Annapurna Helicopter Tour - 05 Days

Trip facts

Trip Code: GHA-AHT-48
Duration: 05 Days
Best Season: Jan - Dec
Max. Altitude: 4130
Trip Grade: Easy
Accommodations: Hotel
Transportation: Flight, Private Vehicle

Annapurna helicopter Tour is a elite adventure to the world best trekking destination Annapurna region who doesn't have enough time, who are unable to walk and who are looking for luxurious holiday in Nepal. Even you are alone or with family, friends and will think about honeymoon holidays in Nepal. The opportunites to see some of the outstanding  Himalayan peaks of Nepal adored with huge lumps of snow stand in all their glory including entire Annapurna range, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Fishtail and others certainly make your tour a unique experience.

Global Holidays Adventure gives you the great opportunity to Helicopter tour to Annapurna region. We offer you a possibility to relax around the splendor of panorama and comprehension thrilling flying explorations of Nepal's spotted goals from comfort of a helicopter to Annapurna region. After the insightful sightseeing tour to UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu, thrilling helicopter rides to the picturesque lakeside town of Pokhara to the magnificent Annapurna Base Camp with awe inspiring views of famous Himalayas including Annapurna I (8,091m), Dhaulagiri(8,167m), Manaslu,  Annapurna south, Himchuli, Gangapurna,  Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Nilgiri and others so many small peaks. The Luxurious Annapurna Heli tour is a life time experience with insights into Nepalese culture and magnificent aerial Himalayan mountain vistas.

Itienery Overview

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and evening time fly to Pokhara.
Day 03: Annapurna area Heli tour from Pokhara tour.
Day 04: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 05: Transfer to Airport for final departure.


Useful Informations

Note: After finishing your trip , if you have more time to say Nepal and want to do other activities, such as white water rafting, Jungle safari, and Other day tours, we will customized the itineraries according to your interest and time.

Total cost of the helicopter tour will depend on the size of group and quality of service.

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1300 m).
After arrival at Kathmandu airport Our company representative's will welcome you and then transfer to hotel. After time to get refreshed, evening we'll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel with BB basis.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing (1300 m) and evening time fly to Pokhara.
Today, After morning breakfast you will visit different historical and cultural sites of the Kathmandu valley with our professional guide. You will go for the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, the world biggest Boudhanath stupa and visit Swoyambhunath stupa also known as monkey temple. After exploring the surrounding areas visit hitorical Kathmandu Durbar square with temple, unique architectures and kumari (living goddess) and evening time fly to Pokhara. Overnight at hotel with BB basis.

Day 03: Annapurna area helicopter tour from Pokhara and pokhara sightseeing, Overnight at hotel with BB basis.
Today, You wake up early morning to enjoy your Annapurna Heli tour. After legal documentation in airport  you fly over Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, Ganesh himal, Manaslu, Lanjung himal. You can get chance to take pictures in Annapurna base camp and in lesiure time sightseeing at Pokhara.

Day 04: Fly back to Kathmandu, Overnight at hotel with BB basis.
Today, After morning breakfast transfer to Airport and back to Kathmandu, On arrival transfer to hotel and Lesiure time you can do shooping if you want.

Day 05: Transfer to Airport for final departure.
Today, our company representative will drop you to the Kathmandu airport for your final departure for your home country or onward  destination.

[NOTE: The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. The trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.]

Price Include

  • All airport / Hotel transfer as per the itinerary.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour by private vehicle with a Professional tour guide.
  • 3 Nights hotels in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast.
  • Helicopter charter fee.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Temple and Monastery entry fees.

Price Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee (Bring accurate cash and two passport size Photographs)
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance.
  • All Personal expenses (phone call, bar bills, battery recharge, shower heater etc.)
  • Tips

WHERE IS NEPAL ?
Nepal is located in South Asia and is bordered by China to the North and India to the East, West and South. Nepal is also country of World highest peak Mt. Everest.

