Everest sightseeing flight takes lets you explore the beauty of the Khumbu region withing the matter of an hour. Everest region offers the view of spectacular snow-capped mountains, deep valleys, gorges, ridges, rivers, and waterfalls, etc. 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, mountain sightseeing flight is ideal for those who want to experience and enjoy the beauty of the heavenly landscapes of the Everest region but don't have enough time 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.
Everest plane flight tour starts from Kathmandu according to our itinerary. However, it can be conducted from Pokhara as well. When the plane flies from the airport, you get the outstanding views of the hills covered in lush forests, rivers, waterfalls, urban and suburban settlements, etc. The plane will fly 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 mountain ranges of the Khumbu region. You will get a thrilling view of the peaks such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt Amadablam, etc. The Gokyo valley including the Gokyo lake system looks amazing from the plane. As you fly over the Dudhkoshi river, you will get the spectacular view of Khumbu icefall and glaciers as you get closer to the Mt. 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. Completing the sightseeing of the high snow-capped mountains and landscapes in almost an hour, you will return back to Kathmandu airport.
Mountain flight 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 HIGHLIGHTS
- Fly over the highest mountain in the world
- Get a spectacular view of the snow-capped mountains and landscapes from the plane
- View of more than 20 mountain peaks of Everest region including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Makalu, Amadablam etc.
- Windows seats to let you enjoy the unobstructed view of the landscapes
- Amazing view of the subtropical and alpine forests, river and waterfalls
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, flight is more inappropriate 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 better to enjoy the views with something to eat with you. However, you are not allowed to bring heavy food items on the plane.