Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi himal trek

Nepal trek hub’s Mardi himal trek 7 days requires 2 Days in Kathmandu so you can do it in 9 Days. if you take the both way flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu. If you do overland tour by tourist bus it takes 11 days until departure. You need to 2 days in Pokhara also. Get the best deals by discussing with us on your Tailor made plan, customize trip

Mardi Himal trek is a newly opened trekking route in 2012 in Annapurna Region Of Nepal. Mardi himal trekking has been very renowned among trekkers in a short span of time. It is also a trek through the ridge of Modi River on the other side of Annapurna Base camp trek trail. This is very short and sweet trek route which allows trekkers to enjoy the everything within a short period of time. Located in the Elevation of 4500 Meter, is a great view point to see Annapurna Himalayan range. You can see Annapurna south, Hinchuli very near from you. Other mountain such as Fishtail, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Gangapurna and many other peaks is perfectly visible from this point. The most important thing of Mardi Himal trek is you are very close of Mt.Fishtail 6997 Meter.

fishtail mountain
View of Mt. Fishtail 6997 Meter, from Mardi Himal Base camp 4500 Meter, If the weather is good you can see the view from Badaldanda and High Camp too
Mardi himal hike has been splendid due to the view of stunning Himalayan range, thick forest of Oak, Rhododendron, Juniper, different types of pine, Rhododendron and many other species has increased the beauty of the trail. You can see very big tree at the elevation of 2300 Meter. After we crossed the forest we can see the yak pastures as well.

View from Badal Danda
Mardi Himal trek, a view seen from Badaldanda 3300 Meter, Annapurna III, Gangapurna and fishtail mountain
The 6-7 Days mardi himal trek is generally begins from Phedi an hour drive from pokhara. Then climb the hill called dhampus, subsequently the trail climbs slowly to Pothana then deurali. Staying here overnight in Deurali next day you go to Forest camp. A nice place to relax in the middle of forest where the 4-5 trails from different side joins here. Crossing the forest you reach to Low Camp where you will meet another trails that climb through Sidding. From Here if the weather is very good you can see Mt.Fishtail. Walking further 1 hour you will reach the Badaldanda a nice view point of mountain range can be seen from here. Most of the mountain we can see from here. Now you walk through the ridge of the mountain, you can see the both side down valley from here. One side is Annapurna base camp trail another side is mardi himal river valley. Your last camp is High Camp which has a elevation of 3500 Meter and takes just about 3 hours from Badaldanda. High camp is a place where you stop your hiking. Next day early in the morning you hike to Base camp then return back.

Annapurna south view of Mardi himal trek
Mardi himal trek, a shoot taken from Badaldanda 3300 Meter, Annapurna south 7219 Meter and Hiunchli 6400 Meter
mardi himal weather is generally very nice during September end to December beginning and March beginning to May Beginning. You choose any dates as you wish. Nepal Trek Hub Pvt. Ltd gives you update regarding Mardi Himal weather. If you want to see we also give you the mardi himal trek picture. You can read our Mardi Himal Trek Blog for more information. If you want to know more about this trek please goes contact us.

Badaldanda view
Mardi Himal trek, A view from Badal danda and the hotel of Badaldanda just in front of Annapurna south 7219 Meter

Mardi Himal Trek Highlights

  • Trek Duration:Mardi Himal Trek 10 Nights/11 Days upon your arrival to up to departure to your country, 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu, 2 Nights hotel in Pokhara, 7 Days on Mardi himal trek
  • Nepal Trek hub Mardi himal trek 7 Days is designed for the trekkers who want’s some light as well as great panoramic mountain vistas from very close and little bit challenge, it is suit for those who seek adventure, scenery, wild and culture this is really good options to you. It is also Newly opened trail so expected not to be traffic of tourist but if you go there on season there will be a lot of Nepalese tourist.
    Here we have presented 10 Night 11 Days itinerary it can be deduct if you fly from kathmandu-pokhara-kathmandu by Two days. and if you are very fast walker, you can do Mardi himal trek 5 days.

