Anyone who knows about the highest peak on earth, Mount Everest, at least once dreams about scaling the peak and standing on the highest point on earth. While thousands have tried and hundreds have succeeded, reaching the top of the world is no easy feat. While reaching the top of the Himalayas may not be possible for everyone, but it is possible to have an eyeful look at the Himalayas through the famous Everest Flight.
The Himalaya of Asia extending over a number of countries in south Asia is the youngest mountain range in the world that formed when the Indian plate crashed onto the Eurasian plate centuries ago. The Himalayan region of Nepal is not just a symbol of nature’s majestic beauty, but is also considered a sacred pilgrimage by different ethnicities. Mount Everest known as Sagarmatha (roof of the world) in Nepali and Chomolungma “mother goddess of the world” in the Tibetan language is regarded as the home of the Gods. Such importance to the peak and the entire region means that every soul on the planet would want to reach the unique, enthralling and exciting place which is hyped even more by the captivating stories of the lucky trekkers and mountaineers who have reached the Khumbu region.
But if trekking and mountaineering is not your cup of tea, we have the best key to unlock the heavenly paradise hidden in the country of Nepal within a very short time and without any hassle- Everest Mountain flight. With the growing tourism industry and the growth in infrastructures, Nepal has started providing the opportunity of mountain flights to tourists who might not be able to travel to the Himalayan region due to various constraints. The Everest flight tour begins from the airport in Kathmandu early in the morning on days when the weather is favorable. The Everest flight is conducted by a number of operators and the charge for the one hour flight is around 150 – 200 $. The Everest flight is a magical experience when you not just get to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Everest and other mountains in person but can also capture the once-in-a-lifetime experience in your flight deck photos.
While reaching the destination is the main thrill on other flights, the experience on the aircraft is what you will be cherishing in this experience. In the tiny yet cozy aircraft with a window seat for everyone, one gets to witness the glamorous Langtang range within minutes of take-off if the weather permits. The Everest flight flies parallel to the ranges and are pointed out and described by the air hostesses present in the aircraft. The friendly and informative nature of the stewardess and other crew members adds to the experience. It is a truly awe-inspiring sight as the peaks slowly come into view and you get a bird’s eye view from such close proximity. As the tallest peak on earth appears, one is filled with awe, delight and unbelievable surprise to be witnessing one of the greatest natural wonders in the world.
Though called the Everest mountain flight, one can also enjoy the views of Kathmandu valley and how the other parts of Nepal in the tour look amazing from such heights. The other mountains that are encountered in the flight are Gauri Shanker, Dorje Lakpa, Melungtse, Shisa Pangma, Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse and many more. The entire 45 minutes of the trip will be filled with the sounds of snapshots being clicked and people going “ooh “, “aah”, “Wow” at the sight of the majestic beauties that form the wonderful Himalayas. The best seasons to take the Everest mountain flight would be from February- April and October – November as the climate is mild and the weather is clear in these months letting you an unobstructed view of the Himalayan giants. With the safety on the flight and the unobstructed and enriching experience ensured, the almost one hour long Everest flight is worth every penny and anticipation before the trip. So if you cannot reach the highest point on earth, grab your chance to fly over it with a mountain flight As soon as possible !