Mardi Himal Trekking

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Mardi Himal Trekking 

Mardi Himal Trek is popularly famous as a hidden gem in one of the most popular trekking trails in Nepal. It is located to the East of Annapurna Base Camp trek.

Mardi Himal Base Camp itself offers you spectacular views of snow-capped mountains in the Annapurna region. Your climb to the summit of Mardi Himal trekking  (3-4 hours)  will be more rewarding. It offers more fantastic and stunning mountain panorama.

It is one of the perfect vantage points to witness breath-taking views of Himalayas closer up in the horizon. The classical Mardi Himal trek takes you to a mysterious lap of the mountain where Annapurna South, Mount Machhapuchhre (also known as Fishtail) and Mount Hiunchuli will warmly be welcoming to be seized with your eyes and camera as well. Itinerary also easiest,

As other trips to Annapurna region, Mardi Himal trekking also commences after a short and scenic drive from Pokhara to Phedi. Pokhara itself offers you some amazing experience of natural splendour.

The trails then ascend along the small winding path through the various deep forest.  Especially, beautiful rhododendron will be more beautiful during March and April.

since the entire hill will be reddish with flowering rhododendron. Then, you will begin to experience rugged mountain landscape with some amazing mountain views including ‘a hidden gem’, Mardi Himal, Annapurna South, Mount Machhapuchhre (also known as Fishtail) and Mount Hiunchuli.

From High Camp (3580m.) you can climb up to Mardi Himal Base Camp in about 3-4 hours. which offers magnificent close-up views of the entire Annapurna Range. Nowadays, you can find teahouse accommodation easily while trekking to Mardi Himal.


Days Short Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive at Airport (TIA) Kathmandu And Transfer To The Hotel-Overnight In Hotel-
Day 2 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 6-7 Hours, Transfer to Hotel.
Day 3 Early Fly From Kathmandu To Pokhara And Rest Time Sightseeing in Pokhara- Overnight In Hotel-
Day 4 Drive From Pokhara To Nayapul And Trek To Pothana (1620m) – Overnight In Camp–
Day 5 Trek from Pothana To Forest Camp (2550m) – Overnight In Camp– 5-6 hrs
Day 6 Trek From Forest Camp To Low Camp (3400m) – Overnight In Camp – 5-6 hrs
Day 7 Trek From Low Camp To High Camp (4100m) – Overnight At Camp –4-5 hrs hiking
Day 8 Take a day rest at High Camp (5000m) – Overnight At Camp ) –
Day 9 Trek From High Camp To Siding Village (1700m) -Overnight in Lodge- 4-5 hrs
Day10 Drive From Siding Village To Phedi And Drive To Pokhara– Overnight in Hotel-
Day11 Drive From Pokhara To Kathmandu-Overnight In Hotel
Day12 Drop To The Airport.

Highlight Of The Trekking

  • Our guides are Trained And Licensed Certify from the Government. So you are accompanied with Local experience and hospitable guides and porter during the trek.
  • When you reach the Base Camp Of Annapurna. You will be surrounded by snow-capped pikes like Annapurna I, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Annapurna Fang, Mt. Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Khangsar Kang, and Mt. Fishtail.
  • Culinary Experience: During your trek, you will get chances to experience the fresh Local traditional Nepali food Dal Bhat ( combination of  Steam rice, Lentil soup, mix veg ) also mount watering MoMos and homemade desserts Apple Pie can get to taste.
  • Hot Spring: When you return from the Trek in the place call Jhinu. There is a natural shower Pool to wash off the blood, sweat and tears from the trek.

SERVICE INCLUDES

1. All airport/hotel transfers
2. 3-night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara
3. All accommodation and meals during the trek
4. Tourist Bus/Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
5. An experienced English-speaking trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
6. All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
7. A comprehensive medical kit
8. All government and local taxes


SERVICE EXCLUDE

1. Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
2. Airport departure tax (Rs. 170 per person)
3. International airfare to and from Kathmandu
4. Excess baggage charges
5. Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara (Main city)
6. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
7. Travel and rescue insurance
8. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

Day 01: On arrival at Airport in Kathmandu [1,338m]

This the very first day that you step in Nepal for the trip. You will be received by our representative in the airport. Our representative will be at the arrival holding placard with your and our company name (Magic Expedition. And then, you will be transferred to the hotel. It is around 30 mins drive from the airport to the hotel. There may some hassles like offering taxi or hotel or something like that. Do go with them. And sometimes, in international flight, your luggage may be missing. Be very careful. We hope it will not disturb your trip.

