Mardi Himal trekking is one of the bitten Eco-tourism based trekking destination in Annapurna Himalaya region. Mardi Himal is the name given to the feature of the long rising ridge and its summit that from the southwesterly lower slope of Mount Machhapuchhare, the famous triangular skyline that is seen from the Phewa Lake at Pokhara. Mardi Himal is located in the east of the Modi Khola, across the valley from Hiunchuli.
The emphasis of Mardi Himal trekking is on the forest and wilderness zone of these mountains. Mardi Himal trekking, follows the least trodden trail away from the trekkers madding crowd with and essence of exploration. We ascend through Hindu villages and pristine oak and rhododendron forest to alpine campsite that afford close up dramatic scenery of sacred Mt. Machapuchare, Mardi Himal and Annapurnas. The great ice fields and the blue glaciers of the Annapurana sanctuary walls lie below us. We descend from the different route to the warm valley and friendly villages on the bank of Mardi river still away from the used trekking routes. This Annapurna Camping treks designed to provide outstanding mountain profile and to venture into the forests and villages that have not felt the impact of tourism. Mardi Himal trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Dhauglagiri 8167m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m,Annapurna II 7937m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m Hiunchuli 6441m, Fish tail/Machhapuchhare 6988m etc.Mardi Himal trekking is less touristy trekking trail in Annapurna region.
Mardi Himal is considered to be an ideal introduction to trekking in the high Himalaya, particularly if you have limited time available. No previous experience of high altitudes is necessary, as every precaution will be taken to ensure gradual and thorough acclimatization during the trek to the mountain.
Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, transfers to hotel.
Day 02 : Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure and sightseeing, overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Drive to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Drive to Phedi and then start trek to Pothana, overnight at tented camp.
Day 05 : Trek to Forest Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 06 : Trek to Bhaisi Kharka, overnight at tented camp.
Day 07 : Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 08 : Climb to Mardi Himal High Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 09 : Summit Mardi Himal and back to Base Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 10 : Trek back to Forest Camp, overnight at tented camp.
Day 11 : Trek to Siding village, overnight at tented camp.
Day 12 : Trek to Mardi Pul, overnight at tented camp.
Day 13 : Trek to Hyanja and drive out to Pokhara, overnight at tented camp.
Day 14 : Dribe back to Kathmandu, overnight at tented camp.
Day 15 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel.
Day 16 : Transfer to airport, departure onward destination.