The mountain’s lovers has the best option to choose the Mountain flight activity here in Nepal for the perfect bird eye view of the magnificent mountains and their ranges. The mountain flight service here in Nepal operates all the time except the monsoon season of June and July. Mountain flight lovers can enjoy the service from every domestic airways of Nepal with various offers.
The mountain flight offers you to enjoy the awesome landscapes of Nepal. The domestic flights offering the mountain flight service provides you the chance to see the world’s tallest peak that is ‘Mt. Everest’ and provides you with the camera range fly over the highest peaks. The fly over the highest mountains provides you the beautiful pleasure of feeling the fresh air and analysing the build up of the massive rocks and ice. The flight provides you the bird eye view of the giant mountains like Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (8501m), Cho oyu (8000m), Makalu (8475m), kanchenjunga (8584m). Some of the airlines of Nepal providing the Mountain flight services are:
It operates SAAB-340 and Dornier-228 aircraft.
Buddha Air started the operations with just one brand new Beech 1900D aircraft since October 1997. At present they are operating five brand new Beech 1900Ds. In a market where other airlines are operating aircraft 10 years or older aircraft, they are the only domestic airlines to be operating brand new pressurized aircraft.
Today they have been operating their flight across major cities of Nepal, like To and From Kathmandu, Pokhara, Bhairahawa, Simara, Janakpur, Biratnagar and also the spectaular Mountain Flight or Everest Experience.
Yeti Airlines is registered as a Private Limited Company and was established in May 1998. It has obtained “Air Operator Certificate” numbered 023/98 from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) issued on 17, August 1998 to operate commercial domestic flights to various destinations of Nepal.
It has the largest fleet of aircrafts at present – DHC-6/300 Twin Otters and Jetstream-41 covering major districts and cities within Nepal – mountain, hill and the terai regions. Yeti is the market leader in domestic air transportation in remote regions of Nepal which is not accessible by highways. The airline also operates to terai region of Nepal.
Fares of the Mountain Flights:
For Nepalese: NPR 6560 (one hour)
For Indian: INR 4100 (one hour)
For Foreigners: US$ 156 (one hour)