10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek by Helicopter

10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek by Helicopter
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Trip Facts

  • Destination:Annapurna Region, Nepal
  • Max Elevation:4,130 M
  • Total Duration:10 days
  • Best Time:March to May and Sep to Dec
  • Group Size:Minimum 2 pax
  • Start Point:Kathmandu
  • End Point:Kathmandu
  • Accommodation:Hotel and Guesthouse
  • Transportation:Private Transportation

About 10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek by Helicopter

The 10 days Annapurna Base Camp Trek by Helicopter is a package specially designed for those people with less time by Bharal Adventure. Especially people who do not want the tiring long ride in vehicles will find it don’t appropriate. It’s a marvelous opportunity to enjoy the 3600 vistas of Annapurna Mountains. It includes Mardi Himal, Machhapuchhre, Annapurna III, Gangapurna, Tare Kang Glacier Dome, Singu Chuli, Khangsar Kang, Annapurna I, Hiunchuli and South Annapurna. The journey starts from the next day of your arrival in a plane to Pokhara by Kathmandu The helicopter flying west of Kathmandu parallel to the northern Himalayan range also allows you to feed your eyes on some of the beautiful mountains of the Langtang Range, and the aerial view of the beautiful landscape, before reaching the Annapurna range. Therefore, this is one of the best helicopter tours in Nepal.  

More than 50 thousand trekkers visit Annapurna Base Camp every year. In this region we can find mainly Gurung and Magar Culture. This is a special opportunity to see Mt. Annapurna from the close distance. In addition, you can see the Himalayan giant honeybee, honey hunters, and world largest rhododendrons forests. Annapurna base camp trekking is the easiest trek and the fastest trek to the base camp. You can view the best scene of sunrise over the Annapurna range including Mt.Fishtail and Dhaulagiri from Poonhill (3,210 m).

Bharal Adventure offers you this special Annapurna Base Camp Trek by Helicopter package in just 10 days. Time and tide wait for none. Grab the moment. Enjoy every moment in life because the process is more valuable than the result. So, make sure you will be satisfied in your old age to enjoy the moments in your life. Bharal Adventure assures the best hospitality and quality services. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Fly to Pokhara by plane (910m/29,85 ft) then drive to Nayapul(1 hrs) and trek to Hille (1,495m/4,905 ft): 25min flight, 4 hrs trek
  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350 ft): 7 hrs
  • Day 04: Hiking to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,528 ft), trek to Chuile (2,400m) Duration: 6 hrs 30 min
  • Day 05: Chuile to Sinuwa (2,310m/7,575 ft): 6 hrs
  • Day 06: Sinuwa to Deurali (3,150m/10,330 ft): 6 hrs
  • Day 07: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,210m/13,810 ft): 5 hrs
  • Day 08: Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara (910m/29,85 ft) by helicopter:1 hours
  • Day 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu by Plane:25 min
  • Day 10: Final Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu

A representative from Bharal Adventure will greet and accompany the guest from the airport to their hotel. The guests are briefly explained about the program they will be participating in.

Day 02: Fly to Pokhara by plane (910m/29,85 ft) then drive to Nayapul(1 hrs) and trek to Hille (1,495m/4,905 ft): 25min flight, 4 hrs trek

A scenic flight from Kathmandu will take us to Pokhara where we can enjoy the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhre and Annapurna Mountains and peacefulness of the tranquil lakes which also gives Pokhara its name as Lake City. From Pokhara, we will take a 42km drive to Naya Pul via Lumle village from where a walk of about 20 minutes will proceed up to Birethanti. From here, the trail traversing through bamboo forests, large waterfall and swimming hole take us to Ramghai where lunch will be served. After the relaxing lunch, a gradual climb along the trail up on the side of the valley is followed which takes us to Hille.

Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2,850m/9,350 ft): 7 hrs

Crossing a stream on a suspension bridge near the campsite, we walk from Tikhe Dhunga ascending a steep stone staircase of about 3300 steps to a large Magar village of Ulleri at 2,080m. Above the village, the trail climbs gently through pastures and cultivated fields taking us to a campsite for rest and water stop after an hour’s walk. The trail crosses two sparkling streams before making a short final climb to Nangethati where we will be stopping for lunch. Thanti is a Nepali word for “rest house”. From here, we will climb to Ghorepani at 2,850m where we will be welcomed by the picturesque sight of Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Tukuche Nilgiri (6,940m), Annapurna I (8,091m), Hiunchuli (6,441m) and Tarke Kang (7,193m).

Day 04: Hiking to Poon Hill (3,210m/10,528 ft), trek to Chuile (2,400m) Duration: 6 hrs 30 min

An early morning climb along the steep trial to the view point in Poon Hill (2,310m/10,529 ft) will be rewarded with the sunrays glistening over the Bravura Mountains. One of the most popular trekking destinations of Annapurna Region, it is endowed with astonishing views of Mustang, Pokhara and more than twenty of the highest mountains including the up-close view of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. It is a perfect spot for capturing the high mountains looming in the backdrop glistening with the morning light in the camera and beating the chill with some hot chocolate, coffee or tea. Breakfast awaits us as we follow the trail back to Ghorepani. We then head east climbing a nearby ridge and descending through the rhododendron forests passing on our way, the spectacular waterfalls as we arrive in Tadapani. And then move down to Chuile through rhododendron forest. Probably we may see monkeys and langurs on the way.

Day 05: Chuile to Sinuwa (2,310m/7,575 ft): 6 hrs

We descend down from Chuile enjoying the views of the upper Modi valley as we move along the path ascending high above the west bank of the Modi Khola. Passing through the village of Chhomrong that is nestled at the base of Himal Chuli, we descend down until we reach Chhomrong Khola from where we follow the trail that gradually climbs up towards Sinuwa.

Day 06: Sinuwa to Deurali (3,150m/10,330 ft): 6 hrs

We walk for about two and a half to three hours to reach Kuldi Ghar from where few meter walk will take us to a clearing in the forest that comprises of a route going very steeply down a bank frock and then levels out. The trail runs through thickets of bamboo at the bottom of the gorge and always stays on the west side of the river. Passing the pasture of Tomo, we come to the very neck of the gorge at pantheon Barah which accommodates a small trail and a shrine. From here, we follow the trek that climbs to the Himalaya until we reach Deurali where we end our day’s journey.

Day 07: Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (4,210m/13,810 ft): 5 hrs

Climbing the trail past the base area of the virgin mountain Machhapuchhre (3,700m), we will ascend towards the Annapurna Base Camp. No one is allowed to scale Machhapuchhre which is why it could still be called a virgin mountain. The area in which this magnificent mountain is nestled on is known as Annapurna Sanctuary. The day’s trek could either be ended here or further two hours trek to Annapurna Base Camp could be continued from where the backdrop looks mesmerizing. The night is spent at the base camp.

Day 08: Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara (910m/29,85 ft) by helicopter:1 hours

Today is the day we will be having our wonderful helicopter journey to Pokhara. It will take around 1 hour. The feeling can’t be compared with anything else. SO, definitely, you must not miss it.

Day 09: Pokhara to Kathmandu by Plane:25 min

We are almost end of the journey but we will have to return to Kathmandu. Today we will again catch our plane and fly back to Kathmandu. After Reaching to Kathmandu we will drop you back to your hotel and prepare for the tomorrow’s goodbye.

Day 10: Final Departure

Today the journey comes to end. After a wonderful experience, you will be awarded a Trekking Achievement Certificate by Bharal Adventure. Then you will be dropped to Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA)

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private vehicle
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara by Plane(Both way)
  • Helicopter fly out service from Annapurna Base Camp- Pokhara
  • Pokhara - Nayapul drive by private car
  • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu (2 nights only) and Pokhara (1 night only) including breakfast
  • Basic guesthouse accommodation during the trek in twin-share and dormitory-style rooms ( 10 nights only)
  • All Meals  (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek 
  • Local Bharal Adventure licensed English-speaking trekking guide
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests.)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff
  • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS permit for trekking
  • Private car from Nayapul-Pokhara-Kathmandu
  • Free Bharal Adventure’s duffel/kit bag and T-shirt (yours to keep)
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges
  • Welcome or Farewell dinner
  • Trekking Achievement Certificate by Bharal Adventure
  • Official expenses

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Extra Porter 
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers

Amazing trek in Kanchenjunga region!

