Helicopter to Namche Bazaar

Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar Helicopter

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu/Lukla/Namche Bazaar

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu/Lukla/Namche Bazaar

  • Group Size

    01-05 Person

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  • Best Season

    Spring and Autumn

  • Easy level

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Starting From/Per person $ 600 USD
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Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar Helicopter Flight is quickest and most convenient ways to travel Namche Bazaar. It is an best alternative option for those who have limited time to trek in Everest. This Helicopter Flight is appropriate for people who are under time constraints and need to get to Kathmandu or Lukla as soon as possible. Instead of trekking downwards from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, you can take the helicopter flight and catch the regular airlines flight back to Kathmandu. This Helicopter trip is also popular if you are looking to explore the Namche with Hike to Hotel Everest View, Hike to Khunde and Khumjung, Hike to Kyangjuma and Hike to Thame and many more. Namche Bazaar is a traditional Sherpa village and the unofficial capital of the Khumbu region. It is one of the main stops on the trail to Everest Base Camp, trekkers Spend a day or two in Namche Bazaar. Almost every Everest Base Camp Trekking itinerary includes Acclimatization in Namche Bazar.

Namche Bazaar is can be reached by two helipads on both sides. You have two options for getting to Namche which is either by direct helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar or by helicopter from Luka to Namche Bazaar. It is also vice versa. It is around 50 minutes flight from Kathmandu and 7 minutes from Lukla. In essence, it takes two days of hiking from Lukla to Namche Bazaar.

If you are Looking for comfortable journey or looking for some extra ordinary trip to Everest then these trip is for you. In these helicopter flight you will directly fly from Kathmandu to Namche and Start trekking or explore around the Village. If you are willing to trek to Everest Base Camp in short time then, these is best option. Having less time and want to complete the Everest trekking following the classical trail then, these Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar helicopter flight is for you. It is the best alternative of flying to Lukla and trekking to Namche. If you are worried about the altitude and looking to stay at lower altitude then Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter Flight is available option.

Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar Helicopter Price

Namche Bazaar Helicopter Flight cost starts from USD 600 Per Person in group Sharing Basis. Whereas, it cost USD$ 3000 for private charter flight. If you are looking for charter or group joining flights we offers easier option and make sure of guarantee departure date and time.

Private Helicopter Flights

If you are in the group of 5 person or looking to travel in comfort, then Private charter is best option for you. With the Private charter there is option to customize the itinerary and you do not have to worry about the flight delays or finding the groups. As a result, you will get better comfort level and schedule. Private Helicopter Cost: USD 3000 per flight

Group Joining Helicopter Flights

To Keep the flights in Budget, we offer traveler’s group sharing options. If you are travelling alone or with the group of 2 or 3 friends, you will be sharing the helicopter with other passengers. The maximum number of person helicopter can accommodate is five. Aspiration Adventure operate daily flights and in the high trekking season there is group joining option available. Just sign up with the group sharing options and you will be with the group in the helicopter. Group Joining Helicopter Cost: USD 600 Per Person

Namche Bazaar to Lukla Helicopter Flight

A quick and simple helicopter flight from Namche Bazaar to Lukla will allow you to enjoy the mountain vistas with access of easy entry and exit of the trekking journey. Trekking back from the Everest Base Camp, Gokyo Lake, or Three pass trek you will return back to Namche Bazaar and helicopter flights cut off the one or two days trekking journey. Normally, Namche to Lukla trekking journey takes 7 to 8 hours while the helicopter flight duration is just 7 minutes. This flight takes you to Lukla Lukla airport and further catch flight to Kathmandu.

Helicopter to Namche Bazaar Flight Details

Flight Duration: 50 Minutes from Kathmandu and 7 Minutes from Lukla
Trip Type: Helicopter Shuttle Service
Group Size: Maximum 5 people Per Helicopter
Group Sharing: Minimum 1 Person
Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters in Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: 3440 meters in Namche
Trip Destination: Namche Bazaar
Weight allowance: 450 Kilograms with baggage
Private Helicopter cost from Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar: USD 3000
Group Joining Helicopter Cost Starts: USD 600
Helicopter in Use: AS 350 B3+ “Ecureuil”, AS 350 B3e “Ecureuil”
Best Season: March To June, September To December

Kathmandu to Namche Bazaar Helicopter Highlights

  • Easy and Secured Online Booking
  • In total comfort, enjoy and reach the finest spot at Everest Region to starts the trekking journey
  • Visit Nepal’s most well known Sherpa region to learn about their culture and tradition
  • Close up look at Mount Everest and other world’s tallest mountain peaks
  • An exciting landing at Namche Bazaar Helipad
  • Witness breathtaking scenery, green slopes, Sherpa settlements, and lush forest
  • 100% refundable when canceled your trip during bad weather or unfortunate weather
  • Avoiding Flight Waiting and lengthy check-in processes
  • Maximum 5 Person flying together; luxurious flight and comfortable seats for each passenger

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Various Alternative Option:

Follow the classical trekking trails: Namche Bazaar – Tengboche – Dingboche – Lobuche – Gorakshep En-route Everest Base Camp – Kala Patthar – Pheriche – Namche Bazaar – Lukla – Kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter return :  Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding – Namche Bazaar – Tengboche – Dingboche – Lobuche – Gorakshep (En-route Everest Base Camp) – Kala Patthar – Gorakshep – Fly Back to Lukla or Kathmandu by Helicopters

Fly Kathmandu to Everest view Hotel by Helicopter Spend a day or two and Back to Kathmandu by Helicopter. Explore villages of Khumjung and Namche, Hike to Tengboche Monastery or visit Tengboche by horse ride and many more option. It is one of the most luxury Everest View tour by helicopter.


The itinerary and information has been provided on our past experience of operating Helicopter flight to Namche Bazaar. You have option to include the accommodation in Kathmandu or at Namche Bazaar (Everest view Hotel). If you are looking for Everest Region Package then, you can choose our different Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trekking Packages. Contact us with your requirement information or fill the enquiry form. Through this, we can help you arrange your journey. You may also like: Everest base camp trek return Lukla by Helicopter -12 Days, Everest base camp trek return Kathmandu by Helicopter – 11 Days or Experience Luxury Everest Trek with Helicopter Tour – 08 Days. Please let us know your interests, the itinerary can be customized.