Mardi Himal a long rising ridge that forms the south westerly slope of Mt. Machhapuchhre, just below its sheer south face. This combines the Annapurna Base Camp trail and Mardi Himal a wilderness and off the beaten track giving trekkers an opportunity to explore beautiful scenery of south face of Mardi Himal and Mt. Machhapuchhre Himalayas, people and life style of the local people here. This trek starts from Birethanti to Ghorepani and Chhomrong then climbs through forests and above the tree lines to follow the ridge that goes up to trekking high camp 3,620m where time is spent acclimatizing while being awestruck by the views. Finally the trail enters the wilderness territory as we go beyond 4,500 meters, where the great ice fields and be glaciers of Annapurna Base Camp lie below. From here the trail goes down all the way to Mardi Pool giving the feeling that they have explored.
Day 01: Kathmandu - Pokhara
Transfer by tourist bus for about 6 -hour to Pokhara, a beautiful town set on the banks of the Phewa Lake. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy either doing last minute shopping for the trek or packing your things.
Day 02: Pokhara - Birethanti – Ulleri 2070m
Drive an hour to Birethanti and stat trekking through the lush, green Modi river valley, past waterfalls with plunge pools. After crossing the bridge ascend steep staircase to Magar village of Ulleri where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.
Day 03: Ulleri – Ghorepani 2840m
A gentle climb through pasture and cultivated fields. As the trail climbs higher, you walk up beside the cascading river through refreshingly cool oak and rhododendron forest to Ghorepani.
Day 06: Ghorepani – Tadapani 2540m.
Early-morning climb to the Poonhill and enjoy sunrise over the peaks and magnificent mountain panoramic view. A short ascend to Deurali pass and further Tadapani through dense moss-covered forest rich with bird
Day 07: Tadapani – Chhomrung 2040m.
The trail drops down through dense rhododendron forest and a long ascent high above the west bank of the Modi Khola, and continues up to the village of Chhomrung towering above the village is the mighty peak of Annapurna South, with the Fishtail facing it across the valley.
Day 08: Chhomrung – Langdrung 1850m.
Trail descends to Jhinu and futher down to Modi Khola. From here an easy walk brings to langdrung village.
Day 09: Landrung – Forest Camp 2460m.
Trek up to Bhnajyang and further to Forest Camp leaving the trail to Pokhara.
Day 10: Trek to trekking Low Camp 3140m
Day 11: Trek to trekking High Camp 3620m
Day 12: Trek up to 4,500m for breathtaking views and trek back to Low Camp
Day 13: Trek to Lwang 428m
Day 14: Trek to Anante Thati then drive back to Pokhara
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