Mardi Himal Trekking

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Mardi Himal is an unseen gem and an unexplored trekking destination in Nepal. The Mardi Himal Trek is a new trekking trail that was officially opened in 2012. Annapurna region is an excellent choice for trekkers who are looking for an ‘off the beaten path’. In mardi himal situated to the southerly and high point is Mt. Annapurna massif, which is completed in 10 days. It is one of the rare trekking trails of Nepal.

This 10-day Mardi Himal trek is an adventurous and pristine trekking trail. Interesting villages, valleys, verdant forests, terraced farms, and dazzling rivers catch through Trek. The Annapurna, Hiunchuli, and Macchapuchere (Fishtail), the Forbidden Mountain also provided extraordinary views.

The Mardi Himal Trek is well-known for its breathtaking views and varied topography. The hikers reach a multitude of must-see locations along the way. The panoramic viewpoint at High Camp, where hikers can see breathtaking views. The Annapurna Range features towering peaks like Machapuchare, Annapurna South, and Hiunchuli. Low Camp is in rhododendron forests that blossom in the spring. Creating a vibrant tapestry of flora is another must-see location. The above describes the sports, community ethic, culture, and tradition of Mardi. That is the special part of the journey

Mardi Himal Trek Overview

The Mardi Trek route starts from Pokhara. Before reaching Mardi Himal we trekked Potha and then met the Gurung village. During Pothan we also learned about the traditional culture of Gurung. This is an amazing trek and the high point is 4500 meters. Here you will enjoy stunning panoramic views of the mountains and landscape. We then trek back to Siding Village, making our way back to Pokhara.

Mardi Himal walking trails are remarkable and enticing with wonderful routes and vistas. The golden opportunity is to discover the traditional village and original ethnic customs. All in all, the Mardi Himal trek is short and easy in the Annapurna region. We accommodate local teahouses, explore the local cuisine, and enjoy the excellent landscape. The panoramic views of the massive peaks include Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Hiunchuli, and Mardi.

Additionally, you can see the artistic heritage and proficiency of this area. The communities welcoming to the trekker with warm hospitality in the trekking route. The tea houses or homestays are managed by local families. Trekkers will get the opportunity to feel true warmth in the communities. This facilitates the interchange of cultures and strengthens them. This is a great bond between visitors and the local people. Exposure to diverse cultures through tourism has also facilitated. The adoption of new conventions and practices is also a great opportunity. As a result of this visitor inflow, the local infrastructure, economy, and way of life have all altered.

Mardi Himal is situated in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The highest elevation of 4500 meters so the temperature is good compared to the Tarai region. This is a short and easy trail so altitude sickness difficulties with low chances. The temperature depends on the seasonal variations. Autumn (September to November ) seasons, Day the temperature is around 10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F) at lower elevations. At night time the temperature drops to around 0°C to 5°C (32°F to 41°F) or even lower at higher altitudes. Spring(March to May), the temperature in the daytime is between 10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F) at lower elevations. Night can relax from 0°C to 10°C (32°F to 50°F), depending on the altitude and weather conditions.

Do we need a guide for the Mardi Himal trekking

As usual, the trek itinerary informs that we need a guide for the convenience of the journey. Since 1st April 2023, international trekkers must have a licensed guide for hiking in the Himalayas. In general, the Mardi Himal trek is a short trek itinerary. The Mardi Himal height itself is 5587m. Its base camp sits at 4500m hence is not difficult for the technical side. The community and network are covered by the Gurung people. And located by the Annapurna foothills. if you are an experienced hiker, confident in the Himalayas area trekking routes. You may be okay without a guide. You need to just make a plan as the basis of the details itinerary. if you are new to trekking and unsure about the trek start then take a guide for the Mardi himal base camp trek. It can be really helpful for knowing about cultural sightseeing, and wildlife viewing. The providing information aspect with a guide, hotel, meals, and permits. The price range is $800 to $1,000 without a guide. Budget-conscious trekkers complete the trek for about $500 to $800 without permits and equipment.

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How Difficult Is The Mardi Himal Trek?

