Mardi Himal Trek Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival day in KathmanduOn your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport, our representative welcomes you and you will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu by private vehicle. We will later meet you in our office for pre-trip discussion.
Day 02 Kathmandu Valley SightseeingThe day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including Pashupatinath temple, The Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa; also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple and unique architectures. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 Drive to Pokhara (820m)We take a wonderful scenic drive to Pokhara as we cruise through colorful rural settings and after about 6 hours, we reach the lake city. On reaching Pokhara, we will check into our Hotel, refresh and stroll around the lakeside and visit the Fewa Lake and Barahi temple. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04 Drive to Phedi and Trek to Pothana (1890m)The trip starts with a drive to Phedi, which takes about 30 minutes. The trail ascends through the climbing of stairs from Phedi firstly and then through the forests to reach Dhampus,a Gurung village which provides picturesque scenes of Annapurna range, Manaslu and many more. We will continue our ascent until we reach Pothana, a small village. Overnight at hotel in pothana.
Day 05 Trek to Forest Camp (2554m)It will be a steep uphill climb today through the forests. On the way you can enjoy scenic views of mountains like Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. After walking for about 5 hours we will reach Forest Camp, where we are going to spend the night. As it is a camping site, we will not get hotels to stay on.
Day 06 Trek to High Camp (3980m)The trail from the Forest camp to the high camp follows a steep ascent through the forest. On reaching the top, we will be highly rewarded with the magnificent, breathtaking views of the Annapurna range and Mount Machhapuchhre. Overnight at High Camp.
Day 07 Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4350m)We will start our ascent to Mardi Himal Base Camp, which stands at 4350 meters. The trek today is challenging with a walk along a narrow, rocky trails. The hardship of the day is rewarded with the stunning mountain views along the spectacular surroundings at the Mardi Himal Base Camp. After spending some time at the base camp, we will retrace our steps back to high camp. Overnight at High Camp.
Day 08 Trek down to Siding VillageWe will retrace our steps and follow a steep descent to low camp from where we will trek through the forest to Mardi Khola. After a delightful walk along the river and the forest, we will reach a beautiful village of Siding. Overnight at lodge in Siding Village.
Day 09 Trek to Saidighatta and drive to PokharaWe will start our easy descent to Lumre. The trail follows the contour of the Mardi river valley and gradually descends down the pastures through beautiful Tamang and Gurung Village. Then we will reach Lumre from where we will take an hour long drive to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 10 Half day sightseeing in PokharaAs Pokhara is a beautiful city shadowed by the beautiful Himalayas and blessed with serene lakes, we will be exploring this beautiful city. We can visit the serene lakes, mysterious caves and other attractions offered in Pokhara. The city also offers a wide range of adventure activities like Bungee jumping, boating, Paragliding, etc. In the evening we can relax and enjoy the vibrant city of Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 11 Drive back to KathmanduAfter enjoying the trek we will drive back to Kathmandu, which will be about 6 hours' drive. On the way you can enjoy the scenic views of villages, rivers, mountain ranges and many more. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 12 Final DepartureIt is the day to bid goodbye as we drop you to the airport for your final departure back home. Goodbye and farewell.