If you are a lover of the Mighty Himalayas, then Mardi Himal trek should be one of those trips that you must undertake while you are still strong and spirited enough! The trek will take you to one of the most astounding theatres of nature, which will unfurl miles after miles of snow-capped ranges in front of your eyes, opening a heaven that you will remember forever till you close your eyes for the last time!!
The undulating plateaus and the trekking trails with the snow-capped ranges all around, the roadside hamlets and valleys that you cover en route, the brooks and springs, the wildlife and the mesmerising ambiance all-around take you to what is truly the heaven on earth!!
However, all said and done, though the trek is not an extreme one, it is at times modest and at times a bit challenging. Nevertheless, you need to be at the top of your physical condition to enjoy the Mardi Himal base camp trek to the fullest. It will be great if you keep the following points in mind before and during the trek. It will make the tour trifle easier.
You will find Mardi Himel trek east of the Annapurna Base Camp, practically beneath the majestic Machhapuchhre or Fishtail Mountain in Gandaki province close to Pokhara. While you trek higher and higher, you can, weather permitting, get a glimpse or two of the Annapurna Base Camp below.
Pokhara – for sure, as it is much easier! That is the reason we at Nepal Base Camp Treks Pvt. Ltd. always trigger off the trek from Pokhara after our tourists fly in from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Our trek basically starts from Kande, which is an hour’s drive from Pokhara. One of the main reasons for starting the trek from Pokhara is the fact, that is it the place where you will find the best guides who will accompany you throughout the trek. We would embed experienced local guides with you during the trek who is well familiar with the entire region, speak local languages and is well familiar with the custom and culture.
The highest point of the trek: The Mardi Himal Base Camp lies at an altitude of 4500 meters or 14,763 ft from the sea level and is the highest point of the entire trek route.
The highest sleeping point of the trek: The highest sleeping point of the trek is the trekkers’ camp that lies at the altitude of 3.580 meters or 11,745 ft from the sea level. The lowest camp is at 2,990 meters or 9,809 ft.
The entire Annapurna range will unfurl in front of you with all its majestic beauty as you inch towards the summit camp. From the lower camp, you will get a spectacular view of the Machhapuchhre (6,993 meters), Annapurna South (7,1010 meters) and Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 meters).
Therefore, you see, there are some breathtaking views of the grand Himalayan heights in the offing during the trek. Also, a wide range of diverse scenery all around, enormous forest trails full of some of the most exotic wildlife of the world, some picturesque villager trails that will expose you to native cultures and creeds, rituals and food habits of some of the most innocent, ever-smiling, friendly Himalayan tribes, ridge trails and a budget-friendly package will collectively make this trek truly a breathtaking one.
For further details, contact us at Nepal Base Camp Treks Pvt. Ltd. at 977-1-4005104, 977-9851111874 or 977-9745152385.