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Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek: Stunning Nepal trek to the base of Mardi Himal, offering breathtaking views.



10 Days


  • 10 BreakFast
  • 9 Lunch
  • 9 Dinner


  • 3 Star Rated Hotel in Kathmandu Best Tea House available during the Trek.


Starts at

USD 600560





Group Size



5,587 m



Optimal Season

Spring and Autumn



Daily Activity


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Salbin Basnet

Kathmandu, Nepal +977 9851102825


Mardi Himal Trek is a relatively new and less-crowded trekking route in Nepal, taking you to the base of Mardi Himal, a captivating peak in the Annapurna region. The trek offers a delightful journey through pristine forests, traditional villages, and alpine landscapes.

History: The Mardi Himal Trek gained popularity in the early 2010s as an alternative trekking route in the Annapurna region. It was officially opened for trekkers to promote sustainable tourism and provide a unique trekking experience.


  • Obtain necessary permits such as the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.
  • Respect local customs, traditions, and sacred sites.
  • Follow eco-friendly practices to preserve the natural environment.

Trip Highlights:

  1. Majestic Mountain Views: Witness breathtaking views of Mardi Himal, Machapuchare (Fishtail), Annapurna South, and Himchuli.
  2. Tranquil Trail: Enjoy a peaceful and less-trodden trekking route away from the crowds.
  3. Rhododendron Forests: Trek through enchanting rhododendron forests, especially vibrant during the spring bloom.
  4. Cultural Encounters: Interact with local Gurung and Magar communities, experiencing their warm hospitality and traditional lifestyle.
  5. High Camp Experience: Stay at High Camp, closer to the snow-capped peaks, for a memorable sunset and sunrise view.

Local Culture & Traditions:

  1. Gurung and Magar Communities: Engage with the indigenous Gurung and Magar communities known for their bravery and cultural richness.
  2. Himalayan Festivals: If your trek coincides with local festivals like Dashain or Tihar, you may have the opportunity to witness colorful celebrations and rituals.
  3. Buddhist Influence: Encounter Buddhist monasteries, prayer wheels, and prayer flags, reflecting the spiritual essence of the region.

The Mardi Himal Trek is an enticing journey that combines natural beauty, cultural insights, and a sense of adventure, making it an ideal choice for trekkers seeking a unique and immersive experience in the Annapurna region.

Route Map

Route Map


  • Spectacular Mountain Views: Enjoy stunning panoramic vistas of Mardi Himal, Machapuchare (Fishtail), Annapurna South, and other snow-capped peaks.
  • Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventure: Experience a less-crowded trekking route, offering a peaceful and tranquil journey amidst nature.
  • Rhododendron Forests: Trek through enchanting rhododendron forests, especially breathtaking during the spring season when they bloom in vibrant colors.
  • Gurung and Magar Villages: Interact with the warm and welcoming Gurung and Magar communities, getting insights into their unique culture and traditions.
  • High Camp Experience: Stay at High Camp, situated at a higher elevation, for remarkable sunset and sunrise views over the Himalayan peaks.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Traverse through lush forests, terraced fields, and alpine meadows, experiencing the diverse landscapes of the Annapurna region.
  • Mardi Himal Base Camp: Reach the base of Mardi Himal, an awe-inspiring and less-explored destination offering a rewarding sense of accomplishment.
  • Photography Opportunities: Capture breathtaking vistas, stunning landscapes, and cultural encounters, making the trek a photographer's paradise.
  • Peaceful Trekking Experience: Enjoy a serene and less-trodden trail, away from the hustle and bustle of popular trekking routes.
  • Breathtaking Sunrises: Witness mesmerizing sunrise views over the Himalayas from various viewpoints along the trek. The Mardi Himal Trek promises a memorable journey filled with incredible natural beauty, cultural discoveries, and a sense of tranquility in the heart of the Annapurna region.


  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop-off and all transportation by tourist bus & private vehicle in the city.
  • Three star rated accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara And Best Available Lodges during the trek with twin sharing basis.
  • Transfer by Kathmandu to Pokhara by deluxe tourist bus.
  • An experienced English-speaking trek guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging.
  • Porter 1:2 ratio. 1 porter for 2 people weighing around 15-20 kg of weight.
  • Sleeping bags and duffel bags, Walking Sticks if necessary.
  • First aid kit will be available if necessary
  • Trekking maps.
  • Our Company provides Adventure Trekking Certificate.
  • Our administration charge and government charges.


  • Food in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Extra Hotel Lodging Charges in Kathmandu because of Early arrive or late departure. early arrive from mountain than our schedule Itinerary.
  • Tips to Guides and porter.
  • Additional charges in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, like (ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc).
  • Your International flight ticket airfare
  • Chocolates/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food /snacks etc.
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal and any other expenses such as Laundry/WIFI on trek/phone call.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Both ways domestic airfares from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Can be organized at an extra charge USD $130 only.

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