• Discover Nepal's Heart: Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Nepal.
  • Nature's Bounty: Immerse in lush wildlife and flora, a paradise for nature enthusiasts.
  • Cultural Wonders: Unearth Nepal's unique culture and traditions in every village you encounter.
  • Himalayan Majesty: Witness the grandeur of the Himalayas, a truly unforgettable experience.
  • Elevate Adventure: Experience the thrill of the Himalayas, surrounded by stunning vistas.


The Mardi Himal Trek is a moderately challenging journey suitable for trekkers of all levels. Typically completed in 6-8 days, the trek features well-maintained trails and teahouse accommodations. Be ready for some steep inclines and declines, but the captivating scenery and rewarding experiences make it highly worthwhile.

Breathtaking Views: This trek guides you through rhododendron forests, terraced fields, and traditional villages, providing stunning vistas of Annapurna, Machapuchare (Fishtail), and Mardi Himal peaks. The trail culminates at High Camp, where witnessing a sunrise over the snow-covered peaks paints a mesmerizing panorama of the Himalayan range.

Mardi Himal Trek: Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventure

Venture off the beaten path with the Mardi Himal Trek, a hidden gem in the Nepalese Himalayas. Unlike the bustling Annapurna regions, this trek offers a more tranquil and less crowded experience, allowing trekkers to bask in the peaceful ambiance of the mountains. Along the way, you'll have the chance to engage with the local Gurung and Magar communities, experiencing their genuine hospitality and gaining insight into their distinctive culture and traditions.

Abundant Wildlife and Lush Flora:
Nature enthusiasts will find the Mardi Himal region a true haven for wildlife and flora. The area boasts rich biodiversity, with opportunities to spot Himalayan pheasants, langur monkeys, and even the elusive snow leopard. As you trek through enchanting forests adorned with rhododendrons, oaks, and pines, the spring season treats you to a breathtaking display of vibrant blooms.

Trekking Difficulty and Comfort:
In terms of difficulty, the Mardi Himal Trek falls in the moderate category, making it accessible to trekkers of various experience levels. The journey typically spans 6-8 days, with well-marked trails and comfortable teahouse accommodations along the route. While expect some challenging inclines and declines, the stunning vistas and rewarding experiences make the effort entirely worthwhile.

Best Time to Visit:
To make the most of your adventure, plan your visit during the spring (March to May) or autumn (September to November) seasons when stable weather and clear skies offer the finest mountain views. Nevertheless, the Mardi Himal Trek's allure is evergreen, making it an appealing destination throughout the year, with each season unveiling its own unique charm.

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu

    Welcome to the vibrant capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, our friendly representative will be there to greet you. They'll assist you with your transfer to your hotel. Take some time to relax and refresh after your journey.

  • Day 2 - Explore Kathmandu

    Kathmandu, a city that seamlessly blends art, culture, history, and religion, awaits your exploration. Embark on a guided tour of some of the city's most renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Visit iconic landmarks such as Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely walk around the bustling main tourist hub of Kathmandu. Begin preparations for your upcoming trek, ensuring you're well-equipped for the adventure.

  • Day 3 - Drive to Pokhara

    Your trekking adventure begins as you rise early to embark on a picturesque drive to the captivating city of Pokhara. Located at an elevation of 827 meters, Pokhara is one of Nepal's most sought-after tourist destinations. Its serene lakes, lush surroundings, and awe-inspiring backdrop of snow-capped peaks make it a true gem. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Pokhara.

  • Day 4 - Trek to Pitam Deurali

    The trekking phase of your journey commences with a scenic drive. After approximately an hour on the road, you'll arrive at the starting point of your trek. The trail leads you through enchanting forests to Australian Camp, an ideal vantage point to witness the Annapurna and Fishtail mountain ranges. Continuing from Australian Camp, you'll embark on a gentle climb to reach Pitam Deurali via Pothana. En route, marvel at the breathtaking vistas of the Fishtail and Annapurna Mountains. Your night will be spent at Pitam Deurali (2100m).

  • Day 5 - Trek to Forest Camp

    Bid farewell to Pitam Deurali and set out on your trek. The day's journey takes you through mixed forests, offering a gradual uphill trail. Though mountain views won't be in sight today, you'll find yourself surrounded by the tranquility of nature. Reach your destination for the day, Forest Camp (2550m), where you'll stay overnight in a cozy tea house.

