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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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  • Duration 1 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Annapurna Base Camp
  • Starts at Pokhara
  • Ends at Pokhara
  • Max. Altitude 4200 Meter
  • Trip Type Helicopter Tour
  • Transport By Helicopter


  • Pick up and drop-off facilities from and to your hotel (Inside Pokhara Valley).
  • No Credit Card Fees.
  • Instant and Secured Online Booking System.
  • 100 % Safe Flight with Fixed Departure.
  • Trip cancellation flexibility as per the company's policy.
  • Mesmerizing 360-degree panoramic view of Himalayan ranges like Mount Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Himchuli, and many more.
  • Flight over beautiful natural topography.
  • The sight of ethnic villages with people of unique cultures and traditions.
  • Spending quality time in Annapurna base camp with lots of photographs and videos.

Annapurna base camp helicopter tour is a short and exciting tour to Nepal's Annapurna region. This tour is available from both Pokhara and Kathmandu. It is one of the most desirable helicopter destinations in the world.

During this Annapurna helicopter tour, you will fly over many forests, villages, rivers, and farmed terrains in just a few hours at the most attractive cost. Along with this, you may enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre, Himchuli, and the Myriads.

Among the most popular helicopter tours in Nepal, the helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp ranks second. During the busy season, we may encounter many tourists along this path. The Annapurna area is home to some of the most stunning mountain and Himalayan peaks in all of Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp is a must-see for tourists in Pokhara, and it's worth going even if you just have a day or two to spare. Here we offer a helicopter day tour from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp, fulfilling their desire to go there as quickly as possible.

Annapurna base camp helicopter tour with landing is a great way to see the Nepalese Mountains in about four hours a day. It is a significant and remarkable journey to the Himalayas of Nepal. The Annapurna Heli tour is appropriate for all age groups and physical conditions.

Travelers from all over the world are eager to make the helicopter ride to Annapurna base camp in Nepal, as it is one of the most well-known treks in the Himalayan nation. Nonetheless, they will need to temporarily cease activity for a period of 8-12 days. Moreover, they should be physically fit and well-prepared for the arduous trek through the Himalayas. But that's not the case with the helicopter flight to Annapurna.

If you're short on time and energy but still want to see the sights around Annapurna's base camp, the ABC helicopter tour package is for you. Everyone who wishes to satisfy their wanderlust in the Annapurna mountain range can do so on a reasonable budget.

Duration spent at Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing 

The helicopter tour to Annapurna base camp lasts for around 3 to 4 hours depending upon where the starting point is (Kathmandu or Pokhara), and the helicopter will have a grounding time of around 30 to 45 minutes in the base camp Annapurna.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost from Kathmandu

A helicopter tour to Annapurna base camp from Kathmandu on a private basis is possible too. Annapurna base camp helicopter tour cost stands at USD 4800 (The maximum seating capacity in 1 Helicopter is 5 people).

Kathmandu to Pokhara by plane and Heli Ride to Annapurna Base Camp 

Early in the morning, you can take a flight from Kathmandu domestic terminal to Pokhara and meet our staff there who will take you to the shared Helicopter and you can start your trip to Annapurna base camp.

This option saves you money if you are in Kathmandu. The best time for starting the tour is from 06:00 AM to 12:00 PM in the high season to get the best view of the base camp and encompassing mountains.

So, it is better to take an early morning flight as much as possible. If you have a spare day, then you can also take a drive to Pokhara, a day before your tour starts. After your tour completes you can roam around Pokhara and make a short flight back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.

Major Attractions of ABC Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

  • Panoramic view of Mount Annapurna and surrounding mountain peaks and ranges including Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) and Himchuli mountains.
  • Natural hot springs (Tatopani), rivers, cascades, and waterfalls.
  • The viewpoint for sunset and sunrise in the mountains.
  • Picturesque area for photographs.
  • Traditional and cultural villages with inhabitants of their own culture, tradition, and lifestyle.
  • Exotic flora and fauna around the region.
  • Rare and endangered animals in lush forests.

What are the things that I should carry during the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

The things that you should carry during the Annapurna base camp helicopter tour include lip balms, sunscreens, good cameras, trekking poles, warm socks, clothes for the day, boots, sunglasses, trekking poles, a day backpack, sunhat, mineral water at least 2 bottles, drinks, high-calorie chocolates, light snacks, etc.

What is the best time for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Nepal experiences four major seasons, which are winter (December, January, and February), spring (March, April, and May), summer/monsoon (June, July, and August), and autumn (September, October, and November).