We want to say the actual difficulties facing mostly all trekkers on the Mardi Himal trail. It is located between Modi Khola and Machhapuchare Himal. On the east-south side of the Annapurna base camp. The Mardi Trail is one of the shortest / most famous treks in the Annapurna region. The difficulties depend on the fitness level, trekking experience, and weather conditions. Weather is unpredictable in mountain areas as per the meteorological forecast department. During monsoon time you suffer Leeches and muddy trails. A cloudy atmosphere makes it depressing for the trekkers. In Nepal, 8 Himalayas height is at most 8000 meters. Hence we can say we have many difficulties trekking region in Nepal. However, compared to some of the other popular treks in Nepal. The Mardi trek is less challenging. The Mardi Himal base camp area is at 4500m. In this trek, if you walk 4-6 hours in every day you take on the uphill section. At Last, the Mardi Himal trek is not so hard. You need to be physically strong and have more practice to go up and down the steep terrain area. Finally, After experiencing many difficulties. You enter Mardi base camp then the Annapurna region displays stunning views of the sunrise and sunset.

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How to get to Mardi Himal Trek?

You will get to the destination on many easy routes. if you are starting the journey at Katmandu can take it by bus. And domestic flight to Tribhuwan International Airport in Nepal. There are many buses that can reach Pokhara by bus. By bus for 6-8 hours and by flight for 25-30 min you get a majestic view of the mountain in the Annapurna region. The starting point is the Pokhara of this trek. The Trek itinerary informs us the way of to get to Mardi Himal. In Pokhara, you get many Taxis and local vans available to reach Kande in around 1.5 hours. The next destination of Pedhi is around a 45-minute drive. These places help to reach on Mardi landscape area to see a stunning view of the Annapurna region. The travel cost from Kathmandu to Pokhara is also dependent on the convenience of the journey. The cost of the Mardi Himal trek on this route is by flight to Pokhara Airport USD 105 each way. By bus NRP 500/ US$4, and by jeep NRP1000/US$.

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Why choose the Mardi Himal Trek?

As the basis of height is on a high floor 4500 meters is too good for generally to all trekkers. Day-wise, the short trek will be completed in around 4-5 days. This is a short holiday it may be possible for them as a student, job holders, and housewives. Geographically it is located in the Annapurna region. The start point is Pokhara which is the heart of the Annapurna region. The itinerary is based on the Annapurna region, which has many stunning views of mountains. Himalayas and cultural sightseeing are also available during the Mardi trek. Transportation is also available as you prefer, like by bus, by car, by jeep by flight, and by tourist bus. You can also trek with or without a guide. You can decide to hire or not a guide on the basis of financial status, experience, and your strategic plan. That means it is possible without a guide compared to other trekking regions. Hence this is the main reason to choose Mardi Himal for trekking.

Mardi Himal Trekking

  • Trip Starts: Kathmandu-Kathmandu
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Transportation: Road
  • Trip Duration: 10 days
  • Trip Activity: Trekking
  • Trekking Guide: Available (Male)
  • Group Size:2 - 20 pax
  • Fixed Departures: Yes
  • Min Age: 12 years or above
  • Security: 100% Guaranteed!
  • Customized Trip Route: Available
  • Best Season: Basanta Ritu (Spring),Sharad Ritu (Autumn)

Mardi Himal Trekking Itinerary

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The trek begins as you land at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. At an elevation is 1,300 meters. Upon arrival, our friendly airport representative will be there to greet you. The “Adventure White Himalaya Treks” signboard was held up outside the airport terminal. you’ll be comfortably transported to your designated hotel in our private tourist vehicle.

This important note for trekkers. Your first day also includes a pre-trek meeting of the Mardi Himal trek. You’ll be introduced to your trek leader or guide. This meeting is for you to ask any questions you may have about the upcoming trek. We will provide you with a trek duffel bag and cap during this session. A passport, three passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy is required. Additionally, we’ll ask you to sign a trip form and a non-liability disclaimer.

Rest well and overnight in Kathmandu, gearing up for the exciting journey ahead.

