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High up in the hills, north of the Indian subcontinent the golden rays of the early morning sun kiss the glistening white cover of snow on one of mother natures magnificent monuments, the majestic Himalayas. "Himalaya", a Sanskrit word, literally means, "abode of snow" Hima means snow and alaya means "abode".
Since ancient times, extremely devout: Pilgrims of those lofty mountains and they named it "Himalaya". The unmatched beauty of the Himalayas has lured visitors from far and wide since the 19th century.
Its Fame as the highest mountain chain in the world has never failed to draw the highest number of climbers and trekkers from around the world. Moreover, the Himalayas represent the awesome power, beauty and grandeur of Nature. Welcome to the Himalayas.
Let us take on an enchanting tour of the high Himalayas. Sit by the window in a SAAB 340 B aircraft as you cruise by the lofty Himalayan peaks. Admire the sparkling clear view of such giants as Lhotse (8516m), Shisha Pangma (8013 m), Langtang (7234m), Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest 8848 m) and Ama Dablam (6812m). The panoramic view of the seemingly endless chain of snowy peaks leaves the observer incredulous. Flying over the glaciers and the lesser peaks or gazing at such towering mountains as the Everest from close range leaves one speechless. It is indeed an unforgettable experience.
Out of 14 Himalayas of the world having the height above 8,000m, there are 8 in Nepal. They are Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Chooyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna. The Himalayas stretch east to west covering an astounding distance of 2500km. Beyond this range can be seen the Tibetan plateau-the roof of the world. Cruising at an altitude of 25000ft you find yourself above the clouds and flying over numerous small peaks. The view is breathtaking. The extra clear glass windows and large cockpit provide the passengers a superb and undisturbed view. Our Stewardesses ever at your service also provide valuable information about the mountains and help you identify them as they appear before you. Airlines operate fully guided Everest sightseeing flights everyday with its window seat to every passenger. Each window provides a clear view of the mountain ranges.
Moreover, Passengers are giving the opportunity to view the peaks from the cockpit, thus enjoying the pilot's eye-view. The Everest sightseeing flight is an experience of a lifetime.