Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Trip Facts

  • Cost Start FromUS$ 350 per person
  • Duration 1 Hours
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • TransportationHelicopter
  • Trip StyleTour
  • DestinationNepal
  • Accommodation: Hotel
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About Trip

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the fastest and excellent way to explore the fascinating beauty of the Annapurna region in a short interval of time. It is the ideal option for travel enthusiasts who dream to reach the base of Mt. Annapurna but are bound by the time limit or the physical health condition. Further, this is an easy and luxurious alternative to one of the popular Annapurna Base Camp Trek. 

Located at an elevation of 4130m Annapurna Base Camp is one of the major tourist destinations of Nepal and it is the dream of every traveler to reach this destination once in their lifetime. However, despite having a deep interest in landing at the base of Annapurna Base Camp some of the travelers may not be able to do so due to the limited time or health conditions. For them, the ABC Helicopter Tour is the best choice to explore the Himalayan beauty of the Annapurna region.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is suitable for people of any age group. A kid to the elderly people can choose this scenic flight across the lush forest and villages of the Annapurna region. This Heli tour is perfect for the one who prefers to walk less and see more.

The scenic flight to Annapurna Base Camp either starts from Pokhara or Kathmandu. Depending on your preference you can customize your helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp. About one hour of helicopter flight from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp and it takes about 3 hours to complete the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu.

Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour offers you magnificent views of the popular highest peaks of Nepal such as Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Mount Manaslu, and many more. One of the most admirable destinations by helicopter, Annapurna Base Camp is popular among all the travel enthusiasts in the world. Flying over the forests, beautiful villages, meandering rivers, and cultivated terrains Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour leave you with many wonderful and unforgettable memories. The areal view of vibrant Rhododendron forests and cascading waterfalls of the Annapurna is really something that one shouldn’t miss in a lifetime.

Best season to visit Annapurna Base Camp

You can visit Annapurna Base Camp throughout the year, however, it is recommended not to visit Annapurna Base Camp during the monsoon season. 

In Nepal Monsoon starts from mid-June and ends by mid-September. During this season one can witness heavy rainfall, heavy clouds, and thunderstorm. Weather in mountains during this time is often unpredictable causing difficulty in flying. Dense fog and clouds stop you to have clear views of the beautiful nature in Annapurna.

March, April, and May are the best months for the helicopter to Annapurna Base Camp. During these months, the weather is warm and you can also witness the radiant and vibrant Rhododendron forest. 

October-February offers the best views. The sky is clear with fine weather. Nights and early morning temperatures go below freezing however, the days are normally sunny. The astonishing view of nature during this month makes your trip even more exciting and reminiscing.
 

Equipment to carry during Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour

  1. Small day pack
  2. Sunscreen and lip balms
  3. Sunglasses
  4. Sunhat
  5. Warm socks, shoes, and clothes for a day
  6. Light snacks, chocolates, and drinks
  7. Mineral water
  8. Excellent camera to capture memories

 

How much weight can the flight to Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour handle at once?

Each of the helicopters has a weight limit and so does the flight to Annapurna Base Camp. The commercial flight to Annapurna Base Camp can handle a maximum of 5 people at once. 100kg/person is the average weight for a helicopter ride to Annapurna vase Camp. The total capacity of a helicopter is 500kg. 

 

How much does it cost for Annapurna Base Camp Landing Tour?

The cost of your trip to Annapurna Base camp depends on your departure from Kathmandu or Pokhara. If you choose to depart from Pokhara then it may cost around 350 dollars per person and the tour is available on a group basis. However, if you want to charter the helicopter on a private basis from Pokhara then it may cost around 2000 USD.

If you choose to depart from Kathmandu then it is quite difficult to find a group for the helicopter ride, but if you find a group then you can join them. Joining the group, the total cost is distributed among the group members. Further choosing the private charter helicopter tour from Kathmandu cost around 3500 USD.

 

What are the booking requirements for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

For booking the trip you can contact us by phone or email. You can make an inquiry before your trip. Then you have to provide your full credentials or a copy of your passport. You should also have to give your weight details so that the travel company can preplan your group trips by doing proper weight distribution. Depending on the preference of different travel companies you have to deposit 10 to 20 percent advance amount while booking the trip.


How can I make a payment to book Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour?

