Trek to Mardi Himal in the Himalayas

Adventure hosted by Shailesh

  1. 10 days
  2. Hosted in English

What you'll do

We’ll hike for six days through the Himalayas, eventually reaching the base camp of Mardi Himal peak, located within the breathtaking Annapurna mountain range.

From Kathmandu we'll drive to Pokhara, stay overnight, then drive to Phedi village to begin our trek. We’ll journey through charming villages, pass rhododendron forests, take in majestic vistas, and explore stupas and monasteries along the way. We’ll stay in traditional teahouse lodges along the way.

Our trip will end in Kathmandu, where we’ll stay overnight in a hotel.

What's included

  • Accommodations
    5 nights in a house, 4 nights in a hotel room
  • Transportation
    5 car rides, 1 bus ride
  • Food
    9 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners

Your itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrival in Kathmandu
    A driver will pick you up at the airport then drive you to your hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Day 2

    Kathmandu to Pokhara city drive
    Drive 6 hours from Kathmandu to Pokhara past green hills, rivers, and waterfalls.
  • Day 3

    Drive to Phedi and trek to Pothana
    Drive in a private Jeep from Pokhara to Phedi, then trek to the settlement of Pothana.
  • Day 4

    Trek from Pothana to Kokar lodge
    Trek past pine and rhododendron forests to Kokar Forest Camp where we’ll spend the night
  • Day 5

    Trek from Kokar to High Camp
    Trek along the ridges of Manjh and Nangge Danda to High Camp where we’ll spend the night.
  • Day 6

    Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp
    Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp, take in the spectacular view, then head back to High Camp.
  • Day 7

    Trek to Landru village
    Trek from High Camp to the traditional Gurung community village of Landru.
  • Day 8

    Trek to Nayapul then drive to Pokhara
    Trek from Landru to Nayapul village, then drive back to the city of Pokhara.
  • Day 9

    Drive back to Kathmandu
    We’ll take a bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu, then stay overnight at a hotel.
  • Day 10

    Depart from Kathmandu
    We’ll transport you to the airport then it’s time to head home from Nepal.

Meet your Host, Shailesh

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • Identity verified
I have been working in the field of Nepal Tourism for about a decade. I am academically educated and practically experienced trekking guide from Nepal ensures the overall attainment of the fun during a journey. Undoubtedly, I can bring lots of vibrancy, passion and intrepidity into the trekking as well as touring voyage.

The major reason behind me being so much dedicated towards tourism in Nepal is my working philosophy. I am very famous among my colleagues as the advocate of sustainable tourism in Nepal.
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Where you'll be

Our trip begins and ends in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital. We’ll drive 7.5 hours to Pokhara city then head to Phedi to begin our trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp, situated 4,500 m/14,763 ft above sea level.

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Activity advisory

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Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Cancel within 24 hours of purchasing the adventure for a full refund.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 7 guests ages 13 and up can attend.


This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Thin, lightweight inner socks thick, warm and wool hiking socks

Sun hat or scarf Light or warm fleece hat Sunglasses with UV protection