Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 1 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation By Helicopter
Price US $ 1800
Trip Style Tour
Meals Meals Not Included
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Trip Highlights

  • Last minute booking
  • A secure and reliable online booking system
  • Free cancellation service
  • Remarkable cost includes and cost excludes
  • Immediate emergency evacuation and rescue service at any time to need and claim
  • Highly qualified, experienced and obliging companion and helicopter pilots
  • Natural attractions like mountains, glacier, lakes, flora, and fauna
  • The religious and cultural blend

Lukla to Base Camp Helicopter service is an exclusive proposal provided to every individual, moving from Lukla to the Everest Base Camp. Lukla to Everest Base Camp Helicopter is the pick-up and drop-off service in the mountain region. The Lukla Helicopters always remain on standby condition. So, they can be used at any time of need and demand. Similarly, the helicopter service for Everest Base Camp to Lukla is also provided with minimal cost and hitches.

Lukla Helicopter is very famous among travelers nationally and internationally. It is because Lukla is the major Gateway for Mount Everest. And most people prefer this place for visiting Everest or to just roam around and observe local villages and natural surroundings. Lukla is located at an altitude of 2860m whereas the height of Everest Base Camp is 5380m. The travel between this around 3000m difference heights is quite amazing and astounding. The helicopter takes off from Lukla when the environment condition is better and the weather supports the tripping location. Weather is the only criteria that hinder the flight takeoffs and flight landing so its knowledge and regular checking are much recommended.

Everest Base Camp can be reached both by foot and by air. It will take some days to reach the base camp on foot from Lukla. But when you prefer the helicopter flight as airway, it will take just around 35 minutes to reach Everest Base Camp from Lukla, with an additional 10 minutes of landing time. It proves the helicopter ride much easier. The time for walking days will be minimized. The helicopter flight will not let you interact with every natural, man-made and human aspects that can be done by hiking. But still the major destination, Everest Base Camp will be observed with more freshness with a helicopter flight from Lukla to Everest Base Camp.

Lukla to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight Details 

Flight Duration: 25 minutes 
Group size: Maximum 3 people in one 1 Pickup
Weight Allowance: 220 kg
Pickup or Drop off Point: Lukla to EBC or EBC to Lukla
Helicopter Cost from Kathmandu: 4800 USD in Total (For Private Group Booking Click Here)
Group Sharing Cost till Kathmandu: 1800 USD Per Person (Everyday Available in Main Seasons)
Group Sharing Cost till Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu: 1800 USD Per Person (Everyday Available in Main Seasons)
Types and Model Helicopter Operated: AS 350 B3e "Ecureuil", one AS 350 B3+ "Ecureuil" and one Bell 206B III Jet Ranger helicopter.

Quick Contact for Booking:
Nepal Mobile +977 9851017030 24 Hrs Available on WhatsApp, Viber or WeChat. 
Contact Person - Binod Sapkota/Call us Direct on USA/Canada Mobile 24 Hrs +1 210 390 9390

Monthly Climate and Weather in Lukla and Everest Base Camp

Best season to travel to Everest Base Camp and overall Everest Region is the only way to know when you will have the superlative view of the landscape. Knowing about the monthly climate and weather in Lukla and Everest Base Camp will help a lot in deciding your way of the trip, either it can be trek, flight tour or helicopter tour.

Months Lukla Everest Base Camp
January Cold and Dry Colder and freezing
February Dry Moderate
March Moderate Moderate and occasional snowfall
April Hot and windy Moderate
May Hot Moderate
June Hot and rainy Hot but rainy
July Hot and high amount of rain Hotter but rainy
August Hot and rainy Moderate and wet
September Hot and few amounts of rain Hot and few amounts of rain
October Moderate Moderate
November Cold and Dry Starting of cold
December Cold and Dry Colder and freezing

The helicopter is a kind of chopper that is able to fly at very critical environmental condition too which means, the helicopter has high visibility level. Because of this, the helicopter flight can be taken off easily and proficiently. It is not that, only Lukla to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight is provided for you. Nepal Trek Adventure offers two-way service as Everest Base Camp to Lukla helicopter Flight is also organized. All these helicopter flights from and to Everest Base Camp can be provided to you according to your demand and need. For taking advantages of Lukla to Everest Base Camp Helicopter Flight (also reverse and return landing), you need to be in either Lukla or Everest Base Camp first. The emergency helicopter pickups and drop-offs, helicopter evacuation and rescue, medical support from Lukla to Everest Base Camp by helicopter, and many other facilities can be provided as soon as we get informed about it.

