Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days

Trekking to Mardi Himal Total 5 Days From Pokhara
At a Glance
  • Duration5 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Maximum Altitude4500m
  • ActivityTrekking
  • Group Size1-20
  • StartsPokhara
  • EndsPokhara
  • Best SeasonAll Around The Year.
Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days Highlights
  • A closeup view of Mt Annapurna and Mt. Machhapuchhere 
  • Mardi Himal Base Camp and other Himalayan ranges such as Mardi Himal and Hiunchuli.
  • Hiking along the cliff with the experience of walking side by side with the clouds
  • Off-beaten bath with the warm hospitality of the Gurung Community


The Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days is an ideal adventure trek that is short and moderately difficult. Though the trail had been marked on the map for a long time, travelers have recently noticed this trek and are known for its distinctive geography and fascinating mountain ranges.

Mardi Himal Trek lies between the Modi Khola and Mardio Khola Valleys where we can witness the big valleys, green forests, rare and indigenous birds, animals, and different varieties of Rhodendron flowers. During the 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek around the 57 km distance on both sides from Pokhara to Pokhara.

This Mardi Himal Trekking Trail is the best destination for those trekkers who wish to experience and embrace nature very closely. In doing so, trekkers are also gifted with the Gurung culture and hospitality on the acclaimed trail with mesmerizing views of Mardi Himal (5553m), the entire Annapurna range, Mt. Machhapuchhre(fishtail) (6997m and 6993m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Manaslu range, Hiunchuli (6441) and Kangshar Kang (7485). 

If travelers have less time, and budget cost and want to explore the Himalayas 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek From Pokhara is the best option. During our 5 days of trekking to Mardi Himal, we hiked up to 4500m which is called Mardi Himal Base Camp where you can witness the magnificent view of Mount Machhapuchre(Popular Name Fishtail). This trek route is getting popular day by day because of the shorter day, budget cost, beautiful stunning mountain view very close, and easy to do for all age groups. If trekkers have a problem doing high-elevation treks like Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Circuit Trek this 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek is the best ideal choice. Mount Glory Treks organizes this popular trek with a reasonable cost breakdown offer.

If Trekkers want to do 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek from Kathmandu which is also possible if we take Kathmandu-Pokhara Flight Early morning. For more info, you can directly contact the operation team with our email or WhatsApp.



Meet your crew member and drive towards Kande.

From here, begin your trek through a small Gurung settlement. The trail then gradually leads you through a lush rhododendron forest and to Australian Base Camp. With the scenic view of the local village, continue your trail walking uphill through the forest leading you to Deurali welcoming you with the view of Annapurna South (7219m), Mardi Himal (5553m), and Machhapuchhre (6997m).


  • Max. Altitude:1925m/6315ft
  • Time:1 Hour Drive and 5 Hours Walk
  • Accommodation:Tea House Stay
  • Meals:Lunch And Dinner

Breakfast with a view. 

Continue your journey starting with a gradual ascend through the lush jungle. A short steep uphill hike will lead you to a small settlement with some lodges. Along the way, you will see the sign leading you to the Forest Camp. The path is mostly through the forest gradually inclining you to our today’s destination, Low Camp. Low Camp is also known as Mid Camp. 


  • Max. Altitude:2985m/9793ft
  • Time:4-5 Hours Walk
  • Accommodation:Tea House Stay
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

After breakfast, we may our way to High Camp. The trails are mostly uphill. The first half of the trail leads you through the rhododendron forest. As you gain altitude the forest slowly starts to decline and the view clears up. By the time you reach Bhadal Dhanda, you will see the Himalayan Vista right in front and the valley below you.
The term Bhadal means: Cloud and Dhada means Hill, and as the name implies, you can see the cloud rivering on both sides. On cloudy days, the clouds fog up the entire hills hiding all the views, but walking along the ridge during this time is also of a kind experience. 

From Bhadal Dhanda to High Camp, you will mostly walk along the ridge of the hills admiring the views from both sides.  

  • Max. Altitude:3700m/12139ft
  • Time:4-5 Hours Walk
  • Accommodation:Tea House Stay
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Today, we start early, before sunrise. Make sure you have headlights! 


We march steeply uphill to the viewpoint first. Be careful as you walk in the dark, following the footsteps of your expert guide. After a few ascend you will meet stairways that will lead you to the viewpoint. 

The view from this point is simply breathtaking. You can witness Mt. Machhapuchhere and Annapurna range close up front. At this point, you can either stop here and admire the sunrise view with some hot tea and coffee. 

