|Transportaion||Private Vehicle, Tourist Bus|
|Accomodations||Hotel in Kathmandu & Pokhara, Local Lodge during trek|
|Best Seasons||Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)|
|Activities||Trekking & Hiking|
|Meals||All meals during trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)|
Mardi Himal is newly open Offbeat adventure trek on Annapurna region. It is the popular short trek in Nepal which is about 6 Days trek from Pokhara. It is popular because of its nature beauty, Cultural diversity, and trekking up to 4250m only in 6 days. So, we can spot the closer view of Mt.Macchapuchre, Mt.Annapurna.
Our trek start from about 45 minute drives from Pokhara to Phedi and Trek to Deurali. We walk to Deurali by following our trekking trial with the view of landscape, high hills and village community house. We walk by the Rhododendron and oak forest. From Durali we walk to Forest Camp, High Camp and upper view point on day 7 which is the highest point of trekking with the height of 4250m. Then, we walk back to pokhara. On the way, we get chance to have a home stay with siding village local people and share their kitchen. Overall, this 10 Days Nepal tour & trek provide you the beauty of Nepal, our culture, living style and everyday work of village people for their living.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Transfer to
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive to pokhara (6-7 hours Drive).
Day 04: Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali(45min Drive, 4-5 hours Trek). (2100m/6720ft).
Day 05: Deurali to Forest camp (2520m/8064ft): 6-7hours Trek.
Day 06: Forest camp to High camp (3540m/13600ft): 5-6 hours.
Day 07: High camp to upper viewpoint (4250m/13600ft), return back to low camp: 5-6 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Sidhing village (1700m/5440ft):6-7 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Lumre, Drive to Pokhara : 2-3hrs trek and 2 hours drive.
Day 10: Pokhara - Kathmandu 6 hour
Day 11: Departure from Kathmandu.
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Lightweight cotton long pants/ Hiking shorts
- Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket *
- Lightweight gloves
- Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F *
- Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
- Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Large plastic bags for keeping items dry inside trek bag
- Trekking Poles *
- Water bottles
- Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Toiletries (it’s up to your comfort label):
- 1 medium sized quick drying towel
- Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
- Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
- Nail clippers
- Face and body moisturizer
- Feminine hygiene products
- Small mirror
Personal Hygiene (it’s up to your comfort label):
- Wet wipes (baby wipes)
- Tissue /toilet roll
- Anti bacterial hands wash
- Diamox (Drugs for altitude sickness if incase)
- Water purified pills
Extras/Luxuries (it’s up to your comfort label)
- Binoculars (optional)
- Reading book
- Journal & Pen
- Pencils and small notebooks
- Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Which Season is best for this trekking?
Normally, Mardi Himal trekking in Nepal can be done in any time of the year. However February, March, April (spring) and September, October and November (autumn) is the biggest season for this trekking. In this month the weather is clean and chance to see amazing view of Mountain peak. Most of the day is sunny gets more warm and easy for walking. While walking we see the different types of flower and fauna. While in winter (December-January-February) season most of the trekking roots are covered by Snow and have maximum cold. The view will totally covered by fogs and snow however travelers come for enjoying with snow. Whereas, Monsoon season (June-July-August) is unfavorable time for trekking. At the time there will be heavy rain. So, it will be difficult time of trekking and less chance of Mountain View.
What kinds of accommodation we get during this trip?
We provide 3-Star Hotel “Hotel BlissInternational or similar category hotel” in Kathmandu which is in the peaceful street on the edge of Thamel. Whereas “Hotel Crystal Palace or similar category hotel” in Pokhara nearby Phewa Lake. We provide basic Tea-houses or Local lodge during trekking. All accommodation is in (Twin share basis) for, single supplementary charge ($175) extra.
What sort of meals we get during this trip?
We provide Buffet Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara which is included in the cost. During trekking we provide three meals per day (i.e. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner per day) from the selected menu as per available in lodge and tea house. Food during trek is not so well decorated as Kathmandu and Pokhara however; most of the food is prepared by their local people in their field. The food is organic, delicious and quite healthy.
How fit should be trekker for this trekking?
Mardi Himal Trekking trekking is the modest trekking of Annapurna Region so it can be done by any age groups who have good and fit health. It doesn’t does not required any experience before trekking. We do not recommending travelers who are suffering from blood pressure or any disease or medical situation before one year. We highly recommend to conceding with doctor before their trekking.
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