Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return - 8 Days

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return is one of the best trips offered by Nepal Trek Routes. Follow the classic trail to the base camp of the 10th highest mountain in the world and marvel at the grandeur of Annapurna Massif.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Helicopter takes you to Nepal’s oldest trekking trail through lush rhododendron forests and diverse landscapes.

En-route to Annapurna Base Camp explore Gurung and Magar villages. Indulge in the local lifestyle and enjoy local food at tea houses owned by local people. The warm hospitality of Gurung people and their enticing culture in Ghandruk will allure you.

The remarkable highlight of this trek is that you will trek to Annapurna base camp and fly back to Pokhara via Helicopter, without the worry to trek again.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return Route

Your journey to Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return starts and ends in Kathmandu. Annapurna Base Camp heli trek commences with a scenic ride to the beautiful city of Pokhara.

The next day, you will drive to Kimche from Pokhara and follow the trekking trail to Ghandruk. Enjoy the rustic charm of Ghandruk village with spectacular views of the Himalayas.

Ghandruk, Chomrong, Deurali, and Bamboo are the major stopping points before you reach Annapurna Base Camp. The itinerary of Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara via helicopter incorporates 5 days of trekking.

On the 7th day, you will fly back to Pokhara via helicopter. A day is spent in Pokhara, one of the most popular tourist hubs in Nepal.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return Difficulty

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return is graded easy to moderate trek and ideal for anyone who can walk on rough trails for a couple of hours per day.

If you are in good health you can embark on this trek. The highest elevation reached on this trek is 4,130m at Annapurna Base Camp.

If you are looking for a beautiful trek in Nepal, then Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return is definitely for you.

Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

Day 2
Day 2

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

Day 3
Day 3

Trek from Ghandruk to Chhomrong (2,170m/7,119ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek from Chhomrong to Bamboo (2,310m/7,579ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (7 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek from Bamboo to Deurali (3,230m/10,597ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (8.5 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m/13,550ft) via Machhapuchhre Base Camp (3,700m/12,139ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (8 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Fly Back by Helicopter to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 15 Minutes

Day 8
Day 8

Drive from Pokhara (800m/2,625ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

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Annapurna Base Camp Trek Helicopter Return

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 4,130m/13,550ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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