Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight

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Trip Information
  • Trip Duration1 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts Kathmandu or Lukla
  • Ends Lukla or Kathmandu
  • Activities Helicopter Flight
  • Max. Altitude 2,860 M
  • Group Size 1 to 5 Per Flight
  • Best Time All around the year
  • Easy and Secured Online Booking Option with Payment
  • Flight Refund or reschedule option available
  • In total comfortable ways reach the Lukla Airport to starts the trekking journey in Everest
  • Exciting landing experience at Lukla Airport Helipad, The World’s Most Dangerous Airport
  • Avoid Flight Delays and Cancellation Chances
  • Witness breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayan mountains, Kathmandu Valley, green slopes, and lush forest
  • Maximum 5 Person flying together; luxurious flight and comfortable seats for each passenger
  • Appropriate for all ages travelers
  • Flexible Cancellation Policy and Fair Prices
  • Door to door pick up and drop off from your Kathmandu Hotel
  • Group Joining and Private Charter Option available
  • Daily Departure in the high trekking season
  • Extra Kg baggage option available
  • Quicker and most reliable than the regular airlines flight

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight is best alternative way of reach Lukla airport from Kathmandu on your scheduled time without any issues. Lukla Airport officially known as Tenzing Hillary Airport is considered as one of the most dangerous airports in the world. This airport is where almost of the Everest region treks start. It takes around 45 minutes to reach Lukla Airport. Whether you are visiting the Everest region for trekking, peak climbing or simply to explore, this Lukla helicopter flight is a great choice. If you have limited time and worried about the flight or if you are booking last minute flight to Lukla then, To maintain your travel schedule Kathmandu Lukla Helicopter flight is worth option and it is also the quickest, easiest and most exciting way to go in case of regular flight cancellation.

Lukla is popular gateway to Everest Region, Because of its Lukla airport at the base and gateway of Everest Base Camp this place is hub for the trekkers, mountaineers, and other visitors to explore the area. Helicopter is getting popular among the travelers due to weather of Lukla is unpredictable. As a result, there is regular airplane flights delayed and cancelled, which has an impact on itinerary. In order to escape these problems, a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is appropriate option.

Different Entry Strategy through Lukla Helicopter Flight

Lukla Airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world and it is located at the altitude of 2900 meters, Many trekkers visit these airport, as it is the popular starting point of Everest region trekking. Kathmandu Lukla Helicopter Flight is alternative way to reach Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. If you are bounded by time and have a Schedule time but want to trek in Everest region then, Helicopter Flight to Lukla is one of the best option for you. There are many trekkers who are willing to trek to Everest but worried about the irregular flight caused due to Weather So, to make your travel more reliable and flexible almost all the Helicopter companies in nepal offers charter flight to lukla. It takes almost 45 minutes to reach Lukla from Kathmandu.

There are daily regular flight between to Lukla from Kathmandu Airport. Weather is the major factor for the cancellation of regular airlines flights frequently. If you want to reach Lukla on time and meet the scheduled, helicopter flight will be the best reliable option to reach Lukla. Helicopter requires less visibility then aircraft so, it can fly in spite of of cancellation of regular flights. Lukla Helicopter Flight can accommodate up to five Person per flight. If you have your own group of 5 Person then, flight can be arranged on the private basis on your required flight date and time. But, If you are less in number then we arrange flight on Group Sharing Basis. Choosing helicopter option will make your trip more exhilarating and you will not regret this decision of yours at all. It is better to book your Lukla Helicopter flight in advance to avoid non availability of tickets. Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight is more frequent on the trekking seasons as the regular airlines flight get divert to Ramechhap Manthali Airport. So, there is almost daily departure on September, October, November, March, April, and May.

There are different alternative ways to reach Lukla from Kathmandu. Some trekkers fly to Lukla via regular flight where other takes the helicopter flight to lukla from Kathmandu to maintain their schedule trekking itinerary and avoid flight delays or cancellation. Besides, People also reach to Lukla via Jiri combining bus ride and trekking from Phaplu.

Aspiration Adventure offers both group joining and private charter helicopter flight to Lukla. As Helicopter can accommodate maximum up to 5 persons Per flight at a time in single helicopter. So, If you have own group of 5 person then helicopter flight is operate on private charter basis but if you are less in number group joining helicopter flight to Lukla is available. In group joining helicopter flight cost will share among the passenger which keeps you around the minimum cost. Grouping Joining provides you a best budget package and we guaranteed price with us.

Reason to take Lukla Helicopter Flight

If you are travelling to Everest Region in full schedule and worried about the irregular airlines flights to lukla airport due to weather conditions then, Helicopter Flight to Lukla is best alternative option to maintain your travel schedule. Due to high altitude, Lukla Airport experiences variable weather. While taking helicopters you do not have to worried about the delays and cancellation as helicopter flights are less canceled in compare to regular flight.

