Mardi Himal Climbing

  • Day 1 Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)

    Arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport and meet our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy the lively streets on your remainder of the day. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2 Day 02 Sightseeing capital city Kathmandu

    Start your day by visiting the famed UNESCO World Heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley that include religious sites such as Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath. Quench your thirst for cultural knowledge by visiting the architectural durbar square of Kathmandu. After the tour, head back to your hotel and acquaint yourself with the guides who will accompany you on the trek. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu

  • Day 3 Day 03 Drive to Pokhara (820m)

    Your morning commences by getting on a vehicle and then heading towards Pokhara. The drive lasts for about 7 hours depending on the traffic conditions. Enjoy the serpentine nature of the Prithvi highway and en route observe the mighty river Trishuli flowing. At Pokhara transfer to your hotel and enjoy the Lakeside area in the evening. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.

  • Day 4 Day 4 Trek to Ghachowk.

    Commence your trek by heading towards Ghachowk village. The walk for the day includes about 20 km and involves walking through the paths that are mostly filled with vegetation. Arrive at Ghachowk village and observe the quaint country life of the Nepalese people. Watch as Annapurna (8091m) and Machhapuchhre (6997m) smile from afar and at the village don’t forget to taste the Nepali cuisine. Overnight stay at Ghachowk.

  • Day 5 Day 5 Trek to Sano Khoban (1,600m)

    The trek for the day gains some altitude as we make our way through the terraced fields of paddy. Initially, we will trek to the village of Dhiprang, where we shall have our lunch. A climb uphill involves going through two other villages like Mirsa and Karuwa. These are the only two human settlements that you will witness. Head a bit further, and you will reach Sano Khoban. Overnight stay at Sano Khoban.

  • Day 6 Day 6 Trek to Pipar (3,150m).

    Make your way through the dense forests and try to conquer the steep ascent. Be careful while ascending, as there is a drastic increase in altitude. After you cross the forests, you’ll reach an open point from where you can see the entire surrounding. Our journey upward provides us plentiful opportunity to observe some of the rare birds and animals sitting there. After the ascent, make a stop at Pipar. Overnight stay at Pipar.

  • Day 7 Day 7 Acclimatization day.

    To prepare ourselves for the endearing trail that lies ahead, we take a day off from the trekking. You have the option of either spending the whole day resting or if you want, you can explore the Pipar village. Interact with the locals residing there and learn about the life of the Himalayas from them. Drink plenty of fluid and food to keep yourself fit. Overnight stay at Pipar.

  • Day 8 Day 8 Trek to Thulo Kharka (3500m).

    After spending a day of acclimatization at Pipar, we continue our trekking journey. Arrange all your stuff and brace yourself for some steep climbing. Our trekking takes us through the ridge line and, on the way, we can see astonishing view of the snowy mountain ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu including Machhapuchhre (6997m). The trail mostly passes through pasture lands and serene forests to reach Thulo Kharka. Overnight stay at Thulo Kharka. 

  • Day 9 Day 9 Trek to Base Camp (4,120m).

    From Thulo Kharka, one can easily see the entire route that connects all the base camps. We get our equipment ready and head on the journey to the base camp. There is not much of walking involved today and the maximum time taken is about 4 hours. The Mardi Himal base camp sits on the valley between the south and the southeast ridges of the Mardi Himal. Upon arrival, you can see numerous tents in the base camp which light up the dull white background. Overnight stay at Base Camp. 

  • Day 10 Day 10 Acclimatization day.

    The trek to the summit of Mardi Himal gains altitude with each step. We must take caution in doing so. We will spend today at the base camp. Observe the divine views of the mountains from the vantage points around base camp and interact with the other campers there. Be sure to check that you have all your necessary climbing equipment with you and don't be afraid to ask for help with the head guide if you feel so. Overnight stay at Base camp. 

  • Day 11 Day 11 Climb to High Camp (4,650m).

    Wake up early and leave the base camp on the journey to high camp. We climb the steep slope which might take a while, and then walk on the south-east ridge. Our ascent over the steep rocks continues where we might face snow barrages as well. The ascent to high camp is filled with slippery ups and downs, and once we reach the high camp, we can get a good view of the surrounding landscape. Upon arrival in high camp, enjoy a well-deserved rest. Overnight stay at High Camp. 

  • Day 12 Day 12 Climb Mardi Himal (5,553m).

    The climb commences early in the morning and we might have to take few breaks during the process to fight off strong winds. The first part of the climb takes us to East Col, which is between the Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre (6997m). With the use of our equipments, we head further. The ascent to the summit is a slow, calculated, and technical climb. As we reach the summit of East Col, a grueling one-hour hike leads us to the summit of Mardi Himal. Your effort is rewarded with a staggering view of the Annapurna mountain ranges and the nearby peaks. After conquering the peak get down to High Camp. Overnight stay at High Camp. 

  • Day 13 Day 13 Trek to Korchon (3,680m)

    We follow the trail that goes around the south ridge and leads towards Col. It provides us with an amazing view of the surrounding terrain. While admiring the great view, we continue our trek which leads us to the huge grazing pastures of Korchon. We will be spending the remainder of the day in Korchon. Overnight stay at Korchon.

  • Day 14 Day 14 Trek to Riban (1,780m).

    We bid farewell to the pastures of Korchon and walk on the trail that leads us downhill towards the Col below the Odane Hill. Our extreme descend provides us with dramatic views of the majestic mountains like Machhapuchhre (6997m), Annapurna I (8091m), Hiunchuli (6441m), and Dhaulagiri (8167m). We will continue walking on the ridge line that heads south, and ultimately we go through dense forests. After clearing the forests, we reach Riban. Overnight stay at Riban. 

  • Day 15 Day 15 Trek to Hyangja, and Drive to Pokhara.

    From Riban, it is a comparatively easy and pleasant walk to reach Hyangja. On the road, we cross the Mardi Khola and walk on the bridge to reach Hyangja. From Hyangja, we get on a public vehicle and take a pleasant ride through the hilly terrain of Nepal, which leads us to Pokhara. Upon arrival in Pokhara, enjoy the lively city and celebrate the success of the trek. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara. 

  • Day 16 Day 16 Return flight to Kathmandu.

    From Pokhara get on an airplane and head on a flight that leads to Kathmandu. The 30 minutes flight will show you the highs and the lows of the hilly terrain of Nepal. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel and head to the markets, if you want to shop gifts and souvenirs. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.  

  • Day 17 Day 17 Departure

    A company representative will accompany you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for the scheduled flight to your destination. Best wishes for your future endeavors!