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Lukla Village Tour - 2 Days

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  • Duration 2 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Trip Destination Everest Region, Nepal
  • Starts at Kathamdnu
  • Ends at kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 5545m
  • Trip Type Helicopter Tour
  • Transport By Helicopter
  • Accommodation Hotel


  • Easy and Safe Online Booking System
  • Free Cancellations according to Company Policy
  • Last-minute booking facility
  • Full packages trip with 3-time meal Meal Plan
  • A professional guide with fluent english 
  • Group Size: Minimum 1 Pax; Maximum 5 Pax (in 1 group)
  • Flight from kathmandu to Lukla
  • A day hiking to Lukla Village
  • Helicopter fly over Everest Base Camp/Kala Patthar
  • Outstanding Himalayan glacier range of the Khumbu region
  • Visit local sherpa people's living styles
  • Mesmerizing 360-degree panoramic view of Himalayan ranges like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Gauri Shankar, and many more

Lukla village tour, or Everest base camp tour, is a short yet exciting journey into the heart of the Everest region. This tour is a shorter version of the traditional Everest base camp trek for those who want to witness the base camp in 2 days. The trip offers an experience of the lifestyle of the Himalayan local Sherpa people and their culture, along with additional helicopter ride experiences.

The Everest Base Camp 2-day tour starts with a picturesque flight from Kathmandu to the charming village of Lukla, situated at an altitude of 2,860 meters. This tour is perfect for those who want to experience the beauty of the Himalayas in a limited amount of time.  This journey combines the cultural allure of Lukla village with an exhilarating helicopter ride, providing a panoramic view of the Everest region.

This finely customized package is available throughout the year. However, the best seasons to go on the Lukla Village Tour are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). In spring, the landscape is colorful with blooming rhododendrons, and the weather is pleasantly mild. During autumn, the skies are clear, the air is crisp, and it's perfect for trekking, giving you unobstructed views of the stunning Himalayas. This tour can also be done during the months of January and February if the weather is pleasant.

The Lukla village tour starts with an awe-inspiring flight that lands you in Lukla. Here, the first day is dedicated to exploring the village, engaging in the local culture, and acclimatizing to the altitude. The next day, the tour reaches new heights as travelers board a helicopter for a breathtaking ride over Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp. The helicopter then descends to Hotel Everest View, allowing an hour to relish the surroundings before heading back to Kathmandu, offering a fresh perspective on the enchanting landscape.

This unique Everest 2-day tour promises a visual delight for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. The panoramic views from the helicopter reveal the grandeur of Kala Patthar, Everest Base Camp, and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. The tour provides a unique vantage point, showcasing the rugged landscapes, snow-clad mountains, and intricate network of valleys, offering a once-in-a-lifetime perspective of the Khumbu region.

The tour reveals a collection of fascinating sights, starting with the Lukla airstrip—an impressive feat of human creativity carved into the mountain landscape. The helicopter ride treats you to views of Kala Patthar, a well-known viewpoint, and Everest Base Camp, a place with a rich history for adventurous trekkers. As you journey, you'll pass through Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO-listed area known for its variety of plants and animals, including the elusive snow leopard.

Time is ticking, and the Himalayas await! Book your Lukla Village Tour now and unlock the door to a world of unparalleled beauty and adventure. Let's turn your dream trek into a reality—we are here to make it happen! 

Major Attraction

  • A picturesque flight from Kathmandu to Lukla offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape.
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture and lifestyle of Lukla, situated at an altitude of 2,860 meters.
  • Witness the impressive Lukla airstrip, a remarkable example of human creativity carved into the mountain landscape.
  • Discover the cultural allure of Lukla village by interacting with the local residents and experiencing the unique atmosphere of the Himalayas.
  • An exhilarating helicopter ride over Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp provides a unique and stunning aerial perspective.
  • Panoramic views of the Everest region, including the iconic Kala Patthar, Everest Base Camp, and the surrounding snow-clad peaks.
  • Descend to Hotel Everest View and relish the surroundings, taking in the beauty of the Himalayan landscape from this vantage point.
  • Wander through Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO-listed area known for its diverse range of plants and animals, including the elusive snow leopard.
  • Revel in the grandeur of the rugged landscapes, intricate valleys, and snow-covered mountains, creating a visual delight for nature enthusiasts.

