Mardi Himal Trek

The Mardi Himal Trek is one of our favourite treks and we’d be delighted to help you explore this impressive region in Nepal.

Mardi Himal Trek in the Annapurna area is Nepal's fewer touristic route and rightly so. The trek offers wilderness, incredible eye-level close view of Mardi Himal, Annapurna ranges, Himchuli peak, Machhapuchare(Fish Tail), rewarding cultural of local indigeneous people, diversity landscapes.

The trail of Mardi Himal is well developed with cosy and few tea-house along the way. It is wonderful, easy and short trip.With Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure, you'll not only be able to enjoy this unique landscape but you'll also have the chance to observe the traditions and rituals of the local indegeneous people. We put great emphasis on authetic experiences and our professional local guides will introduce you to their culture.

All our treks can be booked as private trips - no large, impersonal groups but small, individual experiences. Let Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure take you on your very own adventure trek to Mardi Himal. Travellers could continue Annapurna Sanctuary Trek too from the route. 


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Our company's group join trips are departing to Lukla and returning to Kathmandu on following stated dates. If you are looking for group join trips, have a join with us today and trek, climb, fly with new friends. 

 

Highlights:

  • Annapurna South, Machchapuchre (fishtail), seen very close and level of eyes
  • fewer touristic route
  • wilderness

Itinerary

01

Day 01

Scenic drive to Pokhara (823m/2700ft), 6hr drive

Early we drive to Pokhara. From Ktm we follow the Prithvi Highway that leads to Galchi and Mugling Bazaar. After (6hr) drive we reach at Pokhara (823m). Pokhara is the second largest city of Nepal after Kathmandu. It is the home to numerous lakes and caves. The peaks can be closely observed from Pokhara include Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu. It offers the surrounding panorama of nature and culture.
[Included meals: bed and breakfast]
Overnight at hotel

02

Day 02

Drive to Phedi & trek to Deurali (2100m/6889ft.), 45min drive+3-4hr walk

We will start our adventure with a scenic drive to Phedi and start the trek to Deurali. We walk on stone steps, terraced fields and through villages and forests before reaching Dhampus where we have lunch. We continue our walk to Deurali, a small village beautifully located on a ridge with good views of the Annapurna South, Mardi Himal and Machhapuchare. 
Overnight at teahouse

03

Day 03

Trek to Forest Camp (2550m/8366ft.), 5-6hr walk

We then continue our trek to the Forest camp along the beautiful trail enjoying the most scenic views. The Camp displays the mesmerizing view of Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Himal. Closer to clear blue sky with a perspective on layers of Himalayan lower regions and clearing valley towards the south. Get a chance to have glimpses of rare animals like Himalayan Thar, Spotted Deer, Musk Deer, Snow Leopard, etc.
Overnight at teahouse 

04

Day 04

Trek to High Camp (3580m/11745ft.), 3-4hr walk

The trail continues to High Camp through the dense forests. Ascending through the trails, we get to see rhododendrons and trees covered in moss and lichen. We’ll have lunch at Low Camp and enjoy the view of Mr. Machhapuchhre. Ascending from the Low Camp, the trail takes us west towards the amazing views of Annapurna South and Hiunchuli Himal. We’ll continue on the Mardi Himal ridge where we’ll see the beautiful rhododendron bushes. We might also see the colorful Danphe along the trail. We gradually arrive at High camp where we’ll see lodges bigger than at Low camp. The view from the lodge of Annapurna south, Hiunchuli Himal and Mt. Machhapuchhre is phenomenal.
Overnight at teahouse

05

Day 05

Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4250m/13943ft.) & retrace steps to High camp, 5-6hr walk

Wake up early to view the sunrise amidst the mountains, head towards our main destination- Mardi Base Camp. It takes around 5 hours to arrive at the Mardi Base Camp. At the base camp, we will admire the impressive natural environment with exotic flora and fauna and snowy mountains. We will spend some time exploring Himalayas and snowy landscape. After spending some great time enjoying the beautiful scenes of Himalayas and capturing some beautiful memories, retrace steps to High camp.
Overnight at teahouse

06

Day 06

Trek to Sidhing & drive to Pokhara (823m/2700ft.),4-5hr walk+2hr drive

From the high camp, trail goes down to Sidhing village. Sidhing is a traditional Nepalese village situated away from the busier tourist treks. This is the last day of our trek. Then a scenic drive back to Pokhara. It is around an couple hours drive from there to Pokhara.
Overnight at hotel

 

