Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return


10 Days




Helicopter Tour



Best Season

Spring, Autumn





Trip Highlight:

  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.
  • Trek through diverse landscapes, including terraced fields, dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo, and high alpine regions.
  • Enjoy stunning views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and other snow-capped peaks.
  • Explore the picturesque Gurung village of Ghandruk, known for its rich cultural heritage, traditional houses, and warm hospitality.
  • Interact with local communities, experience their traditional lifestyle, and savor authentic Nepali cuisine during the trek.
  • Visit the Machhapuchhre Base Camp, also known as the “Fishtail Base Camp,” offering close-up views of the iconic Machhapuchhre peak.
  • Reach the Annapurna Base Camp at an elevation of 4,130 meters.
  • Experience spectacular sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas from strategic viewpoints along the trek.
  • Witness the mesmerizing amphitheater of mountains surrounding you, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and more.
  • Enjoy a helicopter tour that takes you over the Annapurna Sanctuary, giving you an unparalleled perspective of the massive mountain range and the sanctuary’s glacial basin.
  • The aerial views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges are awe-inspiring.


The Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is a premium and unforgettable adventure that combines the thrill of trekking to the base camp of the world’s tenth-highest peak, Annapurna I (8,091 meters), with the convenience and comfort of a helicopter tour. This exclusive trekking experience is designed for travelers who seek both luxury and the opportunity to witness the grandeur of the Annapurna Sanctuary and its surrounding Himalayan peaks.

A luxury Annapurna Base Camp trek with a helicopter return offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience with the perfect blend of adventure, comfort, and breathtaking scenery. The Annapurna Base Camp trek is renowned for its breathtaking mountain views, and the luxury version allows you to experience this natural wonder in the lap of luxury. The trek to Annapurna Base Camp takes trekkers through diverse landscapes, including mountain towns, terraced fields, oak and bamboo forests, and glacial moraines. The route also follows the Modi Khola River, which serves as the only entry point to the Annapurna Base Camp, nestled in a small valley between Mount Hiunchuli and Mount Machapuchare.

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is indeed a spectacular and popular trekking destination in the Annapurna region of Nepal. The trek takes you through diverse landscapes, offering breathtaking views of some of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains. The trek provides stunning views of several Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Annapurna I, the tenth-highest peak in the world. Other impressive peaks like Mt. Fishtail (Machapuchare), Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Annapurna Fang, and more can be seen from the base camp. The trek is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary Trek because the base camp is surrounded by a natural amphitheater of mountains, giving it a sanctuary-like feel.

Annapurna Base Camp trek with return Heli ride is a dream come true for adventure seekers who want to experience the grandeur of the Himalayas without compromising on comfort and exclusivity. It is an adventure that will leave you with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the natural wonders of Nepal.

The 10 days Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek with helicopter return begins with exploring UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Patan Durbar Square. You’ll take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, enjoying breathtaking views of the Himalayas. After reaching Pokhara, you’ll explore the main attractions of Pokhara Valley, such as Phewa Lake, Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and the International Mountain Museum.

Then you’ll drive to the Ghandruk. Ghandruk is a beautiful Gurung village with picturesque views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains. You’ll start the trek from Ghandruk to Chomrong, passing through lush forests and terraced fields. Chomrong is another charming village with stunning views of the Annapurna South and Hiunchuli mountains. From here you’ll pass through many villages including Bamboo and Deurali. After Deurali, you’ll reach the highlight of the trek – Annapurna Base Camp. You’ll enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the Annapurna range, including Annapurna I, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and other surrounding peaks.

After exploring ABC, experience a thrilling helicopter ride from Annapurna Base Camp back to Pokhara. This scenic flight will offer a unique perspective of the Himalayan landscape. After landing at Pokhara, you’ll fly back to Kathmandu where your tour ends.

Best time

The best time for a Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Tour is during the two primary trekking seasons in the Annapurna region, which offer the most favorable weather conditions and clear mountain views. Spring is one of the best times to undertake the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. During this season, the weather is generally stable and pleasant, with warm days and mild evenings. The rhododendron forests along the trail come alive with vibrant colors, making the journey even more picturesque. The skies are clear, and you can enjoy unobstructed views of the snow-capped peaks. Spring also brings a burst of vegetation and wildlife activity, adding to the allure of the trek.

Autumn is the other ideal time for the Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek. This season offers clear skies, moderate temperatures, and excellent visibility. The monsoon rains have washed away the dust, making the landscapes fresh and vibrant. The lush greenery and terraced fields are a sight to behold. Autumn is considered the peak trekking season in Nepal, and you can expect the trails to be bustling with fellow trekkers from around the world.

Both spring and autumn provide a comfortable trekking experience, with daytime temperatures ranging from 15°C to 20°C at lower altitudes. At higher elevations, temperatures can drop significantly, especially during the evenings and early mornings. Nevertheless, the crisp air and awe-inspiring mountain vistas make it an unforgettable adventure.

