Mardi Himal Trek
There are lots of popular small peaks inside Annapurna range. One of the popular small peak is MardiHimal (5587m). Mardi Himal considered trekking peak as they issue permits to climb Mardi. Mardi Himal is the newly opened trekking and still getting popular among the trekkers. It is located on the southeast flank of Machhapuchhre and easily accessible for trekking and climbing. The trip starts relatively low elevation and reach up to 4500m., giving opportunity to gaze a view of Annapurna and Dhawalagiri Area. Spectacular view of Mount Dhawalagiri, Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna south, Hiuchuli and Machhapuchhre is seen during the trip.
Mardi Himal Trek at a glance
Maximum elevation: 4,250 meter
Number of Days: 7 days of walking
Difficulty level: Easy to strenuous, involves walking above 3,000 m.
Accommodation: Tea house during the trek and hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Transportation: Private transfer and tourist bus
Price: $750 per person
Best time to go: March- May and September-November but can be done throughout the year
Highlight of the Mardi Himal Trek
A guided city tour in Kathmandu makes you familiarize with the world famous monuments in Kathmandu,
A scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kathmandu which follow bank of Trishuli River and follow the bank of Marshyangdi River as well as pass through many different towns and villages,
Takes you to the higher elevation in short span of time, the trek gives opportunity to observe unparalleled beauty of Fishtail and Mardi,
Walk through pristine forest and ridges gives unbelievable views of the Annapurna Mountains,
Relatively short, easy and unspoiled trek so it is considered off the beaten route and recently opened for foreigners,
Active pasture land,
Time to stroll around Phewa Lake in Pokhara, a serene lake and very popular destination for locals as well as foreigners,
Cultural and natural diversity as the trek pass through the villages of different ethnic group and forest of great variety, even the orchids are very common in this area.