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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Country

Nepal

Duration

1 Day

Best Season

Mar - Apr / Oct-Nov

Group

Max. 5 pax

Max. Altitude

4130 Meters.

Grade

Easy and Luxury
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Overview

Resumed after 3 years where the mountains are waiting for you. Before only hovering was allowed but now we can land on the basecamp with plenty of ground time. You can enjoy the any hot beverage on the lap of Himalayas admiring the nature and its magic.

Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour is one of the fastest and alternative ways to enjoy the stunning and thrilling views of the great Himalayas of the western part of Nepal. It is a short but fabulous journey which is designed for those who are time-bounded or wants alternative way of annapurna base camp trek. The experience of this ABC helicopter tour is lifetime unforgettable memory. The flight will land for 45 minutes at the base camp to spend some precious time and enjoy your thrilling experience surrounded by the Massif peaks.

Amazing Experience for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

This helicopter flight will take you over various gigantic peaks including world’s 7th highest peak Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), 8th highest peak Mt. Manasalu (8,163 m) and 10th highest peak Mt. Annapurna (8,091 m). You will fly from the lake city, Pokhara admiring it’s beautiful human settlements and the Phewa Lake from the top. Drastic change in the topography can be seen after leaving Pokhara. Change in the geography as well as the vegetation is noticeable while moving further. You will fly over from the beautiful forest of Rhododendron to pine trees passing various human settlements, terrace farming, rivers and waterfalls.

You will also get chance to have a close glance at the beautiful shaped peak Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m). Other peaks like Mt. Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, Mardi Himal, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Gangapurna and various glaciers can be seen during the flight. You will be given 45 minutes of base camp helicopter landing to capture photos, videos and enjoy the surrounding environment around the Himalayas.

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC).

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) is one of the major tourist destinations of Nepal. A large number of domestic as well as international tourist visit Annapurna Base Camp throughout the year. It is situated at an altitude of 4,130 m. and is surrounded by Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Fishtail and Hiunchuli. Annapurna-I is the world’s 10th highest peak with an elevation of 8,091 m. At this tour to base camp, you can witness 360 degrees views of snow-covered peaks.


The sunrise and sunset view from Annapurna base camp is one of the best things you have ever experienced. The natural color combination during the sunrise and sunset; turning every surrounding peak into gold and red will cherish everyone’s heart.

Usually, trekkers walk around 7-12 days to complete the trek up to the base camp. For the non-trekkers and the luxurious adventure seekers, ABC helicopter tour can be a great alternative to enjoy the base camp in one day Kathmandu Pokhara flight.

TOUR FEATURES

  • View of world’s 7th highest peak Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), 8th highest peak Mt. Manasalu (8,163 m) and 10th highest peak Mt. Annapurna-I (8,091 m).
  • Land at Annapurna Base Camp, ABC (4,130 m.) to enjoy the summit view of Mt. Annapurna-I, Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Hiunchuli and Mt.
  • Fishtail with other several snowcapped peaks. (360 degree view)
  • Exploring the natural beauty and great Himalayas of western part of Nepal.
  • Top view of Pokhara Valley as well as witnessing the top view of Phewa Lake, variety of topography and geography of Nepal.
  • Alluring mountain views of Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri ranges, and Manasalu ranges.
  • Passing through various rivers, waterfalls and dense rhododendron forest to thin pine trees.
  • Rivers, waterfalls and dense rhododendron forest to thin pine trees.

 
WHY US for ABC HELI TOUR. 

  • We operate day to day flight to Annapurna Base Camp and our flights services are well-managed and safe.
  • We provide B3E euro copter which is one of the powerful and reliable helicopters.
  • Our pilots have more than 10 years’ experience and have good knowledge about the Annapurna Region and Nepal.
  • We accept single and group bookings with best-guaranteed price.
  • Direct booking from our website is also available and you can check our flight information in the website.
  • We have fixed time schedule flights.
  • 100% full refund for flight cancellations depending on terms and conditions. 

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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour.
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Altitude

4130 Meters.
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6:30 am-6:45 am: Pick up from hotel and drive to Pokhara Airport. (Our vehicles will pick you up from the hotel at 6 am so please be prepared by 5.50am.The vehicle will drop you to Pokhara Airport for airport formalities and flight.)

6:45 am-7:00 am: Check-in and Airport formalities. (You will check-in at the Pokhara and the airport officer will check your tickets and documents.)

7:00 am-7:20 am: Fly to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). (After all the formalities, you will proceed to the chopper to fly ABC. You will have a top view of the beautiful lake city, Pokhara with the beautiful human settlements. The view of the Phewa Lake is mesmerizing and stunning from the top. You will also have an amazing panoramic view of the Annapurna Ranges, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Manasalu, Lamjung Himal and other peaks. This flight is the best way to witness some top 10 highest peak of the world. Beautiful terrace farming on hills, dense forest of Rhododendrons to thin pine trees and various topographical changes from green land to glacier region can also be witness during the flight.)

7:20 am-8:10 am: Land and explore around ABC. You will land on ABC which is surrounded by the great Himalayas. Located at an elevation of 4,130 m, you can have 360 Himalayas view of Annapurna-I, Annapurna South, Himchuli and Fishtail. This is one of the most visited tourist destination from where trekkers enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset which turns the entire mountain peaks into golden color. You will spend 45 minutes at ABC to capture photos/videos as well as explore the beauty of the Himalayas.