Last November I traveled to Nepal to visit the remote area of Kanchenjunga. I'm from Spain and did the Kanchenjunga circuit (North and South base camps) with my Indian friend. After many mails sent to several trekking companies based in Kathmandu we only received overpriced offers, until we finally met Arjun, the manager of Bharal Adventures, and our expectations changed immediately. He provided us with reliable information, answered all our mails quickly and carefully and made an itinerary to suit us at a very reasonable cost, exactly what we were looking for since a long time. Once in Kathmandu, his partner Bijay came to the hotel to introduce himself and give me some instructions before the trek and all the assistance I needed. The day before the departure, Arjun and Bijay invited us to have dinner at their home to offer us a warm welcome, they were really friendly. As per the trek itself, our guide had good experience in the Kanchenjunga region and managed all the situations in a solvent way. Besides, we were very lucky with the weather and could enjoy the trek with its stunning views. It was really a fantastic experience. Once the trek finished, Bijay and Arjun came to my hotel to be sure we received a good service during the trek and say goodbye. I can only recommend this trekking company to all the people traveling to Nepal. You will not be disappointed.

Hector Fernandez,
Barcelona, Spain

Unforgettable once in a lifetime experience To EBC led by Arjun & 3 amazing porters

Our journey started in 3 different cities in Malaysia, 6 travellers in all - Myself and my good friend Ray started out from Johor Bahru, Suk(the only female in our group) & Ricgen's journey started from Mallaca, the 4 of us met with See and Su in their home town of Kuala Lumpur, (KL) Malaysia. 

6 of us met in KL and departed from KL international airport for Kathmandu Nepal. where Arjun Dhakal met us at the airport and we transferred to our hotel and finalised all details for the EBC trek.
The next day we flew out to Lukla and this is where the real adventure began.
The actual trip is a story for another time all I will say is that this adventure was absolutely amazing in fact so amazing that I'm contemplating doing ABC with Arjun next year sometime.
Arjun and his team were very professional, his personable character allows for a very relaxed but very organised approach to everything during our trip.
The EBC adventure was one of the most amazing adventures I have ever experienced I would add that this trip rates equal to The Kokoda trek I completed in Papua Nuigini.
I want to express my gratitude to Arjun Dhakal and his team at Bharal adventures you were amazing and I would recommend this team to anyone interested in doing EBC


Kind Regards
& friends for life
Gavin Page

Gavin Page
Gavin Page,
South Africa

The incredible Kanchenjunga circuit with Bharal Adventure !

We were two persons intending to trek in the remote and restricted Kanchenjunga region. I am an Indian and was with a Spanish friend. After not getting positive responses from various organizations or getting quoted very high prices, we landed on Bharal Adventure. And it was a great experience right from the beginning. The extremely polite Arjun answered all of our queries patiently, tailored the itinerary according to our requirements and finally helped us with a knowledgeable guide for this 22 day trek. And when everything was done at a reasonable cost, we couldn't ask for more. The superb weather and views during the trek added to everything and the overall experience was fantastic. Highly recommended for all your adventures in Nepal !
Sandeep Bhat,
India

Everest Base Camp Hike 26/11 – 6/12

Going to the Everest Base Camp was once an impossible dream to achieve. 
With Bharal Edventure, the impossible dream comes to a reality. Mr Suraj, our guides, Ganesh and friends who made it possible for me to reach the EBC. I would not be able to go through the tough journey with extreme environments without their help and encouragement. 

Thank you very much for the hospitality given by Bharal Adventure especially Mr Suraj and Mr Arjun. Thank you so much for making this once impossible dream become possible. This is truly the most valuable experience I ever have.

