A Mountain flight to Mt. Everest is a scenic and easy tour to explore the wide range of the Nepal Himalayas including Mt. Everest. This is a luxury tour to explore the highest mountain Mt. Everest 8,848.86m in the best and easiest way.
The Everest Mountain flight is a daily day tour starting early in the morning and lasting an hour. These will be majestic activities to do while in Nepal. Starting from Kathmandu airport, the flight will take you through the hills and the Himalayas.
Exploring the splendid view of the Kathmandu valleys, the remote villages of the hills, and finally the Himalayas. Your journey passes by the Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath, Lukla, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Gorakshep, and Khumbu Glacier.
These will be Arial view from the window of your flight. Exploring the highest mountain range is a lifetime experience. This provides you with an ample view of the place trekkers prefer to step.
If you are desperate to explore the Nepal Himalayas including Mt. Everest the highest in the world, don’t let this opportunity pass over. For those who are restricted with time or are worried about trekking into the high altitude, a mountain flight experience to the Himalayas is the best activity to do.
- At the lobby of your hotel
- 5:15 AM (Everyday)
Best Airlines for Everest Mountain Flight Experience
- Buddha Air
- Yeti Air
- Shree Air
What to Expect during the mountain flight
Below are some of the popular views while experiencing the Mountain flight to Mt. Everest
Early in the morning private car will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel and transfer you to the domestic terminal of the airport. After check-in you will be escorted to the airplane, as the flight starts, the air hostess will guide you with all the details about the places and the mountains.
You will even be allowed to visit cock-pit to take pictures. As mountain flight lasts a maximum of an hour, there won’t be any stopping in between. Finally, after flying over the Himalayas you will be diverted towards the Kathmandu airport.
Upon your arrival, your car will be there for pick up and will escort you towards your hotel.
Lhotse (8516M) is the third-highest mountain in the world and is a majestic peak to explore during your flight.
Mt. Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam is the most unique mountain in the entire Everest region and is the most viewed mountain as well while trekking into Everest. Its distinct shape makes Ama Dablam a mountain never to forget.
Lukla is the only domestic airport in the entire Everest region and is the world’s third most enchanting airport as well. This airport has shortened the trekking distance to the Everest region and is also known as the gateway to Everest.
Namche is the only town in the Everest region and is the official headquarters as well. Apart from this, Namche is the trade center of the entire Everest region. Trekkers spend three nights in Namche while trekking into the Everest Base Camp.
Namche is blessed with modern facilities such as bars, restaurants, hospitals, banks, ATMs, etc., and is the acclimatization camp for trekkers.
Tengboche is a small village en route to Everest Base Camp and Ama Dablam Base Camp. Trekkers spend a night ascending Everest. Tengboche is blessed with a giant monastery that is the biggest in the entire Everest region and is popular among travelers during the Mani Rimdu Festival.
Gorakshep is the last overnight camp during the Everest Base Camp Trek. Occupied with half a dozen tea-houses and lodges, from Gorakshep trekkers day-tour towards the base camp of Mt. Everest and descend Gorakshep for overnight stay.
Kala Patthar is the highest point to steep during the Everest Base Camp Trek. Lies at an altitude of 5545M, Kala Patthar is a majestic mountain point to explore the sunrise view over the wide range of the Himalayas and is the only point where helicopters land.
Khumbu also popularly known as the Khumbu Glacier is the first starting point for the expedition up to Mt. Everest. The expedition team acclimatizes and also does training in the Khumbu before they start their ascend.
Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath
Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath are two UNESCO Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, these two are majestic place to visit and lies near the airport. When you take off and land from/to the airport, you can experience the majestic view of both.