Mardi Himal Trek

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Mardi himal trekking route is latest & fresh trekking route in Annapurna region. The hidden treasure of Annapurna region is locality of mardi himal. This trekking destination is best in Annapurna region as we will lack crowd in this surrounding. Spectacular view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre and Manaslu Mountain will be full of joy. Sky touching snow capped mountains, forest of bamboo and conifer, local gurung commumity people are main attraction our trek. It will refresh our hang mind & be life time memorable moments when we trek in this area.

Our starting point of real trekking to Mardi Himal is Pokhara. When we will ahead we need to take shelter. Deurali, Tolka, Jhinnu, Ghandruk etc are the beautiful villages where we will settle our night. Our interaction will be with many local people. Most of them are of Gurung & Magar community. Good and friendly behaviors of local people will be so much impressive. This will make us to re visit this place again. In this way our days are spend in this area. After visiting all the places our last walking night will be on Ghandruk. Then we will drive back to Kathmandu to end our Mardi himal trek.

Mardi himal trek is designed to be refreshed in high land of Himalayas in comfortable way to trekkers. But route is long & a bit challenging. Month of March, April, May, September, October, November and December will have best season to do trekking in this region. We the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will arrange you Mardi Himal Trekking with professional guides. Trekking days are made according to the choice of trekkers. In any day it can be made. Any program with the team of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will be full of fun.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 04: Pokhara to Deurali

Day 05: Deurali to Forest Camp

Day 06: Forest Camp to Low Camp

Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp.

Day 08: Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp and return to same place.

Day 09: High Camp to Forest Camp

Day 10: Forest Camp to Tolka

Day 11: Tolka to Jhinu Hot Spring

Day 12: Jhinu Hot Spring to Ghandruk

Day 13: Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 15: Farewel

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu.

After landing flight at TIA, representative of Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. will warmly receive you. We will shift you towards your hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner is finished we will give brief description of the Mardi Himal Trek program which is our destination.

Day 02: Kathmandu exploration and preparation for trek.

Today is the rest day and preparation day for our whole trek. Beside this we will spend our remaining day by sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley. Firstly we will visit Pashupatinath one of the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, Bauddhanath Little Tibet and to Swayambhunath Monkey Temple. Then from here we will drive to Basantpur Durbar Square at hanuman dhokha. Spending some time we will return hotel and prepare our trek for tomorrow.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara (7 to 8 hours)

Early morning after having breakfast, we will take a drive to Pokhara. It takes about 7 to 8 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Pokhara we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 04:  Pokhara to Deurali (2100m).

Beautiful sunrise will welcome our morning. In rising sun the combination of Mt Machhapuchhre will be so much attractive. Then we will have our breakfast & drive toward Kande. After a drive of about one hour we will reach over there and we will start our walking Journey. Since it’s our first day we just need to walk about three hours.

Day 05: Deurali to Forest Camp (2600m)

Early morning after having breakfast we will walk to “Forest Camp”. Our trial goes through jungle. At the beginning we walk up and undulating on the top of ridge. Just over half way there is a section. Here trial goes steeply then slowly gain height and back onto the ridge. Finally we will reach gorest camp.

Day06: Forest Camp to Low Camp (2970m)

We will walk a gradual climb over to the Low camp. The spectacular view of beautiful surrounding can be seen from the height which will be so much impressive. After reaching on Low camp we will spend our sometime exploring around the places. Our night will be cool and exhilarating at Low camp.

Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp (3550m)

From Low camp, we will hike toward high camp. We need to walk on the path of forest to the High Camp. If you are professional trekkers then you can make the attempt to the Mardi Himal Base Camp and return back. Since, we are beginners we will set up camp at High camp and to stay cool night.

Day 08: Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp and return to same place. (4500m)

 

Today is the most important day of our whole walk. We will climb up to base camp of Mardi Himal and return back to high camp. Our today’s walk goes for 7 to 8 hours. So we need to start a bit earlier. After reaching on the base camp panoramic view of Annapurna region will be so much impressive. For memory we can take some picture in our camera. After spending some time we will return back through the same destination.

Day 09: High Camp to Forest Camp

After completing our dream project we will trek further down to Forest Camp. Our returning journey goes easier since we need to trek downward. It will take us about 5 to 6 hours to reach Forest Camp. We will have opportunity of viewing ranges of mountains with the beauty of nature. In this way we will be at Forest camp to stay our night.

Day 10: Forest Camp to Tolka

From Forest camp our next destination is Tolka. Our today’s walk is a bit easier. Beautiful forest of rhododendron is our main walking trial. Crossing the highest camp our way goes downward. Magar and Gurung people are the main settlement of this place. The living style of local community people can be explored over here.

Day 11: Tolka to Jhinu Hot Spring

Today we need to walk a bit long distance. So we will start our journey earlier. But we will have an easy trial. The main track of Chhomrong will be our main walking trial. Our track is full of beautiful rhododendron and bamboo until we reach to Jhinu Khola. In Jhinu Khola we will enjoy natural hot spring water.

Day 12: Jhinu Hot Spring to Ghandruk

Ghandruk (biggest Gurung settlement village in Nepal) is our next destination. Our today’s walk is a bit easier. Beautiful forest of rhododendron is our main walking trial. And finally we will reach Ghandruk. The living style of local Gurung community people can be explored over here.

Day 13: Ghandruk to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara

 

In early morning we will have final view of the Annapurna mountain ranges from Ghandruk. We will have breakfast and continue our journey toward Nayapul. We need to walk on hunpty dumpty trial of vehicle. From Nayapul we will drive back to Pokhara. We will be fresh after reaching pokhara and spend our some of the extra time in visiting the area of Lakeside.

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu

Early morning after having breakfast we will take a drive to Kathmandu. It takes about 6 to 7 hours. During our drive the spectacular view of the roadside houses with forest will be so much enjoyable. After reaching Kathmandu we will visit spectacular places around the valley. Lastly we will return back to our hotel for our night.

Day 15: Farewell

After having a night rest at Kathmandu, we will pack our luggage to return back to our home land. We need to reach at airport 3 hours before the flight. Chomolungma Adventures Pvt. Ltd. we will attend a small farewell program for you. We hope, while returning back to home country you will think for a re visit to Nepal. We hope for your better journey.

Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard accommodation at hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included..
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • All your standard Meals during the trek.
  • Best available Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trek.
  • Local licensed English and other native language speaking Guide.
  • The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs.
  • Conservation areas, national parks permits and TIMS.
  • All our government taxes.

Cost not Includes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff–Tipping are expected.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section