Lukla to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight

A helicopter flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is a convenient and relatively quick way to travel between these two destinations in Nepal. Lukla is a small town in the Everest region and serves as the gateway to the Everest Base Camp trek. Groups of trekkers who have recently finished the Everest Base Camp trek can use this helicopter service to save time and avoid the exhausting and time-consuming trip back on foot. This allows them to quickly return to civilization and enjoy the comforts of Kathmandu after their challenging adventure in the mountains.

In addition to the beautiful scenery that this trip provides, the helicopter flight also offers a sense of relief and accomplishment for those who have just completed a challenging trek. As the helicopter ascends, the exhaustion and physical strain of the journey slowly fade away, replaced by a sense of accomplishment and wonder. The passengers can reflect on the challenges they overcame and the incredible sights they witnessed during their time in the mountains. It is a moment of victory and reflection, an opportunity to recognize the enormity of their achievement.


Highlights during the Lukla-to-Kathmandu helicopter flight

A helicopter flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 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 ariel views of the Kathmandu Valley

  • Stunning views of the Himalayas are 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 Lukla (Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April, May)

  • 360° perspectives from the window of a helicopter

  • Departure from Lukla Airport and landing at Tribhuvan International Airport


Group Joining Lukla-Kathmandu 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 that joins the helicopter trip splits the overall cost of the flight with everyone else. By doing so, individuals can now experience the excitement of flying in a helicopter without having to pay the whole price, making the experience more affordable for them.

Additionally, joining a group flight provides an opportunity to meet fellow adventure enthusiasts and share the excitement of the journey. Whether you are a solo traveler looking to make new friends or a small group seeking a unique bonding experience, our group joining dates offer a perfect solution. Imagine soaring through the sky, taking in breathtaking views, and creating memories that will last a lifetime, all while splitting the cost with like-minded individuals. It's a win-win situation that allows you to enjoy the luxury of a helicopter ride at a fraction of the price.


Cost of Group Joining the Lukla to Kathmandu Tour

The cost of a group joining the Lukla-Kathmandu helicopter flight is USD 550 per person. This cost includes the flight between Lukla and Kathmandu and ensures a comfortable and efficient travel experience. Additionally, the cost covers all necessary flight permits, airport taxes, and charges, making it a hassle-free option for those wanting to save time and energy on their trekking journey. With the convenience and affordability it offers, the Lukla-Kathmandu helicopter flight is a popular choice among adventurers seeking a seamless transition between the stunning landscapes of the Everest region and the vibrant city of Kathmandu.

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


How to Book a Helicopter from Lukla to Kathmandu

You can book a helicopter flight from Lukla to Kathmandu through either airline cooperation or Everest Helicopter Flight. 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 plan your flight appropriately.

If you are a single traveler, we will make arrangements for four enthusiastic people to board a group helicopter journey to Kathmandu. It could take a while. However, if you need to get to Kathmandu immediately, you can arrange a charter flight from 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 Kathmandu.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the number of passengers on the Lukla-Kathmandu helicopter flight?

The maximum number of passengers on the helicopter flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is five.

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

The helicopter flight from Lukla to Kathmandu lasts for around 55 minutes to 1 hour.

Can I book a Lukla-to-Kathmandu helicopter flight in advance?

Yes, booking your helicopter flight in advance is advised, 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 best time of year for a helicopter flight?

Helicopter flights are preferable during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons since the weather is more stable during these times. The monsoon season is not a good time to fly due to low visibility and frequent storms.


SN Flight Option One Way Action
1 Group Sharing Helicopter Flight in Nepal US$ 550 Book Now