Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Trip Overview

Annapurna Base Camp by helicopter is the shortest as well as the easiest way to visit Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp is the foothill of Mount Annapurna (8091m), one of the world’s most beautiful Himalayan Peak. It is located at an altitude of 4,130 meters from sea level.

Indeed, Annapurna Base camp Heli Tour is a short, safe, and graceful way to experience an aerial view of Annapurna Base camp. Those who have a shortage of time to trek can opt for this choice to explore Annapurna Base Camp. Anybody can take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime ride. Further ABC Heli tour is also the best option for those who by physical conditions are not able to trek to the Annapurna base camp.

Annapurna Base Camp is like a sanctuary. It is bounded by the ring of different Himalayan peaks like Annapurna I (8091m) ranked the 10th highest mountain in the world, Annapurna II (7937 m), Annapurna III (7555 m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Gangapurna (7455 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Lachenal Peak (7140 m), Machhapuchchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m).

The Annapurna Base Camp is also believed to be the home of several gods and goddesses. For this reason, the local Gurung people forbade anyone from bringing eggs or meat into the Annapurna base camp. Annapurna Helicopter tour is probably the best choice for the people who intend to be in Annapurna base camp without going on weekly long trekking.

The helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp starts from Pokhara airport and also ends at the same airport. The helicopter takes off from Pokhara airport leading you in the northern direction. It is very exciting looking down the dense green forest, beautiful villages, rivers, hills, and terrains. Sooner you approach outstanding snow-capped Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna mountain range. After it enters the Annapurna Sanctuary, it will make a couple of rounds over Annapurna Base Camp. Then it continues the flight to the High Camp of Mardi Himal for landing. It will land there around half an hour. You can enjoy Mount Fish Tail, Mardi Himal, and Annapurna and can take photos. Then it will take off from the High camp and back to Pokhara.

In summary, the Highlights of the Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour are as below:
• Fly over the Annapurna region with utmost views of the snow-capped peaks.
• Get a magical view of Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Annapurna South, Fish Tail, and other peaks.
• Enjoy the aerial view of Fewa lake, green hills, and the Pokhara Valley.
• Also explore the aerial view of deep rhododendron forests and beautiful mountain villages.
• A scenic helicopter ride to Annapurna Base Camp from and to the Pokhara Airport.

Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

6:00 AM: Departure from your hotel at Lakeside, Pokhara
Early in the morning, you will have breakfast in the Pokhara hotel. Our representative will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the Pokhara airport. After you arrive at Pokhara airport, follow the airport formalities. You will get your boarding pass and proceed through airport security. Our airport officer will provide guidelines and share essential information with you,

6:30 to 6:50 AM: Fly from Pokhara Airport to Annapurna Base Camp
You will board the helicopter and start the helicopter flight to Annapurna Base Camp. The aerial view of diverse landscapes from the helicopter is astonishing. You will also grab an aerial view of beautiful mountain villages.

6:50 to 7:40: AM: Explore Annapurna Base Camp by flight and fly to High Camp of Mardi Himal for landing
After half an hour, you will reach Annapurna Base Camp. Reaching ABC, the helicopter will make a couple of rounds of Annapurna Base Camp and then goes to the High Camp of Mardi Himal for landing (Now it is not allowed to land Helicopter at ABC). During the flight, you will enjoy the incredible views of the Annapurna range. After landing at the High Camp of Mardi Himal, you will get around 30 minutes time to take photos and explore the Himalayas.

7:40 to 8:00 AM: Fly from the High Camp of Mardi Himal to Pokhara Airport
After the photoshoot and enjoying the view of the mountains and a cup of coffee to feel the refreshment then you will fly back to Pokhara taking with lovely memory and lifetime achievement. It will take around 20 minutes from High Camp to Pokhara Airport. At the airport, our representative will receive you and transfer you to your hotel at the lakeside, Pokhara.

Note: The above is a tentative itinerary just for your reference. According to the situation, the time may be changed/ up and down. We will update you about the time after your booking.

Price of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour:

Group Size Price
4 Pax USD 425 Per Person
3 Pax USD 570 Per Person
2 Pax USD 850 Per Person
1 Pax USD 1700 Per Person

Note: According to the new rule of government, in the above price extra 13% VAT tax will be applied.

If you want to join the ABC Heli group tour, please contact us for the availability of the seats.

For any information and booking of the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour, the Contact Number is 9851203181. You may contact us via mobile, WhatsApp, Viber, or email at [email protected].

The above price includes:
• Hotel pick up/drop by private Vehicle.
• Helicopter Airfare.
• Airport Tax.
• All service and government taxes.

The above price does not include:
• Travel insurance.
• Any kind of your personal expenses.

Pack List for Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour

• Good Camera
• Warm Clothing
• Sunglasses
• Sun Hat
• Sunscreens and lip balms
• Day backpack with snacks, chocolates
• Bottled water/ beverage drink


Name of Activity For Nepali  For Indian For Foreigner For Detail
Ultralight Flight NPR (Rs) 10000 NPR (Rs) 12000 USD 110 Click here
Paragliding in Pokhara NPR (Rs) 8000 NPR (Rs) 8000 NPR (Rs) 8000 Click here
Bungee in Pokhara NPR (Rs) 4500 NPR (Rs) 4500 NPR (Rs) 4500 Click here
Classic Zipline in PKR NPR (Rs) 5500 NPR (Rs) 7500 NPR (Rs) 7500 Click here
Superman Zipline in PKR NPR (Rs) 7000 NPR (Rs) 9000 NPR (Rs) 9000 Click here
Kushma Bungee NPR (Rs) 7000 NPR (Rs) 7000 NPR (Rs) 7000 Click here
Rafting in Pokhara From NPR (Rs) 4000 From NPR (Rs) 4000 From USD 45 Click here

Short hiking trips from Pokhara:

Australian Camp and Dhampus Trek (1 night/ 2 days)
Price: USD 150 Per Person (For a group size of 2 people)

Ghandruk Trek (2 nights/ 3 days)
Price: USD 220 Per Person (For a group size of 2 people)

Poon Hill Trek (2 nights/ 3 days)
Price: USD 250 Per Person (For a group size of 2 people)

Panchase Trek (3 nights/ 4 days)
Price: USD 210 Per Person (For a group size of 2 people)

Mardi Himal Trek (4 nights/ 5 days)
Price: USD 310 Per Person (For a group size of 2 people)

Short Annapurna Base Camp Trek (4 nights 5 days)
Price: USD 350 Per Person (For a group size of 2 people)

For detailed information on short hiking and trekking trips around Pokhara, please click here.

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