Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour | Spectacular ABC view from Heli

2 Hours

An Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour (ABC) is a thrilling way to witness the stunning Annapurna region of Nepal, mainly if you have limited time and want a better alternative to trekking. During this flight, you’ll be treated to breathtaking aerial views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain ranges, lush forests, terraced fields, and charming villages.

Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or a first-time visitor to the Himalayas, the Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour offers a unique and convenient way to immerse yourself in this captivating mountain environment.

beutiful view of ABC after landing from Annapurna base camp heli tour.

The Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour is a fusion of adventure and luxury, offering a taste of the Himalayan wonders in a condensed yet unforgettable experience. It’s a journey that lets you touch the sky and the heart of the mountains, leaving you with memories that will linger long after your feet are back on solid ground.

So join us in this adventurous journey of Annapurna Base Camp Heli tour and experience beyond the virtual world, only via Himalayan 360.

if you are planning to experience Annapurna region by trekking here you can choose different trekking itineraries for Annapurna base camp trek, Khopra danda trek, and Mardi Himal trek.

Annapurna base camp heli tour cost

Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour Cost depends on the package booked.
There are two packages
an ABC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu and another ABC Helicopter Tour from Pokhara. ABC Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu is possible if 5 5-person group is available, The other option is to charter a helicopter which costs $4000 USD or if you want to make a private trip to Annapurna base camp we will manage your private tour.

From Pokhara, it costs $400 USD per person on a sharing base. And chartering a helicopter costs $2500 USD. if you have a group of 5 people the cost will be less per person.


The journey of the Annapurna Base Camp Heli trek begins in Pokhara, the gateway to the Annapurna region, where you’ll board a helicopter that whisks you away on a scenic flight. As you ascend above the verdant hills, you’ll be treated to panoramic vistas of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. The breathtaking aerial views of these snow-capped giants are simply mesmerizing, making the helicopter ride itself a memorable part of the adventure.

The helicopter lands at the Annapurna Base Camp, nestled among towering peaks and surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Annapurna Sanctuary. Stepping out of the helicopter, you’ll find yourself in a pristine alpine environment, where the air is crisp and the silence is punctuated only by the occasional gusts of wind. The panorama of Annapurna I (8,091 meters) and its neighboring peaks is nothing short of spectacular, and it’s a view that very few get to experience up close.


  • A thrilling helicopter flight from Pokhara to Annapurna region will provide you with the breathtaking aerial views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, lush valleys, and traditional villages.
  • Unlike traditional treks that involve long days of hiking and basic accommodations, the Heli Trek offers a luxurious experience. You'll have the opportunity to explore the mountains while enjoying the comforts of a helicopter and staying in upscale lodges.
  • Knowledgeable guides accompany you throughout the trek, providing insights into the region's geography, culture, and history. They ensure your safety and enhance your understanding of the Annapurna Sanctuary.
  • The return helicopter flight to Pokhara provides a final opportunity to take in the breathtaking landscapes and bid farewell to the mountains.
  • You will get to enjoy the delicious breakfast while being in the lap of Himalayas looking at the beautiful sceneries.


Day 1:

6:00 AM: Departure from Pokhara Hotel
Early in the morning, you will have breakfast in the Pokhara hotel. Our representative will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the domestic Pokhara airport.

6:30 AM: Fly from Pokhara Airport to Annapurna Base Camp
Once you arrive at the airport, you will get your boarding pass and proceed through airport security. The airport officer will provide guidelines and share essential information with you, and then you will enter the helicopter. You will get a marvelous view of several high mountains of the Annapurna region, the deepest Kali Gandaki gorge, conservation area, and scattered traditional settlements from the above.

7:00 AM: Explore Annapurna Base Camp and Enjoy Breakfast
The helicopter takes off from the airport and flies towards ABC. The aerial view of diverse landscapes from the helicopter is astonishing. After half an hour, you will reach ABC, and once you land at Annapurna Base Camp, you will enjoy the incredible views of the Annapurna range. You will also grab an aerial view of Gurung settlements. You will enjoy a hearty breakfast with a great view of the snow-clad mountains.

7:30 AM: Fly from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara Airport
You will spend around 30 minutes sightseeing around the base camp, enjoying breakfast with mountain views. This is because our bodies can not adapt to the altitude fluctuation from 1300 meters to 4100 meters in only a few hours. It will take around half an hour to fly back to Pokhara airport. You will fly back to Pokhara airport above the mountains enjoying for the one last time the magnificent view of mountain peaks and green valleys below.

8:00 AM: Land at Pokhara Airport
After half an hour of flight will land you at Pokhara Airport. Our crew members will help you to get a transfer to the terminal point of the airport. From here, you will ride back to the hotel.

8:30 AM: Drive to Hotel in Pokhara
After the beautiful Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Flight Landing Tour, we will drop you at your hotel. After completing this short heli tour, you can celebrate your accomplishment.


Cost Includes

  • Arrival and Departure transportation to the airport from the hotel and vice-versa
  • Seating arrangement for up to a maximum of 5 people
  • Airport Boarding Pass
  • Applicable permit arrangement service only
  • Medical kits
  • Oxygen Cylinder in case of emergency.
  • 30 Minutes break at Annapurna Base Camp for Breakfast, photo and videos
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Government Tax and Annapurna conservation area permit & Fuel Surcharges.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepali visa fee
  • Medical and life insurance.
  • Breakfast (You can get a set breakfast at $ 25 Per Person)
  • Personal expenses and meals.
  • Hard/soft drinks throughout the trip.
  • Personal Gear Down jackets and other equipment costs.


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How long does the Annapurna Base Camp helicopter tour last?

Well from your hotel to the airport it’s more like 20 minutes, 30 minutes approximately for the formalities, boarding pass, and paperwork. 20 minutes flight to base camp, 30 minutes ground time, and another 20 minutes for returning back to the city. Overall, it takes almost 2 hours of time.

Can kids go on a helicopter tour?

Yes, kids can go on a helicopter tour despite their age with proper safety precautions.

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