Annapurna Base Camp tour by Helicopter from Pokhara is the short way to reach the world’s 10th highest mountain base camp within an hour. This is the alternative way to go Annapurna Base Camp without trekking all the way of ABC trek.
ABC Helicopter Tour
The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour is possible on private charter and group joining basis. Private helicopter flight to Annapurna is possible from Kathmandu and Pokhara. However group joining heli tours is only operated from Pokhara in the specific seasons.
The helicopter flight starts from early morning by 6 a.m. or 7 a.m (depending upon the season). The flight starts from Pokhara airport towards the north. Once you fly from Pokhara, the helicopter directs to Mount Annapurna during you will enjoy the clear blue sky, beautiful and picturesque Annapurna Sanctuary and then landing at base camp. You can enjoy your breakfast and cup of warm coffee with awesome views of Annapurna Himalayan range 4,130 m high. After the exploration you will return by the same helicopter to Pokhara with your group. The flight distance is about 35 km from Pokhara.
How long time helicopter will landing at Base Camp?
It’s about 15 to 25 minutes on Annapurna Base Camp. It will be difficult to spend long time at the altitude for long time. So take some photos, videos and a cup of warm coffee. You will revert to Pokhara.
Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Cost
The flight cost depends on the group joining basis. A helicopter can accommodate upto 6 persons in a single flight. So the cost is on sharing basis of group size. Normally a group of 6 persons pays US$ 2200 for a flight. So single persons cost is about US$ 400 per person.
For the charter flight, you will pay about US$ 2000 to 2500 per flight.Tags: Annapurna helicopter tour cost, Pokhara to ABC heli