  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

Today, we start on a scenic drive to Pokhara, known as the city of lakes. An early morning tourist bus for a comfortable ride to this picturesque destination. It is situated 820 meters above sea level. The drive covers a distance of 198 km and typically takes around 6 to 7 hours. During the journey, you’ll be treated to a visual feast of Nepal’s natural wonders. Observe the local flora and fauna and catch glimpses of the stunning mountain ranges.

The route also takes you alongside the lively Trishuli and Marshyangdi Rivers. The numerous rivulets add to the scenic charm. Upon reaching Pokhara, our team will ensure a smooth transfer to your hotel. Take a moment to relax and soak in the tranquil atmosphere of this lakeside city. After a comfortable overnight in Pokhara. Getting ready for the exciting experiences that await in the days ahead.

Rest comfortably overnight in Pokhara, getting ready for the exciting experiences that await in the days ahead.

  • driving-icon Driving Hours: 7 - 8 Hrs
  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 201 km
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

After a hearty breakfast, we set off for Kande in a comfortable jeep. The Mardi Himal trek starting point is Kanda. The scenic journey from Pokhara takes approximately 1 hour. Once we reach Kande, the real adventure begins as we start on a captivating trek to the Australian Base Camp. The trek unfolds over a 3-hour journey, leading us along a picturesque trail.

Australian Base Camp, nestled in the mountains, is renowned for its breathtaking views. You can marvel at the unobstructed sight of the Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Manaslu range. The lush green hills surrounding the area. As the day comes to a close, find comfort in a local teahouse in Australian Base Camp. You can relish the tranquility of the mountains. Prepare for the adventures of the Mardi Himal trek that lie ahead.

  • driving-icon Driving Hours: 2 Hour's
  • duration-icon Treks Duration:3-4 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Start your day with an early breakfast at Australian Base Camp. And gearing up for an exciting trek to Forest Camp. The journey spans approximately 6 to 7 hours. The trail initially descends slightly from Base Camp to Pothana (1,950 m). And then leads to steep ascents towards Deurali (2,100 m). At Deurali, a signboard points to the right, indicating the way to “Forest Camp.” You enter a serene jungle adorned with oak trees, maples, rhododendrons, and more.

You continue walking through this quiet forest for a few more hours from Deurali. You’ll eventually arrive at the enchanting Forest Camp. Enjoy a peaceful overnight stay in a local teahouse in Forest Camp. This Mardi Himal trek provides not only a physical challenge. Also, a chance to immerse yourself in the beauty of Nepal’s diverse landscapes

  • duration-icon Treks Duration:5 - 6 Hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today’s trek takes us from the peaceful Forest Camp to the elevated High Camp. A journey lasting about 5 hours. The adventure of the Mardi Himal trek begins with a steep climb, leading us out of the forest and onto a grassy ridge. Especially in the winter sometimes the ridge is covered in snow and offers a captivating view. As you make your way toward Low Camp, The mountains seem to draw closer, creating a breathtaking scene. After approximately 3 to 4 hours of trekking, you’ll reach Low Camp around lunchtime.

Take a break, enjoy a satisfying meal, and soak in the serene atmosphere. The journey continues towards High Camp, and the trail remains uphill throughout. You’ll notice a drop in temperature, indicating the high altitude when walking the tree line. After another 2 to 3 hours of trekking, you’ll arrive at the stunning High Camp. The tranquility of the mountains as you settle into a local teahouse for an overnight stay. High Camp not only offers physical challenges. But also rewards you with awe-inspiring landscapes along the way.

  • duration-icon Treks Duration:4 - 5 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today starts early as we embark on to reach Mardi Himal Trek Base Camp. The journey takes a few hours and upon arrival. You’ll be greeted by the breathtaking views of the Annapurna Sanctuary. The panoramic scenes of the South face of Mt. Annapurna and the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) will make every step taken to the Base Camp truly worthwhile. After spending some memorable moments at the Base Camp, we trek back to the High Camp. The day is filled with awe-inspiring landscapes.

