in Sagarmāthā Zone of Eastern Region, Nepal

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
27.687 and 86.731 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 27° 41' 11" and E 86° 43' 53"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - NPR
Spoken languages:
Nepali, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:28 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Kathmandu
UTC/GMT offset: 5.75 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:34 am and 5:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for Nepal in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Nepal.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nepal. Last Update: 2023-12-04 08:25:54

Discover Lukla

Lukla in Sagarmāthā Zone (Eastern Region) with it's 230 citizens is a town in Nepal about 86 mi (or 139 km) east of Kathmandu, the country's capital city.

Current time in Lukla is now 05:28 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kathmandu with an UTC offset of 5.75 hours. We know of 8 airports near Lukla. The closest airport in Nepal is Lukla Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Nepal is Sagarmatha National Park in a distance of 22 mi (or 36 km), North-East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Zuobude, Camgyai, Bhojpur, Ramechhap and Zham. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 2°C / 36 °F

Morning Temperature -3°C / 26 °F
Evening Temperature -1°C / 30 °F
Night Temperature -2°C / 28 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 29%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 14% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 5th of December 2023

3°C (37 °F)
-2°C (28 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 6th of December 2023

5°C (41 °F)
-1°C (31 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 7th of December 2023

4°C (40 °F)
-1°C (31 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

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Kathmandu Jiri Village Tour

Published: October 28, 2014
Length: 05:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Take Me Away Tours & Travel

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Travelling short video

Published: June 22, 2014
Length: 38:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Take Me Away Tours & Travel

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Plane Landing in Everest Lukla Airport - Nepal Hill Trekking

Published: December 15, 2014
Length: 20:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bhishan Bhandari

Lukla Airport(Tenzing-Hillary Airport), Everest Trekking. The perfect landing in The Everest's lukla airport. Video by one of the foreign trekkers from Nepal Hill Trekking. For booking treks...

Flylandingen i Lukla, Mount Everest base camp i Nepal

Published: February 27, 2013
Length: 49:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kipling Travel

Fly landing i Lukla med Kipling Travel Everest base camp trek og Ama Dablam base camp med bedst akklimatisering. En af verdens flotteste trekkingture til foden af verdens højeste bjerg. ...

Helambu trek with friend

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 57:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Take Me Away Tours & Travel

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Yeti Airlines takeoff Lukla airport Nepal.

Published: June 23, 2013
Length: 31:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheTheGuinness

Yeti Airlines liftoff from Lukla airport Nepal. I did wait my flight to Kathmandu 3,5 days. Most people in Lukla village did wait same time 1 week flight to Kathmandu. No flights if there is...

Chitwan National park

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 10:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Take Me Away Tours & Travel

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Lukla airport airstrip Nepal.

Published: May 04, 2013
Length: 21:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TheTheGuinness

Lukla airport airstrip Nepal. And some view of Lukla village.

Best landing and take off in Lukla Nepal

Published: May 03, 2014
Length: 53:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Neil coulter

If your traveling to Nepal and taking the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla then this is the video to watch.Take off and landing from the worlds most dangerous airport - Lukla. These pilots do...

Lukla Airport - Helicopter Landing [HD] (2 of 2)

Published: September 29, 2012
Length: 02:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5

A helicopter landing at Lukla's Tenzing-Hillary Airport; this one looks similar to the one that picked Celina, Matt, I up from Machermo after Matt got sick (& I got tired) - Lukla, Nepal (May...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Tenzing-Hillary Airport

Tenzing-Hillary Airport, also known as Lukla Airport, is a small airport in the town of Lukla, in Khumbu, Solukhumbu district, Sagarmatha zone, eastern Nepal. A program titled Most Extreme Airports, broadcast on The History Channel in 2010, rated the airport as the most dangerous airport in the world.

Located at 27.6875, 86.7317 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Nepal, Sagarmatha Zone

Yeti Airlines Flight 103

Yeti Airlines Flight 103, was a De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300 registered as 9N-AFE. The flight crashed on final approach to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in the town of Lukla in eastern Nepal on 8 October 2008. The flight originated from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

Located at 27.6869, 86.7297 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 2008, Aviation accidents and incidents in Nepal, Accidents and incidents involving the de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Lukla, לוקלה, LUA, ルクラ, 루클라, Лукла, 卢克拉