Trip Duration 25-30 Minute
Group Size 1-30
Maximum Altitude 2860m
Difficulty Grade Easy
Start & End Point Ramechap, Manthali Airport
Best Seasons March-Jun, Sep- Dec

Highlights-Ramechhap Lukla Flight

  • During the flight from Ramechhap to Lukla, the Himalayan range, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and other peaks, can be observed.
  • Because of the narrow runway and steep terrain at Lukla Airport, landing is one of the most thrilling experiences/moments of the flight.
  • The Ramechhap Lukla flight passes through the beautiful gorge and the water stream which makes the feeling of the adventurous
  • You will get an opportunity to explore the unique culture and the traditions of the sherpa community within the Khumbu region,
  • The Lukla Airport as known as the Tenzing Hillary Airport serves as the gateway to the classic Everest Base camp.

Ramechhap to Lukla Flight

Ramechhap to Lukla Flight is the new route that connects trekkers and travelers to enter the Everest region for the classic Everest Base Camp. The Ramechhap Airport is known as the Manthali Airport which has been serving travelers and all outdoor lovers to reach on time in every destination.

The Manthali Airport lies in the Ramechhap district and is 134 KM from the capital city-Kathmandu. As to reach the Manthali Airport, one can stay overnight in Ramechhap Also you may take a drive early in the morning around 1 AM to catch the flight. The drive from the capital city to Ramcehhap (Manthali Airport) takes around 4-5 hours.

The Manthali Airport is closer to the Lukla Airport, which takes 25 25-minute flights to reach the Lukla Airport gateway to the Everest Trekking region. During your flight to Lukla from the Manthali Airport, if you are lucky enough on a clear day you will witness the close-up views of the mountains and the deep gorge, the Dudh Kosi River, etc.

Our flight will fly over the Dudh Kosi River, showing the beautiful gorge and the natural beauty of the Khumbu region.

Due to increased air traffic at Tribhuvan International Airport, the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu has been relocated to Manthali Airport. According to the domestic airlines’ official report, there are 57 flights to Lukla from the Manthali airport. This increases traffic to the international airport and the number of travelers inside the airport.

As a result the Civil Aviation Authority Nepal (CAAN) with full agreements with the domestic airlines for the Kathmandu Lukla flight to the Manthali Airport.

The Lukla flight being operated from the Ramechhap Airport has been beneficial to all the trekkers and travelers willing to trek in the Everest region. All the trekkers will not face the delay of the flight to Lukla from the Ramechhap Airport. The alternative to the Ramechhap to Lukla flight is the Kathmandu to Lukla flight which is the easiest and shortest.

Overall, the Ramechhap to Lukla flight will help the trekkers avoid the crowd and the delay of the flight to reach their destinations. The beautiful drive and flight offer mesmerizing mountain views and the Himalayas of the Everest and Langtang regions.

Itinerary of Ramechhap To Lukla Flight

Today you will fly from Manthali Airport to Lukla Airport, which takes 25-30 Minutes. then you can trek yourself or you can contact us if you need any service like Permit, Guide, Porter, etc.

Flight 25-30 Minute
Accommodation None
Meals None
Altitude 2860m

what is included in Ramechhap To Lukla Flight ?

What's Included?
  • Flight ticket from Manthali Airport- Lukla
  • Government tax
  • Airport tax
What's Excluded?
  • Food
  • Sagarmatha Permit


Ramechhap to Lukla Flight Cost

Ramechhap to Lukla Flight is the most popular flight that connects the Everest region. The Ramechhap Airport lies in the Ramechhap district and is 134 km from the capital city-Kathmandu. The flight from Ramechhap airport takes the trekkers and travelers to the small town of Lukla gateway to the Everest region trekking.

The Ramechhap Lukla flight is the best mode of transport to reach the Lukla, for all those who wish to explore the Everest region of Nepal.

Ramechhap Luka flight cost varies depending on the time of travel, the number of people, the airlines, and the availability of the seats. Though, the average flight cost of a one-way ticket from Ramechhap to Lukla ranges from USD 155 to USD 190.

The flight ticket does not cover the transportation from Kathmandu to reach Ramechhap Airport. It is a 4-5 hour drive from Kathmandu to reach the small town of Ramechhap.

About Ramechhap Manthai Airport

Manthali Airport is another name for the Ramechhap Airport. It is in the Ramechhap district of Nepal, approximately 134 kilometers from Kathmandu. It takes four to five hours to travel from Kathmandu to the Ramechhap Airport.

The Manthali Airport(Ramechhap Airport) is a single runway that is 1,500M long and 30M wide. The Airport can only handle small aircraft such as Doriner and Twin Otter and all the aircraft are mainly used for domestic flights.

Ramechhap Airport, as a small domestic airport, provides basic facilities to travelers and trekkers who are willing to trek in the Everest region. The trekkers will get the facilities such as the check-in counter, waiting area, and baggage claim area.

Every day, the Ramechhap-Lukla flight is operated. It is the best way to access the entrance to the Everest region. The flights between Ramechhap and Lukla are operated by various airlines, including Summit Air, Tara Air, and Sita Air, with varying schedules.

