Lukla to Namche Bazar Helicopter


Namche Bazaar is a classic Sherpa town in Khumbu at an elevation of 11,286 ft. It lies about 13.5 km northeast of Lukla. Mostly inhabited by Sherpa, Namche is a picturesque town with lush green terrains, vibrant valleys, and lofty mountains.

It’s one of the essential stops for Everest Base Camp trekkers and many other hikes in Khumbu Valley. Namche Bazaar is quite popular for its epic cultural and historical sites, including Sherpa Culture Museum, Namche monastery, and Tenzing memorial.

Nature lovers will enjoy walking the trails to Namche Bazaar, but those in a rush may not find the trek the best option. Therefore, we offer you a pre-designed heli tour of Namche Bazaar to make travel more convenient and swift.

Lukla to Namche Bazaar Helicopter is an exclusive tour package for those who want to make a brief visit to the town or charter a helicopter to reach there fast. This tour will allow them to travel to the Sherpa village and return back to the town on the same day without any trouble.

It improves the visitor’s experience of traveling to the Sherpa town by providing them with comfortable seats and a cabin accommodating up to five passengers.

Apart from the service, a private helicopter tour of Namche also offers a spectacular view of glistening snow peaks like Thamserku and Ama Dablam. You can also see colorful towns and villages during the heli ride, which is quite overwhelming.

The flight from Lukla to Namche Bazaar takes 15 to 20 minutes, during which you can enjoy the breathtaking view of verdant meadows, subtropical forests, and plunging valleys. You can see many iconic landmarks, including Sagarmatha National Park Museum, Tenzing Norgay Memorial, and many more.

Even after the landing, you can go on sightseeing in the village and its diverse landscapes. You can quickly learn about the different cultures and their shared history despite the short travel time.

After the exploration, we’ll board the helicopter and fly back to Lukla, which takes another 10-15 minutes. On the way back, you can enjoy the majestic view of rolling hills, farms, and waterfalls.

To get this experience, you must book the trip online, visit our office, or contact any of our staff. We can make this trip happen in the least amount of time and at the best price.

Highlights of Lukla to Namche Bazaar Helicopter Tour

  • A pristine view of snow-capped mountains, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam
  • Impressive sights of raging waterfalls and streams, including Dudh Koshi River
  • Dramatic landscapes, lush green farms, and thick forests
  • Scenic flight across Khumbu Valley


Phase 01: Transfer to Lukla Airport

Phase 02: Fly to Namche Bazaar

Phase 03: Sightseeing in the town

Phase 04: Fly to Kathmandu

We’ll begin the day by walking a short-distance trail to Tenzing Hillary Airport. We’ll get on a flight to Namche Bazaar within a few minutes after reaching the airstrip. The journey will be short and adventurous, with a total flight duration of only 15 minutes between the two towns.

The heli tour of Namche in north-eastern Nepal will treat you with a breathtaking view of scenic hills, Beautiful highlands, and elevated Tibetan plateaus. It’ll also offer an impressive sight of verdant meadows and green patches of hilly fields.

As the helicopter flies above Khumbu Valley, you can enjoy an uninterrupted view of diverse landscapes, towering mountains, and quiet lakes. You’ll see the steep-sided valleys and green terrace farms before landing at the hill next to the town.

You’ll have 15 minutes to explore the village and its significant historical and cultural landmarks. Enjoy the majestic view of shimmering mountains and surrounding terrains before taking a stroll through the village.

At this point in time, you’ll find many small restaurants, hotels, and pubs in the town built to accommodate visitors. After the sightseeing, we’ll take a flight back to Lukla, which may last 10 to 15 minutes.

On the way back to Lukla, you’ll see Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and other neighboring snow peaks. During the trip, you may also witness Hillary Suspension Bridge, Sagarmatha National Park, and many Sherpa villages, including Phakding.

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Lukla to Namche Bazar Helicopter

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