Mardi Himal Trek

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Trip Price US$ 800
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Trip Duration 06 Days
Group Size 2-12 people
Maximum Altitude Mardi Himal High Camp (4,250m/13,600ft)
Difficulty Grade Moderate
Start & End Point Pokhara/Pokhara
Best Seasons Feb-June, Sept-Dec

Mardi Himal Trek

  • Spectacular views of the mountains of Annapurna ranges, Lamjung Himal, Fishtail, and Dhaulagiri.
  • Easily Accessible and Affordable Trekking Trail
  • Great countryside hills, terrace farming, and mountain landscapes.
  • Passing through beautiful Rhododendron forests blooming in many different colors.
  • Enjoy the other trekking routes from Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill Trek
  • Most beautiful hiking trail
  • Dynamic landscapes and the serene forest are the best parts of this trek
  • Along with trekking, you can do yoga in a pristine environment
  • This trek is the perfect destination for the nature lover
  • Yoga and meditation is an exciting part of this trek
  • Getting the opportunity to explore the unique culture and tradition of Nepal
  • Watching the magnificent view of the giant Himalayas — Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and Dhaulagiri.
  • Getting insights into the Gurung community and culture
  • Traveling through narrow twisting paths, rhododendron forests, high valleys, and rocky Himalayan terrain will be an adventure.
  • Adventure lovers would adopt this venture with great pleasure
  • An even combination of yoga, adventures, and the fantastic Himalayan
  • Sparkling sunrise and sunset views are worth watching

Overview of Mardi Himal Trek

The Mardi Himal trek is getting more popular day by day. Nearby Pokhara, this trekking is a popular route. It lies in the Annapurna region’s most visited destination. We have the great opportunity to experience an excellent cultural experience. The trekking trail wanders through lush valleys and alpine meadows. We will follow the lichen-laden dense forests, many streams, and waterfalls. The fascinating mountain sceneries are glossy within the close horizon. The route is not so busy and non-touristy, so you can feel like embarking upon a discovery expedition.

It is running through the beautiful Annapurna Mountain Range of Nepal. It has the course to give a lot to its visitors—the magnificent views of its surroundings. The trek is the best way to reduce all your strains in life. Leaving no residue and starting a completely new life after an extraordinary milestone. When you reach the Base camp of Mardi Himal, get the best view. It provides alluring mountain views of the Mardi Himal [5,587 m/18,330 ft.]. We will get a magnificent view of Mount Machhapuchhre [6,993 m.], Annapurna South [7,219 m], and also Hiunchuli [6,441 m].

The Mardi Himal trek is getting an alternate route now. You can do this trek for the Annapurna circuit and bases camp trekking. Both base camp and high camp give you an ample view of Mount Fishtail and its surroundings. This is the best moderate and short trekking from Pokhara, which can finish in 4 to 7 days and be done in a tea house base.

Mountain climbing and reaching its summits are challenging tasks. But, when you start trekking, you will arrive at the base camp more. This trek takes you to the base camp of Mardi Peak. Shaveo, you enjoy surreal views, unlike anything you have ever had. Would you like to see the mountain closer to ours but lack time? Then, this is the best trekking option in Nepal for you.

Mardi Himal Trek Vs. Annapurna Base Camp

Both trekking routes are popular destinations in Nepal. This trek gives you a picturesque mountainous view. It offers a clean environmental greenery view. At the same time, you will enjoy snow-capped mounting from the green hills. We will walk into the pristine forest of lovely rhododendrons. The mount fishtails seem to be standing tall right before you.

The Mardi Himal short trek is shorter to the Annapurna base camp. It is more about walking in the forest with juniper and oak. Meanwhile, the Annapurna base camp goes with treeless barren and sometimes needs to trek on the snow.

You will walk in your trekking adventure in the remote, steep-sided valleys. The trail is wooded with bamboo and rhododendrons. Above the forest, high alpine pastures provide good grazing. The undisturbed habitat for wildlife is excellent here. We will go into prominence in the wilderness zone of mountains. Enjoy the rough trail into the forests and villages that have yet to feel the impact of tourism.

