Mardi Himal trek is short but high altitude trekking trial. This Trek is a hidden gem of Nepal and opened officially in 2012. You will get chance to be in the base camp of Mt. Mardi with the majestic view of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchre and Manaslu.
This trek takes you to the height of 4250 m beneath the beautiful Machapuchre (Mt. Fishtail) in Annapurna Region of Nepal. This trekking route is less crowed compared to other trekking route.
Walking in the calm green hills watching Majestic Mountain will be the most beautiful memories. This off beaten trial takes us to the dense forest with Rhododendron and Juniper with the settlement of Gurung and Tamang people.
Experiencing the traditional Gurung Village and witnessing Buddhist culture is truly blissful. Mardi Himal Trek is the whole package of traditional villages, incredible scenery, spectacular mountains and amazing view of rivers fed from the snow.
Mardi Himal Trek Highlights
View of Panoramic Mountains
Mardi Himal Trek is very popular for its close view of Mt Machapuchare (6,993 m) and Mt. Mardi (5,587 m). As you go to higher altitude the mountains show its beauty from near. You can see the close view of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m) if weather is clear.
The early morning sun over the giant mountain is worth watching from the Upper View Point. But sometimes those beautiful mountains may hide into the clouds as the weather is unpredictable in mountains. So, it depends upon to enjoy the beautiful 180 degree view of mountains during your trek.
In spite of short trekking you can also experience all types of beauty in one trekking. It includes the whole package of traditional villages, incredible scenery, gigantic mountains, fast flowing rivers and good hospitality people. It is officially opened in 2012 and its less crowed compared from the other destinations.
The trails are calm and peaceful and the sight of Machapuchare is divine. The trails of Mardi Himal Trek also go around the ride of Annapurna Sanctuary. So you have advantages to enjoy the vegetation and wilderness of the protected area.
Short and Easy Trek
The Mardi Himal Trek is very close from the beautiful city Pokhara. This trip is fairly easy to the physically fit peoples. This trek is normally 7-8 days long and can be extended according to your interest. Moreover, this trek is accessible when it comes to the beginner trekkers. Mardi Himal Trek takes you the height of about 4,500 m at Upper View Point. Because of short trek the price is reasonable too.
Indigenous Villages and Cultural Groups
Mardi Himal Trek explores the unique and mind-blowing of hospitable peoples from starting to endpoint of your trek. You will experience the traditional villages and local foods prepared by those peoples. The main indigenous villages and cultural groups are located in Phedi, Pothana, Siding and Lumre.
We can find Brahmin, Gurung and Tamang cultures at those villages. You can also find cultural homestay and good hospitality operated by those local peoples. This trek helps you to explore rural life, free from hustle makes your holiday impressive and newly experienced.
Mardi Himal Trek is amazing if you are fond of watching daily life style of local peoples and their culture.
Article By: Nepal Holiday