Mardi Himal Trek (6 nights / 7 days)


Trip Duration: 6 nights, 7 days
Max Altitude: 4500m
Start: Pokhara
End: Pokhara
Difficulty: Moderate
Transport: Private Vehicle and local bus
Accommodation: Tea Houses and Hotels
Group Size: For individuals, friends, and family members. All our treks are private.
Meals: All included

Best seasons: September to December and March to May


The Mardi Himal trek is an ideal choice for those who want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without the physical demands of more challenging treks. This trek is suitable for beginners to moderate trekkers, as well as families with children.

The trek offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna, Mardi, and Machhapuchhre Himalayas throughout the trail. You’ll also be surrounded by lush green forests, charming villages untouched by commercialization, and a variety of Himalayan birds and wildlife. As you trek, you’ll see traditional yak herder huts and have distant views of the horizon.

One of the best parts of the Mardi Himal trek is the opportunity to witness the daily lives of people in remote areas of Nepal. The trail passes through interesting villages, and you’ll get a chance to see firsthand how locals live in the Himalayas. You’ll also witness the actual trails that people use for their daily activities.

Overall, the Mardi Himal Trek is a great choice for those seeking a relatively easy trek that offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas as well as an opportunity to experience the culture and daily life of people living in remote areas of Nepal.

Are you wondering why you should do the Mardi Himal Trek?

Are you wondering why you should do the Mardi Himal trek? Firstly, it’s a quick ascent, which means you can reach the summit in a short amount of time. The trek also offers a wilderness experience, allowing you to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself in nature. Moreover, the trail is permissive, making it an ideal trek for beginners and moderate trekkers.

Speaking of scenery, the trek is full of natural beauty, offering stunning views of the Himalayas and other picturesque landscapes.

In summary, the Mardi Himal Trek is a perfect choice for those seeking a quick and easy trek that offers wilderness and natural beauty.


Day 1: Pokhara to Petam Deurali

  • Starting Altitude (Pokhara): Approx. 820 meters (2,690 feet)
  • Ending Altitude (Petam Deurali): Approx. 2,100 meters (6,890 feet)
  • Total Walking Time: 4-5 hours

The first day of your adventure begins with a scenic drive from Pokhara, a city embraced by the serene Phewa Lake and the grand Annapurna Range. As you arrive at Khande, the gateway to Mardi Himal, a world of enchanting landscapes unfolds. Your footsteps lead you along a picturesque trail, flanked by rhododendron forests, charming villages, and terraced fields. At the day’s end, Petam Deurali welcomes you with its tranquil charm, the perfect place to rest beneath a star-studded Himalayan sky.

Day 2: Petam Deurali to Low Camp

  • Starting Altitude (Petam Deurali): Approx. 2,100 meters (6,890 feet)
  • Ending Altitude (Low Camp): Approx. 3,050 meters (10,007 feet)
  • Total Walking Time: 5–6 hours

Day two takes you further into the embrace of nature. The trek to Low Camp is a gradual ascent through lush rhododendron forests. The melodious birdsong accompanies your journey as you ascend, offering glimpses of the majestic mountains. Low Camp’s serene ambiance and cozy tea houses make it an ideal stop for a night’s rest.

Day 3: Low Camp to High Camp

  • Starting Altitude (Low Camp): Approx. 3,050 meters (10,007 feet)
  • Ending Altitude (High Camp): Approx. 3,590 meters (11,778 feet)
  • Total Walking Time: 3–4 hours

As you ascend to High Camp on the third day, the landscape transforms, revealing alpine meadows adorned with vibrant wildflowers. The air grows crisper, and the mountains seem to reach out to you. High Camp, perched on the edge of the treeline, offers the promise of extraordinary views and a sense of achievement.