In conclusion, the hiking route will give you a great place to taste the real thing. This is the best place if you are light on the alpine experience. If you want a short trekking experience, book Mardi Himal Trek. Get ready to experience the magic of this trekking holiday.

Itinerary of Mardi Himal Trek


Day 01: Pokhara trekking to Deurali.

Take a 30-minute drive to the roadside shacks of Phedi to start the Mardi Himal trek. The trail takes you through the scenic small mountain road.

When we start climbing the upper stairs, we will see glimpses of the village of Dhampus Valley. It is on the top of the ridge, more than 500m above.

Brahmins, Chhetris, and a few Gurungs inhabit the area. During the down part of the trail, we will cross the dust road and meet the mountain bike riders.

We will pass by stone staircases that make the course more adventuring. You will get spectacular views of the Annapurna and Manaslu Himalayan ranges. You will have a great time here during your overnight stay. Overnight at Deurali at a local guest house.

Multiple 30 min drive, 4-5 hrs trek
Accommodation Guest House
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Altitude Deurali (2,100m)

Day 02: Deurali trekking to Forest camp

Enjoy your first mountain breaks with the mountain views. We will trek for about 6 hours today. Our first part of the trekking goes with an enchanted forest of birch. We walked on giant rhododendron, mountain oak, maple, hemlock, and daphnia.

We will stay overnight here. Enjoy relaxation after a prolonged, strenuous walking but adventuring trail. We will stay overnight at Forest in a local guest house.

Walking Day 6 hrs
Accommodation Guest House
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Altitude Forest camp (2,520m)

Day 03: Forest Camp trekking to Low camp.

As usual, we have our breakfast in the mountains. Today, our destination is Low Camp, which is at a height of 3,150m. We will enjoy the view of beautiful rhododendron trees. The place’s main attraction is the view of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) Mountain Nepal.

The Mardi Himal short trekking goes higher, and you will enter the cloud forest. You will see mosses and lichen, tree ferns, and orchids hosted by the hardier trees.

From your room winder, get the thrilling panorama – close up the dramatic scenery of sacred Mt. Machhapuchhare, Mardi Himal, and Annapurna chains.

There are fewer hotels and lodges in Low Camp. But their facilities are excellent, with Wi-Fi, hot showers, etc. We stay there overnight. Overnight at local guest house.

Walking Day 5-6 hrs
Accommodation Guest House
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Altitude Low camp (2,970m)

Day 04: Low camp to High camp

We will get in early in the morning and be ready to reach our highest point of the trek. If conditions are favorable, we will climb up to 16,000 ft.

Enjoy the best snowy mountain view of Annapurna Sanctuary. The walls are lying below us.

We can visit the Mardi Himal trek—viewpoint to view the sunrise In the mountain range. Along the trail, you can meet with Yak, sheep, and goats from the lower village grazing in the land. After a great view, you will trek to High Camp to sleep at a local guest house. The look of the Himalayan vista from here is astonishing.

Enjoy the best view of Mardi Himal (5587m). We will see Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), and Hiunchuli (6441m). Also, we will get a view of Baraha Shikhar and other mountains. Other mountains are Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), and Machapuchhre (6993m).

Walking Day 3-4 hrs
Accommodation Guest House
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Altitude High Camp (3,540m)

Day 05: High camp to Siding Village

Today, our Mardi Himal trek starts with going downhill. The low descent through the shade of the forest and out onto the terraced fields, down 1600m. We will go through another route of upper Mardi Khola.

Now, we are following the banks of the Mardi Khola and the hillside village of Siding. We trek through the lovely fields, passing the simple farms. Along the way, we will pass by new suspension bridges. Undoubtedly, this is one of the idyllic Nepal Countryside—an overnight local tea house.

Accommodation Teahouse
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Altitude Siding Village (1,700m)

Day 06: Siding Trekking to Lumre and from Lumre drive to Pokhara

Enjoy your last breakfast in the mountain lodge with the low land view of the valleys. We will pass by small villages.

