Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter

Kathmandu to Lukla flight by Helicopter is an incredible helicopter trip to Lukla, the gateway of the Khumbu region. It is a comfortable and luxurious travel in the Everest region. Travellers can start their trekking and other adventure upon their arrival at Lukla.

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter tours are an excellent alternative to the direct aeroplane flight in the Everest region. These helicopters operate in multiple places in the Everest region. Our Kathmandu to Lukla flight on a helicopter is a popular tour among those trekking towards Everest base camp.

Lukla airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world. While some may find it to be an adventure, but most tourists cannot handle the stress. Hence, Kathmandu to Lukla flight on a helicopter is quite popular. You can also trek to Lukla via Jiri, but this involves a treacherous drive in the hills.

The stunning views Himalayas, diverse landscapes, beautiful valleys, and others will enchant you. The outstanding aerial views of the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu valley is another highlight of the trek. Thousands of tourists and trekkers take this tour every year in the Everest region of Nepal.

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Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | Lukla To Base Camp Helicopter | Everest Photography Tour

If you want to travel to Lukla comfortably, then the Kathmandu to Lukla flight on a helicopter is your ideal choice. We offer this stunning aerial tour at a reasonable price. Read further for the detailed description of this exciting trip and book your trip now!

Significant Highlights of the Trip

  • Outstanding aerial views of the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley
  • Observe the diverse landscapes of the Everest region
  • Awe-inspiring views of the snow-capped mountains, including Mt Everest (8848m)
  • Passing above the lush pine and rhododendron forests
  • Observing the significant landmarks of the Everest region
  • Aerial views of the entire Mahalangur Himalayan Range
  • Comfortable and luxurious travel within a short time

The Final Say

The Kathmandu to Lukla flight is an incredible helicopter trip in the Himalayas. This aerial tour is ideal for those who do not want to take the dangerous flight to Lukla or take the treacherous drive to Jiri. Overall, this helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is comfortable and takes you to Lukla in a short amount of time.


06:00 AM: Pick up from the Hotel and drop to Tribhuvan International Airport.
06:30 AM: Get boarding pass and proceed for check-in.
07:00 AM: Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight
08:00 AM: Drop off to Lukla Helipad

Join Fixed Departure
We offer the Kathmandu to Lukla flight on a helicopter as both private or a group joining tour. We assure guaranteed departures on every booking made. The group joining tour allows five persons per flight and are available on the dates.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Transfer by Private Car
  • Kathmandu to Lukla flight as per the itinerary by Helicopter
  • Airport tax and other expenses
  • A bottled water

Cost Excludes

  • Items not mentioned in the price includes
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals and drinks
  • Tips

How long is the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla?

The Kathmandu to Lukla flight takes around 50-55 minutes.

How many passengers can the Kathmandu to Lukla flight accommodate?

The Kathmandu to Lukla flight can accommodate a maximum of 5 passengers.

Are pets allowed during the Kathmandu to Lukla flight?

No, pets are not allowed on board during the Kathmandu to Lukla flight.

Are children allowed in Kathmandu to Lukla flight?

Yes, you can take your children to Kathmandu to Lukla flight. But you should ensure that the children are comfortable during the flight.

What is the amount of personal baggage permitted?

The amount of baggage permitted is 5 to 10 kgs per person.

Does the helicopter flight Kathmandu to Lukla take off on scheduled time?

If the weather conditions are good, Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flights take off on time. However, in adverse weather conditions, you might experience some delays or even cancellations.

What types of helicopter flights are available?

You can either take the private tour or the group joining tour. The private tour is ideal for a private tour with friends and family and the group joining tour is perfect if you are traveling solo.

How can a solo traveler take the Kathmandu to Lukla flight?

Solo travelers can take the group joining tour. This service allows solo travelers to take group tours at a reasonable price than private tours. We will help you to find a perfect group joining tour based on your requirements.

What should I carry during the helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla flight?

