About Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a short and fastest way to reach the lap of Mt. Annapurna via helicopter. This Helicopter tour is a perfect combination of viewing the magnificent mountains such as Mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre along with flying over some of the beautiful villages, rivers, waterfalls and cultivated fields.
Helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp is a perfect trip for elderly, adults and even children. The tour is most common among the ones who have a busy lifestyle and among those who are not very much into trekking. It is also popular among people who may not have the physical strength for trekking up to the Annapurna Base Camp.
To escape the difficulties of trekking for hours continuously, Helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp can be a great option for you. It not only provides you with the ariel views of the Annapurna region but also a unique experience of flying over some of the beautiful mountain peaks.
So, with all the things mentioned, don’t you want to explore the thrilling Annapurna Base Camp via helicopter? If yes, High Camp Adventures is there to arrange your trip. Join us for an exceptionally beautiful trip to Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour. Contact us for booking your helicopter flight.
Trip Highlights of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour
- Flying over some of the beautiful mountain ranges such as Mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and many others.
- 360-degree view of the panoramic Himalayan ranges.
- Ariel views of some of the beautiful rivers, streams, waterfalls, and settlements.
- The tour is achievable by people of every age group within a short period of time.
Duration of Annapurna Base Camp via a Helicopter tour
The total duration of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is around 3 hours. There are two options for hiring a helicopter. You can either book your helicopter flight from Kathmandu or from Pokhara.
You will be spending around 30-45 minutes in the Base Camp itself. Within this time, you will have your breakfast at the lap of Mount Annapurna, get a chance to explore the Annapurna Base Camp, witness some of the greatest Himalayan ranges and capture those moments on your camera.
Cost of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour
The cost of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is $400 per person. A helicopter can accommodate up to 4-5 people on a single flight. There are two types of helicopter flights you can book, group joining a helicopter tour and private/ charter helicopter tours.
Group joining ABC helicopter tour
Group joining ABC helicopter tour starts from Pokhara. You will be arranged with a team of 4 to 5 members from Pokhara on a helicopter flight to Annapurna Base Camp. The group joining helicopter tours are less expensive than charter helicopter tours. These are best when are a single person flying to the Annapurna Base Camp, but do not want to go for the chartered service.
You will either drive or take a flight to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Group joining ABC Helicopter tours are best if you are going on a budget trip. You will just have to provide your detailed information to us so that we can arrange your team for the flight, Annapurna Base Camp via helicopter. This type of helicopter tour might take some more time to arrange in compare to private helicopter tours.
Private/ charter ABC Helicopter Tours
Private/ charter Helicopter Tours are reserved helicopter tours to Annapurna Base Camp. Hiring a private helicopter to Annapurna Base Camp will lead you to a more expensive cost. But it is the best option if you are flying with your family or with your own colleagues.
You can hire the private chartered ABC helicopter tour either from Kathmandu or from Pokhara. It is better to hire the helicopter tour from Pokhara which will also save your cost. For this, you will take a domestic flight from Kathmandu and reach Pokhara, and from Pokhara, you will fly to Annapurna Base Camp through helicopter.
The cost of hiring a helicopter from Kathmandu is around 4000 USD which is quite expensive. So, an affordable option, if you want to hire a privately chartered helicopter would be from Pokhara which costs 2000 USD.
Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour
One of the main advantages of choosing ABC Helicopter Tour is that you do not have to wait for the perfect weather to take a tour to the Annapurna Base Camp. Helicopter tour is operable in any time of the year. Though it is affected by unfavorable weather conditions, but the tour regulates as soon as the weather clears up.
This tour avoids unnecessary delays and formalities of the flights. However, it is always better to choose the best time if you want to avoid unpleasantness.
So, like trekking, the best time for your ABC helicopter tour would be Autumn and Spring. The main reason for this is that both seasons do not face rainfall. Autumn is the post-monsoon period whereas Spring is the pre-monsoon period. The weather and temperature of the Annapurna region become stable during these months.
Clear weather means you will have great visibility of the surrounding environment such as the mountains, rivers, waterfalls and the settlements. You will have an ariel view of all these scenic beauties. Flying during a good weather condition is a good way to enjoy the Annapurna base camp Heli tour.
Why Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is the best option for the ones who want to avoid the difficulties of trekking. The trek is mostly designed for the ones who have a busy schedule. ABC Helicopter tours are achievable by everyone, from children to old people without having to spend too much time on reaching the Base Camp.
During the helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp, you do not have to worry about the problem of altitude sickness. You will just be spending about 30-45 minutes in the base camp having your lunch and exploring the gorgeous mountains of the Himalayas.
Similarly, during a helicopter tour, you do not have to pack your heavy luggage including items such as trekking boots, hiking poles or any other items. You will directly fly to the Annapurna Base Camp via helicopter with a unique experience of 360-degree views of the Annapurna region.