3 Days Mardi Himal Trek

3 Days Mardi Himal Trek

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If you’re looking for a short but rewarding trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal, the 3 Days Mardi Himal Trek might just be the perfect choice for you. This 2 Nights 3 Days Mardi Trekking offers stunning views of the Himalayas, including the iconic Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) peak, and allows trekkers to experience the beauty of the Nepalese countryside in a short amount of time. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the itinerary for this trek and what you can expect each day.

How to do Mardi Himal Trek within  3 Days time ( Best itinerary )

Conquering the Mardi Himal Base Camp in just 2 Nights 3 days is certainly achievable with good hiking fitness and our carefully designed itinerary accessible from both Kathmandu and Pokhara. Starting from Kathmandu, a quick flight to Pokhara followed by a Cab/Jeep ride to Dhampus village marks the trek’s beginning. For those already  in Pokhara, a direct Cab/Jeep ride to Dhampus sets the stage for your adventure. Both options concludes in Pokhara on the 3rd day, allowing you to seamlessly return to your starting point.

The following is the perfect itinerary as it takes care of AMS and easy it accomplish within 2 nights 3 days time with low budget.

Which is the best itinerary for very short Mardi Himal Trek ( 3 Days from and to Pokhara ) ?

Our 2-nights 3-days Trek ITINERARY for anyone who wants to visit the Mardi Himal Trekking within a tight timeframe, whether from Kathmandu or Pokhara. While hikers can complete the trek in this timeframe, it’s important to assess your fitness level honestly.

We’ve created a meticulously crafted itinerary for this short trip, ensuring a straightforward and enjoyable experience. While the route itself is manageable, it’s crucial to remember that altitude sickness can occur at higher elevations, so proper acclimatization is essential. Therefore, we recommend our itinerary as it is altitude friendly. We’ve crafted the best itinerary for this short trip, featuring a straightforward and easy-to-complete route. Therefore, we highly recommend our itinerary for those seeking an ideal Mardi Himal Trekking experience.

Mardi Himal Trekking

Best Short ITINERARY of 3 Days Mardi Himal Trek

Day 1Drive to Dhampus and trek to Forest Camp
Day 2Trek from Forest Camp to High Camp
Day 3Trek to Siding Via Mardi Himal View Point ( 4200m) and drive to Pokhara

Day 1: Drive to Dhampus and Trek to Forest Camp

Your adventure begins with a scenic drive from Pokhara to Dhampus, a beautiful mountain village situated on the outskirts of the Annapurna Conservation Area. From Dhampus, you’ll start your trek towards Forest Camp. The trail winds through lush rhododendron forests, offering glimpses of the surrounding mountains along the way. After a few hours of hiking, you’ll reach Forest Camp, where you’ll spend the night amidst the tranquil surroundings of the forest.

The total distance from Dhampus to Forest Camp is 12 kilometers (7.46 miles). Regarding walking duration, it takes approximately 6 to 7 hours to walk.

  • Drive duration: 1 hour approx
  • Trek duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Trek Distance: 12 km ( 7.5 miles )
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse in Forest Camp
  • Altitude: 2600m/8530ft

Day 2: Forest Camp to High Camp

On the second day of 2 nights 3 Days Mardi trek, you’ll continue your journey towards High Camp. The trail gradually ascends, and as you gain elevation, the landscape begins to change, with alpine meadows replacing the dense forests. Along the way, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the Annapurna range and the valleys below. After a few hours of hiking, you’ll arrive at High Camp, where you’ll spend the night. Take some time to acclimatize to the altitude and enjoy the stunning sunset over the mountains.

The total distance from Forest Camp to High Camp is 8.5 kilometers (5.3 miles), it takes approximately 5 to 6 hours to walk.

  • Trek duration: 6 to 7 hours
  • Trek Distance: 8.5 km ( 5.3 miles )
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse in High Camp
  • Altitude: 3560m/11680ft

Day 3: Hike to Mardi Himal View Point (4200m), trek to Siding Village and drive to Pokhara

The highlight of the trek comes on the third day when you’ll embark on a hike to the Mardi Himal View Point, situated at an altitude of 4200 meters. The trail to the viewpoint is steep and challenging, but the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains make it all worth it. From the viewpoint, you’ll be treated to unparalleled vistas of the Annapurna range, including towering peaks like Machhapuchhre and Annapurna South.

After soaking in the majestic scenery, you’ll begin your descent towards Siding Village. Upon reaching Siding Village, you’ll bid farewell to the mountains and hop on a vehicle for the drive back to Pokhara, where you can relax and reminisce about your unforgettable trekking experience.

The total distance from High Camp to Siding Via Mardi Himal View Point is approximately 14 kilometers (8.6 miles), it takes approximately 9 to 10 hours to walk.

  • Trek duration: 9 to 10 hours
  • Trek Distance: 14 km ( 8.6 miles )
  • Drive duration: 3 to 3.5 hour
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Not Included
  • Altitude: 822m/2697ft


For 1 Person ( Solo Trekker ) :USD 475
Group of 2 Persons :USD 310
Group of 3 Persons :USD 305
Group of 4 Persons :USD 290
Group of 5 Persons :USD 282
Group of 6 Persons:USD 270
Group of 7 Persons :USD 265
Group of 8 Persons :USD 255
Group of 9 Persons:USD 250
Group of 10 Persons :USD 244

Inclusion and Exclusion in PACKAGE

The following is the list of Inclusion and Exclusion on our 3 days Mardi Himal  Base Camp Trekking package.

Cost Inclusion:

  • Meals on Trekking: ( 3 X Breakfast, 3 X Lunch, and 2 X Dinner )
  • Your Hotel in Pokhara to Dhampus ( Trailhead ) by Private Cab/Jeep
  • Siding ( Trekking Ending Point ) to your hotel in Pokhara by Shared Jeep
  • BEST AVAILABLE Twin Sharing Teahouse Accommodation during  the trekking
  • Government License Holder an Experienced Trekking Guide
  • All necessary Trekking Permits
  • All expenses of Guide including his Insurance
  • Seasonal Fruits each day during the trekking
  • Trekking Completion Certificate
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge

Cost Exclusion :

  • Porter for the Trekking
  • Any types of Drinks and Dessert foods during the trekking
  • Meals and Accommodation during staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All other personal nature expenses including Hot Shower 
  • Additional costs may arise from factors beyond management control, such as weather conditions, illness, strikes, and unforeseen circumstances
  • Tip for the Guide
  • Any other things which are not specified in INCLUDED

Can I safely complete the Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek in 3 days?

The 3-day Mardi Himal trek can be completely SAFE for individuals with good physical fitness who can comfortably walk for 7-8 hours with uphill and downhill sections. However, safety isn’t just about fitness.

We offer itineraries for 3 days, 4 days, and 5 days, each catering to different fitness levels and preferences. While the 3-day option is doable for beginners, it’s essential to honestly assess your fitness. Consider factors like experience at altitude, prior hiking experience, and any medical conditions.

Physical Fitness for the 3-Day Mardi Himal Trekking

Understandably, you might be wondering how fit you need to be to complete this trek in a short timeframe. While athletic prowess isn’t required, being able to comfortably walk for 7 to 8 hours daily with significant uphill and downhill sections is crucial. This can be demanding on your leg muscles, so conditioning beforehand is essential.

It’s crucial to be able to maintain a pace comfortable for you, not your guide’s. Listen to your body and take breaks as needed. Additionally, individuals with pre-existing medical conditions such as high blood pressure or asthma should consult a doctor beforehand to ensure their suitability for the trek. Remember, safety is paramount.

Final Thoughts on very Short itinerary of Mardi Himal Trek – 2 Nights 3 Days

Overall, the 3 Days Mardi Himal Trek is a perfect option for those short on time but craving adventure in the Himalayas. With its stunning scenery, diverse landscapes, and relatively moderate difficulty level, it’s sure to leave you with memories to last a lifetime. So why wait? Start planning your trek today and get ready for an unforgettable journey in the heart of Nepal’s Himalayas.

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