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MARDI HIMAL PEAK CLIMBING


Max Altitude:
icon 5,585m
Duration:
icon 12 Days
Starts From:
icon Pokhara
Best Season:
icon Spring / Autumn
Activity:
icon Alpine Mix climbing
Difficulty:
icon PD+, Mix Climbing
Group Size:
icon 1 - 10 people
Accomodation:
icon Lodge / Tented
Trip Fee
$
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About the trek

Highlights Itineraries Date and Cost What To Take Faqs Cost includes / excludes Enquiry Vital Information

Need Help?
Talk to our trek coordinator on +977-9856008848

Mardi Himal Trekking is a trek to mount Mardi, which stands about  5,587m high from the sea level. The highest point of this trekking route is the Base camp of Mount Mardi, which is located at 4500 meters/14, 510 ft. Our 9 days trek to Mardi Himal base, helps you discover the mythical and breathtaking Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna region.

Highlights

  • Mardi Himal Peak situated at 5,587m/14, 510 ft.
  • very interesting Alpine mixed climbing  
  • Mardi Himal trek offers spectacular views of the high mountains including Annapurna.
  • View of Mount Annapurna, Mount Fish Tail, Mount Mardi, and its Ranges
  • Panoramic Rhododendron and Oak Forest, Valleys, Landscapes, Flora, and Fauna
  • Experience of Local Cultural And Community With Friendly Behavior
  • Entry-Easy level trek in the majestic Himalaya Annapurna's foothill
  • Makes a terrific gift for the adventure-seeking person in life 
  • Less crowded and less beaten trekking trails
  • Sightseeing of World Heritage sites in Kathmandu and naturally blessed Pokhara Valley

Things You Should Know?

  1. This is a high mountain peak. It demands excellent physical fitness and good health. To increase your chances of success, members should be in good physical condition. Have a good overall standard of fitness and experience in the high mountain. A fierce determination and a burning desire to climb the mountain are essential prerequisites for this expedition.
  2. This peak climbing requires the proper right equipment and good condition of climbing equipment. Please visit sidebar Colum Equipment list
  3. Previous Alpine MIx climbing experience in your country mountains or somewhere snow cover mountain in the world
  4. Depending on group size if there is 1 to 3 person will do Alpine Climbing rope up system (no fix line rope) if more than 3 person in the group we do fix line rope system (Himalaya classic system}
  5. If you do not have previous experiences but still have no problem walking for 6-9 hours every day, then we are happy to take you on board.
  6. During the acclimatization day around base camp, we do Traning and practice of climbing technique
  7. If you are average fit then most of our treks are doable by you. If you are not sure whether you are fit or not then please consult our email address info@ianepal.com / +977 9856008848 WhatsApp.

Basic technique skills alpine climbing require

  • Rock and ice
  • Rope knots (figure of eight, clove hitch, Italian hitch, prussic etc.)
  • Using a climbing device (harness, carabineers, ice screw, ice axe, belay device, jumper,  
  • Flat-footing system (walking) with crampon on ice and snow (up, down and traverses)
  • Ascending
  • Descending
  • Belaying technique
  • Anchorage system

Itineraries

Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel B/B/3star

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara 6/7 hours by Tourist bus, domestic flight 30 min or privet transportation

Day 3: Drive from Pokhara to Dhampus and trek to Deurali

Day 4: Trek to Low camp

Day 5: Trek to High camp lodge

Day 6: trek to real Mardi Base camp

Day 7-8: Climbing Mardi peak

Day 9: Trek high camp lodge

Day 10: Trek from High Camp to Siding Village

Day 11: Siding Village back to Pokhara drive and trek

Day 12: Drive Kathmandu

Day 13: Kathmandu

Day 14: Departure

Date and Cost

will update soon ..... 

