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Moutain Flight

You can take a breathtaking flight right over the mighty Himalayan peaks. The flight takes you close to Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world and other majestic peaks giving you an experience of a lifetime-Mount Everest 8850 m. the top of the world along with nearly 400 km Himalayan range and the Tibetan Plateau.

The Roof of the World can be covered within an hour flight called Mountain Flight or Everest Experiencing Flight. It starts early in the morning- with the sun rising in the Himalayas as you fly to the east from Kathmandu Airport for an hour. This is the quickest way to see the Everest and other many snowy mountains. You are provided with a window seat from where you can enjoy the whole flight viewing the snowy peaks, and the view from the cockpit is just truly magnificent.

Mountain flight ticket cost only US$ 198.00 Per Person. This price includes reception at your hotel and transfer to Airport and return to your hotel. The flight is for one hour, departures from Kathmandu domestic airport and lands at Kathmandu domestic airport. Flight departs early in the morning.

Aaradhana Travels & Tours offers daily Mountain flight through various domestic airlines, take-off from Kathmandu airport in the early morning for an hour worth of spectacular mountains scenery. Mountain flight is suitable for all categories of traveler. For those who are restricted by time from going trekking can get panoramic view of the Himalayas in just an hour. As the aircraft lifts up and heads towards the east, passengers don’t have to wait too long to find out what is in store for them.

First to their far left visitors see Gosaikunda, also called Shisha Pangma, Standing at the majestic height of 8,013 m. Immediately to the right of Gosaikunda, there appears Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m), a mountain that looks like the number 8 lying down and covered with snow. To the right of Dorje Lakpa is Phurbi-Ghyachu, which looms over the Kathmandu Valley.

As the plane moves along, the mountains come closer and closer. Next on the vision is Choba-Bhamare, the smallest one of the lot at 5,933 m but singularly stubborn as it has never been climbed. Then appears the mountain that is not only prominent in sight but also in spiritually Gauri-Shankar. Lord Shiva and his consort Gauri are said to protect this mountain, at the proud height of 7,134 m and the summit had a history of unsuccessful attempts till 1979. Gauri-Shankar is sharp and very conspicuous during the mountain flight.

As the plane moves towards the land of the rising sun, the eastern Himalaya a succession of glorious mountains follow. Melungtse, a Plateau “ like mountain stretches up to 7,023 m, Chugimago at 6,297 m is still a virgin, waiting to be climbed. At 6,956 m, Numbur mountain resembles a breast, maternal source in the sky providing pure milk to the Shepas of the Solu Khumbu. Next is Karyolung, an intensely white mountain that at 6,511 m gleams with the rising sun. Cho-Oyu is the eighth highest mountain in the world. Reaching a height of 8,201 m, it appears stunningly beautiful from the aircraft.

Next on the menu is Gyanchungkang, at a majestic height of 7,952 m, considered an extremely difficult climb. To the right of Gyanchungkang is Pumori (7,161m). As passengers get closer to Everest. there’s Nuptse (7,855 m), which means West Peak, signifying its direction from Everest. Finally, there Everest (8,848m) itself, known as Sagarmatha by the Nepalese and Chomolungma by the Tibetans. Much has already been written about Everest, but to actually witness it face to face during a mountain flight is something else. Even while it looms therein front of the eyes, it remains and enigma, this highest spot on earth.

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