Mardi Himal trek is one of the bitten Eco-tourism based trekking destination in Annapurna Himalayan Region. Mardi Himal is the name given to the feature of the long rising ridge and its summit that from the southwesterly lower slope of Mount Machhapuchhare, the famous triangular skyline that is seen from the Phewa Lake at Pokhara. Mardi Himal is located in the east of the Modi Khola, across the valley from Hiunchuli.
The emphasis of Mardi Himal trek is on the forest and wilderness zone of these mountains. Mardi Himal trek, follows the least trodden trail away from the trekkers madding crowd with and essence of exploration. We ascend through Hindu villages and pristine oak and rhododendron forest to alpine campsite that afford close up dramatic scenery of sacred Mt. Machapuchare, Mardi Himal and Annapurna. The great ice fields and the blue glaciers of the Annapurna sanctuary walls lie below us. We descend from the different route to the warm valley and friendly villages on the bank of Mardi river still away from the used trekking routes. This Annapurna Camping treks designed to provide outstanding mountain profile and to venture into the forests and villages that have not felt the impact of tourism. Trekking to Mardi Himal offers superb Himalayan scenery including the Mt. Dhauglagiri 8167m, Mt. Annapurna 8091m,Annapurna II 7937m, Annapurna III 7555m, Annapurna IV 7525m, Annapurna south 7219m Hiunchuli 6441m, Fish tail/Machhapuchhare 6988m etc. Mardi Himal trek route is less touristy trekking trail in Annapurna region.
Mardi Himal is considered to be an ideal introduction to trekking in the high Himalaya, particularly if you have limited time available. No previous experience of high altitudes is necessary, as every precaution will be taken to ensure gradual and thorough acclimatization during the trek to the mountain.
Mardi Himal Trek Season
From mid September to November and from March to May are the best season for this trek as these are the peak trekking seasons in Nepal. During winter season and monsoon season, there will be risky. There will be chances of snow fall during winter time and during the monsoon season, there might be risk of leeches and heavy rainfall that might causes flood and landslides in the Himalayas.
If you are looking for some wilderness less touristic area trekking in Nepal, we recommend you to trek on Mardi Himal route.