Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Average
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Tourist Vehicle
  • Food: American Plan Basis
  • Accommodation: Hotel & Tea House
  • Group Size: 2-12 Pax
  • Max Elevation: 4500 M

Mardi Himal Trek is one of the most popular treks of Nepal. Trekking in the Mardi Himal region has been extremely gaining popularity these days yet the only handful of travelers has visited this region. The trail is relatively new making it less crowded and perfect for anyone looking for solitary. The region presents stunning scenery along with rich cultural experience and exotic flora & fauna.

The trail is adventurous and challenging in some sections. You will go through dense forests of rhododendron, maple, oak, hemlock covered with lichen, moss, and ferns and small lovely villages.  Mardi Himal Trek will offer you panoramic views of Annapurna South, Mardi Himal, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, and Mt. Gangapurna. What could be better than hugging the hillsides along with the irresistible beauty of the Himalayas?

As the trail goes through several small villages, you will get to see the tradition, culture, and lifestyle of people residing here. You will get to observe a blend of mix communities living together. Even though they have their own customs and beliefs, they equally participate and celebrate each other's festivals. 

Best Time to go on Mardi Himal Trek

Autumn (mid-September to November) and Spring (March to May) is the best season to go on the Mardi Himal Trek. Even these two are also the peak season for trekking in Nepal. Other then that, you can also trek to Mardi Himal in Winter (December to February) as the skies are clear, but it might be too cold for many of you. Where May to June is a hot pre-monsoon season in Nepal, however, the whole region begins to bloom with hundreds of colorful flowers making it immensely beautiful.  

We present you professionally designed 10 days Mardi Himal Trek Itinerary that will allow you to experience the best of this trek. Your trek begins and ends at Pokhara another biggest city in Nepal. The trail will include off-the-beaten section making it more adventurous yet easy then other popular treks. We also offer tailor-made Mardi Himal Trek Itinerary so please feel free to contact or email Mera Alpine Treks and Expedition for further information and get outstanding services. 

Food, and Accommodation during Mardi Himal Trek

You will stay in 2 or 3 stars hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara in lodge/tea house during the Mardi Himal Trek. You will get breakfast in Kathmandu with welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. While on the Mardi Himal Trek the food will be served according to the menu of the lodge / teahouse.

This is a newly opened trekking route of Nepal so it is less crowded. Therefore, the construction and development of lodges are not that good or appropriate comparing to other routes of Nepal. But you can have fine lodges where you can enjoy Nepali local foods and one can enjoy the comfort accommodations. Similarly, drinking water is easily available everywhere. You can carry reusable water bottle and water purification tablets to double check the quality of waters.

Is Mardi Himal Trek difficult?

Mardi Himal Trek is a moderate journey in the Himalayas and it is not as strenuous as other trekking trails. Moreover, Mardi Himal Trek will provide you with the ground knowledge and experience before going on other challenging treks.

You don't need to have prior trekking experience to go on this trek. However, every day you have to trek for around 5 to 6 hours, which does good strong physical fitness, determination, and good stamina. 

Achievement after Mardi Himal Trek

Mardi Himal Trek will let you know the trekking skills. You will get to experience the enchanting beauty of this isolated region along with the tradition and lifestyle of the locals. Moreover, you will learn to survive in the extreme region, work as a team player, and make new friends. You will return with the lifelong memories that will stay with you forever. 


  • Adventures off-the-beaten trail
  • Beautiful trail covered with rhododendron forests
  • Gorgeous landscapes
  • Rich tradition and culture
  • Panoramic views of Annapurna South, Mardi Himal, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Mt. Hiunchuli, and Mt. Gangapurna

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu Airport, pick up and transfer to hotel
  • Day 2Flight or Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m) 201 km
  • Day 31 hour Drive to Kande and 4 hours trek to Pitam-Deurali (2200m) 15 km
  • Day 4Trek to forest camp to Low Camp (2900m) 6 hours walk 9.5 km
  • Day 5Trek to High Camp (3150m) 5 hours walking distance 8 km
  • Day 6Explore View Point and Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500m) 5 hours, 6 km
  • Day 7Trek to Siding Village (1750m) 6 hours walking distance 12 km
  • Day 82 hours Trek to Lumre and 3 hours drive to Pokhara (900m) 17 km
  • Day 9Drive or Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu 201 km
  • Day 10Drop to Kathmandu Airport for Final Departure Day

