Ramechhap to Lukla flight is the new flight opening for traveling from Kathmandu to Lukla. Ramechhap Airport has become one of the easiest pre-destination for Everest Base Camp Trek, as for reaching Lukla. It takes 3 and half hours to 4 hours to reach Ramechhap by the drive at first and then from Ramechhap to Lukla by flight.
Updates 2022: No Need to Go Ramechhap for Lukla Flight
Kathmandu airport is open for a direct flight to Lukla and back. That means no need to travel to Ramchhap for flying to Lukla. Instead, you can Book a Direct Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu.
There was maintenance work going on in Kathmandu Airport from 1st October 2019 to 30th November 2019 (10 PM to 8 AM) which was supposed to give a direct flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Because of this, the optional flight to Lukla from Ramechhap (Manthali Airport) became the appropriate choice. It takes 20 minutes flight to reach Lukla from Ramechhap. One can easily access this deviated way to reach Lukla from Kathmandu.
The Cost for Indian Nationality is INR 9200 per person for one way including Transportation.
The Lukla Airport is nearer to Ramechhap Airport than from Kathmandu Airport (Tribhuvan International Airport). Because of this, the flight to Lukla from Ramechhap (Manthali to Lukla flight) is much easier. This connection between Kathmandu Lukla Ramechhap can also be proved as a nicer opportunity to explore the beautiful sights of three places with similar but different landscapes and vegetation.
How can I go to Lukla direct from Kathmandu by an Alternative Option?
Ans: You can go by group sharing or private Helicopter every day from Kathmandu to Lukla from Kathmandu domestic airport. To secure your seats Click Here.
Ramechhap airport is the airport residing at Manthali, headquarter of Ramechhap district of Province No. 3 in Nepal. It lies in the Tamakoshi River Valley at an elevation of 474 meters (1,555 feet) above sea level. Ramechhap Airport is also known as Manali Airport. It lies 83 kilometers away from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. It takes around 4 hours and 30 minutes to reach there by road as the road distance is around 154 kilometers. Ramechhap airport has only one runway with a length of 518 meters (1,699 feet).
Ramechhap, the word is combined of two words 'Ram' and 'Chhap'. Ram is the name of a person and Chhap means the mark. It is the attractive place of Nepal with an area of 1,546 square kilometers and a population of 202,646 and increasing day by day. The major attractions of Ramechhap district are natural heritages like rivers (Tamakoshi, Sunkoshi, Khimti), Dudh Kunda, Likhu Khola Glacier, peaks (Pathibhara and Numburchuli), Gaurighat cave; cultural and religious heritages like Thodung monastery, Panch Pokhari, Khau Gumba, Kanadevi, and Jata Pokhari; endangered natives Kusundas, Junar (citrus fruit), elevation variation, rich mineral existence like iron, copper, marble, and magnetite. Flight offers a glimpse of these attractions, some in high and some in low amounts.
Ramechhap is the newly reputed destination where the visitors can easily reach in order to explore and for the flight to Lukla from there. You can reach there from Kathmandu by road and from Lukla by air flight. As it is a newly defined place, there are very low numbers of hotels and lodges that can be preferred for staying for a night or longer.
The locales are highly motivated to convert the place into a more interesting tourist destination. For that, the hotels’ building is being planned. Such hotels can be accommodated with possible facilities and services like luxurious beds, Wi-Fi, hot and cold showers, and so on. Hotel bookings in Ramechhap will also be able to be done via phone calls, emails, and internet media.
Apart from building new hotels and lodges, there are some existing ones. Those are not as sufficient as the planned ones but are eligible to stay on. For more details about the hotels and hotel bookings in Ramechhap, you can contact our proprietor of Nepal Trek Adventure and Expenditure, who will be more than happy to serve you with tremendous queries answering and hospitality.
Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition provides the flight booking opportunity for this exclusion drive from Kathmandu to Ramechhap and then flight to Lukla at the best and negotiable price. You can do bookings with us right away with the respected costs mentioned below.
Here is the list of the places from where the flight takes off and where the flight lands, along with the airlines involved in carrying the passengers. Also, the cost is mentioned which can go up and down according to the seasons and ratio of flight demands.
You can book any of these flights from and to Kathmandu according to your comfortability and time flexibility. This flight to and from Kathmandu, Ramechhap, and Lukla can be the best option in order to travel between these three places. It is the short flight, because which also, is considered the safest flight for reaching Lukla from Kathmandu, with mediator Ramechhap.
Ramechhap is 83 km away from Kathmandu by distance. But because of the landscape of Nepal, the road distance becomes 145 km. You can reach Ramechhap from Kathmandu by bus. It will take around 4 hours and 30 minutes to reach there.
