Mardi Himal trek is new popular hiking trail in Annapurna region. Because on the way you can see astonishing mountain view and landscape.Trekkers whom like to enjoy with quiet environment and less touristic area, Exploring mystical Mardi Himal in Annapurna region is the best choice.
Annapurna Mardi Himal hiking offers the panoramic up-close view of mountains like Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna Fang, Annapurna I, Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre. There are simple guesthouses and Homestays along the entire route.
The most of the trail at Mardi lies in Forest. We can do either Teahouse or camping trek in for this trek. This trek provides cultural experience, delightful forests along with rocky mountain terrain, and panoramic views of the mountains, astonishing landscape, and a stunning waterfall.
Stunning MHT 5 to 8 days is best to explore newly open trekking trail at Annapurna Range. For short trek in Annapurna, Mardi Himal is best.
Mardi is not crowded compared to other popular treks in Nepal. The trail is awesome and the view from the Mardi Himal Base Camp Hike is absolutely outstanding.
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The trail takes you to a very close distance of Mount Machchapuchhre. The Mardi Trek provide everything like a local cultural experience, beautiful forests, hilly terrain, and panoramic views similar to classic Nepali trek does.
Mardi Himal offers an eye-catching up-close view of mountains like Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna I, Annapurna Fang, Gangapurna, Hiunchuli, and Machhapuchhre. We can get to the top of the ridge in just a couple of days and complete the whole trek in a week’s time.
Here are some key facts of Mardi base camp trek(MHT).
|Max Elevation||3540m High Camp|
|Trip duration||11 days|
|Trekking Difficulty||Easy to Moderate|
|Best Time/Season||March to May and also October to Dec.|
|Permits||TIMS and Permit|
Except for Annapurna Circuit, most of Annapurna region treks starts and ends in Pokhara. Pokhara is second biggest city and naturally blessed place to relax after the big hikes in Annapurna. It is 200km to west from Kathmandu. The flights take Kathmandu to Pokhara also return route takes 25 minutes flights from the domestic plan and tourist bus takes 7 to 8 hours. Local micro bus leaves every hour from Kathmandu till 3 pm.
|Days||Itinerary||Altitude in ft||Hour|
|Day 1||Arrival day at Kathmandu||4265ft||Your own time|
|Day 2||Drive to Pokhara||2625 ft||8 Hour|
|Day 3||Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali||6890 ft||5 hour|
|Day 4||Trek to Forest Camp||8268 ft.||4 Hour|
|Day 5||Trek to Badal Danda||10,335 feet||4 - 5 hr|
|Day 6||Trek to High Camp||11,614 feet.||4 hr|
|Day 7||Outing to Mardi Himal Base Camp||13,944 feet.||6 hr|
|Day 8||Trek to Siding Village||5577 feet.||7 hr|
|Day 9||Trek to Lumre and Drive to Pokhara||2625 ft||7-8 hr|
|Day 10||Drive back to Kathmandu||4265 ft.||7-8 hr|
|Day 11||Fly back to Your Home||Your own||NA|
Middle of September to November:This is Autumn Season which is peak season for trek in Nepal.
December to February: The weather will be good but at that time because of cold its difficult to trek at high altitude. At that, it will also hazardous for trek due to snowfall. March to May: This is the second best season for trekking in Nepal because of weather and at that time rhododendron will bloom on the forest of trekking area.
May - June: This is Nepal's hot pre-monsoon season, and it can get very warm indeed. The valleys are starting to bloom with flowers though green leaves come up, still a good time to trek.
June to the middle of September: This is the time of the monsoon. In the monsoon, it will risky for the trek because of the monsoon. The risk of leeches ,landslides and more.
It takes 5 to 10 days from Kathmandu to Pokhara and 1 to 2 days transportation days. Our carefully designed 11 days itinerary is for relaxing and comfortable trekkers. Taking Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu flights and start the trek on the same day is ideas is suitable for the tourist who has holidays about a week. We also provide tailor-made for this trek, so please contact us giving your detail and requirements.I can also offer you this trek itinerary 8 days.
Sure, you can do Trek Guide Hire. We have local expert guide for the Mardi Himal.
It cost 790 USD per person for Mardi Himal Trekking. It is the price after discounted 20%. It will be more if you want to get more service( luxury hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara). Here are some inclusion and exclusion for Mardi trip.
Here is detailed itinerary of MHT .
In my opion Mardi Himal Trek is best for Fishtail view as well as another Annapurna mountain view including beautiful forest.