Explore Dolpa with Summit Air. Dolpa is the land of the isolated Tibetan Highlands. For the past few years, Summit Air has been successfully operating flights from Nepalgunj to Dolpa, connecting trekkers from different parts of the isolated land of the Himalayas. Summit Air is one of the safest and reliable gateways to the Dolpa Region.
Summit Air is formerly known as Goma air operated since 2011. In 2014, it started its scheduled operation with its factory new LET 410 UVPE-20 STOL from Kathmandu. It is using modern aircraft called LET 410 Russian-made 18 seater aircraft in Nepalese aviation. The airline uses three hub airports, namely, Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Nepalgunj. It is the only one to use Nepalgunj Airport as the main hub of operation and focuses on operating out of that base.
It mainly operates its flights to the remotest part of Nepal, where the surface road is rarely available. Such as Dolpa, Talcha, Surkhet, Jumla, Bajura to name a few. They are a team of qualified flight crew ‚ engineering team and the state of the art equipment.
Why explore Dolpa with Summit Air?
- Summit Air”The wings of Everest” in one of four states of brand new EASA and FAA approved l410 aircrafts to various destinations of Nepal including Dolpa.
- Safety records
- They have the best and aircrafts managed by the experienced team of engineering team.
- Super Experienced and highly qualified flight crew.
- Affordable fare rate along with the refund policy
- Hassles booking system
Summit Air Flight Schedule to Dolpa
The flight of Summit air leaves two days a week at 6. 00am in the morning from Nepaljung to Juphal airport, the only airstrip in the Dolpa region. The flight duration is 30 to 40 minutes. While onboard, you will witness the snow-capped mountains and small settlements.
Major Attraction of Dolpa Region
Thanks to Summit Air for connecting people to the Dolpa regions and booming tourism over the land beyond the Himalayas. Being the remote and isolated part of Nepal for many years, the land is untouched by modernity. The people over sill follow the Tibetan religion and practices that are very distinct and unique. Nothing compares to the sheer beauty or awe Dolpa Region has to offer.
Shey Phoksundo Lake, Dolpa
Via Summit Air, you can explore Shey Phoksundo Lake, Dolpa. Shey Phoksudo Lake lies in the Shey Phoksundo National Park, Dolpa which has an elevation of 3,611.5 m above sea level. It is an alpine freshwater lake that is regarded as the sacred place for the Buddhists and followers of the Bonpo religion. It is surrounded by rocky cliffs and deep forests.
Shey Gompa (Upper Dolpo)
Shey Gompa is a Buddhist monastery built around the 11th century. It is situated at an elevation of 4200m. It is a two-story monastery and painted in red color and contains Buddhist paintings. The place is restricted till 1989 and still, foreigners need to have travel permits to visit there. Very few people have visited the inner Dolpo and the upper Dolpa region. The village has been beautifully portrayed in the Eric Vallis movie called “Himalaya” also called Caravan. It has extremely and transparently depicted the lifestyle and the celestial burial of the upper Dolpo people.
Kang La Pass
Kang La Pass Lies just between Shey Phoksundo Lake and Shey Gompa. This pass is very challenging for Dolpa due it is rock-strewn trails. From this submit, you can see the astonishing view of Himalayan Peaks and deserted valley, and lush vegetation of the Dolpa region.
Summit Air is also actively participating in social contributions. They are involved in two social contributions called the Shanti School Project and the Snow Yak Project that is helping to improve the quality of education of the remote parts of Nepal.