The sense of accomplishment that comes with reaching the Base Camp. Settle in for a peaceful overnight stay at a local teahouse in High Camp. This experience of the day during the Mardi Himal trek.

  • duration-icon Treks Duration:6-7 Hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today’s journey leads us from High Camp to the picturesque Siding Village. A trek that lasts approximately 7 hours. We opt for a different route from High Camp, adding a touch of excitement to our adventure. The trail takes us through varied terrain, allowing us to experience something new. The elevation changes dramatically as we descend to the Siding. Siding, a charming Gurung village, Welcomes us with traditional houses.

They offer stunning views of the snow-capped Annapurna South. After walking for about 7 hours, we reach the village, where we can immerse ourselves in the local culture. Enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings. Relishing the unique experiences of the Mardi Himal trek day’s trek.

  • duration-icon Treks Duration:8 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Guest House
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today marks the final day of our Mardi Himal trek. We’ll journey back to Pokhara in a comfortable jeep. Enjoying scenic views of hillocks and traditional villages along the way. The drive takes approximately 3 hours. Upon reaching Pokhara, take a moment to celebrate the success of the Mardi Himal trek.

Reflect on the beautiful landscapes, and the challenges overcome. And the memories created during this adventurous journey. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Pokhara. The savoring accomplishment of completing the Mardi Himal trek.

  • driving-icon Driving Hours: 2 hrs
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

Today, we set out for Kathmandu on a tourist bus. Cherishing the final views of the majestic Himalayas as we make our way back. The journey will take a total of 7 hours. Once we arrive in Kathmandu, our representative will be there to meet you. We’ll gather for a farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant in the Evening. You can enjoy cultural performances. Rest peacefully overnight in Kathmandu, reflecting on the incredible journey. Bidding a fond farewell to the beautiful landscapes of Nepal.

  • driving-icon Driving Hours: 7 -8 hrs
  • distance-icon Trek Distance: 201 km
  • accomodation-icon Accommodation:Hotel
  • meal-icon Meals: Breakfast

Today is the day of your final departure from the Mardi Himal trek. Our representative will take you to the airport. We are ensuring a smooth and comfortable journey. We believe that the memories of this trek will inspire you to visit Nepal again. If you decide to explore more of this beautiful country in the future. we would be honored to plan your next adventure. Safe travels, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Nepal!

Mardi Himal Trekking Includes/Exclude

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up (Company Name Plate) & drop off service by private tourist vehicle.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All your standard Meals during the lodge to lodge during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners).
  • All trekking and climbing related permit & fees, (Entry Permit Mardi Himal Base Camp fees).
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Adventure White Himalaya Treks duffel bag/kit bag and T-shirt.
  • Nepal Government license on holder English speaking trekking guide.
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests below 25 kg.).
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses Insurance for guide and porters
  • Salary for guide and porters
  • All information about trekking, tour and expeditions.
  • Certificate of achievement

Cost Exclude

  • International air fare your home Country to Nepal.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fees.
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses.
  • Emergency mountain medical rescue (provided by your insurance company please buy it in your country you can’t buy it in Nepal).
  • Meals while not on the trek.
  • Personal Porter Personal expenses such as snacks, all drink, Wi-Fi, hot shower, gear, laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Personal gear and expenses.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Note:

  • Travel insurance: Travel Insurance covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation. (you can buy it in your country you can’t buy it in Nepal)
  • Nepal entry visa: You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  • Tourist Visa with Multiple entries for 30 days: This VISA can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency.
  • Tourist Visa with Multiple entries for 90 days: This VISA can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).

Hint: Tips for the guide and porter (tips are not compulsory but this is your satisfaction with them if you are really happy with them service of them you can give as respect as tips). This itinerary is just a guideline. If you are not able you can customize your own.

Mardi Himal Trekking Information

Physical Level and Preparation

To go on the challenging hike to Mardi Himal Trek. One must possess extensive physical conditioning. A moderate to high degree of fitness is required for the walk. It entails walking for extended periods and climbing to high altitudes. Mardi is the short trek. This trail does not need proper training but going on route. You get some uphill sections so Before this trek, you need to have cardiovascular fitness. Headache, vomiting, dizziness, and shortness of Breath are symptoms of altitude sickness. Proper acclimatization, hydration, and gradual ascent are essential plans for preventive altitude sickness.

