Pokhara is quickly turning into the paragliding capital of Nepal and with the whole Annapurna range on view and two or three great take-off sights reachable on vehicles. Attempt a pair paragliding flight with a qualified pilot and glide like an eagle. Paragliding in Nepal is a wonderful experience that you will find only at the Pokhara with stunning scenes of the city and the mountains.
Types of Paragliding in Nepal:
There are different types of paragliding. Some of them are as follow:
Tandem Paragliding in Nepal
Tandem paragliding means you are seated in a separate harness in front of the pilot where you can sit care-free and enjoy your surroundings, take pictures and talk with your pilot during the flight. It is quite comfortable apart from a large void beneath your feet.
Discovery Tandem flight
The instructor guides you while you’re in the sky and the gentle wind touching your face is what makes the discovery tandem flight wonderful. You can enjoy the bird’s eye view from the top as if you are really flying. Discovery tandem flights enable you to see the countryside, the green fields, hills, rivers, and lakes. If you are looking for a little acrobatic experience before landing, you may get to enjoy that as well.
Cross country tandem flight
If flying without the bound of the territory is what you are seeking then cross-country flight is one of your best choices. Flying over the unfamiliar area alongside birds and the gentle breeze with the pilot can give you the best perspective and experience of paragliding in Nepal.
Expedition tandem flight
The resolution of flying in the sky is something interesting and once in a lifetime experience. You can share a flying experience with the group, share the journey and fulfill your purpose. All this is possible with expedition tandem flight.
Experiencing acrobatic moments in the air by rotating vertically over the middle of the glider is more fun and thrilling than it sounds. With the acro tandem of flight, you can do it as much as you want to. Performing airborne tricks and mid-air stunts can amaze every possible viewer. So, go ahead and be a crowd-pleaser if you want to.
Agencies offering Paragliding in Nepal:
There are many tour and trekking agencies that offer and organize paragliding flights in Nepal. Above all, you can contact the Himalayan Trekking company for this thrilling adventure booking. We have the best itineraries where you can have the time of your life with other activities as well.
Best time to fly in Nepal
The paragliding season in Nepal starts in September and ends in early June because of the amazing views that you can witness around this time. After June, the monsoon season begins. However, this shouldn’t stop you from paragliding.
If the weather is good, the monsoon season can be a very rewarding time to fly, since it offers scenery very different from the usual! Having said that, the weather is not always consistent and there might be days when we won’t be able to fly.
What to wear for Paragliding in Nepal (Gears to bring)
– hiking shoes
– Long trousers
– Few T-shirts
– A fleece jacket or a wind stopper jacket
Pick up from your hotel then transfer to Sarangkot for the flight. After taking 30 Mins flight you will be landed near by Fewa Lake and transfer back to your hotel.
- Pick up and drop off service
- Personal Pilot during the flight