Lukla Village Tour Route 

The Lukla Village tour starts with a scenic flight from the bustling city of Kathmandu. As you soar through the clouds, the plane gradually ascends, revealing the charming village of Lukla, nestled at an elevation of 2,860 meters. Upon touchdown, take the day to wander through the narrow alleys, interact with locals, and soak in the unique atmosphere of this mountainous haven.

The following morning brings a rush of excitement as you board a helicopter, initiating a thrilling ride over the majestic Khumbu region. As the helicopter takes you above iconic landmarks like Kala Patthar and Everest base camp, the awe-inspiring views unfold. The journey reaches its peak at Hotel Everest View, where you'll have a precious hour on solid ground to relish the breathtaking surroundings. Finally, the helicopter gracefully wings its way back to Kathmandu, offering a different angle to appreciate the grandeur of the Himalayan landscape from above. It's a tour that seamlessly combines the thrill of aviation with the charm of Lukla Village, creating memories that linger long after the adventure concludes.

Lukla Village Tour Details

  • Total trip duration: 2 days
  • Starting point: Kathmandu
  • Ending point: Kathmandu
  • Maximum altitude: 5,545 meters (Kala Patthar)
  • Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters (Kathmandu)
  • Helicopter flights: Helicopter flyover Kala Patthar (EBC)
  • Ground Time: An hour at Hotel Everest View
  • Accommodation: Tea houses (Twin sharing)
  • Helicopter weight allowance: 400 kilograms (including passengers and luggage)
  • Landing points: Lukla and Hotel Everest View
  • Major months for this tour: September, October, November, March, April, and May (also, the trip is operable anytime in the year when the weather conditions are favorable).
  • Major attractions: mountain ranges and peaks, hills, rivers, lakes, cascades, icefalls, local settlement and culture, flowers and wilderness, monasteries, shrines, Chortens, memorials, etc.

Best Season for Lukla Village Tour

The best times to go on a Lukla Village tour are during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). Each season unfolds a unique tapestry of experiences, allowing travelers to immerse themselves in the breathtaking beauty of this Himalayan gem.

Spring is a rainbow of colors in Lukla. The hills come alive with the vibrant hues of blooming rhododendrons, turning the landscape into a mesmerizing canvas. The weather during this period is mild and pleasant, creating an ideal atmosphere for trekking. As you navigate the trails, the blossoms add a touch of magic to the surroundings, making it an enchanting journey.

Autumn, on the other hand, offers a different but equally captivating allure. From September to November, the skies above Lukla are clear, offering unobstructed panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan peaks. The air carries a crispness that invigorates trekkers, creating the perfect conditions for a trekking adventure. The awe-inspiring vistas during this season are truly unforgettable.

Although spring and autumn are the most popular seasons, Lukla Village tours are not limited to these months. For those seeking a winter escapade, January and February are possible if the weather remains favorable. The serene beauty of Lukla endures even in the colder months, offering a unique and tranquil experience for those willing to embrace the winter charm.

Lukla Village attracts adventurers throughout the year with its vibrant colors of spring, crystal-clear views of autumn, and serene ambiance of winter. Each season brings its own magic, promising an unforgettable journey for those who choose to explore this Himalayan haven.

Lukla Village Tour Cost

We are delighted to offer an amazing Lukla Village Tour, where we've combined the trekking struggle with a sky-high helicopter ride. Bookings are available for this amazing Lukla village tour, along with helicopter rides back, for the years 2024, 2025, and 2026.

We offer this amazing tour for just $1850 per person on a group joining basis. So, join our group tour, explore base camp, and enjoy an hour at Hotel Everest View, the world's highest hotel. Discover the Sherpa culture, take in the breathtaking views, and breathe the giants' kissed-thin air.

Craving a touch of exclusivity? We offer private tour for 1–5 adventurers, with prices ranging from $1850 to $5350 per person. Gather your tribe and craft your own Everest odyssey, tailored to your desires and pace.

No. of Pax

Cost (per person)

1 Pax

$ 5350

2 Pax

$ 2950

3 Pax

$ 2250

4 Pax

$ 1945

5 - 10 Pax

$ 1850

Is it possible to do Everest Base Camp in 2 days?

Of course! A two-day Everest Base Camp tour is a thrilling and effective way to visit the renowned Himalayan destination. After flying to Lukla and exploring the surrounding area, you can take a spectacular helicopter ride over Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp with this customized itinerary. You can enjoy the amazing atmosphere without having to make the long trek by stopping for a short while at Hotel Everest View. It's a simple and thrilling way to take in the splendor of the Everest region quickly.

Why Nepal Trek Adventure for Lukla Village Tour?

There are hundreds of trekking and tour agencies in Nepal, but why is Nepal Trek Adventure the best among all? Here are the reasons to clear up all the confusion:

  • We explain all the terms and conditions of our client
  • An easy online booking system
  • Responds to queries within 12 hours, i.e. quick response
  • No trip postponement charges
  • 100% refund policy
  • Qualified and professional team members
  • 24 hours available via email, Facebook, Viber, and direct calls

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition offers you the grand opportunity to explore the beautiful region of Mount Everest. Whereas you will complete this Lukla Village Tour from Nepal in a very short time interval of 2 days and regain the unexpected experience of your lifetime.

After all, your journey hails from Kathmandu to base camp, but you will be able to explore Lukla town, which is also the most beautiful one.

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  • Duration35 minutes by Air
  • Highest Altitude2,860 m (Lukla)
  • AccommodationTeahouse (twin sharing)

Start your day with an early morning departure from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The excitement builds as you board a small aircraft for the scenic flight to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. The approximately 35-minute flight covering a distance of  135 km offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range, including glimpses of iconic peaks like Langtang, Gauri Shankar, and Nuptse.

During the flight, the landscape transforms beneath you, revealing deep valleys, rushing rivers, and quaint villages nestled in the mountains. Touch down at Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, a thrilling experience due to the airport's short runway and the challenging terrain. 

Upon arrival, take a moment to acclimate to the altitude and soak in the atmosphere of Lukla village. Green hills, traditional Sherpa homes, and prayer flags that are fluttering in the mountain breeze surround the village. Explore the bustling Lukla market, where you can find trekking gear, local crafts, and fresh produce.

In the afternoon, take a leisurely stroll through Lukla and visit the Tenzing-Hillary Memorial, dedicated to the legendary climbers who first reached the summit of Mount Everest. Engage with the local community, visit ancient monasteries, and witness the daily life of the Sherpa people.

Stay overnight in one of Lukla's comfortable lodges, where you can experience the warmth of Sherpa hospitality and rest in anticipation of the upcoming trekking journey into the heart of the Everest region.

  • Flight Distance: 135 km (Kathmandu to Lukla)
  • Flight Duration: 35 minutes
  • Highest Altitude: 2,860 m (Lukla)
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse (twin sharing)

  • Durationaround 2 hours
  • Highest Altitude3880m (Hotel Everest View)
  • AccommodationOn Your Own

You begin your day with an early morning departure from Lukla for an unforgettable helicopter flyover experience. The helicopter ascends, providing breathtaking views of the Khumbu region. As you soar above the Himalayan landscapes, you'll witness the rugged terrain, picturesque valleys, and majestic peaks that define this region. 

The helicopter route leads you to Kalapatthar, a renowned vantage point located at an elevation of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet). The flight covers approximately 38 kilometers and lasts around 25 minutes. Throughout this journey, the helicopter provides an unparalleled perspective of iconic peaks such as Mount Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam. Revel in the surreal beauty of the Khumbu Icefall and the surrounding Himalayan wonders.

After the flyover of Kalapatthar, the helicopter descends to the Everest View Hotel, where you'll land and spend an hour exploring this luxurious mountain retreat. Nestled at an altitude of 3,880 meters (12,729 feet), the hotel offers panoramic views of Everest and its neighboring peaks.

Enjoy a leisurely time on the hotel terrace, surrounded by the serenity of the Himalayas. You will have an hour of ground time to enjoy; you can either have lunch or breakfast (if you haven't done so in the morning), along with the stunning view in front. Take in the breathtaking scenery and capture the moment with photos of the towering peaks in the background.

