Key Information

  • Destination:
  • Trip Style:
    Adventure Touring
  • Transportation:
    Private Car and Helicopter
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About Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight

Everest region has been a major attraction for the peoples who come to visit Nepal. Many people go to the Everest region for the trekking Every year. Lukla is the gateway for the Everest region and Everest Base Camp trekking.

Tenzing- Hillary Airport (Lukla Airport) is a small airport of Lukla, situated at the elevation of 2843 m. Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flight is an alternative of Kathmandu-Lukla plane flight. If you have limited time, your flights to Lukla have cancelled 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 these private Helicopter flights. You can enjoy the beautiful view of the Himalayas and Landscapes while sitting comfortably beside the windows at choppers. And unlike plane flights, we guarantee the arrival and departure time. Even if the flight time might be delayed for a while, we are ready for your service at any time of your preference. 



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


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 International Airport remains closed from April 1st to June 30th as the runway is going under maintenance. The maintenance lasts till 8 am from 10 PM in the morning. The flight from Kathmandu airport to Lukla is not possible even in the morning. Considering that, Manthali Airport, Ramechhap has started the facility for Plane flights. To make things less inconvenient for you, we have continued our flight packages even from Manthali. We help you book the bus/car to get to Manthali as well. So you can contact us if you looking for the flight to go Lukla or return from Lukla in Kathmandu.

If you have any queries regarding this, feel free to contact us:

Contact no.:   +977 9851183278


Details on Manthali Airport, Ramechhap

Ramechhap airport (Manthali airport) is the closest domestic airport from Kathmandu. It is situated in the Tama river valley of Ramechhap District. It is 135 km (milestone) SouthEast from Kathmandu. It takes almost 4 hours to get there by bus. However, Bus rides are easily available to go there. You can rent a private vehicle as well.

The airport is situated at an elevation of 474m from sea level. It has one 518 m long runway.


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

[As the weather at Lukla is unpredictable, the flight might be delayed or extended for a few minutes. But Sublime trail ensures that you have a safe, and comfortable trip. We book the tickets fro Kathmandu-Lukla so that you don’t need to worry about returning safely and comfortably. 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 Chopper. 

Departure Notes

Departure for this trip is conducted daily. If you want are interested, please contact us.

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