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Everest Mountain Flight from Kathmandu

Trip code
Package name Everest Mountain Flight from Kathmandu
Duration 1
Max. elevation m
Level Beginner
Transportation Ground & Air Transportation
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route
Cost USD 250 per person



Everest Mountain flight is a leisurely way to view the Himalayan ranges of towering peaks with Mt. Everest. Passengers can enjoy the comfort of a spacious seated aircraft with a sweeping panorama of the Himalayas Snow Mountains. Within an hour of relaxing and exciting flights, full of thrill from the moments the aircraft lifts from the ground.
Everest Mountain flight is an opportunity for all types of people and age groups. Enjoy the majestic views of the world’s highest Mt. Everest with Lhotse and Mt. Makalu. Most wide-world travelers are unaware that Nepal captures the 8th of 14th world’s highest peaks. The country boasts hundreds of above 6,000 m and 7,000 meter peaks. 

Most of the tallest peaks are located in the Nepal Himalayas, which makes the country a paradise for a wide range of adventures. From trekking to mountaineering includes other various outdoor sports and exciting activities for interested travelers. For visitors in Nepal, with limited holiday duration for trekking around the Himalayas. The trek to Everest Base Camp takes more than 10-12 days’ round trips. Where Everest Mountain flight fulfills your dreams, being close to the Himalayan giant mountains in just an hour of time frames. 

Everest Mountain Flight started in Nepal more than three decades ago, providing travelers to enjoy the wonders of the Himalayas. It is an excellent and exclusive way to catch a 380° panorama of the Himalayan range. In the comfort of airplanes, where all the passengers get a guaranteed window seat.
Everest Mountain Flight is one of the best modes of enjoying a holiday in Nepal. Nevertheless, Everest Mountain Flights is popular and highly appreciated by all the visitors as one of the easiest and most pleasant ways. Where all can enjoy the spectacular views of Mt. Everest and the Himalayas.

Best Season for Everest Mountain Flights:

Visitors can enjoy the Everest Mountain Flights, around all seasons of the year, on a clear morning. Excluding the wet monsoon of summer times of mid-June to August. The right favorable and the best seasons are spring and autumn/fall, including winter times if the day is promising. The spring begins in early March and ends in May, where most days are bright with sunshine for longer hours. From early 6:30 am till 5 pm, it can get cloudy afternoon sometimes with chances of light rains.
The next best season is autumn/fall, from September to November, where most days are fine and clear for views and walks. But much colder morning, late afternoon, and nighttime. It gets much colder during the late afternoon, but it is a pleasant season of autumn/fall. Visitors can also enjoy during the winter time of Christmas and New Year Holidays. 
Most days are bright and sunny, with cold mornings and late afternoons. But an enjoyable time for views and mountain flights.  

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Everest Mountain Flight ( at 5 am)

From 5:30 am to 8 am including airport transfers and security check;

Rise early by 5 am and be ready at 5:30 am for the Everest Mountain Flight. Skipping breakfast for later and getting ready, the Treklanders Adventures staff will receive you at the hotel. For a short drive of less than an hour or 45 minutes to the domestic air terminal. Then check-in at the respective airline's counter, and after getting the boarding pass, proceed for a security checkup. As flight time gets announced, then make way to the aircraft parking, and get on board as per the seat allocated. 

By 6:30 am or 7 am. The plane lifts off from the runway, then enjoy, the alluring scenery of Kathmandu city and the valley. Surrounded by tiers of rolling green hills dotted by rows of terraces and farm villages. As the plane gets higher views of the snow-capped mountain range appear, overlooking Manaslu and Ganesh Himal towards the west. The plane diverts east with views of Langtang and Jugal Himal range in the north with majestic Gaurishankar.

As the plane heads further north-east views of Numbur, Cho-Oyu, and Mt. Everest with Lhotse and Nuptse Peaks. Includes most of the mountains of the Khumbu Himal range with Mt. Makalu and as far as Kanchenjunga in the far east. 

The captain and stewards also announce the names of the famous mountains including Mt. Everest. After half an hour, the plane drives back to Kathmandu, where passengers are seated on opposite sides. 

Can catch the views of the whole Himalayan range of peaks, as well as of the country's beautiful green landscapes. After the exciting scenic moments, the plane makes a landing, and then the walk leads to the exit from the airport. The airline staff hands you a memorable gift, a certificate in appreciation for taking part in the Everest Mountain Flight.

From the terminal walk to the car park for a short drive back to the hotel. After a most exciting, mesmerizing moment and feeling worth the experience in joining on Everest Mountain Flight.    

The aircraft models for Everest Mountain Flight:

In Nepal, there are several private airlines, that operate the domestic sector and Everest Mountain Flight. Nepal Airlines is the national carrier for both domestic and international with 2 Airbus A 330-200 viz-9 N ALY aircraft with 256 Economy class and 18 Business class. A major domestic airline is Buddha Air with Twin Turbo Engine aircraft. Saurya Airlines, Shree Airlines, Simrik Airlines, Tara Air, and Yeti Airlines with SAAB-340, or Jet Stream Engine. Some of the airlines with smaller aircraft for mountainous short runways and parking. Only Dornier and Twin Otter similar model aircraft are suitable for mountain airports, like Lukla, Jomsom  Jhupal so on. 

The Everest Mountain Flight operates from 6 a.m. onwards till late morning time on good weather, with a fine clear day.


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