Mardi Himal Base Camp trek - 12 Days

Annapurna trekking trail is one of the prodigious classic trekking routes of Nepal and Mardi Himal Base Camp trek is another popular trekking trails that bestow us. Thus, it is definitely, due to its beautiful natural environment, various cultures, and old heritage. Mardi Himal Trek is a very popular area that offers a spectacular trekking experience for trekkers. Mardi Himal Base Camp trek is famous all over the world. The Annapurna region is one of the most famous and popular trekking destinations in Nepal. The area has a presence of such peaks and mountains as the Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu or Machhapuchhre.

These mountains emerge within the distance throughout your trek, giving you a factual Himalayan experience and lots of enjoyment. Trekking through the flat villages and mountain communities can expose you to the range of various cultures. So, this culture includes tribal groups like Gurung, Magars, Manangi, Thakali individuals and diverse inhabitant ethnic teams.

Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport – (1360m.)
On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative from the airport, Transfer to hotel.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Kathmandu valley sightseeing is one of the important parts to know about overall Nepal historical and cultural values of Nepal. Kathmandu tour is a popular destination for tourists. This city is a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism
and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural, religious legacy temples that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor city carrying the norms of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. in this day you will be taken on half day sightseeing by your tour guide to the Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrines which contain the Hindus believe in Lord Shiva As well as Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal where you can know about Buddhism. Also, you can analyze different religion on small territory and harmony between them. And another Half day is for the preparation where you can buy your missing equipment for your trek.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: – Flight or Drive to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft), flight 25 minute, Drive 7 hrs by bus
Early Morning breakfast, Drive to airport for a flight to Pokhara 25mins enjoying an idyllic view of Himalayan range or Drive through a bus about 6-7hrs through tourist bus enjoying countryside highway at the bank of the Trishuli River.
Overnight at Pokhara

Day 04: -Trek from Pokhara to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft): 30 minutes drive, 4-5 hours trek
After breakfast in Pokhara, we will drive to Phedi which takes us about 30min. Our trek starts from Deurali as we follow the ups and downs path on a hill. Deurali homes the people of diverse community of Brahmins, Chhetris, and few Gurungs. Ascending up will make you more adventure you can enjoy the real remote village of Nepal.
Overnight in Deurali.
Day 05: – Trek from Deurali to forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 6 hours.
After breakfast, we will hike about 6 hours and the track enters an enchanted forest of Brich, Rhododendron, Oak, Maple, etc. We will further hike to Forest Camp.
Overnight in Forest Camp.
Day 06: – Trek from Forest Camp to Low camp (2970m/9504ft) 5-6 hrs walking
After breakfast, we will ascend smoothly to the cloud forest with excessive mosses and lichen. In the way, we might see the window in wood which looks thrilling. We can enjoy the dramatic scenery of Mt. Machhapuchhare, Mardi Himal, and Annapurna Chains.
Overnight in Lowcamp.
Day 07: – Trek from Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours.
After early morning breakfast, we will begin your trek. This day, we will be trekking to the highest point of the trek so it’s a tough day. If the weather is in our favor we will climb to 4500-4700m here we can find great ice fields and the blue glaciers of the Annapurna sanctuary walls.
Overnight in High camp.
Day 08: – Trek from Rest day or you can trek up to Mardi Himal view Point (4250m/13600ft), return back to high camp: 3 hours

This day will be our rest day, we will have a morning coffee and breakfast with mountain views or we can also go toward the viewpoint to see the sunrise in the mountain. We will get to observe the beauty of wide Himalaya range like Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and others.
Overnight in High Camp.
Day 09: – Trek from High camp to Siding Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours

After enjoying the breakfast, we will start our trekking smoothly down through the shade of the forest (jungle). This will be the different route down to reach Siding through the Mardi Khola. We can enjoy simple farm field, the real countryside of Nepal with an interesting suspension bridge.
Overnight in teahouse.
Day 10: – Trek from Siding to Lumre and from Lumre drive to Pokhara

After breakfast, will start hiking through the Kalamata village where Brahmins and Gurung community reside. After further walk, we will reach Ghale and then we will hike till Lamure and Driven to Pokhara.
Overnight in Pokhara
Day 11: – Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hour Drive.
After breakfast, we will head for the Kathmandu memorizing the good memories in this trip.
Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 12: – Final Departure

Trip Include

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Ground Transportation To and from Kathmandu (Yourself & staff) or flight possibility Pokhara-Kathmandu,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • Annapurna Conservation area Entry permit,TIMS permit (Trekker’s info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board,
    Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Cafe,
  • Rescue arrangements, Local and government TAX-VAT etc.

