All inclusive cost

$750 per person

Mardi Himal Trekking


12 Days 11 Night


Trip Introduction

The Mardi Himal Trek is a newly opened route and hidden treasure in the Annapurna region. This trek is the best destination to avoid the crowd. Mardi Himal trek offers imaging view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre and Manaslu ranges. Mardi Himal base camp, Jhinu Hot Spring and Ghandruk village is the major attraction of this trek.

The trek starts at Kande after 1 hour driving from Pokhara. The trail is good, first slowly up, then a bit steeper to Australian Camp (2060m – About one hour), then after that slightly downhill to Pothana (1950m) then up again to Deurali (2100m). There is a right turn in Deurali signposted “Forest Camp” the trail is through jungle, at first up then undulating on the top of a ridge, there is a section just over half way where the trail drops steeply and then slowly gains height and then back onto the ridge and into Forest Camp (2600m). The trail is initially quite steep leaving Forest Camp but soon gets less steep as you again get up on the ridge. The trail leaves Low Camp again in a jungle, but the trees soon start to get smaller and after about one hours trekking broke out of the jungle and onto the open ridge with spectacular views of Machhapuchhre ahead and Annapurna South to my left. It is possible to continue trekking along the ridge for another 4 to 5 hours to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500m) and return to High Camp in around 4 hours – This makes a long day but there is also a viewpoint about halfway, the imaging view can be from here. After that, we return all the way down to Deurali. When we arrive at Deurali, we trek to Jhinu Hot spring where you can explore at natural hot spring via Tolka. After this, you will end your trek at Nayapul via Ghandruk village which is one of the popular Gurung villages in this region.


Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and meeting with your trekking guide.

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara. (850m/6 hours.)

Day 4: Pokhara to Pothana. (1970m/5 hours.)

Day 5: Pothana to Forest Camp. (2550m/ 7 hours.)

Day 6: Forest Camp to High Camp. (4100m/ 6 hours.)

Day 7: High Camp, trek to Base Camp.

Day 8: High Camp to Siding Village. (1280m/ 7 hours.)

Day 9: Siding Village to Pokhara. (850m/2.5 hours trek and 1-hour drive.)

Day 10: Sightseeing and relaxing Pokhara.

Day 11: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Day 12: Departure to the destination.


Trip Highlights

Trip Duration: 14 days.

Max Altitude: 4500m.

Trip Grade: 3.

Lodging: Lodge (Teahouse).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Transportation: Flight/Tourist Bus/Car/Van.

Group Size: Min 2 Pax and Max 20 Pax PAX.

Best Season: March to May & September to November.

Per Day Walk: 4-7 Hours.


Cost Details

Include:

  • All land transfer, arrival, and departure as per the itinerary.
  • Hotel accommodation with bed and breakfast on Twin sharing basis as per the itinerary.Food during the trek 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in specified local lodges or prepared by our cook.
  • English speaking experienced & professional trekking guide licenses holde.
  • Porters (1 porter carries the luggage up to 25 kgs of 2 participants during the trek).
  • City tours as mentioned in the itinerary with English speaking guide and all land transportation with private car/jeep/van.
  • All necessary trekking and climbing related permit including TIMS, National Park Entrance fee, and ACAP Fee.
  • Insurance, proper warm clothing, shoes, sunglass and daily wages for guide and porter.
  • Camping Trek daily wages, Guide, Sherpa helpers, Cook, Kitchen Boys, Porters, with food allowance while trekking.
  • Accommodation in 2 men Tents during Trek supported with a dining tent, Kitchen tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Table, chairs and Mattress.
  • Necessary kitchen utensils.

Exclude:

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu or in Pokhara stay.
  • Personal gears and expenses of personal nature and Personal medical and travel insurance emergency evacuation.
  • Hard and any form of soft drinks.
  • All confectionary and snacks, Charges for desserts including shower and boiled drinking water, Phone calls, Laundry and Alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Any airfare: Domestic International departure taxes and any excess baggage charges.
  • Tips and Gratitude for Guides and Porters according to the custom of trekking in Nepal.

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