Mardi Himal Trek is another attention grabbing trek that lies in the Annapurna Region. It is remembered for diverse taste and innovative trekking trail that are available in Nepal. Physically it is not that tricky instead you will encounter it as an inspirational one. The arresting scene and the range of high mountains present in the trekking route will capture your heart. The moderate trek with 13 days of the short itinerary is sufficient to illustrate the natural world of Nepal. The specialty that you get through this trek cannot be acquired by traveling in developed countries. So, people from there used to travel Nepal to obtain matchless experience.
Mardi Himal Trek is sparkling new trek and is just right for the learner. Trekking in Mardi Himal will assist in making out the sights which are full of enchanting sight, dense forest, ethnicity with their ways of lifestyles. The trail will manage to pass all the way to 5 core development committees thus, you will have depth insight about people, village and their traditions. As you are trekking in the rural setting of Nepal you might face some difficulty in terms of advanced facilities but you will not count such things during your Nepal travel you have lots of things to remember and some weakness is fulfilled by Nepal travel guide. Being one of the unharmed treks you will get to understand the undomesticated life without any negotiation. Animals like Musk Deer, Spotted Deer, Barking Deer, and Himalayan Thar can be viewed.
Moving into Mardi Himal Trek and not mentioning any Himalayas is not possible. Here, you will outlook Annapurna south with Annapurna I to IV, Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Fishtail and Hiunchuli. Being the experienced trekking company we suggest not missing the single opportunity to trek this package which can be carried out with your friends, family and your special partner.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu TIA (1,310m) Welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff and direct transfer to hotel on BB plan.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley, Patan, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath stay at a hotel on BB plan.
Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (850m) and overnight at hotel on BB plan.
Day 04: Drive Pokhara to Deurali (2,080m) and overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 05: Deurali to Forest Camp (2,600m) 4 hours, overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 06: Forest Camp to Low Camp (2,970m) around 3/4 hours, overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp (3,350m) around 3/4 hours, overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 08: Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp-West (4,500m) and return to the same place, around 7/8 hours, overnight at hotel on BB plan.
Day 09: High Camp to Forest Camp around 4/5 hours, overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 10: Forest Camp to Jhinu Hot Spring (1,780m) around 5/6 hours, overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 11: Jhinu Hot Spring to Ghandruk (1,940m) around 5 hours, overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 12: Ghandruk to Pokhara (4 hours walking, 1.30 hours driving)
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu 6 hours, overnight at Hotel on Kathmandu with BB plan.
Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu (1,310m)
Arrive at Trivuwan International Airport (1,310m) in Kathmandu, transfer to the Hotel and free activities in the evening.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Setting a practical itinerary today, you will see the sights in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath. These are the historical places, which are also listed in World Heritage Sites. Therefore, spending time in such places you will feel glory. Accomplishing the sightseeing, you will return to the hotel. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Drive to Pokhara (200 km. 6/7 hours driving) by tourist bus / Car (at 7:00 AM) in the morning from Kantipath and then overnight at the Hotel in Pokhara on BB plan.
Day 04: Pokhara to Deurali
You drive to the trailhead, the route from Kande is a good one and very few trekkers choose to start the trek from here. The trail is good, first slowly up, then a bit steeper to Australian Camp (2060m – About one hour), then after an early lunch slightly downhill to Pothana (1950m) and the ACAP / TIMS checkpoint, then up again to Deurali (2080m). Then overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 05: Deurali to Forest Camp
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) after about 4 hour trekking. There are now 3 lodges in Forrest Camp. Simple but clean so again a good choice.
Day 06: Forest Camp to Low Camp
The trail is initially quite steep leaving Forest Camp but soon gets less steep as you again get up on the ridge. From Forest Camp to Low Camp is only a short day trekking through more jungle with occasional glimpses of Annapurna South before getting into Low Camp (3050m) after around 3 hours. Although there are 2 lodges in Low camp, the lodges are very simple. Overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp:
The trail leaves Low Camp again in the 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. The trail then undulates along the ridge and after about 3 hours trekking we arrived at High Camp (3600m).and then overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 08: Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp and return to the same place
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 half way. And then overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 09: High Camp to Forest Camp
This day, we trek down to Forest Camp. We stopped for tea at Low Camp then continued on down to Forest Camp arriving there after around 4 hours trekking. And then overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 10: Forest Camp to Jhinu Hot Spring via Landruk
This day, we trek down to Landruk (1,565m) and New Bridge. From New Bridge, the trail is gradual up to Jhinu Dada. This afternoon, we relax on natural hot spring. It takes 5 hours walking from Forest Camp to Jhinu Hot Spring. And then overnight at Lodge with BB plan.
Day 11: Jhinu Hot Spring to Ghandruk
This day, the trail is down to Kimrong Khola. After that, you will hike all the way up to Ghandruk Village (1,940m). It takes 5 hours walking from Jhinu Danda to Ghandruk. You will explore Ghandruk Village rest of the day. Overall there are total 38 hotels around. And then overnight at Lodge on BB plan.
Day 12: Ghandruk to Pokhara
In the morning, if you are lucky, you have a chance to see Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli etc. you will hike from Ghandruk to Nayapul. It is 4 hours walking to get there. From Nayapul, you will drive to Pokhara. It takes 1.30 hours.
Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (200 km. 6/7 hours driving) by tourist bus at 7:30 am. And stay overnight at the Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan. Evening-time, together with dinner at typical Nepali restaurant.
Day 14: Departure to home!!
Spending 13 days on this day you will return your home town. You will be safely transferred to TIA before 3hours your departure by Himalayan Nepal Trek's staff and then depart