Polar Trek



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Duration8 days


Max Altitude5,587 m

Group Size1 +

Trip StartsPokhara

Trip EndsPokhara

Group StyleGroup and Private

ActivitiesTrekking + Climbing

Best SeasonMar-Jun & Sept-Dec


  • Summit Mardi Peak, an achievement in the Annapurna region.
  • Experience a harmonious blend of trekking and technical climbing.
  • Traverse diverse landscapes, from lush forests to alpine terrains.
  • Relish panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
  • Conquer technical climbing challenges, including snow-covered slopes and ridges.
  • Explore the vibrant city of Kathmandu and the scenic village of Mardi Base Camp.
  • Create everlasting memories amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas.

Overview about Mardi Peak

The Mardi Peak Climbing Expedition spans 12 days and offers a seamless blend of trekking through the enchanting Annapurna region and technical climbing to reach the Mardi Peak summit. The journey commences from Kathmandu and takes you through traditional villages, terraced fields, and lush rhododendron forests. The ascent to Mardi Peak involves harnessing climbing equipment, navigating snow-covered slopes, and conquering challenging ridges. At the summit, you’re rewarded with sweeping views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.


Day 0: Airport/Tourist bus park

Airport/Tourist bus park picks up on arrival and transfers to the hotel, short arrival info and trip plan at the office.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu, the heart of Nepal’s cultural and historic treasures.

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara, the gateway to the Annapurna region.

Day 3: Drive to Kande, Trek to Deurali

Drive to Kande and embark on a trek to Deurali, enjoying panoramic vistas.

Day 4: Trek to Forest Camp

Trek to Forest Camp, navigating lush rhododendron forests and charming settlements.

Day 5: Trek to High Camp

Trek to High Camp, ascending to greater heights and soaking in majestic views.

Day 6: Acclimatization Day at High Camp

Acclimatization day to adjust to higher altitudes. Explore and rest.

Day 7: Summit Mardi Peak and Return to High Camp

Summit Mardi Peak and return to High Camp, celebrating your achievement.

Day 8: Trek to Sidhing

Trek to Sidhing, a serene village nestled in the midst of mountains.

Day 9: Trek to Lumre, Drive to Pokhara

Trek to Lumre and drive back to Pokhara. Reflect on your incredible journey.

Day 10: Departure from Pokhara

Depart from Pokhara, concluding your adventure.

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What‘s included

    National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
    A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
    02 guest to 01 porter (Max weight limit for a porter- 20 kg (10 kg per trekker, weight limit).) with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment.
    We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
    Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
    Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
    Pokhara to Nayapul to Pokhara by private vehicle.
    Water purification tablets for safe drinking water.
    Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day.
    First aid kit box.
    Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
    All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.

What‘s excluded

    Your Nepal Visa fees.
    All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
    All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
    Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu/Chitwan transportation (if you want we can organize for you with additional cost).
    Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation.
    In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights’ accommodation.
    Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
    The tips to the trekking crews and drive.
    Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.

Essential Info

Suggested Equipment List

Duffel/Rucksack bag

Walking Pole

Day pack.

Trekking shoes.

Sports shoes or sandals.

Sun Hat/cap

Warm woolen cap.

Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket

Waterproof Gore-Tex layer

Pullover or warm sweeter


4/5 pairs of good quality socks

Hand gloves.

2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.

3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.

3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).

Sun glasses

Water bottle

4 season sleeping bag

Flash or Torch light

Camera and batteries


Q1. Is the Mardi Peak Climbing Expedition challenging?

Yes, the expedition involves moderate to challenging trekking and technical climbing skills for summiting Mardi Peak. Prior trekking experience is recommended.

Q2. When is the best time for the Mardi Peak Climbing Expedition?

The best seasons are Spring and Autumn, offering pleasant weather and clear mountain vistas.

Q3. Do I need prior climbing experience?

Some prior climbing experience is advantageous for this trek, especially for the summit climb.

Q4. What's the highest point reached during the trek?

The highest point is the summit of Mardi Peak at 5,587 meters (18,330 feet).

Q5.Are special permits required for this trek?

Yes, you’ll need an Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and a TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card.

Q6. Why should I choose Polar Trekking and Expeditions PVT. LTD. for this adventure?

With experienced guides, meticulous planning, and a focus on safety, we offer a secure and unforgettable trekking experience.

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