Among all, the best time to visit the Annapurna base camp is autumn and spring. During these seasons the skies remain clear and overall mountainous views occur more defined and crystalline.

In the winter season, the climate occurs colder to coldest and in the monsoon season, the occurrence of rainfall may hinder the experience. But, watching over the weather condition is always helpful both on and off-season.

In the case of actual estimation of weather and climatic changes, one can enjoy this ABC helicopter tour in all seasons with Nepal Trek Adventures. Enjoy your Annapurna base camp helicopter tour with Nepal Trek Adventure & Expedition in the best months of  2023, 2024, and the upcoming years.

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    Annapurna base camp helicopter tour from Pokhara

    If you are already in Pokhara you can follow this itinerary for the ABC helicopter tour.
    5:30 AM: Drive to Pokhara airport
    6:00 AM: Fly to Annapurna base camp
    7:30 AM: Fly back to Pokhara

    This Annapurna base camp helicopter tour itinerary is best suited for those who are already in Pokhara and are wanting to reach the base camp in a short period of time. With this chopper flight to Annapurna base camp, one can advocate high mountains, green and glazy hills, and a colorful landscape. You will also have breakfast there. Spending some minutes enjoying the serene nature, you will return back to Pokhara. It will take around 40 minutes to reach Pokhara from Annapurna base camp. (Seating arrangement – 5 people in 1 helicopter)

    Annapurna base camp helicopter tour from Kathmandu

    Annapurna base camp helicopter tour can be operated from Kathmandu in two ways. One with a direct charter helicopter flight from Kathmandu to base camp Annapurna and return back to Kathmandu, and another with an airplane flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and continuation with the itinerary from Pokhara. The first option leads you to an expensive price but if you are in a group of four to six or more then it will be the best option to bring your cost down.

    ABC helicopter tour itinerary from Kathmandu

    5:30 AM: Drive to Kathmandu airport from the hotel
    6:30 AM: Fly to Pokhara airport from Kathmandu airport
    7:30 AM: Fly to Annapurna base camp
    9:00 AM: Fly to Kathmandu from Annapurna base camp
    10:30 AM: Drop you at the hotel

    As per this itinerary from Kathmandu, we pick you up from your hotel and drive first to Kathmandu Airport (Tribhuvan International Airport). Then, we fly to Pokhara from Kathmandu, with a parallel view of clouds and upside-down views of natural and city assets. From there, fly direct to Annapurna base camp and roam around. Here, you can take photos, videos, and short lapses, enjoying the beautiful moment in the Himalayan lap of Mount Annapurna. We will have breakfast there. Spending the minutes of enjoyment in the base camp, we fly back direct to Kathmandu from ABC. It will take around 1 hour and 15 minutes for this direct chopper flight.

    Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

    What's Included

    • Pick up and drop off service between airport and hotel.
    • The seating arrangement on a helicopter for up to a maximum of 5 people.
    • Airport boarding pass.
    • Applicable permit arrangement service (only if you are trekking longer).
    • Medical kits & oxygen cylinder.
    • 30 to 45-minute break at Annapurna base camp for breakfast & pictures/videos while strolling around.
    • Helicopter cost for the round trip flight.
    • Government taxes & fuel surcharges.

    What's Excluded

    • Medical and life insurance (Minimum of 100,000.00 covering medical rescue and evacuation).
    • Breakfast at the base camp (You can get an optional menu at base camp).
    • Personal expenses and extra meals in ABC.
    • Hard/soft drinks throughout the trip.
    • Personal gear, clothes, and other equipment costs.
    Departure Dates

    Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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    Start DateStart: SaturdaySep 23, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdaySep 23, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
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    Start DateStart: MondaySep 25, 2023End DateEnd: MondaySep 25, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
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    Start DateStart: FridaySep 29, 2023End DateEnd: FridaySep 29, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
    Start DateStart: SaturdaySep 30, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdaySep 30, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable

    NTA offers private helicopter tours throughout the year; reservations can be done for any dates that suit your preferences for the years 2023, 2024, and so on. Click the Book Now section below to reserve your seat for the dates of your choice.


    Private & Group Discount Price
    No. of PersonPrice Per Person
    1 paxUS $2100
    2 paxUS $1050
    3 paxUS $700
    4 paxUS $550
    5 paxUS $475

    Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Booking

    Booking Annapurna base camp helicopter tour is not a hard task, while we are in the technology generation. Nepal Trek Adventure & Expedition delivers an online booking section, from which one can easily make their booking.

