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Everyday fixed departure from Kathmandu to EBC & back.

PriceUSD $995

All inclusive packages with meals & flight (Ktm-Lukla-Ktm)

PriceUSD $1395
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  • Duration 5 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Annapurna Base Camp
  • Starts at Pokhara
  • Ends at Pokhara
  • Max. Altitude 4130m
  • Trip Type Trek and Helicopter Tour
  • Transport By Private vehicle, by Helicopter
  • Accommodation Hotel or Lodge

Best Annapurna base camp trek with helicopter from Pokhara is of 5 days including the natural hot spring and local culture of the Annapurna region. The trek can be done in several ways from Pokhara or Kathmandu. We offer Annapurna a Heli trek at the best cost with a flexible itinerary to facilitate our clients. 

ABC trekking is a remarkable trek through the different bamboo forests, Spectacular landscapes, rivers, peaks, mountain vistas, fields, Gurung villages and a variety of flora and fauna. Annapurna mountain itself is listed in the list of eight-thousanders peak of the World-leading in 10th position.

The journey to Annapurna basecamp, which is at 4130m maximum altitude, is one of the most popular walks on the earth. On the way, we can get the panoramic view of mount Machapuchhre (Fishtail), Himchuli and many more Himalayas. Spectacular and tranquil landscapes, charming Gurung and Magar villages, lush green Rhododendron, bamboo and alpine forests makes your trip more beautiful.

Annpurna Base Camp With Helicopter Return Trek Highlights

  • Free Cancellation
  • No Credit Card Fees on Booking Amount
  • Instant and Secured Online Booking System
  • A single trek gives you views of many mountains namely, Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Annapurna III, Mt.Annapurna south, Mt.Fishtail, Mt.Himchuli, Mt. Gangapurna.
  •  You will understand traditional Gurung culture and their lifestyle.
  •  Fascinating trekking route, surrounding mountains accompanied by rhododendron and Bamboo forests, terraced fields, Natural Hot spring are additional rewards on your trip.
  • Full Packages Trip with 3 Times Meal Plan, best case scenario Guaranteed Price
  •  The trekking fosters team spirit and develops leadership quality in you.
  • Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) trek in Nepal is the world’s best trekking trip as recommended by CNN (Cable News Network).

Annapurna region is the mix of an ethnic group of communities which consists of Brahmins and Chhetris in the lower elevation and Mongoloid people in the Himalayas. Mostly Gurung and Magar reside in this area, and this area is famous for the Gurkha regiment. Annapurna is best for scenery as around 55,000 trekkers trek to this region every year. There are natural hot springs in the way of our Destination, Annapurna Base Camp which makes your journey more beautiful.

Important tips for Annapurna Trek with Helicopter Return- 5 Days

  • Some significant tips for Annapurna Base Camp 5 Days Trek are
  • Watch out for the atmosphere. Before you leave for trekking, make sure you have an atmosphere update.
  • Carry the required things according to the atmospheric condition of the spot.
  • Go easy. Move gradually and don't rush. You may hurt yourself when moving rapidly.
  • Keep hydrating yourself by drinking water normally. Make an effort not to drink unnecessarily while trekking.
  • Manage your belongings.
  • Make sure to bring a safety and medicinal guide pack.
  • Take rain outfits on away from the possibility that you trek in monsoon season.
  • Book early if you need to trek to the Annapurna Base Camp in the pinnacle seasons.
  • Take little breaks when trekking for refreshment

Is there health care available on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

There are hospitals at trailheads or health posts in some villages. Our guide will take care of basic sickness. You also have your medical kit so it won’t be hard for you to get over from simple illness. On the off chance of emergency please inform our guide they will look after you.

Who can go on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek?

Besides Children and aged people, any age group can go on the ABC trek. Be sure you are physically fit and adventurous because we have to trek on high altitudes up to 4,130m. Individuals with heart disease are strictly not invited to ABC trek.

How long do we need to walk each day?

In the morning after breakfast between 7:30 to 8:00 in morning, we will start our trek for the day. In the afternoon after 4/5 hours walk, we will stop for lunch. Then, again, start the trek from 01:00 to 4 pm. There will be a short refreshment stop for refreshment. A planned trek per day is 8 hours in length.

Important Notice and Recommendation for Annapurna Basecamp Helicopter Tour 5 Days

The climate is subject to change at high altitudes so climates in Nepal (Annapurna region), may impact your flight takes offs. The flights may be delayed or postponed too. In such a case, be prepared to spend some more time than the estimated days. Due to uncertain weather changes (even in peak seasons), the flight can be canceled or postponed; hence, for that, make your mentality to spare 2 to 3 days on a whole tour. If you want to wait for the weather to be cleared then you can obviously do so.

