Kathmandu To Lukla Flight

Kathmandu to Lukla Flight is the feasibility of air services to Lukla has made a lot easier to transport. Kathmandu to Lukla flight has been the busiest route since the Everest region is an ideal destination for most travelers all around the world. In such a scenario, getting a flight at your preferred time will be full of hassle. In order to get rid of hustle and bustle  Air dynasty has operated regular flights to Lukla from Kathmandu.

Lukla Airport is considered one of the dangerous airports in the world situated at an altitude of 2.843. Although having dangerousness, it’s a popular spot to cope with the mountainous region and a well-known gateway to other regions including Everest base Camp.

Kathmandu to Lukla flight offers spectacular views of 18 different peaks including most of 8000 meters. It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach Lukla from Kathmandu. Considering weather issues, departure time is highly dependent upon morning temperature and wind the very same. On the way to Lukla, you will observe an eagle-eye view of historic Kathmandu city, high hills enclosed with green vegetation, suspension bridges, a waterfall, and the stunning runway at Lukla.

Things to Know before having Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu  flight

— As per the notice issued by TIA the airport remains closed for 10 hours from 10 PM to 8 AM  every day due to maintenance of the runway. Direct flights to and from Lukla will be operated from Manthali Airport (Ramchhap). The notice will be applicable from 1st October 2019 to 30th November 2019.

— Trip departure time will start from 6:30 Am. It takes 30  to 35 minutes to reach Lukla from Kathmandu. The departure time highly depends upon morning temperature and wind on a very day.

— The maximum weight limit for the Kathmandu to Lukla flight is 15 Kg per person.

— During high season, both type of helicopter service is available. i.e sharing and private.

About Ramechhap Manathali Airport 

Manthlai  Aiport was opened in October 1979, the renovation of the runway was upgraded from grass/clay to concrete in 2015. The airport is situated at an elevation of 474 meters above sea level and has a 518-meter runway,  In 2019 the runway of Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu was closed overnight due to the renovation of the runway. All flights to Lukla has been operated from Manathali Airport. It’s the closest airport to Kathmandu and located 132 km northeast of Kathmandu, which is a 5-hour drive. All the flights to Lukla from Manthali Airport need to take off early in the morning to avoid dangerous winds in Lukla. The flights will be operated from 6:30 Am to 9:30 Am. Manathali is the main trading center and a hub for Ramechhap District with many Nepalese officials, a police check post, a bank, and an even cyber cafe.

Kathmandu to Lukla Regular Flight Tickets Schedule

Flight From   Flight ToFlight TimeArrival Time
KathmanduLukla06:30 07:00

Lukla to Kathmandu Regular Flight Tickets Schedule

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The mentioned flight schedule is operated on a daily basis to Lukla from Kathmandu. You can book directly in advance if you wish to take heli flight from Kathmandu. The booking is available as per your preferred dates and time. You can make pre-booking in advance from upcoming seasons or years.

Heli Flight to and from Kathmandu

Advance bookings for heli flights from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu will reduce the hassle of delays in flights and minimized your time for planning for the flight. This will help you to get some extra time for programming During peak seasons, you will get instant confirmation for the Kathmandu to Lukla flight at the lowest cost. The feature of prebooking will assist you to get rid of the hassle and bustle of domestic flights. If you are solo travelers or photographer willing to explore Everest on your own then you can get Kathmandu to Lukla Heli flight on a sharing basis as well.

Lukla to Kathmandu flight is scheduled on a regular basis, flight departure and arrival time will be determined as per the current temperature and weather condition. The weather issues are the major drawbacks while having a flight to and from the mountainous region, especially in the case of Lukla, such issues are unavoidable hence in such conditions you will pre-inform about the delay in flights and we will need your patience as well. The flight will recover after certain hours once the weather is clear. From Lukla, flights are permitted to operate till 4 Pm so most probably you will return on the same day.

Lukla Airport at Peak Season. 

Lukla, the gateway to Everest – An focal point to start a journey in different places of Everest.  Lukla is considered a major trading center of the Khumbu region. Every year thousands of overseas visitors start their trek from here. But what’s makes Lukla here so great and busy? Well, there’s the only way to know that why Lukla is so busiest place in the whole Everest is the major tourist destination “Everest”  doesn’t have access to road transportation, so the travelers are forced to take the air routes and only Lukla Airport has access for both helicopter flights and Domestic flights. Hence, Lukla seems more the busiest place in Khumbu during season time.

In Peak seasons, there are various benefits for almost all the travelers who are willing to travel to Everest. Like one can get a flight easily on both charter and sharing basis, instant confirmation for the flight at best rates, and the most interesting part is you will get a chance to interact with other travelers who have similar interests.


Day 1 :
Phase 1:

Kathmandu - Lukla (Fuelling)

Flight Time: 45 Minutes

What This Trip Cost Includes/Excludes

What This Trip Cost Includes

  • Experienced Pilots
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Breakfast

What This Trip Cost Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Tips
  • Cost not mentioned in the inclusion


1) How long will it take to reach Lukla in Kathmandu To Lukla Flight?

It takes 50 minutes to reach Lukla during clear weather.

2) Is there a possibility of joining a group?

Yes, you can join a group for Kathmandu to Lukla flight. All we need is your travelling dates and will match your preferred dates with available dates. Or simply you can check our fixed departure.

3) How to Book Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight?

You can directly book this flight from our official website (www.airdynastyheli.com) and the Confirmation will be sent within 24 Hours via email after the submission of booking or for the prompt response you can contact us directly on our hotline number or mail us with your requirements.

4) Are there chances of the flight being cancelled?

Mountains weather are often unpredictable. Flights are rarely getting cancel during peak season. But we ensure weather conditions 24 hours before flight time.
In off-season flights are usually get cancelled so before booking your flight please kindly confirm your travelling months whether it’s peak season or offseason.

5) Can we charter a helicopter?

Yes, one can charter a helicopter as well. The cost is a bit higher than sharing basis but is more luxurious as well as more comfortable.

6) Best time booking Kathmandu to Lukla flights?

We usually operate Kathmandu to Lukla flight on a daily basis. During peak season, we have daily fixed departure for Kathmandu to Lukla flight.

7) Why take Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flight?

If you want to enjoy the beauty of Everest but have limited time, then the helicopter tour is just the ideal option for you. It is one of the most popular tours in Nepal.

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Kathmandu To Lukla Flight