    It will take a few minutes to fill out the form with your details and procurement. Additionally, one can customize the trip with supplements too, from customizing the booking section. Group joining and private trips are accessible.

    Annapurna Helicopter Tour Group Size and Group Joining

    The maximum seating requirement of the helicopter is 5 people i.e. 1 helicopter will accommodate 5 people for one ride. With NTA, you can have group joining the tour (when you are singular or duet and want to join others' group for a ride with shared cost), a private tour (when you have a group with a sufficient number of people and want to fly privately) and solo tour (when you are liable to have helicopter tour solo and pay the whole cited amount by own). Hence, all these are possible with us.

    Things to carry for Annapurna Helicopter Tour

    • Some of the important things to be carried during this helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp are:
    • Good camera
    • Trekking poles
    • Sunscreen
    • Lip Balm
    • Sunglasses and sunhat
    • Warm socks, boots, and clothes according to the weather
    • Day backpack
    • Light snacks, high-calorie chocolates, and soft drinks
    • Mineral water

    Some Safety Measures for ABC Helicopter Tour

    • Tighten your seat belts carefully
    • Do not jump or keep changing seats on the helicopter
    • Do not throw stuff from the helicopter
    • Do not disturb the pilot
    • Wait for instructions before and after getting on and off the helicopter
    • Do not take hands and head out of the window
    • Don't smoke on the flight

    Accommodation During ABC Helicopter Tour

    Annapurna base camp helicopter tour begins and finishes on a solitary day so we don't have the choice of stay-over mentioned in the itinerary. If you need to have further visits united with us previously or later this ABC helicopter ride, at that point we can sort out the connected timetable and settlement as per your feasible period and destination.

    Frequently Asked Questions
    • Q1. What permits are required for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

      Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour does not require any permits, as it is a trip of just 4 hours. Within this time, you will be moving on with helicopters and private vehicles only. But if you are doing any treks besides helicopter tours in the Annapurna region then permits like ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project), TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) Card, and RAP (Restricted Area Permit) – for restricted areas in Annapurna.

    • Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a short travel to the base camp with less prone to walking and more to private road transport and helicopter ride. It makes the venture less hectic and exhausting. As the helicopter flies and stopover at base camp, with close contact with lush vegetation and thick forest areas, it helps to regulate more oxygen with fresher and cleaner mountain air. There is very less (tends to no) chance of altitude sickness during this trip, but if some uncertainty happens, the pilot will immediately transfer you down to the safe area in order to acclimatize to the environment.

    • To reach Annapurna Base Camp with a helicopter takes around 40 minutes from Pokhara and 1 hour 15 minutes from Kathmandu.

    • The helicopter will stop for about 30 to 45 minutes at the Annapurna Base Camp.

    • The height of Annapurna Base Camp is 4,130 meters (13,549 feet).

    • Yes, the company representative will come to pick you up and drop you at your hotel in a private vehicle, before and after this helicopter trip to ABC.

    • In a helicopter flight, there remains a maximum of 5 people; hence this flight has a weight limit of 500 kilograms, estimating 100 kilograms per person. It is the average weight assessment for ABC Helicopter Tour in Nepal.

    • You can surely extend your time in Annapurna Base Camp at an additional cost. It can be done only if it is a private flight or everyone on the flight is willing to pay the extra cost and stay furthermore. If not so, the helicopter has to fly back (to Pokhara or Kathmandu – depending upon the pickup and drop location) at its scheduled time.

    What Our Clients Say
    • J
      Jessica DavisUnited States,July 09, 2023

       Exclusive ABC Helicopter Access and Luxury Experience

      Nepal Trek Adventure went above and beyond in providing an exclusive and luxurious Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour. The private helicopter ride offered unparalleled access to the pristine mountain landscapes. Touching down at the base camp, we were greeted by a team of friendly staff who catered to our every need, ensuring a comfortable and indulgent experience. I'm grateful to Nepal Trek Adventure for their exceptional support and for creating a truly extraordinary journey.

    • S
      Sarah BrownUnited Kingdom,July 01, 2023

      Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour

      Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour organized by Nepal Trek Adventure provided a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. Flying early in the morning, we reached the base camp just in time to see the first rays of light illuminate the snow-covered peaks. It was a truly magical experience that will forever be etched in my memory. I extend my heartfelt thanks to Nepal Trek Adventure for their assistance and ensuring a seamless trip.


    Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

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