day at High Camp for day hike to Mardi Himal base camp 4,500 m. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 09: Trek to Low Camp 2,970 m - 05 hrs. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 10: Trek to Siding village 1,700m - 05 hrs. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 11: TTrek near Mardipul and drive to Pokhara with afternoon free. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 12: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. [B L D Plan].
  • Day 13: Depart Kathmandu for international flight back home.

Note of above trekking package plan:: B L D Plan = Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are included.

Note: Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer we will follow accordingly. Extend your trip (For the extension options, please click here).

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels. On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, where our guide and office staff will receive you with warm welcome and then transfer to your hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city around Thamel areas, the tourist hub of Nepal.At Thamel you can find all your needs and requirements for the trek with excellent international standard hotels and restaurants with many shops and stores.After getting refresh meet our guide with other members of Mardi Himal Trekking, and then our guide will provide information and briefing regarding the trek, hotels and much more with evening welcome dinner in an authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
  • Day 02: In Kathmandu with tour and trek preparations. We have allowed a free day in Kathmandu, where you can enjoy sightseeing tour around places of interest as Kathmandu valley steep with historical and famous world heritage sites Pashupatinath a Hindu Temple, Bouddhanath (Little Tibet) visit the huge Buddhist Stupa, (tour might include either Kathmandu old Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa located on a hill lock as set on the program and time permitting) Afternoon free for individual activities and trek preparations.
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 950m. Mardi Himal Trekking starts with an exciting and scenic overland drive to famous and popular touristic spot at Pokhara, journey leads on Nepal's leading and busy highway following Trisuli River for sometimes and then heading due west to reach warmer sub-tropical valley in beautiful Pokhara by the Phewa Lake, where most of the excellent hotels, shops and restaurants located.
  • Day 04: Drive to Dhampus 1,530 m (trekking point) with 3 hrs walk to Potana 1,900m. After a nice and pleasant overnight in Pokhara, morning a short drive leads you on the outskirt of Pokhara valley, with of Annapurna Himalaya and beautiful Mt. Machhapuchare “ Fish Tail,” and then drive climbs up at cooler areas at Dhampus village with stunning views of Annapurna Himalaya with other range of peaks.From this wonderful Dhampus Gurung village, our adventure starts walking on a ridge uphill into cool forest to reach a marvelous place in Potana, a small village with incredible views of Annapurna South, Huin chuli and Machhapuchare peak.On checking into your rooms with first night in mountain villages lodge with afternoon free take a short stroll around view points at Potana.
  • Day 05: Trek to Kokar Forest camp 2,520m via Pitam Deurali 2,100m - 04 hrs. After a pleasant overnight stop at Potana village with fantastic views, walk begins on the main trekking trail reaching at Pitam Deurali with super views of landscapes and snow-clad peaks. After Deurali heading north along the ridgeline into serene forested area with cool temperature with panorama of Annapurna I and South with Huinchuli to the east Annapurna IV -II and Lamjung Himal and then reaching our overnight stop in the middle of forest where few lodges are located for trekkers.
  • Day 06: Trek from Forest camp to Low Camp 2,970 m - 04 hrs. The day starts through deep forest in a steep and narrow valley, crosses a river on a From this forest area, walk leads higher on uphill path with steep climb to reach a pasture land for overnight stop on route Mardi base camp with fantastic views of surrounding landscapes and mountains at close range.
  • Day 07: Trek to High camp 3, 700 m - 05 hrs. This wonderful area offering grand vista of beautiful landscapes and snow-clad peaks in perfect tranquility heading higher to reach at High Camp as the air gets thinner and cooler with steep climb to reach at High Camp where tree lines fades to short rhododendron and juniper bushes.Here at High Camp with a lonely lodge for overnight accommodation with basic facilities commanding super views of Annapurna Himalaya.
  • Day 08: Explore beyond High Camp to Mardi West Base Camp 4,500m. Here with another night stop to explore beyond High Camp with day hike to Mardi Himal higher ridge reaching the highest point of this trek at 4,500 meters.Walk leads to a steep climb along a ridgeline to reach a hidden plateau at the base of Mardi Himal South Face with towering Mt. Machhapuchare; this area known as 'Other Sanctuary' named by early explorer Mr. Jimmy Roberts, after a grand enjoyable time with great views of mountains return back to High Camp on the same trail for overnight stop.
  • Day 09: Trek to Low Camp 2,970 m - 05 hrs. Today will be a short day on downhill to Low Camp, where you can enjoy the surrounding views with pleasant moderate walks to reach at Low Camp as the trail leads on hill ridge lines getting back into dense forested areas back at Low Camp with time for afternoon extra activities or just relax and marvel the views.
  • Day 10: Trek to Siding village 1,700 m - 05 hrs. After a marvelous time on high ridges of Mardi Himal with great vista of mountains and landscapes views walk leads into rhododendron and pines forest, retracing the journey on same trail to Forest Camp and beyond with more downhill walk and then reaching at Sidang village, located between junction of other East and West route of Mardi Himal the climate with warmer temperatures, enjoy your last overnight stop at Siding before concluding this lovely walk next morning.
  • Day 11: TFrom Sidang walk near to Mardi Pul and drive to Pokhara - 04 hrs. Morning excellent views of Machhapuchare with other range of peaks, our last day walk leads to a short distance of few hours to reach at road head near Mardi Pul village for a short drive back Pokhara and transfer to hotels by serene Phewa Lake for last overnight around beautiful Annapurna region.
  • Day 12: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Depart from Pokhara to reach at Kathmandu with an interesting drive on exciting highway past rural farm villages and towns and the climbing up to reach the entry point to Kathmandu city at Nag Dhunga.From this point an hour ride brings you back to your hotels with afternoon free for shopping spree includes farewell dinner.
  • Day 13: International departure to respective countries. Last day in Nepal with amazing Himalayan experience, as time for your international flight our staff transfers you back at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport for your homeward bound flight or to respective countries, after a memorable time and experience around Nepal Himalaya and Mardi Himal Trekking.

