"Embark on an adventurous short yet offbeat trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp with our experienced team. Traverse through dense rhododendron and pine forests and witness breathtaking mountain views that are equally enchanting as other famous trekking routes of the Annapurna region. Follow an uncrowded trekking route and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the region."
The Mardi Himal trekking route was opened in 2012. The trail is located east of the famous Annapurna base camp trek. The Mardi Himal trek 9 days takes you to the base of Mardi Himal, following an offbeat course via dense forest and remote settlements. As the Mardi Himal is a short trek in the Annapurna region, it is perfect for travelers looking for a quick adventure in the mountains of Nepal.
The trail traverses along narrow winding paths, leading trekkers through lush rhododendron, pine, maple, oak, and fir forests. As you ascend, around the elevation of 3,300 meters, the trail emerges from the dense forest and opens up to a breathtaking ocean of hills and mountains. The final ascent of the trail follows a steep ridge side and gradually ascends to the Mardi base camp.
The terrain becomes rugged and steep as it ascends, unveiling breathtaking vistas of Mardi Himal (5,587 m/8,330 ft), Annapurna I (8,091 m/26,545 ft), Annapurna South (7,219 m/23,684 ft), Hiunchuli (6,441 m/21,132 ft), Fishtail (6,993 m/22,943 ft), Nilgiri (7,061 m/23,166 ft), etc. While trekking through the forests, you will get to witness mountains every now and then, peeking above the tall trees. The landscapes vary from the starting point of the trail to the Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,500 m/14,764 ft).
Also known as the Mardi Himal Base Camp trek, it is one of the finest treks in Nepal that combines both adventure and cultural experience without requiring to spend a long time. The locals along the trekking routes are friendly and welcoming. Their unique and simple mountain lifestyle is fascinating. You will get to learn about their culture and tradition too.
As the Mardi Himal trek is a beginner-friendly trek, anyone can join this trek. You only have to be prepared properly. Our expert team will help you with that. You can also do this trek with your family and friends. The trail has just the right amount of offbeat paths, enough to quench your adventure thirst. Join our Mardi Himal trek 2024/2025 departure and witness the breathtaking beauty of the western Himalayas.
Mardi Himal trek difficulty & preparation
The Mardi Himal trek does not require an exceptionally high level of fitness, but a moderate level of fitness is recommended. While there is no direct climbing involved, it is important to note that trekkers will encounter some rocky sections near the high camp and base camp.
To estimate the required level of fitness for the Mardi Himal trek, it is important to consider the duration of the trek. The Mardi Himal trek distance is approximately 44 kilometers (27 miles). Most trekking days involve approximately 5-7 hours of slow hiking. The trail is quite isolated and not established. The altitude goes up to 4,500 meters (14,764 ft).
Regular walks will help you a lot to prepare for the trek. Keep movement in your body and do activities like jogging, running, hiking, cycling, swimming, etc. All these cardio activities will build your stamina and endurance. If you exercise, train your leg muscles and core strength.
By preparing physically and seeking medical advice beforehand, trekkers can optimize their overall trekking experience and minimize the risks associated with altitude and physical exertion.
*Note: If you plan to complete the trek in 4-5 days, which is feasible, it is essential to have a reasonable level of fitness to comfortably handle the daily hiking duration. Get in touch with us to customize the itinerary to make it shorter.
Similar trekking packages in Nepal
If you are looking for more short trekking packages in Nepal, then here are some other options for you- Khopra Danda trek, Mohare Danda trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, Ghandruk trek, Langtang Valley trek, Everest View trek, and Pikey Peak trek.
We also organize short Everest base camp and Annapurna base camp treks as per our guest's requests. For more information, kindly contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to text/call us on this number +977 9818809994 for any support.
Benefits of Mardi Himal trekking with Nature Excursion
When trekking with us in the Himalayas, you can enjoy the advantage of the best price available. With our team's extensive experience in guiding groups and individuals on the Himalayan trails, we offer the most competitive rates for trekking packages in Nepal, including the Mardi Himal trek.
Other benefits you will get joining our Mardi Himal base camp trek 2024/2025 departures are:
- Free counseling from one of our team members who will answer all your queries regarding the Mardi Himal trek
- Custom packing list as per your departure season
- Free airport pick up and drop off service as per our itinerary
- Down jacket and duffel bag (to be returned at the end of the trek)
- A very experienced and friendly crew (guides and porters)
- Welcome or farewell dinners
- Hassle-free trip extension
- Company's t-shirt and trek completion certificate at the end of the journey
- No hidden charges or policy
- 24/7 support from our expert tea