Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu via international airlines and transfer to hotel.
On first arrival at Nepal international airport in Kathmandu received by Mountain Holiday staff and guide for short drive that takes you in the heart of Kathmandu city at Thamel area, where most of nice hotels situated.
At the hotel after checking in and getting refreshed our guide briefs about treks and other necessary information regarding your stay in Nepal with us.
Evening includes group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural program to give you the glimpse of local culture with music and dance while having your dinner.
Day 02: In Kathmandu sightseeing tour around world heritage sites.
In Kathmandu for exciting sightseeing tour where our expert city guide will show you around interesting places of great wonders within world heritage sites, after a great and enjoyable tour back to hotel with time for trek preparations.
Day 03: Drive or fly to Pokhara 860 m (30 mins by air)-06 hrs.
Morning an interesting overland journey on country busy main highway with Exciting drive that leads to low warm area within farm villages and towns facing views of high snow capped peaks, as drive reach at beautiful Pokhara.
Pokhara a renowned touristic city of Nepal and whole Himalaya countries, blessed with grand natural scenery of high snow capped mountain range, rolling green hills with verdant valley and calm lakes of Phewa and Begnas.
Day 04: Drive to Dhampus 1,520 m walk to Deurali 2,060 m via Potana- 05 hrs.
Morning after nice overnight stop in Pokhara, after hearty breakfast where short drive takes you away from Pokhara valley to reach at Dhampus our trek point, a village populated with Gurung people of Buddhist religion this scenic hill offers super panorama of Annapurna, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri peak range with magnificent Machhapuchare Himal the famous Fish Tail peak.
From here walk begins with climb on high ridge within forest facing views of peaks as uphill walk takes to Potana and at Deurali small village for overnight stop.
Day 05: Trek to Kokar Forest camp 2,520 m - 05 hrs.
Morning enjoy superb views of high mountain range with breakfast at Deurali and then walk leads you away from main trekking route as our direction change towards north, heading into complete wilderness with slow climb into dense forested area of rhododendron and pine trees, taking short break then reach a open area in the midst of forest at Kokar for overnight stop, also called as Forest Camp.
Day 06: Trek to Badal Danda / Low Camp 2,970 m - 05 hrs.
After a pleasant stop of Kokar or forest camp morning walk leads with steep climb into forest with views of peaks, after good uphill walks then reaching at Badal Danda also known as Low Camp for overnight stop with few good simple lodges to stay facing views of high peaks.
Day 07: Trek to High Camp 3,700 m - 05 hrs.
Walk this morning takes you much higher to reach our main destination at High Camp as route lead past tree lines then with steep climb for some hour to reach at High Camp the highest spot of the adventure for overnight stop, afternoon with time to relax and enjoy glorious views of Annapurna and Machhapuchare peaks with dramatic lovely landscapes.
Day 08: At High Camp for hike to Mardi Himal base camp above 4,495 m.
Another day at High Camp for morning hike to reach our main target and highlight of the trip as well to add more heights to our adventure as climb takes you on a ridge line to reach an open wide field at Mardi Himal base camp.
After a great high altitude walk then reaching at Mardi Himal Base Camp enjoy grand panorama of Annapurna Himalaya as you stand below Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’, after a fantastic time along with views then back to High Camp for last overnight stop within high Mardi Himal area.
Day 09: Trek to Low Camp - 05 hrs.
After breakfast descend back into forested area taking the same route to reach at Low Camp, a leisure and easy day walk with much downhill to reach our overnight stop with afternoon free to enjoy views of mountains.
Day 10: Trek to Siding village 1,325 m - 06 hrs.
From Low Camp walk continues on downhill trail as morning takes you on new fresh route that leads into cool shade of forest with long descend to reach at nice and lovely Siding farm village and in the comfort of nice lodge with views of Annapurna peaks with Machhapuchare Himal ‘Fish Tail’.
Day 11: Drive back to Pokhara 850 m- 02 hrs rides.
After a pleasant and interesting overnight stop at Siding and observing impressive culture and custom of Gurung people, where short drive of few hours brings you back at beautiful Pokhara by its serene Phewa Lake, afternoon free in this scenic place to explore around its great places of interest.
Day 12: Drive or fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Morning drive back to Kathmandu after a great wonderful and memorable adventure on high hills of Annapurna Himalaya then reach at Kathmandu and transfer to your respective hotels with afternoon free for own individual activities with farewell dinner.
(Flying option from Pokhara to Kathmandu of 30 minutes scenic flight)
Day 13: International departure for homeward bound.
Last day in Nepal a country of high Himalayan mountains with colorful culture, from the hotel our guide and staff transfers you to the airport for your international flight for homeward, after a great experience on Mardi Himal Trekking with Mountain Holidays Treks and Expedition.