Departure Dates

Fixed Departure Tours

12 Jan 2021
from Pokhara
21 Jan 2021
in Pokhara
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15 Jan 2021
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24 Jan 2021
in Pokhara
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04 Feb 2021
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01 Feb 2021
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09 Feb 2021
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10 Feb 2021
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19 Feb 2021
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20 Feb 2021
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29 Feb 2021
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28 Feb 2021
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08 Mar 2021
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01 Mar 2021
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09 Mar 2021
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27 Mar 2021
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22 Mar 2020
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31 Mar 2020
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05 Apr 2020
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14 Apr 2020
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12 Apr 2020
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21 Apr 2020
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20 Apr 2020
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29 Apr 2020
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28 Apr 2020
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07 May 2020
in Pokhara
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05 May 2020
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14 May 2020
in Pokhara
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15 May 2020
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24 May 2020
in Pokhara
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23 May 2020
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01 Jun 2020
in Pokhara
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18 Sep 2020
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27 Sep 2020
in Pokhara
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25 Sep 2020
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04 Sep 2020
in Pokhara
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01 Oct 2020
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09 Oct 2020
in Pokhara
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10 Oct 2020
from Pokhara
19 Oct 2020
in Pokhara
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18 Oct 2020
from Pokhara
27 Oct 2020
in Pokhara
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26 Oct 2020
from Pokhara
04 Nov 2020
in Pokhara
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01 Nov 2020
from Pokhara
09 Nov 2020
in Pokhara
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10 Nov 2020
from Pokhara
19 Nov 2020
in Pokhara
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20 Nov 2020
from Pokhara
29 Nov 2020
in Pokhara
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28 Nov 2020
from Pokhara
07 Dec 2020
in Pokhara
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05 Dec 2020
from Pokhara
14 Dec 2020
in Pokhara
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15 Dec 2020
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24 Dec 2020
in Pokhara
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22 Dec 2020
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31 Dec 2020
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Note: We are flexible to customize the trip itinerary, dates as per your time frame, service standard etc.

Location

 

 

Our Offer

We offer 3 packages: Basic, comfort & Full Board. Our Basic takes care of your trek, comfort include trek with your stay in Kathmandu along with all airport transfers personally while Full Board include entire meals in the mountains during the trek. Three can be flexibly adjusted to your requirements. 

Basic Offer

  • Trek with an English speaking govt licensed trekking guide
  • 1 porter (betn two clients) to carry your luggage during the trek (max 24 kg; i.e. 12kg pP)
  • Accommodation during the trek in carefully selected teahouses as per the itinerary
  • Private vehicle from PKR-Dhampus & sharing bus from KTM-PKR and return
  • Duffel bag and trekking map
  • Trekkers Information Management System [TIMS] registration card
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu by the host family at Typical Nepali Cultural Restaurant
  • First aid medical kit, oxymeters to check pulse, heart rate & oxygen saturation carried by guide

Comfort Offer

As Basic and

  • 2N in 3* and 1N in 4* hotel in KTM on B/B plan as per the itinerary [upgrade possible]
  • Airport pick up & drop off personally

Full Board Offer

Price: Have a kindly make an enquiry for the Full Board tour cost. Because the cost depends on the meals chosen by you.

As Comfort and

  • Full board meals in the mountains during the trek

Group Discount:

There is a further discount for larger groups. Please contacts us for details at mytrek2nepal@gmail.com


Trek Duration:

The Trek duration can be shorten or extend depending on time and fitness


Excluded Services

  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal visa (USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days, two passport photographs required). For the further more information, have visit Nepal Immigration Department official website. 
  • Insurance - Following stated things must be submit while you do trips through (IHSA)
  • You must submit copy of your insurance certificate included standard policies that covers trekking activities up to 5000m
  • Your Insuarnce policy must cover accidents, medical expenses, and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue upto 5000m and it is excluded in the trip price
  • At the time of you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not
  • IHSA also recommends your insurance policy covers cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects
  • Any alcoholic beverages, cold drinks and boiled water as well as snacks, deserts etc. during the trek
  • Tipping is a culture in Nepal and is expected by your staff (guides, porters, drivers)
  • Hot shower, wifi, battery charges (available at extra cost in lodges, sometimes free)
  • Unforeseen expenses not under our control such as flight cancellations or delays, weather-related issues, illness during the trek, rescue costs, etc
  • Any other costs not specifically included. Please feel free to ask if in doubt

Equipment

Trekking Equipment

Have a kindly bring following stated equipment for the camping/tented trek. The equipment you can buy in Kathmandu with different quality in good price.

Luggage:

01 large duffel bag: The Luggage is for to carry all your personal gear on the trekking. Should be strong and durable. The best size would be around 30" x 14", with a full-length zipper and handles.

1 rucksack or day pack: The bag is for to accommodate a sweater, rain gear, water bottle, camera and accessories and any miscellaneous items you need to have during the day. We recommend a pack with at least 1450cu. In capacity, or smaller if you are not carrying a large amount of camera equipment.

