In Nepal, Mountain Flight began 80 years ago in the year 1933 when David Mclntyre and Douglas Douglas- Hamilton, the natives of Scotland flew their PV-3 biplanes above Mount Everest for the shooting of their documentary named ‘Wings over Everest’. Acknowledging their effort of setting the landmark, they were given the most prestigious Oscar Award in the year 1934.
Classically, trekking in Nepal was the only viable option for exploring its natural and cultural grandeurs but now things have changed. Mountain flight is equally popular among domestic and foreign tourists. Thanks to mountain flight that we are now able to get better and unhindered views of many famous destinations in Nepal in much less time because of it which would have taken several weeks if we had gone trekking. It is especially recommended for people who are under tight schedule. It offers the closest views of snow-clad mountains. It has become blessing for senior citizens and others who cannot join in trekking.
Total four Airlines companies offer air flights service in Nepal. Buddha Air and Yeti air frequently operate plane flights and these two are the most trusted air companies of Nepal.
Taking the map of Nepal along with you while in flight allows you to know the name and position of mountains easily. Take the right side of window for the better view of mountains.
Emerging Nepal can book Mountain Flight ticket. You will take the early morning flight. The flight continues for about 45 minutes. Leaving Airport, you will fly east. Langtang Lirung Mountain can be seen after few minutes of flight. We will get close up views of Shishapangma, Gauri Shankar, Melungtse, Cho Oyu and other mountains. You can also visit the cockpit of your plane for better views. Lhotse, Nuptse and other peaks and mountains can be viewed in return trip to Domestic Airport of Kathmandu.
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Costs included in the price:
1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
2. Accommodation in Kathmandu.
3. Domestic Airfare
4. Airport taxes
Costs excluded in the price:
1. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel by our representatives
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Wake up early in dawn so that you will cover almost all places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Mountain Flight
Drive to Airport for mountain flight and enjoy wonderful snowcapped peaks around 40 to 45 minutes and back to hotel.
Day 04: Final Departure
It is the day of departure. After assisting in your last moment preparation, you will be taken to Tribhuvan International Airport. Goodbye!