A great trip around traditional villages, green hills, forest, landscapes, mountains and Mardi Himal climb beneath the towering unclimbed Mt. Machhapuchhre the Fish Tail, these are the main attraction and highlights of this trip, however to trek and climb around world’s 10th highest Mt. Annapurna at 8,091 m is quite something, out of this world feeling, trekking in the heart of other Annapurna sanctuary massive mountain ranges, dramatic variation from sub-tropic – mediterranean to arctic climate temperature and landscapes, daily amazing panorama views with views of world’s 3highest mountains Annapurna-Dhaulagiri & Manaslu, fascinating traditional mid hills Gurung tribe villages.
Mardi Himal is thought to be a perfect prologue to mountaineering in the high Himalaya, especially on the off chance that you have constrained time accessible. No past experience of high heights is vital, as each safeguard will be taken to guarantee steady and intensive acclimatization amid the trek to the mountain. Mardi Himal Climbing has been very trending because of the popularity of Mardi Himal Trekking adventure.
Despite the fact that Mardi Himal Peak Climbing is the briefest and presumably the simplest of our endeavors to Nepal, to augment both your delight and your odds of accomplishment, you require. A noteworthy advantage of Mardi Himal is the capacity to climb it in a round trek of barely 2 weeks. It along these lines makes a visit to the Himalaya a genuine plausibility for the individuals who here to have not possessed the capacity to discover an opportunity to join a more extended campaign.
This pinnacle is situated in the east of the Modi River, over the valley from Himchuli. It is isolated from Machhapuchhre edge by a col. what’s more; common course of rising achieves this col (around 5,200m. /17,060 ft.) and achieves the summit by means of a course on its east flank. In spite of the fact that the mountain transcends the passage to the Annapurna haven it isn’t regularly gone to. The trek reaches and afterward takes after the Mardi Khola for 2 days before turning and climbing the edge line for 3 more days before achieving base camp around 4,100 m. /13,451 ft.
Mardi Himal Peak Climbing has issues with course finding and exertion however minimal specialized trouble: the couloirs prompting the col on the East Face can give a torrential slide threat crisp snow. The climb starts by heading steeply towards the col on the associating edge between Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre. High camp is typically put just underneath the last steep (45 degrees) couloirs prompting the col (around 4,650 m. /15,256 ft.) From high camp, move to the col and turn west, rising steep snow inclines to the summit. Dive a similar course.
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Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will make pre departure meeting in the Hotel or at our office. The meetings will covers trip related information’s & collecting your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance).
After morning breakfast, free day for trek preparation. OR, you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with visiting into fascinating heritage and cultural sites. There are few places that are worth to visit such as holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Durbar Squire ( One is in Kathmandu, in patan and also in Bhaktapur), Museum, monasteries, old historical Palaces and Gardens. Note: this tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally.
As time set by our guide who accompanies you throughout this trip, depart from the hotel for an interesting drive on the busy road towards scenic Pokhara the drive leads through Himalayan foothills and green valley’s till Pokhara is reached for overnight stop in the comfort of excellent hotels by the lake Phewa with time for walks around the lake side.
(For people with flying option 30 minutes of scenic flight to Pokhara).
Morning after breakfast depart for the marvelous trek a drive of few hours reaches outskirt of Pokhara valley on Pokhara / Beni highway, the starting and ending point of many treks of this region, walk leads through the villages and farm fields following and crossing Mardi river to Mardipul, and then on gradual path for few hours passing through farm villages, cultivated terraces and fields, from here climb towards a large Gurung village of Gachok, few hours from here walk reaches at Dhiprang for overnight and first night in tents with all camping facilities, time permitting visit to a small hot spring close to this nice village
After this nice and well maintained Gurung village in Dhiprung, morning walk head towards a forested ridgeline, the path here can be hard to track with many misleading trails that can lead you in array! Here the temperature drops to cool weather after being in semi-tropic climate around Pokhara valley, catching the cool mountain breeze and fresh air with striking vista of Mt.Machhapuchare at 6,997 m high with Annapurna I and A South with Huinchuli towards east rises granite mass of Annapurna IV -II and Lamjung Himal, on leaving the pristine forested, walking towards at Simre-Kharka for overnight camp after the village of Kumai.