In the low land of Nepal, where Brahmin inhabitants live. After Kalimati, we will reach Ghalel, mixed with Brahmin and Gurung people. We will trek till Lumre and drive back to Pokhara by jeep. O/N Hotel. End of our Mardi Himal trek.

Multiple 3 hrs Trek, 2 hrs drive
Meals Breakfast & Lunch
Altitude Pokhara (822m)

Fixed Departure Dates

Note: We can run a trip for solo travelers, couple, friends and family with children. Our private trips are running everyday. If you are looking for a group joining trip please contact us.


What's Included?
  • A trekking guide certified and licensed by the Government has training in high-altitude sickness and first aid.
  • Trekking porter to carry your luggage. One porter for two people basis.
  • Trekking staff, food, accommodation, salary, equipment, insurance, and clothing.
  • Twin-sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking.
  • Local Tea houses, also called guest houses/ lodges, twin sharing during your journey.
  • Your daily meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). You can choose your meals from the menu; different types of food are available.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS Trekking Card Permit for the Mardi Himal Trek
  • The guide will carry essential medical supply first aid.
  • Trekking transfer from Pokhara to the start point and trek finish point to Pokhara by private vehicle.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • All necessary papers work, office Service charges, and all Government Taxes
What's Excluded?
  • For any services in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Airfare to Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa fee: you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
  • Personal expenses include laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages, bar bills, and camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
  • You can buy and rent personal trekking equipment in Pokhara trekking stores.
  • Gratitude trekking staffs
  • Other of your expenses not mentioned cost includes section.

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Why a Short trek to Mardi Himal?

Forest camp

The Trek to Mardi Himal goes through the forest camp, 2600 meters from sea level. The forest camp has different types of flowers and trees. During spring, the forest camp glows with rhododendrons and oak treks. Forest camp will allow you to explore the wilderness. The local village people also say this place is Kakkar. Forest camp is the best place for accommodation throughout this whole Trek.

High and low camp

Low and High camp is the absolute highlight of the Trek to Mardi Himal. The quiet camp has true mosses and clouded forests. If you trek to the Mardi Himal during the favorable season, you can see Danphe. You might get a chance to see the miraculous view of dancing Danphe. The low camp is also the door to the Mardi Himal trek. You can get an exclusive Mountain view of the Annapurna range from here. You can reach the high camp within 4 hours from the low camp.

Mardi Himal Base Camp

The Mardi Himal base camp trek, which lies about a height of 4500m, is the highest point of this Trek. At the Mardi Himal base camp, we will enjoy the beautiful nature. You can spend your time here exploring the best Himalayas and snowy landscapes.

Ethnic and cultural group

Through the Mardi Himal Short trek, You will pass by different Ethnic groups. You will also get the chance to get close to the culture and ethnic diversity of Nepal. Trek to Mardi Himal goes through the remote village. So, you will also get to observe the local lifestyle of the people. Chhetri, Brahmins, Gurung, and Tamang are the primary inhabitants of the Mardi Himal. You will love this Trek if you do this trekking during festivals like Dashain, Tihar, Losar, and others.

Visit the high camp.

Mardi Himal High Camp Trek is the best short Trek in Nepal. The Mardi Himal, a high camp trek, is now Nepal’s most well-liked short Trek. In the same way, Mardi Himal offers more diversity. Get the experience, with more excellent views, if you’re closer to the mountains.

Mardi Himal High Camp is another recently opened hiking path. It is less popular than the Everest or Annapurna base camps. But nowadays, it is one of the most popular trekking routes with domestic hikers. The number of tourists who wanted to experience this route also increased. This trip will take around five days and is approximately 40 kilometers long. It will begin in Pokhara and end there as well.

Mardi Himal Base Camp is partly accessible due to its proximity to Pokhara. Pokhara is Nepal’s second-largest city, which has an international airport. The fact that this journey is all about the ridge is one of the reasons you should choose to go on it. The ridgeline is incredible. It is a must-do for those who select an adventure based on the type of views they expect.

