Mountain flight in Nepal
For every Nepal visitor, the Himalayan range fascinates. Each and every one coming to Nepal expects not only to see the Himalayas but also to reach as near as possible. One of the biggest attractions for the visitors to Nepal is the Mountain Flight. For those who are restricted by time or other constraints, mountain flights offer the alternate to climbing and ensure a lasting memory of the highest peaks on earth. The flight takes off from Kathmandu airport to Everest. The mountain flights are operated by the domestic airlines. It is a guaranteed flight, which means operated only when the weather is good and view is satisfactory. Everest Mountain Flight gives you the full scenery of this Everest Area.
Mountains that can be seen from the Mountain flight
The first mountain, which can be seen, is Langtang. The valley of Langtang, which is not visible from the mountain flight, is considered to be the most beautiful in the whole Himalayan region.
The mountain lies on the Nepal – Tibetan border. Tibetan name for this mountain is Shisapangma. She is related with many Hindu Mythologies especially of Shiva.
Dorje Lakpa (6,975m):
This mountain has a Tibetan name, which means “the mountains of many sacred Thunderbolts”. This mountain is considered to be Holy Mountain for Buddhists and climbing permission was given only in 1964, and it was not climbed until 1981.
This single mountain has two peaks and also has two names together because the Hindus believe that the mountain looks like the pair of Gods Shiva and Gouri. This holy mountain was restricted till 1977 for the climbers. It was only in 1979 that an American – Nepal group reached the summit.
As this mountain lies to the south of Everest, name given by the Sherpa's is Lhotse, which means” South Peak”. The first ascent of this mountain took place in 1956 by the Swiss.
Mount Everest (8,848m):
This Mountain was discovered in 1852 and is the highest mountain of the world, is named after Sir George Everest, and English surveyor. Sagarmatha is the name giver by Nepal which means, “Mother of the world” and Chomolongma in Tibetan. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa were first to climb Everest on May 25, 1953. As a coronation gift to Queen Elizabeth II. Nepal Everest Mountain flight and Helicopter Sightseeing tour are being more popular day by day. Nepal has provide Rescue Service in Nepal for the visitors who travelled in High Mountain Altitude.
Every day in the morning (1hr. flight)
The best season is from September through May
Name of Airlines:
Buddha Air / Yeti Air / Cosmic Air/ Guna Air
US$ 171.00 p.p. (subject to change)
Children below 12 years pay 50% of adult fare.
The above price is inclusive of 2% insurance tax.
Airport tax approx. US$ 2 p.p., Airport drop & pick up.
Please contact us for more information, or to enquire about a flight.