Are you interested in going on a trek to Annapurna Base Camp? If you don’t have enough time for that, then you have come to the right place. We bring you our package of Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek 4 days itinerary. It is a short trek with an exciting itinerary to date.
Annapurna is a massif in the north-central part of Nepal. It is the 10th highest mountain in the world. The entire massif and surrounding area are protected by the Annapurna conservation area, Nepal's first and largest conservation area.
Over the years, Annapurna Base Camp has been one of the most visited trekking sites. It is not only famous among tourists but also the locals.
Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek 4 days combines both trek and helicopter ride experiences. You will travel to the Base camp and return in a helicopter.
4 days Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek is the shortest and most fantastic trip to the laps of Annapurna Massif. Many people desire this destination for the Heli trek. It wraps the excitement of off-road drive, trek, and helicopter ride all in one. During this trek, you will view high mountains, forests, wild animals, traditional villages, hot water springs, etc.
You will start your journey by driving to Mathqu, and from where your trek will start up to Chhomrung. It is a fantastic walk through the various landscapes and different cultures. You will get to view the mountain range up close while returning from Helicopter.
You can take people of any age group on this trek. It is an average climb, so you don’t need any past experience in hiking or trekking. But you need physical exercises as it helps your body warm up before you climb.
Your journey will end as you reach Annapurna base camp, where you will view the sunrise. You can take photographs and head back to Pokhara by helicopter.
Annapurna Base Camp Heli Trek: When is the best time?
Pre-monsoon (late February, March, April, and May) and Post-monsoon (late September, October, November, and December) seasons are the best time to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. The climate during this period is just perfect. You can get a clear view of the scenarios that are neither cold nor windy.
You can also trek during January and early September, but the weather might be challenging. The climate can be very cold higher up during January, and snow might block the trails. If you want to travel, you can pack many warm clothes as it gets freezing during that time of year.
Relevant trips: Annapurna Base Camp Trekking | Short Annapurna Circuit Trek | Annapurna View Trek
Difficulties while doing Annapurna Base Camp trek with Helicopter
Altitude sickness is always a difficulty you face as you climb higher on the trails. You might feel symptoms such as nausea, headache, difficulty in breathing, etc. To prevent altitude sickness, you will acclimate at various points.
The weather is unpredictable up in the mountains. Thus, weather is vital in how difficult the trek will be. Autumn is considered the best time to trek, while winter is considered a challenging time to trek.
The trails might not be very difficult, but you need to prepare your body for the trek. Even on a short trek, you can get tired while climbing uphill than downhill. You have to train your body to be physically and mentally fit.
This trek is specially designed for people who love nature but don’t have enough time. So, you can enjoy your trek in a short holiday schedule and accumulate the best travel experience in the Annapurna region.
But, if you are thinking of relaxing without hurrying to Annapurna Base Camp, contact us; the itinerary is customizable.
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