Nepal’s domestic airline’s network includes some of the most remote and spectacular airstrips in the world. The approaches to these airstrips are difficult. Many are on mountainsides surrounded by high peaks. Therefore, if there are clouds or high winds, the pilot cannot land. The classic remark by one captain explains the picture perfectly: We don’t fly through clouds because in Nepal the clouds have rocks in them’. Domestic service in Nepal is famous for delayed or canceled due to weather or technical problem however since regulation of the domestic airline business there are a number of private companies operating flights who provide better service and are far more reliable then government-owned Royal Nepal Airlines. Some of the airstrips; Lukla gate of Mt. Everest Region, Jomsom Airstrip, the gateway of Mustang, Dolpa, Dunai, Manang, Taplejung, Simikot, Phaplu are the most remote Airstrip in Nepal, Perhaps the worlds. During summer, from June to till mid-September, airlines do not operate flight due to heavy monsoon rain and clouds. From mid-September monsoon stop, weather changes and become clear, main trekking season begins a lot of individual trekkers and organized groups fly to those airstrips for trekking. If you are considered to book yours flight upon arrival in Kathmandu, you lose couple of days waiting for flight Ticket
There are several private airline companies operates a flight. BUDDHA AIR, YETI AIRLINES, GORKHA AIRLINES, SITA AIR, ROYA NEPAL AIRLINE operates the flights started in the below tables destination. All the flights operate remote airstrips LUKLA, JOMSOM, TAPLEJUNG, DOLPA, RUKUM, Lamidanda, Tumlingtar between 6 to 9 am daily. If you would like to fly those destinations on your willing date, we can assist you to advance issuing Ticket & flight reservation. Payment can be made by VISA CARD/MASTERCARD or could be transferred to the Nepal Travels and Expedition Pvt.Ltd Account Collect your ticket upon arrival, or if you provided us yours Hotel address, we will bring to your hotel. If you required pick up service we will be happy to do so.
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