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Mardi Himal Climbing

14 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Climbing the summit of Mardi Himal (5,553m)
  • Off the beaten trails and low altitude summit climb.
  • Different culture, tradition, and lifestyle of ethnic community
  • Explore the rugged and remote landscapes in nature’s wilderness

Climbing Mardi Himal 5,553m/18,219ft in Annapurna region

Mardi Himal (5587m) is located in the Annapurna region along side the holy mountain of Fishtail or Mt. Machhapuchhre. It is the most southerly mountain of the Annapurna range. It is the lowest and perhaps the least climbed or visited of the trekking peaks in Nepal. The Mardi Himal Trek is a newly opened route and hidden treasure in the Annapurna region. The main climbing route ascends the East face over snow terrain passing a (col at 5200m).

The caravan route takes you from Kathmandu (1350m) to Pokhara (827m), then onto Lwang (1100m), Siding (1,280m), Low Camp (3,150m), and Mardi Himal Base camp (4,500m). The Annapurna region has a very good reputation for several reasons, it has very simple logistics, a variety of terrain, the treks can start and end in Pokhara (Pokhara, which is a great place to stage an adventure from).

AlpineTrav Treks main objective is to provide quality service from an experienced climbing staff. With AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions you will have maximum enjoyment and an unforgettable trip in the Annapurna region. Our first priority is always safety, we make all of our decisions around this priority. Our staff will always have in mountain skills such as: First aid, altitude-mountain sickness prevention and search and rescue training. Our services are on par with the best climbing service providers in Nepal and we are always striving to be even better.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu airport (1350m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara (827m) and explore.
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Khoramukh and trek to Lwang (1100m) 2 hrs.
Day 04: Trek from Lwang to Siding (1,280m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek from Siding to Low camp (3,150m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 06: Rest and Acclimatization day before climbing above 4000m elevation.
Day 07: Trek from Low camp to Mardi Himal Base camp (4,500m) 4-5 hrs (camping)
Day 08: Climb from base camp to High Camp (4,700m) 3-4 hrs (camping)
Day 09: Summit day of Mardi Himal (5,553m) and descend down to Low camp Low camp
Day 10: Trek from Low camp to Forest camp (2,480m) 5-6 hrs.
Day 11: Trek from Forest camp to Australian camp (2300m) 4-5 hrs.
Day 12: Trek from Australian camp to Phedi (950m) 3-4 hrs and drive to Pokhara.
Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus 6-7 hrs.
Day 14: Drop to airport for final departure

Join with Us on a Mardi Himal Climbing

  • We’re a local travel agency. When you book with us, you get best possible price, which is middle-man free.
  • We don’t add hidden extras cost. All trips include travel permit, lodging and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.
  • Tell us about your trip requirement. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Summit Day:

  • We provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide to each group (2:1 ratio) to help clients reach the summit. The secret of success in it; A strong and experienced climbing Sherpa. No matter how good and experienced a climber is, it is long. Individual climbing Sherpas will set up camp. They will provide food, fuel and customer support on the day of the summit.

