Scenic Everest Mountain Flight in Nepal

  • Everest Mountain Flight
  • Mountain Flight in Nepal

Highlights

  • Unparalleled panorama of Himalayan snow-capped mountains with Mt. Everest
  • Sweeping scenic flight to enchantment in the comfort of spacious seated air-plane.
  • Breathtaking moments to experience with alluring scenery of country’s landscapes
  • Views with exciting thrills covering more than 360° wide-angle series of peaks
  • Pure soothing and mesmerizing activities of a life-time to remember
  • The closest and fastest way to catch glimpse of world number one Mt. Everest
  • Duration1 Day
  • Max. Altitude8000m
  • Trip GradeEasy
  • Group Size1 - 12
  • Meals No Meal
  • AccommodationNo Accomodation

Overview

Enjoy the thrill and joy with great moments to experience, taking a swift scenic Everest Mountain Flight, truly a mesmerizing flight to enchantment facing close views towards unparalleled world highest mountain range of Nepal Himalaya.

There are 14 world’s tallest peaks above 8, 000 meters around the whole Himalayas range, where the 8 highest mountains are located within Nepal, which makes the country one of the most sought adventure destinations on this planet.

On this sweeping scenic flight, one can catch a view of five world’s highest peaks, namely Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Cho-Oyu with Mt. Kanchenjunga towards the far-east horizon. Including distance views of Mt. Shisapangma in Tibet / China.

Besides views of some of the world’s highest peaks on the Scenic Everest Mountain Flight, enjoy looking at other magnificent mountain ranges of Langtang and Jugal Himal with a series of above 6,000 m to 7,000 meters peaks. A great way and opportunity to catch glimpse of the Himalayan massive mountain range, Everest Mountain Flight is one of the world’s best astounding highlights that Nepal offers to visitors.

A relaxing and pleasant activity in the Himalayas, without any energetic effort of hiking or trekking for many days just to view the high snow peaks, where you can choose the easiest and shortest means to be in the close vicinity of the high Himalayan mountain range.

Great way to enjoy fabulous Nepalese landscapes within the magnificent Himalayan Mountain range, with continuous views of high snow peaks from the start to an end on Everest Mountain Flight.

 

Options for Close Views of Mt. Everest and Other Great Giant Peaks

Another great way to enjoy the closest views of Mt. Everest and to stand on high ground facing Mt. Everest and other towering peaks, taking a helicopter flight tour of a minimum 3:30-4 hours joy ride right in the heart of Mt. Everest.

Although it does not land, exactly at base camp due to availability of Heli-Pad and space, at a scenic viewpoint where you can face Mt. Everest at nearest with a stone throw distance, on the spot where World Environment Day was held on 4th December 2009, by Nepal’s former prime minister and members of the parliament.

Besides the closest views of Mt. Everest and other high peaks, helicopter swirls around the base camp, to give a chance to passengers what the proper base camp looks like, covered in moraine, ice, and glaciers with a near view of the notorious Khumbu great Ice-Fall. As well as time to witness local Sherpa’s immense culture of the great age-old heritage of Buddhism religion.

The other ultimate option besides flying on an hour scenic Everest Mountain Tour or taking a chopper ride is trekking for more than 10 days with flights both ways from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu. Click here for more detail Everest Base Camp trek.

Various Trekking Destinations within the Everest Region

Interested travelers with enough time for a week or more of 2 weeks can join in for a wonderful adventure around Everest Region. Where one can enjoy from short moderate walks to adventurous or challenging treks of longer days.

Trekking around the Everest region, one of the most popular destinations in and around the Himalayas, offers the main and famous Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, Gokyo Valley, Gokyo valley to Everest base camp via Cho-La Pass and Three High Passes of Everest. One can trek to scenic Tengboche Monastery on a week-round trip.

Types of Aircraft that Operate Around Nepal and for Everest Mountain Flight:

In Nepal, there are several private airlines that operate the domestic sector and Everest Mountain Flight. Nepal Airlines is the national carrier for both domestic and international with 2 Airbus A 330-200 viz-9 N ALY aircraft with 256 Economy class and 18 Business class.

Major domestic airlines Buddha Air and Himalaya with Twin Turbo Engine aircraft. Saurya Airlines, Shree Airlines, Simrik Airlines, Tara Air, and Yeti Airlines with SAAB-340 or Jet Stream Engine, where some above airline flies smaller Dornier and Twin Otter model aircraft. Everest Mountain Flight operates from 6 a.m. onward till late morning time on a fine clear day.

Click here for more detail on “Mountain Flight in Nepal – All Visitors need to Know

Keep in mind: Flight prices often change without prior notice according to the current cost of fuel in Nepal

Itinerary

  • Everest Mountain Flight short Itinerary:

    Morning at a given time by 6 a.m or 7 a.m. having early breakfast or later after the flight, where High Route Adventure staff will receive you for the short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport. After checking in with security formalities, then board in respective airlines either Yeti Airlines, Buddha Airlines, or Simrik Air.

    All flights operate all around the year, weather permitting, where spring, autumn, or fall to winter are the best times especially spring and autumn with the pre-winter months of December.

