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Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter | Lukla to Kathmandu Helicopter

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  • Destination: Everest
  • Group Size: 05
  • Maximum altitude: 2900 M
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn
  • Grade Info: Easy
  • Transportation: Helicopter
  • Total Days: 01 Day
  • Walking Hour: 00

Lukla Airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world which stands at an altitude of 2900 meters. It is also known as Tenzing Hillary Airport and is the starting point of Everest Base Camp Trek. Normally, trekkers from all over the world take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. But helicopter flight can also be an alternative to reach Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. Flying privately on a helicopter to Lukla from Kathmandu is a whole new level of adventure. Flying along some of the highest peaks without any hustle is an amazing experience to have.

Helicopter flight to Lukla carries a maximum of 5 people in one shuttle. The Kathmandu Helicopter flight will take around 50 minutes to reach Lukla on a clear weather condition. So Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter is the best to reach especially when you are bounded by time but have to reach on the scheduled time. Helicopter to Lukla can also be a good alternative if your Lukla flight is cancelled due to unfavourable weather.

Exciting Nepal has been arranging several helicopter flights to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu airport. Most of the helicopter companies offer helicopter flight on a charter basis. But, if you wish to avoid the helicopter charter, we do have daily groups joining service to Lukla from Kathmandu by a helicopter. Exciting Nepal will offer you with best Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter service considering timely arrivals and departures.

Joining a helicopter trip to Lukla is a thrilling adventure to have for a lifetime. Our helicopter flight to Lukla is scheduled daily during the peak seasons such as Autumn and Spring. So if you are planning on trekking to the Everest Base Camp on your scheduled time, you can book your helicopter tour to Lukla which will allow you to view the stunning scenery of the Everest region.

Must Read: Information on Itinerary Alteration and Kathmandu to Lukla flight information

We also provide the Helicopter service from Lukla to Kathmandu at the same price.

Outline Itinerary:

06:00 AM: Pick up from your Hotel and Drop to the airport.

06:30 AM: Get a boarding pass from our ground handling staff and proceed for check-in.

07: 00 AM: Fly to Lukla  and drop off at Lukla  Helipad around 8 AM

Trip Cost US$ 550 Per person
Cost Includes:
  • Pick up from the Hotel in Kathmandu to the Airport.
  • Fly to Lukla  by Helicopter.
Cost Excludes:
  • Airport Tax 2 USD per person.
  • National park fees and all other expenses
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees. Click here for more details.

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Group Joining Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter

Exciting Nepal offers you with the group joining Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flights. We collect people who are willing to fly Lukla by helicopter on a cost-sharing basis. The number of people joining the helicopter ride shares the total cost among its members. So, the cost of the group joining the Helicopter tour is less expensive than helicopter charter flights.

If you are single and want to fly Lukla by helicopter, you can contact us at Exciting Nepal. We provide daily group joining helicopter services to Lukla. We can manage your flights with other people who are flying to Lukla on the same day. If you have your people joining the helicopter tour, do let us know.

Helicopter Charter flight Kathmandu to Lukla

Private helicopter charters flight are one of the best ways to explore the beautiful landscapes of the Everest region with your colleagues, team or family. Helicopter charter Kathmandu to Lukla is also easy to operate on time. Exciting Nepal can arrange your Helicopter charter flight to Lukla which can load up to a maximum of 5 people.

Helicopter Charter flight Kathmandu to Lukla can be used for business or entertainment purposes. Helicopter charter flights are more comfortable, guaranteed your privacy and avoids unnecessary delays. The cost of helicopter charter flights is a bit expensive than group joining helicopter flights as helicopter charter flights are luxurious and more comfortable.

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Price

The cost of Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flight is US$500 per person for group joining. If you wish to have a private trip, the charter cost will be US$2900.

The helicopter can accommodate maximum of 5 persons on a single flight. Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flights is easier to manage especially for Private groups. But, we have both facilities of private helicopter flights as well as a group joining helicopter flights to Lukla.

The cost of a Helicopter flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is also the same as the cost of Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter.

Is There Chances of Flights Being Canceled?

The answer is NO. Cancellation of a helicopter flight to Lukla is very rare even in the bad weather condition. The helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will take you around 40-50 minutes. Due to some weather condition and environmental status the flights may extend up to some few minutes.

How to Book Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight?

You can book your Kathmandu to Helicopter flight directly by contacting us at Exciting Nepal. You can drop us an inquiry mail for easy facilitation. You can drop your required date and time for the helicopter flight so that we can arrange your teams. We provide Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight in group joining as well as private options.

It is better to book your Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flight in advance to avoid non-availability of tickets.


Subash KC

Managing Director

Mr. Subash K.C ventured into the tourism industry after completing his studies in Management Stream in 2001 at Tribhuvan University. Mr. K.C, born and brought up in the Lalitpur district, is keenly interested in exploring the different trekking routes. Getting the opportunity to work in the tourism industry helped him gather insights about trekking across Nepal. In addition, he also learned about customer care and group management.
By leading solo and group trekkers himself, he started collecting data about many trekking destinations in Nepal. He creates an enriching experience for national and international travelers through exceptional hospitality.

Apart from managing trekking and tours, Mr K.C also handles client inquiries, accommodation reservations, arrangements of transportation and flights, and other logistics. Recognizing the importance of personalized service, he proactively takes care of clients' needs and requirements. He is fluent in English and excels in organizing treks, tours, and adventure sports in Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan.

He is highly committed to promoting responsible tourism and prioritizes client satisfaction by providing top-notch service through his well-organized company. He believes that through responsible traveling, we can protect the natural environment and promote sustainability. He has expanded his knowledge by traveling to various countries worldwide, such as India, Bhutan, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, Thailand, China, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, USA, Japan, UK, Canada etc and is passionate about exploring more destinations.

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