Annapurna Base camp Heli tour

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About breathtaking sightseeing tours, there’s nothing quite like the Annapurna Base Camp. With the ability to book tours in the air and on the ground, there is something for everyone. But which tour offers the best experience catering to your individual needs?

Annapurna base camp helicopter tour comes up with a complete and unrestricted overview. The overview consists of the Annapurna region’s natural beauty giving an unmatched view of everything there is to see.

Passengers can take in all the scenery that ever existed on the earth. Visitors can view snow-capped mountains, rivers, and glaciers without setting foot on the ground. What’s more? Of course, many other lookouts along the route to capture the photographs. The Annapurna base camp helicopter stands no one on the list of different trekking routes worldwide. Because in this tour Annapurna at above 8000 m height, actually stands face to face.

The beautiful Annapurna massif contains the 10th world’s highest peak. Likewise, Annapurna I, at 8,091 m, is an utmost attraction for all mountaineers. It does have some fatal ration, but all the views are always worth the risk.

These mountain ranges in Annapurna lure many travelers who prefer to tour by foot too. Hiking brings travelers closer to the region’s landscapes with more exploration opportunities. With each extra kilometer covered, the treks reward a feeling of accomplishment. Though they may sound the same but are different in many ways. One way they are the same is that both provide ways of enjoying the region’s remarkable beauty. Trekking by land offers a more detailed look with the chance to explore natural and cultural attractions. At the same time, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is unbeatable for its aerial view of the region. Annapurna base camp helicopter tour is a bespoke sightseeing experience. It is an ideal way because trekkers can enjoy the natural beauty of the greater Annapurna in comfort. Unlike trekking, it provides a safe and convenient way to explore the region.

Annapurna Circuit Trek is very famous amongst trekkers in Nepal and other nationalities. The Heli Tour is a suitable key for those who want to trek to the Annapurna circuit but cannot due to lack of time. Annapurna base camp, with its high elevation of 4,130m, is also anointed as the Annapurna Sanctuary. It lies far north at 40 Km from the Pokhara Valley.

Annapurna region people follow Buddhism as their religion. There are three main sects of Buddhism Sakyapa, Kagyu, and Nyingmapa.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour will begin from the Pokhara valley airport. Pokhara has served as the gateway for Annapurna circuit trekking for many years. The airport in Pokhara has a single 2,500m runway with two terminals. One of 10,000-sq-m for International flights and another 4,000-sq-m for domestic. Your Annapurna base camp helicopter tour will take approximately 2 hours. 2 hours because it takes around 30 minutes from Pokhara for a one-way flight to the Annapurna Base Camp. In the first phase of our Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour, we will briefly introduce our flight unit members to you. Afterward, one of our members will advise you on all the safety protocols and precautions. Travelers must follow these precautions without violating them. We at Everest Assistance will ensure you have all the safety instructions before boarding the helicopter.

Safety is our utmost important concern, so we should not compromise it, and you should not. Travelers should carefully listen to all the instructions and know what to do and what not to do. In the second phase, you will fly above the Pokhara valley at 1,400m. You can see many tourist attractions sites like the magical Fewa Lake, from Above. You can, likewise, get a glimpse of Gurung and Magar cultures through the small villages that rise in the Annapurna Region.

Your 30-minute ride to Annapurna Base Camp From Pokhara will not lack spectacular views.

After landing at Annapurna Base Camp, travelers will get a limited time. But the limited 20- 30 minutes is enough to capture all the views in your hearts. We have put a bar in time because of safety protocols. One cannot stay in the base camp at 4,130m for more than 30 minutes because of certain risks the elevation poses. The trouble mainly includes altitude sickness, which most travelers get due to the sudden change in altitude.

Staying in the Base camp for up to 30 minutes will help to prevent altitude sickness and capture some memorable moments. The third phase of our Annapurna base Camp Helicopter tour will take us back to Pokhara. The duration from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara is about 30 minutes.

To book This tour with us, you can quickly call us or go to our official website. The Everest Assistance website is well-created and user-friendly. This eliminates the need to go through a lengthy booking process and allows you to select your preferred dates and other criteria easily. Additionally, our customer service is always accessible and ready to answer any questions.

