May 23, 2012

Mardi Himal trekking

Mardi Himal Trekking
Mardi Himal trekking
Mardi Himal trekking 
Mardi Himal Trekking is one of the exotic, interesting and the bitten Eco-tourism based trekking destination in Annapurna Himalaya region. Mardi Himal is the name given to the feature of the long rising ridge and its summit that from the south-westerly lower slope of Mount Machhapuchhare, the famous triangular skyline that is seen from the Phewa Lake at Pokhara. Mardi Himal is located in the east of the Modi Khola. Mardi himal trek offers an opportunity to explore traditional villages, incredible scenery, infinite and diversity of culture, spectacular views of livery mountains and tempting views of River and you can see the exotic valley on the way of trekking trail. The emphasis of the treks is on the forest and wilderness zone of these mountains. Mardi Himal trekking offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Dhauglagiri 8167m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m, Annapurna II 7937m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m Hiunchuli 6441m, Fish tail/Machhapuchhare 6988m etc from the nearer point with enjoying peaceful and non crowded environment. Mardi Himal trekking, follows the least trodden trail away from the trekkers madding crowd with and essence of exploration. We ascend through Hindu villages; pristine oak and rhododendron forest to alpine campsite that afford close up dramatic scenery of sacred Mt. Machapuchare, Mardi Himal and Annapurnas. We descend from the different route to the warm valley and friendly villages on the bank of Mardi River still away from the used trekking routes. The first ascent to the Mardi Himal in 1961. The first route was via the East Flank and it is the only used so far. Mardi Himal separates the southwest ridge of fishtail as a separate mass at right angles to the ridge and it is best seen from the south Descend the same route.

Fact About the mardi himal trekking 

Starting from                                  : Kathmandu/Pokhara
Ending at                                          : Pokhara/Kathmandu
Grade                                                            :Medium
Highest access of the trek            :4600m (over high camp hill)
Culture encounter                         : Mixed
Trekking type                                  : Teahouse/ camping
Himalayan sights                            : Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna range in different angles, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak , and many more …………………………….
Most Attraction of the trek         : Close Mountain View, Villages and local people
Best Seasion                                     :  September to May (almost all over the year)
Meal                                                   : breakfast, lunch, & Dinner)
Activities                                           : Trekking
Transportation                                : Car / Van
Accommodation                             : Teahouse
Minimum Group Size                    : 1
Per day Walking                             : 5 to 7 hours per day
Itinerary type                                  : Fixed / Customized

Mardi Himal Trekking Itierary
Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Arrive in Kathmandu airport. Then transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley City Tour
After breakfast,full day city Tour at Kathmandu in important and popular tour spots which are related with history, culutre and tradition of Nepal ,Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Monaster and Patan Durbar square which are in records of world heritage sites too.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Pokhara 820m.
Drive or flight to Pokhara overnight in Pokhara hotel

Day 04: Pokhara to Dhampus 1600m:
30 minute drive 2 and half hour work.After break fast drive to Phedi climb up to Dhampus village one of the big Gurung village Spectacular panoramic views of Annapurna Himalayan range...

Day 05: Dhampus to Forest Camp 6
Today Trek enter an enchanted forest of birch, giant rhododendron, mountain oak, maple, hemlock and daphnia, camping in a small clearing far from the beaten trail

Day 06: Forest Camp to Low Camp 3150m
As we climb, the flora has turned to classic 'cloud forest' with mosses and lichen, tree ferns and orchids hosted by the hardier trees. Now and then, there are windows in the woods that look out onto thrilling panorama – towards Himchuli, Annapurna South and we have spectacular northerly views of the ever-closer 'Fishtail'

Day 07: Low Camp to High Camp 4100m
Have an early breakfast and we start trekking to reach our highest point of the trek, if conditions are favorable, up to 15,000 /16,000 ft. In the afternoon we return to our camp. If the weather is clear, the view today will never be forgotten..

Day 08: Rest day
at high camp you can make a day hiking over there having a good view.

Day 09: High Camp to Siding Village 1280m.
After breakfast, Today journey start an unhurried descent through the shade of the forest, and out onto terraced fields, down 1,600 m. This is a different route down –to the upper Mardi Khola. Here, as we make our way along the banks of the Mardi Khola from the hill-side village of Siding, down through the lovely fields, past the simple farms and over the 'interesting' bridges, there is no doubting this is indeed the idyllic Nepali countryside. 

Day 10: Siding Village to Pokhara.
After a short walk now the trail skirts an outcrop – there's the road, there's our transport, and soon we're back in Pokhara

Day 11: Rest Day or sight seen in Pokhara valley

Day 12: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 13 : Final depature to your home 

See you in nepal in Mardi himal trekking 

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