Highlights of Mardi Himal 5 Days Trek
- The scenic drive from Pokhara to Kade
- Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Himalayan range.
- Walking through the remote villages, paddy fields, green lush forest with having an exotic view of Modi Khola and Pokhara valley.
- Unspoiled cultural and traditional experiences
- Explore the diversity of flora and fauna along the trekking trail.
- Experience the amazing sunrise and sunset views from different vantage over the Himalayan range.
- Explore Mardi Himal base camp and enjoy the stunning views of high altitude snowcapped mountain peaks.
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Duration: 5 Days
High Altitude: 4500m Mardi Himal Base Camp
Best Season: Spring and autumn
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Accommodation: Tea houses
Mardi Himal 5 Days Trek Overview
Mardi Himal 5 days trek is one of the most scenic adventures in the Annapurna region. Since 2012 the Mardi Himal trek opened for the foreign traveler, it is an unspoiled hidden germ of the Annapurna region trek. This 5 days Mardi Himal trek is a short and moderate trekking trail in Nepal.
The Mardi Himal 5 days trek begins from the beautiful city after a few minutes’ remote sides of the Annapurna region. The trek provides picturesque views of green hills and snowcapped mountains along the trekking trail. The trekking trail across the typical villages, paddy fields, and green lush Rhododendron forest with the mesmerizing views of nature.
This trek can be possible throughout the year and any age group of people can participate easily. It can be customized as per the trekker’s choice. Mardi Himal trek is perfect for those who have a short time and the least experience of trekking in the Himalayan region.
You enjoy the exotic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range with Himchuli, Machhapuchre (Fishtail), Mardi Himal, Manaslu, and many more. Mardi Himal base came lies lap of mount Machhapuchre which is the forbidden mountain peaks. Plus, you will experience the tradition of the remote village’s Nepali culture. However, you will enjoy the stunning views of sunrise and sunset along the trekking trail from the different vantage.
Best time to trek Mardi Himal 5 Days Trek
Mardi Himal 5 days trek is doable throughout the year. However, spring and autumn are the ideal trekking season in Mardi Himal trek. This season offers perfect weather and moderate temperature. You enjoy the stunning views of mountains and nature because of clear visibility blue skies.
Spring and autumn season offers perfect weather and pleasant temperature. You can easily walk due to the moderate temperature, neither too cold nor too hot in lower and upper region trek. So, this is the best time to trek in the Himalayan region in Nepal.
In spring, you enjoy the beautiful colorful blooming Rhododendron forest along the trekking trail.
Mardi Himal trek is a gradual trekking trail, mostly walking through the lower region. It is a short and easy trek, so it can be possible throughout the year. If you prepare trekking gears as per the trekking season, you can make your journey more adventurous and memorable.
Accommodation and Meal
During the Mardi Himal trek along with the trekking trail tea houses and homestay service available for accommodation. The tea houses provide twin sharing accommodation with a comfortable bed, blankets, and pillows. Mardi Himal base camp trek is popular among trekkers all over the world. So, nowadays tea houses provide the best service than a few years before. If you are trekking in high season, the trekking trail became crowded, and hard to find room service. So, you have to pre-book otherwise you have to sleep in the dining room.
On Mardi Himal trek most of the tea houses provide typical Nepali food Dal Bhat with curry. Plus, you can get some national and international cushions as per the guest’s choice. The tea houses provide a menu and you can choose your own test. However, the ability of food in Mardi Himal trek less than other trekking destinations in Nepal. Also, they provide water, tea, hot and cold drinks as well as soft and hard drinks. But we do not recommend hard drinks for the high altitude trek. Besides, the food service is more expensive than in city areas. Because they have to bring all the things from the city areas.
Mardi Himal 5 Days Trek Short Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Drive to Kande (1,770m) and trek to Pothana (1,900m)
Day 02: Trek to the Forest Camp (2,554m)
Day 03: Trek to the High Camp (3,700m)
Day 04: Hike to the Mardi Base Camp (4,500m) and Trek to Siding (1,705m)
Day 05: Drive back to Pokhara