Perhaps, it may be incomplete to describe Mardi Himal Trek, once trekkers experience themselves they can find the reality. Since experience is more powerful than descriptions. Mardi Himal (5,553 m) is very near to Machhapuchhre and Annapurna ranges. This Himal is one of the natural gifts of Nepal which lays in south Asia.
Highlights of Mardi Himal Trek
- Great adventure
- Annapurna Conservation Area
- View of the beautiful sunrise and Sunset
- Variety of trees, grass, Rhododendron forests, and timberland oak
- Stunning Landscapes views
- Few Trekkers choice
- Observation of Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Fishtail, Mardi, and more.
- Settlement of Ethnic village
- Snow Falls in winter
- 5,553 m higher form the sea level.
- Rejuvenating experience
The Mardi Himal is beautiful and attractive as a result many trekkers feel very exciting and happier. Hikers could easily observe the wonderful views of South Annapurna (7,219 m), Gandharva Chuli (6,997 m) from the Mardi Himal base camp.
Your first hikers start from Kande (1,770 m) till the base camp west (4,500 m). Absolute views of trees, okes, Rhododendron, and route offer you the rejuvenating experience, as a result, you feel energetic for heading up. Besides, trekkers could observe the charming light of sunrise and sun-setting.
Hikers encounter the classic and ethnic villages along with Pau Khola including Pilinagge Khola. Furthermore, you will cross the suspension bridge. Many who go into this place by passing Deurali to Low camp and High camp.
Ultimately, trekkers end their journey after reaching Lwang village.
Annapurna Mountain Treks welcomes all of you with a thankful heart as we have created a systematic and sensible schedule for the Mardi Trek and we have 13 Days Mardi Himal Trek Itinerary.
When is the best time to do Mardi Himal Trekking?
Any 12 months are worth enough to do trekking. But, summer is not good for hiking since rainfalls and cloudy weather block the natural beauty of mountains comprising spices and green trees. In addition, sometimes landslide takes place and the trekking route becomes very muddy as well also mosquitos can bite easily. If you are adventurous, then you can enjoy trekking even in Summer. If you are expecting a perfect time for the sake of trekking to Mardi Himal trek, then Autumn is the best, relatively in this season weather remains very clear and dry consequently you could see blue sky. Because of a good time, there is a swift flow of trekkers. Usually, the weather & temperatures stay modest during this time. So, you can make a plan.
Permission Requirement for Mardi Himal Trek
All the trekkers have to go through two different permits for security and safeness.
Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ACAP)
The ACAP nearly charges 30 USD including VAT. When it comes to for the SAARC nationalities 5 USD for the entrance. You can do in Kathmandu either in Pokhara for Mardi Himal Trek permission.
Trekkers Information Management (TIMS)
Very important for international trekkers. TIMS recollects a record of every trekker by the registration. It helps to find out missing trekkers. So; the TIMS charge is 30 USD.
Guide and Porter
For riskless trekking, guides are very compulsory. Our supportive guides are highly knowledgeable about hiking even to make your trekking amazing. Besides that, they can communicate in English, Hindi, French, and many more, they are Nepal government license holders Guides.
Accommodation, Meals, and drinks for Trek
Trekkers would have to stay mostly at Tea house and while hiking up. In addition, you could enjoy seeing some beautiful mountains, landscapes, and evergreen trees.
When hiking, you need enough energy so you just need to take 3 times food. You can have breakfast along with typical Nepali Dhal, Bhat, and Tarkari depending upon your choice of food.
Drinks and Lunch
Besides, you can have selections of Organic Green Tea, Ginger Tea, Lemon Tea, Coffee, and more. If you would like to have lunch, then you could enjoy having Pizza, soup items such as Chicken soup or Mushroom and noodles. In addition, you can have vegetarian or non-vegetarian items during lunch hours. Trekkers can relax by drinking Himalayan natural water since your body becomes dry when walking a lot, so you need to drink plenty of water. However, you can not drink alcohol because it makes a human body so dry. In fact, if you wish to take this then it is better to drink local alcohol on your last day trekking.
Tips for Mardi Himal Trekking
- You must need to have more energy and you can get free over 3 times once you pay for only for Nepali.
- You have to keep Nepali money enough since there are ATM’s on this trail.
- Keep the extra $150 for transportation and fees for monasteries and museums.
- Come with a few more days of planning, sometimes you may need extra days to acclimatize or to explore more.
- Do not believe in the locals because bad people could be anywhere since not all Nepalese are honest and supportive.
- If you are willing to save money, then you could rent expensive trekking gear and equipment.
- Do not take pictures of people without permission.
- It could take a long time to prepare food so order early.
- Get proper ideas about Acute Mountain Sickness or Altitude sickness.
|01||Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kande||1770 m||7-8 Hrs|
|02||Kande to Deaurali Village||2080 m||6-7 Hrs|
|03||Deaurali Village to Low Camp||3050 m||4-5 Hrs|
|04||Low Camp to High Camp||3600 m||6-7 Hrs|
|05||High Camp to MBC view point and back to low Camp||2900 m||6-7 Hrs|
|06||Low Camp to Sidhing Village||1750 m||6-7 Hrs|
|07||Sidhing Village to Pokhara||820 m||7-8 Hrs|
|08||Drive or flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu||820 m||7-8 Hrs|