Get To The Highest Peaks Of The World Without Trekking

Get To The Highest Peaks Of The World Without Trekking

To touch the mountains or encompass oneself around the mountains has always been a dream for people. Some prefer to do long treks to Himalayas whereas others enjoy observing them closely. Whatever you choose will surely leave you with splendid recollections.

Interlocked by India and China, Nepal is a small country in South Asia. It might be small with just an area of 1,47,181 km2 but it has the highest mountains in the world. Among the 14 mountains in the world that are known as "Eight-thousanders " 8 of them fall in Nepal. Nepal has always been recognized as the land of Himalayas as there 1,310 peaks above 6000 meters. The highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest lies in Nepal with an elevation of 8,848 meters. Similarly, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Annapurna are the mountains above 8000 meters.

Everest Makalu Lhotse

Travelers from around the world travelling Nepal have strong desires to climb these mountains. However, all cannot fulfill their dreams of climbing due to lack of time and other reasons. Although, you cannot climb, there are other several ways of experiencing them. Among them, mountain flight is the best option for mountain lovers. It grants you the opportunity to have closer views of mountain ranges. The views are so near that one can almost touch the mountains. Mountain flights is a must-do list for those who are unable to trek and want closer mountain views.

Buddha Air was the first company that flew its plane up to 25,000 ft providing the nearest possible views of mountains. Buddha Air, the leading domestic airline in Nepal has continuously been providing daily mountain flights. In fact, its maiden flight on 11 October 1997 was also an Everest Experience mountain flight.

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Buddha Air's mountain flights start from 6 am every morning. Guaranteed window seat is available to all passengers. Buddha Air has ATR 42-300 with 24 seats and ATR 72-500 with 36 seats. There are two types of flights and they are:

  • Everest Experience: This flight takes off from Kathmandu. This flight will take you to Everest region and lets you observe magnificent views of the highest mountain in the world. On the flight you will also see spectacular views of other majestic mountains such as Langtang Lirung and Makalu. To get full details, you can visit Everest Experience.
  • Pokhara Mountain Flight: Pokhara Mountain Flight operates from Pokhara. This flight will give you panoramic views of beautiful mountains such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt.Dhaulagiri, Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Mt. Lamjung and Mt. Manaslu. To get full details, you can visit Pokhara Mountain Flight.

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Buddha Air's Everest Experience mountain flight has also been awarded the Certificated of Excellence by Trip Advisor for two consecutive years on 2017 and 2018. So if you are in Nepal, don't miss the moment to fly in Himalayas. Book your mountain flight with Buddha Air and be ready to go on mystical trip high up in the clouds.