Everest Sightseeing Flight Tour lets you explore the beauty of the Khumbu region within the matter of an hour. The Everest region offers views of spectacular snow-capped mountains, deep valleys, gorges, ridges, rivers, and waterfalls, and more. There are many trekking packages that take you to the Everest Base Camp but it takes at least 10 days to complete those treks. So, the Everest Sightseeing Flight Tour is ideal for those who want to experience the beauty of the heavenly landscapes in the Everest region but don't have the time or energy to pursue long days of trekking. As the flight tour does not demand any physical fitness, it is feasible for people of any age group.
The Everest Sightseeing Flight Tour starts from Kathmandu according to our itinerary. However, it can be conducted from Pokhara as well. When the plane leaves the airport, you get the outstanding views of the hills covered in lush forests, rivers, waterfalls, and urban and rural settlements. The plane soars above all these amazing landscapes to reach the Everest region.
As the plane hovers above the Everest region you will get the up-close view of the the jagged mountain ranges. You will get a thrilling view of the peaks such as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, and more. The Gokyo Valley, including the Gokyo lake system, looks astonishing from the plane. You will get a gorgeous view of Khumbu Icefall and surrounding glaciers as you get closer to the Mount Everest. The climax of the flight is when you see the closest view of the Mt. Everest, with the summit only 20 miles away from you. After roughly an hour of sightseeing of the high snow-capped mountains and landscapes, you will return back to Kathmandu airport.
Our Everest Sightseeing Flight Tour is an amazing alternative of days of strenuous trekking to Everest Base Camp. The flight provides you with the opportunity to see the high peaks of the Himalaya region from up-close within an hour with the ease and comfort of the plane. The flights will be operated only when the weather conditions are right as your safety is our main priority. So, we recommend you to get prepared for any possible delays in the flight.
Everest Sightseeing Flight Tour Highlights
- Jaw-dropping views of Mount Everest from your window
- Various landscapes visible from the comfort of your seat
- Convenient way to get close to the mountains without spending days on the trail
- View of more than 20 mountain peaks of Everest region including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Makalu, Amadablam and more
- Windows seats to let you enjoy the unobstructed view of the landscapes
- Amazing view of the subtropical and alpine forests, river and waterfalls
The following price is for the flight taken from Kathmandu. However, the flight can be conducted from Pokhara too and there may be changes in the price.
For Nepalese: 11,500 NC Per Person
For Indian: 8,000IC Per Person
For Foreigner: USD $200 Per Person
Mountain flight can be pursued almost at any time of the year as long as the weather is right on that day. However, the flight is less appropriate in summer/monsoon season as the weather is really unpredictable and you can't get a clear view from the plane. Winter is the best season for the flight as you can get crystal clear view of the landscapes and it extra beautiful because of the snowfall in the mountains.
Clothes During The Flight
Even though the temperature will be normal in Kathmandu, it gets colder in the mountain region. So you will have to be prepared for the low temperature. It is better to pack jackets and warm trousers in your bag.
Food and snacks
You can bring light snacks with you during your flight such as nuts, dry fruits, candies, etc. It is best to enjoy the views with something to eat with you. However, you are not allowed to bring heavy food items on the plane.