Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal trek is less traveled route in Annapurna region. It is best to experience the brilliance of solitary ever snow capped peaks and great opportunity of an excellent cultural experience and venture of Machhapuchhare Base camp. The exotic and interesting trail in Mardi Himal Trek Camp wanders through lush valleys, alpine meadows, lichen-laden dense forests, numerous streams and waterfalls, all the while the fascinating mountain sceneries glossy upon the close horizon. The path is so less used and non touristy that you feel like embarking upon a discovery expedition.

Mardi Himal Trekking starts from the very beautiful city Pokhara having chance to boat in Phewa Lake and enjoy spectacular views. The trail goes through the pine, Juniper and rhododendron dense forest with raging rivers making sound then different route takes us steeply down to the upper Mardi Khola. The stream has been the ice and the snow of the Mardi Himal. The trail follows through the lovely rice terrace, unique culture villages and spectacular views of livery mountains.. The journey of Mardi Himal Trekking ascends through the forest and actuality wildlife. Mardi Himal trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Dhauglagiri, Mt. Annapurna Ranges, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Fish tail (Machhapuchhare) etc.

TRIP FACTS

Country: Nepal
Sector: Annapurna region
Route : Mardi Himal Trek
Duration: 14 days
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Maximum Altitude : 4100m
Best Season: March-December
Group Size: 2
Trek Start/End: POKHARA/POKHARA
Trekking Hours: 5-7 per day

Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1345meters). Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu and will be displaying with DOLPA ADVENTURE TREKS AND TOURS signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel . Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2 Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley : Optional In the morning of after breakfast at around 8 am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your trek leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your tour in Nepal. After the meeting and a hearty breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start at around 9:45am. Sightseeing places will be : Pashupatinath, Boudhnath, Swoyambhunath stupa and Kathmandu durbar square. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. The rest of your time in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area near by your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3 Drive to Pokhara – 06 Hours. After breakfast, we will transfer to you in Pokhara with private vehicle. It will takes around 06 hours drive and take a rest in Pokhara. O/N in Pokhara.
Day 4 Drive Pokhara to Phedi and trek Dhampus (1600m) Take a 30min drive to roadside shacks of Phedi. The start of the trail heads up the hill on a set of steps across the road. The main part of Dhampus valley is on the top of the ridge, more than 500m above. The area is inhabited by Brahmins, Chhetris and few Gurungs. Crossing the dirt road a couple of times and stone staircases makes the trail more adventuring. The spectacular panoramic view of Annapurna Himalayan range makes your overnight camping much greater. Overnight at Dhampus.
Day 5 Trek Dhampus to Forest Camp (2480m) It’s a total of 6 hours work today. The trek enters an enchanted forest of birch, giant rhododendron, mountain oak, maple, hemlock, and daphnia. The overnight camping here enjoys relaxation after a long tough but adventuring trail. Overnight at Forest Camp.
Day 6 Trek Forest Camp to Low camp (3150m) As we climb, the flora has turned to classic \'cloud forest\' with mosses and lichen, tree ferns and orchids hosted by the hardier trees. There are windows in the woods that look out onto the thrilling panorama - close up dramatic scenery of sacred Mt. Machhapuchhare, Mardi Himal and Annapurna chains. Overnight at Low Camp.
Day 7 Trek Low Camp to High Camp (4100m) We have our early breakfast and start trekking to reach our highest point of the trek. If conditions are favorable we will climb up to 15,000/16,000 ft. The great ice fields and the blue glaciers of the Annapurna sanctuary walls lie below us. The view we capture today will be never forgotten. We will return to our camp in the evening. Overnight at High Camp.
Day 8 Rest day at High Camp Today will be our rest day as we hike a lot on the previous day. Also you can make a short hiking over around viewing and have an essence of discovery expedition. Overnight at High Camp
Day 9 Trek High Camp to Siding Village (1280m) After breakfast, today journey start an unhurried descent through the shade of the forest and out on to the terraced fields, down 1600m. This is a different route down to the upper Mardi Khola. 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, passing the simple farms and over the interesting suspension bridges. There is no doubt that this is indeed the idyllic Nepal Countryside. Overnight at Siding village.
Day 10 Siding Village to Pokhara After a short walk now the trail skirts an outcrop- there's the road and transport. We will be back to Pokhara after the lunch. O/N in Pokhara
Day 11 Free day in Pokhara. Today, You have your own free time in Pokhara. O/N in Pokhara.
Day 12 Drive to Kathmandu. After breakfast, we will transfer to you in Kathmandu by private vehicle. O/N in Kathmandu.
Day 13 Free day in Kathmandu. Today, Pax have their own free time in Kathmandu for their final shopping and packing. O/N in Kathmandu
Day 14 Departure to final destination. Morning time is free in Kathmandu and afternoon will transfer to airport for the final destination.
Note: The above itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday at your request to accommodate of specific requirements.

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