The trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp is a treasure trove of natural wonders, promising to mesmerize adventurers from the outset with its untouched beauty.
  • DestinationNepal
  • Durations5 days
  • Trip DifficultyEasy
  • Mx.altitude3450m.
  • Group SizeMin. 2 Pax

Mardi Himal Trek-04 Days Highlights

Why the Mardi Himal Trek Will Captivate Your Heart

  • Journey to the Summit: The Mardi Himal Trek culminates at the Mardi Himal Base Camp, perched at an altitude of 4,500 meters, offering the trek's most elevated and exhilarating point.
  • Panoramic Mountain Vistas: Be awed by the spectacular views of snow-draped peaks including Annapurna I (8,091m), Annapurna South (7,219m), Machhapuchre (6,997m), Gangapurna Himal (7,454m), and the pinnacle of Mardi Himal (5,587m).
  • Vibrant Natural Trails: Traverse through captivating rhododendron forests, especially radiant in spring (March to April), quaint villages, lush woodlands teeming with wildlife like Musk deer and the Lophophorus, alongside the swift Seti River and the Lwang waterfalls.
  • Cultural Immersion: Engage with the rich cultures, cuisines, and the renowned hospitality of the Gurung, Chhetri, Brahmin, and Tamang communities, offering a deep dive into local traditions.
  • Close Encounters with Yaks: Enjoy unique interactions with domestic yaks and calves, particularly in the early summer, adding a quaint charm to your trekking experience.
  • Serene Trekking Experience: Unlike the bustling trails of Poonhill and Annapurna Base Camp, the Mardi Himal Trek assures a more tranquil and intimate connection with nature.
  • Diverse Landscapes: The trek unfolds across a diverse array of landscapes, from dense forests and open grasslands to terraced fields and rugged ridges, leading up to the serene Mardi Himal Base Camp.
  • Accessible to All: Catering to both novices and seasoned trekkers alike, the Mardi Himal Trek offers varying itineraries, including a 4-day option. Whether seeking solitude or the camaraderie of a group, the trek can be tailored to meet different preferences and budgets.


What sets the Mardi Himal Trek apart is its rapid ascent to altitudes above 4,000m in just four days, a unique feature for Nepalese treks. The proliferation of teahouses along the path has made this trek increasingly accessible, catering to a wide range of physical fitness levels with ample dining and lodging options. Trekking through dense forests of oak and rhododendron, trekkers often spot wildlife such as Musk deer, Langurs, and the Danfe, Nepal's national bird. This trek is a beautifully hidden gem, offering an unparalleled opportunity to immerse oneself in the natural splendor of majestic mountains, lush forests, and the serene beauty of Mardi Himal, Annapurna South, and Machhapuchre from Badal Danda.

Exploring the Untouched Beauty of Mount Mardi

Nestled within the grandeur of the Annapurna massifs and in close proximity to the magnificent Mt. Fishtail (6,993m), Mount Mardi stands at a modest elevation of 5,587 meters. Despite its relatively lower height, it captivates trekkers with its enchanting allure. The journey to the base of Mount Mardi is an exquisite passage through the Annapurna Conservation Area Project, offering a tapestry of rich cultural diversity, varied biodiversity, breathtaking mountain panoramas, and remarkable terrains. The trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp is a treasure trove of natural wonders, promising to mesmerize adventurers from the outset with its untouched beauty.

Detail Itinerary

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Transportation: Pokhara to Kande by private car and return from Siding or Lwang to Pokhara by public jeep.
  • Meals & Accommodation: All meals (4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 4 dinners) and lodging during the trek are covered.
  • Permits & Guide: Includes trekking permits and services of an English-speaking, government-certified trekking guide.
  • Health & Safety: Regular checks with a Fingertip Pulse Oximeter to monitor oxygen levels and pulse, ensuring high-altitude safety.
  • Trekking Essentials: Provision of a Sundar Nepal Treks T-shirt, a first aid kit, and local fresh fruits like pomegranates and apples.
  • Guide Welfare: Includes guide’s food, lodging, transportation, salary, insurance, and equipment.
  • Additional: Covers 13% government VAT and official expenses.

Cost Excludes

  • Beverages: All kinds of drinks (tea, coffee, coke, beer, whiskey, water, etc.) are not included.
  • Personal Gear: Trekking gear and personal expenses fall outside the package.
  • Porter Charges: If a porter is required beyond what is specified.
  • Gratuities: Tips for guides and other service providers are not included.

Trip Route Map

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Good to Know

Customizable Trekking Experience: 

Flexible Booking Dates This trek offers the flexibility to be booked on any dates for groups of more than 2 people. Additionally, there are fixed departure dates available for those looking to join an existing group.

Accommodation Options in Kathmandu and Pokhara Participants have the option to include hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara as part of their package. Alternatively, for those seeking flexibility, there is the possibility to book accommodations independently, ranging from hostels to 5-star hotels, allowing for extended stays in both cities before and after the trek according to personal preferences.

Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara A variety of transportation options are available for the journey between Kathmandu and Pokhara, including tourist buses, private cars, and flights. We can facilitate the arrangement of your preferred mode of transportation to ensure a smooth and comfortable journey.

Porter Services Given the Mardi Himal Trek's designation as a short trek from Pokhara, trekkers are encouraged to carry essential items only. Luggage can be stored at the hotel in Pokhara or Kathmandu. For those uncomfortable carrying a 5-6kg backpack, porter services are available at an additional cost of US$80 per porter or US$20 per day, with the option to share a porter between 2-3 people.

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