WHY IS NEPAL SUCH A FASCINATING COUNTRY FOR MANY PEOPLE ?
Nepal is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of bio-diversity due to its unique geographical location and variation in attitude. The elevation of the country ranges from sea level to the highest point on earth Mt. Everest at 8,848 meter ( 29,029 Feet). All of this variation is within a distance of less than 100 miles, resulting in climate conditions from sub-tropical to extreme cold. The breath-taking Himalayas of Nepal awaits you. So experience the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas and the fabulous culture of hospitality of the Nepalese.

HOW CAN I ENTER NEPAL ?
Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal. There are direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Culcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa & Varanasi.

All visitors can enter by Land through any of these entry points on the India-Nepal Boarder.

  1. Pani Tanki- Kakarbhitta ( Nepal-India Boarder)
  2. Raxual- Birjung ( Nepal-India Boarder)
  3. Rupaidiya- Nepalgunj ( Nepal-India Boarder)
  4. Mohana- Dhangadi ( Nepal-India Boarder)
  5. Banbasa/Mahendranagar, Gaddachauki ( Nepal-India Boarder)
  6. Khasa, Liping/Tatopani on the Tibet, China-Nepal boarder respectively.


VISA INFO:  Entry Visa fees- at present US$ 25 for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry to Nepal. You can take visa after landing Nepal in Tribhuwan International Airport.

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO TRAVEL IN NEPAL :
Because of its elevation, Nepal can divided into three zones-the high mountains, the mid-hills and the flat plains called the Terai. The Everest, Langtang and Annapuran Trekking destinations in the mountains are cool throughout the year. The mid-hills, including Kathmandu & Pokhara, are cool except in the summer months from May to July. Temperatures in these cities during the summer remain much cooler that in many cities of the region. Lumbini, Chitwan and Janakpur in the Terai plains are hot in summer ( March-July) but cold in winter( December- February).

Any month of the year would be good to visit Nepal around the mid-hills & flat plains and September to May is good time for trekking and expedition.

IS SOMEONE GOING TO MEET ME AT THE AIRPORT ?
Our airport representative will come to the airport to pick up. We will be displaying a play card Global Holidays Adventure with your name on it. You need a visa to Nepal. You can easily get a visa upon your arrival in TIA airport, Kathmandu on paying US$. 40 for a month US$. 100 for three
months.

DO I HAVE PRE_DEPARTURE MEETING ?
Yes, at first, our staff will receive you at the airport and transfer to the Hotel and our tour leader will brief regarding about the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduced your trek leader.

While briefing, please bring passport, 3 copies of passport size photos, travel insurance, writing pen and notepad.

HOW DO I PAY TO GLOBAL HOLIDAYS ADVENTURE ?
How do i pay to Global Holidays Adventure?
After the trip confirmation you will send around 25% advance deposited by wire transfer to GHA Bank Account and remaining you can pay after your arrival by Cash or Credit Card but to pay by credit card there will be extra 4% bank service charge. Now Traveller Cheque is not acceptable as per the rule & regulation of Nepal Rastra Bank. We accept visa card, master card & National Card.

WHAT SORT OF ACCOMMODATION CAN EXPECT IN KATHMANDU AND DURING THE TOUR ?
There are all kind of Hotel simple to 5* hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwon, Lumbini and others places. It's depends on your demand but normally in our tour package we use standard rooms from 3* or 4* on BB Basis.  

WHAT'S THE COMMON FROM OF GREETING IN NEPAL ?
It is called Namaste or Namaskar. You can say the greeting in words as well as do it using a gesture. Join your palms together and bring them close to your chest and about 5to 7 inches below your chin. The word Namaste has many meanings such as Hello, How are you?, I am glad to see you, nice to meet you, good morning, etc.

