Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight


Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight is an ideal option for trekkers who wants to take the helicopter back to Lukla from Everest Region. Dingboche is a hub for most trekkers which is the crossover to the Island base camp trek and Everest base camp trek. Most of the small peak climbs start from Dingboche as it is easier to organize the logistics from there. Also, due to the geographic location of Dingboche, the helicopter can lift at almost its full capacity from Dingboche. Dingboche is a wide settlement of the Sherpa village with many hotels and lodges. Trekkers usually stay here for two nights to acclimatize themselves from the high altitude. And being a crossover for peak climbing and different trekking routes, many tourists like hanging around at Dingboche and hiking around.

Dingboche to Lukla helicopter can lift 5 passengers (maximum of 450 KG with baggage). If you are a group of less than 5 pax, you can also choose to share the helicopter with other passengers. You can also share the helicopter if you are a single passenger.

Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight price

Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight costs USD $300 Per Person on sharing basis helicopter Flight. The helicopter can pick you up at the Dingboche helipad and drop you at Lukla Helipad.

On a Private Flight, Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight costs USD $900, and can accommodate 5 passengers (maximum of 450 KG with baggage). Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight Price may differ depending upon time and weather conditions.

ADD – ONs to the flight

You can choose the flight to pick you up at Dingboche and take you to fly over Everest base camp and Khumbu ice fall and fly back to Lukla. Adding the portion will cost you USD $500 extra. There are a few other different interesting options available. Contact us to know more options.

Dingboche Weather Conditions

Dingboche is usually nice with the weather. Since it’s a valley, the weather in Dingboche is mostly good. Also, it’s easier for the helicopter to take off and land at Dingboche due to its Geographical Location. The route to Dingboche can be difficult due to the Thukla pass factor. The pass is very high and is the only entry and exit pass to Dingboche and Lukla Route.

Where is Dingboche helipad?

Dingboche has several helipads but there is one good helipad. All helicopters land there. Below is the google map link.

Google map link: https://goo.gl/maps/uRYSA8gvfpDkwHsm9

Make sure you check out and read our “Safety at helipad” page before you head to the helipad for your safety.

What to expect on Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight?

Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight is a scenic flight descending the Everest valley towards Lukla. You will pass flying over deeboche, pangboche, tyangboche, syangboche, Namche, and phakding. You will witness amazing landscapes of sherpa settlements. You can also witness mountains over the sky, and see different mountains.


How high is Dingboche?

Dingboche is 4410 M above sea Level.

How long is Dingboche to Lukla helicopter flight?

Dingboche to Lukla is a 26-minute long flight

How long before the ETA shall we be at the helipad?

We suggest you reach the helipad at least 15 mins before ETA (Estimated time of arrival)

Where do we land at Lukla?

We land at the Lukla helipad, near the Lukla Airport.

Does the helicopter have emergency oxygen?

Yes, the helicopter has emergency use oxygen. Talk to your pilot if you need to use it for an emergency

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