Lukla Airport (Tenzin Hillary Airport) is one of the most dangerous airports in the world at an altitude of 2,843m and is renowned as the world's highest airport. Besides being dangerous, it is the most spectacular as well. It is the first point where trekking to Mount Everest and its region starts. We offer regular flight tickets to Lukla from Kathmandu. We provide timely departure flights from Kathmandu at a reasonable cost throughout the years 2023, 2024, and 2025.
How to Book a Regular Flight Ticket to Lukla and Back?
The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is of just 25 minutes. But taking weather conditions and environmental status under observation, the time of flight, arrival, and departure may vary up to a few extended minutes. But without any doubt, your flight will be great as you take off from land to air. You can book this flight directly from Airline Corporations. But if you want to book a comfortable and flexible flight you can use our departure section below and mention your preferred dates or flight times. You can choose your appropriate time from the above-mentioned time schedules and let us know about your planning.
What Can You See During Kathmandu to Lukla Flight?
Once you get onto the plane in Kathmandu, then you will see an amazing valley view, hills covered with trees and bushes, bridges, a waterfall, and an upside-down view of a small runway awaiting its visitors in Lukla. On the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, you can view 18 different mountain peaks, among which 4 are of a height of more than 8000m. And it takes 25 minutes to reach Lukla airport from Kathmandu once the flight takeoff.
The flight takes you to the trekking starting point which is known as Tenzing Hillary airport. The trek in the Everest region includes Everest Summit Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, Sagarmatha National Park Expedition, Gokyo Valley Trek, and so forth. Lukla is a small Sherpa village but is now a popular destination for mountain adventurers and expeditors. It is at a height of 2800m above sea level. It is the gateway for all the treks in the Everest Region.
Tips on Flying to Lukla from Kathmandu
- Always choose the left side to get the perfect view.
- As there is no surety of the weather remaining clear, it will become frustrating to wait hours and hours for tickets. So, we can easily manage a two-way ticket for you for your convenience.
- Delay in take-off can happen, so take snacks in bags.
- Use earplugs or pieces of cotton during flight.
- Children’s tickets are less expensive than adults. Taking permits is also free for children who are under 10.
- The ticket costs USD 202 per person for one way only.
Kathmandu to Lukla Regular Flight Schedule
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Lukla to Kathmandu Regular Flight Schedule
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The above-mentioned schedule is organized on the basis of the daily flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and vice-versa. Nepal Trek Adventure provides you the facility of ticket booking in advance i.e. you can book the ticket in advance for running the year 2023 and upcoming years 2024, 2025, and so forth. This facility for advance booking will help you a lot in being carefree about situations that may occur while booking the ticket.
Booking tickets for Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu in advance have lots of advantages. You will be able to enjoy your trip without hassling about return options and the non-availability of tickets. Advance booking also aids in spending less time on bookings and more time enjoying the trip and the surrounding environment. Your trip confirmation is also guaranteed by your advance booking. In the main season, visitors make their booking in the rush, which is wrong and frustrating. So, it’s better to book tickets some months earlier so that your place becomes secure on the fight check-in list.
Kathmandu Lukla Flight Schedule is a prototype of flight departure and arrival, which is tried to follow by operators. But sometimes, weather conditions or any other emergencies may come on the way, because of which flight could not operate properly. In such conditions, you will be provided pre-information about the delay, and your patience is the most demanded entity here.
There may not be many worries in landing as the maximum wandering of aircraft in the air is 1 hour. But for taking-off, hours can be taken to fly because of weather conditions and physical emergencies. Thus, you need not worry as the operators give permission to fly till 4 pm. If your craft flies within the dedicated time, then you will be able to return to Kathmandu on keen time, otherwise, you will have to wait for another day's flight. In this condition, your patience is the most essential thing which will make your as well as the operators’ minds strain-free.
Lukla Airport in Main Seasons
Lukla, being a major hub for mountaineering, is the busiest area in Nepal as well as all around the world. It has become a major tourist attraction since the time pioneers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgay Sherpa step their foot in this spectacular region. Around 10000 trekkers, visitors and commoners explore this region in main seasons as well as in off-seasons.
The major seasons in which the area becomes swarming are autumn and spring. The months that fall in these seasons are February, March, April, September, October, and November. During this time, the sky remains clear providing a crystal-clear view of surrounding mountains, green forests, bush-bursting hills, wild animals and birds, and clouds dancing in the sky. In these seasons, huge numbers of tourists visit this area and make it jam-packed. Eventually, overcrowding makes this place much more exasperating but all those fade away along with the encounter with the natural milieu.
Sometimes, on the runway, slippery conditions can occur because of snow traces and high wind. But, as the climate of Lukla changes so often, clear space can be observed much sooner. Climate change is a nature call, so it cannot be determined fully but estimations can be done. Observing the past records and experiences, these six seasons (March, April, May, September, October, and November) are affirmed as the best seasons for Kathmandu Lukla Flight.