Major attraction of Lukla to Everest Base Camp Trip

View of mountain ranges and peaks, glacier, and lakes

  • Mountain views: Mount Karyolung (6511m), Mount Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Mount Nupla (5885m), Mount Gongla(5813m), Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Lhotse Shar (8393m), Nuptse (7861m), Tengi ragi tau (6983m), Ama Dablam, (6814m), Thamserku (6608m), Tobuche (6501m), Shar (6093m), Khumbila (5761m), (8393m), Kangtewa (6685), Kabsila (5583m), Cholatse (6440), Island Peak (6189), Lobuche Peak (6119m), Pumori (7138m), Khumbutse (5849m), Kangtega (6782), Chumbu (6859), Lingtren (6749),
  • Himalayan Glacier: Khumbu Glacier  Lobuche Glacier, Cholaste Glacier in Khumbu region
  • Lakes: Short glimpse of Chola Tsho (4590m) Lake 

Green hills, snowy landscape, exotic flora and fauna, and tropical vegetation

  • Animal aka plant ‘Yarsagumba (Cordyceps Sinesis) can be observed in the base camp area

Local Sherpa people, their settlements, food along with the ancient and unique culture, tradition and lifestyle

  • Culture: Tibetan Buddhism culture
  • Food: Nepali Khana or Nepali Thali including Dal, Bhat, Gundruk, Dhido, and Aalu (potatoes)

All these cultures, traditions, food item cannot be seen thoroughly during the flight because it can only be observed nicely when you encounter and interact with locals face to face. But you will be able to witness the sight of people who follow and have all these sorts.

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition (NTA) offers bookings for this helicopter flight and trekking in advance in order to facilitate the godly clients. There will not be many problems for booking for Lukla Everest Base Camp in off-seasons. But, in the on-season, the route remains crowded and the flights get booked in advance from many months ago, so it is essential for you to book as soon as you plan for the trip to make your place in helicopter secure.

Cost Includes

  • Helicopter flight cost
  • First aid kit and general medication (in case of need)
  • An Experienced pilot in the helicopter
  • Local tax

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Entry VISA Fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Emergency rescue and severe treatment fee (in case of need)
  • Any kinds of meal and drinks amid the ride
  • Tips and gratitude

Payment: It is vital to pay a least 15% payment before the trip so that we can confirm the trip reservation. The remaining expanse can be paid in our office during the meeting. In the case of emergency, payment can be done later too, but its surety should be provided to the company.

Meeting point: We will meet you at either Everest Base Camp or at Lukla.

Currencies: It is proposed to carry some cash with you for some serious and emergency cases.

Drinking water: Mineral water is available everywhere. But also you can bring water bottles which you can fill if you catch any drinking water taps.

Travel insurance: It is obligatory as nothing can be foretold thru the trip.

Group size: There can be at least 1 and at most 5 people in one group. Shuttling can also be done in case of need.

Luggage: Only 10 kilograms of luggage is preferred during the helicopter ride, as more luggage becomes more problematic to carry along.

Tips and gratitude: Tips are happily respected and putative.

Altitude sickness: It can be a key delinquent when you move upward and upward (above 3000m). Necessary precautions should be taken for that.

Do not move inappropriately in the helicopter

Backpacking checklist

  • Medical kit
  • Body covering clothes
  • Woolen clothes
  • Verified phone number of Embassy, trekking agency, and so on
  • Umbrella and raincoats
  • Sunglasses
  • Handkerchiefs and toilet papers

These are some basic bearing for helicopter touring to Everest Base Camp from Lukla or from Lukla to Everest Base Camp. Everest is the cooler region so you need to be anyway prevented from cold. For info about kinds of stuff to be carried, you can check out our backpack checklist in our travel resources section.

Departure Details

The Fixed Departure dates are listed for special quoted price specified on Small Group Joining Trip. But we are flexible to receive any dates booking in Private Group Departure or Single Traveler basis for the year 2020, 2021 and 2022 on your suitable dates which can certainly be added by us in our fixed departure list.

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