The Mardi Himal Trek is a short and nearest trek near Pokhara. This trek is known as a less crowded and moderate route in the Annapurna region. Mardi Himal trek offers exciting 360 panoramic views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Machhapuchre, Annapurna, himchuli, and other peaks ranges. there are other alternative places to start Mardi Himal as well. Normally Mardi Himal trek starts from Kande after 45 minutes of driving from Pokhara. The trail goes through Australia camp, pothana, derail, forest camp, low camp, high camp, and hike to Mardi Himal base camp which offers spectacular close-up views of the entire Annapurna Range.

The winter season is suitable for those who love snowy trails, snowfalls, and playing in the snow. During winter season the entire Mardi Himal and other mountains are covered by fresh snow with frequent snowfalls. The mardi himal trek passes through a lush and dense forest of rhododendron as well as it provides an experience of local Gurung and Magar community culture throughout the whole trip this trek is best for bird and butterfly watching. It offers you so many different species of birds and animals as well.

Normally this trek takes around 6 to 8 days depending on your trip itinerary normally weather will be warm during the day and night is cold and the autumn season comes after monsoon season which clears up the weather that makes great stunning views of the mountain and sky is surrounding by the star in the night. The weather is clear and suitable for grandeur sunrise and sunset views and sometimes it is little chance of rain in autumn.


  1. Day -1. Arrive at Kathmandu international airport. Transfer to hotel. An altitude of 1400m.
  2. Day -2. Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley-an altitude of 1400m.
  3. Day-3. Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara an altitude of 830m. 7 to 8 hours.
  4. Day-4. Drive pokhara to phedi and trek to Dampus an altitude of 1600m. 5 to 6 hours.
  5. Day-5. Dampus to Forest camp an altitude of  2400m. 5 to 6 hours
  6. Day-6. Forest camp to mardi himal lower camp an altitude of 3130m. 4 to 5 hours.
  7. Day-7. Lower camp to mardi high camp an altitude of 3580m. 5 to 6 hours.
  8. Day-8. Mardi himal high camp to hike Base camp an altitude of 4500m. and back to lower camp an altitude of 3130m. 7 to 8 hours.
  9. Day-9. Lower camp to Siding village and drive to Pokhara an altitude of 830m. 7 to 8 hours.
  10. Day-10.Drive Pokhara to Kathmandu an altitude of 1400m. 7 to 8 hours.
  11. Day-11.Depature day.


  • Airport/hotel pickup and drop service by tourist vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation 3 star hotels in Kathmandu [3 nights] with breakfast.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu valley by tourist vehicle.
  • Meals during the trek [lunch, dinner, breakfast] with open menu.
  • Nepal government License holder expert tour and trekking guide
  • Porter to carry your luggage
  • Fresh fruit after dinner according to fruit season.
  • Insurance, Food, salary, equipment, accommodation, for porter and guide.
  • All Government taxes, entry fees, permit, inside Nepal.
  • Official expense.
  • Duffel bag during the trek. Need to return after complete the trek.
  • All domestic flight and vehicle according to your trek route.
  • Trekking map
  • Assistant guide for large group.
  • Arrange of emergency rescue service.[pay by your travel insurance]
  • Arrival and departure both of international and domestic flight service with tourist vehicle.


  • International airfare.
  • For Nepal entry visa fee easy to obtain the visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu.$25 USD for 15-day visa in nepal
  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency rescue and evacuation.
  • Personal expense.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Alcohol, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal equipment.
  • All deserts like chocolate, cake, pudding.
  • Wi-Fi, hot shower, battery charging,
  • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fee per person 30$ dollar
  • Tips for the guide ,porter and driver [tipping is expected]
  • Overstay in Kathmandu before and after trek.
  • And other expense are not mentioned in the prize include section.

Gear List

This is the important Trekking gear list. You must check before leaving.

Mountain Brothers Treks provide a duffel bag where you keep your heavy items and this bag is carried by the porter. It is required that you have to bring your daypack to be carried by you. In the daypack, you have to put your important things such as money, important documents, water bottle, camera, toiletries, sunscreen, notebook, etc. The weight limit for the porter is 13 kg per person…

  1. Day backpack
  2. Waterproof cover for a day bag
  3. Sleeping bag
  4. Down jackets
  5. Sun hat
  6. Scarf/neck warmer
  7. Sunglasses [UV protection]
  8. Liner gloves/lightweight gloves
  9. Waterproof & sells gloves
  10. Day t-shirt
  11. Long sleeve t-shirt
  12. Fleece pullover or jacket
  13. Waterproof & windproof jackets
  14. Fleece paint& trousers
  15. Day hike trouser
  16. Waterproof & windproof paint
  17. Socks
  18. Trekking shoes/boots with ankle support
  19. Headlamp with extra batteries
  20. Trekking pole
  21. Water bottle
  22. Swiss knife
  23. Sun cream
  24. Colgate & brush
  25. Lip balm


  1. Favorite dry food & chocolate
  2. Notebook, cards for fun
  3. Binoculars
  4. Camera, memory card.
  5. An ear plug for sleeping
  6. First aid for personal…


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