Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight

Traveling from Kathmandu to Lukla with the help of a helicopter is an alternative way to get to Lukla for your Everest region trekking, mountaineering, or peak climbing. For example, if you choose to travel from Kathmandu to Lukla by helicopter, you can enjoy breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas and the stunning landscapes below. This method of transportation saves time and energy compared to a traditional trekking route, allowing you to reach Lukla quickly and begin your adventure in the Everest region promptly.

Additionally, traveling by helicopter offers a level of convenience and comfort that cannot be matched by trekking. You can avoid the physical exertion and potential challenges of navigating through rugged terrain, especially for those who may not be experienced hikers. Furthermore, flying by helicopter allows you to bypass any potential weather or logistical obstacles that may arise along the trekking route, ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted journey to Lukla.

Highlights during the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter Flight

A helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla offers unique and astonishing views of the Himalayas and the surrounding environment. You can look forward to the following highlights on your beautiful journey:

  • Beautiful aerial views of the Kathmandu Valley

  • Helicopters offer stunning views of the Himalayas in front of you.

  • Snowy views of Ama Dablam (6812m), Ganesh Himal (7429m), Langtang Lirung (7234m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Gyachung Kang (7952m), Nuptse (7855m), Pumori (7161m), Lhotse (8516m), and Shishapangma (8013m).

  • Daily departure from and to Kathmandu (Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April, May)

  • 360° perspectives from the window of a helicopter

  • Departure from Tribhuvan International Airport and landing at Lukla

Group Joining Kathmandu-Lukla Helicopter Flight

We offer group joining dates as a fixed-departure helicopter flight and collect people on a cost-sharing basis for the helicopter ride. The group joining the helicopter flight shares the total cost of the helicopter flight with all the people flying together. This not only makes the helicopter ride more affordable for individuals but also allows them to experience the thrill of flying in a helicopter without having to bear the entire cost.

Furthermore, our group joining dates are carefully selected to ensure that there are a sufficient number of participants for each flight, creating a lively and enjoyable atmosphere for everyone on board. Whether you are traveling solo or with a group of friends, our group helicopter flights offer a unique and cost-effective way to explore the stunning landscapes from above.

Cost of Group Joining the Kathmandu to Lukla Tour

The cost of a group joining the Kathmandu-Lukla helicopter flight is USD 550 per person. This price includes a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, allowing you to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas from above. The tour also includes a landing at Lukla, where you can explore the charming town and immerse yourself in the local culture. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to witness the thrilling takeoffs and landings of other aircraft at one of the world's most dangerous airports.

No of persons Price per person
1 USD 3000
2 USD 2200
3 USD 1800
4 USD 1100
5 USD 550


How to Book a Helicopter from Kathmandu to Lukla

Airline cooperation and Everest Helicopter Flight are both places where you can book a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. We organize daily helicopter services for both private and group flights. For the booking process, you must provide your specific details on the day and time of your travel so that we can organize your flight accordingly.

If you are a single traveler, then we will arrange for four people who are delighted to board a group flight via helicopter to Lukla. It might take some time. But if you are in an emergency, you can book a charter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.

You can contact us through our social media channels or fill out the inquiry form on our website to help you schedule a helicopter flight to Lukla.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How long does the helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla take?

The helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla usually takes around 55 minutes to 1 hour.

Is it safe to take a helicopter from Kathmandu to Lukla?

Although weather conditions in the area might be challenging, helicopter flights in Nepal are often safe. Safety is the number one priority, and pilots have gotten used to flying in these conditions.

Can I book a helicopter flight in advance, or do I need to do it on the spot?

To guarantee your seat, it's best to book your helicopter flight in advance, especially during the peak trekking seasons.

How much weight can a helicopter carry?

A helicopter can carry a maximum weight of 500kg.

What is the seating capacity of a typical helicopter for this route?

The seating capacity of a helicopter is up to five passengers, excluding the pilot.

What is the best time of year for a helicopter flight to Lukla?

Pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (fall) seasons are best for helicopter flights as the weather is more reliable. The monsoon season is not a good time to fly due to low visibility and frequent storms.


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1 Group Sharing Helicopter Flight in Nepal US$ 550 Book Now