Mardi Himal Base camp trek - 8 days

Mardi Himal Base camp trek - 8 days

This trek takes you all the way to base of Mardi Himal (5587m) on the Annapurna Himalayan range. A total wilderness and short with fully supported camping trek  is somewhat best opportunity for stunning view of Mardi Himal, Annapurna and Fish tail. This is one best camping and photogenic trek of the region.

Situated just east of the Annapurna Base Camp trek,, the Mardi Himal trek is a hidden gem, as few trekkers make their way to Mardi Himal’s Base Camp, spectacularly situated at the base of Mardi Himal and the beautiful and imposing Machapuchhre or Fishtail. The trail winds along small paths through ancient rhododendron forests, until you climb out at around 3300 m. Here, the landscape changes quite abruptly with amazing views of Mardi Himal, Machapuchhre, Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.

From High Camp (3580m) you can climb to the base camp in about  3 to 4 hours trek that offers one of  spectacular close up views of the entire Annapurna Range. If you are fit enough, you can hike to hight camp further.

Day 01: Drive Pokhara to Khande about 45 mins and trek to Potana (1,950m) approx. 4 hours - Tented camp

Day 02: Trek Pothana to Forest Camp (2,500m) approx. 7 hours - Tented camp

Day 03: Trek Forest Camp to Low Camp (29,90m) approx. 4 hours - Tented camp

Day 04: Trek Low Camp to High Camp (3,580) approx. 4 hours - Tented camp

Day 05: Trek Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,450m) and back to High Camp approx. 8 hours - Tented camp

Day 06: Trek High Camp to Siding Village (1,885m) approx. 7 hours - Tented camp

Day 07: Trek Siding Village to Lwang village (1,460m) approx. 5 hours - Tented camp

Day 08: Trek Lwang Village down to Khora Muk (1 hour) and drive back to Pokhara, approx. 2 hours

 

Private Arrangement trek cost:

1   pax:  US$1455 per person

2   pax:  US$1270 per person

3-5 pax   US$1075 per person

6-9 pax   US$ 980 per person

Private Departures: any time upon request

Cost Includes:

01: All meals and accommodation in fully camping arrangement during the trek.

02: Cooking and eating utensils.

03: Service of sardar (guide), cook, kitchen and sherpa assistants.

04: Porters to carry personal baggage (each 15 kg.), food and camping equipment.

05: Accident insurance for staffs and porters.

06: Aannapurna Conservation area entrance permit, TIMS permit

07: Transfer to trek start/end point from Pokhara

Cost does not include:

01: Personal clothing,sleeping bag.

02. Airfare and transportation to/from Pokhara

03: Personal accident and health insurance.

04: Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box.

05: Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips.

06: Hotel accommodation, sightseeing and meals in Katmandu and Pokhara

07: Any other services and expenses that are not specifically mentioned in the programme

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  • Price : USD 1455
  • Destinations : Mardi Himal Base camp
  • Max Elevation : 5587
  • Weather : spring and Autumn seasons are good to trek this region
  • Trip Duration : 8 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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