In this case, if you are a new trekker, you follow the aerobic exercise for 3-5 weeks. This trek area is covered by small tea houses and lodges everywhere. Beginners and children also enjoy the trek without any problem. It’s a mental as well as a physical trip. Mentally prepare yourself for hardships so regularly doing yoga, and stretching. Balance exercises to improve flexibility and stability.

Group Size

Mardi Himal Trek is usually undertaken by groups of two to twenty people. They are assisted by local staff and led by a certified guide. The intimate group size fosters friendships and one-on-one interactions.

The season of the Mardi Himal trek, distance traveled, services selected, and guide availability all affect the price.

Guide

If you are trekking with a guide the charge is US$25 per day. During the trekking time guide can be shared with another group for a reduced cost. You can also possibly complete the trek without a guide

Accommodation price

The accommodation service provided is simple as per season. The cost is high in April and October, It may be Nepali Rupees 500/US$4- 600/ US$5 on average. In low season the cost is 400/ US$3

Food price

The menu is simple. Generally, the trail provides local food, western food, and Vegetarian food. This sound is not good but drinking water is lacking in this trail. Hence you are careful about drinking water because it is a must. For the water, you will have to depend on the available teahouse. You need to bring water purification tablets. In Mardi Trek, you want to get extra facilities for internet and electricity. You should pay extra money. After confirmation, you will contact for relevant person for food and accommodation.

  • Breakfast (eggs, porridge, muesli, etc.): NPR 400-500/US$3-4 per person per Day.
  • Meal (pasta, rice, Dal Bhat, vegetables, etc.): NPR 500-600/US$4-5 per person per Day.
  • Tea: from NPR 50 to Per cup per Day.

Note: If you want more expensive food during package time then you can bring the pack which you want. if you want to only explore nature and reduce the cost of food. You can also afford a simple menu list for having dinner and breakfast time.

Cancellation Fees

It’s important to know about any possible cancellation penalties. Before starting the Mardi Himal Trek in case your plans change. Because different tour operators may charge varying cancellation costs. It is imperative. You read and comprehend the cancellation policy before making a reservation. Generally speaking, cancellation fees may increase the closer your departure date is. To lessen possible losses, think about getting cancellation coverage when getting travel insurance.

Tips for Saving Cost

Pack Light: You can avoid paying porter costs by packing lightly. Bring only clothing and necessities.
Local Currency: For modest purchases along the trail, bringing small quantities of Nepalese Rupees. There are ATMs in larger towns like Pokhara.
Split Costs: If you’re traveling in a group, think about splitting the cost of lodging, food, and guides.

When going on an adventurous excursion, like climbing the Mardi Himal, insurance is a must. Although it could seem like an additional expense. The security and comfort it offers are invaluable. Strong reasons to consider purchasing insurance for your hike are as follows:

Emergency Medical Coverage

There are certain dangers associated with hiking at high altitudes. During this time such as the potential for altitude sickness and injuries. The Mardi Himal Trek expedition was discovered. Emergency medical costs are covered by travel insurance, including, if needed, helicopter evacuation.

Lost or Stolen Property

Personal belongings can be lost or stolen anywhere, even on a hiking trip. Insurance may pay for the cost of replacing lost or stolen property. Including electronics, equipment, and passports.

Emergency Evacuation

You might need to be flown by helicopter to a medical center. Although these evacuations can be expensive, travel insurance frequently pays for them.

Search and Rescue

Insurance may be able to assist with the costs. They are associated with conducting a search and rescue operation in certain, uncommon circumstances.

Mardi Himal Trek takes you through a variety of landscapes with erratic weather. It is essential to have the right gear. You want to enjoy, stay safe, and feel comfortable on the journey of Mardi Himal trek. The whole list of instruments you’ll need is as follows:

Small Personal Equipment

Backpack: (30–40 liters) to hold water, snacks, clothing, and personal goods.

