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  • Duration 1 Hours
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Trip Destination Pokhara
  • Starts at Pokhara
  • Ends at Pokhara
  • Max. Altitude 2300 Meter
  • Trip Type Hot Air Ballooning
  • Transport Private Car
  • Accommodation Ask for Reservation


  • Newly introduced adventure activity in Nepal
  • Instant and safe Online Booking System
  • No charge on Credit Card Booking
  • Private trip and Group Joining Trip Available
  • Photos and Videos through professionals
  • 30 to 45 minutes on the chilled air above the lake city, Pokhara
  • Panoramic views of mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), etc.
  • Upside down view of Phewa Lake, Bindabasini Temple, and a whole of Pokhara City
  • Group Size: Max upto 8 People in 1 Basket (Less than 500Kgs)
  • Starting Point:Lauruk (Pokhara)
  • Ending Point: Bank of Phewa Lake (Phewa Taal)
  • Availability: General Hot Air Balloon Ride, Hot Air Anniversary Ride, Hot Air Engagement Ride, and Hot Air Birthday Ride

Hot air ballooning in Pokhara is one of the adventure activity which can make you feel like a bird flying in the high sky. In Nepal, ballooning offers the beautiful view of sunrise, the Himalayan ranges and peaks, and the mesmerizing lake of Pokhara city. It is conducted in Pokhara only, the city of lakes and caves.

Pokhara is 204.4 km away from Kathmandu and you can reach there in about 6 hours by road, or you can take a scenic flight of 30 minutes too. Then, you can transfer to Dhanpus or Lauruk, from where the balloon ride will take off.

Hot air ballooning was started a long time ago but it was stopped due to some reasons. But now it has again started with a bang offer of getting chance of flying 5 times a day i.e. balloon is permitted to fly for 5 times a day (but initially it will fly for two times: morning and afternoon).

It will fly 500m above the Pokhara city providing the spectacular view of mountains like Annapurna range, the Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Lamjung Himal, lakes, forests, and as a whole valley. On a clear day, the observed scenario remains even more breathtaking. The landing of balloon takes place in the bank of Mardi River.

The best months for a hot air balloon flight are September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, May which excludes the months of monsoon season (June, July, August). The flights take place daily during these months but also depend upon the wind and its direction of flow (eastward or westward across the valley).

People recommend different mountain flights and aircraft motions, but hot air ballooning is much more promising one than others as you will be on the basket and can enjoy the nature swinging on the air.

Nepal Trek Adventure offers you the opportunity to enjoy this adventurous sport without letting you bother about the prices, time schedules, and training/orientation program. You can book this sport with us and put all the responsibility on our shoulder and just enjoy this bold journey.

We will organize the whole trip for you including the hotel bookings, food and accommodation, and other facilities if you demand them. It will be easier for you to manage your time and schedule as you may be new to this natural land. You are heartily welcome to naturally Nepal where you can fly like a bird and overview its beauty with complete serenity.

Hot Air Balloon Packages in Nepal (Pokhara)

Hot air ballooning is the newest and interesting package of all time in Nepal, which has maintained its level to the highest when comparing to the other adventure sports in Nepal like Zip flyer, paragliding, rafting, bungee jumping, etc.

We have different packages for a balloon ride. Each is different from one another in different aspects. The price of the packages differs according to the height range to which we travel and the time interval in which we swing in the air. Some packages are listed below:

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Flying over the lake city of Nepal, Pokhara, looking over the mountain ranges of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, and Lamjung Himal for about 40 to 60 minutes is one of the best experiences one can ever have in a lifetime.

This magical voyage takes off from Pame and lands on the bank of Phewa Lake. Float around on the blue sky the clouds and birds and have a birds-eye view on mountains, lakes and the whole lot on sight. You can have a group joining or private hot air balloon ride, according to your demand, which will be arranged.

Fly like a bird with dancing clouds on the sky of the Lake City, Pokhara.

Hot Air Engagement

Hot Air Ballooning in Nepal has come up with this special offer of flying up in the sky and performing engagement ceremony. This private Hot Air Engagement flight continues for 40 to 60 minutes and will rise upon the height of 1000 feet above sea level.

Within this time span, you fly like a bird strolling by means of the clouds passing over the mountains like Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Annapurna, Phewa Lake thru the stunning lake city. This magnificent flying experience will literally stand upon your imagination. The balloon will take off from Pame and land on the bank of Phewa Lake.

Hence, make your special day more special with Hot Air Engagement Trip.

Hot Air Anniversary

Hot Air Anniversary is one of the magnificence in the hot air ballooning plan. This ballooning experience will let you fly over 1000 feet above sea level for 40 to 60 minutes. Views of mountains (like Machhapuchhre, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri), Phewa Lake, and whole Pokhara Valley can be observed with this balloon voyage.

The chilled air and cooler atmosphere will make your trip more profound. The balloon flying point is Pame and landing point is somewhere on the bank of Phewa Lake. Enjoy this grand opportunity of Hot Air Anniversary and craft your day outstanding.

Hot Air Birthday

Hot Air Birthday is the best chance to celebrate your birthday with near and dear ones in the most beautiful natural surroundings. It is the 40 to 60 minutes ride in Pokhara sky, 1000 feet above ground level.

The mountain Panorama (Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre), Phewa Lake and overall lake city attraction are somewhere beyond expectation and imagination of voyagers to absorb. The balloon take-off spot is Pame and landing spot is the bank of Phewa Lake.

Rejoice your birthday on the air with Nepalese natural environment with Hot Air Birthday package.

Contact for Hot Air Balloon in Nepal (Pokhara)

You can simply book this wonderful packages provided by us from our booking section. If you have any query about hot air balloon in Nepal, feel free to contact us anytime without any hesitation.

As the sport will start from Dhampus village which is 22 km far from the Pokhara, we can take there by any means. So, you just need to do is contacting us at our cell number +9779851017030.

If you are in Pokhara, we will meet you at our Pokhara office. Or, if you are in other places rather than Pokhara, we will take you there by any means of transportation you demand.

Hot Air Balloon Price/Cost in Nepal (Pokhara

Hot Air Tour/Type

Flight Duration (Minutes)  

Price in USD for Foreigners)  Price (For Nepalese)  

Group Joining Tour 

30 to 45 Minutes$130Rs. 9,500
Hot Air Romance
Hot Air Engagement
Hot Air Anniversary
Hot Air Birthday
 30 to 45 Minutes (Private Trip)$800Rs. 85,000

Hot Air Balloon Itinerary
Above cost includes both way transportation from Pokhara Lakeside Hotel and tea, coffee on the sky. Itinerary plays the vital role in booking the flight and maintaining the schedule for the overall journey.

As per itinerary, there are two shifts in the day i.e. morning and evening. You can get both sunrise and sunset view, sitting in the balloon via our sunrise shift flight and sunset shift flight. The itineraries go as follow:

Sunrise Shift Flight
5:00 AM Pick up from your Hotel (Only inside Pokhara)
40 to 60 Minute Drive to Pame
06:00 AM to 6:40 AM (Flight Starts: Depend upon Weather).

Sunset Shift Flight
04:00 PM Pick up from your Hotel (Only inside Pokhara)
40 to 60 Minute Drive to Pame
04:50 PM to 05:30 PM (Flight Starts: Depend upon Weather).

The cost includes below:
Pick Up and Return service inside Pokhara
Pre-Flight Refreshment and site seeing
Balloon Flight certificate
Insurance (if anything happens during the flight)

Additional Charges: (Nrs 1500)
In-flight Photo
Time-lapse Video of your flight

How to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu for Hot Air Balloon Ride?

The interconnection between Kathmandu and Pokhara is about 200 kilometers. Hence, this distance can be covered by utilizing private vehicles like car, jeep, etc, tourist vehicles and via flight too.

Kathmandu Pokhara Tourist Bus

Kathmandu Pokhara Tourist Bus Service offers roadway transportation between these two points. To reach Pokhara, the bus leaves Kathmandu Tourist Bus Park at around 7 AM. It will take around 8 hours reach Pokhara from Kathmandu, which means, you will reach Pokhara at around 2 to 3 PM.

Regardless of traffic jams and road conditions, the arrival and departure of the tourist bus vary. The tourist bus also stops on the hotel/tea house on the way for a meal. The total cost cited for this Kathmandu Pokhara Tourist Bus is $15. So, for booking this trip, click on Book Now.

Kathmandu Pokhara Private Car

Kathmandu Pokhara Private Car Service offers private road transportation between two hubs, Kathmandu and Pokhara. The private vehicle leaves the city as per your time and ease. The vehicle remains standby and upon your call, it will move forward.

The vehicles (car, jeep, van, etc.) and their cost depend upon the number of people incited within them. It will take around 6 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu in private vehicle including the time of meal on the way. Furthermore, for booking this roadway transport, click on Book Now.

Kathmandu Pokhara Flight

Kathmandu Pokhara Flight is the shortest and easiest way of moving from Kathmandu to Pokhara. It will take around 25 to 30 minutes to cover the distance. The total cost for the Kathmandu Pokhara Flight is USD 120 Per Person for One way flight.

In the on seasons in Nepal (autumn and spring), the flight tickets are not easily available, hence, preliminary information about your trip is a must. For more detail about this flight, check on Kathmandu Pokhara Flight and for booking, click on Book Now.

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What Our Clients Say
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    Mithril Van BurenBelgium,February 19, 2020

    Flying Adventure with Pokhara Balloon

    In one word, Amazing! Never would I have imagined the ride to be so much fun.  The view of the Mountain ranges from the Pokhara balloon ride was a treat to the eyes. The Pokhara valley just beneath us looked so magical. The Phewa Lake, the green landscapes, the snow-capped mountains were just so satisfying to the eyes. I have done a helicopter ride to the surrounding mountain, Mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre. I say this balloon ride is even better.  Looking at the red sun through the clouds from the basket was just like a dream. The cool breeze will make you more and more excited the higher up you go. Thank you, the Nepal Trek Adventures Team for the great arrangements. I had some trouble finding the company and after finding you guys, everything went smoother. I am very happy that you helped me with such short notice. I highly recommend the Nepal Trek Adventures for great customer service and fast response to any queries. Prescribed one!

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    Laney LasaterDenmark,February 06, 2020

    Perfect Selfie in Hot Air Balloon Basket

    I am addicted to social media. I take pictures of myself whenever I can and upload them to Instagram. But taking pictures isn’t easy, as you do activities like paragliding, rafting, and others as the body is constantly moving. The hot air balloon ride is different. You fly high in the sky and enjoy the beautiful view of the snow peaks and the valleys while staying inside the cozy balloon basket. Taking photos of the beautiful landscape was never a problem. The selfie I took with the stunning snow peak background came out great. I loved the hot air balloon ride with the NTA team. I strongly recommend this ride to all.


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