Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal Trek - 13 Days

Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal

Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal Trek is an exclusive trek offered by Nepal Trek Routes. The combined trek of 13 days gives you a chance to trek two base camps of the Annapurna region in a single trek.

Trek along the popular trail of Annapurna Base Camp with an amphitheater of towering snowy mountains. Further, trek to the less touristy trekking trail of Mardi Himal with the best close-up views of Fishtail Peak.

Mardi Himal and ABC Trek will be an unforgettable Himalayan journey. Explore Gurung village, get an insight into the rich local culture and bask in the grandeur of high mountains from ABC. Explore flora and fauna of Annapurna Sanctuary, relax in natural hot spring at Jhinu Danda, and admire the close-up views of Fishtail Peak from Mardi Himal Base Camp.

You will be hiking through dense forests, walking on a ridge and admiring the stunning mountain views.

Annapurna Base Camp & Mardi Himal Trek Route

Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal Trekking begin and end in Kathmandu. Start your journey of ABC and Mardi Himal Trekking from Kathmandu with a scenic drive to Pokhara.

The next day, you will reach the trailhead Kimche after a short drive from Pokhara. Trek through beautiful villages of Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Bamboo, and Deurali and experience their warm hospitality.

On the 6th day of your trek, you will reach Annapurna Base Camp via Machhapuchhre Base Camp. Hike through a trail filled with bamboo plants to Bamboo followed by a trek to a ridgetop settlement of Jhinu Danda. Rejuvenate yourself by soaking in a natural hot water spring at Jhinu Danda. Divert to a less touristy trail of Forest Camp and High Camp with an awesome view of Fishtail Peak.

On the 11th day of Mardi Himal and Annapurna Trek from Kathmandu you will reach Mardi Himal Base Camp. A spectacular view of Himalayas will overwhelm you while you get the close-up views of Fishtail Peak. Follow the trekking route to Low Camp and a trek to Kande marks the end of your trek.

With beautiful memories of Mardi Himal and ABC Trek to cherish, drive back to Kathmandu.

Annapurna Base Camp & Mardi Himal Trek Difficulty

13 days ABC Trek and Mardi Himal combine trekking is an easy to moderate trek. Trekking begins from Kimche located at 1,610m and peaks at the Mardi Himal Base Camp situated at 4,500m.

Your maximum walking duration is 8 hours and a minimum walking duration is 2 hours approximately. On average you will be walking for around 5 hours.

A reasonably fit person who can walk a few hours a day will enjoy Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal Trek with us. Novice, as well as experienced trekkers, can do the trek.

Annapurna Base Camp & Mardi Himal Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

Day 2
Day 2

Drive from Pokhara to Kimche (1,610m/5,281ft) – Trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,365ft.)
Duration: 2:30 hours (55 km) drive, 2 hours (3 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,119ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (7 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft)
Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3700m/12,139ft)
Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (8 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft)
Walking Distance: 7–8 hours (16.5 km) trek

Day 8
Day 8

Trek to Jhinu Danda/Hot Spring (1,760m/5,774ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (9 km) trek

Day 9
Day 9

Trek to Forest Camp (2,600m/8,531ft)
Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (13 km) trek

Day 10
Day 10

Trek to High Camp (3,600m/11,810ft)
Walking Distance: 3-4 hours(8.5 km) trek

Day 11
Day 11

Hike to Mardi Himal Base Camp (4,500m/14,760ft)
Trek to Low Camp(3,050m/10,006ft)
Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (13 km) trek

Day 12
Day 12

Trek to Kande (1,706m/5,596ft) then drive to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 3-4 hours (12.5 km) trek, 1-hour (27 km) drive

Day 13
Day 13

Drive from Pokhara (800m/2,625ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,593ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

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Annapurna Base Camp and Mardi Himal Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 4,500m/14,760ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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