Mardi Himal Yoga Trek - 9 Days

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Overview

Mardi Himal Yoga trek explores majestic spirituality nature & Himalayan view in the less trodden Mardi Himal trek on Annapurna Region. Yoga & meditation includes invigorating mantra chanting & spiritual philosophies. Mardi Himal Yoga Trek is becoming one of the great main destinations for trekkers. Especially for those who want peaceful yoga sessions in the Himalayan environment. The trek is short but features the most amazing view & Adrenaline experience. This trail is perfect for trekkers who want a little fewer crowds & a little more unspoiled nature with solitude.

Yoga simply means activities done for your spiritual & physical relief. Yoga within the Himalayas makes it more refreshing & spiritual. This remarkable yoga trekking in Nepal captivates you to the point that you feel lost in the wonderful landscape of the Himalayas & amidst nature & all for good and unforgettable memories.

If you are in a group & the Mardi Himal Yoga Trek dates are not flexible contact the Mandala Holidays to make your own dates. Also, if you want normal regular trekking then feel free to contact us for more information’s.

Trip Highlights

  • Trek to Mardi View Point for the majestic view of Machhapuchre Himal, Annapurna South, Hiuchuli and other peaks
  • Best destination for a cool and mind refreshing Yoga and Meditation Trek
  • Meet the spiritual satisfaction that a Yoga and Meditation trek can offer
  • Trek through the the enchanted Rhododendron forests

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Namaste & welcome to Mandala Holidays! Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a representative from Mandala Holidays. After completing your custom formalities (Visa, etc) pick up your luggage and look for our representative with a Mandala Holidays display board at the arrival gate. You will be then transferred to the Hotel. A briefing will be held in the evening regarding the Trek. (Overnight at hotel)

Day 2
Drive to Kande and Trek to Australian Camp. Evening Meditation

Today we leave early for Pokhara, It is a 5-6 hours scenic drive from Kathmandu. Upon reaching Pokhara, you then headed towards Kande which takes 1 hour to reach from Pokhara. We then start hiking up to the Australian Camp (2,060m) for an hour and a half which will be our destination for the day. In the evening we will have a meditation session by the instructor. Overnight at Australian Camp.

Day 3
Morning Yoga, Start trekking to Forest Camp. Evening Meditation

Today we start our day with a classical yoga session. upon finishing the session we take our breakfast with sunrise view, we start our journey. Our trail passes through a quiet wooded area along a ridge that starts to descend after halfway. After a while, the trail starts gaining height rejoining the earlier ridge and continues till we reach Forest Camp. After reaching our stopover for the night, we explore the area which will be followed by a well-earned rest. In the evening we will have a meditation session by the instructor which will consist of Yoga Nidra (sleep) and guided meditation. Overnight at Tea House

Day 4
Morning Yoga and start trekking to High Camp. Evening Meditation

Today’s target is High Camp, located at an elevation of 3,700m. We will continue with the morning Yoga session and move towards High Camp. The pathway is quite exciting as it passes through dense rhododendron forest and within the forest you can encounter flocks of Daphne or Lophophorus, the national bird of Nepal which belongs to the Pheasant family. Additionally, the marvellous view of mountains peaks. High Camp possesses hotels that are well facilitated. In the evening, our session starts with a spiritual philosophy and some guided meditation Overnight at Tea house.

Day 5
Morning Yoga and Trek fromHigh camp to Upper view point (2 hours) Upper view point to Mardi Base Camp ( 4500 m) then back to Badal Danda. Evening Meditation

The final destination of our trip is Mardi Base Camp, located at a height of 4,500m. After a delightful breakfast, we hike 5 hours to reach Mardi Base Camp which is a beautiful viewpoint that provides a glimpse of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhree, Himchuli, and other smaller hills. We will hold a brief Yoga session in the Mardi View Point in front of these humongous mountains then head on to Mardi Base camp.
Enjoy the cool breeze that cools and refreshes your entire mind, body, and soul. Breathtaking scene of landscapes, forests, rivers, and valleys gives inner peace and happiness. After exploring the base camp, we make a downhill walk to Badal Danda. In the evening, our session starts with a spiritual philosophy and some guided meditation. Overnight at Tea house.

