Mardi Himal Trek 7 Days

  • 7 Days
23 October, 2020Or Check Availability
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  • Trip Duration7 Days
  • Difficulty LevelEasy-Moderate
  • Best SeasonMarch- May, Sep- Dec
  • Max Altitude15

Overview

Mardi Himal Trek is becoming one of Nepal's  most popular treks,  a newly explored trial in the Annapurna region of Nepal,

This trek has been already listed as one of the hottest trekking routes of Nepal as it offers a large range of mountains as well as cultural variations from the begging of the journey to the end. Nevertheless, this off-beaten trail will let you enjoy with breathtaking sceneries of the Himalayas, traditional of the rural village of the mountain, dense forests, and a wide range of flora and fauna to the high terrain mountain

An iconic Mardi Himal trek 7 Days is a perfect holiday trip for those who are traveling on a limited time schedule but yet to explore the majestic mountains along with the fascinating cultural heritage sites and unique lifestyle of the local people. This trek has been ranked as a moderate level which one can easily do with the average fitness persons without even any previous hiking tastes or skills. 

A week Mardi Himal trek kicks off from our capital city Kathmandu by taking a scenic bus ride to Pokhara (optional- you can also travel by air from Kathmandu -Pokhara- Kathmandu). The next day, the journey takes you to the beautiful valley of the Annapurna region from the beautiful lake city of Pokhara. the hike towards Mardi Himal for the next couple days would be surprising whilst walking through the typical local villages, terrace fields, lush forests, enjoying the sceneries, meeting new folks, learning a new lifestyle, having local meals are the major ways to make your holidays perfect that you can easily say it it is an adventure trekking experience of a lifetime! 

Highlights

  • Immerse on the beauty of nature and it's mountains
  • Experience real trekking in the Himalayas
  • Explore the local places
  • Enjoy the local meals and meet new friends along 
  • Enjoy the wonderful mountains of whole Annapurna region

 

Trip inclusion

  • Free International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by car.
  • Meals on the full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
  • An experienced and Knowledgeable English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide.
  • All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Annapurna conservation area permit 
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
  • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, down jacket, etc. on return basic if required (optional) 
  • Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • Assistant guide group size of 6 people and above in the group.
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara -Kathmandu by A/C  comfortable tourist Bus
  • Pokhara- Siwai-Pokhara by taxi/jeep/bus
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies 
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every day 
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  • Souvenir
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by travel insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses
  • Nepal entry visa fees (you can easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule (Foods and accommodations before or after the trek) 
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic such as Fanta, Coca-cola, sprite, water, beer, etc.
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, WIFI, hot shower, etc at tea houses on a trek.
  • Travel insurance which has to cover emergency rescue evacuation from the high-altitude 
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek 
  • Tips for guide and staffs (Tipping is expected
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include section of this trek

Dates & Price

Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice 
25 Dec, 202031 Dec, 2020AvailableUS$0

Trip Info

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all the clients who are going to participate in Mardi Himal Trek. We highly recommend a compressive travel insurance package to all our clients, the insurance must cover helicopter rescue and evacuation expense at Height altitude for the trekkers to Annapurna base camp, it will be assisted inadequate protection tour to cover personal injury, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Alpine Ramble Treks kindly ask for any of our travelers to send the reliable travel insurance copy through the email once you book the trip with us.  Your travel insurance must cover against personal accident, medical expenses, emergency repatriation, and personal liability. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.

A Typical Day On The Trek

Every morning during the Mardi Himal Trek, you will be served a wake-up tea at about 6 am by our guide then we go to have breakfast with the stunning views.

Breakfast, normally the breakfast serves around 7 am and walk start by 8 am, the walking will begin after the stretching and warm-up before we move on every day, Our daily walk is Normally around 3-4 hours approximately but it depends on your level of physical fitness as well. 

Lunch during the trek is usually held between 12-1 pm with a 40-minute duration, the fresh and hygienic lunch will be typically taken from the menu which will serve as fast as possible with the cup of tea or coffee.

Dinner and Overnight camp, Soon we arrive at our camp (Trekking lodge) than we might take some rest before we go to dinner and but our guide and porter will be glad to serve the cup of tea in your room while resting and we alert that for our dinner around 5-7 5 pm, rest of the time you may like to visit the places around or resting in the room.

