Paragliding in Nepal gives an opportunity for aerial view of the Himalayas. Pokhara, the beautiful lakeside town at the foot of the Annapurna mountains offers paragliding to see the Mahabharat range. As other flying sports gliding season in Nepal is November through February, the best months being November and December. There are various deals for the paragliding veterans and novices. Three-day introductory course is offered to beginners while tandem flights where one can fly with instructor are offered for those not so experienced.
Mountain River Rafting offer package deals that include introductory flights before taking off on a six-day para-trek. While on the paratrek, the flyers camp in village with local sherpa guides. The take-off point for these flights is Sarankot near Pokhara. The bus trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara takes 7 to 8 hours. Daily flights operate between Kathmandu to Pokhara. A wide variety of accommodation and other facilities are available in pokhara.Paragliding
Paragliding in Nepal can be a truly wonderful and fulfilling experience for the adventure seeking. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth, as you share airspace with Himalayan griffins vultures, eagles, kites and float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalayas.
You learn how to lunch and ground-handle the paraglider. Tendem Flight introduces you to the air where you are steering under the direct guidance of an instructor. Small flights build up you confidence, then you start your high solo flight under radio guidance and go through a series of exercises and tasks that take you step by step to the Freedom of the sky.
Duration: 10 days
Tandem flying means a trained pilot flying with a passenger no previous training or experience. Two separate harnesses arte attached to the wing. The Paragliding harness is designed for comfort and safety. Sit back, Relax, take pictures and enjoy the freedom of Soaring through the Sky with a bird’s eye view!
You can even learn how to steer the glider – if you wish.
25 minutes jeep drive takes to our take off in Sarangkot, located 1600 m. above the sea level. We can see the Himalayan range with 3 mountains over 8000 m. We take off down the slope, soaring upwards on the air current. An incomparably stunning panorama view of the Himalayas and below us lush tropical jungles, thundering rivers, terraced hills and remote valleys. We land by Fewa Lake.
Taking clouds of a bird as a guide, we use the thermal to soar and circle up and down from one mountain to the next.
Our backdrop will be the Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu Mountain. Longer and It is the different experience of flying.
Ultra light Aircraft
Ultra light aircraft take off from Pokhara airport and offer spectacular views of the lakes, mountains and villages. This is an ideal way to see life from a new perspective. The choice of Pokhara Valley for ultra-light aircraft is appropriate chiefly because of the proximity of the mountains, and the scenic lakes. For those who wished they could fly birds when growing up, this flight is a must. It might be lonely at the top, but this flight is a must. It might be lonely at the top, but the spectacular view from up high certainly makes it all worth it. Flights are from the Pokhara airport beginning September through June. The flights take place from sunrise to 11 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to sunset every day during these months.