is the youngest yet highest mountain range in the world
and forms a natural border for Nepal in the northern
front. For Nepalese these mountains are the sacred abode
of the god and goddess. There is no deny that walking up
and down the hills for a close view of the Himalayas is
very much worth the effort and time consuming. But
Mountain flights being operated by domestic airlines of
Nepal make possible to see those Himalayan peaks with
easier way within short period of time. The duration of
the flight is almost one hour but can be varied as the
offers given by different airlines. The major peaks that
can be seen from this flight are Mt Everest, Nuptse,
Pumori, Cho- Oyu, Gaurishanker, Dorge Lakpa etc.
Most of the domestic airlines operate mountain flights
from Kathmandu around the year except in the monsoon
seasons of June and July. This Flight is one of the
highly favorite extra activities of the tourists
visiting Nepal. They combine this flight as a part of
their tour and travel program.
About Major Peaks are seen from Mountain flight
Mt. Everest is the highest mountain of the world was
discovered in 1852. It is named after Sir George
Everest, an English surveyor. Nepalese people call
it Sagarmatha means top of the universe and
Qomolongma in Tibetan. Sir Edmund Hillary and
Tenzing Norgey Sherpa were first to climb Everest on
May 25, 1953 as a coronation gift to Queen
Mt. Lhotse lies to the south of Everest. Its name is
derived from Sherpa language spoken by people
staying in Himalayan region which means " South
Peak". The first ascent of this mountain took place
in 1956 by the Swiss.
This single mountain has two peaks and also has two
names together because the Hindus believe that the
mountain looks like the pair of Gods Shiva and Gauri
(Parvati). This holy mountain was restricted till
1977 for the climbers. It was only in 1979 that an
American - Nepal group reached the summit.
Langtang is the first mountain can be seen from
Mountain flight. It lies in the north south of
Kathmandu valley. The valley of Langtang, which is
not visible from the mountain flight, is considered
to be the most beautiful in the whole Himalayan
This mountain lies on the Nepal - Tibetan border.
Some people also call it Gosaithan. This mountain is
related with many Hindu Mythology especially of Lord
Outline of Itinerary
Early morning drive to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).
One hour mountain flight by domestic airlines. Back to
the hotel or continue sightseeing as your tour program.
Total Cost: USD 170 Per Person
The Cost covers following services:
1. Air Fare
2. Airport Tax
3. Airport transfer by private vehicle
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