Helicopter Tour to Annapurna Base CampHeli flight / Chopper ride to Annapurna Base Camp from Pokhara or Kathmandu || Extermly Popular ||
Annapurna helicopter tour's major attractions are the scenic view of Pokhara city along with a panoramic glimpse of Annapurna Mountain range and lakes. You will also have a unique land experience at the Annapurna Base Camp. With the close views of the mountain, Kali Gandaki Gorge and surrounding peaks, you will have a scenic memory here which is going to be with for a long time to come. Typically, it will take you anywhere between one to two weeks to reach the base camp, but we facilitate you to reach there within an hour of scenic mountain flight.
Helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp – Flight from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp with close views of the mountain, Kali Gandaki Gorge and surrounding peaks.
Time from Pokhara: 1 hour to 1 and half hours flight at above 4,000 – 5,000 meters high.
Route: From Pokhara 860 m – Annapurna base camp 4,095 m. – 20 to 25 minutes of land in Annapurna base camp for tea/coffee, lifetime experience, photos, and videos.
Enjoy the scenic view of Pokhara city along with a panoramic glimpse of Annapurna Mountain range and lakes.
Fly from POKHARA to ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP
Amazing views that generally takes about the two-week round trip trek, You will reach the Base camp of Majestic Annapurna range within 1 hour of the flight. Soak in the memories of the amazing scenery from a perceptive that only a few selected people get to enjoy as you fly over the Pokhara valley and up in the mountains to land at ABC. Enjoy some coffee and tea while you take pictures and make boundless memories in this wonderland.
Our helicopters the Robinson; one R44-Raven II and two R66-Turbine are powerful, lightweight and highly reliable in services.
Highlights & Main Attraction
- 100% Safe Flight with daily departure from Pokhara
- 360 degrees Panoramic views of Himalayan ranges
- Beautiful natural topography & Excellent Himalayan glacier range from helicopter
- Spending quality time in Annapurna Base Camp
- Best picturesque area for photographs
- Traditional villages and exotic flora and fauna
- View of Machhapuchhre and Himchuli mountains through Helicopter
- Landing experiences at Annapurna Base Camp (ABC)
Cheap / Budget Cost of Annapurna Helicopter Tour
Daily flight to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) – Join Helicopter tour to Annapurna Base camp one day trip, limited dates for a special discount.
Price of Annapurna Helicopter Tour: Special cost for off-season.
– USD 290 per person on group joining basic (Guaranteed Daily Departure).
– USD 1180 per helicopter on a charter/private basis
– NPR 29,000 for Nepalese (Nepali) People/travelers on group joining basis (Guaranteed daily departure)
A great scenic flight of an hour to ninety minutes that will stimulate your senses towards the memories you are up to make. Towards North from the Pokhara valley, just a mere distance of 30 k.m. as the crow fly or aeronautical mile is your adventure packed journey. An impressive flight with views of some of the highest peaks in the whole world. As unbelievable as it sounds but you are going to view eight of the worlds top twenty highest peaks closely in your flight. World’s 7th highest Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, 8th highest Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m and 10th highest Mt. Annapurna 8,091 m also combines with a range of adjacent snow-capped peaks. Experience the art of nature, the majestic and stunning Mt. Machhapuchhre “Fish Tail” at 6,993 meters high which dominates the Pokhara valley and Annapurna mid-hills.
Heli flight from picturesque Pokhara valley is also one of the most popular touristic adventures packed things to do in Nepal. From the same flight reach the pristine lakes Phewa, Begnas reflecting the great Annapurna Mountain range in their crystal clear water.
Starting early morning when views of the mountains are the best, you will have a short transfer to Pokhara airport. Prepare yourself for a stunning flight over scenic Pokhara valley. Flying high above 4,000 to 5,000 meters the mountains seems right by your side before you take a break at large Gurung village of Chomrong. Chomrong is the gateway to Annapurna base camp and the sanctuary.
From here you will head above Modi River gorge and a deep valley with perplexing views of surrounding peaks. The vast field at Annapurna base camp at 4,095 meters high overlooking striking views of Annapurna I, A III, A South and Huinchuli, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Vara Shikar (A Fang) is unbelievable, and can’t be described them in words. Including the great North West Face of Mt. Machhapuchhre, what more can one ask for in the Lap of Nature’s Canvas. Catch up with your missed scenes and peaks in your return flight and fill your heart with contentment.