Details Itinerary

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides pick-up and drop services from international and domestic airports on your arrivals and departures.
  • Representative of AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will be waiting for you on arrival at both domestic and international airports with your name's placard so that you can easily find our person.
  • According to the above trekking peak climbing schedule, AlpineTrav will arrange two nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu and two night hotel in Pokhara.
  • For full board clients we provide a personal tent and meals. And we provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide each group(2:1 ratio) to help the clients reach the summit.
  • According to the program, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions arranged flight ticket from Kathmandu to Pokhara for trekking members.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide Experienced, and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking and climbing Sherpa guide during the trekking and climbing period.
  • Apart from Camping, AlpineTrav Treks will provide you with a clean and cozy teahouse/lodge during the trek.
  • Lunch in the trekking is usually made on the way while Dinner and breakfast at the tea house where you stay overnight. AlpineTrav Treks provides a clean and fresh breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee at the tea house's menu throughout the trek and camping accommodation at the advance base camp during the ascent.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide all the essentials for trekking, peak climbing, rowing, and camping at the advanced base camp.
  • During the ascent, AlpineTrav Treks will provide a chef cook and cook assistant at the advanced base camp to take care of your food and drink.
  • AlpineTrav Treks, allow up to 20 to 25 kg of personal climbing equipment per person during the flight onboard and during trekking carried by porter/mules.
  • The offer cost includes Mardi Himal climbing royalty and climb permit of mardi himal charged by the Nepal government.
  • As Mardi Himal climbing is at Annapurna Conservation territory, AlpineTrav Treks provide you a permit for Annapurna Conservation.
  • The Trekkers' Information Management Systems permit issued by the trekking agency association of Nepal is required to enter the area of Annapurna Conservation, so AlpineTrav Treks provide you a TIMS permit also.
  • AlpineTrav Treks provides all wages, clinical, equipment, and insurance for all elaborate staff in the journeying and climbing.
  • AlpineTrav Treks provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of climbing and health safety.
  • AlpineTrav Treks provides high quality tents with comfortable mattresses at the advanced base camp and high camp for members and involved staff.
  • AlpineTrav Treks offers dynamic / Static Rope, Ice Screws, Snow bar, Rock piton, lucked-unlocked Karabiners to open the route and fixed the life for safe and successful climbing.
  • During your climbing expedition, AlpineTrav Treks offer you clean, Nutritious, and fresh food at the advanced base camp.
  • For trekking peak where it requires high camps or the first camps before attempting the summit, we provide you nutrition high altitude package food and essential (EPI cooking gas) and stoves.
  • AlpineTrav Treks for your convenience always provide maps of related trekking and peak climbing.
  • The above offer price includes our service, government charges and all taxes and vat. Except for the above amount, there are not any hidden costs charged by us.
  • AlpineTrav Treks want to offer you to have dinner, before you departed from Kathmandu. (It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Nepali culture and tradition).
  • AlpineTrav Treks offer you farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, and since this place offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we hope you will taste the food you like. For that reason, during your stay in Kathmandu, you will have to arrange your own lunch and dinner (except the farewell dinner).
  • During the trek you may want to take any packed food, snacks, drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any kind of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars. In that case, you have to buy it yourself as the client needs these items during the trekking.
  • Use of trekking and climbing equipment of a personal nature, laundry expenses, tips, landline, mobile, walkie-talkie, satellite phone and internet service are not included in the package. You have to pay for cost it yourself when you use it.
  • Mountaineering itself is a risky and adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. Therefore, safety is a primary factor for us. Therefore, you should take out your travel insurance that covers all the expenses of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical examination, and hospitalization before coming to visit Nepal.
  • The package cost provided above does not include your international flight ticket and tourist visa to Nepal. (You have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa by yourself).
  • Any additional expenses arising out of various/unforeseen circumstances like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations are not included in the package cost.
  • A short sentence, "The services we provide inclusive of the above package cost," if you want more services, there will be an additional charge.
  • The staff involved in your treks and climbs will be expecting tips, gifts or something at the end of the trip, which will be an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have provided.

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package on the company’s website. The only question most of our customers have is why AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions did not include the price in the package. Because, in order to provide you with a reasonable price and try to address your every need, we would like to provide you with some information. Which will help your trip.

Please read below for more information.

  • The cost of the trip always depends on the size of the group, (category of the hotel) and the budget of the client.
  • The above itinerary is a standard guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and tips. And this itinerary can be modified according to your time and needs.
  • After our trip is confirmed, the price will be adjusted in our contract, if the customer wants to add some services, we will charge for those additional services and if he wants to reduce some services, we will reduce the fee accordingly.
  • Itinerary is published in full board operation services for clear understanding of the customer. But, among many options such as hotel facilities in Kathmandu, the client can make own choice.
  • Cost – also depends on the number of porters and mode of transport. Let us know through email, WhatsApp or message.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact AlpineTrav Treks for any information regarding your selected package. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.
  • We’re a local travel agency. When you book with us, you get best possible price.
  • We don’t add hidden extra cost. Airport to Airport services and all trips include airfare, travel permit, standard accommodation and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.

Trip Map

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Mardi Himal Climbing

Trip Facts

  • 13 Nights, 14 Days
  • 5-6 (Challenging)
  • 5,553m/18,219ft.
  • Spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November)
  • TIA (Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu, Airport
  • Mode: Private Car, Flight or Tourist Bus
  • Hotels, Teahouse & Camping
  • 1 - Maximum 12

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