Mardi Himal Peak Climbing

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Mardi Himal(5,587 m) Peak Climbing

Mardi Himal (5,587 m) lies less than 20 Km from Pokhara and it is the most southerly peak of the Annapurna range. Photographs of Mardi Himal taken in 1953 by Basil Good fellow first drew the attention of western climbers, and then the mountain received its first accent in 1961. the first route was vai the East Flank and it is only one used so far.

The mountain is a continuation of southwest ridge of Machhapuchhare and it is the best seen from the south. The southwest face of the mountain has three well defined ridges rising from the rock buttresses and separated by hanging glaciers. Its east faces separated from the Machhapuchhare ridge by a col at 5,200 meters. The normal climbing route to the summit of Mardi Himal passes through this col .The summit offers a splendid view of the Annapurna Range and sacred Machhapuchhare, commonly known as Fishtail.

The valleys and ridges south of Mardi Himal are steep and heavily wooded with bamboo and rhododendron.
 

Peak facts

Permit group: B
Height: 5887m-18330ft
Latitude: 28.47518
Longitude: 83.92799
Location: Annapurna
Duration: 18 days
 

Outline Itinerary

Days 01 to 04: Preparation day in kathmandu, drive, or fly, to Pokhara and join Mardi himal trek.
Days 04 to 09: Trek to Mardi Himal Base Camp
Days 09 to 12: Climbing period Mardi Himal.
Days 12 to 15: Return trek to Pokhara.
 

Further More Information

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, cell: 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)
 

Mardi Himal(5,587 m) Peak Climbing


Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing of kathmandu Valley and preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by land flight
Day 04: Drive to Hyangja and trek to Gyachok.
Day 05: Trek to Sano Khoban
Day 06: Trek to Pipa
Day 07: Rest day for acclimatization
Day 08: Trek to Thulo Kharka
Day 09: Trek to Mardi Himal base camp
Day 10: Excursion to High camp
Day 11: Summit and back to base camp (5887m)
Day 12: Spare day for summit
Day 13: Trek to Kumai
Day 14: Trek to Ghachok
Day 15: Trek to Pokhara
Day 16: Pokhara to Kathmandu by land/ flight
Day 17: Free day at Kathmandu
Day 18: Departure or extend the trip

Further More Information

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, cell: 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)


Mardi Himal(5,587 m) Peak Climbing

 

Services are including on cost

All arrival and departure, airport/ hotel transfer
Accommodation as per itinerary in Kathmandu with breakfast
Welcome and farewell dinner with Nepalese culture program
Guided Kathmandu city sightseeing tour including entrance fees
Require paper document and Peak climbing permit
Food & Fuel during the trek and base camp during the climbing period
Staff: Base camp 1 Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen boy with helper
To and from transportation for Member and staffs
Equipment allowance, daily allowance for climbing staffs
Expedition insurance for Nepalese staff
Expedition equipment Tent, Mattresses during the climbing period
Three meals a day (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner) tea/ coffee during the trek
Teahouse/ Lodge accommodation during the trek
An experienced English speaking trekking guide including his , salary, A first Aid
Medical kit box and route map
All government tax and local taxes

Services are not include on cost

International flight ticket to and from Kathmandu
Nepalese visa fee
Lunch and dinner in (city) Kathmandu
Personal equipment for climbing
Personal Insurance of Climber
Emergency evacuation service
Climbing food, Gas & stove
Radio Permit (if you need)
Personal expenses (bar bills, laundry, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle water or boiled water, shower etc)
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.

Further More Information

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, cell: 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)

Mardi Himal(5,587 m) Peak Climbing

Climbing Useful Information


Safe Trekking Arrangements

our principle is first safety than success so kindly request to all our trekkers, when you start the trip, do not walk alone, always follow the group, do not make ostentatious display of valuable possessions and do not leave lodge door unlocked. Always follows the rules of Acute Mountain Sickness.


Food & Accommodation

During the trek, all accommodations will be on twin sharing basis. However, teahouse / lodges of some places only have shared washing and toilet facilities and food will be provided at lodge chose from menu, all types of international cuisine including typical Nepali food. As the trail goes up the water, prices increase. It is possible to use water purification tablets as option.