Following your time at the Everest View Hotel, board the helicopter for the return journey to Kathmandu. The flight covers approximately 136 kilometers and lasts around 45 minutes. As you soar over the Himalayan foothills, relish the scenic landscapes, terraced fields, and traditional villages that dot the hillsides. The helicopter lands at the designated helipad in Kathmandu, marking the end of an extraordinary day filled with high-altitude adventures and Himalayan beauty.

  • Flight Distance: around 205km (Lukla to flyover Kala Patthar/EBC to Kathmandu)
  • Flight Duration: around 2 hours 
  • Highest Altitude: 3880m (Hotel Everest View)
  • Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

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What's Included

Airport Pickup and Drop-off Services

  • International Airport Pickup Service (arrival day)
  • Domestic airport Drop-off from hotel (Starting the trek) 
  • Domestic airport Pick-up and transfer to hotel (After the trek) 
  • International Airport Drop-off Service (departure day)

    Helicopter Flight

    • Helicopter fly over Kala Patthar (EBC) to Kathmandu (Group sharing basis)

    Domestic Flights

    • Kathmandu to Lukla Regular flight

    Incase of Lukla Flight Via Ramechhap

    • Kathmandu to Ramechhap drive by sharing transportation
    • Ramechhap to Lukla domestic flight ticket
    • Lukla to Ramechhap domestic flight ticket
    • Ramechhap to Kathmandu by sharing Jeep

    Helicopter Gound Time 

    • 1 hour at the Everest View Hotel


    • 1 Breakfast: Local and continental choices from tea house Menu
    • 1 Lunch: Simple and light lunch in lunch camp tea houses 
    • 1 Dinner: Veg and Non-Veg Meals of your Choice: domestic and continental foods from the local tea house Menu


    • 1 night at local tea houses in the Mountain (on a twin-sharing basis)

    Trekking Permit

    • Local Government Entry Permit (Trek Card)
    • Sagarmatha National Park Permit (Everest Permit)
    • Trekkers Information Management Systems Card (TIMS)
    • All government Taxes 

    Includes Guide/Porter Services and Their Liabilities

    • English-speaking government-licensed trekking guide with a minimum of 10 years experience
    • All meals for Guide/Porter
    • Insurances for Guide & Porter (Emergency evacuation and accidental medical expenses)
    • Salary as per the company standard rate (which is recommended by concerned association of tourism industry)
    • Local sherpa for carrying your luggage up to 20 kg Maximum (2 Guest Sharing 1 Porter)
    • A first-aid kit carried by our team

    What's Excluded

    • Hotel in Kathmandu
    • Airport Boarding Pass
    • Nepal Entry Visa Fees
    • International Flight Tickets to Nepal and Return
    • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
    • Hot showers, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during trekking  
    • Tips and gratitude to your guides and drivers
    • Your travel insurance (Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must cover both medical and emergency evacuations with a minimum value of USD 100,000.

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    1 Travelers x US $5350TotalUS $5350(No additional taxes or booking fees)

    Why choose the Lukla Village Tour Package?

    Here are the reasons why one should choose a Lukla Village Tour:

    • Lukla is situated in the Everest region, providing stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, picturesque landscapes, and charming villages. This tour allows you to experience the beauty of the region in a short period of time.
    • The Lukla Village Tour offers an opportunity to engage yourself in the local Sherpa culture. You can visit monasteries, interact with the friendly locals, and learn about their traditional customs and way of life.
    • Lukla Airport is known as one of the most challenging and thrilling airports in the world due to its short and sloping runway. The flight to and from Lukla itself is an adventure, providing a unique experience for travelers.
    • Lukla is often the starting point for treks to Everest Base Camp. This tour allows you to get a taste of the Everest region without committing to a longer trek, making it ideal for those with time constraints or those looking for a less strenuous adventure.
    • Unlike longer treks that take you to higher altitudes, the Lukla Village Tour stays at a lower elevation. This makes it suitable for individuals who want to experience the Himalayas without the challenges of high-altitude trekking and acclimatization.
    • The tour typically includes experienced guides who are familiar with the region. They can provide valuable insights, enhance your experience, and ensure your safety throughout the journey.
    • The Lukla Village Tour is relatively short and doesn't involve extended periods of trekking. This makes it a convenient option for those who want to explore the Himalayas without the need for extensive preparations or a high level of physical fitness.
    • The helicopter flight offers spectacular views of the Himalayan peaks. The journey itself becomes a memorable part of the adventure, allowing you to witness the grandeur of the mountains from a unique perspective.
    • Compared to longer treks, the Lukla Village Tour is often more budget-friendly. It provides a cost-effective way to experience the Everest region and its beauty, along with the luxury of helicopter ride back.

    Spotlight of 1 Night, 2 Days Lukla Tour

    Day 01: Lukla village tour/hiking

    Lukla is a small town with a population of around 1200 and stands at a height of 2860 meters. Our itinerary offers 1-day trekking or a tour around Lukla village. In a 2-week regular hiking tour itinerary, out of much uphill hiking to base camp, day one starts with trekking from Lukla Valley to Phakding. Our itinerary provides an alternative side trek at Lukla villages.

    Lukla valley excursion

    Utilizing your time in Lukla, you will be able to explore the villages like Lukla, Surke, and Chauri Kharka, where you will discover the most beautiful vegetation and landscape, a forest view, a view of mountain peaks and ranges, huts, small houses, and many more. You will also get a chance to interact with local inhabitants and learn about their ups and downs, cultures, traditions, lifestyles, and so forth.

    Experience sherpa's local food

    Pure Nepali food, Daal, Bhat, Gundru, and soy beans are other things you get to try in Lukla. The local drink, Tongba (prepared by cooking and fermenting millet), is also a fun thing to do. You will be able to taste different cuisines but this local cuisine is the most exciting and rare one.

    Optional things to do at Lukla town

    • Local restaurants: There are 100+ local restaurants in Lukla that you can visit for cheap eats of mid- to high-range cuisines. Here, you will have both dine-in and takeaway options.

    • Himalayan pubs: Enjoy the local and international foods, drinks, music, and even pools and snooker in the high-altitude Himalayan pubs in the World (The Irish Pub, Scottish Pub, The Local Cheers and Beers Pub, etc.)

    • Learn cooking at Sherpa kitchen: If you are keen to learn the cooking of new or old dishes of the Himalayas, you can possibly learn it from the locals in their respective hotels (The Sherpa Kitchen and Mini Sherpa Kitchen)

    • Other things to do in Lukla Valley may include visiting and exploring Sagarmatha National Park, Kemgon Monastery, and Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate.

    • Exploring the Mt. Everest region, including Lukla Valley, Kala Patthar, and Hotel Everest View, is the dream come true moment for people who desire to lose themselves in the Himalayan lap.

    Day 02: Lukla to Kalapatthar to Kathmandu 

    On the 2nd day of the Lukla Village Tour, fly directly from Lukla to Kalapatthar, Everest by helicopter, and explore for a few minutes of walking in Kala Patthar. Furthermore, fly to the Everest View Hotel for an hour of breakfast break, and finally, return to Kathmandu straight away.

    Lukla Village Tour Difficulty

    The Lukla Village Tour, combined with a helicopter ride back, has gained a reputation for being accessible and a relatively easy trek. This two-day adventure provides an excellent opportunity for those with limited time or physical constraints to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Everest region. The trek around Lukla village itself is considered easy, involving a leisurely stroll through charming Sherpa settlements and offering a glimpse into the local culture.

    The highlight of this tour is the return journey by helicopter, eliminating the need for an exhausting trek back. This not only reduces the overall physical demand but also allows participants to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Himalayas from a unique vantage point. The Lukla Village Tour with a helicopter ride back is, therefore, an ideal choice for individuals seeking a memorable Himalayan experience without the challenges of prolonged trekking or concerns about fitness levels.

    Food and Accommodation During Lukla Village Tour 

    During the Lukla Village Tour, travelers can enjoy a delightful culinary and lodging experience that complements the charm of the Himalayan setting. The local teahouses and lodges in Lukla provide warm hospitality and a taste of traditional Sherpa cuisine.

