Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek-8N/9D

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8 Nights / 9 Days


Difficulty:: Medium


Max Elevation: (26,545 feet)


Accommodation: 3/4 star hotel


Trip ends at: Kathmandu


Trip starts at:: Kathmandu


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Take off from Kathmandu, this itinerary offers a captivating trek through Nepal's Annapurna region. After a flight to Pokhara, the journey begins with a trek to Tikhe Dhunga, followed by enchanting trails leading to Ghorepani and Tadapani, offering stunning views along the way. The highlight is the ascent to Annapurna Base Camp via Deurali, culminating in awe-inspiring vistas of the Himalayas. A memorable helicopter ride from ABC to Pokhara adds a touch of adventure before returning to Kathmandu. This well-rounded itinerary combines natural beauty, cultural immersion, and thrilling experiences for an unforgettable trekking expedition.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara, Trek to Tikhe Dhunga (1495 m) Day 3: Trek from Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani (2850 m) Day 4: Trek from Ghorepani to Tadapani (2500 m) via Poon Hill (3210 m) Day 5: Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa (2310 m) Day 6: Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali (3150 m) Day 7: Trek from Deurali to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) (4210 m) Day 8: Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara by Helicopter, Return to Kathmandu Day 9: Departure from Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. Take some time to rest and explore the vibrant streets of Thamel, Kathmandu's tourist hub.

Take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Upon arrival in Pokhara, drive to Nayapul (approximately 1.5 hours). Begin your trek from Nayapul to Tikhe Dhunga. Trekking time: 4-5 hours.

Continue your trek from Tikhe Dhunga to Ghorepani. Enjoy the scenic views of terraced fields, waterfalls, and lush forests. Trekking time: 6-7 hours.

Early morning hike to Poon Hill to witness a breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. Descend back to Ghorepani for breakfast. Continue trekking to Tadapani, passing through rhododendron forests and picturesque villages. Trekking time: 6-7 hours.

Trek from Tadapani to Sinuwa, enjoying panoramic views of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre mountains. Pass through lush forests and small settlements along the way. Trekking time: 6-7 hours.

Continue your ascent towards Annapurna Base Camp. Trek from Sinuwa to Deurali, passing through bamboo forests and alongside the Modi Khola river. Trekking time: 6-7 hours.

Reach the highlight of your trek as you arrive at Annapurna Base Camp. Enjoy panoramic views of Annapurna I, Machhapuchhre, and other surrounding peaks. Trekking time: 5-6 hours.

Experience a thrilling helicopter ride from Annapurna Base Camp to Pokhara, enjoying aerial views of the Himalayas. Upon arrival in Pokhara, catch a flight back to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu for a well-deserved rest.

Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time to explore Kathmandu further or do some last-minute shopping. Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure flight.

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Depart From location icon Kathmandu
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