  • Mardi Himal Trek Max. Altitude: Mardi Himal Base camp 4500 Meter
  • Trek Grade: Moderate
  • Mardi Himal trek best time:Mardi himal trek best time depends on a month, in which month you are going there. It is always good to know in which moth the weather becomes what. Here is the short information of best time to trek Nepal
  • September – November Thi is a best trekking season in High Himalayas. This is also known as post monsoon time. This time The weather is very pleasant, sunny not too hot, not too cold. This is a main tourist season so there are many tourist. This time the landscape is very colorful because in the down valley the forest are green and field are filled with rice which is nearly to harvest. The mountain can be seen from very far. It is not hazy that time.


    March – May Another best time of year to visit Nepal is this one. Usually this time the weather is good. But due to summer days the weather in down in the valley is really hot. In mountain region the Flowers like rhododendron, magnolia and other kind of small flowers blossom. If you are visiting this time then it is very cool, you can see whole forest get’s red and pink with rhododendron flowers.


    June, July, August and September This is a monsoon season in Nepal. Monsoon generally start from mid of the June till September. Specially on this trekking trail area, this is the most rainy place of Nepal because of Annapurna Himalayan Range. There are other problems such as a flood, landslides and leeches if you do trek in this time.


    January and December: This is a winter season in Nepal. winter season is also consider as a snowy season of Nepal. High Himalaya get’s snow so the weather might be cloudy so you need to bear all the risk of snowfall and bad weather.


  • Trek characters: 11 days time is needed, In Kathmandu you should spend 2 night, 2 Nights in Pokhara with Bed and breakfast plan hotel, 7 days tea house base trek, breakfast, lunch, dinner and accommodation is included
  • Mardi Himal trek fixed departureNepal Trek Hub can offer you Mardi Himal trek any time of the year you want. We can easily make your own plan on your dates and wish. we can specially tailor your holiday to make it lifetime memorable. We are waiting you to offer best holiday in Himalaya
  • Equipment hire: Nepal Trek Hub offer you a complete list of equipment after you book the trek, If you have not complete gear/equipment or could not manage due to time we are here to help you. You can get gear in Kathmandu, buy or rental both are possible
  • Rucksack/Duffel bag: To put and carry your daily stuff while you are on trek, you should bring a rucksack or duffel bag with you. This is carried by our porter. if you have rain cover this would be very awesome to protect it from rain and dust.
  • Transportation: Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu there will be a tourist bus service we offer. If you like to take the flight to Pokhara that is also very nice, it can save your time. From Pokhara to trekking starting point either taxi or big van depends on your group size. this will be similar when you back as well.

Trek Preparation

This is a easy trek but when you think about to do this, your mind may get’s a lot of question such as what do i need? what information should i need to obtain? what should precaution do i need to keep on my mine. If you just give short period of time to read this stuff your all queries fade a way. if not please give us a

Step-1: Know about your how many days will you stay in Nepal

At the the first stage, calculate your your time, how many days trek you can do? how many days in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara. This allows you to proper planning of a trek, such as your itinerary and sight trip and extension of your trek in mountain


Step-2: Know more about trekking

It is always very good to take the prior Information as much as you can before your trek, Here Nepal Trek Hub has some information which might be very important for you.

  • This is easy type of trek but you should know a little bit about your trek grade that you are going to do, get some information regarding
  • Get Some Information About altitude mountain sickness, Although it has a very chance to get the altitude sickness. Read about the
  • If you are wondering to get the visa of Nepal then please go through Nepal Immigration or you can also go through here
  • Poon Hill Trek does not require so much gear, however you need to bring some gear to do trek. Some gear you can find in Kathmandu as well if you don’t bring from your country. If you are willing to hire a sleeping bag or other stuff, you can hire, we will help you to hire the stuff without deposit. Get some information

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Mardi Himal Trek map

There are different type of maps in market of Mardi Himal Trekking. These map are published by different publisher of Nepal. The map is may different as per publisher, Some map may have many information while other has less. If you want to buy the map in Kathmandu there are mostly Nepal Map, Himalayan Map. If you want to get the big scale with details map which cost is more than normal map. You can choose as per your wish but make sure that the proper information you seek are in the map, Such as distance in KM, Time in Hours. We advice you to take the float-able map which can go anywhere in the bag or even in pocket. You can get Mardi Himal trek map free from us if you book the trip with us. When you arrive in Kathmandu, we give this map on your trek preparation day.

