Airport Name: Jomsom Airport (IATA: JMO; ICAO: VNJS)
Location: Mustang (District), Dhaulagiri (Zone), Nepal
Major Attractions: Muktinath Temple; Kaligandaki River; Annapurna Trek Route;
Major Trek Routes like Kagbeni, Marpha and Mustang;
Saligram (Fossil Stone); Kaligandaki River George (Deepest
Gorge in the World); Mt. Annapurna; Mt.Dhaulagiri
Airport Type: Public
Airlines from Pokhara (PKR): Sita Air; Simrik Air (RMK 51, RMK 53, RMK 55); Tara
Air (TA 193)
Free Baggage: 15 Kg
Flight Duration: 20 minutes
One-way Ticket Fare: US $117
Situated at an altitude of 2800m, Jomsom (also known as Dzongsam or New Fort) is a town and administrative headquarter of Mustang District. Best known for its spares vegetation and dry climatic conditions. Jomsom has two magnificent mountains ranging above 8000m; Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Jomsom is an ultimate paradise for trek freaks. With the best trek route in the world, the Annapurna Trek Route and other adventurous trek routes like Kagbeni, Marpha and Mustang; Jomsom is no doubt the best place to experience trek adventure in the world. Jomsom is not only a dream destination for adventure seekers but also the holiest place for the Hindu`s. Mukthinath being among the highest temple in the world is holiest shrine for the Hindus. Kalingandaki River, considered itself as the sacred river is the source of the holy stone “Saligram” which is considered as thedepiction of the Greatest Hindu Ditty “Lord Vishnu”. Direct flight for Jomsom is only available from Pokhara Airport. A 20 minutes flight from Pokhara around the huge magnificent mountains is enough to give you thetop of the world experience. Though this place can be reached through road waybut Airway is the most common choice of people.
If you want to experience the magic of nature then it is the work ground of nature. The dry desert like climatic condition with scars vegetation along with thedeepest gorge in the world “Kaligandaki Gorge” makes Jomsom trip anunforgettable experience. Get your albums ready for the best tour photos in the world.
Airport name: Lukla airport/ Tenzing-Hillary Airport
Location: Lukla, Solukhumbu District, Sagarmatha Zone, North- Eastern Nepal
Airlines: Tara Air, Sita Air, Goma Air, Simrik Airlines
Free Baggage: .Total 15 Kg (10 Kg luggage/ 5 Kg Hand carry)
Flight Duration: 25-30 Minutes
Is thrill a thing of yours? If yes then Lukla airport is waiting for you at an altitude of 2860 meters (9,383 ft.). Commonly known as Lukla airport, Tenzing-Hillary Airport has a permitting weather condition with a very short and steep airstrip which makes it the unbeatable World`s Most Dangerous Airport. It lies in the Khumbu area of Solukhumbu District in the Sagarmatha Zone of North-Eastern Nepal. A flight of Half an Hour from the rush and turbulence of Kathmandu will take you to the serenity and calmness of Himalayas. This half an hour flight is enough for you to give the essence of heaven. If all these might only seem to be a snack for you then you might be wrong, because a whole buffet of mountain adventures, trekking etc. waits for you. Lukla being the gateway to Everest, airway transport is much preferred by mountain climbers and adventure seekers. Well facilitated Hotels and Lodge with varieties of Cuisines are available in adequate number. Twin –engine Dornier and Twin Otters of Simrik and Tara Airlines makes frequent daylight flight at daily basis. In total 4 airlines: Tara, Simrik, Goma and Sita Air operate their flight to Lukla. Flights at other time of the day aren’t suitable due to fluctuating weather and wind conditions. Some seasonal flights of Buddha Air and NAC are also available for certain period of time. In brief a flight to this awesome place would be a Lifelong Experience for you.