Duration: 1 Hour from Pokhara
Max Altitude: 4500 m
Max Group: 5 persons
Mardi Himal Helicopter tour is newly introduced helicopter ride from Pokhara. The helicopter tour is running daily basis based on the helicopter flight sharing. Mardi Himal is a very popular destination for panoramic views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range.
The Mardi Himal Base Camp Helicopter tour is an alternative option of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour. Without trekking all the long trekking route to mountain, this helicopter takes you to the Mardi Himal Base Camp to explore the magnificent mountains just close to your eye. This helicopter tour is best for those bounded by time or physically unable to trek entire trekking route.
The Pokhara to Mardi Himal landing helicopter flight starts from Pokhara airport. The helicopter flight takes about 12-15 minutes to reach Mardi Himal Helicopter Landing places and gives you 30 minutes to explore the entire area. After landing at Mardi Hill, you will enjoy the close up views of Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Tare Kang Glacier Dome, Singu Chuli, Khangsar Kang, Annapurna I, and Hiunchuli. It takes about 12 minutes to back to Pokhara by helicopter with scenic mountain views.
Nepal Helicopter Service offers a helicopter ride package which includes pick up and drop off facility from hotel in Pokhara lakeside and covers the airport departure tax. Our helicopters are equipped with a set of Oxygen system consisting of 4-5 liter cylinder of mountaineering oxygen, fitted with a regulator and hi-tech top-out mask, to provide instant help in case of emergencies.
Phase1: Fly from Pokhara Airport to the Mardi Himal Base Camp takes 15 minutes
Phase 2: Max. 30 min in the base camp for photographs
Phase 3: Fly back from the Mardi Himal to Pokhara Airport
Such an awesome experience! The pilot was super safe and it felt really personable. Would highly recommend anyone do one of their tours!