- 5 People Max
- 2,860 m
The Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter is a stunning aerial ride to the Everest region. This luxurious ride is an alternative to an airplane flight to Tenzing Hillary airport. Lukla is the starting point of many trekking journeys in the Everest region.
These helicopter rides can also take you to various points along the Mt. Everest Base Camp trail, including EBC, Namche, Tengboche, Gorakshep, and others. Our Helicopter trip is high on the list of many trekkers who want to shorten their itinerary. It will reduce their difficulty by a significant amount.
Moreover, the runway at Lukla airport is just 500m. This short runway makes it one of the most dangerous airports in the world. Most travelers find this airplane journey quite stressful. Hence, helicopter flight Kathmandu to Lukla is ideal as it takes you to the magical foothills of Mt. Everest without any stress.
Alternatively, you can also take a scenic drive from Kathmandu and a taxing trek from Jiri to arrive at Lukla. However, this journey is unfavorable as the road conditions are not good and the trekking journey is quite taxing. The aerial ride also provides you with magnificent views of the snow-capped Himalayas. You can also observe green hills, water streams, and other beautiful landscapes.
Furthermore, world heritage sites of durbar squares of Kathmandu valley look incredible from above. Hundreds of travelers take this scenic helicopter ride every year to arrive at Lukla. This spectacular helicopter ride is available at a reasonable price. Read the detailed description of the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter tour below and book your trip now!
Highlights of the Trip
- Awe-inspiring views of snow-capped mountains, green hills, and beautiful valleys
- Breathtaking views of the highest mountain in the world, Mt Everest (8848m)
- Observing UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley from top
- Traveling in comfort and luxury
- Observing the Everest region landmarks, including Khumbu glacier, Khumbu icefall, and others
- A short and quick trip to the mountainous region