Mardi Himal Trek is a short, amazing and newly opened trail in the Annapurna region. The route opened in early 2012 but now very popular trekking trail in western Annapurna region which located east of Modi Khola across the valley from Hiunchuli. After one and half hour of drive from Pokhara, trek starts from Phedi and trek to Deurali and continues to Forest camp, Low camp, High camp, Sidhing village, Lumre and back to Pokhara. High Camp is the highest point of this trek at elevation of 4,500 meters from sea level, here enjoying the majestic mountain views and incredible landscapes.
The path goes through the magical rhododendron forest, terrace farms, interesting villages, dazzling river and stunning views of Dhaulagiri 8167 m, Annapurna I 8091 m, Annapurna II 7937 m, Annapurna III 7555 m, Annapurna South 7219 m, Machhapuchre 6988 m and Hiunchuli 6441 m mountain ranges. During the treks we stay in basic tea houses, enjoy typical local food and experience lifestyle of local people.
Mardi Himal Trek, perhaps the least visited trekking trails around the Annapurna. Trekking on this route, leading up to Mardi Himal base camp and finally the Upper viewpoint, the solitary trails complete with verdant landscapes and forests, secluded villages, valleys, terraced farms, dazzling rivers and the extraordinary views of the Annapurna, Machhapuchre (Fishtail) and Hiunchuli mountains. Another benefit about this trekking route is that the trail makes a small circuit up to the base camp of Mardi Himal so that we don’t have to backtrack over the same terrain.
Mardi Himal trek is a short trek in the Annapurna region of Nepal where we stay in tea-houses (lodges), taste local food, appreciate the excellent hill and mountain landscapes; and marvel at the panoramic views of the massive Himalayan mountains including Annapurna, Machhapuchre, Hiunchuli and Mardi Himal.