• Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview

Trip facts

  •    Country: Nepal
mardi himal base camp trek has been recently brought into light so this is newly exposed route that will certainly overwhelm you with the fresh as well as striking experience and a lifelong memory too. The trek assures you the superb scenery of the biggest and most beautiful mountains: Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), Mardi Himal (5587m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Annapurna II (7937m), Annapurna III (7555m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli 6441m and many more high altitude peaks.
 
Along with the impressive views of the mountain ranges and alluring rivers, the trail will also grant you the opportunity to explore the remote and traditional villages, diversity of the culture, customs of the peoples and as a whole and their lifestyles. Likewise, the trail welcomes you with the delightful fields, natural vegetation, fantastic landscapes, blue glaciers and the most divine view of the rhododendron and oak forests.

Itinerary

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive in Kathmandu

Altitude: 1350 m/ 4428 ft

We will be sending an airport representative to receive you at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA). Then you’ll be transferred to a comfortable hotel in Kathmandu. Considering your exhaustion, we have planned this day for a complete rest. If you wish, you may roam around the city or you may just explore the people, houses, markets, roads etc.

Meals: Welcome Dinner.

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2 kathmandu to  Pokhara

A drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara takes about 7 hours so at the early morning we’ll be taking the bus and reach the valley of Pokhara in the afternoon. Then we’ll have time to sight Nepal’s one of the most beautiful sites i.e. Pokhara. To roam around the Phewa Tal we’ll hire a boat and row around the scenic lake surrounded by forests and high white peaks. As we don’t have sufficient time for sightseeing in this town we’ll explore the valley in later days. For today we’ll eventually manage a suitable hotel in Pokhara for accommodation.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu.

 

Day 03 - Pokhara to Pothana

Altitude:2500 m 

Walking hours:4-5 hrs

An hour ride in a van takes us to a tiny town of Phedi from where the real and the formal trek begins. After climbing up the stairs for about an hour and a half, we’ll be starting gentle ascent passing the beautiful rice fields, viewing some of the mountain peaks and numerous local settlements.

Going on we need to walk up and down the landscapes to reach today’s final destination i.e. Potana. There we’ll be finding a proper guesthouse where we’ll put our feet up.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.

 

Day 04 - Forest Camp

Altitude:3210 m

walking hours:4-5 hrs

From Potala, we can take sufficient time for breakfast and after that, we’ll have to head on for the steep uphill climb along the way of dense jungle. We would be lucky enough to see some of the wildlife in the jungle that may include leopards, monkeys, deer or various species of birds. The views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges will help us acclimate the tiresome ascents. We may reach the forest camp in the afternoon and what we will require is a tent which would be set up for the night.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.

 

Day 5 - High Camp

Altitude: 3550 m

 

Getting to Low Camp from the forest Camp will take about 2 to 3 hours. Further three hours of the trek will make us reach the High Camp. Along the way we’ll be leaving the rhododendron forests, getting out of the jungle we reach upon the open ridge. The surrounding will get colder as we reach much closer to the Himalayans.

We’ll get to see the breathtaking views of magnificent Machhapuchhre and Annapurna. On reaching the High Camp we set up another camp.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.

 

Day 06 - Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek

Altitude:4500m

 

Waking up early in the morning will reward us with the beautiful sunrise from the high mountains. Today we’ll be attempting the rocky and narrow passage for the Mardi Himal base camp which will take about 4 to 5 hours. Despite some difficulties, you’ll certainly feel overwhelmed by the cool environment and stunning mountain views. Within these scenic sites, we’ll set up a camp and enjoy being at the lap of the majestic mountains.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.

 

Day 07  - Sidling Village

Altitude:4500m

Walking distance:7 Hrs

 

Now we’ll be returning back to the previous camps through the trails, trekking along the forests and sighting the environment. We’ll move on for the Mardi Khola River and through the further trek, we reach Siding village where we’ll be staying for the night. We will set up our tented camps for the night stay.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.

 

Day 08 - Lumre - Pokhara

 

Moving through the pastures and some villages we reach to Lumre where will have access to service of transport. So we’ll drive back to Pokhara and according to the will we may have shopping or visit few more wonderful sites (Begnas lake, Davis’s Fall, Mahendra Cave, Chamara Cave etc ) in Pokhara or just rest in the hotel.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.

 

Day 10 - pokhara to Kathmandu

 

Getting to the end of the trip, we will have a flight from Pokhara to the capital city where you’ll prepare for the return. We can share the photos or have shopping. We may also celebrate the successful completion of our journey and if you wish we may suggest you some more exciting and interesting tours & treks in Nepal.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Accommodation: Tea house or Trekking Lodge.

Day 10 - Final Departure

We’ll bid you a farewell, share goodbyes and best wishes for your onward journey to your destination. Our staff will take you to the international airport in a vehicle carrying your luggage bags.


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