The mountain flight gives the best opportunity to get experiencing in short time the closest and the best view of Mount Everest (8848m) & other mountains such as; Shisa Pangma (8,013m), Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Melungtse (7,023m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Pumori (7145m), Nuptse (7,855m), Lhotse (8,516m) & Amadablam (6,856m). The flights are operated every morning from Kathmandu airport which fly at an average altitude of 6,500 - 7,000 meters. Circling Mount Amadabalm to enter the Khumbu valley, we take the passengers almost five nautical miles from the highest peak in the world - Mt. Everest (weather permitting). This flight usually takes about one hour. We provide each passenger with individual window seats during the flight, from where they can take some magnificent pictures of the world’s tallest mountains from where they can take some spectacular pictures of the world’s tallest mountains.
Operating mountain flight:-
1. Yeti Airlines
2. Buddha Airlines
3. Agni Airlines
4. Guna Airlines
1. Langtang (7234m)
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.
2. DorjeLakpa (6975m)
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.
3. Gauri–Sanker (7134m)
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.
4. Lhotse (8516m)
As this mountain lies to the south of Everest, name given by the Sherpas is Lhotse, which means South Peak. The first ascent of this mountain took place in 1956 by the Swiss.
5. Mount Everest (8848m)
This Mountain was discovered in 1852 and is the highest mountain of the world, is named after Sir George Everest, and English surveyor. Sagarmatha, top of the universe, is the name giver by Nepal which means, "mother of the world" and xomolongma in Tibetan. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa were first to climb Everest on May 29, 1953.
Duration: 1 Day
Trip type: flight
6:00 A.M ,7:00 A.M ,8:00 A.M pick up from hotel
Drop to domestic Airport by private transport(car/van)
40 to 50 minutes fly
pick up from Airport ,back to hotel
fly ticket and all airport taxes
Drop and pick up service by private transport(car/van)