Not to mention how wonderful it feels to be free and as though you are in the mountains. Make the view up-close pictures of Machapuchare Peak. Mount “fishtail” is this magnificent peak because of the summit’s distinctive shape. It is one of Nepal’s famous mountains, yet ascending to its peak is impossible since it is so revered.

Mardi Himal Base Camp

You can reach Mardi Himal Base Camp from High Camp (3,580m) after roughly 3–4 hours of climbing. From the Mardi Himal high camp trek, you can get spectacular views. You can have breathtaking up-close views of the whole Annapurna Range. A beautiful viewpoint is also nearby, around two hours from High Camp. It would help if you got up early enough for base camp. While in High Camp, enjoy the breathtaking dawn view of the Annapurna range.

After breakfast, you may trek to the 5300-meter Mardi Himal Base Camp. The hike is challenging since it involves walking over a rough, narrow track. You will get the mountain vistas and pure surroundings at the Mardi Himal Base Camp. Reward the day’s effort. Following your previous steps, you can return to high camp after spending some time in base camp.

Mardi Himal Weather

The weather pattern is predictable, like the rest of Nepal. Several months of the year have a chance of having clear mornings. But afternoon clouds and storms are frequent here. It might block your view, which is unpleasant if you travel in the clear winter months. In the morning, you will need to walk most of the time. , you experience these long, dull days when the clouds roll in.

Accommodations and Meals

Like an Everest base camp or an Annapurna base camp, the food and lodging are similar. The guest home offers cozy beds with blankets. You will eat food in their restaurants and serve various tasty hot meals.

Like any other trip in Nepal, lodging is inexpensive on the Mardi Himal trek. , but you must dine at your guesthouse twice daily, often for breakfast and dinner. The local community’s primary source of revenue is food.

There are a few campsites at lower elevations. Trekkers can camp or stay in Forest Camp and Low Camp guest rooms. It’s not a cost-saving choice because you spend the same whether you camp out or stay in a hotel room.

The guesthouses are typical; they have small rooms with beds—a bathroom with a shower outside, and dining space. More shared than private lodgings, such as 4-6 people rooms, are available on this route. In lower altitudes, guest houses have more facilities. You may have a private room with electricity and power outlets, such as Landruk or Siding.

They are fully booked in the busy months of March through early May. From Autumn, September through November is also complete. You need to reserve the room for the guesthouses. Holding the space in advance is better, especially at High Camp.

If you arrive without a reservation, they will find a spot for you to sleep. But it may be a seat in the dining room or something similar. You need to arrange it, or you can do it with your phone for a room reservation (2-3 days earlier should be okay).

Enjoy the Nepali food, Dal Bhat

They compete with teahouses along the way and are simple but cozy. You can get Everything you need at the guest house. Your water, snacks, tea, coffee, and all your main meals are inside the tea house. They can prepare Nepalese meals, such as Dal Bhat Tarkari( rice, lentils, and vegetables.

They will offer more Dal Bhat at the exact cost if you need more. Besides, you have various options depending on your needs and budget. They also serve Western, Indian, and Chinese cuisine. But, we recommend Nepali meals, Dal Bhat.

Dal Bhat is inexpensive, and you may meet you during a hike. In a similar vein, soups are an excellent choice for the starter. You can get different flavors because they sure have your trekking equipment list.

Yet, there aren’t any shops where you can buy clothing or supplies. You’ll thus be in trouble if you forget something or something breaks.

If you’re traveling alone, ensure you know how to survive outdoors. Be careful that there isn’t much at Mardi Himal Base Camp if you travel there. There isn’t a teahouse nearby. You cannot stay there. Grab a lunchbox from high camp. As a result, you have something to munch on throughout the day since there is nothing else.

Gear for the Trek

Mardi Himal high camp trek Journey is a four-day, five-night trek. You won’t need as much trekking equipment as you would for longer trips. When packing your gear, you must keep in mind the trekking season. For this trip, it is essential to ensure you have your trekking equipment. Get the minimal trekking equipment list, and some clothes will be enough.