We will pick you up from your hotel at Pokhara and then drop you to the Airport after that quickly we will take our boarding passes and fly to Annapurna base camp. We will have 30 minutes time to explore the Annapurna base, have a lovely breakfast and fly back to Pokhara. We will pick you up from the airport and then drop you back to your hotel at Pokhara.

Everyday as per the booking dates and also the flexible dates submitted by you, it is Guaranteed.

What to Expect on the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Annapurna Base camp helicopter tour will let you fly directly from Pokhara. After 30 minutes of flying, you will land in the Base Camp of Annapurna. This tour is best suited for those travelers wanting to experience the thrill of reaching base camp but cannot because of lack of time and energy. Many people want to hike to the base camp. But trekking requires a lot of time and spirit. Those lacking these two things dream of reaching the base of it remains uncompleted.

The region is likewise home to the world’s deepest George, along with one of the high passes, Thorung La passes at 5416m/17769 ft. While flying above the Annapurna, you will see wind howling through the Kali Gandaki. But hiking becomes more difficult in the afternoon, in the rainy season. From Mid-June to September, you will see the Annapurna and Dhauligiri shadows over the valley in the cloudy season.

Helicopter tours allow you to experience the thrill of reaching base camp, which only a few have done before. In terms of popularity, the Mountain ranges of Annapurna are only exceeded by Mt Everest. But if compared with the beauty, the region lacks nothing Mount Everest has. Hiking in the Annapurna region will award you with the villages combined with foresters and fields. You will see both Nepali and Tibetan culture from the sky. This is so because Tibetan religion and culture highly influence the Annapurna region. It is not situated within the Tibetan Autonomous Region but has a close historical and cultural relationship.

The language spoken, especially in the upper part of the Annapurna region, is a mixture of Nepali, Tibetan, and other ethnic groups. Likewise, the local people also practice and follow Tibetan culture regarding customs and religious beliefs. Tibetan and Buddhist-style flat roofs, white mud, and wooden walls will be seen. Likewise, you can see many local styles of art and spiritual Buddhist symbols used in decorations and art. Many monasteries are views from the sky filled with shortens, mani walls, and prayer wheels. If you choose to hike, you can end the Annapurna Base Camp trek in at least seven days or more. The trek is the same in one way, and you will reach an altitude of 4,140m in both ways. The trekking route while hiking is busy in peak tourist seasons. But on a Helicopter tour, you don’t have to worry about the peak seasons and crowds.

Whether you choose the Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour or trekking, both are great ways to enjoy the view of the region.

After reaching Annapurna Base Camp, you can experience what it’s like eating breakfast at the top. Since we can seans around 30 minutes sightseeing, you can enjoy a warm cup of coffee with breakfast at base camp. Eat a delicious breakfast and take as many photos as possible with your lover, family, or friends. Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is a delightful two-hour adventure that promises to mesmerize you. You can book with Everest Assistance at a more affordable cost for both solo and group travelers. Altogether 5-6 people can be in the same helicopter for this tour.

Cost of the Tour and Other Important Details

You can book Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with us at a very affordable cost. No matter you are a solo or a group traveler, you can book our package on a budget. Our price for the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter or ABC tour starts from US$1500- $2000. But the price will be much lower if you travel in a group. For a tour of 2 people, a helicopter will be cheaper than a single one, starting from $750- $1000. Likewise, for 3 people, the helicopter tour will cost you $500. In a group of 4 or 6, we provide you with that tour of ABC at w flexible prices starting from $375- $300.

With us, you fly in advance and are one of the five helicopters in Nepal. Among the 5, the first one is 9N ANA (AS350B3e), a helicopter capable of carrying 5 passengers. The weight capacity in this helicopter is limited to 2250 KG and allows it to fly at an altitude of 23,000 FT. The second option for helicopter is 9N ALA (AS350B3e), This is also a 5 passenger seater helicopter. Both the first and second helicopters have some capacity and specifications.

The third option is 9N-AJD (AS 350 FX II), with a passenger capacity of 5 people. This heli consists of LTS – a 101 700D2 engine that can reach up to 16,000 FT elevation. The weight capacity for this one is up to 2250 KG. Moreover, for the 4th one, you can fly into 9N-AFQ (AS 350 FX II) with a passenger capacity of 5 people. It poses similar qualities to that of 9N-AJD. You can travel in 9N-AGU (AS350 BA) for the first one. This is also a 5-passenger seater capacity helicopter with a limited weight of up to 2100 KG.

