Starting last October 26, AirAsia X will be adding three more flights to its existing 7 flights per week between the two capital cities.
The increased frequency will run over a 9-week period until December 31 this year. The October-December period is considered to be the peak season for the said route which necessitates additional service.
AirAsia X is the long-haul brand of the low-cost giant AirAsia Bhd. It has its main hub in Kuala Lumpur and flies to long-haul and regional destinations across Asia.
According to the airline's CEO, Dato Bernard Francis, the three additional flights will offer travelers more options and schedule flexibility. The peak season for travelers to and from Nepal usually falls on this period due to the clear skies and pleasant weather.
October and November are said to be the best months for tourists to enjoy the natural wonders of Nepal which hosts to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world owing to its location high in the Himalayas range.
Trekking is said to be a perfect activity in Nepal from October to November as tourists will be treated to an awe-inspiring scenery all over the country which hosts to some of the tallest peaks in the world and the unparalleled beauty of its countryside.
Tickets for the period are now available for booking online via airasia.com. Travelers will still enjoy the same all-in low fare one-way trip from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu.
Kathmandu is the official capital and the largest city in Nepal located in Kathmandu Valley near the southern slope of Himalayas Mountains. It is the most historic city in the country as it straddles along the area where ancient civilization once flourished.
Kathmandu is the most modern among cities in Nepal and the major cultural, educational, industrial and commercial center in the country. It hosts to a number of tourist attractions which include ancient temples, palaces and UNESCO heritage sites.
Outside Kathmandu, one can take a 200-kilometer drive to the city of Pokhara, which is situated in the world famous Annapurna region. The region is noted for its spectacular scenery as it hosts to a bewildering array of natural wonders like towering snow-capped mountains, rivers, lakes and wilderness.