Located just east of the Annapurna Base Camp trek, lies the Mardi Himal trek. This trek is less traveled by tourists but offers amazing views of Mardi Himal, Machapuchre, Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. Mardi Himal Base Camp is positioned at the base of Mardi Himal and the Annapurna region´s most iconic mountain Machapuchhre literally meaning "Fish tail". This trek includes small winding paths through enchanted rhododendron forests and rugged high mountain landscapes.
From High Camp (3,580 meters) you can climb to Mardi Himal Base Camp in 3-4 hours, which offers spectacular up-close views of the entire Annapurna Range.
March – May & October – November
"I've read that the Mardi Himal is a hidden jewel in the Himalayas and I can very much see why. Trekking through jungle, steep hillsides, and rocky terrain is only a small piece of the reward. The valleys, villages, and mountains are of course a beauty few will ever see but it's the people that make the Mardi Himal truly special. - A. Gorey (2018)"