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Gorakshep to Lukla by Helicopter

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Good to Know
  • Duration 1 Hours
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Trip Destination Lukla
  • Starts at Gorakshep
  • Ends at Lukla
  • Max. Altitude 5100 Meter
  • Trip Type Flight Service
  • Transport By Helicopter


  • Last-minute booking services.
  • Safe and secure online booking system.
  • Escape from long check-ins and formalities.
  • Comfortable and relaxing helicopter ride.
  • No hassle of flights getting cancelled.
  • The flight takes around 30 minutes.
  • Experienced and skilled pilots
  • Offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest.

Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter flights is a popular choice for trekkers and climbers heading toward Mount Everest. The flight offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mount Everest, as well as the chance to experience the unique culture of the Sherpa people. The flight is relatively short, lasting about 30 minutes, and departs from the Gorakshep Airstrip, which is located near the base of Mount Everest.

It's a great option for people who want to return to Lukla without going on the same hiking route.

Also, the Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter flight route is a popular choice for those looking to reach the Everest region quickly and comfortably. The flight takes off from Gorakshep, a small village located at the base of Mount Everest, and flies over the stunning Himalayan mountain range before landing in Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. The flight offers breathtaking views of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse.

The route is relatively short, taking approximately 30 minutes, but it is not only a time saver but also a safe and comfortable way to reach Lukla, which is otherwise a challenging and treacherous trek. It is a perfect choice for those who want to avoid the strenuous trek to Lukla or for those who want to save their energy for the trek to base camp.

Are you looking for a direct helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu?

If yes, we offer an everyday fixed-departure helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu every morning. Even if you are a single person interested in joining this tour, you can book it directly via our website to secure your seats. If you cancel the trip 48 hours prior to the departure date after receiving seat confirmation, you will lose the cost of the trip. To secure your seats, full payment should be made in advance.

Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Flight Attractions

  • The scenic landscape of the Khumbu region
  • Glimpses of traditional Sherpa villages and monasteries
  • Experience flying over some of the world's highest and most remote terrain
  • A quick and convenient way to reach Lukla, the gateway to the Mount Everest base camp trek
  • A chance to fly over the famous Namche Bazaar, the largest Sherpa village in the region
  • A unique bird's-eye view of the Khumbu Glacier and the Khumbu Icefall
  • A chance to see the famous Hillary Airport in Lukla, considered one of the world's most dangerous airports,.
  • A glimpse of the traditional lifestyle and culture of the Sherpa people.
  • A chance to see the beautiful rhododendron forests, lush meadows, and sparkling rivers.

Gorakshep to Lukla Pickup and Dropoff Services

Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter pickup and dropoff services are convenient and efficient for all those travelers trekking in the Himalayas. The helicopter services are available both way from Lukla to Gorakshep and vice versa. For those who are taking a heli ride back after completing the trek, it allows trekkers to skip the strenuous and time-consuming hike back to Lukla, the starting point for many trekking routes in the region. Instead, they can take a short helicopter ride directly to Lukla, saving time and energy for the rest of their trek. This is especially useful for those who are short on time or have limited physical capabilities, as it allows them to still experience the beauty of the Himalayas without the challenge of a long hike.

This helicopter flight service is also suitable for those who want to take the helicopter from Lukla to Gorakshep, spend a few days there exploring the Himalayas, and return trekking. Apart from this, the Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter service is also beneficial for those who are looking to avoid the risk of altitude sickness. The altitude in Gorakshep is over 5,000 meters, and some trekkers may have difficulty acclimatizing to the high altitude.

By taking a helicopter to Lukla, trekkers can avoid spending prolonged periods of time at high altitudes, reducing the risk of altitude sickness and allowing them to enjoy their trek without any health concerns. Additionally, the helicopter service also provides a quick and easy way to return to Lukla after completing the trek, making it a great option for those who are looking for a hassle-free way to get in and out of the region.

Nepal Trek Adventure offers a convenient two-way helicopter service between Gorakshep and Lukla for trekkers and hikers looking to explore the beautiful Himalayan region. This service allows for a quick and easy way to reach Gorakshep, as well as a convenient way to return to Lukla after completing the trek. 

This service is an ideal option for those who are short on time or who have physical limitations, allowing them to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without the need for a long and strenuous trek. With the two-way helicopter service offered by our company, travelers can make the most of their time in the region, experience the best view of the Himalayas, and enjoy the local settlements.

What's Included

  • Helicopter trip as per the booking.
  • Transfer service to or from the hotel.
  • Experienced and skilled pilot.
  • Pre-briefing about the safety measures before boarding.

What's Excluded

  • Items not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals and accommodation
  • Tips/Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses 

Availability & Private Trip

Select a Trip DateSmall Group Departure
Start DateStart: MondayMay 20, 2024End DateEnd: MondayMay 20, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: TuesdayMay 21, 2024End DateEnd: TuesdayMay 21, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: WednesdayMay 22, 2024End DateEnd: WednesdayMay 22, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: ThursdayMay 23, 2024End DateEnd: ThursdayMay 23, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: FridayMay 24, 2024End DateEnd: FridayMay 24, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: SaturdayMay 25, 2024End DateEnd: SaturdayMay 25, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: SundayMay 26, 2024End DateEnd: SundayMay 26, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: MondayMay 27, 2024End DateEnd: MondayMay 27, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: TuesdayMay 28, 2024End DateEnd: TuesdayMay 28, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: WednesdayMay 29, 2024End DateEnd: WednesdayMay 29, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: ThursdayMay 30, 2024End DateEnd: ThursdayMay 30, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed
Start DateStart: FridayMay 31, 2024End DateEnd: FridayMay 31, 2024PricePriceUS $850StatusStatusGuaranteed

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We offer daily pick-up and drop-off services throughout the year. To secure the private booking, you can apply via our website.

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1 Travelers x US $1700TotalUS $1700(No additional taxes or booking fees)

Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Group Joining Flight

Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter is possible on a limited budget by participating in a group joining the helicopter flight. The cost of taking a flight on the basis of sharing will be very affordable if there are fewer than five individuals in your group. Therefore, the best way to see the Everest region by helicopter is to join a group and travel there together.

Gorakshep to Lukla Helicopter Private Flight 

The cost of a private charter helicopter flight can be expensive in comparison to group joining. The best and easiest mode of transportation is a private charter helicopter. Considering that it is a private flight, a private helicopter tour is by no means difficult to complete on time. To arrange a private helicopter flight on your preferred date, you can go to Book a Private Trip section or get in touch with us. If you're traveling alone and would want to take a helicopter tour, it would be best to join a group flight with no more than five other passengers.

What Our Clients Say
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    Mason CooperUnited States,January 05, 2024

    Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter flight

    Gorakshep to Lukla helicopter flight with Nepal Trek Adventure was a breathtaking experience. As we soared above the rugged Himalayan landscape, I marveled at the stunning views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. The skilled pilot navigated through narrow valleys, providing an adrenaline-pumping adventure. Thanks to Nepal Trek Adventure for making this memorable journey possible.

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    Adrian TaylorUnited States,January 02, 2024

    Helicopter Flight from Gorakshep to Lukla

    Our helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Lukla with Nepal Trek Adventure was a smooth and scenic ride. The snow-capped peaks below us glistened in the morning sun, creating a picturesque backdrop. The professionalism of the pilot and the comfort of the helicopter made this journey truly enjoyable. A heartfelt thank you to Nepal Trek Adventure for arranging such a seamless experience.


Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

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