Paragliding in Nepal
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Nepal forms a rectangle on the southern slopes of the Himalaya and is without exception, the most stunning country imaginable due to which Nepal is known as the premier destination for various adventure activates such as trekking, paragliding, climbing and rafting in a destination. The climate & geographical structure have made it one of the best places for paragliding after Switzerland. With dramatic changes in geography is a wide range of eco-diversity, flora, fauna and culture Nepal is an appropriate destination for paragliding. Encouragingly, Pokhara has been nominated as the fifth best location to Para-glide in the world. This lakeside town is Nepal's second "city", nestled at the foot of the Annapurna Himal, offers you the best climate and location for the Nepal paragliding tour. Paragliding in Nepal can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeker.
The main area for paragliding is Sarangkot in the Pokhara valley, a site which offers spectacular views of three 8,000m peaks and friendly and constant conditions for paragliding. Paragliding tour in Nepal Pokhara takes you over some of the best scenery on earth such as beautiful lakes, spectacular peaks, stunning overhead view of the city, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, and flight across the hills and the city etc. we will start our Nepal Paragliding tour from the city of Pokhara with its sightseeing and arrive at Sarangkot. Paragliding offering beautiful and amazing sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas. This is the place where our paragliding dream adventure is conducted. Observing glory of Annapurna range and beautiful landscape around Pokhara valley, virgin Mt; Fishtail (Machhapuchhare), Lamjung Himal, Annapurna Himal, Himchuli, Fewa Lake, Rice field, Rivers and settlements are below gives you thrills with a great photographic opportunity. Paragliding include all the right ingredients: stable thermals, convenient take-off and landing zones, the safety of a large lake and incredible mountain views.
You do not need to have experience if you want to have paragliding as the qualified pilots will provide you full briefing. The paragliding harness is designed for comfort and safety. You can sit back, take pictures and enjoy the freedom of flying like a bird. Nepal Paragliding is a seasonal sport; the flying season in Nepal commences in November, and runs through to February, the best months being November and December. You can have different varieties of flights such as Tandem flight, Cloud flight, Cross valley, Acrobatic etc. offering you different levels of amusement and strike which will provide you a life time experience.
Join us to book paragliding in Pokhara. We can book just your paragliding tour programme ( 30 to 60 minutes) or you can join our tour package including paragliding adventure by viewing Detailed Itinerary.
Day 1: Greetings at Kathmandu Airport
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. When you have had your time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. You will have meeting with your trekking guide and discuss about the trip. If you arrive at night we will have same discussion in next day morning after your breakfast.
Day 2: A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu,
the capital valley
The next morning after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You can pay your homage visiting center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple (for Hindus) and Swyambhunath (for Buddhists). These are very ancient and historical pride of Nepal importantly enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square reflects the uniqueness and diversity in Nepalese culture.
Day 3: Flight or Drive to Pokhara and Phewa lake
After having your breakfast in Kathmandu, we can drive you to the Domestic Airport to take a 25 minutes flight to Pokhara or if you wish to explore Nepal more you can take a Tourist bus to Pokhara about 6-7 hour. Drive includes short stops for lunch and breakfast and guarantees enjoyment of charming beauty all the way around. In the evening, a boating trip on Phewa Lake will be followed where you can pleasure the spectacular views of Annapurna Himalaya Range reflected in all its glory in the calm green water of the lake and also visit Bindavasini Temple lying uniquely in middle of the lake.
Day 4: Pokhara to Sarangkot
Early we take our breakfast and then take a drive of about 1hr to Naudanda by private vehicle. From here our Sarangkot hiking starts. We have our lunch here in this village and work for 3 hrs through the Chettri and Brahmins Villages to Sarangkot. Sarangkot offers superb Himalayan vista consisting of the mighty peaks such as the Annapurna, Himalchuli, Machhapuchhare, and Lamjung Himal.
Day 5: Paragliding day
Today you will reach to Sarangkot hill station after you breakfast for your paraglide. You may have to wait in queue but not useless as you can enjoy the striking panorama. You will be fully described and well taught before paragliding by the pilot. Enjoy about 30-60 min of your day in the sky enjoying the overhead sceneries.
Day 06: Sarangkot to Pokhara
Witness the sunrise over the White Mountains of Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including fishtail. After having breakfast back in the Hotel commence our trek along the way down hill to Pokhara. Rest of the day we will just have a leisurely walk over the streets and spend the night in Hotel.
Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu, Take a 25 minutes
flight or 6/7 hour Drive.
Take a flight or drive by tourist bus/Private car to Kathmandu. At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show, taking some beautiful snaps and making up your mind for the returning journey. You can have a greetings exchanging among friends and buy some souvenirs.
Day 08: Final Departure
Today you may continue your next trip or any other programs or this can be also the last day of your Nepal paragliding tour. We will drop you to the International Airport for your convenience.
Please consider that below cost include and exclude is for the whole trip according to Itinerary
What’s included in the Cost:
- Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
- Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara including breakfast.
- Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
- Guest house and all meals in Sarangkot.
- Above the Himalaya Gifts (T shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
- Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
- All transportation and Glide equipments during paragliding tour
- All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
Extra Cost to Consider:
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
- International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.