Newly opened Mardi Himal Trek, situated at the east of world's most popular Trekking trail Annapurna Base Camp Trek. It is the hidden gem as only few trekkers make their way to Mardi Himal. This trek has amazing landscapes and dramatic change in the view in few walking hours. If you are looking for short, easy and amazing view trek then this is the best trekking trail.
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival - 1300m
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu and meet, assist and transfer to the hotel by our representative. Welcome drinks on arrival and briefing of tour program by one of our representative from the company.
Day 2: Kathmandu - Pokhara - 900m altitude (5-6 hours drive) or 25mins Flight
After Breakfast drive to Pokhara for around 6 hours. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty, situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks.
Day 3: Pokhara - Australian Camp (20mins drive) and trek to Australian Camp (2 hours walk) (B, L, D)
Drive to Phedi and start trekking after breakfast. It will take around 20 minutes drive from where our trekking starts. After 2 hours walk we reach Australian Camp. Australian Camp is a nice and wonderful Hill Station with beautiful view of Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Mt. Fishtail, Dhaulagiri and many more. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 4: Australian Camp - Deurali (Pritam Deurali - 2540 m) - Forest Camp (2600m) 6 hrs walk (B, L, D)
After breakfast walk out from Australian camp continuous in the forest to horizon Pothana village and trek continuing to the ridge of Mardi and Mordi River, Pritam Deurali. We will have lunch at Deurali. From (Deurali) we are leaving trail of ABC trek and following trail on silent forest with mixed vegetation. We pass from the Pine Forest road which is again steep hills. The Forest is covered with the most unique flower called Rhododendron. Entire trail is ascending in dense forest on rhythm of birds whistling. Since this is a new trekking route you will find no tea house in between. Overnight at Forest camp.
Day 5: Forest Camp - High Camp (3550 m) - 6 hrs trek (B, L, D)
After Breakfast we start our trek from Forest Camp to Low camp and then to high camp. You will get your lunch at Low camp (2970m), there you can see the most amazing and clear view of Mt. Fishtail. After lunch, between the journey of Low camp and High Camp there is a place called View Point from where you can see various snow-capped mountains like South Annapurna, Himchuli, Mt. Fishtail and villages like Chhomrong Village, Ghandruk Village and Annapurna region. After there continue walking upwards to High Camp (3550m) where you will be staying overnight.
High camp is a small pasture where you find yourself above the clouds and closer to snowcapped peaks. Overnight at High camp.
Day 6: Explore Mardi Base Camp (4500 m) - 7hrs trek (B, L, D)
The most thrilling and astonishing day of Mardi Himal Base Camp trek with long ascending to Mardi Himal Base Camp. The most part of trail is ascending up on rocky pebble with follow footmark of Yak. It takes 4hrs to reach base camp of Mardi Himal, the base camp is right bottom of Fishtail and the altitude alpine base camp approach amazing view of Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Flute Peak, Mt. Hiuchuli, sacred mountain Machhapuchhare and Manaslu with massive canyon. Then trek down to guesthouse and spend extra night at high camp.
Day 7: High Camp - Sidding Village (1750 m) – 6 hrs trek (B, L, D)
Start up your day with the most precious Sunrise view and have your breakfast at High camp and head descending towards Sidding for 6 hrs of walk. This is a different route down to the upper Mardi Khola. Here, as we make our way along the banks of the Mardi Khola from the hill-side village of Siding, down through the lovely fields, passing the simple farms and over the interesting suspension bridges. There is no doubt that this is indeed the idyllic Nepal Countryside. Overnight at Sidding
Day 8: Sidding - Lwang Ghalel (1460 m) - 6 hrs trek (B, L, D)
Breakfast at sidding walk towards Lwang which is gradual up and somewhere flat too. From this point the trail contours and is undulating. Lwang is a Gurung village with rich culture and traditions. We stay with a family at home-stay at this village that provides an excellent opportunity to experience the village lifestyle of the Gurung Clan. Lwang Village also hosts the office of Annapurna Conservation Area Project and a high school. Stay overnight at traditional home stay facility enjoying local cuisine.
Day 9: Lwang Ghalel - Pokhara (B)
After a short walk now the trail skirts an outcrop- there's the road and transport. We will be back to Pokhara by the lunch. You're free here to feel the moderate climate and sceneries of this Magic land or Dream Land of Nepal. Explore the various interesting places like Mahendra Cave, David's fall, Gupteswor cave, International Mountain Museum and the various lakes of course.
Day 10: Pokhara - Kathmandu (B)
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu for around 6 hours. Check in hotel. Rest of the day is free for rest and refreshment in hotel. Evening you will be given leisure time on your own.
Day 11: Departure (B)
Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Aarya Village Travel will transfer you to the airport for final departure to your home country.