What to expect during Mardi Himal Trek?
Mardi Himal Trek presents a perfect blend of adventure and wilderness. As the trail passes through several dense forests, you will get to see many unique vegetations and climatic conditions. You get to see several Himalayan mountains like Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m), Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,993 m), Mt. Hiunchuli, (6,441 m), Annapurna South (7,010 m), Mardi Himal (5,587 m), Tent Peak (5,695 m), Singhachuli (6,501 m), etc.
How difficult is Mardi Himal Trek?
Mardi Himal Trek is a moderate trek. Thejn trail does include steep ascends and descends through dense forests and rocky areas. There are no technical sections. Anyone can go on this trek. Moreover, it is a very good option for beginner trekkers. Just remember to exercise and go on a small hike before starting the trek.
Can I Choose Solo Trek to Mardi Himal?
Yes, you can do the solo trek to Mardi Himal. It is less costly and you can bargain for your food & accommodation. On the trails, you will find many teahouses, so there will be no problem to get a room. Moreover, if you are an experienced trekker, you can easily go on Mardi Himal Trek solo. However, do know that while traveling solo, you have to arrange all of your permits by yourself, book lodging, and meals as well. Also, if you get sick on the way, there will be no one to care for you. Trekking in a remote area and especially in the Himalayas in no joke. Things can get hard.
Mardi Himal Trek route map
You can check our map section to know about the Mardi Himal trek route map. The map is designed as per our itinerary and route that you will follow during the trek. This map will help you a lot to understand the trail.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention
High altitude is the main reason that triggers acute mountain sickness. It is also known as altitude sickness. There are a few measures that you have to apply during your high altitude journey to avoid this. Read below to know more about acute mountain sickness.
Symptoms of altitude sickness
- Difficulty in sleeping
- Dizziness or light-headedness
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or vomiting
- Shortness of breath with exertion
- Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Do not drink alcoholic beverages
- Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
- Try to spend the night in lower altitude
- Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
- Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
- Do not push yourself
Mardi Himal Trek best season
Mid-September to early-December is the best time to go on Mardi Himal Trek. The weather up there at the Himalayas is unpredictable. However, as per data, above mentioned months has the most stable weather in the year. These months are the peak time to go on Mardi Himal Trek.
March to May is the second most preferred time to go on this trek. the skies are clear, and hundreds of flora and vegetation begin to decorate the trail. June to early-September is the rainy season, not good to go on the trek because of slipper trail and unclear views.
Accommodation during Mardi Himal Trek
You stay overnight either in the guesthouse or teahouse. The accommodation is very simple. Rooms are given on a twin-sharing basis. And, if you are looking for a single room then you have to pay double. In most of the places, you will only get common washrooms. As the altitude gets higher, the option also gets limited. In any case, we will book you the best possible place to stay overnight.
Food & Water on Mardi Himal Trek
During Mardi Himal Trek, you can find Nepali food like dal bhat tarkari, momo, chowmin, etc. You will also find other options like pancakes, pudding, pasta, bread, eggs, curries, veggies, etc. Drinks like hot lemon, tea, coffee, soda, beer, etc are also available on the trail. Even though alcoholic drinks are available on the trail, we highly recommend you to not consume it as it can lead to altitude sickness.
Boiled water is available in every guesthouse. You can refill your reusable water bottle whenever it gets empty. For extra safety, you can also carry water purification tablets. You can also find a plastic water bottle on the trail. It is processed water, not mineral water. We request you to not buy these water bottles as it will help to preserve the environment.
If you want to create your custom made Mardi Himal Trek itinerary or our given itinerary and departure dates doesn't meet your requirements, then feel free to contact us. We are open to creating tailor-trips as well. This will not only help you to have your dream trip but also help us to provide the best service. You can reach out to us anytime.
Most of our trips occur in nature and its wilderness. We have to spend a huge part of our life trekking, climbing, and traversing in the Himalayas and nature. We are deeply attached to it and are willing to do everything to protect and preserve it. All of our trips have been running in an eco-friendly way. We are opting for sustainable equipment and tour type as much as possible. While traveling with us, you are not harming nature, instead of contributing to protecting it.