• Duration2 Hours
  • Diffculty-LevelEasy
  • Max. Altitude4,130 m
  • Best SeasonSpring, Autumn & Winter


Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour is one of the very famous heli tours in the Himalayas that takes you to the Annapurna Sanctuary in 30 minutes. The helicopter ride from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp also involves a thrilling landing at the base camp at 4,130 meters. The heli tour offers jaw-dropping aerial views of the southern Himalayan mountains and the City of Lakes, Pokhara. 

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing is a perfect alternative to the long Annapurna Base Camp Trek for travelers who want to experience the Himalayas in a short time. There is no tough walking on the trip, therefore Annapurna flight is ideal for people of any age. It is also a great option for a quick family adventure.

Located 40 km north of Pokhara, the Annapurna region has some of the most adventurous and famous trekking trails. We understand, not everyone can go on the trek to enjoy the beauty of the Himalayas, therefore we have come up with the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing to offer a lifetime experience. 

During the flight, you can see panoramic aerial views of the Annapurna range (8,091 m), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Hiunchuli, (7,441 m), Mt. Gangaurna, Tilicho Peak, Pisang Peak, and many others. As you will be flying over the Annapurna Conservation Area, you can see dense forests, terraced fields, and remote mountain villages too. 

The Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing begins from Pokhara airport and take-off towards the Annapurna region. The entire Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour consists of 2 hours. Everyone in the aircraft will get comfortable window seats. The crew will help you discover mountains. You will land at the Annapurna Base Camp for 30 minutes to explore and have a delicious breakfast.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour from Pokhara will let you have a glimpse of the local's culture and lifestyle. You will get to interact with them during breakfast. You will spend limited time at the base camp, so do not waste a single second and enjoy the trip to its fullest. 

Feel free to contact us anytime if you want to know more about the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing. You can check our ABC helicopter price at the top left corner of the page. 

Also, check out our other thrilling heli tours in the Himalayas- Everest Base Camp Helicopter with Landing, Muktinath Helicopter Tour, and Gosaikunda Heli Tour.

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Landing Tour from Kathmandu

  • It takes around one hour from Kathmandu to reach Annapurna Base Camp

  • The flight begins from Kathmandu airport

  • The fight offers remarkable views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, and Annapurna Himalayas

  • Land at the base camp for 15 to 30 minutes

  • Max 6 person per flight

You'll see and experience

  • Dramatic fight from Pokhara to Annapurna Base Camp
  • Fly over scattered mountain villages, dense forests, and terraced fields of Annapurna Conservation Area
  • Get to see the gorgeous aerial landscape of the Himalayas mountains
  • Land at the Annapurna Base Camp
  • Enjoy delicious breakfast and explore around the base camp
  • Comfortable window seats for everyone
  • Once in a lifetime travel experience in the Himalayas
  • You can add a professional photographer, guide, or a proposal event in the venture (additional cost applies)
Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Itinerary & Map

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  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Altitude:4,380 m

Phase 1: Meet up at the Pokhara Airport 

Our representative will wait for you at the Pokhara airport. If you want, we can also provide airport drop and pickup service. Upon reaching the airport, you can contact our representative through the contact number that was provided to you while booking.

Phase 2: Flight briefing with captain introduction and boarding 

Before the heli tour begins, there will be a small briefing session, and the flight instructor will inform you about a few safety rules. You are free to ask any questions during the briefing. You will also get to know about the aircraft and seat planning. Later, you will meet the pilot. He will introduce himself, and the boarding process begins.

Phase 3: Flight to the Annapurna Base Camp/ Annapurna Sanctuary 

From Pokhara airport, the helicopter takes off, offering a breathtaking aerial view of the city and surrounding hills & mountains. Gradually with the increase in altitude, the Annapurna mountain range, along with lush rolling green hills come into our vision. We will leave the city behind and fly over scattered mountain villages to Annapurna Base Camp.

You will fly in the Annapurna Conservation Area and enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains. After the 30 minutes of flight, you will reach the Annapurna Base Camp and land at 4,130 meters.

Phase 4: Land at Annapurna Base Camp and breakfast 

Altitude: 4,130 m

Ground Time: 30 minutes

After the dramatic flight, you will land at the ABC surrounded by captivating mountains. You will have a delicious breakfast overlooking the gorgeous landscape. Explore the base camp and get to see the lifestyle of the locals. 

Take pictures, fill your heart with blissful views, and get ready to fly back to Pokhara after 30 minutes. We will not be spending more than 30 minutes at the base camp because it increases the chances of acute mountain sickness (AMS).

Phase 5: Return Flight to the Pokhara Airport 

Once again, swirling above the Annapurna Sanctuary, you will enjoy the final aerial mountain views and scenery before landing at Pokhara airport. You will reach Pokhara airport in less than 30 minutes.

Phase 6: Customer review regarding the flight 

It is a small review session, where our crew will ask you about the light experience. You have to fill a short form regarding the heli tour. Please provide your honest input regarding the trip, so that we can improve it furthermore. After that, you are free to continue with your day, and the heli tour ends.

