Mardi Himal Trek-12 Days

Mardi Himal Trekking is one of the eco-tourism based trekking destinations located in Annapurna Region.

  •   Destination: Nepal
  •  Group size: 02-08
  •   Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal
  •   Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
  •   Trip Level: Moderate
  •  Max Altitude: (4100m./13451ft.)
  •  Activities: Tour and Trekking
  •   Transportation: Private Car, Jeep or Van

  Meals: BB plan in Kathmandu and All meals during the trek and expediiton

  Accomodation: Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Teahouse basis accommodation during trekking

Trip Introduction

Mardi Himal Trekking is one of the eco-tourism based trekking destinations located in Annapurna Region. This trek offers the opportunity to escape Nepal’s tourist trails to venture in to the deep forests and roam the high alpine pastures that flank the Annapurna ranges. The trek leads you up to 4100m and offers superb mountain scenery including sacred mountain Machhapuchre (6988m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937m), Mt. Annapurna III (7555n), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mardi Himal Range.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (920m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Drive to Phedi & trek to Dhampus (1600m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 05: Dhampus to Machhapuchre Forest Camp (1840m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 06: Forest Camp to Low Camp (2250m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp (4100m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 08: Exploration day. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 09: High Camp to Siding Village (1280m). Overnight at tea house lodge.
Day 10: Siding Village to Pokhara (920m). Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1400m) – Drive. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Departure

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Accommodations

We will be staying at 2/3 star hotel in Kathmandu, and in tea-houses during the trek. All rooms are on twin-shared basis. Single bedroom will be arranged on request and will cost additional. Utmost Adventure will arrange rooms with attached washrooms; however, tea-houses at some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities. Also note that single rooms are readily available in Kathmandu and in trekking regions at lower elevation but it might be difficult to find them at higher altitude.

Meals

All meals will be provided during trekking (On demand, we can arrange only breakfast during the trek and trekkers can order lunch and dinner individually from the tea-house menu). In Kathmandu, breakfast will be available. There will also be welcome and farewell dinners taking place for guests. While on trek, we have breakfast and dinner in the tea-houses/lodges where we spend the night and lunch on our way to next destination. Authentic Nepalese, Tibetan, continental meals and Indian cuisine are common choices in the menu.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Mardi Himal Trek is a moderate trek. Travelers who can walk up to 4-5 hours a day on an uphill and downhill trail will consider this trip fulfilling and enjoyable. It is a good idea to prepare for the trek by jogging and exercising regularly at least for a month prior to the start. Trekking to the Mardi Himal should be relatively easy for those who have experience in walking/trekking in high altitudes. Determination, good physical health, positive attitude and average physical fitness are good preconditions for a successful accomplishment of the trek. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Utmost Adventure Trekking before booking the trek.

Best Time to Travel

The best time for trekking to Mardi Himal Trek is during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The temperature is moderate and guarantees amazing views throughout the trip. Although this trek can be undertaken during winter, the cold temperature might not be suitable for everyone.

Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m):

Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu (1,300m). After time to get refreshed, evening you will meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and after meal briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 30 Min
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation:

Today, morning we will ready after your breakfast to head on for our relaxing guided day trip to world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and visit the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding areas. We take you to visit the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, one of the most important shrine of Shiva temples on the subcontinent which is place of thousand of devotees, Saddhus (holy men/Baba), and can be seen the cremating body most of the times in the holy riverbank of Bagmati. Hundreds of monkeys are giggling with you and take a time to exploring surrounding area and visit Bouddhanath stupa an another pilgrimage centre which is most popular and important place for Buddhist. You can explore with rounding prayer wheel and flattering colorful flag with melodious chanting noise. After your lunch at Bouddha visit Swoyambhunath stupa also known as monkey temple covering wide range of area with highest point of Kathmandu valley and enjoy the 360 degrees of valley view. After exploring the surrounding areas visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square which is old royal palace of Kathmandu and can be seen lot of temple, architectures and Kumari (living goddess) and walk in a freak street and late afternoon back to hotel and evening briefing about your trip, what is your responsibility, what to do and does not in the trek? Introduce with our fellow trekking staff and chances to ask remaining question and simply relax at the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (920m):

