Mardi Himal Trek, an escape away from the popular and crowded trekking routes. A new trekking trail to a secluded area of the Annapurna region of Nepal. A place where you can experience the splendor of magnificent mountains. Together with that rejoice the Himalaya terrain of Nepal in its real form. Also, the splendid beauty that lies in the mountains will revive you. By all means when you cross the sparkling rivers, lush terraced rice fields you can get very close with nature which is one of the specialties of trekking through this area. Also, venture the dense rhododendron and oak forest enjoying the warm hospitality of the locals.
In general, this trek is an opportunity to experience the real essence of adventure and exploration. Put on a tent on an autonomous way and sleep under the grazing stars in the sky. Get pleasure from the majestic mountains in a peaceful way. It is a beautiful journey that will take you through the pristine oak and Rhododendron forests. Along with that, you can get the best view of Mardi Himal, Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, Tent peak, Gandharva chuli, Mardi Himal and Mt. Machhapuchhre. Furthermore, you can also witness the beautiful rice fields, lush valley and blue glaciers of the Annapurna sanctuary. Moreover, Annapurna Sanctuary is a home to various rare birds, animals, and plants. If you are lucky you can encounter some rare species too.
The trek starts from Phedi after an hour’s drive from Pokhara. We gradually ascend up through the traditional villages and pass beautiful oak and rhododendron forests to viewpoint via Pothana, Kokar, Low camp, and high camp. After the walk, we get the dramatic views of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mardi Himal and Annapurna. The views of mountains are rewards after such hard work. Conversely, we head back to the Pokhara after the awe-inspiring views of mountains from the viewpoint. So, pack your bags and come along with your travel companion – Himal Eco Treks. The Mardi Himal along with Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Macchapucchre awaits.
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal entry visa fee
- Meals (lunch and Dinner) in a hotel in cities
- Airfare from your country to Nepal
- Snacks, soft drink during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment are not provided by HET
- Tips to the guide, porter, driver or any other trekking staff
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter in to Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay at the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses are on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day in website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty free items prescribed by the Custom Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes and 50 cigars. Also you can also bring laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential for you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes for high altitude sickness. It may be due to lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.