Mardi Himal Trek Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive at kathmandu

    We welcome you to Kathmandu Tribhuvan international Airport. One of our guide will welcome you at the Airport then together we go to hotel. We brief about the trekking matters and help you for preparation of trek.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus

    Your guide will pick up you from Hotel early in the morning then together with guide you go to Tourist bus park. The bus leaves around 7.30 am from Kathmandu which takes 7-8 hours to reach in Pokhara. By that time they often stop for breakfast, lunch and pee break. it is nice drive to Kathmandu. you can see the amazing landscape of Nepal country side.
  • Day 03: Pokhara to Deurali

    Pokhara Elevation: 800 MeterDeurali Elevation: 2100 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 1300 meters ApproxDistance Travel: 15 KM Drive
    Trail Accent/decent: AccentTime:30 Minute drive, 6-7 Hours trek
    This is our first day of trek, as we head north from Lakeside by driving on Baglung road, we can be in Phedi roughly about 40 Minutes. From there our trek starts the first part we climb to Dhampus. Dhampus is a view point from there the trail slightly goes up via pothana then Pritam Deurali. We stay overnight here. This is the place where two trek trail separate. It is a hillock from one side you can see the pokhara valley from another side you can see the perfect view of Annapurna south and Hiunchuli.
  • Day 04: Deurali to Forest camp

    Deurali Elevation: 2100 MeterForest Camp Elevation:2600 Meter
    Elevation Gain: 600 meters ApproxDistance Travel:10 KM-12 KM approx
    Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accentTime 4-5 Hours
    Our trekking trails begins with stairs on a massive forest. You can see the sheep pasture here. There are some sheep shelter as well. The trails continuously goes through forest. You can see the massive trees of oak and pine. There are a lot of fungi in the tree as well. This is really cool to walk as there are no noise it is very peaceful walk. if you are lucky you can see some wildlife such as monkeys, deer.
  • Day 05: Forest camp, Trek to Badaldanda

    Forest camp Elevation:2600 MeterBadal danda Elevation: 3300 Meter
    Elevation loss: 700 Meters ApproxDistance Travel:15 KM -16 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Mostly accentTime 6-7 Hours
    From Forest Camp to Low Camp the trail is quite easier. the thick forest becomes thinner and you can see the view of down valley on the south side, the trail continues through the forest until low camp. Near low camp the trail from sidding joins here. You can see some trekkers also comes from here. Low camp is a best view point of Mt. fishtail. Heaving lunch here you need to climb further 1.15 minutes to Badal danda 3300 Meter. This is lovely shelter to stay because it is very opened, you can see ghandruk and all mountain from here.
  • Day 06: Badaldanda to High Camp

    Badaldanda elevation: 3300 MeterHigh Camp Elevation:3580 Meter
    Elevation gain: 280 meters ApproxDistance Travel:8 KM -10 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent AcentTime3-4 Hours
    This is one of the Exciting day of our trek. As we walk from Badaldanda the scenery becomes more pretty because we can see the both side of the valley as we walk through the ridge of the mountain. It is like suppose we are walking on the top of the mountain. it is an amazing experience that you can see high hills, white mountain and yak pasture. as the trail climb steep we are almost on High Camp.
  • Day 07: Trek to Mardi Himal Base camp and back to Low camp

    Mardi Himal base camp: 4500 MeterLow camp:3150 Meter
    Elevation gain/loss: 920 meters up/1500 down ApproxDistance Travel:20 KM -22 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decent Accent/decentTime8-9 Hours
    Early morning round 4:0 clock you wake up and start your trek for sunrise view of the Annapurna Himalayan ranges. The Guest house offer you early breakfast. The trail climbs with rocky trail. The rocky trail keeps going until top. It takes about 3 Hours. From the Mardi Himal base camp you would see the all Himalayan scenery such as Annapurna II, IV, Gangapurna, Tent peak, Sinhu chuli, Annapurna south and many more. You get back to High Camp and may be have lunch if it is time otherwise it is better to get down low camp.
  • Day 08: Trek to Sidding

    Low Camp Elevation: 3150 MeterSidding1750 Meter
    Elevation loss: 1400 Meter down ApproxDistance Travel:9 KM-10 KM approx trek
    Trail Accent/decentdecentTime3 Hours
    We get down all the way through forest. It is nice walk through the forest. As there is no human settlement in Mardi himal area you see only the donkey carrying the food and other stuff for lodges.We stay overnight at Sidding.
  • Day 09: Trek to Lumre and drive to pokhara

    We trek to lumre through the spectacular fishtail scenery which takes about 3 hours to lumre then take the veichle to Pokahara
  • Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu

    We take the tourist bus to Kathmandu which takes about 7-8 Hours.
  • Day 11: Departure

    We will drop you to the airport.