8:10 am-8:35 am: Fly Back to Pokhara After the 45 minutes exploration around the Annapurna Base Camp, we will fly back to Pokhara. After landing on Pokhara airport, a vehicle will drop you at your hotel. (This is our stander plan to visit ABC. Time and schedule might be affected by weather and other casualties.) (We operate daily helicopter flight to Annapurna base camp for private group. Single/group booking are available. We have special discounts for the group travelers.)

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Inclusions

  • Helicopter seats 4 to 5 people maximum in one Helicopter.
  • Airport Boarding Pass and taxes.
  • Oxygen for quick evacuation if required in Helicopter.
  • 30 Minutes breaks at Annapurna base camp for Pictures and Videos.
  • Helicopter cost for the flight.
  • Government Tax & Fuel Surcharges.
Excludes
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Any other item not mentioned.
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Safety Information

  • Always allow some space to land the chopper from air to the ground. Do not hurry. Maintain enough space with the chopper as well as the rotor blades.
  • While entering and exiting, always approach from the front so that the pilot could see you.
  • The pilot will give you briefing about the rules and safety.
  • Always wait for the pilot’s signal/instruction to enter and exit the aircraft.
  • Always walk in a low crouch position while the chopper is around.
  • Make sure you don’t wear anything above your eye level like a cap or a hat; otherwise the air will blow it away. Don’t start chasing if it blows.
  • Always wear seatbelt, headset and stay communicated with the pilot.
  • The short yet amazing experience.

If you think you are unable to walk or trek then this is the best option for you. The one or one and half hour is enough to explore region of Annapurna by helicopter. You can enjoy some light breakfast at the base camp along with some nice hot beverage the base camp.

Best view of Himalayas

The amazing flight with the large transparent window of helicopter offers you the one of the best views of the Himalayas. The human settlements, the amazing views of waterfalls and different landscapes. You could get to see mountains from different angles. Your camera will get more opportunity to shoot some incredible pictures.

Best option to escape the crowd of trekking trail

You don’t have to share the trail with other fellow trekkers. All the problem that are faced during the trail will not hamper you. When you choose to take a helicopter you could see all the things as well as escape the crowds of the trail. Your journey starts at one of the domestic terminals and followed by remote helipads and ending at one of the domestic terminals.


Annapurna Helicopter tour is suitable for all ages.

Either you are a kid, have a kid this tour is suitable for all ages. There is not any risk of altitude sickness as well as its easy for the senior citizens. We have recent experience of 6 years kid with a family touring the regions of Annapurna and a senior citizen of 84 years with his beloved and one of his son during past times.


Safety is our main concern

We take multiple layers of protection in order to ensure the safety ride to our valuable customers. At the helicopter there is always emergency oxygen cylinder. We avoid taking high load in high altitude. Likewise the pilots have plenty of experience for flying in mountains who makes flying safe and memorable.


Why with us

Booking your trip with local travel experts saves your time and money. There are many things going on the foreign land and only the locals know it well how to deal with it properly. We are transparent and help you guys from the beginning, during the trip and after the trip too. For a decade we are operating helicopter tour in Nepal successfully for the clients all around the world. We do promise we provide you best cost with valuable service as well as amazing experience that you will cherish for life long.

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FAQs

What is helicopter tour?
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Usually helicopter tour is a short flight lasting for 30 minutes to 3 hour in order to see the mountains, city or wildlife from the top. The bird’s eye view is a good experience to enjoy the thrill. Most of time helicopter tours include landing at the base camps of the mountain.

How long the Annapurna base camp helicopter tour last?
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Well from your hotel to airport it’s more like 20 minutes, 30 minutes approximately for the formalities, boarding pass and paper works. 20 minutes flight to basecamp, 30 minutes ground time and another 20 minutes for returning back to city.

Are helicopter tour worth it?
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Most of us have been in the airplane couple of times but not on the helicopters and flying on speed slow enough to see the grounds clearly and moving towards the majestic mountains, definitely worth it.

How safe are helicopter tours?
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It safe definitely and that’s why such tours are in demand. If you can take a flight on airplane from point A to point B then why not a helicopter? Yes crashes do happen but we do always prioritize safety and we have been operating such tours since decade. There are not case as such. Lastly we always fly with experienced Pilots and who are very good at it.

Can kids go on helicopter tours?
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Yes, kids can go on helicopter tours but they must be accompanied by adults. Usually, kids must also have their own seat despite their age.

What is the best time for helicopter tour?
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All the times are suitable except for the rainy seasons (mid June to August) as well as cloudy days. In case of mountains tourist usually fly in the morning as the weather seems to be clear in the morning in the mountains and it frees up the rest of the day for the rest of the day.

What happens to a helicopter tour on a bad weather day?
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Before take-off the final call is done by Pilot and taking into the consideration of few parameters like wind speed, visibility, and clouds. There are other variables which help him/her to decide. If tour gets cancelled then the company refunds the tourist.$#

How many people sit in one helicopter?
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Most of the tourist helicopters are either four seat or five-seat, with one seat is next to the pilot in the front rest at back. All these seats offer excellent views.

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