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)

On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative from the airport, Transfer to hotel.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Kathmandu valley sightseeing is one of the important parts to know about overall Nepal historical and cultural values of Nepal. Kathmandu tour is a popular destination for tourists. This city is a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism

and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural, religious legacy temples that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor city carrying the norms of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. in this day you will be taken on half day sightseeing by your tour guide to the Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrines which contain the Hindus believe in Lord Shiva As well as Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal where you can know about Buddhism. Also, you can analyze different religion on small territory and harmony between them. And another Half day is for the preparation where you can buy your missing equipment for your trek.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Day 03: - Flight or Drive to Pokhara (827m/2,700ft), flight 25 minute, Drive 7 hrs by bus

Early Morning breakfast, Drive to airport for a flight to Pokhara 25mins enjoying an idyllic view of Himalayan range or Drive through a bus about 6-7hrs through tourist bus enjoying countryside highway at the bank of the Trishuli River.

Overnight at Pokhara

Day 4
Day 04: -Trek from Pokhara to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft): 30 minutes drive, 4-5 hours trek

After breakfast in Pokhara, we will drive to Phedi which takes us about 30min. Our trek starts from Deurali as we follow the ups and downs path on a hill. Deurali homes the people of diverse community of Brahmins, Chhetris, and few Gurungs. Ascending up will make you more adventure you can enjoy the real remote village of Nepal.

Overnight in Deurali.

Day 5
Day 05: - Trek from Deurali to forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 6 hours.

After breakfast, we will hike about 6 hours and the track enters an enchanted forest of Brich, Rhododendron, Oak, Maple, etc. We will further hike to Forest Camp.

Overnight in Forest Camp.

Day 6
Day 06: - Trek from Forest Camp to Low camp (2970m/9504ft) 5-6 hrs walking

After breakfast, we will ascend smoothly to the cloud forest with excessive mosses and lichen. In the way, we might see the window in wood which looks thrilling. We can enjoy the dramatic scenery of Mt. Machhapuchhare, Mardi Himal, and Annapurna Chains.

Overnight in Lowcamp.

Day 7
Day 07: - Trek from Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours.

After early morning breakfast, we will begin your trek. This day, we will be trekking to the highest point of the trek so it’s a tough day. If the weather is in our favor we will climb to 4500-4700m here we can find great ice fields and the blue glaciers of the Annapurna sanctuary walls.

Overnight in High camp.

Day 8
Day 08: - Trek from Rest day or you can trek up to Mardi Himal view Point (4250m/13600ft), return back to high camp: 3 hours

This day will be our rest day, we will have a morning coffee and breakfast with mountain views or we can also go toward the viewpoint to see the sunrise in the mountain. We will get to observe the beauty of wide Himalaya range like Mardi Himal (5587m), Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna south (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Baraha Shikhar (7647m), Tent Peak (5695m), Singhachuli (6501m), Machapuchhre (6993m) and others.

Overnight in High Camp.

Day 9
Day 09: - Trek from High camp to Siding Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours

After enjoying the breakfast, we will start our trekking smoothly down through the shade of the forest (jungle). This will be the different route down to reach Siding through the Mardi Khola. We can enjoy simple farm field, the real countryside of Nepal with an interesting suspension bridge.

Overnight in teahouse.

Day 10
Day 10: - Trek from Siding to Lumre and from Lumre drive to Pokhara

After breakfast, will start hiking through the Kalamata village where Brahmins and Gurung community reside. After further walk, we will reach Ghale and then we will hike till Lamure and Driven to Pokhara.

Overnight in Pokhara

Day 11
Day 11: - Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes flight or 6/7 hour Drive.

After breakfast, we will head for the Kathmandu memorizing the good memories in this trip.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 12
Day 12: - Final Departure

Trip Include

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Ground Transportation To and from Kathmandu (Yourself & staff) or flight possibility Pokhara-Kathmandu,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • Annapurna Conservation area Entry permit,
  • TIMS permit (Trekker's info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Cafe,
  • Rescue arrangements, Local and government TAX-VAT etc.

Trip Exclude

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whereas in Kathmandu & Pokhara,
  • Your travel/trekking insurance,
  • International fare,
  • Tips for trekking employees and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All types of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking instrumentation, etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, unwellness that aren't beneath our management,
  • Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu In- case of Early Arrival, Late Departure or Early Return From Trip (due to any reason) out of scheduled itinerary
  • Any different expenses that aren't mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.
  • Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (approx USD26 per person)
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Faqs

From where Annapurna Circuit Trek starts?

