Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is another day trip available from Pokhara airport everyday in the morning. This tour offers an amazing lifetime experience with the stunning views of Annapurna Himalayan Range from the Annapurna Base Camp. Travellers are able to witness the magnificent views of Mt Annapurna I, Mt Annapurna II, Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Fishtail and other great mountains.
The Annapurna Base Camp aerial tour soon takes you over the green hills, forests, ethnic villages, raging rivers, cultivated terrains and finally allows an opportunity for landing at the Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m). This is a perfect trip to the time-bounded travellers and people with tough physical conditions. The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is suitable to the travellers of any age including children and senior citizens.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Brief Information
|SERVICE:||Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour|
|SERVICE STAR RATING:||5 Star|
|TOTAL DURATION:||1:30 hours from Pokhara
2:30 hours from Kathmandu
|MAX. ALTITUDE OF ABC:||4,130 meters|
|MINIMUM PEOPLE:||1 person|
|MAXIMUM PEOPLE:||5 persons in a Helicopter|
|COST:||Helicopter price for Pokhara-ABC-Pokhara:
US $350 per person
|BEST TIME TO VISIT:||September to November and March to May|
|HOW TO BOOK THE ABC HELICOPTER TOUR?:||Send us an e-mail using the form at the bottom.|
Annapurna Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. It can take about 9-11 days to complete this trek depending on the route chosen. Such multi-day trekking trips will also demand a sound physical condition, enthusiasm and passion to walk in the Himalayas. If you are dreaming for this trip but worried of the demanding physical fitness or lack of time, our Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing can be a perfect alternative. You can touch the world famous base camp, enjoy the lovely breakfast there and return to your hotel in Pokhara in a couple of hours.
During the flight, one can have the outstanding views of mountains such as Annapurna, Nilgiri, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Hiunchuli along with many neighboring Himalayan peaks. This is quite similar to the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour; the best Mountain View flight of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan Range. It offers the mesmerizing views of the world’s highest peaks- the 7th Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and the 10th Mt. Annapurna (8,091m).
Trekking Encounters offers Annapurna Base Camp Tour by a Chartered Helicopter at your preferred date and time. However, the mountain flights are always best in the morning. The weather remains stable in the morning and the sunshine reflecting over the mountains becomes truly stunning. We are closely working with the reputed Helicopter agencies of Nepal. The helicopters we use are properly maintained and equipped with oxygen system including a regulator and high tech top-out mask to supply immediate aid in case of emergencies.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Highlights:
- Best aerial views of the famous peaks such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail)
- Flight over the traditional and ethnic settlements
- Bird’s eye view of Pokhara City
- Exciting views of landscapes, mountains and glaciers
- Landing at Annapurna Base Camp for the close-up views of Annapurna Himalayan Range
- Exploration of Annapurna Base Camp
Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour:
The Annapurna Base Camp Tour by Helicopter is available throughout the year. However, the best time considered is autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May). Winter season (December to February) can be possible but there will be full of snow on the ground and can be difficult for landing. Summer (June to August) is not recommended due to rain and clouds in the sky. The visibility is extremely poor during summer.
- Chartered Helicopter
- Sightseeing and landing as per in the itinerary
- Airport transfers
- Passenger’s insurance
Service does not include:
- Airport tax
- Permit for Annapurna Conservation Area
- Meals, accommodation and drinks
05:30 AM – Drive to Pokhara airport.
06:00 AM – Fly to Annapurna Base Camp.
06:30 AM – Land at Annapurna Base Camp. Time for photography and breakfast.
07:00 AM – Fly back to Pokhara.
07:30 AM – Arrival in Pokhara, transfer to hotel.
Some FAQs on ABC Helicopter Tour:
1) How high is Annapurna Base Camp?
The Annapurna Base Camp lies at an elevation of 4,130m/13,550ft above sea level.
2) How long does it take for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
This Tour will complete in about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Pokhara airport. ABC heli tour can also be conducted from Kathmandu on request.
3) Is the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour available every day?
ABC Heli Tour is available on every day morning from Pokhara. If you are alone and keen to take this tour, you may join one of our fixed departure schedule. We operate group joining heli tours during peak seasons. There will be 5 passengers needed to operate the fixed departure tours.
4) What are the main highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
The main highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour include an enchanting 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalayas, ethnic villages, beautiful topography, exotic flora and fauna and especially landing opportunity at the Base Camp.
5) Is it safe to land at Annapurna Base Camp?
It is generally safe to land at Annapurna Base Camp. Because of the high altitude risks, we advise not to stay longer. The helicopters are equipped with a good oxygen supply system for your safety. Travellers with any age including children and elderly people can take this tour.
6) How long do you allow staying in Annapurna Base Camp?
We provide about 30-45 minutes halt at Annapurna Base Camp so that you can capture your golden moments in your camera. In the meantime, you can also enjoy with a short tea break on the lap of the great Himalayan peaks. It may not be a good idea to stay longer due to the high altitude threat.
7) Do you offer a flight to Annapurna Base Camp and trek back to Pokhara?
We operate Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek for interested trekkers. This allows enjoying with the best aerial views of the panoramic Himalayas and a lovely trek back to Pokhara afterwards.
8) How can I book the ABC Helicopter Tour?
You can book this tour by e-mail or send message on WhatsApp or Viber at +977 9851076388 with your preferred date for the flight.
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