Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight

Rated 5/5 based on 75 customer reviews
500 USDPer Person

Trip Detail:

Duration: 1 Hour

Private Charter cost: US$ 2900

Group Size: Max 5 persons

Allowed Weight: 450kg

Sharing Flight cost: US$ 500 Per person

Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is alternative way to fly from Kathmandu airport to Lukla airport for your trekking, mountaineering or peak climbing in Everest region. If you are bounded by time but want to fly to Lukla on time on your schedule then helicopter flight from Kathmandu Lukla is the best option for you.

We offer private charter Lukla flight by helicopter and group joining sharing heli flights. It takes about 40 to 45 minutes to reach Lukla airport for a helicopter from Kathmandu. The helicopter flight is the best alternative option if your Lukla flight is cancelled due to the weather or flight ticket is not available. Flights to Lukla is weather dependent; so regular airlines flights might be cancel frequently and helicopter flight will be the best solution.

Helicopter Flights from Kathmandu to Lukla

We offer helicopter flight to Lukla on group joining. A helicopter can accommodate up to 5 person as passengers. Lukla flights by helicopter for private group is easy to manage and operate in your own time. We operate both private helicopter flights and group joining helicopter tours to Lukla and other part of Nepal. 

The popular helicopter flight tours are: Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour and Gosainkunda Helicopter tour.

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight Cost

The one way Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight cost for 2024 is a follows:

Group SizeCost (USD)
1 persons$500 Per Person
2-4 persons$490 Per Person
5 persons$450 Per Person

Our Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight ticket prices are competitive and vary depending on factors such as demand, availability, and booking preferences. Please contact us directly for the most up-to-date pricing information and any special offers or discounts that may be available.

For the Lukla helicopter tour, private helicopter charter costs you 2900 USD. In a single flight maximum 5 persons can be accommodate. The helicopter is best for mountain views on the left side window seat. The total cost of the charter flight is share with the total number of people flying at a time. So the cost of the helicopter flight is flexible and also changeable.

Group Joining Lukla Helicopter Tour

Flight Route Time Seats
Kathmandu to Lukla 06:30 AM 5 Seats
Kathmandu to Lukla 08:00 AM 5 Seats
Kathmandu to Lukla 10:30 AM 5 Seats
Call Us for Lukla Helicopter Flight Booking (phone or whatsapp)

We offer Lukla helicopter flight as group joining date as a fixed departure helicopter flight and collect people on cost sharing basis for the helicopter ride. The group joining helicopter flight shares the total cost of the helicopter flight with all the people flying together.

If you are single and want to fly by helicopter ride then contact us with your desired date. If other people are planning to fly by helicopter on the particular date, then we accept your booking for the helicopter flight.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter tour is more frequent on the trekking seasons. So we operate group joining helicopter flight for single trekkers. If you have enough group for the flight, then let us know about the date and time.

Private Lukla Helicopter Landing Tour

Private helicopter charter flight are best way to explore the beautiful views with your own team. It’s your private helicopter ride, so private tour to Lukla is easy to operate on time. We arrange your helicopter flight with the powerful B3e series helicopter. In the B3e series helicopters we can fly up to 5 people at a time. The helicopter flight takes you to the base camp of Mt Everest. Flight to Lukla is weather dependent so, helicopter flights also depends on weather and conditions.  

Flight Time and Schedule:

Our helicopter flights from Kathmandu to Lukla offer a swift and efficient mode of transportation, reducing travel time from hours to mere minutes. Departure times and flight schedules are subject to change based on weather conditions, air traffic, and other operational factors. We recommend contacting our customer service team or checking our website for the latest flight information and scheduling details.

Comfort and Convenience:

Travel in style and comfort aboard our modern helicopters equipped with state-of-the-art amenities and experienced pilots. Enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayan landscape as you journey from Kathmandu to Lukla, soaking in the awe-inspiring beauty of snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and remote villages along the way.

Safety and Reliability:

At our Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight service, safety is our utmost priority. We adhere to stringent safety protocols and maintenance standards to ensure a secure and reliable travel experience for all passengers. Rest assured that you are in capable hands with our team of skilled pilots and dedicated ground staff.

Book Your Helicopter Flight Today:

Don't miss out on the opportunity to fly on an unforgettable journey from Kathmandu to Lukla with our helicopter flight service. Whether you're going on a trek to Everest Base Camp or simply exploring the beauty of the Himalayas, our flights offer a convenient and memorable way to reach your destination. 

