Mardi Himal Trek is an easy yet adventurous trekking trail in the Annapurna region of Nepal. This trek takes you to the east of Annapurna range and Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m). This trek is fairly popular because it takes a short time and you can experience the Gurung culture as well. Likewise, the trek offers amazing views of the mountains in Annapurna and Lamjung Himal ranges.
The trip starts with a drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The next day, you drive to Phedi and then start your trek to Pothana. Further, you trek to forest camp at Kokar via Deurali. You can relish the views of the Machhapuchhre (6997m) and Mardi Himal (5553m) on the trek. Then, you head to Low camp and trek further north towards the High Camp. Finally, you trek to the Mardi Himal Base Camp on the next day.
Here, you can enjoy the views of Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Annapurna I (8091m). Furthermore, you descend to Siding village and enjoy the Gurung culture and lifestyle. Next, you trek to Lumle and then drive to Pokhara. Lastly, you drive back to Kathmandu.
You will have to trek for around 5-6 hours per day on the trip. The trek entails the natural and cultural attributes of the Annapurna region.
Spring and autumn are the best seasons for the trek. These seasons offer the finest weather conditions and clear views of the Himalayas. Anyone with an average physical condition can do the trek. So, you do not need any previous experience and training for the trek.
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Your arrival in Kathmandu will be marked by landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). A company representative of Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours will receive you and transfer you to your hotel. Evening you can meet the participants and the trek members. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.