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MARDI HIMAL TREK


Max Altitude:
icon 4500m
Duration:
icon 10 Days
Starts From:
icon Pokhara
Best Season:
icon Spring /Autumn/winter
Activity:
icon Trekking
Difficulty:
icon Moderate
Group Size:
icon 2 - 15 people
Accomodation:
icon Lodge trek
Trip Fee
USD $ 750
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About the trek

Highlights Itineraries Date and Cost What To Take Faqs Cost includes / excludes Enquiry Cancellation, inclusions and Policies Vital Information

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OVERVIEW

Mardi Himal Trek is a newly launched popular trekking destination in the Annapurna region. This trekking trail was opened in 2012. It is one of the most exciting trekking trails, which offers an amazing and beautiful view of Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna range. This trekking route passes through lush forests, dramatic view of up and downhill landscapes, traditional Gurung and Magar villages as well as breathtaking scenery of a wide range of snowcapped high Himalayas.

                                               Mt. Machhapuchhare 6993m (fishtail)

Mardi Himal Trekking is a trek to mount Mardi, which stands about  5,587  meters 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 Short trek to Mardi Himal base, helps you discover the mythical and breathtaking Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna region.

                                            View from Mardi advance base camp 4700m-SEA CLOUD 

Mardi Himal Trekking is a fairly short trek route and less crowded while compared to other trekking trails of Nepal. We stay at beautiful teahouses and enjoy the delicious local Nepali food witnessing the beautiful Nepali culture on our route. The entire trekking route passes through easy terrain filled with paddy fields and incredible views of various mountains of the Annapurna range. A trek to Mardi Himal brings you to the unknown corner of the Annapurna region where you can have a peaceful time along with the discovery of the beautiful village life of Nepal.

                                          Mardi Himal trek ridge 

Highlights

A Trek route that takes you off to the beaten track and remarkable diversity of landscapes.

  • Trek up to Base camp of Mardi Himal situated at 4450 m/14, 510 ft.
  • 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

ABOUT POKHARA

Pokhara is a metropolitan city in the Western region of Nepal. It is a valley cradled amongst mountains and hills with meandering rivers. It is a major tourist destination due to its panoramic views. Once you enter the vicinity of this city, you are greeted with magnificent views of the mountains and Mt. Fishtail (6993m). The Dhaulagiri range and Annapurna range tower majestically over the green valley. For someone who has been living in Kathmandu for years, the greenery of this city always takes me by surprise.

Pokhara is the city of lakes. There are several lakes in Pokhara and the prominent ones are Fewa Lake, Rupa Lake, and Begnas Lake. Among these lakes, Fewa Lake is by far the most beautiful lake. Nestled on a little island on Fewa Lake is the Barahi Temple. For a small charge, you can go on a boat ride on this lake. The sunlight reflects on the lake and glitters and the mountains smile upon us in the reflection.

You can walk on the Lakeside enjoying the sight which is an incredible experience. I regret the fact that when I was a resident here in Pokhara I overlooked its charms. Lakeside is even prettier in the late evenings, under the soft glow of lamp posts hung upon the creatively built restaurants and shops. You can dine here while enjoying live entertainment. Other attractions of Pokhara are Davis’ Fall which is a beautiful waterfall, International Mountain Museum, and World Peace Pagoda. Then there is Sarangkot which is a towering hill that offers a magnificent view of Pokhara from its hilltop and you can do many sports adventures paragliding, cycling, boating, Zip Flyer, bungee jump, Ultra Light Flight and Annapurna Base camp Heli tour.

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

Day 6: Acclimatization day at High Camp This day will be your rest day as you hike a lot on the previous day. Also, you can make short hiking over viewing and have an essence of discovery expedition.

Day 7: Trek from High Camp to Siding Village

Day 8: Trek from Siding Village back to Pokhara

Day 9: Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara

Day 10: Leisure day in Kathmandu

Day 11: Final Departure

Date and Cost

MARDI HIMAL TREK COST

People             Cost Per person                    

1 People           1,050/-

2-3 People           750/- 

4-10 People         650/- 

11+ People          600/- 

we organize spring and autumn season this trek but we don't have any fixed date till now. if you are interested in this trek, please contact us at ianepal2020@gmail.com or Quick inquiry in the website sidebar

we offer this trip school groups for an educational tour. adventures people and family  

What To Take

Equipment list  for MARDI HIMAL TREK

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), enough batteries for headlamp, 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

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

Our prices are different based on a number of people. The prices are set based on a number of people traveling together. For example, the price for 1 person and the total price for 2 people is different. So, the price you see at the time of making the reservation is the final. We do not charge an additional amount for the single traveller.

