Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is one of the best alternative ways to reach Lukla from Kathmandu besides regular flights. It is more comfortable and provides the best views of mountains and the environment throughout the helicopter ride. If you are bound with time and want to reach Lukla on your schedule then Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is most preferable at a reasonable and cheaper cost. For your trekking, peak climbing, expedition, or exploring the Everest region, a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will be the best choice.
Kathmandu Lukla helicopter ride is an awesome ride towards the Mount Everest region in Nepal. Lukla is 136.17 kilometers away from Kathmandu and with the helicopter flight, it takes only 45 minutes to complete the distance (with landing time). We operate both private helicopter flights to Lukla and group sharing flights from Kathmandu to Lukla or return.
Lukla airport stands at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level because of which the weather of Lukla gets bad sometimes in main seasons too. Also, Lukla airport is in the lap of the Himalayas and there is no certainty of fast wind flow in the region. There are big hills and mountain rocks en route to Lukla airport on both sides before landing. Because of high mountain hills and their altitude we can always see high chances of a strong wind blowing and uncertain weather changes.
So it is the major factor in the cancellation of regular airline flights frequently. In case of regular flight cancellation, the helicopter flight will be the ideal choice for all the visitors who want to go to Lukla or return to Kathmandu from Lukla airport. The helicopter can fly in low visibility. Where a small window is enough for a flight to Lukla by helicopter. However, regular planes or aircraft need clear weather to fly. Still landing at Lukla airport is scary even in good weather for planes.
“The right solution to land at Lukla airport without fear is by helicopter flight.”
Know More about Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight
Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is the perfect short helicopter ride package in Nepal. Heli ride from Kathmandu takes 45 minutes to reach Lukla airport - the gateway of the Everest base camp trek in Nepal. It is also called Tenzing Hillary Airport which was renamed in 2008, in honor of Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzin Norgay Sherpa, who were the first persons to climb the Mount Everest summit. The Lukla helicopter flight lets you to one of the snowiest and most dangerous airports in the world in no time.
En route, you will have an aerial view of natural and cultural architecture while helicopters pass through the ancient city, Bhaktapur surrounded by cultural Newari temples, ponds (known as swimming pools of different kings of ancient age), high northern mountains like Ama Dablam, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse, Shishapangma, Nuptse, Pumori, etc.
Nepal Trek Adventure not only operates Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight service but also offers Lukla to Kathmandu helicopter flight service. It will be best suited for all who are not able to take the regular flights (or for those who do not want to) for reaching Kathmandu from Lukla. Hence, it is a two-way helicopter service in Lukla. It means you can have both Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter pickup and drop-off and Lukla to Kathmandu helicopter pickup and drop-off service.
Scarefree flight to Lukla by helicopter with a safe landing
Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is the safest way to reach Lukla from Kathmandu. It is suited for those travelers who are scared of joining the regular aircraft flight due to any safety reasons. And also for those who do not want to carry any burden of regular flights being canceled. Here, the weather condition is checked before boarding the flight, and if there is even a minor issue, there is a high chance that the regular flights get canceled instantly. Or, diverted to Kathmandu from the middle way.
However, it is not the case with a helicopter flight. You can easily fly to Lukla from Kathmandu in low visibility too. We, hereby, assure you of the scare-free helicopter flight to Lukla on the fixed departure dates (mentioned below), and also on the dates that you prefer to fly towards Lukla, Everest. While on landing, the helicopter will slowly stop at the helipad and maintain its fixed position. Then, the pilot (or crew member) will instruct you to come out of the helicopter, after which only you should board the helicopter. This is all for safety reasons, as your safety is our main concern before, during, and after the flight.
Major attractions of Kathmandu Lukla Helicopter Flight
- Wonderful aerial views of Kathmandu valley
- The marvelous Himalayas ahead or in front of you from the Helicopter
- Lukla airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world
- The snowy landscape and snowy mountain views of peaks and ranges like Ama Dablam (6812m), Ganesh Himal (7429m), Langtang Lirung (7234m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Gyachung Kang (7952m), Nuptse (7855m), Pumori (7161m), Lhotse (8516m), and Shishapangma (8013m).
- Aerial view of green hills, lakes, rivers, and city area
- Passing through the clouds
Why take Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter Flight?
If you are traveling to the Everest region at a scheduled time and are worried about the irregular flight; then, the Kathmandu Lukla helicopter flight is the best option to choose. While taking helicopters, you don’t have to worry about irregular flights. Though a flight also depends on the weather, helicopter flights are less canceled in comparison to regular flights. It is because helicopters used to have a high visibility level in comparison to regular flights. Similarly, flying from temple city, Kathmandu to the snow-land, Lukla is a lifelong memory to keep.
Kathmandu Lukla helicopter flight is not bounded on Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu pick-up and drop-off service. You can have a Heli ride to other places like Namche Bazaar, Pheriche, Dingboche, Pangboche, Tengboche, Gorakshep, Hotel Everest View, and so on. They are the conjoining helicopter flight from Lukla that you can take and enjoy the vista of northern mountain serenity.
We Give Most Priority to Advance Booking Passenger for Helicopter Flight
Most people plan helicopter flights at the last minute after their regular flights get canceled, which leads to a clear concern about not finding the right timing for their flight. If you plan the helicopter ride in advance, then we can hold the helicopter in advance. There are limited Helicopter in Nepal and when there is high numbers of demand then your last minute decission won't work. To be on safe side you are reccomended to plan in advnace, so that you will fly on time. We usually get a lot of calls and messages after regular plane flights are canceled, and in that last minute situation, we can't operate the helicopter at the right time. That is why you are recommended to book the ride in advance to have a confirmed and guaranteed flight.