Ensure you have your trekking equipment list to avoid problems while trekking. Here is a detailed packing list for multi-day treks. You can bring it as per your tracking days. The below list includes all the equipment you’ll need. Please read it and know what to get to cover your sleeping and eating needs.

Daypack: 40-50L max.

Expedition duffel bag

Sleeping bags

Trekking poles

Headlight torch (rechargeable with micro USB)

Drinking water bottle


Passport and all required documents. Vaccination cards, insurance documents, and an extra passport-size photo).)


Cash/credit cards

Travel pants/shorts: 1 pair

Windproof and waterproof pants

Fleece and running pants

Inner garments (3–4 pairs)

Loong thermals

T-shirts or base layers

Fleece jacket/down vest

Windproof/waterproof jackets

Down jacket

Hiking boots

Walking shoes


Cap/ hat


Please note: if you plan to trek during the winter (December to February ), carry more gear than usual. It would help if you took extra warm clothes. A woolen sweater, socks, gloves, and many other things if you don’t want to freeze yourself.

The Best Season

Mardi Himal trekking is possible all year long. The months of December through February are generally winter. It is cold now but still this season, but you can hike here. You’ll have those beautiful winter days, with gorgeous views and fewer people. Post-monsoon months like September may be challenging. Sometimes, the monsoon lasts a little longer. But, if you wake up early, you can still enjoy some beautiful sights.

March to early May, when it’s springtime, might also be a great option. Rhododendron Roget, or rhododendron flower blossom, will appear at that time. Now, the rhododendrons will be in bloom. So the journey will be much more picturesque as a result.

Omit concludes that the best seasons are from September to November. The second season is in the fall and from March to May in the spring. There are stunning views and a sunny, mild climate.

Traveling from December to February is cold. But if you want to avoid crowds, it is a good time. You can spend some quiet time in nature. Be sure to have the proper equipment because winter can bring heavy snowfall.

In Nepal, the monsoon season lasts from June through August. You could experience rain and clouds. During the monsoon season, the surroundings are green when the water becomes clean. But heavy rain can landslide land, so it is not a good time for the Trek. You can see various seasonal flowers. Sometimes, snow-capped mountains in the distance may surprise you from a distance.

Altitude sickness

Altitude sickness won’t be a problem on the Mardi Himal high camp trek. But, there is a lower chance that you will experience the signs of altitude sickness. The most elevated overnight location of the Mardi Himal Trek is at 3550 meters. It is not a high enough altitude to cause altitude sickness.

But, if you’re not used to being at altitude, this climb will give you a taste. As you move upward for most of the trip, you climb above 14000 feet (4267 m). You may get tired of walking, but altitude sickness is uncommon here.

Suppose you suffer from altitude sickness or get breathless when ascending hills all day. Ywalkou can take a rest and make it easy walking. You may bring your time, stop at each camp, and make this last for a week. It would be wise to move and.


It would help if you got some permits from the tourism center in town. Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and a TIMS card are two permits. It will be needed for this Trek, which costs about $50. For these permissions, you should also have four square pictures. You may have photographed and printed them before traveling to Nepal. But you can get them taken and printed in the center and at nearby photo studios.

We will do it for you to get these permits. You need to give us a copy of your passport and your photographs. It will take a short time, and sometimes we arrange it in advance. You can place them in your ticket, which you agree must bring on the Trek.

Mardi Himal Trek: Fitness need

The Mardi Himal trek is a moderate-level trekking trail. Anybody can go for this Trek since it doesn’t need very high levels of physical fitness. This tour is open to everyone in excellent health but with a cheerful outlook. But, to appreciate and enjoy this Trek, you can do some exercise. You must engage in particular training, such as jogging and running.

Mardi Himal: Solo trip

You are free to go alone to Mardi Himal Base Camp. The route is effortless want and simple to follow. If you’d like, you may download a map of all the trails on your phone with a detailed view of the path and elevation. But honesty, it will not be necessary because the track is well-marked.

