Paragliding in Pokhara

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Paragliding in Pokhara, Nepal, is a popular choice for thrill-seekers looking for an exhilarating experience. With its hilly terrain covering 68 percent of the area, Pokhara offers numerous cliffs for jumping into. One of the most exciting paragliding activities in Pokhara is jumping from Sarangkot, a 1,700m/5,577ft hill, and gliding down to the lakeshore at 900m/2,952ft.

During the 25-minute flight, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of the city and mountains. The majestic peaks of Mt Machhapuchre, Mt Annapurna, Mt Himchuli, and Mt Dhaulagiri will be visible as you soar through the air. This unique experience combines the thrill of adventure sports with the serenity of flying like a bird.

Paragliding in Pokhara utilizes thermal cancellation, a basic yet enjoyable form of aviation. It allows you to fulfill the age-old dream of unrestricted flight, and Pokhara provides the perfect backdrop for this thrilling sensation, being known as the city of lakes. The best time to indulge in paragliding in Nepal is during the spring and fall seasons. These periods offer ideal weather conditions and the opportunity to witness some of the world’s highest peaks, including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and the legendary Fishtail.

To accommodate different schedules, paragliding flights are scheduled at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 1:00 p.m. It is important to consider the season and weather conditions when planning your paragliding trip. Autumn (September to December), Spring (March to June), and Winter (December to February) are the optimal seasons for this adventure. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced paraglider, the paragliding flight trip in Pokhara caters to all levels of experience.

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Paragliding in Pokhara Overview

  • Highest Altitude: 1,592m/ 5,223ft above sea level
  • Departure time: According to the flight you choose
  • Duration: 4-5 hours According to the time and season
  • Starting and Ending point: Pokhara Lake
  • Group Size: 1-15 max
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Paragliding in Pokhara Highlights

  • From Sarangkot, try the adrenaline-pumping adventure activity: paragliding.
  • Take the way to Sarangkot’s hill station to see the sunrise.
  • Visit Annapurna I (8,091m/26,545ft), Machhapuchhre (6,993m/22,942ft), Hiunchuli (6441m/21,131 ft), and Dhaulagiri (6,441m/21,131ft) for breathtaking Himalayan views (8,167m/ 26,794ft).
  • Take a tandem paragliding flight with certified paragliding pilots.
  • Take a vacation to Pokhara, a lovely hill station with a plethora of temples and natural attractions. Phewa Lake, Mahendra Cave, World Peace Pagoda, and Davis Falls are among the city’s prominent sights.

Detailed Itinerary

The paragliding in Pokhara begins at Sarangkot, on the valley’s northern and western slopes. You will be picked up from your Pokhara hotel and driven to the hill station where you will partake in the paragliding. It takes roughly 30 minutes to reach to Sarangkot from Pokhara.

Paragliding flights from Sarangkot land on the shores of Phewa Lake. The 20-minute flight from Sarangkot arrives at the shore of a well-known lake. After you’ve finished paragliding, we will help you ride to your destination.

Most pilots offer sky-based aerobatics stunts depending on the requirement and demand, for which he must pay an additional fee. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Pokhara used to be paragliding.

However, officials have cautioned pilots not to undertake any insane feats in the air due to a rise in accidents and violations of safety standards. As a result, you can now enjoy adventure sports while flying from one location to another with a panoramic perspective.

Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

  • 30 Minutes / 1 Hrs. Paragliding with Pilot
  • A Transportation from Hotel to Hotel on Sharing Base
  • All Safety equipment for Paragliding
  • All Local tax and Service Charge
  • Image and Video of Paragliding

Price Excludes

  • Food, Accommodation and transport for reaching Pokhara
  • All kind of drinks as like mineral water, beer, tea, coffee, juice, Coke, Fanta, and hard drinks.
  • Gratitude/ Tips to the Pilot or Driver
  • An Extra Charge for Pilot for excitement shot white Flight

FAQ's

Is prior experience necessary?

Tandem paragliding does not require any prior experience. All of the labor is done by the pilot, so you can sit back and enjoy the scenery.

What is the age requirement for paragliding?

There is an age limit for paragliding in Pokhara for children, however there is no age limit for older persons as long as they are physically healthy. These adventurous sports require children to be at least five years old, as well as parental authorization.

How risky is the paragliding?

In comparison to the accident rate, paragliding in Pokhara is a safe pastime. During the busy season, the company offers approximately 230 flights per day, including a safety chute and a dedicated landing location near Fewa Lake if necessary.

The importance of safety during takeoff and landing cannot be overstated. Changing winds are the most dangerous aspect of paragliding in Pokhara. Before scheduling your flight, double-check that your paragliding company has insurance and that the ticket you purchased includes it.

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Paragliding in Pokhara
From $100
/ Adult