Similarly, flying through the Kathmandu’s you will famed UNESCO World Heritage Sites, aerial views of snow-capped mountains, green hills, forests, etc. This is the best ways to starts the trek and experience without a hustle and bustle is lifelong memorable.

Additionally, during the high trekking season, there is no direct flight to Lukla from Kathmandu so trekkers must drive for 5 hours to Manthali Airport which is the mid night drive to Ramechhap and it would be exhusting to begins the trekking journey. Thus, helicopter flight offers trekkers to skip the extra time needed to travel by land to Ramechhap. The thrill of a airlines flight may be too much for senior passengers or other trekkers, in which case a helicopter ride to Lukla is the best option.

Helicopter Flight Plan

Phase 1: Pick Up from Hotel and Drop to Airport. Security Check and Flight Briefing
We will Pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to domestic airport terminal. You will get the boarding pass outside to entry from Departure and proceed with the Checking.

Phase 2: Get Boarding Pass and Check-In Helicopter. Fly to Lukla Airport.
You will get the Boarding passes. After that, your weight are determine with easy formalities to proceed with the Check-In Once the Helicopter is ready. You will be transfer to the Helipad and helicopter fly to Lukla Airport with top views of Kathmandu valleys, green hills and lush forests, rivers, mountains, and waterfalls.

Phase 3: Enjoy thrilling flight and Land at Lukla Airport.
After 45 minutes you will land at Lukla Airport Helipad and proceed to Everest trekking journey.

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05:40 AM: Pick up from Hotel and Drop to the Kathmandu Domestic Airport

06:30 AM: Get your flight boarding pass and proceed for check-In

07:00 AM: Board a Flight to Lukla and Drop off at Lukla Helipad

On the Flight Date, we will Pick up from you Hotel and Drop to the domestic terminal. Get boarding pass and proceed for check-In. Helicopter Flight and drop of at Lukla Airport. Lukla Helicopter Flights starts in early morning to late afternoon, We will provide you a exact flight timing accordingly and it will take approximately 45 minutes to reach Lukla airport from Kathmandu. We understand about the trekkers timing and offer the flight so that you are able to trek up to Phakding or Monjo same day.

  • Duration:45 Minutes
  • Max. Altitude:2,860m

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Dates & Availability

Advance or Last Minute Booking for Helicopter Flight is available for the years 2024 and 2025. If the dates do not match or If you are looking for flight please send us the Inquiry with flight date and We can send you the option according to availability. Here is the required information and departure dates for lukla heli flight, feel free to contact us 24/7 for any kind of assistance. We will be available to assist instantly, Send us email or call WhatApps at +977 9813665337

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Start DateStarts: SundayJul 14, 2024End DateEnds: SundayJul 14, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: MondayJul 15, 2024End DateEnds: MondayJul 15, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: TuesdayJul 16, 2024End DateEnds: TuesdayJul 16, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: WednesdayJul 17, 2024End DateEnds: WednesdayJul 17, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: ThursdayJul 18, 2024End DateEnds: ThursdayJul 18, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
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Start DateStarts: WednesdayJul 24, 2024End DateEnds: WednesdayJul 24, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: ThursdayJul 25, 2024End DateEnds: ThursdayJul 25, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: FridayJul 26, 2024End DateEnds: FridayJul 26, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: SaturdayJul 27, 2024End DateEnds: SaturdayJul 27, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: SundayJul 28, 2024End DateEnds: SundayJul 28, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: MondayJul 29, 2024End DateEnds: MondayJul 29, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
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Start DateStarts: WednesdayJul 31, 2024End DateEnds: WednesdayJul 31, 2024PricePriceUS$550StatusStatusAvailable
Useful Information

Private Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Private Helicopter charter is one of the most easiest ways to reach Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. Due to the fact that a private helicopter is already reserved for you and your group, and there are no delays caused due to various factors of filling the seats, and waiting for others trekkers interest. It is simple as travelling to any destination. Private Helicopter Flight to Lukla can be organize throughout the year on your desire time and date. Experience flight with your own team. Helicopter accommodate maximum of 5 people at a time on B3e series helicopter. We also operate 4 seated helicopter to Lukla and will be allowing you to enjoy views and scenery. Cost of Private Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Starts at USD 2800 per flight So, if you are in group of any size up to 5 then the cost of the helicopter flight is same. Charter Flight are slightly expensive than group joining but luxurious and comfortable.