As you move along, you’ll see little white and blue marks that resemble paint on the trees. You can follow those marks and reach the destination. Most of the trek routes are good and maintained. , the majority of the way through the woodland has stone stairs.

Culture and religion

The most conspicuous aspect of this journey may be the absence of the region and culture. If you enjoy getting to know the locals and discovering their culture, you might skip this step.

That brings us to the part of this journey you might not want. We can only assume that the Mardi Himal high camp trek has a manufactured aspect.

You’ll get the impression that, before becoming a trekker, no one ever lived in this place’s home.

There are only a few small sets of tea houses along the road, which is excellent since no communities exist. Even if you are familiar with Nepalese culture, you miss some significant aspects.

Those usual Nepali shops that you sense are lacking. Unfortunately, those small shops don’t exist along the Mardi Himal route. , which is unfortunate to engage with locals when you get to the Mardi Himal base camp.

Is this Trek right for you?

The Mardi Himal, a high camp Trek, is ideal for someone new to hiking. Or you are going on a trek if you have the time. For specific hikes in Nepal, getting to the trailhead may require many days of bus or flight travel. Thus, keep it in mind while you plan your trip to Nepal. Compared to those, Mardi Himal is a much more accessible and easy trek route. You can do it in  5 to 6 days. So, it is suitable for everyone willing to hike.

Who should hike this trail?

Many different types of hikers and mountain lovers might consider taking this Trek. You’re going to have the ridgeline and those views. Additionally, it’s great if you’re a photographer. The tea houses make this path accessible for anyone setting out as they are taking care of your food and accommodations. You can lighten your pack a lot by not carrying food, cooking stuff, and a tent.

In general, Nepal is affordable. On this Trek, the food will be your most expensive item. Roaming around in cities might cost more, but things are much cheaper once you’re in nature.

Most Asked Questions by Travellers

The Mardi Himal trek is a hidden treasure of Nepal on the eastern side of the most popular Annapurna Base Camp trek. It lies in the western Annapurna region of Nepal and on the east side of Modi Khola.

The Mardi Himal trek is the most fascinating. It covers breathtaking views of the Annapurna region and a stunning glacial valley. Furthermore, it is mainly kept in the short and unspoiled trekking route category.

The Mardi Himal trek is less traveled and comprises a 40 km trek distance. This shortest trek can be completed within 4-5 days. However, the off-beaten and random road may consume some of your valuable time.

The Mardi Himal trek is the best way to explore the sparkling Himalayas. Lying at an altitude of 4500 m, Mardi Himal serves you the best view of the entire Annapurna Range. The Mardi Himal trek altitude is 4500m. The altitude of the Mardi Himal peak is 5587m.

Mardi Himal lies at 5587 meters/18,330ft under the most bulging Machhapuchhre in the Annapurna region.

Mardi Himal was first summited by Basil Good, a fellow, in 1961 AD. This trekking is marked as the eco-tourism trail, passing through the lush green forest.

The Mardi Himal trek is the most fascinating. It covers breathtaking views of the Annapurna region and a stunning glacial valley.

Guide and the porter are always wise decisions if traveling to Nepal for the first time. But taking a guide or porter is an excellent way to see the Mardi Trek region.

But carrying a guide with you gives you many tips and trekking ideas. He gives you essential information about the place you trek. While hiring a guide, you must ensure he has a license. Besides this, hiring a guide and porter is not that expensive.

Mardi Himal trek is categorized as a short-duration trek destination. It can be accomplished within four days. In total, you will cover 50 km on this trek.

Walking around 4-5 hours a day is enough for this trek. The journey, however, may be tiresome, but the beauty of nature makes your tiredness fade away.

Trekking in the Himalayan region is not a cup of tea for novice travelers. But, fulfilling some criteria can help you lose in completing this Mardi Himal Trek.

A healthy body and robust mental health are the basic criteria for this trek. Some essential exercises for this trek are running, cycling, short hiking, etc.

