About Trip

Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) Helicopter Tour is an elite journey among popular trips in Nepal. It benefits those who dream to be in such a destination which remains a matter of gossip among the trekkers and adventure lovers- ABC Helicopter tour takes you to this paradise at 4130 meters altitude. You get an opportunity to explore the 10th highest mountain in the world from a maximum closer distance.

You have a couple of options about the ABC Helicopter journey- either to book the tour from Kathmandu or Pokhara. Wherever you decide, Nepal Kameleon Holidays offer this trip on your preferred schedule. If you take an ABC helicopter tour from Kathmandu, it will be a journey of 2 hours flying and 30 minutes landing time at the base camp. From Pokhara, it will be about 50 minutes flight round trip and 30 minutes ground time.

From the helicopter, you can explore the colorful natural vistas, scattered villages, dense woods of the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), alpine meadows, glaciers, and the breathtaking giant Himalayan walls. The difference from trekking of this trip is undisturbed views of the Himalayas from different angles and of the entire landscape, which will be hidden during the foothill journey.

A half an hour landing time at the Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) is exclusive to explore the mind-blowing Himalayan vistas and their surroundings. The base camp itself is surrounded by the giant Himalayan walls from three directions, thus it is aptly called the natural amphitheater.

Helicopter tour to Annapurna Base Camp is a hassle-free luxurious trip, which saves your time of a minimum of 1 week. It takes you and your family group with children and senior citizens to the base camp without any disturbance. Safety is ensured with a backup oxygen cylinder in the helicopter.

For the easy and hasslefree Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour arrangement, please do not hesitate to write Nepal Kameleon Holidays on WhatsApp: +977 9851159455 or Email us at: nepalkameleonholidays@gmail.com

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara is a short and exclusive trip, which is a cost-effective plan than taking a helicopter tour from Kathmandu. According to the weather condition, the flight duration will be 20-25 minutes (one way) and you will get 30 minutes of ground time. Right after the takeoff, you will explore the beautiful town of Pokhara, three giant Lakes, then the hillside of Sarangkot flies above the ACAP greenery, explore the Mardi Himal trekking route and base camp area, and catch the route to ABC. The green forest looks dramatic if you take the ABC Heli tour in spring due to the blooming of rhododendron and other species of wildflowers.

Pokhara is a delightful town with multiple caves, Lakes, and further natural beauties. You can enjoy the Pokhara sightseeing tour, bungee jumping, paragliding, and zipline adventure tours. It is also a gateway to Annapurna trekking.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu is a tour of one-hour (1 hour) one way. It offers a different set of the Himalayas and hilly terraces. Once you take off from Kathmandu, it flies above the hilly region and offers mind-blowing Himalayan views of the Langtang region, Manaslu peak, Annapurna, Fishtail, Mardi Himal, Himchuli, and further beauties of the surroundings. The round trip and ground time of 30 minutes include in a total of 2.5 hours trip (Kathmandu-ABC-Kathmandu).



  • Explore the dramatic landscape of the Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Charismatic Himalayan views of Mt. Machhapuchhre, Annapurna I, II, and the surroundings
  • Iconic view of Annapurna base camp trekking trail
  • Scattered settlements of ethnic Gurung people nestled on the terraced hillsides like Ghandruk, Chhomrong, Bamboo, Deurali and MBC
  • Ground time at ABC for 30 minutes
  • Fantastic breakfast at ABC
  • Aerial Himalayan views from the natural amphitheater-ABC (4130 METERS)

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Enjoy Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Day Tour

Cost Includes:

  • Arrival and Departure transportation (hotel-airport-hotel)
  • Airport Boarding Pass
  • Required permits and paper works
  • Medical kits
  • Oxygen Cylinder in case of emergency.
  • Wow Breakfast at ABC
  • Government Tax

Cost Excludes:

  • Medical and life insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal Gear Down jackets and other equipment costs

Trip Note

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour Cost

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour cost depends on the way you are traveling and the place you want to fly from. The rate differs from a privately chartered helicopter to a group-sharing basis. A helicopter can adapt a maximum of 5 passengers with a maximum weight of 500 kg. 

If you would love to enjoy the luxurious trip with only your close friends or family group, you can charter a helicopter and experience an elite journey in the Himalayas. However, if you are a solo traveler but still would prefer to enjoy the helicopter ride to ABC, you can be a part of the group joining ABC helicopter tour.

How high is the Annapurna base camp helicopter tour?

Annapurna base camp helicopter tour takes you to its ultimate altitude of 4130 meters. It is a place where the majestic Himalayan beauties spread majestic smiles, including Mt. Annapurna (8091 meters).

Will there be the risk of High Altitude Sickness?

High altitude sickness arises above 2700 meters and the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter tour takes you to 4130 meters. However, it's a very rare case that travelers getting caught by the high altitude sickness (aka Acute Mountain Sickness).

You will land and stay around the Annapurna Base Camp only for half an hour with an oxygen cylinder backup. So, you will be completely safe and free from altitude sickness worry. In case of emergency, an oxygen supply will be given.

Enjoy your ABC helicopter trip being fully confident with Nepal Kameleon Holidays (WhatsApp: +977 9851159455)

Can I take photographs during my Annapurna Heli Tour?

Unlimited. You can take abundant photographs and videos from the helicopter. Please, make your trip remarkable and spectacular with visuals. Do not forget to charge your camera/phone and bring spare batteries or bring a power bank to ensure that you will not lose any important pictures/scenes.

How experienced are the pilots?

Pilots are heavily experienced and professional. They have been operating helicopter tours for years and have been involved in rescue missions too. Their field experience as well as their rich knowledge about weather and geography ensures the safety of the ABC Helicopter tour.

I am a Solo traveler. May I join the group for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

You are always welcome for the group to join a helicopter tour to Annapurna base camp from Pokhara. But, you should fit in the customized schedule, because there should be at least 3 passengers for a flight. Group joining ABC Helicopter tour is perfect if you would love to share the cost and travel amazingly. 

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Enjoy Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Day TourItinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour From Pokhara

    6:00 am: Departure from Hotel to Pokhara Airport.
    6:30 am: Fly from Pokhara Airport to Annapurna Base Camp
    7:00 am: Explore Annapurna Base Camp and enjoy excellent breakfast
    7:30 am: Fly from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara Airport
    8:00 am: Landing in Pokhara Airport
    8:30 am: Drive to Pokhara Hotel

    Itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu

    5:30 am: Departure from Hotel to Kathmandu Domestic Airport
    6:00-7:00 am: Fly from Kathmandu Airport to Annapurna Base Camp
    7:00-7:40 am: Explore Annapurna Base Camp and Enjoy excellent breakfast
    7:40-8:30 am: Fly from Annapurna Base Camp to Kathmandu
    8:30 am: Landing in Kathmandu Domestic Airport
    9:00 am: Drive to Kathmandu Hotel
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