Mount Annapurna Base camp helicopter tour

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:1 Days
  • Sale Price:500
  • Trip Code:nha209
  • Trip Grade:Easy
  • Max Elevation:4160
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
  • Group Size:1
  • Accomodation:No Accommodation
  • Transportation:by Air

Trip Highlights

  • Impressive mountain vistas
  • Landing at amphitheater like Annapurna Base Camp (Annapurna Sanctuary).
  • A hot breakfast at the Base Camp of Mt. Annapurna, 8091 meters.
  • Breathtaking panorama of the white Himalayas including Mt. Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Mt. Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri Himal.
  • Eagle’s eye view of the deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge.
  • Aerial views of green hills, amazing valleys, and the dotted villages.

Tour Overview

Mount Annapurna Helicopter tour is a fascinating trip for those physically unfit people and luxury seekers who wish to make a visit to Annapurna base camp. It is undoubtedly the best option to save time, money, and energy of course!

If you are looking for an easy and luxurious way to land at Annapurna, Annapurna heli tour is the best possible alternative. This helicopter tour saves your time rewarding you with magnificent views of Annapurna Himal, Machhapuchhre Himal, Gangapurna, Mt. Hiunchuli, and Nilgiri peak. Flying to the vicinity of the glistening Himalayas is an incredibly beautiful experience.

You will be flying over entire Annapurna region catching astounding aerial views of green hills, rivers, cascading waterfalls, and of the Annapurna Conservation Area. Flying to the enthralling peaks is a blissful moment. It is magical!

In a short duration, you can reach the base of Mt. Annapurna, have breakfast there and fly back to Kathmandu. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour with landing is the shortest alternative to Annapurna base camp trekking.

Interested travelers of any age group can come on our helicopter tour to Annapurna. You can bring your kids or your parents on this tour. Come fly with us to the Annapurna base camp. Being your family and friends to create remarkable memories for a lifetime.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour from Pokhara

Helicopter tour to ABC is possible both from Kathmandu or Pokhara. However, if you choose to do this tour from Pokhara, it is more feasible in terms of cost. Flying from Kathmandu to ABC costs almost a doubled price than flying from Pokhara.

Pokhara to ABC Helicopter tour is a wonderful experience. Starting from the alluring city filled with giant tranquil lakes, you will fly to Annapurna Sanctuary. Enjoy the aerial views of the mesmerizing Phewa, Begnas, and Rupa Lake in Pokhara. You will also see the Dudh Kosi river entering into the valley and disappearing beneath the surface.

As you fly, you will see the views of the enchanting Himalayas growing bigger and bigger. Trust me, the views of Annapurna South, Annapurna I, Machhapuchhre, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Annapurna III, Tare Kang, Singu Chuli, Khangsar Kang, and Mardi Himal will take your breath away.

In max of 2 hours from Pokhara, you can fly to the Annapurna base camp, create splendid moments and memories, and fly back to the wonderful city of lakes, Pokhara. This is the best option to escape the Annapurna base camp trek.

Detail Itinerary

At 7 am in the morning, our representative will arrive at your hotel door with a private vehicle. S/he will pick you up and will drive you to Pokhara Airport.

We will take our boarding passes. Then, we will finally get into our helicopter trip. We will take off from there. The helicopter makes its way towards Annapurna base camp. It will take us 30 to 35 minutes to reach there. While in air, enjoy the bird’s eye view of different villages, valleys, rivers, and many other things in Annapurna. You will have a lovely time. On approaching closer to Annapurna Sanctuary, you will see striking Himalayan glimpses.

After our helicopter landing at Annapurna base camp, we will explore around. You will see 360-degree panoramas of glistening peaks from there. Annapurna base camp is centered within the Himalayan boundary, thus called as Annapurna Sanctuary.

After sightseeing and taking photographs, we will stay at a teahouse there for breakfast. You can have a breakfast of your choice in the lap of incredibly beautiful Himalayas.

Now it’s time to fly back. We will fly back to Pokhara airport straight from Annapurna base camp. The flight is scenic and immensely beautiful.

From the airport, we will drive you to your hotel in a private vehicle.

Have a nice time in Nepal. We wish to see you again. We organize the best treks and tours in every part of Nepal. Contact us if you want to come on a beautiful journey with us.

Additional Info

Some Difficulties During Pokhara- Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Flight Delays

The helicopter may not always fly as per the scheduled time and routine. In cases of bad weather, there can be delays or cancellation of flights. However, if the weather is good, we operate flights all day round.

Seasons of Flight

Usually, there are more chances of flight delays or cancellations during monsoon and winter. Sometimes, there can be continuous downpour for days in monsoon. Likewise, the weather can get worse with hard snow storms and others in winter.

Unpredictable Weather Variations

Bad weather can hit at any time of the year in the Himalayas. So, if any kinds of unpredictable weather variations occur, the helicopter tour cannot regulate until the weather becomes normal.

Duration of Annapurna Base Camp via a Helicopter tour

Flying from Pokhara to Annapurna Base camp from Pokhara (one way) takes almost an hour. Since this helicopter tour is a landing tour, it lands at the Annapurna base camp where you will have 40 to 45 minutes for sightseeing and having breakfast. Thus, the total duration of the helicopter to Annapurna Base Camp would be nearly 3 hours.

This three hours time will be one of the most memorable time of your life. The time will pass by so fast. Enjoy every single minute. Observe the immensely beautiful Annapurna region, the mesmerizing Himalayas, and the other splendid vistas.

Do I Need Permits for ABC Helicopter Tour?

This is the most frequent question that comes in mind to most of the trekkers. ‘Do I need permits for my Annapurna base camp helicopter tour?’

Well, the answer is ‘Yes’. During this helicopter tour, you will be flying over the protected areas of Annapurna Conservation Area project. Thus, you will need the Annapurna Conservation Area trek permit. You should also get a TIMS card.

We will help you arrange your permits. You won’t have to worry about having to run here and there to get them. Also, you won’t have to pay extra fees for your permits. We have already included your permit cost on the helicopter tour cost.

The only thing that you have to do is send us a copy of your passport along with two passport size photos.

ABC Helicopter Landing Tour in Different Seasons

We operate our Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour throughout the year. The only thing that the helicopter tour has concerns with is the ‘weather’. In case of good weather, the helicopter can fly safely at any time of the year.


During Autumn, clarity in the atmosphere is the best. Skies are clean with deep blue colors. If you are flying to Annapurna Base Camp in a Helicopter in Autumn you will have a remarkable time. You will see the stunning Himalayas so close, so real, and so charismatic! Along with the Himalayan vistas, you will see some best aerial views of the Annapurna region. The air is transparent, you can even spot the single houses.


Spring is a beautiful season with dramatic fluffy clouds hovering in the sky. In this season, the sky is blue and clear. Nature is beautiful. You will see colorful hills as you look down from the helicopter. You will see amazing Himalayan vistas from Annapurna Sanctuary.


Summer is the hottest time. Also, summer and monsoon coincide. In general, when it’s evening, it starts to rain. At night, rains continue until the next morning. For Helicopter tour, the weather needs to be good along with the Himalayan views in Annapurna. So, we organize helicopter tours in Annapurna during the clear mornings.


Winter is the coldest time. At the base camp, it snows in winter. Also, harsh winds, heavy snowfalls can happen anytime. We do not operate our helicopter tour during bad weathers. We will see the weather conditions in Annapurna and will go if it is safe to. Your safety is always our concern. In winter, we fly to Annapurna base camp in clear mornings.

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