At 29,029 feet, Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world and a popular location for thrill-seekers searching for the best skydiving experience. The jump happens in Nepal’s Khumbu region, which is home to the Himalayan mountain range. The Everest skydiving begins at a height of 23,000 feet and descends to the ground in around 60 seconds.
Skydiving is one adventure sport on which there should and is a high focus on safety. You will go through a full training program with skilled instructors to make sure you are at comfortable and competent before you plunge in. The equipment used for skydiving is also of the finest caliber and is regularly maintained to ensure that it is in perfect working condition.
The instructors who will be with you during the jump have completed extensive training and have a wealth of expertise. They have performed countless jumps and have the skills and knowledge required to guarantee that you have a fun and safe experience.
From the time you arrive at the drop zone until the finish of the jump, the instructors will remain at your side. They’ll outfit you with the required gear, go over the safety precautions with you, and support you all the way to the leap.
You will fly to the notorious Lukla airport from Kathmandu, where the journey begins. Flying into Lukla airport, which is perched on a hill plateau above a cliff face on one end of the runway and a mountain on the other, is an unforgettable experience in and of itself. From Lukla, our jumpers will travel for two days across a lovely river valley to Namche Bazaar, the seat of the Sherpa nation.
It takes an hour to trek up to the dropzone, the Shyangboche airstrip, from Namche Bazaar. A Japanese hotelier developed the airfield in the 1980s so that visitors could arrive by single-propeller aircraft. The single-prop planes are no longer used, but the airstrip is still there and continues to serve as the most beautiful drop zone on earth. Our itinerary includes an extra night in Namche for acclimatization, giving us plenty of time to familiarize ourselves with the drop zone and prepare for the jump.
Although skydiving in the Himalaya presents a special difficulty, the risk is reduced because to our team of skilled jump masters, tandem instructors, DZ safety officials, pilots, medics, and ground staff. A full briefing and familiarization with the DZ is given prior to each skydive in Nepal. Before you strap into your parachutes, our tandem instructors and jumpmaster will go over all the steps and safety measures.
Booking the Dive
Skydiving excursions may be booked fast and easily in Pokhara. In the city, a lot of tour companies provide skydiving packages. Our experts at Pokhara Info can add skydiving to your travel plans if you’d like to give it a try.
For foreigners and Nepalis, a single tandem skydiving costs app. US $1700 and Rs 195,000, respectively. To guarantee a position, it’s a good idea to reserve your leap well in advance.
Include warm clothing, supportive shoes, and a camera to record the moment when you pack for your trip. The ideal skydiving months in Everest are from September through November.
One experience that should not be missed is skydiving over Mount Everest. Why not take the risk and arrange for your Everest skydiving experience today? This is a unique opportunity that is certain to be a life-changing experience for you because so few individuals have really done the jump. And whatever you need to prepare or enjoy the trip, Pokhara Info is here for you.