August 26, 2022 by eva

Kathmandu to Namche Bazar Helicopter tour is one of the fastest ways to reach Namche from Kathmandu. Namche with its unreal scenes, vivid historic sites, picturesque villages, and mountainous landscapes has become an inevitable destination for travelers. The fascinating terrace fields with picturesque hills and colorful markets have made the town extravagant. The helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Namche Bazar takes around 50 minutes to get to Namche Bazar. It stands at 3,440 meters and it is the gateway of Everest from this famous Sherpa town, many popular treks such as Everest Base Camp trek, Gokyo Lake trek, Tree passes trek, and Everest expeditions also begin.

Visitors from around the corner who come to take a peek at the Himalayan ranges stop at Namche to contemplate its grandeur. However, in the last few years, the scene seems to have changed with travelers probing a sole trip to this gorgeous town. Basically, it takes two days of trekking from Lukla to reach Namche Bazar. The trail is steep uphill, so the walk will be pretty challenging. So, by taking Kathmandu to Namche Bazar by helicopter, you will escape this difficult route and save two days from the Everest Base Camp itinerary. Also, this helicopter flight rewards you with the best panoramic aerial views of Kathmandu valley’s green hills, tiny settlements, lush jungles, and mighty snowy peaks of the Everest region.

The helicopter flight to Namche Bazar offers you more security and comfort than the other regular flights. The helicopter flight to Namche Bazar will be a thrilling experience flying over the snow-clad gorgeous Himalayas and having an eagle eye view of the landscapes, local settlements, monasteries, glaciers and icefalls of the Everest region. Likewise, while taking the Kathmandu Namche Bazar helicopter service you don’t need to worry about flight delay or cancellation as it will operate during poor weather conditions following all the safety measures.

Well Nepal Travel arranges daily services for a Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Namche Bazar. You will get both options of private as well as joining helicopter flights.

Private Helicopter Flights

The cost to Namche Bazar also depends upon the helicopter charter flights and group joining flights. Helicopter charter flights are more comfortable as you will explore the beautiful landscapes of the Everest region with your colleagues. So, the cost of hiring helicopter charter flights is a bit more expensive in comparison to group joining helicopter flights. If you take a private Helicopter to Namche, you will have to face any unnecessary flight delays, and you will not have better privacy flying with your team.

Group Joining Helicopter Flights

The group joining Helicopter tour are very affordable. This Helicopter flight works based on cost sharing. Exciting Nepal arranges the flight who are willing to fly Namche Bazar via helicopter. If you are a single person flying to Namche Bazar, Group sharing helicopter flight would be best for you. It will not only save the budget but also assures timely flights.

Highlights of Kathmandu to Namche Bazar Helicopter Tour

  • Breath-taking views of the snow-capped mountains, Khumbu glacier, and tranquil lakes
  • Aerial views of World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley
  • Easy and comfortable flight over the urban city of Kathmandu tranquil Namche Bazar
  • A close-up shot of the world`s highest Mountain, Mt. Everest
  • Bird`s eye view of the beautiful settlement and surrounding landscape at Namche
  • Comfortable seats for Passengers

Why Helicopter to Namche Bazar?

Kathmandu to Namche Bazar helicopter service is the most desired and popular among travelers. This helicopter service allows you to get to Namche within around 50 minutes and continue the sightseeing or trekking adventure as per your preferences. Also, this helicopter tour provides the opportunity to explore the peaceful Visit of Everest Region. It offers aerial views of quiet Sherpa village and Sagarmatha National Park.  The Helicopter tour to Namche Bazar takes you directly to the town without having them climb up the hills. This Helicopter tour allows travelers to give up long rides from Lukla to Namche.

Safety Rules for Kathmandu to Namche Bazar Helicopter Tour

While taking any helicopter service, safety is the main priority and essential above everything else. The Pilots we have collaborated with are experienced and highly trained pilots and have years of experience flying over the Himalayas and navigating its uniquely diverse weather conditions.

Now talking about the weights in a helicopter, the helicopter has a maximum certified weight set by the helicopter manufacturer. So, the helicopter allows for carrying a total of 350- 500 weights depending on altitude and location. There can be only 5 passengers plus a pilot in one helicopter. Ensuring the proper seat arrangement we balance the weight of the passengers too.

How to Book Kathmandu to Namche Bazar Helicopter?

Well Nepal Travels, arranges both private and group helicopter services from Kathmandu on a daily basis. To book your helicopter, you must provide us your detailed information, including the date, time, and number of travelers you intend to travel with during your trip. If you are a solo traveler but willing to join the group, then in that case we can set up a group taking a helicopter flight. But the process may take time to arrange the groups. So in case of emergency, you can book a private helicopter.

Payment Policy

To make your booking, you have to make a 20% advance payment which is refundable from the total cost of the helicopter service. So, after you send us the booking amount and other details, we will start the booking process and confirm it. Similarly, you can pay the rest of the payment after you arrive in Kathmandu. But all the payments need to be clear before the trip`s departure.

While booking, you can pay the amount through Credit Card (Master Card, Visa Card, and any other) or wire/bank transfer. Further, you can also deposit through our website`s secure payment gateway to ease the booking process.

For Cancelation

The company can cancel Kathmandu to Namche Bazar helicopter tour any time before prior information because of unseen events like bad weather conditions, political disturbance, natural disasters, etc. In a case like that, we will be refunding you the money or postpone the trip.

If the helicopter is canceled by the participant, they will lose 15% of the deposit. The percentage may increase depending upon the date on which the company acknowledges the cancellation request.

If the participant requests to cancel the helicopter tour after the beginning of the tour, no refund will be made.

Included and Excluded Services during the Kathmandu to Namche Bazar helicopter tour


  • Helicopter Fuel Surcharge
  • First Aid kits
  • Oxygen cylinders
  • Sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • No hidden charge


  • Medical Insurances
  • Meals, accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal gears down jacket
  • Other types of equipment

Best Time for Kathmandu to Namche Bazar Helicopter Tour

The Helicopter tour from Kathmandu to Namche Bazar can be done throughout the year. The most necessary thing to be needed during any helicopter tour is the clear sky. Meanwhile, March to April in the spring season and October to November in the autumn season is considered the best season for a Helicopter tour. You can also do this helicopter tour in early May and December. Spring and autumn are the perfect time of the year to do the Namche Bazar Helicopter tour because of the stable weather and clear views.

These seasons have the most fantastic views of the Himalayan Mountain. Helicopter tours in the Himalayas during the off-seasons can get canceled frequently. The overall trip may not be as smooth as during peak seasons.