MARDI HIMAL TREK + CULTURAL TOUR
Mardi Himal Trek is a hidden Gem in the Annapurna egion. Mardi Himal is situated just in the east of the Annapurna Base Camp trek.
The trail goes along small winding paths, through magical rhododendron forests until you climb out of the forest at an elevation around 3,300 m. The landscape changes quite abruptly into a rugged high mountain landscape, with amazing views of Mardi Himal, Machapuchre, Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Tent Peak and Singhachuli.
FIXED DEPARTURE DATE
May 7-21 || July 2-16 || August 7-21 || Sept 4-18 || Nov 12-26
MARDI HIMAL TREK + CULTURAL TOUR
Day 01 : Arrival
Arrival at Kathmandu airport, you will be met and greeted by our office representative then transfer to hotel . Overnight at Hotel
Day 02 : Kathmandu
After breakfast sightseeing in Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddha and Pashupatinath. Overnight at Hotel
Swoyambhunath : Swoyambhunath, a stupa on the top of the hill known as monkey temple
Kathmandu Durbar Square : In Kathmandu Durbar Square you will be visiting KalBhairav Temple, Kasthamandap Temple, Kings Palace, House of the living goddess Kumari.
Bouddha : Boudhanath is the largest stupa which is the holy stupa of Tibetan Buddhist.
Pashupatinath: It is the holiest pilgrimage of Hindu where you can see the crimination of the dead body according to hindu religion.Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu – Chitwan
After breakfast drive to Chitwan, it takes approximately 6-7 hours to reach to Chitwan. Overnight at Resort
Day 04: Chitwan - Jungle Activities
- Jeep safari
- Jungle walk
- Visit Elephant Breading center
- Visit Tharu Museum and sunset view.
Day 05: Chitwan – Pokhara
After breakfast drive to Pokhara, it takes about 5-6 hours to reach to Pokhara. In the evening roam around Lake side. Overnight at Hotel
Day 06: Pokhara
Early morning, drive to Sarangkot, return back to hotel. In the afternoon sightseeing in Pokhara city ( Gupte-shwor cave, David’s fall, Seti George, Pokhara Regional Museum, Bindabasini temple and boating in Fewa lake). Overnight at
Sarangkot : The village is located on a mountainside ridge at an altitude of 1600m, from Sarangkot you can see the panaromic Himalayan range, from Dhaularigi in the West to the Machhapuchare and the rounded Peak of Annapurna II in the East.
Gupteshwor cave : Gupteshwor Mahadev cave is probably the longest and attractive cave in south Asia.
David’s Fall : The Davis Falls is a unique waterfall around 2 kms from the centre of Pokhara city. This falls flows directly into a narrow and deep canal which has no ends.
Seti George : The river has carved a deep, narrow chasm through the middle of town, turning the water milky white in the process. Seti River passes right through Pokhara, but you won’t see it unless you go looking.
Day 07: Pokhara - Deurali
Drive to Phedi and trek to Deurali (2100m/6,720ft): 30 minutes drive, 4-5 hours trek. Overnight at lodge
Day 08: Deurali – Forest camp
Deurali to forest camp (2,520m/8064ft): 6-7 hours. Ovenight at lodge
Day 09: Forest camp – Low camp
Forest Camp to low camp (2970m/9504ft): 5-6 hours. Overnight at lodge
Day 10: Low camp – high camp
Low camp to high camp (3540m/11,328ft): 3-4 hours. Overnight at lodge
Day 11: High camp - viewpoint
High camp to upper viewpoint (4250m/13600ft), return back to high camp: 2-3 hours. Overnight at lodge
Day 12: High camp - Sidhing
High camp to Sidhing Village (1700m/5440ft): 6-7 hours. Overnight at lodge
Day 13: Sidhing – Lumre – Pokhara
Trek to Lumre, drive to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel
Day 14 : Pokhara – Kathmandu
Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel
Day15 : Departure
Cost Includes: 1.Transfer airport – hotel – airport 2. All accommodation in hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara; BB plan 3. Accommodation in resort in Chitwan 4. Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara in private vehicle 5. All temple and monasteries entrance fees 6. Transport: Kathmandu – Chitwan – Pokhara – Kathmandu in private vehicle 7. National park fee in Chitwan 8. All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in Chitwan 9. Jungle activities in Chitwan with Tharu cultural dance show 10. Transportation: Pokhara – Phedi –Lumre - Pokhara by private vehicle 11. TIMS and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit Fee. 12. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with tea or coffee during the trek. 13. Accommodation in lodge during the trek. 14. Govt. trained guide and one porters ( 15-20 Kg) in every two person basis during the trek. 15. Guide and porters salary, food, accommodation, transportation and insurance. 16. All Government taxes
Cost Excludes: 1. International flights and Nepal Tourist Visa fee 2. Personal equipments 3. All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, mineral water, snacks etc. 4. Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara 5. Meals during the trek 6. Porters during the trek 7. All cost arise due to flight cancellation, natural disaster, health issues and political disturbance 8. Tips
Location: Annapurna region Trekking Days: 15 days Trek Starts: Phedi Trek Ends: Lumre Grade: Easy Maximum Altitude: 3540 m. (high camp) Trekking style: Tea house / Lodge Best month for Trek: Mar – June, Sep – Dec Culture : Gurung Major Attractions: Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt.Fishtail, Mt. Himchuli, Ethenic Gurung village and their culture