Panchase – Mardi Himal Trek

7 Days

Mardi Himal trek is a hidden gem. This is a newly opened trek route, spectacularly situated at the base of Mardi Himal and the impressive Machhapuchhre.

Panchase is the solid panoramic trek, that is getting popularity as being one of the shortest treks from Pokhara offering great views of the longest chain of the mountain range: Annapurna I, Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Annapurna IV, Annapurna South, Mt Hiuchuli, Mt Lamjung, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Manaslu, Fish Tail Mountain is locally known as Machhapuchhre and many others. From the top of Panchase, Mt Fishtail seems to be cuddled by Mt. Annapurna in her arms.

Overview

This trek combines the two popular and new trekking routes (Panchase + Mardi), of Nepal into one short and very beautiful trek in Nepal!

Itinerary

Day 1: Pokhara to Bhumdi

Day 2: Bhumdi to Panchase

Day 3: Panchase to Australian Camp

Day 4: Australian Camp to Forest Camp

Day 5: Forest Camp to High Camp

Day 6: Exploration, back to Low Camp

Day 7: Low Camp to Lumre, drive to Pokhara

Itinerary

Drive from Pokhara to Peace Stupa and trek to the beautiful village of Bhumdi.
Trek to Panchase Bhanjyang through the Rhododendron forest area observing beautiful Mountain views all the time.
The next day we trek to Australian Camp via Kande, see the beautiful sunset at Australian Camp and overnight stay.
Trek to forest camp. We follow the ridge all the time and watch views of Modi Khola valley on the left, and Mardi Khola on the right. We get a closer view of Mt Fishtail and Mardi Himal. It is a quiet trail along the forest of rhododendron and pine trees. Overnight at forest camp (Kokar). Kokar, a local name, will have homestays for the night.
Trek to High Camp early in the morning via a dense forest of rhododendron. On the way, we stop for a quick lunch at Low Camp. The view from Low Camp is superb, with Mount Machhapuchchhre visible up the valley. Then we move forward to High Camp. Overnight stay at a guest house.
5-hour round trek and exploration of Mardi Himal Base Camp/ Upper View Point (4200m). Great view of Annapurna Sanctuary, Hiunchuli and Machhapuchchhre, and Mt Fishtail Base Camp. Return back to Low Camp for Night's Stay.
Trek downhill to Siddhing Village(1700m) for 6 to 7 hours. This place has a rich habitat of Himalayan Langoor, Barking Deer, Black Bear, and many varieties of pheasants like Danphe and Monal. A two-hour short trek to Lumre and drive to Pokhara for 2 hours.

Cost Includes:

  • Land transportation from Pokhara to World Peace Stupa and Lumre to Pokhara.
  • Accommodation at Trekkers Lodge/ Guest House along the Trail.
  • Foods (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) while on Trek.
  • Well-experienced English-speaking Trekking Guide.
  • Food, wages, accommodation, equipment, medicine, and insurance coverage for all trekking staff.
  • All Government taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Other expenses like costs incurred due to any unforeseen circumstances, emergency evacuation and rerouting, flight change, and airport taxes.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold beverage, laundry.
  • Supporter (Porter) service if needed.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff - Tipping are expected.

The itineraries are merely a guideline and are prearranged on the basis of their popularity with our previous guests. We can easily customize it to suit your own schedule and requirement.

We can organize combination packages to explore various regions and attractions throughout the country if you have the interest to explore Nepal further. Popular destinations and activities.

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Panchase – Mardi Himal Trek
From $ 495
/ Adult
From $ 450
/ Group

Trip Facts

  • Drive/ Trek
  • Suitable for 2 or above
  • Max 4500 m.
  • March to May, September to November
  • Tea House/ Guest House
  • 7 Days
  • Easy to Moderate