    Travelers can savor hearty meals consisting of locally sourced ingredients, including yak meat, dal bhat (a lentil-based dish), and momos (dumplings). The teahouses offer a cozy ambiance with wood-burning stoves, creating a welcoming atmosphere to unwind after a day of exploration.

    Accommodations are comfortable yet simple, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the local culture. The rhythmic sound of prayer flags fluttering in the mountain breeze adds to the enchanting atmosphere, intimate lodgings and delicious meals contribute to a memorable experience, fostering a sense of connection with both the natural beauty of the region and the warmth of the Sherpa community.

    Permits For Lukla Village Tour 

    Obtaining the necessary permits is a crucial aspect of planning a Lukla Village Tour. For this short yet captivating journey in the Everest region, travelers typically need three permits, which are included in the Lukla Village tour package. Therefore, you don't have to worry about it, as we will get it on your behalf before the tour.

    Firstly, the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit is essential, as Lukla falls within the boundaries of Sagarmatha National Park. This permit ensures that visitors contribute to the conservation and sustainable development of the park. Additionally, the Khumbu Rural Municipality Entry Permit is required as Lukla is situated within this local administrative area.

    And the third one is the  Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Card, which is crucial for maintaining trekking statistics and recording trekker information. It enhances safety and facilitates efficient rescue operations in case of emergencies. 

    Travel Insurance for Lukla Village Tour

    Travel insurance is a crucial consideration for anyone embarking on a Lukla Village Tour, especially when opting for a helicopter ride back. Given the remote and challenging terrain of the Everest region, unforeseen circumstances, such as adverse weather conditions or unexpected emergencies, may arise. A comprehensive travel insurance policy tailored for this tour ensures that travelers are financially protected against trip cancellations, flight delays, or medical emergencies.

    Specifically, for the helicopter ride back, insurance coverage may include evacuation costs, providing peace of mind in case air travel becomes necessary due to unforeseen circumstances. Moreover, having insurance adds an extra layer of security, covering medical expenses, lost baggage, and other potential risks, allowing adventurers to focus on the breathtaking experience of the Lukla Village Tour without worrying about unexpected setbacks.

    Packing List 


    • Comfortable trekking pants
    • Moisture-wicking t-shirts
    • Lightweight jacket or fleece
    • Waterproof and windproof outer layer
    • Hat and gloves for warmth
    • Sturdy, comfortable hiking boots


    • Sunglasses with UV protection
    • Sunscreen and lip balm
    • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
    • Quick-drying towel
    • Personal toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)


    • Small daypack for carrying essentials
    • Water bottle or hydration system
    • Snacks (energy bars, trail mix)
    • Camera and/or smartphone


    • Passport and necessary permits
    • Travel insurance details
    • Emergency contact information

    Health and Safety:

    • Basic first aid kit
    • Personal medications
    • Diamox or other altitude sickness medication (if recommended by a doctor)


    • Charging cables and power bank
    • Adapters if traveling internationally


    • Lightweight sleeping bag (depending on accommodation arrangements)
    • Money (local currency and some small bills)
    • Trekking poles (optional)

    Places To Visit During Lukla Village Tour 

    While Lukla itself is a small village, the surrounding areas offer beautiful landscapes and cultural attractions. Here are some places to visit during your Lukla Village exploration:

    Tenzing-Hillary Airport (Lukla Airport): The airport is renowned for its challenging runway and is often considered one of the most thrilling airports in the world. Take some time to observe the unique airport operations and the stunning views of the Himalayas.

    Lukla Monastery: Explore local monasteries, such as the Taksindu Monastery, to experience the spiritual and cultural aspects of the region. These monasteries often have intricate architecture and stunning views.

    Sherpa Culture Museum: Learn about the history and culture of the Sherpa people at a local museum. Gain insights into their traditions, lifestyle, and the challenges they face in the Himalayan region.

    Khumbu Memorial Hospital: Visit the hospital, which was established in memory of those who lost their lives in the Everest region. It serves the local community and provides an opportunity to understand the healthcare challenges in remote mountain areas.

