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    Mardi Himal Trek-the hidden treasures in the Annapurna region, Kaski, Nepal. The Mardi Himal trek is discovered under the watchful eyes of the Giant Mountain Fish Tail. On the ridges between Mardi Himal and Fishtail is where you'll find Mardi Himal Base Camp. You will be rewarded with panoramic and up-close views of the South Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Mardi, Fishtail Himal, and other mountain ranges in the upper sections of Mardi Himal Treks, including Mardi Base Camp (4500m), Mardi View Points (4200m), and Mardi High Camp.

    Mardi Himal Trek

    The Mardi Himal trek is an adventurous and beautiful 5-6 days trek with a lot to offer. Mardi Himal trek is a lesser-known, easy trail but without a doubt not as off the beaten as it used to be. The main starting points of the Mardi Himal Trek are either Kande or Ghandruk of Landruk, and the ending point is either Landruk or Siding, Kaski. Mardi Himal Trek is near the tourist city Pokhara and is just a few hour's ride from the starting and ending points of Mardi Himal Trek.

    The Mardi Himal trek trails offer you small and easy trails, authentic tea houses, well-facilitated restaurants, hospitable people, and offers you stunning views of the Annapurna range. Trekking in the Mardi Himal trek region means exploring both local and urban culture and tradition. The Mardi Himal Trek also offers another trekking route to the Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill Trek. What more do you want? The Mardi Himal trek is best for various reasons. The best things about Mardi Himal Trek are enlisted below in points:

    Get closer to the Annapurna Himalayas

    Mardi Base Camp - the highest point of Mardi Himal Trekking is located in the lap of iconic Mt. Machhapuchhre and Mardi Himal itself. Thus you get to see the closest and most gorgeous view of Annapurna Massif including Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Mardi Himal, and neighboring mountains of Annapurna massif. Throughout the trail, you get to see the spectacular views of the surrounding hills and snow-capped mountains of the Annapurna Himalayas Range.

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    Less Crowded Trail

    Mardi Himal Trek is the newly discovered trekking trail in Annapurna Region and was officially opened in 2012. Only a few people make their way to Mardi Himal Trek, making the trail less crowded. Also, there are fewer human settlements on the way, so the flow of local people and regular things is less as compared to other trekking trails. 

    Less Crowded Trail

    Short Walking Distance 

    The Mardi Himal trek is a short trek of about 5-6 days and would be the best for those who have limited time and want to explore the wilderness of Annapurna. Mardi Trek Starts from Phedi, Pokhara to Dhampus takes 2-3hr normally, from Dhampus to Forest Camp, it might take 5-6 hours, Trek from forest camp to low camp would be 2-3hr and trek from Low Camp to High Camp would take 3-4hr. Acclimatization day at High Camp and hike to Mardi ViewPoint would take around 2hr and back to Siding will take 5hr normally. If the weather is good and you can walk easily, you can start walking early in the morning from the forest camp on day 3, have lunch on the way, and get to the high camp in the evening directly.

    Easy Trail and Eco-Tourism Trail

    The Mardi Himal Trekking trail is a hidden gem with an eco-tourism trail. Mardi Himal Trek is also taken as an easy to moderate hiking trail and very comfortable walking in the Annapurna region. You don’t get to walk to an altitude in a single day. The trekking in this region is conducted along with the continuity of conservation, the sustainability of the environment, and the local culture. The locals respect their religion and culture and are being empowered with environmental awareness programs. 

    Mardi Himal Trekking Trail

    You get to walk to the unspoiled natural resources in Mardi Trail, where the primary concern is the minimal impact on the environment. 

    Amazing Hospitality

    The Mardi Himal Trekking route has many tea houses and lodges with a good ambiance. Lodges offer you a good facility of hot water, beds, bathrooms, and wifi. You will be treated with warm hospitality and will be served delicious food. You can enjoy the local fresh foods cooked by locals. If you like to be warmed up, you can sit in the dining hall, as the dining hall is heated with the light-up firewoods in an improved manner. 

    Picturesque view for Photographers

    Mardi Himal Treks offers amazing landscapes, a lush green forest filled with rhododendron forest, mountains view, valleys, and panoramic views of magical terrain. For photographers enthusiastic and travel passionate, the Mardi Himal trek would be the perfect destination to explore the essence of nature and capture it with your lens. Taking pictures of the most iconic mountain Machapuchhre in the background, typical houses, and living culture in your main subject would be the most interesting moment for the photographers.

    Traditional Mountain Village and Local Culture

    Charming villages of Dhampus, Pothana, Low camp, and Siding are the villages in the Mardi Himal Trekking Trail that welcome you right to their friend behaviors and amazing culture. These village areas offer you to experience the culture, traditions, and lifestyles of mainly Brahmin, Chhetri, and Gurung ethnicity. Mardi trekking region is a blend of Buddhist and Hindu religions.

    Local Mountain Villages

    You can join the cooking class, witness the organic tea processing, learn to make ghee( Dehydrated butter), witness the grain storage (Vakari in Nepali) made from bamboo, and witness yak fur processing in the Mardi Trekking region. 

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    Rich Biodiversity

    Mardi Himal Trek offers diverse flora and fauna while trekking on this beautiful off-the-beaten trekking trail. Rhododendrons are blooming in pre-monsoon, alpine lush green forests including bamboo, coniferous trees, and many more flowering plants. The exotic animals like snow-leopard, deer, yak, and blue sheep. With this wonderful flora and fauna, Nepal has been known to be a paradise for wildlife, animals, and bird lovers and Mardi Himal Trek is the best destination for naturalists and foresters.

    Suitable Weather for Trekking

    The Autumn and Spring seasons have the best weather and are considered the peak trekking season in Nepal. But Mardi trekking is doable all around the year. Mardi High Camp (3,580) has uniform climatic conditions and offers stunning scenic views. At moderate temperatures, the trekkers are immensely helped and can view the excellent sunrise and sunset.

    Best Time to Explore the Mardi Himal Trek

    The Mid-Winter season can get minimum temperature, but the Annapurna range looks more stunning during this season. The trekkers must check the weather forecast and go with the guides and porters. The pre-monsoon season offers you beautiful landscapes with blooming rhododendrons over the hills.

    Also Read: Best Time to Visit Nepal. 

    Can find a side trail to the Annapurna Base Camp and Poon Hill

    The Mardi trek offers you one of the side trails to the Annapurna Base Camp. The Mardi trek rewards you with the lesser-known areas of the Annapurna massif. You can go to Mardi Himal Trek after the Poon Hill trek. Poon Hill trek is one of the famous treks in the Annapurna region. You can go to Landruk from Poon Hill and to the forest camp of the Mardi Himal Trek. If you are adventurous lover and you have time, you can go for the Poon Hill trek and Mardi Himal Trek in one, and you can go to the Annapurna Base Camp after the Mardi Himal trek.

    During this trip, Luxury Holidays Nepal serves you the best quality service. If you are looking for other similar trips, we also offer Ghorepani Poonhill Trek, Ghorepani PoonHill Sunrise trek with Chitwan Jungle Safari, Luxury Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek with Jungle Safari, and many more.

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