For those who are restricted by time or other considerations from going trekking in the, there are mountain flights that offer a panoramic encounter with the highest peaks on earth. The plane departs from Kathmandu and flies alongside the Himalaya to give you eye-level view of the snow peaks and then bring you back in one hour. You will see Shisa Pangma (8013), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Choba Bhamre (5933m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Melungtse (7023m), Numbur 6956m, Karyolung 6511m, Cho Oyu (8201m), Gyachungkang (7952m), Punor (7161m), Nuptse (7855m) and the Everest (8848m).
The mountain flights are operated by various domestic airlines of Nepal with their Beech crafts, Dorniers, Avro, SAAB, EMB and ATR-42.
Price : USD 140+21 per person. (Window seat guaranteed). Transfer from hotel to airport and back included in the price.
Airport tax : USD 3 extra