Booking flights will not be that hard for you to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, but there will be a little change in the route. You will be moving from Kathmandu to Ramechhap by road first and then from Ramechhap to Lukla. You will reach Ramechhap in around 4 hours and 30 minutes from Kathmandu (by road) and in around 25 minutes to Lukla from Ramechhap (by air).
The airlines that are involved in the Kathmandu Lukla Ramechhap flights are Sita Air, Tara Air, and Summit Air. The time of departure and cots are mentioned in the list shown above in the chart.
While getting to Ramechhap is an inconvenience and the airport lacks even basic facilities, it is a more dependable option for the flights. For starters, the flight to Lukla from Ramechhap is only 12 mins compared to 35 mins from Kathmandu. This means that if the weather is good, a number of flights can take place in a short time period and get a large number of guests to Lukla.
In Kathmandu, even if the weather is good in Lukla, flights can often be delayed just on the runway due to traffic and end up missing the window seat for the upside-down window-view. We want our guests to have the best chance to get to Lukla and start the trek. So, in that sense, Ramechhap can be seen as one of the good choices to reach Lukla.
Ramechhap Airport is wider than Lukla airport, the airport lays at the bank of dazzling Tamakoshi River at an altitude of 474 meters. The domestic airlines conducting flights have earlier operated cargo flights to Lukla. Meaning, the route is not new for pilots and airlines. The flights are shorter and the climate is less likely to put turbulence in flight schedules, though the slight chances remain.
Ramechhap Airport (Manthali Airport) is located in the Ramechhap district of Nepal. From Kathmandu, it is 83 kilometers away by landscape distance and 145 kilometers away by road distance.
I had heard a ton about the audacious trip towards Lukla air terminal. So as opposed to picking the helicopter visit, I went for this astonishing air flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with Ramechhap being the mediator. I got the chance to connect with the local people and group individuals of this mediator district Ramechhap and furthermore the Lukla locale. The general visit went extraordinary and on time. The coordinated effort with NTA individuals went great. I didn't expect that sort of organization of trip and well-disposed condition from a trekking organization like this in Nepal. The pilot was great experienced and also the road driver. I would definitely pick NTA for some other visits and flights’ bookings in Nepal.
Being a contemplative individual, I don't care to associate with many individuals and like to travel alone. I chose to go on an Everest Region Trekking without aides and watchmen. One of my companions recommended having contact with Nepal Trek Adventures. Nepal Trek Adventures and Expedition (NTA) truly made it conceivable. They gave a quick and agreeable administration for me. Had a decent encounter voyaging freely towards the Everest Region because of the air flight from Ramechhap to Lukla. They ensured they satisfied every one of their words and made my journey possible with no aides and doormen but with the transportation facilities from Kathmandu to Ramechhap (by road) and Ramechhap to Lukla (by air). I'm extremely thankful to NTA for this trek and Ramechhap flight booking organization.
I needed to make a trip to Lukla area and had just 5 days staying in Nepal. The day I needed to go to Lukla, there were no flights because of the awful climate. As the NTA (Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition) group comprehended my circumstance, they recommended the flight from Ramechhap. It was my necessity so, I agreed and went to Ramechhap from Kathmandu with a company delegate, and there he settled me down to the flight and utilizing that I went to Lukla. The road travel and the airplane flight both were conceivable in that climate and the view was minimal hazy yet was wonderful. I before long came to in Lukla and this was imaginable just because of Nepal Trek Adventures. I'm glad to the point that I picked NTA for this Kathmandu Ramechhap Lukla Flight.
I am a local resident of Solukhumbu district and was living in Kathmandu for 2 years. I needed to go to Lukla, my home town for some emergency case. There were some climatic issues because of which the flights were being postponed, preponed and also delayed for days. I had an emergency so booked a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla via Ramechhap. According to the organized itinerary, I went first to Ramechhap by roadways and flew over the beautiful landscape and reached Lukla. The rainfall and uncertain wind were quite awful but the journey went well. Thank you Nepal Trek Adventure for understanding my emergency and finding the way out. Highly appreciated.
Being a travel freak, I have visited many places in and out of the country. Some are Germany, France, Canada, and the Maldives and so on. And this was the time for Nepal. Nepal is mostly famous for Mount Everest and I had been wanting to reach there for a long time. Finally, I got a chance and went ahead for it. I landed on Nepal and there I found about the terminal's pending renovation work. I had talked to a company since the day I decided to move to Nepal. It made me quite easier. They had not told me about Kathmandu - Ramechhap - Lukla triangle, but I got to know about these facts after I reach Nepal. The company provided me a guide cum a good friend who took me to Ramechhap via private jeep. It took about 5 hours to reach there. The view of the hills and villages were awesome. From Ramechhap, I took a flight to Lukla. The flight was short but relaxing. I ate lots of chocolates on the flight taking pictures of whatever comes on the way. It was an awesome experience traveling from Kathmandu to Ramechhap to Lukla. Thank you folk and a whole company for this aid.