Morning feeling fresh in the mountain environment and nice overnight stop, walk leads following the same ridge line which links with Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre peak, the walk is not tough however the altitude gains making a slight tiredness, with rest to catch the views walk continues on the uphill trail with short steep climb to reach at Khorchon for overnight camp, a beautiful spot with wide grazing pasture area, where folks from nearby villages brings their cattle’s for grazing in summer times.
For the trek and climb of Mardi Himal, although it is not over 6,000 meters high peak summit, but high enough for some people, and it’s a good idea to have necessary rest day on this lovely spot and at the right elevation of over 3,682 meters. This rest helps for acclamatsation and preparation for the climb of Mardi Himal which one of the less trekked and climbed peak, enough time for short hike and to enjoy the views of the surrounding mountain vista and beautiful landscapes.
After feeling much at ease and fresh after a free day at Khorchon, summer pasture morning continues heading to our main goal and destination to Mardi Base Camp at 4,100 meters high, walk continues on a steep hill along the ridgeline to reach a hidden small area like a plateau beneath the towering south face of Mardi Himal with south-west flank of Mt. Machhapuchhre; This area called as ‘Other Sanctuary’ named by early British explorer Jimmy Roberts when he first discovered this area in early 1970’s for British expeditions to Mt. Machhapuchhre (but could not reach the summit and abandoned the climb, so this high peak still unclimbed so far), overnight camp on this beautiful small plateau area for the climb of Mardi Himal, with afternoon at leisure to marvel the amazing views from this campsite.
A short day but tough due to high altitude, morning walk follows on a faint path where few trekkers, climbers and Yak herders have seldom used. Route to high camp continues over rocks and gravel, ice and glacier to reach beneath the towering Mardi Himal which is just beneath of Mt. Machhapuchhre, finding a suitable spot for camps on a clearing from rocks and stones. Afternoon our guide will scout the area for safe and possible route to the summit and fixing ropes and making ice ledges where necessary. High Camp situated to a long ridge shoulder on the South -West Ridge of Mardi Himal, under some conditions this area may be under snow, afternoon free to sort the gear with preparation for the early morning climb.
A Big Day! Our main target and destination starting before the crack of dawn as the climb leads over moraine and rubble of ice falls, to reach a snow couloir leading to a col with a steep section of 45 degrees, at the col further steep snow slopes leads to the summit of Mardi Himal, without any difficulty but with few technical sections with great help and support of our expert guide. On reaching the summit take a rest and admire the beautiful panorama of whole Annapurna Mountains, views of Lamjung and Manaslu towards east horizon, after being in the highest spot of this adventure descent by same route to base camp and get relaxed rest of the afternoon.
After a wonderful adventure trek and climb of Mardi Himal which is quite something and a rare opportunity to climb the least climbed peak of all Nepal Himalaya, morning a long day walk on the downhill slope on the same route following the ridgeline to reach back into tree lines and ending the hard long trek to camp in a small farm village of Kumai.
Today the last day trek of this remarkable adventure most of the walk leads on the same trail on the downhill path through many smaller villages and farm lands and then diverting just before Mardi river to a nice Lwang village for overnight in the comfort of Home Stay accommodation in a nice typical hill huts and warm hospitality of local village community, these are few Home Stay places around Annapurna area, Home stay program is getting popular around Nepal Himalaya managed by village community with all modern facilities in local style.
Lwang village has mix ethnic tribe Chettries, Brahmin, Dalits and mostly Gurung people, this place with large tea garden beneath the towering and majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre.
Last day in this wonderful Pokhara and Annapurna area, from here taking an hour drive back to Pokhara airport for a short scenic flight back to Kathmandu, after a memorable and fascinating adventure to Mardi Himal climb, afternoon in Kathmandu with free time for individual activities.
Breakfast, transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal.