Lukla To Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter tour is an incredible aerial tour to the Base Camp of Mt. Everest (8848m), the highest mountain in the world. Everest Base Camp is famous for the bustling atmosphere of climbers and trekkers.

The trails of the Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most trekked paths in the world. Trekkers from all around the world take this incredible trek in the Everest region every year. However, trekking might not be everyone’s cup of tea and not everyone can trek the harsh terrains of the Everest region.

Moreover, trekking is a long duration adventure, and not everyone has an extended schedule on their holidays. Hence, many trekkers choose to take this Lukla to Base Camp helicopter tour instead. You can then take the easy return trek to Lukla or take the return helicopter from Everest Base Camp to Lukla as well.

This Helicopter from Lukla to Everest Base Camp tour is perfect for seniors and children who are not able to complete the challenging Everest Base Camp trek. This will reduce the length of the trek by a significant amount and you will also get an incredible view of the Everest region.

We are offering this exciting Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter Tour package at a reasonable price. Read further for the detailed description regarding this exciting trip and book your trip now!

Relate Trips:

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour | Upper Mustang Helicopter Tour | Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Significant Highlights of Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter Tour

  • Alternative travel experience to the Everest Base Camp
  • Observing the ancient heritage and holy site of the Tengboche monastery, which is the biggest monastery in Khumbu.
  • Avoiding the harsh terrains of the Everest region
  • Bird’s eye view of Namche Bazar, which is the capital of Khumbu
  • Observing the significant landmarks of the Everest region, including Khumbu icefall, glacier, and Gokyo lakes.

The Final Say

Lukla to Base Camp helicopter flight is an incredible helicopter tour in the Himalayas. This aerial tour is an excellent alternative for the harsh trek towards the Everest Base Camp region. We offer this spectacular helicopter tour as both private or a group joining options.

Moreover, we guarantee departures on every booking made. You can book a trip on the date provided above. If you cannot find a date that matches your schedule, you can contact us, and we can manage a date for you. Overall, this Lukla to Base Camp helicopter flight is comfortable and luxurious tour to Everest Base Camp from Lukla.

Cost Includes

  • Helicopter from Lukla to Everest Base Camp as per the itinerary
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water

Cost Excludes

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

Is the Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter tour safe?

Our helicopter from Lukla to Everest Base Camp tour gets run by experienced pilots and crew members. These pilots have vast experience in high Himalayan conditions. Therefore, you will have a great time on this helicopter tour.

Are the pilots well experienced?

We have highly experienced pilots and crew members. The pilots meet the standards set by the Civil Aviation Association (CAA) Nepal.

How many passengers can the Lukla to Base Camp helicopter flight accommodate?

Lukla to Base Camp helicopter flight can accommodate a maximum of 5 passengers.

What types of helicopter flights are available?

There are private tours and a group joining tour. The private tour is ideal for friends and family. The group joining tour is perfect if you are traveling solo.

Are children allowed on the helicopter?

Yes, you can bring children on the helicopter as we do not have any age limit. You must ensure that your child can handle the harsh conditions of the Everest Base Camp. Besides that, you should be extra cautious while taking children at such high altitudes.

Are pets allowed on the Lukla to Base Camp flight?

No, pets are not allowed on the Lukla to Base Camp flight.

What should I carry for the Helicopter ride?

You can carry bottled drinking water and some snacks during the helicopter ride along with your stuff.

Does the Lukla to Base Camp flights take off on scheduled time?

Lukla to Base Camp helicopter flights takes off on time if the weather conditions are suitable. However, in adverse weather conditions, you might experience some delays or even cancellations.

Is anti-motion sickness pills required for the trip?

If you have motion sickness, then taking anti-motion sickness pills is necessary. One thing to note is that you should not board the flight on an empty stomach. A meal before the helicopter ride helps you tackle motion sickness.

Can I take photographs during the helicopter tour?

Yes, you can take photographs during the Helicopter tour. You can take incredible pictures of the Himalayas and the Himalayan landscapes.

What is the Duration of Lukla To Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Lukla to Base Camp helicopter duration over the beautiful Khumbu region is around 20 minutes. The incredible mountain vista of Himalayas will enchant you even in such a small time period. You can observe the up-close view of the mountains and the magnificent aerial views of the entire Khumbu region.

Besides that, the view of Tibetan Buddhism influenced Sherpa settlements is another attraction of the tour. You will also observe the beautiful Khumbu glacier, icefall, and the ancient Tengboche monastery from the top. Namche Bazaar looks incredibly beautiful from the helicopter. Overall, the 20 minutes ride will be a memorable experience for all travelers.

When is The Best Time for Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter Tour?

Lukla to Base Camp helicopter tour is possible all year round the year. However, the Everest Base Camp (5365 m) is notorious for the frequent change in weather conditions as it is a high altitude zone. The unexpected weather changes affect the helicopter from Lukla to Everest Base Camp flight as well.

The months of Autumn (September- November) and Spring (March-May) are the best time for the Lukla to Base Camp helicopter ride. This is because these seasons provide the best weather conditions with less precipitation. We only operate this trip on clear weather conditions.

The autumn is stable as the monsoon clouds will have long gone at this time of the year. The spring, on the other hand, provides a scenic environment as the wildflowers bloom all over the hills painting the hills pink and red. You can find hundreds of tourists and trekkers taking this Lukla to Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour in these seasons because of the best weather conditions.

Besides that, winters are also a popular time for the Helicopter tours in the Everest region. Even in monsoons, the weather is relatively clear in the mornings. Hence, the stunning Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter tour is possible on any clear day with stable weather.

  • You should wear your seat belts at all times during the Helicopter from Lukla to Everest Base Camp tour.
  • Do not get in or get out of the helicopter in a hurry. You should wait for the captain’s signal to do so.
  • Do not throw any objects from the helicopter during your flights.
  • Do not smoke during the flight unless you have permission from the captain.
  • Avoid standing or changing seats during your flight.
  • Do not move to the back of the helicopter where there is the rotor fan

The unexpected weather change in the Everest region makes it difficult to land in our desired destination sometimes. Therefore the helicopter has to land at the next convenient place.

There is something called the Visual Flying Rules (VFR), which is the code of conduct of the helicopter ride. A helicopter cannot fly or land in low visibility and hence has to land somewhere convenient in such cases.

However, you can be rest assured that we will land somewhere safe. Our pilots and crew members are well experienced and strictly follow the procedure at all times. In case of delays, we reschedule the helicopter flight to the next favorable time and day. Some important things to note regarding this trip are as follows:

  • Lukla to Base Camp helicopter Tour depends upon the weather conditions
  • The flight operates only on favorable weather conditions.
  • The helicopter from Lukla to Everest Base Camp helicopter trip is customizable based on your schedule and requirements
  • Adverse weather conditions cause frequent flight delays and cancellations.
  • In case of adverse weather conditions, Lukla to Base Camp flight gets scheduled to the next favorable day

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Lukla To Base Camp Helicopter Tour