Kathmandu to Lukla Drop By Helicopter

Kathmandu to Lukla Drop By Helicopter - 1 Hour Days

Kathmandu to Lukla Flight is being operated from Manthali Airport due to the runway maintenance, construction and renovation process of Tribhuvan International Airport and is opened only at 8 am to 10pm.

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Trip Duration:

1 Hour

Cost of trekking:

US$ 2500

Group Size:

Max 5 persons

Maximum altitude:

2830 M

Best Season:

All seasons

Trekking grade:

Luxurious

Trek Start from:

Lukla or Kathmandu 

Overview of Kathmandu to Lukla Drop By Helicopter

FLYING TO LUKLA BY HELICOPTER

Kathmandu to Lukla Flight is being operated from Manthali Airport due to the runway maintenance, construction and renovation process of Tribhuvan International Airport and is opened only at 8 am to 10pm. After 8am there is a lot of air traffic and the flights to Lukla often get cancelled or delay for hours due to unfavorable weather. We suggest you to catch up the first flight as far as possible. 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Daily Flights are available throughout the year from Kathmandu and Manthali Airport 
  • Delightful view of 18 different mountain ranges including 4 of height more than 8000m
  • Greenery hills and continuous waterfalls
  • Lukla airstrip runway surrounded by high mountains, small huts and houses, and alpine forests
  • Fly over clouds and high snowy landscapes
  • Observe exotic flora and fauna
  • Minimal cost of flight tickets and airport expenses
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Flying to Lukla by helicoptercan be the best alternatives to avoid the delay and cancel of the Lukla Flights by fixed wing. Lukla is the main gateway to the trekkers trekking in the Everest Region. Since, Lukla flightis the sloe vehicle in the Everest Region Lukla is the main hub for traders and trekkers in the Everest Region. Lukla airport gets super busy during the peak tourist seasons landing about 20 to 30 aircrafts every day in March to May and September to December. During seasons it is very difficult to get the flights in a short notice. You need to book the tickets before one month or earlier during peak seasons. To reach to Lukla on your scheduled time flying by Helicopters can be another option to flight. 

Why fly by Helicopters to Lukla from Kathmandu?

Less Chance of Cancellation

Helicopters are the best alternative to Lukla flights. The helicopter flight can be booked easily and are less cancelled. The helicopter can fly if the visibility is 1500m or greater, while the twin otter and Dornier planes can fly if the visibility is 5000m or greater, as per Nepal’s Civil Aviation rules. However, if the weather is extreme and the visibility is lesser than 1500m helicopters cannot be operated.

Safer than the regular flights.

Flying to Lukla by helicopteris safer than the regular flights. Although there has not been any serious accidents in recent years the Lukla airport is regarded as one of the most dangerous airstrips in the world because of its difficult topography and short runway. Flying to Lukla by helicopteris safer because it can land anywhere and can fly in less visibility as well. 

Don’t have to miss International Flights

Flying to Lukla by helicopters is the best option to complete your trek as per your itinerary without wasting any extra days waiting for the flight. Since, the Lukla weather is unpredictable and the flight can be delayed for several hours or several days. Flying to Lukla by helicopterreduces your risk of missing your international flight and helps you to complete the trek as planned

No need to drive to Manthali 

Helicopters Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 

Are you worried about the cancellation and delay of your Lukla Flight? Don’t worry we can arrange helicopter tour for you and you don’t have to miss your international flights.  If you miss your flight to Kathmandu by any reason or your flights get delayed for several hours or days then you can contact Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd. We can arrange helicopter for you and help you to get Kathmandu on time. 

Helicopters Flight from Manthali to Lukla

The flights to Lukla are being operated by Manthali Airport because of the re-construction process going on in Tribhuvan International Airport and air traffic. Manthali Airport is the closest airport from Kathmandu. It is located in Ramechaap District of Nepal in Province no.3. It takes about 4 hours to reach Manthali Airport from Kathmandu.  Since the condition of the road is not so good you may not reach there in exact time. The bus departs at early 2am from Kathmandu and since the accommodations are less in Manthali driving from Kathmandu is an only option. Since it is a long route there is possibility of missing the flight. In case you miss the flight or your flight gets cancelled you can contact Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd. We will help you to arrange helicopter flights and complete your trek in the scheduled time. 

How many people can fly in a helicopter at a time?
The helicopter can carry up to 5 passengers at a time. The maximum weight that a helicopter can carry is up to 500kg.  

Group Joining Helicopter Flight 

If you are travelling to Lukla alone and want to fly by helicopter then we can also arrange group joining helicopter flight to Lukla. Since there are regular helicopter flights to Lukladuring peak tourist seasons we can book a flight for you from Kathmandu – Lukla or Lukla- Kathmandu. 

Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Cost.

The payment for helicopter must be paid at time of service by participant. US dollars cash or credit cards (Visa Cards, Master Cards, and American Express) are accepted for helicopter transport. Any card payment requires a 4% bank fee, which goes directly to the bank.

How to Book a Helicopter to Lukla?