It is important to note that winter and monsoon are not ideal for the Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek due to the challenging weather conditions. In winter, the temperatures can plummet, and some sections of the trail may be covered in snow, making trekking more difficult. The monsoon brings heavy rainfall, which can lead to slippery and muddy trails, and obstructed views of the mountains.


Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Our representative will be there to pick you up at the arrival gate of the Tribhuvan International Airport.

After a refreshing breakfast at your luxury hotel, you will embark on a guided sightseeing tour to explore some of Kathmandu’s renowned cultural and historical sites. The day begins with a visit to Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple. This ancient stupa is perched atop a hill and offers a panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley. The stupa is adorned with prayer flags and colorful prayer wheels, and it is home to a resident monkey population, hence the name “Monkey Temple.”

Next, you will visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupas in Nepal and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The stupa’s massive mandala and the all-seeing eyes of Buddha are a sight to behold. You can take a peaceful walk around the stupa while soaking in the spiritual atmosphere. The tour continues to Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples in Nepal. Located on the banks of the Bagmati River, this temple complex is dedicated to Lord Shiva. While non-Hindus are not allowed to enter the main temple, you can observe the rituals and ceremonies from the banks of the river. In the afternoon, return to your hotel, and with the assistance of the trekking company’s team, you will finalize the preparations for your upcoming Annapurna Base Camp trek.

In the morning, after breakfast, you have the option to take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The short flight offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks, including the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges, as well as the picturesque landscapes below. Upon your arrival at the Pokhara, you’ll transfer to your respective hotel. Then you’ll explore some main attractions of the Pokhara Valley including Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and World Peace Pagoda.

Overnight in the Hotel

In the morning, after a delightful breakfast at your luxury hotel in Pokhara, you’ll visit Talbarahi temple via boat ride in Phewa Lake. Then, prepare for the drive to Ghandruk. The journey takes approximately 2-3 hours, depending on road conditions and any stops along the way. The route offers stunning views of terraced fields, lush hills, and the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains.

Upon reaching Ghandruk, you’ll be welcomed by the serene atmosphere of this charming Gurung village. Ghandruk is renowned for its traditional architecture, warm hospitality, and breathtaking views of the Annapurna Mountain range. The village is set against the backdrop of the majestic Himalayas, providing a perfect blend of nature and culture. After settling in, take some time to explore the village and experience the local Gurung culture.

You can visit the Gurung Museum, which offers insights into the community’s history, traditions, and lifestyle. Interact with the friendly locals and learn about their daily lives and customs. In the evening, witness the captivating sunset over the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre peaks from the comfort of your luxury lodge.

Overnight in the teahouse

After a hearty breakfast in Ghandruk, it’s time to begin your trek toward Chhomrong. The trek today will take you through diverse landscapes, including terraced fields, dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo, and charming traditional villages.

As you trek, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local Gurung culture and witness the daily life of the people living in the region. The stunning views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre mountains will be a constant companion throughout the journey. Chhomrong is a beautiful Gurung village situated at the base of the Modi Khola valley. It is known as the “Gateway to Annapurna Base Camp.” The village offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and is a popular resting point for trekkers. Upon reaching Chhomrong, check in to a lodge that offers excellent views of the Annapurna peaks.

Overnight in the hotel

After a nourishing breakfast at your luxury lodge in Chhomrong, begin your trek for the day. You’ll start by descending towards the Chhomrong Khola (river) through stone-paved steps and terraced fields. Enjoy the scenic views of the surrounding landscapes as you make your way downhill. Cross a suspension bridge over the Chhomrong Khola and then start climbing up the other side of the valley. The trail will take you through lush rhododendron and bamboo forests, providing a serene and shaded environment. As you ascend, keep an eye out for various bird species that inhabit the area.

From Sinuwa, continue your trek through the enchanting rhododendron forests. The trail meanders along the contours of the hills, providing occasional glimpses of the magnificent Himalayas. Enjoy the tranquility of the forest and the sounds of nature surrounding you. After a few hours of trekking, you’ll reach Bamboo, a small settlement nestled amidst the dense forest.

Overnight in the teahouse

After a hearty breakfast at the luxury lodge in Bamboo, get ready for another day of trekking amidst the enchanting natural beauty of the Annapurna region. The trail today will take you through dense bamboo and rhododendron forests, creating a serene and picturesque environment. As you trek through the lush forests, you’ll be surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature. Listen to the gentle rustling of leaves and the occasional calls of birds, making the journey a peaceful and immersive experience.

As you ascend, the trail may offer glimpses of the majestic Himalayan peaks through breaks in the foliage. Keep your camera ready to capture these breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountain ranges. After several hours of trekking, you’ll reach Deurali, a beautiful area located at an elevation of around 3,200 meters. This spot is known for its stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan landscape, making it a perfect resting point to soak in the beauty of the mountains. Once you reached the Deurali, you’ll transfer to the lodge.

