Why Paragliding in Nepal?
- One of the best adventure activities in Pokhara.
- While you are flying in the sky , you get to see Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain range including chiky piky Fishtail mountain.
- Visit Sarangkot hill station and capture picturesque Pokhara valley view,
- Enjoy your 40 minute flight and see the wonderful view of Phewa lake and World peace pagoda Stupa .
- After your paragliding flight you will get all your pictures and videos, that you can keep it as a life time achievements,
- Explore Pokhara
Paragliding in Nepal is a recreational and competitive flying sport. A Paragliding is a free-flying, foot-launched aircraft. The pilot sits in a harness suspended below a fabric wing, whose shape is formed by its suspension lines and the pressure of air entering vents in the front of the wing. Paragliding is a simple form of aviation requiring no mechanics, only the power of thermal uplifts.
By Paragliding, you can fill mankind's oldest dream: free flight and what better place to experience this exhilarating sensation than in Nepal. You soar wing tip to wing tip with the Eagles, a glistening lake below you and the formidable Himalayan peaks behind you as you glide through the crisp clean air.
A glider is a light, non-motorized, foot-launched inflatable wing. You launch yourself into the sky from a gentle slope facing into the wind. There are no sudden drops or plunges or the sensation of falling, so a fear of heights is not normally a problem. Everybody who takes the plunge is surprised at how quiet and peaceful this experience is. So if you like the idea of drifting comfortably among the clouds, then why not join in this magical experience.
Paragliding in Nepal is run in conjunction with a professional company registered with the civil aviation authority and the Nepal air sports association. The guides and pilots are all fully trained and experienced in Himalayan knowledge and local weather conditions. They operate with the utmost safety so you can rest at ease and enjoy your experience.
Paragliding in Nepal is one of the most adventure activities in Pokhara, Nepal. Paragliding in Nepal can be done from September through to June, though at time trips may be canceled due to unfavorable winds or conditions. If you are interested to leave the land and fly in the sky with the spectacular mountain views in Pokhara we are ready to manage such type of Paragliding course and flying package on your request.
This means you will be flying with a trained pilot. As a passenger, you require no previous aviation experience. You wear a comfortable harness which attaches you to the pilot and the glider. This type of flight allows you complete freedom to sit back and take pictures and enjoy the sensation of flight. If you wish, you can take over the controls under the guidance of your pilot and steer the glider through the sky. This is the most popular form of Paragliding.
10-Day Training course
You begin the course by learning to launch and ground handle the glider. During tandem flights, you will learn how to steer and handle the glider whilst in the air. You grasp the concept you can take small solo flights under radio Guidance to again your confidence. Then you can go fully solo on a high flight where you can experience the true freedom of the skies.
This is a two to three-day program combining trekking and Paragliding for experienced pilots. You soar among the clouds towards remote villages. From your landing point, you will trek back to town, taking in the culture of the ancient villages and the beauty of the landscape.
Paragliding takes place in Pokhara. Your launching place is at Sarangkot, a hill station 25 minutes jeep drive above Lakeside. Sarangkot is 1600 m above sea level. You launch by using the thermals and rise up above Sarangkot to see the stunning panorama of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu.
Paragliding in Nepal cost is not so much as you think and also there are no commissions it means you pay the real cost which is 110 USD each and you fly it is a really cool fly over the lake in Pokhara especially.
Best time for ParaglIding in Pokhara, Nepal
Paragliding is a short 30 to 60 minute flight in Pokhara. The flight begins after 9 am from Sarangkot till 3 to 4 pm (Until the almost evening). During the year almost every month, if there is no rain or wind you can fly, but the best time for Paragliding flight is in the autumn season( Mid of Sep. To End of Nov.). The autumn season is the best cause of clear weather, less wind and wonderful visibilities. Similarly, during the spring season (March to May) also you can fly and get an immense opportunity to explore mesmerizing views of the Himalaya and Pokhara valley.
Where is Paragliding flight to take off/take on in Pokhara?
The most popular Paragliding take off place is Sarangkot hill station and take on at Pame near the Phewa Lake.
After your flight, the related agent will drop you to your Hotel.
Roughly Paragliding flight schedule:
First Flight: 9:30 am
Second Flight: 11:30 am
Third Flight: 01:30 pm
Paragliding price per flight:
- For Nepali visitors- 8,000 NPR
- For Indian Visitors- 9,000 NPR
- For Other Country- $100 US
It is about 35 Minute flights.
Paragliding in Nepal Outline
8:00 am : Breakfast
8.30 am : Drive from Pokhara to Sarangkot
9:00 am: Reach to Sarangkot paragliding spot
9;15 am: Fly from the top of Sarangkot
10:00 am: Take on near Phewa lake and drop to your Hotel (10 minute drive)
It is only about 2 hours tour which begins with your Pokhara Hotel. Jeep will pick up you from your hotel and drop you to the top of Sarankot for paragliding flight than after landed they will also drop you at your Hotel. The flying duration will be about 45 minutes but if you want to fly more than that you fly but the price will be slightly high than general.
- Hotel to Sarankot pick up,
- Khahare to your Hotel drop,
- 45-minute flight with a professional pilot,
What's not included?
- Drinks, Food all kind of Drinks,
Sorry, No fixed departure dates are listed to group join, please request private trip
- Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure
- 30% of the total cost of the trip will be charged if cancelled between 60 to 30 days prior to departure date
- 60% of total cost of the trip will be charged if cancelled in between 30 to 14 days prior to departure date.