The Mt. Annapurna Helicopter tour is one of the most mind-boggling trips which takes you through the astonishingly beautiful Annapurna range, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machhapuchchhre, and many more and finally landing on the vast field of Annapurna Base Camp.
The astonishing mountain ranges of the entire Annapurna Region.
Exotic view of Annapurna Mountain Glacier.
Exploration of the marvelous Annapurna Sanctuary
Magar and Gurung settlements
Aerial-Views over the Hills, wonderful nature of Land, Villages, Jungles, and Rivers.
The helicopter takes off from the airport at Pokhara with an extraordinary aerial overview of the beautiful Pokhara city. As you gain altitude, you will be able to scope out the beautiful Annapurna mountain range along with the verdant rolling hills surrounding the valley. The beautiful Fewa lake reflects the morning sunlight as the flight continues. Then we leave the city behind and fly over the scattered Magar and Gurung settlements.
Fly from Pokhara Airport to Annapurna Base Camp and land at Annapurna Base Camp for a photoshoot & Tea or Coffee and fly back to Pokhara.
Annapurna Base Camp Tour
In short, Yes. the company prioritizes safety on any kind of helicopter tours that we operate. Our flights take off only after a comprehensive inspection of weather conditions and wind direction. After the captain has signaled that it is safe to fly, only then we execute the tour.
Our fleets go through regular maintenance and are flown by pilots with years of experience in mountain flights. Moreover, you must follow the provided guidelines. The rest is assured.
The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara is an overall 1-hour tour with 40 minutes of flight time and 20 minutes ground time. However, if you wish to fly from Kathmandu it will take relatively longer.
No, we don’t. Considering that the Annapurna Base Camp is only about 40km from Pokhara, we do not need to stop at more than one place i.e. The Annapurna Base Camp.
However, you can add more destinations to travel to in addition to the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Regarding tailoring your trip.
The maximum altitude for the helicopter is uncertain. However, for landing and taking off, the maximum altitude will be 4,130m at Annapurna Base Camp. For this particular trip, the helicopter ascends well over 4,5000m.
It is very unlikely that you will suffer from Acute Mountain Sickness given the ground time that we will be spending at Annapurna Base Camp. But there is still a slight chance that you will suffer from Acute Mountain Sickness. In case you suffer from altitude sickness, first-aid treatment will be given. If the condition worsens, you will be transferred to a lower altitude location or Pokhara directly. From there, further treatment will be provided if necessary.
Yes, all of our helicopters carry an oxygen tank at all times for an emergency. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) can be unpredictable. Therefore, we always have the safety equipment ready including first aid and an oxygen tank.
The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour can be done throughout the year since the tour only requires a couple of hours at max. Autumn is the best season for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour followed by the Spring. During these seasons, the view is unobstructed, the weather is clear, and the temperature is moderate which is favorable for a helicopter flight.
- Charter for up to 5pax (depending on weight)
- Helicopter fare as per flight sector
- Airport Transfer
- Emergency Oxygen and comprehensive first aid kit
- Passenger Insurance
- Personal Nature expenses.
- ACA (Annapurna Conservation Area) Entry Permit
- TIMS Card
- Foods at Annapurna Base Camp
During the Flight
- Keep your safety belt fastened during the flight.
- Do not leave your seat on landing until the pilot indicates it is safe to do so. Frequently it is necessary for the pilot to re-position the helicopter after the initial touch-down.
- Do not throw any objects from the helicopter during the flight.
- Do not smoke in the helicopter during the entire flight time.
- Do not change from your allocated seat.