Trekking Boots: Well-made, waterproof, cozy boots that provide supportive ankles.

Hiking Socks: Warm, moisture-wicking socks that keep your feet dry and blister-free.

Headlamp: At night in lodges with low lighting, a headlamp with additional batteries

Gear and Clothing

Base Layers: Breathable, moisture-wicking base layers for insulation and control of moisture.

Insulation: For lower temperatures, a cozy fleece or down jacket.

Outer Layer: A windproof, waterproof jacket with a hood to ward off the weather.

Trekking Pants: Versatile trekking pants with zip-off legs that are lightweight and quick to dry.

Gloves: For cold weather, mittens or gloves with insulation.

Hat: For protection from the heat, wear a sun hat or a thick beanie in chilly weather.

Luggage

When Mardi Himal trek, it is important to pack light. Just a small daypack with the essentials (water, snacks, clothing, camera) should be brought; a porter or yak will carry your bulky gear between the lodges.

 

Validity of Passport

Ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months.  A passport-size photo and visa application fee are required. The current cost that should be paid in 30 days is USD 40.

Nepal visa

To enter Nepal, the majority of visitors are required to have a valid visa. Visas can be obtained at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport. It’s advisable to check with the Nepalese Embassy or Consulate in your home country. The latest accurate information on visa requirements and fees.

Children will get a free visa under the age of 10

Chinese and SAARC Countries citizens get free visas. Where SAARC Countries means (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). On the beside visa do not except for citizens of Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan.

Money exchange in Nepal

(1 USD = ~ Rs.130 NPR).

Visa fees:

  • The cost is USD 25 for 15 days with multiple entries
  • The cost is USD 45 for 30 days with multiple entries
  • The cost is USD 100  for 100 days with multiple entries

Banking Transaction information

Nepal’s banking system is fully converted into a modern banking system. Banks provide Mobile, internet banking, Debit cards, Credit cards, remittances, SWIFT, and exchange facilities.

Exchange facilities are only provided by banks and authorized foreign exchange dealers which are established under Nepal Rastra Bank. Trekkers can exchange money at a foreign exchange counter at Tribhuvan International Airport. Banks are open from 9:00 am end 6:00 pm from Sunday to Thursday. On Friday banks open same time but close at 1:00 pm. The bank is fully closed on Saturday and Public holiday.

ATM provides 24-hour service. The foreign card withdrawal maximum of 25000 Rupees and a Minimum of 500 Rupees. You can not meet any ATM along the Mardi Himal Trek route. The trails are located in remote and hilly areas so the banking service is limited. You should carry sufficient cash for trekking and personal expenses.

Medications

You are ready for trekking. You are ensuring that up to date on routine vaccination likewise Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, Rabies: Altitude Sickness and  Prevention Typhoid: Meningococcal Meningitis.

Altitude Sickness Medications: If you want to prevent or treat altitude sickness. The doctor gives medications like acetazolamide, sometimes known as Diamox. It’s imperative to discuss the appropriate dosage and any potential side effects.

Personal Prescriptions: Make sure you always carry a copy of the prescription with you. Along with an adequate supply of prescription prescriptions.

First Aid Kit: Bandages, sterile wipes, pain relievers, and any prescription medications you may need.

Water Purification: To guarantee that you have safe drinking water while on the Mardi Himal trek time. And pack tablets or portable water filtration equipment.

Personal Pharmacy

Prescription Drugs: Please include a copy of your prescription. You may be required as per the rules.

Painkillers: Over-the-counter analgesics such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

Antibiotics: Wide-spectrum drugs to treat common ailments.

Medication to prevent diarrhea: Imodium or a comparable drug.

First Aid Kit: Contains tweezers, gauze pads, adhesive tape, and antiseptic wipes.

Personal Prescriptions: Any other prescription drugs you may need.

Mardi Himal base camp offers to learn about a variety of cultures and traditions. They have communities and ethnic groups, including the Gurung, Magar, and Tamang. The majority group Gurung display their own culture during the trek.

