Paragliding in Pokhara can be wonderful and a truly fulfilling experience for any adventure seeker. A trip will take you over some of the best scenery on earth, as you share airspace with Himalayan griffin vultures, eagles, kites and float over villages, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle, with a fantastic view of the majestic Himalaya. As the most experienced company providing paragliding holidays in Nepal we are unrivalled in our knowledge of paragliding conditions, sites and local cultures.
Nepal forms a rectangle on the southern slopes of the Himalaya and is without exception, the most stunning country imaginable. The main area for paragliding is the Pokhara valley, commanding views of 3 of the worlds 8000m peaks with friendly and constant conditions for your paragliding holiday.
A Paraglider is a foot-launched, ram-air, aero foil canopy which flies with the energy of wind, gravity and pilot’s power to steer. It descends due to gravity and ascends due to air pressure. With the help of air pressure, pilot decides when and where to fly, soar, dive and eventually land it safely. In Nepal, you have breathtaking depth of 700 meter or higher for the unparalleled Shangri-La that lies beneath the Himalayan range offering a scenic ecstasy of the valleys and lush green jungles combined with an infinitive visibility of the crisp clear Himalayas all around, everything to add another dimension in your paragliding experience.
The Cloudbuster is our most popular flight. There are 4 departure times throughout the day – at 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm. You don’t have to take the whole day out either as our turnaround time is just 2 hours. Perfect if you have a spare afternoon after returning from a trek. With this flight, you can expect the thrill of high flight as we thermal up above Sarangkot in the company of eagles & vultures. We land by the lake.
Flight time: 20-30 mins
Price: 8,500 rupees
This offers you the chance to experience the ultimate in free flight – flying from one valley to another using thermals, clouds & birds to guide us along the way. This is an unforgettable journey around the Pokhara valley which will leave you feeling elated & speechless. Departure times are 11am and 12.30am every day. As with the cloudbuster, we land beside the lake.
Flying time: 40-60 mins
Available only in the spring months (Feb- April), the super XC is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will take you on a journey deep into the mountains to the north of the Pokhara valley, covering perhaps 30-50kms in distance, and ascending to dizzying heights. Our world-class pilots will happily take you on an amazing journey for 90-120 mins into the heart of the Annapurnas. You will need a strong sense of adventure and some warm clothing & gloves.
Flying time: 90-120 mins
The biggest shot of adrenaline in the Himalayas. See what our world-class acro pilots can do with a wing as you loop, spin and spiral through the air. Performing manoeuvers called “Helicopter” “SAT” “Back-fly” “Tumble” and “Wingover”. 5-10 min flight.
Flying time: 5-10 mins
Nepal has incredible paragliding sites to take pictures, to enjoy the freedom of flying like a bird, and to view the alluring magic of Himalayan range. Pokhara, the lakeside town is the best site for paragliding in the world. Paragliding in Pokhara is full of magnetic scenery on earth such as beautiful lakes, spectacular peaks, stunning overhead view of the city, monasteries, temples, lakes and jungle. The thrill commences from Sarangkot, the capital site of paragliding in Pokhara. The hill station itself is famous for amazing sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayas. The adventure reaches apex as the gliding commences amid of breathtaking views of Annapurna range, beautiful landscape, and serene view of Phewa Lake.
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