Lobuche to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight

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Trip Information
  • Trip Duration1 Day
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts Lobuche
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activities Helicopter Shuttle Service
  • Max. Altitude 4,940 metres
  • Group Size 1 to 5 pax per flight
  • Best Time Spring and Autumn
  • Secure and Easy Booking System
  • Credit Card Charges Inclusive 
  • Quick escape back to lower altitude
  • Last Minute Booking facility Available
  • Group Joining and Private Charter Flight Available
  • Inclusive of 3.75% credit card processing fee, No Hidden Charge
  • Reduces hiking by 4 to 5 days and get the chance to enjoy in Kathmandu
  • Group Joining and Private helicopter flights option available
  • Experience of Landing at Lukla Airport
  • Get the aerial views of mountain range
  • Quicker and most reliable than the airlines flight
  • Rare chance of delay or cancellation, operates even in bad weather conditions
  • Get Magnificent vistas of mountain range and enables you to go a considerable distance quickly
  • Best Beneficial option if you have limited time or wish to avoid the physical strain of a lengthy trek

Lobuche to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight offers quick and pleasant flight with experience of soar above the mountain, landscapes and pristine valley as you transition from the remote charm of Lobuche to the vibrant cultural heart of Kathmandu. Trekkers who are on their way to Everest Base Camp stop at Lobuche as it is route along the trail and last stopover for accommodation before Goraskhep and Everest Base Camp. It stands at an altitude of approximately 4,940 meters or 16,207 feet above sea level. It takes around seven to eight days for trekkers to reach Lobuche from Kathmandu but helicopter flight is one and half hours.

Helicopter Shuttle Service from Lobuche to Kathmandu allows trekkers to enjoy aerial view monasteries as well as mountain peaks such as Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Cholatse, Island Peak and many more. Flying through the trekking routes of Dingboche, Pheriche, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche and Phakding you will recall the memories of trekking path. Helicopter includes landing experience at Lukla Airport, nicknamed The World's Most Dangerous. Lobuche to Lukla heli flight duration is 23 to 25 minutes followed by next 45 minutes back to Kathmandu.

After completing trek to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar if you do not want to walk back down to Lukla then, these helicopter flight is best option available. The flight is easier route getting back to Kathmandu and the added expenses worth the comfort with saving time and energy. Besides In rare case you might have altitude issues or mildly injury then, you can immediately fly back to Kathmandu or Lukla.

After taking in the breathtaking scenery and getting ambiance of Everest Base Camp or while hiking up from Dingboche to Lobuche, If you find prefer quick approach to get out of the mountain then helicopter from Lobuche to Kathmandu is the best option available. Heli in Everest Region provides a simple and effective mode of transportation. This  ensuring your timely return to Kathmandu while minimizing travel time and cost.

Helicopter flight from Lobuche to Kathmandu is available in Pre booking or the last minute. In case of disruptive weather conditions or medical emergency that impact travel plans, we are there to operate flights. Due to the different situation helicopter may not be available at the last minutes so it is recommended to book the chopper in advance. As for the emergency we understand it is always the uncertainties that occurs and make sure to make you fly safe back to Kathmandu. Aspiration Adventure offers helicopter service throughout the year, so pick your most convenient dates and schedule the flight.

Lobuche to Kathmandu Helicopter Cost

Aspiration Adventure different options for helicopter flights in Everest region, due to high number of trekkers in season flight operates on daily basis. The available option are private or group joining flight. The price depends on which package you prefer and number of person. 

Helicopter from Lobuche to Kathmandu in Group Joining 

In order to keep flight costs low, a group sharing helicopter is offered in the Everest region. If you are traveling alone or in a group of two or three people, you can share the helicopter with other passengers. When multiple passengers join a helicopter flight, the total cost of the flight is shared among all which makes it economical. As there are several helicopter pick-up and drop-off services accessible in the Everest Region, the helicopter can pick you up from your lobuche and drop you back in Kathmandu. In high trekking season daily group joining flights are available with maximum of 5 passengers.

  • Cost for Group Joining Lobuche to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight: USD$ 1250 Per Person

Get in touch with us and let us know your date if you are travelling solo or group less than four or five passengers. We accept booking for specific date as well as last minutes.