The trek kicks off from Besisaha (820m/2690 ft), Khudi (790m/2592 ft) along the majestic view of Marshyangdi and Kaligandaki river. Bahundanda, Jagat, Dharapani, Chame, Pisang, Manang, Letdar, Thorung Phedi, Muktinath (3800m/12467), Lete, Tatopani, and Ghorepani. After crossing Muktinath region, you will head towards Thorung La pass towards upper mountainous trails.

How to reach Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)?

The Annapurna Base Camp trek kicks off from Pokhara towards Nayapul via private vehicle. After this, the trek route kicks off towards Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tadapani, Chomrong, Dovan, Machapuchre Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp (4130m). Similarly, following the course of ABC trekkers can head towards Ghandruk.

What are the climates suitable for traveling in Annapurna Region?

The climate in the Annapurna region is moderate, which keeps on fluctuating depending on weather condition. Traveling is favorable all year round in this region. However, the month of September, October, and November in Autumn season is the busy season for Annapurna Circuit Trek. During Autumn there is lesser rainfall, the temperature is moderate, so the climate is neither too hot nor too cold. Similarly, during the spring season (March-May) also trekkers gather to discover the ultimate thrill of Annapurna Circuit. But travelers can travel all year round for other expedition such as paragliding, sightseeing, meditation, travel holidays, short hiking and more.

What is the point of interest in the Annapurna Region?

Some of the popular points of attraction in Annapurna Region are Upper Mustang, Jomsom, Muktinath, Annapurna Circuit, Cultural Expedition, Paragliding, Trekking, Mountain sightseeing, and Mountain Biking.

How hard is the Annapurna Circuit Trek?

Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the leading and secure trekking routes among many other trekking routes in Nepal. As the elevation increase, the altitude becomes stable along the anticlockwise path towards Thorung La pass (5416m/17769 ft). So, it is suitable for all age group above 18 years.

What are the adventure sports in Annapurna Region?

Paragliding, Bungee Jumping, hiking, trekking, rock climbing, and Mountain biking are some popular adventure sports in the Annapurna Region.

Who are the traditional peoples of Annapurna Region?

Thakali peoples, Sherpas, Rais, Limbus, Magars, and Gurungs are the central traditional peoples of Annapurna Region.

What are the famous pilgrimages of Annapurna Region?

The holy temple of Muktinath (3800m) is a famous pilgrim site for both Hindus and Buddhist. Muktinath temple is a sacred temple of Lord Vishnu, who is the preserver of the universe according to Hindu mythology. Similarly, there are several sacred Buddhist monasteries and nunneries along the elevating mountain routes of Annapurna Region. Tatopani is another sacred journey where many Hindus take a holy bath. In addition to this, there are many temples, monasteries, nunneries, and heritage sites all over the Annapurna Region.

  • o The departure schedule can be modified on any inevitable circumstances like weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
  • We have gotten different further programs like Mt. Flight, rope jumping, Paragliding, whirlybird tour, Film shooting, hiking, radical lightweight, looking, Jungle hunting expedition, etc. we will embrace these programs in your trip upon request.

  • Comfortable Sleeping bags
  • Hiking Boots
  • Chill T-Shirts/Jerseys
  • Lighter Jackets
  • Water Proof Jackets
  • Down Jacket
  • Moisturizing Creams, sunscreen lotions
  • Trekking Socks, Sunglasses, sunhats, caps
  • Gloves, Scarfs, woolen hats
  • Toilet papers, tissue papers, wipers, towels, etc.
  • Torch lights, Headlights.
  • Trekking/Hiking Poles
  • First aid box, required medicines
    Nightwears, undergarments, water bottles, water purifiers, etc.
  • Plastic/Waterproof bags
    Shampoos, small pocket purses, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other necessary personal products.
  • Cameras, Binocular (optional).
    Passport size photographs
    Pocket knifes

Trip Facts

  • Annapurna Region
  • 12 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & `hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Moderate
  • Pokhara
  • Pokhara
  • 4250m/13600ft
  • 5-6 HRS
  • Tamang, Gurung, Nepali, etc.
  • Wildlife, Mountains, Natural Environment, Peaks, Hills, Flowers, Flora-Fauna, etc.
  • Flight, Tourist Bus, Jeep & Car

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