Baggage Limitations

The flight from Ramechhap to Lukla is a popular means of transportation for trekkers and climbers exploring the Everest region.

While flying to Lukla from Ramechhap, there are certain rules and regulations for the baggage to be carried. Domestic operating airlines such as Sita Airlines, Summit Airlines, and Tara Airlines do provide baggage of 10 kg and 5kg of handbags during the flight to Lukla from Ramechhap.

The airlines will charge the extra amount to all travelers if exceeding more than 10 KG and will charge the cash amount of NPR 130 per Kilogram.

During the flight, the passengers are well advised to check the baggage with the full details such as the name, and the weight on the baggage tag for ease in the destination to get the luggage.

All the trekkers and travelers are recommended to carry lightweight clothes to maintain more weight during the flight to the Lukla gateway to the Everest region.

Safety and Security Checkups

Safety and Security is the most important factor during the flight to Lukla from Ramechhap. The Ramechhap Lukla flight is the most popular and widely used transport to reach the Lukla Airport and explore the Everest region.

The following safety and security are to be considered while flying from Ramechhap to Lukla:

  • Experienced Pilots: Airlines operating the flight to Lukla, keep the well-trained and experienced pilots who can navigate the maps and the terrain of the geography of the mountains easily.
  • Weather monitoring: The weather in the mountains keeps on changing. So it is difficult to predict while the airlines monitor the weather with advanced technology and only operate the flight when the weather is clear and fine to operate the flight.
  • Aircraft Maintenance: The airlines operating the flights to Lukla from the Airport look after the aircraft maintenance and well service all the aircraft before flying.
  • Flight Cancellation and Delay

Because of the unpredictable weather in higher elevations, the flight from Ramechhap to Lukla may be canceled or delayed. The Lukla-Tenzing Hillary Airport is located at 2,800 meters/9,302 feet above sea level. The land structure may affect flight because it is located on the top of a high region with diverse terrains.

It is strongly recommended to book a flight to Lukla in advance and to fly during the Autumn and Spring seasons. During this season, you will experience enjoy cozy weather, blue skies, and a pleasant temperature. During this season, there will be fewer flight cancellations and delays.

If the flight is canceled on the airline’s behalf, you will receive a full refund; nevertheless, you will receive the next flight schedule for the flight in the upcoming days.

However, if the client cancels the flight within 24 hours (a day), the client will receive a refund after deducting 15% of the whole fee, according to Blue Lake Adventure’s laws and regulations.

How to reach the Manthali Airport?

To reach the Manthali Airport, you need to take a Jeep/bus drive from Kathmandu. You may drive to Ramechhap before a day or you may reach there on the same day driving sharp at 2 AM to catch the flight to Lukla.

Accommodations-in Ramechhap Airport

The Ramechhap Lukla flight is known as the best and most popular flying route across the globe. The Lukla Airport, which is also known as the Tenzing Hillary Airport named after the great mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who successfully submitted Mt.Everest in 1953 AD.

While traveling to Lukla, you need to reach the Ramechhap airport, which is 134 km away from the Kathmandu Valley. The accommodation facilities in Ramechhap are the Resort, Hotel, and Guest House.

While all the rooms in the Ramechhap airport may not have the air conditioner facilities in the hotels and the resort you will be staying in.

The Manthali as the headquarters of the Ramechhap District offers a few facilities and services to the trekkers too. During the peak trekking season (March To May and September to November) during this season, you will face difficulty in getting a room because of the huge number of trekkers flying to the Everest region.

How to Book Ramechhap Lukla Flight Tickets?

While booking Ramechhap Lukla flight tickets, you may connect with us through the Blue Lake Adventure Travels website, WhatsApp/Viber, and via Email as well.

For the booking of a ticket for Ramechhap Lukla, you may directly write or ring us at the following cell numbers:

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

However, during the peak trekking season in Nepal, it is very difficult to get tickets from Ramechhap to Lukla. So, we suggest to all the trekkers and travelers that those who are willing to explore the Everest region, are requested to book the flight tickets in advance with the government-registered trekking agencies.

On the other hand, if you are near the Thamel or staying within the Thamel area. You may also give us a visit in our office which is located in Z-street, Paknajol, Thamel, Kathmandu.

Ramechhap Lukla Flight

The flight duration from Ramechhap to Lukla takes 25 Minutes to complete the one-way flight.

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal(CAAN) has notified all the airlines during the peak trekking season(March to May and September to November) as to operate all the flights to Lukla from the Manthali Airport.
As a result, the air traffic of the International Airport in Kathmandu decreases and also the trekkers will be more benefited from it as without facing the delay and cancellations on the flights.

While the Chopper(Helicopter)can also fly in moderate weather.

If you are willing to fly on Helicopter then it costs USD 360 per person on a sharing basis.

Also, you may
Hire a Helicopter from the capital city to Lukla with group members and costs up to USD 1,800 for a single-way flight.

The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, for a foreigner, costs USD 192 per person for a single way. While for Indian nationality, it costs approximately USD 130 per person for a single-way flight.

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