The Best way to see Mt. Everest. For those people who are unable to make a trekking trip to the mountains due to lack of time or physical fitness, can experience breath-taking as well as the closer panorama of the Himalayan Ranges with the Mountain Flights. Mountain flights are offered by different Domestice Airlines in Kathmandu Valley operating their small but safest aircrafts. This one hour flight takes you the the Eastern Himalayan Ranges of Nepal, some of the highest peaks in the world including Mt. Everest The flight is an altogether different feeling as one comes face to face with the worlds tallest and most enigmatic of Mountains.
The mountain flight gives the best opportunity to get the closest and the best view of Mount Everest (8,850 meters) & other peaks. Among others, it includes Shisa Pangma (8,013 meters), Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Melungtse (7,023m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), Pumori (8,171m), Nuptse (7,855m), Lhotse (8,516m) & Amadablam (6,856m).
The flights are operated every morning from Kathmandu domestic airport. In the entire trip, the height of the flight fluctuates between 6500 to 7000 meters depending upon the mountain peak it is revolving around. These flights take the passengers as close as 5 Nautical miles to the Mount Everest.