Trip Highlights
  • Splendid atmosphere sights of the glacial sight of the beautiful Annapurna’s Sanctuary
  • This 11-day trip brings us to the beautiful peaks of the Himalayas.
  • Striking Heli flight of 20 minutes to the classic city Pokhara.
  • The spectacularly stunning peak of the giants - Annapurna 1, Glacier Dome, Machhapuchare
  • Exploration of the tiny and gorgeous villages like the village of Ghandruk

Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek 2022-2023 is the mixture of both walking and aerial adventure that comes within the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Package. The whole amazing 8 Days Annapurna Heli Trek takes about 20 minutes flight from ABC to Pokhara as we go through the wonderful sights of the majestic Himalayas for which we highly recommend you to take the right side seats for a close-up and better shot. The Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Itinerary takes you through the ancient path from Birenthati leading to the beautifully situated village of Ghandruk, making it sure to be a mesmerizing adventure.

The Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek takes you on a walk and on an exciting ride to the distinct natural environment and villages with the spectacular experience of the southern face beauty of Annapurna Base Camp

Wonders about Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Hike

The Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Hike joins the trail to Modi Khola from where we can see the beautiful sights of the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre at 6,993m of elevation. Then from there, we move to ascend the valley leading closer to the mighty peaks. Similarly, we extend our hike towards Chhomrong and later followed byDovanandDeurali. Then we head towards the Annapurna Base Camp which is also explored through Annapurna Base Camp Trekking or the amazing Ghorepani Trekking and stay there at the base camp for a proper excursion at an elevation of 4,130m.

Annapurna Heli Flight Trekking

We use the Helicopter ride to connect with Pokhara led through the majestic Annapurna Heli Trek Map and then catch a return flight back to Kathmandu. Finely known as the Sanctuary Trek as well, the Annapurna Heli Flight Trekking is definitely a spectacular sanctuary trekking that has been composed of great attractions of lofty mountain circles. The gorgeous array of the Annapurna Himalayas and the supreme mountain panorama along with the stunning lonely hills will sincerely stun you. Formed by the stunning peaks of the glorious giants like – Annapurna-I 8,091m, Glacier Dome 3,021m, Gangapurna 7,455m, and Machhapuchhare 6,993m, Annapurna Sanctuary Helicopter Hiking is an adventurous walk into the astounding natural wonders with the freshness of mountain air while the Sanctuary itself being the only doorway for the attendance. The 'fishtail' spire of Machhapuchhare6,997m, Annapurna 1 8,091m, the unclimbed Fang7,647m, and Annapurna South 7,273m surround the open air of the Annapurna Sanctuary.

Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Route

The terraced fields, rich mountain vistas, diverse culture and landscape, the quaint villages of the Gurung people, and the beautifully distinct existence of flora and fauna will mesmerize you from within making this trekking, a spectacular experience that you will remember for a very long time. Trekking on the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Route is indeed one of the very renowned walks on earth with the majestic Mt. Annapurna at an altitude of 8,091m making it the top 10th highest mountains in the world. Respected by both Nepalese and the outer world nomads, for the unique beauty of the region, the trekking is indeed a fulfillment of one’s adventurous thirst through the encounters of some awesome mountains.

Annapurna Sanctuary Trek Helicopter Model

The Annapurna Sanctuary Trek Helicopter Model used for the adventure of trekking and helicopter ride in Annapurna is AS 350B3e Airbus Helicopters H125 known for its great high elevation performance with light features. The Helicopter is manufactured with the potential to carry 5+1 seats and is able to fly up to almost 23000ft. Such models are absolutely safe and can be totally trusted for helicopter ride adventures to higher altitudes like the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Journey. Apart from just carrying and transporting passengers, this helicopter is also used for medical transportation, heavy load carrier, and evacuation purposes in emergencies.

Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Season

Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trekking Holiday is best explored in some seasons in comparison to others due to clear weather conditions and fewer challenges in the adventure. So, the best Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Season is spring which is then followed by autumn. The season of spring delights in the months of February, March, April, and May whereas the month of the autumn season begins in September and ends in early December.

Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Difficulty Level

Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Difficulty Level can be considered easy in terms of the adventure in the Annapurna region. The altitude and walking days can make this trek a little challenging, however, it is easy to conduct with a helicopter ride back. One doesn’t need to have any sort of prior trekking or hiking experience to conduct this amazing Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trekking Trip.

Annapurna Sanctuary Heli-adventures of a Nepal Nomad

Nepal Nomad is a very well-experienced company that operates with highly professional and trained team members including guides who have received training in map-reading, emergency evacuation, and first-aid services. Operating for more than fourteen years, the Nepal nomad has been able to deliver a high level of travel services in the country. We can definitely assist you in choosing the best Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Departure Date.

