Annapurna Base Camp Mardi Himal Trek
Mardi Himal and Annapurna Base Camp Trek both are popular and very interesting treks. Even though they are separate hiking routes, they are in the Annapurna Conservation Area. There is a trail to connect these two routes. Thus many hikers do combine the Annapurna Base Camp Mardi Himal trek in a single trip to experience the beauty of both treks. They complete Mardi Himal and Annapurna Base Camp Trek in around two weeks.
In fact, the Mardi Himal trek is the hidden jewel of the Annapurna region. It opened just in 2012. Yet, in a short time, it has become a popular trekking route among many hiking lovers. In the Mardi Himal trek, you can experience different vegetation of mountain terrain and marvelous Himalayan Vista. From Mardi Himal Trek you can view Mt. Annapurna I (8090m), Annapurna South (7219m), Machhapuchhare – Fishtail (6993m), Hiuchuli (6444m), Baraha Shikhar (7647m), Gangapurna 7575m, and Mardi Himal 5553m, and so on. Also, the beautiful terraced scene, rhododendron trees, and stunning Sunrise, and Sunset View from the High Camp make an astonishment to all individuals on the Mardi Himal trek.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is the journey to the base camp of the world’s top ten highest mountains named Annapurna I (8,091 meters/ 26545 feet). This trek is one of the most popular hiking trips in Nepal. Annapurna Base Camp is also called Annapurna Sanctuary. Besides Annapurna I, you can also enjoy the view of Mt Fishtail (Machapuchare), Mt Annapurna South, Mt Annapurna Fang, Mt Annapurna III, Mt Hiunchuli, Mt Gangapurna, Mt Khangsar Kang and Tent Peak. Most of the mountains in Annapurna Base Camp are over 7000 meters. The entrance of the Annapurna base camp is a narrow valley between Mt Hiunchuli and Mt Machapuchare, where run-off from glaciers drains into the Modi Khola River.
The combined Mardi Himal and Annapurna Base Camp trek start from Kande. Kande is 1 hour. drive from Pokhara. From Kande, you follow the trail to Deurali. Deurali is the junction of two trails. The right-hand side trail goes to Mardi Himal and the left-hand side follows the Annapurna Base Camp. You will follow the right-side trail. It passes lovely woodland with intermittent looks at the mountains to the extent of Low Camp. From Low Camp, it’s a short walk to Bandal Danda and High Camp. From High Camp, you will do an excursion to the viewpoint and base camp. The mountain sees are awesome from the viewpoint Then you retrace your steps to Forest Camp and move towards Landruk to follow the trail of Annapurna Base Camp. The hiking to ABC is referenced as a valley walk, yet it’s an Up and Down valley stroll as you cross two edges, one at Chomrong and one at Sinuwa. Annapurna Base Camp seems like a beautiful Bowl encircled by beautiful high mountains.
ITINERARY OF ABC MARDI HIMAL TREK
|Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport. We welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in our car. Orientation of the trip. Preparation for the trek. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.|
|Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Alt 800m/2,624ft.) by Tourist Coach, 200 km west of Kathmandu. Driving 7 hours. Evening walks around Phewa Lake. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.|
|Day 3: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. Driving 1 hour 30 min. Trek from Nayapul to Ghandruk (Alt. 1940 m/6,364 ft). Average walking 5/6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 4: Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (Alt. 2,170 m/7,118 ft). Average walking 5/6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 5: Trek from Chhomrong to Dovan (Alt. 2600 m/ 8530 ft). Average walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 6: Trek from Dovan to Deurali (3230 m/10497 ft). Average walking 4/5 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 7: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4130 m/13422 ft) via Machapuchchhre Base Camp (3700m/12025ft). Average walking 5/6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 8: Trek back from Annapurna Base Camp to Bamboo (2310 m/7507 ft). Average walking 7 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 9: Trek from Bamboo to Jhinu Danda (Alt. 1760 m/5773 ft). Average walking 5/6 hours. Overnight at Tea House.|
|Day 10: Trek from Jhinu Danda to Rest Camp (Altitude 2600 meters). Walking 6/ 7 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.|
|Day 11: Trek from Rest Camp High Camp (Altitude 3600 meters). Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.|
|Day 12: Trek from High Camp to View Point (Altitude 4200 meters) – Mardi Himal Base Camp (4500 meters) to Sidding. Walking for 7 to 8 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.|
|Day 13: After breakfast drive from Sidding to Pokhara. 2:30 to 3 hours of drive. Rest of the day at leisure in Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.|
|Day 14: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Coach. Driving 7/8 hours. In the evening complimentary farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese Restaurant in Kathmandu with cultural dances of different communities of Nepal. Overnight Hotel in Kathmandu|
|Day 15: We drop you at Kathmandu International Airport by our car for your flight to your country. Final Departure from Nepal.|
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