Mountain flight and city tour is one of the best ways to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and the diverse culture of Nepalese people. Kathmandu is the heart of Nepal, framed for its beauty and historic and holistic places. Surrounded by green mountains walls above which tower mighty snow-capped peaks, this spiritual city is the home pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhist.
Mountain Flight in Nepal is one of the most exhilarating things and is a marvelous journey to the majestic Himalayas. It is also known as “Everest Experience” flight. This is an hour journey towards Mt. Everest and unending Himalayan ranges.
When you depart from Kathmandu to the mountain region, a sudden flash of the high mountains appears to your eyes. Firstly, you experience Mt. Shisha Pangma (8,013 meters), then you will see Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 meters) mountain lying downward. Mt. Phurbi-Chyachu lies on the right of Dorje Lhakpa. Similarly, you will get to see many such beautiful mountains which will touch your heart. This journey will be the best tour package for everyone.
Note: The spectacular one-hour flight around the Himalayas of Nepal is taken by 06:30, 07:00 every morning. So, for this phenomenal experience, we have to leave our hotel one hour before the departure time i.e. 05:30, 06:00 accordingly.
Pick up from your hotel 5:30 am for the flight
Early in the morning, our tour operator will pick you in the morning and transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your amazing tour of the Himalayas. Depending upon the weather and visibility, you will be starting your mountain flight at around 6: 30 or at 7: 00 in the morning, according to the package you have selected.
After you depart from the Tribhuvan International Airport you can see the beautiful Kathmandu Valley lying just below you. This amazing mountain flight tour to the Himalayas lasts for one hour. In this one-hour time, you will have supernatural world roof’s experience as you will be flying entire over the eastern Himalayan range of Nepal. This mountain flight will offer you the bird eye views of the Mount Everest- worlds highest peak, which further extends up to Mount Makalu. Our mountain flight will make a circle of high mountains and then return to domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International Airport.
8: 30 AM Relaxation and Breakfast
After a one-hour flight to the pristine Himalayas, we will visit a restaurant and relax for a time being. In the restaurant, we will have our breakfast and collect energy for the day. Before starting our pilgrimage tour, our tour guide will give you the brief detail about today’s tour.
9 AM Visit to Pashupatinath Temple
After having a breakfast, we will begin our tour around Kathmandu valley. We will start our pilgrimage tour from the visit to the most sacred Hindu Temple of Nepal- Pashupatinath Temple. This holy temple is situated on both the banks of the Bagmati river on eastern edges of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath is the principal temple of Lord Shiva and is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for a devotee of Shiva. The main temple of Pashupatinath temple is built in a pagoda style has a gilded roof, four-sided covered in Silver, and the finest wood carving. Visiting this sacred place will give you the spiritual satisfaction.
12 Noon Visit to Boudhanath Stupa
After spending an hour or two in Pashupatinath Temple, we will take a twenty minutes ride to one of the largest stupas in South Asia- Boudhanath Stupa. This stupa is built in 14th century on the ancient trade route to Tibet after the Mughal invasions. Boudhanath stupa looks like a giant mandala- diagram of Buddhist cosmos. There are over fifty Tibetan monasteries around the area, beside the main stupa. You will be busy appreciating the outstanding architecture and spectacular art of ancient Nepal including neighboring Tibet as well. It is the best place to attain a sense of purity and peace.
2: 30 PM Swoyambhunath Stupa
After Boudha, our next destination is Swoyambhunath Stupa. It is also the last destination of the day. Swoyambhunath also was known as “Monkey Temple” is the ancient and energetic religious architecture lying at top of Hill, overlooking most of the part of Kathmandu Valley. From this temple, you can capture the panoramic view of the entire Kathmandu city. According to the myths, it is said that the glory of Kathmandu Valley began from this point. It is one of the best places to observe the religious harmony of Nepal. The area of this temple is fairly large. So, you can spend an hour or two within the vicinity of temple observing the magnificence of the place.
5 PM Drive Back to Hotel
After spending a quality time at the vicinity of Swoyambhunath Stupa, we come to the end of our tour. From Swoyambhunath our tour representative will drop you back to your hotel then put a stop to our amazing tour experience.