Itinerary

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After an early breakfast, we depend on the booked flight where you will be moved to the domestic terminal flight. The striking flight brings us the wonderful sights of the peaks like Manaslu, Langtang, and Annapurna Ranges. The flight takes about 20 minutes. As once you arrive at the Pokhara airport, our team with the private vehicle will come to pick you up. We then head towards the Birenthati. It is about 2 hours of drive. At the Ker and Downy lodge, we then spend overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Birethanti
  • Altitude: 1,037m

After an early breakfast, we head towards the Ghandruk where we will get ready for the day and then begin the hike through the distributed tiny farms. As we follow the trail we head to the Modi Khola where we can see the beautiful sights of the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre ahead where we then ascend to the valley to the mighty peaks. We ultimately in the Ghandruk will arrive at the Lodge after passing through the fields of rice and the forests. The lunch is then served as you relish the beautiful sights of the Annapurna Massif.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Ghandruk
  • Altitude: 2,012m

The path ascends to the woodlands at the height of the hills. Then we move to the downhill where we see the beautiful sights of the terraced fields. Later after passing through lots of ascend and descends we then head to the Taglung. The path then becomes wider as we ultimately reach the Chhomrong.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chhomrong
  • Altitude: 2,170m

After an early breakfast, the hike then begins with the path going down the hill as we pass across the Chomrong Khola and then ascend towards the forests of the bamboo and the rhododendron as we arrive at the Dovan where there is a small village with the distributed accommodations.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dovan
  • Altitude: 2600m

The path heads up to the Modi Khola and on a rocky path through the forests where we then arrive at the Hinku Cave. The steep ascend brings us closer to the Hinku Cabe where the path then takes us to the rivers taking us back to the Deurali we take a brief moment to relish the beautiful sights of the valley where there is the majestic waterfalls as well as the sparse vegetation which drops off the rock which faces the cliff.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Deurali
  • Altitude: 3,200m

The path takes us to ascend the moraine over the side of the mountain. One is surrounded by the pretty sights of the south face of the Annapurna. We then head towards the Annapurna Base Camp through the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, the peaks get nearer and the vegetation gets lesser.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Annapurna Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4,130m

Today we stay for the proper acclimatization at the Annapurna Base Camp where we will be able to relish the spectacular sights of the peaks and then make a visit to the glaciers. We return to our accommodations and stay overnight here.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Annapurna Base Camp
  • Altitude: 4,130m

Today we take an early morning flight to one of the Striking heli flights to the Pokhara where we will take a connecting flight in return to Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • Meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Local flights Kathmandu- Pokhara- ABC Pokhara by Heli- Kathmandu by normal flight.
  • National park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places, guide and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations.
  • Basic first aid kit carried by your guide.
  • None of the single supplements is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport picks up and departure drops.
  • Food and accommodation (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • OwneExpenditure(personal), .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become a responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except for 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, personal clothing, and equipment, travel insurance, and Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, trek leader, and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges were sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience and Insurance Required for Annapurna Sanctuary Helicopter Hiking

There are no particular requirements for experience for the Annapurna Sanctuary Helicopter Hiking. You will be required to have medical, trip cancellation, and emergency evacuation insurance for the Annapurna Helicopter Hiking.

Pre-trip meeting for the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek

There is a pre-trip Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek meeting conducted before leaving for the adventure for proper discussion and planning.

Accommodation and meals in the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trip

The accommodation service provided in the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trip isn’t too luxurious but provides a homely basic service with comfortable hospitality. We will be enjoying breakfast, lunch, and dinner as meals in the journey.

An ordinary day in the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Itinerary

On a normal day of the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Itinerary, we wake up early before sunrise to enjoy the sunrise from its beginning and enjoy the fresh breakfast. Then we are led to the route which will ultimately connect us to our overnight destination. We gain energy through lunch in the middle of the way.

Responsible Travel and means of transport in the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Hike

In the Annapurna region, we shall remain cautious of the protection of the environment around us whether it is natural or social, and in that way conduct responsible travel in the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Hike. The modes of transport in the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek are Airplanes, Private Vehicles, and helicopters.

Altitude Sickness in the Annapurna Heli Trek Journey

One need not be too worried regarding the altitude sickness in the Annapurna Heli Trek Journey but we will conduct proper acclimatization as per the necessity. Altitude Sickness can range from Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HAPE) and we shall be aware of them while conducting the necessary exercise.

FAQs

The permits required for Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trekking are Annapurna Conservation Area Permit and Trekker’s Information Management System (TIMS).

Nepal nomad team is known for using its wit and cautious immediate actions with the use of map-reading, emergency rescue, and first-aid training while keeping the interest of nomads to the priority.

One should be prepared to face basic level facilities of almost anything including the toilet in the Annapurna Sanctuary Heli Trek Journey. That standard of facilities won’t be accessible in the off-beaten tracks and we shall resort to alternative measures.

In the company of Nepal Nomads, any type of trekking trip is completely safe for any solo traveler of different gender types.

It’s a simple trekking adventure and thus, you do not need professional trekking gear. So, the basic level of gear won’t really be available on rent.

The communication service is stable as long as we are in the lower regions with good weather conditions. However, it cannot be predicted in the higher and tougher areas.