Mardi Himal short trek is the shortest Nepal trekking package that leads you towards the eastern side of Annapurna region. Officially opened in 2012 for the international trekkers, it has been a growing tourist (attraction) destination for the domestic and foreign tourists. Short trek to Mardi Himal (5,587m/18,330ft) is a perfect combination of nature and culture found in Annapurna region. This trek gives you an experience of unspoiled natural vistas, diverse culture, beautiful pine, oak and rhododendron forests including alpine terrain.
Mardi Himal Short trek offers you the alluring panorama of snowcapped mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, turquoise lakes and natural waterfalls. This trekking in Nepal guides you to the close vicinity of the Himalayas within a very short vacation. Mardi trek is really appropriate for those foreigners having limited time, yet want to closely witness the snowcapped peaks. This trek gives you full satisfaction of Nepalese Mountain views. From Mardi Himal Base Camp, you can have the closest view of Mt. Machhapuchhre as if you can touch with your hand!
You can start this trek from the lake city Pokhara which takes 6 hours’ driving from Kathmandu or a 35-minutes’ flight. Mardi Himal trekking route goes along Australian Base Camp, Kande, Low Camp, High Camp, Mardi Himal Base Camp, Siding and back to Pokhara. The trekking route to Mardi Himal that goes along the ridges gradually gets its elevation from 1,400m to 4,500m.The villages for the stopovers are remarkably ethnic ones preserving their unique culture and tradition which attract the trekkers to their places.
Deurali and Siding are the two Gurung villages where you stop overnight by witnessing the Buddhist culture and tradition. The typical Nepali cuisines prepared by the local people with the best hospitality are something to experience during the journey. The majestic views of the glittering peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Massifs from the vantage points are beyond description in words. Low Camp, High Camp and Mardi Himal Base Camp are the best viewpoints to glimpse Mt. Manaslu South and Mt. Machhapuchhre.
Mardi Himal trek itinerary can be customized from 5 to 15 days to befit your vacation, budget and desire. To customize Mardi Short trek itinerary further, contact: www.orbitalpineadventure.com or you can also reach us via email, phone calls or WhatsApp. We have prepared Mardi Himal Short trek 7 days itinerary so that you can have the lifelong view of the Himalayas.
1. What is Mardi Himal Short trek?
Mardi Himal Short trek is the journey towards the popular Annapurna region to explore its natural beauty and cultural variety. This trek gives you opportunity to relish the snowcapped peaks of Annapurna region with the closest view of Mt. Machhapuchhre.
2. Where is Mardi Himal Short trek?
This trek is one of the popular treks in Annapurna region which lies in Gandaki Province of Nepal. It rewards you with the stunning view of Annapurna South, Mt. Machhapuchhre and Mt. Mardi including wonderful landscapes and ethnic villages.
3. Why is Mardi Himal Trek being popular?
Mardi Himal Short trek is gaining its popularity not only among domestic travelers but also international tourists because of its attractions. First of all, this trek can be customized up to 5 days to match your short vacation and limited budget. Secondly, it offers you an amazing vistas of the snow-clad peaks of Annapurna region from Mardi Himal Base Camp. The rhododendron forests that you have to walk during the journey are decorated with really colourful flowers during spring season. The typical Nepali cuisines served at the best hospitality is another reason for making this Nepal trekking route more famous.
4. How difficult is Mardi Himal Short trek?
Talking about Mardi Himal Short trek difficulty, it is moderate type of trekking having the highest elevation 4,500m to ascend. The trekking trail to Mardi Himal Base Camp is not much strenuous and you don’t have to walk 4/5 hours while ascending. As the trail is not steep, there is no problem in ascending upwards. As you have enough time for acclimatization, there is no chance for altitude sickness. And more importantly, there is no difficult high pass en route.
5. Is hiring a guide necessary for Mardi Himal Short trek?
Actually, it is not mandatory to hire a guide for doing Mardi Himal Short trek as there is not any restricted area included. However, hiring a professional guide is very helpful as s/he can help you follow the proper trail. The guide gives you the detailed information about the natural and cultural aspects of Annapurna region during the trek. In case any kind of problem: missing the trail or health related, the guide proves to be really a boon.