Acclimatization & Altitude Sickness

To enable all expedition members to acclimatize well and so maximize their chance of success, our expedition programmers are prepared with enough time for acclimatization. The atmospheric pressure at base camp is half that at sea level. Sometimes travelers face health hazards mainly due to the high altitude. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a frequent problem in the Himalayan region. It can affect a climber is various ways that have little to do with age, sex or physical fitness. The best treatment is prevention. Do not exert yourself or walk too fast. Drink plenty of liquid, eat well and watch for warning signs. If you have a history of respiratory and heart problem please consult your doctor before embarking on any one of our trips.


Experience Required

All team members need to be in excellent physical condition if they are to have a realistic chance of staying strong right up to the summit. Peak climbing is a tough test of endurance; both physical and psychological, so you need to make sure that you are prepared for the effort required to sustain the duration of the expedition.


Our Team

Our guides are trained professional and extensive past high-altitude guiding experience that will increase your chances of success. Our Team is one of the best high-altitude climbing support teams on the mountain. Our staffs have worked with us for many years to ensure quality and dependable performance.


Travel Insurance

We strongly suggest to be insured for any of our trips that be protected against comprehensive expenses potential to incur due to medical issue or accidents include helicopter rescue and treatment cost. Please be noted that we do not arrange or sell insurance.


When to visit

The best period for the expedition is during spring (Late March to early May) and autumn (Late September to early November). During these periods, the sky is clear, the passes are free of snow and the views are excellent. Furthermore, there is not much snow and the days are clearer and less windy making it appropriate for climbing.


Risk and Liability

Destination Management Inc means safety, reliability and the professional personnel to ensure your convenience at all times. However sometimes unforeseen circumstances like landslides, floods, bad weather, bad road condition, vehicle breakdown, delay in flights due to bad weather, local political situation could contribute to the change in the program. No claim of refund will be entertained including early return from the trip, or change in itinerary due to unavoidable situations as stated above. All extra expenses that occur in such cases should be borne directly by the clients themselves.


Medical Kit

Though we provide a comprehensive medical kit it is better if you carry a simple but adequate medical kit without taking much space in your baggage. The following is recommended as tried and tested list of items.
• Asprin or Panadol
• Antihistamine
• Antibiotics
• Kaolin preparation
• Rehydration mixture
• Antibiotic powder or dry spray
• Bandages and Band-Aids
• Thermometer
• Sun block, sun tan lotion, lip balm
• Throat Lozenges
• Moleskin
• Sulamyd 10% eye drops.
• Acetaminophen (paracetamol)
• Antacid tablets

Gears and Equipments

• Plastic Boots, Gaiter, Fixed Rope.
• Crampons, Ice Axe, Harness.
• Karabiner, Main Rope
• Jumar - 1 pc, Snow Bar
• Helmet, Ice screw
• Propane and butane gas with burner
• Aerosol, Oxygen with mask and regulator
• Equipment checklist, Down jacket
• Strong, comfortable walking shoes for the trek
• Thermal undergarments like long johns, underwear, vest
• Sunglasses, Warm clothes
• Trekking boots (only for treks)
• Climbing boots including Koflasch
• Heavy socks, Balaclava/ warm cap/ hat
• Scarf/ mask, Walking sticks/ ski poles (only for treks)
• Windbreakers/ jacket
• Flashlight, Rain gear/ umbrella
• Sunscreen/ lip balm, Down sleeping bag
• Water bottle, Moisturizing lotion
• Toilet paper, A knife with a can opener
• High altitude VE 25 tents
• Oxygen with regulator and mask
• High altitude fuel like propane/ butane gas, burners, aerosol
• High altitude food, Equipment

Further More Information

We tried make more informative to our website contains as much information as possible. However, if you have question or wish to be clear any aspect of this trip please contact us by e-mail or feel free directly talk to with us at : Telephone: +977-1-4216521, cell: 9851085386 (Gupta Bhandari)


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