Mountain flight tour in Nepal is one of the exciting tours. This tour is designed primarily for those who do not have enough time to go for trekking or who do not have physical fitness to adjust in trekking or in high altitude. Mountain flight in Nepal is very popular and common tours for those tourists who wish to have a view of mountains within a short span of time. The mountain flight is the best option for those people who missed the trekking expeditions because of lack of time but who want to enjoy with the magnificent views of mountains in Nepal. The mountain flight tour no doubt offers panoramic views and exciting experience as if you encountered with breathtaking massifs of rocky and icy mountains. There are several domestic airlines in Nepal which provide fights in the mountain area, namely, Buddha airlines, Yeti airlines, they are considered to be the safest aircrafts. There is no doubt that the mountain flight gives you the best opportunity to get the closest and the best view of Mt. Everest (8,850m) and other mountains such as; Shisa Pangma (8,013m), Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Melungtse (7,023m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Pumori (8,171m), Nuptse (7,855m), Lhotse (8,516m) Amadablam (6,856m) and so on. The flights are operated every morning from Kathmandu airport to any destination you want. No doubt, you can take the spectacular pictures of the mountains including the world’s tallest mountains—(Mt. Everest) of the earth. The flight departs from Kathmandu and alongside the Himalayas to give you eye-level views of the snow peaks and then brings you back to Kathmadnu within one hour.
Mountain Flight Tour (Mount Everest View Flight tour)
One of the must-see landmarks of Nepal is of course the highest peak in the world – Mount Everest, which is 8848 m (29029 ft.). Besides Mount Everest, there are eight peaks in Nepal which stands above 8000 meter high among the fourteen all over the world. Some of them are Lhotse (8516 m), Nuptse (7855 m), Amadablam (6812 m), Chamlang (7319 m), Makalu (8463 m), Gauri Shankar (7134 m), Langtang Lirung (7234 m), Annapurna (8,091 m), Manasalu (8,136 m), Ganesh (7,429 m), Kanchenjunga (8,586), etc.
One hour Everest Flight takes off from Kathmandu Airport and flies east in modern Jetstream 41 fully pressurized and air-conditioned fleet, where one can see magnificent mountains from a height of around 25,000 feet. A must take tour of the majestic Himalayas. It’s an hour of breathtaking scenic beauty of the Mighty Mountains. It is a sparkling clear journey across the world’s highest peaks, Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga – 3rd highest, Lhoste, Makalu, Cho Oyu, to name just a few including the Tibetan plateau.
You can enjoy a seemingly endless chain of snow capped peaks as you fly above the clouds, over glaciers and lakes, rivers and gorges from your private individual window. The clear, non tinted window offers a great opportunity to experience and photograph the aerial view of the Kathmandu valley and the landscapes of Nepal.
Flight Operation: Everyday in the Morning (all year round)
Best Season: September through May
Flight Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour