Mardi Himal Peak

Mardi Himal Peak Climbing

Mardi Himal (5588 m) is one of the smaller peaks among the trekking peaks in Nepal. It is also the least climbing peaks. The peak is situated at the distance of less than 15 miles from Pokhara. The photograph which was taken by Baisl Good in the year 1953 drew attention of western climbers. The summit of the peaks offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna Range and Machhapuchhre (also known as fishtail). Superb views of Lamjung ranges, Annapurna ranges, picturesque village and diverse community with the majority of Gurung, Tamang, Bramhin and magnificent hilly landscapes will mesmerize you during the trek. This is one of the perfect treks that allow you to observe natural beauty and wildlife as well. Nepal’s national bird- Pheasant, national flowers- Rhododendron, Musk deer, Himalayan Thar, spotted deer, snow leopard and many more wildlife and several herbs, wild flower greets you in this region. The first accent to Mardi Himal was done in the year 1961. Climbing Mardi Himal is rather challenging and technical. It might be one of the smallest peaks, but the climbing difficulty is for professionals. The best season to attempt this climb is from March to November. The outlined itinerary for this trip is usually for 13 days, but it can be changed according to customer’s preference.

 

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu airport
  • Day 2 : Excursion around Kathmandu Valley.
  • Day 3 : Drive to Pokahra
  • Day 4 : Drive to Phedi and then start trek to Pothana, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 5 : Trek to Forest Camp, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 6 : Trek to Bhaisi Kharka, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 7 : Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 8 : Climb to Mardi Himal High Camp, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 9 : Summit Mardi Himal and back to Base Camp, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 10 : Trek back to Forest Camp, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 11 : Trek to Siding village, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 12 : Trek to Mardi Pul, overnight at tented camp
  • Day 13 : Trek to Hyanja and drive out to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
  • Day 14 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
  • Day 15 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
  • Day 16 : Depart for your next destination

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu airport
    Our representative will greet you at International Airport and drive to the booked hotel. After freshen up, you will be guided to our corporate office for further procedure. If time allows us, we will guide around ancient market and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening we will invite, you for welcome dinner in our Restaurants. Overnight at sleep Hotel.
  • Day 2 : Excursion around Kathmandu Valley.
    This day will be a very busy day with sightseeing, which includes the old famous heritage sites listed in UNESCO such as Swoyambhunath Temple, Baudhantah Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 3 : Drive to Pokahra
    Early in the morning our guide will come to pick up you and transfer to the tourist bus station for your day drive to Pokhara (If you are bounded with time we suggest for flight). Local lives, beautiful landscapes, greenery forest and rivers will be encounter along the way until we reach Pokhara. Pokhara is one of the famous beautiful city lines in the eastern of Phewa Lake. Most of the local and foreigners visit the Place in search of peace and beauty. We check in hotel and we walk around Lake Side. Phewa Lake is one of the biggest lakes in the center of Pokhara city. Visiting Island temple (Taal Barahi), in the middle of Lake by boating can be done. One can taste the touristic sides “lake side” with western live music and restaurant for evening time. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 4 : Drive to Phedi and then start trek to Pothana, overnight at tented camp
    Early in the morning we drive from Pokhara and reach Phedi. This is the day and starting point of our journey. We follow the path ascends through with rice meadows. After crossing Sano Khola and Phedi we stop at Pothana. Overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 5 : Trek to Forest Camp, overnight at tented camp
    Today, trek goes through a forest of birch, Rhododendron, oak, maple and Daphnia. We set up this day camp at forest site. Overnight at camp.
  • Day 6 : Trek to Bhaisi Kharka, overnight at tented camp
    Trek continues from Forest camp until we reach Bhaisi Kharka. Our trail offers most significant glory of earth. We follow the trail crossing up and down hills. Overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 7 : Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp, overnight at tented camp
    Today, our trek will be shorter than previous days. It takes 2-3 hrs to arrive at Mardi Base Camp, which moves down between those southeast and south ridges of Mardi Himal. After arriving Mardi Himal base camp, we set up our camp. Overnight at camp.
  • Day 8 : Climb to Mardi Himal High Camp, overnight at tented camp
    Early in the morning we will ready for climbing up the peak and it takes 2 hours to reach the high camp. First, we go up straight and for around 200 m then through the southeast ridge. We trek on rocks and possibly snow, then move ahead to the camp site. Overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 9 : Summit Mardi Himal and back to Base Camp, overnight at tented camp
    Today, we are going to be at the top of peak heading from East Col (5400m) which lies between Machapuchre and Mardi Himal. It takes only about an hour to reach the top. Today we installed the camp at the top. Stay overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 10 : Trek back to Forest Camp, overnight at tented camp
    Today, we descend our trail from Summit and which will lead us to Forest Camp. All the way we continue our journey through passing forest. Overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 11 : Trek to Siding village, overnight at tented camp
    After breakfast, our journey starts through the shadow of the forest and to the terraced pastures down 16oom. This route is quite unusual downward to Upper Mardi Khola. Siding village will arrive very soon walking through the banks of Mardi River. Overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 12 : Trek to Mardi Pul, overnight at tented camp
    This day, continuing trek through the forest and some of the summer settlement and all along the Mardi river bank to reach to Mardipul. Overnight at tented camp.
  • Day 13 : Trek to Hyanja and drive out to Pokhara, overnight at hotel.
    Finally, today is the last day of trek which crosses Hyanja and leads to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 14 : Drive back to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
    We will today drive back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu you will be shifted to the hotel. You can then relax for a rest of the day and Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 15 : Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
    Today is our rest day in Kathmandu. It is up to us finalize; either we stay at the hotel and loosen up or go out by yourself and do shopping or similar.
  • Day 16 : Depart for your next destination
    After all the procedures at the airport, we will be departing to our respective destination.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Airport, Hotel picks up and drops by private vehicle.
    • Tourist Standard Twin-Sharing Basis with Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
    • Guided tour of the city in Private vehicle mentioned on the itinerary.
    • Private vehicle during the trip depend on the itinerary.
    • Welcome Dinner and Farewell dinner.
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be provided during the trek.
    • Tea and Coffee during the trip.
    • Accommodation in tea house/ lodge during the trip.
    • Camping equipments and Kitchen equipments as well as mattress, Toilet, Tent, Shower, Dinner Tent, Dining Tables will be provided.
    • All entrance fees and permit as well as government tax or charges during the trip.
    • Experienced and well trained guides and porters (1 porters for 2 trekkers).
    • First Aid kits.
    • Accidental and medical insurance of Guide and Porter.
    • Trekking Map.
    • Duffle Bags if it's necessary.
    • Rubbish disposal.
  • Excludes
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Nepal entry Tourist Visa fee.
    • International Airfare, Airport taxes as well as extra baggage charges
    • Personal trekking gears and equipments.
    • Personal stuff such as electronic device, phone call, internet charges, essential drugs, telephone and its charge etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water and hot shower, cold drinks.
    • Laundries.
    • Tips for Trekking Guide and Porter (Expecting)
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • In case of further stay due to Natural calamities or disaster such as political unrest, landslides, cancellation of flight due to weather, strikes, accident etc.

Map of Trip

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Trip Facts

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax
  • Duration: 16 Day(s)
  • Max. Altitude: 5588m
  • Grade :
  • Rating: Good
  • Region: Annapurna Region
  • Activity:Sightseeing, Kathmandu Valley Cultural Tour, Trek & Peak Climbing, Photography
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