Day 4: High Camp to View Point, back to High Camp, then to Badal Danda

  • Starting Altitude (High Camp): Approx. 3,590 meters (11,778 feet)
  • Highest Altitude (Mardi Himal View Point): Approx. 4,500 meters (14,764 feet)
  • Ending Altitude (Badal Danda): Approx. 3,200 meters (10,499 feet)
  • Total Walking Time: 7-8 hours

Today, the trek unveils its grandeur. An early morning climb to the Mardi Himal View Point is a moment of awe as you witness the sunrise painting the Annapurna and Machapuchare peaks with golden hues. Returning to High Camp, you gather your memories and then continue to Badal Danda, known as the “Hill of Clouds.” This mystical place offers captivating views and an exquisite experience.

Day 5: Badal Danda to Forest Camp

  • Starting Altitude (Badal Danda): Approx. 3,200 meters (10,499 feet)
  • Ending Altitude (Forest Camp): Approx. 2,550 meters (8,366 feet)
  • Total Walking Time: 4-5 hours

The path on the fifth day delves deeper into the lush forest, an enchanting world of towering trees, ferns, and moss-covered rocks. The sound of rustling leaves and chirping birds adds to the enchantment. The forest camp provides a tranquil retreat where you can connect with nature.

Day 6: Forest Camp to Galel

  • Starting Altitude (Forest Camp): Approx. 2,550 meters (8,366 feet)
  • Ending Altitude (Galel): Approx. 2,620 meters (8,595 feet)
  • Total Walking Time: 4-5 hours

Leaving the forest behind, the sixth day of your journey brings you to Galel, a place of pure tranquility. The serene ambiance and the towering mountains in the backdrop create an atmosphere of serene beauty. It’s an ideal setting to immerse yourself in Himalayan serenity.

Day 7: Galel to Lwang, then drive back to Pokhara

  • Starting Altitude (Galel): Approx. 2,620 meters (8,595 feet)
  • Ending Altitude (Lwang): Approx. 1,460 meters (4,790 feet)
  • Total Walking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Drive back to Pokhara: Approx. 2-3 hours

On your final day, the trek leads you from Galel to Lwang, a culturally rich village. The experience here is a blend of nature and the warm hospitality of the locals. After bidding farewell to the serene mountains, you embark on a drive back to Pokhara, concluding your extraordinary Mardi Himal trek.

This 7-day journey in the heart of the Himalayas is a symphony of nature, culture, and self-discovery, leaving you with memories of a lifetime and a profound connection with the breathtaking landscapes of Mardi Himal.

Please note that the trekking duration mentioned for each day is an approximate estimate and can vary depending on individual hiking paces, weather conditions, and other factors. 

What’s included:

  • Trekking permits
  • Trekking guide
  • Trekking poles
  • Trekking map
  • Food (meals include only the main course and tea or coffee) It doesn’t include starters or desserts.
  • Private lodgings
  • Hot shower
  • Water purification tablets
  • A first-aid kit or Medical kit
  • Toilet paper
  • Transportation (pick-up and drop-off services from your hotel)

What’s not included:

  • No alcoholic beverages or soft drinks.
  • A porter isn’t included. If you need a porter, we can provide one for an extra fee.
  • Sleeping bag (we rent sleeping bags for an additional fee).
  • Wifi
  • Cell phone charging
  • Hot drinking water
  • Your Personal Expenses
  • Personal Travel Insurance.

Personal supplies for the trek.

The personal supplies you require for this trek depend on the season in which you are trekking. 


  • Sun hat or scarf 
  • Winter hat 
  • Headlights with extra batteries


  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Face/body wipe


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves


  • Hiking shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Hooded rain jacket or wind shell
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-shirt ( bring lightweight wool)
  • Polypropylene Underwears
  • Down jacket
  • Waterproof jacket and pants


  • Hiking boots
  • Thick & light socks( take an extra pair of thick and light socks)
  • Sandals 

Essential gear

  • Backpack or day pack bag
  • Thermal bottle
  • Medium-size drying towel
  • Sleeping bag


  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Face wash 
  • Body wash

Personal accessories

  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera
  • Power Adapters and Chargers

Extra supplies

  • First aid kit (Note: The guide will carry a first-aid kit on the trip. However, personal kits and medications are highly recommended.)
  • Lip Guard
  • Notebook and pen.
  • Mosquito Repellent spray
  • Moleskin for blister

Contact us today for more information and pricing details.