The amazing machhapuchhre mountain in Nepal

Mardi Himal Trek

9 days
Price per person from 630 USD

Embark on a journey taking you through the less touristy parts of the amazing Annapurna region. A trekking trip packed with spectacular and rewarding views. Throughout the trip you will get to experience beautiful forest, terrace fields, dazzling rivers and come through ethnic villages. The highlight of the trip will be Base Camp Mardi Himal, a place (probably) unlike anything you have ever seen with views sure to leave you speechless.

Read our Complete Guide on Trekking in Nepal to get a better understanding of this incredible journey.

Tour highlights
  • Experience the stunning views from Base Camp Mardi Himal
  • Trek through the beautiful Annapurna region
  • Explore diverse landscapes ranging from lush forests to breathtaking mountains
  • Get to sleep in the traditional tea houses along the way

your Itinerary

Day 1:  Arrival and briefing

Arrival and briefing

Arrival on your own at Kuti Resort Hotel in Pokhara. A briefing for the next days will take place in the evening. 

Accommodation: Overnight at Kuti Resort or similar. 

Day 2:  Phokhara drive to Kande, trek to Pitam Deurali

Phokhara drive to Kande, trek to Pitam Deurali

We start the day by driving from Phokara to Kande, the trip takes around an hour. From here we embark on a steep uphill walk to the Australian camp, an ideal to have a view of Annapurna and the fishtail range. From here we have soft climb to Pitam Deurali.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Tea House or similar.

Driving Time: Approximately 1 hour. 
Trekking Time: Approximately 5-6 hours.
Altitude: 2100m Pitam Deurali. 

Day 3:  Trek to Forest camp

Trek to Forest camp

After breakfast we leave the Tea House Behind, from where we have gradual uphill trail to Forest Camp, the trail go through various forests. Even though this day does not contain any mountains, it is certainly worth the time and effort!

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Tea House or similar.

Trekking Time: Approximately 5-6 hours. 
Altitude: 2550m Forest Camp. 

Day 4:  Trek to Bander Danda

Trek to Bander Danda

We start this day by walking another couple of hours uphill in the woods, this part is fairly steep. Afterwards we continue upwards towards Lower Camp. Many people chooses to spend the night at Lower Camp, however since Banda Danda has well-appointed mountain views, we will trek for another half an hour until we reach Banda Danda, where we will spend the night in a tea house.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Tea House or similar.

Trekking Time: Approximately 5-6 hours. 
Altitude: 3100m Bander Danda. 

Day 5:  Trek to High Camp

Trek to High Camp

From the morning we should have a clear view to the beautiful fishtail, we start the day by leaving the jungle behind us and continue uphill along the carpeted ridge and slopes. On the way we will have the most amazing views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and much more.

The trek will only take around 3-4 hours which will leave plenty of time to enjoy the breathtaking views along the way. But we also have to be ready for an early start tomorrow.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Tea House or similar.

Altitude: 3600m High Camp. 
Trekking Time: Approximately 3-4 hours. 

Day 6:  Trek to Base Camp back to High camp

Trek to Base Camp back to High camp

Be ready because this day is absolutely fantastic!

We have an early start today since we have around 6-7 hours of trekking to complete. We will bring a packed lunch as there are no tea houses along the way. The day starts with some leisurely walk, steep steps, and ridges towards the base camp. The base camp is located In 4500 m above sea level which means the views form here are amazing. From the base camp, enjoy views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Gangapurna and obviously Mardi Himal. After spending about an hour soaking In the breathtaking views we descend back down to high camp.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Tea House or similar.

Trekking Time: Approximately 6-7 hours. 
Altitude: 4500m Mardi Himal Base Camp. 

Day 7:  Trek back to Forest Camp

Trek back to Forest Camp

We continue downhill once again surrounded by unspoiled stunning nature towards the forest camp we visited on day 2.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Tea House or similar.

Trekking Time: Approximately 5-6 hours.
Altitude: 2550m Forest Camp.  

Day 8:  Trek to Landruk

Trek to Landruk

We take a different route down compared to when we ascended a couple of days ago, we will still have plenty of time and opportunities to enjoy the mountains. As we go down, we get to experience how the landscapes and floras change with the altitude. Our guide will be able to explain this further as we go along.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Tea House or similar.

Trekking Time: Approximately 5-6 hours. 

Day 9:  Landruk trek to Kyemi and drive to Pokhara

Landruk trek to Kyemi and drive to Pokhara

We have reached the last day of this absolutely amazing trek, we will continue downhill through terraces to Modi River where we cross the bridge. From here we have a slight uphill climb followed by a gradual walk to Kimche where our driver will be waiting to take us back to Pokhara.

Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: N/A

Trekking Time: Approximately 3 hours. 

tour details

Duration: 9 days

Duration: 9 days

This tour is 9 days long. 

Start Destination: Pokhara

Start Destination: Pokhara

This tour starts from Pokhara at Kuti Resort, lakeside. 

End Destination: Pokhara

End Destination: Pokhara

This tour ends in Pokhara. 

Included

Included

  • Accommodation: 7 nights in local teahouses in twin sharing room/common toilet
  • Transportation: Transportation as mentioned in itinerary
  • Guide: English speaking tour guide and carrier
  • Miscellaneous: Necessary permits and entrance fees
Not Included

Not Included

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and drivers
  • Visa
  • Meals and drinks
  • Comprehensive travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation from remote mountain locations as well as the standard cover like trip cancellation, lost baggage etc (Compulsory)
  • Any unforeseen expenses due to any unavoidable circumstances such as landslide, cancellation of flight, strikes, etc. 
  • Any other expenses not specified
Participants

Participants

Minimum 2 travelers. 

Physical rate: 5/5

Physical rate: 5/5

This tour requires a good physical level as the trek is challenging. The trek is doable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. 

Child Policy

Child Policy

Children under the age of 16 are not allowed to participate in this tour. 

Travel Season

Travel Season

The best season to do this trek is from mid September to November and from March to May. 

Tour Departure Days

Tour Departure Days

This tour departs every day. 

Important Remarks

Important Remarks

Note that meals are not included on this trip. To keep the price low as much as possible, we have not included any meals on this trip as it is more affordable and cheaper to buy the food locally. Expect to spend around 25 USD per day on food.

 

Tour Disclaimer

Tour Disclaimer

While we love to travel to remote places and operate many tours in these areas, infrastructure can be limited, and conditions can be unpredictable. This might influence the course of a given tour, and while It is our intention to follow the program described in the itinerary, it might not always be possible to do so. We have also on occasion taken the liberty to deviate from the program if for the better of the experience due to local experiences taking place.

The itinerary and tour description are general guidelines to what you can expect of a given tour, but should not be considered as guarantees, nor should the mentioning of possible sightings of animals, specific destinations. Heights, driving time, trekking time and any other travel times listed are approximations. 

Mardi Himal Trek

9 days | Nepal
Price per person from 630 USD
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Anders
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I went on a great first-time hike in the beautiful nature of Himalaya, Nepal. The trip was very well planned and the guides were very friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend traveling with Bikudo!

Anders