Trip Duration 1 Day
Group Size 1-18
Maximum Altitude 2860m
Difficulty Grade moderate
Start & End Point Kathmandu- Kathmandu
Best Seasons March-Jun, Sep- Dec
180 US$ Per Person Group Discounts Available
1 pax. US$ 180
2-4 pax. US$ 175
5-8 pax. US$ 172

Highlights Kathmandu Lukla Flight

  • The Kathmandu Lukla Flight offers beautiful natural scenic beauty including Mount Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu and many more,
  • You will feel the lifetime experience of 35 minutes of flight to the small town of Lukla,
  • Lukla, also known as the gateway to the Everest Trekking,
  • During the Kathmandu Lukla flight, you will experience unique vibes and feelings,
  • The Kathmandu Lukla flight is the best way to witness the unique culture and traditions of the Everest Region
  • You will explore and experience the Sherpa culture while stepping the Lukla (Tenzing Hillary Airport)

Kathmandu Lukla Flight

The Kathmandu Lukla Flight is a memorable flight that takes you through the natural beauty and the high mountains of Nepal. Kathmandu Lukla Flight is more popular among adventure seekers who are willing to trek in the classic Everest Region Trekking.

The Kathmandu Lukla flights take off from the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla approximately takes 35 minutes to reach the beautiful small town of Lukla-also known as the gateway to Everest.

While the major to take the Kathmandu Luka flight is you will be able to witness the majestic snow-capped mountains through your window and the mesmerizing natural beauty of Nepal. The Flight passes through the Dudh Kosi river valley,

The Kathmandu Lukla Flight itself will be a memorable best 35-minute flight from the capital city. Your trip to Everest takes off with the start of a beautiful flight experience that you have never felt before.

For flying purpose in the high mountains, the airline uses the aircraft Dornier D 228 and DHC Twin Otter which holds 15-18 passengers on a single flight.

The Lukla Airport is located in the Solukhumbu district of Everest Region. It is also the end point of the Kathmandu Lukla flight. The Lukla Airport is named Tenzing-Hillary Airport and is named after the great mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Who was the first person to reach the summit of Everest in 1953?

The Kathmandu Lukla Flight is the major mode of transportation to be used by all mountaineers and trekkers who are exploring the Everest Base Camp. The Kathmandu to Lukla is an effective and convenient way to reach Lukla from the capital city.

The Kathmandu Lukla flight is available all over the year. During the peak season like Autumn and Spring, the Lukla flight will be operated from the Manthali Airport which is located in Ramechhap district.

To reduce the load of the International Airport in Kathmandu, the Lukla flight will be scheduled from the Ramechhap (Manthali) Airport.

On the other hand, as the flight is scheduled from the Manthali Airport the trekkers will be more benefited as there won’t be any flight delays and the trekkers will reach the destination in a proper time.

However, the Kathmandu Lukla flight is an adventure flight that each and every traveler visiting Nepal should experience once in a lifetime. During the flight, you will encounter close-up views of the mountains and the natural beauty of the Himalayas which will make your flight a lifetime memory.

Kathmandu lukla flight ticket

What's Included?

Kathmandu-Lukla Flight Ticket
Airport Tax

Kathmandu Lukla Flight Cost

You will be stepping on the Lukla Airport, the gateway to the Everest region trekking. As to reaching the beautiful airport Lukla, at the present time, there are two flights that have been operating: Kathmandu to Luka and Ramechhap to Lukla.

The flight in the Himalayas is affected due to the weather conditions in the Himalayas. The weather in the high mountains is totally unpredictable and frequently keeps on changing.

During the off-season, you will get a direct flight to Lukla from Kathmandu Airport. While on the peak tourism season to avoid the crowd of air traffic, the Lukla flight has been shifted to Ramechhap.

The following are the approximate cost of the Kathmandu Lukla Flight:

From ToCost (USD)
Kathmandu AirportLukla $190 per person
Manthali AirportLukla $155 Per person
For Indian (KTM Airport)LuklaUSD 125 Per person
For Nepali (KTM Airport)LuklaNPR 9,905 per person

Interesting Facts about Kathmandu Lukla Flight

The Lukla Airport is also known as the Tenzing Hillary Airport. The Name is named after the great mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who were the first team members to summit the Peak of Everest in 1953 AD.

The Tenzing-Hillary Airport is also the most dangerous Airport in the globe. The Lukla Airport is surrounded by hills and the structure of the land in the Everest Region. The Airport is situated at 2,860M/9,383 FT above sea level.

The Lukla Airport is made up of short runways to take off and also for landing. While being the short runway it makes it difficult to operate in the mountains. All the airline’s staff are well trained and experienced to give you the best thrilling experience of a flight to Lukla.