Where trekker can wear and visit unique Gurung customs on their rich hill inside. It is a great experience when you can be a part of the festival celebration.  In Dshain, Tihar, and Mani Rimbu, the community celebrates Hindu rituals, traditional dance, and musical recitals. The colorful processions that pass of celebration in their journey. The towns and villages along the trail have traditional architectural styles.

In the Mardi Hill route including ornate homes, monasteries, and temples. These mud, wood, and stone homes showcase the craftsmanship of the area. Learning about the customs around construction is a great way to learn more about the locals. The Mardi Himal trek provides the chance to witness the stunning scenery of Nepal. Trekker is celebrated for its friendly inhabitants, rich cultural heritage, and impressive peaks. This guide offers regulations, traditions, ecology, wildlife, and safety measures, for your journey.

Usages & Customs

Honor Local Culture: Nepal is a multicultural country where Hindu and Buddhist traditions coexist. It’s important to honor local customs. The local customer removes their shoes before entering homes and temples.

Namaste: In Nepal, a short bow and a courteous “Namaste” are customary ways to welcome someone. Learn a few basic words in Nepali to facilitate conversations with locals.

Regarding Your Strolls

Teahouse Lodging: There are teahouses along the walk that offer lodging and meals. It is common to order food from your lodging establishment.

Fauna and Flora

Biodiversity: Snow leopards, Red pandas, and many species of birds that inhabit the Annapurna region. Traveling requires respect for the local wildlife and habitat.

Environmental Situation

Leave No Trace: To minimize your influence on the environment, abide by the Leave No Trace philosophy. This includes properly disposing of rubbish and eliminating single-use plastics.

Local Initiatives: To encourage local environmental and conservation initiatives and increase the area’s sustainability.

Minimize Our Carbon Footprint

Hikers preferred to steer clear of single-use plastics and reusable water bottles. The trekking and lodging in energy-efficient buildings. We recommend using as little gasoline as possible. we advise using public transportation as an environmentally friendly form of mobility.

Preserve Wildlife: We prohibit harming or endangering animals. While on the walk place a major emphasis on its conservation. The biodiversity of the region is preserved. Thanks to our support of regional conservation initiatives.

The Commandments of Responsible Travel

Before the trip

Respect and Research: Get as much knowledge as you can about the local way of life, ecology, and culture. Recognize and abide by regional traditions out of respect for them.

Pick Ethical Operators: Make sure that the hotels, tour companies, and other services you choose. They firmly committed to sustainable tourism and ethical travel.

Pack With Thought: Don’t overpack; only bring what you really need. To limit waste, stay away from single-use plastics and disposable items.

During the trip

Respect local culture: At sites of worship or cultural significance. Get permission before taking pictures, dress modestly, and polite conversation with the locals.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: To cut down on waste, use reusable items and recycle as much as you can. Place trash in the proper container.

Energy and Resource Conservation: To save energy, turn off the air conditioner, heaters, and lights when not in use. Reduce water use and lengthen your showers.

After the trip

Exchange Knowledge: To encourage moral travel behavior, impart to others your understanding. And experiences with responsible travel.

Think and Learn: Consider how you can travel more responsibly in the future after your experience. Positive and constructive criticism regarding tour operators. The lodgings’ efforts at responsible tourism should be directed towards them.

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Mardi Himal Trekking FAQ

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It is generally true. Weather is unpredictable for every month. As per last year’s season’s basis, you may be sure that April and October are trekking seasons in Nepal. In this season weather conditions is best but the route are busy. At lower latitudes, the spring season provides moderate temperatures between 11°C and 20°C. At higher altitudes, the temperature may be lower. The clear sky provides great views of the mountains. The trail is covered with red and pink hues from the blossoming rhododendrons.

Yes, the Mardi Himal trek is suitable for beginners on the basis of altitude sickness, physical fitness, and others. This is a moderate-level trek in terms of difficulties. This trail does not need proper training but going on the route you get some uphill sections so before this trek. , if you are a new trekker, you follow the aerobic exercise for 3-5 weeks. This trek area is covered by a small tea house and lodges everywhere so beginners and children also enjoy the trek without any problem. It’s a mental as well as a physical trip.