For that, staying in the ABC region and food cost becomes additional. But, in case of such extreme hindrance, there can be the need for descending the trail for 2 or 3 days, reaching the roadway, and taking road transportation. It may bring change in your both international and domestic flights too. So, don’t make a tight schedule for this and any tours in Nepal. In such an unpredictable case of walking downward, the cost of meals and accommodation, and guide costs will be covered by the company. But the helicopter flight’s cost won’t be refunded. In such a case, we will remake the itinerary which goes like this:

Pokhara - Jhinu - Bamboo - Deurali - Annapurna Base Camp - Bamboo - Jhinu Danda - Pokhara


Pokhara - Jhinu - Bamboo - Deurali - Annapurna Base Camp - Pokhara (via helicopter)

Note: The above notice is applied only in case of bad weather. If the weather is clear you will be flying back according to the estimated itinerary.

Annapurna base camp trek starting from Kathmandu or Pokhara

Our Annapurna base camp 5 days trek officially starts from Pokhara or Kathmandu. If you are intended to start your trek from Kathmandu, you can have an early flight or road trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara. And then you can continue your further trek.

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by flight: NTA provides this short flight trip at applicable prices. For booking this flight click on Kathmandu to Pokhara Flight Ticket.
  • Kathmandu Pokhara by tourist bus: If you want to have a road trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara, this road trip may be relevant for you. For this, you would have to buy one day of spare time. You can book this bus trip with us at USD 20 per person.
  • Kathmandu Pokhara by private car: You can reach Pokhara from Kathmandu Kathmandu Pokhara private car service. For booking this trip, it cost you USD 150 in total for a 1-way flight (Comfortable seating capacity is a maximum of 3 people in 1 car).

Annapurna Base Camp Trek ending in Kathmandu or Pokhara

Our Annapurna base camp 5 days Trek itinerary suggests the ending of the trek in either Pokhara or Kathmandu. After you land in Pokhara from ABC, you can have a direct flight to Kathmandu, with or without taking a break. You can also extend your trip with some leisure days in Pokhara and explore around.

NTA senses glad to attend you with the best of packages that we deliver. Hence, if you want to extend your days in either of these hubs, Kathmandu or Pokhara, we will be happy to design a further trip package for you. Feel free to contact us.

Contact for booking Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Trek:
Nepal Mobile +977 9851017030 24 Hrs Available on WhatsApp, Viber, or WeChat. 
Contact Person - Binod Sapkota

How can I make a booking?

  • If you are participating in the trek from Pokhara, you can book your trip direct from our departure section, filling out the form accordingly.
  • If you are participating in the trek from Kathmandu, by using a flight then it is possible to start with an early flight from Kathmandu but if you intend to use a Private Car or Tourist bus then it is recommended to reach Pokhara at a minimum of a day in advance.

-To book a trip starting from Kathmandu (Add the cost of the flight or preferred mode of transportation such as tourist bus or private car plus trekking cost and apply to book in our custom online booking system).

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Trekking package is designed by Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition which provides you an opportunity to explore Annapurna Base Camp within 5 days trek and gives you a prospect to walk on Himalayas glacier along with the view of different beautiful Mountains and the experience of different local cultures and lifestyle of people.

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    You can start your trek either from Kathmandu or Pokhara.

    Option A: Trek Starting from Pokhara
    If you start your trek from Pokhara, then our office representative will meet you in your respective hotel and explain to you about the trek. And then you will continue your trek to ABC.

    Option B: Trek Starting from Kathmandu
    If you are willing to start your trek from Kathmandu, then you need to take flight or road trip to Pokhara. This transportation cost will be additional in your trip. For example, you have to pay both trek cost and the transportation cost.

    After we are in Pokhara, we will drive to Kyumi via Nayapul. There, our actual trekking journey starts. We will trek around 3 hours in order to reach Jhinu (Natural Hot spring). Today we halt at Jhinu.

    Flight distance- 25 minute (from Kathmandu to Pokhara)
    Driving time- 3 hours
    Walking time- 3/4 hours
    Altitude- 2,170m 
    Difficulty level- easy to moderate
    Main attractions for the day- Modi River, Jhinu Dada, glacial river, Gurung village

      We will start our trek to Bamboo after having breakfast, which takes around 6-7 hours to reach. In the way, we can get an experience of Annapurna south, Himchuli and Fishtail mountain along with traditional houses, villages, greenery forest, rivers. We will have our lunch at lower sinuwa. From lower sinuwa, it will take around 3 hours to reach Bamboo where we will spend our night for sound sleep.

      Walking time- 6/7 hours
      Altitude- 2,310
      Difficulty level- moderate  
      Main attractions for the day- Natural hot spring and fishtail view 

        Early in the morning, we will start our trek to Deurali after having breakfast, which takes around 4-5 hours to reach. We will have our lunch at Himalaya (2900m) and it will take around 2 hours to reach Deurali from Himalaya. We can see Bamboo forest, rivers on our way. We can also visit a temple around the area on the same day. We will spend overnight at Deurali.

