Description of few Mountains that can be seen from the Mt. Flight: –
1. Langtang (7234m):
The first mountain, which can be seen, is Langtang. The valley of Langtang, which is not visible from the mountain flight, is considered to be the most beautiful in the whole Himalayan region.
2. Gosainthan (8013m):
The mountain lies on the Nepal – Tibetan border. Tibetan name for this mountain is Shisapangma. She is related to many Hindu Mythologies especially of Shiva.
3. DorjeLakpa (6975m):
This mountain has a Tibetan name, which means “the mountains of many sacred Thunderbolts”. This mountain is considered to be holy mountain for Buddhists and climbing permission was given only in 1964, and it was not climbed until 1981.
4. Gauri-Sanker (7134m):
This single mountain has two peaks and also has two names joined together because the Hindus believe that the mountain looks like the pair of Gods Shiva and Gouri. This holy mountain was restricted till 1977 for the climbers. It was only in 1979 that an American – Nepal group reached the summit.
5. Lhotse (8516m):
As this mountain lies to the south of Everest, name given by the Sherpas is Lhotse, which means” South Peak”. The first ascent of this mountain took place in 1956 by the Swiss.
6. Mount Everest (8848m):
This Mountain was discovered in 1852 and is the highest mountain of the world, is named after Sir George Everest, and English surveyor. Sagarmatha, top of the universe, is the name giver by Nepal which means, “mother of the world” and Qomolongma in Tibetan. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa were first to climb Everest on May 25, 1953. As a coronation gift to Queen Elizabeth.
The program starts right from the TIA (Tribhuvan International Airport, capital Airport).
Experience the awe-inspiring grandeur of the Himalayas with a Mount Everest Sightseeing Flight. In just under an hour, this captivating aerial journey unveils a breathtaking panorama of the world’s highest peaks, including the iconic Mount Everest. Specially designed windows ensure every passenger enjoys uninterrupted views of the rugged terrain, terraced fields, and towering summits. As the aircraft ascends from Tribhuvan International Airport, the urban sprawl of Kathmandu gives way to undulating foothills, creating a prelude to the monumental spectacle ahead. Expert pilots provide insightful commentary, enriching the experience with intriguing facts about the various peaks and landmarks visible from the sky.
The flight’s early morning timing guarantees optimal visibility, as the rising sun bathes the landscape in a golden glow. This creates a truly enchanting atmosphere that enhances the surreal beauty of the journey. Suitable for all, regardless of physical ability, this Mountain Flight offers a rare opportunity to witness the Himalayas’ splendor in its most pristine form. In essence, this aerial odyssey is a transformative adventure, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of those fortunate enough to embark on it. It’s a chance to encounter the world’s highest peaks in a way that words can hardly describe—a memory that will forever evoke the majesty and mystique of the Himalayas.
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU
Arrive in Kathmandu – upon arrival our airport representative will meet, assist and transfer to Hotel. Welcome drink at hotel and proceed for briefing regarding the program. At evening you can visit Thamel marker, Casino and clubs at your own. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 02: FULL-DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Early in the morning drive to Kathmandu Airport and have a scenic 1 hour 30 minute Mountain Flight Tour. After breakfast and early morning activities proceed for full-day sightseeing tours. Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City, Swayambhunath Stupa, Jal Narayan(Sleeping Vishnu), Narayanhiti Royal Palace Museum, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight stay at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Mountain Flight: Mountain Flight offers a spectacular aerial view of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest. Departing from Kathmandu, Nepal, it provides a safe and comfortable experience with skilled pilots and great photo opportunities. It’s a must for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike.
Kathmandu City: The heart of Nepal, Kathmandu City is a vibrant blend of ancient traditions and modern life. Its bustling streets are lined with intricately designed temples, markets, and historical sites. The Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage site, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the city with its palaces, courtyards, and temples.
Swayambhunath Stupa: Often referred to as the “Monkey Temple,” Swayambhunath is an ancient stupa perched atop a hill. The gleaming white dome is adorned with the watchful eyes of Buddha, symbolizing enlightenment and wisdom. From here, one can enjoy panoramic views of the city and its surroundings.
Jal Narayan (Sleeping Vishnu): This sacred site features a colossal statue of Lord Vishnu reclining on a bed of serpents, floating on a cosmic ocean. Carved from a single stone, it is a remarkable example of ancient craftsmanship and Hindu devotion.
Narayanhiti Royal palace museum: The Narayanhiti Royal Palace Museum, located in Kathmandu, Nepal, was once the residence of the Shah dynasty monarchy. It gained global attention after a tragic event in 2001. Following Nepal’s shift to a federal democratic republic, the palace was converted into a museum in 2008. It showcased royal artifacts and offered insights into Nepal’s cultural heritage.
Bouddhanath Stupa: As one of the largest stupas in the world, Boudhnath is a hub of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. The towering white dome is adorned with colorful prayer flags, and the area is surrounded by monasteries and shops selling religious artifacts. Pilgrims and tourists alike circumambulate the stupa, spinning prayer wheels and offering their devotion.
Pashupatinath Temple: This revered Hindu temple complex is located along the banks of the sacred Bagmati River. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva in his manifestation as Pashupati, the Lord of Animals. The temple’s intricate architecture and the rituals performed here provide a deep insight into Hindu spirituality and funeral practices.
DAY 03: DEPARTURE
After breakfast and early morning activities, transfer to the international airport for your onward departure flight.
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