We can also provide several add-ons in a Private Helicopter Tour with extra costs. We can help you hire a photographer to capture your moments with mountains in HD. You do not have to worry about being unable to take photos with a great angle, as our photographer will manage everything for you. You can also provide us with our native language speaking guide for all the regional explanations.

Landing in Style: Weather, Altitude & Landing Conditions

Landings in Nepal are unlike any other landing in the world, particularly when visiting Annapurna Base Camp. Those booking this tour must know that landing on the Annapurna Base Camp trek might not be as smooth as it used to be. Due to the region’s erratic weather and extreme altitude, you might have to compromise with the smooth landings. Understand all the landing options and enjoy being at the base camp with spectacular earthly destinations.

Weather is the most significant factor to consider in the Annapurna helicopter tour. Due to the high elevation combined with the humidity of the area, there is a high chance of bad weather. Bad weather consists of unpredictable fluctuations in the wind and temperature. The sky may be covered in a blanket of fog, making it difficult to predict wind conditions and temperature. Sometimes, the weather can change drastically in a few minutes, and high winds can lead to a bumpy landing.

ABC or Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour can be booked anytime in the year. For this, you should fly in the daytime, and the visibility in the air should be free of disturbances. So Spring and Autumn months of Nepal are considered the best months to witness the views without weather disturbances. In Nepal, winter envelops the landscape from December to February, and spring flourishes from March to May. Avoid helicopter tours in rainy seasons because of foggy and cloudy weather. These types of weather cause disturbances in visibility, making it almost impossible for heli tours.

The altitude of Annapurna Base Camp also plays a role in landing conditions. Helicopters can only reach certain heights because of their mechanical and fuel capacities. Likewise, the air pressure and oxygen levels become thinner while ascending higher. For this reason, helicopter pilots should take extra precautions when approaching ABC. Pilots must also consider the area’s unique terrain and be conscious of narrow crevices, sharp turns, and steep drops.

Finally, the landing requirements depend on the mastery and familiarity of the pilot. Experienced pilots will know how to handle the ever-changing weather and terrain. While novice pilots may need extra support and guidance to maneuver through the valley and arrive safely at the site. For these reasons, travelers should choose licensed, insured, and authorized tour operators.

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1. What is the ABC or Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is a breathtaking aerial tour that takes you over the majestic Himalayan peaks.

2. What are the highlights of this tour to the base camp?

The tour highlights include fantastic views of some of the most picturesque mountains of the Annapurna Range, which has Mt. Annapurna I and eight other famous peaks. You will also see the Annapurna region’s cultural and natural diversity.

3. Do I need special Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour equipment?

No, you do not need any particular tools for the tour. You are provided with a comfortable and secure seat in the helicopter. You may use your cameras or camcorders to capture incredible sights.

4. Is the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour suitable for children and families?

Yes, the tour is suitable for travelers with a family and small children. Safety will be ensured, and the helicopter seats are very comfortable.

5. Is there a language guide available during the tour?

The tour guides are always available to ensure language barriers do not prevent you from enjoying the tour.

6. Are meals included in the tour by heli to the ABC?

No, meals are usually not included in the tour packages. However, you can find many restaurants in the Annapurna region.

7. What time of day is the best time to venture to the Annapurna Base Camp by Helicopter?

The best time to take the tour is early morning, as the sun rises over the majestic Annapurna peaks. The early morning light offers a more beautiful and scenic view, making the time even more stunning.

8. Are there any physical requirements for taking the Helicopter tour to ABC?

No, there are no physical requirements for taking the tour.

9. Is the tour shape and time duration flexible?

Yes, the tour is usually around 1-2 hours; however, the tour itinerary and timing can change depending on the weather conditions.

10. What is the best way to book the ABC Helicopter Tour?

You can easily book the tour through our official website of Everest Assistance. We also offer attractive discounts and packages to make the experience worthwhile.

Cost Include

  • Helicopter flight to Annapurna Base camp and back.
  • Hotel-Airport-Hotel pick up and drop.
  • National park fees.
  • All taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Breakfast at Annapurna Base camp.

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Annapurna Base camp Heli tour
From $375
/ Adult
  • Annapurna Conservation area
  • 01
  • Helicopter
  • Easy
  • All Aroud the year
  • 4130 M
  • 01-05

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