Group Joining Helicopter Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

We offers group joining flight as a fixed departure. There are many trekker willing to travel Lukla by helicopter due to various reason or also other travelers who are looking helicopter to Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, Gokyo and the first phase to land is Lukla Airport. So, we have the helicopter flight on regular basis and make sure to accommodate on group joining flight. During the high trekking season (Autumn and Spring) the airlines flight are divert to Ramechhap Airport which make trekkers uncomfortable and there are regular lukla drop available. Helicopter accommodate up to 5 Pax where total cost of flight will be split among the group flying together. If you are single or less than 5 Person (1,2,3,4) and want to fly by helicopter on cost-sharing basis. Please send us and Inquiry stating your desired flight date or look after the departure section. We will help to find out the group and saves the cost of Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter tour. Everest Helicopter is more frequent on the trekking seasons. So, there is almost daily departure Kathmandu Lukla on September, October, November and March, April, May.

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight Cost

Helicopter to Lukla price Starts from cost USD 450 per person if group sharing and 5 pax flying together (off season). If you have your own group of 5 pax then, cost will be on Private Charter Basis which cost USD 2800 sharing among total number of people flying at a time. We provide Best and affordable price, book now, mobile (+977) 981 366 5337 (Call/WhatsApp/Viber). Start only at 500 USD Per person on group joining daily departure.

Safety Notes For Kathmandu Lukla Helicopter Flight

  • Buckle your seatbelt on flight
  • Avoid lighting smoking around the helicopter
  • Do not approach helicopter from behind
  • Follow instructions of the pilot and crew members
  • Do not exchange seats or try to stand up during flight, If you feel uncomfortable consult with pilot
  • Carry your baggage in a secure manner
  • Booking Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight with Aspiration Adventure is very easy, you just need to inquiry us with number of people in a group and flight date or select the departure dates. According to your suggestion, Please send us email on: aspirationadventure@gmail.com or via phone +977-9813665337 (Whatapps/Viber). After we receive your inquiry, we will corrdinate. It will be our first priority to provide immediate service to our customers.


  • Yes, Flight are on time unless it is affected by the weather conditions. After we, finalize the booking will share flight timing details. In rare case, sometime it may be delayed due to unpredictable weather condition and technical issues. Without any doubt, you will be flying to Lukla. Our team member are available to support where necessary and will be regular in communication. Fight time will be provide within 2 days before the departure date.


  • It depends, if you wish to travel in private helicopter flight, then there will be no other individuals rather than the pilot and your group members. But if you take Group Joining flight then in order to make it in budget there will be other Passenger on flight who are travelling to Lukla Airport.


  • Yes, We Provide Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla after completing trek. Please let us know about the return date. Moreover, We also offers Everest Helicopter pickup and drop off service for those who don’t wish to trek all the way back to Lukla and fly out from Gorakshep or Pireche.


  • Yes, You can get Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter everyday on the high trekking seasons. During the spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November) there are group sharing available. In Other time, we also have the regular departures Please send your inquiry with the travelling flight date and number of person.


  • Yes, We offer helicopter flight to Lukla on the same day of regular airline’s flight canceled, But please make sure to inform us sometime earlier so we can manage flights on time.


  • It will take around 40 to 45 minutes to reach Lukla Airport from Kathmandu.


  • Yes, Private Helicopter flight to Lukla can be book for a single person or up to 5 person of your group. To share the cost and make it in budget we offer you a group joining flights. But, If you wish to Hire Private Helicopter flight we make sure to offer best service and cost.


  • The answer is probably No. Cancellation of Helicopter flight to Lukla is very rare even in the bad weather condition. But, Due to some weather condition and environmental status the flights may extend up to some few minutes.


  • Yes, We offer Helicopter flight to Namche Bazaar, Everest Base Camp or Hotel Everest View directly from Kathmandu. If you are in short time and willing to have the tailor made itinerary. Please let us know about your option.


  • From Kathmandu there are option to get Lukla some are:

    • Domestic Airlines Flight to Lukla (Sita Air, Tara Air and Summit Airlines)
    • Helicopter Flight to Lukla
    • By Jeep to Jiri or Phaplu and Trek 4 to 5 Days
Client Reviewstripadvisor
  • rating star

    Highly recommended company for your Nepal planning

    I had a great experience planning our trip with Anjan. He was very professional, responsive and took great care all went smoothly. I can fully recommend his services and would gladly work with him again in the future.

    Lee FPhilippines,April 21, 2024
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    Helicopter transfers arranged with max efficiency

    We used the services of Aspiration Adventures to organise helicopter transfers to and from Lukla. I cannot praise the company highly enough for the quality of their service package. I was particularly happy that when we needed to change the date of our return, this was done smoothly and speedily. We were picked up and returned to our hotel, and the transfers could not have been more efficient. We'll done, Ajnan!

    M Derman -MTDDUnited Kingdom,April 06, 2024
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