Flight to Everest Region Information

Flight to Everest region in Nepal is always a matter of search on the page of Google since Everest region attracts the highest numbers of tourists being the one and only legendary and classical trekking trails in Nepal. There are different types of flights to Everest region operated by different airlines. Among numerous types of flights to this region, one of the most common and popular flight

to Everest region is Kathmandu –Lukla flight. It is a 35 minutes scenic flight. Lukla airport, also known as Tenzing- Hillary Airport located at the elevation of 2840 m with runway   527 m. The airport is popular because Lukla is the place where most people start the climb to Everest Base Camp.

There are daily flights between Lukla and Kathmandu during daylight hours in good weather. Although the flying distance is short, rain commonly occurs in Lukla while the sun is shining brightly in Kathmandu. High winds, cloud cover, and changing visibility often mean flights can be delayed or the airport closed. The airport is contained within a chain link fence and patrolled by the Nepali Armed Police or civil Police around the clock.

Secondly, the trekkers who choose the most classical trekking in Everest region that is Jiri to Everest Base Camp trekking can fly to Phaplu Airport which is located at the elevation 2440 m with runway 671m. As the airport lies within the approach of Lukla Airport, flights enroot to Lukla often get diverted to Phaplu Airport. It is sometimes due to unfavorable weather condition.

Thirdly, different airlines operate mountain flight to Everest region every morning. The airlines like Yeti, Sita, Buddha, Simrik, Goma, Agni , Tara etc. are the major airlines which operate mountain flight for 1 hour taking the tourist to the top of the world. It, actually, takes the tourist around the mountain giants which are above 8 thousands meter high like Choyou, Loastse, Makalu, and Everest. Besides one can witness other mountain views like holy Pumori, Nupse, and entire Everest Panorama. This flight will guarantee everyone with the seat with window to witness mountain giants.

Fourthly, tourists prefer to take the helicopter to Everest region with around members of 6 or 7. This tour is the most luxurious one to witness entire Everest Himalayan massif. The helicopter takes you from Trivhuban international airport to Everest region and lets you see the most magnificent mountain vistas. Relatively, the helicopter tour is expensive than other types of flights.

Finally, If the tourists prefer they can fly directly to Tengboche or Lobuche to go to Everest Base Camp. Or reversely, they can take a flight with the helicopter from Lobuche or Tengboche while coming back from Everest Base Camp. If some tourists are in touch with altitude sickness, the rescue helicopter will immediately fly to Everest region and they are rescued soon. For this, they have to have sufficient insurance coverage. And some of the travelers are fond of flying from Lobuche or somewhere down while coming back from Everest Base Camp.