Baggage Limitations

The Kathmandu Lukla flight gives access to carry the baggage of 10 Kg and 5 kg of handbags during your Everest region trekking. However, for the additional KG of baggage/luggage, you need to pay an extra amount as per the rules and regulations of the airlines you will be flying.

If a passenger’s weight exceeds 10 kilograms, the airline will charge an additional fee of NPR 130 per kilogram.

During the trip, travelers are encouraged to check the baggage with full details such as the name and weight on the baggage tag for ease of recovery at the destination.

All trekkers and visitors are advised to pack light clothing in order to avoid gaining weight during the journey to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region.

Flight Cancellation and Delay Policy

The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla may get canceled or delayed due to the unpredictable weather in the mountains. The Lukla-Tenzing Hillary Airport lies 2,800M/9,302 FT above sea level. As lying on the top of the hilly region the different terrains, and land structures might affect the Flight from Kathmandu To Lukla.

As for the peaceful flight to Lukla, it is highly recommended to book the flight in advance and fly during the Autumn and Spring seasons. While on during this season, you will experience clear weather with blue sky and a cozy environment. This season, there will be fewer flight cancellations and delays purposes.

While if the flight has been canceled on behalf of the airline, you will get a full refund on the other hand you will get the next flight schedule of the flight on the following days.

However, if the client cancels the flight from their side before 24 hours(a day), then the client will get the refund amount by deducting 15% of the full price as per the rules and regulations of Blue Lake Adventure Travels.

Is it possible to reach Lukla without taking a Flight?

While reaching Lukla via the roadway, there is no bus operating at the present time. But then you will get a Tata Sumo jeep from Kathmandu to Thamdhana which is full of rough and rocky roads. Reaching Thandhanda You need to trek for 4-5 hours to reach Lukla Town and also to pass through the classic Everest Base Camp route passing via the Phakding.

How To Book a Lukla Flight?

For the booking procedure of the Kathmandu Lukla flight, you can simply connect with us through social media such as our official Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp/Viber.

If you are staying near Thamel, then you may visit us (Blue Lake Adventure) in our office in Z-street Thamel to book the Kathmandu Lukla flight ticket so we can meet together and get to know each other for better days.

For Online/Booking, write to us at:
WhatsApp/Viber: +977-9851076943

Details about the Kathmandu Lukla Flight Ticket

The Kathmandu Lukla flight is the most thrilling and famous flying route. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is 35 -40 Minutes in duration. While during your flight you will feel and experience the most thrilling experience while flying to the most beautiful and the shortest runway airport in the world.

However, it is more difficult to get flight tickets to Lukla during the peak trekking season in Nepal(March To May and September To November). During this season there will be a huge number of trekkers commencing their trek to the classic Everest Base camp Trek.

So, all the trekkers willing to explore the Everest region are highly recommended to book flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla in advance with government-registered travel agencies such as the Blue Lake Adventure.

Booking in advance for the Kathmandu Lukla flight, you don’t need to wait for the ticket procedure. While it will be an easy moment for the trekkers willing to explore the Everest region within Nepal.

Helicopter Service

Wondering to fly to Lukla as witnessing the beautiful close-up mountains and the Dudh Kosi river. You will experience the different vibes and the beautiful mountains around you while flying to Lukla through the Chopper.

The helicopter service is widely available to fly to Lukla from Kathmandu city. To fly with the chopper, the price ranges from USD 360-USD 400 per person.

The Helicopter can fly in moderate weather as well, if you are in a group together then you also hire a Helicopter as well which ranges from USD 1800-USD 2000.

If you are willing to witness and explore the Everest region, then you may also try and experience the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour with Landing. The tour is customized to the traveler having a short interval of time but willing to experience the high elevation and to see Everest from closeness.

Safety and Security during Kathmandu Lukla Flight

Our first concern is the safety and security of the client by following the rules and regulations of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

Before flying to Lukla, we will ensure the safety and reliability of the flight. We will also check the weather conditions of the Lukla airport in the mountain ranges and start the flying procedure from the Kathmandu airport.

Kathmandu Lukla Flight

The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla takes approximately 35 minutes.

Yes, you can fly to Lukla from Kathmandu during the off-season. You cannot fly directly from Kathmandu to Lukla during the peak tourism season. As to reduce the air traffic at the Tribhuvan International Airport.

Summit, Tara, and Sita Airlines fly to Lukla from Kathmandu Airport or from Manthali Airport.

The flight duration from Kathmandu to Lukla is 35 minutes. Witnessing the beautiful mountain ranges and flying through the Dudh Kosi River.

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Group Discount
Duration: 1 Day
1 pax. US$ 180
2-4 pax. US$ 175
5-8 pax. US$ 172