Mardi Himal Trek - 11 Days

Mardi Himal trek is newly open off the beaten trail which is north of Pokhara. Mardi Himal is 5,587 m. high peak underneath the much more well-known Machapuchare in the Annapurna region. Mardi Himal trek was opened for the trekkers in 2012. Mardi Himal Peak is the lowest trekking peak in Nepal.

As we hike on this path, heading up to Base camp and lastly the high camp, we find to be pleased about the lonely trail entire with fertile jungles, beautiful villages, locals, terrace fields, amazing rivers, and amazing views of the Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Annapurna south, and Hiunchuli mountain ranges.

It is a short trekking route but outstanding views of the Himalayas but it is rapidly getting more popularity. Mardi Himal Trek provides a scenic and awesome experience to the hilly atmosphere view of greenery hills, snowcapped peaks, and hikes into the immaculate forest of gorgeous rhododendrons and pine oaks. So, we hike through the towering ridge with a steady view of the Annapurna ranges.


Mardi Himal is a short trekking route but outstanding views of Himalayas but it is rapidly getting most popularity.  It provide a scenic and awesome experience to the hilly atmosphere view of greenery hills, snow capped peaks and hikes into the immaculate forest of gorgeous rhododendron and pine oaks.

Trip Highlights

  • Off the Beaten Trekking trail
  • Easy and short trekking with amazing views
  • Lovely jungle walk and great Himalayan scene
  • Feel the true nature with flora and fauna
  • Hike through Local village with Panoramic views
  • Beautiful jungle walk to the Placid Himalayan scene
  • Magnificent scenery from Upper Viewpoint
  • Picturesque observation at hilly atmosphere
  • Greenery Hills, Stunning Mountains with natural diversity
  • Easy access, Telephone/WIFI, Lodges, water available


Day 1
Fly to Nepal- Transfer to Hotel

Our airport representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. After check in to hotel, trip briefing will be provided and escort you to Typical Dinner. Overnight at Hotel

Day 2
City tour at Kathmandu Valley

Our city Professional Guide will take you to most beautiful places at the valley. Today, you will visit Pashupatinath Hindu Temple, Big stupa Boudhanath, Monkey Temple and Durbar Square with local landmarks visit. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3
Fly to Pokhara, 30 Minute

After Breakfast at Hotel, you will transfer to Kathmandu airport and take a pleasant flight to Pokhara with Himalayan views. After Landing at Pokhara airport, you will escort to hotel. You will have free time to explore and hang around lake side. Take a boat and visit Tal Barahi Temple, visit cave and Devi’s fall will be optional activities. Pokhara is a beautiful city of Nepal where you can observe the views of Annapurna Himalayan ranges. Overnight at Hotel

Day 4
Pokhara to Kande- Trek to Pitam Deurali 2125m. ( 40 minute drive-3 hour trek)

After packing your trekking gears, we will drive to Kande for 45 minute than trek with Himalaya Family staff to Pitam Deurali. The trails from Kande to Australian camp is steeply walk and short downhill to Pothana than gradually climb to Pitam Deurali with the peaceful walk through villages and jungle. Overnight at Deurali lodge.

Day 5
Pitam Deurali to Low Camp 2900 m. (6-7 hours)

Leaving Deurali, we skip the mail route of Annapurna Base Camp and take the non crowed trail to Mardi Himal to the right direction and keep on a calm track throughout a thick jungle of Pines,oak, maple, hemlock, rhododendron and bamboos. After four hours walk to the jungle will take us at the clearing of the dense forest at Forest Camp shelter where we will take our lunch then continue up to Low Camp. Walking through the forest as we ascend the vegetation began to change with more trees of rhododendron and others. There are few lodges at Low camp with the hikers’ facilities. Overnight at Low Camp.

Day 6
Low Camp to High Camp 3585m. (4 hours)

After Breakfast at Low Camp, we head for High Camp, an hour and 30 minute climb throughout rhododendron forest take us to Badal Danda. From here, its offers eye-catching view of Mardi Himal, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna II and Machhapuchhre. The trail continues next to Mardi Himal ridge mostly on grassland meadow with some isolated rhododendron along the way. There is also the chance to see wild birds like a colorful Pheasant, Munal and more during our walking trail. There will be stunning views of High Himalayas from High Camp. Overnight at High Camp.

Day 7
High Cam to Mardi Himal Base Camp 4500m. (3 hours)– Return to Badal Danda (3 hours)

Today we will take early Breakfast with the beautiful sunrise, and then hike up the ridge towards Mardi Himal Base Camp. There is a fixed trail from side to side the grassland with a connect of steeper section though generally not much difficult. We can see yaks are grazing over here as well as birds and some other animals. In these areas, sheep and goats from down villages are brought up to here for graze in summer time. So, we will bypass a number of huts by the side of the way. Within few hours we will get to Mardi Himal Base Camp at the altitude of 4500 meter where one can give the impression of being into the Annapurna asylum and the outlook view is impressive looking at southern facade of Annapurna and many more peaks of this region. After that, we will slowly back to High cam and take our lunch then all the way back to Badal Danda. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8
Badal Danda to Siding Village 1750m. (6 hours)

Heading back to Siding, we get a diverse route so finishing a main circuit trail from Low Camp that goes steeply downhill to Siding village. This village is a long-established cultural Gurung village. The people from Siding village, who run the lodges at Low camp. It is a superb enriching experience finding out about this village living styles and we will perhaps taste the Local food Dal Bhat. Overnight at Siding.

Day 9
Siding Village to Lumre and drive Pokhara (1 hour walk- 2 hour Drive)

After Breakfast at Siding, we will walk to the Lumre village to get the road where we will take our transport back to Pokhara, during our walk from Siding we will pass two village Kalimati and Ghalel where we will see multi culture of Gurung and Brahmin People. We will take tourist transport from Lumre which is organized by Himalaya Family Adventure. Overnight at Pokhara.

Day 10
Fly to Kathmandu, 30 minute

Today, we will take afternoon flight to Kathmandu. We will have time for last minute shopping and hang around Pokhara. Himalaya Family representative will wait us at Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel. We will have farewell dinner and share our trip experiences. Overnight at Hotel

Day 11
Final Departure

We will provide transport to Tribhuvan International Airport before 3 hours of your prior flight. Hoping to see you next time in Nepal and get another opportunity to serve you again. Wish you have a pleasant and safe flight. Namaste!!!


  • Airport picks up and drops by tourist car
  • Four-night hotel in Kathmandu BB
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All needed land transport by tourist vehicle
  • KTM-Pokhara-KTM flights
  • Trained Guide for Trekking
  • Necessary of Porters
  • Staff salary, food, insurance
  • 3 meals a day during trekking
  • Accommodation at tea house lodges
  • Trekking permit, Tax and service charges
  • Farewell dinner after the trip


  • Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Additional activities
  • Cold drinks and Beverages
  • Extra days of the trip, visa fees
  • International airfare
  • Laundry, phone calls, WIFI, insurance
  • Donation and Tip for the staff

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Trip Facts

  • Car/Jeep/Flights
  • 1-20
  • 4500m.
  • Tea Houses
  • Moderate
  • Pokahra
  • Pokhara
  • Autumn & Spring
  • Trained Guide and Porters
  • Trek
  • 3 meals a day
  • English/chinese/french