Mountain flight in Nepal (Fixed-wing)
For those who do not wish to trek to the Everest region, the Everest-experience mountain flight is a great alternative to view the eastern mountain range of Nepal. All four of Nepal’s leading airlines Buddha Air, Yeti Airlines, Guna Airlines and Simrik Air conduct the 55 minute to 1 hour Everest flight. The flight costs around US$ 230 per person. Each passenger is guaranteed a window seat. Mountain flights start around 6:30 am in the morning and passengers are required to arrive at the airport around 5:30 am. And a full refund is provided if flights are cancelled due to bad weather.
Mountains one can see on the flight:
Below is a photo of Yeti Airline’s brochure showing mountains one can see on the flight east of Kathmandu.
These include Gauri Shanker and Melungtse.
These include Numbur, Cho-Oyu, Pumori, Nuptse, Sagarmatha, Lhotse, Amadablam and Makalu.
Video of mountain flight:
Mountain flights out of Pokhara:
Besides a flight to the view the eastern mountain range of Nepal, it is also possible to charter a plane to view the mid and western mountain range of Nepal out of Pokhara: