In brief, Mardi Himal Trek is one of the best short-duration trekking. This trail is suitable for beginners(novice trekkers). Thus You don’t need to have trekking/Hiking experience in order to do this trekking.
Some years ago, local people in the Mardi Himal area realized that they should make a trekking route to reach the base of Mardi Himal. So they started to make a route. Finally, they made a route and teahouses for the trek. Since this trekking route offers the best views of Fishtail and other Annapurna peaks, Mardi Himal Trek became a popular trekking destination for tourists short period.
The Mardi Himal Trekking is an outstanding hiking trail. We can review this trail according to trekking days, mountain views, trail structure, food and accommodation on route, traffic of tourists, and access from Kathmandu/Pokhara. Views during the hike to the Mardi Himal Base Camp Hike are outstanding.
This trekking is for those who are looking for the best short Himalayan trek in Nepal. It is short timebound trekking as it can be done from 3 days to 7 days according to the time frame of visitors.
What to see(mountains) while trekking to the Mardi Himal Base Camp?
At the very beginning of the trek, you will see Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Boudha Himal, and the whole Annapurna range from Dhampus.
On the way, we can see Mount Dhaulgari from Pitam Deurali. Likewise from Low Camp to High Camp, you will see amazing views of Machhapuchhre Himal, Annapurna South, Mardi Himal, and Hiunchuli Peak.
Regardless, from ViewPoint to Mardi Himal Base Camp, you will see dramatic views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna Fang, Annapurna III, Mardi Himal, and Machhapuchhre.
What are the Highlights?
Most of the trail on Mardi Himal Hiking lies inside the Forest. We can do either Teahouse or camping. There are simple guesthouses and Homestays along the entire route. This trek provides a cultural experience, delightful forests along with rocky mountain terrain, panoramic views of the mountains, an astonishing landscape, and a stunning waterfall.
On Mardi Trek, you will be very close to Mt. Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Ranges too. Apart from that, you can taste local cultural experiences, Lush forests, hilly terrain, and panoramic views of mountains.
Till some years ago, trekking to Mardi Himal Base Camp was underrated trekking but now it’s completely changed. It is popular same likely as Poon Hill Trekking. Because during the main trekking season on this trial, more than 200 people check-in each day. And this trend is uplifting year by year. So we categorized the Mardi Himal as a trending trekking trail in Nepal.
Sounds surprising but it’s real that the short Mardi Trek is going to be the most popular route of the Annapurna region without government promotional activities. Many say that it is a hidden Gem in Annapurna Region, Nepal.
There are lots of things that make sense to do trekking to Mardi Himal. Here I’d pointed out some highlights.
To see Marvelous Annapurna Himalayas.
Get an amazing view of Landscapes, waterfalls, and Forests.
The excellent viewpoint for Mt. Fishtail.
Sunrise and Sunset viewpoints, diversity
Experienced Local Cultures, Nepali food, and lifestyle of Mardi Areas.
Why do you love MARDI HIMAL TREKKING?
Here I’ve listed this trail’s reasons to choose and avoid. It means both positive reviews as well as negative reviews.
Reason to Choose
Has many route options
Offers the best mountains views including a very close view of Fishtail
Opportunity to experience above the cloud.
Low budget trek
Has WIFI and Network access throughout the trail.
Reason to avoid
Very crowded especially in peak seasons(due to domestic tourists).
Most of the places on this trail have basic teahouses. For those who want to do comfort lodge trekking, it can’t be their choice.
Final words regarding Mardi Himal Trek Review
Trekking to Mardi Himal Base Camp is an outstanding trail in the Annapurna region of Nepal. If you are looking for more information, please get in touch with us.