Best Month: Oct, Nov, March April
Per day walking: 5-6 hours
Trek type: Camping
Duration: 11 days
Maximum Altitude: 4,440 m
Mardi Himal Trek is the one of the fresh and least explored trekking trial in Annapurna region of Nepal. As the trekking trail is not so demanding and not so physically challenging so, trek to Mardi Himal becomes very suitable trekking route for the beginners. The trekking in Mardi Himal helps you to explore the captivating view of the range of mountains, alpine forest, and the culture of the people living around the villages in the route. Mardi Himal Trekking route passes through 5 major development committees along with the wilderness of the mountains view and the forested area.
Mardi Himal Trekking is almost a 12 days trekking campaign starting from the Pokhara Valley. We drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu through Prithivi highway for about 6 hours. The exploration of the dense alpine forests along with the scenic view of the mountains is the main theme for the visit. From Pokhara our trekking starts as we move on from Pokhara to Dhumpus (1,600m.) which is a 30 minutes drive up to Phedi and about 3 hrs walk through the Gurung Village to reach Dhumpus. Here you will get an opportunity to explore the native Gurung village and experience their Culture, tradition and their lifestyles. From Dhampus we trek for about have through the forest of birch, rhododendron, and oak to reach Forest Camp (2,480m), from where we climb through the forest to reach Low Camp (3150m) - from here, we can view of the Modi Khola Valley leading up to into the Annapurna Sanctuary. As we walk further through the forest up to High Camp (4100m) trail offers the even closer look of the "Fish Tail". From high camp we climb highest point of the Mardi Himal Trek where we spent a day rest and could explore the views around. The next day we trek to Siding Village (1,280m.) and descending through the green shades of the forest, passing by banks of Mardi Khola, beautiful farms and the village alongside we move on to the beautiful city Pokhara. In Pokhara we spend a day enjoying the pleasant atmosphere around and exploring the beautiful Phewa Lake & Begnas Lake. This beautiful city of pleasing Lakes, adds the pleasure to the trek through Mardi Himal. From Pokhara finally we travel through bus to reach Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 1310m. Welcome by Crown Himalaya Treks member and direct transfer to Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan
Day 03: Early morning scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m). Overnight at Lodge.
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to New Phedi and then trek for 5-6 hour to Pothana. overnight at lodge.
Day 05: Today we trek from Pothana walking for 5 hours all the way to Forest Camp. Overnight at lodge.
Day 06: Trek from Forest Camp walking for 4-5 hours all the way to Low Camp. overnight at lodge.
Day 07: Trek from Low Camp walking for 3-4 hours all the way to High Camp. Overnight at lodge.
Day 08: early morning exploration around high camp. enjoy the delighted Himalayas serene, sunrise view and a fascinating natural scenery around. after breakfast we trek down from high camp walking for 4-5 hours all the way to Siding. Overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Trek from Siding walking for 5-6 hours all the way to Tibetan Camp and then drive to Pokhara. overnight at lodge.
Day 10: Today early morning scenic drive from Pokhara all the way back to Kathmandu valley. At evening enjoy the farewell dinner along with cultural programs. overnight at lodge.
Day 11: Final departure. Farewell.
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* This trip is fully customizible on Client Request!!!