Mardi Himal Trek is a new and less crowded trek route that has been recently open. This Mardi trek is the Best Short, peaceful as well off-beaten trekking trail in the Annapurna Trekking Area.
Among the different trekking routes in this Annapurna region, this Mardi Himal trek has gained popularity quickly. Before 2012, this trek was not so popular because it was accessed only by the limited trekkers to carry their tents and food. But after 2012, it was officially open with a few tea houses and guesthouses with limited basic facilities. After gaining popularity, more tea-houses are now open, which provide basic facilities to the trekkers trekking in this region. This trekking route is very close to Pokhara, where you will get a relatively close view of Mount Fishtail. Being a short trek, it is not as easy as other treks here in the Annapurna region. Within the fast day, you will gain an altitude of 4500 m from sea level. The Forest camp, Low camp, High camp, and the Mardi Himal base camp are beautiful. The trekking trail passes through Gurung village, where you will witness different traditions, cultures, lifestyles, and daily activities. Along with this, you will notice the beautiful Buddhist culture. Monasteries, prayer flags, and prayer wheels will make your hike more fun during the Mardi Himal trek.
The best season to trek in this region is March to May and September to December. This Mardi Trek is an easy to moderate level of trekking where you will have to walk for about 6 hours a day. First, you will gain an altitude of Mardi Base Camp (4500) from Pokhara (900 m). Then, you will drive from Pokhara to Kande, and from Kande, the trek starts. The trekking trail is mostly uphill and a few downhill and plain trails. Therefore, it will be a little difficult to walk up as you gain altitude. From Kande, the course will pass through Deurali and then to Forest Camp. The trail further continues to Low camp and then to High camp and finally reaching Mardi Base Camp from Forest Camp. You will be in front of high majestic mountains and dense forests of different vegetation and wildlife throughout the trek.
In summary, this Mardi Himal trek offers a beautiful picturesque view of mountains and surroundings and many more within your short holidays for trekking in Nepal. Moreover, Trekking Trail Nepal offers you 3 Different Mardi Himal Trekking Packages, fulfilling your dream of experiencing Mardi Himal. In conclusion, Mardi Himal is the best trek for an adventurous short walk. You can start either from Pokhara or Kathmandu.