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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Cost depends on the itinerary you choose. Based on the money you pay you will get the most memories on the trip. You will be accompanied by a tour-guide and get to dine on the lap of Annapurna ranges. The total cost of Helicopter tour varies according to your starting point of the flight.

ABC Helicopter Tour Cost From Kathmandu

If you wish to fly from Kathmandu you have no option for group joining unless you have your own group. If you have your private group of 6 people then the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is possible. Otherwise, if you are alone then you have the option to charter a helicopter for USD 4000. This cost is a bit higer than the helicopter charter from Pokhara because of the distance.

ABC Helicopter Tour Cost From Pokhara

Annapurna Helicopter Tour cost starts at USD 500 per person if you join the group of the helicopter tour with landing. But if you want to fly alone in a chartered helicopter, then the cost is USD 2000. If you wish to flu alone and enjoy everything without other traveler’s disturbace then you cna fly individually with a pilot and a guide.

We offer you the best price and the highest value for your money. You may go on a solo tour but costs a bit higher for you. You can always join any group to save some costs. Let us know your preferred date and we will arrange as necessary.

Cost Includes:

Pick up and drop from hotel: We pick you up from your hotel before the flight and drop you back after the flight.

Entry fees to Annapurna conservation area: To make your trip hassle-free, we will cover all your entry fees to the conservation area.
Helicopter flight to Annapurna Base Camp and back to Pokhara: The costs include chartered flight with a pilot to ABC and back.
Airport taxes: Don’t worry, we have got it covered too. It is included in the cost you pay for our ABC Helicopter tour.

All government and local taxes: Leave the tax burden to us. We will take care of it for you.

Services charges: Your costs include all the service charges.

Oxygen bottle and first aid kit in the helicopter for an emergency.

Breakfast at Annapurna Base Camp: You will get to enjoy a warm treat on the lap of Annapurna ranges after a scenic flight which is inclusive in the price you pay for this tour.

Cost Excludes:

  • All your meals and drinks in Pokhara/ Kathmandu.
  • Visa fees to Nepal
  • International Airfare
  • Personal and Medical Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping to guide
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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour: A Complete Guide

annapurna base camp helicopter tour

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Tour is an amazing option for those travel enthusiasts who wish to land at the base of Mt. Annapurna but are physically unfit to walk on the trekking trails. Or, it is the best option for those who are short in time but wish to land at the Annapurna Base Camp.

Annapurna helicopter tour is the best idea if you want to save some time and money. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour cost starts at US$ 450 per person. This is an easy and luxurious alternative to popular Annapurna Base Camp Trek.

This Helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp takes you to the base of Annapurna ranges on the neighborhood of Mt. Fishtail, Gangapurna, Hiunchuli, and Nilgiri peaks. On this tour, you get to catch the 360-degree views of the lush forests of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project and the cascading rivers.

And, in a short period of time, you will stand at Base Camp without shedding a drop of sweat. This 2-hour trip will offer you easy landing at the Annapurna Base Camp and a warm meal on the vicinity of the snow-covered chain of Himalayas.

ABC is one of the most scenic places to experience the grandeur of mountains and nature. You have to be there to believe how small we are on the lap of mother nature. The mountains are gigantic and humongous at Annapurna Sanctuary.

We will stop you there for half an hour for breakfast and enjoy the views of mountains and glaciers. You will also be amazed to hear and see thundering avalanches in the surrounding mountains. You will have enough photo opportunities to capture what you see at ABC.

This Helicopter Tour to ABC is for all travel enthusiasts belonging to any age-group. Since you do not have to walk on this trip, a kid to the old travelers can opt for this scenic flight across the lush forests and villages of Annapurna region.

The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour either starts from Kathmandu or from Pokhara. It depends on your preference. The helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp is customizable. We can either start from Kathmandu or Pokhara.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara

Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour from Pokhara is a magical experience which starts from Pokhara, a beautiful touristy city. Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) is also known as Annapurna Sanctuary. Annapurna Sanctuary is an amphitheater of gigantic mountains offering 360° views around you.

Annapurna Base Camp helicopter flight with landing offers you views of towering mountains. Mountains such as Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Tare Kang, Singu Chuli, Khangsar Kang and Mardi Himal. These sky penetrating mountains fill your vision while you are at ABC.

