Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour Overview
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour- 1 Day is the most thrilling helicopter trip in the Annapurna region, located at 4,130m/13,549ft on the lap of the world's 10th tallest peak- Mt. Annapurna. The trip allows you to witness the marvelous Himalayan peaks around the Annapurna Himalayan chain. The helicopter tour flies over the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), which is filled with lush forest and rhododendron flowers. The snow-covered peaks with the background of Himalayan ranges offer mesmerizing views. You will have two options on the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter trip with landing - flying directly from Kathmandu (2 hours back and forth) or Flying to ABC from Pokhara (1 hour back and forth). The landing time at the Annapurna Base Camp is about 30 minutes to witness the breathtaking Himalayan sceneries of the Annapurna range from the natural amphitheater of Annapurna Base Camp (4130m/13,549ft). The trip surpasses your imagination of swirling high with the view of the outstanding landscape around Annapurna sanctuary and base camp. If you are looking for more adventurous helicopter tours around the world's highest Himalayan range from Kathmandu, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour is just the right trip Besides it, if you love to explore the cultural prosperity and exploration of unique landscape, Muktinath Helicopter Tour can be another ideal package.
Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour Comprehensive Guide
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Trip exhibits the magnificent Himalayan views of the Annapurna Himalayas along with their surroundings during the thrilling flight. The adventure seekers, who are planning to explore the charm of ABC but are not able to manage a week's long trekking plan will get an amazing opportunity with the chopper ride from both of the places- Kathmandu and Pokhara. The trip allows ample opportunity to witness the picturesque setting of the Himalayas, including Mt Annapurna (10th tallest peak in the world) during the flight and also by landing at 4130 meters altitude of Annapurna Base Camp.
The rewarding helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Annapurna Base Camp takes about a couple of hours. However, having a remarkable time with breakfast at ABC might extend the time to 2.5 hours. It's a direct flight and lets you copious opportunities of exploring the Himalayan vistas such as the Langtang range and Ganesh Himal range initially and the Manaslu range and Annapurna chain while flying further to the Annapurna Base Camp.
The helicopter tour from Pokhara to Annapurna Base camp is comparatively short due to the distance. The trip will be of around 1.5 hours; including half an hour of ground time. Mainly, the tour captures an overview of the exceptional view of Pokhara city, rolling green hill territories of the Annapurna Conservation Area, and the luminous Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna region like Annapurna, Himchuli, Fishtail, and the neighboring peaks.
Annapurna Base Camp is located in a shape of a natural amphitheater as it is surrounded by giant Himalayan bounders. Annapurna Base Camp Journey concludes here and trekkers explore the surrounding delights of the Himalayan panorama. So, the journey to ABC by helicopter is not just a rejuvenating experience, but also a feeling of the thrill of an elite tour.
Adventure Club Trek organizes Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tours with a customized schedule and trip plan. Except for Kathmandu, we also operate ABC helicopter tours from Pokhara on a group joining basis, especially in spring and autumn, which is a great opportunity for individual travelers in the budget trip cost. Besides this, if you look for further excellent trips, EBC Helicopter Tour 1 Day and Muktinath Helicopter Tour might be great trips to explore further.
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tours from Kathmandu
A scenic and thrilling Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour from Kathmandu offers you a lifetime experience. Once you take off from Kathmandu, the trip offers delightful sceneries of the Himalayan ranges in the northern part, which includes the Langtang region, Ganesh Himal, and Manaslu range initially. Flying above the Annapurna green hill territories, the dynamic vistas of pyramid peaks- Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail, Himchuli, Mardi Himal, and the surroundings offer a great day tour experience by the helicopter ride. It is truly an outstanding trip, which is a luxurious trip and saves you a week walking schedule, which generally ABC trekkers spend minimum. In about a 2-2.5-hour ABC Helicopter tour from Kathmandu, you will get about 30-40 minutes for photography, and ground exploration and have a super breakfast at an altitude of 4130 meters.
When is the best time For the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Trip?
The best time for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour includes Spring, autumn, and winter. The Spring season offers great weather for the helicopter ride and explores the excellent Himalayan sceneries of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan chain. On the other hand, the spring season rewards travelers with mind-blowing scenery of blooming rhododendron species.
Autumn is regarded as the best season for the wanderers, and so is the case in the ABC Helicopter tour. The weather usually remains crystal clear in the morning allowing impressive views of the Himalayan chain and landing with incredible weather.
Winter is another best time to take a helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp. The outstanding snowy surroundings around the Annapurna trekking trail and the heavenly paradise of the landing point of ABC surpass your imagination with an elite helicopter tour in Annapurna. You need to remember to carry along the warm stuff and down jacket; the rest of the trip becomes fantastic. Even the crowd at ABC becomes low, which maintains a good space for the travelers, wandering around 4200 meters altitude.
How long does it take to reach ABC from Kathmandu Airport?
takes about an hour (50 minutes) helicopter ride one way from Kathmandu to reach the landing point at Annapurna Base Camp (4130 meters altitude) and you will get 30 minutes of exploration time.
How long does it take to reach ABC from Pokhara Airport?
A helicopter tour from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp takes about 25-30 minutes and lands at an altitude of 4130 meters, where you will get half an hour of ground time to wander around and explore.
Among the helicopter models in Nepal, the popular ones that are used for helicopter tours in Nepal include the Airbus products: Eurocopter EC130B4 and Ecureuil, AS 350 B3 E Airbus. The AS350 B3 E Airbus is now known as H125. These are the safest helicopter models, especially those that take off and land in the alpine territory like Everest Base Camp, Muktinath, and Annapurna Base Camp. The helicopters have a capacity of 3 passengers and 5 passengers excluding the captain with an excessive weight of 500 kg.
5:30 AM: Drive to Domestic Airport from Hotel.
6:00 AM Fly to Annapurna Base Camp
7:00 AM Explore Annapurna Base Camp and Enjoy Heartily Breakfast
7:40 AM Fly from Annapurna Base Camp to Kathmandu
8:30 AM Landing at Kathmandu Domestic Airport
9:00 AM Drive to Kathmandu Hotel