Day 6
Morning Yoga and Trek down to Sidhing. Drive back to Pokhara

We will continue with the morning Yoga session and move towards Sidhing. After breakfast with a sunrise view, we start our journey. We make a downhill walk to Siding (1,700m). And, trails to Siding is quite slippery so required extra awareness while walking. We then have a short trek to Lumre crossing beautiful Tamang and Gurung villages of Kalimati and Ghale. From Sidhing, we head back to Pokhara on a private vehicle and drop at the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 7
Sightseeing tour of Pokhara and Drive to Begnas. Evening Meditation

Enjoy a free day in Pokhara to unwind, relax, and give those muscles a rest after all that trekking. Your leader can advise you of sightseeing opportunities. It is worth taking a boat for a row out on the lake, especially if the weather’s fine. The lakeside area has great shopping opportunities and internet cafes. Pokhara has an interesting old area as well as an elaborate Hindu temple and a Buddhist monastery. Perhaps visit the Peace Pagoda, where spectacular views of the mountains await. You can see the Annapurnas from here, and the famous fishtail peak, Machhapuchhare, and back across to Pokhara. You will also visit the fascinating International Mountain Museum to learn some amazing tales of past climbing expeditions. After finishing sightseeing we drive to Begnas for a cool experience in the Lakeside. We will have our last meditation session in the Lakeside of Begnas with some special dinner with the Team. Overnight at Resort

Day 8
Morning Meditation and drive back to Kathmandu

After a brief meditation session, we now head back to Kathmandu. We will have our breakfast, pack our bags and leave for Kathmandu. It will be 5-6 hours scenic drive. The rest of the day is free for your personal activities. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 9
Final Departure

At about 3 hours prior to your flight time, we will escort you to the airport to fly to your onward destination. Mandala Holidays family wishes you the best time ahead. If you prefer to stay longer, you can go for short tours such as jungle safari at National parks, rafting, mountain biking etc.

Inclusions

  • Arrival and Departure Airport transfers
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Pokhara
  • Sightseeing Transfers by private vehicle
  • Entry fee to monumental sites
  • English speaking professional Tour guide
  • Trek Transfer Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu.
  • 2-nights accommodation in Kathmandu (Twin Sharing) on BB Basis
  • English speaking professional Trek guide
  • English Speaking professional Yoga Instructor
  • 4-nights accommodation in Tea House during the trek AP Basis
  • 1-night accommodation in Pokhara (Twin Sharing) on BB Basis
  • 1-night accommodation in Begnas (Twin Sharing) on MAP Basis
  • Yoga Mat
  • Farewell Gala Dinner
  • First Aid Kit
  • Permit fee and TIMS card
  • Salary, Insurance of Trek Guide and Yoga Instructor
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and Company Service Charge

Exclusions

  • Nepal entry Visa Cost
  • Lunch and Dinner during stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Trekking and Yoga Gears and Equipment
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance and Rescue (It is necessary in case of emergency)
  • Extended Stay due to any natural disaster
  • Anything not included in inclusions

Gears List

  • TREKKING GEAR

    1. Ruck sack bag with rain cover. 

    2. Day Pack Bag – Recommended for treks with summit day

    3. Head Torch with spare batteries. 

    4. U V protection sunglasses. 

    5. Water Bottles: 2 bottles of 1 liter each

    FOOTWEAR

    1. Non-skid, deep treaded, high-ankle trekking shoes 

    2. Pair of lightweight Slipper/Sandals 

    CLOTHING

    1. Quick Dry Warm lower or Track Pants. 

    2. Full sleeves T-shirts/ Sweatshirts. 

    3. Pair of thick woolen socks. 1 pair for every two days of trekking

    4. Thermal Body warmer Upper & Lower. 

    5. Undergarments. Qty – 1 for every day of trekking

    6. Warm jacket closed at wrist & neck.

    7. Full sleeves sweater. 

    8. Rainwear ( Jacket & Pants ).

    9. Pair of waterproof, warm gloves. 

    10. Woolen cap. 

    11. Sun shielding Hat. 

    TOILETRIES

    1. Personal toiletries kit (Small Towel, Toilet paper, paper soap, Bar soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, cold cream, etc.)

    2. Sun screen lotion small pack. 

    3. Lip Balm small pack. Qty-1

    MISCELLANEOUS

    1. Camera (Optional) 

    2. Carry your medicines in plenty in case you have any specific ailment. Consult your doctor before joining the trek.

    3. Dry fruits, Nuts, Chocolate bars (Optional

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Mardi Himal Yoga Trek

Trip Facts

  • Bus/Jeep
  • Min 5 pax
  • 4500 m
  • Tea House
  • September - November & Mar-May
  • Yoga & Meditation Trek
  • ACAP & TIMS
  • Easy