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Scenic flight over Mt Everest

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Scenic flight over Mt Everest

Comments on the Internet suggest to leave extra time, as the weather condition may be unpredictable and flight may have to be re-scheduled for another day.

Would 3 days in Kathmandu help? Trip is in late November.

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1. Re: Scenic flight over Mt Everest

Hi

The mountain flights can get cancelled because of the weather so being in KTM for a few days makes sense. The weather in November is typically good for these flights because it's post-monsoon so there is little cloud and before much winter fog occurs. Three days should be enough - plenty of other things to see and do in KTM during that time.

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2. Re: Scenic flight over Mt Everest

Awesome! Thank you.

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3. Re: Scenic flight over Mt Everest

November is usually not affected with the weather neither with the monsoon and nor with fog so that is good time to travel.

It is a picturesque flight for 55 min.

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4. Re: Scenic flight over Mt Everest

in november change of flight cancellation will be low. but its better to book in advance there is chance of not getting seats

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5. Re: Scenic flight over Mt Everest

In the main I agree with what has been posted – Although mountain weather conditions can never be guaranteed, the chances are reasonably high that you will get to do your mountain flight within your allocated 3 days, and If you are lucky, on day one :-)

The best flight to book is the first one of the day, this is scheduled to depart at around 06.30, so it does mean an early start – Get the agent that you buy the ticket from (or your hotel) to arrange an early morning taxi to pick you up from your hotel to take you to the airport as taxis can be difficult to find in the early morning – Take a coffee at your hotel while awaiting your taxi as last time I was in the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Tribuvan Airport, the coffee was both very expensive and practically undrinkable

BTW - The reason that I Always suggest people should take the first available Everest flight is that if the morning is clear, you get the very best of the mountain views, and if it isn’t then flights take off in their original flying order, so the first flight of the day is always the scheduled first flight of the day, even if it is 2 or 3 hours late !! – OK, This might end up with you hanging around the airport for a while, but better that then booking a later flight and having to go back the next day to try your luck again !!

Good Luck and Happy Safe Travels

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6. Re: Scenic flight over Mt Everest

Good advice here. Try to get the first flight some you have lots of options that day.

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7. Re: Scenic flight over Mt Everest

Everest flight can be enjoyed on day 2 morning i.e., in the beeginning of the tour so that if there is any cancellation atleast you have option of next day.

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