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Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

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No of people Price per person
Max. Elevation
4130 m / 13549 ft
Group size
1-5 pax
Private transportation hotel / airport / hotel
Best Season
April to June , September to November
Starts at / Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Annapurna Base Camp - Kathmandu


  • A pleasant and most scenic air journey to picturesque Annapurna base camp.
  • Stand amidst glorious scenery within towering Mountain range of Annapurna’s.
  • The only eight thousand meters mountain base camps with nice cozy lodges.
  • Short and scenic flight above beautiful country of hills, valleys and deep gorge.
  • Enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna, Manaslu as far towards Dhaulagiri
  • Land at the iconic Annapurna Base Camp, surrounded by towering Himalayan peaks and glaciers, offering stunning panoramic views and photo opportunities.


ANNAPURNA BASE CAMP HELICOPTER TOUR stand amidst towering mountain range of Annapurna Himalayas’
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour, the short and most beautiful flight to enchantment, facing unbelievable panoramic views. Embark on an awe-inspiring adventure with the Kathmandu to Kathmandu Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour, offering a magnificent aerial exploration of the majestic Annapurna region. Departing from Nepal's bustling capital, Kathmandu, this tour promises an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of the Himalayas. Himalayan Forever Treks Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour, operates from this lovely Kathmandu airport. 
Where’s for trekkers, the walking distance of 81 km / 50 miles, taking a week or more days. An ideal way to be amidst spectacular surrounding at Annapurna Sanctuary and base camp in less than an hour. In the comfort of spacious seating on a chopper, facing breathtaking views of Nepal Mid-West country landscapes with Himalayan peaks. 
The landing leads close beneath Mt. Annapurna-I rises at 8,091 m / 26,545 feet high. Mt. Annapurna-I, the first eight thousander meters mountains ever climbed in the history of mountaineering by French Expeditions in 1950’s.
At Annapurna Base Camp standing close within giant peaks of Annapurna-I, Vara Shikar / Annapurna Fang, Gangapurna Himal. Includes an array of peaks of great Annapurna Himalaya massif, enjoy the views having warm refreshments.
Return journey on the same scenic route overlooking grand vista of beautiful country’s landscapes and lovely hill villages. Reaching back at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotels, after a magnificent morning on Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

1. 5 Best Reasons to Choose Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour
a. Time Efficiency: Reach the majestic Annapurna Base Camp in a fraction of the time taken by trekking.

b. Panoramic Views: Soar over the Annapurna Sanctuary, providing unrivaled views of the surrounding peaks.

c. Flexibility: Customize your itinerary, enjoying the freedom to decide your exploration time at the base camp.

d. Comfort: Experience the journey in the comfort of a helicopter, enjoying a luxurious and memorable adventure.

e. Photographic Opportunities: Capture breathtaking aerial shots of the Annapurna Range, Machapuchare, and the surrounding landscapes.

2. What Is the Best Time for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is best enjoyed during the clear months of spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). These seasons provide optimal weather conditions, ensuring a clear view of the snow-capped peaks and vibrant landscapes.

3. Is the Helicopter Flight to Annapurna Base Camp Safe?
Safety is paramount in Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tours. Reputable operators prioritize well-maintained helicopters and experienced pilots. Stringent safety protocols and weather assessments are in place to ensure a secure and enjoyable journey.

5. Are There Any Permits for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?
No specific permits are required for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour. However, it's essential to have the necessary permits if you plan to trek to the base camp. Ensure you check the latest travel regulations and permit requirements before embarking on your journey.

Important Note

Tour Grade: Leisure, short walks with touch of high altitude.
Highest landing spot: At Annapurna Base Camp 4,130 m / 13,550 feet high.                                             
Flight duration: Maximum 1-2 hours, both ways as weather permits.
Type of Helicopter:  AS 350 B series of helicopters of Euro-Copter, France popular world-wide and Ecureuil model or similar types. 
Stops and Landing: At Annapurna Base Camp and back to Kathmandu.
Maximum Seating: 4-5 passengers with spacious wide seating beside pilot.
Best Seasons for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour:
Nearly all seasons of the year, spring, pre-summer, and autumn/fall as well as winter time also. But during mid-summer of monsoon wet months from middle June to August months. The most favorable time is in spring from March to May, when days are longer with enough sun shining. 
Can be cloudy and windy afternoon, the next best season is autumn/fall. Days are fine and crystal clear for views and scenic joy ride on a helicopter, but shorter days due to limited sunshine hours. Interested people can join in for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour during winter time of December to February also. Most days are clear and fine, but very cold mornings and late afternoons.

Trip Itinerary

Morning as time for transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport, a short drive to the airport terminal. After security formalities head towards Helipad, where airlines staff and pilot welcomes you with introduction. Board on a well seated and spacious chopper according to group size, and then getting ready for the exciting flight.

Enjoy the spectacular panorama of Annapurna group of peaks, standing close beneath towering Mt. Annapurna-I, the world’s 10th highest peaks.

Annapurna base camp the only 8,000 m mountain base camp with warm and cozy lodges with wide range of food menu. Enjoy the scenic views as far as your eyes can reach with warm refreshing drinks, then fly back to Kathmandu. After a delightful refreshing morning on Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour.

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  • Private transportation hotel / airport / hotel.
  • Comprehensive medical kits and portable oxygen on request, but most helicopter carries a small oxygen cylinder for emergency purpose.
  • Helicopter fare as per the number of passengers.

Doesn't Include

  • Nepal Visa-Personal travel and medical insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature and gratitude (tips) hard / soft drinks including breakfast at ABC as time permits.
  • Personal gear and medical kit.
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Frequently Asked Questions

With more than 5 passengers, for above 6 to 10, chartering another helicopter, but with 5-6 on the same chopper. The pilot does the shuttles to and from as the weather permits, even in the best season of the year. So that every passengers can enjoy the views and experience the whole trip landing at Annapurna Base Camp.

Depending upon the seasons, but mostly for all seasons carry a light day pack with necessary items for the morning trip. Wearing warm clothes, down jacket, sun hat and woolen tops, scarf, sun-glass and sun-blocks. On higher altitude the sun is bright with strong UV, needs protection against the bright sunlight. 

Wearing boots, or sport shoes, might need to walk for short distance at Annapurna Base Camp. As well some money for refreshment drinks and breakfast at the base camp.  

At least a month ahead or minimum of a week or few days, after paying the amount charged for the flight. Full payment should be made before boarding the helicopter for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour. The cost depends upon the number of passengers or for chartering as private for one family or friends.

Yes you can carry a packed breakfast, but it will be cold to consume but can carry with you. Enjoy the breakfast wherever the landing spot is on the tour, preferable places is at Annapurna Base Camp. Houses several lodges, having restaurants, enjoy great time as weather permitting and pilot decisions. 

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