Mardi Himal Trek

Important Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while travelling with Leaf Holidays Treks. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

10 Days Tour

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

    Nidhi Tours and Travels representative will be there to pick us up from the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. We take a short drive from the airport to our hotel. After a short rest, we brief to discuss more about the trek. In the evening, we have Nepalese cuisine at a welcome dinner hosted by Leaf Holidays . Overnight in Kathmandu.Includedmeals:Dinner.

  • Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft): 6-7 hours

    We can enjoy the beautifully terraced farms, little shops by the side of the road and the raging Trishuli River on our drive to Pokhara also referred to as the ‘City of Lakes.’ From the city, we get great views of the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre, the five peaks of Annapurna. Pokhara is also a tourist destination, so we take some time out in the evening and enjoy! Overnight in Pokhara Included meals:Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner

  • Day 3: Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft): 30 minutes drive, 4-5 hours trek

    After an early morning breakfast, we start our adventure with a drive to Phedi and start trekking from there. We walk on stone steps, terraced fields and through villages and forests before reaching Dhampus where we have lunch. We continue our walk to Deurali which is a small village beautifully located on a ridge with good views of the Annapurna South, Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhare. Overnight in Deurali. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Day 4: Deurali to forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 6-7 hours

    Our trail passes through lush forest dotted with the red rhododendrons. The flowers are a common sight in Nepalese hills and it is no surprise that its Nepal’s national flower. Our trail is very quiet until we reach a clearing of the forest camp. We can take rest and explore the area which is also known locally as Kokar. Overnight in Forest Camp. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Day 5: Forest Camp to low camp (2970m/9504ft): 5-6 hours

    We continue to walk through dense forests admiring Nepal’s rich biodiversity and reach the low camp. From here, the fantastic view of Mt. Machapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail) up the valley is mesmerizing. We can spend some time in the evening observing the local lifestyle. Overnight in low camp. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Day 6: Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours

    We trek uphill alongside a ridge towards Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhre. The tree lines start getting thinner and the area mostly consists of shrubs with isolated rhododendron bushes along the trail. If lucky, we might even come across the Daphne pheasant (national bird of Nepal) on our way to high camp. We ascend up to the high camp, which the final destination of the day. From here the mountain views are stunning. Overnight in high camp. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Day 7: High camp to upper viewpoint (4250m/13600ft), return back to high camp: 2-3 hours

    On our trek to the upper viewpoint we ascend and descend, and sometimes on a steep and narrow trail. Our trail passes through pastures and we hike along a narrow ridge before reaching the Upper Viewpoint. The view of the Himalayan vista from here is astonishing. We see Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), BarahaShikhar (Mt. Fang) (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and others. We trek back to the high camp for an overnight stay. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Day 8:  High camp to Sidhing Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours

    We take a different route in high camp that takes us to Sidhing instead of going back down to Mardi Himal. The different route lets us experience something different and makes our trek exciting. Siddhing offers a quiet stay for trekkers as it is tucked away from the busier trails. Overnight in Siddhing. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • Day 9: Trek to Lumre, drive to Pokhara and fly to Kathmandu: 2-3 hours trek, 2 hours drive and 25 minutes flight

    After an early breakfast, we walk towards Lumre finally reaching the road from where we begin our drive to Pokhara. After reaching the city, we continue our drive to its domestic airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Someone from Himalayan Glacier will pick us from the airport and drop us off at our hotel. We take a rest and freshen up. In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner to celebrate the successful completion of our Mardi Himal Trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.
    Included meals:Breakfast Dinner

  • Day 10: Final departure

    Our friendly representative will drop you off at the airport. We are sure that you will be inspired to visit Nepal again after this trek. We hope that you choose us to plan your next trip to Nepal. Included meals:Breakfast

Starts at INR 45,000 Per Person

SERVICE INCLUDES:

  1. Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  2. hotel accommodation in 2 night Kathmandu with Breakfast
  3. 1night in Pokhara with breakfast,Lunch& Dinner
  4. Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  5. All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the Nepal trip
  6. All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  7. Welcome and farewell dinners
  8. An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  9. Domestic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  10. Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  11. Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  12. All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS)
  13. Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  14. All government and local taxes

SERVICE EXCLUDES:

  1. Nepalese visa fee
  2. Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu and pokhara
  3. International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  4. Excess baggage charges
  5. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  6. Travel and rescue insurance
  7. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  8. Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

 

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