Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

5 Days

Annapurna base camp helicopter tour is the fastest and easiest way to explore the base camp of Annapurna within the short time. The Heli tour offers the scenic view of Annapurna Range along with the Mt. Fishtail. Mt. Annapurna, Mt Annapurna II, Mt Dhaulagiri. Annapurna Helicopter tour is available from both Kathmandu and Pokhara. It is the alternative trip of Annapurna base camp trek.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour from Kathmandu

While flying from Kathmandu, the flight will head parallel towards the Northern Himalayan range to the east of the Annapurna base camp. The flight will be held over the different eye-catching hills, landscapes, and the remote village areas of Nepal. Annapurna Base camp Heli tour around 2 hours to be complete and takes 15-30 minutes break at Base Camp for the breakfast as well as to explore the base camp.

Annapurna Heli tour from Pokhara

While flying from Pokhara, the flight will north head to Annapurna Massif. Same as before the flight will be held over the Annapurna base camp trekking trail with the beautiful mountain views of Annapurna range. The trip takes around 1.5 hours to be completed form Pokhara. Similarly, 10-30 minutes time is for the breaks fast and the exploration of the base camp.

A single flight takes maximum 5 people at a time. If you are alone and want to do the helicopter tour, you can join the group as well fixed departure it will reduce the cost.

  • Domestic Plane & Private Vehicle | Helicopter
  • MAX 5 in a trip
  • 4,130 meters
  • Tour | Heli Trek
  • Normal


Helicopter tour Itinerary from Pokhara

  • 8:00 AM – Fly from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp
  • 8:30 AM – Land at Base Camp
  • 9:00 AM – fly Back to Pokhara
  • 9:30 AM – Land Pokhara

Helicopter tour Itinerary from Kathmandu

  • Fly from Kathmandu
  • Land at Base Camp
  • Fly from Base Camp
  • Land Kathmandu

Outline Itinerary Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  1. Arrival Kathmandu
  2. Drive Pokhara
  3. Helicopter Tour
  4. Drive to Kathmandu
  5. Departure

Within these 5 days, you will be visited the Annapurna base camp by helicopter and the World Heritage sites of Nepal.

Mount Annapurna

Mount Annapurna is the tenth highest peak in the World having 8,091 meters height from the sea level. Annapurna massif has 6 famous, well known, important peaks over 7000 meters elevation. These are listed below:

  1. Annapurna I (main peak) having elevation 8,091m ranked 10th highest,
  2. Annapurna II having elevation 7,937m ranked 16th highest,
  3. Annapurna III having elevation 7,555m ranked 42nd highest
  4. Annapurna IV having elevation 7,52m
  5. Gangapurna having elevation 7,455m ranked 59th highest,
  6. Annapurna South having elevation 7,219m ranked 101st

Natural hot spring

In the Annapurna region, there is more natural hot spring. We will cross 2 or 3 natural hot spring pond suitable for taking a hot spring water bath with free of cost. These hot spring ponds are located on the way to Annapurna Base Camp. It is believed that, if we take bath with hot spring our body will free from different diseases.

Sunrise and Sunset

Poon hill is the famous place for sunrise and sunset in the Annapurna region. While viewing the sunrise and sunset view from Poon Hill, we can get chance to see the stunning views of the mountain ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna etc. Also, Sarangkot is also another popular place to see sunrise and sunset, which is near from Pokhara city. Pokhara is known the as city of lakes.

Traditional Village

Gurung and Magar are the major cast found in the Annapurna region. Himalayan villages; Landruk, Ghandruk and chhomorung are the popular traditional village of Gurung and Marag people. We can get the chance to visit the traditional museum in Ghandruk which shows the traditional tools as will culture and cultural dresses.

Flora and Fauna

Nepal is rich in bio-diversity. Below the 1000 meters elevation, the climate is quite tropical, these are cultivated area. Different types of flowering and non-flowering plants are found in this region. Different species of Rhododendron and the Orchid are the major plants. And this region is the habitat of the rare animals like blue sheep and Himalayan Thar, snow leopards, musk deer. Also the living place of Yeti, which is already disappear from this region.

Cost Included

  • All transportation,
  • All accommodation with breakfast,
  • Helicopter fee,
  • Breakfast at Base Camp

Cost Excluded

  • All drinks,
  • Tips for staff,
How long will the Helicopter Tour run?

Sure, the helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp runs for around one and half hour, with the scenic view of Annapurna Massif.

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Frequently Asked Questions

All foreigners, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Visa can obtain from the Nepalese embassy. To get the Nepal visa you need the valid passport, two passport size photo, and visa fee.

Of course, you can easily get the Nepal visa on arrival on Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Visa for tourist with multiple entries for 3o days cost $40 or equal to other currency. You can add more visa date on request at Airport or from Nepal immigration.

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Yes, a guide is necessary to trek in Nepal. The trekking trials are crossing through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevation in the Mountains. The guide is not needed to make your trip safer but also to make your trip more enjoyable as well as adventurous. Trekking and tours guides have their guide license and also they expert as well as gain the experience by doing the task in the same field less or more than 10 years.

Trekking in Nepal is the best adventure activity in Nepal. Trekking difficulty depends on the particular trekking route and region.

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