Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek

| 11 Days

Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek is the newly opened trekking area in Nepal which is also commonly known as Machhapuchre Model Trek. This fabulous trekking offers scintillating views of snowcapped mountains, diversified vegetations along with the lifestyle and traditions of the local communities.

Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek initiates as we drive from Pokhara to Phedi and start trekking towards Pothana. Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek is the perfect blend of rich cultural heritage of diverse ethnic groups like Gurung, Tamang, Magar, Damai, Kami, Sarki, and Brahmins etc with the magnificent views of nearby Himalayas like Mt. Mardi, Mt. Machhapuchre, and Annapurna Himalayan ranges. Mardi Himal base camp west is the main viewpoint of this trek offering these Himalayan views. We also get an opportunity to experience the combinations of rich flora & fauna, mountain forest, varied birds species, wild flowers, wild animals, and natural hot spring are supplementary attractions for visitors of all kinds. The Mardi-river Valley in Rivan & Lahachok area is an appropriate place for swimming, fishing and watching migrant birds. A natural Cave formed by rock and limestone and tea garden are the other attractions of the areas. Finally, we trek around the week through newly discovered route, reach at Mardi Himal base camp west, follow routes through Karchon, hile Kharka, Annate Thanti and get back to Pokahra ending our exciting Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek.

Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek can be joined during any time of the year but it is recommended to join during spring months of March to May and during autumn months of Spetember to November. Join Machhapuchhre Mardi Himal Trek with Euro Asia 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 Machhapuchre 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 Machhapuchre 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, Machhapuchre, Himchuli and others. We get the most beautiful, unique and close view of Mt.Macchapuchre 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 Himlayas. 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 Machhapuchre 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 teahouse 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 Machhapuchre 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.