The Mardi Himal Trek is one of the hidden gems when it comes to trekking in the Annapurna Region. Where most people would do the trek to Annapurna Base Camp, you have the opportunity to go around the corner of the map and get off the beaten track. The Mardi Himal Trekking adventure takes you to the base camp of Mardi Himal, right in the laps of Mardi Himal and Machhapuchhre, dubbed Fish Tail Mountain.
On the Mardi Himal Trek you get the views without the crowds. Expect authentic teahouses, stunning rhododendron forests and the most terrific views of the Annapurna Mountain Range. You will get eye in eye with giants like Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna South and Hiunchuli. What more do you want?
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour starts from Pokhara Airport to Annapurna Base Camp altitude 4130m, it is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary is 40km north of the beautiful city of Pokhara. Pokhara is a tourist city with many attractions. Annapurna Base Camp is surrounded by giant Annapurna Mountains. The Annapurna range contains six prominent peaks that exceed 7,000 m in elevation. The Annapurna Range includes Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Annapurna III (7,555 m), Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m) and Gangapurna (7,455 m). Apart from these, Machhapuchchhre ( Fish Tail ) 6,993m is another mountain which adds to the beauty of Pokhara city and Annapurna range.
The Heli tour is approximately 2 hours. The flight lasts 30 minutes one way to the base camp. After a 30-minute flight, you are greeted by the giant snow-capped mountains of the Annapurna Range. Flight overflies the charming city of Pokhara. On the way, you will catch a spectacular view of the scattered settlements of Magar and Gurung. The time we spend in the Annapurna Sanctuary is limited, approximately 20 to 30 minutes. This is due to security reasons. Half an hour is more than enough to enjoy yourself, capture some memorable moments and drink tea or coffee.
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Everest Base Camp is situated at 5,364m above sea level on the Nepal side. Welcome and join us: SHANGRI-LA VOYAGES will make your dreams come true with an exciting helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight is best option for travelers who do not have enough vacation in Nepal and find it difficult to get two weeks time to hike up and down the mountains for 6-7 hours every day. Everest Helicopter Tour is a day trip by helicopter flying four hours from Kathmandu, offering you fantastic views of the mountain.
As the flight goes to the east side, the snowy peaks start to appear in front of your eyes and the helicopter lands at Lukla airport for refueling. At this time, you can see beautiful Lukla villages. After refueling in Lukla, the flight continues to fly towards Everest Base Camp. Passing through Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep and then landing at Everest Base Camp, you may not believe that your eyes are witnessing the world’s highest peak in front of you. Similarly, from the base camp you can see peaks like Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku and many more peaks along with Khumbu Glacier.
You will get a maximum time of 5 minutes to land at Everest Base Camp with Kalapatthar due to the altitude threat. Kalapatthar means black stone peak, the best vantage point to enjoy the 360 degree views of Mount Everest with many mountain peaks including breathtaking scenery. We can take some beautiful photos as a memory of a great Everest trip. From Kalapatthar, the helicopter will take you back to Syangboche (Everest view hotel) for tea/coffee or breakfast enjoying a great view of Mount Everest. Afterwards, fly back to Kathmandu landing in Lukla to refuel.
The flight usually lasts about an hour. The flight is operated from Kathmandu. During the flight, on a clear day, you will get a glimpse of 20 highest peaks in the east of Nepal, starting from Langtang Peak, which is the closest peak to Kathmandu, then moving towards Mount Everest in the east, and finally flying to Chamlang Peak. From there, the plane makes a turn and passengers get a second look at the sight as they head back to Kathmandu. The mountain flight not only allows you to enjoy fantastic views but also helps you to observe the geography of Nepal. Although mountain flights do not have a long history, they have gained popularity among tourists for the beauty they promise. Different airlines offer mountain flights every day, early in the morning when the views of the Himalayas are the best!
While on board you will receive a ‘Himalayan Peaks’ map from our flight attendant. This map contains information about the different peaks that you will see during the mountain flight. You will also receive a briefing from our flight attendant of the visible mountains. You will see astonishingly beautiful mountains that are above 8000 meters such as Cho-Oyu, Shisha Pangma, Mt. Everest and Lhotse from an airplane window seat. After completing the Mt. flight, you are provided with a personalized Everest Experience certificate for each passenger.
• The flight is operated at 6:30 early in the morning
• Mount Everest 20 miles from your window
• Views of the fantastic Himalayan peaks, lakes and glaciers
• Flight will last around 1 hour with window seat