Annapurna with Dhaulagiri Panorama Heli Tour
‘a sweeping panoramic flight within world’s 7th and 10th highest mountains’
BUNA Treks & Expeditions presents an overwhelming experience of a life time, flying above Nepal beautiful landscapes of green verdant valley, rolling hills dotted with farm villages and amphitheatre of terraces overlooking array of snowcapped peaks in our joyful Heli scenic tour around massive Annapurna mountains, and landing at its base camp in the heart of Annapurna Himalayan range of mountains within picturesque sanctuary encircled with amphitheatre of peaks.
Annapurna Himalaya the closest mountain range from beautiful Pokhara city blessed with natural beauty of verdant valley, rolling green hills and serene lakes Begnas and Phewa,
Annapurna Himalaya a mere distance of approx: 30 k.m as the crow flies, located direct north of Pokhara Valley rim behind its rolling green hills with a unique contrast of snow-capped peaks.
An exciting thrill with the pleasant ride of few hours swirling above Pokhara valley within snow-capped mountains range, as the flight picks up above Kathmandu valley heading further towards rolling green hills, which encircles the valley, a nice way to view mountains and rural country landscapes in the comfort of a small chopper.
Annapurna with Dhaulagiri Panorama Heli Tour rewards you with three world highest mountains range of massive world 7th highest Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, the world 10th highest Mt. Annapurna at 8,091 m and 8th highest Mt. Manaslu at 8,164 m towards eastern directions.
Our ride swirls above hills and ridge covered with a beautiful alpine forest of rhododendron-magnolia-pines-oaks and fir tree lines and soon fades with alpine bushes and shrubs as the Heli lands at scenic Annapurna Sanctuary and its base camp at 4,130 m high, located in the heart of massive Annapurna Himalaya.
At Annapurna base camp refresh yourself with warm cup of tea and coffee overlooking towering Mt. Annapurna I (8,091m / 26,545 ft), Vara-Shikar peaks / Annapurna Fang, Annapurna South (7,219m-23,693ft), Huin-chuli, Gangapurna (7,455m-24,457ft) Tent Peak / Tharpu Chuli 5,663 m, Annapurna III (7,555m-24,787ft) with majestic Mt. Machhapuchare ‘Fish-Tail’ the unclimbed and virgin peak.
After a great moment heading back to Pokhara with a short stop at Chomrong or at Ghandruk villages where you can observe interesting Buddhist culture and traditional way of farm life of Gurung people the hill tribe of Annapurna Himalaya.
Annapurna with Dhaulagiri Panorama Heli Tour Profile:
Helicopter Ride: On 3-4 seated spacious with all window facing views
Tour Duration: 3-4 hours with short stops for refreshment and fueling
Stop Over: Annapurna Base Camp & Sanctuary at above 4,130 m high.
Maximum altitude: At Annapurna Base Camp 4,130 m high.
Season: All Year except July to Mid September monsoon times.
Cost: 3200.00 USD
In Nepal there are more than 5 Helicopter companies all related to tourism travel and emergency airlift, at present, there are two types of helicopters currently operating in private sector:
AS 350 B series helicopters manufactured by Euro copter in France and are very popular all over the world, it is regarded as one of the most multipurpose helicopters and is suitable for mountain flying and all types of helicopter missions. Following are its features:
- Fail Safe Design
- Comfortable Seating Arrangements
- 5 seats excluding Pilot
- Suitable for all types of helicopter missions
- Can fly up to an altitude of 5,600m or 16,000 ft.