Highlights

  • A mesmerizing view of landscapes, green forests, river and waterfalls during the flight
  • Quicker and more reliable than the plane ride
  • Cosy seats beside windows.
  • Spectacular panoramic view of the Himalayan range.
  • The optimum price range of tickets and airport expenses.

About Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight

The Everest region has always been a major attraction tourists in Nepal. Thousands of people go to the Everest region for trekking each year. Lukla is the gateway to the Everest region.

Tenzing-Hillary Airport (Lukla Airport) is a small airport in Lukla, situated at the elevation of 2843 meters. Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight is an alternative of Kathmandu-Lukla plane flight. If you have limited time, your flights to Lukla have canceled for some region or if you want to get there at the comfort of the chopper, our helicopter tour package is perfect for you. It takes about 45 minutes to reach Lukla from Kathmandu.  

There are many reasons to take a private helicopter flight. You can enjoy the beautiful view of the Himalayas and surrounding landscapes while sitting comfortably beside the window of the chopper. And unlike plane flights, we guarantee a timely arrival and departure. Even if the flight might be delayed for a while, we are ready for your service at any time of your preference. 

 

Direct Kathmandu Lukla Helicopter flight cost details

As our choppers are sharable, the cost varies with the no. of pax you choose to share the chopper with. The helicopters can board up to 5 people.  The normal cost per flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is $3000 USD. You can divide the cost among those who share the chopper with you. 

 

Kathmandu to Lukla Flight Cost

For Helicopter: $ 500 per person
For Plane: $180 per person

 

To book this flight

To book the flights from Kathmandu to Lukla or vice versa, you can contact us via contact no:  +977 9851183278 or mail us at [email protected].

[As the weather at Lukla is unpredictable, the flight might be delayed or extended for a few minutes. But Sublime Trails ensures that you have a safe and comfortable trip. We book the tickets from Kathmandu-Lukla so that you don’t need to worry about anything. We also provide you with the facility of booking tickets in advance. ]

 

Tips for the flight

  • We recommend you to always take the seat on the left side as it gives the perfect view.
  • As the weather is unpredictable in the Himalayas, flight delays can happen. So take a few snacks with you.
  • Use earplugs or cotton during the flight in order to save your ears from the loud noise of helicopter. 

Itinerary

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Almost 45 minutes of the flight will be full of scenic views of the landscapes. As soon as you depart from Kathmandu airport, you will get the top view of the Kathmandu valley and its surrounding hills and forests. Which is followed by the view of hills covered with lush forests, rivers, waterfalls and picturesque village. As you approach Lukla, the view of the snow-capped mountains and the landscapes of the Khumbu region looks amazing. The plane lands at Tenzing Hillary Airport which is considered to be one of the thrilling airports in the world due to its short runway.

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What's included

  • Transportation:   
    All pickups and drops
    Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight
  • Miscellaneous: 
    Necessary paperwork with the government of Nepal and Tax department
  • Any meals
  • Personal expenses
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