Trip Overview

Mardi Himal trek is a short trek that takes you to the tropical side of Nepal taking you through the mesmerizing trek trail of the western Annapurna region of Nepal. Mardi Himal is located at the east of Modi Khola across the valley of Himchuli. This trek covers one of the breathtaking and stunning views of glacial valleys and landscapes of the Annapurna region. The trail leads you to the adventurous off the beaten track you will be trekking on taking you out of the comfort zone away from the busy and noisy areas. If you will be trekking to Mardi Himal, you will not miss the iconic view of completely soaked snow-capped mountains. This trek offers you a marvelous view of various mountain peaks like Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna South, Machhapuchre (Fishtail), etc. Mardi Himal trek is a once in a lifetime experience along with an exciting experience waiting for you. You will be picturing tremendous experience with a warm welcome by local people around those areas and their hospitality. You will trek into the deep nature; into the thick forest where local folks will be residing.

           Mardi Himal trek is a trek to a quieter place where you can escape city noises and feel the fresh village air. It is the lowest as well as least visited trekking peaks in Nepal. Thus, this trek is known as Eco-Tourism as it crosses through Rhododendron forest and other various varieties of vegetation. This trek was officially opened in 2012 and since then, it has been operating slowly and gradually. You will be capturing the view of small teahouses serving you with basic facilities. This trek is a short, easy, and unspoiled trek you will be grasping. You will also be seeing typical Nepali Gurung and Magar cultures and tradition, beautifully dense forest, alpine landscapes, and elegant scenarios. Mardi Himal trek is going to be a 5-day trek which is short for you to spend any vacation. 


You will be taking a flight to Pokhara. It will take around 25-30 minutes to reach there. After you reach Pokhara, you will need to drive around 1 hour to reach Kande driving through the Pokhara Baglung highway where you will reach the starting point of your trek. You will pass through green hills to reach Kande.after you cross the rhododendron forest, the path will lead you to Deurali. Deurali resides along the Modi Khola wedged between Annapurna from the south and Mardi Himal. You will be crossing many villages on your way to reach Deurali. You will have your dinner at a lodge at Deurali and overnight stay as well.
You will wake up early morning viewing an astounding view of sunrise and have a light breakfast at the lodge. You're destination id Low camp while you will be walking for 3 hours. You will be walking from grassland with the great view of Mt Fishtail and Mardi Himal which seems nearer as you ascend. You will have to go through forest camp where you may spot Himalayan Thar, musk deer, snow leopard, etc. not only wildlife species but you will be seeing various vegetation around those areas. You will have your lunch at the forest camp. After you reach Low Camp, there are lodges where you will have your dinner and stay overnight.
You will have a hearty breakfast in the lodge and ascent towards High Camp. You will be walking for 4 to 5 hours continuously along the ridge of Mardi Himal. You will be seeing an extremely amazing view of imposing Mardi Himal and Machhapuchre. You will arrive at Middle Camp after climbing the Rhododendron forest for 1.5 hours. Eventually, you will reach High Camp with a heartwarming experience. High Camp offers a perfect viewpoint for dazzling mountains where there are 3-4 lodges or guesthouses. You will have your dinner and spend your night at the guest house.
Mardi base Camp will be the highest elevation you will be reaching for this trek. After having your breakfast, you will head towards your last destination, Mardi Base Camp. It will take 5 hours for you to reach Mardi Base Camp. At the base camp, you will be appreciating the exotic view of the Natural environment, impressing flora, and snow-capped mountains. You will have enough time to explore Mardi Base camp, click pictures, and capture beautiful memories. After then, you will eventually lunge back to Siding. It takes 4 hours and of course, the trail is quite steep and dangerous. You will spend your night at Siding.
Day 5th will be the end day of your trekking journey. You will drive back to Pokhara by bus which will take you about 3 to 4 hours. You will be dropped at your hotel and after that, you can customize on how to spend the rest of your time until your departure to your homeland.



What is Included?

  • Transportation services and its charges
  • Domestic airfare
  • Government taxes and other applicable charges
  • Duffle bag for trekkers
  • Accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • 3 meal per day during the trek i.e. breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Trekking porter
  • A professional tour guide
  • Necessary camping equipment
  • Trekking permit and fees
  • Accommodation during the trek
  • Medical supplies and first aid kit

What is Excluded?

  • International airfare
  • Alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages or any kind of snacks
  • Tips for guide/ driver
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, hot shower, laundry, etc
  • Expenses for extra adventure or trips
  • Emergency evacuation or rescue
  • Loss of personal belongings
  • Health damage or loss
Trip Info
Mardi Himal Trekking

  • Astounding view of sunrise and sunsets
  • Majestic view of Annapurna range and other mountain peaks like Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre, Mardi Himal, etc.
  • Colorful rhododendron the forest along with other vegetation on the way of the trek trail.
  • Perfect trip for solo trekkers/travelers.
  • Exotic flora and fauna
  • Pristine social encounters like the way of life, local people, diversified culture, etc.
  • The trek is profound views as Eco-Tourism
  • Natural diversity that will steal your heart
  • A warm chance to taste authentic Nepali cuisine
  • Fulfilling view of white glaciers, snow-capped peaks, landscapes, and scenarios.

Equipment Checklist

Mardi Himal Trekking


Trekking without any necessary gear can be very harmful and won’t be easy. No one wants to get hurt in a remote and distant area where there’s no proper health care. So to make your trekking safer and as well as trouble-free, we have enlisted some of the necessary gears that you need to acknowledge before heading for trekking is the highlands.


Here are some of the trekking gears which will be there to assist us while climbing any kind of mountain trails weather be steep or narrow. These trekking gears are extremely useful and are handy so make sure you have it in your checking list.

  • Trekking sticks
  • Quick-drying pants and shorts. 
  • Rainwear (jacket and pants. 
  • Duffle bags
  • Jackets and thermal suit to outcast cold
  • Plastic boots and crampons
  • Mountaineering ice axes
  • Climbing helmets (optional)



It's very necessary to wear the outfit according to the situation and place. So here are some of the essential clothing gears required for trekking.

  • Warm, insulated jacket or vest
  • Fleece pants
  • Warm hat
  • Bandana (if necessary)
  •  Boots or shoes suited to the terrain
  •  Socks  (synthetic or wool)
  • Extra clothing (beyond the minimum expectation)
  • Spare plastics or Ziplock bags to distinct clean clothes and dirty clothes.


It’s very essential to take your own health and hygiene from the new weather condition. So here are some of the apparatus that might be needed while the trekking period.

  • Sunscreen 
  • Sunglasses 
  • Sanitation trowel (if no washroom)
  • Baby wipes 
  • Sun hat 
  • Toilet paper
  • Urinary products
  • Sanitizers and alcohol wipes


To capture moments, to withdraw money, and to trek in a very efficient manner here are some technical gears that should be packed.

  • Binoculars
  • Diaries and Journal to write experiences in words
  • Books/GPS navigators
  • Camera
  • Credit cards/ATM cards


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