The termination of the day our trekking guide encourages you to visit the local Sherpa settlements to know more about their culture and lifestyle in the Himalayas region while preparing the meals.

Every day our trekking will be nicely pleasured by stunning sceneries of Himalayas mountain views, taking the captivating photos and video of untouchable mountains, and exploring the mountain villages and their lifestyle which can be a delighted moment.

Note: Every day, after the dinner our guide will be briefing about the program the next day.

Physical Condition And Experience Requirements 

The Mardi Himal Trek is normal trekking of the Annapurna region, it is possible to trek with a basic level of fitness, a good training plan before your Mardi Himal Trek trip will make that much more enjoyable. It doesn’t require any climbing skills. We have seen many different ages of travelers are completing this trek like old, young, overweight, and underweight and they all are very much appreciated about the journey, as a non-technical trek that does not require crampons, walking poles, oxygen cylinders, ropes, and technical equipment.  But our company will be provided the warm down jackets and sleeping bags if you do not have your own. A normal ABC trek is accessible to most trekkers who have some genus of fitness level and decent drive with a lot of stamina to last two weeks on the cold weather in the mountain.

if you could convenience yourself to take some normal pre-training courses like daily physical exercises, jogging, running, climb the staircase and walking down, cycling, swimming and hitting the gym, etc that would be greatly helped to accomplish the journey easier.

Accommodation during the Trek

Alpine Ramble Treks will be accommodated in the best hotel like 3 stars categories with the good facilities of WIFIHot Shower, and AC room with the best breakfast services on the selection in Kathmandu and all Accommodations are provided on the twin-sharing basis. The single supplement will be served if you are a single traveler. Accommodations during the trek in the mountains, basically you will be staying at basic trekking lodges where you will have a nice and clean room with warm blankets, pillows, and comfortable matrices ( matrices size cannot be very thick size but still comfortable). All the facilities during the Mardi Himal Trek are not as same as Kathmandu but still very pleasant and suitable. Do not expect everything is the high level of standards in the mountain. Alpine Ramble Treks would be glad to ensure the attached bathroom in every possible place even on the Annapurna region in advance booking, in some places; you have to compromise in sharing a bathroom at a high altitudes area because there is no room with attached bath have being built at this elevations area.

NOTE:  High standers Hotels in Kathmandu like 4-5 stars will be provided on your request with the extra cost basis

Meals

The Mardi Himal Trek is a well-established trekking route of Nepal Himalayas where you can get the numerous trekking lodges along the way in the whole journey and basic meals are available in the trekking lodge on this route. The meals are served by our company as per our inclusive way which is included in this Mardi Himal Trek program. Basically, the foods are provided in the same tea house where you stay overnight and there are no outside foods is allowed according to the rule and regulations of the local community but you can simply take the normal snacks, water and drinking stuffs from outside as you wish which are allowed. In order to complete the 5/6 Days base camp, the food is one of the most important factors that you really need it to hike in the Himalayas. The meal in this trek is very convenient and fresh except meat items, usually, we take our breakfast and dinner at the same lodge where we stay and for the lunch, our trekking guide will be chosen every day at the best place possible along the way,

Food during the trek, you will have full options to select your preferred meals items from the menu which are provided by the local tea houses, the Menu offers verities of ethnic cuisines foods as well as western styles meals including Sherpa stew, Fresh vegetable items, Rara noodles, different soups, handmade bread items, rice items, spaghetti, pizza, eggs, potatoes items, Apple pie, Dal Bhat and various of drinking like Black tea, lemon tea, Hot chocolates, Ginger tea, Milk coffee/tea, green tea, black coffee, Lemon ginger tea are available on the menu in this trek. The meals are quite surprising on this trek than other trekking routes Like Everest and Langtang regions of Nepal, all are selected items from the menu of the lodge will be fresh, hygienic and tasty. Some places, there are non-veg item meals are available however we do not recommend taking these meat items in the Annapurna region as they are not hygienic and healthy during the trek. The fresh and healthy meals during the trek like  Dal Bhat, Vegetable items, and soups items ( Garlic soup, potato soup, onion soup with the food, ) are recommended which are prepared by the local supplement and do not store as a long period of time to serve it.

Note: The water is available everywhere during ABC trek which costs around 1-3 dollars per liter of botels or you can also use the normal tap water for free but water purification pills are required to filter. And we would like you to take a separate proper bottle for hot water reason because cold water cannot be fit every time in the high altitude area and it’s too cold.

