This Mardi Himal Trekking Trip takes you to the Mardi Trail, which is a newly opened trekking trail in the beautiful Annapurna Region. The trek takes place in the area least visited by tourists and offers an unspoiled natural beauty, making it one of the best cultural treks in the Annapurna region. If you like to explore the off-beaten trek, this will be the best option for you.
The Mardi Himal Trek is a short, easy and allocated camping/tea house trek that enables one to explore the beauty of the Annapurna region. Mt. Mardi is located towards the east of the Modi Khola across the valley from Hiunchuli. The trek follows the least trodden trail away from the huge crowds and gives an essence of exploration. The whole stunning Annapurna range can be observed during the trek.
It goes through thick rhododendron forests, unspoiled terrain and takes you as high as 4100m within a few days walk on the ridge running down from the Machhapuchare Peak (6993m). The region is also known for its rich bio-diversity and wildlife. Danphe (Pheasant), Himalayan Thar, Mask deer, spotted Deer, Barking Deer, Snow leopard and many other Himalayan wildlife can be spotted while trekking in the region.
The trek offers magnificent views of majestic mountains in the central Himalayas. The entire Annapurna Rang including Mt. Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7855m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna South (7819m), Varaha Shikhar (7847m), Himchuli (6441m), Dhaulagiri I (8163m), Dhaulagiri II (7751m), Nilgiri (6940m), Thapa Peak (6015m), Tukche Peak (6920m), Machhapuchhre (6991m), Mardi Himal (5588m), Singu Chuli (6500m), Tharpu Chuli (5663m), Gangapurna (7483m), Lamjung Himal (6931m) can be seen during the Mardi Himal trekking.
This Mardi Himal Trekking starts from Phedi, which is 30 minute away from Pokhara. The trail crosses cool rivers, lush green valleys, terrace farms and warm, pristine Juniper and rhododendron forests. It also has hospitable villages on the way to the Mardi Himal Base camp at 4100 m.
The base camp offers an amazing view of the spectacular mountains of the Annapurna range. From there, we take a different trekking trail to return back to conclude our trekking at Saidighatta.