With the exquisite landscapes, countryside charm, and hazy mountain ranges, Namche has garnered plenty of attention. Its colorful villages dazzled with soaring hills, picturesque waterfalls, and dramatic cliffs have lured visitors from far and wide.
Following the inevitable beauty, trekkers often walk the town from Lukla, taking almost two days. Those who are pressed for time prefer renting a helicopter to the villages to minimize the trip length.
The flight shortens the trek duration by getting it done in less than an hour. The aircraft transports visitors to the destination in about 20 minutes or so. It also eases the stress of walking the trails and provides a comfortable flight.
The helicopter charter from Lukla to Namche is the easiest way out to the Sherpa village. It skips the rugged and steep trails to arrive at the town. A helicopter charter from Lukla to Namche rewards visitors with a spectacular view of shimmering mountains, sweeping hills, and diverse landscapes.
As a gateway to Everest Base Camp, Namche Bazaar carries historical and cultural importance. There are many local towns and shops here that reflect people’s culture and lifestyle in the Himalayas.
Namche also has many primordial Tibetan monasteries, mani walls, and Chortens. There is a Sherpa museum where visitors can stop and explore the tradition and heritage of Sherpa people, inhabiting the mountain region.
Highlights of Helicopter Charter from Lukla to Namche
- Scenic mountain view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku
- Visit Tibetan monasteries, mani walls, and Chortens
- A short tour of medieval villages and interaction with locals
- Boast picturesque landscapes and towering hills
- Aerial shot of lush meadows, exotic wildlife, and birds
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Helicopter Charter from Lukla to Namche
Phase 01: Pick up from the hotel, drop off at the airport
Phase 02: Fly to Namche from Lukla
Phase 03: Fly back to Kathmandu
The journey to Namche via helicopter kicks off with a scenic flight from Lukla over vibrant valleys and mountains. Early in the morning, our staff will pick you up from the hotel to board the Lukla airstrip flight. As the weather is nice and sunny in the morning, the flight will provide you a sweeping view of snow-capped mountains, forested hills, and landscapes.
With the trip from Lukla to Namche lasting nearly 20-25 minutes, visitors will get splendid scenes of primordial villages, ancient monasteries, and mountainous terrain. Upon landing at Lukla, you can explore the towns and catch the beautiful scenery.
At 11,500 ft. altitude, travelers can get a glimpse of picturesque valleys, serene lakes, and snowy peaks. Those who have a little extra time can walk through the forest to watch the rich flora and fauna. Once the exploration is done, we’ll take a flight back to Lukla, which takes another 15-20 minutes