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Mountain Flights

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Trip Duration:
1 Hour day
Trip Grade:
Easy
Maximum Altitude:
8850m
Trip Cost:
USD 215
Starting from:
Kathmandu
Season:
All Session

Mountain flights in Nepal can be another best option to explore Nepal Himalayas along with Mt. Everest, the highest snow peak on the earth.

 

During the mountain flight tour in Nepal wherever the eyes turn, you will find the vast stretches of white heaven. Mountain flight is an opportunity to see the great Mountain views and beautiful Himalayan ranges from eye level. Everest Mountain flight tour in Himalaya is suitable for all categories of traveler and nature lovers. Mountain Flights in Nepal is also one of the prime attractions for the visitors who have a desire to see the mountain very intimately and closely to heart.

 

A person restricted by time or those who lacks physical fitness, Mountain flight adventure offers a panoramic view of the Himalaya in just an hour. It takes-off from Kathmandu airport in the early morning for the spectacular and magnificent mountains panorama. It gives the best opportunity to get the closest and the best view of Mount Everest (8850m) and other peaks as Gauri Shanker (7134m), Melungtse (7023m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Pumori (8171m), Nuptse (7855m), Lhotse (8,516m) and Amadablam (6,856m).

 

The flight over Mt. Everest takes off at morning and heads eastward and almost immediately the peaks come into view. The flight takes you within camera range of some of the highest peaks in the world. We provide each passenger with individual window seats during the entire flight. We offer competitive price for everyone. As the plane moves towards the land of the rising sun, the eastern Himalaya, a succession of glorious mountains follows. Mountain scenic flights tour in Nepal gives visitors a quick glance at Nepal’s untamed landscapes and a fly-past through the world’s tallest peak.

 

Nepal Mountain flight service is of offered by four major airlines of Nepal- Buddha Air, Yeti Airlines, Agni Air and Guna Airlines on a regular basis. The flights over mountains are normally operated in the morning.

•   1 hours before flight time will be in airport

•   Morning flight 6:30 & 7:30 AM

•   1 hours flight

•   Drive back to Hotel

USD - 215 Per Person

Cost Include

 

•   Mountain Flight - 1 hrs

•   Pick up from your Hotel

•   Drop up from airport to Hotel



Cost Exclude

 

•   International airfare

•   Travel Insurance

•   Emergency Evacuation service

•   Hotel in Kathmandu (before and after trip)

•   International calls

•   Bar bills and personal nature expenses

•   Tips for driver

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1) What is a mountain flight?

•    It’s basically an experience where you wake up real early in the morning, and go pay an aerial respect to the Himalayas from a tiny plane.

 

2) What will I see?

•   All the peaks you’ve heard about, such as: Everest (8,850m), Lhotse (8,516m), Nuptse (7,855m), Ama Dablam (6,815m), Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Langtang (7,234m) and Gauri-Shankar (7,181m), all at eye level. You can also see the ancient trade routes now worn by trekkers and porters, high altitude lakes, and colossal glaciers crawling.

 

3) When can I fly?

•   You can fly year-round but those who have come before you say the best views are to be had during the clear(er) periods of February- May and September-December.

All flights are scheduled for take-off between 6:00 am – 8:00 am, so you can see the mountains as the sun rays hit them, making us want to use the word “resplendent".

 

4) Which airlines take me there?

•   The four major airlines: Buddha Air, Agni Air, Guna Airlines, and Yeti Air all operate mountain flights. All aircraft making the flights are smaller 14-30 seater aircraft. We will book you only on aircraft with all window seats. If details such as the make and model of your aircraft are important to you, check out the airlines websites 

 

5) Where do I start this journey from?

•   Take-off is from Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu

 

6) If I have a 6 am flight, what time do I have to arrive at the airport? And how do I get there so early?

•   We recommend you arrive at the airport an hour early. It should be a short cab ride, especially in the early morning when the traffic has yet to hit the streets. When you book through us, we will take you to the airport and charge a fee  to keep our drivers and equipment 

 

7) How long is the flight?

•   The flight is a little over an hour long. Which is perfect for the busy traveler.

 

8) Will I get a window seat?

•   YES. Nearly all airlines provide passengers with their own window seat. We will only book you on aircraft with no aisle seats. Like you, we know a mountain flight is not for staring at the viewfinder of someone else’s camera, thinking to yourself how you would have done a better job on that shot. If the mountains are not on your side going there, fight the urge to squeeze your camera into the face of the passenger across the aisle from you; you will get your turn to see them coming back 

 

9) What altitude do we climb to?

•   The maximum altitude traveled at is around 25,000 ft, keeping the Himalayas at eye-level, so you and your camera can both be happy

 

10) How will I know what I am looking at?

•   The crew onboard each flight will be on hand to point out and name the peaks as you pass by, so you will know the names of everything you are seeing, even though you might not be able to pronounce them 

 

11) How about the weather?

•   As you might have guessed, that part is unpredictable. Time periods of February- May and September-December see fewer weather-related cancellations. If your flight gets cancelled because of inclement weather, fight the urge to be indignant. You will be booked on the next available day’s flight 

 

12) Will I get a refund if I can’t make it the next day?

•   Yes you will. Please ask the flight attendant to endorse your ticket for the refund and we will start the procedure immediately. Refunds may take a week, and we will work with you to ensure that you get the refund. In the case of a refund, we will take a 35 pc service fee, a small amount for our time effort to bring the experience to you.

 

13) You sound like a travel agency. Can’t I just book directly through the airlines and pay lower?

•   Yes, we are a travel agent and our ticket prices are exactly the same as you would get if you booked with the airline – but then you have to fax your credit card details or go to the airline office and stand in line.

 

•   Additionally, we offer airport pickup guaranteed to get your there on time, and hassle-free refunds in case your flight has to be cancelled. Since you read so far, why not book here

 

14) What are the cancellation policy?

•    If the flight gets cancelled by the airline because of weather or other reasons: Flight is guaranteed and we will reschedule you on the next possible flight according to your schedule, but you have to pay for the airport transfer again.

•   If you cancel the confirmed booking 24 hours before the flight:  We will take a 35 pc service fee, which is a penalty to the airline and a small amount for our time and effort to bring the experience to you.

•   Cancellations within 24 hours of flight, same day cancellation or NO SHOW: NON REFUNDABLE

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