    Onboarding, the flight attendant will take care of, if you need some refreshment, as the aircraft lifts above the Kathmandu airport facing the outmost scenery of Kathmandu valley and the city. As engine lifts higher above 5,000 m to 6, 000 m or in between 20, 000 to 25,000 feet, almost on the level of some lesser snow mountain range. The aircraft heads east where Mt. Everest is located with Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and Mt. Makalu in a further North-East direction.

    Enjoy the unparalleled panorama of Himalayan snow-capped mountains with the closest views of Mt. Everest, a black rocky pyramid-shaped with ice and snow topping that lies ahead of you, as you face from the window of the plane. No need to worry, as passengers on both sides of the plane seats will have a great opportunity to view 360° wide-angle series of peaks with clear views of Mt. Everest. The plane then turns west to land at Kathmandu airport, where you will be honored with your respective airlines' certificates in appreciation and take Part in glorious morning activities on Everest Mountain Flight.

Tailor Made Holiday

You can change the itinerary, services, accommodation, and duration of this trip to suit your needs, budget. The choice is your.  Let us help you tailor-make your precious Vacation.

Inclusion

What's included ?

  • An hour mountain flight
  • Hotel pick-up and Drop-off
  • Guaranteed window seat for each participant
  • Airport Tax for domestic Airport

What's not included ?

Anything that isn't mentioned includes

Notes

What to bring

Passport or ID card
Warm clothing
Not allowed

Smoking
Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This action is subject to climate conditions on the day. In the event that the climate isn't reasonable for flying, the flight might be rescheduled for the next day
  •  In the event that the flight is dropped, you can request a refund.
  •  On the off chance that the lodging get and drop alternative is chosen and the flight is dropped, the exchange cost will be deducted from the absolute expense
  • Comfortable clothes and open to strolling shoes are suggested

List Of The Mountain You Can See While Mountain Flight

  • Everest (8848.86 m)
  • Lhotse ( 8516 m)
  • Makalu (8463 m)
  • Cho-Oyo (8201 m)
  • Shisha Pangma (8013 m)
  • Nuptse (7855 m)
  • Pumori (7161 m)
  • Langtang Lirung (7234 m)
  • Melungtse (7181 m)
  • Gauri Shankar (7134 m)
  • Dorje – Lakpa (6966 m)
  • Numbur (6957 m)
  • Ama Dablam (6812 m)
  • Phurbi – Ghyachu (6637 m)
  • Karyolung (6511 m)
  • Chugimago (6297 m)
  • Choba -Bhamre (5970 m)

FAQs of Scenic Everest Mountain Flight in Nepal

  • 01: How far and what distance do we see Mt. Everest on flight?

    View of Mt. Everest and other highest peaks at an air distance of approx. 33 km about 20 miles, as well from the window of the plane.
  • 02: Does Everest Mountain Flight operates daily all year?

    The flight starts from 6 a.m. till mid-afternoon on a clear fine day with good weather for flying as well for the views of the Himalayan range of peaks with Mt. Everest. The best time and seasons are in spring from mid-February to May, and autumn/fall which starts from September to November. Flight does operates also in the middle of the winter months, on a clear fine day which usually clear for mountain flight to operate which is also a low season of tourism. The only months that do not fly during monsoon wet months from mid-June to August.
  • 03: Why does the Everest Mountain flight not operate the whole day?

    For most foreign visitors Everest Mountain flight is optional, after their major activities in Nepal, trekking or traveling for a week. While few companies include Mountain flight in their package tour. As morning till mid-day is mostly clear for views of the Himalayan range, afternoon the mountains blanketed with heavy clouds. 6:30 AM- 1 st Flight/ Everyday 7:30 AM- 2 nd Flight/ Everyday 8:30 AM- 3 rd Flight/Everyday Monday through Sunday (7 days a week)
  • 04: Can I enter the cockpit for the best views of Everest and other peaks?

    Yes, depending upon the number of passengers on the flight, for few people it is possible to view Mt. Everest in the pilot cabin or cockpit, as per the decision of the captain.
  • 05: Do we get window seats?

    Yes, all airlines provide window seats for every passenger abroad to catch the best of Himalayan Mountain views with Mt. Everest, as well the plane does round trip so that every window seated on both sides will have the opportunity to see the panorama of the Himalayan range.
  • 06: What other mountains and scenery do we see, beside Mt. Everest?

    Starts and ends with views of Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, and Jugal Himal range of peaks, further east views of Dorji-Lakpa, Gaurishankar, Melung-Tse, Number Himal along with Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and Amadablam peaks. The pilot or flight attendant will announce and inform you with names of major high peaks.
  • 07: What happens if the weather is bad for Everest Mountain Flight?

    Soon we get information from the airport and airlines, we will inform of the delay and cancellation. If people with time for next day we try the next morning or refund you with the cost of air-fare, but the price of transport to and from hotel-airport will be included.
  • 08: Who will take us to the airport and back to the hotel?

    Our High Route Adventure staff and representative will attend to your requirement and escort you to the airport and checking and handing you the boarding pass, then our staff and drive will be at your disposal during your 50 to 60 minutes flight.

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