At 4,940 meters, Lobuche village is located near Mt. Everest. It is a small settlement area and one of the last stops on the trail to Everest base camp. The village has stone huts and bunk dormitories to facilitate the trekkers & porters passing by Lobuche. It's quite a busy place in a busy trekking/climbing season.
We offer both helicopter pickups and drop-off services from Lobuche to Lukla and Lukla to Lobuche. Depending upon the group size, we may use more than one shuttle for the service. If you have already trekked to EBC and are on the return phase, then you can consider taking a helicopter flight from Lobuche to Lukla.
The helicopter pickup from Lobuche to Lukla is for anyone who wants to skip trekking back to Lukla. The helicopter flight adds sprinkles of aerial mountain view to the journey. The flight will be comfortable and safe. All the passengers will get a full window seat to enjoy the views.
Villages, monasteries, rivers, streams, snow-covered mountains, and the Himalayan mountains are the major attractions of the Lobuche to Lukla helicopter flight. We offer both private and group joining choices. If the weather condition is bad, the flights might get delayed. The weather in higher altitudes does not always go according to our predictions.
Mountain views and attractions during the helicopter flight
You will not be disappointed with the views even if you start your helicopter flight from Lobuche because you can see beautiful views of Lhotse (8,516 m), Lhotse Shar (8,400 m), Ama Dablam (6,814 m), Cholatse (6,440 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), etc. You also get an opportunity to get an aerial view of Tengboche & Pangboche monasteries and many other gompas.
The other attractions of this helicopter flight include the Everest base camp and Khumbu Glacier. When we are talking about attractions, we cannot disclude the aerial view of the Lukla airport (the most dangerous airport in the world) as well as Namche Bazaar (the largest settlement of Sherpas and the trading center for Everest).
Why use a helicopter flight from Lobuche to Kathmandu?
Avoid trekking hassle: If you want to avoid around 2-3 days of walking from Lobuche to Lukla, then you should combine a helicopter flight from Lobuche to Lukla. You will save 2-3 days of trekking time with 10- 15 minutes of flight. Moreover, the trekking route from Lobuche to Lukla retraces the same path, so it's a good idea to fly because you'll not be missing anything.
Save time: If you have limited time and want to skip further uphill and downhill trekking, helicopter flights from Lobuche to Lukla are one of the best options. If you want, we can also extend the helicopter flight to Kathmandu. And, you can skip the nerve-racking commercial flight from Lukla to Kathmandu too.
Aerial view: Trekkers get an amazing view of trekking trials and the mountains while walking. However, some people desire to see the scenic view of landscapes, glaciers, mountains, and villages from a different angle. To enjoy the aerial view, you can continue your journey from Lobuche in a helicopter.
Who can join Lobuche to Lukla helicopter flight?
The Lobuche to Lukla flight is for people who are already in Lobuche village. If you are in Lobuche and want to reach Lukla in a matter of a few minutes, then this is for you. This is for people who want to complete the trip in a short time after reaching Lobuche.
The helicopter pickup service from Lobuche is also for people in emergency conditions. We provide emergency evacuation services. So, if you are in Lobuche and face any critical rescue situation, then this service is also for you.
A lot of time trekkers and travelers reach Lobuche but are hesitant to walk further, so we can also offer you Lobuche to EBC or Kala Patthar flight. Similarly, if you think your body couldn't endure the downhill trekking to Lukla, then go for this helicopter flight.
Why use our helicopter service?
- Customization: We offer drop-off and pickup services from Lobuche to Lukla and Lukla to Lobuche. If the clients want, we can manage Kathmandu to Lobuche and Lobuche to Kathmandu helicopter flights too, as per their request and needs. We work best to provide service by focusing on our client's specifications.
- Reasonable pricing: Despite customization, our helicopter services are offered at the best price. Our service cost is reasonable because you will notice that there are no hidden charges in our pricing scheme.
- Last-minute booking: We understand one may have a change of mind at the last minute and want to take a helicopter flight from Lobuche to Lukla. So, we have a very easy booking process that allows the traveler to book the heli flight easily. One call, and we'll be at your service.
- Safe flight and very experienced crew: One of the reasons we are known in the Nepali market for our helicopter services is our very experienced crew members. Our helicopter flights are safe and operated by the industry's most experienced team. You do not have to worry about anything while flying with us.
Group joining Lobuche to Lukla helicopter tour
If you want a cost-saving helicopter ride, then a group joining Lobuche to Lukla is a great option for you. You get an opportunity to share the cost of the helicopter with other joining members in the helicopter.
If you are in a group of 1, 2, or 3 people, you can add another 2-3 members in the helicopter (depending on the weight). If you are alone, you can join with people who are in a group of 4-5 people.
Private Lobuche to Lukla helicopter tour
The private helicopter tour is for people who want an intimate moment with the mountain views and their loved ones. The cost of the flight depends on the number of people. You can join solo too.
The cost of a private helicopter tour from Lobuche is on a bit pricer side than group joining. The best part of a private helicopter tour is that you do not have to wait for other people or tolerate flight delays.
Lobuche to Lukla helicopter pickup cost
The cost from Lobuche to Lukla pick up depends on the private and group joining the helicopter tour. The cost from Lobuche to Lukla differs from the cost from Lobuche to Kathmandu because of the increase in aerial distance. So, the tentative cost is as follows:
An individual helicopter flight to Lukla from Lobuche costs USD 3,200
Private helicopter flights from Lobuche Lukla cost USD 1,500 per helicopter
The cost for group members to join the helicopter flights from Kathmandu Lobuche is USD 1,050 per person
The cost includes the following:
- Transfers between the Lobuche to Lukla
- First aid kits for medical emergencies
- In case of emergency, an oxygen cylinder
- Heli fuel and government taxes