Trek to Low Camp, High Camp, and Mardi Himal Base Camp.
Walk in the lush rhododendron forests of ACAP
View flora and fauna of Annapurna Region
Great views of Mardi Himal, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri massif.
Delightful sunrise and sunset views.
Mardi Himal Base Camp lies to the east of one of Annapurna Base Camp trek. Although not as popular as the Annapurna Base Camp trek, Mardi Himal trek is becoming one of the most popular treks in the Annapurna region.
Mardi Himal lies to the base of the towering Mardi Himal. You can get some of the most impressive views of various mountains like Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mardi Himal, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Baraha Shikhar, and Himchuli.
The trail to Mardi Himal Base Camp is well-defined. The Mardi Himal Base Camp trek by Mount Mania starts after a scenic 6-7 hours bus drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. From Pokhara, you will trek to Pothana, where you will get the permit to Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP).
You will trek through wonderful rhododendron forests of ACAP region on your way to Low Camp, High Camp and eventually to Mardi Himal Base Camp. Along the way, you can also see an abrupt change in the landscape.
After a delightful stay in these camps, you will retrace your trail along High Camp and Low Camp reaching Siding and eventually to Pokhara. In this Mardi Himal trek by Mount Mania, you will trek through wonderful forests, quaint villages, beautiful tea houses and lodges, and warm, hospitable people of the Annapurna region.
Day 1Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 2Drive to Phedi and Trek to Pothana
Day 3Trek to Low Camp
Day 4Trek to High Camp
Day 5Explore around High Camp and back to Low Camp
Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
Round Trip Tourist Bus Ticket (Kathmandu and Pokhara)
Hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast (Twin Sharing)
English Speaking Trekking Guide with Food & Accommodation, Insurance, and Transportation
All Trekking Permits (ACAP and TIMS Card)
Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner
A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude)
All Government and Local taxes
International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
Meals in Pokhara
Extra night accommodation in Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section
Travel and Rescue Insurance
Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers
PRICES & DATES
Please Select Month
21 Oct, 2019 - 28 Oct, 2019
28 Oct, 2019 - 04 Nov, 2019
Before departure to the trip, there will be a group meeting with the trekking guide at the office. He/She will answer all the queries that you have on your mind.
Meeting Location: Mount Mania Treks & Expedition P. Ltd., Samarpan Marg, Banasthali, Kathmandu, Nepal
Note: If you find difficult to come to our meeting location, send us the hotel details via email. Our guide will come to meet up with you individually.
Mardi Himal Trek Difficulty
Mardi Himal trek is one of the many moderate treks in the Annapurna region.
You will only trek for 6 days on this trip. You will trek for an average of 5-6 hours during this trip. The altitude gains in this trek are also quite low. The trails are well marked and easy to trek in. A On the way to Mardi Himal Base Camp, you will encounter many uphills.
All of these makes the Mardi Himal trek a moderate one. However, you need preparation of 2-3 months in order to complete this trek with ease.
If you complete a hike of a day or two before coming to this trek, it will be a wonderful preparation for you.
Best Time for Mardi Himal Trek
The most popular seasons for the Mardi Himal Trek are the seasons of spring(March, April, and May) and autumn(September, October, and November).
Autumn and Spring seasons have almost identical patterns of weather and temperature. One of the best features of the weather in these seasons is the mild sunshine. Another reason for the popularity of these seasons is low rainfall and clear views of the mountains.
The temperature in the winters season in Mardi Himal trek gets as low as -15 degrees C. So you will have to pack well in the winter season (December, January, and February) for the Mardi Himal Base Camp.
Summer season coincides with the monsoon season. So you will have to watch out for the weather to complete the Mardi Himal trek in the summer season (June, July, and August).
Mr. Binod was my guide during my solo trek through Mardi Himal trek. It happened in april/18 (not 19). It was a 5 nights journey, many trails, sightseeing, small lodges, plenty of tea, dal bhat and good conversation. Binod was very friendly, responsible, and reliable during the whole time. I'm ... read more
The first time I met Binod was in 2014. Together with a very good friend and my parents, he was our guide during the Poonhill trek. We had a wonderful time and he took care of everything. He organized and arranged everything very well. I also went on a rafting ... read more