Mountains has been one of the major identity of Nepal. When you think about Nepal – it is mostly trekking, climbing or Everest. All of these activities requires more than one day, if by land. But a mountain flight in a clear morning will give insights of all the mountains at once.
Apart from Mountain flight – helicopter tour are even better for luxury holidays in Nepal.
Good morning flight will take you near to the towering mountains. Flight to the mountains will take off from Kathmandu airport. A small plane will take you in a sky safari in the sky mountains are taller than cloud lines. Video Gallery
What can you see in mountain flight in Nepal?
From the airport of Kathmandu – mountains can be seen from Tribuhuwan international airport itself. So when the flight takes off from airport – you will be flying next to the mountains, all most all of them. You will fly next to Mt Annapurna, Mt manaslu, Mt Langtang, Mount Everest and the entire range. Basically all the mountains that you can trek to their basecamps in Nepal.
You will be watching from the window of plane – a small plane which accommodate 10 – 14 people.
How much does it cost for mountain flight?
Mountain fight costs from USD 100 to 200. Mountain flight cost with Nepalgram starts from 120USD per person.
Mountain flights are often considered as a trekking trip extensions. Trekkers take a good morning mountain flight while they are in Kathmandu. You can take the mountain flight trip wither before the trek or after you are back in Kathmandu from trekking of Himalaya.
Nepalgram recommends mountain flight to anyone who loves mountains and has a spare morning in Kathmandu. After days or weeks long trekking in the ground of those trekking trail of mountains – an aerial view from the small aero plane will look awesome.
Shuttle service will be arranged by Nepalgram
If you are doing mountain flight with us, our representative will pick you from your respective accommodation and take you to domestic airport nearby for mountain flight that you have booked with us.
Respectively after completion of the flight – you will be driven back to your accommodation.
Tentative timeline for mountain flight in Nepal or “morning Nepal tour”
You will be following the timeline as below:
- 5:30 to 6:00 AM – Pickup from your accommodation by Nepalgram company representative
- 6:30 to 7:00 AM – Mountain flight
- 7:00 to 9:00 AM – Drive back to your accommodation
If you have ever used domestic terminal of airport in Kathmandu, you must have seen the announcement of Mountain flight departing in the early morning. Yes, those are the flights to the mountains. I personally thought where this destination “Mountain” is, but that’s what you have to take for mountain flight tour.
Departing from the domestic runway of Kathmandu airport, a small plane will take you closer the mountain ranges of Nepal Himalaya.
Mountain flight is a best morning activity for your leisure and fulfilling the desire to be close to the mountains. Keeping yourself in comfort, mountain flight will give aerial view of the mountain landscape. It is also nice to look down to the scattered villages of rural Nepal.
Spending quality time with your family and friends or taking your children to the mountains, whichever is your plan for your Nepal travels – morning Nepal tour can make it happen in the best way possible.
Which is the best time to do mountain flight in Nepal?
Mountain flight does not operate if the weather is bad.
Saying that, mountain flight can be done all year around. Sometimes, Kathmandu airport might be cloudy but once you take off in the plane, you will get above the cloud and mountains will come closer than you have ever seen.
Nepalgram will take you to the airport, arrange for the plane, and guide you back to the hotel.
Once your morning tour is done, if you have time; there are lots of other activities to do while you are in Kathmandu itself. Durbar Square, visiting the local monasteries or hiking on the hilltops of Kathmandu valley will fully engage your day in a beautiful lifestyle on the same day.
Mountain flight ends before noon. And we have activities till the evening, if you want to join.
5:30 to 6:00 AM – Pickup from your accommodation by Nepalgram company representative
6:30 to 7:00 AM – Mountain flight
7:00 to 9:00 AM – Drive back to your accommodation