Mardi Himal Trek

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  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 10+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Maximum altitude 4500 meters
  • Trek difficulty Moderate
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu , Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy stunning views of the magnificent Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri & Machhapuchhare
  • Hike through a beautiful trail. Enjoy a scenic landscape and diverse flora and fauna
  • Gain insights into rich natural and cultural diversity of the Annapurna region
Mardi Himal trek is one of those out-of-the-way gems when it comes to trekking in the Annapurna region. Located to the south of one of the most popular trekking routes in the world, Annapurna Base Camp, the trail to Mardi Himal has so far been ventured by only a handful of trekkers.

The major highlights of this trek undoubtedly is Mardi Himal Base Camp, where you will reach after hiking through traditional Nepali villages while enjoying scenic landscape and stunning views of Annapurna South, Himchuli and Machhapuchhare mountains.

The journey begins with a drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu by bus on Day 1. You will reach Australian Base Camp, a popular viewpoint among travelers, on the second day. Your journey to the base camp of Mardi Himal continues via Forest Camp and High Camp. The return journey takes you to Siding, a picturesque Gurung village, where you will stop for lunch.

This trek is the perfect option for travelers who want to avoid the overcrowded Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill trails without having to give up on amazing scenery. We have rated this trek easy to moderate and consider it a great option for beginners. The maximum altitude during this trek 4,500 metres at Mardi Himal Base Camp.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
Great trek, wonderful guide, helpful porters
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From Canada
  • On Feb 09 2020
“Ram and Sujan at Ace the Himalaya are wonderful guide! They were knowledgeable, friendly, and worked incredibly hard to make our experience amazing, 5 stars doesn’t do them justice!”
Awe inspiring trek in the Annapurna range
5 - Excellent
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Jan 18 2020
“Awe inspiring trek in the Annapurna range
From the beginning, our experience with the Ace staff was wonderful. They were very responsive to all of our questions in the planning stage and provided quick feedback and clear information. Many in our group also had Ace arrange additional day trips to enhance our Nepal trip. These were excellent.

The gear they provided was clean and the right warmth for the mountain conditions.

On the trek, Ram, Sujan and our porters were amazing. In addition to handling the logistics, meals and hauling our duffel bags up the mountain, they shared their joy of the mountains and the culture of Nepal with us. With 11 people, Ram and Sujan were attentive to our safety and how everyone was doing with the hike and the altitude. It was clear that their goal was to make our Trek a once in a lifetime dream trip. They were flexible so ensure each of us got the experience we wanted. I feel like I made some new friends along with wonderful memories of the spectacular Himalayas.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus
  • Day 2: Drive to Kade and trek to Australian Base Camp (2,060 m)
  • Day 3: Trek to Forest Camp (2,600 m)
  • Day 4: Trek to High Camp (3,550 m)
  • Day 5: Hike to Base Camp (4,500 m) and back to Low Camp
  • Day 6: Trek to Siding (1,600 m) and drive back to Pokhara
  • Day 7: Pokhara – Kathmandu by tourist bus
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport - hotel - airport pickup & drop-off service provided by a private tourist vehicle on the first and the last day of the tour
  • Transport from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back in a tourist bus (flight can be arranged at an additional cost). Transfer from Siding to Pokhara in a 4WD jeep
  • Accommodation on twin or double-sharing basis at a hotel in Pokhara along with breakfast. Twin-share accommodation in guesthouses during the trek
  • An experienced, English-speaking trekking guide with a first-aid kit, necessary medicine and an oxymetre
  • Breakfast in Pokhara. All standard meals during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets (needs to be returned on completion of the trek)
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS card charges
  • Free Ace the Himalaya duffel/kit bag & sun hat
  • A certificate of achievement
  • All government taxes, VAT, tourist service charges, etc
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu (can be arranged at an additional cost)
  • All meals in Kathmandu. Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
  • Porters to carry your luggage and equipment during the trek (one porter can be used by two travelers). Porters are available in the addon section
  • Travel insurance including emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fees. You can get a visa easily on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Please carry a copy of your passport size photo
  • Alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks
  • Tips for staff and driver
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CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Other Practical InformationEquipment list for your reference: General Sleeping bag (We can provide one if you need it but has to be returned after the trek) Duffel bag(We will provide one complimentary Ace the Himalaya duffel bag which is yours to keep) Daypack Down jacket (We can provide one if you need it but has to be returned after the trek) Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes Sun hat (We will provide you a complimentary Ace the Himalaya hat) Wool or synthetic hat that cover the ears (For winter) Normal sunglasses Neck warmer (For winter) Hand Liner gloves Heavier shell gloves (For winter) Core Body Tshirts Thermal tops (For winter) Fleece jacket or pullover Water/windproof shell jacket (Preferably breathable fabric) Lower Body – Legs Thermal bottoms (For winter) Trekking pants and shorts Water/windproof trousers Casual pants Good Goretex pants Feet Liner socks Heavyweight socks (For winter) Waterproof hiking/trekking shoes Light shoes/sneakers/sandals Miscellaneous, but Important! Passport and extra passport photos (3 copies; one for Nepal Visa and two for trekking TIMs and permit) Airline tickets (Please make a copy and leave one at our office in KTM just in case if you need to change the date of yours) Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport Water bottle/bladder Water purification Iodine tablets Toiletry kit (Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.)
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