Private Charter Helicopter from Lobuche to Kathmandu

The ideal option is a private helicopter charter if you are traveling in luxury, having group of five people or having the emergency situation. You can book the flight schedule for a private charter from Lobuche accoridng to your time and dates. Even though a private charter will cost you more, it will be comfortable for a group of your own or according to the situation. If you booked the private charter there are no any delays for waiting other passengers. It will be more smooth and convinent as compared. 

  • Cost for Private Helicopter Flight from Lobuche to Kathmandu: Start from USD$ 3900 to $ 4500 Per Flight
  • Lobuche to Lukla Private Helicopter Cost: $ 2000 Per Flight

Explore Lobuche Village

Lobuche is village in Khumbu area that is close to Mount Everest Base Camp. Lobuche Village is the last night stop for trekkers heading Everest Base Camp. This village offers a breathtaking views of well known mountain peaks of Lobuche East and Lobuche West. Lobuche offers various teahouses lodges with facilities of internet. Lobuche is 12 km from Dingboche and approximately 15 km away from Everest Base Camp and it is best stop before ascending to higher altitudes. In Lobuche you will able to detour the scientific research centre with a glass observatory in the shape of a pyramid. It more formally known as The Pyramid International Laboratory or Observator. The mission is to research mountain data at this facility, including air pressure, temperature change and many more. With the trekking and helicopter flight Lobuche Village can be visit throughout the year but month of March, April, May, September, October, and November are the best times.

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After the confirmation of the flight as per your request, helicopter pick you up from the Lobuche Helipad and first transfer back to Lukla and then to Kathmandu. As the flight takes off from Pheriche you will be amazed with the aerial views of the mountain ranges and khumbhu region including Tengboche, Pangboche,and Namche Bazaar. After landing at Lukla to refuel the chopper, you progressively make way back to Kathmandu airport. The total flight duration will be One and a half hours to Kathmandu. Finally, Get back to Kathmandu. 

  • Duration:1 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Max. Altitude:4,950 meters / 16,210 ft
  • Accommodation:N/A

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Cost Details
Cost Includes
  • Helicopter between Lobuche to Kathmandu
  • Service charge and Official expenses
  • Helicopter fuel and government taxes
  • In case of emergency, oxygen tanks inside the helicopter
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Start DateStarts: ThursdayMay 30, 2024End DateEnds: ThursdayMay 30, 2024PricePriceUS$1250StatusStatusAvailable
Start DateStarts: FridayMay 31, 2024End DateEnds: FridayMay 31, 2024PricePriceUS$1250StatusStatusAvailable
Useful Information

Why take helicopter flight?

  • Fast and Reliable Option to Reach Kathmandu Valley
  • Avoid same trekking route down to Lukla Airport
  • Save time of 3 to 4 days trekking
  • Avoid the Lukla Airlines flight delays and cancellation
  • Get the amazing Aerial view mountains, landscapes, glaciers, village
  • Immediate Rescue Assistance in case of Health Emergencies and Altitude Sickness
Client Reviewstripadvisor
  • rating star

    Helicopter rescue from Lobuche, Timely Service

    Anjan, I cannot thank you enough for helping me to fly back to kathmandu when we had the most need. I had altitude sickness and my oxygen level was lowest in mountain and while travelling solo, Aspiration Adventure helped me to fly out from mountain. His teams deals with the Insurance company, take care of all the logistics and medical treatment at hospital. Sending the insurance papers to him via WhatsApp and making phone call I got the helicopter at lobuche to pick me up. incredibly communicative, ensuring that all of my questions were answered. I never got scared in anyway and he is very professional.. thank you guys.

    MartinCzechia,October 19, 2023
  • rating star

    Easy and Quick Lobuche Kathmandu Helicopter Booking

    My friend and myself we hike to Everest Base Camp on our own but after getting to Dingboche we started mid headache and continue our hike to Lobuche but at this point my friend condition was worst and we decide to get the helicopter back to Kathmandu. Anjan was quick in response; we simply paid online and helicopter picked up from Lobuche Helipad continue to lukla followed by flight back Kathmandu.We really appreciate the help and support at the last minutes, always be grateful for this. 

    HugoSweden,September 21, 2023
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