Mountain Flights: Take a bird’s eye view of the whole Himalayan range including the Mt. Everest & its tall cousins. The high abodes of the Everest, Kanchejungha, & the Tibetan plateau draw flocks of visitors every morning. The panoramic views of the Himalayas from air is bound to become your once in lifetime experience.
A BBC holidays site ranked Nepal’s hundreds of snow peaks in the Himalayan Ranges at the 30th place among the 50 places it recommends visiting before one dies. However, even the veteran & most enthusiastic mountaineer cannot scale all these peaks in their one life time. Hence, there is no way except taking the aerial view if one wishes to get a quick glimpse of the whole Himalayan Region. And Nepal’s Airliners are more than happy to carry out their mountain flights every morning. The most popular mountain flight in Nepal is in the world’s highest Mt. Everest region – around the “Roof or the World”. This is a regular one hour flight from Kathmandu to the Himalayas every morning.
The experience of Everest Mountain flight operated from Kathmandu each morning and it offers you breathtaking close view of Everest and a long range of Himalayan mountain chains would be a lifelong treasure for you. Travelers, who are unable to make long trekking trips to the mountains, now have a chance to take quick round trip to the mountains and see the beauty first hand. Experience the spectacular Himalayas from the closest range possible. The one hour flight takes you within camera range of some of the highest peaks in the world, and cruising this close to the awe-inspiring massifs of rock and ice, is an out-of-this earth experience. The aircraft takes off and heads eastward and almost immediately, the peaks come into view. The mountain flight could be the most popular trip extension you would love to do in Nepal and one of the highlights of your Nepal trip.
This unique flight, undoubtedly the best of its kind in the world, takes you to the very close view of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mountain Everest. You will have the closest and best view of Mountain Everest (8848 m), Shisa Pangma (8013 m), Gaurishankar (7134 m),Cho oyu (8201 m), Pumori(8171 m), Lhotse(8516 m), Nuptse(7855 m), Amadablum (6856 m), Melungtse (7023 m) and dozens other peaks and the Tibetan plateau. Then comes Mt. Gaurishanker (7,134 m), standing out sharp and conspicuous-Hindus believe that Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati protect this mountain.. To its right, there is Pumori at 7,161 m and Nuptse at 7,855 m. Finally, there is Mt. Everest itself (8,848 m), called Sagarmatha by the Nepalese and Chomolungma by the Tibetans. It is an altogether different feeling as one comes face to face with the world’s tallest and most enigmatic of mountains.