Pokhara is at the base of the foothills in the Western region of Nepal. Pokhara is located about 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. This city is surrounded by some of the highest mountains in the world. Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna I are some of the mountain ranges visible from a vantage point clearly in nice weather. Visitors will enjoy Pokhara and the beautiful scenery it offers. The result is same even if they are not planning on heading off on a hike. For many trekkers, Pokhara is the gateway to the Himalayas. It is the starting point for popular treks to Jomsom and the Annapurna region.
People mostly who arrive here from the Kathmandu Valley will notice the much cleaner air and pleasant climate almost immediately. Lake Phewa, with its cluster of lakeside hotels, restaurants, and shops, is ideal for those looking for relaxation and day excursions.
About Annapurna Base Camp
Annapurna Base Camp is the home and a perfect place to be for viewing the Annapurna Range. The massif is 55 km long and hosts many snow-capped peaks. It lies in Annapurna Conservation Area, a protected area with an area of 7,629 sq. Km. The only mountain of the area above 8000 meters, Annapurna I has a 38 percent fatality-to-summit ratio, a ratio even higher than that of Mount Everest. But the beauty of the range is just undeniable for mountain adventure lovers, so they take the challenge head-on.
Annapurna Base Camp is a beautiful place in Nepal regarding trekking route, scenic beauty, enjoyment, and experience. ABC(Annapurna Base Camp) is becoming a popular trek option amidst tourists and domestic people too. Annapurna Base Camp is one of the best legendary and classical treks in the world offering the chances to observe and explore the typical Nepali village, and traditional way of life.
8:00 AM – Fly from Pokhara airport to Annapurna Base Camp
8:30 AM – Land at Annapurna Base Camp
9:00 AM – Fly to Pokhara
9:30 AM – Pokhara Land
Private Annapurna base camp helicopter tour available from Kathmandu airport too with extra cost.
Primarily used for helicopters in Nepal are rescue purposes at higher altitude. So first priority for rescue. If need arises and there is a call for rescue, the helicopters would need to make a rescue trip. Depending upon the rescue sometimes the guest might have to wait for more than 1 hour. The guests can meanwhile soak in the glory of the majestic Himalayas from Base Camp or Chhomrung.
- Car/Van/Bus transportation to and from the domestic airport and hotel in Pokhara.
- Escorting by pilot/guide for this Annapurna flight.
- Private/ Group Join helicopter for a hour.
Optional / Extended Activities
- Helicopter Tour to Everest Base Camp - 4-5 hours
- Mountain Flight over Mt. Everest Area - 1 hour
- Short & Easy Hiking from Pokhara - 2 days
- Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan Tour - 2 days
- Paragliding, Ultra Light Aircraft, Zip Flyer in Pokhara - 1-2 hours
FAQs for Helicopter Tour ABC
1. Would you able to specify the tentative hours for a day tour of the helicopter?
We won’t be able to specify the exact number of hours as it will rely on a lot of factors. The Number can be anywhere from 1 to 1.5 hours from our experience.
2. What is the number of travelers required for the Everest helicopter tour?
Private flight each day is available, no matter one pax or more. But a group joining flight depends on availability — maximum capacity of a helicopter is six travelers at a time.
3. What to Expect from the Heli tour?
You can expect all kind of Natural and scenic beauties in this tour. Tourists mostly choose and approve this tour, and it doesn't fail to impress. The view of green hills followed by beautiful snow-capped ranges and the green farmlands nearing the beautiful lakes are some of the components you won't miss.
4. Annapurna Base Camp Weather & Climate?
Climate depends upon season, but the Annapurna Base Camp by Helicopter flight is available all over the year. Similarly, the general climate here remains clear in the morning time all over the year.
5. What happens in case of bad weather and flight didn’t take off?
In case of bad weather, helicopter won’t take off from Pokhara Airport, and you will get a full refund. If you have other flexible time, then you may postpone for the following days.
6. How much ground time will we have after landing at Kalapatthar and Everest View Hotel?
Approximately you will have 30 minutes for tea/coffee/photograph/videos etc.
7. In case of emergency, is there Oxygen available on the helicopter and can the kids can take this flight?
Yes, the helicopter you ride in has a stock of supplementary oxygen, in case the altitude gets to you. Yes, kids can also take the flight with parental guidance.