In a historic breakthrough, the first-ever mountain flight to Kailash Mansarovar commenced from Nepalgunj, opening up a new and convenient route for pilgrims and adventure enthusiasts.  

The inaugural Kailash Mansarovar Darshan Flight, the first mountain flight took off from Nepalgunj with 38 Indian pilgrims on board on 29th January. Operated by Nepal’s Shree Airlines in coordination with Siddartha Hospitality Group, Temple Trip Group, Pathil Holidays, the flight to Kailash Mansarovar lasted approximately one and a half hours.

Departing from Nepalgunj Airport, the flight soared to an elevation of 27,000 ft., offering breathtaking aerial views of the majestic Himalayan ranges. This new air route not only provides a faster and more accessible means for travelers but also promises a scenic journey, offering passengers a unique perspective of the awe-inspiring landscapes that surround the sacred site.

The decision to initiate mountain flights from Nepalgunj is a strategic move to facilitate smoother access to Kailash Mansarovar, reducing the travel time for pilgrims who previously had to rely on arduous overland journeys. The introduction of this air route aligns with the government's commitment to enhancing tourism infrastructure and promoting religious tourism in the region.

The commencement of mountain flights to Kailash Mansarovar is expected to have a positive impact on local economies, boosting tourism-related businesses and creating employment opportunities. Additionally, it reflects Nepal's dedication to preserving the cultural and spiritual significance of Kailash Mansarovar while simultaneously embracing modern means of connectivity.

Pilgrims and adventure seekers alike are enthusiastic about the convenience and efficiency this new air route provides, making the journey to Kailash Mansarovar more accessible and memorable. As the inaugural flight touched down, it marked not only the beginning of a new chapter in pilgrimage logistics but also a testament to the harmonious integration of tradition and modernity in the realm of spiritual travel.

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