Nepal Mountain Flight offers the best opportunity to view the panoramic scenes of the Himalayas from remote corners and it is the best option for those people who missed the trek because of lack of time or due to physical fitness. Through Mountain Flight in a short time, we experience of flying over the snow-capped mountains is breath taking views everywhere the eyes turn, you will find the vast stretches of white heaven. The sheer chill that runs through your spine will leave the real chill far behind.
The flights are operating every morning from Kathmandu airport, flying at an average altitude of 6,500-7,000 meters, and alongside the Himalayas to give you eye-level views of the snow peaks then bring you back to Kathmandu, the flight usually lasts for an hour.
Mountain flights gives the best opportunity to get the closest and the best view of Mount Everest (8, 848m) and other mountains such as; Shisa Pangma, Gauri Shankar, Melungtse, Cho Oyu, Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam etc. In Kathmandu mountain flights are operating by different airlines companies Buddha air, Yeti airlines, Agni airlines and Guna airlines; they have small and safest aircrafts.
Flight operation: Every Morning
Duration: 1 Hour
Best season: September Through May.
Airlines: Buddha, Yeti, Guana Air and Agni.
Mountain Ranges/Peaks: Mount Everest, Shisa Pangma, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Makalu, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar, Lhotse, Nuptse, Langtang, Cho-Oyu , Shringi Himal, Manaslu, Lamjung Himal, Dhaulagiri, Melungtse and many named/ unnamed mountain ranges/peaks.
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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. Gosainthan (8013m)
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.
3. Dorje Lakpa (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.
4. Gauri–Shanker (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.
5. 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.
6. 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 Qomolongma in Tibetan. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa were first to climb Everest on May 25, 1953. As a coronation gift to Queen Elizabeth.
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