Namche to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight


Namche is an amazing place at 3440M. It was popular with its name Namche bazaar. Back in the day, it used to be a shopping centre for local people in the Everest region. Now it has become a modern town with many modern facilities with live music, bar, shops, nice hotels, ATMs, Banks, etc.
Namche is very popular for acclimatization. One extra day at Namche will allow your body to get used to the altitude. You can also trek to Khunde and Thame surrounding villages on your free day. From the viewpoint of Namche, you will see Mt Everest for the first time in your trek. Then afterwards, you will follow the Giant Mountain to reach the base camp. Similarly, On the way back, you will stay one night at Namche again. Usually, trekkers celebrate the night in Namche for the successful trip completion.

Our Namche to Kathmandu helicopter Flight will pick you up at Namche at drop you at Lukla. You will fly over Phakding and Monjo and reach Lukla Airport, where you will stop for refueling. Then, after refueling, the helicopter will take off towards Kathmandu. Lukla to Kathmandu is a 45 mins flight on a helicopter. You will fly over many hillside farmlands and local villages. Meanwhile, The views are astonishing. If the weather is challenging, your pilot will follow the river. Usually, riversides do not have mist or clouds, and the route is visible.

Reasons to take Namche to Lukla Helicopter

– You want to Save time
– If you are in an emergency
– You are tired or sick
– You want to experience the helicopter ride

Namche to Kathmandu helicopter flight Cost

Namche to Kathmandu Helicopter costs USD 700 per person on a shared helicopter. A private flight costs USD 2800 in total for up to 5 pax (total of 450 KGS with baggage)

Add-ons are available for private flights only. For example, you can add to fly to Everest base camp and then back to Lukla. It will cost you an extra USD 800 – 1000 in total, depending upon the number of passengers.

For cancellations and refund policy, click here.


What our expert recommends on taking Namche to Kathmandu helicopter

– Namche to Kathmandu helicopter is one of the best options to take the flight back to Kathmandu. Travelers in the Everest region aim to complete their trek route with their feet. Trekkers come from different corners of the world, and the first thing they set up in their minds is to make the whole trek on foot. At the same time, time and energy can create difficulties for their dream of walking the trail on foot. Many people fly from Gorekshep to Lukla or Gorekshep to Kathmandu to make it easier. But if you have a little bit more time, you can take helicopter from Namche on your way back. Namche is the last stop until you reach back to Lukla. Trekking to Namche makes your trek complete by foot. Take a helicopter ride experience, saves you two days, and skip the possibility of getting stranded in Lukla due to bad weather.
Those who wish to finish the trek on foot and still want to take a helicopter ride back. We highly recommend you to take this flight.

Flight highlights

  • Fly on a helicopter from Namche to Kathmandu with an experienced pilot
  • Experience the aerial view of Nepal mountain regions
  • Beautiful villages and rivers flow through gorges.
  • Birdseye view of Nepalese geography.
  • End your trek in a style
How many seats are in a helicopter?

There are Five passenger seats in a helicopter. One seat in the front beside the pilot and four seats behind.

What type of helicopters are used?

Airbus AS350 series helicopter is used. They are the safest helicopter for flying at high altitudes. AS350 B3 (H125), AS350 B2, and AS350 FX II are our models for high-altitude flying.

How many pilots are there in a helicopter?

A helicopter has one pilot. Experienced and well-trained pilots fly these helicopters. Before flying in the Everest region, they are well trained in high-altitude air space with an instructor pilot.

How to book?

You can send an enquiry through the website. Our 24 hrs available team will get you back with details. You can book via email, call or from the website.

How can we pay?

You can pay by Debit/credit card, an online platform, or “We travel”.
You can choose the option to pay at Lukla airport to our representative.

Where is Namche helipad?

Namche has one helipad, which lies on the tip of the south ridge of Namche Bazaar.
Google pin:

Do you have a representative in Namche?

Yes, we have a representative in Namche. Once booked the flight, we will connect you to the representative and he will guide you and help you with Ground.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Namche to Kathmandu Helicopter Flight
16% Off
From $950 $800
/ Adult
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • Book Online
  • Pay Per Seat or Group