Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour package is an exploratory tour in the remote area of the snow-capped Himalayas region of Annapurna.
Annapurna Base Camp is in the lap of the world’s 10th tallest mountain. Each year more than 20,000 trekkers in Nepal trek the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek’s duration is from 12-14 days and is a medium trek. But if you want to save time and wish to go there without any troubles you can go for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour.
Mt. Mt. Fishtail is a virgin mountain and a source of water in Pokhara Phewa Lake. You will fly above the deepest gorge of Kaligandaki in the world. Annapurna region is also one of Nepal’s best-walking destinations.
You can witness the beautiful views of Mt. Annapurna, Annapurna South, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mount Manaslu, and Mt. Fishtail and also beautiful oak and rhododendron forest.
Unlike other Helicopter tours in Nepal Annapurna Helicopter Tour has two different routes:
The flight directly takes place from Kathmandu and is the fastest route if you have less time. You will have the privilege to fly over beautiful landscapes like the ethnical villages of Nepal.
The total flight time is 2 hours and you’ll be given a time of 20-25 minutes to land for tea/breakfast and to take pictures. You cannot stay there for more than 20 minutes because you have not been acclimated properly. This can cause serious health issues.
You will fly over the Annapurna Massif when you take this route. The maximum duration of this flight is 1.5 hours and you’ll be allowed to stay at Annapurna Base Camp for about 15 minutes to 30 minutes.
The highlights of this trip are as follows :
Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03 Drive to Pokhara (5-6 hours)
Day 04 Flight to Annapurna Base Camp
Day 05 Fly back to kathmandu
Day 6 Departure
After you land in the Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative of Joyful Trekking will greet you and pick you up and drop you at the hotel.
We tour the following heritage sites in Kathmandu :
Overnight in Kathmandu
We drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu after a early breakfast at the hotel. The road is as smooth as butter and is as safe as any other roads in Kathmandu.
After we reach the hotel, we take a refreshment break. Then we take a short walk around Phewa Lake.
After having breakfast at the hotel, we take a car drive to Pokhara Airport from where we board our Helicopter flight. It takes 30 minutes – 45 minutes for the total round trip and we fly back to Pokhara.
After we’ve reached the airport , we take a tour of famous places in Pokhara like :
After having a great breakfast at Pokhara, we get to the Pokhara Airport and fly back to Kathmandu.
This is a rest day and you are free to do anything and go anywhere in Kathmandu.
Overnight at the hotel
This is the end of the fun trip. We head towards the tribhuvan International Airport to catch our flight.
We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.
Annapurna Base Camp Tour By Helicopter from Pokhara, you will be given 15 mins – 30 mins of time at Annapurna base camp helicopter tour with landing from Pokhara for a schedule of a tea/breakfast break. Holding on longer could be a seriously high altitude threat.
This tour will take the total time of 1 hour 20 minutes. Annapurna base camp Heli tour starts from Pokhara and ends at Pokhara.