Machapuchare Mardi Himal Trek

| 11 Days

“Traveling tends to magnify all human emotions.”

Machapuchare Mardi Himal Trek is a newly opened trekking route in Nepal which is also commonly referred to as Machapuchare Model Trek. Trekkers are presented with eye-catching scintillating views of snowcapped mountains, diversified flora and fauna along with a personal look at the lifestyle and traditions of the local communities.

The beginning phase of our journey takes us to Pokhara from Kathmandu city and then continues onward to Phedi town where we start our trekking towards Pothana village. With a perfect blend of rich natural trails and cultural heritage of diverse ethnic groups like Gurung, Tamang, Magar, Damai, Kami, Sarki, and Brahmins, the magnificent views of nearby Himalayas like Mt. Mardi, Mt. Machapuchare, and Annapurna Himalayan ranges can be thoroughly enjoyed during the trekking period. Moreover, the west base camp of Mardi Himal is one of the major viewpoint of this trek where stunning Himalayan sceneries can be relished upon by its visitors. Additionally, we get an opportunity to experience the fascinating combination of rich flora & fauna, mountain forest, varied bird species and natural hot springs which are some of the supplementary attractions for all kinds of travelers and explores. The Mardi river valley in Rivan & Lahachok area is an appropriate place for activities like swimming, fishing and watching various species of migrant birds. Other attractions include a tea garden and a natural cave formed by rock & limestone. Later after reaching Mardi Himal Base Camp, we are planned to descend back down by traversing through villages of Karchon, Hile Kharka, Annate Thanti and ultimately get back to Pokhara city where we plan on ending our trek.

Even though this trek can be done all throughout the entire year, it is largely recommended during Spring months of March to May and Autumn months of September to November. Contact Euro-Asia right now to join our Machapuchare Mardi Himal Trek for unforgettable trekking experiences at newly discovered trails.

Price Includes

  • 11 Days trek as per program with English Speaking Sherpa Guide and porter.
  • Accommodation in normal lodges with full board during trek.
  • Drive from Pokhara to Phedi by private Vehicle.
  • TIMS Card and ACAP permit fees.

Price Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • International Arrival and Departure transfer in Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Transfer To and From Pokhara.
  • Any Beverage and Tips.
  • Any expenses of Personal Nature.
  • Airport Departure Taxes.
  • Any cost occurred due to landslide, political disorder or natural calamities, flight cancellation or any unforeseen reason, etc.

Day to Day itinerary

    Day 01 : Drive from Pokhara to Phedi and trek to Pothana(1950m)
  • We start our Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek as we take 30 minutes of drive from Pokhara to Phedi on a good road and then start our trekking activity towards Pothana which is 1950 meters above sea level. It would take around 4 hours to reach our destination. We will stay overnight at tea house.

  • Day 02 : Trek from Pothana to Koke /Forest camp(2600m)
  • After having our breakfast, we make our way passing through beautiful forests for around 6 hours with lunch break and short stops on the way to finally arrive at forest camp which is also locally known as Koke. Staying overnight at lodge in forest camp gives us unique adventurous feeling.

  • Day 03 : Trek from Forest Camp to Eakle Deurali (3500m)
  • We start our day with a healthy breakfast and ascend gradually through beautiful landscapes, forests and river streams towards Eakle Deurali which is 3500 meters above sea level.  Today our trekking activity would be around 6 hours and finally we take a rest at local tea house.

  • Day 04 : Trek from Eakle Deurali to Bagale deurali (3900m)
  • Leaving behind Eakle Deurali we follow the trails towards our next site, Bagale Deurali which is just couple of hundred meters above the first one. We get there enjoying the great mountainous and landscape views. Trekking activity would be approx 6 hours today and then we stay overnight at lodge.

  • Day 05 : Trek from Bagale Deurali to Mardi Himal base camp west (4452m)
  • Today is the most important day of our Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek when we reach an altitude of 4452 meters above sea level after making 7 hours of walking through beautiful villages.  We arrive at Mardi Himal Base Camp West which offers the spectacular views of snow capped mountains like Annapurna Himalayan range, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli and others. We get the most beautiful, unique and close view of Mt.Machhapuchhre from here. Finally after rewarding day of trek, we stay overnight at one of the lodge.

  • Day 06 : Trek back to Sirkha Kharka (3460m)
  • From today, we start gradually descending towards low altitudes. And we trek back towards Sika Kharkha today. It is a beautiful pasture land with amazing views of landscapes, villages, and nearby glorious Himalayas. It will be around 8 hours of walking and overnight at lodge.

  • Day 07 : Trek from Sirkha Kharka to Karchon (3682m)
  • After having our instant meal, our Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek descents through beautiful forests to Karchon which is 3682 meters above sea level. After 7 hours of downhill trek, we stay overnight at lodge.

  • Day 08 : Trek from Karchon to Samsur deurali (2939m)
  • As we descend further, we get to explore local cultures and traditions of Gurungs, Magars.  We arrive at Samsur deurali at the end of the day and stay overnight at lodge.

  • Day 09 : Trek from Samsur Deurali to Hile kharka (2160m)
  • The day begins with great breakfast at our tea house and we start further exploring the nature along with local cultures and head towards Hile Kharka. It would normally take around 7 hours of walk and we stay overnight at local tea house.

  • Day 10 : Trek from Hile Kharka to Rimdang village (1430m)
  • Today the trail descends drastically around700 meters through relaxing forests and beautiful terraced farmlands and lovely villages. After getting completely immersed into best of nature and culture, we towards Rimdang Village after 7 hours of trekking activity. Overnight at lodge.

  • Day 11 : Trek from Rimdang Village to Annate thanti and drive back to Pokhara
  • Today is the final day of our beautiful short and easy Machapuchare Mardi Himal Trek and we trek for around 5 hours from Rimdang village to Annate Thanti. From there we drive for half an hour on private vehicle towards scenic lake city of Pokhara. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.