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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Duration :   2 Hours
The Price :   $499.00
Max People :    35
Start Location:   Pokhara Airport

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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is the most popular and iconic tourist helicopter flight available from Pokhara, Nepal. Moreover, it mainly focuses on those seeking to witness the spectacular range of Mt. Annapurna (8091 m). It stands as the tenth highest peak in the world. Additionally, the package also takes the traveler for a flyby over Machhapuchhre (6993 m), the Fishtail Mountain as well.

 

Visible Mountain Range

Besides the Annapurna range, the tour also allows you to experience an aerial and panoramic view of other mountain ranges. It includes Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Gangapurna, Singu Chuli, Himchuli, Khangsar Kang and Tare Kang Glacier Dome among others. Furthermore, the helicopter ride offers you an up close view of the greater Himalayas in a very short period of time while you skip the multi-day trekking route. Yes you can explore the most beautiful landmark on foot for days, but why not catch the base camp’s entire greatness from up above by helicopter? It let’s you enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views from a whole bird’s eye perspective!

 

The ABC Heli Tour

The 15 minute flight takes off from Pokhara Airport towards Annapurna Base Camp with a flyby over Annapurna Sanctuary. While you fly, you will first enjoy the beautiful aerial view of the lakes including Phewa, Begnas, and Rupa. Additionally, you will also witness the crystal clear white Seti river and a stunning gorge decorated with a suspension bridge and prayer flags.

 

The helicopter will then drop you at ABC for about 30 minutes to observe the surroundings and capture photos of your memorable trip. You will then fly back to Pokhara Airport. Nonetheless, if you are in Nepal for a short vacation or a business trip, we highly recommend this beautiful helicopter ride. It will definitely be an unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experience!

 

Note: The tour package is available on a daily basis from the beautiful city of Pokhara with both private groups and shared groups.

 

 

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Additional information on Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara:

 

Availability of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara:

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara is available from Pokhara Airport all year long except for adverse weather conditions.

 

Best time of the year for the flight:

The best season for the flight is during January through June and then September through December. The weather is generally clear with clear blue skies at the time. Moreover, you may choose to avoid the monsoon seasons for your tight schedule as the flight might get canceled due to adverse weather conditions.

 

Note: You may choose to go for the flight just after your arrival in Pokhara before or after your main trip, the choice is yours.

 

Flying Altitude:

The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara can reach up to 23000 feet for you to fully enjoy the aerial view of Mt. Annapurna and the surrounding ranges with Mt. Fishtail & Mt. Himchuli.

 

Safety measures:

All of the helicopter flights to Annapurna region are well equipped with emergency oxygen masks and cylinders. Additionally, they are also equipped with first aid kits for AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) as well.

 

Passenger’s Insurance:

All passengers are insured for any unfortunate accidents or minor incidents from USD 5000 to USD 20000.

 

Things to bring along with you during the helicopter flight:

You are highly recommended to bring along your camera / mobile phone to capture the pictures for beautiful memories. Also, please do not forget to carry your valid passport for your identification. However, please avoid carrying along any heavy luggages or bags. Additionally, warm clothes are highly recommended during the winter.

 

Duration of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara:

The flight usually lasts for 20 minutes after the takeoff from Pokhara Airport. The total time for the tour will however take 1-2 hours including half hour ground time at the base camp & a return flight back to Pokhara. Please be advised, the flight might get delayed or canceled on days of adverse weather conditions. So plan for having extra hours to be on the safe side.

 

Complimentary pick up and drop off service:

The travelers will receive a complimentary pick up and drop off service from Lakeside Pokhara. The travelers will be picked up from their respective hotel at around 07:00 am in the morning and be dropped back to their hotel after the flight. The airport transfer (one-way) will be nearly 5-10 minutes approximately.

 

Flight to Annapurna Base Camp:

The Annapurna Massif including Mt. Annapurna I-IV falls completely inside the territory of Nepal inside ACAP. The travelers can therefore experience a spectacular flight of the region with an aerial view of surrounding mountains and local villages including Ghandruk.

 

Refund / Reschedule in case of flight cancellation:

There are three cases where your flight might get canceled. One if the weather gets too bad, insufficient number of passengers (5 Pax) or if you yourself decline to fly. If the flight is canceled due weather conditions or insufficient number of travelers, you will be fully refunded. But there is always an option to reschedule your flight for any other suitable day. However if you cancel the flight with no appropriate reason you will no longer be valid for any refunds.

 

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Operators:

 

1. Air Dynasty (Aircraft: AS350B3e)

2. Prabhu Air (Aircraft: Airbus H125/B3e)

 

Note: You will be appended to a respective flight as per the availability of seats.

 

Price for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara:

The current flight ticket option per person as of January 2024 is USD 499 for all travelers. However there is an option to go for a private chartered flight as well (Pax 1 to 5) for USD 2300.

 

More details on Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara:

 

1. Duration: 1-2 Hour round trip

2. Places you will see: Annapurna range including Mount Annapurna I-IV

3. Possible group size: Min 1 to Max 5 per tour

4. Flight takes off early in the morning with first boarding at 07:30 AM (approximately)

5. Half hour ground time at Annapurna Base Camp

6. View fantastic Himalayan peaks, lakes and glaciers

7. Hotel pick up and drop service included in the areas of Lakeside, Pokhara

Places You’ll See :

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) (4130 m / 13550 ft) of the Annapurna I (8091 m / 26545 ft), the tenth highest mountain in the world above sea level falls inside Annapurna Sanctuary, a high glacial basin lying 40 km directly north of Pokhara.

1Annapurna Base Camp

Ghandruk is a traditional Gurung village in the Kaski District of the Gandaki Province of Nepal.

2Ghandruk

Pokhara is a metropolitan city in central Nepal that serves as the capital of Gandaki Province. It is the second most populous city of Nepal after Kathmandu.

3Pokhara

Travel Itinerary:

07:30 AM: Tour begins from your hotel (Max Altitude: 830 m / 2723 ft)

The tour begins with a pick up from your hotel in Pokhara. You will then be escorted to the Heli Terminal of Pokhara Airport.

08:00 AM: Board a 15 min helicopter flight to Annapurna Base Camp (Max Altitude: 4130 m / 13550 ft)

You will then board a 15 min helicopter flight to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC). Here you will have a time of thirty minutes to enjoy the surroundings and take pictures.

 

ABC is most famous for its panoramic views of the surrounding mountains including Mt. Gangapurna and Mt. Machhapuchhre among others. During your flight you will also have an aerial view over Annapurna Sanctuary, Ghandruk Village and Modi River.

08:45 AM: Fly back to Pokhara Airport (Min Altitude: 830 m / 2723 ft)

After your trip to Annapurna Base Camp, you will take a 15 min helicopter flight back to Pokhara Airport.

09:15 AM: Drop back to your hotel (Min Altitude: 830 m / 2723 ft)

A tour representative will then escort you back to your hotel.

F.A.Q

Is pick up and drop off service included?

Yes, we have pickup and drop off service included in your pay. A private vehicle will pick you up early in the morning (around 07:00 AM) from your hotel in Pokhara and drop you off at the same hotel after the flight.

 

Note: We will inform you the exact pickup time a day before your trip begins.

What are the mountain ranges that I can see during the flight?

The mountain range you can see during the flight includes Mt. Annapurna (I-IV), Mt. Mardi, Mt. Fishtail, Mt. Himchuli and Mt. Gangapurna among others. 

What should I bring along for this flight?

You must bring along a valid ID or a copy of your passport for verification and check in.

 

Optional: You might as well bring sunglasses and a camera for clicking pictures of your memorable journey. 

Can the trip be rescheduled for any circumstances?

Yes the trip may be rescheduled as per your suitability. You must however inform us a day before the trip begins. 

 

Note: The trip may be rescheduled for unpredictable and adverse weather conditions as well. In such conditions we will inform you a day before the trip begins. The trip may as well be rescheduled in cases of insufficient pax (min 5 travelers).

What's Included

  • Airport Tax
  • First Aid
  • Helicopter Ride
  • Insurance
  • Pick Up and Drop
  • Specially Abled Friendly
  • Travel Permits

What's Excluded

  • Gratitude for Driver
  • Personal Expenses

Activities

  • Helicopter Ride
  • Sunrise

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