        Walking time- 6/7 hours 
        Altitude- 3200m 
        Difficulty level- moderate 
        Main attractions for the day- Bamboo forest 

          After a trek of 2 hours, we will reach to Machapuchhre Base Camp. We can have tea there enjoying the panoramic view of Fishtail, Annapurna south, Annapurna III, Himchuli, and Gangapurna. After a tea break, we will continue our trek to our final destination i.e. Annapurna Base Camp which takes around 2 hours. We will have our lunch there and explore ABC and spend overnight in the Basecamp.

          Walking time- 9/10 hours
          Altitude- 4130m
          Difficulty level- moderate
          Mountains viewed- Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) and Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft), including Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fish-tail) at 6,790 m stretch up towards Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli and Fluted Peak or Singu Chuli.

            At the morning, after the amazing sunrise view and breakfast, we will fly from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara via helicopter ride. This trek can end either in Pokhara or in Kathmandu.

            Option A: Trek Ending in Pokhara
            You can end your trip in Pokhara after a helicopter flight from ABC. You can have some leisure days in Pokhara. Utilizing some, you can have rest, or explore around this lake city. You can visit various lakes, caves, temples, and also can take advantage of adventure activities like paragliding, boating, cycling, zip-lining, and so on.

            Option B: Trek Ending in Kathmandu
            If you want to end your trip in Kathmandu, then you can have direct joining flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Else, you can have some break in Pokhara for lunch or rest, and continue your flight to Kathmandu.

            Flight time- 20 minutes (ABC to Pokhara) and 30 minutes (Pokhara to Kathmandu)
            Altitude- 1400m  
            Difficulty level- easy 

            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

            • Airport pickups upon your arrival and a drop off at the end of your trip
            • Helicopter flight from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara
            • Trekkers' information management system. (TIMS Card)
            • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit. (ACAP Permit)
            • All needed ground transportation by private car/vehicles to trekking starting/ending points as per itinerary
            • Trekking Map
            • Complete free trekking information before going to trek
            • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the trek in Kathmandu
            • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
            • All nights in local teahouses/lodges during trekking
            • An experienced licensed holder guide and needed number of porters as per your group size
            • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your team) 
            • Foods, accommodations and local tax for guide & porters

            What's Excluded

            • Your travel insurance ( Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum. 
            • Both way domestic flight or any mode of transportation (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu)
            • Nepal entry visa fees
            • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
            • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking  
            • Tips and gratitude to your guides, porters, and drivers
            • Extra night accommodation or meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure and early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
            Departure Dates

            This is the best 5-day Annapurna base camp trek itinerary with a return by Helicopter. You will trek all the way to the base camp of Annapurna and fly via helicopter directly to Pokhara from ABC. Enjoy the beauty of Annapurna mountain and our custom itinerary.

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            Start DateStart: WednesdayMar 01, 2023End DateEnd: SundayMar 05, 2023PricePriceUS $1450StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: TuesdayMar 07, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdayMar 11, 2023PricePriceUS $1450StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: TuesdayMar 14, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdayMar 18, 2023PricePriceUS $1450StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: TuesdayMar 21, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdayMar 25, 2023PricePriceUS $1450StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: TuesdayMar 28, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdayApr 01, 2023PricePriceUS $1450StatusStatusGuaranteed

            We operate a trip for a single person too but since it's regarding a Helicopter trip, you will not be able to apply for booking for a single person for your own date. The minimum cost of this trip is USD 2200 per person even if you want to book a trip for an individual.

            We offer group price
            No. of PersonPrice Per Person
            1 paxUS $2200
            2 paxUS $1450
            3 - 5 paxUS $1350
            6 - 10 paxUS $1200
            What Our Clients Say
            • Mia Williams
              Mia WilliamsUnited States,May 24, 2022

              Trek to Annapurna base camp for 5 days

              After surfing a lot on the internet we found the best itinerary that suits us as we didn’t have enough time. So, we contacted NTA and booked a trek to Annapurna base camp for 5 days. The whole trek was perfect. We enjoyed every bit of the trek and were amazed by the view from the top. Thanks, NTA.

            • C
              Clodagh DoyleIreland,May 21, 2022

              Amazing Annapurna base camp 5 days trek

              We didn’t have much time but still wanted to explore the mountains, So NTA suggested the amazing Annapurna base camp 5 days trek which was perfect for us. We trek to Annapurna base camp from Nayapul and return to Pokhara in a helicopter. The view of the mountains from the top was amazing. Thanks, NTA for fulfilling our wish. We enjoyed it a lot.


            Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

            Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

            • Small Group Departure
              Small Group Departure

              We run small and manageable group departure during the main season of the year. You can also make your trip private and maintain your own itinerary.

            • Locally Based Leaders
              Locally Based Leaders

              Our locally based team encompasses highly qualified and experienced and friendly and obliging team leaders, who will assist you in making your journey in our country more ravishing.

            • Travel with Confidence
              Travel with Confidence

              Travel with Confidence is something that comes from commitment. Being a legally registered company, we commit to provide best, satisfactory trekking, tour, and expedition.

            • Support Local Communities
              Support Local Communities

              All the tours and trekking that we run are programmed to keep nature safe and sound. We are also a member of different clubs working for the welfare of the community.


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