Annapurna Heli Tour starts from Pokhara Airport and goes to Annapurna Base Camp at an altitude of 4130m. It is also known as the Annapurna Sanctuary, which is 40 kilometers north of the beautiful city of Pokhara. Pokhara is a tourist city with many attractions. The giant Annapurna Mountains surround Annapurna Base Camp. The Annapurna range contains six prominent peaks that exceed 7,000 m in elevation. The Annapurna Range includes Annapurna I (8,091 m), Annapurna II (7,937 m), Annapurna III (7,555 m), Annapurna IV (7,525 m), Annapurna South (7,219 m), and Gangapurna (7,455 m). Apart from these, Machhapuchhre (Fish Tail), 6,993 m, is another mountain that adds to the beauty of Pokhara city and the Annapurna range.
The Annapurna base camp Heli tour is approximately 2 hours. The flight lasts 30 minutes one way to the base camp. After a 30-minute flight, you will witness the giant snow-capped mountains of the Annapurna Range. Flight overflies the charming city of Pokhara. On the way, you will catch a spectacular view of the scattered settlements of Magar and Gurung. You will have approximately 20 to 30 minutes because of security reasons. This is due to security reasons. Half an hour is enough to enjoy yourself, capture memorable moments and drink tea or coffee.
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Everest Base Camp is situated at 5,364m above sea level on the Nepal side. Fly to Everest Base Camp on a helicopter tour with SHANGRI-LA VOYAGES. Live your dream. Everest Heli Tour is the best option for travelers who do not have enough vacation in Nepal and find it difficult to get two weeks time to hike up and down the mountains for 6-7 hours every day. Everest Heli Tour is a day trip by helicopter flying four hours from Kathmandu, offering you fantastic views of the mountain.
As the flight goes to the east side, the snowy peaks start to appear in front of your eyes and the helicopter lands at Lukla airport for refueling. At this time, you can see beautiful Lukla villages. After refueling in Lukla, the flight continues to fly towards Everest Base Camp. Passing through Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorakshep and then landing at Everest Base Camp, you may not believe that your eyes are witnessing the world’s highest peak in front of you. Similarly, from the base camp, you can see peaks like Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku and many more peaks along with Khumbu Glacier.
You will have 5 minutes to land at Everest Base Camp with Kalapatthar due to the altitude threat. Kalapatthar means black rock peak. It is the perfect vantage point to enjoy the 360-degree views of Mount Everest. We can take some beautiful photos as a memory of a great Everest trip. From Kalapatthar, the helicopter will take you back to Syangboche. You can enjoy breakfast, tea or coffee at the Everest View Hotel while looking at a stunning view of Mount Everest. Afterwards, fly back to Kathmandu landing in Lukla to refuel.
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The Mt. Everest scenic flight usually lasts about an hour. The flight is operated from Kathmandu. During the flight, on a clear day, you will get a glimpse of the 20 highest peaks in the east of Nepal, starting from Langtang Peak, which is the closest peak to Kathmandu, then moving towards Mount Everest in the east, and finally flying to Chamlang Peak. From there, the plane makes a turn, and passengers get a second look at the sight as they head back to Kathmandu. The Mt. Everest scenic flight not only allows you to enjoy fantastic views but also helps you observe the geography of Nepal. Although mountain flights do not have a long history, they have gained popularity among tourists for the beauty they promise. Different airlines offer mountain flights every day, especially early in the morning for the best view!
While on board, you will receive a ‘Himalayan Peaks’ map from our flight attendant. This map contains information about the different peaks that you will see during the mountain flight. You will also receive a briefing from our flight attendant on the visible mountains. You will see astonishingly beautiful mountains that are above 8000 meters, such as Cho-Oyu, Shisha Pangma, Mt. Everest, and Lhotse, from an airplane window seat. After completing the Mt. Everest flight, you are provided with a personalized Everest Experience certificate for each passenger.
• The flight time is at 6:30 early in the morning
• Mount Everest 20 miles from your window
• Views of the fantastic Himalayan peaks, lakes and glaciers
• Flight will last around 1 hour with window seat
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