Flight duration: 25-35 minutes
Baggage Allowance: 15 kg
Reporting Time: 1 hour before the flight
Frequency: Daily (In suitable weather conditions)
The trekkers looking forward to their trek in the Everest Region opt to take the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. In addition to the fantastic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Lukla Airport (Tenzing Hillary Airport) is a reputation for being the gateway to trekking in the Everest Region. The flight to Lukla will give thrill seekers a rush. One cannot forecast the weather in the Himalayas. Therefore, there is a likelihood that the Kathmandu - Lukla flight to cancel, especially during the monsoon season (June - August).
Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight Information
Lukla’s Tenzing - Hillary Airport is rated one of the most thrilling airports in the world. In clear weather, Tenzing-Hillary Airport conducts many flights from Kathmandu. Some flights are delayed due to the bad weather, even during the finest seasons of Autumn and Spring.
- You have to check in at least one hour before the scheduled flight.
- You will be informed if the flight is delayed or canceled.
- You will get 100% of the ticket fare returned if the flight is canceled by the airline.
- You will get 75% of the ticket fare returned with the 25% of deduction if the flight is canceled by yourself.
Note: There is a flight scheduled from Manthali - Lukla - Manthali as of March 2023 instead of Kathmandu. So, you will have to drive to Manthali from Kathmandu early in the morning about 2 to 3 am and catch the flight to Lukla from there. And it goes the same while returning, you will fly to Manthali from Lukla and Drive to Kathmandu. The change is made to decrease the traffic pressure at Kathmandu airport and the flight is short from Manthali to Lukla.