Driver to Pokhara in 7 hrs ( or 22 min flight). We take early morning tourist bus (or possible to take morning or day flight). Overnight at hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 7
  •  Altitude: 920m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 04: Drive to Phedi & trek to Dhampus (1600m):

Drive from Pokhara to Phedi, it takes one hours by driving. The road is reasonably good. Then trek from Phedi to Pothana village Deurali (2150m). It takes 4 hours then. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 4
  •  Altitude: 1600m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 05: Dhampus to Machhapuchre Forest Camp (1840m)

This is beautiful walk through forest. After morning breakfast we trek about 5 hours to reached Forest camp walking through Pothana village. Overnight at tea house lodge.

 

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 1850m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Forest Camp to Low Camp (2250m):

As we climb there are natural windows in the woods that view out onto thrilling panoramas towards Hiunchuli Peak and the knife-sharp traverse towards Annapurna South. We have magnificent closer view of Fishtail and Annapurna Mountain range, Far below, to our left, we can see Modi Khola Valley leading up into the Annapurna Sanctuary. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 2250m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp (4100m):

After early breakfast we start trekking to reach our highest point of the trek. With clear weather the view today will never be forgotten. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 6
  •  Altitude: 4100m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 08: Exploration day

Climb at 5000/5300m and back to low camp (4100m), free day to explore around. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 5000m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 09: High Camp to Siding Village (1280m):

Today the trail descent about 1600m through the shade of the forest, and out onto terraced fields. Here, as we make our way along the banks of the Mardi Khola from the hill-side village of Siding, down through the lovely fields, past the simple farms and over the ‘interesting’ bridges, there is no doubting this is indeed the idyllic Nepali countryside. Overnight at tea house lodge.

  •  Accomodation: Tea house / Lodge
  •  Hours: 5
  •  Altitude: 1280m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10: Siding Village to Pokhara (920m)

After few hour walk we drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 4
  •  Altitude: 920m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11: Pokhara to Kathmandu (1400m) – Drive: 

Early morning we take tourist bus to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

  •  Accomodation: Hotel
  •  Hours: 7
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12: Departure

We provide free transportation to international airport for final departure. (or follow your next adventure activities)

  •  Accomodation: No
  •  Hours: 30 Min
  •  Altitude: 1400m
  •   Meals: Breakfast

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Date And Costs

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.

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Booking Open: Anyone travelling solo or with groups the given date is available for join.

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  • Airport/Hotel/Airport pick up & drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Tourist Standard accommodation in 2/3 star level hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included (4 nights).
  • Tourist standard accommodation in star level hotel in Biratnagar including BLD.
  •  Kathmandu City Tours inclusive tour guide, private car/van/bus.
  • Full board meal during trekking.
  • A local government license holder Trekking Guide during the trek, a cook the required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and a general first aid kit.
  • Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek.
  • Annapurna Conservation Entry permit
  • Trekking Permit TIMS (USD20)
  • Domestic Airfare: Jomsom to Pokhara
  • Surface Transfer to and from Kathmand
  • All our government taxes.
  • Tourist service charge, vat.
  • Official expanse.

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Nepal entry visa fee you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected.)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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Utmost Adventure has compiled a list of necessary equipment, personal medical supplies and symptoms of medical condition likely to face during trekking / peak climbing. Also, please do understand that items listed below should be considered as an essential summary.
We highly recommend you to be familiar with all of your equipment and basic understanding of medical Conditions related to high elevation.

Your document to travel to Nepal:
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport)
Dollars in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport
Credit cards, bank/ATM/cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles
Toiletries
Small wash towel
Rain coat

Personal Clothing items
Head:
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body:
T-shirts
Weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket (optional)

Hands:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:
Underwear
Hiking shorts
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet:
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:
Personal hygiene supplies;
Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
One toothpaste/brush set;
One hand sanitizer gel
1 (fast drying) synthetic towel

Medical Supplies:
Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
One skin blister repair kit
Anti-diarrhea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
One small bottle cough and/or cold medicine.
One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.
Earplugs
Extra prescription glasses/contact lens. Contact lens wearers, please bring glasses in case of emergency.