Yes, in some specific instances, kids participate in the Mardi Himal hike. The kids are in good physical condition and have a high tolerance to altitude. All in all, prepared to take on the difficulties of hiking in the Himalayan region. Parents need to be taught the importance of adventure, caution, and appropriate planning.

Without any permit, you don’t enter anywhere. The case of Mardi trekking also has some requirements, including the need for a license. TIMS and ACAP are both compulsory cards. You can get this card from the Tourism Information Center in Pokhara. The necessary papers for both cards are a valid passport, insurance paper, and four photos. The office Saturday is closed and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm. Remain day is the same as the normal day.

Reminder: TIMS and ACAP cards are kept safe during the journey.

The people are dropped off the trekking in many cases so you need to follow some guidelines as required for trekking. Mardi is the short trek. This trail does not need proper training but going on route. You get some uphill sections. Before this trek, you need to have cardiovascular fitness. You need to be physically strong and have more practice to go up and down the steep terrain area. It’s a mental as well as a physical trip. Mentally prepare yourself for hardships so regularly doing yoga, and stretching. Balance exercises to improve flexibility and stability.

There are many misconceptions and wrong information about every trekking. Before the trek, the trekker cannot realize about fact of the Mardi. The Mardi Himal Trek is sometimes misunderstood to be extremely difficult. Another misconception is reserved for experienced hikers. Another myth is that, like other of the more well-known trekking routes in Nepal. The Mardi Himal Trek is quite congested. There are no opportunities for the Socialization of culture on the Mardi Himal Trek. The communication gap with local people.

You follow the trek on the basis of trek Itinerary so you can make sure about extra time of the journey. During the extra time, you can take a snap with a stunning view of the Himalayas. Make a video of the local community celebrating Hindu rituals, traditional dance, and musical recitals. The language is exchanged with the local people. You can change the community’s mother language.

During the trekking time, you have to create many waste of things. The main responsibility is the manage waste thing for the safety of environmental pollution. The trash should be collected in reusable bags. All trash disposal is properly for preserving the beauty of nature.  It is not only harmful to the environment. It negatively affects the whole Ecosystem. Never leave your own waste of things behind the trek. Our Earth is a common home so our main responsibility is to preserve Earth.

Yes, it is possible to combine the Mardi Trek with the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. You have available necessary documents, complete the permit process, and should pay all required costs. The Mardi trek is a short trek of around 5-10 days, you can continue the journey towards the Annapurna after completing the Mardi Himal trek. Both treks give stunning view of the Annapurna region and beautiful landscape. You need physical fitness as well as mental preparation for trekking in both places.

 

Mardi Himal Trekking Reviews

5.0 Based on 5 Reviews
Sherman

Mardi Himal Trek

Excellent team, very good , always helping….never in real danger while on trek. Highly recommend for all hikers and first timers…for a first timer like me…it’s was very difficult to hike but thanks to the team I manage reach the view point. The guide provided so many advise during the hike which make it easier for me… everything from accommodation to food was taken care of.

Adrian N.

Mardi Himal Hiking Trek

The best hiking agency ever. Very friendly guide, porter and manager. Thank you for everything!! Mardi Himal Trek was amazing toooo… The view from the view point was stunning.

Aryl Rosli (Malaysia)

Mardi Himal Trek

Ganesh and his team were great and really friendly! Our guide Jiban helped us through the Mardi Himal Trek and was very supportive. The views are also quite breathtaking! Definitely a great winter trekking experience!

fakhrulaizat (Malaysia)

Mardihimal Basecamp

Good service
Good guide
Good assistant guide
Stronger porter
Stronger team
Awesome management
Awesome mountain view

Ihsan R

MARDIHIMAL TRIP 2018

Great service by Ganesh and team! Very helpful guide like Sonam Sherpa & Suraj. Friendly and easy going! We ended up like family! No one leaves behind. Love you guys! XOXO

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