Mardi Himal Trek - 7 Days

Mardi Himal

Hum Gurung
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Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999
Mardi Himal Trek - 7 Days
Mardi Himal

Hum Gurung
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Duration: 7 days
Group size: 1 - 999

About this trip

One of the brand new trekking destinations in Nepal, Mardi Himal offers the perfect option for those looking for a short Himalayan trek.

Located in Annapurna Region close to the forked summit of Machhapuchhre or Fishtail Peak, treks along this route offer a stunning ridge-line walk with 360-degree views of Himalayan peaks.

Several routes lead to Mardi Himal. While the standard route begins from Kande and ends in Sidhing or Kande, an easier route takes you from Kimche to Kande via Ghandruk.

This trek can also be done as an extension to the popular Ghorepani Poonhill Trek or the longer Annapurna Base Camp Trek. One can begin this trip from either Kathmandu or Pokhara.

If you are all about incredible views, Mardi Himal won’t disappoint you. Check out some of the interesting Mardi Himal trekking itineraries we have for you.

Trip overview

Mardi Himal Trek from Kathmandu is gaining popularity in recent years. Trek to Mardi Himal for amazing close-up views of Fishtail (Machhapuchre), and mountains like Annapurna South, Mardi, and Huinchuli. Walkthrough verdant rhododendron forests and a ridge that leads to Fishtail, the holy mountain of Nepal.

The off-the-beaten-path trail of Mardi Himal Trek offers an authentic Himalayan experience. Also considered as one of the best short and easy treks in Nepal, an adventure to Mardi base camp is truly rewarding.

Mardi Himal tea house trek lets you experience the local lifestyles and enjoy the culture of the Gurung people in the Annapurna region.

Trek Route

Mardi Himal trek itinerary starts and ends in Kathmandu. You will drive to Pokhara, the city of Lakes, from Kathmandu.

Your trek begins from Kimche and head towards Ghandruk, one of the picturesque villages in Asia. Mardi Himal Trek route goes past Forest Camp, High Camp, and Mardi Himal Base Camp.

The forested trail is left behind once you reach High Camp and your ridge-line adventure begins. The trail demands a few ascents and descents through rhododendron and oak forests. An easy descent from Low Camp to Kande marks the end of this trek.


The 7 Days Mardi Himal Trek is graded easy to moderate and is suitable for both novice and experienced trekkers. Anyone who is physically fit can embark on this trek.

The highest elevation you will reach is Mardi Himal Base Camp at 4,500m.

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek is ideal for anyone who wishes to embark on a short and marvelous trek in Nepal.

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What’s included

  • Pickup & Dropoff
    Airport pick up & drop off service in a private vehicle
  • Flights
    Domestic flight(Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu)
  • Accomodation
    Clean and comfortable Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • Food
  • Guide
    Highly experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, trained in first-aid Trek Leader (Guide)
  • Porter
    Porter service to carry your main luggage during the trek (2 trekkers : 1 porter)
  • Staff cost
    Staff cost including their food, accommodation, salary, flight, insurance, equipment etc.
  • Permites
    Trekking permits - Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry fee and TIMS
  • First Aid Kit
    First Aid kit, Pulse Oximeter and essential medicines (Paracetamol, Diamox etc.) carried by the Trek Leader
  • Fees & Taxes
    All Local and Government taxes, administrative charges
  • Extra stay
    Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival or late departure
  • Visa fee
    Nepal Visa fee
  • Insurance
    Travel and medical insurance
  • Excess baggage
    Excess baggage fee
  • Personal expenses
    Personal expenses (phone call, internet, laundry, bar bills, snacks, battery recharge, bottled or boiled water, souvenirs, hot showers, extra porter etc.)
  • Personal equipments
    Personal trekking gear and equipment
  • Other expenses
    Any unseen expenses due to circumstances beyond our control


Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive 

Your Organizer

Hum Gurung
A walk in the Nepal Himalaya will let you soak in the spectacular mountain views, enjoy a diverse landscape, and experience exceptional native cultures. What’s more, you can choose to trek in Nepal anytime of the year!