Zaiton A,
Malaysia

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Lead by arjun and 7 porters to bring 14 of us to amazing journey to annapurna base camp. Very friendly and helpful. Received first class services from them and the porters also friendly and hardworking.Sure to look back for them for the next trip to nepal.
Fadhly Suhaimi
Fadhly Suhaimi,
Malaysia

Everest Base Camp Trek Dec- 24 – Jan 05 2019

Da jeg rejste alene, var det vigtigt for mig, at få afklaret alle spørgsmål. Arjun var meget behlælpelig og tålmodig med at besvare alle mine spørgsmål inden trekket. Selve turen var en super oplevelse. Deepak var vores guide. Han er en meget sympatisk, sjov og hjælpsom ung mand, der hele turen havde god føling med, hvordan det gik undervejs. Vi havde mange gode snakke om hvordan livet er i Nepal, for tidligere generationer op til i dag.
Det var en fantastisk oplevelse.
Tak for det :-)

Brigitte Utzon
Brigitte Utzon,
Denmark

Atemberaubend und immer wieder schn

Everest view Trek mit schnen Aussichten und einem Guide, der auf alles achtet. Ich crate immer wieder in Nepal , nur habe ich mich in solche Hhen noch nie getraut. Es braucht schon etwas Vorbereitung , denn man muss fit sein fr thus ein Vorhaben. Schon allein der Flug nach Lukla ist ein Abenteuer fr sich . Man sieht Berge und Menschen , die mit wenigen Worten nicht zu beschreiben sind . Mit Suman act ich auf einen wunderschnen Weg unterwegs .Jedes mal, wenn er merkte, dass ich an meine Grenzen gekommen box, wurde erst mal eine kleine Rast eingelegt, in view of that dass ich mich immer wohl und gut aufgehoben gefhlt habe. So konnte ich den ganzen Weg geniessen. Vor allem suit ich sehr fasziniert, wie die Menschen da oben leben und wie herzlich sie doch sind. Der Weg alleine, ist mit all seinen Aussichten und seiner Geschichte , diese Reise wert. Noch einmal vielen Dank fr die liebe Beratung und einen Freund, der mir immer zur Seite gestanden hat.

Jonbon,
Germany

Solo travelers welcome!

I went to Nepal on a 9-day trek in the Langtang region a couple years ago. I was traveling on my own so I really appreciated to be with a trustworthy and friendly guide Sujan. I would definitely recommend his agency and would like to go back myself!

Maellelh,
France

Annapurna base camp

We did our trekking to Annapurna base camp & Muktinath with Arjun from Bharal Adventures. Quite a well-organized trip and both Arjun and porter Hari presented themselves with professionalism and we enjoyed the trip. It was awesome to watch Annapurna and Machhapuchare

Jaishree,
India

Recommander l’Agence Bharal Adventure

Je tiens à recommander l'Agence Bharal Adventure que nous avons eu l'occasion d'utiliser dans le cadre de notre Trek au Népal.

En effet, nous n'avons eu qu'à louer le professionnalisme, l'accueil, le sérieux et la capacité d'écoute des différents interlocuteurs rencontrés au sein de l'Agence. Notre binôme Guide Sujan e a été omniprésent et rigoureux pour nous permettre d'atteindre nos objectifs personnels et de découvrir les charmes et secrets du Népal. La capacité d'adaptation, l'écoute, la sécurité, la gentillesse et la connaissance de leur métier sont les principales caractéristiques de ceux-ci. Notre satisfaction n'en ai que plus grande.

Au de-là d'un rêve qui a pu devenir réalité, ce trek qui partait de Shivalaya après Jiri jusqu' au Kala Patthar en passant par GokyoRi et le col du Cho La, est finalement une des meilleures approches de la découverte de ce pays et des paysages de haute montagne. 
C'est sur la recommandation de Base Camp que nous avons pu l'aborder, l'envisager et finalement le reussir. De fait, je retiens que si je devais avoir de nouveaux objectifs montagneux dans l'avenir au Népal, je n'aurai aucune hésitation à les contacter pour envisager avec eux ce projet

Pascal,
France

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