Paragliding in Nepal

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 1 Day
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation Private Vehicle
Price US $ 80
Trip Style Tour
Best Season September to February
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Trip Highlights

  • Unique way to enjoy landscapes and series of towering mountains from sky
  • Experience life in air for around 40 minutes
  • Share sky with some unique birds of the country
  • experience mountains from possible close distance

To experience life in the air, paragliding tour in Pokhara is much-recommended adventure sports in Nepal. It is one of the youngest sporting events of the country that started from 2007 in Pokhara Lakeside. Experience of Paraglide gives you the sense of free-flying at best cost and time. The views of surrounding mountains from the sky, green forests, white clouds and blue lakes will discover a contented individual in you.

Sarangkot in Pokhara is the paragliding destination from where the flight takes off. The spot is 1,592m from sea level. In this flight of 30-40 minutes, you will share the sky with vultures, eagles, and kites. It is an ecstatic feeling to see villages, temples, and lakes from the sky. Moreover, you will enjoy series of towering mountains namely Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Lamjung Himal, Annapurna, and Himchuli. Finally, you safely land in Lakeside. Moreover, we also offer flights in Bandipur which is a Newar town located between Kathmandu and Pokhara. Here, you can stop and enjoy the beauty of nature, temples, caves, art, culture, and architecture.

Tandem Flights in Pokhara

Tandem flight is the flying adventure that involves a pilot flying with a passenger. Both pilot and passenger have their own harnesses that are attached to each other and the wing. Paragliding harnesses are made up for comfort and safety of the adventurers which are attached to the seat that feels more like an armchair. After take-off, the passenger just sits back and enjoys the beautiful views of Himalayas, rivers, lakes, and landscape. Pictures and video capturing can also be done which is not a problem as well. It is very portable that it can be taken anywhere and can fly from any of the mountains. Taking this type of flights with Nepal Trek Adventure will be more beneficial for you as it provides a reasonable offer with two types of flights.

Paragliding Tour Type 01- Cloud Buster

In this type of flight, we take off from Sarangkot and fly above the valley receiving the breath-taking view of ridges of trees, beautiful villages and also people shouting from below looking at you with wonder as you are the Birdman flying and circling over them. We return back from the flight gliding over the lake and return back to our main office in Lakeside via jeep. 

Paragliding Tour Type 02- Cross Country

This flight allows you to get an adventurous experience of the exploration side of flying. Each day is a different day so routes can be changed accordingly and provide the slightly different condition. There is the possibility of flying along the long ridge leading down the valley past Fewa Lake, prostate with the Annapurna range to your right. Other days we cross the valley and soar directly at these stunning 6,000 m + peaks. We will return to land near the lake where a transport will be waiting to take us back to our office in Lakeside.

Performing this type of adventurous activity does not need any kind of experience but guts are needed for sure. There is no age limit as well. People of any age can enjoy this sport. But kids and elderly people are recommended not to try because of the safety factor. Windproof jackets and sturdy shoes are required for this sport to prevent getting caught from cold and other factors. We also have set our weight limit at 100 kg for your safety. We provide you the best and well-experienced pilots (both national and international) to make your flight more interesting and ensure your safety.

Departure Date and Times

  • We everyday departure throughout the year
  • 9 am (clear view of Himalayas can be observed)
  • 11 am (best time for super XC)
  • 1 pm (best time for XC)

Where and how to meet the Team

As mentioned above, you can do the bookings two or three days before your trip. As Pokhara is the best destination for paragliding, you must have to be in Pokhara before a day. For your comfort, transportation service is also provided to take advantage of which you can simply contact us at +9779801017030 (Binod Sapkota). For this, you have to make us known about the hotel where you are staying in Pokhara and room number along with your contact number. The vehicle will be provided to you in order to reach the place from where you start your adventure with this sport and return back to the hotel.

Note- It is highly recommended to book the package at least 1 or 2 days before the day of flight in order to avoid disappointment that can occur while going directly to the spot for enjoying this sport. The best time for the event is September to February. You do not need any experience for paragliding as our instructor/pilot will give you detail briefing before the glide.

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    Don't bother with Nepal if you don't use Binod and his team.

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    This is my second time to Nepal, and if I can possibly help it, it will not be the last. Binod, Ram, and Radj are family at this point. That is the level of service you will get from Nepal Trek Adventure. I travel to Nepal solo and I have never once felt unsafe. The team and collection of partners in Nepal will never leave you feeling ripped off, cheated, or questioning your decisions. Make SURE you go to A.K. Imports for your pashminas, sweaters, and blankets. I am still shocked at how kind they were. And I never had to haggle. The experience you would want to get from a visit to Nepal will be magnified 10 fold with this company. The sky is the limit, literally for what Binod and his team can put together for your packages. I have paraglided over fish farms and rice patties, touched the birthplace of Buddha, had a private day of meditation deep in the Himalayas, been off the beaten path, and have shopped until I dropped in the local streets glittered with goods beyond your wildest dreams! Enjoy Nepal the right way with Nepal Trek Adventures

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