Mountain Flight In Nepal 2022

By NepFlights
15 Apr 2022
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Nepal is a country that lies in the lap of highlands and the Himalayas. The country is home to the highest mountain range in the world and of course the highest mountain in the world MT. Everest with an elevation of 8848 meters. Additionally, there are 14 mountains all around the world higher than 8000 meters and 8 of them are in Nepal. Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Cho-Oyu are the eight mountains that are over 8,000 meters. Likewise, Nepal also consists of 1310 peaks over the height of 6000 meters however only 866 mountains are named. The idea of mountain flight in Nepal is one of the most exciting things to experience.

Top 3 mountain flight packages in Nepal:

1. 1 hour scenic Mt. Everest Flight from Kathmandu

to Mount Everest is certainly one of the most exceptional things to observe in Nepal. Everest mountain flight offers you a mesmerizing view of Mt.Everest and other mountains near it. The flight will take you up around 25000 feet and the flight takes around 60 minutes to complete.  

Duration and cost

As mentioned above the duration of a mountain flight are around 60 minutes. Furthermore, the cost of the flight differs from person to person concerning their country. The table mentioned below labels the price of the flight with respect to the traveler’s country. 

CountryCost
NepalNrs. 11000 per individual
IndianINR 7050 per individual
Any other countryUSD 186 

 

2. Everest Base Camp Helicopter landing Tour

This is another tour package for you if you wish not just to experience the mountain flight but land on a mountain via an aircraft. Unlike a mountain flight which lasts up to an hour, this particular mountain flight and landing will take you around 4 hours in total. This flight will first take you from the Tribhuvan international airport to the Lukla airport. Then once you reach Lukla airport, you can rest for around 20 minutes in Lukla watching the view. After that, the aircraft will fly you to Mt.everest and during the flight, you will be able to view places like Syangboche and Tyangboche, the Dudh Koshi valley, and the beautiful residents of the local sherpas. After a few moments, you will finally come close to Mt.everest and see the top of the world. Besides, you will also be able to view other beautiful peaks like  Amadablam, Pumori, and  Cho Oyu. while returning from the flight you will also be able to observe the Everest base camp. 

3. Annapurna Mountain flight 

The Annapurna Mountain flight is another exciting mountain flight from which you can observe the mountains you can see from the Pokhara valley. Annapurna mountain flights are usually scheduled in the early morning from 06:00 am to 08:00 am, and the flight duration is around 30 minutes. During the flight, some of the major attractions will be the mount Annapurna of course, glaciers, lakes, and the Pokhara valley. 

You will be able to see the below-mentioned mountains during the flight one after another:

  1. Mt.Dhaulagiri (8172 meters), 
  2. Mt. Annapurna I, II, III, and IV (8091 meters, 7939 meters, 7555 meters, and 7525 meters respectively),
  3. Mt. Machhapuchhre (6993 meters), 
  4. Mt. Lamjung (8172 meters) and
  5.  Mt. Manaslu (8172 meters)

Best experience for Mountain flights in Nepal

Many travelers around the world wish to visit Nepal to view the spectacular mountains. In addition, the mountain flight is the only way to view mountains nearby without having to travel in a very short period. It’s also one of the most compelling experiences to have in the world. In Nepal, people around the world come to have an exciting mountain flight experience. Mountain flight in Nepal offers a gorgeous panoramic view of the mountain range sequence up really close up to 5 nautical miles.  The flight not just focuses on Mt.everest but also the rest of the other mountains. 

If you are planning to visit Nepal and try a mountain flight, the most efficient way for you to catch one will be the ‘Everest flight tour’. You will have to take this flight from Kathmandu and the flight will give you the nice sight of Everest peaks & other heavenly panoramic places duration will take up to an hour. Different category travelers prefer Mountain flights as an adventure to experience. 

What to expect?

Once you reach nearby mountains, you will be hypnotized by the jaw-dropping view of gigantic shiny snowcapped peaks. Slowly as the flight takes you closer to the mountains, you will get to see the massive mountains growing even bigger. If you choose to take a flight in the morning time, you will be able to see bright sunshine and golden rays. 

Besides, you will also be able to see the Tibetan plateau, Himalayan glacier, and hilly region of Nepal.  When in Nepal, one must try exploring the mountains through mountain flight. If you do, you make a lifetime memory at the top of the world enjoying the magnificent view of tall mountains. 

Which mountains can you view? with what airlines? 

So what mountains can you view while mountain flight? and which of the airlines in Nepal offer you mountain flight services? 

There are three airlines, Buddha Air, Simrik Airlines, & Yeti Airlines that offer you this service. You can view most of the mountains over the height of 8000 meters like Mt. Everest, Cho-Oyu, Shisha Pangma, and Lhotse. 

Everest mountain flight in Nepal

Mount Everest is certainly one of the most exceptional things to observe in Nepal. Everest mountain flight offers you a mesmerizing view of Mt.Everest and other mountains near it. The flight will take you up around 25000 feet and the flight takes around 60 minutes to complete.  

 

  • Duration and cost

As mentioned above the duration of a mountain flight are around 60 minutes. Furthermore, the cost of the flight differs from person to person concerning their country. The table mentioned below labels the price of the flight with respect to the traveler’s country. 

 

CountryCost
NepalNrs. 11000 per individual
IndianINR 7050 per individual
Any other countryUSD 186 

FAQs

1.What is a mountain flight?

A Mountain flight is a flight that takes you closer to the mountains through an aircraft. In Nepal, these flights are carried out by domestic airlines. 

2.How much does a mountain flight cost in Nepal?

The cost of the mountain flight depends on your country. For Nepalese and Indians, it’s around NRS11000. Besides, if you are a traveler from any other country, a mountain flight will cost you around USD 186. 

3.Can I see Everest from the plane?

Yes, you can see Everest from the plane. However, you can not expect a clear view of Everest while approaching Kathmandu. Hence, book your mountain flight.

4. Can you fly to Mount Everest?

No, you can not fly to Mount Everest however you can take a mountain flight to view Mt. Everest.  Besides, if you wish to visit Mt. Everest, you can fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, and then trek to Everest base camp.

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