Mardi Himal trek cost includes

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing on tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu
  • 2 Night Hotel in Pokhara
  • Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
  • Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
  • Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis
  • Annapurna conservation Area Project Permits
  • Seasonal Fruits if possible
  • First Aid Box
  • TIMS Permit
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary
  • Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs

Cost excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and Pokhara city.
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls and hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Frequently asked question of Mardi Himal Trek

Below we have mentioned some frequently asked questions of Mardi Himal Trek, Which might satisfy your question answer, if not you can let’s us know by email


Which is the best time for Mardi Himal trek?

Without any arguments, September 15 – October- November’s last end are the first best season, then March – April is second best time to trek to Mardi Himal. You can do trek all the time of the year but, in the month June-August is rainy season, so you have a less chance to see the view. Rainy season also has a problem of Flooding and leeches. Likewise, We have a winter season also consider as a snowy season, in this time the weather becomes cloudy and cold



How long walk per day and how difficult is walk on Mardi Himal trek

This is moderate trek in Annapurna region of Nepal. Trekkers required to walk 6-7 Hours per day. This is moderate walk with a lot of up and down, you need to climb through stairs. there are a lot of stairs during the trek you need to climb on



What kind of accommodation in Mardi Himal Trek

There are basic tea houses around the trek route, they provide a various range of food with basic comfortable bed. Sometimes you will be able to find the room with toilet/ bathroom too



Is there WIFI Mardi Himal Trek

Most of the tea house around the trek route has a WIFI Nowadays, But the WIFI speeds are quite slower however you can do text and transfer photos on Social Media



Can I do shower on Trek?

Yes, The tea houses offer the shower to their clients by charging some amounts. They offer you gas Shower but they charge with per heads.



Is there enough tea house/hotels on Mardi Himal Trek

Yes there are plenty of guest house / tea house along the trek route, however in the main season it might get full, You need to be very careful about the accommodation here in the time you do Mardi Himal trek



What is the drinking water condition in Mardi himal trek?

Yes, There is a availability of Mineral water, every tea houses. It is always not good to drink the mineral water, first it is quite costly to traveler, secondly it is damaging the Eco-system, the water company using a lot of plastic bottles. In a mountain mineral water bottle are a real threat to the environment. We can use the water purifier or water purification tablet and become a responsible traveler



How many miles mardi Himal Trek?

According to various source the total distance of the Mardi Himal trek is 85-90 KM approx. For completion of this trek, it requires 5-7 Days which start from Dhampus Phedi and Ends at Lumre.



How to Start Mardi Himal trek

You can take taxi or local bus to Phedi which is 15 KM from Pokhara. Which takes about 30 minutes. From Phedi you need to start trek via Dhampus, Pothana, Deurali and likewise the trek goes onward and ends at Lumre



What is the maximum elevation of mardi himal trek?

Mardi Himal Maximum elevation is 4500 Meter from sea level. You sleep in High Camp 3560 Meter and next morning you trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp. This is the highest point of the Trek



What permit are required for Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal lies in the middle of Annapurna Conservation Area Project(ACCAP) so trekkers need to get ACCAP Permits and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card. The TIMS is for the tracking of tourist if in case of missing



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Mardi Himal Trek Facts
  • Difficulty:Moderate
  • Duration:11 Days
  • Accommodation: Tea House
  • Trip Style:Tea House trekking
  • RegionAnnapurna
  • MealsFull Board on trek
  • Altitude4500M ie 14764ft
  • Group-Size1-18 Person
  • Transportation:Tourist Bus/Car
  • Route:Pokhara -Forest Camp- High Camp – Sidding
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Why you like this?
  • This is one of easy and best trek route of Annapurna

  • A beautiful view of Lake Phewa and enjoy the evening at Pokhara. Tourist can do boating here for relaxation, if the weather is good you can see the Annapurna mountain range from lake phewa

  • If you are lucky, you will be able to see different wildlife, fauna here. The fauna available here are very gigantic even though it is located at the high elevation.

  • Eye catching view of Mt Fishtail (6997 meter) , Annapurna I(8091 meter) and many other peaks.

  • Gurung and magar villages and their cultures.

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