Namaste and welcome to Nepal. After your arrival, Kathmandu, Vertex Holiday’s airport representative receives you at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After getting refreshed, a short briefing and orientation will be conducted by our trekking guide. In the evening, dinner at a Nepalese restaurant with cultural folk music and dance. Overnight at the hotel.
From Kathmandu, we drive to the touristic town of Pokhara. As an option of the driving, you can take a flight and see the views of Langtang, Manaslu and Annapurna region peaks. If driving, tourist buses leave at 7 am and you have to check-in at 6.30 am. Through the winding road, we drive for 6 hours and reach Pokhara. After checking in the Hotel , we can take a short walk around the Lakeside . Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast, we begin to drive on the outskirts of the Pokhara valley. The Fishtail peak at the backdrop can be seen awesome. About an hour's drive, we reach to Kande, the gateway of the Mardi Himal Trek. It goes through the lush forest of oak and rhododendron. The trail is undisturbed and rewarding. Gradually, we reach to the Forest Camp and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.
One of the fascinating aspects of the Mardi Himal trek is that we get to high altitude in a short time. This is the second day of the trek we reach over 3000 meters. We walk through an off-the-beaten trail, dotted by the orchid forest. The pen pointed peak of Annapurna south and spectacular Himchuli is surprising. The streamline of the Modi Khola can be seen downwards. We stop at low camp. Enjoy the warm dining hall. Overnight at lodge.
After breakfast, we begin to ascend through the open cattle grazing meadow. The trail is a steep climb up from low camp to the high camp. The view of massive Annapurna and pinpointed Fishtail peak is literally in front of your eyes. Though the lodge is basic where we stay, it has a warm dining hall, where we can feel the warmth of sitting around. Overnight at lodge.
Today is a huge day of the Mardi Himal trek. After the breakfast at the Highcamp, we gradually climb up to the Mardi Himal base camp, which is rugged and prevailed with the alpine panoramas. The route is undisturbed. Reaching base camp, the sceneries of Mt Annapurna, Fishtail and Mardi Himal range are breathtaking. Spending some remarkable moments, we begin to descend to the High camp and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.
After breakfast, we trek down gradually from the high camp through the lush woods. The descend is faster and even the trail becomes nice as we walk towards the downhill trail. Through the dense forest, we trek gradually to Sidding. Then we drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel.
Today, we drive back to Kathmandu. It’s a scenic drive through the Prithvi Highway road. After your arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Having a good memorable Mardi Himal trek with Vertex Holiday our representative drops you at the airport for your departure.