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Fish Tail Trekking

Mardi Himal Trekking

Mardi himal Trekking is basically less tourist area and new opened trekking route in Nepal. According to name Derived from mount mardi and short hike southern part of Annapurna Himalaya range. After pokhara real Gurung traditional culture and Gurung community up to mardi khola hidden valley treasure trip to Mardi himal. From pokhara start 1110 m. to 4200 m. highest altitude to reach at top and see Beautiful mountain scenery with panoramic view as Annapurna south 7200m, Gangapurna himal 7575m. Machhpurchhre himal 6993 m. include Mardi Himal 5553m.

This trek is best destination to avoid the crowd. Mardi Himal trek offer imaging view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre and Manaslu ranges. Mardi Himal base camp, and Ghandruk village is the major attraction of this trek.

The trek starts at Kande after 1 hours driving from Pokhara. The trail is good, first slowly up, then a bit steeper to Australian Camp (2060m – About one hour), then after that slightly downhill to Pothana (1950m) then up again to Deurali (2100m).

The trail is initially quite steep leaving Forest Camp but soon gets less steep as you again get upon the ridge. The trail leaves Low Camp again in jungle, but the trees soon start to get smaller and after about one hours trekking broke out of the jungle and onto the open ridge with spectacular views of Machhapuchhre ahead and Annapurna South to my left.

It is possible to continue trekking along the ridge for another 4 to 5 hours to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500m) and return to High Camp in around 4 hours – This makes a long day but there is also a viewpoint about half way, the imaging view can be from here. After that, we return all the way down to Forest camp.

When we arrive to Forest Camp, we trek to Landruk, Ghandruk where you can explore at natural beauties via Landruk. After this, you will end your trek at Nayapul via Ghandruk village which is one of the popular gurung villages in this region.

On the trekking will get such as magnification views and crossing the sparking rivers and walk though evergreen rice terraced fields. Which is an entering mardi himal hiker also pass through excellent mountain views, Beautiful forest and interesting typical Gurung village and culture diversity along the trekking route.  Better service than others trekking route warm hospitality and more friendly local people behavior give extra flavor to hikers participate.

Friendship World Treks Pvt. Ltd Offer the Specials full board package Mardi himal Trekking pokhara to pokhara 11 days, Because Mardi himal trekking is regard by Eco-tourism trekking route in Annapurna region. Name of the Mardi himal trekking peak as well and Mardi himal located east of Machhapuchhre himal and Mardi khola. Ascend through Nepali traditional village and beautiful nature pristine rhododendron forest to an alpine. Able to see that has up to close view of scenery including sacred mountain Machhapuchre (6988m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt. Annapurna (8091m), Mt. Annapurna II (7937m), Mt. Annapurna III (7555n), Mt. Hiunchuli (6441m), Mardi Himal Range.

Details Itinerary

Trip Route:

Kade-Australian Camp-Potana -Mardi Himal Base Camp-Landruk-Ghandruk-Nayapul

Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

After landing flight at TIA, representative of Friendship World Treks Pvt. Ltd will warmly receive you. We will move towards the hotel. We will enjoy delicious dinner at night. After dinner we will give brief description of the program to Mardi himal Trekking.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Around 7/8 hours)

Early morning we will have breakfast and take a drive to Pokhara for about 7 to 8 hours. The panoramic view of the roadside houses and forest will be very enjoyable. In Pokhara spectacular places around the valley will be very interesting. The night will be at one of the best hotel at Pokhara.

Day 03: Drive to Kade (1710M) & trek to Australian Camp (2060m) or Potana (1950M)

Drive from Pokhara to Kade, it takes one hours by driving. The road is reasonably good. Then trek from Kade to Australian Camp (2060m). It takes 2 to 3 hours then

then after that slightly downhill to Pothana (1950m) then overnight at Tea House.

Day 04:  Trek to Machhapuchre ( Fish Tail) forest Camp (KoKar)2600M

This is beautiful walk through forest. After morning breakfast we trek about 5 hours to reach Forest camp walking through Pothana village. Overnight at Tea House.

Day 05: Trek to Low camp (3050m)

As we climb there are natural windows in the woods that view out onto thrilling panoramas towards Hiunchuli Peak and the knife-sharp traverse towards Annapurna South. We have magnificent closer view of Fishtail and Annapurna Mountain range, far below, to our left, we can see Modi Khola Valley leading up into the Annapurna Sanctuary. Overnight at Tea House.

Day 06: Trek to high camp (3900m)

After early breakfast we start trekking to reach our highest point of the trek. With clear weather the view today will never be forgotten. Overnight a High Camp.

Day 07: Exploration day- Rest Day

Climb at 4450M for the View Point and Mardi Base Camp (4500M) and back to High camp (3900M), free day to explore around. You can see the Fish tail very near from you. Overnight at High Camp.

Day 08: High Camp to Forest Camp (2600M)

After early breakfast, we start walking to Forest camp from High camp,

Overnight at Forest Camp (Kokar) Tea House.

Day 09: Trek to Landruk (1565M)

Today the trail descent about 1600m through the shade of the forest, and out onto terraced fields. Here, as we make our way along the banks of the Mardi Khola from the hill-side village of Siding, down through the lovely fields, past the simple farms and over the ‘interesting’ bridges, there is no doubting this is indeed the idyllic Nepali countryside.

Day 10: Trek to Ghandruk (1940M)

Today, we move down again to the next river and after going across the suspension bridge we have to go up for about another one and half hour before we get to the most stunning village in the Annapurna region entitled Ghandrung (1950m.), a large prosperous Gurung village. Overnight at Ghandruk Village.

Day 11: Ghandruk to Nayapul and Drive to Pokhara:

We will wake up early in the morning and see the dazzling view of sun rising through the summit piercing the white snows. We will have a short visit over to the market in Pokhara, Overnight at Hotel.

Day 12: Sightseeing around Pokhara Valley

Today, we wake up early in the morning, we head for the view point in Sarangkot,

Paragliding, Boating in the  Fewa Lake, small hike to World Peace Pagoda, visit to Devil Fall, if we have time we go to Other lakes and other places.

Day 13: Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive

Includes

1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
5. 2 Nights Accommodation in the 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
& Breakfast) & 3 Nights in the 3 Star Hotel in Pokhara with Bed and Breakfast.
6. All accommodation during the trek.
7. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
8. Transportation to and from trail head by Private Transport.
9. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
10. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Insurance, and
equipment for the staffs.
11. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
12. Trekking staffs wages etc.
13. 1 hr. trekker massage after your trek.
14. Fare well dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
15. Transportation from Nayapul to Pokhara, Pokhara to Kade by Private Transport.
16. 2 Nights 3 days Packages for Chitwan National Park.
17. Trekking Map, T-shirt, Trekking certificate.
18. Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
19. Sleeping Bag (Return after Trek)- will Cost Extra you need to hire.
20. All Government and local Taxes
21. International Flight ticket re-confirmation.

Excludes

1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
domestic flights.
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc.
11. Extra Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara