The early morning, one hour ‘Everest Mountain Flight‘ (weather permitting) offers a panoramic view of the highest peaks on earth. As the aircraft takes off from Kathmandu (1,337m/4,385ft) you see Shisa Pangma (8,013m/26,283ft), Dorja Lhakpa (6,966m/22,848ft) and Phurbi Ghyachu (6,637m/21,769ft), which loom over the valley.
Everest (8,848m/29,021ft) is in view about 20 minutes into the flight, as are Ama Dablam (6,814m/22,350ft), Kongde Ri (6,086m/19,962ft), Kangtega (6,783m/22,248ft), Thamserku (6,618m/21,707ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,932ft), Nuptse (7,864m/25,794ft) and Tabuche (6,495m/21,304ft).
The flight goes over Lukla (2,840m/9,315ft), then up the Dudh Koshi valley to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft). During the flight you will get to enjoy the fabulous views of the mountains, Tengboche monastery (3,860m/12,661ft), villages and valleys below.
Dates & Pricing:
Daily – Early Morning
Flight Cost : US $ 280
Cost Include & Exclude:
Services of a tour officer
Airport transfers (drop and pick up to/from hotel)
Airfare (one hour flight in the Everest area)
NOTE : Full refund of US $ 280 in case flight gets cancelled due to bad weather