Note: Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. Please, let us know, we will follow accordingly. Extend your trip (For the extension options, please click here).

Month Tour Start Tour End
February 03 Feb 16 Feb
February 10 Feb 23 Feb
February 17 Feb 02 Mar
February 24 Feb 09 Mar
March 02 Mar 15 Mar
March 09 Mar 22 Mar
March 16 Mar 29 Mar
March 23 Mar 05 Apr
March 30 Mar 12 Apr
April 06 Apr 19 Apr
April 13 Apr 26 Apr
April 20 Apr 03 May
April 27 Apr 10 May
May 03 May 16 May
May 10 May 23 May
May 17 May 30 May
May 24 May 06 Jun
May 31 May 13 Jun
Jun 07 Jun 20 Jun
June 14 Jun 27 Jun
June 21 Jun 04 Jul
June 28 Jun 11 Jul
July 05 July 18 Jul
July 12 Jul 25 Jul
July 19 Jul 01 Aug
July 26 Jul 08 Aug
August 02 Aug 15 Aug
August 09 Aug 22 Aug
August 16 Aug 29 Aug
August 23 Aug 05 Sep
August 30 Aug 12 Sep
September 06 Sep 19 Sep
September 13 Sep 26 Sep
September 20 Sep 03 Oct
September 27 Sep 10 Oct
October 04 Oct 17 Oct
October 11 Oct 24 Oct
October 18 Oct 31 Oct
October 25 Oct 07 Nov
November 01 Nov 14 Nov
November 08 Nov 21 Nov
November 15 Nov 28 Nov
November 22 Nov 04 Dec
November 29 Nov 12 Dec
December 05 Dec 18 Dec
December 12 Dec 25 Dec
December 19 Dec 02 Jan
December 26 Dec 09 Jan
Month Tour Start Tour End
February 03 Feb 16 Feb
February 10 Feb 23 Feb
February 17 Feb 02 Mar
February 24 Feb 09 Mar
March 02 Mar 15 Mar
March 09 Mar 22 Mar
March 16 Mar 29 Mar
March 23 Mar 05 Apr
March 30 Mar 12 Apr
April 06 Apr 19 Apr
April 13 Apr 26 Apr
April 20 Apr 03 May
April 27 Apr 10 May
May 03 May 16 May
May 10 May 23 May
May 17 May 30 May
May 24 May 06 Jun
May 31 May 13 Jun
Jun 07 Jun 20 Jun
June 14 Jun 27 Jun
June 21 Jun 04 Jul
June 28 Jun 11 Jul
July 05 July 18 Jul
July 12 Jul 25 Jul
July 19 Jul 01 Aug
July 26 Jul 08 Aug
August 02 Aug 15 Aug
August 09 Aug 22 Aug
August 16 Aug 29 Aug
August 23 Aug 05 Sep
August 30 Aug 12 Sep
September 06 Sep 19 Sep
September 13 Sep 26 Sep
September 20 Sep 03 Oct
September 27 Sep 10 Oct
October 04 Oct 17 Oct
October 11 Oct 24 Oct
October 18 Oct 31 Oct
October 25 Oct 07 Nov
November 01 Nov 14 Nov
November 08 Nov 21 Nov
November 15 Nov 28 Nov
November 22 Nov 04 Dec
November 29 Nov 12 Dec
December 05 Dec 18 Dec
December 12 Dec 25 Dec
December 19 Dec 02 Jan
December 26 Dec 09 Jan
Short Description Mode Of The Packages: What Are Included In The Packages?

Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast at 3 stars level, Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking and Pokhara, Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room in trekking, necessary permits, all the ground transportation as per itinerary, domestic flight tickets from Jomsom to Kathmandu Vai Pokhara, an experienced guide and porter and all the necessary permits, please find in details what is included and excluded in the cost as follows:

Service Includes in the Cost in Details:
  • All the ground transportation as per itinerary.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu ( 2 nights) and Pokhara ( One night) with breakfast at 3 stars level.
  • Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking and Pokhara for you.
  • Twin sharing comfortable and clean private room in trekking ( 11 nights).
  • Domestic flight ticket from Jomsom to Kathmandu Vai Pokhara with airport tax.
  • Trip Map.
  • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers:1 porter).
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Four season sleeping bag and down jackets to use for trekking, if necessary.
  • Trip achievement appreciation certificate(sample of certificate).
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation entry permits.
  • Emergency helicopter rescue arrangement which will be paid by your insurance company.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
  • All our government taxes, vat, local tax, tourist service charges.
Service Excludes in the cost in details:
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (costs roughly USD 10 to USD 15 per person per day)
  • All kinds of drinks in the mountain (hot, cold and alcoholic).
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipment.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Extra personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, shower, excess baggage charges)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

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