Everest Flight

Trip Facts

Program Code: AHT-MF-012 | Duration: 1 days | Program Type: Everest Flight | Minimum pax: 1 | Mode of Travel: 1 hour Flight | Start Trip: KTM airport | End Trip: KTM Durbar Squre | Flying Hour: 1 hours | Program Grading: grade

Trip Overview

  • Standing View from Langtang all the way to Makalu
  • Close Mount Everest
  • Deep flight
  • Landscape 
  • Unbelieveable Himalayas view 

Mountain flight is known as Everest flight, flying over the Himalayan range including Mt Everest.  Mountain flight is suitable for all categories of travelers. For those who are restricted by time from going trekking can get panoramic view of the Himalayas in just an hour is the best from Everest flight.

As the aircraft lifts up and heads towards the east, passengers don’t have to wait too long to find out what is in store for them. There they are the mountains, as they always have been. First to their far left visitors see Gosaithan, also called Shisha Pangma, Standing at the majestic height of 8,013 m. Immediately to the right of Gosaithan, there appears Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), a mountain that looks like the number 8 lying down and covered with snow. To the right of Dorje Lakpa is Phurbi-Ghyachu, which looms over the Kathmandu Valley.

As the plane moves along, the mountains come closer and closer. Next on the vision is Choba-Bhamare, the smallest one of the lot at 5,933 m but singularly stubborn as it has never been climbed, then appears the mountain that is not only prominent in sight but also in spiritually Gauri-Shankar. Lord Shiva and his consort Gauri are said to protect this mountain, at the proud height of 7,134 m and the summit had a history of unsuccessful attempts till 1979.Gauri-Shankar is sharp and very conspicuous during the mountain flight. As the plane moves towards the land of the rising sun, the eastern Himalaya a succession of glorious mountains follows. Melungtse, a Plateau – like mountain stretches up to 7,023 m, Chugimago at 6,297 m is still a virgin, waiting to be climbed. At 6,956 m, Numbur Mountain resembles a breast, maternal source in the sky providing pure milk to the Shepas of the Solu Khumbu. Next is Karyolung, an intensely white mountain that at 6,511 m gleams with the rising sun. Cho-Oyu is the eighth highest mountain in the world. Reaching a height of 8,201 m, it appears stunningly beautiful from the aircraft. Next on the menu is Gyanchungkang, at a majestic height of 7,952 m, considered an extremely difficult climb. To the right of Gyanchungkang is Pumori (7,161m). As passengers get closer to Everest, there's Nuptse (7,855 m), which means West Peak, signifying its direction from Everest. Finally, there’s Everest (8,848m) itself, known as Sagarmatha by the Nepalese and Chomolungma by the Tibetans. Much has already been written about Everest, but to actually witness it face to face during a mountain flight is something else. Even while it looms there in front of the eyes, it remains and enigma, this highest spot on earth.

Outline Itinerary

  • Early morning half an hour drive to Domestic Airport (Tribhuwan International Airport) 
  • Check in / process to Boarding pass
  • One hour Mountain flight near Mt Everest 
  • Hot Breakfast 
  • Full day sight seeing in Kathmandu city tour with city guide and Car
  • Transfer to Hotel

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