    Khumbila Viewpoint: Hike to viewpoints like Khumbila, which offer stunning vistas of the Himalayan mountains, including Everest. It's a great place for photography and enjoying the natural beauty of the region.

    Sherpa Villages: Take leisurely walks through nearby Sherpa villages, such as Phakding and Monjo. Experience the warmth of Sherpa hospitality, observe traditional architecture, and interact with locals.

    Dudh Koshi River: Enjoy the serenity of the Dudh Koshi River. You can take short walks along its banks, appreciating the pristine beauty of the river and surrounding landscapes.

    Everest National Park Visitor Center: Learn more about the flora, fauna, and conservation efforts in the Everest region at the visitor center. Gain a deeper understanding of the natural environment and the challenges of preserving it.

    Local Markets: Explore local markets in Lukla and nearby villages to witness the daily life of the Sherpa people. You may find handmade crafts, traditional clothing, and local produce.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Q1. Do I need any special permits for the Lukla Village Tour?

      Yes, you'll need the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and the TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card for this tour.

    • The Lukla Village Tour is a short exploration of the Everest region, often lasting 2 days. It includes a visit to Lukla and nearby attractions.

    • Lukla Airport is known for its challenging runway, but experienced pilots operate flights. Safety measures are in place, and the airport is considered safe for regular flights.

    • The best time is during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons, when the weather is clear and the views are spectacular. However, it can also be done in January and February if the weather is favourable.

    • Yes, there are various lodges and tea houses in Lukla that offer basic accommodation facilities. The tour may include overnight stays in the area.

    • Yes, Lukla is often the starting point for longer treks, including the trek to Everest Base Camp. You can extend your tour if you want a more extensive trekking experience

    • The Lukla Village Tour may include a helicopter ride back to Kathmandu or Lukla, providing a scenic and convenient return option.

    • The total weight limit for flights from Kathmandu to Lukla is 15 kilograms (33 lbs), including both checked baggage and carry-on luggage. This is due to the small size of the planes and the challenging takeoff and landing conditions at Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. It's important to remember that exceeding the weight limit can result in excess baggage fees, which can be expensive. So, it's best to pack light and efficiently to avoid any hassle at the airport.

    What Our Clients Say
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      Grace HudsonUnited States,January 08, 2024

      Last Minute Everest Base Camp 2 Days Tour Booking

      I and my friend decided to explore the mountains and we immediately booked a 2-day EBC tour through NTA . We were not sure if we could get the date, but after getting a confirmation message from NTA, we were shocked. They called us for the meeting and we reached there immediately. 

      They briefed us about the Lukla village tour, aka Everest case camp 2 days tour. After listing all the details, we were so excited that within 2 days we would be able to explore the most famous place in the world. We started our tour with a flight to Lukla and explored the  village on the same day. The next day, the helicopter took us to the Himalayas. The helifly over Everest Base Camp/Kala Patthar was amazing and the view from the top was exceptional. We had breakfast at HEV with a mountain view in front and returned to Kathmandu.

      This 2-day trip to the Everest region was the best part of my life. Without any hassle of trekking, we explored the mountains and came back and all credit goes to NTA. Thank you for accepting our last-minute booking and helping us throughout the trip.

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      Ella ArmstrongUnited States,January 02, 2024

      Group Joining Everest base camp 2-day tour with NTA

      After exploring many places in Kathmandu, I decided to explore the Himalaya but I didn't want to trek for long days. So I contacted Nepal Trek Adventire for any suggestion. They offered me an Everest base camp 2-day tour, which was the best package for me. As I was alone, I booked this package on a group joining basis. They immediately confirmed the booking and the next day I was heading towards the Everest region.

      On the first day, we head to Lukla and explore the area for the  rest of the day and on the second day we explore the Himalayan region, which was exceptional. The view of the mountain ranges from the top was so beautiful. We spent an hour at Hotel Everest View, which was a unique and once-in-a-lifetime experience. We enjoyed a delicious breakfast along with the tunning view of mounatins at the front. Then we return.

      I would like to thank NTA for the last-minute booking and for arranging everything so smoothly. Highly recommended company.


    Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

    Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

    • Expert Guides
      Expert Guides

      Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

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      Top-notch Customer Service

      Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

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      We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

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