Cost Details

  • Airport picks and drop.
  • All the necessary ground transportation.
  • Helicopter flight from PKR-ABC-PKR
  • Airport tax and services.
  • ACAP Permit and TIMS
  • Tips and gratitudes
  • Foods, drinks, and other essential personal things 
  • Personal expenses 
  • All the expenses which are not mentioned above.

Departure Dates

If you want, you can also privately join the ABC heli tour with your loved ones. Contact us anytime for more information.

Additional Info

Best time for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing

You can do the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing almost all around the year. However, monsoon weather can ruin the heli tour because of unstable weather and unclear views. 

Spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November) is the perfect time to enjoy a heli tour in the Annapurna region. The breathtaking aerial views of the striking Himalayan mountains and gorgeous sceneries make the heli tour heavenly.

As we will be flying at a very high altitude and the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour involves landing too, the weather has to be on our side for safety reasons. Fortunately, the heli tour will be only a few hours long, so we can enjoy the stunning views of the Annapurna Himalayas with no worries. 

Similarly, December to February (winter) is another great time to go on the Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour. The mountain views in winter are out of this world. We will inspect the weather condition carefully beforehand, but there can be cancellations and delays.

Packing List for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Proper clothing is important for a comfortable Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour. Even though it is a short trip, you have to be equipped with the necessary items. You have to wear clothes that protect you from high-intensity UV rays at high altitudes.

Below is the guideline to help you pack for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing.

  • Scarf and gloves 

  • UV protection sunglasses

  • Base layer clothing (warm pair of trousers and full sleeve shirt)

  • Windproof down jacket

  • Toliateris

  • Lip balm and moisturizer

  • Documents

  • Camera essentials

*Note: Try to keep hand luggage as light as possible. Do not carry unwanted things or clothes.

Safety rules and travel tips for Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Follow the below guidelines to have a safe Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing. Please follow the instructions of the captain during the flight and do act inappropriately during the flight. 

  • Before the beginning of the flight, there will be a small briefing session where the flight instructor will acquaint you with aircraft and other necessary information. Pay attention to the briefing and feel free to ask any questions.

  • Never approach the helicopter from behind. Captain will give the signal to approach the aircraft.

  • Your belonging is your responsibility. The company will not hold any responsibility for your lost goods. Make sure you do not leave anything behind. If something gets left or blown away because of the strong wind, then let it be. Do not chase after it. 

  • Only exit the helicopter after the permission of the pilot.


Private Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing

If you wish to enjoy the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour solo, then we can make it happen. Our private heli tour in the Himalayas lets you and your loved ones relish the experience in your comfort zone.

The private Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour with landing lets you charter the helicopter as per your time availability. As per your request, the heli tour will be guided by the captain or the guide. 

Contact us anytime to book the ABC Heli Tour with us. 

Special add-on on private Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

To make the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour even more special, we have come up with some add-ons. You can hire a professional photographer or a guide. 

Likewise, if you are thinking of proposing to your loved one, then we will help you make it huge at the base of the tenth highest mountain in the world. 

*Note: These add-ons are not included in the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour package cost. Additional charge applies. 

Hire a professional photographer

You can hire a professional photographer to capture your best moments while flying high above the Himalayas. He/she will be there with you all the time during the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour and capture all of your candid moments. 

Hire a guide

If you do not want to miss anything and want to know more in detail about the mountains during the helicopter tour, then hiring a guide will be a great option. He/she will inform you in-depth about the mountains, villages, and region.

Propose your loved ones

Proposing to your soulmate is probably one of the biggest events you can have in your life. And to make it even grand, you can do it in the Himalayas. We will arrange everything, as per your request and likings. 

Champagne? Cake? Roses? Whatever you say, we will make it happen. 

Feel free to contact us anytime for more information. Plan your biggest event in life with us, and we will make it unforgettable. 


  • Q1. How long is the ride from Pokhara to Annapurna base camp?

    It takes around half an hour from Pokhara to reach Annapurna Base Camp. It may also take less or more as per the weather condition.

  • There will be a maximum of 1 to 3 persons in the chopper. 

  • Yes, it is safe to fly to Annapurna Base Camp by helicopter. Our heli flight takes off only after proper inspection. Likewise, we regularly maintain the fleets, and the chopper is flown by experienced pilots.

  • You can book the Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour here. For booking, you have to deposit advance payment. The rest of the package cost you can pay before the beginning of the heli tour in Kathmandu/Pokhara. 

  • The aeronautical miles (air distance) from Pokhara to ABC is 40 or 35 km. 

  • Depending upon the altitude and the aircraft, there will be one or two pilots to fly the helicopter. If there is only one pilot, then one passenger gets to sit in front.

  • We usually stop for 30 minutes at the Annapurna Base Camp. However, depending upon the weather, it can get less. 

  • We may or may not land in the villages on route to the base camp. The landing points are pre-decided and can change as per the guest's request. 

  • Yes, you can join our group departure for the ABC heli tour. We have flexible dates that will let you join the heli tour as per your wish. Check our departure dates for more information.

  • Yes, we always carry a supplementary oxygen cylinder during the heli tours. 

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