What's Included

  • Transportation Service
    Arrival and Departure: Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle and “Welcome Farewell Dinner with Drinks” at Kathmandu.
    Drive / Flight: Drive or flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu. 
  • Accommodation & Meal Service
    Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara: 4 Night standard accommodation in three-star hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara including breakfast, B/B plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Lodge Accommodation during Trek: 5 Night Lodge accommmodation and full board meals a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking, AP plan basis. (Possible to arrange Single Room)
    Drinks & Beverage: Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Hot Milk, Juice (Lemon, orange, mango, etc) and hot drinking water as required.


  • Manpower Service
    Guide: An experienced, English-speaking government-licensed guide and assistant guide.
    Porter: Porter for each member to carry their baggage during Trek as per required.
  • Government Taxes
    All necessary paperworks and trekking permits
    Sagarmatha National Park Entry fee
    All government and local taxes during the trek
  • Safety and Security
    We Provide one Duffle Bag for each member and full information of Everest Base Camp Trek.
    First Aid Medicine Kid and Emergency Heli Rescue Arrangement on the spot
    Pre information about Acute / Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) & High Altitude Cerebral Edema Causes, Symptoms, Prevention, Medication Treatment etc.
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, laundry, any alcoholic beverage, and shopping and personal clothing etc
  • Insurance: Travel insurance of member which is bringing from own country by member.
  • Tips: Tips for guide, porter and driver as yourself (Tip is expected).
  • International Round Trip Airfare and Nepelese visa fee and any expenses that are not mentioned in price included part.

Useful Information

How long do you take to complete Mardi Himal Trek?

Mardi Himal Trek is a short trekking route. If you are physically strong and can walk for hours a day, you may be able to complete this trek within 5-6 days from Pokhara to Pokhara. Mardi Himal Trek cost will be depend on the accommodation service facility, itinerary day, guides quality etc. Normally, Mardi Himal Treks can be done within 8 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu plus arrival and departure day.

Why trekking with Nepali guide in Mardi Himal Trek?

To prefer trekking with a guide is always beneficial as they guide you through the whole trip concerning safety and security. A professional guide will always helps you to find the facts and information about the culture, tradition and the lifestyle of the people of that region. They can help you to find the finest lodges for your stay where foods as well as accommodation facilities are well catered. Moreover, you will have no fear of losing the track while they are with you. And, all our guides are professional, also they are all license holder from the government of Nepal.

Is there any facility of Wi-Fi, device charge and hot shower?

Since you will be in the remote areas as well as mountainous land of Annapurna region, Wi-Fi might not work everywhere. However, some lodges provides you free internet or they will charge a little for Wi-Fi services.

You can charge your mobile phone, camera, and electronic device in lodges of Mardi Himal Trek. But you need to carry your device charger. Bucket with tap filled with hot water is the most basic way of having a hot shower. Also know that in most of the tea house and lodges have common washroom.

What preparations should I make before Mardi Himal trekking?

Basically, Mardi Himal trek is average easy trek which covers only 4,500m above sea level. So, prior experience is not needed. An average level of physical and mental fitness can do the Mardi Himal trek. But to avoid any hardships, we recommend you to do some exercises like jogging and cycling for 2 to 3 weeks.

What are the things I need to pack for Mardi Himal trek?

Since, Mardi Himal trek is a short trek, you can adjust with few essential equipments that are mandatory while on the trek. We, Mera Alpine Treks help to pack your sack for the trek. And, please don’t forget to carry your medications that you may need while on the trek. Better to pack sleeping bag also. Here is some of the important gear list that is needed for the Mardi Himal Trek.

Is there any risk of getting altitude sickness?

Since, it is altitude reaches up to 4500m, there is a less risk of getting altitude sickness. But, if you have not trek yet then is a chance of getting altitude sickness. So we recommend all the trekkers to have proper knowledge about altitude sickness symptoms and have proper medications before you choose to trek. Also, we suggest you to have proper acclimatization and click here for High Altitude Sickness Advice.