Passport and Visa

All clients must have a valid passport with at least 6 months prior validity from return date  Nepalese visas can be obtained from the immigration office or Consulate in your country or arrival in Kathmandu Airport.

Last-minute booking

Concerning your desirable interest for any trip with Alpine Ramble Treks, we absolutely accept even your last minute booking. You can book a trip directly through the Online or by calling anytime. But eventually, Last minute booking may not acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet.

Extra personal expenses on trekking

All your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per the package program and besides that cost will be extra if you extend the trip more than the schedule of our package. last but not list, we would also like to suggest that our client carry some snacks like energy bars, snickers, waters, chocolates, cookies, and personal belonging materials like passport, battery chargers, etc..

Equipment lists for Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Head and Face 

  • Warm and a sun hat with scarf
  • Headlight
  • Sunscreen +40 or above
  • Proper sunglass
  • Face wipes and a tiny towels

List for Hands & Body parts

  • Lightweight gloves
  • And warm Globes
  • Down jacket (the company will be provided in rent)
  • A thick Sleeping bag (the company will be provided in rent)
  • 2 pairs of hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying, possibly thermal tops for the treks
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters for the cold temperature
  • Poncho or rain jacket
  • warm Socks, preferably a cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants 
  • The proper Trekking Boots
  • crampon (optional)
  • walking poles 

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers and Thermal bottle
  • Water peals for the normal water
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Camera/ Cell Phone
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks/ Plastic bag
  • Watch/ Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections

Alpine Ramble Treks Crews

Mardi Himal Trek will be escorted by our well trained and experienced certified guide and porter to make your journey the best and comfortable, our years of experiences guide will assist you in every possible way to make your trip worthy and memorable. We also provide one porter to carry your luggage, one porter for 2 trekkers and basically, your luggage should not surpass heavier than 18 kgs. We never overload our porters; we respect them equally and respect everyone’s work as a human being, porters can be provided for each of you if required. Especially, our guides and porters are from the mountains area, we believe in their hard work and dedication, All our crew are very much passionate and hard-working persons as well as honest which greatly admired by our thousands of previous clients and appreciated our hard work, this is why we have now a really good relationship with our previous clients as a good friendship, they would always like to come back and work again with us. However, Our team always ensures that our clients are happy and satisfied with our team and our presentation As we strongly believe that only a happy person makes his/her client happy so this is the way that our ART family has been believing in since its establishment.

Responsible for Tourism

Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role of following the rules. 

  • please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
  • Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
  • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
  • Please help the local community to encourage the positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

We Alpine Ramble Treks involved in the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitive of both travelers and communities.

Best Time To Travel

The Annapurna base camp trek can be done throughout the year, but during the dry season (Autumn), which runs from the mid of September to May and pre-monsoon season (Spring) March to May, these months are the absolute time and favorable months for trekking in Nepal Himalayas, offers crystal clear view of fresh snowy mountains with the nice temperature and nights are quite cold normally temperature drops to the negative during the nights.

Transportation

Alpine Ramble Treks provide all the necessary transportation for your trip including the free transportation to and from  Airport for our valuable clients; on your upon arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative in the traditional way and you will be reassigned to your Hotel. Similarly, we also provide private vehicles for the Kathmandu valley sightseeing and a small tour of Cities areas.

Booking and payment process

Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075 we are also associated with various local tourism sectors in order to process the trip booking with Alpine Ramble the percent of full trip payments can be made with required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details to Nepal with a two weeks period from the booking date.

Our respected traveler can be made the Payment through the Online directly from our website, bank transfer, western union or any other remittances, the remaining can be paid on your upon arrival in Kathmandu Hotel or office.   

Your safety is of paramount concern whilst traveling with Alpine Ramble Treks, come and enjoy the trip, for booking through the Online Click here  "BOOK YOUR TRIP" 

We look forward to guiding you in the Himalayas for a wonderful trekking experience of a lifetime

FAQs

Yes, a visa is required to enter Nepal except for SAARC and Chinese nationals. One can get a visa at the Royal Nepalese Embassy or consulate or at the airport upon arrival. Two copies of passport-sized photographs are required to get a visa.

Yes, you could choose to own your departure date according to your time and schedule If the published Group Departure dates are not suitable for your travel plan, we will help you to customize the trip Itinerary. 