Overnight in the teahouse

Today is the most anticipated day of your trek as you make your way to the iconic Annapurna Base Camp. After a nourishing breakfast at the luxury lodge in Deurali, start your ascent towards the base camp. The trail takes you through the scenic Machhapuchhre Base Camp (MBC) first. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy spectacular views of this stunning peak and the surrounding landscapes from the Machhapuchhre Base Camp.

From MBC, continue your trek towards Annapurna Base Camp. As you reach Annapurna Base Camp at an elevation of 4,130 meters, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of some of the highest peaks in the world. Feast your eyes on the majestic Annapurna I (8,091 meters), Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, and other surrounding peaks. The Annapurna Sanctuary provides a natural amphitheater of mountains, creating a truly awe-inspiring sight. You’ll stay at the ABC.

Overnight in the tea house

Wake up early to catch the first light of day illuminating the majestic peaks of the Annapurna Sanctuary. After a quick breakfast at the lodge, prepare for an unforgettable experience – a helicopter tour that will give you a bird’s-eye view of the breathtaking Himalayan panorama. The helicopter tour will take you on a thrilling journey over the Annapurna Sanctuary and the surrounding peaks.

From the comfort of the helicopter, you’ll be able to witness the stunning beauty of the Annapurna region from a whole new perspective. The close-up views of the massive mountains and glaciers will leave you in awe of nature’s grandeur. After the helicopter tour, bid farewell to the Annapurna Sanctuary and fly back to Pokhara. Once you land in Pokhara, you’ll fly back to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, you’ll transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in the hotel

This is your final day in Nepal. As per your flight schedule, our representative will drop you at the airport.

Food & Accomodation:


You can count on delectable and expertly prepared meals all throughout your Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Tour. Our company makes sure the food is well-prepared, nutritious, and of the highest quality possible. You may try traditional Nepali cuisine when visiting Kathmandu and Pokhara. A variety of vegetables, pickles, and occasionally meat or fish are frequently served with dal bhat. A wide variety of eateries serving international cuisines, including Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, Italian, and more, are also available.

There are many teahouses along the trip to Annapurna Base Camp, which are modest hotels where trekkers can stay and eat. The teahouses chosen for the luxury package are frequently of better quality than typical teahouses. They offer a wider selection of food and cozier dining spaces. Eggs (boiled, fried, or in omelets), bread, butter, jam, pancakes, porridge, muesli, fresh fruits, tea, and coffee are typical breakfast options.

Along the trekking path, lunch is generally provided at a teahouse or local eatery. Rice, spaghetti, noodles, momo (Nepali dumplings), sandwiches, and seasonal veggies can be on the menu. You must eat a nutritious and filling lunch to keep yourself going throughout the hike.


During a Luxury Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Tour, you can expect to stay in comfortable and well-appointed accommodations throughout your journey. Compared to regular trekking packages, the trip is intended to offer a higher level of comfort and luxury. You’ll stay in premium hotels or boutique lodgings in Kathmandu and Pokhara. These lodgings provide modern amenities, cozy lodgings, and a variety of facilities to guarantee a pleasurable stay both before and after your excursion.

You’ll stay in beautiful lodges or charming teahouses while on the tour’s trekking section. Comfortable beds, adjoining bathrooms with hot showers (in certain cases), and other amenities that improve your trekking experience are provided by luxury lodges. In the Annapurna region, luxury lodges frequently provide amenities like Wi-Fi, charging stations, quiet common areas with comfy sitting, and occasionally even spa services. Although single rooms can be provided upon request, most rooms are set up for twin-sharing.

Essential Info:

Equipment Required for Annapurna Base Camp Trek


  • Down sleeping bag (you can borrow with us)
  • Down Jacket (according to the Season)
  • Fleece linear
  • Walking Poles
  • Water bottles and water purification tablets
  • Sun block cream
  • Lip Guard
  • Hand wash liquid
  • Toiletries Kit

Upper Body

  • Sun hat
  • Glacier glass
  • Head torch
  • Ear-muffler and neck warmer


  • T-shirt
  • Light Jacket
  • Water and Windproof Jacket
  • Shirts
  • Light and Warm thermal tops


  • Hand gloves

Lower Body

  • Long and Short trekking pants
  • Water and Windproof trekking trousers


  • Thin and Thick Shock
  • Trekking Boot, Light Boot, and Slipper

Medicine and First Aid Kits

(Our guide will carry a first aid kit bag during the trek. We will recommend carrying your personal first aid kit bag if necessary)

  • Headache and fever medicine
  • Burnt cream
  • Antibiotics
  • Ibuprofen for general ache and pain
  • Blister treatment such as hand plants and aids, some waterproof tape, and anti-infection.

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