Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one hour round trip from Pokhara. Mount Annapurna, Fishtail, Hiunchuli and its ranges are very near at Annapurna Base Camp. 15 minutes fly with the helicopter through panoramic Mountain and scenic landscape reach ABC from Pokhara. Beautiful Mount Fishtail, Mount Annapurna I (8,091m), Mount Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and other Himalayan rages are views as 360 degrees from Helicopter window. Stay half an hour in ABC (4,200 meters) and explore around. Same Helicopter drop you down to Pokhara
Fly from Pokhara to ABC / joining tour every morning departure and cost US$ 450 per person. Joining tour availalbe during peak season time.
Fixed departure Helicopter Tour itinerary
07:00: Reporting at Pokhara airport. We provide your transportation from your Hotel to Airport. It take about 15 minutes drivng from Pokhara Lake side. So be ready at your Hotel at 06:30
07:30: Fly to Annapurna Base camp via the scenic and panoramic Himalayan views and landscape.
07:45: Land at Annapurna base camp and exploration. The maize Annapurna I, Fishtail and the other Himalayas around.
08:15: Fly back to Pokhara
08:30: Land at Pokhara airport
Above itinerary and timing of the tour can be changed. The exact time of your pickup from the Hotel will provide you day before evening. Pickup service is only provided the hotel within Pokhara Lake site.
* Transportation to Pokhara airport from your Hotel (Hotel inside Lakeside)
* Helicopter flight
*Annapurna conservation area permit
Extra cost for you
- Airport tax (Rs 500 per person)
Helicopter fly from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp, you will enjoy the aerial view of the beautiful lakes of Pokhara such as Fewa, Begnas, and Rupa. You will also get chance to see crystal clear warm white Seti river and a stunning gorge decorated with a suspension bridge and prayer flags. Diverse landscape and an amazing view of snowcapped mountains from helicopter window that includes some of the world’s highest one and you are getting closer of it almost touching it. This tour is thus an unforgettable moment once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Annapurna Base camp is about 10 days trek known as a second famous classical route trekking in Nepal. The route is not only to view the stunning mountains, but also to explore typical cultures of different casts of peoples. Very warm welcome peoples are also another reason to get more trekkers in this route. Those peoples, who are not able to trek for long days and does not have enough time to trek in this region can choose Helicopter tour to ABC. It is landing tour. You can have tea at local tea houses very near from Helicopter landing ground. When you reach 4200 meters from low altitude, you are suggested not to spend long time there. Gaining such an altitude in a very short time could cause Acute Mountain Sickness.
Fly to base camp with landing
This tour is not only flying over the mountain range and Annapurna base camp. Helicopter land there are have another 30 minutes time to explore. Flights get ready to fly at morning time only. Afternoon time in the Himalaya is windy and cloudy too. Only a small helicopter is able to fly there with maximum 5/6 passengers. It is expensive in cost to get private helicopter tour to ABC, and we are offering group joining flight. If you want to make this as a private tour and have tour own time, we can arrange private helicopter tour to Annapurna base camp.
Annapurna base camp heli tour best time
The best time of this tour is in Autumn and Spring. Months of March, April, May, September, October, November and December are more clear weather to fly with helicopter. Full of snow at top of the mountains and at landing place can be more darling time in winter. Month of December till February is winter in Nepal. Only thing is to get enough passengers in winter time since this time is less touristic months. You still can take private heli tour in this case. Month of March till May and from end of September till December is good clear weather. Due to powerful rainfall and high pressure wind, raining months are more chance to get this flight cancelled.
The option of Annapurna Base Camp Heli tour, we are provinding another best landing place nearby Pokhara. First option is Kori Danda, which is 3800 meters altitude with the closer views of Annapurna, Fishtail (Machhapuchhre) Lamjung Himalayan range and more. Helicopter flight from Pokhara takes 15 minutes time to reach Kori. Flight route itself is scenic captures of greenery landscapes, typical local villages. You also will explore Himalayan glaciers and Lake from flight. You will have enough time to explore the panoramic Himalayan view from the landing space. It is one of the most mesmerizing and unforgettable experience to feel from top of the clouds. Flight than, back to Pokhara with the same passenger after waiting.
Kori Helicopter tour from Pokhara in the option of ABC
Another best Helicopter tour from Pokhara is Mardi Himal base camp. It is newly open in the option of ABC helicopter. You can join in group or make your personal chartered. Main tourist season, there are group joining facilities. A tiny helicopters flight of maximum 5 seater will fly from Pokhara airport. The landing place is surrounded by Himalayas at the altitude of 4500 meters. Especially giant Mount Fishtail will be at front of you. Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Himchili, Gangapurna, Tarkekhang, Annapurna III are clearly viewed from this point. For the better option, landing in the Mardi Himal base camp and fly over Annapurna base camp os also possiple. Tour cost in this way increase USD 200 in total, which can shared by participants.
Mardi Himal Base camp heli tour another option of ABC Heli tour
Flight itinerary of Kori and Mardi Himal base camp
06:30 AM: Pick up from your hotel in Pokhara Lakde side
07:00 AM: Start flying from Pokhara airport to Mardi Himal or Kori
07:15 AM: Arrive at the point
30 Minutes free time at the landing point
07:50 AM: Fly back to Pokhara
08:10 AM: Arrival in Pokhara which is 12 - 15 nimutes
Things to bring for flight
These are short flight tour from Pokhara. Both the destination Mardi Himal and Kori is purely mountain area of high altitude and always cold. So that you have to prepare with warm clothes. No need to bring extra clothes in packing bag. Can wear in Pokhara and fly with it. Since you are not spending long time more than a half hour, only one pair of cloth is enough.
- One pair of warm jacket and touser
- UV protection sun glass
- Water bottle
- warm cap to cover your head and neck
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu is another optional tour. This is a private day tour of about 2 and a half hour. Fly from Kathmandu is flying parallel to the northern Himalayan range heading east to Annapurna Base Camp. Beautiful ethnical villages, scenic landscape and cities view. Half an hour time at ABC (4,200m) to explore and take a cup of tea from a local tea house before departure to kathmandu. Kathmandu to Annapurna base camp helicopter flight cost is more than from Pokhara. So it is better you take flight from Pokhara. If you are looking to get closer to the Mountain from Kathmandu, another helicopter flight tour to Everest base Camp is suggested. It can be 3/4 hours tour from Kathmnadu with landing near at Everest Base camp. If you look for the low cost another option is to choose Everest Mountain flight. This is regular flight viewing Mount Everest and other himalayan ranges from flight window.
Is Annapurna base Camp by helicopter safe tour?
Yes it is safe. This flight is very near from Pokhara and flight route is wide enough. All the flights take off only after a comprehensive inspection of weather conditions and wind direction. landing place in ABC is also fixed and it is strong enough.
How can I book the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
For booking, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 009779851040871. Same mobile number have viber or Whatsapp to send message or call. We offer you group joining tour. If you want to make is your own trip as a private you can choose any date you like. Advance pay,ent is USD 50 per person. Rest of the payent is in the airport of Pokhara before flying to ABC.