flight in Nepal !
flight in Nepal
flight from kathmandu ! Mountain flight
great experience of Mountain flight
in Nepal !
The most enchanting flight to Mt.
Everest along with many other magnificent
mountains has given many mountain
lovers of the world to touch their
wildest dreams from the untouched
Himalayan heights of Nepal. The flights
last for about an hours early in
the morning and you will witness
beauties of Himalayas including
8 world's highest mountain peaks
out of 14 from a very close range.
Your visit to Nepal simply cannot
be considered complete until you
see the ever melting beauty of the
celestial Himalayas on board a mountain
As the aircraft lifts
up and heads towards the east, passengers
dont have to wait too long
to find out what is in store for
them. There they are the
mountains, as they always have been.
First to their far
left visitors see Gosaithan, also
called Shisha Pangma, Standing at
the majestic height of 8,013 m.
Immediately to the right of Gosaithan,
there appears Dorje Lakpa (6,966
m), a mountain that looks like
the number 8 lying down and covered
with snow. To the right of Dorje
Lakpa is Phurbi-Ghyachu,
which looms over the Kathmandu
As theplane moves
along, the mountains come closer
and closer. Next on the vision is
Choba-Bhamare, the smallest
one of the lot at 5,933 m but singularly
stubborn as it has never been climbed.
Then appears the mountain that is
not only prominent in sight but
also in spiritually Gauri-Shankar.
Lord Shiva and his consort Gauri
are said to protect
this mountain, at the proud height
of 7,134 m and the summit had a
history of unsuccessful attempts
till 1979.Gauri-Shankar is sharp
and very conspicuous during the
As the plane moves
towards the land of the rising sun,
the eastern Himalaya a succession
of glorious mountains follows. Melungtse,
a Plateau like mountain stretches
up to 7,023 m, Chugimago at 6,297
m is still a virgin, waiting to
be climbed. At 6,956 m, Numbur Mountain
resembles a breast, maternal source
in the sky providing pure milk to
the Sherpas of the Solu Khumbu.
Next is Karyolung, an intensely
white mountain that at 6,511 m gleams
with the rising sun. Cho-Oyu
is the eighth highest mountain
in the world. Reaching a height
of 8,201 m, it appears stunningly
beautiful from the aircraft.
Next on the menu is
Gyanchungkang, at a majestic height
of 7,952 m, considered an extremely
difficult climb. To the right of
Gyanchungkang is Pumori (7,161m).
As passengers get closer to Everest,
there's Nuptse (7,855 m),
which means West Peak, signifying
its direction from Everest. Finally,
theres Everest (8,848m)
itself, known as Sagarmatha by the
Nepalese and Chomolungma by the
Tibetans. Much has already been
written about Everest, but to actually
witness it face to face during a
mountain flight is something
else. Even while it looms therein
front of the eyes, it remains and
enigma, this highest spot on