Lukla opens the gate to adventurous ventures in the Everest region. The famous Everest Base Camp Trek, Gokyo Lakes Trek, Everest Three High Passes Trek, etc., begin here. Apart from the regular flights from Kathmandu domestic airport to Lukla airport, the only other way to reach this place is by helicopter flight. There are no roadways to Lukla, so individuals cannot drive here.
As thrilling as the Kathmandu Lukla regular flights are, they can get quite nerve-racking and overwhelming for some travelers. The Kathmandu Lukla flights are no joke. Landing at that height in a tiny airport does demand guts. However, the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is more easygoing and comfortable, with great views. The helicopter flight lasts for around one hour.
We have several Kathmandu Lukla helicopter flight departures in a day. It allows travelers to board the charter as per their time availability. One can join a group, which will cost less per head, or rent a private Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight as per your need.
Approach to Lukla Airport
Perched at 2,860 meters, Lukla airport, also known as the Tenzing Hillary Airport, is one of the smallest and highest airports in the world. This airport gives access to the Khumbu region, the home to Mt. Everest- the highest mountain in the world, the legendary Sherpas, and the rich ancient cultural heritage of the local communities.
The airport is the busiest in the peak trekking and climbing seasons (March, April, May, September, October, and November). Lukla airport has only a single runway. It is 527 meters long and 30 meters wide with an 11.7% gradient.
Only twin otter aircraft and helicopters fly in and out of this airport. Given the airport's size, it can only park five twin otter aircraft and two helicopters simultaneously. The Lukla airport only welcomes and departs flights to/from Kathmandu.
Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight Price 2023-2024
Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight cost is expensive if you book a private trip. A personal trip means you can fly solo or with your loved ones. Likewise, in a group, per head cost reduces. We offer the best Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter prices in Nepal. Our fees are transparent, and there are no hidden charges. The price will be the same even if you fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
The flight costs USD 500 per head for a group joining and USD 2500 for a private flight (for a one-way flight). For a round trip from Kathmandu - to Lukla Kathmandu, the flight cost is USD 1000 per head in a group and USD 500 for a private getaway for a single traveler.
Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight Price on sharing basis for 2023-2024
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Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight Group Joining
Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight cost is low per head for group departures. The group usually has 4 to 5 passengers from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa. Joining a group is much easier in the peak trekking/climbing seasons as there are numerous helicopter departures.
If you are alone, then you can share the flight with other travelers from around the world. In this way, the Kathmandu Lukla helicopter flight cost gets affordable. After confirming the flight, we will help you find other travelers to share the helicopter flight and the price.
We offer Group joining price for helicopter Fight
|1 - 1 pax||US $500|
|2 - 2 pax||US $450|
|3 - 3 pax||US $430|
|4 - 5 pax||US $400|
Private Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
A private helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is perfect for you if you have your group or are willing to fly solo. A private helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla or vice versa is expensive comparatively. Moreover, a private helicopter flight to Lukla lets you fly alone.
Booking confirmation and payment of Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flight
Many travelers prefer a helicopter flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, given the low risk, phenomenal panorama, and being on schedule these days. Therefore, we need early confirmation to avoid the non-availability of flight seats.
To book the Kathmandu Lukla helicopter flight, you must send us a 25% advance payment for the confirmation with other details like a copy of your passport, etc. The rest of the amount must be cleared before the beginning of the journey. You can pay for it once you arrive in Kathmandu.
Departure Details For Kathmandu Lukla Helicopter Flight
You can pre-book Kathmandu to Lukla flights for 2023 and 2024. Then, you can reserve the seats directly from our booking section.
If the dates do not match your time availability, contact us at [email protected] or call WhatApps or us at +977 9849023179.
Helicopter Flight to Lukla from Everest Base Camp | Gorakshep
If you have trekked to the Everest Base Camp and do not want to retrace the same path, then you can choose our helicopter flight from the Everest Base Camp to Lukla. While trekking back takes another 3 to 4 days to reach Lukla. A helicopter flight will save you a lot of time and energy. At the same time, you can see spectacular aerial views of the Himalayas.
Usually, you can find helicopter returns in the Everest Base Camp Trek by Helicopter. But you can also add an EBC Lukla helicopter flight to your itinerary even if you have followed the usual EBC trek itinerary. The helicopter flight time between Everest Base Camp and Lukla is 15 minutes.
Moreover, you can also extend this helicopter flight to Kathmandu if you wish. For more information, get in touch with us.