The best alternative airport to get to Lukla during the Kathmandu airport maintenance 1st October to 31 November 2019!!

Trekkers, who are trekking in October-December, 2019 to Everest base camp or any Everest region Trek, all of them must choose an alternative way to get in Lukla. Due to the Kathmandu international airport taxiway maintenance, The Airport will close from 1st September to 31st December 2019 from 10:30 PM night to 6:30 AM. For the alternative flight to lukla, you could take a Helicopter flight (Recommended) or take a flight from Ramechap.

Lukla airport 2840M

If you are trekking in Everest Base Camp on the mentioned date, Life Himalaya trekking is also compelled to Lukla flight from Ramechhap Manthali airport which is 03 to 04 hours drive from Kathmandu. But We mainly organize Helicopter Trek that flies from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu. Flying in a Helicopter is highly recommended even if it’s expensive. The reason behind that is, the safety, Helicopter has high visibility, and the weather affects less as compared to a domestic flight.
For the spring 2019 Everest base camp trekking please kindly chose 03 best alternative option for the getting to Lukla.
01) Make Sure your flight is booked from Manthali Airport (Ramechap) to Lukla and Vice-Versa.
Air traffic is huge in Kathmandu airport, due to that our government decides to make Lukla flight from Ramechhap, to reduce the air traffic in Kathmandu and to make the secure flight to Lukla. The Best Way to make a successful trek to Everest Region, you should have 1 or 2 extra holidays. For the flying from Ramechap, you have to take an early morning jeep or car which only takes 03-04 hours drive from Kathmandu. From Manthali, it is easy to fly to Lukla.

Last spring season almost flights are from Ramechap to Lukla. Now following the previous record about the flexibility and no disturbance in flights due to the air traffic, the government again releases notice to fly Lukla from Rameshap which is the best way to avoid air traffic and get to Lukla on time. trekkers don’t have to wait multiple hours at the Kathmandu airport due to bad weather or an international air traffic.

It is highly recommended to take a flight from the Ramechhap. Make your dream of Everest Base Camp come true.


02) Pay a bit more on flight ticket and take a helicopter flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and Lukla to Kathmandu!!
Driving from Kathmandu to Ramechhap with jeep, van, the bus will take 04 to 04 hours which is 135Km and flight ticket to Lukla 149$ and for the transportation, you have to pay 200$ in total.

You have to pay 200-350 USD extra than the ticket price to get Helicopter Flight. It saves time, So stress, more secure and guaranteed flight*.
Everest trek with Life Himalaya trekking could be the best option because we have a very good relationship with helicopters company. We are also the top of the list of operating Helicopter Trek in Nepal. We are mainly specialized with operating helicopter trekking to Everest base camp and return back tour.
However, helicopter flight to Lukla cost is changeable it all depends on the availability of the helicopter and the Lukla weather!!!

It is also possible to charter a helicopter that cost you around 2500 to 3000 USD, in which 5 people can fly to Lukla.
The best option is sharing the helicopter with other trekker save the money and if you are lucky you could get the helicopter from 200 to 500 USD price is not fixed!!

The notice from Airline

03) Chose the best Everest base camp trek with both way helicopter flight to Lukla and other Nepal trekking package!!
Inquiry to life Himalaya trekking for both ways helicopter trek to Everest base camp short or long or flight ticket to Kathmandu to Lukla.
Everest base camp trek with helicopter 07 to 12 days
• Annapurna base camp trek 07 to 14 days
• Manaslu circuit 12 to 18 days trek
• Langtang valley trek 07 to 16 days
• Ghorepani Poonhill trekking 07 to 12 days
• Mardi Himal trekking.
• Gosaikund Helambu trek.

If you have a long holiday then there are many other possible ways to start an Everest Trekking. One is the Starting trek from Jiri, another is from Salleri. For the trek starting from Jiri, you do not need to take any flights so, no disturbance. Due to weather, Air traffic. You’ll take a private jeep from Kathmandu to Jiri. And trek starts from Jiri. It is quite long but this is the route that Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay used for the first-ever summit to Everest. The route pass through Nuntala, Junbesi, Deurali. After 6 days of trek towards Everest following footprints of legends, we will reach to Phakding.

In another hand, you have another option too, that starts from the Salleri. You can get a jeep or flight to Salleri and start the trek from there. or again you could have a short helicopter flight from Salleri to Lukla.

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