Accommodation in the trip
Mardi Himal trekking is newly open trekking trail in Annapurna region. Local tea houses have build in entire region which are simple and same categories. All the local tea houses as accommodation in the trekking are simple neat and clean. They have separate toilet and bathroom outside the rooms. Accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara as per itinerary is on 3 star category.
Foods in the trip
All the local tea houses are providing simple hygienic foods on the way trekking. You can choose foods items from their menu. Foods during the trekking is including in the package. There are lots of big restaurant in Kathmandu and Pokhara to choose your foods during your stay in those cities. All the foods of cities are not in the package and paying yourself.
Guide and Porter
Your guide to the Trekking is from Kathmandu. They are the one who will be our regular guide more responsible, friendly, and helpful English speaking. You will meet them in Kathmandu before starting your trek. Usually there will be 1 porter for every two trekkers. He is able to carry total 25 kilogram. Both guide and porters are fully equipped, insured and package including their foods, accommodation on the way. Trekking guides are those who can communicate with you and local peoples and having enough knowledge of local places, peoples, their cultures and having knowledge of high altitude sickness.
Drinking Water during Trekking
Drinking water is extra cost from package. During the trek it is available bottled mineral water, boiled water fill in your own bottle from every tea houses or can use even normal water from Tap. Bottled mineral water is available in every guest houses, shops in entire Trekking. As you hike high altitude, cost of bottled mineral water and boil filtered water increase. Water from local taps can be also used as drinking water by purification with purification tablet and filter it yourself. Most of the trekkers are drinking bottled mineral water and boiled filtered water. Trekkers are using local tap water rarely.
You do not need much trekking equipment in this trekking. Entire trekking during the day is in hot temperature. Only 2 nights near at Mardi Himal base camp is cold and need warm clothes. Need to bring both types of clothes for cold and hot. Necessary equipment are not compulsory bring from your homeland. You can buy it in Kathmandu too. Our itinerary has enough time to be prepared with your proper equipment.
Round cap to protect from sun during sunny day
Warm head cover cap
Muff to cover mouth from heavy wind and cold
1 pairs warm inner thermal and inner trouser
1 pair warm outer trouser
One pair light and warm jacket or sweeter
One pair down jacket
2 pairs light shocks
1 pair warm shocks
1 pair light shoe or sandal
1 pair light trekking shoes
1 pairs light trouser or half paint for walking during day and hot temperature
2 pairs of light t-shirt
Rain coat (cover body and backpack)
small bag pack for trekking, carrying yourself (Trekking bag pack)
Duffel bag or big polar bag to hand over with your goods to our Porter *
Head lamp with enough battery
Camera and its battery
Phone and charger
Hand wash lotion
Thoth brush add paste
Washing shop and bath shampoo
Quick dry towel
First Aid Kit Medicines
In every trekking package, our guide will carry first aid kit box containing medicines of anti altitude, anti Diarrhea, pain relief, Antibiotic, anti cold, anti vomiting, anti headache, fever, bandages, handplast and anti septic lotion . If you are taking any regular medicine that is compulsory to bring yourself.
Some Dos and Dont’s during Mardi Himal Trekking
Trekking route of Annapurna Ghorepani Poonhill is exotic land with different cultural settlement. Treat the land and local peoples with care and respect. Try your best to keep environment clean and show appreciation for culture and traditional religious beliefs.
Make Mardi region litter free: Do not through any litter; put it in dustbin fixed by national park or in local tea houses. Sanitary napkins and tampons should be wrapped properly and through it right place. Take batteries back to your home country for safe disposal or reuse.
Respect local cultures, custom and peoples: Route of Mradi is combination of different cultural ethnic group of local peoples. Their culture, customs, living style and any function is typical and it is important for them. So respect all these while you are there. You can involve respectfully in those function.
Take your guide with you in every hiking and climbing: our guide will be always with your while trekking every days. You are trekking and hiking in remote areas with maximum altitude. Few days in the itinerary are as acclimatization day and hiking around for recovering stamina. Take your guide with you in all these activities. It is Himalaya and do not be more exited, take advice from guide to take any decision.
Do not through foods after order: Foods are all carried from main cities. It takes a week time to reach all the foods in base camp site. It is not with any other transportation but carried by peoples or donkey. It is important that you order only sufficient food which you can finish. Do not waste any foods in the region.
How to get Nepal Visa and its cost?
Visa for Nepal is available on your arrival. 15 days Nepali visa is enough for your as your trip is only for 13 days including arrival departure days. USD 25 is the visa cost of 15 days. If you want to spend more than 15 days time, it is better to take a month visa which cost USD 40 per person. You only need your original passport and cash (any currency).
Mardi Himal Trekking itinerary can be customized as per your interest. Please let us know your own date if our fixed departure dates are not suitable for you. The best season for this trekking is from March to May and September to November but still Jan, Feb, December months are still nice to do. Do not recommend this trekking in monsoon season that is months of June, July and August.
You are trekking with our professional guide and porter team. Trekking guide is well experience of trekking and have enough English. If you need guide with second particular language, we can provide you as per your demand. Trekking porter is strong to carry your bags.