Days: / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Facts of the Trip:
Flight Start: Kathmandu Airport
Flight Ends: Kathmandu Airport
Duration: 1 Hour
Carrier: Yeti Airlines or Buddha Air or Simrik Air
Price: US$ 275 per person including both way transportation
Best Season: Sept to May
Mountains Sights: Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang Range, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest and Many more.
DESCRIPTION OF FEW MOUNTAINS THAT CAN BE SEEN FROM MT. FLIGHT:
1. Langtang (7234m):
The first mountain, which can be seen, is Langtang. The valley of Langtang, which is not visible from the flight, is considered to be the most beautiful in the whole Himalayan region.
2. Gosainthan (8013m):
This mountain lies on the Nepal —Tibetan border. The tibetan name for this mountain is Shisapangma. It is related with many Hindus Mythologies especially of Shiva.
3. Dorjelakpa (6975m):
This mountain has a tibetan name, which means “the mountain of many sacred Thunderbolts”. This mountain is considered to be holy 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 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 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, the 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 as the highest mountain of the world and is named after Sir George Everest, and English surveyor. Sagarmatha, top of the universe, is the name given from Nepal, which means, “head of the sky” and Chomolongma in tibetan, which means, "mother godess of the world". Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa were first to climb Everest on may 25, 1953. As a coronation gift to queen Elizabeth.
PICKUP AT HOTEL AND AIRPORTTAX INCLUDED!
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.