Contact us today to book your flight and unlock the sky with us!

Lukla Flight Itinerary

06:00am: Reporting at Helicopter Counter in Kathmandu domestic terminal

06:15 am: Taking boarder pass for helicopter flight

06:45am: Takeoff, Kathmandu to Lukla

07:30 am: Land at Lukla airport

Cost Includes

  • Helicopter Flight to Lukla on group sharing basis
  • Airport Tax

Cost Excludes

  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee
  • Any kind of personal nature expenses

Frequently Asked Questions Kathmandu to Lukla Flight by Helicopter

What is the duration of the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight?

The duration of the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla typically ranges from 30 to 45 minutes, depending on weather conditions and air traffic.

What is the cost of a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla?

The cost of a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla varies depending on factors such as demand, availability, and group size. Prices generally range from $500 to $800 per person for a one-way trip.

How do I book a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla?

You can book a helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla through various tour operators, travel agencies, or directly with helicopter companies. It's recommended to book in advance to secure your preferred date and time.

What is the schedule for helicopter flights from Kathmandu to Lukla?

Helicopter flight schedules from Kathmandu to Lukla are subject to change due to weather conditions, air traffic, and other operational factors. It's best to check with the airline or tour operator for the latest flight information.

Are there weight restrictions for passengers on helicopter flights to Lukla?

Yes, there are weight restrictions for passengers on helicopter flights to Lukla due to safety and aircraft capacity. It's important to adhere to these restrictions and provide accurate weight information when booking your flight.

Can I charter a private helicopter from Kathmandu to Lukla?

Yes, private helicopter charters are available for those seeking a more exclusive and flexible travel experience. You can charter a helicopter for yourself or a group, allowing you to customize your itinerary and travel in luxury.

Is the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight affected by weather conditions?

Yes, weather conditions can impact the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight, particularly during the monsoon season (June to August) and winter months (December to February). Flights may be delayed or canceled due to poor visibility, high winds, or adverse weather.

Are there any safety precautions I should be aware of before boarding the helicopter?

Before boarding the helicopter, passengers should follow all safety instructions provided by the crew. This includes wearing seatbelts, securing loose belongings, and listening to any pre-flight briefings or safety demonstrations.

What should I expect during the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight?

During the flight, passengers can expect stunning views of the Himalayan landscape, including snow-capped peaks, lush valleys, and remote villages. The experience offers a unique perspective of the region's natural beauty.

Can I bring luggage or baggage on the helicopter flight to Lukla?

Yes, passengers are typically allowed to bring a limited amount of luggage or baggage on the helicopter flight to Lukla. However, it's important to check with the airline or tour operator for any specific restrictions or guidelines regarding luggage size and weight.

Clients Reviews

Unforgettable Helicopter Flight to Lukla


My recent flight to Lukla by heli ride with Nepal Helicopter Service was nothing short of extraordinary. Departing on time, we were treated to unparalleled views of the Himalayas that left me in awe. The professionalism of the team, coupled with the comfort and safety of the flight, made for a memorable experience. From the moment we took off to the breathtaking moments spent admiring the majestic peaks, every aspect exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend Nepal Helicopter Service for an unforgettable adventure in the Himalayas.

Mark Tunstall
London, UK

A Remarkable Helicopter Expedition with Nepal Helicopter Service


I and my wife flew to Lukla by helicopter on November 20, 2023. The flight departed promptly, showcasing the company's commitment to punctuality. The professionalism of the crew instilled confidence, and their dedication to ensuring a comfortable and safe experience was evident throughout the journey. From the adrenaline rush of takeoff to the serene moments spent admiring the breathtaking landscapes, every moment was truly unforgettable till Lukla airport. Nepal Helicopter Service exceeded my expectations, and I wholeheartedly recommend them for an exceptional aerial adventure in the Everest region specially for Kathmandu to Lukla flight.

Christian Hergg

Helicopter to Lukla was worth


I booked my Helicopter flight to Lukla Airport in view of the Short time outline. The Timing was impeccable, and the Scenery was shocking every minute. Arriving at Lukla was worth of this trip.

Fortunately, I had seat and able to get together with different gatherings.

William Morgn Welch

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