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Mardi Himal Trek

The Mardi Himal trek is a relatively new and hence, a less explored trekking route in Nepal. Away from the busier and more crowded trekking routes

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    Trip Duration 10 Days

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    Max, Altitude 3580 meters

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    Type Trek Tour

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    Best Season Every Month

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    Meals Included

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    Accommodation Guest House

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    Activity Trekking

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    Difficulty Moderate

  • A Short and Easy Trek in Annapurna
  • Best View of Fishtail and Annapurna Range
  • Hiking to Mardi Himal Base Camp
  • Relatively Budget Friendly Trek

Begin a journey on an incredible trekking experience that is sure to capture your heart – the Mardi Himal Trek in the mesmerizing Himalayan region of Nepal. This is a 10-day adventure through the stunning Annapurna region in Nepal. 

While it may not be as famous as Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Circuit, it is gaining popularity in recent times.

What It Feels Like in the Mardi Himal Trek

You can picture yourself going on an incredible journey. The journey will take you through beautiful rhododendron forests. You get to meet friendly locals and understand how life is like living in the mountains. You will also get the gist of how remote places on the earth look and feel. 

The Mardi Himal Trek is not just about reaching the top. It is more about the feelings that well up inside you as you overcome nature’s challenges. It is knowing nature’s grandeur and thus experiencing life without stress and worries of everyday affairs. 

The excitement of walking the trail, and the sense of achievement when you stand surrounded by breathtaking views will make you not want to leave this place. 

Best Time for the Mardi Himal Trek

The perfect time for the Mardi Himal Trek is in spring (from March to May) and autumn (from September to November). These are the golden windows.

In spring, the hills come alive. The colorful rhododendron flowers feel like a real-life painting! And when autumn rolls around, you will get clear skies and comfortable weather. 

These times of the year are a total win-win for trekking. You will catch breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountains in a crystal clear setting.  

So, mark your calendars and get ready for an unforgettable journey to  the  Mardi Himal Trek!

How Difficult Is the Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal?

The Mardi Himal Trek is considered a moderate trek. Thus, it is perfect for all kinds of trekkers including beginners with a reasonable level of fitness. While the trail does involve some ups and downs. Yet, it is less challenging than the Everest Base Camp trek

But worry not! We have our very experienced guides and well-planned itineraries intact. We ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable trekking experience at Himalayan Trekking.


For those travelers with a passion for exploring Nepal, we are excited to invite you on a remarkable adventure! The Mardi Himal Trek is like no other – it’s a perfect mix of breathtaking nature, an opportunity to connect with local culture, and a real sense of accomplishment. 

Whether you are a trekking pro or just starting out, this journey promises lifelong memories to take home to.

Book your Mardi Himal Trek with us at Himalayan Trekking and Tours

Itinerary of Mardi Himal Trek

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Once you land at Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be picked up by our representative who will drop you off at the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

With breakfast done, we start for our drive to Pokhara. The journey is 6-7 hours long but pleasant with nice views of green hills and rivers flowing below. Overnight in Pokhara.

With a hearty breakfast done, we drive to Phedi from where our trek begins. We make our way on stone steps, terraced fields and through some villages and forests to reach Dhampus. After lunch, we set off for Deurali, a tiny but pretty village situated on a ridge where one can enjoy spectacular views of Annapurna South, Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhare. Overnight in Deurali.

We leave Deurali passing through a rich forest filled with the beautiful red rhododendrons. The trail is pretty quiet until the clearing of the forest camp. We can take spend some time here exploring the area called Kokar. Overnight in Forest Camp.

We leave forest camp walking through dense forests to reach low camp. Experience fantastic view of Mt. Machapuchhre (Mt. Fishtail) from here. We will spend the evening exploring the local culture. Overnight in low camp.

We leave low camp on moderately steep trail alongside a ridge towards Mardi Himal and Macchhapuchhre. The trail soon becomes more arid. If lucky, we might even spot the Daphne pheasant (national bird of Nepal) en route. We climb further to reach high camp, where magnificent mountain views await us. Overnight in high camp.

Today, we leave for the upper viewpoint. We move sometimes up, sometimes down and through narrow and steep trail to reach our destination. The trail leads us through pastures and along a narrow ridge to reach Upper Viewpoint where we will find stunning views ofAnnapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m),Machapuchhre (6993m),Mardi Himal (5587m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Tent Peak (5695m), BarahaShikhar (Mt. Fang) (7647m),Singhachuli (6501m), and others. After soaking the view, we trek back to high camp.Overnight in high camp.

Today we make a slight change in the route and head towards Sidhing instead of returning to Mardi Himal as the alternate route lets us experience the region some more and adds a spark of excitement to the trek. Siddhing is quiet and less crowded and the perfect retreat. Overnight in Pokhara

Take a tourist bus to Kathmandu from Pokhara for 6-7 hours scenic drive. Overnight at Hotel

This is it, your last day in Nepal. It’s time to say goodbye, but we hope we’ll meet again! Our representative will escort you to the airport three hours before the scheduled flight.

Note Price Info

The prices may vary depending upon date of travel, Category of hotels, Group size, Surge Pricing and seasonal rush. So you are kindly mention detail in inquiry form so our team will work out for the best possible price.

Price includes
  • Airport pick up and drop off by private tourist vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu at 3-star Nepalese standard hotel.
  • 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara at 3-star Nepalese standard hotel.
  • Private Coach to and from Arughat
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Tsum Valley Special Trekking Permit
  • Full board meal (veg. / non veg.) prepared by our expert cook.
  • All accommodations in tents and suitable Guest Houses during the treks
  • All necessary paper works and permits
  • 1 experienced and license holder trekking guide and his daily meal, wage & accommodation
  • Required porters/carrier for a group of 2 person ( carry 20-25kg) and his daily meal, wage & accommodation
  • All Government Taxes  value added tax
Price Excludes
  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  •  Lunch and Dinners in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara  because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

This Mardi Himal Trek takes around 10 to 12 days, depending on your chosen itinerary.

While prior trekking experience is definitely beneficial. But it is not mandatory. Our experienced guides will provide support and guidance throughout the journey; making you feel at ease during your trek to Nepal. 


Yes, you will need the necessary permits, which our team at Himalayan Trekking will assist you in obtaining.

You will stay in tea houses or lodges along the route, providing basic yet comfortable amenities.

The maximum altitude on the Mardi Himal Trek is around 4,500 meters, which minimizes the risk of severe altitude sickness. Our itineraries are designed to ensure proper acclimatization for your safety concerns.