After your arrival at the hotel, you will get refreshed and we will have a short orientation meeting regarding the trip. We will introduce a guide or trip leader. For this, be with   4 pieces of recent pp sized photographs, a copy of passport and copy of travel insurance-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing ( a visit to popular UNESCO World Heritage sites)

This sightseeing tour commences after breakfast at around 8. You will have lunch during the tour in the afternoon. So, you have better have some money, Nepali currency is expected. For the whole day, You will be exploring Kathmandu valley, a valley of temples, major historical cultural heritages like swoyambhunath, Kathmandu durbar square, buddhas, Pashupatinath which are enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The tour ends at around 4 pm-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 03: Take an Early flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, check into the Hotel and Rest time Pokhara City sightseeing-Overnight in Hotel-

It is a 35 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The domestic airport from Thamel to fly to Pokhara is 35 mins drive. After arrival in Pokhara, you will go for city sightseeing like visiting David Falls, Fewa lake, Gupteswor Cave-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul then trek to Pothana. Overnight in a camp (1,620m.).

It is an hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul which is the beginning point of our trek. After that, the trek commences. Now, you are going to climb steep hill up to Dhampus. Dhampus is a beautiful village and also a vantage point for Mountain View including Annapurna massif and, especially, magnificent Machhgapuchhre, (Fishtail). The trail, then, is mild for you for half an hour and again the trail divides from the trail going up to Australian Base Camp and ascends through lush rhododendron woods. Then the trail descends till you get beautiful village Pothana. -Overnight in Lodge-

Day 05: Trek from Pothana to Forest Camp

Today, it is a walk through the forest full of birch, giant rhododendron, mountain oak, maple, hemlock and daphnie and viewing the Close up view of Annapurna II and other mountain views Overnight at Camp at (2,550m.)

Day 06: Trek from Forest Camp to Low Camp

You will be trekking again through beautiful Himalayan flora including the tree fern and orchid forests, Modi Khola valley. Overnight at Camp (3,400m.)

Day 07: Trek from Low Camp to High Camp

Relatively, the trekking today is tougher to climbing steeply up out of the forest crossing the tree line. However, the climb will totally be pleasant. Overnight at Camp (4,100m.)

Day 08: Take a day rest at High Camp

This is the special day for exploring the vicinity up to the (5,000m.) altitude from where you witness a fine glimpse of the Mountain like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare and many more. The mountain views and exploration of the region will be marvellous.

Day 09: Trek from High camp to Siding Village

This is a walk through the picturesque terraced fields and beautiful traditional settlements exploring the region further-Overnight in Lodge- (1,700m.)

Day 10: Trek from Siding village Phedi and drive to Pokhara

Today, you will be walking through beautiful pasturelands, ethnic Tamang and Gurung villages and within a few hours, you will meet the road at Phedi and from where you take a bus or private van or jeep or car to Pokhara. It is a one-hour drive from Phedi to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 11: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

Tourist bus station is around 15-20 mins..walk from Lakeside, Pokhara or optionally, you can take the taxi to the bus station. The leader will help to get the bus station. The tourist bus leaves at 7.30 for Kathmandu every morning. It takes around 7-8 hours to get Kathmandu from Pokhara. On the way, you will see the winding country road, river, woods and local people and their lifestyle. However, we must say, the condition of the road is not good. Sometimes, bumpy and dusty…. To escape it, you, optionally, can go with flight. It is a 35 minutes flight from Pokhara  to Kathmandu

In the evening, after you get to the hotel, we will have dinner together and review the trip and exchange the experiences during your trip and you can feedback us-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 12: Farewell and Departure

.According to your flight schedule, we will drop you to the airport for the onward flight towards your country or next destination.


SERVICE INCLUDE

1. All airport/hotel transfers
2. 3-night hotel in Kathmandu and 2 night in Pokhara
3. All accommodation and meals during the trek
4. Tourist Bus/Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
5. An experienced English-speaking trek leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
6. All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
7. A comprehensive medical kit
8. All government and local taxes


SERVICE EXCLUDE

1. Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
2. Airport departure tax (Rs. 170 per person)
3. International airfare to and from Kathmandu
4. Excess baggage charges
5. Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara (Main city)
6. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
7. Travel and rescue insurance
8. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)


Different travellers have different minds; it means different perspectives on travelling. Accordingly, considering such different preferences of travelling according to their budget and timeframe, this trip program also can be customized.


 

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