Or you can move ahead to Mardi Base Camp. The trail is steep and tough but you will reward yourself with an even more mesmerizing view of the range and the other mountain ranges like Mt Machhapuchhre (6997m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Manaslu range, Mardi Himal (5553m) even close up front. 

Later, we walk back to the same trail, this time steep downhill to lodge in High Camp. Once you are all set, we make our way to Badal Danda, which is approx. 2 hrs. Downhill through the ridge. 

  • Max. Altitude:4500m/14763ft
  • Time:5-6 Hours
  • Accommodation:Tea House Stay
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Enjoy breakfast with a view.

Today we walk downhill all the way to Lumbre. 

Retrace your way to Low Camp. From Lo Camp, we leave the path where we came from and take the downhill trail to Siding. The walk to Silding is through uneven stone-paved stairways that usually hide behind the leaves of the dense forest. There are few resting points in between while the view of the Himalayas slowly hides behind.

Once you reach Silding, your trek ends, and your driver will pick you up and head back to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara our 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek Ends.


  • Time:4-5 Hours Walk and 1 Hour Drive
  • Meals:Breakfast And Lunch

NOTE: All information in this itinerary is accurate to the best of our knowledge, considering the current situation of the itinerary. But please note that the changes might occur at any time despite our best efforts to improve our program or due to logistical regions such as traffic jams, flight schedules, weather conditions, governmental policies, or any external reasons.  

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B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner 

What's Included
  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • Standard Guest House accommodation while trekking time on a twin-sharing basis.
  • Well, English-speaking Government License Holder and Experienced Trek leader/Guide.
  • Food, Accommodation, salary, insurance, and equipment are for all staff.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permits and TIMS  for trekking.
  • All government, hotel, and other applicable taxes.
  • Farewell, dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with a cultural dance show.
  • Trip Completion Certificate.
  • Official expenses.
What's not Included
  • International Airfare and taxes.
  • Travel insurance covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Nepal entry visa(visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival.USD 25 per visa for 15 days, USD 40 per visa for 30 days, and USD 100 per visa for 90 days. All the visas are multiple entry *visas. please carry 02 passport-sized photographs for the visa.
  • Lunch, Dinner, and Hotels in Kathmandu And Pokhara.
  • All items of personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guides, porters, and drivers( Tipping is expected).
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the 'Price Include' section.

Note: Please bring 4 Passport size photos, a copy of your passport, and travel insurance at Our First Meeting In Our Office

Dates & Availability

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Starts: ThursdayFeb 15, 2024
Ends: MondayFeb 19, 2024
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Useful Information

Accommodation and Facilities During 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek From Pokhara:

Though 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek is a new trekking trail, due to its recent hype, there are plenty of newly established accommodations with basic facilities. 

Unlike all the trekking routes, Dal Bhat with some fresh veggies and chatni, pickles, with local meat for lunch and dinner, and Roti, flatbread, with an option of tea or coffee with boiled potatoes for breakfast is the best option. But you do have some options for a few selected continental dishes. 

Almost all the tea house has shared bathroom. You have the option of a hot shower, but it is subject to additional cost, as is the drinking water at some locations. 

Charging stations are available even in rooms, but as you gain altitude, you might have a common charging station in the mainly at kitchen area, and depending on the season, it might apply to extra cost because the Hotilers use solar panels and backups. 

Who can join 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek:

The 5 Days Mardi Himal Trek is a moderate-level trek. It requires some level of fitness preparation before joining the trek. People with joint issues and problems related to breathing are required to consult with doctors before joining the trip. 

The trail is easy, with gradual descent and ascending. However, the hike to the viewpoint and Mardi Himal base camp can be challenging with steep ascend and descend. 

One needs to take extra precautions while it snows. 

Guide & Potters for Mardi Himal Trek In Annapurna Region:

Mardi Himal Trek is a newly established route, and though the trails are well marked, the route mostly leads through the dense jungle, so it's easy to get confused. So we recommend having a guide. 

Since it is a moderate-level trek, hiring a porter to carry your stuff will definitely make your trip more enjoyable. 

Safety and Security During Mardi Himal Trek 5 Days:

With friendly people, well-marked trails, accommodations with decent rooms good food, and beautiful scenarios, Mardi Himal Trek is all safe.

Just make sure that you are a responsible traveler and fit for the trail. With our expert guide and reliable potters, you will make a memory of a lifetime. 

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