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

We accept major currencies such as USD and EUR. Credit card payments are accepted only in USD. We also accept bank transfers, direct remittance services (Western Union, Moneygram), etc.

What is the best time and season?

March-May, and September – December are considered the best months for trekking and climbing peak in Nepal. climbing is doable throughout the year however some months are better than others. June – August is monsoon season so there might be some rain showers in these months. January – February is winter months and it’s usually much cold in higher areas.
The trek is doable throughout the year.

How are the meals and accommodation like?

We will be eating and sleeping in the lodges for the whole trek and as itinerary for climbing tented . Generally, rice, noodles, pasta, vegetables, curry, potatoes, eggs, sandwich, burgers, etc. are available.
The lodges will have twin sharing rooms and tented will have twin sharing a tent . In most cases, we will provide you a private room however in rare cases you may need to share the rooms with other travellers (especially if you are traveling alone).

Do I need to be physically fit?

Very good question. Usually, a person with previous multiday hiking experiences is welcome to join our treks. This is an adventurous trek that consists of high altitude trek over 5000 meters for nearly a week. If you do not have previous hiking experiences but still have no problem walking for 6-9 hours every day, then we are happy to take you on board.

Can we do this trip with kids?

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

Are the guides experienced? Are they licensed?

We have very experienced guides at the company. We have guides experienced for at least 5 years to 18 years. All our guides are certified IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guides, NMA mountaineering Guide and trekking guides Ministry of Tourism licensed by Nepal Government.

Trek cost includes / excludes

Whats Included
  1. 5 Nights three-star hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara with a BB plan -in two Sharing Room(2:1)
  2. Permit fee of ACAP and TIMS Card
  3. Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist bus 
  4. Meal: All meal during (breakfast, lunch, and dinner ) the trek best available hotel/lodges or tea house /
  5. One Experience Trekking guide & necessary porters
  6. Per member baggage weight  15 kg maximum during the trek
  7. Land transportation in the city 
  8. Insurance and wages for Guide & Porter 
  9. International Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer
  10. IF the more than 5 person- One assistance Trekking guide
  11. Group medical kit
  12. Agency service charge
Whats not included
  • International flight
  • Domestic flight Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu ( note:- if you want to include flight please send email to us)
  • PERSONAL equipment for  trekking
  • Personal & medical Insurance of Trekking
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
  • Personal expenses
  • Bar Bills & beverage  
  • Tips for all group member
  • Insurance of member
  • Visa & visa extension fees
  • Cost of emergency evacuation
  • Other charges at lodges/tea houses such as showers, internet access or battery re-charging, hot water for drinking, extra hot drink.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Cancellation, inclusions and Policies

If our clients fail to make their trip or want to cancel their program due to any unavoidable circumstances following charges will be made for the Trip Cancel

  • Less than 60 days in advance: 15%
  • Less than 45 days in advance: 25%
  • Less than 30 days in advance: 50%
  • Less than 15 days in advance: 75%
  • Less than 10 days in advance: 85%
  • On or after the starting date: No refund will be made

Vital Information

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 this trip, you must be covered up to 4500m 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.

PASSPORT AND VISA 

Please double-check that your passport is valid for 6 months beyond the date of arrival in Nepal. We recommend that you take a photocopy of your passport and keep it separate from the original, and this will be useful if the original is lost while you are traveling. You must carry your passport on the trek with you, as it is required for internal flights.

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.

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

In the arrivals hall, you’ll find electronic booths that read your passport, take your photo, and print out a completed form. Take your completed form to the payment counter where you'll pay for your visa, and then head to the immigration line for "Visa on Arrival".

TIPS 

Fill out your arrival card on the plane so you can quickly move through the queue in the arrivals’ lounge. Also, completing the visa form online prior to arrival should also save some time as there's a limited number of electronic booths. 

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


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