Annapurna Mountain Flight Tour is a unique tourism activity of Nepal. Take off on an airplane for a short tour of the tallest Himalayan peaks in mid-western part of Nepal including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Fishtail, Lamjung himal and Manaslu as you fly close to mountains. This is the best alternative to see and ‘touch’ the Himalayas if you do not have time or interest in trekking.
The flight also offers fantastic bird-eye views of glaciers, rivers, green hills and trans-Himalayan landscape.
Annapurna Mountain flight program is offered by Yeti and Buddha Airlines along with helicopter companies. This half an hour-long flight is only conducted in the morning from Pokhara airport.
The Annapurna Mountain flight itinerary includes boarding an early morning flight from Pokhara airport. 30 minutes-long flight offers spectacular, up-close views of mid and western mountain ranges
The major highlights of Annapurna Mountain flight Tour are as follows:
Annapurna mountain flight price for international tourists other than Indians will cost US$180 per person. The package cost is inclusive of window seat, shuttle services to airport, taxes and flight certificate. Indian and Nepalese can enjoy Mt. flight at a discounted rate.
Please find the shortest and less traffic route map below.
Here is what your short itinerary look like for enjoying Annapurna Mountain flight.
Annapurna Mountain Flights are operated round the year in Nepal. However, Winter (Dec-Feb) and Spring (Mar-May) seasons are usually the best periods for Everest Mountain Flight as the weather is predictable and mountain visibility is clear.
Winter season (December, January, February) is best for Everest Mountain Flight. In addition to enjoying great mountain views, winter season also offers views of snows, frozen lakes and glaciers.
Spring Seasons or March, April and May, is another perfect time for Everest Mountain Flight. Not only is the visibility of mountains crystal clear, you will also get to witness lush green hills and colorful flowers.
Autumn Season (September, October and November) is generally a low season for Everest Mountain Flight. Still, you can enjoy views beautiful scenery of mountains, rivers and valleys.
Monsoon season (June, July, August) is a rainy season in Nepal. So, Everest Mountain Flight during monsoon season is not possible due to adverse weather condition. Also, the visibility of mountains is not clear.
Annapurna Mountain Flight for international tourist other than Indians cost approximately US$230. Every passenger on the mountain flight will get a window seat.
Indian travelers can avail special discount on Everest Mountain flight. Indians can enjoy mountain flight at INR 9000 per person. This rate depends on flight availability, season and marketing schemes of the airlines.
The cost of Everest Mountain Flight for Nepali tourist is NRs. 13000. The rate may change based on season and flight availability.