The Government of Nepal has announced an issue for the flight operation to Lukla. Most of the flights to Lukla will commence from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion in Kathmandu airport. The airport in Ramechhap is located 130km from Kathmandu (approximately 3-4 hours drive).
Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight is a substitute way to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport for your trekking, mountaineering, or peak climbing in the Everest region. If you are constrained by time but want to fly to Lukla on time, then Kathmandu Lukla helicopter ride is the best choice for you.
Under good conditions, Kathmandu to Lukla or back flight is about 45 minutes from the airport. A helicopter tour can handle 5 people or 500 kg. So Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight or back is the best to reach particularly when you are restricted by time but have to reach on the planned time. Helicopter to Lukla or back can also be a good alternative if your Lukla flight or back to Kathmandu is canceled due to unfavorable weather.
Our Kathmandu to helicopter flight to Lukla is planned daily during the peak seasons such as autumn and spring. So if you are setting up on trekking to the Everest Base Camp on your planned time, you can book your helicopter tour to Lukla which will allow you to view the eye-catching vista of the Everest region.
Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flight is one of the most famous package deals. Enjoy lots of good amazing views over there and can take plenty of pictures to make the tour unforgettable. If you want to experience the adventure and explore the surrounding area, our program is worth buying here.
06:00 AM: Arrival in Kathmandu domestic airport terminal
06:30: Get boarding pass from our ground handling staff and proceed for check-in.
07: 00 Fly to Lukla and drop of to Lukla Helipad around 8 AM
How Long Will It Take To Reach Lukla In Kathmandu To Lukla Flight?
It takes 45-50 minutes to reach Lukla during clear weather.
Is There A Possibility Of Joining A Group?
Yes, you can join a group for Kathmandu to Lukla flight. All we need is your traveling dates and will match your preferred dates with available dates. Or simply you can check our fixed departure.
Are There Chances of Flights Being Canceled?
The answer is NO. Cancellation of a helicopter flight to Lukla is very rare even in the bad weather condition. The helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will take you around 40-50 minutes. Due to some weather conditions and environmental status the flights may extend up to a few hours.
Can We Charter A Helicopter?
Yes, one can charter a helicopter as well. The cost is a bit higher than the sharing basis but is more luxurious as well as more comfortable.
When is the best time for Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Tour?
The major factor that affects the helicopter tours to and from Everest is the weather condition. In cases of good weather, we operate the Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter tour throughout the year. However, Autumn (September, October, and November) and in Spring (March, April, and May) are the busiest times of the year.
These seasons are the peak ones for trekking and climbing in the Everest region. So, lots of tourists flood in the region. Hence, the demand for helicopter tours become higher during these times.
We operate the Heli tour Kathmandu to Lukla during any seasons. Even in monsoon, mornings are generally clear with calm weather and bright radiance of the sun. We organize the helicopter tours after making sure that the weather is good and it is safe to fly. Your security is our responsibility. Trust us, you will have the best trip with us.
How To Book Kathmandu To Lukla Helicopter Flight or back?
You can book your Kathmandu to Lukla helicopter flight directly by contacting us at Mountain hike website (mountain-hike.com). You can drop us an inquiry mail for easy facilitation. You can drop your required date and time for the helicopter flight so that we can arrange your teams. We provide Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight in group joining as well as private options.
You have to follow the mentioned terms and conditions before you should confirm your booking with our Mountain Hike Nepal team. You should read them in a careful way to stay aware with respective rights as well as obligations.
Note: For Bhutan and Tibet tours, if you intend to travel directly to those countries, you will pay the balance sum 20 days before your departure date. We reserve the right to cancel your trip if you cannot pay within our agreed period.
We also consider last-minute reservations. You can book a trip to Nepal 7 days before departure. However, last-minute bookings may not be eligible for Bhutan or Tibet.
A written letter will be submitted to us, for whatever cause, you cannot travel on the assigned days.
If the Nepal tour is postponed, a minimum of US$ 100.00 is compensated as a cancelation fee, and hence the remaining balance is allocated for the postponed trip.
You have to cancel your confirmed trek/tour booking with our Mountain Hike Nepal team in writing minimum 2 weeks before your scheduled trip. You may provide this in writing document or email.
However, even though you may cancel your trip, your down payment amount i.e. 20% of the total price is non-refundable.
But if you have paid more than just the deposit, we would then 20% deduction from the sum and the remainder will be refunded from the initial payment system.
And this policy is valid right after registering your reservation with us. If you intend to cancel your travel within 30 days or fewer than 30 days within your departure date, 20 % deposit is non-refundable.
The Total deposit you made for every Bhutan and Tibet tour would be called cancelation charge. We cannot postpone any trip to Bhutan and Tibet after booked for particular dates.
We are not responsible for any refunds for any incomplete trip, trek or expedition, whatever the reasons from customer’s side.
If your tour is canceled due to unexpected events such as natural disasters, battle or adverse climatic conditions, we will arrange another tour. And that even if your trip isn’t your preference, your money won’t go in waste.
We reserve our right to change prices under various situations. While our actions must be appropriate, just like in situations such as dramatic exchange rate fluctuations, inflation or government acts, we are not liable to answer for our actions.
To attend all of our trips, all our customers should have a full travel insurance policy. Insurance must cover all medical costs, personal injuries, emergency evacuations, travel cancellations, loss of gears and natural calamity, luggage theft or injury and personal belongings.
Flight delays and cancellations are likely to occur frequently in remote areas, especially in the Everest region, jomsom, Dolpo, Simikot and Jumla. Therefore, in case of delays, it is best to bring some extra money to purchase food and lodging. Mountain Hike Nepal won’t be responsible for any extra expenses. Please, prepare accordingly.
If you perform any illegal act during your trip and you are forced to leave Nepal, Mountain Hike Nepal is not responsible for any refunds.
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