Another great trekking option for a short trek in Annapurna region – Mardi trek is one of the best option if you not a regular hiker but still want to experience Nepal special. Trek starts from Kathmandu flying to Pokhara and starting the trek the same day. We will spend our first night at Australian camp. Moving towards forest camp the next day, we will be hiking inside thick Rhododendron forest for multiple days. Keeps your eyes and ears open as we might encounter some wildlife . On our day 5th we will have an early morning hike to lower view point of Mardi Trek, 4000 meter, Our highest point in the trek. After a quick breakfast at high camp with mesmerizing view Mt. Fishtail, we will slowly make our move towards Pokhara. An extra leisure day in Pokhara and we fly back to Kathmandu the next day.
Day 1 – Airport pick up and hotel transfer followed by welcome dinner later in the evening, staff familiarization and trek briefing.
Day 2 - Fly to Pokhara. Drive to Kande and hike to Australian Camp (3 - 4 hrs/ 2060 mtrs).
Day 3 - Trek to Forest Camp (4 - 5 hrs/ 2600 mtrs).
Day 4 - Trek to Badal Danda (3 - 4 hrs/ 3500 mtrs)
Day 5 - Trek to High Camp (3 - 4 hrs/ 3900 mtrs).
Day 6 - Early morning hike to view point and descend down to Pokhara the same day (8 - 9 hrs/ 800 mtrs).
Day 7 - An extra leisure day in Pokhara with sightseeing (800 mtrs)
Day 8 - Fly back to Kathmandu and hotel transfer (30 mins/ 1300 mtrs)