Starting PriceUS$ 100
Duration of Trips30 Min Days
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Max. Altitude:1600 (Sarangkot)
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Paragliding in Nepal
Paragliding in Nepal is an incredible opportunity to see the Himalayas from a unique perspective. As you soar through the sky, you'll have the chance to share airspace with a variety of birds, including griffin vultures, eagles, and kites. The views are stunning, with a chance to see villages, monasteries, temples, lakes, jungle, and of course, the majestic Himalayas. Pokhara, a beautiful lakeside town located at the foot of the Annapurna Mountains, is a popular destination for paragliding. The best season for paragliding in Nepal is from October to April.
There are a variety of options available for paragliders of all experience levels. For beginners, a three-day introduction course is offered, while more experienced paragliders can opt for tandem flights with an instructor. The main area for paragliding in Nepal is the Pokhara valley, which offers views of three of the world's highest peaks. The climate in this region is reliable and conducive to paragliding, making Pokhara one of the best destinations for the sport in the world. So if you're looking for a thrilling and unforgettable experience in Nepal, consider trying your hand at paragliding.
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal/ transfer to hotel
Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist Bus / Overnight at Hotel
Day 03After breakfast drive to Sarangkot for Paragliding.
Where to Glide in Nepal?
Gliding is a weather dependent sports and the flying season in Nepal commences from November through February, the best months being November and December. The takes off point for these flights is Sarangkot (1592m.), which also offers prime views of Fewa lake and mountains at sunrise and sunset (provided the skies are clear) and the landing is by the Fewa lake. No previous experience is required as qualified pilots provide a short briefing before launching.
You will take a 20 min jeep ride from Pokhara to Sarangkot the viewpoint. From here we can see 3 of the highest mountains in the world. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manasalu, all over 8000 m. We offer 3 types of tandem flight from here.
Chapakharka is the most beautiful take off site in Kathmandu which is located at 2100m from sea level. This area is cool with green hills and a wide variety of vegetation and birds. It is a pollution free spot with good wind inflation to fly. It is just 13 km far from Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.
Kot Danda is another breath taking paragliding spot within the Kathmandu valley which is also 12km from Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu. This location is more suitable for those wanting to practice thermal navigation but it does not mean it lacks any of the green vegetation and birds.
Godavari is located approximately ten kilometers from both Patan and Kathmandu, and many outdoor enthusiasts flock here to enjoy the breathtaking views and beautiful landscape. It is known as one of the popular hiking and paragliding destinations in Nepal due to its rich wildlife and natural splendor. The garden is an extravaganza of plants, trees, ferns, flowers and orchids. Godavari is also famous for its butterflies, which can be seen gliding peacefully amongst the beauty and splendor of the garden. Godavari is one of the most picturesque and diverse destinations in Nepal and has much to offer visitors from fascinating sights, breathtaking natural beauty and paragliding.
Fulchowki is the highest green hill in Nepal. It is good for one day trekking with breathtaking height. It has the tallest radio broadcasting tower and it also has a shrine for the goddess Fulchowki which is situated at the peak of the mountain.
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