The best season to travel Nepal is Autumn (September, October & November) & Spring (March, April & May). 

The Answer is absolutely safe even for the solo female traveler, who loves to explore Nepal through the reliable team with us, our Alpine Ramble team have been leading many successfully solo female trip in Nepal Himalayas. 

Yes, upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received and welcomed by our official representative then transfer to the hotel at Thamel, which is the most interesting tourist hub with many facilities in Nepal. Overnight at the hotel.

Yes, we highly recommend that you to buy travel insurance before you travel to Nepal, it’s easy and better to purchase the travel insurance in your own country.

Yes, Almost every teahouse have Wifi  Facility on extra Cost in the trek. 

Yes, hot shower will be prepared by the gas shower at your own expenses. normally, we wouldn't prefer to take shower above the 4000 meters hight because of cold situation. 

Yes, upon arrival at Kathmandu then you will get money exchangers and ATM at airport and city area like Thamel, where you could exchange the money in better rates and take enough Nepalese cash by ATM services however as you need.

 Yes, some tea houses available  Laundry services but not everywhere,

You could use the credit card only in cities areas of Nepal, in the mountain areas you can only use the cash and some places they will be accepted accept dollars, Euros, and pounds as well.

Acute mountain sickness is an illness that can affect any mountain climbers, hikers, trekkers, or travelers at high altitudes, normally; it can be suffered above high of 9,000 feet. Acute mountain sickness is caused by reduced air pressure and lowers oxygen levels at high altitudes. If you feel dizzy, suffer palpitations or severe headaches, and return immediately to a lower altitude. Do not take altitude sickness lightly. It can be fatal! Please familiarize yourself with the symptoms of altitude sickness before your trek. Do not ignore even the mildest of altitude symptoms, inform your guide, porters or hotel staff immediately. generally, Our guides carry basic medicine and first aid equipment including simple painkillers, altitude sickness tablets, bandages, balm for muscle ache and medication to treat diarrhea and vomiting.

It depends on the nature of the sickness. Generally, if you become sick, you will descend to a lower high altitude with the help and support of the staffs. If you are seriously ill, injured etc we will arrange an emergency helicopter evacuation service. Our guide will take immediate action according to the situation in the mountains. Please ensure you arrange travel insurance that covers you for an evacuation service and trekking at high altitudes.

You will need to carry a good-sized of a daypack where you could put your personal belongings items, water, camera, snacks, sunscreen, a hat, a fleece jacket and gloves for higher altitudes. The porters will carry the bigger packs with your clothes etc. They will carry packs up to 15kg.

In city areas of Nepal like Kathmandu and Pokhara, your hotel accommodation will generally include an attached bathroom and have facilities such as air conditioning, reception, Resturant, and dining services. The level of accommodation is generally Nepalese 3 star and is comfortable and clean. If you require an upgrade of accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara, there are many 4 stars and 5-star options at an extra cost. Please let us know if you like high categories hotel service like 5 stars then we will be glad to book for you.

Accommodation in the mountain, you will be staying in “Teahouses.” Accommodation is limited, particularly the higher you get, so your room may differ from a private single/double room to a bed in a dormitory. The accommodation is very basic and there will frequently be shared shower and toilet facilities with other trekkers sometime. Every teahouse has a common dining hall offering verities of local and western kind of meals including hot drinks like coffee and any kind of tea in the mountains.

Eventually, almost Every trekking region has tea House facilities in Nepal; during the treks in Mountain, we provide standard breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. Your guide/ porter will help you with the menu selection and ensure that you get the best value meals possible. Although the food is usually plentiful and delicious, you should be aware that the menu is not normally extensive. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast. There will also be plenty of snacks available such as biscuits, chocolate, and soft drinks and in some areas, you will find fresh fruit in season. You can buy packaged water (bottled mineral water) from local lodge and shop en route or you can also ask your guide to fill your water bottle with boiled water and treat with water purification pills

Yes, The trekkers should have to have registered trekking permits, and TIMS (Trekker's Management Systems), they are all helped and provided by Alpine Ramble Trekks- it's all are included on our package program.

Not at all, your meals will be including for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a cup of hot drink during the trek in mountain and it’s a good idea to carry some power bars, cereal bars or other high energy foods with you. Powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration..  

Yes, We have a safe and sound place to store where you can be easily stored your luggage at our hotel or office. 

Annapurna base camp elevation is 4130 meters