Depending upon your choice you can make a payment by cash or bank transfer or using cards such as visa, debit, credit, Mastercard, American Express. Most of the travel companies in Nepal provide you all of these payment methods.  Using any of the suitable payment methods you can easily book the Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour. Some travel companies provide you an online payment form also which makes payment easy.

 

Is there oxygen available on the helicopter in case required?

Yes, of course, the helicopter you ride in always has the stock of supplementary oxygen and you can use it whenever an emergency occurs.

What can I expect from the Heli tour to Annapurna Base Camp?

You can expect the adventure of flying over the mountains during this tour. The breathtaking natural and scenic views never fail to impress you. The view of groves of trees on the hills followed by snow-capped mountains and the stunning farmlands nearing the beautiful tranquil lakes are some of the wonders you will not miss on your heli tour to ABC.


What are the permits required for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour?

During the helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp, you will be flying over the protected areas of the Annapurna Conservation Area project. Thus you will need the Annapurna Conservation Area trek permit. You should also carry a TIMS card along with you. Most of the local travel companies in Nepal include the cost of these permits in the helicopter tour package you book. So, a travel company from where you book the trip will arrange these permits for you before your tour. For this, you have to forward a copy of your valid passport and two passport-sized photographs.

 

Last Minute Booking, inquires / Fixed departures For Annapurna base camp helicopter tour
You can call us ( +9779849023179 - Dipak Pande) and WhatsApp, Viber WeChat, and line available @ 24 hrs or email [email protected]
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We have Everday fixed departure dates for the Annapurna base camp helicopter tour from Pokhara

 in the months of March, April, May, September October November, and December. For the rest of the other months at your request, we will operate. Therefore if you are interested in joining a group let us know. You can mail us here [email protected] or directly call on this number +977 9849023179 or +977 1 4701233. We are located in Z-Street, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal.

 Last-minute booking and Fixed Departure for Annapurna base camp helicopter tour from Pokhara 2022 and 2023. Give us your all possible dates we try our best to fly you on a nice weather day.

Flight Date

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March 30th

350

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April  21st

350

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May   1st

350

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March 22nd

350

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In 2022 we have daily Sharing  and Private flight available (if less than 5 pax supplement cost will apply)

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January

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February

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March

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April

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May

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June

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September

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October

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November

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December

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FESTIVAL OFFER  FOR Annapurna base camp helicopter tour from Pokhara WITH LANDING FOR NEPALESE PASSPORT OR CITIZEN HOLDERS

Fixed Departures for Nepali and Group joining cost for Nepali Nationality

FLIGHT DATE

COST (NRS)

March  30th  

32000

March 21st 

32000

May 1st   

32000

April 20th 

32000

September 5th 

32000

March 1st (Shiva Ratri)

32000

March 3rd (Gyalpo Loshar)

32000

March 8th (women day)

32000

March 17th Phagu Purnima

32000

March 18th Phagu Purnima

32000

Chaitya Dashain

32000

Apri 14th (Nepali New Year EVE)

32000

April 15th (Nepali New Year )

32000

Note:- Scan QR or Send on Esewa or bank transfer +9779849023179 for Nepali. If you want a private trip cost will be Nrs. 1,60,000.(for Nepalese Passport holder on special offer)

 

Helicopter related Tour in Nepal 

Muktinath Helicopter Tour | Muktinath darsan by helicopter

Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour

Everest View Heli Tour

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Gosainkunda lake helicopter tour

 

Trip Highlights

  • Panoramic view of Annapurna Himalaya range
  • Cheap cost and quality service

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:ABC helicopter tour

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfer (pick up/ drop) during tours.
  • Helicopter Charter cost to Everest Base Camp Tour on sharing base (max 5 Person)
  • Landing at the famous Annapurna base camp for 10-15 min but enough time to take a picture and see the mountain.
  • First Aid kit box and oxygen cylinder for an Emergency case
  • Domestic airport departure taxes/fees.
  • All government tax and fees.
  • Company service charges and fees.

Cost Excludes

  • Meal (Breakfast/lunch) in Annapurna base camp during the trip.
  • Life and medical insurance during the trip
  • Personal expense on a trip.
  • Food, Hard and soft drinks during the tours.
  • Tips etc.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01ABC helicopter tour Annapurna base camp helicopter tour with landing