Head and Face Gear:

1. Sunhat

2. Sunglasses

3. Warm hat

4. Sunscreen with a very high SPF factor

5. Lip balm with a high SPF factor

6. An emergency light

Hands:

1. Lightweight gloves


Inner Clothing:

1. T-shirts

2. Thermal underwear- Top and bottom. Synthetic is best

3. Underwear

4. 2 shorts

5. 2 Trousers- (comfortable) One thin, one thick and warm


Outer Clothing:

1. down Jacket

2. Fleece Jacket (or a windproof jacket)

3. Waterproof jacket with a hood (or a poncho)

4. Waterproof pants

5. Baggy pants

6. 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin and 1 thick)

7. 1 sweater to be worn under the fleece jacket


Footwear:

1. Light weight walking boots- (leather is recommended)

2. Spare laces

3. 2 pairs of thick woolen socks.

4. 2 pairs of thin socks to be worn under the woolen socks

5. One pair of sandals or comfortable shoes for camp


Drinking Equipment:

1. Water Bottle

Purification equipment-Boiled drinking water will be provided but further purification with iodine or purification tablets is highly recommended.

Sleeping and Carrying Equipment:

1. 30-40 liter daypack

2. Water Proof Bag-A water proof bag to cover the rucksack

3. Sleeping Bag- Please brings a bag that can resist temperatures as low as -15 degrees Celsius


Personal Medical Kit:

1. Bandage for sprains

2. Plasters/Band-aids

3. Iodine or water filters

4. Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters

5. Antiseptic ointment for cuts

6. Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)

7. Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller

8. Oral rehydration salts

9. Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)

10. Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)

11. Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)

12. Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)

13. Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)

 

Extras/Luxuries:

1. Binoculars

2. Reading book

3. Trail Map/Guide book

4. Journal & Pens

5. Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble


Toiletries:

1. 1 medium sized quick drying towel

2. Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

3. Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)

4. Deodorant

5. Nail clippers

6. Face and body moisturize

7. Feminine hygiene products

8. Small mirror

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Information

Additional Options:

We plan with one porter per 2 clients. If you require additional support, you can book an additional porter for the trip to lighten your load. A porter carries your bag pack for you and no more (20kg max. They don't often speak any English. They carry two backpacks that they will strap together. But you are strictly prohibited not take advantage of the porter. They are usually very proud people and will attempt to carry things that are just too heavy. Which is not good. You can leave your unnecessary stuffs in Kathmandu your hotel or our office you will not need on the trek.

Have a take small personal daypack with you. Your daypack should contain everything you need during the day but keep it as light as possible. Examples: water, some warm clothing, your camera, sunscreen, etc. Note that luggage you hand the porters might not be available to you during the day as they sometimes set their own pace.

+Hotel upgrade in Ktm: [65 USD for 4* hotel, 95 USD for 5* hotel per night]

If you feel like a little luxury before and after your trek, you can upgrade your hotel in Kathmandu to 4*/ 5* category.

Nepal Visas

You need visa for Nepal, which can be obtained in advance or on entry. If you wish to apply before departure the current visa cost is £20 for a 15 day visa and £35 for a 30 day visa for UK passport holders. The current cost of a visa on arrival is US$25 for 15 days, US$40 for 30 days or if extending your stay $100 for 90 days. All are multiple entry. The visa on arrival fee can be paid for in cash in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Euros. You will also need a passport photo. Application forms are available in the immigration hall (or for electronic passports there are visa registration machines which, after inserting your passport, automatically fill out a form for you). You must firstly join the queue to pay the visa fee, and then go to the relevant immigration desk to obtain your 15, 30 or 90 day visa stamp. There can be long queues for visas on arrival.

Travelers Insurance

While you do trips through Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure, you will submit copy of your insurance certificate. Your insurance policy must coverage accidents, medical expenses and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue and then personal liability. At the time of you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not. Incredible Himalayan Sherpa also advocated your Insurance policy coverage cancellation curtailment, loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have must proof of the Insurance receipt, you will do initiative otherwise you can’t get any compensation.

Helicopter Evacuation

Sometimes, Helicopter rescue situations can come due to unexpected accident, bad weather, road obstruction/blocked or other reasons. Anywhere you options for a helicopter trip in order to back to home early due to health issue and due to an emergency that may arise during the trip. In any cases, the expense of any helicopter flight is the only responsibility of you or your policy should be coverage in this cases.

Money and Tipping

Tipping is, Since the 1960s when trekking in Nepal was developed, there has been a tradition for groups and independent visitors to tip their crews at the end of a trek. Money and Tipping; it is best to bring a mixture of cash, USD, GBP, CAD, EUR. Ensure you have also small denominations. As a guideline for baseline spending money we suggest USD 8 - 10 per meal in Kathmandu(if you drink or smoke or plan some major shopping this could be higher). You should exchange enough money into Nepalese Rupees to last the entire time of your trek BEFORE leaving Kathmandu. There are no exchange facilities in the villages along the trail but plenty of money changers in KTM.

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Duration

6 days

Season

Mar - Nov

Region

Annapurna

Grade

Medium

Altitude

4250m

Walking

5-6hr

Accommodation

Tea-house

Trip Type

Private & Group Join

Transportation

Sharing & Private Vehicle

Certificate of Excellence

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