  • Day 6 - Trek to Bander Danda (Monkey Hill)

    Today's adventure leads you into the heart of the forest. The first two hours involve a steep ascent amidst the lush woods. Following this, a gradual uphill trail takes you to Lower Camp. While many trekkers choose to spend the night at Lower Camp, you'll continue onward for an additional half-hour to reach Bander Danda. Here, you'll be rewarded with stunning mountain views at an altitude of 3100 meters. Overnight accommodation is provided in a comfortable tea house.

  • Day 7 - Trek to High Camp

    Wake up to clear views of the Fishtail Mountain. Leaving the dense jungle behind, you'll continue your journey with a gradual uphill trail along the carpeted ridges and slopes. Along the way, soak in the breathtaking vistas of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and more. As the day comes to a close, you'll reach High Camp (3600m), where you'll spend the night in a tea house.

  • Day 8 - Trek to Base Camp and Back to High Camp

    Today's adventure begins a little earlier than usual. The trail starts with a leisurely walk, featuring some steep steps and ridges. Upon reaching the Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500m), you'll be greeted by a jaw-dropping panorama. Take your time to explore the area and absorb the majestic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, and the prominent Mardi Himal. Afterward, you'll descend to High Camp for a comfortable night's rest.

  • Day 9 - Trek back to Forest Camp

    It's time to retrace your steps back to Forest Camp. The landscapes and views remain as enchanting as ever. The downhill trail makes for a relatively easy day of trekking. You'll spend the night at Forest Camp (2550m), surrounded by the soothing sounds of nature.

  • Day 10 - Trek to Landruk

    Departing from Forest Camp, you'll descend towards Landruk, altering your route for a change of scenery. As you descend, you'll notice shifts in landscapes and flora. Throughout the day, there will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy the breathtaking mountain vistas. You'll spend the night in Landruk (1565m) in a welcoming tea house.

  • Day 11 - Landruk - Back to Pokhara

    Your final day of trekking commences with a steep downhill trail leading to the Modi River. After crossing the river, you'll encounter a final uphill walk before transitioning to a gradual and easy trail. Ultimately, you'll reach the city of Pokhara, where you can rest and reflect on your remarkable journey.

  • Day 12 - Explore Pokhara

    With your trekking adventure behind you, it's time to explore the magnificent city of Pokhara. Discover Pokhara's natural beauty with visits to the World Peace Stupa, incredible caves, serene lakes, and the Barahi Temple situated in the middle of Fewa Lake. This day is yours to enjoy at your own pace.

  • Day 13 - Drive Back to Kathmandu

    Early in the morning, you'll commence your journey back to Kathmandu. Take this time to reminisce about the unforgettable experiences and memories you've created. Your night will be spent in Kathmandu.

  • Day 14 - Departure from Kathmandu

    As your adventure in Nepal draws to a close, you'll drive to the airport for your departure flight.

  • Permits and Fees: All necessary permits for the Annapurna Base Camp trek, such as the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card. Accommodation: Accommodation during the trek, typically in teahouses or lodges. This usually includes accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara before and after the trek. Meals: Most packages will include three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek. Transportation: Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara and from Pokhara to the trailhead (usually Australian camp) and back. Guide and Porter: Services of an experienced English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry luggage. This includes their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation. First Aid Kit: A basic first aid kit.
  • International Flights: International airfare to and from Nepal is not included. Travel Insurance: Travel insurance that covers emergency rescue and evacuation is not included, and you'll be expected to have your own. Personal Expenses: Expenses for extra meals, drinks, snacks, charging devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi, and other personal costs are not included. Nepal Visa Fees: Entry visa fees for Nepal. Additional Accommodation and Meals: If you choose to extend your stay in Nepal, the cost of additional accommodation and meals will not be included. Rescue and Evacuation: Any costs related to emergency evacuation or rescues are not covered. Trekking Gear: Personal trekking equipment, such as hiking boots, down jackets, trekking poles, and other gear are not included. Tips: Tips for guides and porters are not included and are left to your discretion.

Important Information

Spectacular Scenery and Stunning Views:
One of the most captivating aspects of the Mardi Himal Trek is its spectacular scenery. This trek leads you through a diverse landscape, including lush rhododendron forests, terraced fields teeming with crops, and charming traditional villages that provide a glimpse into the local way of life. Along the way, trekkers are treated to awe-inspiring vistas of some of Nepal's most iconic peaks, including the majestic Annapurna, the distinctive Machapuchare (also known as Fishtail), and the magnificent Mardi Himal itself.

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