Mardi Himal Peak Climbing – 16 days

Mardi Himal Peak Climbing – 16 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

15N/16D

Grade

Easy

Max Altitude

5587 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Per day walking

5-6 Hours

Transportation

Car or Flight

Best Season

Mar-May & Sep-Nov

Activity

Mardi Himal Peak Climbing

Highlights

  • Scenic Beauty: Mardi Himal offers breathtaking panoramic views of some of the world’s highest peaks, including Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchare (Fishtail), and Hiunchuli. The trek takes you through lush forests, terraced fields, and picturesque villages, providing a diverse range of landscapes to enjoy.
  • Less Crowded: Compared to other popular trekking routes in the Annapurna region, Mardi Himal sees fewer trekkers, making it a quieter and more peaceful experience. This allows for a more intimate connection with nature and the local culture.
  • Cultural Immersion: The trek takes you through traditional Gurung villages, where you can experience the unique culture, lifestyle, and hospitality of the local people. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with villagers and learn about their customs, traditions, and daily life.
  • Varied Terrain: The trail traverses through rhododendron forests, alpine meadows, and high-altitude landscapes. The changing scenery keeps the trek interesting and engaging throughout.
  • Moderate Difficulty: Mardi Himal is considered a moderately challenging trek, making it accessible to a wide range of trekkers, from beginners with some fitness to experienced hikers. The climb to the summit requires basic mountaineering skills, but it’s not overly technical.
  • Teahouse Accommodation: Along the route, you’ll find teahouses and guesthouses that provide basic accommodation and meals, making it a relatively comfortable trek. This also allows you to interact with fellow trekkers and share stories.
  • Stunning Base Camp: The trek takes you to Mardi Himal Base Camp, which is situated at an elevation of around 4,500 meters (14,760 feet). The camp offers incredible views of the surrounding peaks and is a fantastic destination in itself.
  • Unique Flora and Fauna: The lower sections of the trek are rich in biodiversity, with various species of plants, birds, and animals. The forests are especially known for their vibrant rhododendron blooms in spring.
  • Off-the-Beaten-Path Experience: If you’re looking for a more secluded trekking experience that’s away from the crowds, Mardi Himal is a great choice. You’ll be able to enjoy the beauty of the Himalayas in a more serene environment.
  • Close to Pokhara: The trek starts and ends in Pokhara, a charming lakeside city known for its natural beauty and adventure activities. This allows you to easily access the trailhead and enjoy the amenities of Pokhara before and after your trek.

Mardi Himal Peak Climbing Overview

Mardi Himal is a 5,587-meter peak in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is a relatively easy climb, making it a popular choice for first-time climbers and those with moderate experience. The trek to the base camp is also beautiful, with stunning views of the Annapurna mountains.

The best time to climb Mardi Himal is during the spring (March-May) or autumn (September-November). The weather is usually clear and sunny during these seasons, making for great visibility. The trek is also less crowded during these times.

The climb to Mardi Himal is divided into three stages:

The approach march to the base camp takes about 4 days. The trail winds through forests, villages, and farmlands, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

The climb to the high camp takes about 2 days. The trail is steep and challenging, but the views from the high camp are worth it.

The summit day is a short but challenging climb. The trail is steep and icy, but the views from the summit are incredible.

The total trekking time for Mardi Himal Peak climbing is typically 10-12 days. The difficulty level is moderate, and it is recommended that climbers have some previous trekking experience.

Here are some of the things you need to know before climbing Mardi Himal:

You will need to obtain a trekking permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

You will need to hire a guide and porters.

You will need to bring the necessary gear, including hiking boots, a backpack, a sleeping bag, a tent, a stove, and food.

You will need to be in good physical condition.

You should be aware of the risks involved in climbing, such as altitude sickness, avalanches, and falls.

If you are looking for a challenging but rewarding climbing experience in the Annapurna region, Mardi Himal is a great option. With its stunning views and moderate difficulty level, it is a perfect peak for first-time climbers and those with moderate experience.

Here are some additional things to consider when planning your Mardi Himal Peak climbing trip:

The cost of the trip will vary depending on the length of your stay, the level of service you choose, and the time of year you travel.

You should book your trip well in advance, especially if you are traveling during the peak season.

It is important to have travel insurance that covers trekking and mountaineering activities.

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Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Kathmandu International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Car/van/ Hiace/Bus
  • Accommodations on B/B Plan in Kathmandu/Pokhara
  • Arrangements of all transportation – Flight or Surface for Guests & Guide with all taxes
  • Pick up and drop from Hotel to Airport by Car/Van/Hiace/Bus/Jeep if flight for Lukla or other any Sector.
  • English Speaking experienced Trekking Guide for whole Trek – 1 Guide.
  • Climbing Guide Service – 2 Pax – 1 Guide, 3-5 Pax – 2 Guide, 6-10 Pax – 3 Guide, 11-15 pax – 4
  • Porter Services – 2 Pax Client – 1 Porter (Maximum 30 KGs for whole Trek.
  • Everest National Park Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation.
  • Meals - Full Board Basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per Itinerary.
  • Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek( Shared Toilets/ bathroom)
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in whole Trek
  • First Aid Kid Box (for Normal Treatment only)
  • Mardi Himal peak Climbing Permit fees
  • Equipments Charge of Climbing Sherpa
  • Garbage Clearance Deposit to NMA ( we will pay our self for this Deposit)
  • Tented Accommodation, all meals during climbing, kitchen utensils, cooking Equipments
  • Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees
  • What is Excluded
  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa – Visa Fee – 15 days = 25 USD, 30 days = 40 USD and 90 days = 100 USD. For visa requirements: 2 Passport Size Photos
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Katmandu or Pokhara – Meals approx – 5-10 USD
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges (Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)
  • Climbing Gears Full Set( Ropes, Plastic Boot, Ice- Axe, Safety belt, Caravinas, Gaiters, Jumar, 8 fingers & all necessary Equipments for Climbing)- US$ 150( if you want to Hire/rent)
  • Sleeping bag & Down Jackets Hire from Kathmandu (US$ 1 per item per day basis) if you need.
  • Tips for Guide & Porter (Not mandatory but expected)
  • Extra Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control
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