Duration12 to 15 minutes
Max Altitude3550 m
It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers a breathtaking perspective of the stunning Himalayan peaks. Departing from Kathmandu, the scenic flight to Pokhara sets the tone for the adventure ahead. With an unwavering commitment to safety and efficiency, travellers have been assured a hassle-free journey to the base camp of the Mardi Himal, without any physical strain or difficulty.
The Mardi Himal helicopter tour is a newly launched daily tour in Nepal that operates for both private and shared groups. The tour takes travellers to an extreme height of 4,500 meters above sea level to the base camp of Mardi Himal, which is a popular destination in the Annapurna Region of Nepal. This helicopter tour offers breathtaking views of high mountains, including the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Ranges, and the scenic tropical landscape. The tour starts and ends in Pokhara, taking around 12 to 15 minutes each way. The tour offers an opportunity to capture photos and videos and make unforgettable memories in the short time spent at the Mardi base camp.
6:00 AM - 6:30 AM
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel
6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Get picked up from the hotel
7:00 AM - 7:20 AM
Embark on a helicopter ride to Mardi Himal Base Camp
7:20 AM - - 7:50 AM
Arrive at the Mardi Base Camp and spend 30 minutes capturing photos and exploring the area
7:50 AM - 8:10 AM
Return back to Pokhara via helicopter
8:10 AM - 8:40 AM
Touch down in Pokhara
8:40 AM - 8:40 AM
Get dropped off at your hotel
To ensure a safe and enjoyable helicopter trip, it is important to follow certain rules and guidelines. Here are some key safety tips to keep in mind during your journey:
Always keep an eye on your pilot and approach the helicopter from the side or front.
If you're planning to go on a Mardi Himal helicopter tour, there are some essential items that you should carry to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip. Here are some of the must-have items for your journey:
Nepalese travel agencies usually provide good helicopter tour packages to Mardi Himal at an affordable cost and a customizable itinerary. The package includes pick-up and drop-off services, well-equipped and maintained helicopters, and reasonable prices. You can customize this trip according to your choice and requirements. Don't hesitate to book your trip with us and reach out to us in case of any queries.
The best season for a Mardi Himal helicopter tour is from January to May and August to December. These months fall during the spring, fall, and winter seasons, which are considered to be the ideal time to visit Mardi Himal. The weather during these seasons is typically good, and the mountain views are spectacular, making it an excellent time for trekking in Nepal as well. For the helicopter tours, it is recommended to visit during the winter season. This is because, during this time, the mountain views are incredibly clear and covered in snow. Despite the cold weather, helicopter tours are short and do not pose a significant issue even during the winter. It is important to note that weather conditions can vary, and it is advisable to check weather reports before planning your helicopter tour to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
The ideal seasons for helicopter tours of Mardi Himal are March to May and September to November. These months provide the best views of the Himalayas and nature. Contact us for information on scheduled departures for the upcoming season.
Helicopters can accommodate up to five passengers (excluding pilots) at a time. For charters, up to five people may be carried. Children aged three and up are welcome to join us on helicopter tours.
There is no age limit for helicopter tours, and everyone is welcome to join. However, children must be at least three years old to participate in a helicopter ride. Helicopter rides are enjoyable for people of all ages.
Weather conditions in mountainous areas can be unpredictable and depend on the morning temperature and wind. Our team recommends keeping your trip dates flexible for at least three to four days to avoid travelling during a storm. If the flight is cancelled due to inclement weather, you can try again the next day.
Most of the helicopters in our fleet can fly at altitudes ranging from 16,000 to 23,000 and can carry a maximum of five passengers.
Mardi Himal Helicopter Tour is a scenic flight tour in Nepal that takes you to the Mardi Himal Base Camp, offering stunning views of the Annapurna Range, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), and the snow-capped mountains.
The Mardi Himal Helicopter Tour is approximately 2 to 3 hours long, including a 30-minute stop at the Mardi Himal Base Camp for photos and videos.
Yes, the Mardi Himal Helicopter Tour is safe as the helicopters are well-maintained and flown by experienced pilots. Safety briefings are also provided before the flight.
Price per person (adult)