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    Everest Mountain Flight

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    Trip Highlights

    • Witness the breathtaking beauty of the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest, during a mountain flight in Nepal.
    • Experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the towering Himalayan peaks up close from the comfort of a small aircraft.
    • Take in panoramic views of the awe-inspiring landscape, including snow-capped mountains, glaciers, valleys, and rivers.
    • Marvel at the incredible engineering feat of Tenzing-Hillary Airport, considered one of the most dangerous airports in the world due to its location and short runway.
    • Learn about the culture and history of the Sherpa people, who inhabit the Everest region and are known for their mountaineering skills.
    • See other iconic peaks in the region, such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Cho Oyu, as well as the Khumbu Glacier and the Gokyo Lakes.
    • Capture unforgettable photos and videos of the stunning scenery from the aircraft's large windows.
    • Enjoy the convenience of a shorter tour time compared to trekking to Everest Base Camp, making it a perfect option for those with limited time or physical abilities.
    • Relax and let an experienced pilot handle the flight while you soak up the natural beauty of the Himalayas.
    • Take advantage of year-round flights, with clear skies and excellent visibility typically seen from February to April and October to November.

    Trip Overview

    "Embark on an Unforgettable Mountain Flight Experience to Everest"

    Embarking on a mountain flight to Everest is an adventure like no other. As a tour that offers breathtaking views of some of the world's highest mountains, the experience is one that should not be missed. Himalaya Land Treks offers a fantastic tour that takes you on an hour-long aerial adventure over the Mount Everest (8848m), allowing you to marvel at majestic vistas of the highest peaks in the world, as well as the scenic views of the Khumbu region.

    The Everest Region or Khumbu is situated almost 126km northeast of Kathmandu City, in the mountainous region of Eastern Nepal. It is home to the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO designated National Park, and the ethnic Sherpa tribe. The mountain flight takes off from Kathmandu and traverses the Everest region before heading back.

    The flight commences early in the morning, mainly because the skies remain clear at this time of the day. After driving to the airport, you will embark on a flight to Everest, catching some of the pristine sights of the lushly forested hills of central-east Nepal before entering the Khumbu region.

    The Everest Mountain Flight offers a breathtaking panorama of Himalayan peaks, including the Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8475m), Nuptse (7861m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Cholatse (6335m), and Ama Dablam (6856m). You'll also be charmed with the beautiful natural topography of Khumbu region, colorful Sherpa settlements, and the DudhKoshi River. Some of the least-seen places during the Everest trek account for the pristine Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall, the oligotrophic Gokyo Lakes, and the Ngozumpa Glacier. The Everest Mountain Flight allows you to catch the sight of all these places without any compromises.

    While flying back to Kathmandu, you can catch the unique sight of the majestic city landscape as well. The flight can be done anytime during the year, but the best seasons are spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). However, monsoon (June-August) and winter (December-February) experience heavy rainfall and snowfall, respectively. These can often cause mountain flights to be delayed or canceled as well.

    At Himalaya Land Treks, we specialize in tailored tours and treks around Nepal. We cater to all kinds of tourists, offering fixed groups at reasonable rates or entirely private tours. We also provide you with the choice to modify and change the itineraries as per your preferences.


    Transfer to Airport: You’ll wake up early morning and drive to the Tribhuvan International Airport. The flight is usually scheduled early in the morning as the skies remain clear. This trip begins in the early morning at around 6.30 am, 7.30 am and 8.30 am when you are most likely to get undisturbed views of the overall valley, including pristine mountains and landscapes.

    Embark on the Tour

    The Cabin Crew will provide you with detailed information about the peaks you'll see, the history and culture of the region, and interesting facts about the Himalayas. You'll also learn about the different types of vegetation and wildlife found in the region.

    During the flight, the cabin crew will provide you with refreshments, including tea, coffee, and snacks. The windows of the aircraft are specially designed for sightseeing, providing you with an unobstructed view of the mountains.

    It's important to note that the mountain flight is subject to weather conditions, and in case of bad weather, the flight may be delayed or canceled. In such cases, the airline will either reschedule the flight or provide a full refund.

    Overall, the mountain flight experience is an incredible opportunity to witness the beauty of the Himalayas without having to trek to high altitudes. It's a perfect option for those who have limited time or physical limitations but still want to experience the majesty of the Everest region.

    Return to Kathmandu

    After the unforgettable Mountain Flight experience, you'll return to Kathmandu and receive a certificate of completion, which serves as proof of your successful flight to Mount Everest. As you fly back to the city, you'll have the opportunity to admire the stunning Kathmandu valley, which is home to several popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the Pashupatinath Temple, the Boudhanath Stupa, and the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan.

    To cap off the experience, Himalaya Land Treks will host a farewell dinner for you. You'll be able to share your experiences with fellow travelers and savor traditional Nepalese cuisine while reflecting on the incredible sights you witnessed during the Mountain Flight tour. At Himalaya Land Treks, we aim to make your trip as memorable and enjoyable as possible.

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    Good to know before you travel

    Before embarking on this once-in-a-lifetime experience, there are several things that you should know to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.

    Research the Best Time to Book Your Flight

    The best time to book your Everest mountain flight is during the peak tourist season in Nepal, which is from September to November and from March to May. During this time, the weather is generally clear and sunny, providing the best visibility of the mountain range.

    Choose a Reputable Airline

    When booking your Everest mountain flight, it is essential to choose a reputable airline with an excellent safety record. There are several airlines offering this service in Nepal, and it is important to do your research to ensure you select a safe and reliable operator.

    Prepare for High Altitude

    Before boarding your flight, it is important to prepare for the high altitude of the Himalayas. This includes acclimatizing to the altitude by spending several days in the region before your flight, drinking plenty of fluids, and taking medication if necessary.

    Dress Appropriately

    The temperature in the Himalayas can vary greatly, so it is important to dress appropriately for your flight. Wear warm layers, a hat, and gloves to ensure you are comfortable during the flight.

    Bring Your Camera

    The views from your Everest mountain flight will be breathtaking, so don't forget to bring your camera! Make sure you have a fully charged battery and enough memory card space to capture all of the stunning scenery.

    By keeping these important considerations in mind, you can ensure a safe and unforgettable experience on your Everest mountain flight.