Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara Helicopter Return is one of the top trips of Nepal Trek Routes. Trek to Annapurna Base Camp and fly back to Pokhara in a helicopter.
You will be trekking to the Annapurna Base Camp with majestic views of mountains including the 10th highest mountain in the world, Annapurna I. Enjoy trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas through dense forest and varied landscapes. Walk through charming Nepalese villages will give an insight into the local culture.
Enjoy local food and warm hospitality. The village of Ghandruk is famed for its ethnic Gurung culture and tradition. The Gurung museum provides interesting insights into their culture. Do you know Ghandruk is home to valiant Gurkha soldiers?
After a wonderful Annapurna Base Camp Trek from Pokhara, savor the aerial views of the region from the comfort of a helicopter. Fly parallel to the high Himalayas and savor the aerial view of lush green hills of the Annapurna region.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return Route
Annapurna Base Camp Trek return back by helicopter starts and ends in Pokhara. A short drive from Pokhara will take you to Kimche, the trailhead of the trek and further hike to Ghandruk.
Trek past lush green forest and charming villages of Chhomrong, Bamboo, Deurali. Further, you will be trekking to Machhapuchhre Base Camp before reaching Annapurna Base Camp. Spend a night at Annapurna Base Camp and if the sky is clear you can stargaze too.
On the 6th day of Annapurna Base Camp Trek return from Heli; you will be taking an exciting helicopter ride over the Annapurna region. Moreover, you will be trekking to Annapurna Base Camp and will be flying back in a helicopter to Pokhara.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return Difficulty
Annapurna Base Camp trek fly out by helicopter 6 days is an easy to moderate trek.
You will attain a maximum height of 4,130 meters at Annapurna Base Camp by trekking from Kimche situated at 1,610 meters. Your maximum walking duration is 6 hours, a minimum walking duration is 2 hours and on average, you will be walking for 5 hours approx.
A physically fit person can easily do this Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the foothills of Himalayas. It is suitable for novice and experienced trekkers. An amazing Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara helicopter ride will be etched in your memory forever.
Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return Itinerary
Drive from Pokhara to Kimche (1,610m/5,281ft) and trek to Ghandruk (1,940m/6,365ft)
Duration: 2:30 hrs (55 km) drive, 2 hours (3 km) trek
Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,119ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek
Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (7 km) trek
Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek
Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12139ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (8 km) trek
Fly Back to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft) by Helicopter
Duration: 15 Minutes