Trek Mardi Himal Base Camp

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5 Based on 5 Reviews
  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private and Group
  • age requirement 7-79 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Maximum altitude 4500 meters
  • Tour Code BM-33593
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  • Operated in English
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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  • Trek in the Himalayans and see splendid views of the mountains
  • This short, moderate route is great for beginner trekkers or those short on time
  • Hike through Nepal's iconic giant rhododendron forest
  • Experience Nepal's mountain culture and local hospitality
New to trekking, short on time or just looking for something different? The Mardi Himal trek is a short but attractive hiking destination that starts from Kande, a short drive from Pokhara, and ends in Lwang eco-village near Pokhara. See excellent views of the Himalayans from a high viewpoint, trek through iconic rhododendron forest and get up close to the mighty Himalayan giants, including Mount Annapurna, Annapurna South, and Mount Fishtail.

The trek route goes through Australian camp (a famous mountain viewpoint in the lower valley) to Deurali hill, then up to Forest camp with a moderate ascend. Continue trekking through the rhododendron forest ridge up to 4400 meters to Mardi Himal Base Camp. Mardi peak is 5800 meters and very rocky, and just next to Mardi is Mount Fishtail (Machhapuchchhre), with its iconic striking peak. Admire the view looking down to Annapurna Valley. After descending down to Seding and reaching Lawang village, experience the rural area, organic mountain coffee and tea and exceptional hospitality from the local village people.

Due to its short length and moderate difficulty level, Mardi trek is an excellent choice for beginner trekkers. It is also the only trek in the Annapurna region to take trekkers so close to the mountains on foot.
  • Day 1: Pokhara - Australian Base Camp
  • Day 2: Forest Camp
  • Day 3: High Camp
  • Day 4: Mardi Himal Base Camp
  • Day 5: Trek to Seding
  • Day 6: Trek to Lwang Village
  • Day 7: Back to Pokahra
  • Day 8: Back to Kathmandu
  • Airport pick up and drop service and all ground transport as per itinerary
  • Two nights in 2-star hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Accommodation in mountain guesthouses while trekking
  • All necessary trek permits (ACAP, TIMS), entry tickets and applicable government taxes
  • English speaking guide on the trek
  • Full board meals while trekking (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • First aid kit for emergency use and oxymeter to check daily pulse rate
  • Free to use duffel bag, walking pole, down jacket and sleeping bag from Nepal Footprint
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Porter service
  • Flight Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Flight Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • International flight
  • Nepal visa
  • Porter service (available as an add on)
  • Personal/extra costs such as beverages, laundry, etc.
  • Personal travel insurance or emergency evacuation/medical service
  • Tips for guide
5 - Excellent
Based on 5 reviews
  • Aavid Gautam
  • From India
  • On Feb 15 2022
5 - Excellent
Thanks for amazing trip
I had great experience of trekking with Them. They arranged everything well inadvance. Food during the trip was very good, hotels for comfortable. We got price cheaper thanother companies. Thanks for this amazing trip.
  • Hitesh Khanna
  • From India
  • On Feb 15 2022
5 - Excellent
Well organize
It was very well organize tour. Trip leader was very helpful. We really enjoyed our trip looking forward to book again
  • Aisha Gupta
  • From Greece
  • On Feb 15 2022
5 - Excellent
Extremely reliable
The entire team was extremely reliable, supportive, and their experience shone through. Thank you,Wehope to travel with you again soon.
  • Devasiya Sach
  • From India
  • On Feb 15 2022
5 - Excellent
Best trekking
Without a doubt the best trekking operator.They bring in the best services,highly dedicated team and ensure safety on high altitudes. Food & beverage is always lip smacking.
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

Other Practical InformationPacking recommendations: • Lightweight walking boots. “Walk them in” prior to arrival in Nepal to avoid blisters. • Pair of lightweight trousers • Pair of loose fitting long shorts/skirts • 2-4 cotton t-shirts • Lightweight long sleeved-shirts are particularly suitable for avoiding sunburn • A sunhat with a wide brim to cover the face and neck • Few pairs of thin and thick woolen socks • Underwear • Swimming suit • Water bottle and purifying kits • Sunglasses and strap • Toiletries with lightweight towel • Flashlight/torch with spare batteries • Personal medical supplies – don’t forget band-aids and tweezers • Small knife and sewing kit • Sunblock lotion • Down jacket • Hiking pole • Plastic bags to protect valuables • Small travel diary, pens and some travel books
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?

    There are no quarantine requirements in Nepal for arriving visitors at the moment.

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

  • Do I require a porter for carrying water?

    On most popular treks you can expect plenty of places where you can refill your water bottle, meaning you don’t need to carry a huge water supply with you. Bring an extra bottle of water if you are concerned. If you already have a porter, you can ask him/her to carry water as long as it is within the weight limit. Another option is to carry water purification tablets or LifeStraw, both of which can be found in Kathmandu.

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