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Everest Mountain Flight

For those who really want to see the Himalayan mountain range without the physical test of trekking up it, the best way to see the snow-capped peaks of Mt. Everest is to take a mountain flight. Departing from Kathmandu airport, this 1-hour flight offers you stunning views of the world's highest peaks. Only two companies offer these mountain flights, Yeti Airlines & Buddha Air.


Please note that the flights are highly dependent on the weather, and the flight will be cancelled if the visibility is bad. There often are also delays caused by fog at Kathmandu Airport, so please reserve the entire day for this flight to permit for unpredictable changes in the weather.

料金 Price

●Air Fare: US$198
(including airport fee US$3)

Additional Transport Fees

●1 Sedan 【Round Trip】: from US$25 (Maximum 3 passengers) 
●1 Wagon 【Round Trip】: from US$40 (Maximum 5 passengers)
●English speaking guide to and from the airport: An additional US$13 charge

※ Please note that there will not be a refund on the transportation, even if the flight gets cancelled due to unforeseen weather circumstances.
※If your Flight is cancelled, we can assist changing the flight to a different day; or it can be done at the Kathmandu Airport counter.

Cancellation Policy ※As of 01 Nov. 2017

Please note our cancellation policy which will be applicable:

※If the cancellation is received 2 days prior to the flight 【Communication must be received before 5PM local time】: 10% of the full price of the tour cancellation charge plus a US$15 (handling charge) will be deducted from the refund amount.

※Cancellation received 1 day prior to the flight: 33.33% cancellation charge plus US$ 15 (handling charge) will be deducted from the refund amount.

※Cancellation received on the day of the flight: 100% cancellation charge will be incurred.

※Flight cancellation due to weather circumstances or if the airline cancels the flight, a US$15【handling charge】 will be deducted and the rest of the amount will be refunded.

※There is a chance that the flight schedules may be re-arranged/ changed by the airline companies without prior notification.

※The total airfare for the flight is around US$206 (As of 2014).

Inquiry / Reservation

Any tours that interest you on our website may inspire further questions so please feel free to contact by email or phone. You can even visit our offices convenient to your location to speak directly to a representative, but please make an appointment in advance. If you need us to arrange the private transfer to or from Kathmandu airport or an English speaking guide, please inform us in your email of: Dates of your travel, the full name of each person (as it appears on your passport), the total number of participants, and need for any transfers (hotel name) is required to make the reservation. Once we confirm your participation, we will send an invoice of each trip, inform you of the payment methods and start issuing the tickets.
**The flight tickets are issued after the payment is confirmed. E-tickets are sent to each traveler via email.
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Please Note: Everest Mountain Flight

The mountain flights are highly affected by the weather. Please expect delays, as well as frequent cancellation (even after 2-3 hours of delay) due to weather conditions and visibility. Also be aware, that even if the flight leaves Kathmandu, there may be additional delays in landing due to fog in Kathmandu, and cases where the flight may be redirected to Pokhara if the weather is too bad. So we highly recommend to reserve the flight in the morning and avoid making early afternoon plans, if you are planning to take a mountain flight.

Flow

Since the flight is dependent on the weather, both the weather in Kathmandu and Everest area have to be taken into consideration. If either is cloudy or have heavy fog, the flights may get delayed or get cancelled completely.
  • Check in the airport in Kathmandu early morning.
    The seat number is written in your boarding pass.
    Once the flight is ready, with fine weather, there is an announcement to board the flight will be made.
  • Window seats are guaranteed for all passengers.
    The flight takes off from Kathmandu and lands back at Kathmandu airport.
  • First you can enjoy the aerial view of the Kathmandu Valley, and then after you break through the clouds,
    enjoy the beautiful, snowcapped mountain range.
  • You can even go to the cockpit once during the flight.
  • This is the view from the cockpit.
  • The airplane will fly parallel to the mountain range around for around 20 minutes and then turn around to head back to Kathmandu Airport.
    The total flight is around an hour with this magnificent Himalayan mountain range but it is surreal.