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Mardi Himal Trek

Trip code MHT-TN
Package name Mardi Himal Trek
Duration 11
Max. elevation 3700 m
Level EASY
Transportation All ground transportation as per itinerary
Accomodation 3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara, and Tea House/Lodge during the trek
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kande-Pitam Deurali-Forest Camp-Low Camp-Badal Danda-High Camp-Sidding Village-Pokhara-Kathmandu
Cost USD 849 per person



Mardi Himal Trek is the best short trek in Nepal. It is also known as way to reach the base camp of Mardi Himal, a short and slightly challenging, equally popular trekking in Nepal for the breathtaking mountain views and incredible trekking experience. Within a few days, this trek offers a memorable travel experience full of joy, entertainment, excitement, and most of all a true Himalayan Mountain exploration.

Mardi Himal Trek is the best choice for Nepalese travelers and trekkers as well. From the start of Trekking to Mardi Himal, Mardi Trekking has been an attraction for numerous trekkers, both Nepalese and foreigners. Either in natural and cultural aspects or terms of the Adventurous experience, This Trekking surpasses your every expectation. From the beginning of this trek, the nomads can expect a truly natural experience with a cultural blend. It begins with walking through the green lush alpine forest full of junipers, pines, oaks, rhododendrons, and wildflowers. Furthermore, every step of your hike through the ridge line offers splendid views and chameleonic landscapes; the sight to the down offers a beautiful green valley, and the rise of the heads catches an astounding mountain scenery.

Lesser known/popular trekking in Nepal compared to the classic Everest Trekking or Annapurna Trekking, but still, Mardi trek ranks high for its outstanding aspects. Even in a short period, Mardi rewards a full package of thrill, excitement, wilderness, rugged and rough trails, a long range of the mountains of the Mid Himalayas each standing and rising high to dominate the sky, and all those with the cultural mix-up. More about the Mardi Himal Trek, it still comes on the top list for every traveler visiting Nepal for a short period looking for perfect Himalayan trekking. Even the wanderers go for long trekking such as Annapurna Trek or Everest Trek balance Mardi trek for their preparation and pre-trek activities. 

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathmandu arrival - Welcome Day | (D)

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, the representative of Travers Nepal will welcome you and take you to the hotel as per the itinerary. After refreshing and resting, you may also visit the Office of Travers Nepal. The Trekking Guide and/or the Travers Nepal's Official will visit you for the remaining processes and formalities before the trip begins. You may ask related questions and queries to the official Guides as well.

Day 2 : Kathmandu City Tour - World Heritage Site recognized by UNESCO | (D)

After Breakfast, the City Tour Guide will visit your Hotel with Private Vehicle for Kathmandu City Tour. The Tour will be done with other crew members (No needs to join other for Private trips). Out of the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, we explore four sites. You may visit other sites also with applicable charges.

Sites Visit: -

For more information about Kathmandu Sightseeing, visit the Link. Kathmandu City Tour 

Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara by Tourist Bus | 6 hours (Flight optional) | (B, L, D)

We reach the Tourist Bus Station near Thamel early in the morning to travel to Pokhara. Breakfast and lunch are taken on the way. Restaurants are as per the rules of the Tourist Bus.

The Kathmandu to Pokhara travel will be your first experience enjoying the geographic diversity of Nepal. The green hills and landscapes, Trisuli River and Marsyandi River, Far-seen Mountain views, and many more attractions make this journey perfect. Some parts of the road may be in development and reconstruction; road conditions may not be good.

Day 4 : Drive to Kande (1,770 m) and trek to Deurali (2,125m) | 5-6 hours | (B, L, D)

After Breakfast in Pokhara, we take a short ride to Kande for our exclusive Trek. Kande is a small Village settlement at an altitude of 1,770m and is pretty good for rest before starting the hike.

Within an hour of normal trekking, we approach Australian Base Camp at an elevation of 1,890m. Australian Base Camp is one of the best attractions of the Mardi Himal Trek and is popular for beautiful sunrise views and panoramic landscapes. Many tourists visit this place for recreation and retreat. Its High-standing mountains of the Annapurna Range are also visible from this hill station.

Afterwhile, we continue to trek till Deurali where we spend the night and take our Dinner.


Day 5 : Trek to Low Camp (3,150 m) from Deurali | 5-6 hours | (B, L, D)

We continue our trekking after the morning meal in Deurali. The 2nd day of our exclusive trekking will be more exciting with the gradual uphill ascends through the dense sub-tropical forest full of wildflowers, lush Rhododendron trees, and oaks. After a hike of around 3-4 hours, we reach the beautiful settlement, Forest Camp, and take our lunch. Its located at an elevation of 2900m in the middle of the forest. This Settlement is so recreating and retreating as well. After a rest for a while, we continue to trek through the dense subtropical forest. From here we begin to get closer views of Mt. Machhapuchhre and other sky-dominating mountains and peaks of the Annapurna Range.

This segment of trekking will be more exciting if you're lucky to witness wild animals like Himalayan Thar, Langurs, Musk Deer, wild boar, and many more.

The 3-4 hours of hike from Forest Camp bring us to Low Camp where is spend a while and take dinner. Low Camp has a great view of Mt. Machhapuchhre and presents a great picturesque landscape as well.

Day 6 : Trek to High Camp (3,700 m) from Low Camp | 5-6 hours | (B, L, D)

After Breakfast, we join the Mardi Himal Trekking route from Low camp and ascent the uphill segment through the Alpine Forest. Gradually, the dense forest becomes thin. We cross the Middle Camp and a few more gradual ascend take ups to the Badal Danda, Ridge rising above the clouds.

Settlement at the elevation of around 3400-3500m, Badal Danda is like coming out of the room on the Balcony, the whole surroundings are open. We take our lunch here and continue to trek. The Route from here goes through the ridge line joining the Mardi Himal. With open surroundings and a few bushes, you have great mountain views and awesome panoramas of the Annapurna Range. Every step brings us closer to Mt. Machhapuchhre. The iconic looks and shape of Mt. Machhapuchhre begin to appear. You get an awesome view of Mt. Machhapuchhre from top to bottom. On the left, you have great views of several peaks of the Annapurna range and at the right, the Mighty Mt. Machhapuchhre is mouthwatering, in short, the whole Annapurna Massif appears forward. While the back side shows the beautiful landscapes of the basin.

After a couple of hours of walking, we reach High Camp, 3700m, where we spend the night. Don't forget to admire the magical colors of Mt. Machhapuchhre reflecting in the dusk.


Day 7 : Trek to Mardi Base Camp (4,500 m) and trek down to Siding (1,800 m) | 8-9 hours | (B, L, D)

Early in the morning before dawn, we grab our breakfast and begin to hike toward the Mardi Viewpoint. The Mardi Viewpoint shows an awesome glimpse during the dawn, Mt. Machhapuchhre will have a magical color reflection when the sun rises behind the gigantic mountain, likewise, the first sunlight hitting the mountains and peaks of Annapurna Range equally shines as crystal or diamond.

After a while in Mardi Viewpoint, we continue to gradually ascend and reach Mardi Himal Base Camp. It takes another around 2 hours to reach Mardi Base Camp from Mardi Viewpoint.

Mardi Himal Base Camp with an elevation of 4,500m will give the most closeup look of Mt. Mardi. Imagine, you are at the elevation of 4,500m and admiring the 5,587m tall peak from very close, it's incredibly awesome!

Along with Mardi Himal, you have a very close view of many other snowcapped peaks from the Annapurna Range such as Hiuchuli (6,441 m), Annapurna south (7,219 m), and Mt. Machapuchare (6,993 m). With a joyful moment, excitement, enjoyment, and snow play, we return full of memories and an energize and self-motivated experience. It will be a glorious memory and always like a fairytale to share with anyone. Remember to leave only footprints behind, let's allow others as well to feel this glorious moment.

We return to High Camp and take our lunch after backpacking, we descend to Low Camp passing the Badal Danda, and mid-Camp. We can also take a short tea break at Low camp before taking a route towards Siding. The continuous descent till siding may be a little difficult but, a regular and even pace helps in passing easily.

Siding, a small countryside settlement, is a typical village with helpful and so-nice people. We spend a night here and take rest more because it's a long walk almost 8-9 hours per day.


Day 8 : Trek to Lumre from Siding (1,800 m) and drive back to Pokhara (820 m) by jeep | 5-6 hours | (B, & L)

After Breakfast, we start to go down passing through Kalimati and Ghelel Village till Lumre approaches. We take lunch at Lumre before going for a Jeep/ Four-wheel ride to Pokhara.

Day 9 : Pokhara Exploration Day | (B)

We have enough memories, joy, and exciting-thrilling adventures from Mardi Trekking, now it’s time to enjoy a great variation of Natural Nepal. We visit lakes, caves, hill stations, heritages and monuments, and temples.

Pokhara is a beautiful city located in the basin of the Himalayas and high hills. It's a popular destination in Nepal for tourists with Nepalese/ Domestic or foreigners. Pokhara is also famous as the tourism capital of Nepal and is the biggest tourist hub as well. We explore the city accordingly in a private vehicle.

Pokhara Sightseeing: -



Day 10 : Drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara by Tourist Bus (Flight/Private Vehicle Optional) | (B)

After breakfast in the hotel, we reach the Pokhara Tourist Bus stand and return to Kathmandu.

Day 11 : Departure to your beautiful Home | (B)

For the departure date, our representative with Private Vehicle will pick you up from the hotel and drop to Airport. 


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