To book a helicopter flight to Lukla to Kathmandu or Kathmandu to Lukla from Actual Adventure Pvt.Ltd you will need to pay 50 percent of the total amount as advance for the confirmation of booking. The remaining amount can be paid before the flight. It will be our first priority to provide immediate service to our customers. There are only limited helicopters in Nepal and the demand highly increases during peak tourist season. In such case, it may not be possible for your instant helicopter flight. 

Cancellation Policy.

If you have to cancel your flight due to any reasons then please kindly inform us. The flight cancellation should be made before 48 hours. USD 100 is charged as cancellation charge and the remaining amount will be returned back.

Kathmandu to Lukla Drop By Helicopter Itinerary

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KATHMANDU TO LUKLA REGULAR FLIGHT TICKETS SCHEDULE

Flight From    Flight To Flight Time Arrival Time
Kathmandu Lukla 06:30   07:00
Kathmandu Lukla 06:40  07:10
Kathmandu Lukla 08:00 08:30
Kathmandu Lukla 08:15 08:45
Kathmandu Lukla 08:20 08:50
Kathmandu Lukla 09:30 10:00
Kathmandu Lukla 09:50 10:20
Kathmandu Lukla 11:00 11:30
Kathmandu Lukla 11:30 12:00
Kathmandu Lukla 13:20 13:50
Kathmandu Lukla 14:00 14:30

 

LUKLA TO KATHMANDU REGULAR FLIGHT TICKETS SCHEDULE

Flight From Flight To Flight Time Arrival Time
Lukla Kathmandu 07:15 07:45
Lukla Kathmandu 07:30 08:00
Lukla Kathmandu 08:45 09:15
Lukla Kathmandu 09:00 09:30
Lukla Kathmandu 09:10 09:40
Lukla Kathmandu 10:15 10:45
Lukla Kathmandu 10:40 11:10
Lukla Kathmandu 11:45 12:15
Lukla Kathmandu 12:30 13:00
Lukla Kathmandu 14:10 14:40
Lukla Kathmandu 14:45 15:15

Kathmandu to Lukla Drop By Helicopter Include / Exclude

Cost Includes

Lukla Helicopter Flight Cost

For the Lukla helicopter flight, it cost you about 2500 USD for per flight. 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.

Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu Helicopter Flight Cost

Destination and Weight  Private Helicopter Cost and Sharing Helicopter Cost
Kathmandu – Lukla (Maximum 5 people inclusive weight 500 kg) USD 500 Per Person
Lukla – Kathmandu (Maximum 5 people inclusive weight 500 kg)  USD 500 Per Person
  • Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight with best price
  • Lukla to Kathmandu helicopter transfer

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Additional Information

Lukla Helicopter Flight

9N ALA (AS350B3e)

Manufacturer: Air Bus, France

Engine type: Arriel 2D

Passenger capacity: 5 + 1

Maximum Takeoff weight: 2250 KG

Standard fuel capacity:

Maximum operating altitude: 23,000 FT

Key features:

Roomy cabin with wide windows offering best views

Dual control

Comfortable seats

9N-AJD (AS 350 FX II)

Manufacturer: Air Bus, France

Engine type: LTS – 101 – 700D2

Passenger capacity: 5 + 1

Maximum Takeoff weight: 2250 KG

Standard fuel capacity:

Maximum operating altitude: 16,000 FT

Key features:

Roomy cabin with wide windows offering best views

Dual control

Comfortable seats

9N – AFQ (AS 350 FX II)

Manufacturer: Air Bus, France

Engine type: LTS – 101 – 700D2

Passenger capacity: 5 + 1

Maximum Takeoff weight: 2250 KG

Standard fuel capacity:

Maximum operating altitude: 16,000 FT

Key features:

Roomy cabin with wide windows offering best views

Dual control

Comfortable seats

9N-AGU ( AS350 BA)

Manufacturer: Air Bus, France

Engine type: Arriel 1B

Passenger capacity: 5 + 1

Maximum Takeoff weight: 2100 KG

Standard fuel capacity:

Maximum operating altitude: 16,000 FT

Key features:

Roomy cabin with wide windows offering best views

Dual control

Comfortable seats

Simrik Air has been smoothly operating two Eurocopters AS 350B3e Ecureuil. Recently one new AS 350B3e has been added to its fleet.

Supplemented with remarkable features of easy take off and land in minor space and marginal weather conditions, these helicopters are simply the best in the industry and the safest way to enjoy mountain flights and all sorts of helicopter services.

Simrik Air has also introduced Bell 407GXP first time in Nepal. The machine is an integration of reliability, speed, performance, and comfort that takes heed to an array of missions and payloads. This high-performance machine has a spacious cabin and gives a smooth ride in virtually all weather conditions.

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Simrik Air has been smoothly operating three Eurocopters AS350 B3e, the high-performance member of the Ecureuil family which is classified as a light helicopter. It outclasses all other single engine helicopters for performance, versatility, safety and competitive acquisition and maintenance costs. It excels in hot conditions and very high altitudes.

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Model: AS350b3e 

Model: AS350 FX II 

Model: AS350 FX II 

AS350 BA 

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