 

What To Take

Equipment list for MARDI HIMAL peak climbing 

Climbing equipment for Mardi Himal Peak Climbing 

Helmet, Harness, Ice-axe semi a normal one, Lock carabineers, Unlock carabineers, Quickdraw (2Pic), Tape sling (60cm and 120cm), Auxiliary cord (assistance rope) - 7mm (5mters), Cow’s tail personal safety cord, Belay device (eight, ATC guide or Reverso), Ascender (jumer), Micro Traxion (If you have),Ice screw (10cm and 12cm),Crampons (normal one)

Primary Essential 

Passport, Money, Credit Cards, Personal Travel Insurance, Passport size photos, Pen & dairy book, the Communication device (laptops, Tap or phone), Camera

Eye protection

Sunglass UV more than 500%, 

Note: - if you have eyes problem please consult your doctor because of in Nepal High Mountain has dry air and in the city so much dust

Skin protection

Sunblock cream SPF 25 to 50 (small tube), Lip balm SPF 10 to 15

Note:-depending your skin, please consult your doctor (as our experience some of my clients get allergy from sunblock cream)

Other accessories

Day backpack (15 ltr to 20 ltr), Duct tape (few meters –you can roll-on water bottle or trekking pole), Portable solar charger, Backup power bank, Bathing Suit: Towel, Toothpaste, and brush, floss, mini hairbrush, razor, soap, a mini bottle of shampoo, travel mirror, nail clippers, etc and rain cover

 

FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where and How do I get a Visa for Nepal?

As soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get a visa on arrival.

Visa Type

 Tourist Visa

  • 15 days of Tourist Visa costs USD 30$.
  • 30 days Tourist Visa costs USD 50$
  • 90 days of Tourist Visa costs USD 125$.
  • Multiple-entry - $25 USD (Useful for going back-and-forth between Bhutan, Tibet & India)

Gratis(Free) Visa

For South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, a gratis visa for 30 days is available for the first visit in one visa year.

Nepal Visa For Indian Nationals

Indian Tourist does not require a visa to enter in Nepal. To know more visit: Nepal Immigration

What do I Need to Get Nepal Visa?

  •     Two Passport-sized photos with a light background.
  •     Bring Cash USD to get the visa fee.
  •     Your passport must valid for at least 6 months.

What type of Accommodation Do I Get at Mardi Peak Climbing?

At City: Kathmandu/ pokhara

  •     Hotel / Resorts ( one room for two people)
  •     Note: if you need a single room, email us at info@ianepal.com
  •     For the Single Room, we charge a single supplement.

While Trekking:

·         Eco Lodges ( a small house with few rooms at remote areas)

While Climbing:

  •     Tented Camp (minimum of 2 people in one tent)
  •      Infinity adventure Nepal provides you v25 model mountaineering Dome Tent.
  •     For Single Tent, we charge a single supplement.

Does Climbing Guide Need for Mardi Peak Climbing?

Yes, Climbing Guide is very essential for Mardi Peak Climbing because it is not just for being a bit technical, but also due to several reasons like:

  • Climbing Rules and Regulations of Nepal Government.
  • Provide Climbing Training Before Any Climbing
  • Guide Route, Fix Ropes or alpine-style climbing in small group 
  • Sound Altitude Experience
  • Personal Care and Safety, Medical Care
  • Crossing Glacier or Ridges (Crevasses Fields) with Ladder
  • Help for Using all mountaineering gears and equipment, use of Oxygen, high altitude food
  • Provide high mountain rescue techniques at an avalanche.
  • Mountain weather forecast
  • Speak Fluently English

Is this peak suitable for beginners who don't have previous climbing experience?

It is not a suitable peak for a beginner but you will get two days of advanced climbing training Base Camp then you are allowed to climb. For the beginner please have two more days than our mentioned itinerary. Please inform us as early as possible about the training.

How busy is this Peak?

Comparatively, this peak is a much popular peak among the climbers. It has lees human traffic as compared to other peaks. You will rarely meet more than 0 to 5 people during your climbing trip.

Which season is the best to summit this peak?

In our vast experience in this field, we recommend a month because our geography and our weather format

West region – mid-April, May, mid-September, October, November and till mid-December

East region – April, May, October, November and till mid-December

The trekking and climbing routes are open throughout the four-season although there will be the problems of weather conditions and other circumstances in some season.

Do I need to bring all the climbing gear and equipment personally?

Most of the climbers use their own climbing gear and equipment so it's better if you have your own. Even if you don't have personal gears and equipment you can rent or buy in Kathmandu.

Note: alpine boot and crampon must be a good size and good condition. Better to bring and have your own. Other related climbing gear you can rent in Kathmandu.  

How much weight a porter can carry?

Depending upon the steep hills, slopes, and difficulties and the high altitude of the trail one porter can carry 25 to 30 kilograms of weight.

