As per the Itinerary can customize as your need and the primary piece of gear for day hiking is about 15/20 Liter. you can keep your personal belongings in this bag.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, you will be welcomed by our representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel. Later, you can take a good rest or can walk around the local market in your free time.
After the early breakfast, you will be taking a scenic drive to Pokhara. The route to Pokhara includes some small to larger settlements, green hills, the Trishuli river plus occasional views of the mountains. There will be several breaks for the food/drinks and the toilet. After checking into the hotel; you can go for an evening walk around Phewa Lake. The sunset view from the lakeside looks stunning. For the food and drinks, you can find so many good options in Lakeside.
First day of the trek. You will be first taking a short drive to Kande. Then the walk begins heading to the high hills passing the seasonal farms. The views of the Annapurna ranges and the valley below look stunning all the way to Potana. Pothana is a small village with few teahouses. The village offers the majestic views of Annapurna and Manaslu mountain range and the greater views of Machhapuchre are a compliment. You will be spending the night at Potana at a local lodge.
Start the day with a good breakfast and greater views of the Himalayas. Today's walk begins on the main trail after reaching PitamDeurali. The route offers fantastic landscapes and good views of mountains. The mountains that can be seen along the way today are; Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Annapurna IV, Lamjung Himal, and more. Whereas, today camp- The forest camp is in the middle of the forest with few teahouses. You will be spending the night at a lodge.
Following the uphill path with a steep climb, you will be heading towards low camp for the night. Along the way, greater views of mountains and excellent landscapes can be collected. The night will be spent at a local lodge.
Start the day with a delicious breakfast, today you will be now getting to the higher elevation of high camp. The route offers the perfect views of snow mountains and the greatest landscapes. The route is mostly uphill through the rhododendron and juniper bushes. At high camp, you will be staying at a local lodge for the night.
The extra day is dedicated to hiking to Mardi base camp, which will be the highest point of the trek. The walk to base camp is a steep climb. Following the ridgeline to the base camp, it is an exciting walk with fantastic views of the Himalayas. Get to the base camp, collect the best views, and create a lifetime memory before retracing back to high camp for the night.
Wake up with a good view of the Himalayas. Then have a delicious breakfast before resuming the trek. You will be retracing the same way back to low camp for the night. Spend the night at a local lodge and low camp.
On the final day of the trip, you will be first trekking to Dhampus. There you will be taking a short drive back to Pokhara. In Pokhara, you can take a good rest. Walking around the Phewa lake in the evening is a good option. Or, probably doing boating on Phewa lake is the best fit.
Collecting the great memories of the Ghorepani trek, you will be driving back to Kathmandu this day. In the evening, you can do some last-minute shopping around Thamel. Then you can prepare your luggage.
This is your last day of the Nepal trip on this visit, as your flight time we will drop you at the International Airport for your onward destination. Thank you and hope to see you again. (Feri Bhetaula)Food:
Mardi Himal is a well-hidden trekking route around Annapurna Himalayas which is close to the Southern Face of Machhapuchare Himal. Past few decades the trek was unknown to many trekkers, but in the last ten years gaining much popularity. Where Tea Houses and lodges have mushroomed making it easier for trekkers to stay overnights, and have good food.
Certainly yes, all trekkers require a permit called TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) as well as ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project). These two permits are necessary to acquire, which Adventure A1 trek company will obtain for you on booking the trek.
Yes, Mardi Himal is located within the Annapurna Himalaya range, close to towering Mt. Machhapuchare the famous Fish Tail peak. Mardi Himal is a trekking Nepal peak below 6,000 m at 5,587 m /18,330 feet high.
At the beginning and at the end of the trek encountered villages like Dhampus, Potana, and Deurali with Siding village. From Deurali onwards are temporary settlements with few simple lodges to cater to the travelers.
The best time to witness forests and hills in full colors, when wildflowers are in seasonal bloom is in spring. The springtime from March to May, where hills and valleys below High Camp of Mardi Himal will be alive. The forest with rhododendron and magnolia flowering trees will be in blooming times of the spring season.
The room accommodation is effortless, basic with shared toilets, bath on leaving the main villages of Dhampus and Potana. The foods are good and hygienic from Deurali onwards till Siding village, but nice meals. They Serve Continental, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, and some Indian dishes but normally trekkers enjoy Nepali meals of Dal Bhat (boiled/steamed rice with lentil soup, seasonal vegetable mild curry, with options of hot and mild home sauce.