Mardi Himal trek is of the best short trek from Pokhara, popular nowadays as being the best alternative for Annapurna base camp trek. The trek was officially opened in 2012 and is still less famous then other trials of Annapurna region. Mardi Himal trek with Up To Himalaya will provide you the cultural insights of beautiful local villages, lovely forest walks, beautiful lakes, waterfalls, mountainous landscapes and awful views of mountains.
Those who already been to Annapurna base camp or wanted to avoid crowded trekking trial or to have less holiday in Nepal, Mardi Himal trek is the best option in Annapurna. View of Annapurna Himalayan ranges, Dhaulagiri, Mt.Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Hiunchuli, and Manaslu can be seen during this trek.
<p>Today you will take an early morning(6:00 AM) regular tourist bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara. (as an option for more comfortable and also to skip one day, you can take a 20 minute's flight to Pokhara).</p><p></p><p>Upon arrival in Pokhara, you will be transferred to your hotel. You can rest for a while and then wander around the Lakeside streets or do fun activities such as boating, Street walking, shopping, cycling or anything you want. Overnight at a hotel in Pokhara.</p><p></p><p>Hotel in Pokhara Included</p>
<p>We will take an hour drive to reach Kade to start the trek, After an hour of trekking from Kade to Australian Camp (2060m) and then Deurali. You will leave the crowded trails of the Annapurna Sanctuary and head towards Forest Camp. </p><p>This part of the path is quieter which passes through the beautiful, lush green jungle and colorful rhododendron and other sub-alpine flowers. Overnight at a tea house in Forest Camp.</p><p></p><p>Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included</p>
<p>Today we will again trek through the beautiful forest with moss, lichen, and ferns with trees. After further an hour of a trek from Low Camp, the trail reaches out above the treeline. You will get your first, apparent sightings of the magnificent mountains like Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.</p><p>From Badal danda, you leave the tree line and enter the alpine zone. You will be walking mainly on grasslands until you will reach High Camp. From High camp, you can see the beautiful snow-capped mountains a little closer.</p><p></p><p>Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included</p>
<p>Early morning we will start our trek to Mardi Himal base camp, our major destination of this trek. It takes around 5 hours to reach the Mardi Base Camp from high camp. At the base camp, we will enjoy the beautiful nature, and the view from base camp is excellent. </p><p>After spending some time there exploring the Himalayas and snowy landscapes we will descend back to Siding. It's around 4 hours of a bit steep and slippery descent trial. The flat trail takes you into a beautiful traditional village of Siding. Overnight at a Siding.</p><p></p><p>Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included</p>
<p>The last day of our trek, we will trek down to Lumre from where we can find a jeep ride back to Pokhara. It is around an hour’s drive from Lumre to Pokhara.</p><p></p><p>Breakfast & Hotel in Pokhara Included</p>
<p>To return to Kathmandu, (as an option you can take a 20 minute's flight) take a 7-8 hour long drive by tourist bus. You will witness amazing landscapes and beautiful mountainside villages again from the bus.</p><p></p><p>Breakfast Included</p>