Everest Mountain Flight is a both adventurous as well as luxury tour that will give you close and best possible views of Mount Everest (8848 meters) and other popular mountains of the Everest region such as Mt. Lhotse (8516 meters), Mt. Makalu (8481 meters), Mount Cho Oyu (8188 meters), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812 meters), etc.
This scenic flight tour that can be completed in a single day graces you with the best aerial views of high snowcapped mountains, diverse landscape from green hills to stunning valleys, rivers, glaciers and everything you could possibly imagine.
This special mountain flight presents you an opportunity to be in close proximity of Mount Everest: the top of the world, which is definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity.
The main reason you should be taking Everest Mountain flight is the advantages that it provides. In a matter of an hour, you could be in the heart of the Himalayas giving you a much-needed break from your hectic schedule and routine.
This tour also fulfills the dream of those people who desire to see Mount Everest upclose but has little or less time for hiking to EBC. Through this amazing tour, you can look down at lovely valleys, high Himalayas, plateaus, prayer flags, chortens, settlements, villages, which looks very tiny a size of a matchbox but quite enthralling and enchanting. Overall, you will get glimpses of around 20 peaks and the mesmerizing surrounding of the Himalayas.
The Experience in Flight
As your flight takes off from Kathmandu, you will see different mountain peaks from the plane window beside your seat. Heading towards east, you will see Shisha Pangma also called Gosainthan at the height of 8013 meters in south central Tibet. This high Peak is the 14th highest peak in the world.
The mountains are almost adjoining Dorje Lakpa at the height of 6966 meters right of Gosaithan. This about 1-hour long flight takes off and ends at Kathmandu. As the Plane flies further east, the mountains get even more thick and clear.
You will witness the spectacular panoramas of various peaks like Choba - Bhamare (5933 meters), Gauri Shankar (7134 meters), Melungtse (7023 meters), Chugimago (6927 meters), Karyolung (6511 meters), Langtang Lirung (7234 meters), Makalu (8463 meters), Ganesh (7429 meters), Pumori (7161 meters), Nuptse (7855 meters) etcetera.
Each of these mountains has its own tale. Some are not mounted yet and some have religious / cultural importance to them. For instance, Gauri Shankar mountain is said to be visited and protected by the Hindu deity Shankar / Gauri.
Best Time for Mountain Flight
The best time for Everest flight tour is in winter. The sharp and clear views of mountains and landscapes with clear skies is why winter months from December to February is considered best. Other than that, the spring also has very appealing green forest teeming with blossoming flowers and clear skies.
Autumn is also very popular for this experience due to clear and glowing views. The unsteady weather and foggy days during summer month is the reason why it is not considered the best time. However, you can go during any summer season but the views might not be at their best.
One would be taking this exotic flight journey in a plane with 18 seats. The mountain flight to Everest begins as the flight takes off from the domestic airport at Kathmandu. The weather of the mountain region can be unstable and if your flight is to be canceled because of it, we can reschedule your next possible flight or return your money back.
Enjoy this 1-hour long flight with a guaranteed window seat so that you won’t miss any of it. Along with the above mentioned views, you will also get to witness the views of magnificent Kanchenjunga located in eastern Nepal. As a souvenir of this splendid tour, you will be provided with the flight completion certificate.