Trekking to ABC takes more than a week and a fair level of fitness. If you do not have time for trekking, you can fly straight to ABC and back to Pokhara in two hours. On this helicopter tour to ABC, you will fly over the parts of Annapurna region and catch the spectacular glimpse of nature and the scattered settlements of Gurung and Magar people.

We start helicopter flight to Annapurna Base Camp early in the morning from Pokhara. One way flight takes 30 minutes. And, we will stop for 20 to 30 minutes at ABC for sightseeing and breakfast. Staying longer is not recommended because of altitude reasons.

Starting from the altitude as low as 1400 meters in Pokhara you will reach in less than an hour to the maximum height of 4210 meters at the Annapurna Base Camp. This tour will offer you the grandeur of the being on the lap of mountains without having to shed a drop of sweats nor any lethargy in the legs. Such bliss! Right?

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter from Kathmandu

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour from Kathmandu begins early in the morning from Kathmandu and takes you directly to Annapurna Base Camp. The helicopter tour is around 2 hour’s long where you will land at the base camp and click enough photos.

Plus, collect lifetime memories on the lap of a chain of Himalayas in the Annapurna region, enjoy the warm breakfast in the teahouse there, and fly back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour

07:00 am: Pick up from your hotel in Pokhara/ Kathmandu and drive to airport
7:30 am: Take a boarding pass and fly to Annapurna Base Camp

8:00 am: Sightseeing and breakfast at Annapurna Base Camp

8:30 am: Fly back to Pokhara airport/ Kathmandu airport

9:00 am: Transfer to your hotel in Pokhara/ Kathmandu

Do we Need permits for ABC Helicopter Tour?

Yes, since you will fly over the Annapurna Conservation Area you need to get an Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit along with a TIMS card. The cost of these permits is inclusive in the helicopter tour package you book. So, we will arrange these permits for you before your tour. For this, you have to forward us the copy of your valid passport and two passport-sized photographs.

Best Season for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour

Flight to Annapurna Base Camp by helicopter is possible year round. Yet, we recommend avoiding monsoon season. Monsoon in Nepal starts from mid-June and ends by mid-September. These months witness heavy rainfall, thunderstorm, and heavy clouds.

Weather in the mountains during this season is unpredictable causing difficulty in flying. You will often encounter the dense fog and clouds obstructing the views. So, it is a wise idea to avoid the monsoon flight to Annapurna Base Camp.

March to May are among the best months to take Annapurna Base Camp helicopter from Pokhara. Weather is warm and forests come to full bloom with rhododendron flower. Hills and forests in the region turn red and pink with wildflowers.

October to February offers the best views. Skies are clear with fine weather. The temperature may go below freezing during nights and early in the morning. Days are usually sunny. Choose your best season or contact us and we will guide you to plan your next perfect holiday.

The eagle-eye views of the lush forests and landscapes shining in the hues of reds, greens, and pinks in the clear weather is such a relishing memory you will collect in these best flight seasons. And you will get to land on the lap of the chain of Himalayas under the deep blue sky. Such a heavenly moment you will experience.

Helicopter Model

We operate with AS 350 B series chopper manufactured by Eurocopter. These France made helicopters are popular around the world for versatility and agility. They are trusted for flying in the mountainous regions.

Plus, we have a team of experienced pilots who have operated multiples helicopter flights in the region. So, if you travel with us you are in the safe hands. You can freely enjoy nature and its serenity without having to worry about your safety.

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to make your trip, let us know in advance. We will refund you as per our booking terms and conditions and available time frame. At times, there might be delays or cancellation of flights due to weather and unforeseeable reasons. In such cases, we will make our best effort to adjust your bookings and rearranging the schedule.

Why Book With Us?

Book your next Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour with us here. We guarantee you:

  • Best price
  • Best safety records
  • Easy payment processing
  • Customizable trips as per your needs
  • Departure for every booking
  • Best customer care
  • Specialized care and considerations
  • Easy cancellation conditions

Booking Requirements

Please provide us your full credentials or a copy of your passport. Give your weight so that preplan your group’s trips for proper weight distribution. You may deposit 20 to 30 percent advance of the total package amount while booking. You may pay rest of the amount before the flight. You can also pay us by card, bank transfer or online. Please visit here for payment details.

For more details, contact us at info@excitingnepal.com. Call or text us using Viber, WhatsApp on +977 9851069596 (Subash)

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