Mardi Himal Trek

  • Trekking

  • 8 Days

  • Medium

  • 4500 m

  • KTM & PKR: 4*hotel Trek period: Teahouse

  • Autumn (Mid Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May)

  • USD 900 [2 pax+]

Mardi Himal trekking is newly opened route, popular, moderate type and short trekking in the laps of Annapurna region. It offers the magnificent panoramic view of notable peaks: Mt. Annapurna range, Machhapuchre, Mardi Himal and other ranges. Pothana, Low camp, Badal Danda, View point and Mardi base camp are nice spot for the close range views of Himalayas. Mardi Himal peak is classified by Nepalese government as a “trekking peak” of an altitude 5587m. The climb is regard as a bit moderate, not highly technically but one must possess some good physical train and knowledge of gears and climbing experience. Mardi Himal hike takes you through a greenery rhododendron forest at an elevation of around 3,300m through narrow paths. The landscape will change into rugged high mountains as you ascend, a landscape that offers a magnificent view of Machhapuchhare Himal, which is also known as Fishtail.

Highlights of the trip

  • Great mountain view of  Machhapuchhre(6993m), Annapurna South (7219m), Himchuli (6441m) , Annapurna III (7555m) , Gangapurna (7454m) ,  Mardi Himal(5587 m), Nilgiri (6,940 m) , Mt.Fang (7647m , Tent peak (5695m) etc.
  • Cultural aspect of local people and lifestyle.
  • Combination of Jungle walk and Himalayas scenic 

Mardi Himal Trek has been popular these recent years after its newly opened . Annapurna region attracts thousands of trekkers annually. After Poonhill , Annapurna base camp this Mardi Himal trek has been in top spot of trekkers. The standard route usually starts from  Dhampus after an hour drive from Pokhara. Then trail start with slowly bit step to Australian Camp. Then slight downhill to reach  Pothana (2000m) . Then a signpost indicating right turn to Forest Camp . The trail then pass through jungle and at top ridge a section just half way trail drops steep with small giant up to reach forest camp. Passing through forest leaving behind reach Low camp about 2-3 hours trek. Then onto the open ridge with spectacular view of Machhapuchhre just ahead and Annapurna south to left. With next 5-6 hours you reach High camp . Later trek to Mardi base camp and with descend back to Badal danda via Low camp  and Siding with  later drive back to Pokhara. 

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Itinerary are in standard format. It is highly customizable with the need of clients. Please fell free to contact us for the customization.

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and Transfer to Hotel (1300m).


Arrival in Kathmandu and pick up and transfer to hotel by office representative. Hang around Thamel on availability of time. Acquire and prepare necessary gear for the trip. Short briefing in evening with welcome dinner.

Meals: Welcome Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 02

Fly to Pokhara (30 minutes / 5 -6 hours) and drive to Dhampus and trek to Deurali.


After breakfast, drive to Kathmandu domestic airport to fly Pokhara about 25mins. Then drive to Dhampus about an hour. From Dhampus, start trekking crossing Australian camp to reach Pothana about 3 hour. Here you need to present the ACAP/TIMS at checkpoint. Futher passing the trail reach Deurali about 2  hours. Rest and overnight

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 03

Trek to Lower camp (2900m) 7 hours.


After breakfast, a beautiful long journey starts through dense forest of rhododendron and bamboo, passing through small village and streams with breathtaking views of snow capped mountains. Lunch be taken at Forest camp. After 6 hours you will reach Low camp having stunning view of Machhapuchre and Annapurna south. Rest and overnight .

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 04

Trek to High camp (3585m) 4 hours.


Today start the trail relatively easy initially. You will be passing through dense forest with tranquil fresh air. As you continue the trails starts to be challenging with altitude gain and have to pass through steep inclines and rocky terrain. Behind the panoramic view of mountain will inspire and push your limit. After 6-7 hours reach High camp . Rest and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 05

Trek to Mardi BC (4500m) and back to Badal Danda (7-8 hours).


Today we start our trek early morning by 4 am to Mardi Himal base camp. We put on head torchlight to observe the early sunrise behind the Himalayas with golden color rays over the stunning snowy peaks. The trail starts by heading up steep hill and rocky terrain. It takes around 4 hours. Incase if you do not want all way to base camp, you can hike upto Viewpoint about half way around 2 hours to observe the sunrise and panoramic range view then descend back to High camp. Lunch. Later trail descend back down to Badal Danda (3210m) . Reach Badal Danda by 3 hours rest and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Accommodation: Teahouse
Day 06

Trek to Siding and drive to Pokhara (6 hours).


After breakfast with wonderful experience and memories trek back to Siding about 4 hours. Lunch, then straight drive back to Pokhara  about 3 hours . Reach Pokhara hotel, rest refresh and overnight .

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Accommodation: Hotel
Day 07

Fly to Kathmandu.


After breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu . Transfer to hotel. Afternoon free and easy. Evening farewell dinner with team members. Back to hotel overnight .

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner Accommodation: Hotel
Day 08

Transfer to International Airport for final departure.


Journey with us end here. Office representative will take you to International airport for final departure as per schedule requirement. 

Meals: Breakfast

Sherpa Khangri Outdoor takes care of members from the moment they come to Kathmandu. If extra services and  amenities required, please lets us know about it. 

Cost Includes
  • Pickups & Drop according to itinerary.
  • All necessary paper work including trekking permit and others.
  • Welcome and farewell dinners in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara on  Sharing in BB plan.
  • Transportation as per the itinerary
  • Trekking guide.
  • Porter services for trekking.
  • Staff Insurance and Salary.
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara and all meals during trek.
  • Medical kit.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
Cost Exculdes
  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg) *only on flight.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.).
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Personal guide if requested.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
  • Tips for guides and porters.
  • Internet Access during the trek.

Kindly let us know your dates. We will arranage as per your need.

Start Date
End Date
Price Per Person
March 15, 2024
April 25, 2024
April 25, 2024
May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024
May 15, 2024
May 15, 2024
May 25, 2024
September 15, 2024
October 25, 2024
October 25, 2024
November 5, 2024
November 5, 2024
November 15, 2024
November 15, 2024
November 25, 2024



    8 Days




    4500 m


    KTM & PKR: 4*hotel Trek period: Teahouse


    Autumn (Mid Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May)


    USD 900 [2 pax+]