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Paragliding in Nepal

Paragliding is a relatively new adventure sport in Nepal, and is the simplest, safest and least expensive way of discovering the joys of flying alone experience the aerial views of the magnificent Himalayas. Sarangkot, at 1,592 m above Lakeside in Pokhara Valley, is the jumping off point for paragliders. 
We take a 20 min jeep ride from Pokhara uphill to Sarangkot view point 2000ft above Lakeside. This is where we begin the unforgettable adventure. From here we can see three of the highest mountains in the world. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Manaslu (all over 8000m).  
Gliding is a weather depending sports and the flying season in Nepal is from November through February, the best months being November and December. The takes off point for these flights is from Sarankot (1592m.), which also offers prime views of Fewa lake and mountains at sunrise and sunset and the landing is by the Fewa lake. The observing glory of Annapurna range and beautiful landscape around Pokhara valley, virgin Mt; Fishtail (Machhapuchhre), Lamjung Himal, Annapaurna Himal, Himchuli, Fewa Lake, Rice field, Rivers and settlements are below giving you thrills with a great photographic opportunity. 
Tandem Flight: 
Tandem flying involves a passenger flying with a pilot. Both have separate harnesses that are attached to each other and the wing. Paragliding harnesses are built for comfort and safety; they feel more like an armchair. After take-off the passenger just sit back, relax and enjoys the unfolding magnificent sceneries. Because paragliders can foot launch and gently foot land again and are very portable we can take them anywhere and fly from most mountains in Nepal

Day to day itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara, transfer and rest in Hotel, discuss about next day programs.
Day 03: Full day in Pokhara - Paragliding and Sightseeing.
Day 04: Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 05: Full day in Kathmandu, sightseeing and shopping.
Day 06: Fly back to your country.
Best Season for Flying Conditions
You can go paragliding in Pokhara year-round as long as it’s not raining and the thermals are active.
The peak season for bookings matches the normal tourist season in Nepal – September/October/November and February/March. The fall months are the clearest where thermals develop quickly with easy, high flying of up to 3000 m.
The best time for flying, however, might be if you catch a lucky window of clear skies during the monsoon season of July and August when the vegetation is lush and the rivers are thundering.
Weather and Flying
Max (°C) Min (°C) Flying conditions
September - -   80% of good days
October 27 16 Very good
November 23 12 Very good
December 20 8  Very good
January 20 5 Very good
February 23 8 Very very good
March 20 15 Strong
April 32 16 Very strong
May 34 20 Good
June - - 80% of good days
July - - 70% of good days
August - - 50% of good days
Note: If you have time to stay in Nepal we will arrange you accordingly such as a Chitwan jungle safari tour, Lumbini, Nagarkot tour, Rafting etc.
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Trip cost Includes / Excludes

Cost Include(s)

  • All airports pick up drop by private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on Bed and Breakfast
  • Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu and in Pokhara with private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist bus (flight on your request, cost will be extra)
  • Paragliding activities in Pokhara
  • Dinner in Pokhara with Cultural program

Cost Exclude(s)

  • Personal equipment.
  • Personal travel Insurance.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation.
  • Personal expenses/Bar bills.
  • Tipping for staff.

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Trip Note

Please: Write your intention without any hesitation; we will give response with detail information as soon as possible. The price will depend on the no of pax in group and program schedule. Above day-to-day program schedule can be changeable according to our valued client’s intention and the situation of weather.

Trip Equipment

  • Remember to wear a pair of good ankle support shoes (this is for take-off and landing)
  • Wear warm clothes, as in a pair of jumper/jacket and long trousers
  • Bring your own camera if you want to make a picture while you are in sky
  • If you suffer from any kind of travel sickness then to take anti-sickness pills or not to eat anything heavy before the flight

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Trip Facts

Trip Destination:
Paragliding in Nepal
Todal Duration:
8 Days
Group Size :
No limit
Best Season:
July -
Plane or bus
Trip Cost :
$Price on request

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