Mardi Himal trek is the name of the long rising ridge and its summit (5,588m) that forms the south westerly slope of Mt. Machhapuchhre, immediately below its sheer south face. Machhapuchhre, which towers majestically your Pokhara Valley is best known as Fishtail Mountain because of its twin peaks that mirror vast majority of users of a fish pursue. It is a beautiful mountain and is wdiely seen as sacred. Permission to climb it has, so far, always been denied.
Doing some fun-filled activities in the lap of Himalayas and gain some cultural insights as well.You can see the real Nepal-from the bazaars and temples of Kathmandu to the traditional atmosphere of a village stay;to stunning lake city of pokhara. Mardi himal is situated just east.It is one of the most popular treks of Nepal. Mardi himal trek is a hidden gem.It is newly opened route and hidden treasure in the Annapurna region. It offer imaging view of Annapurna,Dhaulagiri,Machhapuchre and Manaslu ranges.As we know that winding roads are made in hills so the trail goes at first part slightly up,then a bit steepers to Australian camp(2060m an hour),then after that slightly downhill to pothana(1950m)then up again to Deurali(2100m).The path is through magical Rhododendron forests to what feels like the face of mountains themselves.
From high camp it take 3-4 hours when you climb up to Mardi himal base camp(4500m),which offers you the beautiful,spectacular close up, mind blowing views of the entire Annapurna Range .The climbing trip can be combined with a trekking adventure in the remote steep –sided valleys heavily wooded with bamboo and rhododendron.Peace habitat for wildlife ,good grazing are provided on the top of the high alpine forest.It prominence on the wilderness zone of the mountain designed to provide outstanding mountain views,and to get away from the tea-house trails and into the forests and villages that have not felt the impact of tourism.This journey is fun-filled and you get to experience real adventure and pleasure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||TIA Kathmandu|
|HIGHEST ALTITUDE||4500 m|
Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.
Arrival in Kathmandu(1300m)
Drive or /fly to pokhara (800m) 6 to 7 hrs. drive or/30 min fly to Pokhara
Drive to phedi trek to pothana deurali(2150m) 4 to5 hrs. Trek
Pothana Deurali to forest camp(2480m) 5 to 6 hrs. Trek
Forest camp to low camp(3150m) 5 to 6 hrs. Trek
Trek low camp to high camp(4100m) 5 to 6 hrs. Trek
Excursion to Mardi Himal Base Camp(4500m) 4 to 5 hrs. Trek
sightseeing day/trek to siding village(1750m) 5 to 6 hrs Trek
Trek to lumle and and drive to pokhara/3hours walking and 2 hours driving
Pokhara to Kathmandu