Mardi Himal Trek 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 a lower rocky ridge of Machhapuchare, where Col Jimmy Roberts and his British team first explored in the early 1960s and christened this virgin area 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 the completely 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 by 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 the Mardi Himal starting point of the trek and then heads towards high alpine hills within the Gurung tribe’s traditional villages on the main trail, and then our route diverts from the mainstream trekking path entering into the dense alpine forest with scenic views of snow-clad peaks of Annapurna and Machhapuchare Himalaya and as far towards Dhaulagiri.
As the walk progressed reached our main highlights and main destinations at the high Mardi Himal base with stunning views of the 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 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 the world’s 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m in the west with worlds 8th highest Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m towards further east.
- Adventure on ‘off the beaten trails’ towards high scenic hills around Mardi Himal
- Super views of ever-present Annapurna and majestic Machhapuchare ‘Fish Tail’ peaks
- Short and scenic trekking with a glimpse of local culture around traditional Gurung villages
- Glamorous scenery of dramatic landscapes rolling green hills and high snow-capped mountains
- Beautiful dense alpine forest of rhododendron, firs, pines, birch, oaks, and magnolia trees
- From warm paddy fields to cooler alpine zone and towards high moraine, ice, and glaciers