Well, the Mardi Himal trek can be without any technical skills. The trek difficulty level is moderate. But hiking from the high camp to the Mardi Himal Base Camp is tricky.

It is the most challenging task of the whole tour. The route is slippery as well as steeper on this day. Apart from this, you will enjoy this trek.

Mardi Himal Trek is the most leisurely trek starting from Pokhara. However, the actual trekking starts from Deurali.

It takes a 30-minute easy drive from Pokhara to the roadside tracks of Phedi. Then, you must trek for 4-5 hours to reach Deurali.

The Mardi Himal trek is a short trek that can be completed in 4 days. The quickest route for this trek is from Deurali to Low Camp. Afterward, the walk from the Low camp to the high command will take approximately 5-6 hrs.

You must walk about five hrs. from the high camp to get there.

Mardi Himal trek has two camps: low camp and High camp. You have to trek to both camps to reach your actual destination.

The low center lies at an altitude of 2,900. At the same time, the height of the high command is 3,585. Regarding the trekking trail, hiking from high camp to Base camp is slippery and steeper.

The Accommodation during your stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara is more expensive. But during your trek, the lodges and teahouse costs are cheaper.

You can find accommodations during your tour unless you are traveling in peak season. The Accommodation in the Mardi Himal trek is an essential tea house.

Altitude sickness is a prominent risk for traveling in a high-altitude area. The problem of altitude sickness arises from above the height of 3500m. In the Mardi Himal trek, you will trek up to 4500m.

Hydrating yourself enough and acclimatization could help you. You need to cope with the environment and lessen the risks of altitude sickness.

Mardi Himal trek cost varies according to the group size, months of travel, and duration you are traveling for.

Above the Himalayas also offers you a joint group trek if you want to cut down your costs. For this collective group (2-16 max), the price for each person is $690 for five days. For eight days, the total package costs USD 850.

You must have two permits for trekking in the Mardi Himal base camp. They are the TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) and the ACAP permit (Annapurna Conservation Area Project). Other than these two, you don’t need any additional special license.

In Nepal, tipping a guide/porter is a way of expressing thankfulness to the guide. Not only this, but those tips also give them motivation for their job.

It would help if you remembered that your guide might not ask for tips. But you have to provide them with a small amount of money as gratitude.

Our Mardi Himal  Trek cost for Indians is slightly less than for foreigners. Our Indian trekkers get some discount on trekking permits.

Other prices are similar. We can offer the best cost for Indian travelers for both private and small-group travelers. You can contact us for up-to-date costs for Indian trekkers.

Mardi Himal trek weather is pleasant most of the time of the year. The weather is clear with a crystal clear sky. The forest areas welcome you with rhododendron flowers and oak trees.

The weather is quite cold, and you need to bring enough clothes. During the Rainy season, the views are pretty poor, and I recommend getting rain clothing. Omit that the weather suits this trek, and we can go throughout the year.

Reviews on Mardi Himal Trek


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Donna Kirkpatrick & David Ridley
Edmonton, Canada
Mardi Himal Trek and Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour
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Nothing was ever too much to ask for. When we needed one, our driver became like a friend for two weeks—a friendly face in a sea of humanity. Our Mardi Himal trek was incredible due to Phurba’s efforts.

He looked after us like family, and we never had to worry about anything. His choice of teahouses for us was exceptional upon completing our adventure to Nepal.

There is nothing I can find that I would have changed in my choices offered up by Puru. A three-night stay in Chitwan National Park was relaxing. It was the finale of our lifetime trip—hats off to Puru and his team.

Donna Kirkpatrick & David Ridley

one quantum leap
California, USA
Professional & Affordable Trekking”
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What we enjoyed about working with Puru was his excellent Mardi Himal Trek. The timely responses to our questions and the ease in booking our trip. When we arrived, all the necessary details from beginning to end.

Our guide, Basu, was always concerned about our happiness. He is always worried about our safety. Our porter, Murari, worked to get our belongings from one teahouse to the next. Both guys always smiled and ensured the Mardi Himal trek went off without a hitch.

