If you are wondering to discover the unseen natural sensations, the Mardi Himal Trek is here, located just east one of the most legendary trekking destination, the Annapurna Base Camp. The Mardi Himal is filled with a hidden gem of nature (lush bamboo and beautiful rhododendron bushes) and culture. A journey to the Mardi Himal brings you to discovers the most iconic Mount Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail) in the Annapurna region and trek through the small winding paths by following the beautiful rhododendron forests. Trekking in the high altitude in the rugged high mountain landscape with stunning Himalayas views such as Annapurna South, Machhapuchhre, Mardi Himal, Hiunchuli is really rewarding. The Mardi Himal is an adventure to discover the gigantic hanging glaciers and trekking on the high ridge with the grandeur views of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and its vicinity of Manaslu and Mardi Himal in front of us is really awe-inspiring.
Starting with the scenic flight from Kathmandu, we will land at the famous Lake city called Pokhara. We will officially begin our trek with a small zigzag path that takes us through the lively traditional settlements, where we can introduce to the diverse way of life in the Himalayan region. Following the Phedi and Deurali village with the incredible views of the rice fields, we will continue to trek along the high ridge of Annapurna. Exploring the Gurung Village of Buddhist culture on the way is really exciting. The trek leads us to the destination of this trek Mardi Himal Base Camp, where we can enjoy magnificent views of mountains and amazing landscapes.
Frolic Adventure offers this unique and the best Annapurna ridge trek with very reasonable cost and provides experienced/friendly guide and helpful porters. For the memorable Mardi Himal trek, feel free to ask any queries and orders.
Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer a hotelAs soon you’ll arrive at Kathmandu, our representative will receive you and drop you at your hotel, where you can do some rest and relax after hotel checkout. In the evening, you can stroll around to be familiar with the places. You can also enjoy welcome dinner with our team and stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02Full day Kathmandu city Tour.You will have a full day cultural heritage sites tour with an expert tour guide and private transport. You visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, monkey temple, Pashupatinath, and Bouddhanath. Your guide gives lots of information about these area, culture, history, religion, and much more and drive back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03Drive to Pokhara (827 m) (Optional Flight): 6-7 HrsIn the morning, after breakfast, we’ll drive towards Pokhara, the paradise city through the Prithvi Highway. Around 6 to 7 hours journey takes you to Pokhara. this long journey will offer you to witness varied settlements on the way and some stunning glimpses of the mountain like Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri. As you reach to Pokhara, after hotel checkout you can explore the Phewa Lake and enjoy boating in the Fewa Lake. You will stay overnight at Pokhara.
Day 04Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2,100 m): 30-40 mins drive and 5-6 Hrs trekIn this day, after having a morning breakfast we will continue our journey. We’ll drive half an hour to Phedi. We’ll begin our official trek from Phedi towards Deurali. After lunch, we’ll head downhill to Pothana and then climb up to Deurali. We’ll stay overnight in Deurali.
Day 05Trek to forest camp (2,520 m): 6-7 HrsThe next day, we’ll continue our trek towards forest camp through a dense forest of oak, maple, hemlock, and rhododendron. Tonight, we stay at one of the lodges at forest camp where we’ll have a lunch. We’ll stay overnight in the forest camp.
Day 06Trek to low camp (2,970 m): 5-6 HrsWe’ll have a short walk on this day. The trail continues from Forest camp to Low camp through the beautiful forest and will capture the stunning natural scenes. The view from Low camp is superb with Mt. Machhapuchhre visible up the valley along with different traditional villages, surrounding landscapes and mountains at close range. We’ll stay overnight in low camp.
Day 07Trek to high camp (3,540 m): 3-4 Hrs After a pleasant overnight stop, we’ll head towards the upper and higher Ridgeline of Mardi Himal. We’ll trek through tall tree lines with some isolated rhododendron bushes along the way. The high camp offers you wonderful views of the surrounding hills and landscapes with high snow-clad mountains. We’ll stay overnight in High camp.
Day 08Trek to the upper viewpoint (4,250 m) and trek back to high camp: 2-3 HrsAfter the early breakfast, today plan is to see the sunrise view of the mountains from the upper viewpoint, then after that, we’ll walk back to the high camp. We’ll stay overnight in high camp.
Day 09Trek to Sidhing Village (1,700 m): 6-7 hoursThe next day, we’ll trek towards Siddha village after an enjoyable and memorable walk on the high ridges of Mardi Himal with amazing views. The trail consists of forested areas full of rhododendron and pines trees. Siddha is a traditional Nepalese village with unique culture and tradition. We’ll stay overnight in Siddha village.
Day 10Trek to Lumre, drive to Pokhara: 2-3 Hrs trek, 2 Hrs driveLast day of trekking of this great adventure after being on hidden trails of Annapurna area, we’ll trek towards Lumre. On the way from Lumre, you can visit Kali Mandir at Pokhari Swara which is one of the holiest temples in Lumre. After breakfast, we’ll drive back to Pokhara.
Day 11Back to Kathmandu (Optional: Flight): 7-8 HrsIt’s your final day, after the early breakfast in the morning; we’ll drive back to Kathmandu, with few rest-stops for refreshment and lunch, after 6 hours of good drive reaching back to Kathmandu. We’ll stay overnight in Kathmandu. You can have rest and shortly look after all the snaps that you captured along the tour. We’ll stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 12Final DepartureOur airport representative will check your flight tickets and transfer you to the airport before two hours of your flight. We will wish you a safe flight.
DATE: 09 June, 2017
In October 2016, I went on my first trek ever with Frolic Adventure! My trekking team from Frolic Adv. was Rajesh and Jaya and we completed a 5 day Poon Hill trip. The support and encouragement that we received from…
- Krista Rules, Thailand
DATE: 30 May, 2017
I went ABC trekking in early May, this is my second time to Nepal. We hired the same tour guide Raj, and have had a brilliant and amazing trekking tour! I was deeply moved on the route from MBC to…
- Aniyeung, Hong Kong
DATE: 16 May, 2017
Raj, he is my trekking guide in Nepal. This is my second time in Nepal, I trekked to Poonhill in March 2013, and then ABC in April this year. I'm so glad that have Raj being the guide for both…
- Fred Pokan, Hong Kong
DATE: 07 May, 2017
This is my second time to Nepal, it is always attractive with the mountains. Visit the Annapurna base camp, you can see the huge, awesome, elegance mountains which are very closed to you.
Joined with the young guys of Frolic…
- K Lao, Hong Kong
DATE: 11 April, 2017
As a group of mates, we did the treck to Base camp and we couldn't speak more highly of the support, guidance and mateship of this great team. Recommend them 100% and will definitely go back and challenge ourselves again…
- Lincon, Australia