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Paragliding in Nepal

  • 1 Day
  • Strenuous
  • 1 - 10 People

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast

Transportation: Private Vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel

Activities: Paragliding

Best Time: Sept - Nov and Mar - May

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Paragliding is a relatively new adventure activity in Nepal yet is a truly fantastic experience which any adventure lover will appreciate. Our Paragliding Nepal trip offers you excellent scenic views as you fly near the Himalayan just like a griffin vulture, eagle, or kite would float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes, and jungles. Paragliding in the breathtaking Himalayan scenery can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeker.

The last three years have seen adventure sports flourish in Pokhara and now it is an internationally recognized destination for free-flight enthusiasts. Nepal forms a rectangle on the southern slopes of the Himalaya and is without exception, the most stunning country imaginable. Pokhara is the most popular spot for paragliding with superior views of 3 of the worlds 8000m peaks (Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Manasalu). Paragliding depends largely on weather conditions. The Paragliding best times are between November and December although the flying season runs from November to February. Paragliding is additionally offered along Mahabharat range however is more often done in Pokhara, the beautiful lakeside town at the bottom of the Annapurna Mountains. Paragliding tandem flights involve a pilot flying with a passenger. Both have separate harnesses (built for comfort and safety; they feel more like an armchair) that are attached to each other and the wing. Once launched the passenger just sits back, relaxes and takes in the epic scenery. It is even possible to easily capture the scenery in your camera in flight. Due to the portable nature and easy launch ability of a paraglide (they fit into a rucksack), we can take them anywhere and fly them from most mountains in Nepal.

For our Nepal Paragliding Tour, we take a 20 minute jeep ride from Pokhara to Sarangkot (1592m), which offers great views of Fewa Lake. If you want to try paragliding, you do not need to have any prior experience. We at “Nepal Mother House” will provide you qualified pilots who will give you a full briefing before your launch.

# Phewa Tal View

In the morning and late afternoon these 15 minute flights give you a taste of powered flight, taking you over Pokhara Lake and then landing by the lakeside.

# Cloud buster

This midday flight gives you the thrill of high flight as we soar above Sarangkot in the company of eagles and vultures. 30 min - 1 hour. We land by the lake.

# Cross-country

This flight offers you the chance to experience flying from one valley to another. Using thermals, clouds, and birds to guide us, we take you on an unforgettable journey north of Pokhara towards the big mountains. We fly as long as we can and aim to return to Pokhara by afternoon.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Flight or drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

Day 02:Pokhara Valley sightseeing tour

Day 03:Enjoying Paragliding Trip

Day 04:Drive or fly back to Kathmandu.

Cost Include

  • Paragliding flight, Transportation Pokhara to Paraglading spot and Back to Pokhara. 
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara Transportation by Tourist bus or airplane and back to Kathmandu.
  • Hotel accommodation in Pokhara.

Cost Exclude

  • Meal during trip and things does not mention above services.

Day 03 : Enjoying Paragliding TripAfter having breakfast drive to Sarangkot (1592m) Paragliding spot. Then, briefing about flight by professional pilot and then fly above the panorama views of Annapurna Range, beautiful Mt. Fishtail, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Annapurna II, III, IV, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Manashlu and great Mt. Dhaulagiri togethere with landscape panorama and Fewa Lake. After landing transfer to hotel.

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Useful Info

Few things are worth arranging while you are at home. Please note down these list details before your departure, this tips will help to make your trip enjoyable:

  • Read travel advice, inform yourself before travelling and get advice locally when you arrive.
  • Make sure your passport valid date during your travel and consult about visa processing.
  • Estimate your budget and fixed holiday period then chose suitable destination.
  • Note down travel check list before leave home and preparer accordingly.
  • Inform your friend and family about your trip and itinerary details.
  • Make copies of your important documents as a backup in case you lose the originals.
  • Buy Guide book and study about Nepal’s general information (culture, custom, political, people, geography, weather, festival, religion, rule and regulation).
  • Buy insurance which will cover all overseas medical, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Batter to know at list few Nepali words while traveling in Nepal.
  • Make reservations with advance payment, especially during peak season, for trip, accommodations and local guides.
  • Call your bank for debit- and credit-card to let them know about fees and your travel destination. Get your bank’s emergency phone number if you have a problem.
  • Visit the doctor for your health report and take medicine and vaccine accordingly.
  • Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
  • Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behavior may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
  • Never step over anyone feet/legs, and pull in your own legs when somebody wants to pass.
  • Never touch anybody with your feet, also never point in a direction using your feet. The feet are considered the most impure parts of the body.
  • When entering a house, somebody's kitchen, temple or monastery take off your shoes.
  • As a woman you should always be dressed avoiding provocation, so keep shoulders and legs covered.
  • It is very polite to give and accept with your right hand, and even more so when you use your left hand for supporting the elbow of your right hand.
  • When in doubt how to behave in certain situations; keep a low profile, do not shout and keep your dignity.
  • It is better not to touch offerings or persons when they are on way to shrines.
  • Beef is prohibited among both the Hindus and Buddhists. No female animal is killed for food.
  • You may not be allowed entry to the inner sanctuaries of temples and Stupas.
  • You may be interested to take snaps of temples, Stupas and monuments. Generally temples, Stupas and monuments are permitted to be photographed, but it is better to have permission before using your cameras.  

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