They will pick us up from the Airport and take us to our hotel. They handle all our permits. Our guide took care of food, lodging, and transportation. All we had to do was enjoy our trek, the wonderful people of Nepal, and the sights to discover.

Please do not hesitate to contact Puru and establish a program that works for you. He guided us on the best trek and made the necessary recommendations based on our wishes. We went there to celebrate my 60th birthday and the goal of trekking the Himalayas.

We would encourage you to spend your dollars with the company. They are appreciative of your business. We felt so good knowing that our dollars were going into our things. For all those we came in contact with and not for unnecessary expenses.

I’m happy to answer any other questions and hope this review is helpful.

Nepal is a beautiful country
Trekking is a unique experience
The Nepalese are warm and welcoming
Puru and his team make it all so easy
Just go for it!!!
One quantum leap

Stewart Biran Auckland
New Zealand
Mardi himal Trekking October
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I can recommend Above the Himalayan Trekking to anybody who wants to organize the Mardi Himal trekking holiday in Nepal. Puru couldn’t be more helpful, and the guides and porters he provided for us were nothing short of incredible!

We had a slight hiccup with a flight from Pokhara (due to the weather ). Puru was behind the scenes organizing alternatives. He arranged it before we had even had a chance to contact him.

Stewart Biran Auckland
New Zealand.

Fred Langham
Above the Himalaya Mardi Himal Base camp trek 12 days
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We have reruns from Nepal after our Mardi Himal Trek. It was a trip designed by “Above the Himalayan Trekking.” Initially, Puru, the Owner, and his team were professional and friendly since we were complete “newbies” to Nepal travel.

We relied on their advice, and Puru (Owner) kept in contact, asking how we were getting along. The guides both in Katmandu and the Himalayas were prompt and courteous. On the trek, we felt safe with Sitaram (direction) and Naren (porter), but some trails can be challenging.

They kept us informed and comfortable on our journey up the mountain. Azay guided and mentored us through Katmandu’s spiritual sites. They handle everything for us. We had prompt drivers to take us everywhere, all coordinated by Puru.

Even before the trip ended, I considered another journey with this company. They are trying hard to make Nepal an excellent place for adventure. We were in Hotels for three nights in both Katmandu and Pokhara.

The hotels were charming, with a typical breakfast buffet. The Tea Houses are what you hear: a little primitive, a little comfortable, but man! You are glad to be sleeping there at night.

We did a 7-day Mardi Himal Base Camp trek and a Katmandu city tour. The entire journey, beginning to end, was “sensory overload.” I knew it would be different, but at every turn of our trip, we were experiencing something new. We saw Nepal’s unique, beautiful, raw, and spiritual sides.

If you are adventurous, open-minded, curious, and mindful, you will have a great time in Nepal. They are an excellent choice for your travels for your Mardi Himal Trek.

Fred Langham

Best Mardi Himal Trek
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Our family enjoys the Mardi Himal trek. We had the best mountain view during the tour. We got great hospitality, amiable guides, and porters. Best organization. I highly recommend this trek.



Above the Himalaya and the people behind it
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The only way to experience and enjoy the beautiful country of Nepal is with Puru. The service, the kindness, and the most professional crew make the trip the best. They will guarantee you the experience of a lifetime on your Mardi Himal trek!

Kfar Saba, Israel

Piotr Jedrzejczak, Dobroslawa Wcislo, Daniel Wcislo, Jerzy Baehr, Jan Make-Maczynski, Slawomir Melle
Warsaw, Poland
Mardi Himal Trek in March.
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We are a group of eight friends traveling together for five years. We trekked in the Alps, Carpathians, Pamirs, and Caucasus mountains.

This Mardi Himal trek was among the best of our tour of the organization, with amiable staff and good food.

We recommend Puru and his agency to travelers visiting the Nepali Himalayas.

Piotr Jedrzejczak, Dobroslawa Wcislo, Daniel Wcislo, Jerzy Baehr, Jan Make-Maczynski, Slawomir Melle.


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