Usually, we provide one porter for one client.

But, We will also provide porter according to the size of your group if needed.

Will my guide be experienced and certified?

We have very experienced guides who highly trained and experienced, have climbed over 6000m to 8000m peaks as well as and have guides experienced for at least 5 years to 18 years. All our guides are certified from IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guides, Nepal Mountaineering Association mountaineering Guide, and trekking guides Ministry of Tourism licensed by Nepal Government.

Can we do this climbing peak with kids?

We take bookings for this peak trip for people over 16 years old. For the trekking doable with kids as well and we have previous experiences of organizing family tours.

What is the tipping ratio? Do I have to pay the tip for climbing guides and porters? If yes, how much?

In Nepal cultural wise, the tip is expected by the climbing guides and the porters. There no actual ratio for tipping, however some pay as summit bonus to the guides and porters. We do not have a summit bonus facility so you could give tips according to your satisfaction with the guides and porters. Normally, the climbing guides get USD $200 while porter gets USD $100 each.

Do I need to carry Oxygen cylinder and Gamow Bag?

Normally, you don't need to carry an oxygen cylinder and Gamow bag as Mardi Peak Climbing is an easy peak climbing. In case of your requirements or your health issue, the staff of our company IANEPAL. will provide you in case of an emergency.

Trek cost includes / excludes

Whats Included

Documentation: - conservation and trek permit park fees, coordination with a relevant government office. All government taxes are included in the price

Accommodation: - 3-night hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara 3* Hotel, lodge during trekking and best camping tented at base camp full setup, and one sleeping tent v25 model searing base 2 people above base camp

Food: - full board meal during the trek best available hotel/lodges or tea house and climbing

Transport: -  Bus or jeep to Kathmandu- pokhara-Kathmandu, international airport arrival & departure, all land transportation around cities with privet vehicle, Helicopter evacuation for Nepali team, Porter or yaks for this expedition and cargo domestic flight maximum 20 kg.  

Communication: - Sat phone with a normal charge for use, Walkie-talkies for mountaineering team, weather report

Expedition team: - IFMGA Mountain Guide and climbing Sherpas, cook and kitchen boy at base camp and Government Liaison Officer. Equipment allowances & wages for the Nepali expedition team.

Safety equipment: - First aid kit, Oxy meter, and common climbing equipment in a group.

Whats not included
  1. PERSONAL equipment for climbing & trekking
  2. Personal & medical Insurance of expedition
  3. Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  4. Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
  5. Personal expenses
  6. Bar Bills & beverage                                               
  7. Tips for all group member
  8. Insurance of member
  9. Visa & visa extension fees
  10. Cost of emergency evacuation
  11. Main meals in KTM and personal natures expenses
  12. Summit bonus of Climbing Sherpa
  13. walkie talkie radio set
  14. sat phone
  15. Other charges at lodges/tea houses such as showers, internet access or battery re-charging, hot water, extra hot drink.

Vital Information

HIGH ALTITUDE SICKNESS

High-altitude illness is due to a decrease in oxygen at high altitude.

Atmospheric pressure decrease as altitude increases but the percentage of oxygen in the air remains constant; as a result, the partial pressure of oxygen decreases with altitude and is at 5500m (18000 feet) is about ½ of that at the sea level.

High-altitude illness is seen in people in people who have recently arrived at high altitude or have just gained altitude, and may start any time from few hours to a few days after ascending. High altitude is arbitrarily defined as altitudes higher than 3.000 m (10.000 ft). people with heart and hung decreases may have difficulty at lower altitudes and, rarely, a healthy, a healthy person will develop altitude illness at as low as 2500 m (8.200 ft).... READ MORE

TRAVEL INSURANCE

it is your responsibility to ensure that you are fully and adequately insured for the duration of your trip. Please ensure that all activities, excursions, and destinations in your itinerary are included in your insurance policy, We advise to valuable clients to have full insurance against Medical, Evacuation, Trip cancellation, lost or damaged baggage, Air delays, etc. for Everest base camp and this peak, you must be covered up to 5000m altitude. 

Please take a copy of your insurance policy to the pre-trip briefing, as the guide will need to collect your insurance details. We also ask that you keep a copy of your policy summary (containing policy number and emergency contact number for you insure) in your daysack at all the time, so that we can access the information should wee need to contact the insured on your behalf.


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