WHAT ARE THE BASIC NEPALI CUSTOMS THAT I NEED TO KNOW ?
When visiting a temple, always circumambulate it is a clockwise direction.
Take off your shoes before entering a temple or a Nepalese home.
Entrance to some temples is forbidden, so look out for such notices.
Seek permission to take photographs inside temples or of religious ceremonies.
You can accept a handshake offered by either a male or a female but never offer your hand first.
Show decency in dress and avoid any show of public affection.

HOW ARE COMMUNICATION FACILITIES IN NEPAL ?
Mobile coverage is wide in Nepal, even in the rural areas. Internet facilities are available in hotels and cyber cafes in all major cities. Apart from the urban centers, popular trekking destinations-the Annapuran and Everest Region, also have modern communication facilities.

WHAT IS THE CURRENCY OF NEPAL ?
Nepalese currency is spelled as Nepalese Rupees or Rupee ( Rs) or Nepali Rupee, and in short it is NRS or Rs. 100 Paisa equals 1 Rs. Currently Notes of the following denominations are used 1000, 500, 100, 50, 25, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 Rupees. Coin has not been popular in Nepal hence is almost always ignored in business.

ARE THERE ATM FACILITIES IN NEPAL ?
Yes, in Kathmandu, Pokhara and main city of Nepal there is the facilities of ATM.

WHERE CAN I EXCHANGE MY MONEY ?
It is illegal to exchange foreign currency with persons and organizations other than those authorized such as Travel Company, Banks, Hotels and Licensed money changers.

DO I NEED TO TIP MY GUIDE AND DRIVER ? HOW MUCH WOULD THAT BEST ?
This is difficult things to tell. It's up to you from your heart by looking their work and support. Tipping is not required, but a small way to show your guides and drivers thanks for their help. The level of the tip should reflect the level of personal involvement with your guide.

WHAT ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME ON TOUR ?

  • Valid passport, must be valid up to 6 months after return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy.
  • Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy which you need to give to us before you leaving for trip.
  • Cash, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate.
  • Flight ticket.
  • Emergency contact numbers for insurance & family contact.

WHAT ARE THE HEALTH REQUIREMRNTS TO VISIT NEPAL ?
Nepal does not require any specific immunization for visitors. It is however best to have vaccine before coming to Nepal. Your doctors can advice you on the type of vaccine to be taken to travel to third world countries like Nepal.

The Personal Equipment and items are individual interest & choice. The most important fact that one should keep on mind is that one should have enough clothes while in travelling. The following gives you a general idea of the personal items that you can bring for the your Holidays.

List of the Recommended Equipment for the Tour:

  • Duffel or suitcase (We also provide one Global duffel bag )
  • Day pack
  • If you are travelling in winter (November to Feberary) please carry a warm woolen or synthetic Hat and nick warmer.
  • Goggle for sunbeam and dust.
  • 1 pairs of warm gloves.
  • T-shirt - 3
  • If you are travelling in rainy season (June to September) Please carry a waterproof jacket.
  • 1 pairs of cotton pants.
  • 1 Pairs of shoes .
  • 1 pairs Of shirts.
  • 2 pairs of liner socks.
  • 1 Pairs of light camping shoes.
  • 1 pairs of sandals.
  • 1 warm jacket if you are travelling in winter.

First Aid Kits:

  • Our guide also carry the first aids kit during The tour . still we recommended you to bring your personal first aid kit.
  • Extra strength Excedrin for headaches ( related to altitude sickness)
  • Imodium or related medicine for upset stomach or diarrhea .
  • Band aids .
  • Some waterproof tape .
  • Anti-infection ointments.

Note:This is only guide so while you are travelling bring everything which are required for your personal used.

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Trip Highlights

Sightseeing Swayambhunath (the Monkey Tempel) | Holy temple of Pashupathinath | Buddhist stupa at Boudhanath | Patan Durbar Square | panoramic mountain views form Poonhill | Annapurna Base Camp | Annapurna Glacier | Fly over the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya

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