You can carry some light snacks and a water bottle during the helicopter flight Kathmandu to Lukla.

How do I book the Kathmandu to Lukla flight?

You can call us on the phone numbers provided in the contact details of our website. Alternatively, you can also email us or fill up the details in the form provided on the website.

Why Take the Kathmandu To Lukla Helicopter Flight?

Regular flight

The domestic airline flights from Kathmandu to Lukla are notorious for being irregular and prone to delays. Thus, Kathmandu to Lukla flight on a Helicopter is quite popular among tourists and trekkers. These helicopter flights are regular than domestic airplane flights.

Even though the helicopter flight also depends upon the weather conditions, there are lesser chances of the helicopter flights getting canceled. This is because the helicopters have a high visibility level when compared to regular flights. Hence, the helicopter flight Kathmandu to Lukla is favorable.

Incredible Mountain View

Kathmandu to Lukla flight provides astonishing mountain views of the entire Everest region. Besides that, you can observe the Himalayan rivers, terraced farmed hills, and others that will make you fall in love with the place.

Furthermore, you can also observe the Buddhist monasteries and scattered Sherpa settlements from the top. Kathmandu to Lukla flight is an opportunity to observe these incredible mountain views.

Experienced Captain and Crew

Our Kathmandu to Lukla flight gets run by a highly experienced captain and crew, thus ensuring a smooth ride and landing. You don’t have to worry about safety as all the safety measures are duly checked beforehand. Hence, you will get a pleasant experience in the Himalayas.

Up Close View

The Kathmandu to Lukla flight is a low altitude helicopter flight as compared to Mt. Everest mountain flight. Thus, you will get an up-close view of the mountains and the surrounding landscapes. The close proximity and the views of the mountains are the highlights of this flight.

Customizable Trip

We provide customizable trips with both private and group joining options. If you want a lovely trip with friends and family, then the private tour is ideal for you. You can even move to the cockpit area to observe and take incredible pictures under the pilot’s permission on the private tour.

On the other hand, the group joining tour is relatively cheaper and can accommodate a maximum of 5 people. If you are a solo traveler, then the group joining tour is ideal for you. Hence, you can choose your desired trip options and customize the trip according to your requirements.

When Is the Best Time for Kathmandu To Lukla Flight?

Kathmandu to Lukla Flight on a helicopter depends entirely upon the weather condition. However, the months of September to November in the autumn season and the months of March to May in Spring is the best time for the helicopter flight Kathmandu to Lukla.

The autumn season has stable weather conditions and provides a sharp view of the mountains. The spring season provides scenic environments with wildflowers blooming all over the hills and painting the hills pink and red. These months offer the best weather conditions and you will have a better chance of a risk-free tour without any delays.

It is also the peak season for trekking and climbing in the Everest region. Thus, the Everest region gets flooded with tourists. Hence, you will need to book early as the demand for the helicopter tour is high during these times.

The mornings are generally clear, even in monsoons. Winters bring heavy rainfall, but the snow deposits also make the surroundings look like a winter wonderland. The only conditions required for the tour is calm weather and bright sun.

We only proceed with the helicopter tour if the weather is good. Kathmandu to Lukla flight is possible throughout the year in case the weather is stable. We assure you the best experience in helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.

  • Avoid standing in your seat during your flight.
  • You should fasten your seat belt during the flight.
  • You should not smoke during the flight unless you have the permission of the captain.
  • You should not throw any objects outside the window during the flights.
  • Do not move to the back of the helicopter as there is the rotor fan
  • Do not get in or get out of the helicopter in a hurry. You should wait for the captain’s signal first.
  • The Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter Tour depends upon the weather conditions
  • Favorable weather conditions are essential to operate the flight.
  • Flight delays and cancellations are frequent in adverse weather conditions.
  • The Kathmandu to Lukla flight gets scheduled to the next favorable day in case of adverse weather conditions
  • The trip is customizable based on your requirements

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Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter