Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal Trekking is one of the best classical trekking in the Annapurna conservation area of Nepal. It is suitable for those who want to spend long days in the Himalayan range comfortably. Major highlight places of Annapurna region Ghorepani Poon Hill, Machhapuchhre Base camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Natural hot spring Jhinu and the newly opened Mardi Himal trail are included in this trip plan. Trekking start from the low land region (827 meter – Pokhara) and gets slowly to high land which makes easy acclimatization before reaching a maximum altitude of 4,200 meters, Annapurna Base Camp. Variant cultures of the variant ethnic group of Nepal can touch directly by spending nights at their local teahouses and their homestay accommodation. Panoramic Himalayan views are every day on the entire trip. Hundreds of mountain peaks including two over 8000 Miter Mountain Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri are snapping differently from different places. Beautiful waterfalls, dense forest, faunas, suspension bridges over Modi Rivers, and Rhododendron flowers are reasons to make your Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal Trekking one of the best you ever do before. Nepal highland treks can customize our 21-day trekking plan to make it even longer or shorter.
Once you land at heritage city Kathmandu, we make your exploration at major UNESCO heritage sites. Our knowledgeable friendly tour guide provides you prompt information on arts and architecture. Explore major 3 sites including a Hindu temple, an old palace, and the biggest Buddhist stupa. The second city of this trekking, Pokhara is our trekking starting point. Pokhara is a natural city and the Himalayas are panoramic with beautiful lakes. Friendly trekking guide starts to cater to you from here. After 2 days of trekking, reach Ghorepani. Early in the morning climbing to Poon Hill from Ghorepani is the best idea to explore stunning views of the Himalayas and the best sunrise view. A hike to Poonhill in the evening time is also suitable to explore a good sunset view with the stunning Himalayas around. For a person who only has short days but wants to take a trekking experience in Annapurna, short days trekking up to Ghorepani Poonhill is the best one. Our trekking trail leads toward Annapurna Base Camp from here. Spend nights at Tadapani, Chhomrung, Deurali, and Machhapuchhre base camps and finally reach Annapurna Base Camp. Our trekking then descends the same way back to Chhomrong and takes a different way to Jhinu, where can enjoy bathing at a natural hot spring. After another full day of walking, we reach the Deurali starting point of Mardi Himal.
Mardi Himal Trekking
Mardi Himal region is less crowded compared to the route of Annapurna Base Camp. Dense Rhododendron forests are up to the bottom of the Himalayas. Very simple guest houses have been established in this area since Mardi Himal Trekking is a newly opened area. Trekking easily reaches at almost the same height 4,000 meters at Mardi Himal Base Camp and back to Lawang village. Lawang village is a homestay destination very near Pokhara. You can enjoy your stay with warm welcome people and get to touch their cultural activities. After long trekking days, you will get a relaxing time in Pokhara. You also have the option to stay another day here and take a short flight (25 minutes) back to Kathmandu.
The itinerary and cost of Mardi Himal Trekking is ideal. Nepal Highland Treks can customize the trekking itinerary as per your interest, as per your timeframe and we also can follow your budget type. The hotels we are providing on this trip are three-star categories in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast every morning. Rest of at trekking days, clean and tourist-standard tea house accommodation. Our guide will choose the best place to stay every night. All tea houses provide hygienic local or international foods.